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by RoyG
29 Dec 2009 01:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forums Feedback
Replies: 1566
Views: 186590

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

I'm wondering if it'd be a good idea to start a separate thread on secularism in GDF. That may give members like Pulikeshi, RayC and others an outlet to really objectively analyze it for what it is: A specific political mechanism for solving communal disputes which has its origins in Christian theol...
by RoyG
24 Dec 2009 23:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050
Replies: 457
Views: 33992

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

*More government sponsored cultural and foreign exchange programs with border countries, US, S Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and South East Asia. *Setting up institutes abroad which foster better understanding of the dharmic world view and history of the subcontinent. I feel like India has so much to offer ...
by RoyG
08 Dec 2009 06:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 274183

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

They supposedly have a really good medical school there. Many of the graduates are sought after in the US and Europe b/c all they pretty much do is patch up gun shot and blast related wounds. Hey now that i think about it, ER physicians might be there second best export thanks to those kafir butcher...
by RoyG
08 Dec 2009 05:36
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 758990

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Was it Morarji who was suspected of being a cia mole?
by RoyG
08 Dec 2009 03:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 274183

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

Brothers friend left the States to study in Peshawar. He says it was initially hard to sleep at night with the frequent sound of automatic fire and occasional blast. Moreover, he claims it was difficult getting used to the smell of seared hair and flesh after a bombing and the sight of small kids an...
by RoyG
07 Dec 2009 04:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 758990

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

What exactly do we do with the pigs that aren't flipped by our intelligence agencies? Languish in jail forever?
by RoyG
06 Dec 2009 07:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 940366

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Are we getting any ToT for the 1.8bil?
by RoyG
05 Dec 2009 01:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 269035

Re: India-US News and Discussion

hey come on guys give Obama a break....spending, printing, propping, and expanding will do wonders for the US and the world! Leave him alone! Please o pretty please...
by RoyG
04 Dec 2009 23:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 274183

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

The youtube user uploaded 3 other clips and he's posting replies. It doesn't seem like hes with the jihadis. There could've been a blast before he started filming.
by RoyG
04 Dec 2009 19:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 437087

Re: J & K news and discussion

Top Hurriyat leader shot at in Srinagar NDTV Correspondent, Friday December 4, 2009, Srinagar A top leader of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat, Fazal Haq Qureshi, who's a key aide of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has been shot at in Srinagar. His condition is said to be critical. Qureshi was the Hizbul ...
by RoyG
03 Dec 2009 23:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 437087

Re: J & K news and discussion

^^Sino-US pressure?
by RoyG
30 Nov 2009 22:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050
Replies: 457
Views: 33992

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

RamaY, here in the US it seems like people are slowly moving away from Universal Health Coverage and Universal education and slowly moving toward the free market b/c the competition ultimately leads to lower costs and better service (ex cell phones, computers, etc). It's also my understanding that i...
by RoyG
30 Nov 2009 22:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050
Replies: 457
Views: 33992

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

Ugh anyway....Brihaspati, I was wondering if you could jump start the land reform issue by elaborating upon the three points you mentioned. I was also wondering if individual landownership or ind/gov ownership as you've suggested can help stem illegal immigration from Bangladesh. My understanding is...
by RoyG
30 Nov 2009 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 360135

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Work on Ladakh link-road stopped after Chinese Army objects November 30, 2009 15:15 IST The work on a link-road in Demchok in South-eastern Ladakh region has been stopped after objections were raised by the Chinese Army, barely months after repeated incursions by it in that area. The incident took ...
by RoyG
30 Nov 2009 00:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1561843

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Wouldn't it be better to have just 3 digital designs (wooded, desert, and urban)? Marpat only comes in wooded and desert but it was shown to be more effective than the 3 color type. Also did better in IR tests. "The pattern is formed by a number of small rectangular pixels of color. In theory, ...
by RoyG
29 Nov 2009 23:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1561843

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Why cant we just issue a new digital fractal camo for all our ground forces instead of constantly coming out with new 3 color types?
by RoyG
29 Nov 2009 22:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050
Replies: 457
Views: 33992

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

Not a bad idea brihaspati. Def better than what we got now. The main reasons why I consider selling off gov land a good thing is b/c: Companies usually lease gov land and totally strip it of its natural resources like precious metals, ore, and wood. They don't have an incentive to take care of the l...
by RoyG
29 Nov 2009 21:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050
Replies: 457
Views: 33992

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

Expansion of grassroots and government led afforestation and reforestation Environmental cleanup especially wrt our rivers, canals, and beaches Strengthening of private property laws and selling off government land rather than leasing. Free market approach towards recycling and garbage disposal Non ...
by RoyG
28 Nov 2009 08:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 269035

Re: India-US News and Discussion

wow she is quite the looker....she can crash my party any day lol.
by RoyG
27 Nov 2009 22:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 318854

Re: The Red Menace

^^eh w/e, her writing is pathetic and nobody seems to take her seriously anyway. Naxalites are the last major spark of leftism in India and she'll die in agony seeing it washed away...but then again theres always the next best thing.... "hindutva" types infiltrating the armed services, the...
by RoyG
26 Nov 2009 20:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1561843

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

I think they mite be carrying ak-74's...This ak variant usually features the brown colored cartridge. Oh and don't the pasgt helmets look a little big? Overall, great show of force!
by RoyG
25 Nov 2009 03:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 269035

Re: India-US News and Discussion

Barack Obama, us and the US November 24, 2009 21:00 IST India [ Images ] will have to fight its own battles. It cannot expect the US to help us fight them, argues Tarun Vijay. Two kinds of people are complaining about Barack Obama's [ Images ] Asia tour. One, those Americans who have been seeing Am...
by RoyG
23 Nov 2009 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 269035

