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by VickersB
01 Dec 2016 12:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7872
Views: 874557

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Those arrested are Abhinav Verma, a BTech and resident of Dhakoli in Zirakpur, his cousin Vishakha Verma from Kapurthala, who is pursuing MBA from Manipur, and Suman Nagpal, a Ludhiana-based property dealer http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/chandigarh/three-held-with-rs-42-lakh-in-fake-rs-2-000-notes...
by VickersB
04 Feb 2015 15:39
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF 15 years. let us look back.
Replies: 194
Views: 32130

Re: BRF 15 years. let us look back.

Just chiming in for old times sake! cheers!
by VickersB
17 Aug 2012 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2840
Views: 120457

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

On an invitation from the US State University of News York, Shadab Rasool Abro visited the varsity and performed a successful experiment on the basis of his research. This won him an award and a scholarship worth 250,000 dollars in the US.[/quote][/quote] Actually, the grammar and syntax is the real...
by VickersB
08 Jul 2011 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 275232

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

http://news.yahoo.com/us-citizen-guilty-supporting-overseas-terror-193215457.html US citizen guilty of supporting overseas terror .... On the Albanian coast, he recorded a video that a prosecutor described as "his goodbye, contemplating how he would soon depart for paradise" .. and had bou...
by VickersB
28 Apr 2011 12:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1088
Views: 121007

Re: Solar energy in India

^^ likewise in Chandigarh - apparently it's mandatory for houses above a certain size to install solar panels - enforcement is next to nil
by VickersB
20 Aug 2009 23:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Swine Flu Monitor for India
Replies: 149
Views: 14078

Re: Swine Flu Monitor for India

One of the factors I have read somewhere is hot temparatures limit spread of this flu. I wonder how the situation will be in coming months as temparatures drop and in the more immediate future there will be many areas that will be wet. Good point - at least in the US, they're calling for a really b...
by VickersB
05 Aug 2009 23:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 280810

Re: India-US News and Discussion

It is said that Kim specifically asked for Mr. Clinton as a negotiator - maybe he looks upto him? :lol:
by VickersB
08 Jul 2009 23:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Weather Forecast & Current Climate Conditions
Replies: 219
Views: 27341

Re: Weather Forecast & Current Climate Conditions

^^Punjab and Haryana seem to have been the hardest hit by the lack of monsoons this year - crop yields are projected to be 50% lesser than last year.
by VickersB
19 Jun 2009 21:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1643
Views: 291897

Re: India's Power Sector

We have solar heater in Hyderabad and except for months of Dec,Jan and Feb, we have 24x7 hot water. We installed 300L insulated tank with 3 copper panels. Millindc, We're currently having some construction done and were debating on weather or not to get the solar heater unit put. Could you please p...
by VickersB
19 Jun 2009 19:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 143459

Re: Indian Police Reform

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8105905.stm
Computer training for Punjab cops
By Asit Jolly
BBC News, Chandigarh

A new dynamic and computer savvy Punjab policeman is emerging
Police in the Indian state of Punjab are to receive a 21st Century computerised makeover.
by VickersB
18 Jun 2009 22:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Weather Forecast & Current Climate Conditions
Replies: 219
Views: 27341

Re: Weather Forecast & Current Climate Conditions

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/200906 ... hal.htm#14

Rohtang Pass experiences snow
Our Correspondent

Kullu, June 17
The 13050 foot high Rohtang Pass experienced another spell of snow while about 30 cm of snowfall was reported during the past 24 hours.
by VickersB
09 Jun 2009 22:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 26704

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Huge explosion in Pearl Intercontinental Peshawar! NYTIMES.
by VickersB
04 May 2009 22:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623946

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Anyone got info on what's with these rumors that there are massive delays getting out of the airport (IGI Delhi) due to swine flu checking? someone mentioned it took them nearly an hr and half to get to the baggage carousel from the immigration desk. Is that true? :((
by VickersB
24 Apr 2009 19:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Raja, the battery charger is fairly small (an inch or so bigger than the actual battery) and the print quality (according to a photographer friend) of the Leica lens is quite nice. Overall bang for the buck! ..... and compact as well.
by VickersB
23 Apr 2009 19:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

OK. A quiz question for camera jingos here. :twisted: Moi parents are looking for a digital point-and-shoot which meets following criteria: 1) Greater than usual 3x optical zoom (for example, 5x would be great). 2) Megapixels >= 7 (which I guess covers all cameras nowadays). 3) Does not use AAs ins...
by VickersB
04 Feb 2009 00:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5460
Views: 612394

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Ok I'll try and fill in Stans' void: http://sports.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/4071451.cms :D India stun Germany in Punjab Gold Cup hockey 3 Feb 2009, 2024 hrs IST, Aritra Mukhopadhyay,TNN Print EMail Discuss Share Save Comment Text: CHANDIGARH: After the 4-4 draw against the Netherlands...
by VickersB
05 Dec 2008 20:49
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 205894

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

"The Mumbai attack is NOT a Pakistani attack on India. It IS - for sure - a Islamic act with the absolute goal to take back the subcontinent for Islam."

