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by dinakar
18 Aug 2015 22:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505680

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

singha, I dont know how fast they are buying them (its not 250 off some parking lot), but even over 10 years adding 250 planes to domestic traffic will be a huge endeavor. I bet they ask for parking spaces ion IAF/IN ramps in places like agra/gwaliar/goa. Shreeman, Indigo follows something called S...
by dinakar
29 Dec 2014 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 309901

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

One of the Sri Lankan newspaper published a column saying RAW chief in Colombo has been called back to New Delhi after our NSA's meeting with the SL president. The article also said it is because of his links with the opposition.
by dinakar
05 Jul 2014 08:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 225511

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

A very long read, but clearly explains what is happening in GOI's Milking cow 'ONGC' Rigged Who is undermining India’s national oil company? Some excerpts Like the board member, Raha had also heard that “secret information” about the sealed ONGC bids “had been leaked out, though he could not indepen...
by dinakar
27 Jun 2014 13:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 243954

Re: India's Power Sector

A nice infographic about the evolution of wind power.
http://www.breezesystem.com/resources/evolution-of-wind-power/
by dinakar
07 Jun 2014 21:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 243954

Re: India's Power Sector

The condition of UP is really worse. For eg: Take yesterday's data it's peak demand wass 13600 MW of which it wass able to meet around 12100 MW from its generation, central sector generation and other ways. Of the 12100 MW it got, its own generation from thermal is around 4400 MW whereas the install...
by dinakar
17 Mar 2014 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 309901

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

I was going through the photographs taken during the St.Anthony festival in Katchatheevu from Vikatan's link here and in a particular photo a building which looks like used by SL forces is shown and in front of that building a tent with some chinese letter is there. What is the meaning of this lette...
by dinakar
16 Mar 2014 18:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 100855

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Now this.. Syed Akbaruddin‏ @MEAIndia: #Malaysia's PM calls PM #India's PM & seeks technical assistance in corroborating possible pathways #MH370 may have taken. https://twitter.com/MEAIndia/status/445166768936333312 Whether PM of Malaysia called only Indian PM or he called others too. If he cal...
by dinakar
14 Mar 2014 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 100855

Re: Malaysian Arilines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Suraj wrote:Are the concentric rings around individual A&N islands the range of their civilian radars ?

No it is just control zone of the tower, like CTR Port Blair means that area will be controlled by Port blair tower and the aircrafts need to talk with Port Blair tower
by dinakar
14 Mar 2014 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 100855

Re: Malaysian Arilines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Singha wrote:We need map of atc zonal coverage in indian airspace.who controls air over bob...port Blair..or vizag, ccu , mas also have slices.

Here it is.. link
by dinakar
10 Feb 2014 18:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 169759

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

My twice removed cousin sent this.. ONGC hands out a squadron of Immediate Support Vessels to Indian Navy As a reinforcement to its commitment to provide safe and secure offshore operations, ONGC handed over a fleet of ISVs (Immediate Support Vessels) to the Indian navy for commissioning .This fleet...
by dinakar
15 Dec 2013 22:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32727

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Singha wrote:the two marine police in the center look like they could a guys arms clean out of their socket.

strong group of lads these.

Singha, I think you are mentioning runner 12721, if it is meet Sylendra Babu, IPS officer of 1987 batch, ADGP, Coastal security group, TN.
by dinakar
11 Nov 2013 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 309901

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

A Guide to Colombo for CHOGM 2013 Some excerpts... Like the rural façades alleged to have been created for the pleasure of Catherine the Great and her foreign ambassadors on their visit to the Crimea in 1787, Colombo has received a major make over for the pleasure of delegates and visitors to Commo...
by dinakar
05 Oct 2013 19:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 520354

Re: Internal Security Watch

It looks like the main accused in the case 'Fakhrudin' got arrested by TN police on friday. On interrogating him they came to know that few more people from his group including Bilal Malik and Ismail were hiding in Puttur. Now the latest news is that the terrorist has been caught. The one important ...
by dinakar
15 Sep 2013 19:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 211812

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Hi Maz, ONGC funded acquisition of vessels by the Navy sounds like a first time such a model has been adopted. Till now Bombay High was in private ONGC security for routine patrolling. So I think this is a significant development for Navy to take over the security - or is it only for on demand supp...
by dinakar
12 Sep 2013 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 309901

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Dead men talking Reporting on Lanka's blood-soaked years, I watched names disappear from my notebook. ................................................................................................................................ I mentioned my first Sri Lanka notebook of early 1984. It contained ...
by dinakar
08 Aug 2013 14:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32727

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

there is a huge and active group called "chennai runners". they even organize periodic events. just join them, maybe you will find some companions also https://www.facebook.com/ChennaiRunners Singha, there is one more active volunteer group called 'Chennai Trekking club' http://www.chenna...
by dinakar
04 Jul 2013 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 333670

Re: Indian Interests

Data of no. of different visas issued by all the Indian Embassies in abroad from July 2010 to April 2013. Some interesting observations can be seen in this.. Link Snippets: Large no of Employment visa - Japan Large no of Business visa - UK Large no of Diplomatic visa - China!! and Canada (Whether Ca...
by dinakar
16 Jun 2013 19:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 309901

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

It seems China has moved his next step for our navy's friendly visit to SE Asia. Link Rough translation of the article is SL govt has given permission to a chinese company to fish in the international waters from SL's Dikkowita port and the ship will fly SL flag. The permission has been given accord...
by dinakar
05 Jun 2013 07:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 362712

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Motorman who halted train before collapsing nominated for award The 48-year-old motorman, in a heroic act, had stopped the train GM 42032 within a few minutes of leaving Gummidipoondi, disengaged cabin controls and switched on the emergency flasher light before falling unconscious. Though the motor...
by dinakar
30 Mar 2013 20:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287784

Re: Indian Roads Thread

habal wrote:I don't see any light on the horizon.

