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by Nikhil T
10 Jan 2009 04:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 227869

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

^^ I don't think arguing something as important would get enough attention in the Nukkad thread. Lets continue here. Negiji , please find some arguments inline. Like many in the media your mindset has hyphenated the PSU's with the Chai-Biskoot babus of the Secretariat. From Oil and NG thread. In cas...
by Nikhil T
10 Jan 2009 01:37
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 623934

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Hari Sud wrote:Hello Guys

Part - 3 of my Indo-Pak battle scenario has been published.

Here is the link

http://www.upiasia.com/Security/2009/01 ... ains/4421/


Fast paced, Hari ! Good work, though like all jingos I would like more Pak birds down!
by Nikhil T
09 Jan 2009 21:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 227869

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

I wonder why of all the PSU's Oil and NG one's are cribbing about the hike, afaik they are most handsomely paid (specially when the package likes of ONGC offer to campus recruits is pretty good even when compared to Tier 1 IT companies). You cant compare two sectors. If you want to compare, try com...
by Nikhil T
09 Jan 2009 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1915
Views: 386012

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

ABM might not work well for Indo-Pak scenarios where the targets for Pakistan are likely to be Punjab, Gujrat border states. The flying time of a M-11/Hatf-1 would be a few minutes, not enough to detect incoming missile, authorize retaliation , and then fly to intercept. Secondly, ABMs can be overwh...
by Nikhil T
07 Jan 2009 04:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722134

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Poonch encounter continues for 5th day - Special Forces rushed Apart from Romeo Force’s 29th unit and 26 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, the authorities have rushed para units of special forces to the area besides some additional troops, sources said....
by Nikhil T
06 Jan 2009 21:52
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

RAW goes on a recce mission CHENNAI: A day after the Sri Lankan army took over Kilinochchi, pushing the LTTE fighters to the northern jungles of Mullaittivu, India sent a select team of the Research & Analysis Wing (RAW) on a secret aerial surveillance mission across the Palk Straits. Sources t...
by Nikhil T
05 Jan 2009 23:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forums Feedback
Replies: 1566
Views: 172818

Re: Site Suggestions & Forum Feedback

The Top Stories section says "India inks 8 billion dollar deal", quoting CNN IBN. Please correct it to "2.1 Billion dollar deal" as the deal in question is the P-8I sale.
by Nikhil T
05 Jan 2009 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722134

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Poonch encounter continues for 5th day - Special Forces rushed Apart from Romeo Force’s 29th unit and 26 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, the authorities have rushed para units of special forces to the area besides some additional troops, sources said....
by Nikhil T
04 Jan 2009 11:17
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Arrested Chinese man in Dharamshala might be a 'spy' - Chinese national Ley Xiuan, who was arrested for staying illegally at Mcleodganj, has revealed during police interrogation that he was a member of the People’s Liberation Army of China. He also revealed that he had visited Mcleodganj in May and...
by Nikhil T
31 Dec 2008 12:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 36220

Re: International Military Discussion

Aircraft Carrier USS George H.W. Bush to be commissioned Jan 10. Capt. Kevin O'Flaherty, from Los Angeles, Calif., and a 1981 Naval Academy graduate, will become the ship’s first commanding officer, leading a crew of more than 5,500 men and women, including embarked air wing personnel. George H. W....
by Nikhil T
31 Dec 2008 01:10
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Good to read that...real feel good piece after all the buffoonery our nets are subjecting us to. However,regarding the quote of "normal" govt agencies being easier to penetrate compared to terrorist orgs: Does it mean that we have sufficient HUMINT in Paki and Chinese govts/agencies? Paki...
by Nikhil T
22 Dec 2008 21:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Foreign Policy Journal's article: Why the CIA doesn't want Dawood Ibrahim in India's hands Yoichi Shimatsu, former editor of the Japan Times, wrote last month after the Mumbai attacks that Ibrahim had worked with the US to help finance the mujahedeen during the 1980s and that because he knows too mu...
by Nikhil T
16 Dec 2008 04:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

