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by Klaus
31 Mar 2010 14:11
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 32675

Re: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

After Parasu Rama’s destroying all Kshatriya kings, Haihayas and Ikshwakas became eligible to wear crowns. From those two clans came 101 kshatriya clans. 14 other clans came from Yayati and Bhoja (does it mean Parasu Rama did not kill these kings?). Jarasandha defeated all these 114 kingdoms. In Kr...
by Klaus
31 Mar 2010 13:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Feb. 26, 2010
Replies: 2829
Views: 225630

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Feb. 26, 2010

Paki Dekhonomoney Indicators. At this ratio they double up the economy t0 300B plus by 2046 when India will be touching 40Trillion mark. Prem ji, pliss to not extrapolate Paki dekhonomoney to 2046, such attempts cause jingo-heartburn on BR as we do not want Paki state and Pakiness to exist beyond 2...
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 15:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 457259

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

I really do not like this deal as it stands. It appears good, in fact too good to be true, off hand? That is probably the exact reason (Murphy's Law) why NRao ji does not like the deal, the SDRE's seem to be taking up too much risk with too little liability for insurance payouts from the vendor's s...
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 15:23
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Comments on Dance of the Flamingo-Story By Sanku
Replies: 178
Views: 19658

Re: Dance of the Flamingo_Story by Sanku

Sanku ji, the sadist in me would like to see the word "amorphous" and the nature of the Narasimha avataar elaborated in the story thus: 1. A top secret torture chamber, which uses torture methods used by ancient and medieval Indic empires, you could even invent fictitious methods of tortur...
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 13:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32728

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

Apparently, eating at McDonalds or Burger King everyday could make you an addictive food junkie. It is just inphurmashun which even my local sabzee mandiwala can give me, anyways.
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 13:16
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 32675

Re: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

23. Srilanka (interesting that the kings name is Vibheeshana at that time too) RamaY sir, I think you know that Vibheeshana is supposed to be one of 8 Chiranjeevin. I'm guessing that after the War of Lanka, there would've hardly been any worthy male/rakshasa in Lanka left alive, let alone rule. Mor...
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3499
Views: 555678

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Just when the IN was thinking of Seychelles as a vantage point, comes this. Its during times like these, that one feels that we could have the promised capability sooner rather than later. :x :evil:
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 12:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2845
Views: 293165

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

Wimmens as mujahids and soosai pompers, hain ji?

Methinks that we should gibe sum injentives to the mohtermas who are carrying out such soosai mijjions? Bhat about 72 donkeys phor the mohterma if she is shaheedised?
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Feb. 26, 2010
Replies: 2829
Views: 225630

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Feb. 26, 2010

Terror recruit caught in Chicago

Could be a decoy to throw the FBI off the scent. Take it FWIW.
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 12:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India
Replies: 126
Views: 21837

Re: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India

joshvajohn an effort to link rivers of gujarat is already on as follows Source: Govt of Gujarat - Water Resource Dept Planning of Works of Water-Grid To Link All Rivers In The State Harnav-Guhai Link. Sabarmati-Saraswati Link. Mukteswar-Hasoi Link. Kadana Recharge Canal To Connect Mahi, Shedhi, Moh...
by Klaus
30 Mar 2010 11:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 32675

Re: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

On what grounds did Santanu come to inherit King Bharata's throne? Was he distantly related to the king or was it because he was an able minister/statesperson?
by Klaus
29 Mar 2010 07:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 745074

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Folks take a look at this. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Haack And this site on links to wiki on Projectiles http://edwardbetts.com/find_link?q=Projectile It was from Haack series that the aerodynamics of various nose-cone designs began to be studied, especially the Von-Karman and the tange...
by Klaus
29 Mar 2010 07:34
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 762267

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Sarwan Dass is still guilty for falsely implicating his Group Captain and causing him mental, emotional and bodily damage for 14 years. He should be fined and deported to a far corner of the country for the rest of his life and daily activities should be monitored. Hopefully, this will serve to be a...
by Klaus
29 Mar 2010 06:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 49246

