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by vishwakarmaa
20 Jan 2010 14:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 614140

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Our old generation was lazy and complacent. They always find excuses to legitimize past failures and paint them as "successes against odds". Thankfully, I am not like that and new generation is pragmatic and not complacent. So, lets stop this silly practice of passing institutional letharg...
by vishwakarmaa
20 Jan 2010 14:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 614140

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Dr. Radhakrishnan said achieving self-reliance in cryogenic propulsion technology would boost India’s image, besides taking it to the league of select countries having the technology. So far, India has been using Russian-made cryogenic engines in its launching vehicles. Typical Indian babu mentalit...
by vishwakarmaa
19 Jan 2010 23:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Arunachal Pradesh: A separate nation on Google Earth
Replies: 87
Views: 11538

Re: Arunachal Pradesh: A separate nation on Google Earth

Oxford is not written by some God. And guys, please stop pretending that Goras are some Gods. They have their own interests. So its perfectly fine if Google is creatings tensions between two neighbours. Well that's what they do worldwide. Nothing new. Arunachal Pradesh was not disputed 10 years back...
by vishwakarmaa
19 Jan 2010 22:42
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 341475

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

By the way, traffic jams are not due to "too many cars" on roads. They are due to lack of proper roads. So, what we need is MORE investment and stringent regulation of road-laying infrastructure companies, with penalties. If Fed can print 1 trillion dollar and refill american banks, stock ...
by vishwakarmaa
19 Jan 2010 22:32
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 341475

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

Finally, the volume is an all-male affair. How long will we have to wait for a woman Governor? Till we get the first woman finance minister , perhaps. There is one waiting in the wings, I am told. Indian media is obsessed with Genders and sexuality rather than competence. Sensibility is rare amongs...
by vishwakarmaa
19 Jan 2010 22:27
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 341475

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

Over the next six years, J.D. Power forecasts that the passenger-car market will jump by more than 50% to 2.8 million vehicles. there's going to be a traffic jam of biblical proportions in the years ahead. not to mention air pollution. Air pollution happens elsewhere too and its much worse. Also, b...
by vishwakarmaa
19 Jan 2010 22:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 338183

Re: Indian IT Industry

Huwei has enough experience on nanotechnology that noone can detect bugs when planted. Same is true with western companies getting access to communication data lines between ministries. Thats why its better that government ministries reply on Old and domestic technology. Even if that technology is o...
by vishwakarmaa
17 Jan 2010 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 542
Views: 465001

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Myanmar’s determined bid to acquire nuclear capability is not India-centric. It does not perceive any threat from India, which is apparent from the deployment pattern of its military. Further, it has no fixed defences along the 1463 km long Indo-Myanmar border, which is largely undisputed. In fact,...
by vishwakarmaa
17 Jan 2010 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 542
Views: 465001

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Have you ever been to the Saudi Arabia ?? You dont know the first thing about Saudi Arabia! Saudis live much much more comfortable lives than probably any other nation in the Middle East or South Asia. The sheer amount of wealth and opulence of Saudi Arabia will put even the most capitalistic weste...
by vishwakarmaa
06 Dec 2009 18:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 256788

Re: India-US News and Discussion

People also need to remember that the US economic primacy comes not from any internal strengths but from its military and diplomatic strength through which it made its currency the de facto international currency.Take away the dollar status as international currency, the US economy will go down the...
by vishwakarmaa
06 Dec 2009 16:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 341504

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

There is no reason why white people from thousands of miles away should be holding territory in the middle of Indian ocean. The sooner they are kicked out the better. Once this Af-Pak Fak-Ap starts getting stabilized, India should start putting increasing pressure on UK/US evil colonial empires to ...
by vishwakarmaa
06 Dec 2009 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 260800

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

In my opinion, 26/11 was done under chatrachhaya of CIA maai-baap. And its purpose is to delink Yindoo elites from Middle East/Arab Businesses. The union of Yindoo business and dubai,UAE,oil businesses is not a good signal for london and washington monopoly. Yindoo has superior tech.+management and ...
by vishwakarmaa
06 Dec 2009 08:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 260800

