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by Pranay
23 Jun 2016 19:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Kaziranga-boss-suspended-after-rhinos-killed/articleshow/52876226.cms Kaziranga boss suspended after rhinos killed TNN | Jun 23, 2016, 03.06 AM IST GUWAHATI: Following the killing of two rhinos within a week, the Assam government has suspended Kaziranga's dir...
by Pranay
16 Jun 2016 17:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36546151 Looks like the man eater lion has been identified ... India sanctuary man-eater lions to live in captivity Three lions were found to have human remains in their excrement Three lions proved to be man-eaters in India's Gir sanctuary will spend the res...
by Pranay
15 Jun 2016 18:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 14223

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36525694 Kashmir: Outrage over settlements for displaced Hindus Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have put separatist leaders under house arrest to prevent them from holding a silent march on Wednesday in protest at a government decision to resettle ...
by Pranay
15 Jun 2016 17:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36526308 India puts Gujarat lions on trial after three people killed By Prashant Dayal BBC Hindi, Gujarat 14 June 2016 Officials in India have "arrested" 18 lions as they try to find a man eater suspected of killing three people. Forest officials in...
by Pranay
14 Jun 2016 18:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 553
Views: 65887

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/14/world/asia/afghanistan-pakistan-torkham-border-crossing.html?ref=world&_r=0 Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchange Heavy Gunfire Along Border By ISMAIL KHAN and ROD NORDLAND JUNE 13, 2016 PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani and Afghan forces exchanged heavy gunfire on Sun...
by Pranay
08 Jun 2016 18:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160607-there-are-people-in-india-happily-living-with-wild-tigers The same philosophy of life that has worked in the conservation of Asiatic Lions by Maldharis in Gujarat is at play with the Tigers/Soligas, etc. There are people in India living with wild tigers For th...
by Pranay
25 May 2016 00:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 216741

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/VVIP-chopper-scam-sinks-torpedo-deal-for-new-submarines/articleshow/52422379.cms Government has scrapped the long-pending Rs 1,200 crore proposal to buy heavy-weight torpedoes from a subsidiary of Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica to arm the six new Scorpene ...
by Pranay
20 May 2016 19:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Sloth-bear-leopard-census-begins-today/articleshow/52353450.cms Ahmedabad: The three-day leopard and sloth bear census will begin from Friday. The forest department has stationed 100-odd cameras across wildlife sanctuaries to record movements of slot...
by Pranay
12 May 2016 18:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India
Replies: 108
Views: 8706

Re: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of I

India's dying mother - A good read on the Clean Ganga initiative... the many issues at hand and some of those trying to address the situation.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt ... 404cc12a39
by Pranay
30 Apr 2016 22:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsvyTr_I76c

The extraordinary power of the Wild Boar and the Leopard on display...
by Pranay
15 Apr 2016 21:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 136656

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/At-long-last-India-close-to-deal-with-France-to-buy-36-Rafale-fighter-jets-for-Rs-60000-crores/articleshow/51846326.cms Defence sources on Friday said the actual contract "could" be inked "within a month or so" since the negotiations are &...
by Pranay
14 Apr 2016 23:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/indian-tigers-may-roar-in-cambodian-jungles-soon-1395609 Buoyed by increasing tiger numbers, India is actively considering a request by Cambodia to send a couple of big cats to help re-populate the tiger population in the country. "India is willing to help those c...
by Pranay
11 Apr 2016 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 169455

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/with-two-planes-india-to-raise-its-first-tejas-squadron-in-july-1391301 NEW DELHI: India will get its Tejas fighter squadron -- indigenously built Combat Aircraft -- on July 1, with two planes. The squadron will be based in in Tamil Nadu's Sulur. Another two fighters a...
by Pranay
07 Apr 2016 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 14223

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

SanjayC - Great!

