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by disha
22 Sep 2018 22:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1566
Views: 183946

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I am really missing the cartoons showing poor short dark rice eating yindoos supplicating before the gora masters and aspiring to launch rockets!

Very depressing. No cartoons from BBC or Guardian!
by disha
22 Sep 2018 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5056
Views: 306421

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

suryag wrote:https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/cover-story/story/20180910-rakhigarhi-dna-study-findings-indus-valley-civilisation-1327247-2018-08-31


A very long laborious and non-sensical article. It appears that the author of the above article suffers from hinduphobia.
by disha
22 Sep 2018 21:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

SaiK wrote:you are ignoring choto mota islands on the arabian sea :).


No.
by disha
22 Sep 2018 21:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

[b]ISRO setting up launch pad for Gaganyaan mission https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/isro-setting-up-launch-pad-for-gaganyaan-mission/article25010147.ece Why Gujarat ?? The proposed the launch pad in TN will be better .... It will increase the payload of SSLV further SSLV is mostly for SSO sa...
by disha
20 Sep 2018 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4512
Views: 827778

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

No. Nasr is nuke equipped and much shorter range. This replaces Prithvi which was dual armed and hence unusable. What stops India from using a nuclear warhead on this missile? More importantly, is there a structural/technical difference between a nuclear capable missile and a conventional missile? ...
by disha
19 Sep 2018 22:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2063
Views: 316364

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A wise Govt. decided to collect higher taxes when Oil prices went down and repaid it. If Modi decided to bring sell another bond of 2,00,000 crores and pay off old debt and leave 3 lakh crores to year 2023 and cut oil prices, would we have been better off? NO Center didn't pocket it. Center reduced...
by disha
19 Sep 2018 08:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2063
Views: 316364

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^Many many many thanks for that table. I was searching for basis of my part 2 and that small table helps me immensely.

I am going to argue for continued taxation by center and actually states need to get off their state taxes on fuel (eventually).
by disha
18 Sep 2018 01:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1566
Views: 183946

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

They have shoved the darkies under the rug and are talking about how Novasar was lifted off from spaceport as if they own it. Lift-off from the Satish Dhawan spaceport occurred at 17:38 BST. In 2020, they are expecting Scotland to have a launch site (funded by Lockheed Martin) to launch made-in-NZ S...
by disha
18 Sep 2018 01:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO needs to have its own TV channel on DD, where everything space related and ISRO related including its launches and recruiting and contracts and requirements and panel discussions with invitees from colleges etc etc etc is discussed. It will put us out of the misery called DDM. DDM does not know...
by disha
17 Sep 2018 07:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1106
Views: 104405

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

A_Gupta wrote:^^^ For every opinion there is a counter-opinion
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles ... with-trump


Gupta'ji, you just proved Neshant'ji's point with your counter-opinion.

Bloomberg is Wall Street's shill and anti-Trump.
by disha
14 Sep 2018 10:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 183044

Re: Indian Education System

vera_k wrote:Nothing. But where is the course teaching grooms on how to be good husbands? :wink:


Such a course should also exist. What's wrong in training men as well. Currently You may not find such courses in IIT though! :rotfl:
by disha
14 Sep 2018 10:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

However there must be great benefits to a space telescope like avoiding atmospheric distortions which is why all major space powers are pursuing such projects. Getting time on the Hubble for any researcher is pretty hard. I'm wondering if this could be turned into a business opportunity for India w...
by disha
14 Sep 2018 03:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

We urgently need to start planning a space telescope of Hubble proportions. It is cheaper to setup and operate large telescopes on moon or in ladakh and not in space. India is better off setting up telescopes in Ladakh. As always, India is way behind. ^Unnecessary rona-dhona. India is a space power...
by disha
12 Sep 2018 04:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2395
Views: 476537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

I feel that there is a lot of "I feel" and "I think" but the lack of aerial refuelling assets would be better highlighted by a case study that could bring this to life. Alas I am not sufficiently competent to address this.... Entire Yunnan and Sichuan opens up with this event. B...
by disha
12 Sep 2018 04:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2395
Views: 476537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

There is no such thing as unlimited resources. If skill+talent+knowledge is considered a resource, then that is the most low in supply. One cannot pluck skill+talent+knowledgeable persons from tree and apply it to a project like LCA/NLCA. Since if the resources are unlimited, all projects can be tak...
by disha
11 Sep 2018 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2395
Views: 476537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

I am always intrigued by Indranil's comments on Gun trials. Have never been able to figure out what is the something needed from IAF? *** [Mod (Indranil) Edit] You have got it right. Trivial as it may be, let's keep it to ourselves. There are reasons (please check your message-box). I hope you will...
by disha
11 Sep 2018 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2079
Views: 110107

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Any intelligent country will have an agency stationed in the hot bed of terror, so that the terror is curtailed at the source itself with minimum blowback.
by disha
11 Sep 2018 21:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2063
Views: 316364

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^Or what happens if Oil prices go up? [A long rambling post follows] Here is the deal on petrol and diesel taxes: The State VAT on petrol is at least 25% in 20 states with the highest in Mumbai at 39.78%. The State VAT on diesel is more than 20% in 12 states and highest of 28.47% in Andhra Pradesh. ...
by disha
11 Sep 2018 01:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2063
Views: 316364

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I maybe a dunce, but when a Union Minister of Petrol states that, that *is* government. And when the PM himself re-iterates it, that again is "government". Union Minister & PM are the visible faces of the government! And when both the Union Minister and the PM himself state that again ...
by disha
07 Sep 2018 11:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2006
Views: 231132

