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by sivab
16 Dec 2018 06:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2519
Views: 398795

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ Not sure why he had to dig for this info, it was well reported on MSM. Here is one reference https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/battle-over-reserves-heres-how-much-money-rbi-sits-on-can-part-with-and-how-it-builds-the-funds/articleshow/66625456.cms https://econ...
by sivab
14 Dec 2018 10:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1592
Views: 228791

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Live Law ‏ @LiveLawIndia 8m8 minutes ago #Rafale: Bench assembles..CJI Starts reading the Judgment 1 reply 4 retweets 6 likes Live Law ‏ @LiveLawIndia 7m7 minutes ago Power of Judicial review varies from subject to subject: CJI Gogoi #RafaleVerdict Live Law ‏ @LiveLawIndia 6m6 minutes ago There are...
by sivab
14 Dec 2018 10:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1592
Views: 228791

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

ANI
‏Verified account @ANI

Supreme Court dismisses all the petitions seeking a court-monitored investigation into the Rafale deal.
by sivab
14 Dec 2018 10:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2519
Views: 398795

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

a1rbFBcOd_o Piyush Goyal destroys canards about RBI, dismisses political statements from RRR etc. At 29 min mark says govt. never asked for Capital to be transferred to GoI. Just questions why RBI needs 30+% of capital when no committee recommended it. Says RBI arbitrarily changed PCA rules on Apri...
by sivab
06 Dec 2018 06:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3047
Views: 634576

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

Karan M wrote:Sivab, how can six Mk2 squadrons replace 3 MiG-29, 2.5 Mirage, and some 5 Jaguar squadrons? That's 10.5 squadrons.


I was surprised when I first heard CAS say that. Seems they are hoping for another MMRCA after current one.
by sivab
06 Dec 2018 02:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3047
Views: 634576

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

Well said Titash. Based on AM R Nambiar's numbers, one can expect the IAF to look like this in the mid 2030s. Tejas Mk1: Two Squadrons Tejas Mk1A: Four Squadrons Tejas Mk2: Twelve Squadrons (200+ aircarft) Su-30MKI: Fifteen Squadrons (272 aircraft) Rafale + MMRCA: Eight Squadrons (36 + 110 aircraft...
by sivab
26 Nov 2018 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://twitter.com/journalistHari/status/1066700093951107073 A. Harikumar ‏ @journalistHari #YatheeshChandra, controversial police officer who showed disrespect to union minister #PonRadhakrishnan at #Sabarimala to be divested of his responsibility there. The union government has asked him to appea...
by sivab
19 Nov 2018 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Indic Collective ‏ @indiccollective 1. Writ Petition WP (C) 35385/2018 filed by ICT President Sri. @trramesh on Sabarimala issue has come up for hearing along with various other petitions before the division bench of Kerala High Court today. 2. Justice Ramachandra Menon prima facie enquired about p...
by sivab
19 Nov 2018 02:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

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He was the rogue officer who beat up devotees in sannidhanam. Pratheesh kumar, IPS, from UP. He seems to have some other motive.
by sivab
18 Nov 2018 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://twitter.com/surnell/status/1064005335852163072 Suresh N ‏ @surnell #SaveSabarimalaTradition @BJP4Keralam General Secretary @surendranbjp remanded for 14 days (Non-Bailable) He has been allowed by Magistrate to : - retain Irumudikettu with him - perform puja twice a day to Lord Ayyappa #Goons...
by sivab
18 Nov 2018 02:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://twitter.com/chathootti/status/1063831456068395009 ചാത്തൂട്ടി ‏ @chathootti 4h4 hours ago Sharat is a Swayam Sevak. He was away from home, participating Sabarimala agitation. So communist goons chose to attack his mom & snatched her chain.. #RedTerror https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DsN9BHKXg...
by sivab
17 Nov 2018 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Pratheesh Viswanath ‏ @pratheesh_ahp 33m33 minutes ago Still no clean food, no clean water, no toilet facilities... Devotees r suffering big. State govt is doing worse to Devotees. Lets see. Swamy Saranam. #Sabarimala https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DsNt86KVYAAHGNL.jpg 30 minutes ago...
by sivab
16 Nov 2018 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1592
Views: 228791

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Regarding Shukla and the opposition party. Not sure how many are aware of this. He is the brother in law of Suman Dubey, who is a coaccused in the national herald case with you know who. The links run deep. There is a bit more to it. Suman Dubey's wife and Arun Shourie's wife are sisters. Ajai Shuk...
by sivab
15 Nov 2018 21:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1592
Views: 228791

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

whats with branding Su30MKI, LCA and M2K as 3.5 Generation and Rafale being 5th Genration by the Senior IAF officers..? I see statements by IAF officers to SC bench reported by many sources - - "So, virtually no induction has taken place between 1985 and 2018". - M2K, LCA, Su30 are 3.5 ge...
by sivab
09 Nov 2018 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34649

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

barath_s wrote:If you have actual updated information, do please link.


