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by Bhrigu
02 Jul 2004 02:16
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 67690

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

Congrats to all the founders and people that are keeping the flame alive. been hooked on for three years now. The true worth of the forum was apparent to me when it went down for a couple of days. frantic emails to fellow BR members as to what happened. Those two days showed what withdrawal symptoms...
by Bhrigu
15 Jun 2004 01:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 74906

Re: The Saras Flies!

A very moving first person a/c of the SARAS take off ************** From: "Srinivas Bhogle" SARAS is a 14-seater civilian aircraft that my lab,NAL, has been working on for a long time now. SARAS is for a 'feeder' role; i.e. 'feed' traffic for the bigger planes that take off from bigger cities. Take ...
by Bhrigu
05 Feb 2004 00:52
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004
Replies: 324
Views: 61941

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004

As an aside - for bay area folks - in tomorrow's forum program on KQED 88.5 FM, Michael Krasny is going to discuss pakistani 'rogue scientists' nuclear proliferation. In the second half of the prog, listeners can call in with their questions. dont yet know the expert panel he is going to assemble. t...
by Bhrigu
29 Jan 2004 23:24
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 65303

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

Originally posted by John Umrao: "You can go to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and they are very proud Pakistan has this capability," said Shireen Mazari, Indeed I met a double PhD from egypt here in the US , well read and aware of the world dynamics. was objective and persuasive in his arguments most of ...
by Bhrigu
21 Nov 2003 04:37
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Indian Patriotic Songs
Replies: 119
Views: 81810

Re: Indian Patriotic Songs

ok, too much hindi/urdu .. now for some diversity in telugu :) "jananee janma bhoomischa, swargaadhapi gareeyasi .. e thalli ninu kannado, aa thalline kanna bhoomi goppadira .." roughly translated, ' mother and motherland are like heaven, the land that gave birth to your mother is a great one' .. I ...
by Bhrigu
20 May 2003 04:08
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 41129

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

Back in the 50's, was the difference in the living standards of Bombay and the rest of India as disparate as it is today ?
by Bhrigu
17 May 2003 04:24
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 41129

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

To AnilJ,

hmmmmm..., ahem, ummmm..., cough cough .. WOKAY BOSS, as you say!!! :D
by Bhrigu
17 May 2003 04:07
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian History Discussions - III
Replies: 176
Views: 43597

Re: Indian History Discussions - III

If you scroll down there's this line:

Click on image to download:

and below that an image.
by Bhrigu
17 May 2003 04:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 41129

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

Why would a hardcore chankian like PVNR decide to rub the world's only super power the wrong way ? that too back then when India was no where close to where we are now ??!!
by Bhrigu
17 May 2003 03:08
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian History Discussions - III
Replies: 176
Views: 43597

Re: Indian History Discussions - III

Someone has painstakingly put together Indian timeline from the start of the yuga. Click on the image in this link and it brings up an xl file.

http://www.newdharma.org/royal_chron.htm
by Bhrigu
16 May 2003 23:20
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 41129

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

AnilJoshi,

Perfect!! Now I remember. Such bad memory :( , I used to recount this tale to almost all my friends once upon a time.

Thanks.
by Bhrigu
15 May 2003 23:35
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 41129

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

Kaushal Garu, Abhijit (we both are the true DOOs, all others are fake): Thanks for the invite. I was the guy with the long hair. I did attend a couple of them last year and always eagerly look forward to them, mostly cuz Ramana Garu unwinds and lets out some gems. :) Haffun. some more about PV: - I ...
by Bhrigu
15 May 2003 22:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 41129

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

- he was/is proficient in 15 languages both Indian and foreign. There was a news item about how he surprised a spanish delegation by speaking in perfect spanish. - IIRC, he was considered by congress for PM giri as early as 1984 when IG died but was overrun for Rajiv to get the sympathy vote factor ...
by Bhrigu
15 May 2003 02:10
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Why has it become so cool to hate India
Replies: 320
Views: 83652

Re: Why has it become so cool to hate India

Originally posted by GGanesh: Its one thing for a "hawa ka jhonka" lifting Marilyn Monroe's skirt to reveal pink underwear. But a Tamilian wearing a lungi and the same "hawa ka jhonka", ...... Well, some things are best left unsaid. ganesh, lungis are aerodynamically constructed and worn NOT to beh...
by Bhrigu
14 May 2003 23:37
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Why has it become so cool to hate India
Replies: 320
Views: 83652

Re: Why has it become so cool to hate India

Originally posted by John Umrao: we had a tamilian friend who went out in lungi in broad day light. Imagine that lungi in flower color prints , you have victoria's secret out on the street... :rotfl: JU kaka, that WAS in the 'checks' format (famous in apun ka hyd) made eternal by all those mallik c...
by Bhrigu
14 May 2003 22:51
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Why has it become so cool to hate India
Replies: 320
Views: 83652

Re: Why has it become so cool to hate India

When I was in Grad school in Iowa City where it gets real hot in the summers, we had a tamilian friend who went out in lungi in broad day light. We had lotsa fun with 'gora log' ka expressions.
by Bhrigu
03 May 2002 06:39
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 57774

Re: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front

All: Is it possible that the GoI might be intending to send a strong message to TSP that India's answer to solving the Kashmir tangle is another Bangladesh like dismembering of TSP's Sindh region ? You push off Kashmir for good or else Sindh will be targetted by us. Now that we are making guesses of...

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