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by chaanakya
24 Sep 2017 23:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 284093

Re: Terroristan - June 20, 2017

So this give and take is going on between BRF and MEA. Miss Gambhir's statement reflects BRF (100% as if she reads us regularly) and BRF took the word "Terroristan " from her speach. To set the records straight First reference to "Terroristan" is made by Krishna on 27.8.2016 in ...
by chaanakya
15 Aug 2016 01:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 91662

Re: BR Forum Feedback

It is default phpBB3 theme. Looks good but misses the trademark familiar Forum feel.
by chaanakya
15 Aug 2016 01:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 5121

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence day to All members of BRF and Welcome Back the Forum.
by chaanakya
29 Feb 2016 18:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Budget 2016 - news & discussions
Replies: 251
Views: 8160

Re: Budget 2016 - news & discussions

Sectoral Allocation in Budget 2016-17(In crore of Rupees) -----------------------------2014-2015``` 2015-2016`` 2015-2016 ```2016-2017 ````````````````````````````Actuals ``` BE ``````````` RE``````` ```BE Agriculture and Allied Activities` 9795 `````````11657 `````````10942```` 19394 Rural Developm...
by chaanakya
22 Dec 2015 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 466
Views: 64786

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Kindly delete user id "channakya" and associated posts.

Thanks

-Chaanakay
by chaanakya
22 Dec 2015 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

He can not be tried twice for the same crime. The Govt agencies can only take care of his reformation and rehabilitation and deraciantion being a convict, a Juvenile one at the time of crime. For all legal intent and purposes he is a free man/citizen of India and can do whatever he would like to do....
by chaanakya
21 Dec 2015 14:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3945
Views: 299581

Re: Internal Security Watch

Mr Engineer should read IPC and UAPA to understand what crime his son has committed. Even utterance of his father could be illegal.
by chaanakya
21 Dec 2015 10:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

Delhi gang rape: SC dismisses plea against release of juvenile convict The Supreme Court dismissed on Monday a petition by the Delhi Commission of Women to block the release of the youngest offender in the December 16 gang rape case, saying no legal mandate under existing laws to detain him. The ap...
by chaanakya
20 Dec 2015 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

Delhi gang-rape case: Juvenile convict to be released today I don't think there is any provision by which his release can be stalled. SC has fixed 21st Dec Monday as date of hearing on SPL filed by DCW Swati Maliwal of AAP. While AK49 has granted Rs 10000 to the convict for restarting his life as a...
by chaanakya
19 Dec 2015 20:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

December 16 victim’s parents detained by Delhi police during protest Parents of the December 16 gangrape victim along with 40 DU and JNU students were detained by the police on Saturday as they staged a protest over the release of the juvenile convict. The father of the victim said that they had ga...
by chaanakya
19 Dec 2015 19:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 930386

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

I would like to think "sort of" reverse of 1962 but India not making first move on China Border while engaged with pakistan. The question is essentially "what if" both India and China faces two front war?
by chaanakya
19 Dec 2015 16:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

juvenile to walk free as HC refuses stay release NEW DELHI: The juvenile offender in the Nirbhaya rape and murder case is set to walk out of the special home in the next few days, after the Delhi high court on Friday refused to stay his release citing lack of any legal provision to intervene. A ben...
by chaanakya
19 Dec 2015 16:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

Feel let down, will continue fight for justice: Nirbhaya's parents NEW DELHI: A visibly distraught Asha Singh expressed her disappointment after Delhi High Court refused to stay release of the juvenile convict in the Nirbhaya gang rape case. READ ALSO: Juvenile convict may walk free by Sunday BJP l...
by chaanakya
19 Dec 2015 15:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 930386

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

What happens if there is another Indo-Pak war while China and Vietnam are engaged in military duel and Pakistan is being buldozed? Whether China would come to its aid and create two front situation for India?
by chaanakya
19 Dec 2015 12:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2464
Views: 294095

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

One thing on the ticket prices - there is absolutely no requirement that every passenger on the HSR will need to pay the same price. Consider the airline model. The First and Business class pay most of the cost of flying the plane. The Economy class is incremental revenue aka gravy on top of that. ...
by chaanakya
16 Dec 2015 22:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 98147

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

India ready for operation against ISIS if UN adopts resolution India will participate in operations against the Islamic State only if this is under the UN flag, Defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday. Parrikar, who has returned after a crucial meeting with his US counterpart Ashton Car...
by chaanakya
16 Dec 2015 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

She is Jyoti, My daughter’s name was Jyoti Singh, not ashamed to take her name: Dec 16 gangrape victim’s mother In a brave homage to her daughter, the mother of the December 16 gangrape victim today took her name in public, and said people who commit heinous crimes like rape should hang their heads ...
by chaanakya
16 Dec 2015 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 26657

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

Three years ago , the world was shocked to learn the horror of rape committed to a young aspiring girl in Delhi while returning from a Movie show along with her friend. Both were lured by the monsters in the bus pretending to take them home. The extent of brutality shocked the conscience of nation a...
by chaanakya
15 Dec 2015 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3945
Views: 299581

