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by KrishG
24 Sep 2014 07:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2752
Views: 133387

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Congrats INDIA! Thanks ISRO! Awesome job!!! Feeling proud! :D :D

Jai Hind!
by KrishG
22 Sep 2014 17:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2752
Views: 133387

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

This is an event only for jingos. MSM will get interested only on 24th when actual insertion is carried out. I have a question - due to this test firing, the velocity of MOM would have changed, right? To what extent? Let me pile up on this. Did MOM re-orient and test fire the engine? Is the new v n...
by KrishG
22 Sep 2014 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2752
Views: 133387

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

saravana wrote:Isro page says 4am


Basically there will be a window of a few hours within which orbital insertion can take place. The exact time at which LAM starts firing will be left to ISRO to decide.
by KrishG
22 Sep 2014 15:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2752
Views: 133387

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

venkatesh_v wrote:Gurus, any info on the time of action on 24th? I heard its early morning, but not sure of the exact time. Please inform...


This firing was supposed to occur 41 hours before MOI. So, MOI should start at 5:30 AM IST on 24th.
by KrishG
09 Sep 2014 00:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 259788

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

It seems that most of older generation prefer to stay within the Union and it's the younger generation who are supporting the independence. But, in the end I feel it will be a close "No". The Briturds just have too much experience with such situations and could you imagine anyone being abl...
by KrishG
30 Aug 2014 22:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 2012
Views: 177820

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

Why would you say that? Japans debt is 1/5th the US, 1/3rd the UK's, 1/2 of Germany's or France's. They are a larger economy than any of those EU nations. Their trade deficit is 1/5th that of India. No the Debt to GDP Ratio of Japan is more than 200 % to be precise its 227 % one of the highest in t...
by KrishG
03 Aug 2014 00:09
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: 2014 Commonwealth Games
Replies: 207
Views: 18110

Re: 2014 Commonwealth Games

Englistanis won all 4 boxing finals today..Vijender should quit acting and focus on his boxing skills!
by KrishG
01 Aug 2014 14:26
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: 2014 Commonwealth Games
Replies: 207
Views: 18110

Re: 2014 Commonwealth Games

I am a lot less impressed by UK's sporting prowess (particularly after the huge amounts spend on 'Team Britain' in the run up to 2012) after seeing that virtually all their wrestlers and the fair no of boxers & gymnasts are from the former CIS. Australia has several too. Today we are upset beca...
by KrishG
30 Jul 2014 23:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Almost everything on Amazon is cheaper than Flipkart. Going to Nai Sarak to buy a book(s) or Gaffar Market/Nehru Place to buy SD Cards/Pen Drive is too hectic compared to just ordering it from Amazon India. But for anything expensive I'd prefer buying it from a store. What we are underestimating is...
by KrishG
29 Jul 2014 12:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Curious about the 8.1 update on winmo. Happy to note that most of my apps are appearing on winmo platform, even those of banks for mobile banking. Hoping for better video playback controls, or a player like VLC, better control on notifications. Whatsapp app devs indicate that winmo limits the acces...
by KrishG
23 Jul 2014 21:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Allah! And Motorola has the most horrible support. They say the phone never be allowed to run out of battery and that they still don't have a fix for this. Supposedly MotoG is using "advanced" Li batteries which take a very very very long to charge if it's completely drained. I was lik WT...
by KrishG
23 Jul 2014 18:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

I saw heard good reviews of MotoG so got one for my sister. 1 month and everything was fine, good actually. Then one fine day the phone decides to shutdown all by itself. We thought it should be out of battery and put in for charging. Tried to start it, it wouldn't. Then looked on the net and found ...
by KrishG
01 Jul 2014 11:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

> What is the equivalent Android phone to a Lumia 520. Moto-E and Moto-G are pitted against the 520 and 630 Xiaomi is going to launch 2 models via flipkart next month. one might be mid priced model. the other will surely be their Mi 3 flagship which has gorgeous specs . only downer might be the pri...
by KrishG
26 Jun 2014 21:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Building an OS from grounds up means nothing. Otherwise Amazon wouldn't be so successful. RBsaar, I was just saying that getting people to adopt a forked OS is tough enough even though the ecosystem already exists, but to get people to migrate to a new ecosystem is even harder. Microsoft deserves s...
by KrishG
26 Jun 2014 20:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Ah, the force fed hot Kimchi treatment from your current Korean GHQ seems to be having serious taqqiya effects onree :lol: :lol: . Isn't the money in and the cusht-o-mer lock and dollahs in the services bij onree ? Isnt that were the network effects and hence switching costs are highest , and also ...
by KrishG
14 Jun 2014 20:57
Forum: Religion Discussion Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 30660

Re: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

Watching Mahabharat on Star Plus. Have to say its very much tilted towards Arjuna. That's the general perception but not really correct. One of the interesting fact is that out of the 11 Akshohini of Kauravas, Bheema single handedly kills 7 Akshohini sena. Arjuna kills 3.5 Akshohini, half of Bheemas...
by KrishG
02 Jun 2014 20:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

SRoy wrote:GB?


