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by disha
16 May 2018 10:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1393
Views: 196753

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^ China is endorsing Indian economy. That is a major major step.
by disha
05 May 2018 01:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4890
Views: 270019

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

disha - not sure I agree with the 5km/generation spread. you have to account for geography - i.e. the population moves to the next best arable land or water source or defensible position or trade route... therefore the distances can be much larger Lalmohan'ji - Of course - a human can walk 6-8 kms/...
by disha
04 May 2018 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4890
Views: 270019

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

I am actually digging deep into this right now and the sense I get is that the Indian side of history may be much older than what appears to be teh case from western philological research. That is to say - there must have been an Veda-Paris split in great antiquity - but the actual development of Z...
by disha
03 May 2018 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 573
Views: 67360

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

In Afghanistan, for last 40-50 years, enough money and arms have been pushed to sustain continuous civil wars. Further the poppy cultivation and conduit of drugs gives them enough sustenance.
by disha
02 May 2018 08:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 573
Views: 67360

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

From the above link: "Following his extensive historical analysis, Dr. Stott posed a vital question -- When the Jihadists are defeated in Syria and Iraq, where will their attention turn to next? He expressed the fear that Jammu and Kashmir may possibly be the next battlefield for these hardened...
by disha
01 May 2018 11:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1174
Views: 70021

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

^^ TOI is twisting the story., they are trying to give hawa to a non-existent track-thoo. Read the article carefully, Kanwal Sibal who vigourously supports the cause himself is not attending. And instead of being hosted in Islamabad, it is hosted in India by retd. ex-MEA who are well retired and thi...
by disha
01 May 2018 11:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 358
Views: 45945

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Gentle rakshaks, I am planning a trip to India in June/July and I have the following requests: 1. I am planning to visit K'taka (again) and do starting from B'gloru/Hassan/Madikeri/Mysoru/and ending up at B'gloru in @7 days. Is that doable or I am reading google maps too much? 2. If I visit Hassan o...
by disha
01 May 2018 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4890
Views: 270019

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

Meri Maata Rasoi Banaati Hai This is critical for me to become Hardmard Fropessor of Linguistics Would Meri maata khaana pakaati hai be equally valid? Apologies for belated response: The above is urdu - basically - "Khaana" came from Sanskrit "Khadya" (fodder or food). Similarly...
by disha
01 May 2018 09:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1174
Views: 70021

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

SSridhar wrote:India, Pakistan revive Track II diplomacy - Sachin Parashar, ToI

Absolutely useless. Coming in the wake of the Modi-Xi meeting and the supposed hand of Xi in the NoKo-SoKo peace initiatives, people may attribute Chankianness here. But, that is incorrect, IMO.


Or trial balloon from #mediapimps.
by disha
30 Apr 2018 08:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1401
Views: 176647

Re: India's Power Sector

This is a momentous event.

Sad part was that it was achieved 70yrs after independence., that should tinge it for the work that still remains to be done.

by disha
28 Apr 2018 06:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1665
Views: 185856

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

BTW, in all major radio stations - after korea, the next topic was India-China (Modi-Xi) summit. Equal-equal onleee.
by disha
28 Apr 2018 06:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1665
Views: 185856

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

Here is how Eleven Pingping lost face: 1. As part of grand rising of the red emporer eleven, the wannabe emperor wanted to show who is the boss in the neighbourhood. But Doklam resulted in just dhoklas for the wannabe emperor and it was noticed. 2. The PM of Nepal visited India first. 3. The PLAN en...
by disha
28 Apr 2018 06:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1665
Views: 185856

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

KiranA'ji., First of all, I am not being personal and neither vindictive. I urge you to please think through it. If something appears confusing, is it because it really is confusing or is it because the confusion is in our mind? And that is what I was trying to point out. Indian govt. has a no duty ...
by disha
28 Apr 2018 04:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4890
Views: 270019

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

I need some help I want the following lines written in Bengali, Gujarati and Hindi using Roman alphabet. Don't worry about pronunciation - just write what you can using Roman My name is Ashok My mother cooks food My father is a farmer I am going to reconstruct Sanskrit. OK add Marathi if you like. ...
by disha
27 Apr 2018 21:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1665
Views: 185856

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

kiranA wrote:This meeting is really strange And clearly shows the policy confusion of Indian govt .


