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by Rudranathh
22 Feb 2008 17:40
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 620809

Birather the truth serum gives the name of the person invloved. It is not a GPS receiver that it can pin point the location were the suspect is hiding. Bangalore or Bengaluru has more than a lakh migrant population daily which enters the city. And add to it the millions more who stay there permanen...
by Rudranathh
22 Feb 2008 17:02
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 6
Replies: 320
Views: 51751

Sorry if posted earlier. Didn't know where else to post. Tells you how big of a moron some people are. Asif betrays family, friends' trust Hailing from a family of goldsmiths, poverty was Asif’s biggest hindrance. He is the oldest of six sons of his parents in Raichur. This is funny. How can a fa...
by Rudranathh
22 Feb 2008 16:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 620809

This engineer was caught based on the truth serum given to LeT scum arrested in Hubli...... Birather the truth serum gives the name of the person invloved. It is not a GPS receiver that it can pin point the location were the suspect is hiding. Bangalore or Bengaluru has more than a lakh migrant pop...
by Rudranathh
22 Feb 2008 10:25
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 620809

Huge intel failure. NCB sleuths seize 19 kg of charas Thursday, Feb 21 2008 IST The officials of city-based Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) today seized 19 kg of 'charas' (hashish) worth Rs 4 crore in the international market, from a car at village Ratanpur on the Gujarat border and arrested one pers...
by Rudranathh
22 Feb 2008 10:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 863490

the FC from looks of it consists of middle aged or green types, left to their own to scrounge for food, without proper cold weather gear and 10 rounds of ammo each. no wonder they broke and vanished into the bush when confronted by heavily armed talibs with jeeps, RPGs and 4x4s. to all intents all ...
by Rudranathh
22 Feb 2008 09:44
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 620809

Everyone talks about the so called failure of the intel agencies and then makes an statement that the present intel agencies are a failure. Why not talk about what they have achieved? Yesterday a terrorist Yazha khan working at GE systems was arrested. Yahya (32), an electrical engineer, was arreste...
by Rudranathh
21 Feb 2008 16:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 563
Views: 80857

Indian agro-scientists develop test tube potatoes Thu, Feb 21 05:05 PM Gwalior, Feb 21 (ANI): A laboratory in India's central Gwalior city in Madhya Pradesh has successfully developed test tube potatoes. According to scientists, the test tube potato production would reduce the time taken to cultiva...
by Rudranathh
21 Feb 2008 12:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 88994

Bio-medical research authority planned Bangalore : The draft Biomedical Research on Human Participation (Promotion and Regulation) Bill 2008 proposes to institute a Bio Medical Research Authority under which all ethics committees, both public and private have to register, according to DDG, ICMR Dr ...
by Rudranathh
21 Feb 2008 12:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1025
Views: 126020

RCom sets up global co for telecom Mumbai : Anil Ambani group’s telecom arm Reliance Communications on Wednesday said it will look for an IPO of Reliance Globalcom, the newly incorporated umbrella brand for all its international businesses. The company announced setting up of Reliance Globalcom, ...
by Rudranathh
21 Feb 2008 12:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1025
Views: 126020

Gramada phone for rural areas Bangalore : In an effort to provide telecom connectivity to the rural hinterlands, Reliance Communications announced on Wednesday, the Gramada Phone scheme in Karnataka. This programme runs under the guidelines of USOF (Universal Service Obligation Fund), stipulated by...
by Rudranathh
21 Feb 2008 12:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 289590

South-West Rly expects Rs 576 cr to be sanctioned for creating better infrastructure Bangalore : The South Western Railway (SWR) expects that around Rs 576 crore will be sanctioned for the division in the railway budget to be presented on February 26. Most of the amount will be used for creating be...
by Rudranathh
21 Feb 2008 11:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 420326

UK plans to impose new immigration tax London : British Government is planning to impose a new immigrant tax on foreigners coming to the country to help pay for the public services they use, a media report said on Wednesday. “Foreigners will have to pay a special levy on entering the country whic...
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 21:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 266590

Russia may walk out of Gorshkov deal with India Could be another paid write-up with no named sources provided. Even the two parties to the deal have not commented. Have to wait for an official reaction. From the link "Now this issue is under negotiations and if we fail to reach a compromise wi...
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 21:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5397
Views: 488470

Russia may walk out of Gorshkov deal with India. Its time for us to take some hard lessons here.Instead of buying more from Russia, it would be better for us to get the qualitatively superior arms from USA and other European suppliers.With firm implementation of the Offset clause it would be worth ...
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 20:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

Thanks for the info Igorr but you did not answer the other question.

Is it legal for russian citizens to own an assault rifle? And how much does it cost for a AK-103 rifle along with 100 rounds.
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2639
Views: 478610

There is even a picture of the plane with servicemen at the consoles.
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 697109

Look what I found..(disclaimer- sorry if posted earlier) DRDO, golden saga of success Super work sunil. Win-Win Solution for Army’s High Altitude Light Helicopter The Indian Army has been endeavouring to purchase a large number of high-altitude high-performance helicopters since the Kargil conlic...
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 19:35
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

The Chechen War showed sometimes the need for shorter barrel light 'carbine' purpose, and 5.45mm is a bad choice for this, like was said above. For such instance they de-facto came back to use AK's for 7.62x39 intermidiate round in addition to 7.62x54R (squad machingun and SVD). The production of 7...
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 14:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

^ Thanks Igorr.
At present what does russian forces use? 5.56 or 7.62x39mm?
Currently which is the widely used russian assault rifle in the russian arsenal?
by Rudranathh
20 Feb 2008 13:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 111037

Arunachal needs proactive, resource-based strategy: Governor Itanagar, Feb 20 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen(Retd) J J Singh today stressed the need for a proactive, resource-based and time-bound strategy for development of the state and said the Centre should give foremost priority in this direc...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 21:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

Rampy wrote:So how will the Minsas and Kalantak be used... meaning operations side. Or is it that one will go and other one will take its place?

