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by Ankit Desai
07 Dec 2018 06:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3507
Views: 363036

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: 803
Views: 140933

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: 803
Views: 140933

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: 3551
Views: 422926

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 630622

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 2774
Views: 400065

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1753
Views: 241019

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: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2976
Views: 620610

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 2919
Views: 355888

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: 4770
Views: 351795

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: 4770
Views: 351795

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Old horse Kashyap also won Austrian Open.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
11 Feb 2018 01:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3551
Views: 422926

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Govt sanctions Rs 1,487 cr to Army to boost perimeter security

Clearing the project, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has set a deadline of 10 months for the Army to carry it out. The Army headquarters has been told to monitor implementation of the project, they said


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by Ankit Desai
08 Feb 2018 07:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 127343

Re: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India

Check out updated images from MDL to Gateway of India.

P15 and their progress.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
07 Feb 2018 06:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608288

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Army to get 40 artillery guns made by DRDO In what will be a major boost to self-reliance for military equipment, the Ministry of Defence is set to give permission for procurement of the first lot of 40 artillery guns made by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in collaboration...
by Ankit Desai
01 Feb 2018 09:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 758996

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

It can be INS Mormugao which slated to be commissioned in 2020.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
31 Jan 2018 05:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 758996

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

PMO raps Defence Ministry over delay in $3.75-b Scorpene submarine project Posting in full. Miffed with inordinate delays in the delivery of six Scorpene-class submarines to the Indian Navy under the $3.75-billion P75 programme, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has rapped the Defence Ministry for ...
by Ankit Desai
27 Jan 2018 09:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4770
Views: 351795

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Indonesia master badminton tournament is going on. Nehwal is in semi after defeating Sindu in QF. Men's double pair of Satwiksairaj RANKIREDDY & Chirag SHETTY is also in semifinal after beating #4 Denis pair in QF and #8 Japanese pair in first round. They will be playing #1 Indonesian pair in se...
by Ankit Desai
25 Jan 2018 07:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4770
Views: 351795

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

It is two leg tournament. India bt NZ 3-2 in second leg. There's a multiple leg Four Nations Hockey tournament in New Zealand. Participants are India, Belgium, New Zealand and Japan. First leg standings: 1. Belgium 2. India 3. NZ 4. Japan ....... Two U-19 players Dilpreet Singh and Vivek Sagar Prasa...
by Ankit Desai
09 Jan 2018 09:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1753
Views: 241019

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Story of Arjun by Vishnu Som. Video Text - Why The Army's Arjun Tank May Be Its Best Bet Yet Last month, in a clear signal that it had not lost hope in the Tejas, the government paved the way for the manufacture of 83 Tejas Mk-1A fighters in a deal likely to be worth close to Rs.60,000 crores. In Se...
by Ankit Desai
17 Dec 2017 05:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 758996

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Scorpene submarines lack torpedoes, Navy initiates secret procurement The defence ministry has issued a secret Request for Information (RFI) to global torpedo firms, for supplying over 100 heavyweight torpedoes for the Indian Navy’s Scorpene submarines, the first of which — INS Kalvari — was commis...
by Ankit Desai
30 Nov 2017 10:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4770
Views: 351795

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Mirabai Chanu wins gold at World Weightlifting Championships. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has lifted a new world record of 194kg - 85kg snatch and 109kg clean-and-jerk - to lift gold at the World Weightlifting Championships, becoming only the second Indian weightlifter after Karnam Malleswari to achieve ...
by Ankit Desai
25 Nov 2017 23:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4770
Views: 351795

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

1. Ritu Phogat won silver at U23 WW 48kg category. Divya lost in bronze medal match in 69kg category. She has to learn how to play whole wrestling than just focus on pinning down opponent. 2. 5 boxers in final of youth world boxing championship. aiba.org has live telecast info. Starting at IST 4pm. ...
by Ankit Desai
21 Nov 2017 06:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4770
Views: 351795

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

If this Global consultants to monitor progress of sports professionals implemented as intended than Indian sport will definitely reach new height. Posting whole article. Signalling a massive shake-up in the way sports is administered in India, Sports Minister and Olympic silver winner Rajyavardhan S...
by Ankit Desai
16 Nov 2017 07:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 91988

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Delhi crosses GST target in October Delhi reached a milestone in Goods and Services Tax collections, registering a 23% increase in October over all taxes collected during the same month last year. More importantly, the capital crossed the 'break even' point for the month by moving to the positive s...
by Ankit Desai
31 Oct 2017 19:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 758996

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Govt clears mega project to acquire 111 helicopters for navy They said 16 helicopters will be procured at a fly away condition while 95 will be manufactured in India. The acquisition of the helicopters will be made under the strategic partnership model. The cost of the project will be Rs 21,738 cro...

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