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by Neshant
29 Aug 2018 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 188782

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Singha wrote:Mallya hs tried to secure his assets by transferring property and some money as gifts to his son
He has boasted the uk courts cannot touch one piece of his english manor as its owned by his son now

We should issue notices and case against his son and claw back whatever was transferred


+1
by Neshant
29 Aug 2018 05:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 189
Views: 26889

Re: Joint Military Exercises News & Discussion

They are going all out to impress China so they do not appear weak. The logistics agreement to allow Russian naval assets access to facilities in India go a long way towards bolstering their conventional deterrence against China in the IOR should China decide to exploit their weakness. ----- Russia'...
by Neshant
29 Aug 2018 04:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3031
Views: 554492

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

They should have at least 1 woman on that team. Why? It is should be strictly merit based. The number can be anywhere between 0 and 3 women. Because this is not just a scientific mission. It is a mission to showcase the New India to Indians. There would be much more science that could be done on th...
by Neshant
29 Aug 2018 04:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1035
Views: 100302

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

The guy is about to rig the elections and does not want any witnesses. Every dictator however ends up the same way - being ousted through violence and often death. Surely he knows his time at the top won't be for very long. ------ Maldives-India tension is on, Delhi unlikely to remove contentious co...
by Neshant
29 Aug 2018 02:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3031
Views: 554492

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

That's one small step for Manu.

They should have at least 1 woman on that team.
by Neshant
29 Aug 2018 02:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2394
Views: 53228

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

For LIGO, the precision is about BILLION (Yes, a billion) times more ! This is almost unbelievable. IOW i f you take the distance between earth and Alpha Century (4+ light years).. it measures/detects the variation of the order of thickness of a hair. = Just think about that. How are they able to i...
by Neshant
28 Aug 2018 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115776

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Sensing Pakistan will not pay the alleged amount owed for China built OBOR infrastructure, China is hoping to offload Pakistan's OBOR debt on the IMF.

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US to Block IMF Bailout Package to Pakistan, Djibouti Over China Debt Trap

https://eurasiantimes.com/pakistan-economy-imf-us/
by Neshant
28 Aug 2018 12:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115776

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

2 things will become evident within the next few years : 1) There is no way the OBOR infrastructure built in Pakistan is worth anywhere near the inflated $50 billion price tag China has claimed. That realization will eventually dawn on Pakistan and it will stop paying. 2) There is no end market for ...
by Neshant
26 Aug 2018 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 570
Views: 56219

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Rohingyas in India will create 10 more Kashmir, says Ramdev

https://www.wefornews.com/rohingyas-in- ... ys-ramdev/
by Neshant
26 Aug 2018 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 570
Views: 56219

Re: The Rohingya Menace

The govt appears totally incompetent at controlling this steadily unfolding mess. Put these people into camps now before they spread all over the place causing an even bigger security nightmare. ---- How did these Rohingya Muslims in Hyderabad raise Rs lakh to obtain a voter ID https://www.oneindia....
by Neshant
26 Aug 2018 10:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533703

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

Whatever they do, they better do it fast.
This plane has taken forever to come into fruition.
Any more delays and it will go the way of the Arjun tank which is a project that has been incompetently managed.
by Neshant
26 Aug 2018 10:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2856
Views: 473802

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Chinese Naval Expansion Hits High Gear Three More Type 055 Destroyers Type 052D DDG Continued Growth More Frigates and Corvettes New Nuclear Submarines The Sixth and Final Type 071 LPD? The All Important Support Vessels The Big Picture, PLAN 2025 https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-25/chinese-na...
by Neshant
26 Aug 2018 06:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2394
Views: 53228

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Ligo is a fancier version of the Michaelson-Moresley interferometer first use to detect the constant speed of light back in the late 1800s. Basically it is an interferometer that if disrupted due to compression or expansion of space-time can be noticed. But why is taking something the magnitude of m...
by Neshant
25 Aug 2018 14:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1136
Views: 109122

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Got to admire the Chinis.
They are truly hardworking people.
If anyone deserves to make it to the top, its them.

by Neshant
21 Aug 2018 09:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4007
Views: 315084

Re: Internal Security Watch

Bangladeshi national caught with valid Indian passport . 2nd case in rapid succession. One such proxy Indian was picked up at the airport last week as well. Looks like there is also a well oiled machinery (most likely in West bengal) who gives all help for Bangladeshi illegals to get Indian documen...
by Neshant
21 Aug 2018 09:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1640
Views: 138316

Re: Understanding the US- Again

US is even battering its good buddy to the north, Canada. Trump is getting companies to uproot from Canada and move to the US. 330% tariffs were threatened against Bombardier until they moved the C-series airline manufacturing base from Canada to the US - losing Canada 100,000 high quality jobs in t...
by Neshant
21 Aug 2018 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115776

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Can anyone mention one great Chinese architectural marvel with historical significance inside China? The answer is a great wall of China and nothing else. In fact, the great wall of China is a historical blot on China, as it shows that China historically is very small compared to what it is today. ...
by Neshant
21 Aug 2018 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 1978
Views: 141670

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

India and Japan also decided to enhance cooperative research in defence equipment and technology, noting that they had already inked “a project arrangement” on unmanned ground vehicles and robotics. Unless there is a whole lot more of joint development & production of military wares, Japan is a...
by Neshant
21 Aug 2018 08:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 247227

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^How well is using a physical asset(oil) backed crypto working out for Venezuela? When I was younger, there was a simple rule we used to follow while playing cricket- The guy who owns the bat is the captain(and bats first). So until we own the 'bat', no point talking about becoming the 'captain'. B...
by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2301
Views: 283998

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

https://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/inline-images/China%20camp%20April%202017.png Satellite Shows Sprawling 'Re-education Camps' For Chinese Muslims In Xinjiang Region More proof has emerged confirming that China has erected expansive 're-education centers' for up to a million or more eth...
by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 04:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2394
Views: 53228

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Looks like there is no low power way to warp space-time if it takes large colliding black holes to warp it's fabric.

