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by Sri
30 Mar 2018 15:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1360
Views: 165823

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Sharing my personal experience - Many of my relatives have settled in the US/ Canada/Australia, which are the dream destinations for many in my community and they bash India as many NRIs are do. (e.g Back in LA...... or `You people should something about poverty/pollution/population etc). As a kid,...
by Sri
12 Jan 2018 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2526
Views: 457242

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Pathetic webcast... I don't get it why this commentary and live-streaming has to be so poor... it is not that millions of people are watching IPL --- only handful of hardcore enthusiasts access this webcast and production house 24 digital or whatever can't deliver it properly All things NARMAL wonl...
by Sri
04 Jul 2017 16:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 685
Views: 83891

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

were the office catering business tax free earlier? they have raised prices in our office from 20 to 25% Rs 40 chole-rice has become Rs50 (now they show base price as Rs42 and GST of around Rs8) Rs 100 roomali roti-salad-dal-paneer bhuji Rs 100->Rs120 (20% hike) Same in my office. 80 bucks Thali is...
by Sri
18 May 2017 16:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 284018

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Court orders consular access and stays the execution till final verdict...
by Sri
05 Jan 2015 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 24638

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

Chacko Sir,does the SOP says that CG has to inform Navy about every smuggler / fisherman they apprehend? NTRO got some interesting intel. Mid level officer takes initiative and decides to check validity and contacts Navy / CG. In the process of verifying the ship and cargo the damn thing blows up. N...
by Sri
05 Jan 2015 14:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 24638

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

But, didn't Pak say that the boat had nothing to do with Pakistan at all? In a first reaction, Pakistan's foreign ministry said it was unclear whether the incident had happened at all. [/quote] On further questioning by journalists Pakistan's foreign ministry spokeswoman wondered whether 72 virgins...
by Sri
04 Jan 2015 11:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 24638

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

ravi_g, NTRO says - The occupants of the two explosives-laden boats from Karachi which had entered the Indian waters off Gujarat had plans to carry out a 26/11 type attack in Porbandar city, the officials probing the incident said. Badly handled PR. Chacko Ji, NTRO has a PR cell? Any twitter handle?
by Sri
03 Jan 2015 15:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 24638

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

Well our officers on ground have the final say on determining whether a threat is credible or not. If in their opinion this particular trawler or any ship, sail or rubber dinky poses a clear and present danger they are within their rights to neutralize any such threat. In this case even though CG ha...
by Sri
24 Sep 2014 17:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2738
Views: 82943

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Guys included Mangalyaan as an example for a presentation soon to be done to a German client. One slide showing how India has the engineering approach to achieve high performance at low cost. Of-course Nano and General elections 2014 is part of it too...
by Sri
24 Sep 2014 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2738
Views: 82943

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Congrats ISRO... You make us proud...
by Sri
24 Sep 2014 09:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 864
Views: 27941

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Respected Admin log,

I need to change my current registered email ID to a gmail ID for the time being (in between jobs). Please let me know the procedure as I am not able to change the same from the 'User Setting'.
by Sri
23 Sep 2014 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2872
Views: 65313

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Birathar... bhy phor making phun.. it is a BIG Cheque...
by Sri
18 Sep 2014 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?
Replies: 197
Views: 2837

Re: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bxwnq-nCAAAZR8J.jpg:large Check the lions roaming around Modi, Xi and Hi wife. Lioness with her cubs and Xi is clearly scared. Modi is not even bothered! And has got full attention of Mrs. Xi and the translator is wondering when to run and where to run. This is a real bo...
by Sri
16 Sep 2014 06:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2738
Views: 82943

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Noob question... I saw the trajectory in slide no. 5 here .

is it that mangalyaan is currently following Mars and is catching up? or is it that Mangalyaan is moving slow on a parallel trajectory and waiting for Mars?
by Sri
15 Sep 2014 06:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2738
Views: 82943

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

SwamyG wrote:So why is MAVEN so expensive than MANGALYAAN?


http://www.quora.com/What-is-the-major- ... the-former

You might have to have a Quora Account...
by Sri
15 Sep 2014 06:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2738
Views: 82943

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

I hope when PM Modi meets POTUS, he carries a high def pic of one of the rovers taken from Mangalyaan, with a tag "Howdy Partner!!!'. Timing is just perfect...
by Sri
18 Aug 2014 12:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 86323

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Desi cops are pretty liberal with non lethal measure. A jhapad, lathi on calfs etc... But they are very careful with lethal measures. 1st of they are not very well trained in using the duty revolver or 303. Desi janta is perhaps peaceful in that way. I saw 2 incidents. One was in Chennai when some r...
by Sri
15 Aug 2014 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Happy Independence Day
Replies: 51
Views: 1021

Re: Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence day People
by Sri
06 Aug 2014 07:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 83314

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Dear Liu,

I have a colleague who bought one Mi3 recently. There were a lot of localisation issues. The charge plug is not of Indian standards. Even the user Manual was in Chinese. May be as market matures Xioami will do more localization. My friend is not complaining.
by Sri
01 Aug 2014 14:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Income Tax System
Replies: 57
Views: 6173

Re: Indian Income Tax System

I filed on 22nd. Actually this was my 2nd completely online filling. It was quite hassle free.

