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by sivab
16 Apr 2018 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4985
Views: 286353

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: 733006

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: 493775

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: 4616
Views: 264440

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: 1753
Views: 254464

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 Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2658
Views: 480257

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 Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2658
Views: 480257

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: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2625
Views: 470009

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: 907962

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...
by sivab
17 Aug 2017 08:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 474468

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

-- It is hard to understand real numbers when he prefaces stats with "according to outside experts..." which is just a cover to escape being held accountable for those numbers . That is a wild unfair accusation without understanding the process involved. Data mining activity of demonetiza...
by sivab
06 Jul 2017 07:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2658
Views: 480257

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Watched live webcast of spaceX launch using refurbished 1st stage which is again retrieved. In front of our eyes spaceX has done which no one else dared to do. By repeatedly reusing first stage they will be much cheaper than even ISRO in the long run. Nobody in india is even talking of reusing. At ...
by sivab
27 Jun 2017 22:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 907962

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://twitter.com/PTI_News/status/879718433180352513

Press Trust of India‏Verified account @PTI_News

After #Dokala area skirmish, Centre reviews situation along #SinoIndia border; Army, ITBP, home ministry officials in attendance
by sivab
27 Jun 2017 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3034
Views: 366383

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

https://twitter.com/PTI_News/status/879718433180352513

Press Trust of India‏Verified account @PTI_News

After #Dokala area skirmish, Centre reviews situation along #SinoIndia border; Army, ITBP, home ministry officials in attendance
by sivab
26 Jun 2017 22:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75684

Re: China Watch Thread-I

https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/sta ... 4677604352

Global Times‏Verified account @globaltimesnews

#Indian troops’ provocation in border areas has violated Sino-Indian consensus and endangered peace: Chinese MoD

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by sivab
26 Jun 2017 22:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3034
Views: 366383

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/sta ... 4677604352

Global Times‏Verified account @globaltimesnews

#Indian troops’ provocation in border areas has violated Sino-Indian consensus and endangered peace: Chinese MoD

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by sivab
26 Jun 2017 22:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 167369

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/sta ... 4677604352

Global Times‏Verified account @globaltimesnews

#Indian troops’ provocation in border areas has violated Sino-Indian consensus and endangered peace: Chinese MoD

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by sivab
26 Jun 2017 22:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 907962

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/sta ... 4677604352

Global Times‏Verified account @globaltimesnews

#Indian troops’ provocation in border areas has violated Sino-Indian consensus and endangered peace: Chinese MoD

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by sivab
25 Jun 2017 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3034
Views: 366383

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

http://www.news18.com/news/india/china-refuses-entry-to-kailash-mansarovar-yatris-after-border-skirmish-1442213.html China Refuses Entry To Kailash Mansarovar Yatris After ‘ Border Skirmish ’ According to sources, the situation in Nathu-la evolved after an incident of skirmish at Dokala area of Sikk...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2480
Views: 400648

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

http://www.news18.com/news/india/china-refuses-entry-to-kailash-mansarovar-yatris-after-border-skirmish-1442213.html China Refuses Entry To Kailash Mansarovar Yatris After ‘ Border Skirmish ’ According to sources, the situation in Nathu-la evolved after an incident of skirmish at Dokala area of Sikk...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 09:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 907962

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

http://www.news18.com/news/india/china-refuses-entry-to-kailash-mansarovar-yatris-after-border-skirmish-1442213.html China Refuses Entry To Kailash Mansarovar Yatris After ‘ Border Skirmish ’ According to sources, the situation in Nathu-la evolved after an incident of skirmish at Dokala area of Sikk...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 09:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75684

Re: China Watch Thread-I

http://www.news18.com/news/india/china-refuses-entry-to-kailash-mansarovar-yatris-after-border-skirmish-1442213.html China Refuses Entry To Kailash Mansarovar Yatris After ‘ Border Skirmish ’ According to sources, the situation in Nathu-la evolved after an incident of skirmish at Dokala area of Sikk...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 09:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75684

Re: China Watch Thread-I

According to unconfirmed report on SM, chinese broke decades long ceasefire. But the guy who reported this appears to be some kind of MOD official based on my observations in the past.
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 02:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75684

Re: China Watch Thread-I

https://twitter.com/Swamy39/status/878251770404716545 Subramanian Swamy‏Verified account @Swamy39 The Chinese army I.e., PLA is getting restive. So fasten your seatbelts folks https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/878607408477519872 Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 Yup, there are reports of PLAA destroying bunke...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 02:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3431
Views: 370552

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://twitter.com/Swamy39/status/878251770404716545 Subramanian Swamy‏Verified account @Swamy39 The Chinese army I.e., PLA is getting restive. So fasten your seatbelts folks https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/878607408477519872 Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 Yup, there are reports of PLAA destroying bunke...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 02:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2480
Views: 400648

