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by Rajesh_MR
04 Oct 2019 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 938
Views: 89377

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

And you were right, I too remember this road once upon a time. A simple two lane road, with big trees on both sides and farm lands till the horizon. Remember cycling on the road to go to a hill near the same place. Absolutely, this area used to be much less busy with only traffic to Guruvayoor and ...
by Rajesh_MR
23 Sep 2019 05:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3437
Views: 481440

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Talk is cheap. Let's see how DTs admin behaves after all this. From what I see DT admin has been pretty hard on all immigrant community especially Indians due to all the visa related restrictions etc. What were/are the visa restrictions? I have heard of constant threat of removing H4 work permits, ...
by Rajesh_MR
28 Aug 2019 08:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3059
Views: 420497

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Most likely only assumption mobs make is other side won't respond
by Rajesh_MR
26 Jul 2019 21:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3638
Views: 372830

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Reopen doesn't mean conviction...could reaffirm acquittal
by Rajesh_MR
12 Jun 2019 17:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 938
Views: 89377

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

I think there was a defacto plan by Congress to make LDF walk into Sabarimala trap. The Congress by keeping quiet emboldened LDF into getting hyper on Sabarimala. For the commies there were "multiple point of failures" in the way they handled Sabari Mala. 5. The biggest failure of the com...
by Rajesh_MR
19 May 2019 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529246

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Woke up and started seeing all exit polls. Mudi will loose only :(( :(( :((
by Rajesh_MR
01 Oct 2017 08:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

^^ It was there. It was done away with some 25-30 years ago. In pre-computer era renewal was a hassle. Yellow board vehicles still go through annual certification process
by Rajesh_MR
21 Sep 2017 18:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

^^ I have seen guards with double barrel guns in toll plazas in TN. Not sure what is criteria for putting armed guards
by Rajesh_MR
24 Jul 2017 05:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 571883

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^^ Listened to Col Lalit Rai at work few months ago at work. Only a fauji can narrate life, valor and death as a matter of fact
by Rajesh_MR
01 Jul 2017 10:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1091
Views: 146870

Re: Indian IT Industry

one VP said its due to cost, another VP said it was not at all due to cost. the message from top was confusing. mgrs and dirs all silent on it. so the troops are anxious and believe what they want to believe. some are credulous, some more firm of mind. Were both VPs in same P&L? If not both mig...
by Rajesh_MR
25 May 2017 20:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

rahulm wrote: The max legal,speed limit in India is 80 kmph.

Remember seeing 100kmph limit in some sections of Salem-Coimbatore NH
by Rajesh_MR
26 Jan 2017 13:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: REPUBLIC DAY 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 27373

Re: REPUBLIC DAY 2017

Modi went and greeted her personally before going to dias. Saw him walking to the area she was sitting and interacting while waiting for president
by Rajesh_MR
18 Dec 2016 06:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7860
Views: 745656

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

In my limited exposure situation is improving in Bangalore. Went to SBI PBB in Bellandur, they enough have new 500 and old 100. Most ATMs are continuing to dispense 2000
by Rajesh_MR
11 Oct 2015 19:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1091
Views: 146870

Re: Indian IT Industry

AMZN seems to be in hiring spree. In last 2 years, 5 managers from group has moved to AMZ in Bangalore/Chennai
by Rajesh_MR
12 Jul 2015 06:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Connecting horns to petrol/diesel than battery will help reduce aggressiveness on roads. Honk for x secs a liter of fuel is consumed. Mostly people use a combination of accelerator and horn where a simple tap on brake would suffice
by Rajesh_MR
07 Jul 2015 19:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Bangalore Police started charging people for blocking traffic including going to blows for fender benders. Saw in ToI today
by Rajesh_MR
03 Jan 2015 08:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 329456

Re: Indian IT Industry

^^^MS has more than 100K people on the rolls. Thats not including contractors
by Rajesh_MR
02 Aug 2014 10:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Official IAF Mobile Game - Guardians of the Skies
Replies: 85
Views: 6695

Re: Official IAF Mobile Game - Guardians of the Skies

Completed both missions. Smooth running on Lumia 920 except when explosions happen in near quarters where it stutters a little.
Wish list
    More missions
    HUD
    More "realistic" flight model
by Rajesh_MR
27 Jul 2014 20:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Official IAF Mobile Game - Guardians of the Skies
Replies: 85
Views: 6695

Re: Official IAF Mobile Game - Guardians of the Skies

Works well on Lumia 920 8) . Is there an option use HUD instead of seeing whole plane?
by Rajesh_MR
13 Jul 2014 18:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Official IAF Mobile Game - Guardians of the Skies
Replies: 85
Views: 6695

Re: Official IAF Mobile Game - Guardians of the Skies

Win Phone also expected on around July 15?
by Rajesh_MR
12 Jan 2014 18:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1245525