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

^^^ In light of the above posts, can it be implied that Indian society must impart/bring back knowledge from the barter system and the hunter-gatherer type of subsistence in order to effectively rebuild the regions affected post-disaster? I mean, it would be the most optimal course of action to teac...
by Klaus
28 Mar 2010 07:45
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 32675

Re: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

When the Vanaras reach the ocean in their search for Sita, they are disappointed because they have limitations with regard to their jump. Only Hanuman can do the 100 yojanas or more, however he is not sufficiently motivated to do so. It is only on the motivation imparted by Jambavan that Hanuman is ...
by Klaus
28 Mar 2010 06:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 914844

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

From Neelam Mathews article: Some vendors have expressed concern that the MMRCA project will be dependent on the political and economical situation, and may take more time for clearance, barring unforeseen circumstances like a security challenge. “We do hope the process moves faster,” one OEM execut...
by Klaus
28 Mar 2010 06:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2845
Views: 293165

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

Al-TImur-ali-rabiullah, Maype the baki gaadi joo have debicted ij a solar gaadi with solar banel in inclined pojishun, thij could aljo be the reajon why the baki phamily mard is very khush riding on empty baki highway, bliss to notije that the baki mard is aljo following the kufr practice of wearing...
by Klaus
28 Mar 2010 05:19
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Comments on Dance of the Flamingo-Story By Sanku
Replies: 178
Views: 19658

Re: Dance of the Flamingo_Story by Sanku

Sanku ji, I think you have found a definite niche for yourself as a storyteller in BRF. It does not matter that the story is not military or does not follow precedents set by other eminent writers on this forum, we BRFites know a good story (and an excellent storyteller) when we see (or rather read)...
by Klaus
26 Mar 2010 14:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 49246

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

Added later : the trunk of the taal tree can be used to build excellent canoes! The practce is going out of knowledge because most of the taal trees are cut down or not replanted when they die! This is an example of endangered intangible culture, due to the supposed "modernisation". Also,...
by Klaus
25 Mar 2010 10:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2845
Views: 293165

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

Terrorists ‘could use exploding breast implants to blow up jet’ http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010/03/25/story_25-3-2010_pg1_10 Methinks that the troublemakers from FATA/SWAT have been reading Shankar's POGWI scenarios in great detail. Shankarji, tussi great ho but please take care ...
by Klaus
23 Mar 2010 19:05
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Spy Story – Generations
Replies: 153
Views: 23058

Re: Spy Story – Generations

^^^ With C.G Nambiar (the protagonist) being the "Iron Man of India"?
by Klaus
23 Mar 2010 18:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 49246

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

Could a natural disaster be perceived as an agent of change? Events like volcanic eruptions challenge equilibrium models of nature. Villagers living on Mt Merapi have developed a system of religious belief, and a system of agro-ecological practices, that ‘domesticates’ the volcanic hazard. The vill...
by Klaus
23 Mar 2010 16:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 49246

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

The literature on people’s response to natural hazards tends to be split into two paradigms: The first argues that the choice of adjustment depends on how people perceive rare and extreme natural phenomena and the associated risk. The second considers that people's behaviour in the face of natural h...
by Klaus
23 Mar 2010 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 527716

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

^^^ Dont know what you mean by observer, but I wouldnt be taking digs at somebody (esp. a moderator). I am sure Mahendra has his own distinct sense of humour and is an honorable person to boot. 'Nuff said.
by Klaus
23 Mar 2010 11:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Non-Western Worldview
Replies: 1023
Views: 106356

Re: Non-Western Worldview

Posting from the blog of a certain SDRE yum-bee-yaa Of all the things I have pondered over death was never one of them, now I wonder why it wasn’t. Death is the most certain part of your life. Life is adulterous harlot who only has a brief affair with you, death is your true love, finally you sleep ...
by Klaus
22 Mar 2010 17:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 527716

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

One of our snooty admins, MahulR goes into Anaphylactic shock when he comes across someone using SMS language. Jokes aside, I hope you will have a wonderful time here. Tis a joke despite the fact that said health condition usually (and mostly) results in a medical emergency? Or are you speaking fro...
by Klaus
22 Mar 2010 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II
Replies: 4264
Views: 261064