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

Raju wrote: Al-Qaeda is that section of jihadi or ISI puppets who are supportive of CIA or are agreeable to do their work. I am afraid. Are we too going into too many conspiracy theories, a disease fully spread into pakis, while it could be more obvious and simpler. Agree that Al-Qaeda is section o...
by vishwakarmaa
06 Dec 2009 03:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 256788

Re: India-US News and Discussion

And yet the realities of India's dilapidated infrastructure and rampant poverty speak volumes about how well India "works". People in India seem to have different standards compared to the rest of the world on what it means to have a system that "works". There is a difference in...
by vishwakarmaa
06 Dec 2009 02:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 256788

Re: India-US News and Discussion

Not a bad article. The attack on parliament and the bombing of the Indian embassy in Afganistan morphed into a "massive car bomb attack" on parliament but his heart is still in the right place. If americans had heart, then they would hang their heads in shame every year on Hiroshima day. ...
by vishwakarmaa
05 Dec 2009 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 341504

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

There has to be a better way By June Bower — special to the CNA SharePresident Obama’s decision to substantially increase the number of American troops in Afghanistan was not the decision I wanted to hear. I was pretty sure he was headed in that direction when I heard him say recently he wanted to ...
by vishwakarmaa
05 Dec 2009 18:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 614140

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Well, I think it would be nice to see aerospace cooperation, where we could all jointly collaborate on some kind of rapid intercontinental hypersonic transport. It could be India, the US and a few countries collaborating jointly together. The advent of such technologies would help to entrench globa...
by vishwakarmaa
05 Dec 2009 17:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5612
Views: 529538

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

AHH the beauty of socialism!! 5,000 crores down the toilet, luckily India is a wealthy nation now and can afford it :evil: American and Russian politicians waste more than this. And the reason is still same, they can afford it. "Neta waste money, resources" debates are of no use. They are...
by vishwakarmaa
05 Dec 2009 17:15
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 370347

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

only 11000 jobs lost! and September and Oct. losses were revised down too: Sep. from 219K to 139K and Oct. from 190K to 111K. If dollar dies, then US will lose influence on many parts of world. Faking statistics to sustain confidence in dollar is not a big deal. So, every economist knows those numb...
by vishwakarmaa
19 Nov 2009 06:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2011
Views: 188319

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

Interestingly, while KS is suggesting a US-India partnership for US to maintain preeminence, US seems to be using US-China partnership to achieve the same goal. Indian elites and experts like KS doesn't understand anglo-saxons. They are doing right thing by doing partnership with China. Two powers ...
by vishwakarmaa
28 Sep 2009 07:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 410204

Re: J & K news and discussion

^^ :rotfl:
by vishwakarmaa
28 Sep 2009 03:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2953
Views: 246283

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

why should pakistani take any indian in the investigation team.did india ever to pakis on investigation team to question ajmal kasab and two others.did india ever took any pakistani in investigation team to question col.purohit. Do you expect British to take paki investigators onboard, because paki...
by vishwakarmaa
28 Sep 2009 02:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2953
Views: 246283

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

slight shift in paki tune should be noted here. In effect pakis are saying that kasab claiming that he saw HS is not enough. India should provide with circumstantial and material evidence without which pakis will not even investigate. India, simply because of the fact that the plans to attack Mumba...
by vishwakarmaa
28 Sep 2009 02:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2953
Views: 246283

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

If tis question of quick justice, kasab should have been charged with killing the two cops and get over with the trial. However the GOI wants to bring the whole role of TSP and put that into the legal record and as long as the trial continues the US cant push for quick reconcialiation with the terr...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 21:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

J S Goswami, principal investigator for Chandrayaan-1, told TOI: ``We had indications of water on November 14, the day MIP crash-landed on the Moon. It sensed some sort of water molecules. We were absolutely delighted but it had to be corroborated. Without international examination and cross-examin...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 21:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

pgbhat wrote:
vishwakarmaa wrote:Good boys follow protocols. Bad boys make the protocols.

What has lack of confidence in results/data got to do with protocols?? :-?