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Absolutely, lot more aggressiveness. Taking names: Jayanthi Tax :rotfl:
by Rajesh_MR
08 Dec 2013 18:07
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 642853

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Nope. (LG)Governor will call largest party to form government. They have to form majority on floor, in some ways UPA also is not in majority
by Rajesh_MR
08 Dec 2013 17:31
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 642853

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Neither CG nor Delhi has any repeat name appearing twice in leading candidates list here: http://164.100.38.38/election/#
by Rajesh_MR
23 Dec 2012 18:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 405613

Re: Indian Autos Thread

When I test drove Indigo marina few years ago from 2 different dealers in Bangalore, both had ODO/Speedo meter disconnected. Can't say it with certainty but looked fishy
by Rajesh_MR
12 Dec 2012 12:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 405613

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Based on limited highway driving I have done. Its seems Swift drivers are petty fast on the road. Used to be case with Skoda drivers some 6 years ago
by Rajesh_MR
23 Nov 2012 08:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune
Replies: 269
Views: 11836

Re: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune

http://www.indianexpress.com/story-print/1034410/ For injured National Security Guard commando P V Manesh, life is yet to return to what it was. His right side still partially paralysed, the Shaurya Chakra awardee was offering prayers at Sabarimala Temple in Kerala when he came to know about the exe...
by Rajesh_MR
03 Sep 2011 12:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

^^No idea GD
by Rajesh_MR
03 Sep 2011 06:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Just got back after a 1000km trip BLR >> Trichur, Kerala >> BLR. Road from Bangalore to Avinashi (near Coimbatore) is excellent, 4 laned and smooth. Was driving 100+ consistently. Avinashi to Coimbatore has lots of diversions due to 4 laning work. Kerala roads are as narrow as before, we avoided NH ...
by Rajesh_MR
17 Aug 2011 08:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Civil Police & Police Investigations Thread
Replies: 309
Views: 16925

Re: Indian Civil Police & Police Investigations Thread

Now we have established because cops in other countries fire into crowd indiscriminately, its OK for our cops also to do that. Good going!
by Rajesh_MR
12 Aug 2011 13:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Civil Police & Police Investigations Thread
Replies: 309
Views: 16925

Re: Indian Civil Police & Police Investigations Thread

We don't know from the video if people were threatening or not but we know for sure the car was not threatening the cops in anyway. Going around destroying properties that they were paid and took oath to protect doesn't reflect well on intentions. How much ever we justify, there is mentality among c...
by Rajesh_MR
19 Jul 2011 06:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287980

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Looks like Kerala is fixing NH47 rain damages, minister intervened after newspaper articles etc. We are also planning to to driver BLR <<>> Trichur in Aug. Will explore Shornur route as well
by Rajesh_MR
25 Aug 2010 15:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 521016

Re: Internal Security Watch

PC diligent only when it matters to bosses. He was quick to react saying Sri Sri Ravisankar's ashram shooting was internal feud.
by Rajesh_MR
22 Jul 2010 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 521016

Re: Internal Security Watch

In any case hinduism in Kerala has some unique characteristics. Beef is of course not a taboo and the food habits of the population is homogenous. except brahmins ( who abjure meat) almost everybody likes 'beef biriyani' even on religious occasions. Hindus eat beef in Kerala. But never seen/heard o...
by Rajesh_MR
28 Apr 2010 04:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Meet - Bangalore
Replies: 118
Views: 13011

Re: BR Meet - Bangalore

May 8th is OK for me as well. Lunch preferred.
by Rajesh_MR
27 Apr 2010 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 329456

Re: Indian IT Industry

nobody got impacted by mcafee anti virus virus? in my company there was a big drama because of this stupid s/w It happened at my work place too. To make matters worse I was traveling to a remote site and was asked not to connect to network. My desk machine in B'lore kept rebooting due to "viru...
by Rajesh_MR
26 Apr 2010 04:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 405613

Re: Indian Autos Thread

reason to feel unsafe needs to be clarified whether something about chassis/ride or transmission. supposed if it missed a downshift in the sloping terrain climbing up the car would lose steam and slow down but why would it feel unsafe? unpredictable gearshifts ? Automatic had no bearing on the expe...
by Rajesh_MR
25 Apr 2010 19:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 405613

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Anyone here has any opinions on the Mahindra Scorpio Automatic ? Any driving experience ? Is there a newer model on the horizon ? A colleague of mine bought Scorpio automatic and was gung-ho till he took it for long drives (BLR - Calicut). He and family didn't feel safe at highway speeds and starte...
by Rajesh_MR
07 Sep 2009 08:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 329456

Re: Indian IT Industry

So, for all the will be tech geek onree and no management rubbish for me types in other IT/Vity companies , I guess it is time to run to Netzilla with your resume. :oops: :oops: vina saar, Despite all the hogwash about the glorified tech path to seniority onlee it is pretty clear to me that without...

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