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by KL Dubey
06 Oct 2017 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 2988
Views: 75754

Re: Positive News from the USA

UlanBatori wrote::eek: There goes THAT GetRichQuick role model and inspiration.


Well, there's Creflo Dollar on da south side of town. As da name indicates, he wuz born to be rich...."as mandated by Gawd".
by KL Dubey
25 Sep 2017 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3549
Views: 142742

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

... At the core the Vedas are an exploration of the universe by introspection and meditation and arrive at a "grand unified" explanation of the entire universe as the product of a consciousness that creates it. There exist some seriously scholarly works in English (that read like mumbojum...
by KL Dubey
06 Sep 2017 23:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results
Replies: 38
Views: 2495

Re: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results

In fact, the septic tank is very unhygienic but we can't avoid in an urban set-up. In the West, septic tanks are rarely installed in urban areas, so they are not unavoidable. I do agree a good sewage system should be the primary means. In the rural areas, developing a proper sewage system will take...
by KL Dubey
16 Aug 2017 08:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results
Replies: 38
Views: 2495

Re: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results

Lol where do you think yours is going everyday? At least in a farm it gets decomposed. The millions that get into the sewage system and contaminate urban groundwater is a much bigger concern. That's the problem. There should be dedicated system for carrying sewage from houses and offices to the tre...
by KL Dubey
16 Aug 2017 04:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results
Replies: 38
Views: 2495

Re: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results

Back in our farm, I will always poop out in the fields and wash bum in the running water nearby - even if I had access to the Indian style toilet. Elsewhere I will hold, unless I have diarrhea or something and it just cannot be helped. Wut ? :eek: Isn't this exactly the kind of unhygienic behavior ...
by KL Dubey
06 Aug 2017 18:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 759543

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

a wise warrior plans for the needle and the lance both - ancient cambodian saying. A wise warrior will use his lance when needled - ancient Vedic saying (Rig Veda MLCMXXXVI) Ancient Indian saying - "don't listen to ancient sayings of other countries." :D (I think there was a similar Bruce...
by KL Dubey
06 Aug 2017 17:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 759543

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

These moves would result in a few million people losing their jobs in the steel and coal sectors, and put severe pressure on trade unions controlled by the Communist Party. China said last year 1.8 million jobs will be eliminated during the process of industrial restructuring, but has managed to cu...
by KL Dubey
30 Jul 2017 04:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3549
Views: 142742

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

:mrgreen: Looks like SriJoy has fawked this thread too. BTW Sarasvati as referred in the Rgveda is not a river but represents some other kind of physical object. Howevah, there was certainly a riva in NW India that took its name from the Rgvedic sound Sarasvati.
by KL Dubey
08 Jun 2017 08:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 178467

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Yagnasri wrote:If NM does not meet Monkey then it is better. But I think the programme is already finalised.


I can already see dem headlines...."Narendra meets Vanarendra" :D
by KL Dubey
08 Jun 2017 08:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 340113

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

^^^Prem, this has nothing to do with India or India-US relations.
by KL Dubey
06 Jun 2017 08:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 40242

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Wonderful achievement by the fine folks at ISRO. We are now in the heavy hitters club. A new space age dawns for Bharat.
by KL Dubey
05 Jun 2017 04:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390878

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Monsoon rayne tracka: A lotta different kinda maps/info.

http://www.imd.gov.in/pages/monsoon_main.php

She lookin' good so far! Dat sweet necta already raynin' down on KL and TN.
by KL Dubey
05 Jun 2017 04:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 340113

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Also, there is a HUGELY misconception . Trump *cannot* pull out until 2020 - it takes 4 years to "pull out" of the Paris Accord. So, there is a chance IF Trump gets defeated in 2020 that the next President may decide to carry on with the Paris Accord. Your statements are highly misleading...
by KL Dubey
05 Jun 2017 03:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 340113

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

I may be wrong, but the Paris Accord is about providing a plan to achieve the goal. Not commitments. That was the early stage culminating in COP21 (Dec 2015). After almost a year of country ratifications it came into force in Nov 2016 as a binding commitment at the level of a treaty with an account...
by KL Dubey
05 Jun 2017 03:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 340113

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

India Leads on Climate Action as Trump Exits Paris Agreement Minister Piyush Goyal, India’s minister with independent charge for power, coal, mining and renewable energy, has repeatedly re-affirmed India’s commitment to fighting climate change: "Clean energy is not something that we are workin...
by KL Dubey
05 Jun 2017 03:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 340113

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

In India we pay over Rs. 7/unit for power when it should be no more than 70 paise/unit. 70 paise/unit electricity nationwide is a pipe dream in your lifetime or mine. India is currently about average among the G-20 economies in electricity tariffs if PPP is accounted for - we could do somewhat bett...
by KL Dubey
04 Jun 2017 11:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 340113

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

^^^You are mistaking climate change and environmental pollution. Two different things. I hope India can now pull out of the Paris Accord nonsense too. No reason to constrain the economy. India needs lots of cheap electricity and transportation fuel. It need not come at the cost of the environment. ...
by KL Dubey
04 Jun 2017 11:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 709
Views: 33499

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

^^ b) While e-cars are 'environmentally friendly' when you drive them, they are very, very dirty to produce. Just look at the process required to make e-batteries and that is the equivalent of 100,000 kms worth of gasoline emissions ! So the e-car is nothing more than 'NIMBY-ism' at its worst- it d...
by KL Dubey
04 Jun 2017 08:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 126688

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Well, Little Britain has a last chance to reform itself next week in the general election. It seems the acts of terrorism will likely strengthen the chances of Trisha Mai's party which has promised to reduce "net immigration to zero". That would ideally mean throw Pawkees out and bring oth...
by KL Dubey
02 Jun 2017 03:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390878

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Where does India get all the remittances from? Here is the latest diaspora update from MEA. There are now 30 million Indians abroad - the largest diaspora. NRI is non-resident Indian, while PIO are people of Indian origin i.e. those who are permanent residents or citizens . USA now has nearly 4.5 m...
by KL Dubey
30 May 2017 02:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1923
Views: 295109

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Singha wrote:Looks ariane5ish now.


