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by ashish raval
19 Jun 2018 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996231

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

India, China in talks to form bloc against Opec - Sanjay Dutta, ToI We should be telling OPEC that if oil prices are not in region of 60 then India will make electric vehicles tax Free and start establishing charging stations in the country everywhere including parking lots to reduce the dependence...
by ashish raval
19 Jun 2018 02:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4811
Views: 863041

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Dhanush artillery gun clears final trials - Dinakar Peri, The Hindu The indigenously upgraded artillery gun Dhanush has successfully completed final user trials and is ready for induction into the Army. Dhanush is an upgraded version of the Swedish Bofors gun procured by India in the mid- 1980s. “T...
by ashish raval
11 Jun 2018 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Apologies mods. It was not my intention to be trolling and I will always advocate better ties of India with every developed nation and Britain is just happen to be one of them.
by ashish raval
11 Jun 2018 16:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

ashish_raval wrote:We see such scenes everyday multiplied by 10 times in desh too.


{Rest snipped. Poster warned}
by ashish raval
10 Jun 2018 05:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4390
Views: 1067139

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Nothing wrong with buying blueprints. It was actually very smart. Why rebuild the wheel? What is important is that we acquired the technology and became self sufficient. This is TOT in its truest sense, not CKDs and SKDs. Very smart indeed. We could scavenge Ukraine for a lot more in aerospace. ISR...
by ashish raval
08 Jun 2018 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 314341

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

German Amb. Goes Native In Spite Of His Recent Bluster Against The Pakis :twisted: The German Ambassador to Pakistan is Now Painting His Foxy with Truck Art! German Ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler is getting pretty famous among Pakistanis thanks to his active presence on Twitter. Having just ...
by ashish raval
08 Jun 2018 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ashish Racism runs deep in the NHS atleast. To start with I suggest you to read details of Bawa Garba case; if this is not racism then racism doesn't exist on Earth! https://www.bmj.com/bawa-garba SInce last 30 years so many reports and studies of deep seated racism discrimination in NHS has come o...
by ashish raval
08 Jun 2018 02:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Guess we should be least bothered about racism having experienced casteism, religionism, stateism yada yada in India growing up. Having visited more than 40 nations, I clearly feel britain is least or one of the least racist place on earth. If you stop anyone in any high streets of britian excludin...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

It is not question of bending over backwards which is a fairly tivial issue for India which I do not favour for us anyway. The whole Brexit fiasco happened when leaders fail to listen to people and there was uncontrolled migration of people from the continent for whom they included criminals, trafi...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Astonishing stats.4 million in the UK forced to use food banks ( free food) to sustain themselves, too poor to manage without borrowing, loans they can't repay, etc.Britain ripe for revolution in the future especially when Brexit bites hard and the hordes of beardies who've already made their inten...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

To be fair we are one of 75 and in the range between 10-15th in priority with which UK is seeking post Brexit ties with top being EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Australia, NZ, Brazil, China, Japan, Singapore where demand for whatever it produces lies. “To be fair” ? Towards what or whom ? You have t...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

To be fair we are one of 75 and in the range between 10-15th in priority with which UK is seeking post Brexit ties with top being EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Australia, NZ, Brazil, China, Japan, Singapore where demand for whatever it produces lies. If top ten signs some form of trade deals post-Br...
by ashish raval
06 Jun 2018 11:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1298202

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Guess Brahmos will be expensive option for 100km range isnt it? Smaller version of brahmos can be good thing and the option you suggested under developmrnt with drdo. Realised we have klub, uran, krypton etc ..not to mention exocet on scorpene and loads of missile boats What is krypton ? You have f...
by ashish raval
06 Jun 2018 11:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1298202

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

ArjunPandit wrote:
ashish raval wrote:Why do you think to test 5000km you have to travel 5000 km horizontally?

i hope you dont mean the length of trajectory :evil:

No. I meant in the context of range.
by ashish raval
04 Jun 2018 23:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1298202

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Question for gurus. Do we have any antiship missile which can fight wars in littloral seas? <= 120km range? If so which one it is ? If not do we hqve anything in development? Not sure I follow you, Brahmos can be used in those ranges and can fly lo-lo profile greatly increasing its effectiveness. B...
by ashish raval
04 Jun 2018 16:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1298202

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Question for gurus. Do we have any antiship missile which can fight wars in littloral seas? <= 120km range? If so which one it is ? If not do we hqve anything in development?
by ashish raval
04 Jun 2018 16:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1298202

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

arun wrote:Hemanth Kumar Rout can only be believed if one assumes that India flew the Agni V for 1,800 km without giving any safety warning to Aircraft or Ships …………….

