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by Paul
08 Apr 2017 14:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 592542

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Per twitter Indian GDP is at $2.6T.
by Paul
04 Apr 2017 17:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 776971

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Unidentified Asian Air Force orders $200 million worth of Elta targeting pods Did we order it for LCA ??? The pods are pretty large. Around 2005, $150 million deal was signed for EL/M 2060P and those were integrated with Su-30MKI. One can assume this follow-on batch of $200 worth would most likely ...
by Paul
25 Mar 2017 20:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 260963

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Frontier corpsmen wear sort of sandals since pre 47 days
by Paul
17 Feb 2017 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 397
Views: 62232

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

Rate of climb **************** Rate of climb (RoC) is an aircraft's vertical speed – the rate of positive altitude change with respect to time or distance. It is commonly expressed in metre per second (m/s). The rate of climb in an aircraft is indicated with a vertical speed indicator (VSI) or insta...
by Paul
14 Feb 2017 21:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 296572

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Time and life are best teachers! Patience!!!!
by Paul
14 Feb 2017 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 296572

Re: Understanding US thread-III

[quote][/She stopped clothes shopping at Walmart a year after we got married. This is the trend with everybody.]

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Shows how much you know about life. You are being presumptuous here about other Desi's working in top cos.
by Paul
14 Feb 2017 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 533410

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

In 1989 the base commander for an IAF base in Hyderabad sent his son in an AN32 to tirupati to file his application as he had missed the application deadline in Hyderabad.
by Paul
13 Feb 2017 15:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3696
Views: 344974

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

[quote][/quote]Muslim life here is good but not as good as some places. I have family in Stockholm, Rotterdam, London and rest of UK and all over Canada. I would rate countries by friendliness to Islam as Sweden, UK, Canada, Netherlands, USA. Community here is large but there is no Islamic school so...
by Paul
10 Feb 2017 13:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 488519

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

A lot of smoke here. Will take a year for it to clear up. I am sceptical to the notion that US will somehow avoid acrimony with PRC by giving up SCS to China. Trouble is China is very hungry and wants the entire western Pacific, Inspite of Mad Gog Mattis and DT's utterances, the only way for US to a...
by Paul
10 Feb 2017 09:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 296572

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Trump affirms One China policy!
by Paul
01 Feb 2017 07:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 313171

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

It is an old story.
by Paul
31 Jan 2017 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5561
Views: 623278

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

All those who were heatedly questioning the Rafale purchase and asking for for Sukhois will soon be eating crow now. The chances of a second sub lease from Russia also is getting lesser by the day. Come to think of it, it appears MP was the one questioning the Rafale aircraft and was asking for more...
by Paul
30 Jan 2017 00:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 199992

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

An airfield even if under control of special forces in AP or Ladakh will need ground based supply routes or will be difficult to sustain their control. Recall the 1965 pathankot episode or Market Garden. Surprise will be key factor. Unless the operation is followed up with concerted action ground tr...
by Paul
30 Jan 2017 00:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 296572

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Could be a paki as well. Better keep Indians out of this fracas. Not our dog in this scuffle. Let's relish this movement of schadenfreude.
by Paul
29 Jan 2017 11:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 657312

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

^intentions are well and good, but capabilities are what counts. Uncle Sam will control rate of production though the GE404 engine.
by Paul
28 Jan 2017 15:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3696
Views: 344974

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

https://www.rt.com/news/375361-mary-moh ... n-scholar/

‘Virgin Mary will marry Prophet Mohammed in heaven,’ claims Egyptian scholar, angering Christians
by Paul
27 Jan 2017 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5561
Views: 623278

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

^^Key reason why Kazakhs defeated the Dzungars in 18th century to form the bedrock of the Kazakh nation. "Sabres of paradise" on Iman Shmyl refers to Muslims in Tsar's armies commanding regiments of Russian troops which was never the case in western armies. One of Shamyl's sons who was a c...
by Paul
24 Jan 2017 15:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 296572

Re: Understanding US thread-III

I am unable to understand what this argument is supposed to mean.

