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by RajSingh
15 Mar 2014 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 87605

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Guys relax. The malay PM said that the plane could have done either north or south after leaving Straits of Malacca. If it went north it could have reached till Kazakhstan and if south then till southern Indian Ocean. Somehow they are narrowing down to these two vertical zones. They are not even sur...
by RajSingh
07 Jul 2013 08:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 305671

Re: Indian Interests

I am not sure if this post belongs here or not. Admins please feel free to remove the post to other thread if needed. I have heard forumers here talking about filing RTI and getting information. Here is a great way to do it. An online and free platform to file RTIs. Its called http://youradhikar.com...
by RajSingh
25 Apr 2013 23:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3307
Views: 432879

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

It is a bit painful to see people who do not have a clear picture of IIT's, commenting on IITs and IITians all the time. Most of top IITians go for research even when they are offered great paying jobs by Google and MS. The problem is not only money it is more of recognition and opportunities. Most ...
by RajSingh
28 Feb 2013 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2805
Views: 438159

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

With 1 USD = INR 54

203000 crore = $37.9 Billion ; majority of expenditure is in INR so cannot compare just USD only.
by RajSingh
13 Jul 2012 05:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 618373

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Mr Wong , Chinese as in Chinese-American refers to Chinese ethnicity and not PRC citizenship. There are lots of Chinese-Americans who would rather wish the end of PRC as such and all CCP polit bureau members put in jail. I also know a lot of Chinese decent people who cannot go back to their own coun...
by RajSingh
12 May 2012 04:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 577302

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Actually in IIT kgp we had a "Kalpana Chawla Space research center" with direct involvement with ISRO. Though as an earth scientist I agree it is much easier for met o get data from NASA/JPL than ISRO satellites. Earth sciences is pretty undeveloped in Indian Universities and except for a ...
by RajSingh
09 May 2012 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011
Replies: 1052
Views: 30799

Re: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011

^^ Cannot agree more with you. Internet is a huge catalyst in this. Even though the CCP invests tens of Billions to prevent its population from getting "free and fair" information and force them to stay in "chinternet", it is not being very successful. People are discovering that...
by RajSingh
01 Dec 2011 07:11
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 828716

Re: Small Arms Thread

Sir .. most of my batchmates stayed in India and very few 10-15% are abroad doing masters or all . The smartest of the people go to Google , microsoft , IBM research based in India. Finance is also a good attraction and mckinsey and others take a lot of good students. For mech nowadays lots of optio...
by RajSingh
01 Dec 2011 02:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 828716

Re: Small Arms Thread

Saar .. I am a graduate from IIT kgp . a bunch of my friends joined HAL , MDL , NTPC , BHEL , DRDO etc. in 2009 when we graduated and now most of them have either left the companies or are eager to leave it .. not because the salary is less ( which is actually pretty good for IITians) but because th...
by RajSingh
23 Nov 2011 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Documentary on Headley, PBS on Tue Nov 22
Replies: 38
Views: 1678

Re: Documentary on Headley, PBS on Tue Nov 22

Just watched the documentary online . It just filled me with rage on how spineless our government is and is still trying out CBM's with Pakiland while the TSPA/ISI plot next bloodbath in India. I lost one of my friends from IIT kgp in the Pune german bakery blast. he was one of the smartest person i...
by RajSingh
17 Nov 2011 03:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 618373

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

These articles are mainly for domestic consumption. The party needs to justify its iron grip on the society and it makes up all these imaginary threats from US, Japan, India, SE Asia and everywhere. The people are mostly brainwashed and agree to it but you know slowly things are changing with intern...
by RajSingh
10 Nov 2011 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1047
Views: 162603

Re: The IAF History Thread

Nice to hear first person accounts from my IIT kgp seniors ( BT , RK , 2005) .

For use the only time we saw planes was when they were flying over the campus and some low runs during some exercises.
by RajSingh
12 Oct 2011 06:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 471944

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

^^

Cmmon the deal is only 10-15 Billion spread over Multiyear. Thats not too big in front of India's total yearly Global trade !!
by RajSingh
07 Sep 2011 11:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist attack on Delhi High Court
Replies: 518
Views: 26804

Re: Terrorist attack on Delhi High Court

cmmon .. why would any "tainted" person will take this chance .. it would have no effect on the case and will just get postponed by a few days. There is absolutely no benefit for them , the bomb was placed in a crowded place and the aim was to cause maximum casualty and most of the people ...
by RajSingh
07 Sep 2011 04:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 618373

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

BTW I don't know if you guys know or not but Chine Govt. employes thousands of online activists to "guide internet discussion" and to comment on news sections , social media etc. They are paid per Post they make and hence referred to as " 50 cent people" by chinese Internet freed...
by RajSingh
02 Sep 2011 10:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2854
Views: 198407

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

Sorry for being OT but being an IITian I would like to just say that a lot of people are just making too much out of this peace thing .. It is just a Techfest organized by students. There is no US and all that crap involved and BTW nowadays most of IITians do not go to US .. may be 5-10% only ( I gr...
by RajSingh
27 Jul 2011 07:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1341
Views: 232231

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Happy "Kargil Vijay Diwas" to our brave soldiers and our Forum Rakshaks... the men and women in uniform are our rakshaks...guys are we doing a collection for the NSG guy? Happy Vijay Diwas !! We ar UC Berkeley are organizing a small donation from 6-7 friends I know. We are each giving $10...
by RajSingh
27 Jul 2011 06:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 471440

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

None of them are from IIT/IIM . In old times a few were from jadavpur and a few regional engineering colleges from AP and WB. Nowadays they are mostly from AP , a few engineers but not IIT/IIM types ..
by RajSingh
24 Jul 2011 11:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 906605

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

L&T hires Naval architects from IIT's .. actually one of my friends who was a naval architect at IIT kgp got into Mazagaon Docks but he is disappointed as he says he does nto have any real work and most of the work is outsourced to "foreign" companies !! He had also interned at L&T...
by RajSingh
24 Jul 2011 01:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 468944

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Guru log .. I have been following BRF for some time but this is my first post .. I jsut read this news yesterday about NSG commando Naik PV Manesh who got injured in the Mumbai raid and now he cannot afford the treatment and Govt. won't help him. please see the newspaper Report please advice what we...
by RajSingh
02 May 2011 10:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: News - Osama Bin Laden - killed In Pakistan
Replies: 2848
Views: 162684

Re: Breaking News - Osama Bin Laden - killed In Pakistan

Fox news had just a panel discussion and they all blamed TSP for it and said that the ISI was protecting him... CNN has been a bit ambivalent on Pakistan !!

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