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by chetak
20 Oct 2018 02:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198835

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

looks like swarna raju, ex chairman of HAL was not only named swarna but his name was the corporate mission statement as well, swarnam eva jayate. :rotfl: And RaGa calls Rafale HAL's right! :roll: Wow, what a bloated PSU, HAL is. Pathetic. Some PSUs have grown too fast, too fat and too arrogantly c...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 22:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4607
Views: 335312

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

no smoke without fire Subramanian Swamy Verified account @Swamy39 4 hours ago Swamy urges CBI to widen the probe against Air Asia & Tata Group officials’ frauds, violations in FIPB, national security norms https://www.pgurus.com/swamy-urges-cbi-to-widen-the-probe-against-air-asia-tata-group-offi...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 21:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Any more "proof" needed of the deviousness of the GoKL?? New York Times scribe, suhasini raj with" comrade" yechh uri New York Times scribe, who tried to trespass to Sabarimala, with CPM sec @SitaramYechury Now she must reveal that on whose behest she proceeded to #Sabarimala to...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 19:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4607
Views: 335312

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Tatas not OK with Goyal in Jet Airways cockpit, wants complete control over the airline https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/tatas-not-ok-with-goyal-in-jet-airways-cockpit-wants-complete-control-over-the-airline/articleshow/66279553.cms If Tata can convin...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 19:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

From someone who was involved in the BEML tatra scam when he was in the MMS PMO, among a lot of other things. All this is documented well enough. For a guy who claims that he was named after Ayappan, he sure did not hold on to the inspiring values that he should have imbibed along with his "cho...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 17:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Where exactly is the sanctioned or approved or accepted religious process to convert to Hinduism?? There is none because Hinduism does not proselytize and has no such process. Not proslytize, but they approach you. Will you refuse ? Yes I will. No two ways about it. I am not a hypocrite to object t...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

habal wrote:
chetak wrote:The royal family has vehemently denied this canard.


ofcourse they will.


wow, really??
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Maharaja & Maharani of travancore accompanied by their divan visited the temple in 1940. Imagine a queen in all her royal splendor and trappings. Wonder what Lord Ayyappan thought about that. Similarly there would have been many instances when similarly powerful people with women would have vis...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 17:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Maharaja & Maharani of travancore accompanied by their divan visited the temple in 1940. Imagine a queen in all her royal splendor and trappings. Wonder what Lord Ayyappan thought about that. Similarly there would have been many instances when similarly powerful people with women would have vis...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 17:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

I see your point, saar but these pictures and many more even graphic ones of this "Aiyappa devotee" are available from newspaper and magazine sources. things can't be more public than that, no?? All these non Hindu devotees, clamouring to gain entry into the Aiyappa Temple after the "...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 14:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sabarimala day 3: Head priest’s ultimatum forces 2 women to return without entering temple Sabarimala day 3: Head priest’s ultimatum forces 2 women to return without entering temple Large number of devotees blocked the way of the two women attempting to enter the temple. In a first, the priests sto...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 13:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

This is Rehana Fatima, the "Aiyappa Devotee". Very secular, indeed.:mrgreen: Sir please don't post such pics, these are NSFW. You might land others in trouble at their work place. Please post a link and mention it's NSFW if you want to share. I see your point, saar but these pictures and ...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 13:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198835

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

looks like swarna raju, ex chairman of HAL was not only named swarna but his name was the corporate mission statement as well, swarnam eva jayate. HAL’s jets costlier than foreign ones, says defence ministry audit HAL’s jets costlier than foreign ones, says defence ministry audit Su-30MKI – the main...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

ANI Verified account @ANI 48 minutes ago We had brought them ((journalist Kavitha Jakkal&woman activist Rehana Fatima) till temple premises but tantri&priest refused to open temple for them. While we were waiting, tantri informed me that if we attempt to take the women ahead they would clos...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 12:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Rangarajan chilkur @csranga SC judgement Sabarimala case ignored view of nine judge bench State Trading Corporation Ltd v Comm Tax Officer that "all persons" in Art 25(1) includes juristic person & wrongly concluded Sabarimala Deity has no right under Art 25(1) to practice his Naishti...
by chetak
19 Oct 2018 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

