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by parikh
24 Apr 2017 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2412
Views: 325636

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Alexander's victory over Porus is a greek version of history , there are alternative accounts as per which the battle was inconclusive and Alexander sued for peace and was allowed safe passage by Porus to the sea via Indus.
by parikh
18 Feb 2017 13:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 397
Views: 66505

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

Went on the 3rd day ,random points - Registration booth was a crappy experience as usual with jammed printers and a few kids who did not what to do , took an hour to get a pass - LCH and Rafale blew me away with their display , rafale climbed into a loop , and when turning over opened the under carr...
by parikh
04 Feb 2017 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1056739

Re: Levant crisis - III

@singha saar , aoun is a christian , saudi and qatar was backing hariri
by parikh
13 Dec 2016 14:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 380551

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

from an ex merchant navy captains blog http://ajitvadakayil.blogspot.sg/ IMPORTANT....... IMPORTANT...... IMPORTANT.......... THE WARSHIP INS BETWA , CAPSIZED WHILE UNDOCKING FROM DRYDOCK , DUE TO STABILITY CALCULATIONS NOT BEING DONE PROPERLY ..................... I AM A SHIP CAPTAIN WITH 30 YEARS ...
by parikh
04 Jun 2016 19:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1121
Views: 167723

Re: Indian IT Industry

The level of IT Munnas is shocking , was interviewing some munnas for a new dhaba in Bengaluru - most of them dont know to write basic code anymore (as simple as a java servlet) forget C , unless using some fancy package - most of them are paid exorbitant salaries , 2 yrs old kids are paid 20L ,but ...
by parikh
27 Mar 2016 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 630489

Re: Internal Security Watch

Foreign hands being tied up slowly http://www.livemint.com/Politics/HilsIxpdNDajDjBxcA5jNO/Govt-asks-universities-hotels-to-inform-on-foreigners-withi.html All academic institutions and hotels have been directed by the government to inform it about a foreign student or a guest within 24 hours of the...
by parikh
22 Mar 2016 15:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Brussels airport terror attack
Replies: 200
Views: 11115

Re: Brussels airport terror attack

Namo should get the MakeInIndia team to do a pitch to the diamond industry in Brussels to shift to GIFT City in Ahmedabad, right opportunity.
by parikh
21 Feb 2016 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 630489

Re: Internal Security Watch

IMHO The IB guys are sleeping on the job. First the Patel agitation in Gujarat , then the Kapu agitation in AP , Jats in Haryana , the JNU jokers. All this should be nipped by IB at the planning stage and the planners dealt with silently. Would like to imagine that this is Doval's grand strategy , w...
by parikh
21 Feb 2016 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 630489

Re: Internal Security Watch

X post http://www.asianage.com/delhi/delhi-police-looking-30-students-who-organised-event-879 Another of the background players who organized the JNU show , Banojyotsna Lahiri , guest professor at Ambedkar University. Is the Lahiri lady related to the Jadavpur Professor , some Lahiri guy , who appea...
by parikh
10 Dec 2015 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 173354

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Singha Saar , both have fought a war over Nagarno Karabakh region , which is still disputed. Russians intervened on behalf of Armenians (Russian Orthodox church) to save their backsides. Turkey supported the Azeris who share the same Turkic origins. Looks like an extension of the Russi Turki situati...
by parikh
04 Dec 2015 14:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 380551

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Was going through the IN navy ships page in BR , the number of active modern combat worthy ships is - 3 Destroyers (INS Kolkatta class) - 3 Frigates ( Project 17) + 6 Russi Talwar class Frigates = 9 Frigates - 2 Kamortas - 1 Aircraft Carries - 1 Vik i.e 12 modern combat ships minus the kamorta + Vik...
by parikh
02 Dec 2015 12:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 768567

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

If the rough location of the pigs are known, why cant the SF use mortars / artillery to pound them , instead of getting into a Close quarter shooting match where there will be casualties because of the terrain , there are most probably no civilians in those jungles at those heights.
by parikh
28 Nov 2015 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 173354

