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by gashish
10 Sep 2019 10:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1996
Views: 217058

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

First official update from ISRO twitter handle:

#VikramLander has been located by the orbiter of #Chandrayaan2, but no communication with it yet.
All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with lander.
#ISRO
by gashish
10 Sep 2019 09:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1996
Views: 217058

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Here is the snapshot at 8:32pm pst

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by gashish
10 Sep 2019 08:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1996
Views: 217058

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

I did see downlink signal on Gladstone receiver. Forget to take the screenshot :oops:
by gashish
04 Sep 2019 04:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1996
Views: 217058

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Chandrayaan-2 update: Second de-orbiting maneuver successful

The orbit of Vikram Lander is 35 km x 101 km.

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in an orbit of 96 km x 125 km.
by gashish
03 Mar 2019 03:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755572

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://www.opindia.com/2019/03/narendra-modi-india-today-conclave-fear-is-good/ PM Modi said that today, the country has experienced the lack of Rafale fighter jets. “ If we had Rafale, the outcome (of the February 26 air strikes on terror camps in Pakistan followed by Pakistan’s retaliatory airsp...
by gashish
11 Jul 2018 04:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3742
Views: 234633

Re: Indian Education System

1000 crores are not meant for private institutions..falsehold perpetuated by incorrect reporting

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by gashish
14 Jul 2017 03:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 143386

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

“Saraswati”- one of the most massive large-scale structures in the Universe discovered Indian astrophysicists identify mega-structure of galaxies 4 billion light-years away - several scholars and faculty of Indian Universities involved When astronomers look far away, they see the Universe from long...
by gashish
07 Jun 2017 21:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 61329

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Well Boeing did not develop. But Airbus developed a A380. Debate a decade ago was whether airline industry/traffic evolve in to Hub2Spoke or Point2Point to model. Boeing bet on P2P with 787, while Airbus on H2H/H2S with A380. Over the years, it looks the debate is still being settled, but one thing...
by gashish
21 Apr 2017 20:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 194113

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Regarding renaming of Arunachal towns, perhaps, we are reading too much in to it. Although the timing is suspicious. Will be curious to know if those names are pinyin transliterations of existing Indian/Tibetan names or have (made-up) historical context.. Chinese have been routinely "inventing&...
by gashish
09 Mar 2017 23:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570237

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Cracking the GDP mystery Good analysis that addresses most of the criticism directed towards CSO for GDP numbers... 1) GVA growth is in line with forecasts, it is surge in indirect taxes that provided part of the "unexpected" GDP growth. While GVA growth is pretty close to private forecas...
by gashish
03 Mar 2017 06:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Media role in contempt and derision about India
Replies: 504
Views: 19868

Re: India Media role in contempt and derision about India

This whine about only 31.x% votes is disingenuous argument at best from this famous but bitter argumentative Indian. He knows it, and he knows we know it too. These are the rules of the game called first-past-the-post ballot system. The rules of this game favored vote-bank pandering parties thus far...
by gashish
28 Feb 2017 00:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 291
Views: 79972

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

^^ selective reporting at best. 1) Note the data cited is only for listed non-governmental companies. Don't mistake it for all of manufacturing sector, though the headline wants you to read it that way. 2) If you exclude, iron & steel and petroleum products, sales in other sub-sectors have recov...
by gashish
10 Feb 2017 05:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 469273

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

No way the smartest people will go to China! The smartest white people will always go to other white countries and drive the innovation!! At some level all of this is orchestrated as the only guy who can such things and get away with it is Trump. This travel ban will get reinstated either by appeal...
by gashish
13 Jan 2017 04:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 469273

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Xposting from Modi Govt's achievements thread. ‘Compassion’ to remain on Centre’s ‘watch list’ Vijaita Singh NEW DELHI: JANUARY 10, 2017 Govt. says Compassion International has to abide by the law of the land After weeks of discussions, the Union government has decided not to take the U.S.-based Chr...
by gashish
11 Jan 2017 01:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 853593

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

P8-I tracked "Shang" from Malacca straits to Karachi Now for the first time, details are emerging on how the Indian Navy has been able to track the movement of Chinese submarines, which first started operating in the Indian Ocean in 2013, a clear signal of how Beijing intends to expand it...
by gashish
09 Jan 2017 23:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119931

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The following isn't India related but related to the subject. It can be moved. Chinese Access to U.S. Semiconductor Industry May Be Curbed (Wall Street Journal) WASHINGTON—The Obama administration is completing a study that could lead to restrictions on Chinese investment in the U.S. semiconductor ...
by gashish
27 Dec 2016 13:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726632

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/farmers-forced-to-dump-the-produce-as-note-ban-turns-bumper-crop-worthless/story-q79Oaf8eGTLX0yaHXwkJLL.html Farmers forced to dump their produce as note ban turns bumper crop worthless excerpts Farmers across India are battling a steep fall in wholesale veg...
by gashish
15 Dec 2016 04:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11859
Views: 882876

Re: Levant crisis - III

"Independent" Canadian journalist challenges MSM, explains what actually is going on in Syria

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the western "journalist" gets his a$$ handed down

Though Eva Bartlett betrays her affiliation to Assad regime when she alludes to elections
by gashish
03 Dec 2016 06:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726632

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

DeMO execution - many who are complaining about this are not able to appreciate the complex logistics of largest DeMo execution ever. I did read a post or article few days ago on this board on the sheer numbers involved (of cash, printing paper and distribution, atm calibration etc) in this exercise...
by gashish
03 Dec 2016 05:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Forts through History
Replies: 119
Views: 35231