There are political sensitivities in discussing this openly here. Tell me your email ID. We discuss this offline if you want.
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 20:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

^ It is not about "good guys"/"bad guys"..... it is lack of confidence in data/results obtained. JMT Bad boys make the protocols. Good boys follow protocols. ISRO has a lot to learn about politics of International science, where West holds monopoly. Otherwise, it will end up bei...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 20:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

I have realized a few things sir, 1. You have something negative to say about anything that lies to west of the west most point of the Russian border. 2. You can not post without attacking someone, and how that any of this is more acceptable or justified than the member who got a month off for usin...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 20:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/news/india/ISRO-found-water-on-moon-10-months-ago/articleshow/5057854.cms ISRO found water on moon 10 months ago BANGALORE: Indian Space Research Organisation may have stolen the thunder of discovering water on the Moon. The Moon Impact Probe on Chandrayaan-I appea...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 20:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

http://www.chandrayaan-i.com

Chandrayaan-1 mission poll:
Is Chandrayaan Mission Successful ?

Yes - 665 - 86.1%
No - 78 - 10.1%
I don't know - 29 - 3.8%
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 20:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

Just because the europeans launch INSATs for us doesnt mean the INSAT belongs to them, similarly your camera logic is flawed in my opinion. You are assuming the C-1 NASA payload was available off the shelf commercial technology that ISRO could have purchased from the local doodhwala if not NASA. Ev...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 19:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

ISRO's plan was to go solo only. It was political pressure from West-aping lobby in GoI who refused to show confidence in solo mission and instead advised to seek foreign "ashivraad". source please. When CY-1 was being planned, an ISRO scientist termed it as Indian project having payloads...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 19:48
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

If you happen to discover a new species somewhere in Africa..you “carried” a Canon camera with you..and took a picture and told everyone that you discovered a new species… who should get credit? 1. you 2. No Japanese..because you carried Japanese camera..(you used Japanese technology) 3. No..no wai...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 19:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 614140

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

NASA has faced several space mission failures and who can forget tragic end of space shuttle Columbia and the crew perished during entry, 16 minutes prior to landing Did any ISRO official ever say that? I see only one fanboy club site on CY 'quoting' that here without sources or attribution to ISRO...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 18:48
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

The most positive aspect of Indian moon mission is, it has now opened a vast scientific data on Moon mineralogy to developing countries like India and others. Imagine India without an ISRO, approaching NASA for such scientific data. They would hear back just one word - "Stay off, you are under ...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 18:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 314180

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

There was criticism of ISRO on the forum over this. Some felt that such collaboration was more appropriate to a second mission, that the first Indian probe should be an India-only affair for the sake of national pride. ISRO was said to lack understanding of PR as displayed by the Chinese. ISRO's pl...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 17:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 781377

Re: LCA news and discussion

MRCA is a substitute for LCA. The corrupt goons in MoD has delayed and starved LCA of funding for decades and now these goons have totally killed it by issuing MRCA contract. Armed forces are merely sheeps. They are powerless and helpless because MoD rules over Army and IAF powers. In media, IAF is ...
by vishwakarmaa
27 Sep 2009 17:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 781377

Re: LCA news and discussion

Exactly! India initially was located some years ahead of China in its LCA program. Now it's behind China, and if starting talks about LCA export only in 2017, as somebody thinks here, it's already 10 years behind FC-1. Thanks to corruption in MoD. OK, one cause for LCA program delay is the treacher...
by vishwakarmaa
26 Sep 2009 16:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 781377

Re: LCA news and discussion

edit. If his post was OT, then what about that guy's post who is abusing local Indians? Why this biased-ness? So, following is not OT? RameshC wrote: Please dont disrespect NRIs, lots of money comes in every year from them, secondly NRIs are the real pride of India , coz most NRIs all across the wo...
by vishwakarmaa
26 Sep 2009 15:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 781377

Re: LCA news and discussion

well archan saab, i am just posting what i percieve, obviously many have problems with facing the facts, For a guy who is remarkably stingy on relevant sources, that is another tall claim. Still, I am surprised at the amazing efficiency BR shows in weeding out this type - kudos to the mods and Arch...

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