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by chaitanya
07 Jun 2019 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 388
Views: 38842

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: 3277
Views: 476928

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: 3277
Views: 476928

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: 944
Views: 50193

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: 2508
Views: 84747

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: 94416

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: 94416

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: 94416

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: 94416

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: 94416

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: 94416

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

295/542 from ECI! Can it cross 300??? BJP WILL LOSE ONLY!!!
by chaitanya
23 May 2019 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94416

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: 94416

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: 94416

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: 1310
Views: 305832

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: 472571

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: 3040
Views: 416719

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 & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4882
Views: 661031

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: 3209
Views: 565387

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...
by chaitanya
27 Feb 2019 03:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136470

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Congrats to the IAF for conducting a flawless op! Been happy all day with the news and reading the moronic comments of the tactically brilliant pakis... After the dust settles from SS2, it would be great if we can see how exactly Indian weaponry, both domestic and foreign, was able to ‘overcome’ the...
by chaitanya
23 Feb 2019 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2916
Views: 299922

Re: Understanding the US - Again

U.S. Is a Rich Country With Symptoms of a Developing Nation All of this raises a disturbing question: Is it possible for a rich, industrialized country to fall back into the middle ranks? The United Nations classifies countries as developed, developing and a middle category called “in transition.” ...
by chaitanya
22 Feb 2019 02:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866577

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Would like to share my joy on the FOC news as well... I learned about the LCA after its first flight from a newspaper photograph. I was a kid, and was amazed that India can build fighter jets.... so i did what every good BRFite does (although I didnt know it then) and started googling :lol: and came...
by chaitanya
19 Feb 2019 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 792
Views: 66168

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

^ It may sound funny but a lot of Europeans I meet are strongly against missionary work and conversions, probably stemming from shame about their past history as colonizers and overall disaffection with the church. Its the americans that are gung-ho about conversions. In the past few years this has ...
by chaitanya
15 Feb 2019 21:19
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169291

Re: Pulwama Attack

by chaitanya
15 Feb 2019 20:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169291

Re: Pulwama Attack

How hard would it be to pass a resolution that MoD will no longer consider products from companies that are going to sell/have sold arms to pakistan? Obviously this cannot be applied retroactively, but it may be a good way to choke off their weapons sources to just chinese maal
by chaitanya
15 Feb 2019 00:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169291

Re: Pulwama Attack

^ One way to do this would be a neptune spear type operation designed to kill and extract HVTs all over pakistan like dawood and azhar
by chaitanya
15 Feb 2019 00:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169291

Re: Pulwama Attack

I hope the counterattack is executed ASAP. I know reacting at 'the time and place of our choosing' is important, but sometimes immediate counterattack is also critical. It shows that we are awake and ready to counter whatever is thrown at us, and will be a strong message to both pak and china that a...
by chaitanya
28 Nov 2018 19:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1073
Views: 132566

Re: Indian IT Industry

^ You could use commercial cloud facilities for many academic purposes - I know AWS is used a lot in genomics. However, cloud systems may not be useful or optimized for all applications, especially for massive simulations involving climate modeling, etc. For example, I am not sure how useful a googl...
by chaitanya
10 Nov 2018 00:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 997
Views: 167915

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

TSPN, of course...

(sorry couldn't resist hehe)
by chaitanya
27 Jul 2018 02:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2938
Views: 88405

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

This is the most absurd piece of fake news I have seen against Hindus and Hinduism, spread by the New York Times: This narrative about yoga’s ancient roots has become a sacrament for Hindu nationalists, and it is echoed in the West. But it is mostly myth, an idealized origin story of the kind so man...
by chaitanya
27 Jul 2018 02:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2309
Views: 327646

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

This is the most absurd piece of fake news I have seen against Hindus and Hinduism, spread by the New York Times: This narrative about yoga’s ancient roots has become a sacrament for Hindu nationalists, and it is echoed in the West. But it is mostly myth, an idealized origin story of the kind so man...
by chaitanya
09 Jul 2018 18:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 694
Views: 116924

Re: Technolgies useful for Indian problems

Has India even developed MRE packages for it's military? In times of war, what really is the strategy to keep an army on the move rapidly fed? Hopefully there is a strategy. Yes, and it has been there for ages. DRDO transferred MRE technology to MTR in 2000 according to wiki . A DRDO tech focus art...
by chaitanya
26 Jun 2018 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 992
Views: 141846

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

NYT Article with lots of information on how China got Hambantota: How China Got Sri Lanka to Cough Up a Port With 10 days to go before polls opened, around $3.7 million was distributed in checks: $678,000 to print campaign T-shirts and other promotional material and $297,000 to buy supporters gifts,...
by chaitanya
26 Jun 2018 22:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3138
Views: 457405

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

NYT Article with lots of information on how China got Hambantota: How China Got Sri Lanka to Cough Up a Port With 10 days to go before polls opened, around $3.7 million was distributed in checks: $678,000 to print campaign T-shirts and other promotional material and $297,000 to buy supporters gifts,...
by chaitanya
08 May 2018 08:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1037
Views: 139897

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

This is welcome news: Vietnamese handset brand Mobiistar makes India its global HQ; to launch phones this month NEW DELHI: Vietnamese handset brand Mobiistar is set to enter the Indian smartphone market later this month to take on Chinese brands like Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi, and has decided to make I...

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