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by Sriman
20 Mar 2012 10:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 437612

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Also, since the train fares have been kept so low, there has been a move AWAY from even state transport buses into trains. I noticed this at the railway station here in Bangalore. You would expect the BLR-Mysore passenger train at around 6;00 pm or so to run decently full, but not packed like sardi...
by Sriman
14 Mar 2012 17:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 437612

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Why is she so fixated with Railways though? Is it because of opportunity to dole out jobs? Surely there are more lucrative ministries for someone with that much power in the coalition?
by Sriman
14 Mar 2012 15:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 437612

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Oh well :roll: Railway fare hike: Mamata Banerjee forcing Trivedi to roll back http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_railway-fare-hike-mamata-banerjee-forcing-trivedi-to-roll-back_1662258 A leading Television on Wednesday said that Mamata Banerjee has warned Dinesh Trivedi to either roll back the hik...
by Sriman
14 Mar 2012 10:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Bala Vignesh wrote:
Sriman wrote:Bala, where in Bangalore did you rent the lens?

Sriman sir,
I am use Tapprs for all my photography equipments rental. The service is absolutely excellent. Their office is near the Puttana Circle on NR Road. The contact persons are Mr. Prem or Mr. Vinod.
Hope the above helps.

Thanks.

Thank you.
by Sriman
12 Mar 2012 16:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 633582

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

^^
Agreed. The BMTC Vajra service from airport is excellent.
by Sriman
11 Mar 2012 23:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Congrats BhairavP :)
by Sriman
08 Mar 2012 18:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 384575

Re: Indian IT Industry

i am not sure that the 'best'/most able boys are girls are doing IT leadership jobs these days Lalmohanji, the issue i see from the trenches is that a lot of middle managers simply don't understand the importance of engineering well enough. There is this group think (recruitment philosophy is also ...
by Sriman
08 Mar 2012 16:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 384575

Re: Indian IT Industry

Eastern Europeans and Latin Americans don't have our numbers. As much as cost, another main reason why Indian companies do well is because we're very flexible when it comes to staffing. We're capable of staffing big numbers pretty quickly. So in that sense we have the numbers and a head start in ter...
by Sriman
05 Mar 2012 11:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Bala, where in Bangalore did you rent the lens?
by Sriman
04 Mar 2012 11:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 244978

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/gen-vk-singh-writes-to-antony-lists-issues-degrading-army-capability/919778/2 Gen VK Singh writes to Antony, lists issues ‘degrading’ Army capability Army Chief General V K Singh has written to Defence Minister A K Antony that the war-waging capability of the Army h...
by Sriman
02 Mar 2012 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 148750

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

That is the catch. You need to have a valid US visa to transit at Heathrow. If you are a H1b holder, with a valid H1b but with say no stamp in passport(F1->H1 conversion, common case), or if your previous H1b stamp in passport has expired, or if you using Advance Parole(with no stamp in PP), then y...
by Sriman
29 Feb 2012 22:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3068
Views: 368415

Re: Indian Roads Thread

hnair wrote:btw, I got denied admission in TBHP, due to some essay question I did not answer well enough :(( they are some bad mudders....

Haha, don't worry. You're not alone. Got in on my second attempt. Answer the questions as descriptively as possible. :mrgreen:
by Sriman
29 Feb 2012 09:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3068
Views: 368415

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Gus wrote:Worst part is, I sometimes catch myself doing the same mistakes I know I should not be doing.

Yes, its actually scary. :oops:
by Sriman
22 Feb 2012 12:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5272
Views: 1153288

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

This is what George J had to say when this whole AL-31 SCB tot issue was discussed some time ago. Read through the entire discussion.
by Sriman
21 Feb 2012 09:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 633582

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

I'm looking to book a ticket to Delhi in March over a weekend and KF's fare is 1/4th of other carriers. Tickets as low as Rs 1200. It's different issue whether those flights will actually go through or not come March. :mrgreen:
by Sriman
20 Feb 2012 11:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 633582

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Mort Walker wrote:That's a pretty strong accusation. Some of these "gelf" countries are harboring known terrorists, financing their operations and money laundering in India and around the world.

