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by vimal
15 Jul 2019 04:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 961
Views: 87989

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Do NOT trust NDTV, ever! They would've have edited that portion to suit their narrative. Remember the SRK thing..
by vimal
01 Jul 2019 03:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2399
Views: 346010

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

As expected Boeing PR goons trying to blame their utter garbage engineering skills on Indians. On defense side, these idiots can't even get basic ICDs right and talking about engineering. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-28/boeing-s-737-max-software-outsourced-to-9-an-hour-engineers ...
by vimal
01 Jul 2019 01:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5235
Views: 441387

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

^^ Dhoni was doing surgical strike
by vimal
01 Jul 2019 01:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5235
Views: 441387

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

saip wrote:Pakis may complain to ICC that we threw the match.


Steve Waugh batted for 13 overs to score 19 runs against WI in the 1999 WC. Plan was to knock out NZ from super six.
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/1999/ ... tworldcup5
by vimal
25 Jun 2019 06:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1484
Views: 211801

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

^^ If US is finally drilling more oil then what use are all these ME abduls to them? The US needs to keep the price of oil low. The US does not depend on exporting oil to other countries to prop up its economy. ... So the best way to keep the prices low is to keep producing a lot and keep the Midea...
by vimal
25 Jun 2019 01:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1484
Views: 211801

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

^^ If US is finally drilling more oil then what use are all these ME abduls to them?
by vimal
24 Jun 2019 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2955
Views: 312817

Re: Understanding the US - Again

DT has put himself in a very tight spot by constantly tom-toming about share market while taking panga with China. Most US companies have large facilities in China and there is no way they can move their operations elsewhere without disrupting their cashflows. But doing that will hurt their bottom l...
by vimal
24 Jun 2019 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 961
Views: 87989

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

India TV Verified account @indiatvnews Follow Follow @indiatvnews More "Since independence, this is the first time that we have got the Haj quota more compared to Pak. We are only behind Indonesia, which gets the biggest quota of 2.12 lakhs," says Union Minister for Minority Affairs @naqv...
by vimal
22 Jun 2019 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 714
Views: 125682

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

^^ They should use their atami taakat to wipe out locust
by vimal
21 Jun 2019 09:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 266
Views: 17291

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Did not know that Cognizant is into this business also. At Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America, one contractor has died, and others say they fear for their lives https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18681845/facebook-moderator-interviews-video-trauma-ptsd-cognizant-tam...
by vimal
17 Jun 2019 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 961
Views: 87989

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Amazing that thing like this tolerated in India and not condemned openly in media. But then congress gave another stick to beat themselves.
by vimal
16 Jun 2019 10:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 266
Views: 17291

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

^^ Boss that is still better than using ActiveX controls they used to embed in their pages. I have a theory that desi IT companies see sarkari projects as lowest revenue generating projects. They have the least experience and lowest paid employees working on these and the quality of the deliverable ...
by vimal
16 Jun 2019 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 542
Views: 461256

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

India and Myanmar forces coordinate to destroy NE insurgent camps across border Around 70-80 militants, who were apprehended by the Indian Army in Operation Sunshine-2, have all been handed over to local police forces. Sources said the Myanmar Army had completed its debriefing of the operation and ...
by vimal
15 Jun 2019 21:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3406
Views: 506359

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Its simple math that you kuffars cannot understand.

1 USD = 157 PKR
1 USD = 70 INR

157 > 71 so pak wins again.
by vimal
14 Jun 2019 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 961
Views: 87989

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This guy makes some good points.

Some International news organizations like the BBC have held a long-standing bias against India(particularly Hindus).

by vimal
13 Jun 2019 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3638
Views: 303622

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

ExMuslim TV @ExMuslimTV 5m5 minutes ago More ‘We fled Saudi Arabia. Our father wanted to force-marry us to old men. At home, we were beaten, sexually harassed, threatened with imprisonment. We are now stranded in Turkey. If kidnapped back to Saudi, we face death.’ @DuaDalal, runaway Saudi sisters I...
by vimal
12 Jun 2019 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3406
Views: 506359

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^^ What the fark is economic times doing comparing puke with Bharat all the time. Why the desperate need to hyphenate the two? Can't they just report the facts about puke only?
by vimal
12 Jun 2019 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2399
Views: 346010

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^ Plus remember who are CEOs of the companies like Goog and MS? Not gora sahibs but brown desis, then type who are unwashed heathens.
by vimal
12 Jun 2019 05:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 538
Views: 44112

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

^^ duplicate post and how is this related to this thread?
by vimal
11 Jun 2019 14:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1255
Views: 150742

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Austin wrote:Trump: If President Xi does not attend G-20, more China tariffs will go into effect immediately

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/10/trump-i ... ately.html


Wow! That's like saying "Xi is mah bitch" lol!
by vimal
11 Jun 2019 12:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 961
Views: 87989

