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by satyam
16 Jun 2010 20:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 240591

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 20

^^^

I don't here North American economy term anywhere ?

So this means just to make a classic equal -equal , they have lumped every one in a single term " South Asia economy " ?
by satyam
16 Jun 2010 20:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 240591

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 20

India media and govt. needs to be proactive in protecting the identity of India/Indian-subcontinent rather than let the propogandists replace it with "South Asia". Pakis don't want to be lumped into "indian-subcontinent" they would rather belong to "South Asia" What is...
by satyam
16 Jun 2010 20:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 240591

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 20

What is this South Asian economy ? Islamabad, June 16 (ANI): Economic growth in South Asia continues to be constrained by severe dearth in energy supply, and this is going to be one of the main challenges facing the region, according to a report on the Human Development in South Asia 2009. The repor...
by satyam
16 Jun 2010 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 544414

Re: Internal Security Watch

NEWSALERT: Airports put on high alert due to possible terror strikes

http://www.business-standard.com/india/ ... s/98183/on
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 20:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 240591

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 20

http://hdr.undp.org/en/media/HDR_2009_EN_Summary.pdf The 2009 report uses the 2007 figures. India has a HDI of 0.612, 134th in the world. Pakistan has a HDI of 0.572, 141st in the world. India should be comparing itself to China, which has a HDI of 0.772, ranked 92nd in the world. You should thank ...
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 20:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 240591

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 20

X Posted from the Afghanistan thread.

Indian cos, Rio, BHP keen on developing Afghan mines

http://www.business-standard.com/india/ ... s/98041/on
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 20:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Indian cos, Rio, BHP keen on developing Afghan mines Afghanistan today said Indian mining companies and global majors like Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are keen to develop the war-torn country's mineral resources, estimated at $1 trillion. After calling on Indian Mines Minister B K Handique, visiting ...
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 346432

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Q&A: What's behind China's recent labour unrest? http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/qa-what/s-behind-china/s-recent-labour-unrest/97972/on A string of strikes at foreign-owned factories in southern China, especially Honda vehicle plants and parts suppliers, has highlighted the rising de...
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 13:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 240591

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 21, 20

This is not very different from India. Pakistan in fact had better per capita income than India as recently as 2008, and is neck and neck with India in 2010. I think the more obvious explanation is likely to be the truth. Which is that India needs breathing space from Pakistan in order to develop. ...
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

China is a unique case. It has a trade surplus of 500 billion $ with USA and EU. And doesn't hesitate to show middle finger to them.

Well it will certainly want to have those minerals to control their export market.
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 02:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

SwamyG wrote:

What do you think the Soviet did in the 80s and Unkil has been doing the last 8 years, boots on the ground for no reason?


oil pipelines.
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 01:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

@Rudradev:

I agree.But Afghanistan would be the last place where one would invest huge amount of money.
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 01:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

US can get contract from OZ. There is no lack of minerals on this planet( apart from oil)
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

And what would Taliban do of the minerals ? And who will teach mining to Afghans ?
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 01:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Thanks.

So this is an execuse to stay in Afghanistan.
by satyam
15 Jun 2010 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 344239

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Hi I am new to this forum. I am from IIT kharagpur.

Can you please tell me what is so great about 900 billion $ mineral in Afghanistan? India alone has mineral of about 8 trillion $ at current price. It will take Afghans atleast 40 to 50 years to exploit them.

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