It is possible that you sir are confused since chaos reigns on your mind., a clearly enunciated policy of GOI looks confising.

Problem w/ your rhethoric is that it can be in equal measure applied either way.
by disha
27 Apr 2018 21:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1665
Views: 185856

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

kiranA wrote:
disha wrote:China has been cornered., it is seeking a way out of the current pickle it has itself put in.


If that were true xi would be flying down to Ahmedabad to meet modi. Not other way around.


Or Modi is giving a face saving exit to Xi.
by disha
27 Apr 2018 19:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1665
Views: 185856

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

China has been cornered., it is seeking a way out of the current pickle it has itself put in.
by disha
26 Apr 2018 01:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Whine Thread-2
Replies: 37
Views: 2342

Re: Whine Thread-2

^^ Of course, I do drink a glass of water, sometimes several. Unlike you, I am not into a kool-aid induced rhetoric. Maybe you never plug'ed any kind of engine in any kind of body, leave alone a jet engine. I would suggest that you try that first. Before coming here and doing your classic Rona-Dhona.
by disha
26 Apr 2018 00:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Whine Thread-2
Replies: 37
Views: 2342

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

Dhoti Shivering alert! Please do not feed the troll!!! Tejas should have been based on the MKIs Saturn AL-31 engine The chinese understood the engine bottleneck during the design phase itself and hence today, the J-10(236 units),the J-11(276 units) and the 30KK(76 units) all use the AL31 engine. Tej...
by disha
20 Apr 2018 10:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1393
Views: 196753

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I used to say it as "zoom, zoom, zoom". I was wrong. I am going to say zoom ZOOM ZOOM Here is the deal, the Elephant of Indian economy has started running and it is running on a firm footing. And it is as ferocious as a Lion. In the next decade & half, India is going to be the global g...
by disha
18 Apr 2018 01:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 207704

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Amber G. wrote:^^^ Hard to believe that some one would pay money for Pakis. :eek:


The money was paid to keep the remaining 68,000 in Bakistan.
by disha
18 Apr 2018 01:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4179
Views: 282627

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Suraj wrote:Good to see that senior babus are also in favor of skipping CWG 2022. I hope we do so.


We should send only lawn bowl team. All the participants must be >62 years.

And we should host our own commonwealth games in parallel. Call it Ganrajya games and split the commonwealth club. It is about time.
by disha
17 Apr 2018 21:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1393
Views: 196753

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Hope Govt. takes quick action. When people get inconvenienced, people lash out at Govt. because we are such a babu controlled society. They see only they are being in discomfort and rich people living fine. FYI Tanvi Shukla ‏ @tanvishukla @sanjeevsanyal tells @MirrorNow the cause of the sudden spur...
by disha
14 Apr 2018 03:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1393
Views: 196753

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^ Near Jaisalmer sir, near Jaisalmer - like some 5 km aft towards Indo-Pak border. It should be Saudi funded.
by disha
14 Apr 2018 03:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4179
Views: 282627

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Saturday should complete our performance picture: 4 golds up for grabs in wrestling, 7 in boxing, TT, badminton and squash medal rounds represented . Plus two potentials in shooting. From present 17, a final tally of 20 golds would be an expectation. 25 would be outstanding. If we get to 25 Gold, t...
by disha
11 Apr 2018 23:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1393
Views: 196753

