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by sarathy
09 Sep 2019 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3823
Views: 631311

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Under fire from all sides - Khaleeq Kiani As the rate of inflation entered double digits after almost nine years and the government changed its base year to 2015-16 from 2007-08, the criticism of government policies is getting louder from within the ruling party. If that was not enough, Leader of t...
by sarathy
07 Aug 2019 15:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 67317

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Bakis give "moh tod jawab" to India by choosing FATF over commonsense ... https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/1159009832738775042 TIMES NOW @TimesNow #Breaking | Pakistan releases terrorist and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed from custody in Kot Lakpat jail. | @Srinjoy_C with details. Sweet!...
by sarathy
07 Aug 2019 00:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji
Replies: 54
Views: 3734

Re: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji

Harsh news and a loss for the nation! She will be missed.
by sarathy
04 Jun 2019 20:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3755
Views: 246578

Re: Indian Education System

The third language should be there for national integration purposes but it should be left to the school to decide which third languages they want to teach. It should not be Hindi alone but can be any of the scheduled languages. The choice to select one of the third language in a particular school ...
by sarathy
19 May 2019 16:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5238
Views: 447253

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

TKiran ji, into lemurian politics of North vs South nowadin ? .... ASI doesn't want south Indian history to come out, already south India has great temples and gives much more sophisticated history of south India than the North. Just see and Google "Keeladi" you will understand the politi...
by sarathy
06 May 2019 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492758

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

It's not true that no one wants to open a factory in Pakistan. In fact, Japan has in principle agreed to relocate its automobile industry to Pakistan. Japanese PM is likely to visit Pakistan next month and sign a $50 billion deal. Check this latest report https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/466600-jap...
by sarathy
25 Apr 2019 16:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529004

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Priyanka Gandhi is not being fielded from Varanasi. Very mystifying after all that hype. Is it a case of sibling power rivalry in which Rahul prevailed in the end? Because nothing else makes sense. Or, they have realized that Priyanka would lose her deposit along with face, if she is fielded agains...
by sarathy
24 Apr 2019 18:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529004

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I can confirm this first hand. We got 4-5 mails (letter box ones - it never ceases to amaze me) and a warning that we will be fined if we do not register to vote here in the UK. That is not correct. I have never bothered to even put my name of the voting register. They threatened twice, then send a...
by sarathy
24 Apr 2019 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529004

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Right...and how would GOI determine if someone has been voting in UK elections ? Is GOI supposed to set up an office with babus whose job is to check all UK electoral rolls and cross-check with Indian national data ? GOI can certainly declare a penalty of passport cancellation, but that's like the ...
by sarathy
18 Apr 2019 19:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4490
Views: 507773

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://www.go4worldbusiness.com/find?searchText=methylphosphonyl-difluoride&BuyersOrSuppliers=buyers some one wants the precursor to S a r i n -g a s delivered to WB. Looks like it's from 2015 but still, sends chills down the spine. Are there other innocent uses for this stuff? Indeed! And out...
by sarathy
18 Apr 2019 19:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416543

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@ANI MHA: Issued orders to suspend LoC trade in Jammu & Kashmir with effect from 19 April. The action has been taken as the Govt has been receiving reports of cross LoC trade routes being misused by Pakistan based elements for funneling illegal weapons, narcotics & fake currency etc. Minist...
by sarathy
15 Apr 2019 15:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416543

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Terroristan cannot rid itself of its old habit of not honouring Arbitration Awards - not even with Islamic Brother Turkish Companies! Karkey Rental power dispute: Pakistan will have to deposit $150m as security by 30th LAHORE: The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) h...
by sarathy
09 Apr 2019 19:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416543

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

vimal Ji : sarathy Ji : The Chinese ain't that dumb. The Chinese will earn a lot of Revenue in Terroristani Rupees. The Terroristani Rupees will be converted by the Terroristanis at T. Rs. 97 to the US$ Dollar! Kapish? Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/beer.gif :oops: So, the Hans...
by sarathy
08 Apr 2019 19:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416543

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan’s Gwadar International Airport will be the largest in the country Apparently China is spending 250m to build Pakistan's biggest airport in ... Gwadar. Last I heard, there were only goat sheds there. What's the need for an airport bigger than isloo airport. That too free? Nothing is free fr...
by sarathy
08 Apr 2019 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1460
Views: 417978

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Today I watched Dr Anantha Krishnan,s interview with Dr Kota. he undoubtedly is one of mother India,s great sons. it made me very sad that one year after this interview there are a measly 2ooo odd people who watched it. While a third rate bollywood song gets 500 million hits while the man who helpe...
by sarathy
04 Apr 2019 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529004

