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by Harsh
08 Jul 2005 02:34
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Eight Years!
Replies: 41
Views: 22018

happy birthday :)
by Harsh
14 Mar 2005 20:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 720
Views: 149001

Don't know if posted before

Famous Indian Scientists
by Harsh
06 Mar 2005 07:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 61192

I found a very interesting website detailing pre-Independence Indian Army regiments: Britsh Empire:Army:Units On the left hand navigation menu, go down to "Indian Army." Website details regiment History, Badges, Uniforms, Battle Honors, Predecessor and Successor Units, and a suggested reading materi...
by Harsh
02 Mar 2005 00:54
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India - pics, clips and anecdotes
Replies: 211
Views: 85477

Calmala holmes, its just like 20 questions! Start low, cover all bases, and then go up!

See, now I know for certain that the photos were indeed taken by camera, and not daguerreotype or ASCII, etc. Image
by Harsh
01 Mar 2005 22:35
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India - pics, clips and anecdotes
Replies: 211
Views: 85477

B Harry: the man of immeasurable mystery and intrigue... Hmm... your images on ACIG don't have any EXIF information, and I don't know what sort of cameras you can get in India, so I'll play it safe and say Canon Powershot A10 procured through barter on the black market. ;) I'm trying to save up for ...
by Harsh
01 Mar 2005 18:09
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India - pics, clips and anecdotes
Replies: 211
Views: 85477

rags wrote:Harry,
What camera do you use? The pictures are amazing..

I 2nd that question and comment :-o
by Harsh
22 Nov 2004 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 138923

Old soldier never died, soul lives on at Indian army outpost Wed Nov 17, 2:18 AM ET South Asia - AFP NATHU LA, India (AFP) - Sepoy Harbhajan Singh of the 23rd Punjab Regiment reported back for duty this week at this Indo-Chinese border outpost, 26 years after he died. Accompanied by luggage, the de...
by Harsh
08 Jul 2004 05:38
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Exercise Co-operative Cope Thunder
Replies: 201
Views: 76512

Re: Exercise Co-operative Cope Thunder

I wonder why all us jingoes still sit around
and :D )
by Harsh
01 Jul 2004 08:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 67572

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

Originally posted by Raj Katare: Next logical step for BR should obviously be a print edition of “Monitor” in India. This would have more impact with old fa^ts who (are still in majority) are still allergic to PC/WWW but command high position in the GoI. Just imagine... in 10-15 years when India's ...
by Harsh
01 Jul 2004 04:11
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 67572

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

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<img src="http://detroitdesi.com/Architecture/U-P/br_birthday_04.png" alt="" />

Here's to 7 more years
by Harsh
29 Jun 2004 07:54
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: IAF Jaguars & IL-78s in Italy
Replies: 124
Views: 47737

Re: IAF Jaguars & IL-78s in Italy

bsplayer(.com) is by far the best
(Kazaalite zindabad!)
by Harsh
11 Mar 2004 18:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 35763

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

It would be nice to see an upgrade in forum software that allows individual threads to be crawled/cached in search engine sites like google.

BR's hits and ranking would go up tenfold
by Harsh
16 Aug 2003 19:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff
Replies: 40
Views: 18880

Re: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff

If that is true, and it may very well be, then this is another indication that BR has graduated from passive to active "psy-op" influence
by Harsh
07 May 2003 19:16
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: LCA is Named Tejas!!!
Replies: 321
Views: 54834

Re: LCA is Named Tejas!!!

For all of you having trouble viewing Abhinav's picture, I've converted it to jpeg and uploaded it here:

http://djdetroitdesi.50megs.com/Pictures/abhinav_lca.jpg

You may need to cut and paste the url in your browser title bar.

-Harsh
by Harsh
05 May 2003 01:31
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: LCA is Named Tejas!!!
Replies: 321
Views: 54834

Re: LCA is Named Tejas!!!

Originally posted by ramana:
Good name will cause confusion to enemies. Think of how they will deal/communicate about multiple bogeys!
:lol:
by Harsh
22 Feb 2003 13:39
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Army -- News Folder -- February 2003
Replies: 62
Views: 5081

Re: Indian Army -- News Folder -- February 2003

Post Report - KATHMANDU, June 8 Citing the escalating Maoist insurgency in Nepal, the Indian Government has reduced its around eight recruitment camps across the country to only one in Sunsari district. "The Indian Army Pension Camp, Dharan has been forced to adjust slight changes by reducing its ar...
by Harsh
04 Jan 2003 22:21
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 49704

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Originally posted by Harshavardhan:
[QB]Does anyone know whether Dhola peak is SW of Hathungla, W-SW of the same, or W-NW of it?
Anyone? :(
by Harsh
04 Jan 2003 04:31
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 49704

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Does anyone know whether Dhola peak is SW of Hathungla, W-SW of the same, or W-NW of it? I have come across 8 sources that all have different opinions of where Dhola should be, while Hatungla more or less is in the same place. This is significant because Dhola's position is crux for PRC claims on th...
by Harsh
03 Nov 2002 01:04
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 49704

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Hmm, do you know if copies of that report are available in the states?

