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by Santosh
18 Oct 2017 22:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Shubh Deepavali!
Replies: 23
Views: 2398

Re: Shubh Deepavali!

Shubh Deepawali to all BRF family and their families. Dharm ki jeet ho Adharm ka naash ho!
by Santosh
23 Jul 2017 00:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106995

Re: Indian IT Industry

The current situation of layoffs is happening because IT companies are seeing that clients want to spend their budgets on automation, continuous delivery, big data, machine learning etc. none of which is trivial. If you have plain Java/.NET/PHP programming skills, it is a tough road to get on to the...
by Santosh
14 Jul 2017 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712739

Re: Levant crisis - III

Good work Singhaji. I am sure lot of people visit and appreciate the diligent efforts you put tracking the war against jihadis.
by Santosh
10 Jul 2017 22:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar
Replies: 434
Views: 34780

Re: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar

WTH, hitting our soft underbelly. Needs to be met with massive, disproportionate response.
by Santosh
07 Jul 2017 00:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882870

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

IIRC there were reports of Shaurya being guided all the way like a cruise missile. Even wiki calls it "Cruise Missile Hybrid".
by Santosh
06 Jul 2017 18:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882870

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

Yes, Nirbhay. Edited above.
by Santosh
06 Jul 2017 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882870

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

Curiosity question - why is it that Nirbhay is seeing so many technical challenges inspite of being subsonic 1000 KM range missile while the more complex hypersonic, 2000 KM range Shaurya is already is production?
by Santosh
05 Jul 2017 17:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 942948

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

‘ASEAN seeks greater role by India’ - Kallol Bhattacherjee, The Hindu Opening new possibilities in Southeast Asia, Vietnam on Tuesday asked India to play a greater role in ASEAN’s strategic and security affairs. Speaking at the Delhi Dialogue IX, a platform for discussion between ASEAN and India, V...
by Santosh
02 Jul 2017 15:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary
Replies: 92
Views: 20704

Re: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary

No Rakshaks in Mumbai area?
by Santosh
01 Jul 2017 22:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary
Replies: 92
Views: 20704

Re: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary

Rakesh wrote:Happy Birthday Bharat Rakshak! Twenty Years...WOW! I still remember the infacy days with Seetal Patel, Harshvardhan Vedak and Rupak Chattopadhyay in 1996/1997.

I met Harsh once as part of "SSC meet". :lol: Didn't realize he was part of BRF until he told me.
by Santosh
01 Jul 2017 22:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary
Replies: 92
Views: 20704

Re: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary

Happy Birthday BRF. I have spent 13 years on BRF and counting... Sincere thanks to all those who fund this endeavor and spend their time moderating these threads.
by Santosh
24 Jun 2017 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 405129

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Time to build Shaurya and Agni in tens of thousands. Any Chinese misadventure in India should be retaliated by unacceptable damage to China - atleast capability wise.
by Santosh
24 Jun 2017 15:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106995

Re: Indian IT Industry

KJo probably got outsmarted by some "onsite" variety from Infy/Oil Co. Hence his deep distrust of Indian IT giants :rotfl:
by Santosh
23 Jun 2017 16:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 174982

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

So Turkey and Russia are foes in Syria but friends in Qatar. That explains all chai-biscoot sessions Turkey is holding with Russia. Also Euphrates Shield seems to be cooling off. They may have reached some agreement in Syria in exchange of political gains for Turkey elsewhere in gulf. From Indian PO...
by Santosh
25 May 2017 10:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4007
Views: 315198

Re: Internal Security Watch

#GauravPradhan‏ @DrGPradhan 12h12 hours ago

By the way @Shehla_Rashid Ji, is it true that behind "abhijeet" handle suspension, it was all Lal Salaam & JNU gang?
WHY? How is Janab?

Looks like DGP twitter handle may also get suspended. Abhijeet is suspended and Sonu Nigam quit twitter.
by Santosh
20 May 2017 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712739

Re: Levant crisis - III

Singha ji, your knaalidge and coverage of Syria/Iraq war and geography is really amazing.
by Santosh
12 May 2017 23:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 683089

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Good to see Tejas progressing so well towards FOC. Is there anything else pending for FOC other than missile and gun trials?
by Santosh
10 May 2017 01:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106995

Re: Indian IT Industry

A company called Neurotec. They are based somewhere in Oirope I think. Know them well. They worked with Accenture for the UID demo. Marten saar, are you in same/similar field? I am R2I-ing to Mumbai next month for good. My company wants to explore sales opportunities in India and later open a devel...
by Santosh
08 May 2017 21:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106995

Re: Indian IT Industry

Marten wrote:Santosh saar, who provides your matching algos, or are you developing those as well?

