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by ArjunPandit
07 Jun 2019 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53059

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

^ Najunamar ji, Chetak, Its a interesting point about so called Ummah coming to the aid of Pakistan. On top, If Pakistan gets broken into multiple entities, The age old dream of access to warm waters of Persian Gulf/Arab Sea and Pakistan being a axis which can be manipulated and used to needle Indi...
by ArjunPandit
06 Jun 2019 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 107
Views: 20423

Re: Indian Interests_2

how are you defining 200 co.s? 1. pvt., i assume 2. how do you define value: By revenue or Market cap? 3. Do you need indep directors too? Also, 1. what is the objective? 2. By when do you need it? I am exteremely tied up with office..need to do for UBji ..got a eagle direct from yakherder...this is...
by ArjunPandit
06 Jun 2019 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2499
Views: 457530

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

One of the things i find interesting about this Nehruvian mess is that there are so many layered parts (not that it is unexpected for a problem that has festered for 7 decades). The point being do we really know about all the parts of the problem. I thinking listing them here might be a good idea to...
by ArjunPandit
06 Jun 2019 14:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295603

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^i thought its the cold weather of manali and cannabis.
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53059

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I really liked the idea of moving pakis to afghanistan. It would be our version of people movement stalin style after WW2 when USSR redrew the borders around germany. Those germane Chaman Ki asha pakjabis would have flew by then in the fear of nook war..or might be obliterated by pakjabis in nuke ex...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 22:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3168
Views: 556296

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Brent crude prices have fallen below $60 for the first time since start of 2019. A positive for the economy. Yes, that is positive. However, it also indicates a general slowdown in the world economy, which is not a great news for India. Exports (goods+services)/GDP for India was about 19% in 2017. ...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 21:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

long back there used to be discussion on the range of the missile, with folks claiming 800-1000k range no.s. The question is if that was just a software issue why a test should fail. Also, just curious of any relation with the b'mos data leakage that happened almost an year back..when a guy was hone...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 20:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2716
Views: 558830

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

Philip wrote:Why can't the IAF/ HAL always have an alt. engine option? Either on the cost or tech. factors.
This way both OEM
s will know that they can't rip us off.

long time..hope all well...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53059

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Thanks sir, Xposting from joint exercises..hate to quote idrw but thats the only news site i can refer http://idrw.org/army-air-force-joint-exercises-end-in-punjab/ A major week-long exercise jointly by the Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out in Punjab concluded on Tuesday. The exerci...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 19:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 229
Views: 38238

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

http://idrw.org/army-air-force-joint-exercises-end-in-punjab/ A major week-long exercise jointly by the Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out in Punjab concluded on Tuesday. The exercise, Kharga Prahar, was undertaken by various units and formations of Kharga Corps , an official statem...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 19:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

ENS (is that a paki media channel) reporting the test failed. It was to validate some indigenous components. Not posting the idrw link
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 17:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3222
Views: 464387

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Supratik wrote:Pakistan defence budget cut. By how much?

basically a precursor to saying am abdul should buy more from fauji foundation..and abdul jawans may not get salaries every month and jihadis may have to do unpaid internships and some expendable oldies have to do probono work
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 16:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 178
Views: 22302

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^may be they are, but we'll get to them being used properly. The narrative has shifted to shitting in fields as no toilets to no water in toilets. Next it will be inconvenient indian v/s western ones then to chains of toilet mugs in Indian railway toilets.
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 16:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53059

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I know ramana guru will chide me for saying what I am gonna say, but having seen the situation first hand in punjab with kids lying around farms after taking injections and many second degree acquaintances crying with kids under drugs influence. My blood boils for revenge and I will say anyways. 1. ...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 16:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53059

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

vinod wrote:
VKumar wrote:We must build a wall to stop the hordes coming soon....

There is already a fence. When a possible exodus is imminent, the govt should open camps along afghan border and publicise that, thus relieving pressure on our border.
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 16:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 775
Views: 188524

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Let me ask a ultra stupid action, what if some non-state actor one night blows 5-10 fizzleyas by a b'mos salvo or some loitering Nirbhays forget their way to pokharan and ends in sargodha at night ..where are are they gonna bring those shiny toys...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jun 2019 16:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^such bot launches are not fair to us jingos, we need to be told what block, what algos had been tested. Are there any future plans to have a helicopter for B'mos ;-)
by ArjunPandit
03 Jun 2019 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2465
Views: 291580

Re: Military Flight Safety

I hate this thread being active. As pointed out earlier, quite a lot of accidents in last few years, whats could be the issue? Our AF flies in much more varied and difficult terrain. Dont want to start speculating but want to understand the challenges in flying there. I hope we dont end up with casu...
by ArjunPandit
03 Jun 2019 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 207788

