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by chaitanya
06 Oct 2020 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 8479

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

brar_w, as always, thanks for the very insightful posts! Has there been any analysis on how such swarms would fare when targets are spoofed? For example, by creating physical decoys as the Chinese seem to be employing near the LAC. electronic decoys seem to be more ideal, and to me, would seem to be...
by chaitanya
28 Jul 2020 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827203

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^ nam-ji, ICMR's website has been significantly updated to serve the COVID testing info on their main page: https://www.icmr.gov.in/
by chaitanya
11 Jul 2020 03:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Default risk for Indian firms drops at fastest pace in decade The cost to insure against nonpayment by a basket of Indian companies including Reliance Industries Ltd.NSE 2.95 % and State Bank of India dropped by 252 basis points in May and June combined, the most for any two-month period dating bac...
by chaitanya
01 Jul 2020 22:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Manufacturing contraction seems to be easing: June Manufacturing PMI is at 47.2, up from 30.8 in May. Article
by chaitanya
30 Jun 2020 02:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964652

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

There are noises coming... about cracks in the 3 gorges dam as well... Satellite pics show that the dam has considerably warped at may points. It is a ticking time bomb. IMG Definitely some OSINT experts were involved in this... its pretty clear there is image distortion going on (see the image on ...
by chaitanya
27 Jun 2020 10:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964652

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^ I'd like to point out that many posters have discussed this scenario: a long drawn-out confrontation with attrition warfare lasting weeks with the Indian MIC failing to keep up with the Chinese. Let's assume that happens. However, one aspect is missed in these analyses: by week 2 India would have ...
by chaitanya
25 Jun 2020 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese - II
Replies: 171
Views: 24102

Re: Let us Understand the Chinese - II

Hi Suraj and RaviB, Thanks so much for your posts, they have been very informative. I'd like to add one thing about the Mandate of Heaven - if I recall correctly from my history classes, Not really a problem from an Indian perspective. Chinese history is replete with cases of the state attacking its...
by chaitanya
18 Jun 2020 22:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4308
Views: 740037

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

No, its not about beatings, its about perspective. I do not disagree with you that they have contributed more than most, but it seems like there are significant administrative hurdles to getting anything implemented. We see frustration everywhere, but there seems to be more of the same 'chalta hai' ...
by chaitanya
17 Jun 2020 20:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4308
Views: 740037

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

I don't know where the best place for this is, so mods please move if you deem it appropriate. Everyone on this board - me included - gets (justifiably) upset every time someone in the armed forces loses their life. Our humanity moves us at the loss of life and we end up raging, ranting, and introsp...
by chaitanya
12 Dec 2019 23:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR medical topics corner.
Replies: 59
Views: 6565

Re: BR medical topics corner.

It would also perhaps help if we try to better understand how biological systems work at molecular/atomic/subatomic levels. Just my very humble opinion. Many scientists did try and discover new ‘physics’ in biological systems in the 50’s. So far the evidence suggests that biology follows all the la...
by chaitanya
12 Dec 2019 03:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

More signs of normalization?

November automobile retail marginally improves over last year

India's fuel demand growth hits 23-month high in November (Although the article says this is due to Diwali occurring in November last year)
by chaitanya
01 Aug 2019 23:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I'm not sure how you interpret the M3 long term trend as linear. The 'max' view of the data shows that the graph is parabolic. Sorry, should have been more clear - the 1-year and 5-year trends are quite linear. There is an option of adding a trend line and the 1 year and 5 year match it - there is ...
by chaitanya
01 Aug 2019 20:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 503
Views: 73783

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

One of the many incredible things I like about Tokyo is the idea of a water conservation forest in the outskirts of the megapolis. It feeds the Tama river gradually after rains. https://www.waterworks.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/pr/attractive_spots/suigenrin.html https://www.waterworks.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/vo...
by chaitanya
01 Aug 2019 20:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Rahulsidhuji in the M3 supply curve above the current values seem to be well within the long term trend... the 5-year trend is quite linear. I don't know if there is enough of a signal to declare that 'money supply growth has slowed sharply'
by chaitanya
28 Jul 2019 07:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I feel that many posts in the past few pages have been discussing either the negative sentiment surrounding the budget, how the economy is ailing (and failing), and how India will be unable to grow to meet the 5T mark that has been set. Are there any raw metrics to support these dismal statements? I...
by chaitanya
18 Jul 2019 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 705048

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Maybe data from the radars of the S400 can be processed fairly easily to spot stealth aircraft like the F-35, and a company having both can easily back out the f-35 'signature.' A bit OT, but does anyone know what the radar signature of a modern 'stealth-shaped' aircraft would look like? Would it lo...
by chaitanya
07 Jun 2019 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 757363

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

My idea was as follows. It is impossible to reduce the fundamental truth (which is the goal of Sanatana Dharma) to logical axioms, since that fundamental truth is defined as being beyond logic itself, beyond axioms. It just IS. However, you can reach that truth by persistent efforts (sadhana). This...
by chaitanya
03 Jun 2019 19:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4269
Views: 816474

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Peregrine wrote:
I believe that a sizable number of Indian Companies are members of both i.e. BSE and NSE.