When push comes to shove, the state will have to abide by SC judgement. Any amount of chest thumping will not solve that problem. Also, the state govt is sympathetic to SC judgement, which means they got both the trump cards. It will be a catastrophe when the young lawyers association will go back ...
by chetak
18 Oct 2018 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

When push comes to shove, the state will have to abide by SC judgement. Any amount of chest thumping will not solve that problem. Also, the state govt is sympathetic to SC judgement, which means they got both the trump cards. It will be a catastrophe when the young lawyers association will go back ...
by chetak
18 Oct 2018 15:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Clean shaven Rahul Easwar was seen expressing his bogus standi near pampa. I believe devotees should not shave for 41 days. Suhasini Raj says she is a devotee of ayyappa but has come here to cover the ocassion in her professional capacity. You will find the NY times wherever and whenever anti Hindu...
by chetak
18 Oct 2018 13:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752297

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Whatever one may say about russki engines, one has to wonder how in hell they manage to keep those engines running without surge or stall during a brutal manoeuvre (engine wise) like the Su-27 Pugachev's cobra. Modern engines are quite good and have been for some time. Here's an aircraft kitted wit...
by chetak
18 Oct 2018 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752297

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Whatever one may say about russki engines, one has to wonder how in hell they manage to keep those engines running without surge or stall during a brutal manoeuvre (engine wise) like the Su-27 Pugachev's cobra. I also wonder about the same. I did try to find out exact technical details about it. Bu...
by chetak
17 Oct 2018 19:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 602
Views: 28395

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

This is the true reason why there is such a panic to convert the Hindus from India. The people of the book may just be realizing that they may all have been duped. this is their fate in ireland, after allegations of sexual exploitation of children by padres received no attention or apology or expres...
by chetak
17 Oct 2018 14:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198835

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

"I am sorry but you are stretching it too far for arguments sake. Are you are suggesting that Dassult, being the designer, the technology creator, the original manufacture and with operational control at DRAL will be unable to deliver at DRAL? That is beyond belief." The belief that you a...
by chetak
17 Oct 2018 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752297

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

So how many hours is the engine designers shooting for? Unlike the easier testing of a commercial aero engine, relatively speaking, a military aero engine, especially one designed to operate on a single engined fighter will have to undergo punishing and brutal tests at various combat simulated flig...
by chetak
16 Oct 2018 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2294
Views: 282039

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

A new chaal by the cheeni, driven by the fear of Trump and also their everpresent need to enmesh India. They have been trying to worm their way into SAARC for a long time now China reaches out to India for joint projects in South Asia China reaches out to India for joint projects in South Asia Dipa...
by chetak
16 Oct 2018 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 770
Views: 38230

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

1) Sabarimala talks today; Attempt to reach consensus. The facilities this time at Sabari Mala and Pampa (the climbing point) is really going to be bad this time. The floods and land slides have really caused havoc in the area, and the state goverment has not managed to bring back the situation and...
by chetak
16 Oct 2018 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752297

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Tejas designers wanted engine have cumulative 1000 hours run. There you go!! That's quite a significant variation in perspectives of the two design teams, no?? Each design team seems to have buttered the toast on different sides. One would err on the side of abundant caution and go with the views o...
by chetak
16 Oct 2018 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198835

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

twitter Fact check for ⁦@RahulGandhi⁩: Anil Ambani’s Reliance to get only 3% (Rs 900 crore) of Rs 30,000 crore offsets for Falcon biz jets that come as part of #RafaleDeal. DRDO to get the bulk. #HAL also part of dozens of vendors to get offset orders Reliance Defence to get 3% of Rs 30,000 crore of...
by chetak
16 Oct 2018 10:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752297

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

ramana wrote:Chetak and JayS, Long ago I read in Interavia that once Kaveri manages cumulative performance of 100 hours the designers would accept putting on the Tejas.
This was an article during development circa 1990s.


