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by Vadivel
13 Feb 2021 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Non-Western Worldview
Replies: 1047
Views: 120852

Re: Non-Western Worldview

Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World

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by Vadivel
07 Feb 2021 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201010

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What is special about 70? I do hope he stays at least till 2029...and hopefully by gods grace he will be in shape (both physically & mentally) for the job till 2029. BJP has a policy of moving 70+ to seniors forum or something, most of the oldies, LK Advani, Murali Manohar, Shourie were denied ...
by Vadivel
06 Feb 2021 02:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Looks like we went ahead of Russia this week and now are the 4th largest forex holders in the world. We have $590 B Forex reserves. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EteGRMTVgAEfISD?format=png&name=medium --Vamsee I can understand China and japan, major economies having a high forex reserves, but wha...
by Vadivel
29 Jan 2021 01:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201010

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://swarajyamag.com/politics/bjps-online-supporters-have-an-instant-gratification-problem-need-to-realise-governance-may-be-more-complex-than-imagined The job of a government is to govern and not to demolish the opposition. The aim of the government now is to push ahead with the farm laws, and ...
by Vadivel
23 Jan 2021 15:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201010

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

LOL :D Farm leaders allege conspiracy hatched to kill 4 of them in tractor rally https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/farm-leaders-allege-conspiracy-hatched-to-kill-4-of-them-in-tractor-rally-121012300011_1.html The masked man who addressed a press conference with farmer leaders...
by Vadivel
20 Jan 2021 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 2046
Views: 221932

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

Justice Pal is pretty popular with the Japanese Nationalist folks, i was introduced about him by one of them :mrgreen: , and reluctantly the Battle of Imphal, their largest casualties in Asian theater. They scorn on Mutaguchi and his foolish strategy :((
by Vadivel
18 Jan 2021 22:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Remember NDTV filed complaints before several tribunals to block this project What exactly was their problem ? They are a news channel ?!! https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/ndtv-withdraws-case-against-government-s-sagarmala-project-116092100795_1.html https://www.opindia.com...
by Vadivel
16 Jan 2021 01:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1993
Views: 295549

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

The headwinds are clearly on ADMK and it would require a miracle to get re-elected. I almost wish that there was a Vito Corleone like move that BJP can make to give an offer that DMK can't refuse and the two ally, leaving out INC and the commies et al. That way DMK's rule can be under a short leash...
by Vadivel
15 Jan 2021 19:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201010

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I think BRF suspected when she announced she will be teaching in Harvard, after 6 months, a BRFite mentioned that her name was no where in the faculty directory. So either she was scamming with some short term visiting faculty thingy or lying point blank. BRF was ahead curve as usual. :mrgreen: Foun...
by Vadivel
14 Jan 2021 15:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3967
Views: 767780

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Regenerative power is only available during braking. Wont be sufficient to continuously power a large container based refrigerator. It should be possible to fit dynamos to power the refrigeration units and charge the battery while the wagon is in motion. The energy going into the dynamos to generat...
by Vadivel
08 Jan 2021 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2377
Views: 609631

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

ArjunPandit wrote:https://www.newsweekpakistan.com/u-s-should-be-even-handed-with-pakistan-and-india-imran-khan/
new parents :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:


Not parents, more like twerking for the new sugardaddy. :mrgreen:
by Vadivel
24 Dec 2020 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 891389

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Lo, even sovereign gurantee not enough :D :D China has sought additional guarantees before sanctioning $6 billion loan for Main Line-1 (ML-1) project due to weakening financial position of Pakistan and also proposed a mix of commercial and concessional loan against Islamabad’s desire to secure the c...
by Vadivel
08 Dec 2020 09:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.fdi.finance/news/industry-report-of-the-indian-manufacturing-sector#:~:text=In%20the%20period%20of%20April,destination%20for%20manufacturing%20sector%20investments. In the period of April 2000-March 2020, the Cumulative Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the manufacturing sector of Indi...
by Vadivel
18 Nov 2020 14:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

tandavji, I have been following your posts regarding GST/etc. for some time now. You seem to be totally against it. While no system is perfect, the system is way better than what it was before. I have no doubt. I think you should hire a good CA as a financial advisor and fix these kinds of problems...
by Vadivel
18 Aug 2020 17:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2377
Views: 609631

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Statutory warning: Contains Madam Jalebi's pictures, avoid if you are a minor, with a weak heart, stomach or with other strange medical problems: Shah Mehmood Qureshi all set to be sacrificed on the political altar of Prime Minister Imran Khan Z2bmEW5UTcA Gautam You missed pregnant women. :D :D
by Vadivel
01 Jul 2020 16:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020926

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

China Agrees Parameters for Galwan Valley Pullback, But No Breakthrough on Pangong in Round 3 of LAC Talks Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, the commander of India’s Leh-based XIV corps, and his People’s Liberation Army counterpart, South Xinjiang military region chief Major-General Liu Lin, have ...
by Vadivel
29 Jun 2020 01:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020926

