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by periaswamy
08 Dec 2017 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 754
Views: 68023

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies

statement by chairman mentions something about NSG Why is India signing up to new agreements and placing restrictions on itself, when it cannot join groups like NSG? Tying ourselves down so that others don't have to take the trouble? China's notably missing from the Waasenaar group of nations. Webs...
by periaswamy
08 Dec 2017 02:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3510
Views: 630424

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Promoters of five steel majors undergoing insolvency resolution will have to cough up a total of at least Rs 29,000 crore to be eligible to submit bids and retain their companies. and Buyers of stressed assets might soon get an exemption from paying the minimum alternate tax (MAT), and the need for...
by periaswamy
08 Dec 2017 01:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2512
Views: 370980

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Study of Comparison of coke and petro coke Utility companies used 3,852 dcd of petroleum coke (less than 5% of annual production) as a power plant supplemental fuel blending with coal in 1996 , because petroleum coke has advantages of low price (36% lower at Wst or 46% lower at %/MMBtu), high heati...
by periaswamy
08 Dec 2017 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2512
Views: 370980

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Bart S. It isn't just the journalists, some self-appointed 'environmentalist' has filed a case in the Supreme Court who banned the import and the govt is pleading for some exceptions to the ban to be allowed! Why is the govt. bending over to the morons in the Supreme Court and ask them to mind thei...
by periaswamy
07 Dec 2017 22:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 668
Views: 98865

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Saudi was buyer of 450$ Vinci Painting of Christ

So Mohammed Bin Salman's net on corruption did not include this guy. How nice. Surely the Saudi mullahs cannot be pleased at this kind of blasphemous behaviour.
by periaswamy
07 Dec 2017 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2512
Views: 370980

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

CRamS: I simultaneously weep profusely...etc. This is not fuel -- this is tar/bitumen for laying roads. Just do a web search on that product and the import/export documents for it. States that pretty clearly. Just because Indian journalists are a bunch of low IQ cretins, doesn't mean we have to exp...
by periaswamy
07 Dec 2017 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446591

Re: Internal Security Watch

why was the matter referred to such a man in the first place?? He has a specific ideology and agenda in mind. For all his alleged smarts, Modi seems to have trusted a bureaucracy a little too much for his own good. They are all busy burying knives on the back of his political legacy, compromised as...
by periaswamy
07 Dec 2017 19:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2512
Views: 370980

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

vayutuvan: "Sethalum She will come back as Pisas !!" Translation please, pretty please.


Even after she dies, she will torment us all as a vicious ghost.
by periaswamy
07 Dec 2017 06:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 273653

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Sadiq Khan is trying a bit too hard for a Paki -- just yesterday at Amritsar he wanted the brits to apologize for Jallianwallah bagh --- fat lot of good that is going to do at this time. :roll: But Sadiq Khan is probably trying to curry favour with Khalistani-sympathizers, and harken back to the a t...
by periaswamy
07 Dec 2017 01:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 207973

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Australia fixes election contribution laws While this reduces chinese money in Australian elections, it does not preclude chinese interests in australia to fund the labour party politicians -- that is the next route the Chinese will explore through the wealthy Chinese expats in Australia. Still doe...
by periaswamy
06 Dec 2017 19:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 65580

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Rohingyas streaming into India

Mamata Banerjee's traitorous politics continues.
by periaswamy
06 Dec 2017 19:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446591

Re: Internal Security Watch

The constitution is subject to change, so why is this "justice" talking through his butt about it "not being possible" -- he was just asked to draft the UCC law and instead he is throwing up has hands? the whole incestuous judiciary system is rotten.
by periaswamy
06 Dec 2017 18:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 146450

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

(They completely discount Cheen) Once again proving that the entire lot of arms control losers are on Chinese payroll and have an agenda to distract the very blatant China-NoKo connection -- Russia has no leverage over NoKo compared to china. Putin inserting himself into the NoKo equation has allow...
by periaswamy
06 Dec 2017 07:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 668
Views: 98865

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

So now Trumperoonie has throw in a molotov cocktail in West Asia by supporting Israel's claim to Jerusalem -- will all the Arab states and Turkey gang up against Israel or will their internal conflicts take precedence? Iran has always wanted to stake claim to being "leader of the islamic world&...
by periaswamy
05 Dec 2017 20:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 65580

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Arab oiseule in charge of UN "human rights" council wants to book myanmar for genocide Isn't it just precious that the genocidal arab nations that have wiped out every non muslim minority groups to extinction in their own territories (and in others) now want to go after myanmar for "...
by periaswamy
04 Dec 2017 21:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3510
Views: 630424

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Dipankar:In other words much of the "Post Nehruvian" economy is being built on the back of "Nehruvian" economy. That is a tautology, the only economic model followed before we got out of that hole is "Nehruvian economy", so what other choice does India have other than ...
by periaswamy
04 Dec 2017 07:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3274
Views: 496767

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

Kashi: Yet they seemingly had no concerns pitching their subs to Aussies, who would have not only leaked but transferred all the blue prints to the Chinese en masse. Pardon my french, but it seems to me that the japanese are a bunch of stupid mothe*****ers, Their own technology will be used against...
by periaswamy
04 Dec 2017 02:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2203
Views: 319774

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

commentary on FT's oped As India ups Britain on world stage, sourpuss daily writes obit of our democracy: Did you pick the wrong country, FT? IndiaSreemoy TalukdarDec, 02 2017 11:33:03 IST Virginia Woolf is believed to have assessed James Joyce's Ulysses as the "work of a queasy undergraduate ...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 23:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3510
Views: 630424

