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by Sriman
17 Apr 2009 06:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 145734

Re: Indian Police - 2006- 2007-2008

So something is not right here. but hwo knows atleast they are trying to get some stuff to supplement the .303 rifles. Does the Indian Army have the M107 SAR? Not likely. The weapons look like military ones and then question of ammo comes. Two of the weapons are US made. Are they setting up for lat...
by Sriman
17 Apr 2009 04:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Image

My 300mm lens turned out to be not so bad after all.
by Sriman
14 Apr 2009 06:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 893
Views: 222066

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Raja Bose wrote:^^^ Shouldnt this go to the Internal Security Thread instead of here?

I've posted it in the Red Menace thread.
by Sriman
14 Apr 2009 06:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 343678

Re: The Red Menace

22 CISF men hold 200 Naxals for 10 hours, save 150 lives http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/22-CISF-men-hold-200-Naxals-for-10-hours-save-150-lives/articleshow/4398160.cms For 10 hours, a band of 22 CISF jawans battled more than 200 heavily armed Maoists, without back-up or reinforcements, an...
by Sriman
13 Apr 2009 06:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 53904

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

kobe wrote:Rampy, i did not get any email from you,
where are you located?

Kobe, did you get my mail? Sent it to places223 a.t. yahoo.
by Sriman
10 Apr 2009 05:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 385558

Re: Indian IT Industry

An aside - why dont we still have a good Indian distribution of Linux (even better would be an academia driven OS from scratch) with basic stuff, so we can have them run in low power "hand me down" machines? And if there is some way to capture a disk snapshot of the running processes, we ...
by Sriman
10 Apr 2009 02:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5460
Views: 623810

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Dilbu wrote:A big JAI HO!! to the SDRE Injun hockey team. Go India.. Go.. :D

Well, you'll have to hold your celebrations for a while. We drew with NZ. India has to beat Pakistan to reach the final now.
by Sriman
09 Apr 2009 23:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 385558

Re: Indian IT Industry

Sriman, Stop this b*** s*** of "Hindu growth rate". I am amazed people who have been in BRF for such a long time still use such phrases. It is offending to say the least. You might feel cool strutting out such inane phrases, but trust me, it shows your utter lack of respect for your ances...
by Sriman
09 Apr 2009 21:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 385558

Re: Indian IT Industry

nobody seems to be really happy with their current status/designation and work. Is this a SDRE problem since i havent seen a single IT-vity techie being happy. Is it the same in Massa? This is my take and i think it definitely applies to service companies: None of these companies recruit a lot of s...
by Sriman
09 Apr 2009 20:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 385558

Re: Indian IT Industry

do services co change the billable per hour depending on the experience, reviews and certifications of the employees or is always a flat rate for the entire staff deployed at all levels on a project - ranging from freshers to old veterans? Typically a 2 or 3 tiered system. Trench level mujahids get...
by Sriman
03 Apr 2009 21:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 385558

Re: Indian IT Industry

sum wrote:They keep taking out tons of guys (some reasons given are outright BS) but one never hears a peep about them in any paper...

Really? :-?
Granted i'm doing Jeehard in Kufr lands but haven't heard anything of that sort tbh.
by Sriman
03 Apr 2009 07:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 797005

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Anyone catch the NPR feature on ghostnet? I tuned in midway through and missed quite a bit of it. If anyone managed to listen in fully please pitch in.They were interviewing someone from SecDev (who did the investigation). The researcher said they traced the command servers of the botnet and found t...
by Sriman
02 Apr 2009 21:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 385558

Re: Indian IT Industry

Heard from my ex colleagues that India's most popular (most hyped??) IT employer let go of its bottom 5% last Friday :roll: FWIW, they've always let go of a percentage of poor performers as per their banding exercise. The % has been increased this year. They're still honouring their recruitment off...
by Sriman
31 Mar 2009 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1594568

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

is this the same Wushu Kung Fu Club? i wonder if above is the same martial arts "university" where the pakistani pigs got their training, any way i sent an email to them to not train pakistani terrorists (with a link to the picture) That seems to be just a Wushu/Kung Fu club at Monash Uni...
by Sriman
30 Mar 2009 20:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 989692

Re: Small Arms Thread

In the comment section he mentions he tried a GALIL sniper as well. It does not mean he tried it the same day but very likely.
by Sriman
27 Mar 2009 00:28
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2009
Replies: 1181
Views: 315786

Re: Aero India 2009

Stunning as usual Kedar.
by Sriman
26 Mar 2009 21:14
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 883499

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

ramana wrote:Redcution in H-1B visas leads to outsourcing as firms seek to reduce costs.

