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by girish.r
24 Nov 2015 19:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 196291

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

abhik wrote:
Sathish_A wrote:TOW strike on RuAF Heli

I presume the pilot is dead. The SAR crew were lucky and rescued later.


Is that a German origin TOW?


Exactly my thoughts.. Seemed like a german made weapon.
by girish.r
16 Mar 2015 13:59
Forum:
Topic: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted
Replies: 133
Views: 0

Re: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted

[Deleted]: Not pertaining to this thread.
by girish.r
11 Mar 2015 23:27
Forum:
Topic: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted
Replies: 133
Views: 0

Re: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted

Hi Rahul,

Please count me in. Pro Bono :)

Happy to help. I can contribute:

1. Technology Mainly

Br,
Girish
by girish.r
06 Feb 2015 00:12
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF 15 years. let us look back.
Replies: 194
Views: 32135

Re: BRF 15 years. let us look back.

Hi,

I came across BR stall in 2009 air show. Bought posters of Sukhoi, Surya kiran, IAF collage and DVD of IAF. Met someone named Kapil. He suggested that i send him an email and he will allow me access. And since then this is the first site i open whenever i connect. :D

Cheers BR'fites
by girish.r
26 Jan 2015 15:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Republic Day 2015 - News and Discussion
Replies: 376
Views: 28710

Re: Republic Day 2015 - News and Discussion

SwamyG wrote:Pandrapur Vitla pilgrimage from MH. Message loud and clear...no mistaking. Or call me totally biased. This is middle finger to so many people.

Modi stamp unmissable. What a man.


The beautiful display of 'Swastika' and 'Om' was cool too :D

Loved it.
by girish.r
25 Jan 2015 17:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 198259

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Hon PM's reply on climate change - Out of the park :D What exactly did he say? He emphasized that India cannot be pressured by a state or Individual (as per the question by AP - about pressure build up after US-China agreement), but in hindi it sounded much better and as we say 'Like a BOSS'. :)
by girish.r
25 Jan 2015 16:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 198259

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Hon PM's reply on climate change - Out of the park :D
by girish.r
03 Dec 2014 20:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 377
Views: 69562

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Dear Admin Please delete this post if not in correct Forum. How the wife of my French co-worker remembers India now Usually i read through these forums and take pride in sharing things about 'India' to all fellow colleagues (Thanks for making me look knowledgeable :-o ). Just this afternoon a collea...
by girish.r
29 Nov 2014 22:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 377
Views: 69562

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Bibhas wrote:sum - Next time I will take you to Little Andaman, a paradise unexplored. We have started regular service there. Its 8~9 hours of cruise though. But with first class cabin accommodation we are also making night sailing.


Wow, seems nice resort. Next time certainly will plan a trip.. :) +1
by girish.r
26 Nov 2014 18:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 213244

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Jaguar Land Rover Not Amused by Chinese ‘LandWind’ Lookalike http://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/BN-FT088_autos_Q_20141126025414.jpg http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/11/26/jaguar-land-rover-not-amused-by-chinese-land-wind-lookalike/?mod=e2tw Jaguar Land Rover in China has vowed to take...
by girish.r
07 Nov 2014 17:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719514

Re: Internal Security Watch

CNN IBN reporting:

BREAKING | : Zia-ul-Haq, the key conspirator in the #BurdwanBlasts - associate of mastermind Sadiq, arrested.
by girish.r
28 Oct 2014 20:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719514

Re: Internal Security Watch

Guy with HT. Shouldn't be sympathetic to Doval/BJP Abhijit MajumderVerified account ‏@abhijitmajumder NSA Ajit Doval is in West Bengal today. He will meet Mamata along with IB chief Asif Ibrahim. Make no mistake, this is no ordinary mission BJPSpice @BJPSpice · 5h 5 hours ago News is that Doval has...
by girish.r
27 Oct 2014 02:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719514

Re: Internal Security Watch

NSA sees large network behind Bardhaman blast Doval says New Delhi, Dhaka working jointly to fight terror On the eve of his visit to Bardhaman in West Bengal, where two suspected members of Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were killed in the October 2 bomb blast, National Security Adviser Ajit...
by girish.r
21 Oct 2014 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 282543

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Nepal, India sign historic Power Trade Agreement Kathmandu: India and Nepal inked a historic Power Trade Agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity and opening up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower sector. http://ibnlive.in.com/news/nepal-india-sign-historic-power-trade-agreement/50...
by girish.r
14 Oct 2014 19:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 387728

Re: Military Flight Safety

Thank god the pilot's are safe. That plane is most probably salvage-able. It happens very rarely when the pilot(s) eject(s) but the plane lands itself. Example: Cornfield Bomber But this picture is very interesting. It is almost looks like the pilot's stayed with the plane as long as possible. The ...
by girish.r
09 Oct 2014 14:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 836335

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

RWUT2fLIuhw Rajya Sabha TV has produced a detailed program on the latest incidents on the border, this is 2 days old but still plenty of interesting items... grab some popcorn and enjoy. Popcorn it is saar...... http://i57.tinypic.com/j0wfo0.jpg Last few days the footprint of cyber aggressiveness o...
by girish.r
29 Sep 2014 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 198259

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

JE Menon wrote:The Pierre is owned by the Tata Group I think.


Yep, it is. :)
by girish.r
28 Sep 2014 23:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1370386

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

With Chinese balls getting squeezed in HK, India should maintain high alert on IB. The dude 11 Jinping could be looking out for pressure release. The HK protests also show Chinese system is inherently stable and when it tries to reach equilibrium; the pendulum can swing either way One more reason t...
by girish.r
24 Sep 2014 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 168598

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Wow.. Congrats to all desh..and ISRO :)

Just got a bit late (at 4 local time here) and party was over. Watched Namo's speech though..Jai Durga
by girish.r
22 Sep 2014 14:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 168598

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

saravana wrote:Success! That was nerve wracking with 4 cigarettes!


