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by ksmahesh
16 Jun 2012 15:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 225366

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

Some years ago I and my friend tried to trace out overlapping vocabulary (Tamil and Sanskrit) We identified around 200 words. I remember only the following on top of my head (seems like age is catching up):
Nagam
Devam
Bhutam
Papam
Ratri
Rajan
Kaalam

Wish I had preserved the list.
by ksmahesh
13 May 2010 23:08
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Comments on Dance of the Flamingo-Story By Sanku
Replies: 178
Views: 13077

Re: Dance of the Flamingo_Story by Sanku

What a great story... Sanku Ji tussi "double" great ho..

I started reading the Dance .. only today and I have finished it ... I simply could not take a break..

What narration, ultimate story line and build up. Wish I could clone you multiple times :) ...
by ksmahesh
07 Oct 2009 02:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forums Feedback
Replies: 1566
Views: 155754

Re: BR Forums Feedback

My feedback The last few days have been a disappointment on BRF quality. The quality of moderation has really gone down as compared to even last year. I wonder why some members (including some moderators - eq N3) have a obsessive need to write only pengrezi when Moderators have themselves asked the ...
by ksmahesh
05 Oct 2009 19:30
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-3
Replies: 1343
Views: 108738

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-3

An open question who is correcting the "wrong info" on BR pages about Nuclear weapons? AFAIK Arun_S et al wrote these pages and since clearly they need upgradation should some one not edit them asap?
by ksmahesh
05 Oct 2009 03:00
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-3
Replies: 1343
Views: 108738

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-3

Arun_S Saar, You should not do this. When things hot up and misinformaton is spreading (as happening here) people with knowledge (like you) have an obligation to stay put and fight. ______________________________________ This is not good for BR. It is very unfortunate that people who should stay are...
by ksmahesh
28 Sep 2009 15:19
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 146362

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

To be frank with you, nobody for sure knows what exactly had happened on that fateful day. Are you sure? More often than not, whistle blowers turn out to be correct also. But in this particular case, I personally feel that the Whistle blower is passing off his opinion and educated guess work as fac...
by ksmahesh
29 Aug 2009 21:25
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist
Replies: 2362
Views: 131057

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist

Dr. KS statement raises some questions in this SDRE's mind. Thankfully this forum helps in finding answers: 1. Bum worked or not? Kakodkar's uttar is very enlightening onlee. "100% desired results ". 2. Deterrence intact or not? This question is interlinked with another one - Can lizard af...
by ksmahesh
28 Aug 2009 17:22
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist
Replies: 2362
Views: 131057

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist

All of you that are running down MMS need to realise that he has more ba**s than anyone in the earstwhile BJP govt had. He is in a situation where he has to fight not only the opposition but his own party as well. ABV didnt have the gumption to go after his party members and gave in to them all the...
by ksmahesh
14 Aug 2009 17:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 646431

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

How many nuke warheads is India capable of building at the moment

How much fissile material do we have.


According to some very credible pan wallah (which I cannot disclose 8) ) sources India is sitting on a pile of 2000 nikulear bums. :evil:
by ksmahesh
11 Aug 2009 16:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 936528

Re: China Military Watch

And even if economic development takes a slight backseat for next 5 years, raising GDP on defence to 5% should perhaps be a few immediate steps in the right direction....India just cannot afford to lose any more land (after losing POK, Aksai Chin, parts of Nefa etc) in another war....In fact, our s...
by ksmahesh
11 Aug 2009 14:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 936528

Re: China Military Watch

i think it will be foolish to underestimate the chinese capability to make trouble. they are not a bunch of looneys like the pakis. when they will decide, they will make meticulous preparation, planning and come with force. they are very focussed and patient. it is time our national leaders woke up...
by ksmahesh
10 Aug 2009 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 536875

