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by Sohum
28 Apr 2012 07:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3055
Views: 236281

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Comments by Sayyid Fahd, deputy prime minister for council of ministers of Oman to US ambassador to oman Oman is encouraging India to engage in the region diplomatically and politically. He said that as Iran wants to be seen as a regional power, Oman wants a balance of power and sees India possibly ...
by Sohum
28 Apr 2012 05:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 904479

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

F-16s are not the ideal tool for counter-insurgency operations, but they are all the Pakistanis have or are likely to acquire near term to conduct air operations. Their current F-16 capability is limited, however, and does not allow for night combat, precision bombing, or coordinated Close Air Supp...
by Sohum
28 Apr 2012 05:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 541
Views: 460133

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Taken from a diplomatic cable from US embassy in rangoon to washington detailing china-burmese relations Oil and Gas ----------- ¶6. (C) China's oil and gas presence in Burma also appears on the rise. Nicolas Terraz, General Manager for TOTAL E&P Myanmar Yangon Branch, notes a significant increa...
by Sohum
28 Apr 2012 04:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 732741

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

US ambassador's impression of HAL on a visit from Feb 2010 Despite these advances, the potential for HAL to successfully partner with U.S. firms on a truly advanced aircraft remains untested and suspect. The Hawk program, which involves the assembly of aircraft from kits supplied by BAE, is well beh...
by Sohum
27 Apr 2012 18:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 904479

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Don't know if this has already been posted or discussed. Some interesting gems from cablegate leak. This was written by the us embassy islamabad and marked as a secret cable. The Pakistani F-16 program, however, will be no match for India's proposed purchase of F-18 or equivalent aircraft. The Pakis...
by Sohum
03 Jul 2007 01:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 694
Views: 116801

A video news report about India's thermal-gradient powered desalination plant @ Kavaratti: http://www.sciencemag.org/multimedia/video/316_5833_1837/desalination1/ and the accompanying article entitled [url=http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/316/5833/1837]DESALINATION: Turning Ocean Water Int...
by Sohum
13 Jun 2007 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 306464

Surely,one cant keep believing the rant of the SD which is using every possible excuse to get Iranians involved so that there is a cause for action!!!!!! what next,Iranians supplying nukes to Iraqi insurgents(according to the SD)?? Okay lets step back for a moment and realize that we can't reflexiv...
by Sohum
13 Jun 2007 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 306464

To elaborate what Nandan had posted earlier, Nick Burns says Iran is transferring weapons to Taliban Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns, speaking to reporters in Paris, said Iran was funding insurrections across the Middle East — and "Iran is now even transferring arms to the Taliban in A...
by Sohum
27 May 2007 08:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 145076

Man detained in attack on giant Mao portrait The man, identified as Gu Hai'ou, from the northwestern city of Urumqi, tried to burn the portrait of China's first communist leader on Saturday afternoon, the Xinhua News Agency said. Early Sunday, authorities replaced the portrait, which had a small sc...
by Sohum
12 Apr 2005 18:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Magazine and Media Watch/Review
Replies: 287
Views: 78989

Link to BR from a BBC dated May 24, 2001

Fire at Indian arms depot

Look for the inconspicuously titled
Consortium of Indian military websites
on the right hand bar.
by Sohum
28 Mar 2005 17:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 92800

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories gets funds to expand in U.S. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, the second-largest Indian drug maker, said Monday that it would receive as much as $56 million from ICICI Venture Funds Management to develop drugs for sale in the United States and pay for research and legal costs. . I...
by Sohum
31 Jan 2005 22:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 92800

Dr.Reddy's Q3 profit plunges on competition, costs I remember reading in C&EN that this was a particularly terrible year for India pharma industry. Looks like a good buy :twisted: The New York Stock Exchange-listed drug maker has not had a major generic launch since its exclusive marketing righ...
by Sohum
15 Jan 2005 10:07
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - New Main Page Launch
Replies: 63
Views: 31389

Holy S**T! That was THE biggest shock of my life. Great job Naresh!
by Sohum
23 Dec 2004 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Magazine and Media Watch/Review
Replies: 287
Views: 78989

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Too complicated yaar. :D

http://www.kanwa.com/etoc992.htm

Is Kanwa reputable, good source?
by Sohum
29 Nov 2004 22:27
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 October 2004
Replies: 321
Views: 80808

Import-Export: Pakistan embarks upon both with a vengeance Pakistan is likely to achieve its objective of exporting locally-built weapon systems worth US$1 billion per annum this year itself, following the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 's decision last month to import equipment off-the-shelf from Islamab...
by Sohum
11 Nov 2004 04:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Developments in Indian Agriculture
Replies: 106
Views: 26708

abhishek
Old Thread in Trash Can Archive...


How were you able to trash the old thread? :shock:
by Sohum
05 Nov 2004 09:03
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 100501

The pipeline apparently would pass through the city of Kashi in northwestern China and then across the Siachen Glacier into Indian Kashmir.


As if these places aren't hostile or volatile?
by Sohum
27 Oct 2004 09:04
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 100501

Guha: the question is when does Clean Coal become economically viable? Tar-sand upgrading is viable at $10/bbl of crude, Natural Gas to Liquid conversion is viable at $20/bbl. So, if we believe that crude will stabilize in the $30 range in the next 20 years, then Clean Coal is not only economically...
by Sohum
26 Oct 2004 07:37
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 100501

I'm sure the US will join it eventually and so will China once they build & import enough n-reactors. I think India has more operating, planned, and proposed nuclear reactors than the PRC. 'Ctrl+F' "Nuclear Power Reactors in Selected Countries" http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/MONITOR/ISSUE6-6/sin...
by Sohum
26 Oct 2004 01:33
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 100501

Two words - Kyoto protocol. India's has huge coal reserves, about 7% of the world's total that at the current level of production and consumption should last nearly three centuries. Furthermore, India is currently the third-greatest coal consuming country (behind the China and the United States), a...
by Sohum
25 Oct 2004 01:16
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 100501

Only 3 ways of generating mass amounts of power. Fossil fuels, hydroelectric and nuclear. The US is trying to get India hooked on the first (very expensive and they control the taps in the middle east). The second runs into all kinds controversy in India with local & foreign forces raising a st...

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