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by tiruvar00r
13 Jan 2003 06:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni test of 09 January 2003
Replies: 165
Views: 58843

Re: Agni test of 09 January 2003

They should concentrate on miniaturization, storage, quick assembly(less than 2 hours, let us say) and onsite tech support in the missile groups(none of this call center in India with college girls is going to work). The aim should be to fire an agni out of a (few?) shaktiman(s).(or one reusable hyp...
by tiruvar00r
12 Jan 2003 23:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni test of 09 January 2003
Replies: 165
Views: 58843

Re: Agni test of 09 January 2003

Interesting etymological quibble Agnani=ignorant one gnana=knowledge But "Agni=fire=light=knowledge=gnana" is a new twist that I had not thought of. Light to knowledge/good is a cultural rather than etymological connection . I mean, aren't names like agni vayu varuna etc pre sanskrit(so that doing ...
by tiruvar00r
12 Jan 2003 08:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni test of 09 January 2003
Replies: 165
Views: 58843

Re: Agni test of 09 January 2003

Actually it is. ignoramous..ignorance - abscence of gnosis(latin) Gnosis...Gnana...agni(knowledge/ light as in tamasoma jyotir)...get it?
by tiruvar00r
11 Jan 2003 11:04
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: India and the Social Sciences
Replies: 94
Views: 39635

Re: India and the Social Sciences

Having read India wounded civilization,(and a couple of others) Sir vidia is only a question of whom he hates less or rather, what he is irritated by less. He dislikes the New york times(and the feeling is mutual) kind of liberal American intellectual even more. There is a story of how he was invite...
by tiruvar00r
10 Jan 2003 10:30
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni test of 09 January 2003
Replies: 165
Views: 58843

Re: Agni test of 09 January 2003

From etaiwannews.com

Like the headline.

Good guys. Pullin' for us.

Nuclear Radiance
by tiruvar00r
09 Jan 2003 11:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni test of 09 January 2003
Replies: 165
Views: 58843

Re: Agni test of 09 January 2003

We must give the Associated press credit(and a HUH?) where it is due.

"Such tests are routine, and are rarely announced in advance."

For not sensationalizing the test (must be the 70 Bn forex speaking) and for not knowing in advance(I did, as did most indian diaspora watching India).
by tiruvar00r
08 Jan 2003 10:11
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Time to rethink NFU
Replies: 224
Views: 71907

Re: Time to rethink NFU

Actually the analogy works beautiully. India is the obelix of Asia...maybe the world. (we were dropped into a cauldron of twice born magic potion when (the great) bharatvarsha was a baby).

MAybe we should Kick butt like obelix once in a while.

Wonder who dogmatix is...britain?
:D
by tiruvar00r
17 Dec 2002 04:35
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Dr Chidambaram's talk on Pokharan II
Replies: 116
Views: 39516

Re: Dr Chidambaram's talk on Pokharan II

Strange, Someone deleted my tiruvarur username.

Admin, Is there a problem?
Looks more like a tech glitch because there was no talk about me.

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