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I call shenanigans on Kaushik Basu's "figures", which are usually politically motivated -- the man is a politically partisan dbag, notwithstanding his credentials. How Is the GDP of India Calculated? The Central Statistics Office (CSO), under the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implemen...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 23:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3510
Views: 630424

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ It isn't a justification. Just a narration of how the term came about. Yes, I got that. The narration is about justification provided by Krishna Raj/Najinyanupi's for coining the term. My comment was about Najinyanupi's justification. That guy seems to be a contributor to the marxist/socialist ...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 22:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3510
Views: 630424

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

That justification by Raj Krishna seems rather dubious. Indians were provided with a fait accompli to justify failed socialist policies of Bandit Nehru and his cabal of marxist economists, one of them being Raj Krishna. Did these economists realize that a low rate of growth was "appropriate for...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 22:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2203
Views: 319774

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

If India can grab some of the market on one or more sectors over time, and grab trade from other countries that currently goes to Britain, that seems worthwhile. I think Financial Services and Banking was considered one of those, but Indian laws in those sectors may not match the flexbility of those...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3274
Views: 496767

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

If the soryu class sub is that silent, then the japanese are probably more worried about such tech leaking to the chinese. That would make chinese subs truly lethal, and the chinese navy that much more formidable.
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446591

Re: Internal Security Watch

Thowheed Jamaat molests women in public and then protests when their member is arrested for it BJP supporter are being openly threatened with rape by these islamist scumbags in Thowheed Jamaat. Shameless aholes protest when their members are arrested for such behavior. Is TN turning into another Ke...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 207973

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Australian Senator warned PLA/CCP linked donor to Australian Labor party that his phone was being tapped by Aussie government Labour party in Australia appears to be bought and paid for by the CCP/PLA. "This comes at a time when members and senators are under intense scrutiny over whether they...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 05:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2203
Views: 319774

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

ashish_raval: This is my friend is what I am trying to talk since yesterday. Nothing more nothing less. Of course, this has been pointed out repeatedly by Suraj and others that the lack of any new trade relations with the UK is precisely because india is conducting hardball negotiations with the UK...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 05:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2203
Views: 319774

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

It is easy to blame external factors but after 3 generations it becomes an old record the really do not have much left to play. Americans (or any other country) did not cause the death of 3 million and more Indians by handing over their food to british troops (and callously ignoring a famine) and m...
by periaswamy
03 Dec 2017 01:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2203
Views: 319774

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

eklavya: access to each other's markets, for goods, services and to public procurement contracts


"services" would require movement of people, no?
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 146450

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

NoKo is liable to place dummies instead of actual warheads on these missiles, no? Little Kim and Eleven Dingding want to create a song and dance about capabilities that can target US mainland, without actually wasting expensive warheads, one would think.
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2512
Views: 370980

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Obama's paid invitation was done by some of the INC-pasand congress party lutyens elite -- Obama will speak anywhere for cash, as is the norm for ex-presidents. There is this picture of the loser MMS standing behind like some sort of coy bearded girlfriend looking admiringly at Obama -- picture seem...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 23:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 65580

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Suhasini Haidar's intellectual vomit on the rohingya issue As usual, Suhasini Haidar writes some utterly moronic nonsense re: Indian foreign policy in the Chindu. Argues for "a change in refugee policy" to allow all Rohingyas to migrate to India, and has the old Nehruvian horsesh1t about ...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 20:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 146450

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

If NoKo were a stock held by China, it has reached beyond its max allowable Price-to-Value ratio, hain? Downside risk >> Upside Potential. Time to sell and get out, pretend they never owned it. But the risk of backing North Korea is now shared between China and Russia -- it no longer looks as if Ch...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 146450

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

UlanBatori: No, long phone call POTUS-Putin was mentioned quite clearly on ABCnews. No big deal there. Actually now CNN is shrieking that Trump talked to Russians about ISIS. Duh! Of course he did, that's how the Clinton-Obama ISIS got smashed. Thanks. (Don't have a TV nearby.) Trump and Tillerson ...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 09:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 146450

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Dipankar: OT for this thread. I have moved this to CPEC thread, where this came up earlier.
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 08:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1367
Views: 226991

Re: Analyzing CPEC

From Noko thread: Dipankar: For comparison the currently used Western (cross Pacific) and Southern Routes (Suez Canal) to USA/Europe takes about 20 - 30 days. This was discussed earlier. I cannot see the economist article (paywall) but it is more instructive to just do the math. Calculate the number...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 06:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 146450

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Seems to me that Lavrov is just saying that they know where USA's military resources are and that they are watching it all. Assuming that the Trump and Putin are not actively in contact -- given the hostility between COTUS and Senate to Russia, don't think Trump will be in touch with putin -- that n...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 06:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2512
Views: 370980

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Cosmo_R: ^^^Why are we importing it? One of its primary uses seems to be for building roads -- not sure the Indian newspaper report has it right about it being used as fuel for coal plants. AFAIK, you need special plants to use petro-coke for a power plant. Seems more likely that this is being impo...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 06:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3274
Views: 496767

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

I wish we could just invade and occupy Maldives before China turns it into a naval base. China has basically bought an Island in the maldives in the past year (though the maldives govt. claims that is not true even after their legislature approved it). The Chinese engineered a coup in the maldives ...
by periaswamy
02 Dec 2017 06:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 146450

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

UlanBatori: A single rail car can carry, what, 4 20-ft containers max? Maybe 2 containers? So 12,000 containers is 3000 rail cars, or 30 cargo trains of 100 cars each. UBji, OT, but usually one single car rail carries one container -- you will probably see "multi-modal cars" on train wago...

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