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

It's good that they are building a new refinery, but as with Saudi money, hope it doesn't come with other strings attached. NEW DELHI: Saudi Aramco, the world's biggest oil company, on Wednesday announced a $44-billion deal to build a giant refinery complex in India with three Indian oil majors. //...
by disha
11 Apr 2018 23:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1401
Views: 176647

Re: India's Power Sector

If the environment brigade does not object then just 84 of these turbines each generating 12 MW will be enough to generate the proposed 1000 MW. Unlike the onshore turbines which max out at 3 MW, the offshore ones with longer blades and bigger rotors come in capacities of 8 MW and up. Great. A quic...
by disha
11 Apr 2018 05:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4179
Views: 282627

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

To continue on my rant about the commonwealth games, here's one more factor that affects our results, and underscores why our presence there is unnecessary: CWG medal count evolution by sport Swimming: 15 golds in 1958 -> 32 golds in 1990 -> 50 golds in 2018 Cycling: 5 golds in 1958 -> 11 golds in ...
by disha
09 Apr 2018 05:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2481
Views: 431152

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

There is one after another disaster with the recent launches. Last time, the heat shield didn't open and total loss of sat. This time comm failure and again total loss of sat. Something is not right. In space launches, nothing is ever right. Or to put it other way "Something is always wrong&qu...
by disha
02 Apr 2018 12:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1384
Views: 166627

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

As far as US Shale goes they wont make much difference as US is a Net Importer of Energy , Shale as Business is Purely in Red sustained only by generous zero interest credit and any export of US Energy product would make it expensive to their own customers and business. I would like to get this gen...
by disha
02 Apr 2018 09:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2481
Views: 431152

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

No need to go into CTs. Comm links fail and there might be redundancy built in., ISRO is working on getting its comm link back. I am sure they will pore over the telemetry with a fine comb and tease out all necessary information.
by disha
01 Apr 2018 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2481
Views: 431152

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Do sats have a internal ac to control temperature? Do li ion batts derate at low temp like lead acid car batts do? No to both for satellites. Since there is no "air" to "condition" in space for satellites. Thermal heat management in satellites is a science in itself. Satellites ...
by disha
01 Apr 2018 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2481
Views: 431152

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^Satellite power issues are actually normal. Power management within the confines of the package and in the harsh environment of space creates its own set of challenges. ISRO's I3K bus had its power challenges (for example the W2M satellite https://www.space.com/6365-newly-launched-satellite-fails-s...
by disha
28 Mar 2018 20:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 75242

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

^ So that is how a desi on BRF doing rona-dhona looks like!
by disha
28 Mar 2018 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 112
Views: 9875

Re: Cambridge Analytics and Next Color Revolutions India

Just to note: I had pointed out several times in past not to use Yahoo! groups.

At least Cambridge Analytica is a known entity. :D
by disha
28 Mar 2018 19:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1393
Views: 196753

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^Farticle. When BS is posted., it takes immense effort to ensure that the muck is cleaned out.

The last para of the article gives way to the motivation & intent. ‘Voters’.

This same journos missed the stagflation of 2011-2014 by a mile while it was gappening right under their noses!
by disha
28 Mar 2018 03:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7745
Views: 594422

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Demo was a nice little trap laid out by GoI. You don't deposit, you loose the money. You deposit, you lay a paper trail leading back to you and still lose the money . Either way GoI wins. Modi mentioned that himself in several of his speeches after DeMo and particularly during elections in Guj. He ...
by disha
27 Mar 2018 20:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1806
Views: 192571

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^^ Look at the bositive side. New zealand was compared in the bloomberg report with Bakistan. The nukular bakistani bums are bringing much needed honor and dignity to bakistan in the comity of nations.
by disha
27 Mar 2018 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 481
Views: 42072

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Markets tumble after US-China trade war fears U.S. stocks continued to plummet on Friday, ending the week with biggest loss in more than two years, as investors were agitated by the scale of U.S. tariffs and possible impact on global trade baap re baap,,, there is no better way to portray the situa...

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