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by Bart S
14 Feb 2019 17:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2901
Views: 486440

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Most salary hikes are also linked to inflation at least partly, so psychologically the effect of a lower salary hike (though better in real terms than a higher hike in a high-inflation year) might also make people unhappy. But not much that anyone can do about that.
by Bart S
14 Feb 2019 17:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4573
Views: 772515

Re: Small Arms Thread

How is 7.62x39 even a choice for regular infantry (or anything other than CI ops and perhaps central police/paramilitary forces)? The round is really inaccurate over anything but short distances and reduces the volume of ammunition that an individual infantry man can carry, and the Russians themsel...
by Bart S
14 Feb 2019 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4573
Views: 772515

Re: Small Arms Thread

Firearms had been around for centuries and the standard firing mechanism had pretty much been the same for the past 100 years. I REFUSE to believe that a phoren rifle (unlike a ship or aircraft) can be that much better than anything domestic. Problem in this specific case (small arms) is not domest...
by Bart S
14 Feb 2019 15:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4573
Views: 772515

Re: Small Arms Thread

How is 7.62x39 even a choice for regular infantry (or anything other than CI ops and perhaps central police/paramilitary forces)? The round is really inaccurate over anything but short distances and reduces the volume of ammunition that an individual infantry man can carry, and the Russians themselv...
by Bart S
13 Feb 2019 23:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

This is hilarious. The Pakis GUBO'ing to an international pariah. https://www.dawn.com/news/1463607/twin-cities-to-see-airspace-closure-partial-suspension-of-cellular-services-during-mbs-visit Twin cities to see airspace closure, partial suspension of cellular services during MBS visit Tahir Naseer ...
by Bart S
13 Feb 2019 03:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

In a huge embarrassment, PCB pays fine of Rs 120 million to BCCI - 9 Feb, 2019 ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid Rs. 120 million to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as per orders from the International Cricket Council (ICC). The international cricket governing bo...
by Bart S
12 Feb 2019 01:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Paki delusions reach stratospheric levels :rotfl: How Pakistan can get Kashmir. what Pakistan needs to do is to formulate its Kashmir strategy based on realism. India and the world will take Pakistan seriously only when we unleash our true economic potential and create stakes in international trade...
by Bart S
12 Feb 2019 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

ArjunPandit wrote:what happened to talks of CPEC contracts laid bare and funding china indirectly through IMF?


US-Taliban talks allowed the Pakis to worm themselves back into relevance. The Americans and Pakis truly do deserve each other.
by Bart S
11 Feb 2019 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

You just can't take out the Pakistaniyat from the Physicist Correct. Even a educated, level headed pakistani has some trace paki element in him.. Even the US had chided China, citing India-BD land dispute resolution process as an example for ideal dispute resolution, while China was bullying its ne...
by Bart S
09 Feb 2019 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pervez Hoodbhoy hits this one out of the park! Must read: https://www.dawn.com/news/1462757/why-bangladesh-overtook-pakistan Luckily for us, Paki 'establishment' will not listen or learn from that stuff, except for some tactical posturing. :mrgreen: The best comment on this article. Also provides a...
by Bart S
09 Feb 2019 18:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pervez Hoodbhoy hits this one out of the park! Must read:
https://www.dawn.com/news/1462757/why-b ... k-pakistan

Luckily for us, Paki 'establishment' will not listen or learn from that stuff, except for some tactical posturing. :mrgreen:
by Bart S
07 Feb 2019 20:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2483
Views: 333151

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Debt + Defence gobbles up 121% of their revenues?? How are they even staying afloat?? For comparison: Sri Lanka, a smilarly debt trapped nation.. they spend ~$7 billion on servicing their mainly chinese debt + defence. That amounts to ~50% of the nation's revenues.. Thankfully, they have managed to...
by Bart S
07 Feb 2019 18:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2901
Views: 486440

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Tata Motor reported massive 27000 crore loss related to JLR slow in business for this quarter as an one time charge. Looks like so called Indian big private sector companies have lot of skeletons hidden in the closet which is tumbling out now -- Reliance Telecom, Jet, Unitech, Amrapali, Tata Motors...
by Bart S
06 Feb 2019 17:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^It is an apt metaphor for what Pakistan as a whole has done for the last 70 years with regard to foreign policy.
by Bart S
06 Feb 2019 04:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 826
Views: 130091