Mort, gory details here:
http://www.cougar-rides.com/blog/murder ... -maharaja/
by Sriman
19 Feb 2012 17:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 464
Views: 100739

Re: Military Humor and related

ravi_g wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=AjUaPUVZs90&NR=1

What army is this?

Supposedly Colombian.
by Sriman
16 Feb 2012 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2847
Views: 159646

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Baikul wrote:Mauleners I yam pheeling debressed.

Debressed pecause whyar ij the def yan dump phorum gone?

Ij it a hinjew consbiracy I pooch? :evil: :evil:

Baikullah Mehsud, DnD is no more. It hajj passed on. It's exbired and gone to meet its maker. Bereft of life, it rests in pieces. :(
by Sriman
13 Feb 2012 22:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 299528

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Although fingers do point at this being a Paki Op, let us not forget that Iran and Pakistan are both Shia dominated ,and thus have a common agenda, and this has also been seen in the recent affairs between Paki FM Ms Hina,and the Iranian regime.Surely this is a Paki op with Iranian blessing from Ay...
by Sriman
10 Feb 2012 16:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 137276

Re: BR Forum Feedback

ASPuar wrote:On that note, goodbye, BR. It was a (mostly) good eleven years!

I request you to reconsider, ASP. Something upset you in the Army thread? I can understand if you don't want to discuss it.
by Sriman
09 Feb 2012 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 392574

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Good quality footage of an F16 and a tanker crew having some light hearted fun after a refuel. The solah is a beautiful bird.



Another Solah video. How gorgeous is the view through that bubble canopy 8)

by Sriman
08 Feb 2012 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 472
Views: 101539

Re: Private Message and Locating BR member

deepan gill wrote:Admins,

How do I send a private message to BR member? Also how do I search a member based on their username?

Thank You

Deepan, PM facility is restricted to mods alone.

You can use this link to find a member:

memberlist.php?mode=searchuser
by Sriman
07 Feb 2012 11:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 437612

Re: Indian Railways Thread

http://business-standard.com/india/news/pitroda-panel-wants-railways-to-invest-rs-56k-cr-/463928/ Pitroda panel wants Railways to invest Rs 56,000 cr To help the railways overcome capacity constraints, an expert committee headed by Sam Pitroda is likely to propose investment of Rs 56,000 crore by th...
by Sriman
06 Feb 2012 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2848
Views: 125851

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201

Ziauddin was Badmash's man and deeply unpopular within PA and ISI. He has an axe to grind against Gola but to somehow suggest he was very serious about catching Osama is misleading. It wasn't as if he had a lot of control over his underlings in ISI (who resented him to begin with). Unkil did pay ISI...
by Sriman
02 Feb 2012 22:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 342676

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

Just watched the Swamy interview on Headlines Today, very impressed. The articulation and clarity of thought was superb. Rahul Kanwal trying to imitate Karan Thapar was tedious though.
by Sriman
01 Feb 2012 22:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 307018

Re:

Badar wrote:
Someone asked what will Rafale be bringing to the party that IAF currently doesn't have? Why not more Super-30 rather than Rafale? Ignoring industrial, economic, geo-political and interplanetary arguments:
<snip>

Very good post, Badar.
by Sriman
01 Feb 2012 15:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5272
Views: 1153288

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Aditya_V wrote:I think Boeing is going to provide an advanced wind tunnel which help simulate conditions.

Yeah, the C17 offsets are supposed to include a High Altitude Engine Test Facility and a Trisonic Wind Tunnel Facility.
by Sriman
31 Jan 2012 14:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2847
Views: 159646

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Anujan wrote:Now Amreeka will understand not to bother us about the bad Haqqani. If they press us too much about the bad Haqqani, the good Haqqani gets it!!