Thanks,
Harsh
by Harsh
03 Nov 2002 00:34
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 49704

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Ahh, my bad. I've heard the phrase but didn't realize the acronym. Thanks. --=-=-- Also, I talked to Xinhui, and he says the source for his Orbat is "based on the book Wars of the Republic , published by PLA in Chinese, in the Sino-India border war chapter." Though I wonder if the PRC ever published...
by Harsh
02 Nov 2002 13:50
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 49704

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Karthik Krishnamurthy, which books are you referring to ? Sorry about not being able to reply sooner, brosahib. I've been inundated with work, and have hardly had a chance to glance at this thread till tonight. The biggest problem one finds when tackling the Sino-Tibetan conflict and the Sino-Indian...
by Harsh
21 Oct 2002 03:28
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 49704

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Rakesh, Jagan is quite correct in saying that in terms of tactical descriptions of the conflict Maxwell ranks up there. However, the whole basis of his argument is arbitrary and illogical. Briefly, he accepts as given the following: 1. The Chinese claim to Tibet was and is legitimate. Therefore, the...
by Harsh
06 Jun 2002 01:25
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Definition of Worlds
Replies: 24
Views: 11934

Re: The Definition of Worlds

iirc it was Nehru who coined (or at least popularized) the term "third world" when referring to the members of the nonaligned movement as a new "third world" that rises above and beyond the 'new world' (America => W. Bloc) and the 'old world' (Euro Colonialists, Soviets => E. Bloc.) It was picked up...
by Harsh
09 May 2002 05:44
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....
Replies: 100
Views: 43986

Re: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....

Pity... the Chinese Military Forum archives there go back only to 2001. I was hoping to chance upon any of my old posts. Chairman/Webmaster/Maharaj "PLA"/"YDX" has deleted any mention of my name (used to go by "Jai Hind") in their archives. :( I still remember with a yearning the massive India/China...
by Harsh
08 May 2002 13:09
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....
Replies: 100
Views: 43986

Re: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....

Hey, anyone still have the url to the old Pakdeaf forum?

That should be a hoot

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
-DJ Detroit Desi

...a webmaster of:
The 1962 Sino-Indian War Website.
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
by Harsh
08 May 2002 12:55
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....
Replies: 100
Views: 43986

Re: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....

Hey, the links are working! I'm not going crazy halucinating about the past! I guess if it doesnt work for you, just wait a while till the server corrects itself. -=-=-=- Jagan: For a minute, I was tempted to enter in the url of the 62 War Site to find an antique version of it, but then I realized t...
by Harsh
08 May 2002 10:39
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....
Replies: 100
Views: 43986

Re: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....

How very odd. Either web.archive.org has become screwy, or I have. As soon as I posted, the links don't work, and www.bharat-rakshak.com apparently isn't found in the archive... Ahh well. Maybe later, when their server is fixed, all-you can join me in my reminisces... Harsh -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -DJ Det...
by Harsh
08 May 2002 10:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....
Replies: 100
Views: 43986

A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....

Fellow BR old-timers... :( -=-=-=- Or even more amusing: [url=http://web.archive.org/web/19980419112118/www.bharat-rakshak.com/Forum/] <img src="http://web.archive.org/web/19980419111703/http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/BR-Forum.gif" alt="" /> Check out the infant BR forum! [/url] Back when flame-wars ...
by Harsh
27 Apr 2002 06:13
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 44971

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

Originally posted by Badar: I of course would side with my co-naitonalists over co-culturalists Harsh, wouldn't it be better if we simply side with whoever/whatever seems to be correct/better on the issue at hand rather than committing our support to some group, weather right or wrong, based upon e...
by Harsh
26 Apr 2002 11:44
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 44971

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

Atish, I think we generally agree, but regardless, I am going to be more explicit in what I mean. I thought I made clear that I don't wish for a fundamentally pro-India policy for America which generally harms American interests. Perhaps I should have spelt it out clearer: It is my personal (not to ...
by Harsh
26 Apr 2002 09:17
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 44971

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

Johann makes a good point. India the country is not necessarily totally representative of India the civilization. Especially amongst 2nd+ gen (hereafter "2+g") non-Indian S. Asians, I know from experience this causes a lot of confusion. For example, all my 2+g Bangladeshi American friends identify t...
by Harsh
26 Apr 2002 08:19
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 44971

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

Atish, You get me wrong man. When I say I want America to have a pro-India policy, I mean just that - not that America should have an "India-first" policy or one which is fundamentally Indian. A nation looks after itself first. Besides, neither I, nor Indian-Americans in general, are in a position t...
by Harsh
26 Apr 2002 05:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 44971

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

Originally posted by Carl: Interesting cavalier attitude toward Indianness. I don't mean to be offensive in any way, but IMHO, this attitude is an interesting illustration of cultural "immigrant" psychology. In order to feel comfortable about one's identity, dilute the concept of nationhood, and fe...
by Harsh
26 Apr 2002 05:17
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 44971

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

Shiv: Are you Indian? If yes, why do you say that? What makes you Indian? What constitutes Indianness? I guess this can be answered several ways. Personally, I do not consider myself true-true Indian - the word is a Trini slang for someone who is born and raised in India, or who has all the attribut...
by Harsh
12 Apr 2002 10:52
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Lost City found off the Mahabalipuram coast
Replies: 86
Views: 36635

Re: Lost City found off the Mahabalipuram coast

BTW, how would you respond to the Paki claims of superiority based on the Harappa civilization being "Pakistani" in essence, as it was discovered on Paki
Hell, I find the fact that they named their missile after a sadistic madman who butchered thousands of of Pakistani ancestors amusing enough.
by Harsh
12 Apr 2002 03:06
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Lost City found off the Mahabalipuram coast
Replies: 86
Views: 36635

Re: Lost City found off the Mahabalipuram coast

from article : Scientists now want to explore the possibility that the city was submerged following the last Ice Age. If this proves correct, it would date the discovery at more than 5,000 years old. Wouldn't that date set the city at around the same time as the earliest Saraswati River cities fart...

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