Pakistan is ALREADY an Islamic Republic - remember Pakistan = Islam and Islam = Pakistan - I really don't see a difference
by VickersB
27 Nov 2008 03:39
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 130681

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

apparently some characters were holed in the bldg.(nariman) from a few days and today they had some sort of lamb feast - cnnibn
by VickersB
27 Nov 2008 02:56
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 130681

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

according to CNNIBN, there was an email to some media outlets by the Deccan Muji
by VickersB
27 Nov 2008 01:27
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 130681

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

CNN IBN is desperately trying to link Malegaon with this incident - perticularly Karkare, but then again sounding very confused. Sad, sad, sad. it's an attack on India - the sooner these guys realize this, the quicker we can do something about it.
by VickersB
18 Sep 2008 20:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5460
Views: 612394

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

^^ it would be interesting if the Paki cricket team was meted the same treatment - now that would be something eh? :twisted:
by VickersB
10 Sep 2008 21:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 459455

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

We'll wait and see what Mr. Zumzamadari has up his sleeve and what has been negotiated and until then all the :(( about NRI/RNI/BNI/KM arguments will have to wait. BTW yellow see == ibee solution isn't the best of deals for India wrt TSP
by VickersB
10 Sep 2008 19:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 459455

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Unfortunately this is still all speculation - who's hand-in-glove with whom, who's in bed with whom is still all just that - speculation. There seems to some kind of consensus, but what that is, is still anyone's guess - my guess would be the conversion of yellowsea to redsea, permanent boarders - n...
by VickersB
10 Sep 2008 19:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 459455

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Why wait for what Zardari has to say - is there any way one can find out what's on his agenda before something is inked and is too late? any newspaper reports, articles, his press reports hinting to this?
by VickersB
18 Aug 2008 21:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1585527

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^ these pakjabis look like pak-jalebi halwais from Lawhore :rotfl:
by VickersB
27 May 2008 21:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5460
Views: 612394

seems our IPL commisioner was accused of drug dealing and abduction in duke univ where he studied sports management. this per article in latest Time mag. is there a website where all US cases are searchable? I can still visualize him standing on the balcony in our boarding school, getting expelled ...
by VickersB
23 May 2008 20:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361909

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2008/20080523/cth1.htm#4 Cops chip in and repair the road Panchkula, May 22 The efforts of an enthusiastic young police officer proved a boon for the commuters of National Highway No.22 as well as the locals when Pinjore remained traffic jam-free after a long time near he...
by VickersB
23 May 2008 20:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 143459

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2008/20080523/cth1.htm#4 Cops chip in and repair the road Panchkula, May 22 The efforts of an enthusiastic young police officer proved a boon for the commuters of National Highway No.22 as well as the locals when Pinjore remained traffic jam-free after a long time near he...
by VickersB
22 May 2008 19:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1585527

look closer, that's NOT duct tape - it's some sort of velcro tie around the bottom of the pants, something similar to what one might use while roller-blading.
by VickersB
16 May 2008 00:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1585527

Has anyone noticed from these recent pictures that there seems to be a stark difference in handling the forensics/aftermath of an explosion - I mean white gloves, professional supervision, polished shoes - still need the yellow tape. Until very recently there was this guy in chappals, in civvies wit...
by VickersB
28 Feb 2008 22:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 430074

bart wrote:
That would be too obvious; It will be used to make chai and tomato soup :D


You mean to say you guys haven't had pee(a) soup before? that would be chai and pea soup!
by VickersB
02 Aug 2007 00:22
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Nuclear News & Discussion - 01 Aug 2007
Replies: 266
Views: 55060

ok they're bearing it all on thursday

Text of 123 Agreement to be out Thursday

http://www.rediff.com/news/2007/aug/01ndeal1.htm
by VickersB
19 Jul 2007 01:43
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part IX
Replies: 322
Views: 128005

Fear not, sit back and have a java - friendy fire is taking down the enemy (BSNL) Fire in BSNL exchange - Chandigarh http://www.tribuneindia.com/2007/20070701/main1.htm Fire at Calcutta telephone office http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6902535.stm Next stop: Pune - actually I dont wish this upo...
by VickersB
11 Jul 2007 02:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism
Replies: 1911
Views: 235105

enqyoob wrote:NPR this morning (Carl Kassels?)

Bangladore..
:roll: :roll:


Ha, that's funny - my boss (American) said the same in a meeting - corrected him, but should'nt have before his trip to "Bangladore" :roll:
by VickersB
03 Oct 2006 02:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 437
Views: 115194

Let's not forget the sea ports - this is exactly what I'm talking about.

From Deccan Chronicle, 2 oct., 2006
Quote:

‘Dirty bombs’ hold a real threat in India


New Delhi, Oct. 1: Airports in India could be targeted by terrorist using “dirty bombs,â€
by VickersB
02 Oct 2006 22:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 437
Views: 115194

What security do these containers go through when the arrive at ports in India? There were a lot of security concerns last year when a couple of bombs exploded in the steel yards of some companies (Bhushan steel) and killed a couple of people. There are millions of these containers on ships going cr...
by VickersB
11 Apr 2006 21:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 143459

:evil: http://www.tribuneindia.com/2006/20060411/main5.htm Drunken cops vandalise Golf Range, beat up staff Naveen S. Garewal and Ramanjit Singh Sidhu Tribune News Service Broken windowpane of the CGA Golf Range, near Kishangarh, after inebriated persons beat up the catering staff and damaged window...

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