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Pakistanis are always happy fighting India in Kashmir, in the Indian mainland, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal.. etc. etc. etc. What the Pakistanis don't want is a fight on their own land. This fight on Pakistani land is what India should deliver in order to compel Pakistan to behave in an appropria...
by Bart S
05 Feb 2019 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 260692

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

This author criticized Uri for not being "humane" (whatever the heck that means), and the glowing recommendation for Raazi implies that it was more humane. I hadn't watched Raazi, and was considering watching it on streaming. But with this ringing positive endorsement, I will most probabl...
by Bart S
05 Feb 2019 05:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2483
Views: 333151

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Afaik Saudi 1b usd Uae 1b usd China 2.5b usd In recent handouts Pakistan is the official custodian of Saudi Nuclear Weapon and by its extension the Sunni Ummah Nuclear Bomb. Saudi are in possession of Chinese IRBM and MRBM DF-21/3 https://www.newsweek.com/exclusive-cia-helped-saudis-secret-chinese-...
by Bart S
02 Feb 2019 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2139
Views: 289059

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I hope GoI/MEA intervention is not to "let go" these students...similar incident back in 2011, when hundred of students, mainly from desh had enrolled in to similar fake univs in CA just to maintain visa status. UPA2 govt had to request Gotus to let most of them stay back and carry out a ...
by Bart S
25 Jan 2019 00:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4573
Views: 772515

Re: Small Arms Thread

- In the process of negotiations, we explained that over the past 50 years, the Kalashnikov assault rifle, to put it mildly, has changed, we have new modifications, more interesting, and, most likely, we will come to the conclusion that we will change the product that has now been delivered troops....
by Bart S
22 Jan 2019 19:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2483
Views: 333151

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan to sell turnaround story to lure investors - Shahbaz Rana This time, no federal government high-up is attending the event from Pakistan , missing an opportunity to tell global investors about the prospects of investment. However, the Pathfinder Group has arranged sideline events for Baloch...
by Bart S
22 Jan 2019 18:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2831
Views: 388447

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

^A US-China trade deal also signals extreme danger for us! We are the other big market where the Chinese rack up a massive trade deficit by exporting low quality trinkets with nary a whimper from the GOI or society in general (combination of GOI apathy and entrepreneurial culture of trying to be tra...
by Bart S
21 Jan 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 260692

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Good movie with some nice slick action scenes. Couple of bits of unnecessary stupidity like the Pakistani spy couple extracting info from what looked like a Paki 3 star general using alcohol and truth serum, and the whole fanciful drone thing, detracted a bit from what was one of the more realistic ...
by Bart S
17 Jan 2019 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/cricket/103641970/pakistan-coach-mark-coles-says-black-caps-should-tour-the-nation-in-november "To be honest with you, I feel safer here in this environment than I would on some streets in Auckland." :eek: "I've never felt threatened here. The Pakistani p...
by Bart S
17 Jan 2019 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

This is the utmost requirement since everything on PIA flights run Allah Bharose . Joke used to be that the full form of PIA is 'Please Inform Allah' :lol: Unfortunately, the state of our own parasitic airline AI is so bad that the full form could be (by way of answer) 'Already Informed' :evil:
by Bart S
16 Jan 2019 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Praetorian penury Pakistan’s army is to blame for the poverty of the country’s 208m citizens It has fostered the paranoia and extremism that hold the country back The Economist's article is scathing and for once resists the temptation to bash India or do equal-equal. It is causing massive khujli in...
by Bart S
16 Jan 2019 05:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3735
Views: 493003

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

^This is just one of a network of fake accounts managed by the ISI or their fanboys like Ahmed Qureshi (remember the articles that he wrote under the name of Christina Palmer :lol: ). They generally tag each other and back each other up on various posts. Twitter being anonymous, anybody can create a...
by Bart S
14 Jan 2019 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 924
Views: 43665

