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by nithish
20 Aug 2011 17:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195167

Re: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops

Somali pirates hijack ship with 21 Indian sailors from Oman Somali pirates hijacked a tanker managed by an Indian firm with 21 Indian sailors on board on Saturday while it was being loaded at a port in the Gulf state of Oman , India's government shipping agency and a Gulf shipping source said. The ...
by nithish
20 Aug 2011 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 293378

Re: The Red Menace

Naxals kill 3 security personnel in Gadchiroli Following the death of 11 policemen in the neighbouring Chhattisgarh yesterday, three policemen including two personnel of Cobra battalion of CRPF were killed today in a Naxal attack in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. A personnel each of the distri...
by nithish
20 Aug 2011 17:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5395
Views: 509888

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Race tickets for Rs 2,500 and Rs 35,000 You can witness the first ever Indian Grand Prix on October 30 by shelling out a minimum of Rs 2,500 but be ready to spend Rs 35,000 if you want to have the best view of cars and drivers from the Main Grand Stand. The tickets for the race were made available ...
by nithish
20 Aug 2011 01:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Processed Meats Linked to Increased Stroke Risk The largest study to date on the relationship of stroke to red meat consumption suggests higher intake of processed meat, but not fresh red meat, is associated with an increased risk for stroke, including cerebral infarction. In the study of 40,921 Sw...
by nithish
17 Aug 2011 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1630
Views: 174149

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

EU frees Indian antibiotics from countervailing duty Some Indian broad spectrum antibiotics will now become more competitive in the European Union with the EU scrapping the countervailing duty (CVD) on import of these drugs from India. This development is a significant boost to Indian pharma majors...
by nithish
14 Aug 2011 06:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 195167

Re: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops

Hijacked ship with 9 Indians released Merchant vessel (MV) Sinin which was hijacked by Somali pirates in February with 21 persons, including 9 Indians, on board was released on Saturday. In a statement released on Saturday, the director general of shipping confirmed the release and said that all th...
by nithish
13 Aug 2011 00:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 227770

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

ONGC to spend Rs 1000cr on exploration in Guj, Rajasthan The western onshore basin of ONGC plans to spend Rs 1,000 crore on exploration in Gujarat and Rajasthan in two years, Basin Manager P B Pandey said today. Talking to newsmen here on the occasion of 56th foundation day, Pandey said, "The ...
by nithish
13 Aug 2011 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 683
Views: 74031

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

'The East has been deeply influenced by India' The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has opened a centre in the South Korean capital Seoul and set up a chair of Sanskrit at the Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University in Cambodia. These initiatives are part of the Indian government's 'Loo...
by nithish
13 Aug 2011 00:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1951
Views: 219352

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

India, Australia review progress of FTA negotiations India and Australia on Friday agreed to give a strong push to the ASEAN+6 process in an effort to take forward the economic integration in Asia. Both countries also reviewed the progress of the Indo-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiatio...
by nithish
09 Aug 2011 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 113105

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

this is what Theresa May said a year ago: We can cut police budget without risking violent unrest The home secretary, Theresa May, has dismissed fears that deep spending cuts could undermine the ability of the police to tackle possible civil unrest, and insisted the British did not respond to auster...
by nithish
09 Aug 2011 21:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Sushupti wrote:Need Gyan for boosting up my B12 levels. came to know my b12 is dangerously low.


Dairy products, like milk, yoghurt and eggs are good for B12
by nithish
09 Aug 2011 04:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 113105

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

A police station in Birmingham is on fire. Reports of riots in Liverpool now
by nithish
09 Aug 2011 04:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 113105

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

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by nithish
09 Aug 2011 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 113105

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

London riots escalate as police battle for control In Hackney, east London, masked and hooded youths smashed up shops and threw missiles, planks of wood and wheelie bins at riot police. Several abandoned vehicles were set alight. There were also violent scenes in Lewisham, south-east London, where ...
by nithish
07 Aug 2011 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 113105

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

viv wrote:
Mahendra wrote:Was the guy who was shot black?