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://twitter.com/Swamy39/status/878251770404716545 Subramanian Swamy‏Verified account @Swamy39 The Chinese army I.e., PLA is getting restive. So fasten your seatbelts folks https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/878607408477519872 Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 Yup, there are reports of PLAA destroying bunke...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 02:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3034
Views: 366383

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

https://twitter.com/Swamy39/status/878251770404716545 Subramanian Swamy‏Verified account @Swamy39 The Chinese army I.e., PLA is getting restive. So fasten your seatbelts folks https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/878607408477519872 Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 Yup, there are reports of PLAA destroying bunke...
by sivab
25 Jun 2017 02:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 907962

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://twitter.com/Swamy39/status/878251770404716545 Subramanian Swamy‏Verified account @Swamy39 The Chinese army I.e., PLA is getting restive. So fasten your seatbelts folks https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/878607408477519872 Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 Yup, there are reports of PLAA destroying bunke...
by sivab
23 Jun 2017 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2480
Views: 400648

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://twitter.com/Leopard212/status/878275303679721472 Wandering Baba‏ @Leopard212 A skirmish has been reported on Indian side of Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet Tri junction (East of Chumbi Valley) Chinese troops hit Indian bunkers . This action by Chinese troops have led to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nath...
by sivab
23 Jun 2017 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3431
Views: 370552

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://twitter.com/Leopard212/status/878275303679721472 Wandering Baba‏ @Leopard212 A skirmish has been reported on Indian side of Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet Tri junction (East of Chumbi Valley) Chinese troops hit Indian bunkers . This action by Chinese troops have led to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nath...
by sivab
23 Jun 2017 23:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 907962

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://twitter.com/Leopard212/status/878275303679721472 Wandering Baba‏ @Leopard212 A skirmish has been reported on Indian side of Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet Tri junction (East of Chumbi Valley) Chinese troops hit Indian bunkers . This action by Chinese troops have led to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nath...
by sivab
23 Jun 2017 23:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75684

Re: China Watch Thread-I

https://twitter.com/Leopard212/status/878275303679721472 Wandering Baba‏ @Leopard212 A skirmish has been reported on Indian side of Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet Tri junction (East of Chumbi Valley) Chinese troops hit Indian bunkers . This action by Chinese troops have led to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nath...
by sivab
16 Jun 2017 06:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2138
Views: 200146

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2017/6/15/india-defies-gulf-blockade-with-direct-qatar-shipping-route India defies Gulf blockade with direct Qatar shipping route Ships full of food and supplies from India will now arrive directly in Qatar's Hamad Port without having to stop anywhere in the Gu...
by sivab
16 Jun 2017 06:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 601
Views: 74429

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2017/6/15/india-defies-gulf-blockade-with-direct-qatar-shipping-route India defies Gulf blockade with direct Qatar shipping route Ships full of food and supplies from India will now arrive directly in Qatar's Hamad Port without having to stop anywhere in the Gu...
by sivab
16 Jun 2017 06:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 165653

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2017/6/15/india-defies-gulf-blockade-with-direct-qatar-shipping-route India defies Gulf blockade with direct Qatar shipping route Ships full of food and supplies from India will now arrive directly in Qatar's Hamad Port without having to stop anywhere in the Gu...
by sivab
16 Feb 2017 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4322
Views: 701401

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

https://twitter.com/YusufDFI/status/832063675338874881 Yusuf Unjhawala ‏@YusufDFI 39m39 minutes ago Interesting comment by a young engineer from GTRE-foreign cos lining to help on Kaveri as they know we r close to achieving requisite thrust Yusuf Unjhawala ‏@YusufDFI 38m38 minutes ago He also said t...
by sivab
03 Feb 2017 00:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 600805

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

xposting from economy thread: Here's some data that shows just how badly misused the taxation setup is: Budget 2017 gives clues about demonetisation deposits in banks Another piece of information, regarding the anger about few tax sops above 10L (or other brackets). Here's a breakdown of assessee c...
by sivab
03 Feb 2017 00:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 474468

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

xposting from DeMo thread: Here's some data that shows just how badly misused the taxation setup is: Budget 2017 gives clues about demonetisation deposits in banks Of the total deposited money, Rs.10.38 lakh crore was deposited into just 2.57 lakh accounts. That's an average 4+ crore per deposit. O...
by sivab
09 Jan 2017 09:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 600805

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

^^^ Here is a more detailed analysis using RBI data. http://swarajyamag.com/economy/demonetisation-latest-rbi-data-reveals-that-over-rs-16-lakh-crore-has-not-returned-to-banks Demonetisation: Latest RBI Data Reveals That Over Rs 1.6 Lakh Crore Has Not Returned To Banks The amount of SBNs deposited w...

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