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by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2020 00:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5496
Views: 681475

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

President of Myanmar U Win Myint along with First Lady of Myanmar are on four day state visit to India. They were accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday. Talks between PM Modi and President Myint were held in Hyderabad House and ten agreements signed. udLQ2-1augo I am sure the s...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2020 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5496
Views: 681475

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

the problem is, our police never took action on muslim mobs in all their 60+ years glory. they need to start somewhere. there is always first for everything. may be the first thing making them hesitate? they need to bite the bullet and get things under control. CAA has changed all that in at least ...
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2020 23:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5496
Views: 681475

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

When I read the anguished posts on the forum I am reminded of a certain field marshal making the comment that the Hindu moral will not stand more than a few blows. Be strong and rest assured that action will be taken. Its not a question of morale, but of sheer WTF'ness that has characterized the GO...
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2020 22:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5496
Views: 681475

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Between fast spreading Corona, stock market crash, and economic mess to follow, the International community gives two hoots to what's happening in Delhi. More people die in US in random lone wolf shooting or stabbing attack across Europe. GOI is right in letting this fester and letting the still sec...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Feb 2020 21:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4062
Views: 630923

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

From the Dinner: President Trump said: We shall be back. Among very limited invitees to Presidential Dinner, BSY, Sudhir Choudhary (Zee News), and KCR. This is out of topic but can't help say: Glad to see BSY, Sudhir there as they are finally getting their due. BSY should be sent on circuit of Mumba...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Feb 2020 09:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1085
Views: 154015

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Diplomatic offensive is already on. President Kovind visited Cyprus in Sep 2018. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-cyprus-ink-2-mous-as-president-kovind-meets-cypriot-counterpart/articleshow/65657699.cms Now, it needs to be economic on lines of rapping Malaysia. The Malaysia nonagenari...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Feb 2020 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4801
Views: 588422

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Tulsi Gabbard is hanging in there. She polled 3.3% in NH to finish at 7th place, just behind Steyer at @3.6%. Not bad for someone being pilloried by 'liberal' media. Trump on the other hand swept the republican primary. He is drawing crowd in numbers that none of the recent presidents have done incl...
by Rishi_Tri
11 Feb 2020 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1898
Views: 207774

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

This, IMVHO, is achievable for the GOI and the IN. Since no funds are available in the 2020 budget, even if keel laying is pushed to 2023 it is okay. Just not beyond that please. You are totally on the point. A near bankrupt $1 TN economy of the early nineties could afford two aircraft carriers but...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Feb 2020 08:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 27898

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

The following links on Def Expo Website provide daily news briefs and also the DefExpo brochure. DefExpo Brochure https://defexpo.gov.in/assets/digital_magizine/samples/magazine/index.html#page/9 Seminars https://defexpo.gov.in/assets/PDF/SEMINAR%20TOPICS%20AND%20DATES%2010.01.2020.pdf Daily Newsbyt...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Feb 2020 07:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4724
Views: 901716

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/1225716279513735168?s=20 ---> The indigenous Light Utility Helicopter, developed by HAL, received its Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) on 07 Feb 2020, at Def Expo 2020 by Ministry of Defence. This achievement sets stage for operational induction, as per or...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Feb 2020 03:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 27898

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

Thank you for the pics Shobhit. The following videos shows live demo at DefExpo. av7tv1NatX8 - Highlights: -Dhruv packs lot of punch. I counted eight personnel come down, + two in cockpit, + two helping with equipment in it - total should be - 12 -45 meter bridge laying equipment shown -ATAGS made i...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Feb 2020 00:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5052
Views: 1016299

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Brevity is definitely not FM's strength but this budget addresses many of what was going wrong: Firewalling the Economy from Import: - Rampant imports of household goods are going to be taxed - Higher customs duty on imported furniture and stuff. Great news for MSMEs. All the local furniture manufac...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Jan 2020 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 71st Republic Day - Discussions
Replies: 51
Views: 6898

Re: 71st Republic Day - Discussions

2020 Republic Day parade shall go down as perhaps the most listless parade in decades. Significantly reduced number of mechanized formations, marching columns, flotillas, and dance troupes. Limited Made in India hardware - Bridges, Netra, Akash, ASAT, Dhanush and Dhruv. Arjun has totally disappeared...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Jan 2020 20:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5727
Views: 574697

