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by Bibhas
10 Sep 2019 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297655

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

I saw -108.5 dB right now.
by Bibhas
09 Sep 2019 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297655

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Gautam_2 wrote:Thermal Imaging camera is not present on CY2. Media did not verify claims and just ran with it.


Could possibly the Imaging IR Spectrometer (IIRS) onboard the orbiter, which is capable of Hyperspectral Imaging be used to take image of Vikram in IR region?
by Bibhas
06 Sep 2019 11:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297655

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

My predictions for tonight (and for the next 14 days): 1. Chandrayaan 2 Lander (Vikram) will make a picture perfect landing 2. There will be some initial communication glitch with Pragyan which will be sorted out soon. Very very tense moments. 3. Pragyan / Vikram will stop working due to one issue o...
by Bibhas
23 Jul 2019 02:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 297655

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Very very naive and stupid question, but its constantly bothering me, and I never knew any other place other than BRF to ask this. I know that the rover is planned for 14 earth days as this is the time its going to get enough sunlight. Is it possible that after another 15 days, its battery starts ch...
by Bibhas
27 Feb 2019 01:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 179916

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Something is happening in Sialkot right now. PA Tank movement. Emergency situation.
by Bibhas
29 Oct 2016 23:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4065
Views: 733676

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

JUST IN: 4 Paki posts destroyed in Keran Sector by IA. Major casualties inflicted.
by Bibhas
11 Oct 2016 14:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 169248

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

Shopian grenade attack on CRPF. 3 CRPF Jawans and 5 civilians injured. Few hours back.
by Bibhas
20 Jan 2016 21:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 65887

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Thanks Guys. Finally Me & Sachin could connect.
by Bibhas
01 Feb 2015 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4065
Views: 733676

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

pankajs sir: The video you posted is simply awesome. Thanks for sharing.
by Bibhas
02 Dec 2014 22:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 65887

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

saip ji: all foreign passport holders need to obtain RAP for Andaman. I do not know if there is any recent relaxation for PIO/OCI card holders. However if you look like a pakka desi, present some kind of Indian ID cards while you do flight check in, walk smartly, border control at Port Blair airport...
by Bibhas
01 Dec 2014 07:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 65887

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

pandyan sir: You have to obtain RAP (restricted area permit) from Indian Embassy / Consulate / Chennai or Port Blair Airport (on arrival). Arrive at Port Blair Airport / Sea Port & we will pick you up from there.
by Bibhas
30 Nov 2014 20:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 65887

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

sum :) pandiyan sir: Best time is from October to May (basically anytime except rainy season) if you keep around eight days (saturday arrival and next sunday departure you will be able to cover many good destinations. chandrashekhar.m sir you (and for that matter any brf member) can always contact m...
by Bibhas
29 Nov 2014 21:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 65887

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

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.
by Bibhas
27 Nov 2014 20:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 65887

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

My last post was here was two years ago (less 3 days to be exact). In the past two years, I have worked like a donkey (beside my regular job in TCS) to bring Andaman & Nicobar & my resort Ixzire to some level of focus. I strongly believe that our PM Modi's effort and special focus on tourism...
by Bibhas
30 Oct 2014 14:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3989
Views: 272336

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Terrorist Yasin Malik arrested. I believe he didn't realise Congis are no more in power.
by Bibhas
13 Jun 2014 10:20
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1445202

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

^^ Leave Travel Concession. There were reports of widespread scams through LTC (known as LTC scam). Infact one minister/MP boked his travel to Andaman for vacation. As at that time there were no direct flight from N. Delhi to Port Blair, he reportedly booked his ticket via Braazil or Argentina... so...
by Bibhas
21 Mar 2014 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

ShankarCag Ji, It may not be a hijack at all. But if it is, I was trying to think like a hjacker, a bad one at that. Myanmar to me would be an intermediate stop over rather than a final destination (with my fuel capacity). From my little internet based knowledge, Burmese Military junta also has equa...
by Bibhas
21 Mar 2014 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Vasu sir, If anything tries to squeeze between Nicobar & Indonesia then it will be have clear footprint on Naval Airstation INS Baaz at Cambell Bay. Besides, FIRs are administrative areas and if I understand correctly are not exactly the range of any radar of electronic survilliance. Many places...
by Bibhas
21 Mar 2014 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

vasu sir, how it can turn south without cross A&N. Car Nicobar is on its way. it would be impossible to cross along 10 degree channel without leaving some footprint on Car Nicobar IAF station radar (all the playing down of our retd admiral notwithstanding)
by Bibhas
21 Mar 2014 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

A hijacked plane may not look like a plane once its utility is over. It wont take more than 48 hours, few gas cutters and labours to strip it down. Keeping few hostages alive inside deep jungle is no big deal. Briyani + raita [sans the biriyani of course] will do just good. building few makeshifts b...
by Bibhas
21 Mar 2014 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Not in Nampong of course. but somewhere in that Northern Myanmar region. Then followed a hiding path on NW Myanmar (and may be bordering laos). Myanmar as a country is most probably not be a party to this. But the druglords there probably have few facilities to rent.
by Bibhas
21 Mar 2014 16:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

