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by joshvajohn
28 Jan 2012 04:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 376
Views: 179371

Re: Attn non-members/Not Received Confirmation Email

I, joshvajohn, request moderators of this forum to delete my account from this group. thank you jj
by joshvajohn
27 Jan 2012 11:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4735
Views: 352048

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

AI Express pilot defies ATC for take-off, puts flyers at risk
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes ... lot-runway

Air India needs a complete reworking in management, organisation and sales of ticket and so on.
by joshvajohn
26 Jan 2012 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 75920

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

David Cameron urges European leaders to 'be bolder' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16736260 What many Europeans have become like pessimits and hopeless. I think it is time for Europe to have strong hope that they are not going to go down and other economies are going to grow at their costs. Rather if ...
by joshvajohn
26 Jan 2012 14:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 356493

Re: Indian Autos Thread

by joshvajohn
26 Jan 2012 01:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3830
Views: 212274

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Sri Lankan party accuses India of being 'cunning protector' of Lanka Tamils http://www.deccanherald.com/content/221226/sri-lankan-party-accuses-india.html Why Krishna's visit to Lanka can't be termed 'successful' http://www.rediff.com/news/column/why-krishnas-visit-to-lanka-cant-be-termed-successful...
by joshvajohn
25 Jan 2012 03:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4735
Views: 352048

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

I was so humiliated when Emirates did not announce in any Indian language when they had their flight from Chennai to Dubai. It did not go well with me that I made a note to them. Indian government must make it mandatory to announce either in the local language or at least in Hindi (though I would pr...
by joshvajohn
24 Jan 2012 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 304429

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Why do people want to harm US and China? This is a foolish and dangerous concept set to make India fall! Some are interestingly trying to push India to a corner by creating a negative feeling about US and China. For me we should see we grow together with US and China. Yes there is competition betwee...
by joshvajohn
24 Jan 2012 04:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 114848

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

Black Money: India to knock at Swiss door for details in HSBC Geneva accounts http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2012-01-12/news/30619720_1_double-taxation-avoidance-agreement-india-switzerland-accounts Govt needs to monitor the private Banks and their activities particularly in supplying ...
by joshvajohn
24 Jan 2012 04:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: South India River Water Issues/Disputes
Replies: 1213
Views: 68843

Re: South India River Water Issues/Disputes

India's ‘water man' Krishnamurthy Rao passes away http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/article2814736.ece?homepage=true&ref=wl_home Desalination is the solution to South India's water problems. Each Southern cities can have one or two Desalination units. Such units can be privatised and...
by joshvajohn
24 Jan 2012 03:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Rural Development in India
Replies: 393
Views: 34567

Re: Rural Development in India

How to realize the right to food? http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/global-observer/how-to-realize-the-right-to-food/3175 Parliamentary Panel to seek views of states, NGOs on food bill http://english.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/contentView.do?contentId=10883675&programId=1073...
by joshvajohn
23 Jan 2012 00:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 74388

Re: Solar energy in India

US-China Solar Subsidies Spat Sparks Interest from New Players http://ictsd.org/i/news/bridgesweekly/123060/ Solar's War of Words http://www.renewablesbiz.com/article/12/01/solars-war-words Which Side Are You On? The Solar Trade Wars http://sustainablebusinessforum.com/marcgunther/55751/which-side-a...
by joshvajohn
22 Jan 2012 23:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Rural Development in India
Replies: 393
Views: 34567

Re: Rural Development in India

I am confused by this food bill as it is kicked off by everyone from different corners. 1. First I thought it is going to be a right to food bill - which can be universal. It means everyone has right to food just reiterating and making amendment of what UN said long ago. 2. Second is the project to ...
by joshvajohn
22 Jan 2012 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3830
Views: 212274

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Another attack on Tamil Nadu fishermen by Lankan navy; 9 missing http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Another-attack-on-Tamil-Nadu-fishermen-by-Lankan-navy-9-missing/articleshow/11589691.cms Indian navy may be ordered by Congress Govt not to protect Indian Fishermen across Tamil Nadu Coast becau...
by joshvajohn
22 Jan 2012 16:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 74388

