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by AnimeshP
19 Apr 2011 07:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 584360

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Apologies if posted earlier ... Video of China's property bubble .. http://youtu.be/pbDeS_mXMnM Couple of things for our cheeni dlones who keep waxing lyrical about the wonder that is China - A few days back someone was mentioning how Chinese slums have a way better quality of life as compared to sa...
by AnimeshP
14 Apr 2011 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Libyan War : Political and strategic aspects
Replies: 1051
Views: 74333

Re: Libya No Fly Zone: Political and strategic aspects

Well things ain't going so well for Britain and France ... now they want big daddy to step in ...
Libya: US urged to return to front line
by AnimeshP
28 Mar 2011 17:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Capitulation at Sharm el Sheikh
Replies: 523
Views: 51945

Re: Capitulation at Sharm el Sheikh

There is no doubt in anyone's mind I think that the mention of Balochistan was a screw-up, and one person (it seems anyways) willingly took the fall for that and has been "rewarded" for that - in a manner of speaking. But shit happens now and then. Having said that, our people are not pus...
by AnimeshP
08 Mar 2011 20:50
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 387327

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

AnimeshP-ji, if what you say is true across-the-board, we should not have a poverty problem anymore! There is NO labour available, except at high rates..Ergo, we are close to full employment...In which case, NREGA has achieved its objective! Somnath ji ... me no economist ... but isn't poverty sort...
by AnimeshP
08 Mar 2011 16:54
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 387327

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

The issue of significant wage inflation comes about only in an economy that is near full-employment, so somewhere there..In India, we have a scenario of widespread unemployment, underemployment and disguised employment, especially in the rural areas... Ah. Fallacy of composition. Elementary my dear...
by AnimeshP
05 Mar 2011 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 369905

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

This had me :rotfl: Sonia blames PMO for CVC mess The Congress core group, which met here on 4 March to take stock of the Supreme Court verdict quashing the appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas, is understood to have directed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to revamp the Prime Minis...
by AnimeshP
05 Mar 2011 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 369905

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

I'm confused ... either this is a really good satirical piece or the editors at HT are smoking some real potent stuff ... The man who saved the Congress I must admit, I didn't see it coming. Not by a mile. But with Manmohan Singh stepping down as prime minister after taking responsibility for the go...
by AnimeshP
03 Feb 2011 20:28
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 387327

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

Planning commission has launched an online forum for getting feedback and suggestions for developing an approach to the 12th 5 year plan.

http://www.12thplan.gov.in/hss/index.php
by AnimeshP
30 Jan 2011 23:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 466060

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Since the general consensus on BRF is that GoI is incompetent and weak when it comes to dealing with the US, how about our BRF members who are US citizens writing to their congressmen or senators to complain about the treatment meted out to Indian students by the ICE authorities?
by AnimeshP
09 Jan 2011 11:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 308569

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2

Some nuggets .. Delusions of grandeur “What plans did he have for the industrial development of the country? Did he hope to enlist technical or financial assistance from America?” she asked Jinnah. “`America needs Pakistan more than Pakistan needs America,` was Jinnah`s reply. `Pakistan is the pivot...
by AnimeshP
20 Dec 2010 07:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: NoKo-SoKo War crisis
Replies: 144
Views: 24720

Re: NoKo-SoKo War crisis

Looks like neither SoKo nor NoKo are backing down .. SoKo supposed to resume live fire drills at around 1:00 PM local time today and has ordered civilians into air raid shelters in anticipation of NoKo response ...
source
by AnimeshP
11 Nov 2010 08:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch
Replies: 4017
Views: 330978

Re: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch

Well ... looks like Canada is also planning on sticking around ...
Canada Considering Staying in Afghanistan
Defense Minister Says Canada Considering a U.S. Request to Stay Past 2011 in a Training Role
by AnimeshP
22 Oct 2010 07:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 466060

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

arun wrote:From Pew Global Attitudes Survey available here:

Pew


As always, the trend lines show a more complicated picture ...
by AnimeshP
30 Sep 2010 07:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 61187

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

TEMBHLI (MAHARASHTRA): Number 782474317884. That will be Rajana Sonawane's Identity proof throughout her life and India's first Unique ID card recipient thanks UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for the honour. "I thank Soniaji for selecting me to be India's first Aadhaar card recipient," a bea...
by AnimeshP
30 Aug 2010 16:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 498389

Re: J & K news and discussion

I had posted this earlier in the old Psy-Ops and Media thread ... Viewership numbers for English news channels ... The view from the couch In the news genre, Hindi channels lead the pack, followed by regional news channels. English news channels, despite their star power, trail with a miniscule 0.4 ...
by AnimeshP
29 Aug 2010 03:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 410480

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Graft-Fighting Prosecutor Is Dismissed in Afghanistan By DEXTER FILKINS and ALISSA J. RUBIN Published: August 28, 2010 KABUL, Afghanistan — One of the country’s most senior prosecutors said Saturday that President Hamid Karzai fired him this week after he repeatedly refused to block corruption inve...
by AnimeshP
28 Aug 2010 23:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 283930

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

Apologies if posted earlier ... I'm sure nothing new for BRF-ites here ... :roll: Is Pakistan exaggerating flood damage? However, the most interesting piece of the article ... Only China, which apparently suspected that the Pakistani authorities were inflating the estimate of damages suffered, refra...
by AnimeshP
28 Aug 2010 17:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 283930

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

:mrgreen: Apologies if posted earlier ... I take back everything I ever said about Ekta Kapoor and her ilk :rotfl: ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6AbRYaf58c

by AnimeshP
27 Aug 2010 16:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 283930