Last year I found out about some old FDs I had through my 26AS which were automatically getting reinvested and interest was getting added (of course tax was also getting deducted).
by Sri
18 Jul 2014 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 72794

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

Time our PM gets a permanent plane with all security features including anti SAM systems. Dunno if this is already in place?
by Sri
13 Jul 2014 13:57
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

This thread is by far the best repository of rise of NAMO phenomenon and possibly start of a new yuga, anywhere in the world. Any serious academic studying this amazing story cannot have a better resource than this thread. Prime example of knowledge sourcing. Some of the members here have suggested ...
by Sri
13 Jun 2014 12:27
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

Thanks for the info. I know this type of privilege is available to UN workers in the professional category. They are entitled to a what is called "home leave" once in two years to return to their home town. To my knowledge, such a privilege is not available to people working in the privat...
by Sri
04 Jun 2014 12:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 88867

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

tahnx for the numbers murali, So losing a cool Rs 1 Crore per hour. During the 12 hours of this discussion another Rs 12 Crore gone. But its only yours & my tax money after all….. Shut the darn thing down. Give each employee a Rs 10 lakh retirement send off. GOI will probably save money immedia...
by Sri
22 May 2014 13:23
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

Shamlee wrote:I called him SHQ because I am the one who is on BRF and he is the one complaining.


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

Shamlee Ji that was classic... should go to BRF accronym page immediately
by Sri
12 May 2014 11:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

Dilbu Ji i remember the World cup day Jinx.. it worked... so here goes...

NAMO will lose onlee :(( :(( :((
by Sri
10 Apr 2014 08:55
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

Guys! Did my part. :)It took just 20 mins.... Process is smooth as she goes... hats off EC.

Shat shat pranaam to Mother India I felt as a part of you today... literally...
by Sri
04 Apr 2014 11:59
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

True incident.... Marketing executives in Delhi wrote this in his appraisal form...
"2014 mein hoga target poora Saar kyunki... Ab ki baar..."
by Sri
31 Mar 2014 12:18
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

Btw, ground report - From few people (so limited pov) - The BJP magic has taken some hit, there is caste based mobolization along expected lines in UP and Bihar. Initially some castes (or youth from that caste) that have voted Modi are going back to their own traditional caste based party (only a s...
by Sri
19 Mar 2014 18:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 57384

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

People who worry about security of southern peninsula based on range of ATC radar at Trivandrum Airport... need not do so. Whole of India is well covered with south having many strategic locations. Western Naval Command, Nuclear power stations, our space assets and ity vity industry to name a few. I...
by Sri
18 Mar 2014 14:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 57384

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

^^^

After Purulia incident AF is super sensitive about UFOs. We have even scrambled jets to deal with weather balloons approaching India from Pakistan.
by Sri
18 Mar 2014 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 57384

Re: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing

I think India is silent because they think this is a trick to find Indian radar locations and other hard assets in and around Malaca straight. Also assumption was that when the coordinates are given for search to Andaman command, the command will refute the possibility by pointing out Indian radar d...
by Sri
13 Mar 2014 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 57384

Re: Malaysian Arilines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Could it be that RAW knew the talent of people from the FSL flying together on the plane. It made sense for RAW to hijak the plane al together and land it on remote Nicobar island and now brain map these people to develop indigenous capabilities?
by Sri
13 Mar 2014 13:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 57384

Re: Malaysian Arilines Flight MH-370 goes missing

Missing Jet ‘May Have Flown for Extra Four Hours’ This means the plane may have traveled more than 2,000 additional nautical miles, reaching points as far as the Pakistani border or even the Arabian Sea, says the Journal. India has also now agreed to help out with efforts. “Malaysia and India are i...
by Sri
12 Mar 2014 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-370 goes missing
Replies: 3102
Views: 57384

Re: Malaysian Arilines Flight MH-370 goes missing

If the plane came to Malacca Straight, then it should have been picked by assets of many countries, including India's.
by Sri
22 Feb 2014 12:27
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 734393

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

I will respond to the specific issues raised later. But let me nip one thing in the bud. There is this repeated claim, which started with Rohit Vats' post, that I based everything on one number (he was perhaps referring to just one post of mine amongst many, or did not see the others). Any perusal ...
by Sri
20 Feb 2014 07:07
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 376967

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Didi will not touch any front with a 20 ft pole that has the left parties in it. Also, Anna always needs a hand-towel to propagate his political views. Didi now comes handy after Kejri ran away. Mamta Di also has a super practical problem of getting some kind of relief from center (whosoever is the...
by Sri
12 Feb 2014 12:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 275372

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Yeah, since it seems somehow to be a legitimate part of this thread to deliver the occasional verbal thapad to IFS officials in the USA, let me add that I have had dealings with Indian Consulate in SFO for the past several decades, and it was always a very very uninteresting experience--I put the p...
by Sri
31 Jan 2014 17:30
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 376967

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Farzana Varshney is a bigot. I had excellent run-ins with her on twitter - the best way to handle that nutcase is to get her in touch with other bigots like Rana Ayyub or Kavita Krishnan and also the bakibots (baki bigots) come in handy. They get introduced and none of them respect each other. Bigo...

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