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by KLP Dubey
28 Jun 2016 06:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

^^^
Jus' a CKD assembly joint faw JLRs in Poon-ay.
by KLP Dubey
28 Jun 2016 02:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Racism and Racial Discrimination whether against Indian citizens or PIOs is an issue on which Indian Government should speak out. India goremint can feel free to "speak out" on discrimination against anyone in the world, why only Indians and PIOs. I am specifically talking about standing ...
by KLP Dubey
27 Jun 2016 20:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

My point is I see two things. Discussion of UK exit and what it means and accompanying glee. At same time I see the anguish of Indians in UK due to xenophobia etc. While I share the first being at the receiving end of British colonization, I have sympathy for the latter also. Further PIOs also suff...
by KLP Dubey
26 Jun 2016 13:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 534766

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Gagan wrote:Also watch the video in the link, "This brave new world: India, China, and the United States"


No more talk of the "G2", huh ? :mrgreen:
by KLP Dubey
26 Jun 2016 07:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Like I said, so many opportunities have sprung up almost overnight for India to divide and rule...Brexit, Frexit, Nexit, and what not. I feel that - like the precipitious drop in oil prices - this is another lucky break for India. NaMo is a master of blending foreign policy and economics. I feel sur...
by KLP Dubey
25 Jun 2016 20:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

The US elections are in November. The UK will not even begin to negotiate anything until there is a new PM which is likely only in October. The UK is no "laat sahib" to decide when to start negotiating. The EU leadership is planning to move forward to get rid of them ASAP....or so it seem...
by KLP Dubey
25 Jun 2016 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India should Create Nuclear Commerce Group (NCG)
Replies: 37
Views: 1863

Re: India should Create Nuclear Commerce Group (NCG)

A hypothetical NCG is a non-starter and a waste of precious time, since none of the above candidate countries will want to risk losing the "rule-making" seat at the high table of the NSG. The better strategy is to make full use of the NSG waiver for energy independence from the middle west...
by KLP Dubey
25 Jun 2016 08:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Quite the opposite. BREXIT happened too soon. Had this happened in the 3rd week of October, Trump may have ridden the wave of excitement about Liberation From PC Bureaucratic Oppression. Now there are 5 terrible months of news to come. I must agree with the Mongol shaman Enqyubaatar on this one. Th...
by KLP Dubey
25 Jun 2016 08:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Almost needless to say, the continued decline of Europe is a golden opportunity for India to fill the void owing to our giant economy, growth rate, democratic stability, and large English-speaking workforce. I do not think NaMo sarkar will let it go waste. I am starting to hear a giant sucking sound...
by KLP Dubey
24 Jun 2016 11:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

DhruvP wrote:UK is going to be split into England + wales vs Scotland + Northern Ireland.

It might even lead to unification of Ireland.


That is the most likely situation, obliterating artificial unions and reverting to old borders. Unified Ireland, Scotland, and poor old England with a pecker called Wales.
by KLP Dubey
24 Jun 2016 10:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/24/eu-referendum-results-live-brexit-wins-as-britain-votes-to-leave/ While England voted overwhelmingly for Brexit, Scotland and Northern Ireland backed Remain. Statements are expected to be made by Sinn Fein and the SNP later today calling for a breakaway fr...
by KLP Dubey
24 Jun 2016 10:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

LokeshC wrote:I had my own brexit moment with my long term partner.

OT and more on l and m dhaaga when my brain is fixed up.


Oh OK. You can take a vacation in the UK soon, you will be hailed as a "big spender" there.
by KLP Dubey
24 Jun 2016 10:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

LokeshC wrote:I rise from the pit of my depression to say this to the Britshiters: Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
, you are one step closer to your rightful place.