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Nuclear deterrent helped in de-escalation of Kargil , the war was limited , or so the Paki want to believe. For rouge state who does not understand N deterrence and crosses the threshold , the only option is to exercise the nuclear option. No amount of conventional or technology superiority will de...
by ksmahesh
10 Aug 2009 19:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 536875

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Because of that philosophy the IAF ended up fighting Sabres with Gnats in 65. :roll: Didnt they tell us Nuclear Deterrent Works , and we need to spend less conventionally once we make it overt. 65 wont happen coz we have established nuclear detterent , unless ofcourse deterrence fails then you know...
by ksmahesh
13 Apr 2009 01:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 42626

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

tspat wrote:I just registered into the forum realizing that some of you are planning to collect money for buying kits for our Jawans. I willbe interested in contributing. Count me in.



contact kobe.

at places223 at yahoo
by ksmahesh
13 Apr 2009 01:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 42626

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

Ajatshatru wrote:Bhailog, any particular member to contact for BR's based in UK/Europe?


Kobe bhai,

Please include me in the group so that I can access the g_doc.


Hi Ajatshatru,

Í am in netherlands. Mail me at

kulharia at gmail dot com

So that we can emulate the steps taken by the Kobe et al in US.
by ksmahesh
12 Apr 2009 00:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 42626

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

RayC-ji,

It would be great if we have a bank account in which to transfer the funds. Can the coordinator provide one?
by ksmahesh
10 Apr 2009 22:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 42626

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

Xoom.com seems to be a good option for US but for (people like me) in europe could perhaps send money through paypal. I can transfer some funds. As for Liason committee perhaps some one with Army back ground would be ideally placed. RayC/Mandeep-ji can perhaps help there. For PR committee if some on...
by ksmahesh
10 Apr 2009 12:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 42626

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

kobe wrote:mahesh,
reply sent, pls check your email
also invite to the google document



Kobe-ji,
You need to grant me the acces to the spreadsheet.

"We're sorry, XXXXX@googlemail.com does not have permission to access this spreadsheet."

Please check your gmail and grant me access
by ksmahesh
10 Apr 2009 11:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 42626

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

kobe wrote:
suryag wrote:I am in California.


ok surya-saab, we can start it, send me email at places223 at y'hoo
i have some idea's, any one else in calif please send me email



Please check your email account..
by ksmahesh
10 Apr 2009 11:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 42626

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

I am in Netherlands and I would like to make a humble contribution. Whom should I contact? In the past I had contacted Sidhuji and he assured to contact me once the modus is finalised. It is quite some time now that this issue came up so perhaps we need to organise fast. Can some one (RayC-ji or ASP...
by ksmahesh
25 Mar 2009 00:54
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 585364

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

The scenarios by Vivek and Shankar are great but on a more strategic pov to the run up to the coming war I wanted to contribute my 2 cents: Future looks (to me) like this: Negatives ISI/DGFI sponsored: 1. Strengthening of Islamic terrorist network resulting in increase in frequency of bomb blasts an...
by ksmahesh
06 Mar 2009 17:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 517
Views: 21159

Re: Indian Military Aviation

by ksmahesh
04 Mar 2009 16:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4019
Views: 662614

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

somnath wrote:^^^ ok, so its 72 hours..thats understandable..You might want to change one of your earlier posts, where you said 72 days..


Very clearly common sense is not common......
by ksmahesh
25 Feb 2009 20:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16140

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

PS. RayC: A sincere request. I love your posts and it provides a refreshing perspective of things, and always read the threads where you participate. However could you please tone down the "You cant comment unless you enlist / you dont know because you arent enlisted / You won't understand unl...
by ksmahesh
21 Feb 2009 00:08
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2009
Replies: 1181
Views: 281596

Re: Aero India 2009

I am awestruck.............

LCA is one of the most B_E_A_utiful plane.
by ksmahesh
20 Feb 2009 14:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 797288

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

somnath wrote:............... had after Nehru's first 10 years, ..................


This is ridiculous.

