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by Atri
11 Mar 2009 01:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

x-post If US goes down, will china go down too? ( I am speaking not only in terms of economy all the other factors which come related to the economy) Is it the case that just like Britain chose USA to be its successor in post WW2 world, US is choosing (or rather, has chosen) China as its successor? ...
by Atri
11 Mar 2009 00:57
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 116437

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

If US goes down, will china go down too? ( I am speaking not only in terms of economy all the other factors which come related to the economy) Is it the case that just like Britain chose USA to be its successor in post WW2 world, US is choosing (or rather, has chosen) China as its successor? Will it...
by Atri
09 Mar 2009 19:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 790
Views: 201393

Re: A Nation on the March

X-Posting from strategy forum Every village should be provided with Road connectivity, 24x7x365 uninterrupted 3-phase electricity supply, clean water for drinking, irrigation and usage and telephone or mobile coverage. GOI needs to do this... 1. Undertake the project of linking the rivers. It may be...
by Atri
06 Mar 2009 08:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

The current scenario of Bhaarat.... watch from 0:55 onwards... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w13iroPLBc&feature=related And suggestion for fixing things... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7V0w9u1CsI Replace Ambhi of taxila with Whiskey commanders of TSPA and watch this video 2:20 onwards. http...
by Atri
06 Mar 2009 06:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 32589

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Pradyumna is another name for Lord Krishna and in some writings is the son of Lord Krishna and Rukmini. He is also one of the few who knew how to break the Chakravyuha. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pradyumna http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wars_of_Hindu_Mythology I don't get the signifigance of it, bu...
by Atri
05 Mar 2009 07:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

The basic difference comes from the fact that the Indic has evolved to a point where it does not need a history as its fundamental starting point - whereas the Abrahamic is nothing if it cannot have its history. This means the Indic is a framework for analysis, a kind of meta-religion that is more ...
by Atri
03 Mar 2009 08:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 140791

Re: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India

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What is this on Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan??

Yellow line is border.. Left is Pak, Right is India..
by Atri
02 Mar 2009 09:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2412
Views: 330305

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat-2

Shiv ji,

Do you wish to say that Mughal army that invaded Deccan under Aurangjeb in 1681 was not as strong as 600,000? The army was spread out all over Deccan and pillaged it for 27 years at stretch; this is documented fact.
by Atri
02 Mar 2009 01:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

How will the scenario be after 4 years of Obama administration? * Traditionally, democrats have been favouring Pakistan and China over India in past 20 years. Obama is showing similar signs. Unkil is in hurry of removing their troops from Afghanistan at all costs as early as possible. This will inex...
by Atri
01 Mar 2009 08:35
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 150852

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

The one mistake Marathas commit was to expand northwards without consolidating the Deccan completely. They defeated the Nizam of Hyderabad and Hyder Ali and Tipu of Srirangapattanam on many occasions, but did not eliminate them for completely. Had they eliminated the Muslim supremacy in South befor...
by Atri
28 Feb 2009 06:54
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 150852

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Chiron ji, if things are handled right, it is my fervent hope that those whom we now know as "Naxals" may become the grassroots agents of change who advance this process eastward and northward through what is now called the "Red Corridor". From Karnataka through Andhra, and then...
by Atri
27 Feb 2009 19:48
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 150852

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Here are my two cents. NDA government will definitely court effectively with both Israel and Iran. Vajpayee did it miraculously. UPA ****** up with both of them. Third Alliance (FUHA) will have dominance of commies and SP. They are and will be spineless creatures who will mess up everything in enemy...
by Atri
24 Feb 2009 04:50
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Non-response to Terrorism after Mumbai
Replies: 818
Views: 79506

Re: Indian Non-response to Terrorism after Mumbai

May be just a conspiracy theory.. But here it is. Did they choose to release this newsbite today when oscars were given to Slumdog? Is the oscars just a cover-up to increase the popularity of US amongst Indians and suppress the increasing discontent among Indians? To induce the feel-good amongst Ind...
by Atri
24 Feb 2009 02:41
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Non-response to Terrorism after Mumbai
Replies: 818
Views: 79506

Re: Indian Non-response to Terrorism after Mumbai

Who recorded this conversation and provided to India? was it Indian intelligence agency OR CIA? Was this recording happening real-time. OR did we receive the conversation after the incident was over? If it was real time was Army listening to instructions being given to the terrorists in action, and ...
by Atri
22 Feb 2009 02:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

also, the definition of "outsider" by a common Indian is white skin, weird accents, and an abundance of tissue papers. for Islamists, the definition is anybody who is non-Muslim, no questions asked. unless we are ready to enforce our rule like say Russia or China, we can never hope for an...
by Atri
22 Feb 2009 01:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

Brihaspatiji, Your feelings are delivered... :D Thomas Friedmann in his book, The World in Flat, touches upon this issue. The primary investment of laying high throughput fibre-optics cables in Indian ocean was done by USA. India was the secondary buyer who benefited by investment done by somebody e...
by Atri
22 Feb 2009 00:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

One thing of course I am yet to come to a definite conclusion. Nation formation and consolidation of the core needs communication. An information superweb connecting all settlements within India is a big step forward. And investment in this projecting maybe a billionfold of future capacity, could a...
by Atri
21 Feb 2009 00:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3161
Views: 441689