BR name for Nokia. :)
by KrishG
23 May 2014 12:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1272567

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

With todays attack on our Afghan Consulate, I am having feeling that Pakis are testing the waters wrt NaMo. They want to see his response and the speed/strength on the response. Its an absolute no brainer that ISI is behind the attack.
by KrishG
09 May 2014 20:52
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1272567

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

Crossposting... The more Mamata abuses Modi, the more she gets herself trapped ....Modi's groundwork on local issues is challenging other regional leaders. The credit for effecting this welcome change goes to Narendra Modi who, during his country-wide campaigning that took off intensely after his an...
by KrishG
09 May 2014 20:49
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

The more Mamata abuses Modi, the more she gets herself trapped ....Modi's groundwork on local issues is challenging other regional leaders. The credit for effecting this welcome change goes to Narendra Modi who, during his country-wide campaigning that took off intensely after his anointment as the...
by KrishG
06 May 2014 21:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Did the news about Google turning paki wrt Android get ignored aka Google Silver? :eek: Atleast Mickey has their intentions clear from the beginning! :D
by KrishG
25 Apr 2014 23:09
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

I'm now completely sure about TimesNow being paid money by Congress. Today just plugged into the debate and big banners read "Shocker from Ramdev..Baba Ramdev insults Dalits", "What does the BJP have to say about this?". Just browsed the web to find out what the actual issue was....
by KrishG
17 Apr 2014 21:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Incredible if true. 5forty3 says NN has an edge over Anant Kumar in Chickpet and BTM areas of S.Bangalore. Chickpet is one of the oldest areas known for trader communities. BTM is the home of countless telugu-kannadigas. I would have expected them to vote for Anant Kumar in droves. Something somewh...
by KrishG
17 Apr 2014 21:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

543 subscription fee has suddenly almost doubled! It's 900 now :shock:
by KrishG
17 Apr 2014 15:18
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Is there any news on what areas of Bangalore constituencies are contributing to the low turnout? This because as far as I am aware, around 80% of the registered voters in my area (Basavanagudi) will eventually cast their votes. 30% at 1pm is a pretty dismal number considering that many people here a...
by KrishG
17 Apr 2014 10:00
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Voted in Bangalore rural, area where I live mostly apartments. Congress has big presence here, not a single one present from BJP or AAP. Calling people to go out and vote. Response is positive. How is that INC has such a big backing there? D K Satish who's the brother of D K ShivKumar is contesting...
by KrishG
17 Apr 2014 09:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Just back from the booth. Basavanagudi constituency of South Bangalore. Things were pretty laidback. Not much of a rush (mind you it's the first time I voted so can't compare). Only BJP volunteers were visible and were in a good mood. Got them to help out with my booth number. I think the fight is g...
by KrishG
13 Apr 2014 22:10
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Watching the TimesNow debate. Sudanshu Trivedi is so unfit to be a BJP spokesperson. He isn't able to provide coherent views and answers to the questions asked of the BJP. Why do BJP persist with such people as spokesperson? Actually, Swapan Dasgupta was doing a better job putting across the BJP per...
by KrishG
10 Apr 2014 21:14
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 656502

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Ya..she's Mishal Hussain. Anyone who watches BBC (or used to watch) can vouch for her pakiness when it comes anything about India. But, a paki being a paki is understandable as opposed to pseudo secular desi BBC reporters who match pakis in pakiness.
by KrishG
05 Apr 2014 12:37
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1272567

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

Bhagwan! Please is baar Congress ki g@*d mar
Abh ki bar Modi sarkaar

8) :rotfl:
by KrishG
02 Mar 2014 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132791

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

the US is not going to intervene. Just certain high tech luxery items will be made available if russia decides to get bloody about it. As much as you want to, this is not about US and Russia. The ukrains want to be euros not russians. The US is not enamored with any of the leadership in Ukrain. I t...
by KrishG
02 Mar 2014 23:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132791

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

These are the same western governments that backed Kosovo's bid for secession from Serbia and many such movements. I think this is what is on Putin's mind. He wants a vote in Crimea on it's status. And the troops are just to ensure that the new Ukrainian government doesn't stop it from happening. Th...
by KrishG
01 Mar 2014 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011
Replies: 1052
Views: 35755

Re: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011

At least 27 dead in "terror" attack at Chinese train station At least 27 people have been killed in a "violent attack" at a train station in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming carried out by a group of unidentified people brandishing knives, the Chinese state news agency X...
by KrishG
23 Feb 2014 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132791

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

Watched the closing ceremony of Winter Olympics and Putin really looked like he had more important things to worry about. The ball is in his court and his is response will be the deciding factor as to what direction this crisis takes.
by KrishG
17 Feb 2014 22:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 232527

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Holding out for the Lumia 725. Surely think it'll be better than MotoG in terms of hardware (kamira..).
by KrishG
09 Feb 2014 21:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 259788

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Will the vote actually result in the breaking away of Scotland? The opinion polls seem to tell a different story.
by KrishG
03 Feb 2014 23:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 408344

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Some real change from Tata. Zest looks better (interior and exterior) than most of it's contemporaries like DZire and Amaze. And the features Tata is offering is really awesome for this class. Man! That's some real improvement! Tata Motors unveils Zest sedan & premium hatchback Bolt http://stati...
by KrishG
27 Jan 2014 22:00
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1272567

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

RaGa uvacha "Stop asking superficial questions! All this is superficial. This interview is superficial. Ask me questions about development and empowerment. All this is just superficial"

:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by KrishG
27 Jan 2014 21:53
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1272567

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

That has to be the most horrible interview I have ever seen from a person of such prominence! Granted that you cannot judge a personal by oratory skills alone but this guy is really clueless. :mrgreen: What have we done to deserve leaders like him! :((

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