Why do you think to test 5000km you have to travel 5000 km horizontally?
by ashish raval
03 Jun 2018 23:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Why do you think that if I write few lines of code for which someone from japan is willing to pay 1 billion and generating cashflow of 50 million with 500 people employed is bad compared to having a toy factory with dangerous polluting chemicals at you doorstep and waterways generating 50 million c...
by ashish raval
03 Jun 2018 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Lol. Guess you should publish the findings in a journal as this is first time i found someone making such remark. This applies to US too then if I sm allowed to take 6 developed cities out of the country as it has 6x more population, and then compare what is left down in Us too..give me California,...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Lol. Guess you should publish the findings in a journal as this is first time i found someone making such remark. This applies to US too then if I sm allowed to take 6 developed cities out of the country as it has 6x more population, and then compare what is left down in Us too..give me California,...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 19:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-01/europe-s-drug-agency-warns-of-bigger-staff-losses-in-brexit-move Some here really think Britain is a third rate country by reading tabloid news and hearing Brits moan about their country all the time. The oh so cool Aryans of Europe thinks they wou...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^ I don't know about it being a third rate country, but it certainly is not what the Brits historically have claimed or imagined it to be. Britannia no longer rules the waves (hasn't in a long while) and the Sun set on the Empire a very long time ago. I spent six years in the UK and thought it was ...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 03:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-01/europe-s-drug-agency-warns-of-bigger-staff-losses-in-brexit-move Some here really think Britain is a third rate country by reading tabloid news and hearing Brits moan about their country all the time. The oh so cool Aryans of Europe thinks they wou...
by ashish raval
30 May 2018 16:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

How would India benefit from this labour mobility? I can understand if folks skill up and return to India...like I mentioned about employees of Indian MNCs, but most folks who go there as students and even many people from MNCs who go to Western nations on-site would end up switching jobs with the ...
by ashish raval
30 May 2018 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Try applying for Massa citizenship after 5 years of imprisonment in filing incorrect tax returns and thy shall see how quickly one gets deported. Atleast in UK this guy will get justice and eventually he will stay although after some media push. Most of the time HMRC just fines and leaves the matte...
by ashish raval
30 May 2018 02:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

there are good and bad apples among them as with a normal populace . There are good and bad apples everywhere. This is exactly why we have to concentrate on weeding out bad apples on both sides of table and concentrate how we can grow across multiple principalities worldwide. Anybody making sweepin...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Well no!! That is not entirely true, I know few people in high places who has indirectly confirmed cold shoulder by Indian government on each one way offer by UK government in Cleaning Ganges, giving more scholarships to Indian students in the interim as a positive step towards building relationshi...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

>>Sir Europe need people and Central and Eastern Europe is solving that problem. It happening right now. Muslims have done great favour by revealing the cards. Mango European is tired of that. Sure, that is happening. But that does not mean that labour mobility from India to the UK cannot be improv...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 22:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Try applying for Massa citizenship after 5 years of imprisonment in filing incorrect tax returns and thy shall see how quickly one gets deported. Atleast in UK this guy will get justice and eventually he will stay although after some media push. Most of the time HMRC just fines and leaves the matte...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 21:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Well no!! That is not entirely true, I know few people in high places who has indirectly confirmed cold shoulder by Indian government on each one way offer by UK government in Cleaning Ganges, giving more scholarships to Indian students in the interim as a positive step towards building relationshi...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 13:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

While ashish and co continue to blame India with imaginary nonsense about cold shoulders to Ganga cleaning plans: UK's hostile approach to immigration Jnanesh, from Maharashtra, arrived in Britain nine years and eight months ago on a full Erasmus scholarship for an MSc in networking and e-commerce....
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 03:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

All political permutations failing to make progress proves that there is no progress to be made? That is a logical, political and economic fallacy. Particularly if you know any politicians. :) This is the India-UK thread after all, it's all about the politicians on both sides :) Can gains be made ?...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 03:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

They are already if don't believe me just ask Infosys, TCS management and they will tell you how hard it is to get business out now compared to just 5 years back. It is only going to get worse as world population rises and everyone knows how to make coffee out of beans. Sounds good. So it's been co...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ok. Deficit is working in Indian favour does not mean that you keep trade just about the level it is now forever. These defect can be easily be an illusion the money a secondary supplier is found read for softwares nearshoring is currently buzzword since last year as they now have 500 million Engli...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 02:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^^^ I have no problem in being wrong. But why don’t you stick to economics? For nearly 5 decades Indian governments followed the policy of autarky. Were they right? What did it do to our productivity and competitiveness? Policy consistency does not prove that the policy is effective. Political fai...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

India gains from the UK on two fronts: * India runs a trade surplus with the UK (£4bn in 2016) * India receives significant remittances from the UK ($3.6bn in 2016) https://www.ons.gov.uk/businessindustryandtrade/internationaltrade/articles/whodoestheuktradewith/2017-02-21 https://en.m.wikipedia.or...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 02:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Why exactly would UK want a trade treaty that enhances our trade surplus and worsens the CAD they have, that you've already presented copious data about ? :) The lack of any traction between successive Indian *and* UK governments should be sufficient indicator that neither side sees a win-win situa...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

What have we gained by not having a deal? Have we done any cost benefit analysis on this? Show me one paper by any Indian academic on this? $70 billion a year exporting labour (remittances) False dawn. If we have managed to keep 10 sachin bansals per year that would have created conglomerates and I ...
by ashish raval
26 May 2018 01:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 568269

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

How degrading. We are asking some country to make it easier for our people to migrate to that country. So we do not need educated educated and qualified people in India? Do we want UK to grant even easier access for our criminals? Ashamed of our babus and their tark-vitark. And nobody is this insul...

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