I am checking myself so as not to derail this thread and I hope adminullahs will look into.
by ksmahesh
03 Feb 2009 00:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16140

Re: Artillery and Armor thread

I donot understand why do we have to treat Arjun vs T-90 tanks as exclusive case. Both are different tank and have strengths and weakness. Why IA cannot have a blend of X Arjun + Y T-90. The numbers X and Y decided by IA people. A cursory look of our borders prove that we need: 1. A tank that can be...
by ksmahesh
26 Jan 2009 15:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INA History Thread
Replies: 320
Views: 37601

Re: INA History Thread

I came across a wealth of books in history section of Leeds University library on INA. Unfortunately I had only 3 days to grasp whatever I could. According to what I read: Japanese did supply INA and had highest regards for the bravery. (The proof was a translated telegram from a Jap officer to some...
by ksmahesh
20 Jan 2009 23:06
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 585364

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

I took time to understand that writing a post on BRF is privilege hence I stay in lurker mode but reading recent posts (esp Hari Sud ji's) amaze me :roll: Vivek, Shankar et al are (read "cannot be") under no pressure to post . What we get to read is excellent, balanced and detailed war sce...
by ksmahesh
30 Dec 2008 19:31
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 585364

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Dear Hari ji

Could you post the scenarios with detailed conversations here :) ?

I am sure BRF_bhailog would really appreciate scenarios about our western borders.
by ksmahesh
30 Dec 2008 13:35
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 585364

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

http://www.upiasia.com/Security/2008/12/30/india_ready_to_avenge_mumbai_carnage/3561/ India ready to avenge Mumbai carnage By Hari Sud Column: Abroad View Toronto, ON, Canada, — Terror attacks directed from across a border can be seen as premeditated murder. Indian, Interpol, British and U.S. invest...
by ksmahesh
02 Dec 2008 20:24
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 165335

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Should anyone wish to help in creating the "Janam Patris" of our politicians then please mail to "india UNDERSCORE change" AT rediffmail DOT com. Explain please! What do you mean by 'creating Janam Patris of politicians'? A Janam patri of a political leader will contain all of t...
by ksmahesh
02 Dec 2008 19:23
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 165335

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Chemicals designed for swift and effective neutralization of terrorists should be developed. To hell with any international treaty. On side note I request Admins to achieve the threads on Mumbai terror because some people want to use this information collected here for good use An email I recieved: ...
by ksmahesh
03 Nov 2008 23:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: New Moderators on BRF - Round II
Replies: 99
Views: 16851

Re: New Moderators on BRF - Round II

Shivji,

Even though I disagreed with you more often than not, it was always a pleasure to read your posts. Some I could understand and agree right away and the rest proved correct in due course.

All the best to the new Majlis-e-admin.

ksmahesh
by ksmahesh
05 Sep 2008 00:01
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 43253

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

What is happening now is the classic Panchatantra story of the farmer who brought home a goat, but all his villagers convinced him that it was a dog. This is only one POV which is not accepted by others (including yours truly). According to another view what is happening is classical story (and oft...
by ksmahesh
03 Sep 2008 21:48
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 43253

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

I was wrong: No need to test for India (as a bum of 20kt is deterring enough if the delivery means are nice ones). However the problem lies with the restriction on fuel supplies could be used to hold our policies to ransom. This is worse than Porkis having control over oil pipeline. (Not that I am i...
by ksmahesh
03 Sep 2008 21:21
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 43253

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

I suggest folks stop saying MMS knew about the secret letter to the US Congress as he needs the support more than anything else right now. Ramana saar, The chances are 50:50. MMS may become complacent enough to accept more stringent NSG lingo (if he feels confidant that their is support enough). Or...
by ksmahesh
03 Sep 2008 20:51
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 43253

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

RajeshA wrote:I thought this NSG Waiver was supposed to do away with all of India's problems of sanctions. If it does not solve that but only creates further ones, then what is the use of this NSG Waiver.


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