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by Prem
17 Jun 2019 03:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295216

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2019-06-11/self-destruction-american-power? The Self-Destruction of American Power J ust as American hegemony grew in the early 1990s while no one was noticing, so in the late 1990s did the forces that would undermine it, even as people had begun to speak of t...
by Prem
11 Jun 2019 10:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 555661

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/tcs-beats-big-blue-in-market-cap-race TCS beats big blue in market cap race After Monday’s trade, TCS’ market cap stood at Rs 8,37,198 crore, or over $120.49 billion, on the National Stock Exchange. In midday trade on the New York Stock Exchan...
by Prem
08 Jun 2019 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456686

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Looks like 3 rats got trapped few minute ago. Jannat coming close to them by minute.
by Prem
06 Jun 2019 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72740

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan foreign secretary’s private visit fuels talks speculation - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury, Economic Times Pakistan foregn secretary and erstwhile high commissioner Sohail Mahmood’s visit to Delhi on Eid has sparked speculations of possible meetings between him and Indian officials ahead of a pote...
by Prem
05 Jun 2019 05:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72740

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.dawn.com/news/1486603/prime-minister-imran-appreciates-militarys-voluntary-cuts-in-defence-expenditures Prime Minister Imran appreciates military's 'voluntary' cuts in defence expenditures nter-Services Public Relations, the military's media wing, stated in a later tweet that the cuts &q...
by Prem
04 Jun 2019 09:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 207667

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

Yes Kartik, but the article you posted mention LCAs a hundred times and have me thinking that they have all but decided on the LCA. How can we not be excited? I'm willing to drink a gallon of palm oil if it helps. They’re calling the contest for a LCA class or Light Combat Aircraft, which doesn’t r...
by Prem
02 Jun 2019 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Oil; US and Saudi .The CAATSA is no longer an oxymoron
Replies: 5
Views: 1296

Re: Oil; US and Saudi .The CAATSA is no longer an oxymoron

Crude Il is down another 5.50% https://twitter.com/Cold_Peace_/status/1135245682917482496 U.S. crude oil exports to India: 2015: 309,000 2016: 0 2017: 9,615,000 2018: 48,229,000 2019: *96,016,000 (rough estimate based on Q1 exports of 24,004,000) -Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration https...
by Prem
26 May 2019 10:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1759
Views: 96060

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

https://phys.org/news/2019-05-mathematicians-revive-abandoned-approach-riemann.html Mathematicians revive abandoned approach to the Riemann Hypothesis Many ways to approach the Riemann Hypothesis have been proposed during the past 150 years, but none of them have led to conquering the most famous op...
by Prem
25 May 2019 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292123

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/easterncomd/status/1131988769643540481 short video in the link A BrahMos Missile was successfully test-fired by a Unit of #EasternCommand, #Indian Army from Car Nicobar Islands at 1450 h on 22 May as part of jt trg with @IAF_MCC & @indiannavy demonstrating synergized #jointma...
by Prem
23 May 2019 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92633

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Only Kerala has disappointed Team India in this election.
by Prem
21 May 2019 05:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463120

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistani central bank lifts key interest rate to 12.25% https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pakistani-central-bank-lifts-key-115556166.html SLAMABAD, May 20 (Reuters) - Pakistan's central bank raised its key interest rate by 150 basis points to 12.25% on Monday, warning that soaring inflation was set t...
by Prem
17 May 2019 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 97
Views: 10278

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/may/15/donald-trump-iran-oil-brinksmanship-puts-india-cro/ Trump sucker-punches India with Iran brinksmanship New Delhi — President Trump’s brinkmanship on Iranian oil has sucker-punched India, which is dealing with the potential cutoff of a primary energy s...
by Prem
15 May 2019 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642720

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Don't we have few hundred CBU -105 to welcome these tanks?
by Prem
15 May 2019 10:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3386
Views: 474232

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/india-ships-first-batch-of-made-in-india-metro-coaches-to-australia-250028.html India Ships First Batch Of 'Made In India' Metro Coaches To Australia The metro coaches, built for the Australian government, was the first of its kind India has ever exported. The c...
by Prem
14 May 2019 06:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463120

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

@orsoraggiante Pakistan's economy contracts over 10% to $280 billion: http://bit.ly/2LAsb9V | Keep the pressure up along the LoC and watch the implosion Singha Ji : GDP - US$ 277,206 Million i.e. US$ 227.206 Billion L] Even if survived ,TSP economy will be reduced to 3% of our economy by 2029-2030.
by Prem
13 May 2019 10:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469666

