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by K Mehta
01 Jul 2019 06:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775790

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Please also post the name of paper and authors. This article is just a trial balloon. It is based on unnamed source talking about reduced infiltration and also makes an assumption that the tip off from Pakistan is from the establishment. Mainly a trial balloon for security agencies have also warned ...
by K Mehta
30 Jun 2019 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2585
Views: 329755

Re: Military Flight Safety

mmasand wrote:Hindustan Times just put up the video released by IAF MCC on YouTube and called the drop tanks a 'practice bomb'. Matlab kuch bhi..

The Jaguar aircraft had drop tanks and practice bombs.
It dropped both drop tanks and practice bombs.
by K Mehta
18 Jun 2019 14:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

abhijitm wrote:Against Iran staging area would be Saudi Arabia not pakistan.

Pakistan would be also used and be benefited from this.
by K Mehta
17 Jun 2019 13:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Sir, Jacobabad base was used for ops in AFG, not for US-Iraq war. CSF was for supporting operations in AFG not in Iraq. Sir why do you have to select Iraq over Afghanistan. The crux of the matter is that pakistan received money when a neighbouring country is invaded. Whether that country is Afghani...
by K Mehta
08 Jun 2019 14:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 495
Views: 116852

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

There is one arrested landing, with the aircraft coming to a complete halt. And some technical analysis of it
by K Mehta
06 Jun 2019 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

This news is actually misleading. It is a voluntary cut on increase in budget. Budget of Pak fauj will still increase, just the amount of increase is reduced.
by K Mehta
06 Jun 2019 10:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

How? Did US-Iraq war benefitted Pakistan. It may lead to completely opposite of what you mention. Oil prices will go through the roof leading to more pressure on Paki economy. with Saudi backing US and Pakistan backing Saudis Paki will see more internal conflicts between Shia and Sunni. Plus if US ...
by K Mehta
20 May 2019 15:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The only thing that can save Pakistan is a war between US and Iran. Similar to the war on terror in Afghanistan.
by K Mehta
04 May 2019 22:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The above Figure of Terroristani Reserves being US$8.805 billion is BALDERDASH. COBBLERS AND PIFFLE PAFFLE! I I stopped "Posting Terroristan's Forex Reserves" :rotfl: Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/beer.gif Lol Note that the "official" figure of 8.8 is even ...
by K Mehta
04 May 2019 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Crunch time for universities Cutbacks for scientific equipment, reduction in travel grants for conferences abroad, fewer government overseas scholarships, and elimination of research grants for fresh PhDs are now happening. Construction work on some new university campuses has stopped. Although the...
by K Mehta
04 May 2019 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

This seems to have escaped from the cheel ki paini Nazar Khasadars protest non-payment of salary WANA: More than 1,400 personnel of the Khasadar Force boycotted duty and abandoned their checkposts in Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan tribal district, to protest non-payment of salaries for t...
by K Mehta
04 May 2019 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Central bank’s forex reserves down by $196mn Foreign Exchange reserves held by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) fell by US$ 219 million to US$8.805 billion , a data released by the bank said on Thursday. It said during the week ending April 26, the SBP’s reserves decreased due to external debt servicin...
by K Mehta
17 Apr 2019 06:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 962
Views: 259245

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

After reading the other links, I have changed my opinion, fizzleya may have 6 erieye now. With chinese chapati the total aewc will be 10.
by K Mehta
17 Apr 2019 06:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 962
Views: 259245

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Bart S wrote:
K Mehta wrote:Saab 2000 != Erieye. It is a jet aircraft


Incorrect.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erieye

And from the same link
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saab_2000
by K Mehta
16 Apr 2019 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 962
Views: 259245

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Saab 2000 != Erieye. It is a jet aircraft
by K Mehta
16 Apr 2019 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 962
Views: 259245

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Quwa news is a fake news site run by ispr. It has done this before. This news is in connection to the revival of awacs program by India.
by K Mehta
14 Apr 2019 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Utility Stores running out of food items ISLAMABAD: Over 10 companies have stopped supplying their food products to the Utility Stores Corporation (USC) as it owes them over Rs8 billion. The USC has asked the government to pay 10% to 15% of this amount to the companies and also sought a 75% advance...
by K Mehta
08 Apr 2019 00:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416711

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Some observations of the press con squeals of Qureshi 1. Entire conference was in khaalis Urdu, meaning it was for local audience. 2. The words "kaarvai" and"naatak" were from Hindi. Infact kaarvai was used repeatedly. I may be wrong but generally they would use an Urdu alternati...
by K Mehta
06 Apr 2019 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416711

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Take that you kuffars
Pakistan has abolished statistics
Na raheiyga baans na bajegi bansuri
by K Mehta
06 Apr 2019 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Take that you kuffars
Pakistan has abolished statistics
Na raheiyga baans na bajegi bansuri
by K Mehta
03 Apr 2019 20:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Bharat Ke Veer - GoI Website for Braveheart Martyrs
Replies: 24
Views: 14953