Re: India-US News and Discussion

I didn't think his communication skills were so bad. I thought it was a good interview overall. And besides, actions speak louder than words!
by RoyG
23 Nov 2009 02:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050
Replies: 457
Views: 33992

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

^^ Diggin the escrow. The only part I'm kinda iffy about is the 10,000 km of 4 lane highway. I just don't want India going down the same wasteful path as the U.S. The highway system here is excellent but its harmful to the environment, costs a lot to maintain, and it's def not easy on the wallet. I ...
by RoyG
22 Nov 2009 07:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 1307
Views: 173320

Re: Indian Interests

Ram Jethmalani's comments anger Saudi ambassador TNN 22 November 2009, 12:00am IST NEW DELHI: His middle name is controversy and he is India’s leading enfant terrible. Living up to his image of a self-confessed maverick, Ram Jethmalani on Saturday went where few men have dared to venture. Speaking ...
by RoyG
20 Nov 2009 21:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 437087

Re: J & K news and discussion

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/China-is-not-a-party-to-the-Kashmir-conflict-Hurriyats-Mirwaiz/articleshow/5251958.cms "China is a global power and has huge influence in the region and as such China also has a direct link with Kashmir because certain parts of Kashmir are in Chinese co...
by RoyG
20 Nov 2009 20:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 437087

Re: J & K news and discussion

Under normal circumstances i dont think we would have let him go...but now with a depreciating dollar, 17% effective unemployment, and the US increasingly ceding strategic and economic space to its primary creditor, China playing a more proactive role in JK seems inevitable. I have a feeling the nex...
by RoyG
20 Nov 2009 11:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2010
Views: 198384

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

I highly doubt he's going to China just to link up with a NGO. Proly a cloak for more "sensitive" arrangements?
by RoyG
20 Nov 2009 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2010
Views: 198384

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

Hurriyat chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to visit China CNN-IBN Fri, Nov 20, 2009 New Delhi: India may have rejected United States of America President Barack Obama's offer to China to be the supercop in India-Pakistan matters but sources say Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is going to China to giv...
by RoyG
20 Nov 2009 10:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 437087

Re: J & K news and discussion

Hurriyat chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to visit China CNN-IBN Fri, Nov 20, 2009 New Delhi: India may have rejected United States of America President Barack Obama's offer to China to be the supercop in India-Pakistan matters but sources say Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is going to China to giv...
by RoyG
20 Nov 2009 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2010
Views: 198384

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

^^What's new? lol
by RoyG
18 Nov 2009 03:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 318854

Re: The Red Menace

Constable's throat slit, arms chopped by Maoists 17 Nov 2009, 1637 hrs IST It’s the bloodiest murder by Maoists since the Taliban style killing of inspector Francis Induwar. A police constable was butchered to death, his throat slit and arms chopped off for allegedly being a police informer on Mond...
by RoyG
17 Nov 2009 12:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1023962

Re: China Military Watch

US says Tibet belongs to China, Beijing smiles TimePublished on Tue, Nov 17, 2009 Beijing: Chinese President Hu Jintao hailed US President Barack Obama's recognition of sovereignty issues dear to China, after a bilateral meeting in Beijing on Tuesday. ''China approves of President Obama's repeated ...
by RoyG
17 Nov 2009 02:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050
Replies: 457
Views: 33992

Re: National Agenda for India, 2010-2050

I found the two clips below quite interesting b/c it reveals the disconnect and frustration that secularists face when trying to comprehend communal disputes in the indian context. Funny how they didn't even have the courage to show up for the roundtable debates that followed shortly after. http://w...
by RoyG
16 Nov 2009 21:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 2386
Views: 242152

Re: India-China News and Discussions

China may ask US to insist that India sign anti-nuke agreement Saibal Dasgupta , TNN 16 November 2009, 07:42pm IST BEIJING: The India-US nuclear deal is expected to crop up during Tuesday’s dialogue in Beijing as US president Barack Obama seeks the support of Chinese leaders on his stand on Iran an...
by RoyG
16 Nov 2009 05:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 309690

Re: Internal Security Watch

Maoist terror reaches Delhi's outskirts Tushar Srivastava , Hindustan Times New Delhi, November 16, 2009 Bastar may be far from here, but the Naxalites aren’t. They are just outside Delhi, in Faridabad, said India’s top security officials at a meeting recently. “Around Delhi, there is some Naxal pr...
by RoyG
14 Nov 2009 23:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 2386
Views: 242152

Re: India-China News and Discussions

India a master and Tibet is its disciple: Dalai Lama November 14, 2009 23:14 IST On the last day of his week-long stay in Arunachal Pradesh, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama [ Images ] underlined the need for spiritual development for peaceful co-existence of different groups of people for estab...
by RoyG
12 Nov 2009 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Curious Case of Daood Gilani alias David Headley & co
Replies: 2267
Views: 202184

Re: Internal Security Watch

Terrorists may infiltrate West Coast, warns Govt CNN-IBN New Delhi: The Central Government issued a terror alert on Wednesday. The Home Ministry has warned that over 100 terrorists may infiltrate the West Coast in the coming days, sources told CNN-IBN. The advisories have gone to Delhi, Mumbai, Ahme...
by RoyG
10 Nov 2009 05:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 2386
Views: 242152

Re: India-China News and Discussions

US defends Dalai Lama freedom of movement (AFP) – 4 hours ago WASHINGTON — The United States on Monday defended the Dalai Lama's right to free movement after China protested his visit to a region near India's border with Tibet. The Dalai Lama "is primarily an internationally respected religiou...

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