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by kenop
26 Feb 2017 09:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 942
Views: 76536

Re: Indian IT Industry

Good to know you Yogi saar.
You got a mail from myid dot thisplace jeemail
There is a story on your "pivoting" in TOIlet paper today.
by kenop
15 Oct 2016 17:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 942
Views: 76536

Re: Indian IT Industry

IT outsourcing companies' less than expected results are causing MSM to declare "death of Indian IT sector" As far I know, guidance was for lower performance, given months ago. Rumour mongers are just using the opportunity to spread FUD. Variable pay has been victim of the situation in any...
by kenop
22 May 2016 10:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 676
Views: 96655

Re: Technologies useful for Indian problems

Quote Expensive research report "Airborne Wind Turbine Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024" Author's pitch (copied in full) is as under Global Airborne Wind Turbine Market: Overview In the last few years, the demand for energy derived fr...
by kenop
14 May 2016 16:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 200
Views: 4570

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

IMVHO all the western concepts wrt India can be simply understood with reference to their own situation. As it is clear from the discussions here, the west had a Church, Feudal oppressed society. The "soveriginity of God" over the whole universe being outsourced to these two entities gave ...
by kenop
30 Mar 2016 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3828
Views: 157948

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

It may be topical here and pardon if it is a repetition for the gurus About western alphabet sequence “Alphabet or Abracadabra? - Reverse Engineering The Western Alphabet” details a ground-breaking discovery: the origin of the western ‘abecedary’ - the alphabet's sequence of letters.(Not to be confu...
by kenop
28 Mar 2016 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 48736

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Is another installment of aid from US due ?
A couple of years ago Pakistan used to produce (mostly dead) Taliban "second in command" in sync with events/interactions with the US.
by kenop
29 Feb 2016 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1395
Views: 77156

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Diyar Gagan-ul-Haq
Can a jibah/phaansi by koophar pi halaal ?
Now bhere in the pook or Hadith in the can ju phind a halaal method to kill an Aashiq-e-Rasool ?
Ju hab kanfewjed me bhery much.
by kenop
27 Jan 2016 07:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 19654

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I

NDTV is reporting about "Pathankot Assessment Report" Quotes "Foreign cadet ran out in panic, had to be rescued". Looks like Pakistan's friends from across the Durand line were getting familiar with the toys. The objective was to interrupt cooperation one way or the other. They d...
by kenop
05 Jan 2016 11:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Suddenly, since morning we are hearing a lot of the SP on TV.
India Today TV guys are both eating out of his hands and providing leading questions. Much like the kind of interviews done with Congoons and Khujliwal.
I do not get this as they are also seemingly unsure of the veracity.
by kenop
04 Jan 2016 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

SP's friend was shown a while ago who understood their conversations. Maybe polyglot pigs.

NewsX reporting acknowledgement by Pak Foreign office of the evidence shared by India. Let it be another rounfd of dossiers to start with as long as the end is different from the last episode.
by kenop
04 Jan 2016 22:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

So, the unrelated minister of the union cabinet who briefed the media late afternoon did not use much of tough language expected of him from the aam janta. Hitting out at Pakistan has been left to a more competent minister Nitin Gadkari. Does sound a bit better given the news of inputs shared with P...
by kenop
04 Jan 2016 22:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Without comment:
CNN IBN reporting that India has provided input to Pakistan on Pathankot attack and they are assessing it.

Added:
India expects Pakistan to act on the input provided on JeM within 72 hours.
by kenop
04 Jan 2016 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Posting here as it is parallel to the Pathankot attachk
NewsX reporting that in Indian Consulate attack one pig has been caught alive
by kenop
04 Jan 2016 09:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1222
Views: 127721

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist str

Are there any reports/assessments of the posture of STFUPA ? Are they in some heightened readiness ? Anything noticed by anybody ?
by kenop
04 Jan 2016 08:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Mention of Damtal forest region in the print edition of TOI on Friday had surprised me. At that time I thought maybe the vehicle was coming from Himachal side. In that region to be really away from human contact is quite a stretch as 1. To be isolated/out of reach one has to be actually marched out ...
by kenop
03 Jan 2016 23:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

The area is much easier to infiltrate as compared to Kashmir now as reported here (ref Gen Ata Hussnain). We have a precedent of Gurdaspur, so it makes it clear where they would open the frontier. Narot Jaimal Singh is sort of last post to Pakhanastan from our side. I had the opportunity to see the ...
by kenop
03 Jan 2016 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Indeed I saw this van (when I did not know all details of situation in Pkt). Bomb disposal is a difficult job. The officer I mentioned (not taking his name here) indeed did a good job and people loved him for that and took notice of his service. Another officer was not too lucky in the same situatio...
by kenop
03 Jan 2016 22:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

This afternoon I was driving back to the city and found a BDDS van in parallel for a little distance and got thinking about them and a particular Lt Col who became a hero of sorts in a situation in the city. Later that officer (while still in service) was seen in local page 3 parties reports. He ret...
by kenop
03 Jan 2016 22:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 22316