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I am with Kengsley, Khalsa and K_Rohit ji as well. PLAN ships being inducted in service is not propaganda. We despise the 17Blunder but it has won export contracts. PLAN 052D construction is at huge immense rate. They aren't faking the induction. They may be incapable/conceeding some FOC standards ...
by Bart S
11 Jan 2019 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

SSridhar Ji, Sometimes it feels like that India too has not interest in sorting out JuD and Hafiz except for use them as PR stunt against Pakistan in wider world forums. The 2008 Mumbai terror attacks have basically led to Pakistan's isolation and downhill spiral, in a sense. They also saved India ...
by Bart S
11 Jan 2019 04:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

anupmisra wrote:So, just which are the 33 countries that provide visa-free access on arrival to a paki momeen?


Nepal *


Extremely serious security threat for us as we have an open border with Nepal. :evil:
by Bart S
11 Jan 2019 04:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2901
Views: 486440

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Everyone has to pay taxes, the exemption limit is for reduce paperwork. Insted of quarterly they will now file annual returns for GST like individual citizens file annual income tax. That would be for companies that fall under the composition limit. It looks like those under the exemption limit mig...
by Bart S
10 Jan 2019 18:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2901
Views: 486440

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

GST further simplified. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/boost-for-smes-exemption-limit-for-gst-hiked-to-rs-40-lakh-from-rs-20-lakh/articleshow/67470876.cms What does this mean exactly? Businesses with turnover under 40 lakh won't pay tax? And what is the logic behind the...
by Bart S
10 Jan 2019 17:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 227
Views: 42404

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Watch the whole interview and see how Happymon is quite convinced of the BJP government's handling of Pakistan. I was also expecting this to be a whinefest of kindred souls, and I was wholly wrong. He was balling gentle off-breaks to not put too fine a point on it. He never really called out the Ba...
by Bart S
10 Jan 2019 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

‘Black Magic’ Caused My Early Return from South Africa: Haris Sohail : Clicky Not the first time that Haris Sohail, cricketer playing for the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan, has claimed to have had an encounter with supernatural type events :D . He claimed the same dur...
by Bart S
10 Jan 2019 01:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2831
Views: 388447

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

Semiconductor gurus, what do you think of the recently announced Huawei's 7nm process server CPU? https://venturebeat.com/2019/01/06/huawei-claims-its-kunpeng-920-arm-based-risc-processor-is-the-industrys-fastest/ Intel hasn't even produced 10nm chips in numbers, leave alone 7nm. Huawei, Apple and ...
by Bart S
07 Jan 2019 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2483
Views: 333151

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

UAE to extend $6.2bn cash, oil and investment package to Pakistan UAE and Saudi are giving $6.2 B in loans and differed oil payment. one wonders what they are getting in return . Not their money back and certainly not with interest :rotfl: Pakis will get sucked into more Ummah stupidity and have to...
by Bart S
07 Jan 2019 01:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4893
Views: 386839

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

well the ghosts of the waugh ponting era are finally laid to rest. beat aus in india. beat aus in aus. so whos next ? South Africa, the only remaining country where we have not won a series, now the final frontier :twisted: What is impressive is that we retained our #1 ranking through a couple of s...
by Bart S
06 Jan 2019 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2831
Views: 388447

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

yes taiwan is a manchurian candidate for sucking in western tech. not to be trusted with any jewels. once the PRC gets into position of raw power in the world and can enforce its whims and has closed all tech gaps, then taiwan will do a mock merger but before that it will make bleating noises and r...
by Bart S
03 Jan 2019 18:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5242
Views: 408813

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

What is the cause of Jet downfall ? There were always competitive with good service at competitive rates Is this due to low cost airline Indigo/GoAir or some other reason ? Austin, Jet's failure will make a classic case study. The reasons for their failure is very simple and is as follows (1) Aged ...
by Bart S
03 Jan 2019 04:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2425
Views: 288223

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

x-posted from PESW thread More Paki comedy :lol: Read in full. Remember Farrukh Saleem, the TV 'expert' (basically all he did was read Wikipedia and repeat a random nugget from there ad nauseum with no genuine knowledge or insight) who was then appointed as the PTI government's spokesperson (basical...

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