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by ashokpachori
07 Jan 2011 02:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 755669

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

the 540MWe reactor core is the same as the 700MWe

The configuration perhaps, but the burn up rate ought to be different, aint it?
by ashokpachori
07 Jan 2011 02:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 755669

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Atomic Energy Establishment, Trombay has already made its impressions in the world of science as one of the unique nuclear research institution where high quality research and development is taking place in the areas of nuclear reactor design and installation, fuel fabrication, chemical processing ...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 21:07
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Not sure why you think drawn matches are so bad Sandeep you wont find this (draw) situation in MANY sports, whereby an outcome is indecisive. Sports are played to win, to acheive, and not to loose or get tied with your opponent. Think of those spectators who are out there with a five day pass in th...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 20:25
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

the word you are looking for is bad@ss and TFTA , not aggressive. :rotfl: this Indian team and a couple of others before it have been very aggressive. aggression has little to do with muscles or bravado. One is unparliamentary language that I dont use, and the other abreviation is not known to me (...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 20:02
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

India fourth Inning:

Test #854 #863 #311 #1149 #308 #1127= draw

Now what?

I have not gone for a win or loss.

Check the total history of both the teams to be fair to everyone - you included.
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 19:45
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

ah so one needs to bring in the sayings of a crypto-fascist mass murderer when facts doesn't stack up in your favour. :D the discussion was about this chase and this team. the doings of teams past doesn't come into the argument. what they did is history. you are yet to present even one valid argume...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 19:35
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

but its a matter of strong character to go for the win is where we lack. ..so you mean to say SA showed this character in this match? If anything one got a feeling SA was looking for the draw today with all the negative bowling tactics. It is not just this or that test. Its overall scenario! Starti...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 19:18
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

India appears quite a few times. And how many times India did win chasing the fourth Inning against worthy opponent (unlike Bangladesh)??? It is well known that they did opt for draw MANY TIMES...... So there you go. BTW I am pro India, but would like to show our team the mirror when the need be. A...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 19:03
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

even if this be true which it isnt , fat lot of good it has done them. they spent most of the last decade getting kicked around like football by the australians even with a 11 full of musclebound 'aggressive' hardcases....do you remember how australia pounded the living crap out of them in the last...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 18:51
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Just more proof that SA doesnt even deserve to be ranked 2nd They beat India hands down, with Inning defeat, while we won the next test with paltry runs against SA´s massive defeat in the first test. The bottom of the barrel is Indian meek attitude to look for middle ground eagerly without a hostil...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 18:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Our best chance was yesterday but we lost it by some mindless defensive tactics


You said it all, India is not known to be an aggressive side, and this is the crux of the matter.
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 18:32
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Here it is, SA wins against Australia in a 4th inning chase of 400 plus runs involving fifth day....


http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/351681.html
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 18:13
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

ashokpachori, why don't I see you commenting on the utter negative approach of SA in setting a target of 340 for a crumbling last day pitch with their vaunted bowling line-up ? it is at least 70 runs more than any team would chase on the 5th day. to me it looks like they were terrified of the India...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 17:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Sorry but its more of play according to the situation... In India´s case, its been so, most of the time - Sehwag or otherwise. Everyone knows India lacks cojones when it comes to situation like these.... When Dravid is one down batsman - even a caveman would bet his home/horse (wife included) for a...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 17:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 271171

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

Analysis: U.S. and Pakistani spy agency ties suffer strains


(Reuters) - The critical partnership between intelligence agencies in the United States and Pakistan is under serious strain.


http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE7 ... geNumber=2
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 17:15
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

South Africans know the Hindi adage:

Jo dar gaya so mar gaya

But lamentably our own dont.....

If we dont be dogmatic, dynamic & dashing, and copy Sehwag like attitude, our top ICC ranking may seem just a fluke.

Even a blind squirrel gets a nut here and there........
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 321438

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

2G scam: Lawyers seek contempt proceedings against Raja NEW DELHI: Two advocates on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against former telecom minister A Raja for allegedly attempting to influence a Madras High Court judge on behalf of two persons seeking anti...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 14:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 647451

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

juvva, the back-up also will separate as at stage separation. I dont think there is any way one path still survives in the GSLV when the connectors separate. Maybe the whole block on which the connectors mounted came loose due to installation lapses. We really don't know the design details of the i...
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 01:07
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

nachiket wrote:
ashokpachori wrote:So RD will open with VS.

And both play in slow motion!


:shock: In which universe does Sehwag play in Slow motion?



I thought he mean VS Laxman
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 00:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 321438

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

Sriman wrote:^^
Wow, the gloves are coming off. :shock:



Congress = A nest of vipers.
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 00:04
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

So RD will open with VS.

And both play in slow motion!

Hence no win for India - either a draw - or a loss.

