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by Rishi_Tri
03 Aug 2019 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 627887

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

This is also happening while the jackals howl:

https://twitter.com/TajinderBagga/statu ... 04484?s=20

Big guns are booming. This may be Dhanush, ATAGS range.
by Rishi_Tri
03 Aug 2019 19:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 627887

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Only solution is resettlement of displaced populations and in double the number originally displaced, everything else mere legal calisthenics. And how do you propose the GoI should achieve this? By forcibly taking Kashmiri Pandits on army trucks and then dumping them in Kashmir Valley and come back...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Aug 2019 06:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 627887

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

IMHO.. Trifurcation, if such a thing were to happen, won't solve any problem. Problem is not even Kashmir but essentially places such as shopian, sopore, anantnag, doda etc. Merely re-directs attention to something else. Only solution is resettlement of displaced populations and in double the number...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Aug 2019 01:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4609
Views: 568492

Re: Understanding the US - Again

No other leader of India has been as pathetic as Donald Trump. Not even the ribald scam-monger Laloo Prasad Yadav, whom I consider the closest equivalent. Coming from 'erstwhile' Lalooland, though he ate fodder worth Rs 1000 crores, the humble cattle - Gaiya and Bhaisi - was at the center of his po...
by Rishi_Tri
31 Jul 2019 02:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2787
Views: 654964

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Livefist @livefist 58m Big. @IndianNavy Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhuvir likely to be handed over to Myanmar after refit, reports @ManuPubby . Why are we handing over sub? A vessel that we are desperately short of? IMHO more a financial decision than anything. The sub is from 80s. In few years ti...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Jul 2019 04:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4226
Views: 766271

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Collated the following data -- https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EACdAAwXYAAS2au?format=jpg&name=small Rishi_Tri Ji : PRESS NOTE ON PROVISIONAL ESTIMATES OF ANNUAL NATIONAL INCOME, 2018-19 AND QUARTERLY ESTIMATES OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER (Q4) OF 2018-19 - 31st May 2019. On Fri...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Jul 2019 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4226
Views: 766271

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Collated the following data -- https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EACdAAwXYAAS2au?format=jpg&name=small from following articles. Pakistan 1 - https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/pakistan-economy-sinking-190628174320798.html 2 - https://in.reuters.com/article/pakistan-economy/pakistan-price-squeez...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Jul 2019 02:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5726
Views: 572114

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/analysis-indian-carriers-put-jets-demise-behind-th-459905/ ANALYSIS: Indian carriers put Jet's demise behind them - 26 JULY, 2019 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: ELLIS TAYLOR PERTH The demise of Jet Airways has opened up new international opportunities for Ind...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Jul 2019 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4226
Views: 766271

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

This is in context of Chandrayaan II but captures many of the facts discussed in this thread. Has ton of good words about Education System and Technology!

by Rishi_Tri
23 Jul 2019 04:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297467

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

A question on today's launch:

In previous launches I have seen ignition before t-0 and actual liftoff at t-0. In today's launch ignition was at t-0 and liftoff about 2 seconds later. Any reason behind that or just some adjustment of the clock!!
by Rishi_Tri
22 Jul 2019 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297467

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Of course we shall go to Moon and it shall be fantastic scientific achievement but think the most critical aspect of this launch (IMHO) has been further proving of C25 Cryogenic engine. We don't have to go to Arianespace for launching heavy satellites. GSLV MKIII has been proven for 4T as Dr Sivan s...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Jul 2019 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297467

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

That's what the ISRO graphic showed, not able to make the tread marks out clearly in pics of the rover.. Will have to wait and see maybe it wasn't the right angle Saw it too. One track left imprint of 'Ashok Chinh' and other track left imprint of 'Rashtriya Dhwaj'. Hopefully shall be there on moon ...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Jul 2019 01:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4242
Views: 1000921

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

GOI should state... Vivek, name me one politician or leader or bureaucrat who understands technology cycles, Product Development Life Cycle, Production Engineering. The person who came closest was Manohar Parrikar to untying the Gordon's knot of operational availability, R&D and Production. His...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jul 2019 04:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MoD: Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions
Replies: 209
Views: 38367