But more like Ariane 4 in terms of payload capacity (4 tons to GTO), yes ?

Ariane 5 pushes 7-11 tons into GTO.

I think PSLV is equivalent to Ariane 1, whereas GSLV Mk I and II are similar to Ariane 2/3.

We catchin' up!
by KL Dubey
28 May 2017 10:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1923
Views: 295109

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

BTW, does anyone know what is the commercial status of the Indian satellite-based positioning system (IRNSS/NAVIC) ? Are there now phones/navigation devices/apps that can use this system instead of GPS ? Or is this really just a "military use" thing ? I guess this news item answers my own...
by KL Dubey
28 May 2017 05:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1707
Views: 224341

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Goremint effectively bans cow slaughter but steps up slaughter of pigs specifically of the Sus Viridis Cashmericus (green Cashmere pig) genus. What hypocrisy! :D
by KL Dubey
25 May 2017 10:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Looks like folks are still droppin' by to take a "poke" at Comrade Xi's Ob Or and C-Pec. You should start charging, Comrade Xi...this might be your only revenue from the whole affair.
by KL Dubey
25 May 2017 10:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2720
Views: 181065

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Dat be a good-azz road.
by KL Dubey
24 May 2017 06:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 178467

Re: Understanding US thread-III

It won't have force of a nation state. It just feeds Jerry Brown ego. An interesting development. Instead of dismissing it, we should exploit it...play both sides and divide. Although the state of Kalipurnia and its research institutions like the University of Kalipurnia - Barkat Ali are very "...
by KL Dubey
22 May 2017 06:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 178467

Re: Understanding US thread-III

After being fired, this fellow suddenly remembers his Indian heritage: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/nri/us-canada-news/very-proud-of-my-indian-heritage-preet-bharara-says/articleshow/58680486.cms Fool talks about listening to bhangra music...he surely has been made to dance a bhangra recently ...
by KL Dubey
18 May 2017 09:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Instead of this constant whining, I would suggest, if I may, to actually think through an OBOR like plan that India can build, taking all the above factors into account. It would be much better than simply whining and dhoti shivering. In other words, thinking at the level of a Pawkee (or their deep...
by KL Dubey
18 May 2017 08:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

I did not realize that Comrade Xi's Obscene Orifice (ObOr) and Chinese Pecker (C-Pec) would get this much attention on BRF. Just because every Pawkee accompanied by his four squaws is rushing out of his tepee to gawk at Comrade Xi's shriveled and puckered precious jewels, do you really wanna see too ?
by KL Dubey
15 May 2017 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

A $100 million/yr investment from India in helping freedom movements in Balochistan, Gilgit, Balawaristan, Baltistan etc will be much smarter than any of the cock-and-bull Chinese/Pawkee schemes being discussed in this thread.
by KL Dubey
14 May 2017 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

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"Here is a toast to my Obscene Orifice (OBOR) and Chinese Pecker (CPEC)."
by KL Dubey
14 May 2017 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

For what it is worth, India may consider a global PR exercise that clearly demonstrates and strengthens its rapidly expanding links with the rest of the world, especially the technologically advanced nations. We are hardly "isolated" except in the minds of the Chinese commie dorks. We do n...
by KL Dubey
14 May 2017 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Ndtv excerpt. ..... that the repayments will peak at around $5 billion in 2022, but will be more than offset by transit fees charged on the new transport corridor This is all small change. Additionally, I very much doubt there will be much economic activity on this corridor. Pawkees are seeing thei...
by KL Dubey
13 May 2017 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 588
Views: 58532

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

I think some people are getting spooked by random media reports and statements from various mofussil "academics". India has never had so much going for it than it does now. We need to focus and not get distracted by these Chinese schemes. What we need is cooperation with technologically ad...
by KL Dubey
12 May 2017 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390878

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

VKumar wrote:CRISIL is a scam. Google for this. CRISIL credit rating complaints


Agree. Totally useless agency.
by KL Dubey
11 May 2017 11:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1923
Views: 295109

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

BTW, does anyone know what is the commercial status of the Indian satellite-based positioning system (IRNSS/NAVIC) ? Are there now phones/navigation devices/apps that can use this system instead of GPS ? Or is this really just a "military use" thing ?
by KL Dubey
01 May 2017 15:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4170
Views: 101678

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

tandav wrote:CO2 with trace gas phase impurities is far more difficult to purify and likely the batch used was potentially not pure.


CO2 - in the presence of even small amounts of water vapor - forms carbonic acid (H2CO3), i.e. becomes an acid gas. This could be causing slow corrosion of the Zr/Ni alloy.
by KL Dubey
14 Apr 2017 09:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3549
Views: 142742

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

So how does one explain that Russian and other Balto-Slavic languages sound so much like Sanskrit and also have so many common words ? Indo-European? Don't be obtuse. You know the answer and it has been explained already before. One more time and I will have to place you on the ignore list. Other l...

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