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by member_29218
23 Jun 2016 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 370517

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

Our Vanishing Hindus :eek: Hence, when Pakistan was established not only were non-Muslims in substantial numbers, they were also reasonably well represented in the assemblies too. However, very soon conditions changed and the non-Muslim percentage decreased to less than five per cent in West Pakist...
by member_29218
23 Jun 2016 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 189159

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

thirty years ago we were ahead of PRC in most economic measures. Bakis are quite fond of saying the same about them and us... Anyway, quite an achievement to have our backsides handed to us 50 years ago by a country that was "behind us in most economic measures" Hmmmm........ my understan...
by member_29218
15 Jun 2016 23:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 708
Views: 66627

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

there is a natgeo or discovery programme on the south african tiger reserve. there are many (lion) reserves there too run on a similar basis. i say if he can help preserve the wild gene pool he is doing a good job I've been to Africa five times in the past few years, planning to go there again in a...
by member_29218
15 Jun 2016 19:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 708
Views: 66627

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

[img>>]http://media.fotki.com/1_p,rtqrbkbrkfdrswwxsdsddsqtqkq,vi/tdbbbqbsxrtkwwfdgsxkdgdwrbqd/2/44472/13656971/BRF_013-vi.jpg[/<<img] In all this chap has about 2 to 4 tigers 'wilded' as it is called. Rest is just total hype, almost a phenomena of propaganda created around it. Even wiki states ther...
by member_29218
06 Apr 2016 20:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 708
Views: 66627

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

One of the phenomenally successful tiger conservation projects that is seldom discussed is that of John Varty in South Africa, in the remote Karoo district, about 8 hours drive from Johannesburg, near a town called Philipolis. He has created a private reserve bigger than Ranthambore, which is fully ...
by member_29218
06 Apr 2016 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

Christianity that we know today is not what it started as. Some hold rather strongly and with reasonable evidence that early christians believed in transmigration of soul. Later pope etc got rid of all this. I will post a link to a book by an english author on this. Transmigration of Christ Please ...
by member_29218
06 Apr 2016 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

JEM saar, Why pick on me, saar. :) I didnt bring creationism into the thread. Atmost, I may have written 4-5 lines on it on this thread. Other posters have contributed more lines on the topic. I was just reacting to some other posts. JohneeG Ji, it was precisely your knee-jerk reaction that prompte...
by member_29218
05 Apr 2016 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

Primus saar, creationism is not same as christianity. Even Vedhas and Puraanas preach creationism. Ah, but the Vedas and Puraanas are thousands of years old and the Vedic concept of the universe is much more aligned with the view expounded by science in modern times. OTOH, the creationists would ha...
by member_29218
05 Apr 2016 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

It appears that IVC dates back to 7.5K years going by the oldest settlement in Haryana. So shouldn't the timelines of a lot of things move back correspondingly? . Yes. Absolutely. The Western method is to completely ignore what they don't like or what does not fit in with their theories. We cannot ...
by member_29218
05 Apr 2016 18:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

and the bible was a group think editorial effort over some time where a lot of 'unhelpful' material was just left out... plenty of what is in the bible as ROL/ROG* was already prevalent amongst the cultures of the mid east * Guilt The whole Jesus thing is nothing but a repeat of many such 'hero myt...
by member_29218
23 Mar 2016 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Brussels airport terror attack
Replies: 200
Views: 11462

Re: European Security Environment

When someone asks me "how're you doing?" I say, "aggravated". "Gosh, why?" Because of the latest terrorist attack in India. Or because of what goes on in Pakhanastan, etc. - anything that's on my mind. Sure to generate lots of agreement - and probably questions about I...
by member_29218
22 Mar 2016 19:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Brussels airport terror attack
Replies: 200
Views: 11462

Re: Brussels airport terror attack

Heck, I agree with him. Trump is the only politician who has openly talked against Islamic terrorism. He finds resonance in the most unlikely of places in the US and has allies where you wouldn't expect him to. Americans are terrified of terrorism on home soil although couldn't care much about anyt...
by member_29218
01 Mar 2016 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

does anyone have any studies of the status and situation of the ice caps on the indian landmass during the last ice age? .................... The fact that Dwaraka was out of water and went into water within living memory in Hindu folklore suggests to me that sea levels rose after the last glacial ...
by member_29218
13 Feb 2016 22:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011
Replies: 1221
Views: 103465