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Who cares about Pakis? Imagine the growth in agriculture if all rivers in India are linked with each other... 70% of Indian economy will receive a booster dose. More money, more power, more options to exercise the power.. plus, comparatively happy people.. I don’t know this but am assuming that apa...
by Atri
20 Feb 2009 23:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

Brihaspatiji, I would like to add a biological perspective to this as well, don't know how relevant will it be... Human being is evolved to live in small groups, not bigger than 1000 people. Urbanization curbs lot many basic instincts of human beings. * The social security of a closely knit communit...
by Atri
20 Feb 2009 09:32
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)
Replies: 2768
Views: 378628

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)

Key sectors bounce back on stimulus Key sectors bounce back on stimulus 20 Feb 2009, 0655 hrs IST, Rajeev Deshpande, TNN NEW DELHI: In what would be music to the UPA government's ears just ahead of a close electoral race, the two stimulus packages it has devised seem to have begun to show results w...
by Atri
20 Feb 2009 00:51
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 116437

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

RajeshA wrote:Chiron, you should perhaps start writing some new Jataka Tales about Elephants, Bees, Beehives, Eagles, Dragons, Bears and Foxes.

Maybe with such simple tales, even Indian politicians may learn what is at stake!
:wink:

:D
by Atri
20 Feb 2009 00:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3161
Views: 441689

Re: Indus Water Treaty

^Chiron, And what exactly are we going to achieve with those alleged irrigation projects? Free apples for "export" to PoK? Who cares about Pakis? Imagine the growth in agriculture if all rivers in India are linked with each other... 70% of Indian economy will receive a booster dose. More ...
by Atri
20 Feb 2009 00:25
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 116437

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

ShauryaT wrote:Chiron: Welcome to BRF.


Dhanyavaad, Bandhu....
by Atri
20 Feb 2009 00:07
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 116437

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

I don't know why you want them as a part of Indian society. Do we require breadbasket cases to burden us? Because, if we defeat them and leave them alone, they will regroup after 30 years and cause pain in our ass again. Until we exert control over provinces of Kashmir, Punjab, Sindh and Baloochist...
by Atri
19 Feb 2009 20:22
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 116437

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

I am not willing to wait for a second anymore as I do not want to live this pathetic life. I want my revenge now! I want justice. ShauryaT - What is your definition of Revenge? My definition of revenge is as follows - Defeat of the enemy in military, economic, cultural and religious aspects to such...
by Atri
19 Feb 2009 19:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2579
Views: 262748

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Come to think of it, i think that the Pakis will throw all the blame on BD after their "investigation" ends. A openly anti-Pak and pro-India govt in BD makes it easier for the Pakis to point their finger at BD and wipe their hands off.... the statement is given by bangladeshi FM. if curre...
by Atri
19 Feb 2009 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2579
Views: 262748

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Bangladesh minister points to Dhaka link to 26/11 19 Feb 2009, 1653 hrs IST, Times Now NEW DELHI: Bangladeshi minister for foreign affairs Hassan Mahmud has hinted that terrorists, who launched the November 26 Mumbai attacks, may have used Bangladeshi soil. This is the first time an official from t...
by Atri
19 Feb 2009 17:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 227676

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

I guess, this will be an appropriate thread for this post. X-posting from 120,000 troops thread. IMHO, until India is militarily capable of handling Pakistan and China simultaneously, US should and will stay in the region. Of course, I am not claiming that they will stay for us, they have their own ...
by Atri
19 Feb 2009 17:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3161
Views: 441689

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Nope as ususual paki paranoia hehe, I so wish they were right... We should start that project. It may be expensive, but it will pay great great dividends for long long time.. I guess Indians won't have to eat grass to ensure that this project becomes a reality.. :D and since it will be in stages, w...
by Atri
19 Feb 2009 16:59
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 116437

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

Americans just cannot afford to leave AfPak for the foreseeable future. It is in Indian Interests to get the Americans to leave the region, in the foreseeable "near" future. Only India can protect Indian Interests. No foreign power will oblige. IMHO, until India is militarily capable of h...
by Atri
19 Feb 2009 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3161
Views: 441689

Re: Indus Water Treaty

India has launched in 2006 the world's largest single irrigation project estimated to cost over US$212 billion. This river linking project is clearly predicating the theft of Pakistan's waters flowing through Jammu and Kashmir. From the above mentioned link.. Have we started the river linking proje...
by Atri
17 Feb 2009 07:59
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 150852

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Materialism is the one great enemy of faith and religion. Give the people the ability to buy what they want and religion will automatically be pushed to the side. True.. I am sorry if I am digressing here, but there is difference between concept of Dharma and concept of religion/faith. Materialism ...
by Atri
16 Feb 2009 02:50
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 150852

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Everyone here is concerned about the future leadership of the country with respect to religion. Yes only and only religion. Please also share a thought that which leader will do something about population, corruption, infrastructure and 400 million poor un-fed people. Ya I know same old rhetoric an...
by Atri
15 Feb 2009 06:33
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 150852

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Chiron - I hate to impersonate the moderators but do not post genocidal rantings. Please delete that portion of the post. Just because I quoted the particular paragraph, does not mean that I attest the means suggested by the writers of that paragraph. In fact, I have stated my reservations about th...
by Atri
14 Feb 2009 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5262
Views: 1091076

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

..Prithvi Engine uses liquid fuel and generates very high thrust as well. Why can't we use that material to build kaveri engine? Rocket engines work for a few minutes and are single use. Surely unless you want the pilot to go on a kamikaze mission, a single use engine wont do for a plane. Plus rock...

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