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by achit
19 Nov 2019 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 223
Views: 25754

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

twitter "All we learnt was the Mughal empire" This seems rather exaggerated and incomplete. I remember getting a solid dose of mauryan and gupta history. Not to mention loads of Maratha history. The vijayanagar empire too go lots of pages. Less so with the Cholas. Not so much the others t...
by achit
22 May 2018 01:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 789
Views: 192927

Re: A Nation on the March

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by achit
06 Apr 2018 00:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Know Your India
Replies: 517
Views: 65856

Re: Know Your India

Kashi wrote:
Akshay Kapoor wrote:Quiz - which Indian comic character wears an orange shirt and blue trousers and was the son of a criminal.


Bahadur!!

Long live Indrajaal.

Indrajaal comics were best!

Are they still available?
by achit
17 Nov 2017 01:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150369

Re: Indian IT Industry

The Little Known Story of How India’s First Indigenous Supercomputer Amazed the World in 1991. In India, the name C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) has become synonymous with supercomputers, a term that denotes any computing environment which makes use of advanced tools, high com...
by achit
03 Apr 2014 04:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 332964

Re: Indian IT Industry

. . . The negatives. 1. Architects have a minimal role. Unless there is some oversight mechanism, the end result will be an unmaintainable mess. There is not much experience with Agile in my organization. It is learn as you go kind of situation. I am currently working as an architect on a scrum tea...
by achit
12 Sep 2012 04:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 549290

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Raja Bose wrote:Oops! So much for "democratic change" engineered by the US :roll:

Protesters storm U.S. Embassy in Cairo

No mention of film name!
How long before protest start in India?
by achit
01 Feb 2012 00:09
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65110

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

abhischekcc wrote:Indeed, there is a Doodheshwar (Shiv) temple here in Ghaziabad. Ghaziabad is in fact Ravan's sasural, not Meerut.

Well everyone know, only Meerut is the only one and true sasural of Raavan :D . (atleast for all Meerut natives)
by achit
15 Aug 2011 20:48
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65110

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

n 1312 AD, Malik Kafur invaded Devagiri in Deccan for the second time and captured two beautiful daughters of King Ramadeva. Malik Kafur sent those two young ladies to Alauddin Khalji in Delhi along with other loots. Alauddin, who had natural weakness for beautiful ladies irrespective of their mari...
by achit
14 Sep 2010 00:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 378930

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Dinesh D'Souza - Forbes link [quote]... Colonialism today is a dead issue. No one cares about it except the man in the White House. He is the last anticolonial. Emerging market economies such as China, India, Chile and Indonesia have solved the problem of backwardness; they are exploiting their lab...
by achit
03 Mar 2010 21:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1162
Views: 86132

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

vera_k wrote:Posting here as it is based on a traditional Indian remedy. Hope the good doctor gets one of the Padma awards someday.

Sinus Sufferer Turns Nasal Spray Project Into Sales Leader


Using it on and off for couple of years now. Its easy to use and helps a lot with Sinus pain/pressure.
by achit
19 Feb 2010 04:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Thanks
SBajwa
Carl_T
negi
ajay pratap

I am cutting down my sugar, salt and oil. more fruits and vegis.
I am doing 30 min walk every day, will need to hit gym soon
by achit
18 Feb 2010 23:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3757
Views: 252971

Re: Indian Education System

This is going to be very interesting. Although I'm so happy that Sibal is practical enough to only focus on math and science. This could be revolutionary if you ask me. There are going to be some issues initially but eventually, the teachers will also catch up to speed. I love the idea. They could ...
by achit
18 Feb 2010 03:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Simple,easy Yogasan for weight reduction

Yoga gurus,
I was always a little overweight but last couple of years have added few more pounds. Are there any Simple,easy Yogasana for weight reduction? I have pain (idiopathic) in both knees.

Thanks in advance
Achit
by achit
31 Oct 2009 01:18
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65110

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

Plij to explain the story I am copy pasting from E.S.Posthumus - Cartographer back cover. A two CD mix of classical and pop music. (28 tracks in all) In 1929, the ancient map "Piri Reis" was discovered in Constantinople. The map is extraordinary because it depicts bays and islands on the ...
by achit
29 Jul 2009 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 37852

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

Hari wrote:I will be attending SSB for Army at Banglore from Aug 5. Enjoyed SSB last time... A great experience. Hopefully i will be performing better this time

best of luck. I wish you are succesful this time.
by achit
24 Jun 2009 21:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 408615

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Ameet wrote:US Based SDREs can sign up to be among the first to test drive a Mahindra truck here:

http://www.mahindrana.com/test-drive-mahindra.html


Done!!
by achit
28 Apr 2009 21:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1525639

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Looks like my Pak message was deleted from Nukked-51 thread with other Napak messages.

