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by Yash
07 Jan 2015 10:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 211978

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Any idea if Indian intelligence is able to crack the reason behind the border firing? Simplistically, appears to be a) diversion against Peshawar attack, b) Obama's visit to India, c) upcoming US aid certification for Pakistan and US-Pak strategic dialog.
by Yash
19 Feb 2014 05:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 698
Views: 135748

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

Vadodara (erswhile Baroda) gets a *much* needed bus depot makeover. As far as media points go, this may not rank as high as airport terminal makeover these days but this surely services the aam junta much more. In pictures . Is there a masterplan cities like Ahmedabad, Surat, Baroda and others in Gu...
by Yash
21 Jan 2011 08:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1144
Views: 109428

Re: States News and Discussions

Anyone here heard of Narendra Modi's new book (he's authored about 6 but this is the first one in angrezi)...Called "Convenient Action", it is subtitled something like "Gujarat's Response to Challenges Of Climate Change". The book was released by venerable A Kalam on Dec 21st las...
by Yash
15 Aug 2009 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 210904

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009


Amazing...The man in this video is an engineering student in TSP.

[Source: Gizmodo]
by Yash
14 Aug 2009 12:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 266535

Re: Indian Roads Thread

I've always loved actions taken in the field much more than meaningless "announcements" of projects. In that vein, here's a bit of good news about work that I wasn't even aware was being done at such rapid pace. Bihar's bridges, way to a new work culture The corporation has in the last thr...
by Yash
01 Aug 2009 03:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch
Replies: 4017
Views: 239901

Re: Af-Pak Watch

Defence Link (PDF file): Progress towards security & stability in Afghanistan : India reference is only in the context of food supplies (what of the umpteen consulates that apparently are doing a lot more than "issuing visas"?): The food security situation in 2009 is likely to be bette...
by Yash
30 Jul 2009 13:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 266535

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Rs.100,000 crore ($22 billion) investment in roads this year “We are committed to the new target of laying 20 kilometres of roads per day, and to achieve this target there needs to be a quantum jump in construction activity across the country,” Nath told reporters after addressing the ‘Build India-...
by Yash
30 Jul 2009 13:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 266535

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Kamal Nath unveils massive road development plan http://sify.com/news/fullstory.php?a=jh3ru5eeidh&title=Kamal_Nath_unveils_massive_road_development_plan The Minister said that the Ministry has appointed a consultant to look at the feasibility of 15,600 km of expressways in the country. This wou...
by Yash
30 Jul 2009 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 210904

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009

The S-e-S harakiri thread is rightfully locked...so let me just post my query here: Like the US, do we have a foreign relations committee in the Indian Parliament? These folks would be privy to the highest level of confidential security details and would be constituted of key players from both sitti...
by Yash
12 Jul 2009 23:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 698
Views: 135748

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

An industrial park exclusively for electronics hardware is coming up in Cochin. Here is a flash movie: ... This design is logic defying. There is a hospital, an entertainment center, a manufacturing facility, a hotel/conf center, AND a residential complex -- all in a few square blocks. For proper d...
by Yash
11 Jul 2009 18:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 266535

Re: Indian Roads Thread

While I don't think this can be replicated in Indian cities effectively, the following is nevertheless an impressive achievement for a country like Columbia. From concept to ribbon cutting: 3 years. They faced some of the same problems as Delhi with highly polluting private buses gridlocking the roa...
by Yash
29 Jan 2009 18:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 775
Views: 180331

Re: A Nation on the March

Govt set to make computers available @ Rs 500 The computer will be a small equipment with expandable memory, LAN and Wi-Fi facilities. The government will also produce e-content on every subject which will be made available free of cost...The scheme would cost Rs 4,612 crore in the 11th Plan. "...
by Yash
26 Jan 2009 19:39
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Non-response to Terrorism after Mumbai
Replies: 818
Views: 66250

Re: Indian Non-response to Terrorism after Mumbai

NYT: 2 Militants Die in Shootout in India, Police Say By HARI KUMAR Published: January 25, 2009 NEW DELHI — The Indian police said Sunday that two Pakistani militants were killed in a shootout in a suburb of New Delhi, a day before India’s Republic Day celebrations. NYT is getting soft on the war o...
by Yash
05 Jan 2009 01:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 366420

Re: J & K news and discussion

More of the same...
Jammu encounter enters fourth day

Wonder if we're being restrained in not using full air power from all sides and bunker-busting bombs. hate to see our jawans losing life over these scumbags.
by Yash
12 Dec 2008 13:37
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 155871

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

Nesoj wrote:DON'T MISS !!!!!!

The Tricolour is flying proudly on PDF - Time for a screenshot :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

http://pakistanidefenceforum.com/

AWESOME! My kudos to whomever hacked in this beauty 8)
by Yash
29 May 2004 22:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 73676

Re: The Saras Flies!

Someone please correct me if i'm wrong, but a few posts have mentioned Saras as a "jet engine"...as far as I know, this has twin turbo engines, non-native (US). ya?
by Yash
11 Feb 2004 11:36
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 69491

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

US is getting to taste the lying bits of pakistan finally. We provided leads about Khan earlier: US This in response to Mush's NY times interview where he stated that US did not pass "all" the information it had about Khan, else he would have acted earlier and this would not have gone so far. US is ...
by Yash
07 Feb 2004 22:58
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 64732

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Expecting the Bush administration to publicly recognize Pakistani perfidities is like asking him to hammer one more nail in his de-election coffin. He and his adminstration are almost checkmated by democrats (he'd never have agreed otherwise to ask for an "intelligence lapse review") regarding Iraq....
by Yash
02 Jul 2003 03:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Six Years!
Replies: 66
Views: 26351

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Six Years!

1) What is it about Bharat Rakshak (and the forum) that makes you want to keep coming back every day? This place is like peer review for scientific papers. You can't barf wrong info and get away with it, ergo, you always are better informed than those pathetic many who choose not to be cognizant of...
by Yash
01 Jul 2002 05:10
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Road Development
Replies: 282
Views: 70372

Re: Indian Road Development

Originally posted by GauravS: ...a 4 lane is preferred because, in most cases the accumulating cost of maintanence on six lanes is more than the cost of constructing additional lanes later on, and then there is another Cost and benefit study, the simple fact is that unless there is traffic to justi...
by Yash
12 Jun 2002 00:56
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indo-US Operations in J&K
Replies: 27
Views: 12067

Re: Indo-US Operations in J&K

NO way Jose...this reminds me of the proverbial camel who ended up taking the tent. IMHO, US would not make a suggestion in public fora without being convinced that it won't be slapped down by MEA. Two possibilities stand out: a) US realizes that the war against terror is not over until the scum in ...
by Yash
11 Jun 2002 00:29
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled
Replies: 114
Views: 44532

Re: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled

Originally posted by Nikhil Shah: Why announce it now? This chap has been in custody for a month now. The official reason for announcing this now is they need to meet a legal deadline. Probably true and it probably also meets US's agenda of making India panic that such devices may be deployed in In...
by Yash
07 Sep 2001 23:12
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Road to World Power
Replies: 120
Views: 42763

Re: The Road to World Power

<B>Stem Cell Research @ Reliance </B> <P>Silence and lack of transparency has often been the bane of India - govt. or companies. In Agra we had MEA that would refuse to tell journos anything about anything while TSP were having a field day. In the following article (wsj has subscription), Reliance's...

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