Which designers, saar??

Kaveri or tejas??

They each may not have the same perspective.
by chetak
16 Oct 2018 09:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198835

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rafale row: Caught in a chimera of political ambitions, Rahul Gandhi's hosanna on HAL ignores UPA's damning report on PSU Rafale row: Caught in a chimera of political ambitions, Rahul Gandhi's hosanna on HAL ignores UPA's damning report on PSU India Sreemoy Talukdar, Oct 15, 2018 In a recent blog o...
by chetak
15 Oct 2018 20:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 99529

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Fishing trawlers vs Proper navy ... my condolences for the ching chongs ching chong fishing trawlers = intelligence gathering spy ships http://www.intelligence-world.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/indian-navy-7B1B67F9D54E32E72CBD3B58E82C2.jpg https://photos.travelblog.org/Photos/171182/53...
by chetak
15 Oct 2018 19:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198835

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Its not just quality issues. I remember Manohar Parrikar explaining a few things in 2015 in some interview. The key reason why the first deal with 126 jets fell through is because - HAL quoted 2.xx times more man hours for the same work. When the manufacturing cost was multiplied with this number a...
by chetak
15 Oct 2018 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 99529

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Supratik wrote:As per rumors the Indian and US navy are keeping a watch on Maldives. Hope they stay in position till transfer of power.


there are also many ching chong chinaman "fishing trawlers" in the vicinity, all of them assiduously fishing away.
by chetak
15 Oct 2018 19:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198835

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

HAL was supposed to assemble the 108 fighters. yes. But the deal fell through because:- the HAL built rafales cost more than the french built ones. There was no clarity on delivery timelines. HAL has quality issues and the french were not happy. and finally rafale france was not willing to provide g...
by chetak
15 Oct 2018 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 99529

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

There cannot be any clearer statement of intent than this, not with Wild Bill Trump in the saddle 8) The United States has warned against any attempt to undermine the democratic process in the Maldives, saying it will take appropriate steps against any such move. US warns against any attempt to unde...
by chetak
15 Oct 2018 14:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1956
Views: 348402

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

So what type of pistol was that? Do senior officer carry loaded firearms? Was the safety off and round in chamber fired? Seems very sad as he is about to retire. Found some more info (but needs to be verified/cross checked).... https://twitter.com/AshishSinghNews/status/1045021489999691776 ---> Air...
by chetak
14 Oct 2018 11:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4002
Views: 313668

Re: Internal Security Watch

‘More DRDO scientists honey-trapped by spies’ ‘More DRDO scientists honey-trapped by spies’ Abhinandan Mishra October 13, 2018, Incidents of honey-trapping have reached alarming proportions in recent timeswith roughly one incident being reported every month. Intelligence agencies investigating the ...
by chetak
14 Oct 2018 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2294
Views: 282039

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

Not sure this is the appropriate thread for this or not. But this news has to be ironic on so many level. Twitter: Chinese Consulate collaborated for Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata Kolkata: Chinese Consulate has collaborated with Salt Lake's BJ Block Puja Committe to recreate Yunnan (China's province...
by chetak
14 Oct 2018 11:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752297

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

ramana wrote:We don't have input from direct designers or the design review team except for tidbits from half knowledge reporters.
Kaveri has inlet fan, compressor and core.
So where is problem and more importantly what is the problem?



Nor should such details be available on an open forum.
by chetak
14 Oct 2018 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752297

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

The 1000hr for the SU is not "accepted" in the way that you mean. It is a planned and scheduled replacement with these TBO figures being FACTORED in, specifically in the logistics chain, warehousing and in the stocking pattern to support this TBO and a little float to cater for exigencies...

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