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Be careful with what you wish for. While this is great for Modi government, imagine how this can misused by Congis by setting up unconstitutional bodies like NAC. Or using folks like Sam Pitroda. But then government's hands are also tied due to various factors like reservations etc.
by vimal
11 Jun 2019 04:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2399
Views: 346010

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^ Well the contributors are "Manveena Suri, Mukhtar Ahmad and Sugam Pokharel". Along with them are the usual suspects like Kavita Krishnan who "squarely blame" the ruling party for the violence against Muslim and "Dalits". See how the narrative has been expanded to inc...
by vimal
10 Jun 2019 11:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1371
Views: 340462

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^ 'One view in the IAF is that had it possessed high levels of “technological asymmetry”, Pakistan could have been dealt a heavy blow during its aerial raid on February 27 .' I'm confused, how would Brahmos prevent the raid or help deal with the enemy planes. It's a land/sea target attack missile s...
by vimal
10 Jun 2019 10:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3366
Views: 597857

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

One major stumbling block to faster growth is the inability to flip Real Estate Assets. Every time anyone wants to sell or buy real estate they have to pay 5% of deal value as Stamp Duty to Govt. I do not understand why this massive chunk has to be paid. Make people pay property tax only. Stamp dut...
by vimal
09 Jun 2019 22:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3366
Views: 597857

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Very good read. A lot of points match my very unscientific analysis. I remember in early 90s when people use to say , "10 reasons why India cannot grow at 5.5%" . The rest is history. The article is unsubstantiated in terms of the assumptions made on labor force , urbanization and capacit...
by vimal
08 Jun 2019 07:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3366
Views: 597857

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A_Gupta wrote:From 2016: 10-reasons-why-india-wont-grow-at-8-pc-plus
https://www.rediff.com/business/column/ ... 160616.htm


Very good read. A lot of points match my very unscientific analysis.
by vimal
08 Jun 2019 03:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3366
Views: 597857

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I've always been pessimistic about India's growth once congress came back to power in 2004 and then 2009. I pen my very unscientific analysis here: 1. UPA & UPA2 : 10 years of scorched earth policy, scams, total break and even reversing of infra development projects. Framing of various laws to p...
by vimal
06 Jun 2019 22:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3366
Views: 597857

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/rbi-decides-not-to-levy-charges-on-neft-rtgs-transactions/articleshow/69673075.cms RBI removes charges on NEFT, RTGS transactions This sounds great but the charges were very low to begin with. IMHO Government should charge for the faciliti...
by vimal
03 Jun 2019 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

^ I think I was saying the same thing without wasting a lot of words.
by vimal
03 Jun 2019 00:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Hindsight is always 20/20 and eminent intellectuals like him have it easy as they can swing any which way after results are declared. If raga had won then he would be spouting the wonders of ganga-jamuni tehzeeb and singing Raga rag.
by vimal
29 May 2019 05:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

A lot of Journos were slightly pro-Modi in early part of Modi 1.0. Once they realized that Modi is not going to continue the handouts available during prior regimes they turned anti-Modi. Apparently even Prannoy Roy had a meeting with Modi right after his election and came back jubilant after the m...
by vimal
29 May 2019 01:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

A lot of Journos were slightly pro-Modi in early part of Modi 1.0. Once they realized that Modi is not going to continue the handouts available during prior regimes they turned anti-Modi.
by vimal
28 May 2019 13:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

But Pappu is the star campaigner for BJP.
by vimal
28 May 2019 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

News18 just cited cctv footage of that Gurugram skull cap incident confirming it was a fake propaganda. Apparently they have released news in their hindi version, no word in English. Here is the link and clearly it was a minor altercation with no religious angel. Not to mention the eskimo was lying...
by vimal
28 May 2019 08:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Remember the 2014 church attacks? Now is the time for 2019 "Jai Shri Ram" shouting mobs attacking innocents eskimos. All the recent eskimo attack is preceded by some crazy yindu shouting Jai Shri Ram. https://twitter.com/haryannvi/status/1132878170103767041 First Madhya Pradesh, now Gurgao...
by vimal
28 May 2019 07:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

I pray to all laards to keep Pappu at the helm of opposition for a long time. He is the star campaigner for NDA not Modi or AS.
by vimal
28 May 2019 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Requests to Admins-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2982

Re: Requests to Admins-2019

I've been asking for a true indology thread for a while now
by vimal
28 May 2019 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 7626

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

# Develop more oil/gas fields. I'm assuming that India has at least some natural petroleum reserves.
# More funding for Archeological Survey of India and more focus on uncovering India's past. Open up the closed sites like Hastinapur and provide more resources to research sites like Sinauli village.
by vimal
28 May 2019 02:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 97841

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

I can read the text at all in the infographic above any link pls?

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