Thanks for the depression meds today. :mrgreen:


Now why on the lawd's earth should you be depressed ? Did I miss something in da Nukkad ?
by KLP Dubey
24 Jun 2016 10:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 215309

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

While I couldn't care less per se about whether the Brits remain in the EEC or not, it is important to note is that the English and the Scots/N. Irish seem to have voted differently. Going forward this should be exploited to engineer a breakup and civil war type situation in Britain. The "Break...
by KLP Dubey
16 Jun 2016 06:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 86613

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Looks like some PLA gooks recently had a run-in with Indian jawans and got roughed up: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Scuffle-at-border-as-Indian-troops-counter-aggressive-Chinese-incursions-in-Arunachal-Pradesh/articleshow/52765951.cms?utm_source=TOInewHP_TILwidget&utm_medium=ABtest&a...
by KLP Dubey
06 May 2016 03:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5471
Views: 441783

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The new terminal in Mumbai is also shock n awe type onlee. It was excellent from what I saw. The departure area has some museum style decor. Very chic. Mumbai T2 is in a different class altogether. One of the most beautiful terminals ever, and very tasteful unlike the trashy "bling" feel ...
by KLP Dubey
28 Apr 2016 20:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 534766

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Suraj wrote:Image


Some madrassa math in that image, probably shoulda been 29.2% for agri in FY 12 (or 60.8% for non-agri). The former seems more likely.
by KLP Dubey
16 Apr 2016 20:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5125
Views: 373033

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Matsya or Mathsya however refers to the Matsya Janapada (Northeastern Rajasthan), also from the time of King Virata, who were allies with the Pandavas. Madri, AFAIK, was from Madra (Western Punjab?), sister of Shalya. Maitya & Maityasya sounds like something else to me, and so I wondered. Oh so...
by KLP Dubey
20 Mar 2016 10:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 58179

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Climate change due to CO2 levels is likely real. The solution is a combination of: - renewable energy - nuclear energy - more efficient fossil energy - new energy efficient technologies across the board for industry, transportation, and buildings (the three main users of energy) An effective impleme...
by KLP Dubey
14 Jan 2016 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 202408

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

VERY similar but NOT identical.. Well, D2 and H2 have pronounced differences in molecular size (D2 is actually smaller than H2), e.g. there are membranes which can permeate D2 about 3 times as fast as H2 because of differences in adsorption and diffusion properties in nanoporous materials: https://...
by KLP Dubey
14 Jan 2016 08:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 202408

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

... What if one had a D2O selective membrane with selectivity > 10 ? Building a D2O selective at the same time H2O agnostic membrane is an impossibility. Because, all of the membrane separation techniques exploit the difference in chemical and ionic affinity of species being separated. This chemica...
by KLP Dubey
13 Jan 2016 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 202408

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

I guess we are in the same page. In the end what matters is total energy cost. Would like to discuss, why I chose 10% purity and not 90% D2O purity based on my back of envelope calculation. ..... Evaporating 89 kg of water is almost equal to 90 kg of water. Key Question: Is cost of vacuum evaporati...
by KLP Dubey
13 Jan 2016 21:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1144
Views: 108329

Re: States News and Discussions

To stop the communists, my amateur analysis says that a local business elite is needed to oppose them. This elite actively try to destroy the us vs them narrative which the communists spin. What are the business and industrial communities of Kerala in british India? The role of vaishyas was mainly ...
by KLP Dubey
13 Jan 2016 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5125
Views: 373033

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

2) Show evidence for OIT: Shri Talageri's work is a very important step in this. For the 1st time, there is philological evidence (Rig Vedic hymns) that categorically talk about Westward migration of specific tribes Unfortunately there is no such evidence. It is all just conjecture. All that we rea...
by KLP Dubey
13 Jan 2016 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5125
Views: 373033

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Vedic Sanskrit older than Avesta, Baudhayana mentions westward migrations from India: Dr N Kazanas By the way, this reference to geographic regions is Baudhayana Srautasutra 18.44 .....not 18.4 as claimed in the above interview, nor 18.14 as claimed in the below article: http://www.sanskrit.nic.in/...
by KLP Dubey
09 Jan 2016 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 202408

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

^"Typical overselling by chemists who don't understand process issues. " Though, I don't deny this, a separation factor of 10 makes it look like an attractive technology. Regarding the chemical engineer's comment:Typical industrial scale heavy water extraction do not use single technology...
by KLP Dubey
09 Jan 2016 09:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 202408