I don't know why you are thinking like that.. Have you ever thought why most of the express train stops in many stations in KL.. When you place the priority in different area then no one can help...
by dinakar
30 Mar 2013 19:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287784

Re: Indian Roads Thread

and there seem to be a rail line and a train to every small one-horse town in TN. What seems to be the mineral resource that is being exploited from there. The gentlemen at South Central Railway are nothing but a bunch of chauvinistic, spiteful, arrogant, excuses who seem to take a sadistic delight...
by dinakar
29 Mar 2013 19:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 309901

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Funny story That kind of poster wars are pretty common in TN... DMK answered to the poster with this... Not only *MK's all the other political parties are using the stir to gain mileage. But one thing is this time the students and normal people from the street started to participate in the agitatio...
by dinakar
25 Apr 2012 18:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 225511

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Happy to see ONGC helping DRDO in the successful launch of Agni-V like a squirrel helping Rama to build the bridge... Pitching In ONGC can claim to have made some important contribution in the test flight of Agni V missile last week. The longest range missile to have ever been fired by India, Agni V...
by dinakar
21 Mar 2012 12:27
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 211812

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Singha wrote:feed Vijayanarayanam, Tamil Nadu, India into google earth.

INS Kattabomman?
by dinakar
24 Feb 2012 19:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505680

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

A very good article about the crisis in Kingfisher Airlines, even though it is not by a media guy, he is spot on all the issues regarding the whole airline crisis.
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by dinakar
08 Feb 2012 10:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 225511

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Do you think the CAG or Parliamentary committee will be silent if they sell the block now even at a higher price. Even the MoP&G will not allow it.
by dinakar
07 Feb 2012 21:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 225511

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Long time back Theo saar has said something about ONGC not developing the East coast field like Reliance... Here are some details regarding what the problem is.... The immense excitement over the KG basin deepwater block KG-DWN-98/2 from the time when ONGC began making discoveries in the block seems...
by dinakar
22 Jan 2012 18:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 362712

Re: Indian Railways Thread

A very good website to get a idea about locomotives used in different divisions.. clicky

Clicky Line haul cost Coaching
Clicky Line haul cost of freight
Clicky Details of energy charges
by dinakar
16 Dec 2011 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 2854
Views: 86719

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 201

Is that lady in the picture the legendary Arundhati Ghose? She was in the East Pakistan desk and I think she has mentioned turning up for the surrender ceremony Cheera I vaguely remember something about this in Adm. Nanda's book (In that book it was written something like some general's wife, but i...
by dinakar
15 Nov 2011 08:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520221

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Squadron Leader Karun Krishna Majumdar. He was the only Indian Air Force officer to receive two DFCs during the Second World War http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_pCG_c3Rq788/Sz4331tsXbI/AAAAAAAAGng/C-DjtXgcSpI/s400/India+in+world+war+two+9.jpg Three of the four Engineer brothers who served in IAF. http://1...
by dinakar
13 Nov 2011 09:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 499984

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Assuming that it is in dilli in the final fih count and not pushed to brussels, which is more likely. It will be in dilli only it seems.... So FIH has done a U-turn it seems Olympic qualifiers in India The Olympic qualification tournament in hockey will after all be held in India. The International...
by dinakar
09 Nov 2011 09:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520221

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Naval Excercise at Caybyn's cove beach - Port Blair
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by dinakar
06 Oct 2011 10:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 405381

Re: Indian Autos Thread

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A image showing the different hubs of Indian automobile industry...
by dinakar
15 Sep 2011 17:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 380567

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Raja Bose wrote:This Hasnain guy is exactly someone we need as a COAS - very tough yet hands-on and completely in tune with local realities.


As per panwallah news he is being tipped to be the new Military Secretary..
by dinakar
14 Sep 2011 20:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 940099

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Maj Gen Shahida Badshah currently posted at Pakistan army medical college is all set to be the first woman Lt Gen in Pakistan. She is likely to be promoted in October this year against the vacancy to be caused by retirement of Lt Gen (Surgeon) Rehan Burney. Other prominent Lt gens due to retire in ...
by dinakar
19 Aug 2011 16:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 337447

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

An excellent article (Click) from open magazine which gives a hint about the internal political dynamics of PRC... A flurry of security manoeuvres at a Hong Kong hotel. A dying ex-President. A rich criminal extradited to Beijing from Canada. A bullet-train crash in China. An open letter to a little ...
by dinakar
14 Aug 2011 10:08
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65109

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

Am looking for an English translation of Pooniyin Selvan. Do you know if there is one available? Marten, I think i have put a link somewhere containing the english translation of Ponniyin Selvan. Anyway here it is . Just click the link and download the four parts in Work No. 278. SwamyG, I think th...
by dinakar
16 Jun 2011 07:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 705841

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

link India has done some intelligence sharing with the SCO on radical Islamist networks but this has not evolved to real time transmission of information about terrorist incidents or movements. “Most countries normally hesitate to share intelligence till they have developed a level of trust. We sho...
by dinakar
10 May 2011 17:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 601276

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Resourcesat-2 sends images of Delhi, Surat High quality images of the Indian landmass and other countries beamed by India’s remote-sensing satellite, Resourcesat-2, were presented to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Monday, by the top-brass of the Indian Space Research Organisation (IS...
by dinakar
26 Apr 2011 21:29
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 705841

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

A Fox On A Fishing Expedition Every day, at a secret facility of the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) near Kala Ghoda in south Mumbai, a team of 18 operators sits peering through massive amounts of data coming in through undersea cables from across continents into an international ga...

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