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by rhytha
23 Mar 2019 15:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 741
Views: 106547

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

New Roadmaps for Asia: The 'Free and Open Indo-Pacific' and the 'Quad' NEW YORK, March 19, 2019 — In an age of anxiety about regional security in Asia, two new ideas have gained traction: the "Free and Open Indo-Pacific" and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogues (the "quad"). Both...
by rhytha
21 Mar 2019 16:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3939
Views: 423342

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Too fanciful. Pakis won't give away their only bargaining chip. I know they are stupid but not this stupid. Maybe they will give a few bombs to MBS, but not every nuke. Besides, isn't the ability to make nukes more valuable than the nukes themselves? That sadly will stay with Pakis, unless we execu...
by rhytha
10 Mar 2019 01:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3939
Views: 423342

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I have a different take on the issue of right wing and left wing. All my professional life I have worked in domestic companies. Recently I have joined an MNC company. With a lot of female and minority staff. Trust me when I tell you. We at are not alone. The women in our office are as right wing as...
by rhytha
05 Mar 2019 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3939
Views: 423342

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Karan M wrote:
ranneel wrote:Flightradar24 tweet: Pakistan has again extended the general closure of its airspace for additional 24 hrs till 6th March 08:00 UTC.


What are they gaining from this?


Showing they are ready.
by rhytha
04 Mar 2019 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3939
Views: 423342

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

ashthor wrote:Drop bombs on Fort Abbas...by that jeffery guy on twitter


That handle is a ISI plant, do not post here anything from there.
by rhytha
03 Mar 2019 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3939
Views: 423342

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://mobile.twitter.com/saahilmenghani/status/1102171944533848064 CNN News18 reporting Massod's death news... If true,this is a wonderful outcome... Me on cloud 9 !!! I believe this is a tactical brilliance by pakis to take the heat away from the presence of masood azhar by announcing his death,...
by rhytha
03 Mar 2019 18:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3939
Views: 423342

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://mobile.twitter.com/saahilmenghani/status/1102171944533848064 CNN News18 reporting Massod's death news... If true,this is a wonderful outcome... Me on cloud 9 !!! Don’t fall for it, it might be paki psycops to wiggle away from escalation or UN resolution or some such. Wait for official GOI a...
by rhytha
03 Mar 2019 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3939
Views: 423342

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

The GoI/Forces should not give out any information whatsoever. But it would be a great opportunity for us armchair analysts to try figure things from open source. Maybe in a crazy moment, someone may even buy an image spending $$$. For anyone trying, the co-ordinates are - 34°25'58.2"N 73°19'2...
by rhytha
27 Feb 2019 23:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125702

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

We need to publicly declare the no-fly zone enforcement now if that is true Without declaring it in public, the effect is lost Do you understand that the TSP also have their limits. They have nukes. Besides, Pakistan does possess a fairly potent AF. IAF could not even if they wanted to. It is all a...
by rhytha
27 Feb 2019 22:44
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125702

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Karthik S - with respect, the media dimension is a massively important part of warfare, especially now in the digital age. we have to be aware and understand when it is being used against us even if we are not very good at using it ourselves. keep monitoring but don't get fooled... +1 Need to learn...
by rhytha
27 Feb 2019 15:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125702

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

We will chicken out. All the r@ndi rudaalis will try to raise clouds of confusion using Abhinanandan's photo to demand GOI to de-escalate and go back to chai biskoot. That GOI should ignore and let IAF a free hand. Knowing Modi/Amit Shah duo, they will rather go broke than de-escalate, they are not...
by rhytha
27 Feb 2019 07:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125702

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Praveen Swami's reportage about the Kulbhushan Jadhav case will forever taint his journalistic credentials. A brave Indian went into the lions den with nothing but his wits and his two arms to defend himself. Jadhav did that to defend the sorry ass of Praveen Swami, and with his life hanging by a t...
by rhytha
26 Feb 2019 23:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125702

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Zynda wrote:Chatter on Twitter is that India is expecting a missile strike on one of its bases in J&K. This would be a huge escalation...attacking a mil target of a nation. I seriously hope it doesn't happen...hoping Imran is not a fool even though he is said to be hot headed.