Re: Solar energy in India

India Misses Solar Target With 20-Fold Jump in Capacity in Year http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-20/india-misses-solar-target-with-20-fold-jump-in-capacity-in-year.html Funding solar projects needs government push,experts Punjab Newsline Network Saturday, 21 January 2012 http://www.punjabnewsli...
by joshvajohn
22 Jan 2012 02:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: South India River Water Issues/Disputes
Replies: 1213
Views: 68843

Re: South India River Water Issues/Disputes

Water Policy draft favours privatisation of services http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2820794.ece?homepage=true Rather than privitisation of the present services private services can run a parallel system by investing and supplying. Congress govt is trying to sell India (Ahuwalia's sugge...
by joshvajohn
19 Jan 2012 02:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 356493

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Indian government needs policies for hybrid and electric cars so that our dependency on Petrol reduces and many people start using such cars on the roads.

Global carmakers to go greener, bigger at India auto show
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/ ... 4320120103
by joshvajohn
19 Jan 2012 02:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 304429

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

US willing to work with India on missile shield http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/NorthAmerica/US-willing-to-work-with-India-on-missile-shield/Article1-799113.aspx I have a doubt Chinese are trying to get India away from US by supporting India's closer links with Iran. India needs to be alert...
by joshvajohn
18 Jan 2012 04:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1144
Views: 102394

Re: States News and Discussions

'Jayalalithaa was a customer at Sasikala's video shop' http://www.rediff.com/news/slide-show/slide-show-1-i-dont-know-how-many-days-the-expulsion-will-last-chandralekha/20111222.htm Jaya's losing of Sasikala may cause her next election! One is Sasikala may reveal many things about Jaya at appropriat...
by joshvajohn
18 Jan 2012 04:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 74388

Re: Solar energy in India

India Clean Energy Surge Enters Next Phase
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-1 ... phase.html
by joshvajohn
17 Jan 2012 13:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 114848

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

I am not sure how the HC has come to the conclusion. I do not want to support any rumours about EVM. But to make it objectively possible, EVMs should be given to an independent body of the govt to check whether it can be tampered with. I have got a lot of suspicion about EC for keeping these machine...
by joshvajohn
17 Jan 2012 00:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Rural Development in India
Replies: 393
Views: 34567

Re: Rural Development in India

Food subsidy bill can be lowered by Rs 2 lakh crore through cash transfers
http://articles.economictimes.indiatime ... tate-level

India leads the world in recognising the right to food,
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/a ... 796474.ece
by joshvajohn
17 Jan 2012 00:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 74388

Re: Solar energy in India

US-China Solar Subsidies Spat Sparks Interest from New Players http://ictsd.org/i/news/bridgesweekly/123060/ BP Solar and India: Unable to Compete in Solar Can India and Western nations adopt an energy policy that copes with China and promotes domestic industry? http://www.greentechmedia.com/article...
by joshvajohn
14 Jan 2012 03:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3830
Views: 212274

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

“Rethink policy to empower Sri Lankan Tamils economically” http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article2787284.ece Disappearances in Sri Lanka Murky business are disappearing—and the government has been accused http://www.economist.com/node/21542827 Lanka denies war crimes charges by forme...
by joshvajohn
13 Jan 2012 03:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 304429

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

India, US hold talks on enhancing cooperation in health sector
http://netindian.in/news/2012/01/11/000 ... lth-sector



Note: To improve better relations US govt should consider giving Mr Modi (Gujarat CM) the visa
by joshvajohn
12 Jan 2012 13:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: South India River Water Issues/Disputes
Replies: 1213
Views: 68843

Re: South India River Water Issues/Disputes

One of the important mantra of India as a nation is "interdependency" of states. During M G Ramachandran's days similar conflict arose between Malayalees and Tamils, I remember a drama in the radio - which stated that to make a VADA in Tamil Nadu we need different ingredients which are not...
by joshvajohn
11 Jan 2012 00:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Rural Development in India
Replies: 393
Views: 34567

Re: Rural Development in India

42 per cent of Indian children are underweight
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/a ... epage=true
by joshvajohn
09 Jan 2012 03:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 114848

