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by biswas
17 May 2014 13:40
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 3441

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

NDTV - "Big Blow to Modi BRF record still standing - "Most users ever online was 575 on 28 Nov 2008 15:19" WT_ happened on 28 Nov 2008 @ 15:19! ............... And bhailog, is the counting still on? ECI sites still shows leads on a few seats! http://eciresults.ap.nic.in/ 10 terrorist...
by biswas
26 Apr 2014 23:45
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 821233

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Reminds me of an exchange between Russian and American space scientists. American scientists explained to Russians a unique challenge they were grappling with. American astronauts were facing a problem in space: they had to write records and maintain logs, but the damn pens won't work as lack of gr...
by biswas
18 Jan 2014 17:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 285980

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

^^ That's nice but the Su30mki costs "x2" as much per flight hour in maintenance and fuel costs. Until the Russians can come up with something akin to the JDAM or AASM, the Su30mki isn't going to have the same versatility in the "swing role". Given that the Rafale's acquisition ...
by biswas
09 Jan 2014 10:23
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1584893

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

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/ind ... 554327.ece

Can a finance guru explain the pros and cons of the above transaction tax system? Vis a vis the current system.
by biswas
06 Jan 2014 09:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1584893

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

So its the beginning. Baba Ramdev in the presence of the top BJP leadership openly saying "Taking support from congress is the same as allying with congress and warning people that voting for such parties who claim anti-congressism but take support from congress is same as voting for congress&...
by biswas
19 Dec 2013 13:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 342662

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Bitcoin price plunges below 600. http://www.nbcnews.com/business/bitcoin-price-plunges-china-clampdown-escalates-2D11765766 ....what goes up .......... can also go down... This is disturbing. A collective group of friends including me just bought a $6000 ASIC mining machine. I hope the investment p...
by biswas
31 Mar 2013 23:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 218435

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Quick question.

Could someone tell me approximately how much money in USD the IA spends on equipping each of its infantryman? If such information is readily available.
by biswas
16 Nov 2011 00:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 993561

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

X Posted from the Oppression of Minorities in Pakistan thread. Head of the Punjabi dominated Air Force of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman discloses that the Air Force he heads carried out some 5,500 sorties in which 10,600 bombs targeting the Pathan / Pashtun mi...
by biswas
06 Nov 2011 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2616
Views: 379371

Re: Military Flight Safety

I was reading through similar crashes where combat aircraft crashed into the sides of mountains. This perticular USAF's operation lasted month's until human remains were recovered. This show's how much difficult these search and recovery missions can be and we are not the first one to face it. http...
by biswas
10 Oct 2011 22:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 538216

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

^ I think it's a perfectly good humour piece.

We must learn to laugh at ourselves.
by biswas
25 Sep 2011 23:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: War inside Tibet - goals, strategies and equipment
Replies: 793
Views: 140702

Re: War inside Tibet - goals, strategies and equipment

^ The rest of the world calls that cheating, Pratyush.
by biswas
31 Jul 2011 16:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 993561

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

I thought it was funny :/
by biswas
30 Jul 2011 22:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 991757

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^ To the people doubting BHELs capability: Forbes ranks BHEL No.9 in list of World's 100 Most Innovative Companies http://machinist.in/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3582&Itemid=1 Its rank is in power equipment field ..... And? I believe this is an important excerpt. Embedded...
by biswas
30 Jul 2011 22:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 991757

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^ To the people doubting BHELs capability:

Forbes ranks BHEL No.9 in list of World's 100 Most Innovative Companies

http://machinist.in/index.php?option=co ... 2&Itemid=1
by biswas
20 May 2011 15:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 892
Views: 216864

Re: BSF,CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

chackojoseph wrote:Coast Guard Dornier aircraft rescues fishermen off Daman

I will post some pics later.


OT: This author has a terrible grasp of English, how do such people get to be writers in a national news website?
by biswas
28 Apr 2011 17:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2011
Replies: 2858
Views: 269657

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2

You know it's a sad day when military personnel have to hide in the populace in order to move around and not be targeted for bombings.
by biswas
15 Apr 2011 22:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3372
Views: 237618

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

^ is that per month or annually :/
by biswas
10 Apr 2011 22:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1576152

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^ The guy is a joker. I first made the mistake of posting his picture thinking him to be from PARA SF. He wears IA insignia, maroon beret, balidan badge and has "MARINE COMMANDOS" written over his beret. But he has never served with IA. From time to time, even various forces (include IA)...
by biswas
05 Apr 2011 20:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 930966

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

I'm looking for some live fire videos of infantry soldiers? My friend who was in the Singaporean armed forces is interested. I've Googled everything I can find but it all seems to be small clips etc, would appreciate if someone could link me to some footage? Thanks :) This program contains footage ...
by biswas
05 Apr 2011 19:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 930966

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

I'm looking for some live fire videos of infantry soldiers? My friend who was in the Singaporean armed forces is interested. I've Googled everything I can find but it all seems to be small clips etc, would appreciate if someone could link me to some footage? Thanks :)
by biswas
16 Mar 2011 14:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1955
Views: 242984

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

^ I applied to become a Playmate at the Playboy mansion.

