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by Ankit Desai
13 Apr 2019 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1406
Views: 94199

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

UP recorded 10% odd drop in voter turn out from 2014.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
03 Apr 2019 04:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1406
Views: 94199

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Link to register as a NRI. I am sure that the idea/proposal was rejected at some level but the link is there on https://eci.gov.in/.

Look for "Enroll As A NRI Voter".

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
30 Mar 2019 06:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1406
Views: 94199

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/elections-2019-schedule-new.jpg http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/poll-duration-over-the-years.gif http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/ls-seats-poll-calendar.gif http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/constituency-wise-poll-schedule.gif http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/...
by Ankit Desai
16 Mar 2019 06:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 149
Views: 35694

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

vivek_ahuja wrote:......
I will probably write a different scenario if there is interest here. Something that soaks in the new reality, perhaps?


Lots of interest sir.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
13 Mar 2019 07:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537157

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I asked it earlier. Let me try again Any news about other two targets ? Total 12 Mirages took off to drop payloads with Su30 & MIGs for air support. Each Mirage was carrying 1000kg bomb to be dropped. There is no news saying Balakot was hit by 12 bombs. Each news was saying 4-5 bombs were dropp...
by Ankit Desai
06 Mar 2019 08:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537157

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I asked it earlier. Let me try again Any news about other two targets ? Total 12 Mirages took off to drop payloads with Su30 & MIGs for air support. Each Mirage was carrying 1000kg bomb to be dropped. There is no news saying Balakot was hit by 12 bombs. Each news was saying 4-5 bombs were droppe...
by Ankit Desai
04 Mar 2019 04:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537157

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Any news about other two targets ? Total 12 Mirages took off to drop payloads with Su30 & MIGs for air support. Each Mirage was carrying 1000kg bomb to be dropped. There is no news saying Balakot was hit by 12 bombs. Each were saying 4-5 bombs were dropped. So other Mirages dropped their payload...
by Ankit Desai
25 Feb 2019 00:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India’s young prodigy Saurabh shakes New Delhi

Saurabh Chaudhary won gold and Olympic quota in 10m Air Pistol men event. He also broke world record.

All final videos' can be watched on ISSF official you tube channel.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
17 Feb 2019 11:49
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 160007

Re: Pulwama Attack

J&K withdraws security of 5 separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Faroo

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
16 Dec 2018 12:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Sindhu in final. Will play Okuhara. Sameer looses in SF. Finally Sindhu wins a big one . After losing Olympic final , 2x World finals and last years World Tour Final , she beat Okuhara in straight games to become the 2018 world tour champion . Great comeback after not wining any tour titles all sea...
by Ankit Desai
07 Dec 2018 06:30
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 397765

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Will Indian Army get $8-billion, made in India, Future Infantry Combat Vehicle? Fate to be decided soon The fate of the $8-billion Future Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) project for the Indian Army is expected to be sealed when the Defence Secretary Production Ajay Kumar will meet with the stakehold...
by Ankit Desai
22 Nov 2018 04:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1267
Views: 256902

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Another source for the $500 million deal that has been signed with Russia for the Admiral Grigorivich class frigates to be built at GSL India signs USD 500 million deal to built 2 Russian stealth frigates ...... Delivery is in 2026. 8 years from the signing date. I think VERY late. I wonder why did...
by Ankit Desai
03 Nov 2018 07:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1267
Views: 256902

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Rakesh wrote:SaiK: where is the quote from?


IDRW

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
24 Oct 2018 05:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3736
Views: 497447

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

ramana wrote:Please post full text of Gen. Rawat interview

https://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news ... ssion=true

These are as revolutionary as Lord Kitchner reforms in 1890s.



Link

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
31 Aug 2018 08:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

They banned China and Russia for competing in Weightlifting at any international tournament. They can not compete at Tokoyo 2020. I am surprised they did not do it to NoKo.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
31 Aug 2018 04:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

As far as Hockey is concerned they wasted too much energy during league matches to achieve record. I am not sure if it meaning full or meaning less if end result is not to qualify for final and eventually cost of not being first team to be qualified for Tokyo 2020. Biggest disappointment is Boxing a...
by Ankit Desai
24 Aug 2018 22:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Deepika had fever and delayed her departure to Jakarta. So at least I was expecting the result. Top of that federation is in mess and funding dried up because of loosing recognition issue. Only sport federations which really working are NRAI (National Rifle association of India) ,BAI (Badminton asso...
by Ankit Desai
20 Aug 2018 05:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