A company called Neurotec. They are based somewhere in Oirope I think.
by Santosh
08 May 2017 03:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106995

Re: Indian IT Industry

Four months ago I joined a startup in the identity management space. There is a ton of competition but biometrics based identity management is our differentiator among things. We soon realized that a) biometrics alone is not going to take as far, we need integrations - IOW, end-to-end solution with ...
by Santosh
07 May 2017 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712739

Re: Levant crisis - III

That must be usa plan..to cut syria from iraq with a kurdish proto state and a sunni caliphate tied to jordan Syria and Iraq share a long border. Most of it is inhospitable desert with hardly any human settlement. It will be 24/7/365 project for khan to prop up its sunni puppet along the border. Ku...
by Santosh
24 Apr 2017 01:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-France news
Replies: 78
Views: 11782

Re: India-France news

Le Pen seems to have favourable views on India. She thinks that the new world belongs to visionaries like Zee, Putin and Modi. Nato type policies to subjugate rest of the world will not work. She wants to pull France closer to Russia, and away from Nato.That was an interesting read.
by Santosh
21 Apr 2017 08:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 510
Views: 47836

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

they are preparing to "invade" north korea if the US attacks . they wont let a useful client go down the tubes. this will be like pakjab police putting JEM founder under house arrest..... Kim will be replaced by a more sino-friendly and predictable tyrant thats all. west can declare victo...
by Santosh
18 Apr 2017 09:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1269
Views: 184014

Re: Analyzing CPEC

We couldn't even provide enough cash to pull Nepal or Sri Lanka fully into our orbit. But that is natural, third world countries cannot produce surplus credit to invest outside their borders (if they could, they would no longer be third world.) Printing money like this, unless you are the US and Ja...
by Santosh
14 Apr 2017 11:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4629
Views: 577291

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Isn't Dhanush 52cal ATAGS?
by Santosh
14 Apr 2017 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4629
Views: 577291

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Will there be further orders for Dhanush after trials are completed, or will they move on to ATAGS after 114 Dhanush?
by Santosh
09 Apr 2017 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712739

Re: Levant crisis - III

So what happens now? Russia and Syria will go after Idlib with a vengence. Will US continue to go after ISIS in raqqa with their chums - Turkey and SDF as they have been planning for a month now? Or will they take this opportunity to pivot and start fighting SAA? If they do, they will have officiall...
by Santosh
09 Apr 2017 10:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490483

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I was excited 5-6 years ago when we passed Russia and Canada in terms on nominal GDP and were looking to pass Italy next. Brazil seemed far away because they were still going strong at that time and I thought maybe we would pass France and UK before Brazil. But we are number 6 now and would be numbe...
by Santosh
07 Apr 2017 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712739

Re: Levant crisis - III

What needs to be seen is if this attack is followed by any large scale military build up by US or if they continue to attack Syrian assets as punishment. Given how fast it came, this could be a face saving measure from DT since he has been hammered badly at home.
by Santosh
24 Feb 2017 10:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106995

Re: Indian IT Industry

After 15 long years in land of milk and honey, I am planning to R2I this June. Starting to look for itvity jobs in Mumbai. It feels very different thinking about leaving massa. But I am excited about moving to Mumbai. BTW, I can't find the R2I dhaga. Has it been nuked by admins?
by Santosh
21 Feb 2017 00:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1005
Views: 106995

Re: Indian IT Industry

And the have shippable code every two weeks thing :mrgreen: Btw netz seriously tried agile in many bu for 2 yrs and most have abandoned and gone back to waterfall model. People were hiding for 2 weeks fixing 1 bug writing a agile story around it... Agile is not for everyone and is not a one-size-fi...
by Santosh
30 Oct 2016 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A Poll on the American election - 2016
Replies: 137
Views: 10356

Re: A Poll on the American election - 2016

I can't vote, I think I will miss it by a few weeks. But if I could I would vote for Trump. I hope TN votes Trump. Billary is the sort of lying, conniving, scheming, anti-India lady that needs to be Trumped. She is fully capable of expanding the conflict in gelf to a third world war. Her support for...
by Santosh
22 Oct 2016 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712739

Re: Levant crisis - III

the people of Alepo are not daesh and they are not rounding up men and children and executing them. your politics are stomping out your morals rather successfully it seems. Navstéva ‏@Navsteva Ahrar al-Sham publicly executed on 14 local self-gov’t officials who called on people to use the humanitar...
by Santosh
27 Sep 2016 09:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 405129

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Both candidates did well. Trump is a heckler and he heckled Clinton all along. He made his strongest arguments on security, cyber security, foreign policy and terrorism as expected. He didn't have much to offer on jobs other than put tariffs and decrease taxes. Obviously he wants to decrease govt sp...
by Santosh
01 Jun 2016 09:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490483

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Per Wiki, India's nominal GDP at the end of FY 2015-16 is $2.40 trillion. During FY 2015, France's GDP per Wiki was $2.42 trillion. Next year, India will likely surge ahead of France as the world's sixth largest economy and may overtake UQ's $2.8 trillion by 2020 to become the fifth largesy economy....
by Santosh
02 Apr 2016 19:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 100648

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

Russia has in December stationed fixed wing fighter aircraft, helicopters and air defense missiles in Armenia. It doesn't look like Armenia is a willing partner in this larger Russia Turkey conflict. In this case Russia sells defense equipment on both sides of the border :rotfl: Russian equipment in...
by Santosh
16 Dec 2015 10:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 174982

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

How? I missed today's debate.
by Santosh
16 Dec 2015 09:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 174982

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

And the new darling of Republicans promise to stop all that if he becomes al-Presidente. Seriously, I have no bones in American Presidential race. But I do feel, if he keeps on saying the truth, the 'Deep State' may not be kind to him for long. http://www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2015/12/12...
by Santosh
14 Dec 2015 22:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 292989

Re: Indian Railways Thread

IMO, this is all talk. Nothing substantial will come out of it for the next 10 years. Just like nothing substantial came out of the dedicated freight corridor project in the last decade. 98K crores i.e. $16 billion can be better invested/absorbed by the Railways for providing better/modern railway s...
by Santosh
10 Dec 2015 23:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1465
Views: 118892

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Mumbai also has an operational Monorail line. The first phase is about 9 KM. The second phase is about 10 Km and will be operational in early 2016.

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