Re: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/

Thank you for letting us know. I did not know about this book before. It is available here http://www.amazon.in/Sanatana-Dharma-Introduction-Narayanan-Komerath-ebook/dp/B00XDN83V4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1450758931&sr=8-1&keywords=sanatana+dharma+an+introduction+to+hinduism One of the au...
by member_29218
10 Feb 2016 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

The Buddhist Influence in Christian Origins Kenneth Humphreys 11.08.15 Speculation of a link between Christianity and Buddhism first arose as a result of the translation of Buddhist texts into European languages during the British colonisation of India. Similarity in the stories of the births and l...
by member_29218
10 Feb 2016 21:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

Here is an article about how the sea-levels are measured for today: How do they measure sea level? An accurate measurement of sea level is very hard to pin down . But it is an important measurement for two main reasons: By having an accurate sea level measurement, it is possible to measure the heig...
by member_29218
10 Feb 2016 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

When they're showing global migrations of Pleistocene era, it would make more sense to include variations of sea level. It is confusing for a mango reader to look at the present day map of South East Asia, and co-relate it with migrations thousands of decades ago when the landmass i.e. the canvas o...
by member_29218
29 Jan 2016 02:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

^^^ The study is interesting but as always, when driven by an agenda, the conclusions are often far beyond the scope of the original work. Any research starts off with a hypothesis - you set off to prove or disprove an established fact, or propose a new idea and present your materials, methods and r...
by member_29218
28 Jan 2016 22:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

- Out of Africa was always popular from the time of Darwin himself. Cann only 'corrobarated' it once again. JohneeG Ji, I doubt if the OOA theory was 'popular' from Darwin's time. In fact, the 'multiregional' theory was more commonly accepted and promoted since that conformed with the Western view ...
by member_29218
28 Jan 2016 01:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

One of the problems I am seeing in newer papers is that the whole genome sequencing and SNP (so simple to do, 23andme is selling kits like hot cakes) data is being viewed through the lens of long held prejudices and preconceived notions. For example, Mark Stoneking of the original OOA fame (Nature 1...
by member_29218
27 Jan 2016 20:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2016 Republic day special
Replies: 87
Views: 9863

Re: 2016 Republic day special

One thing which I kind of pi$$ed me off was the chanting of slogans while marching etc. The Para Commandos were kind of trotting down the Raj Path, and they were chanting some slogans. That seemed to me very Paki-ish :(. Secondly, some marching contingents were actually counting Ek..do..theen , bef...
by member_29218
27 Jan 2016 07:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2016 Republic day special
Replies: 87
Views: 9863

Re: 2016 Republic day special

No excuses, it was a stupid cultural freak show. Those things are better suited for movies not military parades.................. Alka Ji, what makes you think a Republic Day parade should be a military parade and nothing else? Is it only about India's ability to repel enemies at the border or abou...
by member_29218
27 Jan 2016 06:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

The more I read about this, the more convinced I am of the following: 1. Modern man came out of Africa - the rift valley probably - and crossed from Djibouti into Yemen and then into India. 2. From India they went everywhere else, including Australia, Europe, China etc. 3. The exodus from India occu...
by member_29218
27 Jan 2016 03:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2016 Republic day special
Replies: 87
Views: 9863

Re: 2016 Republic day special

Thanks for speaking up and saying the Emperor was nuke-nood. It was unbelievably lame I thought (and didn't want to think) and at one point I thought the camera caught Hollande dozing. Awwww, come on fellas........ I finally managed to see it all on DD's YT streamer. Yes, it could have been better ...
by member_29218
26 Jan 2016 17:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2016 Republic day special
Replies: 87
Views: 9863

Re: 2016 Republic day special

I recorded NDTV's 'live show' here and it's total crap, half the screen is taken up by stupid ads and the voice-over by the anchor is extremely annoying. Tried DD's YT streaming, the audio keeps breaking off. Hopefully will get better, still watching the first few minutes only. It's early morning in...
by member_29218
26 Jan 2016 16:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

Primus' saar, I think your scepticism is misplaced. You should be first sceptical about out of africa theory itself. out of africa was first proposed by darwin himself. At the same time, out of asia was also proposed by some German. There is no proof to support out of africa theory as far as I unde...
by member_29218
26 Jan 2016 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