Which twitter account?
by rhytha
04 Feb 2019 17:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4186
Views: 383404

Re: Internal Security Watch

oh for gods sake not again. Congress gov in Chattisgarh is going soft on Maoist. Stopping patrols is in the cards... Bastar: Guns and Roads - Siddharth Singh LATE LAST YEAR when India was caught in the excitement of Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, a routine killing ...
by rhytha
29 Dec 2018 16:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2444
Views: 292863

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Gen Musharraf, OBL raid, Taliban, & his ludicrous bid to get supported by the US again. The full video here of which a small part leaked some months ago:

https://twitter.com/GulBukhari/status/1 ... 2879347712

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1078 ... 47712.html

:D :D
by rhytha
21 Dec 2018 18:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3230
Views: 431232

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Du2LnylU0AAjSaK.jpg Train 18 running at 180 km/h bet Delhi and Agra at this time...Srinivas, the Chief Design Enginner of ICF is in the cab, they touched 181 kmh for record sake ...some vandal threw a stone breaking a glass, hope we nab him. https://twitter.com/ManiSudha...
by rhytha
20 Nov 2018 22:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3230
Views: 431232

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

nandakumar wrote:
A Nandy wrote:200 kmph average is not going to happen at least till Railways is in a far better position. Let them run on average of 130 first. Whats the average now? 80? :P

A super fast express train runs at an average speed of 65 kmph.

Super fast 65 kmph :(( :mrgreen:
by rhytha
06 Nov 2018 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2444
Views: 292863

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

SBajwa wrote:
suryag wrote:Hello Falijee - despite repeated requests by various mods you keep posting random news articles, since you dont seem to listen to warning, please accept a 1 month ban from us


Sir! I plead to please lift ban on Falijee. We do read his news posts.

thanks
Sandeep


+3
by rhytha
22 Oct 2018 20:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2907
Views: 488344

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Its not that we are lazy. It is mainly the business financing for middle and lower middle class, and the ecosystem is unforgiving for failure when in businesses it is the major concern. I suppose this has to do with the entitlement mentality developed over the last 70 years, where everyone feels th...
by rhytha
22 Oct 2018 13:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2907
Views: 488344

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Its not that we are lazy. It is mainly the business financing for middle and lower middle class, and the ecosystem is unforgiving for failure when in businesses it is the major concern. Its unforgiving everywhere except US and some EU countries. Failure in business or anything else have very high s...
by rhytha
19 Oct 2018 17:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2907
Views: 488344

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

One of my friend asked (he is into sales of printing machinery, japanese). "Why is are the Indians not copying, reverse engineering? We did in 60's, the chinese are doing now, why are indian companies still buying printing machinery, that too old ones from Japan?" I think he missed out on ...
by rhytha
12 Oct 2018 14:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2444
Views: 292863

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

China could be your closest friend or partner, but would you ask your closest friend to make your wife pregnant? That's basically what the Pakis have done. :rotfl: But this is a good opportunity for other countries where China is planning to include in CPEC to see where they will end up if they acc...
by rhytha
01 Sep 2018 18:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4894
Views: 387464

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India Win Bronze in Men's Hockey After Defeating Pakis in Playoff

2-1
by rhytha
29 Aug 2018 22:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4894
Views: 387464

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

LOL I looked up Indonesia golds, they have got 14 golds in penka Silat , first time hearing about it :rotfl: https://en.asiangames2018.id/medals/noc/INA Check other medals too 3 Gold 2 silver and 1 bronze in sport climbing <--How do you judge it? 2 gold 1 silver and 3 bronze in paragliding <-- how ...
by rhytha
29 Aug 2018 22:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4894
Views: 387464