Edit: Got the answer


what is the answer?


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by nithish
06 Aug 2011 20:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5395
Views: 509888

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

American football enters India via EFLI There is a rush among sporting bodies to follow the Indian Premier League (IPL) way to build their sport. The latest to follow this route is American football even as broadcaster Ten Sports has signed up a multi-year deal for telecast coverage so that the spo...
by nithish
04 Aug 2011 18:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Nitish, Red wine is not really that good if you have diabetic tendencies. It goes directly and effects the liver. Sugar control is more important for Indics. ramana saar, red wine has been shown to be beneficial in diabetic patients - this study on diabetics showed that free radicals and clotting f...
by nithish
03 Aug 2011 18:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

I have been told HDL of 40ish is not good...its barely tolerable and the only way to increase it is physical exercise or work. no dietary fix exists for it. ideally should be 60ish. I intend to check out this theory in a couple months, but which time hopefully my weekly run/walk routine of around 2...
by nithish
04 Jul 2011 01:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1630
Views: 174149

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

India rejects clause on litigation Despite a demand by the European Union (EU), India is unlikely to allow a clause in a proposed trade pact with the bloc that permits an overseas investor to sue a host country at an international dispute settlement agency. EU wanted the inclusion of such a clause,...
by nithish
04 Jul 2011 01:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 936053

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Shipbuilders eye defence orders to tide over slump Securing contracts to build warships has emerged as an option for local shipyards seeking to sail through a global downturn in the industry. ABG Shipyard Ltd, India’s largest shipbuilder outside state control, entered defence production last week b...
by nithish
28 Jun 2011 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2524
Views: 232526

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Body heat to warn BSF of intruders The BSF has introduced alarm system and thermal imagers to intensify vigil along the India-Bangladesh border under the north Bengal frontier of the force. “We have introduced alarm system in most of the points of the border where smugglers approach with their catt...
by nithish
19 Jun 2011 23:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3757
Views: 252463

Re: Indian Education System

I happened to be in a small store, when a poor couple walked in with their daughter to shop for a school uniform. The daughter needed an uniform because the one she had was bought 4 years ago, and now was too short for her. But she's now in the 10th grade, and this uniform costs Rs. 450. And since ...
by nithish
19 Jun 2011 23:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246735

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Army busts militant hideout in Doda Army troops on Sunday busted a militant hideout and recovered a cache of weapons, ammunition and explosive material in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district. Based on intelligence inputs, a joint column of 159 Infantry Battalion and Rashtriya Rifles launched a search...
by nithish
19 Jun 2011 22:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Renewable Sources of Energy
Replies: 315
Views: 38695

Re: Renewable Sources of Energy

India’s largest solar power to go live in a fortnight India’s largest solar power project will be commissioned in a fortnight. Moser Baer’s 30-MW project in Patan in Gujarat is likely to be commissioned by the end of this month or in the following week. The twin solar projects at Patan of 15 MW eac...
by nithish
16 Jun 2011 23:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1162
Views: 85979

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

Researchers find new molecule to fight TB CHENNAI: The Tuberculosis Research Centre (TRC) in the city, on Wednesday, announced that it had isolated a molecule that fights both tuberculosis and some strains of HIV. Researchers isolated the molecule from a marine microorganism Streptomyces sp found i...
by nithish
29 May 2011 05:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 114422

Re: BR Forum Feedback

hey guys, not sure if this is the right place but I was on the BharatRakshak wiki and read the articles - absolutely awesome work guys, great effort, appreciate the work that was put in!
by nithish
27 May 2011 23:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 408147

Re: Indian Autos Thread

First Land Rover rolls out of Indian factory Mumbai-based Tata Motors opened its first Indian factory on Friday for Land Rover, the formerly loss-making British brand aiming to make inroads into the booming South Asian market. A Freelander 2 sports utility vehicle was the first to roll out of the a...
by nithish
27 May 2011 23:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246735