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

Some more links on the KKH closing & its impact on GB: http://www.samaa.tv/News24296-Medicines_scarcity_in_GB_over_Karakoram_Highway_closure.aspx http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/provinces/12-cm+says+situation+worsening+in+gb--bi-03 http://tribune.com.p...
by AnimeshP
24 Aug 2010 05:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 466060

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Again, my opinion -- you can take it as a sweeping statement and call it absurd if you like -- is that India gained nothing from its so-called alliance with the USSR except three decades of irrelevance while the rest of Asia raced ahead on the US-led economic system that we finally entered in the 1...
by AnimeshP
22 Aug 2010 19:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 466060

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

You're making assumptions that the US/China were somehow stayed by the USSR. What exactly did you expect the US to do in 1971? Invade in support of the Pakis? That was never going to happen. As for China, the Russians did nothing to stop the Chinese attack in 1962 and I can't see any difference in ...
by AnimeshP
21 Aug 2010 17:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 466060

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

The so-called "alliance" with the USSR gained India absolutely nothing. It didn't lend us any political weight and it gave us no economic windfall. We were on the wrong side of history on that one and it would be foolish to state otherwise. You might want to read up on the events of 1971,...
by AnimeshP
19 Aug 2010 19:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 466060

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Modi let off in return for BJP support on N-liability bill: Lalu Or it could simply be Laloo jee trying to garner minority votes in the upcoming Bihar elections. Trying to kill 2 birds (BJP-Nitish & INC) in one stone. Laloo jee also knows that if his party does not do well in Bihar assembly ele...
by AnimeshP
17 Aug 2010 22:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 283930

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

shiv wrote:Pakistan divided over what symbol to choose for its own rupee
http://www.fakingnews.com/2010/06/pakis ... own-rupee/


Its a humorous news article folks .... :P
by AnimeshP
14 Aug 2010 07:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 283930

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

Wherever there is a disaster, the soul harvesters are not far behind .... Pakistan Flood: Send in The Marines? Yes, this is an emergency even worse than the devastating earthquake that hit the Northwest Frontier Province and Kashmir region back in October 2005. But maybe the United States would garn...
by AnimeshP
14 Aug 2010 07:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 283930

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

Pakistan flood crisis raises fears of country's collapse "The powers that be, that is the military and bureaucratic establishment, are mulling the formation of a national government, with or without the PPP (Zardari's ruling Pakistan Peoples Party)," said Najam Sethi, the editor of the we...
by AnimeshP
14 Aug 2010 07:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 283930

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

Pakistan's fertile land threatened Fears of severe food shortages have increased in Pakistan as floods wipe away farmland and destroy crops in the south of the country. The Pakistani army has been using boats and helicopters to evacuate villagers to higher ground, as authorities warn of more rainfa...
by AnimeshP
10 Aug 2010 23:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 370046

Re: The Red Menace

http://news.rediff.com/report/2010/aug/10/bjp-demands-cbi-probe-into-azad-encounter.htm So much for BJP and "we are nationalists onlee". At the end of the day, there is not much to choose between Congress and BJP. Both will sacrifice their "ideals" at the altar of political expe...
by AnimeshP
08 Aug 2010 03:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Commonwealth Games-New Delhi 2010
Replies: 2060
Views: 214728

Re: Issues faced by Commonwealth Games-New Delhi 2010

http://www.dailypioneer.com/274558/United-Opp-scores-over-Reddy-in-RS.html Reddy also came out with the bizarre argument that success of MGNREGA – Centre’s flagship employment guarantee programme – was a reason why few workers were available for the projects, as they now had work in their villages....
by AnimeshP
06 Aug 2010 19:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65139

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

From Wiki:
The Mongol Empire launched several Mongol invasions into the Indian subcontinent from 1221 to 1327. The Mongols made Kashmir their vassal state. However, the campaigns against the Delhi Sultanate proved unsuccessful, in spite of constant Mongol incursions.
by AnimeshP
01 Aug 2010 04:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Rural Development in India
Replies: 393
Views: 51476

Re: Rural Development in India

Mall cuture in UP villages too Not many know that malls exist in villages too and they are growing faster in numbers than the urban ones. These rural malls are posh, sleek and are driven by state-of-the-art technology akin to urban malls. But in some respect they are far more utilitarian than the u...
by AnimeshP
28 Jul 2010 06:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): July 07, 2010
Replies: 2850
Views: 280456

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): July 07, 2

In re: impact of wikileaks revelations on the aam Amirkhan... I think the effect of the sustained bad publicity surrounding Packeeland is starting to permeate into the popular consciousness. First that joker Shahzad, and now these headlines - when even the MSM in the US start talking about it, you ...
by AnimeshP
23 Jul 2010 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 370046

Re: The Red Menace

Re. BJP what I am saying is they can do their own (not coordinated with MB) propaganda on Stalinists at least to the extend of what these traitors do to pay them back....that is all. Why are they taking it and showing other cheek? If BJP makes a statement of support the following are likely to happ...
by AnimeshP
23 Jul 2010 00:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32729

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Heard this somewhere ...
"Quitting smoking is easy ... I've done it many times" :D
by AnimeshP
16 Jul 2010 05:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 400934

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Apologies if posted earlier ... Crime control - PRC style Beijing starts gating, locking migrant villages The government calls it "sealed management." China's capital has started gating and locking some of its lower-income neighborhoods overnight, with police or security checking identific...
by AnimeshP
12 Jul 2010 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2018
Views: 225263

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

Prem wrote:Bet, this man got depressed after spending a day here .
http://www.parapundit.com/archives/007329.html
America To Become Pawn In Next Great Game?


Don't know about this man .. but I did get depressed reading the comments on the Steve sailer site which has the original article ... :rotfl:

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