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by Baruah
06 Jul 2005 10:12
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Eight Years!
Replies: 41
Views: 21220

Re: Happy Birthday Bharat Rakshak!

Rakesh wrote:Here are the 'Top 10' posters in BRF, since the 'total posts' count were reset;

1. Singha - 2106


Rudra, you have been unusually slow lately. 3106 would have been more appropriate.
by Baruah
01 Sep 2004 00:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 697
Views: 120009

Another fact: There is no dearth of unscrupulous businessmen from the Delhi/Haryana area selling crappy chinese equipment to farmers all over India. Their modus operandi is simple - the tech is so bad that it costs peanuts. They sell it at even lower then the said price. The remainder goes as bribe ...
by Baruah
01 Sep 2004 00:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 697
Views: 120009

Re: A Tractor for Rs 99,000.

http://inhome.rediff.com/money/2004/aug/26tractor.htm ... has developed a tractor This has to be a joke. Assembling is NOT the same as developing. What they have done is merely brought crappy parts from china and assembled them here to get some tax relief. I have a feeling SAS motors is an unscrupu...
by Baruah
15 Jul 2004 03:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 140430

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Originally posted by abhishek: Some thoughts, Most of us know the contributions of Indians in ancient times and also about people like Bose, Khurana, Raman, Chandrashekar, etc, etc, etc. I think, in this thread we should talk more about the current Indian scientists who have been contributing a lot...
by Baruah
09 Jul 2004 04:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 140430

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Har Gobind Khorana

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1968
"for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis"

http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1968/khorana-bio.html
by Baruah
09 Jul 2004 00:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 140430

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Originally posted by AJay:
Arun Netravali for MPEG
...and HDTV.
by Baruah
08 Jul 2004 22:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 140430

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

There are lot of significant contributions by Indians to Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Off the top of my head, some of them are, ============== Raj Reddy - Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Turing Award, 1995 Dean of Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Dep...
by Baruah
05 Jul 2004 06:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 65561

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

My first visit to BR was in early 1999 when I was putting together a site named "Fighter Planes of the World". I wanted to email RK to help me with some information. I didnt do that but instead browsed the site to its bone. Interestingly, I found out that there exists a discussion forum a good 2 yea...
by Baruah
12 Jan 2004 14:49
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 25 Dec 2003
Replies: 332
Views: 66408

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 25 Dec 2003

So far, accusations that past or current Pakistani governments were involved with covert nuclear weapons exports remain unproven. A director general of Pakistan's intelligence agency, ISI, once told me Iran had offered to pay Pakistan's entire defence budget for 10 years in exchange for nuclear tec...
by Baruah
06 Jan 2004 21:38
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Indian Patriotic Songs
Replies: 119
Views: 80055

Re: Indian Patriotic Songs

Hey Vicky, Thanks a lot for bringing "Mera Karma Tu" to our attention. I owe you one :) . I had forgotten about it for 10 years now...until today I saw your post and searched frantically for it - now I cant get it off my player. "dil diya hai jaan bhi denge ae watan tere liye" - Beautiful lyrics ind...
by Baruah
21 Nov 2003 12:52
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Indian Patriotic Songs
Replies: 119
Views: 80055

Re: Indian Patriotic Songs

Originally posted by Deepak Tamang: Originally posted by Baruah: [QB]Now for some Assamese: ====================== Dr. Bhupen Hazarika has concieved many patriotic songs that are legendary in Assam. Most of you might not be able to understand his songs coz they are either in Assamese or Bengali; su...
by Baruah
21 Nov 2003 06:45
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Indian Patriotic Songs
Replies: 119
Views: 80055

Re: Indian Patriotic Songs

Now for some Assamese: ====================== Dr. Bhupen Hazarika has concieved many patriotic songs that are legendary in Assam. Most of you might not be able to understand his songs coz they are either in Assamese or Bengali; suffice to say that his lyrics coupled with his ethereal baritone gives ...

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