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by rahuls
20 May 2014 11:00
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 10751

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

From flip side by Dilip Bobb in Ind Exp Manmohan Singh: Would be a great success in treating insomniacs and those who find it difficult to sleep. He just has to sit there without saying a word and people will be put to sleep — an expertise he has shown on many occasions, or not shown, as the case ma...
by rahuls
16 May 2014 14:11
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 10751

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

IndraD wrote:chankya site rocks


All TV channels will be after chanakya next time.
by rahuls
16 May 2014 14:04
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 10751

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

Only todays chanakya got it almost correct amongst exit polls. BJP+ 73 in UP is TSUNAMO only.
by rahuls
18 Jan 2014 11:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 351498

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

The wiki article on the ASLV mentions the 3rd launch( on May 20/1992) as a partial failure, because the satellite orbit achieved was lower than desired. ........... This kind of particularity is missed by Wiki and by similar general descriptions of the flight. Also, despite the lower than expected ...
by rahuls
19 Apr 2012 16:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 255014

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

This jingo refreshed BR pages continuously since last evening only to know that it was postponed to this morning. Got up early and couldn't wait for the news, finally saw on NDTV's live blog that countdown has started. I was so anxious to know the result when the Electricity guys shutoff at 8, just ...
by rahuls
19 Apr 2012 16:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 255014

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

BrijeshB wrote:Singhaji, why the A5 flames out thick smock compared to the neat blue flame as SS-18..?
Is that a different technology related to heavey ICBM's :idea: ??


SS-18 uses liquid propellants, Agni - 5 uses solid propellants, hence the difference in smoke.
by rahuls
08 Apr 2012 11:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 255014

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^^ Thanks tejas for the post. From the above Hindu link, some important things : Agni-V is 17 metres tall and weighs 50 tonnes. Its diameter is two metres. All its three stages are powered by solid propellants. It can carry a nuclear warhead weighing 1.1 tonne and a dummy payload. The entire flight...
by rahuls
22 Mar 2012 00:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 308239

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^^^^^^^^^^^ when ships sail fast close to each other is there some fluid effect that pulls them together unless compensating rudder is applied and a sharp watch kept? Tsarkar sir's comments on this case would be good to know. If I may....... There is an effect that will pull two closely-passing sh...
by rahuls
21 Mar 2012 18:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 255014

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

DRDO requests for more funds Saraswat cited several new development projects that demanded immediate funding, specifically the short-range surface to air missile; the Arjun Mark II tank; the Tejas Mark II fighter; and the Agni-5 and Agni-6 nuclear-capable , long-range, ballistic missiles. “We reque...
by rahuls
12 Mar 2012 07:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 658670

Re: Internal Security Watch

It is disappointing that a moderator can post such comments and get away with it. I would get a warning if I present similar logic for "keeping a tab" on Muslims. How sad. Where did he say "keeping a tab on Muslims"? All he said was keeping a tab on "migrant labour". C...
by rahuls
02 Mar 2012 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 353966

Re: The Red Menace

Ramakrishna was supposed to have been arrested in 2005, but was released on pressure from "higher ups" by congress - just an example of how blessings from the rashtra actually determine the fate of many insurgencies. Is the arrested Ramakrishna the same person who lead naxal talks with AP...
by rahuls
17 Feb 2012 18:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 324071

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Just saw Headlines Today, Rafale deal in Turbulence as 2 members of MoD questioned the process of arriving at L1. It seems they are members of contract negotiating committee.
by rahuls
20 Apr 2011 09:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 687644

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Youthsat and Xsat seperated
by rahuls
20 Apr 2011 09:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 687644

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Resourcesat placed successfully in orbit
by rahuls
20 Apr 2011 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 687644

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

I don't know if people agree with me but this Mr. Pallav Bagla talks too much.
by rahuls
20 Apr 2011 09:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 687644

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

PS -4 ignited successfully
by rahuls
20 Apr 2011 09:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 687644

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

PS3 seperated
by rahuls
20 Apr 2011 09:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 687644

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Currently, Second in second stage, Heat shield separated
by rahuls
04 Mar 2011 11:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 671208

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

@ SaiK. That is Japanese Type-10 MBT.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_10
by rahuls
10 Feb 2011 00:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 956214

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

vic wrote:http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_o_no4M2xEPY/TVKeeETFrXI/AAAAAAAAMh4/6xhXG4iI4-s/s1600/DSC07233-752532.JPG


What is the third logo on Astra apart from national flag and DRDO logo ?
by rahuls
26 Jan 2011 23:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Republic Day!!!
Replies: 157
Views: 14007

Re: Happy Republic Day!!!

Frederic wrote:Was anybody else able to acces this link?

http://republicday.nic.in/


Yup, its working but a takes time in buffering.
by rahuls
26 Jan 2011 23:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Republic Day!!!
Replies: 157
Views: 14007

Re: Happy Republic Day!!!

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 ?
by rahuls
26 Jan 2011 11:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Republic Day!!!
Replies: 157
Views: 14007

Re: Happy Republic Day!!!

Dilbu wrote:Commies are asking proof for Brahmos battle cry. Any links available?

