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by Rishirishi
21 Nov 2019 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3853
Views: 634760

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

You guys are wasting ur time and energy. How loooooooong have u been waiting for Pakistan to crash? Back in 2001 their forex reserve was about $0.5 million. I mean not counting the baksheesh stored abroad. The world runs on money. Pakistan does not. Pakistans economy or no other can actually "...
by Rishirishi
21 Nov 2019 05:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1094
Views: 120525

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

I have a pooch. General terms first, then India vs. US answers. Say Coujin A signs a Listing Agreement with Broker/Agent M. Property (in Yoo Ess) is listed on Multiple Listing Sarbhij in Yoo Ess. After some time, A decides that M is no good. Asks to terminate agreement and remove the listing. It is...
by Rishirishi
16 Nov 2019 06:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 526402

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

I have been trying the find out the effectiveness of the Amrams of PAF. 1 Will they not be jammed by the Israeli EL-8222 jammers? 2 What is the Amrams no escape range? compared to the R73/R23 of IAF 3 Are the R-77 just paper tigers? 4 What is the purpose of having SU-30MKI's if they are not able to ...
by Rishirishi
13 Nov 2019 06:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5009
Views: 966167

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

The above shows that even a failed project can create lot of spin-offs and positive stories(I will still not declare it sucessfull until bhel starts using it) . This will keep project alive as many technologies used for Kaveri engine will ultimately end in various other sectors thereby multiplying ...
by Rishirishi
07 Nov 2019 05:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 71
Views: 7294

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

Asking this here because I dont think we have discussed it. Do we know why hybrid vehicles haven't been popular in India? In US, almost all taxis/ubers have moved over to hybrids to realize the gas savings (typically hybrids have 60-80% higher mileage). In India, we don't see this even though India...
by Rishirishi
01 Nov 2019 06:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3853
Views: 634760

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan spends over 11 billion dollars on defence.
Bangladesh with a larger economy spends only 3,8 billion dollars. If Pakistan brought down the defence spending by 7,2 billion dollars, it would not even need the IMF.
by Rishirishi
29 Oct 2019 05:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

MAD are really rolling the dice on this: inviting the EU MPs from "not-far-left" parties to vijit tourist spots and smell the pakistan at Dal Lake. :eek: Even SuSwamy condoming as "immoral" :rotfl: I think they know what they are doing. Had it been me I would have taken them to ...
by Rishirishi
27 Oct 2019 02:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1272
Views: 164039

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

The speed at which the Chinese work is admirable. Elon Musk signed an agreement with Shanghai in Oct 2018, took possession for his Gigafactory3 and Oct 2019 initial production starts with 6000 cars/week likely by Dec 2019. Apparently it took 168 working days from permits to production ready facilit...
by Rishirishi
26 Oct 2019 05:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Hi Does anyone have an understanding of the BDC's. What is their mandate, and how many people in a BDC? Maybe this could be a model for entire India. I just saw an interview of a high ranking Kashmiri IAS. He said it was not the abolition of 370 that was most irritating, it was the loss of statehood...
by Rishirishi
24 Oct 2019 06:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Key takeaways: what the government had Parliament ratify regarding 370 is within the constitutional powers of each. There is actually a precedent to the powers exercised, namely regarding Sadr-I-Riyasat etc., which the SC upheld. The Supreme Court is erring in not taking up with urgency the habeas ...
by Rishirishi
23 Oct 2019 05:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

2 million tonnes have to be moved in approx 60 days. At 10 tns per truck, this translates to 3333 trucks per day or 4 lac truck journeys in all (2 lac * to & fro from Kashmir). 4 lac truck journeys on India roads result in an average 3200 accidents and 44 deaths. (Kashmir is similar to the nati...
by Rishirishi
17 Oct 2019 02:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.livemint.com/news/world/malaysia-offers-to-increase-imports-from-india-after-kashmir-row-11571144086371.html Malaysia offers to increase imports from India after Kashmir row 15 Oct 2019, 06:35 PM IST Reuters To ease trade tensions Kuala Lumpur is considering raising imports of raw sugar...
by Rishirishi
11 Oct 2019 04:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758472