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

wasnt there a kapurthala(?) king who in high summer filled his swimming pool with ice cubes and gently floated in it. he positioned a bevy of top less ladies around the pool with whisky and cocktails, and once in a while would swim to the shore, to fondle their mammaries and sip whisky before float...
by Prem
13 May 2019 00:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463120

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Paki Qabila have more than 240 Million population and increasing 3 plus % annually. BY 203 , They will cross 320 Million with nominal GDP of 2010 Level.
by Prem
11 May 2019 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2716
Views: 558411

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Wondering how much will be $$ and delivery time difference between 21 Mig29 and 18 Rafale ?
by Prem
11 May 2019 09:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446969

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://sputniknews.com/asia/201905101074876596-india-joins-naval-drill-south-china-sea/? India Joins First-Ever Joint Naval Drill in Contested South China Sea New Delhi (Sputnik) — India's naval forces joined those of the US, Japan and the Philippines to conclude their first-ever joint naval drill ...
by Prem
11 May 2019 03:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3365
Views: 449277

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

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by Prem
11 May 2019 03:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 555661

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.mynation.com/views/how-fake-intellectuals-are-attacking-modi-wrongly-on-nsso-data-pralnj How fake intellectuals are attacking Modi wrongly on NSSO data In this report, NSSO stated that nearly 38% of the companies which were surveyed for GDP data using the ministry of corporate affairs 21...
by Prem
10 May 2019 05:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 174109

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Are you guys going to diss RSS while the real crooks get elected? Is it because its an easy pinata?I not ever since Sabarimala all that you folks want to say is BJP/RSS must do this and that.While the PV and the Congress gang get away with murder.Hello its RSS workers who get murdered by PFI gangs ...
by Prem
09 May 2019 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3141
Views: 384699

Re: Indus Water Treaty

https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india-if-pakistan-doesn-t-stop-terrorism-we-won-t-have-any-other-option-but-to-stop-river-water-nitin-gadkari-518903 If Pakistan doesn't stop terrorism, we won't have any other option but to stop river water: Nitin Gadkari “Water is going to Pakistan from 3 rivers, w...
by Prem
08 May 2019 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642720

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Air Force looks at buying advanced 'bunker buster' version of Spice-2000 bombs https://www.aninews.in/news/national/air-force-looks-at-buying-advanced-bunker-buster-version-of-spice-2000-bombs20190508111148/ - Air Force looks at buying advanced 'bunker buster' version of Spice-2000 bombs. ... "...
by Prem
07 May 2019 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Poll thread on Indian General Election 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 11973

Re: Poll thread on Indian General Election 2019

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/05/india-school-hindu-nationalists/588127 A Look Inside the School Professionalizing India’s Nationalists The institute’s classes offer a version of Indian history and society that has parallels with narratives pushed by the Steve Bannons and Ni...
by Prem
06 May 2019 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30741

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Let Buddhists of Sri Lanka adopt MiyanMaar policy and get into civil war again so they are forced to consider merging with Motherland.
by Prem
06 May 2019 09:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1298
Views: 155244

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/05/us-air-force-laser-shoots-down-multiple-missiles/?yptr=yahoo US Air Force successfully shoots down multiple missiles with a laser The US Air Force just edged closer to its goal of outfitting aircraft with laser weapons. Testers at the White Sands Missile Range hav...
by Prem
05 May 2019 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 648
Views: 92631

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

the list of casualties of those who tried to move out of dollar into anything else like euros for oil settlement is long - libya, iran, iraq ... i dont see our problem as being specifically one of tied to dollar as settlement - its all a matter of sticks and carrots and rupee is not yet in the runn...
by Prem
04 May 2019 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 648
Views: 92631

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Indo China move to make buyers club, remove Asian Premium etc is on possibility to get out this oil price trap .AFAIK, Chinese dignitary is visiting Delhi in about 2 weeks to discuss this and hopefully add JAPAN & SOKO to this initiative.
by Prem
03 May 2019 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 648
Views: 92631

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

if a nustshell summary could be posted by someone please -why Obama didn't think of Iran as adversary and lifted sanctions - 4) Palestine is in the desert. West Asia is forming two axes: GCC+ Israel vs Turkey+Iran+Qatar. Historically the balance in West Asia was due to Ottoman Turkey vs Persia. Ara...

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