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Was watching Body of Lies again , which was released in 2008 , the Bad Guys were are an Al Q subsidary based out of Daraa in Syria and were doing fireworks in Europe. Ridley Bhaiyaa or his script writer , ex 3 letter organization guys , were onto / knew something in advance.
by parikh
29 Sep 2015 11:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 713
Views: 85718

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

Post apocalyptic scenario in this part of the world , due to haze , visibility is down to few meters on bad days , have not seen the sun or moon in 2 weeks. Indonesians are bent on burning down all their forests and their government is a joke.
by parikh
26 Sep 2015 12:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 380551

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Does the INS Kochi / Kolkatta have reloads for Brahmos after it fires its 16 missiles. Or does the support ship carry reloads and can transfer it at sea. 16 sounds too less a number for a deployment to for e.g Syria or Middle East to help pound IS positions. Fire all 16 and come back all the way to ...
by parikh
30 Jul 2015 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 46642

Re: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attac

@Harpal Bector ji , the forum is now halal again ?

If one knows the many avatar's of Bectorji , shy would come to Shri Jems Bond
by parikh
10 Feb 2015 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: How to help a martyr's family
Replies: 12
Views: 837

Re: How to help a martyr's family

100% agree Bose Babu , Bhavesh Bhatt was the maha g**** who swindled the QuikClot funds , may the Arrah liberally apply QuikClot to all his orfices when he meets his 72.
by parikh
09 Feb 2015 11:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: How to help a martyr's family
Replies: 12
Views: 837

Re: How to help a martyr's family

Contact the journalist who wrote the article Archana Masih ,she may have their contacts.

https://www.facebook.com/archana.masih.7

Do post them here , if you are able to contact them.
by parikh
29 Jan 2015 12:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2410
Views: 402683

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

RIP CO saab. Armchair viewpoint, IA COIN tactics are proven , but am sure can do better with a few tech toys for cordon and search e.g Mini quadcopter and wheeled cars with cameras , (even toy shops sell these) and a whole lot of hi fi stuff is available on the market. Btw what does the 29GR battle ...
by parikh
29 Nov 2014 13:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2410
Views: 402683

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

IA will eventually retaliate in burka mode later as it has been doing, imho there should be a change in policy. Pakis suffer in silence and being the dogs they are forget the hiding after some time. New policy should be called Wasseypur Policy or "Keh ke loonga" policy , where the formula ...
by parikh
16 Nov 2014 12:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 210561

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

We should negotiate re fuelling / basing rights for IN ships or develop a small port in one of the islands in Fiji during Namo's visit. But onlee for pissful purposes ,anti piracy missions etc etc. Helps in keeping the natives in check from conducting coups against the indics and can serve a future ...
by parikh
22 Aug 2014 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 293742

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

JE Menon ji , the Peshmerga were on an all out retreat near Erbil , before the American air strikes saved them. Since the no fly zone was established in mid 90's , Saddam left the Kurd's alone ,they have not done much fighting since then. Btw the Kurds have lot of factional issue and even fought a c...
by parikh
21 Aug 2014 19:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 293742

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

The YPG (Syrian Kurds) & PKK (Turkish Kurds) are the only effective force fighting the IS ,having combat experience in Syria and Turkey , Peshmerga (Iraqi Kurds) are bunch of inexperienced fighters used to the good life and ran away in Sinjar , it was YPG who rescued the Yazidis or whatever was ...
by parikh
01 Jun 2014 13:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Finished a HM with a sharm sharm timing , as stomach went paki after i tried out a new gel midway. Do the maulanas have any advise on natural gels / home mixtures for energy and electrolyte supplements , my stomach is allergic to Gu etc
by parikh
23 Apr 2014 21:15
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 749898

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Ground report from Visakhapatnam campaign # Local unit short staffed,well meaning but sub par results # Could not fill a 500 seat gathering for Namo's 3D rally today # Very little youth & middle class # Half the paltry crowd was paid for # 3D display didnt work # Hope & a prayer that the cyc...
by parikh
16 Feb 2014 22:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1448833