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Top Pak militant killed in Kashmir Indian security forces have killed two militants in a gunbattle in the restive region of Kashmir, including a "most wanted" commander from a Pakistani group, a police officer said. The Islamist rebels were identified on Thursday in the village of Keller,...
by nithish
26 May 2011 21:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246735

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Gunfight rages in south Kashmir Security forces have upped its anti-militancy operations in Kashmir as they laid another siege in south Kashmir to nab militants just a day after killing two militants in north Kashmir’s Handwara district. A special team, comprising army personnel, police’s special o...
by nithish
26 May 2011 21:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian M&A Deals
Replies: 315
Views: 52861

Re: Indian M&A Deals

NMDC to acquire 50 % of Australian iron ore miner Legacy India's state-run miner NMDC Ltd has agreed to acquire a 50-per cent stake in Australian mining group Legacy Iron Ore Ltd, marking NMDC's entry into the Australian resource sector. The stae-owned mining company said it has signed a memorandum...
by nithish
26 May 2011 21:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5395
Views: 509888

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Saina stuns China; India go down 1-3 India ended their campaign at the Sudirman Cup badminton tournament on a disappointing note with a 1-3 defeat at the hands of rampaging China in the quarterfinals at Qingdao, China Thursday. Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal had the consolation of beating world n...
by nithish
26 May 2011 21:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 408147

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Tata Motors reports booming profit India's top vehicle maker Tata Motors on Thursday reported a nearly fourfold increase in annual profit, boosted by booming sales and strong demand for British brands Jaguar and Land Rover. Net profit was 92.7 billion rupees ($2.04 billion) for the year to the end ...
by nithish
26 May 2011 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Africa News and Discussion
Replies: 448
Views: 51430

Re: India-Africa News and Discussion

India, Africa vow to combat terror India and Africa on Wednesday unequivocally condemned terrorism and piracy in all its forms and manifestation and called for active prosecution of authors of such crimes. Both sides also supported each other’s claims for permanent membership of the United Nations ...
by nithish
24 May 2011 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Africa News and Discussion
Replies: 448
Views: 51430

Re: India-Africa News and Discussion

India offers $5bn to Africa, keen to boost ties India stepped up its push to deepen its economic ties with Africa and emerge from the shadow of rival China by offering $5 billion to help the continent rich with minerals and commodities. At an address to an India-Africa summit in Addis Ababa on Tues...
by nithish
22 May 2011 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Africa News and Discussion
Replies: 448
Views: 51430

Re: India-Africa News and Discussion

India woos Africa with aid, technology, hoping to gain ‘soft power’ advantage India is setting up a diamond processing facility in Botswana. In Uganda, it’s building a center to train businesses about global markets. In four of Africa’s poorest countries, Indians are helping cotton farmers improve ...
by nithish
02 May 2011 21:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 227770

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

India wants Turkmenistan gas price to be attractive for all pipeline partners India would like the delivered price (landed cost) of Turkmenistan gas to be in the same range for all buyer countries – Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Gas pricing is a crucial component for the $7.6-billion Turkmenista...
by nithish
02 May 2011 21:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 332477

Re: Indian IT Industry

PwC in $25.5 mln settlement over Satyam audit PricewaterhouseCoopers affiliates agreed to pay $25.5 million to former Satyam Computer Services Ltd investors to settle U.S. litigation over the audit of the Indian outsourcing company. The settlement came four weeks after PwC agreed to pay a record $7...
by nithish
02 May 2011 21:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 205126

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

India clears $12 bln S. Korean steel plant India on Monday gave final clearance to South Korean giant POSCO's proposed $12 billion steel plant in a deal seen as a test of the country's openness to foreign investment. The plant — one of India's biggest foreign projects since the launch of market ref...

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