----- “Out of Africa” Theory Officially Debunked http://atlanteangardens.blogspot.in/2014/05/out-of-africa-theory-officially-debunked.html Humanity originated in Asia, not Africa. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-the-out-of-africa-theory-out/ Thanks Virendra saar for that lead. :) The F...
by member_29218
24 Jan 2016 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

I was just thinking....... It does seem likely that the Indians (Hindus) who moved out of the Saraswati basin into Afghanistan/Iran in the 6000BP era then gave birth to the hordes that descended upon India and caused so much slaughter and mayhem. It is also interesting that there is no record of thi...
by member_29218
23 Jan 2016 17:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 144494

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

Jhujar wrote:Hu is the Boss?
Khamosh Lab Hain,Jhuki Jhuki Hain Palke : Mush Mey Vasleen Laggi Hui Hai.
Uski Aankhon Mey Gussa orr Taange Dono Khuli Hui Hai .
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:rotfl: :rotfl:
by member_29218
22 Jan 2016 16:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

............. Anyway, this out of africa theory has now been debunked. Genetic studies show that russian all non-africans have no african markers. So, africans can't be there ancestors. So, Asians are the ancestors of Human beings non-africans. Question is: which Asians? Answer is: Most probably In...
by member_29218
22 Jan 2016 05:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

Humanity originated in Asia, not Africa. ----- All the ancestors of contemporary Europeans apparently did not migrate out of Africa as previously believed. According to a new analysis of more than 5,000 teeth from long-perished members of the genus Homo and the closely related Australopithecus, man...
by member_29218
21 Jan 2016 17:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 144494

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

I had a real eye opening moment reading Dalrymple's "Last Mughal". He describes Delhi society just before 1857. There are the Mughal Royals (with little power but much wealth) and their hangers on. There are the East India company people and evangelists, and then there are the "in be...
by member_29218
21 Jan 2016 02:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 525027

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

It is probable that the first wave of humans coming out of the rift valley did move along the seacoast, entering India around 50-60,000 yrs ago. From there they are said to have moved along the shoreline into south east Asia and finally Australia (the Beachcomber Express). It is inconceivable that t...
by member_29218
20 Jan 2016 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 144494

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

kapilrdave wrote:Any retribution by India will have to be in pakjab, nowhere else. Preferably at military facilities.


I agree, I would NOT like this to be our Thappad, since this really does not hurt the RAPE or the Military. That's where the response needs to be.
by member_29218
20 Jan 2016 16:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 144494

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


Jo haath koyle ko panah deta hai
Koyla usi ko jalaa deta hai
Tu dushman ki fikr karta hai
Lekin daga bhi dost apna hi deta hai


Pakis and Talibunnies!

I am not crying over this one.
by member_29218
20 Jan 2016 07:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: January 19th - date of Kashmiri Pandit genocide
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: January 19th - date of Kashmiri Pandit genocide

Cross posting a part of my own from the GDF: .......Aaj phir laga di hai aag is sarzameen par Imaan ki haraarat walon ne Phir wohi zulmo-sitam, wohi katle-aam hoga Ye hazaar saal purani daastaan Chalegi aur hazaar saal.............. This is one of the things that makes my blood boil. The ultimate tr...
by member_29218
19 Jan 2016 05:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 189159

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Primus and Paul, What I see at least in No Ca is children of doctors are becoming doctors. Route is UC System Berkeley, LA & SD and then on to USC. However some after that have gone into business!!! Haresh, its the hunger/motivation to succeed that is lacking due to 1st gen parents providing ev...
by member_29218
18 Jan 2016 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 189159

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Secondly for those who are defending the 2nd Gen, there are far more success stories of FOBs who have achieved more success in spite of having to navigate the maze of green card citizenship ladder. Paul Ji, it is, IMHO not quite that simple and I am not sure I agree with your conclusions. You see, ...
by member_29218
17 Jan 2016 20:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 189159

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Those that believe India sits in a position of moral superiority because of its ancient culture, past glory, lack of hegemonist ambitions and humble populace need to take a hard look at themselves. sire, how can we even dare do that. Constantly reminded as we are of our flaws on 'bharat-rakshak for...
by member_29218
17 Jan 2016 07:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 189159

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Nice defence by the 'har har USA' brigade. Immediate submissions entered into the record, pertaining to India's problems and saying it is all the same. No, it isn't. Because the US paints itself to be an exceptional country, land of this, home of that, whatever, and makes sure the rest of the world...

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