Re: MoD: Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions

Defence Production India ‏ Verified account @DefProdnIndia Jul 14 A push for #MakeInIndia MoD opens firing ranges for testing of armament by pvt industry. OFB Firing Ranges OF Varangaon & AFK Kirkee DDG Ammn. OFB Hqrs., AYUDH BHAWAN 10 A SK BOSE ROAD, KOLKATA-1 Ph - 033-22480982 For more info vi...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jul 2019 03:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4242
Views: 1000921

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

I Now for MoD the problem is that BDL has increased the price, citing inflation, which is justified , and now, this contract had to be approved in liu of SRSAM, for which the price from some of the international suppliers might have been lower. However, those systems were perhaps pure point defense...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jul 2019 04:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5002
Views: 1002254

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

There are so many Indian companies who are more then capable to manufacture battery and EV. You are vastly underestimating the inertia of Indian companies. Look at the massive :(( by all big indian auto companies to the ev switchover. Sure there are legitimate concerns but a lot of it is because we...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jul 2019 07:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4609
Views: 568492

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-to-withhold-f-35-fighters-from-turkey-trump-says-11563304669?mod=hp_lead_pos4 Turkey share of workload is 6% of value of each aircraft. Turkey has invested $1.5 billion in the program. https://www.usnews.com/news/world-report/articles/2019-07-16/trump-blocks-f-35s-to...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jul 2019 05:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3641
Views: 614405

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Vande Bharat being run on Delhi - Katra route besides tugging at emotional strings also means real convenience. A typical trip to Vaishno Devi would be like this - you board Pooja Express around 11 pm from Old Delhi Railway Station. Reach Jammu Tawi around 11-12 am next day morning. Take bus from Ja...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jul 2019 05:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3641
Views: 614405

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/good-news-for-mata-vaishno-devi-devotees-as-indian-railways-to-run-delhi-katra-vande-bharat-express-from-next-month After the first rake of the India's fastest train Vande Bharat Express was launched in February on the Delhi-Varanasi route, the second rake of the high-...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jul 2019 05:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682852

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Here is a simple template: VHP -> Take care of Hindu religious institutes. Including the legal, social, intellectual, physical framework across the globe. Help others where they cannot reach - like create Indic institutions for organic farming, cattle sheds etc. BD -> Shield of Indic forces. Some p...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jul 2019 05:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682852

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I can pick holes in the NIA act - why does not NIA act allow people to be held forthwith till the agency considers the person innocent. In today's world of near instant communication, anything less than instant authority to arrest and arraign, means you are working against time. E.g., videos of now...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jul 2019 05:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682852

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Rishi-Tri the brilliance was to bring in effective changes and not come up with grandiose title POTA/TADA/MISA type 4 letter bills that will be red rag to the Opposition and get struck down by activist judges. BTW the changes you want used to be called DIR and DORA by the British. Right now only 6 ...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Jul 2019 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297467

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

tolerance could be there for pressure loss with minimal impact on performance for launch to go ahead? usual question that comes up: "Schedule is a schedule, hit da switch?" I assume this 350Bar HELIUM tank is relatively small (must be very heavy otherwise) and is intended to displace the ...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Jul 2019 04:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297467

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

As almost all of you said, ISRO through sources in media is saying this was leak - in Helium bottles. Similar leak was detected on June 22 test in oxygen bottles. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/chandrayaan-2-launch-put-off-maybe-for-a-few-moons/articleshow/70236163.cms Question though - w...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Jul 2019 02:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682852

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Classic example: 1. Nobody knew that NIA bill will be introduced 2. Nobody here has drawn out the salients of this bill So a question for gurus here: If a media spreads fake news which gets circulated over whatsapp which causes riots leading to loss of life and damage to property, can that be calle...
by Rishi_Tri
11 Jul 2019 07:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5002
Views: 1002254

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Deleted. If you're going to post a long rant about politicians, it does not belong here.
by Rishi_Tri
10 Jul 2019 00:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 764804

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I hope they are inducted and mass manufactured soon. 3 Nag Missile Tests and 1 Bramhos missile tested with steep dive capability yesterday. This no longer significant for the folks on BRF nowadays? https://indianexpress.com/article/india/vertical-steep-dive-version-of-brahmos-supersonic-cruise-miss...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Jul 2019 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4000
Views: 619544

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Donald J. Trump

Verified account

@realDonaldTrump

India has long had a field day putting Tariffs on American products. No longer acceptable!