Excluding worm holes, a warp drive is so far the only theoratical means of faster-than-light (FTL) travel.
by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 04:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2210
Views: 345091

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This could be India's window of opportunity to kick start manufacturing if only babus make the right move. Alas it will be squandered.. ------ As Maersk Sounds Trade War Alarm, Walmart Tells Some Suppliers To Look Outside China For Sourcing https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-19/walmart-tells-som...
by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 04:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4127
Views: 196958

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

This could be India's window of opportunity to kick start manufacturing if only babus make the right move. Alas it will be squandered.. ------ As Maersk Sounds Trade War Alarm, Walmart Tells Some Suppliers To Look Outside China For Sourcing https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-19/walmart-tells-som...
by Neshant
19 Aug 2018 18:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 247227

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

It already is possible to pay for oil in cryptos. Venezuela offered India the sale of oil at a discount in exchange for payment in its own Petro crypto-currency - which India declined. The point is not to use the cryptos of foreign currency but to use crytos based on Indian productive output. Unlike...
by Neshant
19 Aug 2018 17:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115776

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Somehow i doubt chinis are generous with their funds.

We are talking about billions of dollars - even if the chinis are handing the Malaysians a hugely inflated bill for so called obor infrastructure.
by Neshant
19 Aug 2018 17:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4127
Views: 196958

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

You can move gold easily across borders after paying tax that's due. The whole point of gold & crypto is to get out of govt/banker controlled fiat, not get into such schemes. Out means out of govt/banker control and out of taxation which is increasingly just legalized theft. Its the primary rea...
by Neshant
18 Aug 2018 07:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 247227

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

"Reserves" are a racket setup by certain OECD countries to ensure that developing countries have to work hard to accumulate paper money they print up. India should not ascribe to the reserve philosophy. Rather it should have its own "reserves" of crypto currencies, gold, and mone...
by Neshant
17 Aug 2018 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115776

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

^^ Will be interesting to watch as China tries to trap Malaysia into unpayable OBOR debt with white elephant projects. Maybe they will ask for the lease of a naval base..oops I mean maritime port in the Straits of Malacca for 99 years. But how stupid are Malaysian politicians having signed on to suc...
by Neshant
16 Aug 2018 12:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2856
Views: 473802

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

US P8-Poseidon patrolling the Mischief Reef in the South China Sea.

Note the difference in the way they warn American aircraft and Filipino aircraft in the region.

The power of America's danda keeps them polite (for now).

by Neshant
15 Aug 2018 09:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 362
Views: 49784

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Guy from Singapore and his friends went to Andhra Pradesh and did a bunch of drawings/sketches on the fly. He returned to Singapore and his sketches are exhibited in an art show. Pretty good stuff, take a look. All of his sketches were drawn on the spot as he traveled around. Leave him some good com...
by Neshant
15 Aug 2018 08:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106988

Re: Indian IT Industry

nam wrote:Not just facial recognition, all childrens should have their adhaar done without exception.

It is much easier to identify a kid using adhaar. Even a Mobile shop has software to find identity based on adhaar. We already have a solution.


I agree.

The Aadhaar card should be mandatory for all.
by Neshant
13 Aug 2018 09:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106988

Re: Indian IT Industry

Share this database software with other countries & the UN so missing children may be rapidly detected and reunited with their families. ______ Thousands of Vanished Children in India Have Been Identified by a New Technology http://cdn.iflscience.com/images/fae879dd-a822-5f23-a1ed-3fa7e10cdeef/e...
by Neshant
13 Aug 2018 09:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 726
Views: 48165

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

The amount of C02 increase is supposedly less than a fraction of 1%. There are discreprencies in the way levels of C02 are measured putting even that claim into question. That plus plants in a greenhouse with a higher C02 concentration grow larger and faster. Changes in atmospheric carbon have not b...
by Neshant
13 Aug 2018 06:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4127
Views: 196958

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Neshant & Pandurang do watch this presentation from Jim Rickards Not sure if i agree with his comments on crypto currencies. He seems intent on promoting gold whereas I think the market (i.e. people who earn the wealth) should get to choose what they want to use as money. Ultimately it is an ag...
by Neshant
12 Aug 2018 04:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 726
Views: 48165

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Western nation's have squandered a ton of money and are now sitting on large unpayable promises to their citizens. Enter carbon tax , carbon trading racket to skim money out of people's pockets. It's bad as it promotes the creation of rent seeking middlemen who produce nothing but who's entire likel...
by Neshant
11 Aug 2018 17:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2856
Views: 473802

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Trying to eradicate them as a cultural group and turn them into brain dead drones. ---- China holds million ethnic Uighurs in secret political camps UN estimates that 2 million :eek: Uighurs and Muslim minorities were forced into political camps in Xinjiang. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 866
Views: 128839

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

He is an enthusuastic Rakshak! The average Indian in the street believes the country is so strong it could probably finish America off. Strangely the lower down one goes on the economic scale, the stronger that belief gets. By the time one gets to interview local beggars, one gets the impression th...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 866
Views: 128839

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

^^ what a beauty

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