Not sure i agree Ramana. Reduction in H1B will affect outsourcing as well.
by Sriman
25 Mar 2009 21:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Tea Packing Project, Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center.
Replies: 25
Views: 5963

Re: Tea Packing Project, Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center.

Folks, i'm willing to communicate with the PRC folks regarding the donations. But i wanted to check with folks who may be familiar with different payment options. I can think of : 1. Wire transfer. I know a lot of private banks support online NEFT transfers to most other banks in India. 2. PayPal. W...
by Sriman
25 Mar 2009 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4178
Views: 822829

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

ssmitra wrote:just trying to give an example of the range of scenarios they can be called out for

Apologies, i misread it.
by Sriman
25 Mar 2009 00:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4178
Views: 822829

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Hostage rescue can be from holding ones own family/friends at knife point--(quite common among addicts or parole'es who have crossed their third crime limit) to large scale histage taking like in Waco- texas. Sir, In Waco it was ATF who tried to serve the warrant originally. It was FBI who were cal...
by Sriman
24 Mar 2009 22:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 460748

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Nano second to none

I'm loving the pys-ops, bring it on :twisted:
by Sriman
23 Mar 2009 11:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 922874

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Rambha performing bideshi naatch:

by Sriman
22 Mar 2009 09:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 385558

Re: Indian IT Industry

Which S Asian leader has best website? Fairly slow to load - seems to be built in "slices" - the "best viewed in IE 5 or above" message gives away its age so this can be forgiven. This site offers user-friendly navigation, site search and contact numbers. Not bad for an older si...
by Sriman
22 Mar 2009 08:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Mort,Purush,Jobatra thanks much. I don't mind the editing at all. Both the edited pictures have achieved exactly what i was hoping to capture. I'll be careful with my aperture settings in the future. Any helpful documentation on post processing? I shoot in a RAW + JPEG mode, so i do have the RAW ima...
by Sriman
21 Mar 2009 11:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Brithers, Can i get some feedback on this picture? Taken using a Canon Rebel XS kit lens, Exposure of 3.2s-f/32 with a tripod. It was taken deep in a wooded area after the sun had vanished behind the tree tops. It wasn't too dark as such but there was no direct sunlight. I pulled the exposure time o...
by Sriman
19 Mar 2009 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 27307

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Hindu has a far more accurate report: ISRO gearing up to put Israeli satellite in orbit http://www.hindu.com/2009/03/19/stories/2009031955641100.htm A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is getting ready to put in orbit Israeli satellite RISAT in th...
by Sriman
17 Mar 2009 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Non-Western Worldview
Replies: 1023
Views: 112688

Re: Non-Western Worldview

Keshav wrote:
Singha wrote:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_(submarine)


Not sure if you were joking or not but you linked to a non-existent article.

Just a malformed url. try http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_(submarine)
by Sriman
17 Mar 2009 06:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340063

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Khatami pulls out of Iranian race http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/mar/17/iran-middleeast Mohammad Khatami, the leading reformist contender in Iran's forthcoming presidential election, is poised to withdraw from the race. Khatami, who held the presidency for two terms between 1997 and 2005, is ...
by Sriman
16 Mar 2009 04:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 460748

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Nope. The Indica sold to taxi operators is a variant. The variants sold to the public have better trim and creature comforts. Just like Ford/Chevy/Dodge make their fleet cars! My dad has an Indica and it is a very good car for the price. The Brits cannot admit that Gunga-din is actually making bett...
by Sriman
11 Mar 2009 03:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3797
Views: 323181

Re: Indian Education System-2

X Posting from Nukkad: Interesting discussion this - IIMs vs the Ivy Leagues. I did quite a bit of research on both the options before settling on a 3rd, i.e. the ISB. If you ask me, I'll rank the top-rung US/Eur Bschools over the IIMs any day. And there are multiple reasons for that. 1. The peer gr...
by Sriman
08 Mar 2009 06:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 563138

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

X posting from Afghanistan thread.. this is an interesting aside... the same scottish troops on their return to glasgow are given a rapturous reception at the Ibrox stadium ahead of a football match TLvnievtGaA you can gauge from the crowd's reception what they think of the troops being in Afghanist...

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