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

These games are some sort of joke. Indonesia had 4 golds in 2014 Asian Games and now they have 30 Golds, 22 Silver and 36 Bronze total of 88. India finished at 8th position in 2014 and right now we are in 8th. LOL I looked up Indonesia golds, they have got 14 golds in penka Silat , first time heari...
by rhytha
23 Aug 2018 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156766

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

The behaviour shown by Kerala in the last 7 days is truly psychotic. Even general public on social media appears disturbed. Honestly, never seen anything like it in the past(Assam, uttaranchal, andhra cyclone, chennai floods etc). Even kodagu karnataka is normal. Can some malayali explain what is g...
by rhytha
25 Apr 2018 17:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 213344

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

TOIlet reports: Keeping in line with his sterling record of flushing marriages down the toilet, Dimmy and the peerni are currently not living together https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/imran-khans-third-marriage-in-trouble-reports/articleshow/63909022.cms Sudhan Ji: And this "...
by rhytha
13 Apr 2018 00:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 237933

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Sometimes I get worried that all these US aid sanction should not work reverse and enable pakis to stand on their feet and become financially robust. Thing is when you stop getting free lunch you start earning your own lunch. China is not a donator. Perish the thought. This only works for people wh...
by rhytha
23 Mar 2018 13:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 112
Views: 11362

Re: Cambridge Analytics and Next Color Revolutions India

rhytha, Thanks for the video. However want to focus on India aspects. We need to know their US strategy by studying how they did it for trump. With a bi-polar parties along with individual constituency issues, they had mapped thousand data points per voter and placed them in multiple universes whic...
by rhytha
19 Mar 2018 22:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2839
Views: 390303

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

For a brief moment, the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), put online China's next big naval projects (but quickly pulled them down). The revelation, of which screenshots were taken before censors intervened, provided a picture of China's ambitions for a world class navy. https://www.po...
by rhytha
17 Mar 2018 11:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1066
Views: 125567

Re: Indian IT Industry

Nobody will want to move to japan as they will have to spend time learning japanese and conforming to a rigid, work-a-holic culture with no life outside work. Who wants to be wasting years of their life learning a language that can only be used in one country? Mostly young westerners move there as ...
by rhytha
13 Mar 2018 23:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2907
Views: 488344

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Banking scam has UPA era roots Many may know that Finacle is Infosys's banking software product. In 2009 - during UPA-2's rule Mr.Nandan Nilekani (an INC politician & co-founder of Infosys) was provided with a Cabinet Ranking ministerial position by the then PM ... Dr.Manmohan Singh & Nilek...
by rhytha
09 Mar 2018 05:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1066
Views: 125567

Re: Indian IT Industry

The Japanese government, Maeda said, will be issuing Green Cards for highly skilled professionals, the first of its kind in the world, thereby, providing people to get permanent resident status in as short as one year. This is one of the fastest granted right of residence in the world. As far as vi...
by rhytha
08 Mar 2018 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23168

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

By Jacob L. Shapiro This week will be an auspicious one in China’s long and storied history. Chinese lawmakers are expected to rubber stamp a proposal by top Chinese Communist Party officials to abolish term limits on the presidency . It is a major break with more than 40 years of Chinese political ...
by rhytha
01 Mar 2018 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23168

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

This site has regular updates and newsletter on PRC, highly recommended

https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-china
by rhytha
22 Feb 2018 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links
Replies: 2725
Views: 304194

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links

What is this "Pakistan Narrative" these guys going on and on about? Does it mean Pakistan perspective or have some similar context? Or is it the Pakistan lies that they are peddling not being believed now which was accepted earlier? Edited: Asking because i don't understand Urud, can under...
by rhytha
01 Jan 2018 23:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 247692

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

saip wrote:Trump does NOT drink or gamble (he does gamble with others' money though)


More like he does not need to drink, what others do drunk, he does sober, maybe he realised it early and stop drinking. :mrgreen:

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