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by satya
29 Jun 2012 14:45
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 320919

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

Take away the 1600 GMT FX 'fix' from London & UKstaan will enter 'stone age' sooner than its colony TSP.
by satya
29 Jun 2012 14:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 177687

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

Sh. M.S Ahulwalia is top contender for MoF job should all go well this time . MMSjee wanted him as MoF in start of UPA-2 and had very strong vocal support from GotUS something that went against his candidature big time rest is history & so he waited for his chance now is his chance. So how will ...
by satya
13 Jun 2012 00:59
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 177687

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

Never seen nor heard before when many interests coming together to replace MoF but he is not ready . This man should have never seen the corridors of power in 90s but then his poojas . This man has done such damage to the finances of the country that even corrupts are crying out for he is a curse on...
by satya
04 Jun 2012 19:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 318211

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

I am confused about the army that Brigadier Sharaf served for i know only of one TSPA under the glorious command of Generalissomo Musharraf having lost one of IA's strike corps movement during 2002 one among many midnight anxious call's episodes from the Great Khan or having a SPD with a xerox machi...
by satya
31 May 2012 23:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 235713

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

As saying goes in punjabi '' saade naal vi shaakk hei'' . These para miliatry's Saab log too finding their place in Dilli's sun (once they were invisible faces & now they feel they are defenders of dilli :evil: for their patrol duties with DP & hearing DP's wireless messages & sounding t...
by satya
20 May 2012 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3231
Views: 343607

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Talked with someone somewhere & that's his short reply on what if Iran get hit ( doesn't matter who ) Ramanajee thanks for asking The Question : There are at least 1000 princes/chieftains/brokers/generals/mullahs/blackhats/jihadis/etc who see this as their big chance & they don't want to mis...
by satya
19 May 2012 14:54
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 798384

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Shyamjee It seems handbook on how to tackle a potential terror threat & input has not been written or forgotten . SPS to my understanding has been formed for one to carry on the legacy of late Sh. K S jee ie to study evolving global trends & their effect on India. The french jihadi -TSP conn...
by satya
18 May 2012 20:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 798384

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Political-bureaucrat nexus is not ready to allow the development of 'thinking culture' in civil intelligence agencies . They fear it more than anything else for we all know why . All MAC do is like a collection & forward depot for mails & making an entry for mail delivered & stuff like t...
by satya
18 May 2012 01:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4383
Views: 330377

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

ShyamDjee you are correct & thanks for doing this.
by satya
17 May 2012 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4383
Views: 330377

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Here's a different take on Nuke power & Indo-US Nuke agreement & this anti nuke thingie : Post agreement US showed its hand too early as they wanted to sell f-16I type Nuke power stuff to us at price of say F-22 & sharing the deal with we all know who ( specially the wannabe or already w...
by satya
01 May 2012 23:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2960
Views: 242288

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Just what i heard what we said to them and what they said and will say ( time out on their side ): 1) Some babu on our side made a proposal of withdrawing forces from both side at certain distance from AGPL that's what caused the initial excitement in DDM but distance the forces will withdrawto will...
by satya
10 Apr 2012 16:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2868
Views: 121809

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

Nightwatch: 09/04/2012 Iran: Special comment: Summary. On the eve of nuclear talks, the talks themselves are the best evidence that sanctions are influencing the leaders in Tehran. (TSP establishment's move in sending Zardari to be read can be seen in same light) Life is not normal in Iranian towns,...
by satya
24 Mar 2012 16:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011
Replies: 1052
Views: 48484

Re: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011

Str8 from horse mouth : Media very much under reporting what's actually happening in PRC. There's inner party struggle coupled with general discontent simmering in inner & CARs+ Russian border areas . Imminent war with PRC more than possible if situation doesn't come under control in next two or...
by satya
22 Mar 2012 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Coal Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 12
Views: 944

Re: Coal Scam Tapes and follow-up

Season of scam so everywhere we see& hear & smell a scam and behind every scam we see the not so hidden hand of Hailey Road occupants but that doesn't mean every babu & his family ever went , lived or living , worked or working in US is a US mole working on instructions from DC/Hailey ro...
by satya
10 Feb 2012 17:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6458
Views: 429032

