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by vinodv
18 Dec 2005 07:10
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A.Q. Khan The Movie
Replies: 69
Views: 34691

You want the Pork Fried Rice or the plain white rice.. great touch!!
by vinodv
26 Sep 2005 10:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1148
Views: 64275

Westerners Seek Cheap Medical Care in Asia Yahoo link excerpt BOMBAY, India - Bradley Thayer, a retired apple farmer from Okanogan, Wash., traveled 7,500 miles to get his torn knee ligament fixed, and says he paid a third of what it would have cost him in a U.S. hospital. And that included air fare...
by vinodv
26 Jul 2005 09:38
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: 'Great Battles' by Vishnu Som on NDTV
Replies: 81
Views: 37275

When this series is over, everyone who has been able to record it and has copies available, please post and let us know. This was way overdue. Saloot and thanks to Vishnu Som and the others responsible. My dad recorded 2 episodes at home. He has a dial up, so he has to mail me the cd. It will take ...
by vinodv
03 Jul 2005 02:31
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: 'Great Battles' by Vishnu Som on NDTV
Replies: 81
Views: 37275

Just a reminder for the people in India to try and record this program.

thanks.
by vinodv
30 Jun 2005 21:11
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: 'Great Battles' by Vishnu Som on NDTV
Replies: 81
Views: 37275

Honoring the heroes of Monte Cassino Did anyone else try this link? If the link does not work, go to the ndtv site and then browse from there to the Monte Cassino video. It is under exclusives. I found the streaming video quality to be very low. For now, can someone in India record the show at high...
by vinodv
29 Jun 2005 13:52
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: 'Great Battles' by Vishnu Som on NDTV
Replies: 81
Views: 37275

You can get the video here..
Honoring the heroes of Monte Cassino
I think the rate is about $5 per month. The preview video quality is pretty bad, it's only 100K.
by vinodv
19 Jun 2005 05:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1148
Views: 64275

More evidence on why Communists are morons. Bird Flu Drug Rendered Useless: Chinese Chickens Given Medication Made for Humans Chinese farmers, acting with the approval and encouragement of government officials, have tried to suppress major bird flu outbreaks among chickens with an antiviral drug mea...
by vinodv
15 Jun 2005 05:26
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 March 2005
Replies: 329
Views: 85958

x-posted: Iranian nuclear chief admits ties to Pakistan It's the closest any Iranian official has come to admitting the role Pakistan played in the earliest stages of Iran's nuclear program. In an exclusive interview with NBC News, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, Gholamreza Aghazadeh,...
by vinodv
12 Jun 2005 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1560
Views: 135455

This is interesting news. A 'new' ancient civilization. I wonder if it will have any effect on the Aryan Invasion Theory.
by vinodv
26 May 2005 21:03
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 March 2005
Replies: 329
Views: 85958

BBC: Pakistan helps Iran nuclear probe Pakistan has sent parts of its nuclear centrifuges to the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. The components are to be examined as part of an investigation by the UN nuclear watchdog into whether Iran has been trying to building an atomic...
by vinodv
08 May 2005 11:34
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: "Know Your Army" @ Bangalore
Replies: 46
Views: 23657

Very Surprising to hear that the Army shied away from letting the public close to the tanks 2 years back.. I went to an exhibition more than 4 yrs back at Hyd. and they seemed to have no problems whatsoever. Me and my friends handled guns, mines(they showed us how to defuse one), rocket launchers, d...
by vinodv
23 Apr 2005 00:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1812
Views: 338101

US offers high-tech weapons to India New Delhi, April 8: The United States has offered India advanced weapons like Patriot PAC II anti-missile systems, network-centric early warning and battlefield control and command systems as a follow up of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's announcement of p...
by vinodv
21 Apr 2005 02:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 423
Views: 124480

Kancha, Here's the link to the Indian Army History page. If you navigate around the site, you can also find links to the Naval and Air Force histories as well. Army History Page And since you mentioned saragarhi, here's the link to that page. DEFENDING SARAGARHI, 12 SEPTEMBER 1897 Welcome to the for...
by vinodv
04 Mar 2005 00:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Parakram: Another Analysis
Replies: 115
Views: 28219

I was looking through the sequence of events after Godhra on rediff.. http://www.rediff.com/news/godhra01.htm Feb 27 - Godhra Feb 28 - 1000 paramilitary sent, army on standby Mar 1st - Army in Ahmedabad , George F. deploys 2 Army BRIGADES, By this time one brigade(4000 soldiers?) was already deploye...
by vinodv
11 Feb 2005 23:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: We have Nukes: DPRK - Strategic Impact Analysis
Replies: 54
Views: 20818

Could it be possible that they are smarter than that.. that they follow the Bush Adminstration very closely. There is a marked shift in the focus in the second term toward domestic issues. Notice how Bush hasn't said a word on this so far. The spin is that they don't want to appear to care all that ...
by vinodv
15 Jan 2005 04:26
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - New Main Page Launch
Replies: 63
Views: 30538

wow! the page looks great ..

One grouse though..

The page width seems to be fixed at some lower resolution. I have a widescreen 1280*800 resolution and the current page covers only about 60% of the width , unlike the old main page which covered the whole screen.
by vinodv
12 May 2004 01:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1148
Views: 64275

Re: Indian Health Care Industry

US warns of AIDS danger US health authorities and the Central Intelligence Agency has warned that India, "Washington's closest ally in a dangerous part of the world", was sitting on a fast-ticking AIDS (Auto-Immune Deficiency Syndrome) bomb which could wreak havoc and can weaken the economy and mili...
by vinodv
04 Dec 2003 11:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Books that cover Indian Armed Forces and its History
Replies: 260
Views: 63198

Re: Books that cover Indian Armed forces and its History

Blind men of Hindustan by Gen Sunderji is also an interesting book .. though it may fall under the fiction category. Hate to mention this in the same post but has anyone here read that novel by Anirudh Bahal called Bunker 13?? Is it any good? Technical details wise i.e. I wish we had an indian versi...

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