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by pradeepe
25 Feb 2015 13:38
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF 15 years. let us look back.
Replies: 194
Views: 10250

Re: BRF 15 years. let us look back.

I have had enough of sophisticated bozos who peddle their own agenda under the garb of a so called nuanced take on things. I have the same take. Only difference, I don't think them to be bozos, they peddle a very sophisticated agenda. Not saying well meaning ones aren't there... The cozy ruling est...
by pradeepe
07 Oct 2014 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 59258

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

>>senselessly killed in 1965 war by an inexperienced Indian Air force (IAF) pilot, in a manner resembled by the death of German Red Baron , Major Richthofen during the World War. Look at this semi-literate donkey's delusion of grandeur... He is comparing some jackass who did not have the skill to k...
by pradeepe
24 Sep 2014 09:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2738
Views: 87741

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Blessed to have witnessed history in the making. Congratulations!
by pradeepe
24 Sep 2014 09:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2738
Views: 87741

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Dilbu wrote:
ISRO's Mars Orbiter @MarsOrbiter · 2m
I’ll be back after breakfast. Good ol’ sunlight. It’s good for your battery.

Lol I am loving this.


Absolutely!
by pradeepe
07 Aug 2014 13:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 291924

Re: Geopolitical thread

India to be part of the SCO. This literally tips the scales eastward.

modi-leads-india-to-the-silk-road
by pradeepe
06 Aug 2014 22:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 175483

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

A good read. The trivial sounding title doesn't do justice to the serious effort from the interviewee..

what-would-krishna-do-or-shiva-or-Vishnu
by pradeepe
16 Jul 2014 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2938
Views: 69830

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

Those who have questions on Indian Democracy should check this chart: http://democracyranking.org/?page_id=14 Do an experiment please. Select Top5 and compare India with them. Add Uk/US. Add Singapore. Add Pakistan. Watch the fun. (Zakir Naik voice) Indian democracy is closer to Pakistani democracy...
by pradeepe
25 Jun 2014 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 286662

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

"Top NY prosecutor confronts criticism from India": http://news.yahoo.com/top-ny-prosecutor-confronts-criticism-india-143610258.html Oh my, this cowardly narcissist a**ole does care very much about his image. I couldn't find his original article. Can anyone help post the article. We need ...
by pradeepe
14 Jun 2014 12:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 394178

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Raja Bose wrote:Price to be paid for the US to act, indeed. This is getting a bit rich. :lol:


Just a bit? after the massive f*up, the gall to say someone else has to pay a price.

This is just bravado and bluster. The oseoules who caused it ain't getting it off their conscience. It better sink in..
by pradeepe
12 Jun 2014 16:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6545
Views: 32721

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

In those times, I used to be a full timer. Or so I used to think. :mrgreen: I used to start with walking at 6-7 kmph for 1.5-2 minutes, then run at 9-11 kmph for 10 minutes, then gradually increasing my speed to sprint for 1-2 minutes at anywhere between 18-22 kmph, then again come back to 9-11 kmp...
by pradeepe
12 Jun 2014 11:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 286662

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Glorious failure...yet again...of US foreign policy. They deposed and hanged Saddam in a kangaroo court trial and reaped the whirlwind. So much for Dubya Bush's fatuous and flatulent statement,"mission accomplished". That phrase will haunt the US for decades to come. Political theatrics a...
by pradeepe
06 Jun 2014 15:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6545
Views: 32721

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

wow pretty cool looks, build quality and the obligatory half-pants hard body gori prancing around. but the garmins and tomtoms we are talking about have gps and display in realtime the time,distance and pace data....the HRM is a additional option there. after one uploads, stuff is overlaid on quali...
by pradeepe
05 Jun 2014 13:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6545
Views: 32721

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

DRUM ROLL PLEASE ( Results of Team India at Comrades, subject to confirmation once more tomorrow when final results go up on the website ) No. Name Last Name Sex 2014 Finish 27 Aparna Choudhary F 11:46:25 This one is of the La Ultra, Thar Desert and Everest marathon fame. It was her first Comrades ...
by pradeepe
22 May 2014 13:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 772518

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

I don't see why liberal and left-wing (commies) go hand in hand. I am a liberal as far as my thinking goes but I am definitely not a commie. I oscillate between slightly right of centre to slightly left of centre for economic policy. They don't, thats the issue. When left leaning "intelligents...
by pradeepe
22 May 2014 13:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 772518

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

as matter of principle I always object to jeeva hatya on the occasion of anything auspicious. I had limited say in my marriage so they served non-veg food also and the mob back home expect it. but once i setup my own household and got control, we have been veg on such occasions like moving into new...
by pradeepe
22 May 2014 13:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 772518

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

How Modi defeated liberals like me (Shiv Visvanathan is a professor at Jindal School of Government and Public Policy.) A good read but still loses the plot. He very eloquently says his a, b, c.......gets to x, y and then forgets it all. Well, anyway my grouse is not that. Its the way he and his ilk...
by pradeepe
19 May 2014 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 286662

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Satya_anveshi wrote:It is fitting moment to post this message in this thread.