Re: Internal Security Watch

Loshali sacked for Pakistan boat remarks, may go for review Coast Guard DIG B K Loshali has been sacked for passing remarks that contradicted the government’s stand over the sinking of a Pakistani boat off the Gujarat coast last New Year’s eve, officials said. Sources told The Indian Express that t...
by chaanakya
14 Dec 2015 22:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 229141

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

If 2019 turns out to be what we all fondly hope and aspire for then IAF ( and Army too) top management would have been totally revamped and line of succession would get tuned to dharmic calls of duty. No more wild goose chase then. 19 licenses in defence sector has been awarded to private players an...
by chaanakya
14 Dec 2015 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Coast Guard: News & Discussion
Replies: 402
Views: 31868

Re: Indian Coast Guard Discussion

Loshali sacked for Pakistan boat remarks, may go for review Coast Guard DIG B K Loshali has been sacked for passing remarks that contradicted the government’s stand over the sinking of a Pakistani boat off the Gujarat coast last New Year’s eve, officials said. Sources told The Indian Express that t...
by chaanakya
14 Dec 2015 20:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 111028

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

BJP makes major entry into Left-ruled Tripura politics Good beginning. Start with grassroot level polls and build up. That is how NaMo did in Gujarat The just-concluded civic bodies’ election in Tripura has thrown up a surprise, especially for a state that has been under Left Front rule for fifth c...
by chaanakya
14 Dec 2015 14:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 289587

Re: Indian Railways Thread

There are other advantages to Bullet trains when compared to Airplanes.One does not have tp travel two hours to reach airport 45 minutes in advance. That saves two and half hours from commute time. You get to the citi centre by train as these trains can use the existing ( slightly modified) stations...
by chaanakya
14 Dec 2015 12:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 289587

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Bullet trains in India ( like Japan as well) has to compete with low cost airlines and weigh the comparative cost and time advantages.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/ ... e-airlines
by chaanakya
13 Dec 2015 21:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 182739

Re: Indian Education System

http://www.thehindu.com/webexclusives/what-has-gone-wrong-with-iitmadras/article7797219.ece?homepage=true What has gone wrong with IIT-Madras? The writer is studying Integrated MA in English Studies, Department of Humanities and Social Studies, IIT Madras THAT's what is wrong with IITC. First of al...
by chaanakya
07 Dec 2015 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

And yes Chennai was sunny. Light clouds..
by chaanakya
07 Dec 2015 17:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

Airport functioned with Airindia and Jetairways operating flights. Albeit belatedly. Half of the terminal check in counters were not functioning. I was taken by AI staff to the other side where normally private airlines have check in counters. XBIS of spicejet was used to scan the luggage. Otherwise...
by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

I was offline most of the time I spent in Bihar, patchy connections. though there was no natural calamity except that of RJD getting highest seats in assembly elections.
by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 21:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

Keeping my fingers crossed as I am scheduled to leave on 7th. Hope Air India operates the flight, even delayed. Due to return when Met dept is predicting heavy rains weekend. Today only Airindia operated five flights. none of the private players were to be seen, while charging high on across other s...
by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 20:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

BSNL network was working, mostly as I found. Even Landlines except in flooded areas. I put a call for repair and they turned up to fix a broken like and also asked about broadband if it was functioning. Other numbers were not working majority of time with perhaps sole exception of airtel, as per som...
by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 16:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

Comer wrote:https://www.facebook.com/Chennaites/videos/898423160249746/

Brilliant stuff

Simply amazing.
by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

New system is formed as seen here. Three days, abt , before it strikes the coast.

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by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

Accuweather link does not work for the folk living in the area.
by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

SSridhar wrote:
chaanakya wrote:Its Sunny today after intermittent rains overnight,

Not in many parts of south Chennai. It has been raining since morning almost non-stop, at times a bit heavily. It is still raining as I post this.

Could be in your parts. I am seeing sun shine. No rains for now.
by chaanakya
06 Dec 2015 11:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

Its Sunny today after intermittent rains overnight,Water level has receded in most areas. My cousin left for his native place early this morning after being evacuated. Central has started operating trains. He boarded coromandal. Huge rush. no seats. yet managed to enter the cmpt. Chennai is limping ...
by chaanakya
05 Dec 2015 23:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

^^^ That's not Domestic terminal at Meenambakam in Chennai. Apparently that is Indra Gandhi Domestic terminal in Delhi, which was flooded in 2013. http://www.emirates247.com/news-in-images/delhi-airport-flooded-passengers-wade-through-2013-06-18-1.510863 I stand corrected. both are so familiar , so...
by chaanakya
05 Dec 2015 21:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

you don't know the Story of Good samaritan , a parable told by Jesus himself, hence read that to get some sense in you.

Last post of this nature before ban comes into effect. This is not the thread for it, and not sure BRF is the place for it. Proselytization is discouraged - JE Menon
by chaanakya
05 Dec 2015 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 15107

Re: Chennai floods

I thought other brfites would be adding ANDs.

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