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/air-india-trims-losses-by-40-in-run-up-to-disinvestment-11579888445855.html Air India trims losses by 40% in run-up to disinvestment 24 Jan 2020, 11:49 PM IST - Rhik Kundu New Delhi: Air India Ltd narrowed its operational losses between April and December by o...
by Rishi_Tri
21 Jan 2020 00:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5727
Views: 574697

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Interesting points Why is Air India always in loss ? https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Air-India-always-in-loss/answer/Anurag-Singh-820 Points and arguments are superficial. - Delhi experiment with private buses - I am sure people shall recall that private Red Line buses were banned after it resulted in...
by Rishi_Tri
12 Jan 2020 18:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 77084

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

Great Day for Bharatiya Ladaku Vimaan Prodyogiki :D . If it can be so sweet for a far away cheerleader, can't even imagine how sweet it must be for those who have toiled for the last 25 years. Even better, it flew on Paus Poornima. Never ever thought that a small beginning on 4th Jan 2001 shall in 2...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Jan 2020 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1610
Views: 217398

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

The general was bait and people took it. Flying in Iraq, that too Baghdad international airport and with whereabouts known? Seems massive protocol failure or planned move that has paid off for Iran. The Ayatollah and the civilian leadership have their positions strengthened. Also, now they have the ...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Dec 2019 06:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 691347

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Guys, I loved Rahul Shiv Shankar's show today where he took that clown Amir Raza to the cleaners. This moron was claiming to have read the NRC draft. Now, among all the bogus arguments that libtards give on Muslim angst, and even Rahul Shiv Shankar latched on to it, is ModiJi's statement that prote...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Dec 2019 22:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5052
Views: 1016299

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Many here may have seen the Commerce Minister Shri Piyush Goyal's reply in Rajya Sabha on RCEP and Trade Balance today, but still posting here. QjaI9S81BRA The trade imbalance with RCEP countries is $100 BN i.e., 700,000 lakh crores, annually. Over a five year period it shall total to $500 BN.. Half...
by Rishi_Tri
06 Dec 2019 20:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5052
Views: 1016299

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^ I think we are over simplifying the manufacturing issue here . For example MicroMax vs Xiaomi is not just an issue of chinese manufacturing/dumping into India. Please note 1. Micromax et all were leaders in "Feature phone" market as opposed to "Smart phone" market 2. Xiaomi's ...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Nov 2019 19:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 691347

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Mods can delete this post if it is too much.. Godse is deeply revered across India and across the world. People see through the fake propaganda that is carried out. Recently had this experience. One of my superiors was congratulating after the general elections. Somehow the conversation meandered to...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Nov 2019 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 691347

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^ ArjunPandit Ji, Who are these people. She won Bhopal against darling of C-cystem. If C-system doesn't like her, they can suck it. How would we know when is time and place. Maybe the time and place is now and here. If not now then when ? If not these battles, then which ones ? For long C-system ha...
by Rishi_Tri
12 Nov 2019 09:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 239
Views: 34611

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

I am sure many here would know, but still posting: For those interested in listening to Classic Ram Charitmanas and sung in Classic Chaupai form, you can listen to AIR FM GOLD Delhi Channel at 6:50 AM every morning. It is currently playing Baal Kaand. AIR plays it in repeat form i.e., repeats withou...
by Rishi_Tri
11 Nov 2019 08:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5052
Views: 1016299

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Endorsement of Indian government action by Forbes - thought it was a funny but scary title : Modi will not let China turn India into another Pakistan :eek: https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2019/11/08/modi-wont-let-china-turn-india-to-another-pakistan/#5aae64b6ebfc A few of the countr...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Oct 2019 21:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3643
Views: 617452

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Review of Vande Bharat Express running on Delhi - Katra (Vaishno Devi) route. Per this report 40 Vande Bharat sets to be running by 2022 - in chair car and sleeper configurations.

by Rishi_Tri
10 Oct 2019 19:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2620
Views: 143422

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

I know this is perhaps not the best place to ask.. but don't know where to ask.. but since the topic came up .. asking nevertheless.. who are the prominent indians to have not been awarded nobel.. I can think of the following: - Meghnad Saha, JC Bose, SN Bose, Homi Bhabha, EC George Sudarshan, Jayan...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Oct 2019 07:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2620
Views: 143422

