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by LakshO
04 Jan 2016 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46511

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Gujral gave away our deep assets that would help us in covert ops in Pukistan. Reestablishing this would take a long time. One should hope that it has at least started. 17+ years IS a long time. IKG gone on mar'98. If we try to recruit fresh ones, between March 1998 and now, how many would sign up ...
by LakshO
10 Dec 2015 05:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 102350

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

what's the need to resume the comprehensive dialogue at the first place, cricket ties were frozen right from the get go. the same they we had an encounter in sopore. what the hell is this. they can keep killing and we will keep talking. why are we even talking ? I agree. Talking to pakis was totall...
by LakshO
08 Sep 2015 04:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 529
Views: 50131

Re: 1965 war India- Pakistan: 50 years anniversary

All this reminds me of those days while in boarding school in Calcutta / home in Kalyani .... air force drills ... bite a rolled up handkerchief and put bits of cotton in the ears, while later crawl under desks, ... strict rules on switching off lights in rooms while the air raid warnings were on. ...
by LakshO
30 Jul 2015 05:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 90992

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10,

Occupy Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Particularly, Lahore. Lahore is less than 25 Kms from international border. http://i57.tinypic.com/16ay99k.jpg Bhaarath should finish the job that it left unfinished in 1965. This year is the 50th year of 1965. This is a good time to take up this task. And f...
by LakshO
15 Jul 2015 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 90992

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10,

:?: NaMo is expected to visit Pakiland in 2016 for SAARC summit. I read somewhere that MMS, as PM, never visited Pakiland in 10 years. Is this true? If yes, how was this possible to not visit Pakiland, as SAARC summits are held once a year and in 10 years, MMS would have visited Pakiland once or twi...
by LakshO
02 Jul 2015 05:39
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 274428

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

suraj, T-90 was first ordered in NDA-1 era. the scam angle might backfire, reducing its usefulness. Sir, NDA-I was between 1998/99-2004. Was Arjun MBT available in its present form at that time? I thought Arjun was refined to present config beginning 2008. NDA-I may have bought T90s from Russia as ...
by LakshO
11 Jun 2015 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 23463

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

Pakis are butt-hurt enough to want to try and prove that they are erect, not limp, and may actually try something simply to show that India cannot retaliate and Pakistan is not Myanmar. While action on Myanmar border was good, NaMo/MAD/GoI's political will be really tested on the western front. As ...
by LakshO
11 Jun 2015 10:02
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 697795

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Recd this from my brokerage firm....

Kalyani Group company Kalyani Strategic Systems Ltd (KSSL) and L&T are the only two Indian companies currently in contention for the towed artillery gun pie that is valued at around Rs 15,000 crore.
by LakshO
15 May 2015 13:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1066615

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Gurus,

Any idea how power is distributed between Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang? Who does what? Is it as clearly demarcated like in India?
by LakshO
06 May 2015 05:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 225512

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

My Tweet #UKIndians, Dont vote 4 @UKLabour. We remember how @Ed_Miliband's bro rubbed chili in Indian wounds post #MumbaiAttacks 2008 #ukelection2015 David Miliband was a pro paki scumbag, for sure, after his comments on Nov 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack. Is Ed Miliband any different from David Mili...
by LakshO
30 Apr 2015 16:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 134922

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/france-qatar-seal-6-3-billion-euro-rafale-fighter-jet-deal/articleshow/47106992.cms France, Qatar seal 6.3 billion euro Rafale fighter jet deal $290 million per unit. $290 million per unit @ INR63 comes to INR1827 crore per unit :eek: :shock: INR1827...
by LakshO
26 Apr 2015 16:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1467
Views: 128693

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

:?: What is a peeli chaddi? RSS? I know peeli is a colour but what colour? Yellow? I thought RSS cadre wear khaki shorts and I know saffron is kesar.