Re: Indian Interests

Shyamdjee let bygones be bygones .You cannot convince other posters here about events that happened in '99. If they feel GoI is leading India from one disaster to another let it be just ask yourself does it matter what we think ?. No further comments from my side on this issue .
by satya
04 Feb 2012 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2848
Views: 126590

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201

When we confronted TSP in 80s and early 90s covertly & to some extent overtly what we gained in Big picture ? Were those gains significantly higher than ''losses'' ( debatable) since 2001 till now ? MMSjee is simply following a policy put in place since times of Shri. I K Gujral - Shr. ABVjee - ...
by satya
26 Jan 2012 16:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 225139

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

sha wrote: Some facts: 1: The average income of workers in Foxconn@Shenzhen is 3000¥/M(24000R/M) . 2:The official minimum wage in Shenzhen is 1500¥/M(12000R/M). 3:Shenzhen's GDP per capita was about 16000$ in 2011. Foxconn is neither devil nor angle. 4: Foxconn offers 10000R/M for India workers as ...
by satya
25 Jan 2012 18:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 798384

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Had a talk with not so hot billi in dilli ( billi don't like this cold weather ) wrt Sh. Naresh Chandra's lecture . It fits the piece in puzzle of India's National Intelligence Set Up's ongoing transformation taking place . What i remember from talk is : 1) Desh had & still has very few defense ...
by satya
30 Dec 2011 21:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 225139

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Two issues regarding PRC's RE sector : one is debt payment on this Lalaji says no problem PRC can manage with able Shanghai accountants doing what they do best with directives from Beijing . :mrgreen: Bigger question is future stream of revenue as per general information available via open sources R...
by satya
17 Sep 2011 23:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Talk by Bharat Karnad at IISc on 30 August 2011
Replies: 329
Views: 21379

Re: Talk by Bharat Karnad at IISc on 30 August 2011

I have a hammer so does my opponent , the manufacturer of my hammer says increase the number and weight of hammer and you will beat your opponent decisively till then he says keep your hammer with its limited number under one head for max effect but i am scratching my head as this been my strategy f...
by satya
11 Sep 2011 22:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist attack on Delhi High Court
Replies: 518
Views: 35446

Re: Terrorist attack on Delhi High Court

Converting India into CCTV nation won't solve the terror problem other than giving a new tender to Israeli or Swedish firm for cctvs . For one , specialists are needed to monitor & analyse the video stream from CCTVs & it requires 3-5 yrs of training to make one specialist . Same goes for po...
by satya
06 Sep 2011 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch
Replies: 4017
Views: 309665

Re: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch

Hmm wht if Kargil War was a bait for India to cross LoC and get trapped in PoK ? Wht if Ruskies too didn't support us in UNSC other than mere absentee thereby ensuring UN mandate for Unkil led force ( v r taking of 99 when Russia was at its bottom with PMs being appointed for a quarter if lucky ther...
by satya
28 Jul 2011 11:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1595701

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Mods if possible pls delete these above . A request only.
by satya
12 Jul 2011 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2601
Views: 286846

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Hmm so MMS bartering Desh Land in return for transit to Islamists at the Gate depending on one's view . A minor pause who released PM's brief on B'desh on PMO website just MEA & PM to visit Dacca ? Think again . A small prediction : No barter gonna happen so long MMS on chair . Till then yes ple...
by satya
10 Jul 2011 13:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 282100

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

GOTUS is pressing for posting of Security Liaison Officers in every TSPA's Corps HQ( earlier times there use to be military advisors now SLOs congrats TSPians for taking it one step further , i think its time TSPA Jernails are made to hear Shri. ABVjee's speech about pitfalls of US Forces in our nei...
by satya
08 Jul 2011 23:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 558969

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

'Assuming' 2008 crisis was part of strategic calculation by PRC Handle , its the 3rd year & there's talk of inflation + bad loan = unsustainable future economic path so 3 -5 year is the timeline they had in mind just a guess going by this going downhill news in media .. External front : US bad e...
by satya
06 Jul 2011 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6458
Views: 429032