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

The only problem With Bhutan being invaded is, it will immediately involve the international community, Bhutan has a net positive harmless image. This would force China to face EU and US diplomatically across the table and would lead into trade sanctions if not complied immediately.
by Vadivel
26 Jun 2020 23:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Experience of an Indian entrepreneur in China I am the Vice President of a medium sized Indian corporate. We are one of the largest manufacturers of Drum Closures in the world. These are a closing devices used in the manufacture of 200 litres Steel drums. It is a very high precision engineering prod...
by Vadivel
23 Jun 2020 17:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020926

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

click for a surprise video https://twitter.com/MjaVinod/status/1275362475114991616?s=20 Ok, so its not ours. please ignore But seriously..such PR videos from Indian military should be released to public at regular intervals. (conflict or no conflict times) Many people in my WhatsApp groups still th...
by Vadivel
23 Jun 2020 13:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020926

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

Deleted since irrelevant.
by Vadivel
21 Jun 2020 20:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020926

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

Excellent part 2 as well. Learnt a lot. Thank you RaviB-Ji.
by Vadivel
21 Jun 2020 16:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020926

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

Excellent post Ravi-ji looking forward for POst 2
by Vadivel
13 Jun 2020 17:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

In last 5 yrs cheques have reduced to 10% of overall transactions, i get 1 cheque a month now instead of 10, and generly force clients to pay via IMPS/NEFT. Its better to remove the cheques as an instrument, lots of overheads for banks as well as administrative cost for companies (courier, deposit i...
by Vadivel
08 Jun 2020 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese - II
Replies: 178
Views: 27571

Re: Let us Understand the Chinese - II

China suspends debt repayment for 77 developing countries BEIJING: China has suspended debt repayment for 77 developing countries as part of its efforts to help underprivileged nations in the fight against Covid-19. However, it did not reveal the nations that would be benefitting from this move. Chi...
by Vadivel
22 Mar 2020 19:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028131

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Reporting the same from BLR. Apart from mine, I could see the neighbouring society wallahs also join enthusiastically. For a full 10 minutes, one could not hear anything (no, it was that loud, but it was not quiet either). Generally positive reception from folks all over. Same in Kolkata. When Modi...
by Vadivel
09 Mar 2020 01:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 484
Views: 64725

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

KLNMurthy wrote:
schinnas wrote:It's bangra time for India. Our ForEx reserves will soon reach half a trillion USD. We can afford to make risky but high yield investments instead of treasury bonds.

Does India have strategic petroleum reserves like US does? gurus?



Yes, we have reserves for 10 days.
by Vadivel
07 Mar 2020 16:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Can any one explain in layman terms what did Yes bank do, and why Reserve Bank had to take this action? Has RBI taken longer time to recommend this action, or this was the right to cap the withdrawals? It is a capital adequacy issue known for a while. They had extended dodgy loans in the past. RBI ...
by Vadivel
06 Mar 2020 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028131

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The “Gift” of Coronavirus by Peter Zeihan on March 6, 2020 In the past couple of weeks coronavirus cases outside of China surged. Particularly worrisome clusters emerged in South Korea and Iran, countries which serve as transport hubs for their respective worlds. US President Donald Trump is doing h...
by Vadivel
04 Mar 2020 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028131

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In Delhi local shops as well as on Amazon, N95 respiratory masks, Hand sanitizers, Paracetamol and Vitamin C tablets are sold out. One pharmacist in BLR told me that even though GoI has banned sending and/or selling masks along with other critical items to China, it is still being continued to be s...
by Vadivel
12 Feb 2020 23:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383524

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Ekdum Latust contortion ... https://twitter.com/chetan_bhagat/status/1227234605977047040 Chetan Bhagat @chetan_bhagat Hindutva got split today. There's toxic Hindutva {BJP variety} There's non-toxic Hindutva {AAP variety} Both have their takers. So now "soft Hondutva" is "non-toxic H...
by Vadivel
10 Feb 2020 15:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028131

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

From Wuhan and surrounding cities, fascinating personal accounts from patients, doctors and nurses. Some dying patients intentionally spitting at medical workers and exposing them to virus :shock: From WeChat. Use google translation More than Wuhan: 16 cities in Hubei epidemic area It was mentioned...
by Vadivel
08 Feb 2020 14:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383524

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Why are Hindus in AP, TN any better, they are also equally Dodos TN for the simple reason that geographically it was never ruled by Muslims, except for North Arcot. So to most tamils Islamic dhimmitude is not something they are aware of and hence do not carry a historical baggage. White Dhimmitude ...
by Vadivel
04 Feb 2020 00:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383524

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BJP et all should tone down the Paki reference and attack Kujilival, pak reference is being picked on MSM and SM and seems to have negative vibes
by Vadivel
03 Feb 2020 16:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383524

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

He also spoke against CAA and NRC. He is an idiot liberandu. Ignore and boycott. Cant ignore when he is on TV. I have nothing to boycott but my irritation when I see him on TV. Will never forget that He is/was a prime idiot who wanted Sachin to be dropped. You can watch with Tamil, Telugu, Bengali ...
by Vadivel
01 Feb 2020 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2377
Views: 609631

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Paki students watching Indian students being evacuated while TSP shows “solidarity” with chini.

https://twitter.com/sneheshphilip/statu ... 23043?s=20

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