Re: Bharat Ke Veer - GoI Website for Braveheart Martyrs

https://mobile.twitter.com/rajnathsingh/status/1110136079510835200 A delegation of CRPF Wives Welfare Association (CWWA) led by Dr Manu Bhatnagar presented a cheque of Rs 40 crores as contributions to @BharatKeVeer today. I deeply appreciate the efforts made by CWWA to collect contributions for sup...
by K Mehta
03 Apr 2019 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416711

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Yes but the fact that tareen was removed via judiciary, indicates the involvement of bakfauj. This is their current modus operandi to remove the non subservient people. Not everyone even in pak is completely subservient and some may even be defiant. It helps note the minor changes.
by K Mehta
03 Apr 2019 08:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416711

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Smq is part of the milijirga. That is why he holds the external portfolio. Tareen is core PTI and threat to jirga, so was disqualified judicially. His coming back to PTI tells that Khan is loosing faith on the milijirga. Popcorn time ahead.
by K Mehta
03 Apr 2019 07:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1460
Views: 418148

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Number 24 written on the print out stuck on the tail. Ladder had LCA LSP written on it. Not an old pic.
by K Mehta
27 Mar 2019 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 113486

Re: Indian ASAT test

BRF way ahead of the curve https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=3903&p=513610#p513963 From VK Saraswat's talk at IISc Anti-satellite system: After the recent events, it was decided to look at our own options to develop an anti-satellite system. AD radar can be used to track...
by K Mehta
24 Mar 2019 22:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Slow loan disbursement from foreign governments- paktribune Last week, Pakistan requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to approve $500 million in policy loan before June. But the lender may not pay heed until it gets a letter of comfort from the IMF. Owing to the low disbursements, the central ...
by K Mehta
21 Mar 2019 13:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

i am wondering can we pressure/convince EU to stop imports from Pakistan instead of worrying about declaring MA as a terrorist?? that IMHO will be a more concrete step. What Pakis export is not something v special/exotic ..just towels and shirts. Bakis have GSP plus status with EU. With so many vio...
by K Mehta
21 Mar 2019 10:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416711

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

abhishek_sharma wrote:This website has PDFs of many books on Pakistan.

Thank you. It has many good books. I got the ebook of who owns bakistan
by K Mehta
19 Mar 2019 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan downed an Indian jet — but the economy is the real battleground- DAWN Good article with lots of comparative infographics. Pest watchers need to save these images. Worth reading The most interesting graphic is that our defence expenditure as percentage of GDP has declined in the last 10 yea...
by K Mehta
18 Mar 2019 06:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 8993

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

Om Shanti. One of the best defence ministers of India. May your soul attain moksh.
by K Mehta
17 Mar 2019 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Actually the increasing donkey population is an opportunity for increased see-peck cooperation. Generally in beggaristan the donkeys are exported to the Fe-Bro and then Fe-Bro processes it and sends the processed goods back to beggaristan. Everybody happy except the donkeys. The poor bakis get "...
by K Mehta
15 Mar 2019 22:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

K Mehta JI : Actually Terroristani Total Debt - as per the S B P is as follows : Pakistan's Debt and Liabilities Profile Provisional (In Billion Rupees) : Pakistan's Total Debt and Liabilities (I +II) : TR RS 33,238.8 Billion i.e. 33.2388 TRILLION as on 31-12-2018 Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.c...
by K Mehta
15 Mar 2019 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

uae deposited 1 billion usd- pak tribune
But it is not free
The UAE has provided the soft loan at an interest rate of 3%

And
Pakistan is scheduled to pay off $1 billion for a maturing Eurobond in April…this will be in addition to other external debt payments during the month
by K Mehta
15 Mar 2019 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Bakistani Total debt is now 27 trillion-pkr pak tribune KARACHI: The country’s total debt jumped by 12 per cent to Rs27.07 trillion during the first seven months of this fiscal year, according to latest data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). During the last 12 months the total debt, how...
by K Mehta
08 Mar 2019 06:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

With the government hitting beggaristan economically, request to posters to populate this thread.
@Peregrine ustad, please xpost here as well.
by K Mehta
08 Mar 2019 06:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631630

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The article linked below has lots of nuggets of information Dawn-80% of state budget for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for non development expense The finance department had pitched the next budget at Rs606 billion, which was around seven per cent less than the current budget of Rs648 billion. The state budget...
by K Mehta
02 Mar 2019 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416711

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1921570/1-indian-aggression-loc-continues-two-civyilians-martyred/
Note that the link says two civilian martyred while actually their troops are killed.
by K Mehta
02 Mar 2019 21:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 416711

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Bhutto, a native of Shikarpur, was the husband of senior journalist Nafisa Hoodbhoy and brother-in-law of eminent Pakistani physicist Pervez Hoodbhoy.
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1921551/1-pakistani-philosopher-jawaid-bhutto-murdered-us
Looks like someone sent a message to hoodbhoy?

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