Also - A small snapshot of the local atmosphere as experienced by non-kashmiri students at NIT... one wonders what the Pandits would have experienced.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1fYEPksmao#t=307.555
by Pranay
07 Apr 2016 17:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 14223

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

Just finished reading an excellent book - A Long Dream of Home (The Persecution, Exodus and Exile of Kashmiri Pandits) by Siddhartha Gigoo & Varad Sharma

Eye opening (for me) first person accounts of what the Kashmiri Pandit population experienced. A must read!
by Pranay
06 Apr 2016 18:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/07/world/asia/cambodia-tigers.html?ref=world When saving a species is at the heart of the matter and the sole Mission Statement - the following is what organizations and countries do!! Logical enough!! Unlike the unfortunate legal/political/media drama that accompanies...
by Pranay
23 Mar 2016 18:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/rajkot/Lioness-run-over-on-Pipavav-Road/articleshow/51519362.cms TNN | Mar 23, 2016, 12.26 AM IST Rajkot: A lioness which was about two-and-half-year-old was killed after being run over by an unidentified vehicle on Pipavav road in Rajula taluka of Amreli dist...
by Pranay
28 Feb 2016 21:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2949
Views: 246813

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

I am shocked at Vishnu Som vicious Twitter attack on a soldier and bogus comparsion of Army officers as JNU graduates. whom did he attack ?? ^^ the entire kahani is here: http://www.opindia.com/2016/02/lies-manipulations-insults-what-indian-media-gives-to-our-army/ Such is the ignorance and in turn...
by Pranay
22 Feb 2016 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3524
Views: 165056

Re: Internal Security Watch

Such a high casualty rate among highly trained SF Paras should raise many questions - a "deep dive on their SOP's" would be undertaken at this point.

Using a machete - where a scalpel should be used - is counterproductive!! One only ends up destroying one's own infrastructure!
by Pranay
17 Feb 2016 19:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Breeding-centres-to-help-revive-wolf-population/articleshow/51026490.cms Breeding centres to help revive wolf population Himanshu Kaushik | TNN | Feb 17, 2016, 05.56 PM IST AHMEDABAD: The drastic drop in population of Indian wolves from 1,374 in 2000...
by Pranay
09 Feb 2016 01:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2949
Views: 246813

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/soldier-caught-in-siachen-avalanche-found-alive-under-25-feet-of-snow-report-1275248?pfrom=home-lateststories After 6 Days, Soldier Caught In Siachen Avalanche Found Alive: Army Commander All India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with inputs from PTI) | Updated: February ...
by Pranay
05 Feb 2016 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3524
Views: 165056

Re: Internal Security Watch

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/raipur/Chhattisgarh-police-to-launch-massive-operations-to-wipe-out-Maoists-in-Bastar/articleshow/50857687.cms Maoists have recently circulated pamphlets, threatening of Darbha attack- II, asking enemies of revolutionary movement to be prepared to bear yet ano...
by Pranay
26 Jan 2016 22:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 2016 Republic day special
Replies: 87
Views: 3421

Re: 2016 Republic day special

I look forward to the day when the Indian President's Bodyguard is equipped with either the Marwari or Kathiawari breed of Indian horses - not the present Hanovarian. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/All-the-Presidents-horsemen/articleshow/20720841.cms The PBG has 86 horses—mostly half-...
by Pranay
09 Jan 2016 04:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 18411

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/skivvies--fatigues/296358 Much before the 168 men of the National Sec­urity Guard (NSG), ordered in by Natio­nal Secur­ity Advisor Ajit Doval, landed at Pathankot air force base in the eve­n­­ing of January 1, the terrorists who struck in the wee hours of the next...
by Pranay
07 Jan 2016 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 18411

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Pathankot-attack-How-Operation-Dhangu-was-won/articleshow/50476559.cms Operation Dhangu!! CHANDIGARH: The Army on Wednesday justified the deployment of NSG in the operation against the six terrorists at the Pathankot airbase, saying that the three service chi...
by Pranay
06 Jan 2016 18:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 21122

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

There is life in the woodwork - the termites are out to play... Pick a shade of yellow and one can paint these so called journalists/analysts with it... http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-35232599 It took Indian authorities four days to put down a deadly attack on the Pathankot air force base ...
by Pranay
04 Jan 2016 01:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 21122

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

With the attack on the Pathankot AFB and the nearly simultaneous ongoing attack on the Indian Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35216950 The Pakistani Army has fired a couple of shots across the bow of the Indian state and has upped the ante. Talk all yo...
by Pranay
03 Jan 2016 00:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 21122

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-35211265 The gunmen drove a hijacked police vehicle when they launched the attack at 03:30 (22:00 GMT Friday). They entered living quarters at the base, but were contained there and so were unable to cause any damage to military hardware, said air force spoke...
by Pranay
11 Dec 2015 18:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 246878

Re: Indian Railways Thread

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-35068531

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on a two-day visit to India, where he is expected to announce a deal for India's first bullet train.