Sorry, not going to spoon feed you.
by sivab
09 Nov 2018 09:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2519
Views: 398795

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

.If spending reserves is good economics, why arent other countries doing the same?.. First of all it is not reserves, calling it reserves is kind of misnomer. It is surplus income held back by RBI. US congress does not allow FED to accumulate surplus income at all except for a token amount. US Fed ...
by sivab
07 Nov 2018 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34649

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

India’s Arihant patrol completion crucial but ‘triad’ not yet complete: C UdayBhaskar. The missile on this boat is considered to be a sea-based variant of the Dongfeng- 4 series with a range upwards of 5,000km. In contrast, the Arihant is estimated to have a missile with a range in hundreds of kms[...
by sivab
01 Nov 2018 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3509
Views: 364330

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Brig_Raj/status/1057644480474570752 Army holds approx 1000 T-90 & 2000 ageing T-72 tanks. It has floated"Request for Proposal"to acquire1700T-14 ultra modern tanks. Army seeks:Weight<57 tons.Armament, 125mm smooth bore gun. Penetration: 650mm at 2km. Engine1500HP. ...
by sivab
25 Oct 2018 09:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5110
Views: 975180

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

MISSED MISSILES: FINDING A FAILED MISSILE TEST IN INDIA What is the point in giving credence to this dubious source? There was nothing to find. It was widely reported at that time, see this detailed report. https://idsa.in/idsacomments/agni-ii-trial-failure-evaluation-rather-than-flagellation-is-ne...
by sivab
23 Oct 2018 09:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Anti commie ‏ @CommieAnti K surendran of BJP at 2 am in the morning at Sannidhanam cheering up the cadres providing protection cover to Ayyappa.He has been there for last 3 days.Contrary to general belieif, BJP and RSS played a pivotal rolein this battle. @surnell https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DqG2PS...
by sivab
22 Oct 2018 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2018/oct/22/sabarimala-issue-no-donation-campaign-hits-devaswom-boards-hard-1888325.html Sabarimala issue: No-donation campaign hits Devaswom Boards hard The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) is feeling the heat of devotees’ ire after it decided not to fil...
by sivab
22 Oct 2018 10:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/sabarimala-row-two-kerala-ministers-lock-horns-with-royal-family-over-direction-to-priest-5411819/ The royal family’s executive committee president, Sasikumara Varma, said his family has the right to give a direction to the thantri to close down the temple “Th...
by sivab
19 Oct 2018 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

The New Indian Express
‏Verified account @NewIndianXpress
13m13 minutes ago

UPDATES | The two women are journalist Kavitha Jakkal of Hyderabad based Mojo TV and woman activist Rehana Fatima, according to ANI.
by sivab
19 Oct 2018 09:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://twitter.com/NewIndianXpress/status/1053127946427260929 The New Indian Express ‏Verified account @NewIndianXpress 5m5 minutes ago #BREAKING | #Sabarimala IG Sreejith says the state government doesn't want to take two women to Sannidhanam. Police decide to take back the two women to Pamba. Sre...
by sivab
19 Oct 2018 08:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103810

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

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Rehana Fatima who is daring to violate Sabarimala traditions.
by sivab
04 Sep 2018 09:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3394
Views: 336690

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

i think India did have chip design capabilities for a while now .. it's not a new thing ..why the brouhaha its the high end foundries that it dosent have Before this India has only licensed ARM architecture which comes with it's own instruction sets and designed chip based on the architecture i.e. ...
by sivab
16 Apr 2018 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317870

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/900-year-drought-wiped-out-indus-civilisation-iit-kharagpur/articleshow/63776710.cms 900-year drought wiped out Indus civilisation: IIT-Kharagpur KHARAGPUR: The Indus Valley civilisation was wiped out 4,350 years ago by a 900-year-long drought, scientists at...
by sivab
24 Mar 2018 08:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 759532

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Bala-ji, in the late 1950s, JLN talked about the border with China as "not even a blade of grass grows there." Sorry to digress. I am no fan of JLN actions but I have been unable to find this quote - like Djinnah's speech about seckoolarijm in Pakistan. Anyone have a ref? Or is it an &quo...
by sivab
03 Feb 2018 13:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 512388

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/959681024019058688 Delhi Defence Review ‏ @delhidefence 46m46 minutes ago Visiting @usairforce Chief of Staff, Gen @GenDaveGoldfein undertakes a sortie on the Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, at AFS Jodhpur. @IAF_MCC video https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/9596...
by sivab
21 Jan 2018 12:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4668
Views: 288355

Re: Deterrence

Are you saying those 300kt/350kg bums drawn by someone on BR website were fake? That is a surprisingly honest admission :lol: Anyway here is some official info from horses mouth, but it will definitely not satisfy the fizzle fetish group. These two slides are from a talk Dr. Saraswat gave in IITB in...
by sivab
07 Jan 2018 00:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2519
Views: 398795

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ Its FPI. Record ~$31B this year, compared to negative $3B previous yr.

https://twitter.com/RichardRossow/statu ... 9777361920

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by sivab
03 Jan 2018 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3302
Views: 607636

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Ha ha.. :lol: hakim saab eating crow with all the non existance MIRV Mijjiles configs of India coming into reality from public sources :rotfl: I also now see hakim has opened design your own nuke bum dukaan under MBBS hakim tutalege. ;) funny, but that is out of scope of this thread. Interesting! s...
by sivab
03 Jan 2018 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3302
Views: 607636

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Reminds me of old BR-Space section page on GSLV config options :twisted: Why no worthy updates the space section page? As you should know very well, they were pulled out of nether regions just like those giga booms. They had nothing to do with GSLV or Indian space program. Good thing hakim chased t...
by sivab
01 Jan 2018 00:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2640
Views: 484734

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Bart S wrote:
Do we have fabrication capabilities for GaN or source it from somewhere else?



GoI gave approval to setup commercial scale GaN facility at IISc this year at a cost of ~$500M. IISc already has sub-commercial scale fab capability,
by sivab
04 Sep 2017 08:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 954023

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Here is the official explanation with picture tweeted yesterday. There was nothing sinister about not giving ceremonial welcome https://twitter.com/PDChina/status/904402429403418624 People's Daily,China‏Verified account @PDChina The aircraft carrying Indian PM arrived in Xiamen on Sept 3. A schedule...

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