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

Paging Niran Saar , need to contact you.
by parikh
16 Jan 2014 13:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 749898

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Bhai log , have put together a short elevator pitch for the case against AAP from the gyaan in this dhaaga , to educate a few brainwashed friends.
Am looking for feedback , points to be added /removed etc

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_nAbAB ... edit?pli=1
by parikh
26 Jan 2011 17:32
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 189542

Re: AeroIndia 2011

For business visitor https://www.aeroindia.in/BusinessVisitorLandingPage.aspx point 11. says <quote>11. Ticket Cost per person per day : </quote> Can the aero india regulars re confirm if one days pass can be used for the next day. While buying online there was no mention on any date of visit etc.
by parikh
13 Aug 2010 08:25
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: QuickClot Donation Project - Lessons Learned
Replies: 51
Views: 15047

Re: QuickClot Donation Project - Lessons Learned

http://www.bharatrakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=13280 As per this article Ladakh Scouts has asked help to rebuild an Army School damaged in the recent cloud burst. The Ladakh Scouts of the Army has sought financial assistance from India Inc for re-building the lone Army school in Leh which has ...
by parikh
14 Apr 2009 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 49116

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

quikclot ACS has a disadvantage as it causes a endothermic reaction and may lead to burns

http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/QuikClot

ACS+ is a better version as it limits high temperatures
by parikh
26 Feb 2009 20:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 790
Views: 200239

Re: A Nation on the March

NGPAY wins WEF award

Please dont ever key in your credit card on that application.
by parikh
04 Feb 2009 13:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 354711

Re: Indian IT Industry

was browsing TOI ascent and Hindu jobs classified no IT vity jobs ,creepy
by parikh
08 Apr 2008 20:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian M&A Deals
Replies: 315
Views: 54404

Amit are you in the telco/VAS space
by parikh
02 Dec 2007 09:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 713
Views: 85718

Malays personally are an easy going lot , but are talibanic on the issue of race and religion . Discrimination is entrenched in the system ,from electoral constituencies, housing loans ,jobs ,schools etc. Indians are bitter lot,spoke to some old timers and they said that the indian labour built the ...
by parikh
29 Jun 2007 07:24
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: 1962 Sino-Indian War: Declassified CIA Documents
Replies: 206
Views: 60872

Read the connection of Divinity school, Mao and George Marshall visit to China before the communist CPC victory in China. Also read the history of CPC and Chaing Kai Shek relationship with US. Read Kissinger book - My WHite House years . His contact with China before 1972 is recorded clearly. Anoth...
by parikh
15 May 2007 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INA History Thread
Replies: 321
Views: 43432

Johann , indian soldiers have been joining the BIA and the East India Company since the start of our occupation ,they won many VC in WWI and also charged machine gun nests in WWI when there no fascists to fight and no INC and no sight of freedom. The indian soldiers needed a job the British had one ...
by parikh
10 May 2007 03:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INA History Thread
Replies: 321
Views: 43432

Even though the INC called for non-cooperation with the British war effort, 2 million Indians volunteered to fight. They didnt volunteer out of fondness for the Empire. They did it partly out of distate for the fascists, partially out of a conviction they could accelarate India's transition to self...
by parikh
10 May 2007 03:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INA History Thread
Replies: 321
Views: 43432

The ANC SADF was just an example to show integration was possible ,i did not comment on their past or present military capability.I am not an expert on military re organization but with the required political will ,danda and common sense change can happen across a period of time. As for the Indian o...
by parikh
10 May 2007 02:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INA History Thread
Replies: 321
Views: 43432

Its an honest question - was Bose a democrat? Wah bhai ! if he put together an armed resistance to fight for freedom ,he gets tarred as a dictator. By that standard Churchill was also a dictator ,why did he organize a defence for his country , he should have adopted non violent means like organisin...

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