MINSAS and Kalantak dont fall in the same category, former is an carbine and the latter is an assault rifle. so there is no question of one replacing the other.
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 111037

Mizoram flags off 'Game On! Youth Sports' Aizawl, Feb 19 (UNI) School students and officials gathered at the AR Ground here today to witness the launch of the International Alliance for Youth Sports (IAYS)'s flagship programme of Game On! Youth Sports in Mizoram. The event followed a Memorandum of ...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 21:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 697109

Looks like an follow on order for the previous order given to drdo. India to buy NBC equipment worth Rs 2000 crore New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) Amid increased threats of weapons of mass destruction falling into the hands of non-state actors, India has decided to buy sophisticated equipment worth Rs 2000 ...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 20:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

So how is Kalantak going to address this issue? Is Kalantak just the carbine reborn? Kalantak is not an carbine. It is an assault rifle with its weight reduced due to the extensive use of plastics. Check these images. Kalantak 07 is in the upper right corner. It has an distinctive magazine receiver...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 16:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 111037

Campaigning in full swing for assembly elections in N-E Campainging goes in full swing in three of the north eastern state of India i.e Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland ahead of the state assembly election. The Tripura administration has deployed 191 companies of additional central paramilitary forc...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 16:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1497
Views: 197558

States have to play a major role to achieve power goal by 2012: Shinde Feb 19 : Government says, states have to play a major role in achieving the goal of power for all by 2012. Addressing a conference of the Chief Secretaries of the states in New Delhi, Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde sai...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 16:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 111037

Top priority of UPA is development of NE: PM Feb 19 : The Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh has blamed the ruling Left Front government in Tripura for not expediting developmental work. Addressing an election rally at Udaipur in South Tripura today, Dr.Singh alleged that the state government has fai...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 15:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 277838

Governor of Kandahar accuses Canadian troops for latest suicide attack Feb 19 : In Afghanistan, Governor of Kandahar Asadullah Khalid accused the Canadian troops for the latest suicide attack in the province in which over 35 people were killed. Khalid said the Canadians did not heed to his warnings...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1497
Views: 197558

Rural Electrification Corporation IPO fully subscribed Mumbai, Feb 19 (PTI) The initial public offer of Rural Electrification Corporation, a state-run power sector lender, got fully subscribed within about half an hour of the start of book building process today. REC is looking to raise about Rs 1,...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 12:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 50263

Tougher air pollution rules coming 18 Feb, 2008 UN's International Maritime Organisation's sub-committee on bulk liquids and gases (BLG) has ratified air pollution rules in MARPOL (short for marine pollution). Once approved by designated agencies of the world body like Marine Environment Protection...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 11:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

Latest Kalashnikovs to be made in India Company spokesperson Alexander Xavarzin said assembling of the AK-103 will begin in a year's time and full-scale manufacturing would start once the technology transfer takes place. Why AK-103 which uses 7.62x39mm caliber? Why not the AK-101 and AK-102 which u...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 09:39
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

I know there's a bullpup INSAS that's why I'm saying that IA could've used that as a starting pt, and told DRDO what they wanted over and above... But the needs of the services are different, they need an 3-in-1 weapon like zitara. perhaps the gurus can enlighten further... why TFTA Zitara (Tavor) ...
by Rudranathh
19 Feb 2008 09:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tracking Errors in Defence reporting
Replies: 499
Views: 77782

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/photo.cms?photoid=2787954 Defence Minister AK Antony along with the Air Force Chief FH Major (Second from left) looking at a helecoptor on display at the Russian stall at the DefExpo India 2008 defence fair at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. (PTI) sbangera even if w...
by Rudranathh
18 Feb 2008 20:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tracking Errors in Defence reporting
Replies: 499
Views: 77782

However Ajai Shukla has shown he can see the light. So there is hope for some of them. The only reason Ajai changed is after he started taking a critical look at the DRDO products rather than just repeating what other so-called news reporters were reporting. His army background also helped here sin...
by Rudranathh
18 Feb 2008 19:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

The MSMC is 400% 5.56x30 onlee... 45mm would be to wide to grasp in hand grip for one... also, MSMC being SMG-type would fire lower power ammo... If you are 400% sure onlee then i take your word for it. :D If there was a need for a bullpup/compact AR, they could well ahve started with the INSAS bul...
by Rudranathh
18 Feb 2008 16:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forums Feedback
Replies: 1566
Views: 146971

Sanku wrote:Thanks Vivek; Thanks Rudra, I tired everything; including my wifes laptop
:P

Seems the admins did some magic now that I am able to post again.


Today at around 3:30 the br forum was dead. Looks like the admins were doing voodo magic to recover your account. :D
by Rudranathh
18 Feb 2008 15:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 96998

IIRC, the MSMC's description (from a DRDO TechFocus issue) specifically mentioned that the 5.56X30 round is meant to counter body armour, which the 9X19 round of the Sterling cannot. Are sure about the 5.56X30 part? Checked the drdo file it only mentions 5.56 and does not specific whether it is x30...
by Rudranathh
18 Feb 2008 14:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forums Feedback
Replies: 1566
Views: 146971

^^ Sanku, Try to empty the browser cache and then try to login.

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