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

^^^ Thanks :) Just cutting and pasting from Yale Environment 360 06 JAN 2016: GRAPHENE MEMBRANE CAN CLEAN NUCLEAR WASTEWATER, NEW RESEARCH SHOWS University of Manchester Microscopic image of graphene membrane Microscopic graphene membranes can effectively filter radioactive particles from nuclear r...
by KLP Dubey
08 Jan 2016 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1465
Views: 125177

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Its really time for that long-overdue land grab. Nepal is in the Indosphere and must become part of India. Even after witnessing what happened to Tibet, and what is going on in Nepal, people still cling to the outdated idea of "buffer states". Holding on to this ideology will lead us to be...
by KLP Dubey
08 Jan 2016 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 202408

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

This could be very significant for India, in managing nuclear waste or production of heavy water (probably reducing cost to produce heavy water by 10x in very near future - the process is more efficient than any other I know of) Graphene sieves deuterium from hydrogen See more at: https://forums.bh...
by KLP Dubey
06 Jan 2016 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 65658

Re: Understanding the US-2

President Obama cries during gun violence speech; but the same guy is supporting people who killed hundreds of thousands of people across the world (India, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Ukraine etc): This guy, like many lawyers, is a supreme huckster (da real Shree 420). I am surprised he did not do t...
by KLP Dubey
01 Jan 2016 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1575
Views: 146097

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

Great. Now we will be treated to more quasi racist shite on our heritage from these chaps abroad and the barking mutts and ghouses will be lapping up all the bilge. The subjects mentioned in the article seem more practical and culture-oriented, rather than history and historical (cunning)linguistics.
by KLP Dubey
31 Dec 2015 03:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 65658

Re: Understanding the US-2

Trump: "I'm going to Putinize the US" So it will be a choice between Putin and a Pinko regime. Not much to cheer about for the locals here in the US. The Pinko scenario is vastly more likely. It looks like Billary will finally realize their dream of being the first husband-wife pair to ha...
by KLP Dubey
31 Dec 2015 03:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1017
Views: 84503

Re: Solar energy in India

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-12-30/india-boosts-solar-rooftop-subsidy-eightfold-through-2020 "India Boosts Solar-Rooftop Subsidy Eightfold Through 2020" India increased the subsidy for fitting solar-rooftop power systems eightfold to 50 billion rupees ($753 million) in a bi...
by KLP Dubey
24 Dec 2015 11:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5471
Views: 441783

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

And then a pilot redeems Air India for a day, by doing this: Too late: Air India pilot refuses to let Kerala governor board flight I distinctly remember the night I went to the TVM goshala (a.k.a. old domestic terminal) to pick up my wife who was traveling on this same goddamned AI DEL-COK-TVM hopp...
by KLP Dubey
22 Dec 2015 08:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)
Replies: 640
Views: 30914

Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

LokeshC wrote:^^^ +1.

Must read.


I have not read it yet, but I certainly hope this book has incorporated the fine discussions on Veda and Hinduism in this fine forum here.
by KLP Dubey
21 Dec 2015 09:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 696
Views: 133027

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Why would you need a classification? In fact, the fact that there is no classification drives innovation. Nations like China, predictably, stagnate. Japan too. Economics 101. Which is why even when the US stumbles, it recovers relatively easily. Plenty of NRIs are thriving, some on BR too. They cou...
by KLP Dubey
20 Dec 2015 14:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 696
Views: 133027

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Some seemingly good news. http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2015/12/india-science-research-funding The report says that ‘India’s biggest strengths are the quality of its most elite scientific institutions’, adding that in chemistry India’s top institutions ‘stand up to be counted among the world’s ...
by KLP Dubey
15 Dec 2015 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 200799

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion



That's really all that these guys are worth caring about. A source of natural resources like coal or uranium....use and forget.
by KLP Dubey
13 Dec 2015 11:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 58179

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

It appears that Minister Javadekar has done an effective job of ensuring Indian interests are protected at COP21 unlike the INC nitwits Jairam Ramesh and Jayanti Natarajan. It looks like he has been camping in Paris since Nov 28. That morning I was on a Delhi-Paris flight....noticed a guy with a muf...

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