Fitting reply indeed.
by pradeepe
15 May 2014 18:08
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 772518

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

Trust me for whatever my words are worth, Amit and Modi do not need RS to start ALL their manifesto promises. Skills development, reducing corruption, good governance, increasing efficiency, motivating people, I stilling pride in people, making educational related changes, staring down Pakistan, vi...
by pradeepe
15 May 2014 13:38
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 30976

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

In a way I feel bad for Rahul Gandhi. He has absolutely no interest or competence in carrying forth the legacy although everything is being handed to him. He could have gotten some experience by joining the Govt as a junior minister. He strikes me as someone who doesn't really want to become PM but...
by pradeepe
15 May 2014 13:19
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 772518

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

Atri wrote:Problem with dharma now a days is that there are many keyboard defenders of it. But hardly anyone does a regular sandhyavandanam twice a day or some similar vrata.


Less of these types would be more useful for dharma.
Ab ki baar modi sarkar!
by pradeepe
09 May 2014 11:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 772518

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

sum wrote:^^ Subbu swamy tweeting that NAC got wound up by MMS yesterday and that was his final act for UPA-2


In all likelihood, they themselves must have come and begged MMS to wind it down.
by pradeepe
05 May 2014 09:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4015
Views: 105791

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

The second pic is a beauty.
by pradeepe
24 Apr 2014 09:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 286662

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Ask for reciprocal extradition of Warren Anderson to stand trail in Bhopal case in India. An extradition request is pending with the US. Actually declare the magistrate who issued the warrant guilty of contempt of the Parliament and issue a warrant for his arrest for exercising extra territorial ju...
by pradeepe
14 Apr 2014 10:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 114234

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

YSRC is the only one campaigning at full strength. I just hope it doesn't get too late before BJP and TDP realize the mess they are in.
by pradeepe
15 Mar 2014 14:37
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 114234

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

I wouldn't trust PK or anyone related to Chiranjeevi. This is a false bogey to garner anti-congress votes. PK has a lot of pull among women, traditionally those who would in todays situation pull for Modi.
by pradeepe
08 Mar 2014 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 55148

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Road Crossing in Pakistan (Instructions for Pak-Lurkers) Look both left and right for cars, motorcycles, animals and Pedestrians. Look up for American drones and look down for land mines Look sideways for kidnappers and suicide bombers Look back for any body guards Hold your bags tight and check ca...
by pradeepe
02 Mar 2014 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 286662

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

UlanBatori wrote:
I've done my bit.

Me 2!!


Hari om!
by pradeepe
24 Feb 2014 15:09
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 114234

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

If that is what the bifurcation is all about, my best wishes are with them...we should all do the same. JMT. So true. Nothing wrong with bifurcation, its one nation anyway. But the agenda was set on a bedrock of hate. Fanned by hate mongers who we now see in full flow. The act itself was pulled off...
by pradeepe
24 Feb 2014 14:53
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 114234

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

JP eyes tie-up with BJP Hyderabad: Giving strong indications that his party is weighing options to sail with BJP in the ensuing election, Lok Satta Party national President Jayaprakah Narayan on Sunday showered praises on the BJP Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi . In a face-to-face program...
by pradeepe
23 Feb 2014 23:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 114234

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

My head spins reading some of the posts here. Modi could use less of these types.
by pradeepe
19 Feb 2014 09:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 772518

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

Sanku wrote: ..yes, its hard for people in Seemandhra, but they are paying for their choices, it is not meaningful to blame anyone else.


Really!

I mean yes, lets fry 'em buggers. What use are they if not for such things.
by pradeepe
18 Feb 2014 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 55148

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

http://theredhunter.com/Map_Waziristan.gif Karachi looks like a war room map with offensive forces choking out resistance. Total encirclement, slowing drawing the noose tighter, pockets collapsing. Soon the defence housing folks will need to setup shop on their new found islands. Weren't new landma...
by pradeepe
04 Feb 2014 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modeling the Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 60
Views: 10787

Re: Modeling the Indian Armed Forces

God! that is impressive. Always had a fascination for building model ships. As a kid had grown up building many a model (WW2 era warships and older fully rigged man-o-wars, sails, canons and all). It helped that we lived right next to an NCC Batt. HQ where there was a full dept. dedicated to buildin...
by pradeepe
29 Jan 2014 11:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 286662

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Karan Dixit wrote:^ They should keep an eye on him, at least. The guy is definitely here for one thing and only one thing - subversion.


Nah. He's just a racist American.

Prolly should be stripped of his American citizenship. But then..
by pradeepe
22 Jan 2014 10:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 141560

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

AMD's new processor is called Kaveri. Is there an Indian connection or anyone knows the origin of the name for this processor http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/17/amd-kaveri-review-round-up/ Yes, to some extent. Its little sister is Kabini the mobile client APU, which is delivered almost end-to-end o...
by pradeepe
07 Jan 2014 16:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 94982

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

A better way to explain allowing businesses to fail is being afforded the opportunity to stand up again after failing. A huge part of US dominance in leading technology innovation rests on this.
by pradeepe
06 Jan 2014 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 12913

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

SSridhar wrote:
prasannasimha wrote:Does anyone know the inclination error ?

I heard that the inclination was exact, 19.3 deg as required.


Yes, it was nailed. Dr. Radhakrishnan clearly mentioned that the error was a 2nd decimal delta.

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