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

We had 10 years of MMS. Atleast he was educated. What’s the games plan at BR if we get 10 years under a retard. Educated retard is more dangerous than less educated retard , latter at least delegates his shit . I personally believe this particular "retard" will wreak havoc and screw up na...
by sarathy
04 Apr 2019 18:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3683
Views: 336663

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

X Posted from the Terroristan thread. The Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the UN peddles the snakeoil of the manufactured narrative of Mohammadden victimhood, namely of Islamophobia, to provide a burka coverup of the real problem that Islamoreligioxenophobia and Isla...
by sarathy
02 Apr 2019 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Forthcoming Book - Two Front War in 2022
Replies: 81
Views: 8928

Re: Forthcoming Book - Two Front War in 2022

Your book appears in Kindle unlimited. I got your book from there. Do they pay you for that unlimited readers? Please let me know. I have already decided to buy kindle one anyway. PS: Rating also requires gurus. Give it top rating so that other readers will read it. I have listed it on kindle unlim...
by sarathy
28 Mar 2019 22:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1460
Views: 417978

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

IMHO we should first try to replace our ageing birds with LCA Tejas and then look for potential export customers. That itself is a long drawn process for HAL and its supplier ecosystem. It is great optics to be invited and participate in international military air shows but then export is a differe...
by sarathy
27 Mar 2019 22:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544167

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pm-narendra-modi-s-flagship-train-18-may-bring-tejas-express-to-its-end-2732907 With Train 18 gaining pace, the Indian Railways is likely to put an end to the services of the country's first semi high-speed train Tejas Express. At present, the third Tejas Expre...
by sarathy
25 Mar 2019 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MoD: Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions
Replies: 209
Views: 34973

Re: MoD:Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions

https://www.firstpost.com/india/government-misspend-on-defence-will-widen-gap-between-intent-and-capability-6321261.html/amp?__twitter_impression=true True! The defense budget itself (as a % of GDP is at all time low) and as highlighted in "Analysis-Indias-Ability-Fight-2-front" by Ravi R...
by sarathy
24 Mar 2019 01:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1460
Views: 417978

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

YES!!!!!! Great day for the country! Updating page 1!!!! Jai Hind! Four out of Eight Tejas, planned for delivery in 2019, are already flying. 50% already done and March 31st is not over yet! :) Awesome news, Indeed. The production rate seems to be picking (much required). The Tejas Program is going...
by sarathy
23 Mar 2019 02:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 591605

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

MY reading on the moves in last 3-4 months is govt is slowly tightening the screws in background on J&K issue. The mess runs lot deeper than we would like to admit, just like the NPA banking mess. Right now all the pieces are put together. Financial/Banking set up legislative set up, citizenshi...
by sarathy
22 Mar 2019 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 116
Views: 24898

Re: Indian Interests_2

The C3 Ecosystem (Congress, Communists & Converters) which prevails in our country today thrives on poverty, and essentially on keeping the Dharmic civilization down. https://myvoice.opindia.com/2018/12/why-the-c3-ecosystem-is-poverty-dependent/ My article on the C3 Ecosystem, Why it Loves Pove...
by sarathy
22 Mar 2019 21:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4059
Views: 755218

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Modi govt exceeds disinvestment target for FY19 as receipts hit Rs 85,000 crore he government on Friday said that it has exceeded the divestment target for FY19 by Rs 5,000 crore as the receipts have touched projected Rs 85,000 crore. “As against a target of Rs 80,000 crore for disinvestment for th...
by sarathy
22 Mar 2019 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3823
Views: 631311

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

China to lend Pakistan $2.1b in commercial loan - Shahbaz Rana ISLAMABAD: China will release $2.1 billion in commercial loan next week, said a top official of Ministry of Finance on Thursday – an injection that will again push the gross official foreign currency reserves to double-digits after almo...
by sarathy
21 Mar 2019 18:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3441
Views: 549095

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

India's options - Become part of Quad grouping. Bigger Malabar exercises - Brahmos gift to Taiwan, Bhutan & Japan - No Huawei contract - Attack PoK & Cpec infrastructure What else... - Need to build up and modernize forces rapidly. Be ready to fight a reasonably long war - ammo etc wise. - ...
by sarathy
21 Mar 2019 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3823
Views: 631311

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Hat tip to Rakesh for getting this the views. Just look at the cityscape here: Peshawar, note literally no wimmen on the streets Pride and joy, Kraaachi Their development resembles the ghetto in some ill-planned indian city from the 80's..and seems to be firmly stuck there. Even our ghettos have mo...
by sarathy
21 Mar 2019 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 383
Views: 216520

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

Rahul M wrote:quite a few newly registered members have been activated. One two members, dipak & one other who had been locked out due to change in account details have been reactivated.
Welcome all and Happy Holi !


Thank you, Rahul. Glad to join this august forum! :D

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