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by wasu
21 Aug 2019 12:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489064

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Prannoy's problem always has been consistency. Every time he beat a top player in the past, he lost to a low ranked one in the subsequent rounds. Hope he does better this time. Satwik injured his shoulder in the thai open semi-final. He still played in the final (he switched position with Chirag pla...
by wasu
29 May 2019 11:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 118527

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

this is excellent move. ANI ‏Verified account @ANI 1h1 hour ago Midnapore: Kin of BJP workers (who were killed in West Bengal in political violence) invited to the swearing-in ceremony of PM Narendra Modi. Son of Late Manu Hansda says,"My father was killed by TMC goons. We are happy that we ar...
by wasu
23 Apr 2019 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 518797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

.. My own father barely escaped being culled in a communal clash engineered by CONgoons. The communal clash was engineered by CONgoons to replace the CM. Their goons on a friday evening went and chopped off women and child while the men were doing their Namaaz. This started a vicious cycle and the ...
by wasu
29 Mar 2019 11:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3992
Views: 842303

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

GD, theme park and Museum happening too. Check the link. A Space Theme Park is being realized at SDSC SHAR to enable the citizens of this nation to witness the launches taking place from the space port of India. It includes Rocket Garden All the 1:1 ratio of beautiful ISRO launch vehicles - Sounding...
by wasu
18 Feb 2019 15:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5233
Views: 437524

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

https://twitter.com/sanjeevsanyal/status/1097135055149907968 Spent the day in the archeological dig at Sanauli. The finds include a two chariots, copper swords, helmet etc dating from 2300-1950 BCE. Evidence growing that Gangetic plains has a civilization contemporary to Harappan & just as advan...
by wasu
29 Jan 2019 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3992
Views: 842303

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

This Indian startup is cutting the cost of putting satellites in space, making them last longer https://yourstory.com/2019/01/bellatrix-aerospace-low-cost-space-travel ..Today, its claim to fame is an indigenous electric propulsion system for satellites, called Microwave Plasma Thrusters (MPT). Thro...
by wasu
22 Dec 2018 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3992
Views: 842303

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/isro-setting-up-launch-pad-for-gaganyaan-mission/article25010147.ece#! ..In addition to the third launch pad at Sriharikota, ISRO is also scouting for a new location near Gujarat for the SSLV... ...“We have evaluated several locations. The first two SSLV launch...
by wasu
22 Dec 2018 15:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3992
Views: 842303

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO is not bothered to announce every orbit raising maneuver now a days. For the previous launch, they put out a press release after all 3 steps were done. So, they probably will do the same here.
by wasu
08 Dec 2018 21:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3992
Views: 842303

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

https://www.isro.gov.in/update/08-dec-2018/orbit-raising-manoeuvres-have-been-performed-gsat-11 After the successful launch of GSAT-11 into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit by Ariane 5 VA246 vehicle on December 05, 2018, three orbit raising manoeuvres have been performed by firing the satellite’s onb...
by wasu
30 Oct 2017 11:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489064

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Satwik/Chiraj will get there in the Doubles.
by wasu
30 Oct 2017 10:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489064

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I was concerned two weeks of play and two tough matches will catch up with him. Awesome play from srikanth. Monk in Motion. He indicated he will be lot more selective in tournaments going forward and doubtful about China Open. Priority #1 for him should be avoiding injuries. Everything else will tak...
by wasu
29 Oct 2017 10:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489064

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Suraj, yes, both his mental fortitude and defensive skills took a big leap this year. Lot more titles in store for him if he keeps injuries away. I hope he wins today. He is coming into this playing 2 exhaustive 3 setters. Nishimoto has fresher legs. Satwik/Chiraj did an amazing job after getting dr...
by wasu
28 Aug 2017 12:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1136180

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Reuters Top News‏Verified account @Reuters 9m9 minutes ago More JUST IN: India and China agree to disengagement at Doklam area, close to northeast border - Indian government statement Doklam: "In recent weeks, India and China have maintained diplomatic communication in respect of the incident a...
by wasu
17 Aug 2017 13:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1136180

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

WATCH: Xinhua attacks India with racist propaganda video on Doklam border dispute

http://shanghaiist.com/2017/08/17/india-seven-sins.php
by wasu
16 Aug 2017 15:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1136180

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Centre asks 21 smartphone makers, a chunk of them Chinese, to give phone security info

Read more at:
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/art ... aign=cppst
by wasu
05 Jul 2017 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5233
Views: 437524

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/04/science/neanderthals-dna-homo-sapiens-human-evolution.html With fossils and DNA, scientists are piecing together a picture of humanity’s beginnings, an origin story with more twists than anything you would find at the movie theater. The expert consensus now is that...
by wasu
23 Jun 2017 09:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3992
Views: 842303

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

All done. Mission Accomplished.
by wasu
14 Mar 2017 10:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 476511

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

For a change, an on the ground assessment instead of spouting from the studios.

http://postcard.news/an-americans-mindb ... iss-today/
by wasu
16 Dec 2015 21:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 245830

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

SSSalvi, Done. http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/ISRO-Successfully-Tests-Multiple-Burn-Fuel-Engine-During-Launch-of-Six-Singaporean-Satellites/2015/12/16/article3180961.ece Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO on Wednesday successfully tested resta...
by wasu
01 Apr 2015 15:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 142713