Hari Seldon wrote:Meanwhile, Tush-ass Ghandi reveals class yet again...
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by LakshO
26 Apr 2015 16:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4645
Views: 818112

Re: Small Arms Thread

Gurulog, :?: In the picture below, what is the pipe/tube that seems to go from the weapon to the bullet proof jacket? Or, is it going from the soldier's waist to the chest? Thanks for the reply! ARDE-OFB's UBGL has started to show up more and more. http://i.imgur.com/OQl4z5Bl.jpg
by LakshO
23 Oct 2014 19:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 430
Views: 24465

Re: Indian investments thread

Big bull Rakesh Jhunjhunwala on eve of Deepavali 2014
Picture abhi baaki hai
by LakshO
23 Sep 2014 18:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 430
Views: 24465

Re: Indian investments thread

I thought I had seen the last of Ulips. Not yet! There is more of the same, may be slightly improved.

ULIPs 2.0: Why you should buy these insurance-cum-investment plans now
by LakshO
20 Sep 2014 05:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 225512

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Raja Bose wrote:Wait! Are we sure this referendum was free and fair? UK has a long history of subjugating freedom of individuals and nations using overt and covert force.

My suspicion is that the English were upto their ditry tricks and stole the referendum, just like they steal everything else.
by LakshO
18 Sep 2014 05:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 430
Views: 24465

Re: Indian investments thread

So do go for LUPIN ... but IMO don't expect a big-number multi-bagger here - it will be a steadily gaining stock. If it falls in a substantial ( maybe 5 - 10%) way - accumulate it at higher numbers for sure. SaraLaxji, thanks for the detailed writeup on Lupin. Currently, I hold shares of Dr Reddy L...
by LakshO
16 Sep 2014 19:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 430
Views: 24465

Re: Indian investments thread

What are good safe debt funds in desh? any personal experiences? Just a pointer for you to explore further: Value Research Online . From my personal experience, HDFC MF runs good funds (equity, debt, balanced etc). Look up Birla Sunlife, UTI MF, Reliance MFs too. Second pooch: what portfolio tracke...
by LakshO
11 Sep 2014 08:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 697795

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Great news if artillery guns from BF/Tata can make the grade! Numbers wise, any idea what is the requirement of IA for these guns? Is 1500 a good ballpark estimation? If BF/Tata can deliver 4 per week, that would be 200 per year. In 7-8 years, the entire order can be fulfilled. I hope BF/Tata also m...
by LakshO
06 Sep 2014 12:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 430
Views: 24465

Re: Indian investments thread

For me, F&O and margin trading are red flags! Personally, I don't even go there. I tried to understand F&O, hedge funds, commodities & currency trading, futures etc. I felt it was all too complicated for me, too many variables, too many questions, too few answers etc. And I feel vindicat...
by LakshO
05 Sep 2014 17:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 430
Views: 24465

Re: Indian investments thread

archan wrote:Bought 500 shares yesterdin. First time in my life! made some money so far but haven't sold them yet. Perhaps today or monday. Keeping fingers crossed!

Indian stocks? May I know which company?
by LakshO
15 Aug 2014 12:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 134922

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

So, MMRCA program has jumped from $10-12 billion (for 126 aircraft) to $20 billion (for 195 aircraft) to $28-30 billion (for whatever no. of aircraft). Inflation must be high in France :roll: May be, we should send NaMo bhai & Amit bhai to Paris so that France too can see some achche din Because...
by LakshO
13 Aug 2014 19:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 133443

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

On my morning walk, I see IAF rookies learning basic flying here in Hyderabad. I guess these birds are either Polish Iskaras or HAL HJT-16 Kirans or HAL HPT-32 Deepaks or Swiss Pilatus PC-7s based out of Begumpet/Hakimpet that teaches basic flight. Will the recently inducted BAE Hawks replace these ...
by LakshO
13 Aug 2014 19:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 134922

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Some questions from a newbie. 1. If/when we decide to get Rafale in numbers (126-190), we pay $12-20 billion. This is not down payment, right? We pay for first 18 aircraft for off-the-shelf delivery and for the rest of the locally manufactured aircraft at HAL, we pay as we take delivery, right? 2. D...
by LakshO
02 Aug 2014 16:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 430
Views: 24465

Re: Indian investments thread

My question was about ULIPs as tax free returns investment instruments. They got bax reputation due to fees etc. Are things changing? http://m.thehindubusinessline.com/features/investment-world/return-of-the-ulip/article6254717.ece/?maneref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.in%2F I have invested quite a ...
by LakshO
12 Jul 2014 11:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2854
Views: 72712

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr

Not just a pipe dream, India to set up gas line to Pakistan. India’s plans of exporting gas to Pakistan via a pipeline from Jalandhar in Punjab to the Wagah-Attari border will soon become a reality. Finance minister Arun Jaitley is seen in this TV screengrab as he announces the Union Budget in Lok ...
by LakshO
08 Jul 2014 20:13
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1042503

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Hi all,

Awesome thread! Is there a way to convert all 1000 pages into a PDF, with timestamp, inline pics & all?