I think you have the good and the bad Haqqanis mixed up, Birader.
by Sriman
26 Jan 2012 12:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 736727

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Looks like a modified version of this. I think it's Chini/Puki Thundaaaar. And I hate to admit looks much more aesthetically pleasing than LCA cocpit with its dinky MFds, bulky UFPC and antiquated HUD :( http://www.defence.pk/gallery/data/649/medium/PAFJF-17SimulatorMAKS2007001.jpg That's a Pilatus...
by Sriman
18 Jan 2012 21:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 459723

Re: Indian Autos Thread

I think you need to check out the fit and finish of the FIAT Linea before commenting on this... I haven't seen the fit and finish (interiors) of a Linea but did see a Punto and it didn't seem that good compared to a Swift or an i20. It wasn't bad as such but felt like it could have been better cons...
by Sriman
17 Jan 2012 19:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Magazine and Media Watch/Review
Replies: 294
Views: 88939

Re: Magazine and Media Watch/Review

Excerpts from the latest article on VKS in India Today by Unnithan. Taken from a link on Livefist Blog:( http://livefist.blogspot.com/2012/01/screw-this-ill-see-you-in-court-army.html ) And we have had people on BRF talking about "objectivity" on part of Unnithan!!!! ack thoo... Some of t...
by Sriman
17 Jan 2012 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 40134

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Philip wrote:By the way,who is the Ch.Guest this year?

Ms Yingluck Shinawatra, PM of Thailand.
by Sriman
16 Jan 2012 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 392574

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Blue Angels video with some nice close up shots. Flying inverted over water must take some serious skill. Full HD.

by Sriman
16 Jan 2012 17:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 459723

Re: Indian Autos Thread

I'd just like to make a general comment, take it for what its worth. Recently I was back in Desh after a two and a half year hiatus. One thing that repeatedly struck me was the style and finishing of the new car models - from both Indian as well as international makers - was several orders of magni...
by Sriman
16 Jan 2012 09:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32729

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

why do one need propel shropel etc? just do your regular clean water should be good enough. If you mean Propel (and other fitness water) alone, probably. But otherwise you need other electrolytes as well esp when you run the distances GD is running. Tender coconut is a good alternative in India tho...
by Sriman
11 Jan 2012 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 40134

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Singha wrote:600 meteors wont be cheap for sure. amraamD sounds ok to me.

Will Khan export AIM-120D? It's not export cleared for even pet munnas AFAIK.
by Sriman
10 Jan 2012 15:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 137276

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Shankaraa wrote:Hello mods

How do I paste images on BRF? For example the image of Aum.

Please help. Thank you.

Instructions:

viewtopic.php?p=1205625#p1205625
by Sriman
08 Jan 2012 14:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 244701

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

aaak thoo to how far unnithan has fallen. What a hit job. and to think he was a visitor to BR long ago. What does one not do to climb the ladder? Which article? This one i suppose: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/age-row-standoff-between-army-chief-gen-v-k-singh-and-ministry-of-defence/1/167533....
by Sriman
05 Jan 2012 23:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 459723

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Auto Expo 2012 began in Delhi today. Today's highlights are Ford's mini-SUV EcoSport and Tata's facelifted Safari Storme. The EcoSport is a sub 4m mini SUV with a turbo charged 1L (yes, one litre) engine that Ford claims delivers 120PS. Looks good. http://www.firstpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01...
by Sriman
03 Jan 2012 13:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 658579

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

not sure if this is legit, but someone has posted a speculative pic of Mk2 Arjun http://www.armyrecognition.com/images/stories/asia/india/main_battle_tank/arjun_mark_II/pictures/Arjun_Mark_Mk_II_main_battle_tank_heav_armoured_India_Indian_army_002.jpg That looks like a JGSDF Type 10. Not an Arjun d...

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