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by sarulan
04 Nov 2014 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 108352

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Anant wrote:Any idea what is going on with MOM? No news on any outlet since October 20th. Seems unusual.

Second that :cry:
by sarulan
24 Sep 2014 07:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 108352

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Congratulations ISRO !!!
by sarulan
05 May 2009 22:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

and one more round of 'reorgs' is coming end of this week - expected YoY decline in sale is 20% Singhaji, what is the total head count so far? In 2002, IT in India grew big, since massa found it easier to fund a development center in India than to ramp up in US. The first question any Angel Investo...
by sarulan
22 Apr 2009 08:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

Oracle may layoff 10,000 people :-o http://www.itwire.com/content/view/24539/1231/ "In our estimation, Oracle will lay off between 10,000 to 15,000 Sun employees and gain annual savings of $1.5 billion in operating expense in year one and more than $2.0 billion in the second year," they sa...
by sarulan
07 Mar 2009 21:25
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)
Replies: 2768
Views: 338117

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)

I am wondering when Citi BofA themselves are in deep trouble, what will happen to the trillion of black money our politicians have in Swiss banks. Is it gone in to the black hole? It will be a sweet revenge when they find out the lockers are empty. :mrgreen:
by sarulan
05 Mar 2009 11:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

negi wrote:Apologies for my ignorance but are you folks talking about the company based out of land of 'cowboys' and 'Chainsaw massacre' fame ?

I think they are talking about this and its progeny http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy0SrWpfFmA
by sarulan
25 Feb 2009 11:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Economy
Replies: 2337
Views: 421478

Re: GLOBAL ECONOMY

California is in Deep trouble. Looks like the State may not give the Tax Refund on time for the Taxpayers.
:eek:
by sarulan
25 Feb 2009 11:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Economy
Replies: 2337
Views: 421478

Re: GLOBAL ECONOMY

Schwarzenegger Proposes Releasing 20,000 Inmates, Budget Problem :lol: http://cbs5.com/local/Schwarzenegger.prison.release.2.615602.html Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is considering the early release of more than 20,000 low-risk prison inmates as a way to save money amid a worsening budget crisis, a n...
by sarulan
25 Feb 2009 11:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

Singha wrote:the consolidated cheese & golden gate bridge making company.

Ok, got it. What is the consensus on this quarter? Flat or -ve?
by sarulan
25 Feb 2009 10:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

Singha wrote:the announced 2k 'reorg' at netzilla started yesterday night. some posts in yindia also affected.

Who/what is Netzilla?
by sarulan
20 Feb 2009 21:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Economy
Replies: 2337
Views: 421478

Re: GLOBAL ECONOMY

De Beers gets $500 million loan to weather hard times http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/International-Business/De-Beers-gets-500-mn-loan-/articleshow/4162452.cms The world's largest diamond group, De Beers, said its three shareholders have agreed to loan the company $500 million to help it weathe...
by sarulan
20 Feb 2009 10:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

India's fab dreams running aground http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/076/1051076/india-fab-dreams-running-aground fab Quote from last year in the newspaper Hyderabad, April 21: The Telugu Desam on Saturday released documents to prove that the State government had signed the Fab City deal wit...
by sarulan
20 Feb 2009 10:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Economy
Replies: 2337
Views: 421478

Re: GLOBAL ECONOMY

BofA and Citi shares fall on nationalization fear :mrgreen:
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/BofA-and-Citi-shares-fall-on-rb-14414973.html
by sarulan
20 Feb 2009 10:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/4146478.cms Pune’s Persistent Systems introduces reappraisal tests to realign workforce MUMBAI: At a time when IT companies are looking at ways to realign their workforce, given the declining number of clients, Pune-based Persistent Systems has begun ...
by sarulan
15 Feb 2009 00:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Economy
Replies: 2337
Views: 421478

Re: GLOBAL ECONOMY

Donald Trump quits casino company's board http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Donald-Trump-quits-casino-apf-14364621.html ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Donald Trump fired himself Friday from the casino company that bears his name. Spurned by bond holders who rejected his effort to buy Trump Entertainment R...
by sarulan
15 Feb 2009 00:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

If you have cash, buy stocks and the ask them issue the ceritificates and lock them in a box and don't open them till 2014. Its a bad idea to buy stocks now. IMHO stock market will tank further. All these are suckers rally. If you have cash. Put it in a storage box and dig a pit under your floor an...
by sarulan
06 Feb 2009 11:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

Cisco is going to cut 2000 jobs now and according to Chambers if the next quarter results dont improve upto 10% cut in staff numbers, which is roughly 6700 (this coming from a company with $30B of cash reserves)
Singha, How is Bangalore office? Any rumblings there?
by sarulan
26 Jan 2009 21:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

btw what is the place ? sounds like a good place for a picnic and a skinny dip. Singha you can use the free software http://qtpfsgui.sourceforge.net/ The image was taken as Joseph D Grant county park, on south of san jose (near mount Hamilton). Here is a panoramic image of the lake, stitched from 3...
by sarulan
26 Jan 2009 13:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

HDR - high dynamic range imaging the simplest way is to take 3 shots at -N ev, 0ev, +Nev and use a tool like photomatix (free watermarked trial ver) or Cinepaint(linux) to blend them together as a HDR image then use the tools tonal blending... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_dynamic_range_imaging...
by sarulan
09 Dec 2008 05:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 297091

Re: Indian IT Industry

Singhaji, I heard that the Big Gorilla is going to layoff most of the contract workers. Is this True? Also, the Chip industry is in total disarray. TI lowers 4th qtr estimate to 10-16 Cents/share from 30-36 cents/share :shock: . Broadcom too lowers the 4th qtr estimates. Motorola Credit rating downg...
by sarulan
01 Dec 2008 23:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)
Replies: 176
Views: 99752

Re: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)

read the first post AND the thread title.
by sarulan
18 Nov 2008 07:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 295301

Re: Chandrayan-1 mission launched succesfully

Here is the moon flyby wmv videofile uploaded on youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTWqBuK70PU

Enjoy
by sarulan
12 Oct 2008 08:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Just returned from Fleet week 2008 at SFO. Great air show against the golden gate & Alcatraz background.
Image

http://www.flickr.com/photos/12723702@N ... 942876878/
by sarulan
29 Sep 2008 02:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Sarulan, Nice pics. The 100-400 is a great lens and a bargain. There really isn't anything like it with the other systems at such a low cost. In 2007, this lens could be bought for under $1200 USD, its unfortunate Canon has raised the price to over $1400 USD. Yup, I waited for a long time for it to...
by sarulan
28 Sep 2008 21:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Cross posting from nukkad thread. Guys, Went to the Salinas international airshow this weekend. Bought a new canon 100-400mm IS lens and wanted to test it. Here is a teaser image http://share4pic.com/images/3/3/1/3312607.jpg Link for my web album is below. http://picasaweb.google.com/sarulan/Salinas...

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