PM not in favor of removing IB/RAW Chiefs. Apart from political considerations, Narayanan has often been the sole voice in government to strongly articulate the dangers posed by jihadi terrorists to India's economic installations. He had a crucial role to play in ensuring that police forces of no l...
by Nikhil T
12 Dec 2008 02:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

phewww...... http://www.metimes.com/Politics/2008/02/06/indias_intel_chief_lacking_intelligence/9650/print/ The controversial head of India's external intelligence agency, Ashok Chaturvedi, has come under the spotlight ..... Aditp, this news has been discussed threadbare earlier on this forum. I su...
by Nikhil T
12 Dec 2008 00:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Piglet rumor mongering : India seeks Israeli help, commandos reach Delhi ‘Islamabad to use all options if attacked’ - Pakistan Observer December 07 Islamabad—An Israeli intelligence source has reported on Saturday that India has sought Isralei help and support in operational and intelligence plannin...
by Nikhil T
11 Dec 2008 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722134

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Things moving pretty fast now on QRTs within Delhi: After airport terror scare, CISF gets 4 cars ith the CISF reportedly failing to chase down unidentified gunmen who fired in air at IGI Airport on December 5 due to old cars, DIAL has now provided the security personnel four new cars. Sources said t...
by Nikhil T
10 Dec 2008 23:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/China_blocked_move_to_ban_Jamaat_thrice/articleshow/3818807.cms China blocked move to ban Jamaat thrice China s asymmetric war against India ! There is no need for terrorist organizations to attack Chinese citizens - their own Communist Government is doing it so w...
by Nikhil T
10 Dec 2008 22:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 517
Views: 26095

Re: Indian Military Aviation

India, Russia set to start work on fifth generation fighter BEIJING: Russia would soon sign a contract with India to jointly develop and produce a fifth-generation combat jet from next year, the director general of Russian aircraft maker Sukhoi said here Wednesday. "We plan to begin flight tes...
by Nikhil T
10 Dec 2008 21:42
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese
Replies: 395
Views: 63183

Re: Let us Understand the Chinese

Surprising and shocking : China vetoed 3 times against banning JuD - Lashkar Front Its all geopolitical play to keep India down and occupied. China had nothing to lose if this organisation Jamaat-ud-Dawah got banned. No reason for India to be so apologetic about the Tibetan protests now. It has been...
by Nikhil T
09 Dec 2008 13:11
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Rajiv Mathur, the new IB chief.

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Has he been made Officer on Special Duty, for the interim period.
by Nikhil T
09 Dec 2008 12:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722134

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

k prasad, with 300-1000 hostages in taj and trident per possible estimate, and 5-10 in nariman house, which comes first? which will cause more massive loss of life? the nsg had to prioritise till second batch of commandos were flown in. great vilasrao deshmukh, military expert, ask for 200 commando...
by Nikhil T
08 Dec 2008 23:27
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

PMO uses Googlemail :shock: http://www.clipartof.com/images/emoticons/xsmall2/1892_.gif The horror stories dont end here. The Private Secretay to the CM of Assam gave me his business card which had a Yahoo email address. A PS to the CM of a ultra-sensitive state like Assam!! An MP from Andhra gave ...
by Nikhil T
07 Dec 2008 12:27
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 184949

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Arrested cop was deputed to sneak into Lashkar ^^ Wonder why did they release this story to the press? is this not compromising national security? This Government is behaving very cheaply. How in the world anyone will work as undercover after this and Malegaon fiasco? You send someone as undercover...
by Nikhil T
07 Dec 2008 12:00
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 184949

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Hamid Gul making the list can mean only one thing since he cannot be handed over to India. Probably an Indian retaliation is inevitable. The list is made so as to not make it acceptable for Pakistan and satisfy Indian request in its entirety. Possible. Equally possible, that India wants to drive do...
by Nikhil T
07 Dec 2008 07:25
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 184949

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

X-posting Probably first time a specific instance of infiltration into a TSP Kashmir terrorist group has come to light so publicly. I wonder if he's a J&K cop on records or a quasi-gov 'follower' ?? Arrested cop was deputed to sneak into Lashkar Srinagar: The trail of the SIM cards recovered fro...
by Nikhil T
07 Dec 2008 07:16
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Probably first time a specific instance of infiltration into a TSP Kashmir terrorist group has come to light so publicly. I wonder if he's a J&K cop on records or a quasi-govermental 'follower' ?? Arrested cop was deputed to sneak into Lashkar Srinagar: The trail of the SIM cards recovered from ...
by Nikhil T
03 Dec 2008 07:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 492480