Apparently I wasn't female enough. Sexist ********.

This is not racism, the agencies clients wants Caucasian models, she's Indian and therefore unlikely to get a position.
by biswas
13 Mar 2011 20:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 750514

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

^ Not Beijing/Taipei related but I have/had this friend from Singapore, the guy was afraid of gokarting, horror movies, walking at night, parties, loud noises, fireworks and so much more but still was a part of army, this is a very good argument against conscription.
by biswas
05 Mar 2011 07:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 272952

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

Also notice the stance of the Paki Ranger - his hand is raised in a manner typically used to slap around weaker people (such as his begums or children) - it is the stance of a backhanded slap. Seeing the wimmen BSF jawan he reacted the way he would against any Paki female only this time it was a ta...
by biswas
04 Mar 2011 13:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 272952

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

I think it is a simple case of Paki barbarian Ranger who has no respect for women who thought he can get away with Fingering a lady , a reflection of the society he comes from. Looks like he got away lighly, we should have some bsf officers on our side, to pull the next ranger to our side and Behea...
by biswas
03 Mar 2011 16:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 272952

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

The BSF officer has no female detailing, the hair is not in a bun. The hips are like a mans, the shoulders are too broad, it's a man.
by biswas
18 Feb 2011 20:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 738
Views: 72116

Re: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion

^ Real men fight, kill and eat maneaters with their bare hands and become maneatereaters. :D My grandfather had killed a cheetah that was attacking people in his village in modern day BD, we somehow got one of the canine teeth through customs and we still have it here. So in extreme cases I think it...
by biswas
16 Feb 2011 19:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 812270

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

^ With all due respect, did any Tier 2 UG college take up this project? If the need was there, it had to be filled. In my uni here, Thales sponsored a project to build a robot to survey a battlefield, yet according to a friend in the defence force, even the cleaning tool they use to clean their weap...
by biswas
15 Feb 2011 23:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 516250

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Atleast the advertising poster seems to be up to scratch.
by biswas
12 Feb 2011 17:08
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 196133

Re: AeroIndia 2011

How exactly is that Maruti meant to fly?
by biswas
03 Feb 2011 12:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 544050

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Dharavi is like a city within a city. There will obviously be trade and such inside such a place. You can not compare the GDP of Dharavi to place to like Guangzhou which is essentially like a giant apartment complex. I don't remember which slum he stayed in, but I doubt living conditions could be wo...
by biswas
03 Feb 2011 12:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 544050

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

^ Okay that is rubbish. I had a relative that lived in a slum for a while for the experience and just from that video (a critical news piece as well) it is very evident, that the conditions for the underground dwellers is far far better than anything a slum dweller in India may have access to.
by biswas
29 Jan 2011 09:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1576152

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Which country's Dhruv is that? Is she a model?
by biswas
27 Jan 2011 22:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1576152

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Gaur wrote:By the way, here is a pic of NSG from previous Republic Day security preperations. I do not think this one has been posted before.
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So badass.
by biswas
27 Jan 2011 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Republic Day!!!
Replies: 157
Views: 12707

Re: Happy Republic Day!!!

rahuls wrote:Apart from the Tavor carrying guards, there is one guy carrying a thin leather bag/ brief case type always accompanying the PM, what could that be ?


Nuclear briefcase? Indian "nuclear football'?

Or it could be a briefcase ballistic shield?
by biswas
18 Jan 2011 14:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 928311

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Singha wrote:and another woman is attempting to climb on and 'ride' it. lol.


Anyone notice that the Brahmos looks oddly phallic :D

It can penetrate enemy defenses.
by biswas
14 Jan 2011 19:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Trash Thread in the Trash Can (Use 4545 to Merge Posts)
Replies: 1207
Views: 95121

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

aussie soldiers are injected with kangaroo thigh muscle serum which gives them the special ability to carry 40kgs for 40kms in 40 mins, it is a well known 40-40-40 formula that was first tested in papua new guinea during the famous Port Moronesby battle against 25th Japanese Division. In that battl...
by biswas
14 Jan 2011 18:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Trash Thread in the Trash Can (Use 4545 to Merge Posts)
Replies: 1207
Views: 95121

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

People....@ARMY DEMO... The backpacks carried by the indian soldiers are far smaller as compared to their US n western counterparts ....why ... Jokes aside, this is not the standard weight carried by IA soldiers. All IA infantry soldiers regularly train to carry "excess" of 30kg while hik...

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