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Oh phukes. I was out of reach of TV and usual channels of information. Just getting to know the details. Local support is definitely a huge factor. It was there in 26/11 and certainly will be present here too. Let us also not forget that this government will NOT give out unnecessary details until th...
by kenop
06 Dec 2015 23:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 47566

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

As per my understanding NSA level meeting was a leftover from the Ufa menu.
Pakis had tried to pull a fast one by trying to move on to the highest level without going through previously agreed other levels.
by kenop
01 Dec 2015 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 47566

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

Docji had opened my eyes to a reality about Pakistan a couple of years ago on these pages As per my own uderstanding and words: The land of present Pukistan was in tight integration with the land across their eastern border. Non-restricted flow of everything (life-sustaining) has been interrupted by...
by kenop
01 Dec 2015 21:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 420
Views: 34347

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Volkswagen recalls 3.23 lakh cars in India Volkswagen Group India has recalled approximately 3,23,700 cars fitted with 1.2-litre, 1.5-litre, 1.6-litre, and 2.0-litre EA 189 diesel engines that were manufactured and sold between 2008 and November 2015. A communication program is being devised to rea...
by kenop
25 Nov 2015 13:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 676
Views: 96655

Re: Technologies useful for Indian problems

This looks promising When the creator of 5-hour Energy mixes with the world of biking, what would you expect to come out of the collaboration? No need to guess: The energy product company's CEO, 62-year-old Manoj Bhargava, has already created the energy-generating Free Electric, a hybrid stationary...
by kenop
23 Nov 2015 11:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 420
Views: 34347

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Time to get rid of this thread ? A lot more of cars discussion going on in gizmos thread. (with an explanation given that car is a gizmo too. In fact car be becoming more and more powerful software running on wheels)
Or rename it to mean "minus cars"
by kenop
18 Nov 2015 07:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 68577

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Bobby Jindal does not wish to run for position of the POTUS: newsx a while ago
by kenop
13 Nov 2015 05:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2335
Views: 24952

Re: Physics Thread.

Dark Matter Proof/Clues? “WHEN you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” Though that maxim of Sherlock Holmes would rarely withstand scrutiny in the everyday world, where facts can be fuzzy and the truth is often protean, it is not a bad one...
by kenop
12 Nov 2015 16:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 942
Views: 76536

Re: Indian IT Industry

I see promoted tweets from Safari on my TL on twitter with links to 3 books on product management.
As predicted by the gurus, the revolution has started.
by kenop
25 Sep 2015 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 48708

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

I had an early morning dream that the uniformed Sharief did a koo.
One is due for a long time in any case.
by kenop
22 Sep 2015 23:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 48708

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

And this article starts
During the prestigious Defense Day celebrations held in GHQ on 6 December 2015, General Raheel Sharif ...

Wholly cow sheet indeed
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by kenop
15 Sep 2015 10:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1065
Views: 88304

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

^ Depends on multiple factors 1. Is the per square feet rate at par with the current trend for the city ? The real estate mkt has slumped in last 6 months. Current trends 2. You said row house so is it the corner one and specially the one which does not meet the main road but is at end towards the ...
by kenop
14 Sep 2015 20:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1065
Views: 88304

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

Case: A x sqft row house (plot area 2x) built 20yrs ago is being sold at the market rate (P) for a new flat for same area (x sqft) Additional info: 1. Good locality 2. The price of a plot of same area will be available in the market at P/2. No guarantee that a plot IS available in the same locality....
by kenop
18 Aug 2015 10:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 420
Views: 34347

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Why wasn't it covered under the warranty? Makes sense. I missed that, if it was mentioned. Read many comments and may have mixed up. One more point of failure that was mentioned for Vento was injectors that need close to 1L for replacement (full set). The post mentioned that the service station guy...
by kenop
18 Aug 2015 08:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 420
Views: 34347

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

One of the posts mentioned a cylinder head replacement reaching ~2L. Was mentioned that it had to done on a < 1y old car. The poster also suspected it really did not require a replacement. Read a mention of clutch assembly replacement touching Rs 45000. It is clear that such expenses fall on the les...
by kenop
15 Aug 2015 13:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 420
Views: 34347

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Well comments on repairs/part-replacement (for whatever reason) on this page had some sobering effect on my VW-inclinations.
https://www.facebook.com/Volkswagenindia
Maruti Suzuki should be the best on this aspect.
by kenop
05 Aug 2015 16:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3559
Views: 176600

Re: Internal Security Watch

One pig from porkistan has been caught in Udhampur area. Reportedly was part of the group (of 3?) that attacked and killed 2 jawans of BSF. A few hostages taken bu the pig overpowered him and handed over to the authorities. One voide is heard asking "yaar yeh kaam kyon karte ho? (why do you do ...

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