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by disha
20 Jan 2018 11:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 704
Views: 39401

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies

China's window of opportunity for a "plan for India" is rapidly closing. Within a decade, that door will be shut. Right now, if China does not want to fall behind in technology which is getting more and more interdependent, it needs to toe a line which leads to cooperation with India rathe...
by disha
17 Jan 2018 11:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 375
Views: 48229

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^I think the financial analysts* are trying to create a gloom/doom circular statement so that they can make money on either side of the trades. Least of all Bloomberg's business week. For example, the latest run in the bond yields is due to inflation fears and slim margin of BJP victory in Gujarat h...
by disha
14 Jan 2018 13:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559339

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

All smokes and mirrors Disha Sir. I am still confused what happened to INS Aridhaman and the actual number of boats. Much like the Sagarika saga. Did the name change really happen? Personally, I kind of prefer this ' purdah mein rehne do approach around our sea based nuclear detergent. I do not thi...
by disha
14 Jan 2018 11:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559339

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

If anybody reads #mediapimps and fall for #mediapimps narrative, then blame yourself. Time and again it has been pointed out that the scum that could not find any job worthwhile became #mediapimps. Of course there are great journos out there and one should step out of their cozy bubble to find those...
by disha
14 Jan 2018 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 27474

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

^Bakistanis are now doing bum paalish, no missiles left to paalish now I guess.
by disha
14 Jan 2018 09:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2100
Views: 335444

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

DoorDarshan has remarkable ability to turn a joyful mission into a sorrowful viewing (dukhdarshan). Inspite of being conditioned by dukhdarshan (sorrowful viewing) over 3-decades of watching various xSLV launches, I with trepidation again watched the launch live on DD. I now have PTSD. I mean who wa...
by disha
13 Jan 2018 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3007
Views: 88406

Re: Positive News from the USA

Aussies are racist $h1t-holies, they have no locus standi
by disha
10 Jan 2018 12:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 633
Views: 43205

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

^ All those feats being correct, one does have to ask - "What China offers to the global economy" !? Of course cheap manufacturing. What else?
by disha
10 Jan 2018 12:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 27474

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

^Bakis going into the arms of cheenis is at best a very lazy anal-isis by the analcysts and at worst a very evil agenda to protect the MUNNA by some quarters. Truth is always in between. I would say that Bakis must go and must be made to go into the arms of the Cheenis. It is like putting baki in li...
by disha
10 Jan 2018 05:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 55
Views: 5085

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

I have been to Diu, really clean place. Excellent beaches. This was almost a decade back and I did not see any open defecation or garbage on the street. Except for some areas which were dusty (lack of trees) and wire hanging openly, it was actually a good clean place. People in Mumbai can actually f...
by disha
09 Jan 2018 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3220
Views: 400695

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

SaiK wrote:
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Is it the photo of SP7 and if it is, do I see a change in the way the canopy is shaped?

Tejas is a very beautiful bird. And the way it swoops down reminds me of sting rays.
by disha
09 Jan 2018 11:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2736
Views: 192311

Re: Indian Roads Thread

For instance, following the rains in Oct, they laid some new roads in mysore. 2 months in and its falling apart. Granted it isn't a NH but still! Are you talking about Sydney, Australia or San Francisco, California or Boston, Massachusetts? Or US in general? https://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/12/crumblin...
by disha
08 Jan 2018 01:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1668
Views: 152088

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^A pindi chana blast at the buyers conference will flat line the KSE.
by disha
07 Jan 2018 01:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 27474

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Sanctions on American kit used by the Pakistan. F16, m109, cobras, p3,c130 etc. Until it happens it is all drama. That is why Hafiz Suar should be elected as PM of Bakistan. It will be great to see the Hafiz Suar address UN. And also meet the PMs and Kings & Queens of Europe. The president of T...
by disha
07 Jan 2018 01:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2100
Views: 335444

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Note that in all of the above, L110 and L40s are unchanged. The only reason ISRO should look into semi-cryo is to get rid of the dirty & toxic UDMH/NO4 core stages. Going semi-cryo actually eases up the stage integration. Spillage of liquid oxygen is not toxic and spilled kerosene can be mopped ...
by disha
07 Jan 2018 01:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2100
Views: 335444

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Indranil'ji, I think you got the total 230 ton thrust for 116s for JAXA's SRB-A3 wrong. It should be approximate 160 ton thrust. Here is the link to JAXA (and I used google translate) http://www.rocket.jaxa.jp/engine/srba/ The long term combustion motor (116s burn) has a 76.6 ton overall mass with p...
by disha
06 Jan 2018 09:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4060
Views: 183621

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

^ The skeleton is Short-Dark and Rice Eating as well. Further the skin colour of the skeleton shows that it was a dravidian dark color.