I know there is a tool a BRFite created that is used by BRF regulars to do it. Has anybody tried it with 1000 page thread?
by LakshO
21 May 2014 05:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1042503

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

For the last few years, NaMo as Gujarat CM tried to get GCOCA approved by Parliament but was denied by sickular UPA thugs. Now that UPA is out of office, and NaMo takes charge, the next CM of Gujarat must send the GCOCA for Parliament's approval; now that NaMo/BJP/NDA are in charge, it will be easil...
by LakshO
11 May 2014 22:31
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1042503

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Muraliraviji I had a heated argument with my Brother in law. His family is mentally retarded COngressis who say they will never vote for anyone else. My sister made sure she never returned his voting card confirmation letter as he was traveling so he could not vote. She voted for TDP+BJP thankfully...
by LakshO
10 May 2014 05:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 154146

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

http://www.apherald.com/Politics/ViewArticle/55979/Governor-Survey-results-that-was-sent-to-Congress-HC-/ Governor Survey results that was sent to Congress HC!! This is said to be a confidential report allegedly sent by State in charge ,Governor of AP ESL Narasimhan to the congress high command. Th...
by LakshO
07 May 2014 22:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 534137

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Meanwhile nice trap set by Cons to take Amethi out of media focus and BJP fell for it. ^ +1. 100% agree that this Varanasi controversy has sickular written all over it to divert what happened today at Amethi. Today, all MSM channels mentioned rigging/booth capturing in Amethi in passing; Varanasi w...
by LakshO
06 May 2014 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2854
Views: 72712

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr

anupmisra wrote:The above statement does not make complete sense. I mean I get the gist but....Is there a travel ban "to Pakistan" or ban on "Pakistanis traveling outside their benighted land"?

Sir, it should be both - to pakiland & from pakiland. To be on the safe side.
by LakshO
06 May 2014 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 190643

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

pandyan wrote:Bhat does this mean? I got more confused reading this on yahoo.com

Do Not Track is no longer enabled on Yahoo. Your experience is now personalized


I saw the same when I visited one of Yahoo portals using Mozilla FF v29. Any idea?
by LakshO
30 Apr 2014 13:08
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1042503

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Voted today, for the first time ever. Took 45 minutes odd. Long lines, all middle class+ folks, few in the <35 bracket. Malkajgiri Seat. No lotus either in LS or in VS, sadly. Did think about voting lok satta but finally went with TD in both LS and VS. TD at least is a confirmed part of the NDA. Vo...
by LakshO
28 Apr 2014 05:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 534137

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

In Andhra Pradesh alone temples have more than 300,000 Acres of Agri land 21,000 Acres of hillocks 12,000 acres of Forest lands & 17 million sa.yards? Shop lands. This explains why the Mughalai-Congress kept this under their control. RamaY garu, Recently, I queried the A.P. Endowments dept (dev...
by LakshO
23 Apr 2014 22:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 154146

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Did Telugu film comedian Ali get TDP nomination to contest from his native Rajahmundry?
by LakshO
17 Apr 2014 22:22
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1042503

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

IB and other spooks must be burning mid night oil to answer Madam ji directly bypassing MMS chodiwala about the trap doors or hatches that are open to get into Alitalia flights to Turin Shroud of Turin time has come as Varsha didi used to say Oh, I miss Varsha Bhosle! I wonder what her take on the ...
by LakshO
11 Apr 2014 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4691
Views: 332786

Re: Deterrence

NaMo/BJP may not test in next 5-7 years. These years will be spent repairing the economic mess the CongIs have saddled us with. In these 5-7 years, we must complete design & development of Kaveri so that we are not held hostage to US govt sanctions. Also, my fervent hope is that when we resume n...

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