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Jagadish Chandra Bose in the center - polymath, invented the radio before Marconi did. SN Bose - second row second from the left. Meghnad Saha, left of Sh JC Bose!.. That's at least three Nobels in there - in the same frame. Testament to the fact that Nobel missed the most prominent Indians, contin...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Sep 2019 18:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2885
Views: 820565

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Srikanth P wrote:Image


Life has come full circle - from Kadi Ninda to Ninja Singh.. :rotfl: Waiting for videos!!
by Rishi_Tri
07 Sep 2019 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 299239

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

From WA The graphs were going perfect till the last moment. But soon after the high precision soft landing menuver, close to 1.9 km, a deviation of actual trajectory versus expected trajectory was noticed, but it was within the allowed range variability. B ut when the vikram lander was close to 300...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Sep 2019 09:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 299239

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

The PM's speech was inspiring, but he did not commit to any new additional moon mission, and in that sense very disappointing. ISRO can do it, but political and economic backing must be there. Chandrayaan 3 for 2024 is in the planning stages, but not funded. It was supposed to be an Indian lander a...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Sep 2019 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 299239

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

As told by so many, this mission accomplished: Heaviest successful payload launch to GTO - means lift capacity for Gaganyaan available. First attempt, and successful, at separation of Orbiter and Lander. First attempt at Lander orbit lowering maneuvers. But Unsuccessful - Lander perhaps crash landin...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Sep 2019 04:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 299239

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Dasari wrote:
vnms wrote:That's exactly what I recollect.


Even if the engines shut off after this, a free fall from 2.1km would give a terminal velocity before crash at 102m/second. No craft will survive that crash.


I saw 0.335 KM.
by Rishi_Tri
30 Aug 2019 23:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5052
Views: 1016299

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Even if nothing happens in India, GDP growth rate shall be be 4-5 %. Evidence - Hindu Growth Rates of 70-80s. How do we increase it to 8-10% level? Time for monetary policy based action was two years ago, time for bank consolidation was five years ago. If I were FM, I shall do the following and in t...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Aug 2019 10:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3643
Views: 617452

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

vsunder wrote:
Vaishali was a republic in ancient India, Janapradha. This moron Nitish should go.



Vaishali is the oldest know republic in the world, even by modern standards.

As to Nitish - From Sushasan Babu to Kushashan Kumar to Sushasan Babu to now Kushashan Kumar again.
by Rishi_Tri
14 Aug 2019 10:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 611915

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Strictly for timepass onleee...for those who enjoy Paki ranting and randi rona. About half the show is the participants yelling over each other. :lol: XLhtqoxo5CY Saw the complete video. Well hilarious indeed but there is bitter realization within them that their economy is a disaster (I have poste...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Aug 2019 22:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3643
Views: 617452

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Video of the 180 kmph trials. Was also put out by Railways Minister.

by Rishi_Tri
12 Aug 2019 01:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3643
Views: 617452

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.business-standard.com/article/indian-railways/after-train-18-icf-to-develop-train-19-sleeper-version-of-train-18-119052101469_1.html After Train 18, ICF to develop Train 19, sleeper version of Train 18 Rajesh Agrawal said that ICF would roll out 40 Vande Bharat Express train sets in the ...
by Rishi_Tri
12 Aug 2019 01:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3643
Views: 617452

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Mani sir had written in his blog that they went with the hyd company which had a stellar track record and no competitor had equivalent capability. The project is being hobbled due to petty turf wars but in the name of transparency. The babus are taking the govt for a ride. Mark my words train18 wil...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Aug 2019 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2787
Views: 657300

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

The alleged HDW scandal torpedoed the further building of U- boats.Decades later the courts found no wrong-doing.A great shame.Veteran submariners reminiscing, bemoan how valuable machinery was sold for scrap in Bombay. Nothing prevents us from doing the same today. HDW scandal or not, it should no...
by Rishi_Tri
06 Aug 2019 07:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 75644

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Will there be a court challenge? https://indconlawphil.wordpress.com/2019/08/05/the-article-370-amendments-key-legal-issues/ Familiar people already planning legal challenge. But for once, I have full faith in courts and the process that shall examine all angles, listen to all sides, take considere...

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