Take it to the bank........
by ashokpachori
06 Jan 2011 00:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Why no one is talking about SS's performance. He has delivered what he promised in SA. Yet all they can write about is his sledging. As if only he sledges. :roll: Danggggggggggggg! Sreesanth fined for misbehaviour http://www.espncricinfo.com/south-africa-v-india-2010/content/story/495552.html?CMP=c...
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 321438

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

Bofors case: Ex-CBI chief adds to Cong's worries Former CBI Director Joginder Singh on Monday compounded the Congress's problem. Singh minced no words in putting the ruling party in the dock over the CBI's role in the Bofors probe. Joginder Singh has clearly said that even the CBI probe had conclud...
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 21:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

India lacks killer instinct.........
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 21:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Betting odds:
DRAW is fav @ 1.60 - SA @ 2.60 - IN @ 13.00


Bhaji gets his sixth sense....

Morkel OUT.

Its all outttttttttttttttttt

So kallis gets stranded without a partner!

He has an average now, which is superior to that of SRT.
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 20:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

In this test, India has conceded 20 no balls, while SA just one.

Each run (as well penny) counts......

I wont be called a millioner if I am short by a Pennny.
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 19:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is understood to have finalised a three year endorsement deal estimated around Rs 20 crore with beverage major Coca Cola, after rival PepsiCo dropped him about two-and-half years back. According to industry sources, Coke has struck a three year deal estimated to be w...
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 321438

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

2G revolt in Tamil Nadu: Alagiri threatens to resign unless Kanimozhi, Raja dumped Things are not looking good at all for the DMK this election year as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's elder son M K Alagiri has threatened to quit the party and his Union Cabinet post unless the top brass al...
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 19:26
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Cricket World Cup Thread
Replies: 8255
Views: 348212

Re: The Cricket Thread

Sreesanth, the fastest mouth in South Africa Theatrics and S Sreesanth have always gone hand-in-hand He is capable of somehow always turning the spotlight on himself. Sreesanth went wicketless in the first Test in South African but managed to hog the attention in the second by annoying none other t...
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 17:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 647451

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

akash_k wrote:
ashokpachori wrote:GSLV failure: ISRO blames German tech


http://www.zeenews.com/news678638.html


This surely makes one think more thoroughly about the sabotage angle.


At this point its premature for above statement. There is nothing thorough about it.
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 17:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pak Occupied Kashmir News and Discussion
Replies: 600
Views: 53523

Re: Pak Occupied Kashmir News and Discussion

Omar asks BJP not to hoist flag in Srinagar


Have not we seen Pakistani flags in each and every nukad of India?

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/indi ... 222368.cms
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 16:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 647451

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

GSLV failure: ISRO blames German tech


http://www.zeenews.com/news678638.html
by ashokpachori
05 Jan 2011 01:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 321438

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

For the Congress, the JPC would probably turn out to be a longer-term headache. Presence of Congress’ members of Parliament (MP) in the committee would be limited. On their part, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left members would strive to embarrass the governmen...
by ashokpachori
04 Jan 2011 19:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 918597

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

“In October 1993, the development of the Prithvi missile was almost over but the army desired to have a confirmatory test on a land range to validate the circular error probability (CEP) of the missile. “Our efforts to conduct the tests in our desert range could not take off due to range safety pro...
by ashokpachori
04 Jan 2011 02:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 647451

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Ashok, A Rocket launch is valuable slot and launching a real payload is very often the best option as it validates the orbital performance of the rocket and the satellite. Launching dummy is not a clever idea . It was a clever idea with most of the nations (links given by me earlier), why not India...
by ashokpachori
03 Jan 2011 23:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 647451

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

http://www.bombaynews.net/story/727023/ht/Kasturirangan-declines-comment-on-rocket-programme-review This is OT but; I'd rather have Rs. 920 crore be lost with failed GSLV launches than some politician stealing it any day of the week and I bet most people would agree. Why are these news media folks ...
by ashokpachori
03 Jan 2011 22:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 647451

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Kasturirangan declines comment on rocket programme review To a query whether the review of GSLV programme includes its scrapping if warranted Kasturirangan said: 'The issue is serious. First the committee has to study the issues involved. I am not in a position to comment now.' The GSLV review comm...
by ashokpachori
03 Jan 2011 00:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 647451

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Those multi pin (elusive) Connectors...

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http://tiny.cc/79pnu
by ashokpachori
02 Jan 2011 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 620850

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

@ abhischekcc 2005/10/26 Ahmadinejad: Israel must be wiped off the map http://web.archive.org/web/20070927213903/http://www.iribnews.ir/newspic/05/10/26/ahmadinejad0-web.jpg Tehran, Oct 26 - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday called for Israel to be "wiped off the map" . &qu...
by ashokpachori
01 Jan 2011 21:56
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 355931

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

Here are some of my observations and questions on India's External Debt. Experts, please weigh in: Short-term debt accounted for 22.3 per cent of India’s total external debt while the rest 77.7 per cent was long-term debt. Component-wise, the share of commercial borrowings stood highest at 27.8 per...

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