Congrats ISRO. Yeah my lungs too were in overdrive. :lol:
by girish.r
22 Sep 2014 01:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?
Replies: 197
Views: 7905

Re: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?

OT



At 3:28 in the video, its funny how Xi is waiting to sit, while Mr Doval is discussing something with PM.

His hand gestures seem like 'chinese andar ghuse the, maine unhe bhaga diya'. :rotfl:
by girish.r
20 Sep 2014 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 168598

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

girish.r wrote:MOM will fail onlee. :((



BTW, both using exact expression , 'onlee' reduced 3 cry smilies to 1 , good :) .



For what its worth, you caught my ctrl+c, ctrl+x with 2 backspaces.

But, it will fail onlee :((
by girish.r
20 Sep 2014 18:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 168598

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

MOM will fail onlee. :((
by girish.r
20 Sep 2014 04:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?
Replies: 197
Views: 7905

Re: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?

Most of the Chinese origins guys I have met here doing mid-level jobs have names like Jack, Tom, Sunny etc ... Other Asian countries' origin folks mention their actual names Is this a Chinese mindset? They don't want to be taken as communists. Almost all of them immediately join a church as soon as...
by girish.r
18 Sep 2014 02:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 836335

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

LokeshC wrote:
parshuram wrote:Do Not Know what We will Do But seems like a planned move by PLA to encash Xi Visit


Only one thing bothers me: Its the same DDM and DIE-nasty infested media that we are depending on for this news. What is to say that they are not peddling agenda here?


Exactly my thoughts.
by girish.r
25 Jul 2014 03:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 303389

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Folks, help me choose a phone for mom: Moto E or Lumia 630? Price range 6-10K (both phones come within this). Moto G ain't good for her - she's a Sammy user and is quite familiar with Android phones (trouble-shoots issues for siblings/friends, sometimes with some help from me). Might prefer the low...
by girish.r
20 Jul 2014 13:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3929
Views: 226341

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Would this article be apt in this forum? Apologies if posted in wrong forum, but was wondering if Air India a/c in which PM Modi travels, shouldn't it have capabilities to wither STA or ATA missiles? :roll: Why Modi's Air India One is a sitting duck for missiles http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ai...
by girish.r
16 Jul 2014 14:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 303389

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

imo girish, it might still make sense to try out your sw/concept by leasing some temp VMs on a cloud provider before investing in the hw to make it private. for any type of server load, availability etc you really need a proper desktop or rackmount server ... even basic things like dual redundant p...
by girish.r
15 Jul 2014 23:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 303389

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

it almost seems like you need a 1u type pizza box server with vmware esx or msft hyperv on bare metal and your set of vm. Thanks. Yes, i thought to use AWS (Amazon Web Service), untill 2 things coincided, a free apple voucher and the challenges of firewalls. So i have to be able to develop behind t...
by girish.r
15 Jul 2014 21:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 303389

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Dear BRFites, Need help to decide on a purchase of a laptop for the following purposes: 1. Running security - Open Source based tools in a Virtual Machine 2. Running 2 additional Virtual Machines on a bridged network running web server and a database server each 3. Doing a little bit of photoshop - ...
by girish.r
01 Jun 2014 19:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 640590

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/news/obama-quietly-reverses-hillarys-get-modi-policy "Hillary Clinton likes to operate through NGOs, which are given funding through indirect channels, and which target individuals and countries seen as less than respectful to her views on foreign and domestic po...
by girish.r
19 May 2014 14:16
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1647022

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Threat to Narendra Modi: Terror outfits getting desperate? http://www.firstpost.com/india/threat-to-narendra-modi-terror-outfits-getting-desperate-1531539.html I generally don't worry but this news has got me worried. It makes me nervous too. Mr. Prime Minister Elect and BJP would be aware of this....
by girish.r
16 May 2014 14:07
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 5067

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

Dear BRF'ites. Im away from India, but since 4.30 belgian time was logged on to this thread. Thank you so much for updates (someone on this thread mentioned not to watch ndtv and give them free trp, so i stuck to this forum for all information) :mrgreen: . My office people asking me about Modi, and ...
by girish.r
15 Apr 2014 15:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 640590

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Feel this belongs here rather than economy thread (Apology if posted wrongly):

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/new ... 771809.cms

US way of arm twisting? :?:
by girish.r
03 Apr 2014 19:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 378441

Re: Indian IT Industry

All this agile vagile thing is bakwaas. Just something an academic pulls out of his musharraf. Most people just do these things for the sake of it. To gloat about it. I did an interview some weeks ago over phone. The manager tells me that he is an "agile evangelist". I decided right then ...
by girish.r
02 Apr 2014 21:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 378441

Re: Indian IT Industry

Cleared a few rounds of technical grilling from a "product" company here. Now they want me to hand over my original education ceritificates once I accept their offer and collect it when I join :rotfl:. The reason they say for this is that they operate in a no-bench model and want to "...
by girish.r
18 Mar 2014 01:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 378441

Re: Indian IT Industry

interesting article here , read the comments also. http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-being-too-busy-makes-us-feel-so-good/2014/03/14/c098f6c8-9e81-11e3-a050-dc3322a94fa7_story.html?hpid=z3 Interesting read. For some reason in India we have the mentality of not caring about our personal lif...
by girish.r
23 Dec 2013 14:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 624079

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion



Normal for airlines to generate capital. Hope they can also restructure their routes now.

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