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

As aerial security threat perception and threshold changes due to fast changing geopolitical situation on both the borders, there will be increasing demand for more single engine fighters in huge nunbers just to enable optimal deterrence and defence capability of the Indian airspace. If HAL's produ...
by ArjunPandit
03 Jun 2019 16:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 207788

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

It's been almost 2-3 months since there's been any delivery of tejas..whats' happening on that front..or did i miss deliveries during balakot and election noise
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 21:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3168
Views: 556296

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Two interesting no.s came up GDP slowdown and unemployment and the previous speculations were true about the no.s. Now my thoughts on this are 1. Comparison going way back are not meaningful because we the data quality was crap then because of significant part of economy was unstructured 2. GOI need...
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92747

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Ashokk wrote:Image

am i the only one who sees the fusellage/nose of rafale as middle finger
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92747

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Modi/Shah have realized that they have maxed out their political growth they can achieve with the current state of polity of india. I assume their objective is to target anti-india or BIF to create more space for future growth of BJP. I just hope - Shah retains direct/indirect control of BJP and Sh...
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92747

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Few thoughts/questions on the cabinet 1. Does CCS & NSA remain the same, apart from the exclusions and new comers? Looking specifically for AD. 2. Another thing I like about BJP as a party is that they rotate their leaders quite well to groom them for responsibilities. Now the role of BJP chief ...
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92747

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

honestly I am disappointed with Rajnath singh as Def Min but will not judge him, he has played role in weakening Naxalites. I was hoping for some role for Nitin Gadkari or VKS in this field. I was hoping for some role for shivraj singh chauhan. He is also a good doer. I hear very positive stories ab...
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92747

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

VK Singh as MoS in Road Transport VKS is a go getter in a stipulated time, rem his evac role in Yemen crisis. I think the govt is looking at accelerated execution of projects in NE and around china border in addition to what Nitin Gadkari ji's role in policy and contract bottlenecks. He's not someo...
by ArjunPandit
30 May 2019 21:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Arun.prabhu wrote:Not that hard to guess, but I'll keep mum.

Zynda wrote:^^It is intentional...the changes mentioned are being carried out not because there is anything wrong with Nirbhay (AFAIK)...can't say anything more than this here.

I guessed it but I would stay mum.. :evil: :evil:,
by ArjunPandit
30 May 2019 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^can't we put the existing design in production and then make the changes in subsequent blocks?
by ArjunPandit
30 May 2019 20:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^did you slap somras seller with this argument?
by ArjunPandit
29 May 2019 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 643321

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

GoI knows J&K is littered with ISI spies. The network covers all bases, politicians etc. More importantly, IA targeted a TSP Brigade HQ in response in subsequent action. GoI response to Pulwama is ongoing. News will trickle out in weeks, months and years ahead remember reading stories of paki s...
by ArjunPandit
29 May 2019 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53059

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I have been seeing in news quite a lot of times these days that KPK guys preferred to Join India. Pakis not being invited to shapath samaroh is another indicator of things to come. They might be oversmarting from post-balakot, and I think they do, but the reality will hit them hard soon if we rachet...
by ArjunPandit
29 May 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Karan M wrote:
Rahul M wrote:such is the number of projects nowadays that I thought that there might well be a slash missile and I knew nothing about it.


until it was clarified, i thought it is a new WVR missile, :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: suits its name...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 23:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1249
Views: 146134

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Are you bored, want some fun for free...look no further than this http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1152120.shtml An internet user with the pseudonym Moka, with more than 242,000 followers on Weibo, slammed FedEx China Thursday for confiscating chipset products delivered from a factory in the island...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Indranil, he has been implying that the LCA Mk2 will be obsolete, and LCA was inferior to the Gripen. I know. It is still better than most of our defense "journalists". That's why I have been asking you to write. A write up on LCAs ears and nose is long overdue. There are very few from th...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 751
Views: 112868

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

has sushant sareen read UBji's statement "give peace a chance, destroy pakistan"
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 19:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292511

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^to be fair, no journo gets to write his headings. That said he's the same guy who peddled Abhi disobeyed orders
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 643321

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^^rohit had said this thing long back on the forum itself, was it avenged through the so called "cold wave"?
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 18:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Banks & Financial System
Replies: 131
Views: 16813

Re: Indian Banks & Financial System

https://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/liquidity-management-gets-new-guidelines-from-the-rbi/story-RAloZdREF9XDtuZuFU9sUJ.html This is to ensure NBFCS have enough liquid assets that can be converted to cash to fund the outflows for 30 days in a scenario of acute liquidity stress. With these gu...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019-General Elections-in News/Multimedia (No discussion)
Replies: 0
Views: 380

2019-General Elections-in News/Multimedia (No discussion)

starting this thread to collate the following items 1. Key speeches text/audio/video 2. infographics 3. int'l media items 4. Cartoons/Memes also welcome We should also collate the int'l media items, some of them will be purged in coming years making them inaccessible to those who want to revisit the...

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