Re: Indian Forts through History

On Twitter there was a link about Gooty fort built in 6th century. Bhongir fort is very, very old. Drove past Bhongir fort few times on Hyd- Warangal highway. It is a sight to behold - built on huge monolithic rock in 10th century by Western Chalukyas (ruled areas from Narmada in North to Tungabhad...
by gashish
23 Nov 2016 01:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 92835

Re: China Watch Thread-I

A good read for China watchers Who is Chinese? Ethnicity is central to China’s national identity. It is the Han, 1.2bn of them in mainland China alone, that most people refer to as “Chinese”, rather than the country’s minorities, numbering 110m people. Ethnicity and nationality have become almost in...
by gashish
15 Aug 2016 03:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5339
Views: 475472

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

All hopes now rest on wrestlers:

Sandeep Tomar −57 kg 19 August
Yogeshwar Dutt −65 kg 21 August
Narsingh Pancham Yadav –74 kg 19 August

And may be boxer: Vikas Yadav
by gashish
12 Mar 2016 04:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570237

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I wonder whether BJP will investigate JET? Meltdown of Mallaya will lead to handover of Indian aviation and IMFL industries to foreigners. Su Swamy is behind Jet(&Etihaad). Hes been on (yet another) mission to figure out how foreign carriers have become de facto carriers for indian passengers t...
by gashish
11 Mar 2016 04:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2966
Views: 355296

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

Russia Thinks It Can Use Nukes to Fly to Mars in 45 Days—If It Can Find the Rubles But the outcomes of those two methods are radically different, because chemical rocketry has a catch-22. The faster or farther you want to go, the more fuel you need to pack. The more fuel you pack, the heavier your ...
by gashish
01 Mar 2016 06:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Budget 2016 - news & discussions
Replies: 251
Views: 11780

Re: Budget 2016 - news & discussions

Budget 2016: Government to give 5 crore LPG connections on concessional rate 5 crore LPG connections to BPL families will have far-reaching effects, if executed with the same success as PMJDY was. This is massive, given that current LPG connections are anywhere between 9-12 crores, ~50% jump just i...
by gashish
25 Feb 2016 06:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5220
Views: 426436

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Hear Stories Read in Proto Indo-European, a 6000-Year-Old Language “In 1868, German linguist August Schleicher used reconstructed Proto-Indo-European vocabulary to create a fable in order to hear some approximation of PIE,” Listen to these PIE sounds "fabricated" by German linguist! Surpr...
by gashish
09 Feb 2016 03:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5220
Views: 426436

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Not directly related to lingusitics nevertheless below validates how knowledge/ideas/stories could have propagated out of India. How Buddhist Cultural Memes Were Appropriated By Christianity The origin of the legend of Barlaam and Josaphat, two of the most famous Christian saints of the Middle Ages ...
by gashish
05 Dec 2015 03:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570237

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Read very interesting view/interpretation on recent RBI notification ( Schedule 11, Point 4 ) on my LinkedIn newsfeed: RBI effectively lifts all FDI restrictions, including etail & retail Let me translate that for you. All of us Venture Capitalists in India operate under a regime called "Al...
by gashish
04 Dec 2015 06:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 92835

Re: China Watch Thread-I

USI Journal has scholarly papers by servicemen and officials Here is a China's Stratgey perspective http://usiofindia.org/Article/?pub=Journal&pubno=597&ano=2714 In historic times, there was a power struggle between the emperor, his family members and senior military officers. In today’s po...
by gashish
02 Nov 2015 07:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Well, plenty of them, people's talking and protesting are, de facto, pushing the policy and law making in China; otherwise, what do you think is the force behind the "one child policy" and the abandoning of it? who do you think is behind the "free trade zone" in Shanghai and oth...
by gashish
02 Nov 2015 06:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Just like in these forum, where Chinese participators know both Chinese and English and thus know both China and India, where most do not know Chinese and has no idea what china is like, a lot of people form India, US, and Europe do not know China at all except unfounded bias; while most if not all...
by gashish
02 Nov 2015 05:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

^^ Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation...:) Accusing others of exactly what one is guilty of is old but not so solid defensive trick. I seriously believe that zengerl believes what he said, because brainwashing is complete and delusional disconnect has set in. why dont you organize "Uigh...
by gashish
01 Nov 2015 10:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

^^ very common for anybody who is born in 80s or later. They passed a law in 2013 for that too.. :rotfl: China law forces adult children to visit and care for their elderly parents Percentage of elderly living by themselves or in institutional-care is on rise and bound to pick up pace.. Impact on ot...
by gashish
31 Oct 2015 01:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

^^ The issues mentioned in Chinese "Leftover" women article are probably true and relevant in most of the other nations and cultures too. China's foremost ancient thinker, Confucius, wrote "the Chinese girl was brought up, then as now, with matrimony in view as her goal" and &quo...
by gashish
29 Oct 2015 23:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

>> lock,stock, & barrel copy of western, hollywood-style wedding (white gown and tuxedos and all) minus priest and church, of course, yes I was wondering about that. I thought it was used by converted christians onlee but you say its used by all? even the deracinated sickulars in india , do fal...
by gashish
29 Oct 2015 04:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Xinhua the Chinese propaganda machine does something bizzare...releases english psychedelic musical video "shishanwu" that explains upcoming Chinese 13th 5-year plan, which goes viral. Bizarre, campy song explains China's 13th 5-year plan Besides foreigners, the intended audience for this ...
by gashish
17 Oct 2015 01:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570237

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Toor is not a rabbi crop! It is kharif , normally sown in june - july time frame and harvested in march timeframe. It's both . Read under the section: Suitable Climate for Toor Dal Farming. Also given the suitable climate it is understandable why some states grow it as Kharif and others as Rabbi. S...

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