.....Bajrang needs to do something about his legs being attacked. He's already said it's his weakest part. ..... Watching top wrestling on his smartphone, gold medallist Bajrang Punia gets smarter My focus is on Bajrang. The Asian Games is a big deal and I know it. You see how he has improved in th...
by Ankit Desai
02 Aug 2018 06:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

https://www.firstpost.com/sports/asian-games-2018-heres-the-list-of-indias-squads-announced-so-far-for-quadrennial-event-in-indonesia-4810201.html On Tuesday, the Indian Olympic Association announced a 524-member contingent for the upcoming Asian Games scheduled to begin in Jakarta on 18 August. .....
by Ankit Desai
02 Aug 2018 06:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Team for Asian games was already announced. The camp is for team for Asian games + stand by.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
11 Jul 2018 07:34
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 655443

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Indian intelligence infiltrated IS ring to track, arrest Afghan suicide bomber sent to hit Delhi The operation included the Indian “plant” supplying the IS operative with explosives — without triggers — and even arranging for his accommodation in the capital. In an audacious counter-intelligence op...
by Ankit Desai
02 Jul 2018 05:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I could not watch whole final match but what I saw that makes me think there are some important positives after having new coach and first tournament under him. Positives: 1. Clean defense in own D. Specially coming from Varun Kumar & Surender Kumar. Invested time in them paid of. 2. Press Austr...
by Ankit Desai
01 Jul 2018 01:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

By the way, I'm referring to how we've performed against the top 6 in the last two years, not just in this tournament. We've beaten everyone else in major event, e.g. Bel and Ned in Hockey World League Finals, Arg in Olympics, Britain and Germany elsewhere. Just not Australia. Easy answer first, I ...
by Ankit Desai
30 Jun 2018 22:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Clearly we are able to reliably stand up to and beat all of the top 5 now, except Australia. As recently as 2-3 years ago, a match against Aus/Ned/Ger was 'we'd be lucky to draw, really lucky to win' . Now draw isn't hard to expect and we we can attempt wins. Australia remains the one country we ne...
by Ankit Desai
14 May 2018 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2784
Views: 417608

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Indian Army’s new Rs 15,000 crore ammunition production project is a big leg up for Make In India After years of deliberations, the Army has finalised a mega Rs 15,000-crore project under which a range of ammunition for its critical weapons and tanks will be produced indigenously to overcome long d...
by Ankit Desai
16 Apr 2018 04:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Commonwealth games are over. Asian games and Tokyo 2020 qualifications are next.

Shooting Olympic Quota process.

Next Shooting qualification starts from August 31st ISSF World Championship 2018 in Changwon, KOR.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
14 Apr 2018 04:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

.......................... Question though, why are we ahead of Canada in CWG? Are they sending in their B-Team to CWG for preparations to OG? Canada was dominating nation in wrestling as far as CWG are concerned. The domination was broken at least from Delhi/Glasgow. At GC they are really having h...
by Ankit Desai
26 Mar 2018 03:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 263780

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Arjun Mark-2 tank set to see light of day In an important move, the ‘Made in India’ Arjun Mark-2 tank project is set to see the light of the day. Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Dr S Christopher in an interview to The Tribune said, “We have had a meeting with th...
by Ankit Desai
14 Mar 2018 23:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 843433

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

IAF commits to 324 Tejas fighters, provided a good Mark-II jet is delivered After years of being critical of the Tejas fighter, which is still not combat-ready 35 years after the light combat aircraft project was first approved by the government, the IAF has now agreed to induct 324 of the indigeno...
by Ankit Desai
05 Mar 2018 01:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Male freestyle wrestlers' disappointing run continue. They won two bronze. Bajrang Punia 65kg and Vinod Kumar 70kg.

Meanwhile shooters' good run continue with Manu Bhaker winning 10m Air Pistol Women gold.

New generation of shooters have more to offer.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
02 Mar 2018 23:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Awesome win by Navjot Kaur. What a dominating performance in Final by Navjot. She looked strong from very first round very unfortunate to lost first round against same finalist. Vinesh looked tired from very first round. Her defensive play through out leads her to final and eventually loosing agains...
by Ankit Desai
26 Feb 2018 09:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3245
Views: 440056

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Railways starts hiring 90,000 workers In what is being touted as the world's biggest recruitment exercise, the railways has kickstarted the process to hire 89,500 employees, including assistant loco pilots, technicians, gangmen, switchmen, trackmen, cabinmen, welders, helpers and porters. The state...
by Ankit Desai
26 Feb 2018 09:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

CWG2018 coming up in March . Would be interesting to see how some of our players stack up , eg by how much distance Mirabai Chanu can win, or how well our two javelin throwers do . Neeraj Chopras been throwing in the low 80m range in early season training . Ditto for Davinder Singh Kang . Hopefully...
by Ankit Desai
26 Feb 2018 00:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4902
Views: 394011

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Old horse Kashyap also won Austrian Open.

-Ankit

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