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

It's a fundamental misunderstanding that 'print more money' can solve things just like that. Good solutions start with a good understanding of the problem, and 'print more money' is a classic example of not quite understanding the problem, much less the dynamics of the suggested solution. It's wort...
by Rishirishi
07 Oct 2019 02:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3853
Views: 634760

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Some TSP Burnol :D BANGLADESH is not some Scandinavian heaven. It is poor and overpopulated, undereducated and corrupt, frequented by natural catastrophes, experiences occasional terrorism, and the farcical nature of its democracy was exposed in the December 2018 elections. But the earlier caricatur...
by Rishirishi
04 Oct 2019 04:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 244280

Re: India's Power Sector

India’s streetlight replacement programme reduces 1,119.40 MW of peak demand; helps reduce carbon emission, As part of India’s strategy to combat climate change, one crore smart LED (light-emitting diode) streetlights have been commissioned across the country, thereby helping avoid 1,119.40 megawat...
by Rishirishi
03 Oct 2019 03:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1236
Views: 176593

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Picking Gripen for MARCA 2.0 is like tying oneself with a ton of weight and jumping in to marina trench and hoping to surive. Besides we should deliver a message by stringing them along and eventually dumping them :) The role the Swedes have played post Art. 370 was not a positive one, to put it li...
by Rishirishi
02 Oct 2019 03:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I have been following Dawn (TSP newspaper) Initially they have massive reports daily on the front page. Gradually this has come down to less and less. So far very good media management. The question; is this strategy working? Seems like it is so far. 3 golden rules 1 Lockdown of communications. 2 Ti...
by Rishirishi
24 Sep 2019 04:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 106
Views: 8698

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

The goal in India is to reduce particulate emissions, CO and NOx reduction would nice, but is less a priority right now. Therefore full implementation of BS-VI is unnecessary at this time. The auto industry employs over 35 million people directly and indirectly. It also help precision manufacturing...
by Rishirishi
22 Sep 2019 23:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758472

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Public banks cannot be divested for another 20 years as they are required to service the lower sections of society. What will happen is that with the economy expanding more and more people will move out of that section and the PSUs are going to be further merged creating bigger banks with more lend...
by Rishirishi
16 Sep 2019 01:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758472

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A_Guptaji, +1. I am seeing a common pattern in auto sector, agriculture,real estate etc. I am beginning to believe that Credit crisis is the primary reason for the slowdown and has been working against the economic activity for a while now. I am going to look to understand this NBFC led credit cris...
by Rishirishi
13 Sep 2019 03:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758472

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I think it is a good thing that people are using Ola in stead of purchasing their own cars. 1 Less cars means less parking space demand. 2 Less use of energy and materials in making the cars. 3 It could be interesting to investigate if it would make economic sense to invest in Battery operated taxi ...
by Rishirishi
09 Sep 2019 04:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758472

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Questions for the Economic gurus here. 1 Is not 5% growth pretty good by global standards ? Heck isin't even 4% is decent? 2 India seems to have one of the highest bank bad debt ratios in the world. It is close to 10%. Can the slowdown be explained by this ? 3 Do the ones who claim that GST is hurt...
by Rishirishi
29 Aug 2019 04:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758472

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Will this have the same effect as printing money.
by Rishirishi
26 Aug 2019 03:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 106
Views: 8698

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

Latest EV Chargers can charge 100Km in just 3 min. A range of 200 KM would require a battery of 40Kwh (battery cost would be 6000 USD but subtract 2000 dollars worth of components in a regular combustion engine. 4000 USD is RS 2,8 lacks extra. Typical km cost for an ev is RS 2 per Km. Petrol would p...
by Rishirishi
22 Aug 2019 04:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 928
Views: 161853

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Maybe. Erik Prince's proposal does include a 90-plane "private air force": https://www.voanews.com/usa/erik-prince-again-touts-plan-privatize-us-war-afghanistan Prince's plan would replace thousands of U.S. troops with fewer private contractors, who would be backed by a 90-plane private a...
by Rishirishi
21 Aug 2019 03:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758472