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

One Nation under God - How Corporate America invented Christian America. http://www.npr.org/2015/03/30/396365659/how-one-nation-didnt-become-under-god-until-the-50s-religious-revival ...Kruse's book investigates how the idea of America as a Christian nation was promoted in the 1930s and '40s when i...
by wasu
30 Mar 2015 14:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489064

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

The best part of about both these (Saina & Srikanth) are the never say die attitudes. That is the key to their success and the rest (Sindhu, Kashyap, Prannoy etc.). See the way Srikanth won both the Swiss open and Indian open titles. Same opponent. Same way. Down 1 set, win 2nd set, tough 3rd se...
by wasu
18 Dec 2014 10:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 245830

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Got any pictures, aditya?
by wasu
05 Dec 2014 08:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5545
Views: 607896

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Alrosa may enter into contract with Indian traders http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/fashion-/-cosmetics-/-jewellery/alrosa-may-enter-into-contract-with-indian-traders-at-diamond-conference-to-be-attended-by-pm-modi-vladimir-putin/articleshow/45378810.cms KOLKATA: The stage...
by wasu
17 Nov 2014 23:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489064

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Suraj, padukone seems content to just stay put in bengaluru, but Gopichand is expanding. 3 More academies in AP and more in Vadodara, Rajasthan, MP in the works. If Gopichand is left unhindered, the Chinese will have their hands full in the coming years.
by wasu
17 Sep 2014 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 127140

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Looks like modi is planning to follow this live at ISRO Peenya center on 24th morning.
by wasu
29 Jun 2014 12:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489064

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Saina back to her winning ways..this is even more satisfying given the way she beat shixian wang in semis.

http://www.livemint.com/Consumer/bmHJrs ... eries.html
by wasu
15 May 2014 12:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 175685

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Two reports today on issues with EVM security in AP..one in Ongole and one in Vijayawada..

http://www.eenadu.net/Homeinner.aspx?item=break57
by wasu
13 May 2014 23:00
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 175685

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

no exit polls today for ap assembly?
by wasu
08 May 2014 10:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 175685

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Lagadapati's prediction today morning. http://www.apherald.com/Politics/ViewArticle/55766/TDP-will-form-government-Lagadapati/ The polling in Seemandhra was completed and many voters especially the young ones have shown special interest in voting in the wake of state bifurcation. Violence erupted in...
by wasu
02 Apr 2014 08:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: World Chess Champion Anand defends his title.
Replies: 358
Views: 10723

Re: World Chess Champion Anand defends his title.

Let's see how Carlsen does this November.. Botvinnik had been world champion from 1948 to 1957 and from 1958 to 1960 before losing to Mikhail Tal, who at the age of 23 became the youngest world champion in the world. Many thought it was the start of the Tal era but the 49-year-old Botvinnik struck b...
by wasu
29 Mar 2014 21:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: World Chess Champion Anand defends his title.
Replies: 358
Views: 10723

Re: World Chess Champion Anand defends his title.

It's done. Hope Anand's prep is much better for this next round with magnus.
by wasu
28 Feb 2014 09:42
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 175685

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

http://www.apherald.com/Politics/ViewArticle/49222/Why-is-Telangana-created-/ Though it is true that KCR and his party fought for three years to get the separate Telangana state but it is also clear that if Sonia Gandhi and UPA government didn’t want to give in, this would never have happened. So wh...
by wasu
21 Feb 2014 13:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 175685

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Ardha Telugu Rastram
by wasu
19 Feb 2014 09:48
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 175685

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

PRS Legislative @PRSLegislative : https://twitter.com/PRSLegislative/status/434281724852191232 Text of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2014: http://t.co/SdoSNY1VdB PRS Legislative : https://twitter.com/PRSLegislative/status/435811847959109632 Text of Lok Sabha debate on the Andhra Pradesh R...
by wasu
18 Feb 2014 22:24
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 175685

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

5:07 pm: There were about 38 amendments that were passed. We will immediately bring the Telangana Bill to the Rajya Sabha, says Kamal Nath: Reports.

Read more at: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/parl ... 44136.html
by wasu
24 Jan 2014 16:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 19905

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

Latest issue of frontline is out...Tons of Info.

http://www.frontline.in/cover-story/
by wasu
07 Jan 2014 14:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 19905

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

Passion and dedication like this is what keeps ISRO apart. http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/work/I-dont-mind-not-getting-paid/articleshow/28480061.cms This scientist has worked with a single-minded passion for 31 years despite the hectic schedule Dr K Sivan (56) GSLV Project Director When the ...
by wasu
06 Jan 2014 11:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 19905

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

ISRO Update:

First orbit raising operation of GSAT-14 is successfully completed by firing the Apogee Motor for 3,134 seconds on Jan 06, 2014. Realised orbit is 8,966 km (Perigee) by 35,744 km (Apogee).
by wasu
18 Dec 2013 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 461666

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/the-case-of-the-missing-indian-housemaid_897663.html ... In fact, none of the 49 Russian diplomats and their spouses charged by Bharara a week earlier with scamming Medicaid, a government health care programme for low-income families, out of USD 1.5 million over ...

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