Re: Indian Interests

Monsoon on break time to look in 4 directions . What happens when lust clash simple more sin ? What happens when egos clash not so simple it gives birth to Mahabharata .Wht if we mortals understand that we can't be Emperor ever but mere servants of the emperor , still why we take ourselves seriously...
by satya
27 Jun 2011 18:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4178
Views: 823877

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Actually if one go by the number of 'theaters' IA has to operate & given the importance of beyond traditional frontiers number of desh's SF is fraction of wht's actually required ( heard somewhere if one go by true blue integrated intel-sf apparatus with own support staff total should be somewhe...
by satya
27 Jun 2011 13:24
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 320919

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

For the record :

Zero Hedge is Market Maker's mouthpiece .
by satya
27 Jun 2011 13:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 712
Views: 163668

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

Wht i understand : Rule of thumb in govt. infra tenders is typical 60:40 ie 40 paisa actual spend with 60 paisa ''profit'' . Some old timers still work for 50 -50 divide if payments are on IST schedule . So in 11 B actual will be around 5 Bill give or take 500 mill +/- . Seems ok given its main aim ...
by satya
26 Jun 2011 17:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Trash Thread in the Trash Can (Use 4545 to Merge Posts)
Replies: 1207
Views: 100549

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 20

Thing about Bhaands So who are Bhaands well let's say they are Pankaj Mishra ,A roy & co. types. They have their own value & in coming years will only increase . See in earlier times ie b4 90s when we had bheekh mango program & there were numerous like jaat paat ke naam per de do ie unto...
by satya
25 Jun 2011 20:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 299383

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev

The Beginning : Came a New King & his ministers. Few of them never seen the durbar so close nor its riches . One of ministers given a matka full of riches as 'salaam' from a Cat of the Durbar Corridor . The minister shocked , went back to his Gurudev and gave him the bhog . Unfortunately he gave...
by satya
16 Jun 2011 15:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1011361

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Regarding the photo: 1) Security guy/commando( extreme left of photo ) with some sort of automatic seem bulk up around his stomach or sort of beer belly/pot belly type guy .? Is he wearing some sort of vest below his khaki or just tht he is TFTA with Big Belly ? 2) ADC with briefcase again same carr...
by satya
01 Jun 2011 23:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 2011
Replies: 2853
Views: 275984

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 20

Once upon a time two brothers of different fathers lived under same roof . One praying for desert another for jam jam . Both's prayers were answered with a golden murga / hen tht lay golden eggs came in their home running for his life & promised both brothers two instead of one tht he-she previo...
by satya
16 May 2011 18:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 261204

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

Nightwatch on TSPA One Asia Times on Line analyst provided a reminder last week that Chief of Army Staff General Kayani was the head of the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate at the time bin Laden arrived in Abbottabad, six or, possibly. seven years ago. Musharraf was the Chief of the Army Sta...
by satya
16 May 2011 17:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1011361

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Nightwatch's Brief on TSPA One Asia Times on Line analyst provided a reminder last week that Chief of Army Staff General Kayani was the head of the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate at the time bin Laden arrived in Abbottabad, six or, possibly. seven years ago. Musharraf was the Chief of the ...
by satya
11 May 2011 17:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1011361

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Shortly after reports of a helicopter mishap in Abbotabad hit the media around 1.20 am, not so far away in Rawalpindi, the DG-ISI was woken up by a phone call about a crashed helicopter. He called his people to ask: “Is it ours?” After a brief check, he was told, “no sir, it’s not ours”. He called ...
by satya
29 Apr 2011 13:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 438216

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Unkil ko mirchi lagi hei. This is a first i guess . Will be interesting to know wht they do next either continue the same old way more EJs more SDRE bashing + == thing or they take right steps . It was a message ball in unkil's court .Will be interesting to record unkil's & co. rxn both in desh ...
by satya
28 Apr 2011 15:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 461304

Re: Indian Autos Thread

ok can someone tell me if a used bike is imported in india which has ran about 5000km and which is costing 3000 dollars US how much import duty i have to pay Baldevjee not much go for jugaad find a reliable custom clearing agent in desh , he will make the deal for u ( there's some clause as well if...

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