Re: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II

India can't sit out the great issues of our time http://news.rediff.com/column/2010/mar/18/view-premature-power.htm India has to leverage its "swing" status, engage with all and align with none, observes Shyam Saran If "Aligning with none" is meant in the context of the current ...
by Klaus
22 Mar 2010 16:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II
Replies: 4264
Views: 261064

Re: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II

Even in multi-ethnic USA, can we rule out dominance of ethnic factors in influencing political decisions? Moreover, for Carl_T - I was pointing not to Hintington's thesis - which is quite well known. But the take on how that thesis could be affecting long term policies of the "west" as pr...
by Klaus
19 Mar 2010 16:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 527716

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

songfeihong wrote:Newly registered, hello to all you guys.


On behalf of all the administrators, Forum moderators, Webmasters, BRF Oldies and BRFites, I welcome you to BRF!

Looking forward to your posts 8)
by Klaus
19 Mar 2010 14:40
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Spy Story – Generations
Replies: 153
Views: 23058

Re: Spy Story – Generations

Lakshmi Sharma or Lakshmi Amma meeting with a "bad death" makes almost complete sense now. Are Vanchinathan (IPS) and Vaidyanathan Iyer the same person- most likely! Vanchinathan and the old pharmacist have most likely been keeping watch over Anil Nambiar during this investigation. Dileep ...
by Klaus
18 Mar 2010 15:27
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 762267

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Karnataka govt. rules out exchange of fire at ISRO facility :shock: Why we have to rely so much on eyewitnesses? Dont we have money and technology to install cctv cameras around key national assets? Just few cameras and "doodh ka doodh, paani ka paani". Why search bullets, question the co...
by Klaus
17 Mar 2010 17:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 49246

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

Western New Britain (a province of Papua New Guinea) provides the essential environmental background for understanding human responses to circa 40,000 years of volcanic activity. Lithology, grain size, and mineralogy of the tephras, interpreted for the first time, elucidate the varying volcanic prov...
by Klaus
17 Mar 2010 12:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1137918

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Can't the IN operate the SU-33 from Car Nicobar or FORTAN bases instead of a/c carriers? From what I've heard, a/c based out of carriers is the least worry of the IN, the problem seems to lie in navalising existing designs and in submarine numbers.
by Klaus
17 Mar 2010 12:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 502276

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

RayC wrote:Don't worry there is enough cuckoos around.

Until one learns of the issue officially, cuckoos shall fly.


Sorry for going OT, didnt get this part :-?

Does it allude to the fact that "cuckoos flying" refer to rumour-mongering or CT's?
by Klaus
17 Mar 2010 12:40
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 762267

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

^^^ Looks like the Company has unlearned a lot of its former lessons! Very elementary mistakes have led to the Khost incidents, stuff which a "duly BRF acclimatised" abdul would be able to point out, such as: An old operative I used to work with in Beirut said he would have picked up Balaw...
by Klaus
17 Mar 2010 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II
Replies: 4264
Views: 261064

Re: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II

^^^ With all due respect Prem ji, sitting on our musharrafs waiting for the WKK and the oil economy to pass is not really advisable. While doing nothing has been a viable strategy in the past, things like "green/renewable energy", "nuclear power" and the phenomenon of "Inter...
by Klaus
15 Mar 2010 18:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 49246

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

^^^ Continuation of above post The focus here is on allocating a budget among links of a road network in order to strengthen it and enhance its resilience against disasters. The SOP involves first reviewing previous work on link improvement plans for disaster preparedness. Next, investment problems ...
by Klaus
15 Mar 2010 17:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Feb. 26, 2010
Replies: 2829
Views: 225630

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Feb. 26, 2010

Indian hockey too has changed significantly. It is more scientific, appropriate to the surface the game is played on, and their players are fitter and stronger, almost like the Europeans. I'll bet that he was thinking that yindia has done some crazy genetic experiments to make TFTA's out of cowerin...
by Klaus
15 Mar 2010 16:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 49246

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

Disaster management is a multi-stage process that starts with pre-disaster mitigation and preparedness that focus on long-term measures for reducing or eliminating risk, and extends to post- disaster response, recovery and re-construction. Investment in infrastructure systems plays an essential role...

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