Also there are no wheels. And neither any horses.
by disha
06 Jan 2018 09:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2100
Views: 335444

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

I am genuinely interested to know the payload capacity of: 1. GSLV MkIII lift with 2 S139s instead of two S200s, 2. GSLV MkIII lift with 2 S139s instead of two S60s, 3. GSLV MkII with 4 S60s instead of the LH40s. Delay the ignition of the core to T0 +50 seconds. Some of the above design configurati...
by disha
06 Jan 2018 09:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2100
Views: 335444

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

I'm impressed by ISRO's agility to respond the cubesat wave and invest in cheaper and lighter solutions. If it is technologically possible, we should also go into clusters of smaller satellites (like the Planet.com's 88 satellites we launched last year) for military surveillance purposes - because ...
by disha
06 Jan 2018 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 27474

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Currently Army is the PM of Bakistan, but Allah knows better.
by disha
06 Jan 2018 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2100
Views: 335444

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Isro's plan: A rocket that can be made in 3 days As per this ISRO is developing a 100t launcher which will cost "1/10 of original manufacturing cost of PSLV", payload of 500-700kg and will be ready to launch by end of 2018 or early 2019. Was there reports of this earlier or did ISRO just ...
by disha
06 Jan 2018 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house
Replies: 70
Views: 3313

Re: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house

Data security cannot be approached by fiat. Even if laws are made today that all servers are to be in India and accessed only by Indian citizens, the entire infrastructure is so leaky that it will be akin to salvage a ship full of holes using a pail bucket. Computer security is a layered and can be ...
by disha
03 Jan 2018 11:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 375
Views: 48229

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^Some babu has to now explain to his SHQ now on why his ‘plum’ posting is not plum anymore.
by disha
02 Jan 2018 10:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 980
Views: 112770

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

All in all due to its foolishness in fighting GWOT America has dug itself a serious hole. Also giving money to its Bakistani wh0re. Though some lights are flickering in Dupleecity. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/01/01/trump-withholding-millions-in-aid-to-pakistan-as-accuses-country-giving-saf...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 10:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1915
Views: 153856

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

deejay wrote:..... Else I will delete that part at a later time.


DeeJay'ji., mods are humans and so are forum members. I have adhered to your request.
by disha
02 Jan 2018 06:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 55
Views: 5085

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

Major news: https://swarajyamag.com/insta/after-sikkim-arunachal-is-the-second-state-in-northeast-india-to-be-open-defecation-free Arunachal Pradesh became the second state in Northeast India to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). Sikkim was the first state to be declared free of open defecation...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 06:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 375
Views: 48229

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Yeah to meet Ambani's prediction of $12T by 2030, we better start growing at the real growth rate of ~14% for the next 12 years!! What is he smoking?! Something high quality. But I guess you cannot afford even a fraction of his lifestyle and hence the inane stutterings from you on Ambani's smokes. ...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 06:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 375
Views: 48229

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Indian economy will grow 7-8% y-o-y and will be a $10 Trillion economy by 2030. That is given. So to summarize, India will need a real growth-rate of ~12.5% to grow into a $10T economy by 2030, at ~8% real growth rate it can become a $10T economy only by 2036. If the real growth rate turns out to b...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 06:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1915
Views: 153856

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^Viv S'ji, thanks for laying it out as above. It helped me understand my pain points vis-a-vis what some posters have mentioned their points on this thread. My umbrage comes from the sense some forum members have that is best described as "India's ME policy *must* be shaped justifying a course ...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 05:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 375
Views: 48229

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Why is India unable to create jobs/growth piggybacking on worldwide growth? Such boom in early 2000s pushed up our growth hugely If the economy is growing with RE still in slump, but the jobs are not then it is generally a "productivity growth". That is the same worker is now more product...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 05:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 375
Views: 48229

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

which particular industries are potential low hanging fruits ? on the flip-side I fear there might be industries which are being rendered obsolete by tech or will move fully into automation in the near future. Industries we need to get out of. Toys? Textiles? FinTech? Personal care? Tourism? Film? ...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 980
Views: 112770

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^Negotiations 101. Bakistan is teaching US a new foreign policy.

Nothing to come out of it, just the negotiation price of Bakistanis have increased! :-)
by disha
02 Jan 2018 03:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 375
Views: 48229

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

We are assuming that the Indian economy is in a downward spiral and there is no job creation. Neither is further from the truth. Of course there are vast regions in Indian euphemistically called the BIMARU where large scale economic growth and proper job creation is needed. For now, let's park those...
by disha
02 Jan 2018 02:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1915
Views: 153856

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

If Indian policy is an amalgam of various thoughts, then S-e-S was also all right , because our self-implication in Balochistan, which was what MMS' action finally amounted to, was not taken in his personal capacity. Right. If you say so. However, even the most rabid critic of the current GOI on th...
by disha
01 Jan 2018 09:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1759
Views: 248477

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

ArjunPandit wrote:Why just JeM, why not the uniformed ones and the JEM.


What is the difference? Either way, Bakis will claim "no such attack".
by disha
01 Jan 2018 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1915
Views: 153856

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

I do not think that Bhutan acts according to our whims and fancies. It is such arrogance that does not work in foreign relationships. India-Bhutan relationship is at a delicate stage with China breathing down the combined necks and India wouldn't be dictating to Bhutan. The above is an orthogonal s...
by disha
01 Jan 2018 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1915
Views: 153856

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

We are assuming that the Indian Foreign Policy is crafted in isolation, with the IFS babus clearly in alignment with the MEA and the PMO. And there is zilch influence from the opposition. And there is no "domestic" influence. disha, by the same logic, we should accept Sharm-el-Sheikh, for...
by disha
01 Jan 2018 04:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 615
Views: 62117

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

^More savings & more of less congestion. What is there to complain about? Less of black money?
by disha
01 Jan 2018 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1915
Views: 153856

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

People have been asking why we did not vote for Israel and voted against US supporting the Palestinians when the perfidious Palestinians put the proverbial knife in our back? We are assuming that the Indian Foreign Policy is crafted in isolation, with the IFS babus clearly in alignment with the MEA ...
by disha
31 Dec 2017 22:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 615
Views: 62117

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

^the farticle is not even worth the toilet paper it is printed on.

Best is to ignore it & move on.

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