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/can-india-learn-from-vietnam-how-to-manage-export-led-growth/1679079/ Can India learn from Vietnam how to manage export-led growth? As a result of this sustained growth, Vietnam’s exports, which were a mere 6% of India’s in 1960 and 13% in 1990, managed to r...
by Rishirishi
17 Aug 2019 03:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Sumeet wrote:DD News Video: Syed Akhabruddin response after UNSC closed door meet:




BURNOL
by Rishirishi
16 Aug 2019 04:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Today Pakistani thugs from all over UK protesting against 370 abrogation arrived at Indian commission London and unleashed mayhem for many hours. Traffic came to stand still , horse mounted police were beaten back and scared crowd hoping to celebrate Indian independence took refuge in high commissi...
by Rishirishi
16 Aug 2019 02:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Take it easy, The world won't bother. I list some reasons. 1 The world has far greater issues and hardly understand what 370 is, and neither are they interested. The ones who are are baffled by the provision in the first place. 2 There are no dramatic pictures, that the media can use to increase the...
by Rishirishi
15 Aug 2019 04:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Is this for real? Honestly, I have **NEVER** seen pics/video of Srinagar except stone-throwers, slum-like streets and IED-aftermaths. Plus of course "Dal Lake" fools floating on sewage. This is absolutely stunning: video footage of Srinagar from a drone? https://twitter.com/hussain_imtiya...
by Rishirishi
15 Aug 2019 04:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 527292

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Cant help but post this: HAL did not increase production to 16-18 per year inspite of the MOD and air force pushing for it. The SU30MKI production run was supposed to be over by 2016, but HAL stretched the production till 2019-2020 at 12 per year to ensure the union labor is occupied in the task of...
by Rishirishi
14 Aug 2019 04:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 225766

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Taking ballpark industry estimates today, cost for a 500, 000 refining capacity is USD 5 bn. So need to see what premium Relisnce is actually charging. What else is bundled in the deal. But whatever said and done this is one id the biggest FDI deals and should go a long way in reducing the $32 bn d...
by Rishirishi
13 Aug 2019 03:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 526402

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

Yes another point of confirmation too many elements confirming the Pakis are lying 1) First claim of no Amraam No F16 then when confronted with proof agreeing F 16 was used 2) Why would Wing Co cross the LOC to have chai? 3) Gafoora I'm the Dim and many POK locals on Paki videos talking of 2 fighte...
by Rishirishi
12 Aug 2019 04:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Sending out of the state quisling Kashmiris is what I've been saying for years! Stone throwers too. Use long-lasting dye on stone pelters and rioters to identify them easily in post-riot sweeps, then quickly try them in special anti- terror courts , convict them and move them out to prisons in the ...
by Rishirishi
11 Aug 2019 05:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3676
Views: 799089

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Did Abhi's Mig21 have the israeli jamming pod?

Are the Amrams useless if the IAF has the jamming pod?
by Rishirishi
10 Aug 2019 06:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 67347

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

Meanwhile, news media found something to report! {Oooooooo!!! Such PEACEFUL people getting angry!} those poor souls were brain washed even before they were born., now lets see where they ll turn their ire on :mrgreen: .. the Paki armys a$$ is being cooked slowly https://e3.365dm.com/19/08/1600x900/...
by Rishirishi
10 Aug 2019 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 592060

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Please do watch if you have the time: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=505986993541835&id=288792511927952 A short clip from this long video was posted on twitter by Aditya Raj Kaul under the (perhaps erroneous) assumption that it was pro-India, as she appeared to be bashing the separ...
by Rishirishi
10 Aug 2019 04:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

^^^ It was a chanakyan move to keep Jammu and Kashmir together. This is to ensure that there is a sizable % of patriotic Indians keeping the balance. These same indians will grow and expand into Kashmir. I think the "patriotic parts" and the marginal parts should be invested in massively....
by Rishirishi
10 Aug 2019 03:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422882

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-03605827d9cab0d2d2dc2a2caa1dd83f I think the map says it all. It should be possible to create a massive investment opportunities in at least Jammu area. I think India should invest in Ladhak, but not so much that it "swamps" the people.
by Rishirishi
08 Aug 2019 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 67347

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

kit wrote:
vijayk wrote:


that seems like a tragic comedy for pakistan .. but i think india might be talking to them directly...



WOW :shock: This must really hurt

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