Unfortunately, we have to wait till someone puts up the video on youtube.
by rahuls
26 Jan 2011 09:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Republic Day!!!
Replies: 157
Views: 14007

Re: Happy Republic Day!!!

Happy Republic day to all.

Just learnt from DD broadcast that the battle cry of Brahmos missile regiment is "Swamiye Sharanam Ayyappa".
by rahuls
10 Jan 2011 05:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 295853

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2

Guys you must see this, an interesting interview with Gen. Mirza Aslam Beg. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU_JuaBnw4k Edit: In part 3 @3.38, he says that if Isreal, US or any country attacks Pakistan then Pakistan should nuke India, this coming from a former Paki chief. Gurus, if any one knows, how...
by rahuls
31 Dec 2010 23:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2938

Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011

Best wishes and a Happy and Prosperous New Year to all BRFites.
by rahuls
30 Dec 2010 07:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1072585

Re: China Military Watch

Could be an airbrake cum parachute housing. But seriously that goddam differential skewing of tailfins is there again in this photo too. The leading edge of both tailfins are turned inwards. Weird. I found this differential skewing of tailfins on PAK-FA too, most probably it is only during the park...
by rahuls
25 Dec 2010 08:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1063887

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Anujan wrote:That was mistranslated from the Bhagavad Gita verse "Kaalo Asmi" (I am time)


Doesn't "kaal" in Sanskrit also mean "Death" apart from "Time".
by rahuls
16 Dec 2010 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568846

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

A newbie question, so please spare the stick. Is there a difference in the way the Army people are taught to salute from the way Air force and Navy people are taught ? To be specific, in the pic below, the Navy and Air force chiefs and their subordinates have their palms facing the ground where as t...
by rahuls
06 Oct 2010 21:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Commonwealth Games-New Delhi 2010
Replies: 2060
Views: 205972

Re: Commonwealth Games-New Delhi 2010

Sirjee, first of all, all venues need maintenance over night. Yep, I have worked at such venues and there are army of people with tasked assigned to fix things and make it ready for the next day. Second JLN stadium hosted a huge openeing ceremony and that does cause considerable damage. That needs ...
by rahuls
04 Oct 2010 09:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Commonwealth Games-New Delhi 2010
Replies: 2060
Views: 205972

Re: Commonwealth Games-New Delhi 2010

One think I liked very much is that they showed truly "Indic" culture. The only islamic thing I found was call to prayer in the Indian Rail theme. Wonder what the p-seculars and JNU jhollawalls would say. Thank God, they excluded the much cliched Taj Mahal and Bollywood (except Chaiyya). I...
by rahuls
15 Sep 2010 13:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 387930

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Assume for a second that Pakistan did indeed went ahead with this low yield attack without PRC approval. Would you still exterminate the Chinese people? Actually I think India should. China gave Pakistan the nuclear weapons, materials and everything.. The nuclear plans that turned up in Iran and Li...
by rahuls
15 Sep 2010 12:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 387930

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Some interesting views from MD Nalapat, basically saying that PLA is becoming more powerful within Chinese leadership compared to the times of Mao and Deng, and hopes to replace the United States as the pre-eminent military power in the region. Posting in full: Afghanistan's fate may matter most for...
by rahuls
10 Sep 2010 05:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 501060

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

US picks holes in N-deal Washington has urged New Delhi to be sensitive to its concerns and those of American corporates while framing the rules for the Nuclear Liability Bill which was recently passed by Parliament. The US ambassador to India, Mr Timothy Roemer, is understood to have conveyed simi...
by rahuls
06 Sep 2010 13:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2845
Views: 321972

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

AoA birathers. How dare this kufr Rushdie inzult our bure land as Bakistan sucks. And how come our birather kashmiri comment that he likez nayi dilli life ishtlye and gets highest rating ? sab kufr hai, raw consbirazy onlee. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3vBSKeVw7Q&feature=related How come thi...
by rahuls
06 Sep 2010 01:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2845
Views: 321972

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

Birathers, mian jamal takkoo, being a Baki he is, now going bonkers pecause some kufr wrote bad comments apout Baki army on his phasepook. The bhun part is lack of halaal words. See thij video

by rahuls
02 Sep 2010 02:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 749690

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

For all those of us who all this while were under the false illusion that the Su-T-50 PAK FA is an Indo-Russian (25%-75% respective) joint venture, Please muster the patience to read through the contents (not just browse through) of the following link very thoroughly keeping in mind the context, Di...
by rahuls
31 Aug 2010 00:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 270903

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

As suggested by menon ji, I did a simple google search on sumayar valley (near hunza, PoK) and the first link it throws up is a scribd link to a paper on Uranium in the valley. Paper reports higher concentration of uranium in the glacier sediments and possibly beneath the ice cover too. So, the chin...
by rahuls
24 Aug 2010 05:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 353966

Re: The Red Menace

@nithish ^^^ no need to post the entire article, the link and some quotes would suffice. Those are some serious rights violations. I thought they are well disciplined. She almost named the entire top brass including Kishenji (I don't want to use "ji" for this guy). Well lets see if our Aru...

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