I'm so happy to see a warbird (Mig-23) at my college VNIT(Old VRCE).
pic 1pic 2
pic 3
pic 4

Does any one have better snaps?
by achit
08 Apr 2009 23:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 332964

Re: Indian IT Industry

news from a noted lighting/IT/oil co: - freshers paid 15k/pm over 2 month training - then they are paid 6k/pm and told to login from home and do online training modules until they are placed on projects - freshers need to pay a cheque of hefty amt which is held as security deposit should she depart...
by achit
26 Mar 2009 23:54
Forum: Religion Discussion Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 30660

Re: Dicussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

negi wrote:^

Hindi transliteration

The one from Shaardula sir is played after the end of episode.

Here is the actual track from youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBbSbCczYeM

Thanks Negi.
Bharat Ek Khoj was one of the best programs ever on DD.
by achit
26 Mar 2009 23:05
Forum: Religion Discussion Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 30660

Re: Dicussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

one of the greatest pleasure of me learning hindi has been to soak into the brilliance of vasanth deo's translation of the nasadiya. absolutely the best. i have read many, in kannada, in english nothing even comes close. shrusti ka kon hein karta? karta hein va akarta? unche aakash mein rehta? sada...
by achit
21 Feb 2009 01:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Economy
Replies: 2337
Views: 441586

Re: GLOBAL ECONOMY

"It is only a matter of time," he believes. "The recovery will not be as fast as we wish, but the economy will recover." He believes that people from India who seek work visas need to understand that the US is not the dreamland people perceive it to be; when you get here, he say...
by achit
16 Dec 2008 20:58
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 185051

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

But in loving India I do not hate Pakistan. http://www.hindu.com/2008/12/16/stories/2008121651110900.htm may be the answer to the larger context lies in the negation. from the article ...I am convinced that the attacks are further evidence that the partitioning of India and Pakistan has proved a tr...
by achit
03 Dec 2008 00:28
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 185051

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Tata Groups -Media Report

some of the media report about Taj hotel, staff and attacks as collected by Tata groups.

Achit
by achit
22 Nov 2008 01:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 332964

Re: Indian IT Industry

Abduls and Ayeshas who have a urge to splurge and cannot resist using their credit cards are the ones who get into trouble when the revenue streams go dry. I know of beebul who change their wardrobe every six months, upgrade their mobiles every 3 months, go to fancy restaurants/bars/pubs every week...
by achit
20 Aug 2008 18:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5395
Views: 510859

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Balle Balle....
The best Olympics ever.
1 Gold, and atleast 2 Bronze :D

Go for the Gold Vijender
by achit
27 Jun 2008 01:48
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away
Replies: 191
Views: 54891

Re: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away

we have lost one of our best.

Rest In Peace.

Jai Hind.
by achit
25 Apr 2008 02:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3757
Views: 252971

Chairman of IIT-Jee 2008, Prof N M Bhandari, admitted to TOI that the subject-wise cut-offs for reserved candidates may turn out to be less than one mark which was the level to which the bar was lowered last year in one of the subjects for general candidates. Per above, the bar was lowered last yea...
by achit
11 Apr 2008 20:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 789
Views: 192927

The tractor maker who has John Deere on the run. Anand Mahindra was at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last year when Robert Lane, chairman of U.S. farm equipment concern Deere & Co., approached him. "I've been to your dealerships and seen all your manuals," he told Mr...
by achit
09 Apr 2008 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 938
Views: 161266

Nigel Stock?

vsunder wrote:Here is a trivia question. Which actor who acted in the famous 1963 movie The Great Escape also served in the Assam Rifles., was mentioned twice in despatches and took part in the defence of Kohima and Jessami?

Nigel Stock?

wikipedia link
by achit
05 Feb 2008 20:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 139298

RIP Naib Subedar Chunni Lal

A tribute to Naib Subedar Chunni Lal A soldier who was the bravest of the brave Read his exploits; and if you have before; read it once more. Unbelievable guy. We should be making movies about him. Jai Jawan, Jai Hind, Rest in Peace. Army Wives Welfare Association is also going to help -- those who...
by achit
17 Dec 2007 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 139298

Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace
JCO Chunni Lal
Colonel Vasanth Venugopal

Achit
by achit
21 Sep 2006 01:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 82388

Re: POP!!!

Hey guys!! it's official... i'm a Lieutenant!!! Praise God!! It was an awesome POP. The weather was excellent, the drill was immaculate n the pipping...the best!! I'll put up the pics soon as i get back to B'lore! Anyways, the euphoria is gonna last for sometime now! , that aside, it was again very...
by achit
16 Sep 2005 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 61311

Okay folks, After years of trying to put up an army equivalent to Warbirds of india , I have finally put together a modest website here at http://relics.warbirdsofindia.com The website aims to catalogue all known tanks, guns, memorials etc that are on public and private display, possibly provide ph...
by achit
06 Jun 2005 20:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Return of the Viraat
Replies: 64
Views: 32549

Re: Return of the Viraat

Thanks for sharing.
Achit

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