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I think the advantage for India is that it does not have to choose.....We keep using our hedging strategy for another 4 years.
by Paul
24 Jan 2017 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 296572

Re: Understanding US thread-III

RD, Thanks for the long reply. The current Jallikattu escalation was due to Obama-Clinton forces. GOI waited for the forces to reveal themselves and defused the situation. As for all the things you say the situation has not improved due to Trump election, India doesn't need US to do the lifting. Ju...
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1169813

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Resume of Ambassador Luo Zhaohui (2014/05/08) LUO Zhaohui, male, was born in Hubei Province of China in February, 1962. He has a Master's Degree in History. 1985-1989 Attaché, then Third Secretary, Department of Asian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China 1989-1993 ...
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1169813

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

So when Luo first visited Bhutan in 2005 he was not posted to Indian embassy. Went to Pakistan next year. Most likely an old South Asia desk handler.
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1169813

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

As Xi arrives in India, China appoints 'firefighter' envoy Luo Zhaohui to ease tensions China has appointed Luo Zhaohui as its new ambassador to India as both sides look to defuse fresh tensions that have surfaced in ties between them. Ananth Krishnan China has appointed its most experienced 'India...
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1169813

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://abs.twimg.com/sticky/default_profile_images/default_profile_6_normal.png Tshering Tobgay ‏@tsheringtobgay 5m5 minutes ago With HE Luo Zhaohui, China's ambassador to India, and his wife Dr Jiang Yili. Happy to welcome Ambassador Luo who 1st visited Bhutan in 2005 Chinese Ambassador to India ...
by Paul
22 Jan 2017 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2272
Views: 270099

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Pajis have come up with their own raisana dialogue. Search for Riaz Khokhar in YouTube.
by Paul
22 Jan 2017 06:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 393458

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

Their ambassador to Nepal, Munir Akram honeytrapped the sister of GP Koirala who was the JLN of Nepal.

A coup nobody seems to knows about.
by Paul
16 Jan 2017 10:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1169813

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

http://www.southasiaanalysis.org/node/2107 China: Strategic Encirclement of India’s Core Interests Paper No. 6211 Dated 05-Jan-2017 By Bhaskar Roy Having failed to constrict India within South Asia with its “String of Pearls” (an American euphuism) Strategy, China has now embarked on a new initiativ...
by Paul
15 Jan 2017 21:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4094
Views: 818230

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

http://m.scmp.com/news/china/article/20 ... ern-region

Navy man tipped to command PLA’s key southern region
by Paul
13 Jan 2017 16:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 96584

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Singapore military vehicle seizure Why Singapore should not be surprised that relations with China have changed William Zheng says the city state’s recent troubles with Beijing – over issues including the South China Sea and Taiwan – reflect the story of a world power coming into its own PUBLISHED :...
by Paul
13 Jan 2017 15:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1169813

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

^^ Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s self-serving term at the helm of government only adds to Nepal’s internal instability, which in turn makes a mockery of Nepal’s diplomacy. His most egregious departure was the so-called ‘trilateral meeting’ at the Goa BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in October. The prime minist...
by Paul
13 Jan 2017 15:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7860
Views: 755062

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Kallol Bhattacherjee ‏@janusmyth 11m11 minutes ago

Nepal ambassador holds press conference says people in Nepal are suffering due to demonetisation @TheHindu @suhasinih
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by Paul
13 Jan 2017 15:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1169813

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Image

This image will stay etched in people's mind for a long time.
by Paul
12 Jan 2017 20:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bangladesh armed forces watch!
Replies: 12
Views: 2724

Re: Bangladesh armed forces watch!

Tricky offer to Dhaka https://www.telegraphindia.com/1170112/jsp/nation/story_129885.jsp SUJAN DUTTA New Delhi, Jan. 11: India has offered to train Bangladesh navy crews in operating submarines after Dhaka recently acquired the first of two boats from Beijing. India has also agreed to host Vietname...
by Paul
11 Jan 2017 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4010
Views: 636630

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Time to pull Cold Start out of the freezer? or Western Alarmism at it's Munna getting into trouble? http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/Taking-%E2%80%98Cold-Start%E2%80%99-out-of-the-freezer/article17019025.ece?utm_source=true&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Newsletter General Bipin Rawat’s r...
by Paul
11 Jan 2017 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4606
Views: 539925

Re: Internal Security Watch

His response would have been no surprise.

However the response of my other colleagues i.e. the passive resentment of my other colleagues to the idea of partaking teertha from the Rakshasalaya of the Marunmattas was a surprise to me.
by Paul
10 Jan 2017 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4606
Views: 539925

Re: Internal Security Watch

Marrying two sisters is haraam in Islam.

On a related note. A peaceful co worker brought teertha from Mecca Sharif to the workplace. My madhava and smartha brahmin colleagues in the spirit of dharmic secularism dutifully accepted the prasad and spread the joyous news to other colleagues
by Paul
10 Jan 2017 18:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5561
Views: 623278

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Straws in the wind....uncharacteristically cooperating to increase serviceability of Sukhois, and now this...nothing conclusive yet.

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