5:44 AM - 9 Jul 2019
by Rishi_Tri
08 Jul 2019 02:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5002
Views: 1002254

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

There is a large scope for the goi to improve upon the economy and the following will just rehash ideas that were from the mouth of the goi itself. Electronics /Semiconductor/ Navigation 1) Now the goi has recently stated that it will give a boost to set up fab industries, which i for one find extr...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Jul 2019 21:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5002
Views: 1002254

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This is Ola Uber effect... why buy when car is available at finger tips. Automobile companies must factor this into account. There is no space for parking and therefore no one is buying new vehicles This is the Let the Indian Economy Rot Effect... IT industry is at best now Hindu growth rate indust...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Jul 2019 21:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5002
Views: 1002254

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/maruti-cuts-production-in-june-for-fifth-month-in-a-row/articleshow/70113391.cms And this is how you remind the Govt that the middle class exists! Severely curtail all spending :D This is Ola Uber effect... why buy when car is available at...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Jun 2019 23:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3641
Views: 614405

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Indian Railways tracks by SAIL not fit for 160 kmph passengers trains operations: US university study By: Saurabh Kumar | Published: June 28, 2019 12:55:02 PM The study was commissioned by the railways (IR) to check the findings of the Research Designs & Standards Organisation, a part of the ra...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Jun 2019 05:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5002
Views: 1002254

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

PELOFBpfTao Listen 48:38 onward. PM mentions about Make in India and then contrasts India with China in Defense using 1947 as the time stamp. PM Modiji understands very well the challenge that we face in Defense and consequently the impact it can have. Hope it translates into more action on the gro...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Jun 2019 21:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4242
Views: 1000921

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/trouble-mounts-for-robert-vadra-as-ed-registers-fir-in-pilatus-aircraft-deal-1554032-2019-06-22 Trouble mounts for Robert Vadra as CBI registers case in Pilatus aircraft deal The case has been registered against unknown officials of the Indian Air Force (IAF), t...
by Rishi_Tri
21 Jun 2019 02:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4000
Views: 619544

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Appears Trump wants to cut H1B visas to India to 10-15% as a measure against data localization. H1bs issued today don't benefit indian companies. Most of them goes to fly by night consulting companies. Why should India bother about it. Having said that, I believe data localisation will be reviewed....
by Rishi_Tri
11 Jun 2019 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2619
Views: 363302

Re: Military Flight Safety

its quite bizarre ,we could not locate the wreckage of An-32 so far with all the cartosat,Risat and other sensors of su-30mki and UAVs in hand. How can a plane disappear so all of a sudden with out a mayday call !!! …….could it be a SAM attack? or EW attack? Very sad to note !!!! Is it really bizar...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Jun 2019 08:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5002
Views: 1002254

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Why have we not hit 10% growth rate? An inquisitive observer's viewpoint: Reset of the Economy to Significantly Formal Economy - Indian Economy has gone from significant contribution from informal / black sector to relatively less significant informal sector contribution. Money that would otherwise...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Jun 2019 04:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3787
Views: 374262

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

MTA saga is perhaps the worst of IAF's sins. Every person knew that AN 32s shall retire, that AVROs have been flying for 50 years, that Dorniers are another 40 years old, and all IAF did was sign for some weird European derivative of Spanish Indonesian bird? It is the most !@#$% decision that has be...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Jun 2019 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4000
Views: 619544

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

What happens in Turkey may be template for Bharat Politicians in new delhi are well aware(through historical experience) of the americans use of sanctions and embargo's as its primary foreign policy tool. The indian defence ministry has said that all possibilities arising out of the purchase of S40...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Jun 2019 20:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4000
Views: 619544

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/turkey-gets-culled-from-us-defence-program-in-warning-sign-for-india/articleshow/69699113.cms "The Pentagon went so far to ask 42 Turkish pilots - who have been training in Arizona and Florida for the past seven months preparing to receive the first ...

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