May be a stupid question but how good Myanmar-Laos border region could be for hiding (human or a dismantled plane)?
by Bibhas
21 Mar 2014 16:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Many pages back I posted this and I still believe the path it took was WMKK IGARI ODONO IKUKO GUNBO ANSOM GUNIP VAMPI GIVAL MAPSO IGREX LULDA LALAT SADUS SUSBA VYNP* (VYNP is only to indicate heading; skyvector). All the while there were intense negotiation with the hijackers definitely with someone...
by Bibhas
17 Mar 2014 20:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

symontk I guess the original article described it in terms of flightradar24. In flightradar24 they are showing Singapore airlines as SIAxxx on the map. Indigo is IGOxxx.
by Bibhas
17 Mar 2014 20:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 119529

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Is there any possibility of it passing through (and probably refuelling at) Northern Myanmar? It will still match the north-west bound red arch limit of the last ping. The radar coverage is probably not that dense in Myanmar. Layman's observation from flightradar24 is that very few flights overfly t...
by Bibhas
26 Jan 2013 12:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India a happy republic day and prabhat bheri
Replies: 26
Views: 1884

Re: India a happy republic day and prabhat bheri

Happy republic day to all my friends. May God give us the courage and power to get rid of the enemies within.
by Bibhas
12 Jan 2013 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Beheading of Indian Soldiers in Aug 2011 and Aman ki Asha
Replies: 810
Views: 30357

Re: Beheading of Indian Soldiers in Aug 2011 and Aman ki Ash

Headlines Today is reporting live that UN Observers are there at LoC on Indian side despite India's claim that it will never acccept UN intervention. Have our politicians already sold the country? Many hours have passed and the country has not received any credicle clarification from any ministers.
by Bibhas
09 Jan 2013 09:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012
Replies: 2857
Views: 105369

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012

Checked on News Channel this morning. GOI is sending DGMO for TALKs. That is "proportionate retaliation" I guess.
by Bibhas
30 Nov 2012 21:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 65887

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Hello All, Since the last two decades I am an avid reader of Bharat-rakshak and a old forum member. I enjoy the discussions everyday, learned countless subjects here, but could rarely surpass other learned forum members in knowledge. Hence I rarely dared posted anything. Today I felt like posting so...
by Bibhas
10 Dec 2008 19:31
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 195336

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

That interview of Sonu was awesome. bold, balanced and to the point. Thank you Sonu.
by Bibhas
04 Dec 2008 22:13
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 187709

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

Media reporting (high level sources and all) that Rice is armtwisted (blackmailed) and was asked to choose between India and GOAT. Her stands have softened quite a lot. In the mean time Mulla Hafeez, the chief PigLeT, organized public rally in TSP, saw on TV (With lots of 'I did not do it, we dont k...
by Bibhas
16 Aug 2005 04:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Thoughts on Independence Day
Replies: 28
Views: 16777

Happy Independence Day to all BRF members & all my countrymen. I live in Honolulu. I do not know how many Indians live here other than us a group of (20-25 TCS employees). We celebrated Independence Day in our office building and invited all our non-Indian colleagues. Created some nice ad-poster...
by Bibhas
13 Jan 2003 23:30
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Time to rethink NFU
Replies: 224
Views: 72962

Re: Time to rethink NFU

I could not find a suitable thread for posting this. Admins move it if necessary.

(Thefool) Bidwai writes in rediff...

Creating the Nuclear Command

It is sad fact that mother India gave birth to such idiots :mad: .
by Bibhas
13 Jul 2002 02:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 54460

Re: Women's status in Indian society

Atish "I dont know what it is, but the whole attitude in Delhi is pretty sickening. I know its very bad in Calcutta too. Not sure bout other places." I lived in Delhi for an year and my home city is Calcutta. Situation in calcutta is far far better than that of Delhi. In calcutta, eveteasing is omni...
by Bibhas
09 Jul 2002 22:27
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 54460

Re: Women's status in Indian society

Kaushal, I agree that in the sentence "With a very little or no help from their male counterparts.." the words "no help" was not appropriate. But I could not agree on the reason you cited. Here are my arguments Firstly, Domestic violence or the lack of it can not be regarded as an yard stick of gene...
by Bibhas
09 Jul 2002 08:00
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 54460

Re: Women's status in Indian society

Status of women in a society is a broad based term and can be easily subdivided into Economic Status and Socio-Cultural Status. Condition and status, in which a woman spends her life in India, varies very widely from region to region, religion to religion and even from time to time. There is no defi...
by Bibhas
08 Jul 2002 22:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!
Replies: 76
Views: 33154

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!

Ooops, Looks like I almost missed this event.

Three Cheers for BR. Hip Hip Hurray! A Very Happy birthday to BR.

Rakesh you can't leave us like this. :( :whine:

Wishing u best of luck.
by Bibhas
15 Jun 2002 05:52
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Road Development
Replies: 282
Views: 75576

Re: Indian Road Development

Anurag, I knew about this NSEW corridors. But this is nothing new as compared to what is already existing. It is probably 4/6 lane conversion of an exiting highway. This arrangment will have couple of demerits. 1. It really does not reduce the distance between the north east and the rest of the Indi...

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