Thanks for that, I had no idea... I always assumed that it would be something like the NYSE/NASDAQ listings. Here is more info for others if interested.
by chaitanya
31 May 2019 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4269
Views: 816474

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

S&P BSE SENSEX Index Current : 39,831.97 - Pt. Change : +329.92 - % Change : +0.84 Market Capitalization of BSE Listed Co. (Rs.Cr.) : 1,54,43,363.95 - $ 1 = I R 70.0600 Market Capitalization of BSE Listed Co. (U S $.) : 2,204.31 Billion P S E Current Index : 35,974.79 – Change : 15.36 - Percent...
by chaitanya
31 May 2019 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1017
Views: 94670

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Not really forum feedback per say, but just found out there was a jirga in NJ to celebrate the election victory... would love to be part of a tri-state area jirga in the future! Any person I should reach out to?
by chaitanya
27 May 2019 03:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2682
Views: 166658

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

^ Very exciting! RT superconductivity has so many applications... if proven, GOI should dump money into these labs and protect the IP. This way India can be ahead of the curve and the rest of the world
by chaitanya
24 May 2019 03:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

toilet has something decent for once: Lok Sabha Constituency Map going back to 1980 Just look at the spread of saffron... What I find amazing is in 1984 we had the Rajiv Gandhi wave and BJP got just 2 seats. Almost everything else was won by the Congress. Among the Cong losers was PV Narasimha Rao!...
by chaitanya
24 May 2019 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

toilet has something decent for once:

Lok Sabha Constituency Map going back to 1980

Just look at the spread of saffron...
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

^ 303 seats... what a great win :D
Modi+Amit Shah combo did a balakot on scamgress, thugbandhan, left and paid media with this victory
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Republic is talking about foreign funding sources of left media and the nexus between media and congress!
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Ardeshir wrote:
A Nandy wrote:Arnob destroying Congress via Renuka Chowdhary: https://www.republicworld.com/livetv :D :D :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Small joys! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


Hua to Hua! Arnab in full form!
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 11:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

295/542 from ECI! Can it cross 300??? BJP WILL LOSE ONLY!!!
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 11:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

India TV is claiming 340/542 for BJP
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

291/537 for BJP From ECI

Arnab going on and on about flop party flop neta etc etc lol
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Bengal from ECI:

BJP leading 15/41

AITC 45.23%
BJP 38.74%
CPM 6.74%
INC 5.12%
NOTA 0.95%
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 187338

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

57/79 for BJP in UP according to ECI. more than 50% of votes for BJP
by chaitanya
22 May 2019 22:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3607
Views: 1011161

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

What a shot! Looks straight out of classic star wars
by chaitanya
25 Apr 2019 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 658614

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

While I too fear for his safety, I doubt Modiji would ever hide behind security... He is a man who leads from the front of the vanguard and will continue do so! It is part of his charisma as a leader.
by chaitanya
05 Mar 2019 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3969
Views: 754183

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Even the MiG-21: there is nothing fundamentally wrong with the basic aerodynamic design. The moving-cone intake is sheer brilliance. Sure they need new metal (fatigue limits must be close), new fasteners (maybe all composite wings and carbon-carbon nose cone for stealth?) Just cleaning up the wing ...
by chaitanya
02 Mar 2019 05:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 902809

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^ But is that so surprising? We know that pakistan is just a big fat ugly baby trying to get its way since it can't do anything without the help of its four fathers. Its throwing a huge fit so the situation is muddied and they come in to try and calm down the situation. This is where all those expen...
by chaitanya
02 Mar 2019 03:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Why misleading? There are 28 days in Feb and 31 days in Jan. So 1.02 lakh crore over 31 days = 0.0329 lakh crores per day. Whereas 97247 crore over 28 days = 0.0347 lakh crores. So there is actually a growth in GST collection. Am I wrong? Nope, not at all... in fact, its quite a frequent mistake ma...

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