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Anybody's seen this BS ? Pity the piglet thinking ...They are in so much shit and still have the balls to put this s*** on TV. BrassTacks: Siyasat Aur Pakistan- The Mumbai Fraud Exposed http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exvlatXpCnI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHQ0WXzY9sc http://www.youtube.com/watch...
by Nikhil T
02 Dec 2008 22:31
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

The consequences of the Mumbai attacks

Stratfor's geo-political analysis of the consequences of the Mumbai attack for India-Pak-US and the psyche behind the attacks.
by Nikhil T
02 Dec 2008 21:15
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711921

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

People's anger and a crumbling spy agency The tirade against Chaturvedi keeps getting stronger. The Govt. would be well served to throw Ashok Chaturvedi and Sanjiv Tripathi out of RAW to some admin position and make the Pak expert Banerji the head. Ask the next chief to deliver in a timebound fashi...
by Nikhil T
01 Dec 2008 22:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)
Replies: 176
Views: 103767

Re: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)

1. How NSG men fight Rediff article on the op strategy of NSG for the Op Black Tornado. Looking at the requirement of this particular operation, the boys were equipped with a brand new set of hooligan tools including special spanners, screw-drivers, nuts, bolts and some hardware jacks which are help...
by Nikhil T
22 Nov 2008 03:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195233

Re: INS Tabar destroys pirate mothership

Times of India
Navy action in Gulf of Aden projects Indian power on high seas

Details what needs to be done to make IN more proactive with projecting its power in the Indian Ocean.
by Nikhil T
21 Nov 2008 04:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195233

Re: INS Tabar destroys pirate mothership

Smaller ships in large numbers would be more useful for policing duties but they would not have long endurance so far from the home port. I think this may be a good opportunity for INS Jalashwa(sp?) to go in there as mother ship with a dozen helos, a dozen speed boats, stores and 200 commondos. Mak...
by Nikhil T
20 Nov 2008 06:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195233

Re: INS Tabar destroys pirate mothership

Some news/Editorial snippets.. Editorial: Fighting pirates' fire with fire The Saudi Arabian company negotiating with Somali pirates who brazenly captured the biggest prize in modern history does the world no favors. This global problem needs a coordinated, global response. Negotiating away individ...
by Nikhil T
20 Nov 2008 02:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195233

Re: INS Tabar destroys pirate mothership

This is where we need to give up our age old mentality of playing on safer side and show more aggression. if they kill our countrymen then all bets are off. we send more forces, go in , and also take initiative and kill more of them. these people are used to of attacking armless ships, they will ru...
by Nikhil T
19 Nov 2008 22:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 36220

Re: International Military Discussion

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/7737086.stm Pakistan's SSG Ex-chief General Alvi Assassinated Senior military and government officials have been the focus of targeted attacks by militants. Their deaths have been blamed on their support for the US-led "war on terror". Situation...
by Nikhil T
19 Nov 2008 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195233

Re: INS Tabar nails pirate ship (sort of)

Anti Piracy Action at High Seas - PIB On being fired upon, INS Tabar retaliated in self defence and opened fire on the mother vessel. As a result of the firing by INS Tabar, fire broke out on the vessel and explosions were heard, possibly due to exploding ammunition that was stored on the vessel. A...
by Nikhil T
18 Nov 2008 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195233

Re: INS Tabar nails pirate ship (sort of)

The UN can reconstruct somalia on its own sweet time but for now I agree with singha ji. Give navy the permission to hunt and slaughter the pirates. If you don't negotiate with terrorists there is no need to negotiate with pirates. . I'm all for concerted naval action but the cheapest, most effecti...
by Nikhil T
18 Nov 2008 06:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195233

Re: INS Tabar nails pirate ship (sort of)

Nikhil mate completely agree with you, however what you say would only happen in an ideal "perfect" world. Right now the world just sees this as a major pest than anything else. Besides these days nobody is going to go in unless they get something in return ala Unkil. UN peace keepers are...

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