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Mid-West (the Barbarias/Dhobis etc) economy is primarily oil economy. When Oil is $30 per barrel or even less, there is even less of a profit margin available for the non-diversified Mid-West economies to invest back into their own economy leave alone support loans to a failing Baki economy. For exa...
by disha
07 Sep 2018 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1566
Views: 183946

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I think you & Singha'ji missed the point by a mile and irony in your own posts as well too. To bring in Chinese "talk and bite" and chiding Indians to unable to do the same - problem with indians is we are overintellectual, oversmart and nitpicky with each other and cannot form a cohes...
by disha
06 Sep 2018 11:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1566
Views: 183946

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

problem with indians is we are overintellectual, oversmart and nitpicky with each other and cannot form a cohesive hunting party for any issue - we are all talk and no bite. china talks but also bites very hard. the results are for all to review above links. Problem with Indians is that we are sick...
by disha
05 Sep 2018 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2079
Views: 110107

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Sir you forgot the most imp thing of pakistan...aatom bomb? where should they be given to? House of Saud or Xin or an amazon prime/e-bay auction?? :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Well I cannot recommend how Haseena Atum Bum can be shared. On the physics package part, they just do not have any. It is all Ch...
by disha
05 Sep 2018 10:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 183044

Re: Indian Education System

really!!!! :eek: :shock: I am really confused which way we are going as a country. where do people find this 18th century mentality!! What's wrong with training new brides to be on how to manage household? In a country of 1.2 Billion with millions of marriages happening every year, it will help to ...
by disha
05 Sep 2018 10:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2079
Views: 110107

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

It is time to split Bakistan. Bakistan is not containing the terrorists and even US has to cut off military aid to Bakistan. Baluchistan and Sindh need to be separate countries. Afghanistan can get access to the sea via Baluchistan. This will provide Baluchistan much needed revenue. Sindh has enough...
by disha
04 Sep 2018 00:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

^^Are we so smitten by ‘furrin nations’ that we bring their itsy-bitsy effort & call it a ‘race’ when our nation is trying out something very very remarkable!
by disha
02 Sep 2018 05:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330537

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Glad that we reached 15., potential was 18-20 & minus the african imports 20-22 gold.

That would have put us in fifth/sixth position.
by disha
01 Sep 2018 17:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330537

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

There is hope for all of us now! Bridge!! Will it be there in future games as well?
by disha
01 Sep 2018 00:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2063
Views: 316364

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^Looks like he is confused between billion and trillion. Or Rupee vs. Dollar. 2-3 Trillion Rupees equals some 30-40 Billion USD. Plausible if it is a world class city built over 30 years. (sarc on) But then a billion here and a trillion their - who cares as long as people can dream about the loans ...
by disha
31 Aug 2018 23:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330537

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Picklu wrote:Pujara played a gem of an innings


Baki Moen Ali's beard puts me off watching that game anyway.
by disha
31 Aug 2018 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330537

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

No Hockey gold for India. Japan beat India 2-1 for AG gold.
by disha
31 Aug 2018 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Irrelevant post and counter reply edited.

Stick to the topic

Karan M
by disha
30 Aug 2018 23:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330537

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Must read: https://swarajyamag.com/insta/how-swapna-barman-overcame-poverty-immense-pain-to-give-india-its-first-heptathlon-gold-at-asian-games India's first Heptathlon. Can somebody (preferably from Bengal) help her get specialized shoes? She has 6-toes and the normal average shoes causes her pain....
by disha
30 Aug 2018 22:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330537

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

4X400 relay was totally super. They put the best player at first to get a tremendous lead, which even the Africans couldn't beat. What is amazing is it breaking the sterotype being built of Indian woman being weak and abla nari, oppressed by Indian men. Indian women in track & field is the pinn...
by disha
30 Aug 2018 12:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330537

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Day 12 - Gold Alert!

News I heard is that we got 2 Gold today.

(Or I am reading Day 11 news :(( :( )
by disha
30 Aug 2018 11:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Until we find a new habitable planet with better living conditions than earth and have means of travel to get us there, in no more than a couple of decades, space travel would not graduate into commercial ventures or human settlements. The way I look at it - We are already doing inter-galactic trav...
by disha
30 Aug 2018 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Exactly. Where does this stop? Tommorrow even transgendered and handicapped people will have to be accomodated. there is no limit to political correctness. Does not matter as long as the person is capable and an Indian. Note that all Gaganaviharins will be putting their lives in the line for the na...
by disha
30 Aug 2018 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Disha might want a base on moon and mining of asteroids, i do too. But a small station just few hundred miles above earth has costed $160B to western governments. The budget that NASA presented to congress, more than a decade back, for a human trip to Mars was pegged at $400B. Next time, please add...
by disha
30 Aug 2018 00:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Current state of theoretical physics doesn't allow any meaningful space exploration beyond our solar system. We are centuries away from having a practical mode of transportation to get out of the Sun's bubble in to the interstellar space. Once we cross that boundary, there is nothing there for us t...
by disha
29 Aug 2018 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2982
Views: 538256

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

NOTE: By no means I want to start a naming contest here. :wink: "Gagan" can mean space as well. The other option is 'Antariksh'. So either you have GaganaViharin or AntarikshYatri. When an Indian gets to go to Alpha Centauri, then we can talk about AntarikshYatri. Till then it is GaganaVi...

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