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

Be the change you want to see
http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/ ... o-see.html

Many young people should come up like Hazare! Without many Hazares there is no way fight these corrupt officials and politicians in India
by joshvajohn
09 Jan 2012 03:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tibet watch
Replies: 646
Views: 66431

Re: Tibet watch

Tibet's Problems will Definitely Be Solved One Day Soon; His Holiness http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/2273-tibets-problems-will-definitely-be-solved-soon-his-holiness 'China Is Refusing To Exercise Its Own Law,' - Tibet's Political Leader http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/interna...
by joshvajohn
09 Jan 2012 03:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 74388

Re: Solar energy in India

India May Join U.S.-China Trade Spat to Prevent Solar ‘Disaster’ http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-24/india-may-join-u-s-china-trade-spat-to-prevent-solar-disaster-.html Why China is allowed to dump Cheap and less Quality Solar cells while local and international companies are asked to set up...
by joshvajohn
25 Nov 2011 14:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tibet watch
Replies: 646
Views: 66431

Re: Tibet watch

Nepal’s India snub at UN vote shows Chinese clout http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/south-asia/Nepals-India-snub-at-UN-vote-shows-Chinese-clout/articleshow/10863451.cms Tibet group says Nepal sent refugee back to China http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/tibet-group-says-nepal-sent-refugee-ba...
by joshvajohn
24 Nov 2011 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3830
Views: 212274

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Chetak Are you saying that Tamils in lanka can be tortured and Indian Tamils should not do anything because according some of you guys argument looks as if Tamils are not Indians and so just get over it whether it is an attack on Fishermen or torture of Lankan Tamils in Lanka. So are you promoting a...
by joshvajohn
24 Nov 2011 19:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3830
Views: 212274

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

New Report Documents Torture in Sri Lanka (Video) Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/new-report-documents-torture-in-sri-lanka-video.html#ixzz1edAQuFD3 Sugar coating bitter realities with laughable theatrics http://www.sundaytimes.lk/111120/Columns/focus.html Charity hands UN file to back Sri La...
by joshvajohn
24 Nov 2011 19:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tibet watch
Replies: 646
Views: 66431

Re: Tibet watch

Two More Monks Arrested in Tibet; China Imposes Religious Celebrations http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/tibet/2207-two-more-monks-arrested-in-tibet-china-imposes-religious-celebrations Tibet's monks driven to resist by Chinese repression, says exiled abbot http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov...
by joshvajohn
24 Nov 2011 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4296
Views: 180256

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Let me put this way - 1. Koodankulam nuclear plant is safe. But further fears need to be allayed from the protestors. I do not agree with Kalam that is 100% safe. Scientists themselves do not agree with this view. But it does not mean that there will be any immediate radiation around this place and ...
by joshvajohn
24 Nov 2011 15:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3830
Views: 212274

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

India Srilanka friendship is fine. My question is India also told the Tamils particularly DMK regime that they will not interfere into Srilankan affairs. That is also fine. But then when International bodies are trying to bring Lankan president to justice why Indians and foreign secretaries going ar...
by joshvajohn
24 Nov 2011 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4296
Views: 180256

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

In the Fukushima disaster several of these cooling systems failed simultaneously due to flooding and impact of tsunami waves. Reactors were left with only few hours of battery power and it was not enough to cool the fuel rod continuously for an extended period of time. This lead the Fukushima plant...
by joshvajohn
23 Nov 2011 14:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4296
Views: 180256

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

‘Russians not leaving Koodankulam project’ http://202.144.14.20/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&show=archive&id=387266&catid=36&year=2011&month=10&day=22&Itemid=66 If the Russians are there I will be happy to build them an orthodox church there for them! Rus...
by joshvajohn
23 Nov 2011 03:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tibet watch
Replies: 646
Views: 66431

Re: Tibet watch

Situation in Tibet Very Worrying, Says Switzerland http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=122774 China’s Latest Bid to Flex Its Regional Muscle and Intimidate Tibet http://www.tnr.com/article/world/97669/china-nepal-india-tibet-exile If Nepal is playing around then we should bring the gov...

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