On Thursday, India approved the $14.7bn (£9.7bn) deal for Japan to build the high-speed train line.
by Pranay
07 Dec 2015 19:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Transfer-of-lions-to-London-zoo-awaits-govt-nod/articleshow/50078411.cms Transfer of lions to London zoo awaits govt nod Himanshu Kaushik,TNN | Dec 7, 2015, 06.49 PM IST AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat forest department has begun the procedure for getting fin...
by Pranay
10 Nov 2015 06:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 246878

Re: Indian Railways Thread

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34771521 General Electric to build new trains for India's railways General Electric has won a $2.6bn (£1.7bn) contract from the Indian government to build a fleet of new trains for the country. The US-based industrial company said it would supply India will 1,000 new...
by Pranay
26 Oct 2015 18:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/rajkot/Gujarats-pride-at-Bhavnagars-doorstep/articleshow/49533392.cms The Lions keep marching on... impressive spread to the east of Gir. Looking forward to when they recolonize the Velavadhar Blackbuck NP/Sanctuary north of Bhavnagar. Gujarat's pride at Bhavn...
by Pranay
23 Oct 2015 18:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

The Lion Queens of India - Path breaking model for wildlife management and women empowerment in India :) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34594692 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwFSzq4MVOQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sX_oB5gdT7c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOOaxhpUTuE https://www.y...
by Pranay
15 Oct 2015 18:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation
Replies: 482
Views: 36333

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/16/world/asia/us-exploring-deal-to-limit-pakistans-nuclear-arsenal.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0 U.S. Exploring Deal to Limit Pakistan’s Nuclear Arsenal By DAVID E. SANGEROCT...
by Pranay
22 Sep 2015 07:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asiatic_Lion_Reintroduction_Project The Chandraprabha Lion relocation experiment... mistakes were made, lessons were learned - hopefully we move on from there. Just like with the Cryogenic engines and the GSLV - some launches are not successful, mistakes are worked on a...
by Pranay
21 Sep 2015 22:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://www.wsj.com/articles/wolfs-return-to-california-stirs-debate-1442787204 Gray wolves were largely eradicated from the contiguous Western states during the early 20th century, but have been on the rebound since federal officials relocated about 30 from Canada to Yellowstone National Park and ce...
by Pranay
19 Sep 2015 17:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Asiatic-lions-sent-to-53-zoos-in-50-years/articleshow/49024915.cms Asiatic lions sent to 53 zoos in 50 years Himanshu Kaushik,TNN | Sep 19, 2015, 03.36 PM IST AHMEDABAD: Gir sanctuary, the last abode of Asiatic lions, over the last 50 years of its ex...
by Pranay
04 Sep 2015 04:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 696
Views: 33901

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/Conservation-project-helps-revive-Mahseer-in-rivers/articleshow/48737691.cms Conservation project helps revive Mahseer in rivers Meenakshi Rohatgi & Ananya Dutta,TNN | Aug 31, 2015, 05.50 AM IST PUNE: A four-decade-old conservation ...
by Pranay
20 Aug 2015 06:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 540
Views: 65689

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6fTfz7snXo

Indian Cow breeds - good comparison of Indian/Cross bred cows.
by Pranay
16 Aug 2015 19:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: ISI-History and Discussions
Replies: 500
Views: 36224

Re: ISI-History and Discussions

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/17/world/asia/hamid-gul-pakistans-former-spy-chief-dies-at-78.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Hamid Gul, an influential and contentious three-star general who ser...

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