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by Raja Ram
08 May 2002 13:42
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....
Replies: 100
Views: 43997

Re: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....

Harsh: Mr. B.G. Mahesh had one of the best personal websites on everything Indian. His was teh most user friendly, organised collection of URLs and had excellent articles written by him as well. The by now famous annonymous e-mail "Citical Analysis of Criticis of the Indian Nuclear tests" first appe...
by Raja Ram
08 May 2002 11:22
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....
Replies: 100
Views: 43997

Re: A trip down Bharat-Rakshak memory lane.....

Harsh: I first discovered BR from a website called mahesh.com which I think has metomorphised into Indian Online today. Back then there were three or four sites and the BR main page was only a coordinating point and a certain Harshvardan Vedak was maintaining sites :) . Never remembered when I first...
by Raja Ram
20 Dec 2001 13:51
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Can India re-Value the Rupee?
Replies: 73
Views: 33283

Re: Can India re-Value the Rupee?

Speak of a coincidence!<P>Here is what has happened to Argentina which introduced a new peso with a one to one parity with the USD.<BR> <A HREF="http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow.asp?art_ID=1553061127" TARGET=_blank>http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow.asp?art_ID=1553061127</A...
by Raja Ram
20 Dec 2001 10:15
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Can India re-Value the Rupee?
Replies: 73
Views: 33283

Re: Can India re-Value the Rupee?

I think this was done in Argentina quite sometime back by the previous Menem regime. They recalibirated their currency to USD equivalent as a drastic step to quell hyperinflation. <P>I do not know how well it succedeed. I don't think Argentina is any better now. <P>If this is attempted in India thei...
by Raja Ram
23 Nov 2001 17:18
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Road Development
Replies: 282
Views: 73258

Re: Indian Road Development

jkarthik:<P>The Buckingham Canal through Chennai can be converted or should I say reverted to its old glory days of a waterway going right upto Rajahmundry.<P>My father says that he has known the Canal as beautiful waterway and he has gone to Mahabalipuram by Boat. I know of this as one large sewer ...
by Raja Ram
27 Aug 2001 11:17
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Road Development
Replies: 282
Views: 73258

Re: Indian Road Development

A special thanks to contributors of this thread especially Sridhar and others. This has been very educative to me. <P>Once R. Venkatraman, the former President was talking at a private gathering informally. He mentioned that when he was the Industries Minister in TN, Shri Kamaraj, the legendary CM o...
by Raja Ram
31 Jul 2001 13:31
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II
Replies: 115
Views: 48571

Re: Supreme Valour: IA Units in World War II

Shahid,<P>Thanks for a great thread. <P>BR members in Singapore - Could any of you please visit the INA Museum there and do a report and post a few pictures. I once saw a tourist marker pointing towards such a museum in the city centre area.<P>Incidentally is there a memorial for the fallen soldiers...
by Raja Ram
23 Jul 2001 10:24
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran-II Yield
Replies: 33
Views: 9939

Re: Pokhran-II Yield

Agree with you shiv.<P>Please people, kindly read the work of ramana, calvin and sunder in the last issue of BRM. After that believe whatever you want. <P>What is the basis of the latest claim? How is it different from the previous ones? Are the press reporting the basis of these new claims? If this...
by Raja Ram
12 Jul 2001 15:28
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: CTBT concerns
Replies: 23
Views: 6983

Re: CTBT concerns

CTBT is dead. Good riddance to bad rubbish!<P>With regard to the need for the US to test. What are the compulsions? Why do they need to test? Do they not have enough data to simulate? Was it not one of the main reasons for the P5 to agree to CTBT?<P>I remember reading somewhere that the US is prepar...
by Raja Ram
05 Jan 2001 08:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA
Replies: 154
Views: 42854

Re: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA

Appropos Rahul Bedi<P>This particular gentleman has a distinguished record of maintaining journalistic standards of the likes of Pamela Constable and Eric Margolis. In fact his knowledge on defence issues is shall we say questionable.<P>I have seen him write as a reporter for the South China Morning...
by Raja Ram
24 Oct 1999 15:45
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indo/US relations - what next ?
Replies: 34
Views: 17127

Re: Indo/US relations - what next ?

Kaushal and Bharat and others,<P>Very Good posts and analysis. Captures all the nuances and falvours of the relationship both past and present. India should respond to every positive overture of the US (in other words when US speaks respond in speech with equal warmth). However, watch the actions as...

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