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by member_29325
09 Feb 2016 20:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1018
Views: 101901

Re: Solar energy in India

I think solar power can power escalators, lighting etc. easily, as I mentioned a couple of posts back -- just saying that in an industrial society it is not useful in high-load contexts.
by member_29325
09 Feb 2016 19:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1018
Views: 101901

Re: Solar energy in India

You talk about being useless for computer labs? Did you read Cochin Airport is being powered by Solar energy? With more support and adoption, the prices will drop over time. I have no idea how many computers are there in the Cochin ATC. Do you know approx figures? I mention labs and such because th...
by member_29325
09 Feb 2016 08:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1018
Views: 101901

Re: Solar energy in India

Solar power may be cheaper than coal in India by 2020 Headlines like these are misleading, since cost of generation is only one aspect, probably the dominant one for home use. The other aspect is generating peak loads to run factories, manufacturing/industrial machinery, and even a computer lab wit...
by member_29325
09 Feb 2016 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 146188

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

link The reason why India cannot get out of Siachen seems to have penetrated Coup-ta's lead-lined skull finally. If it can sink in for this joker, I am sure it has sunk into the heads of similar omelette slurpers in the Indian media. Welcome change. I was also among those who watched in deep disapp...
by member_29325
09 Feb 2016 08:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

"A total of 143 years"? That sounds like the paper is hiding the fact that most of them got out with light sentences. Even divided equally it 14 years a piece, in which case, they would have written 14 years each. Basically, these pedophiles are being given a lenient sentence but it all lo...
by member_29325
09 Feb 2016 05:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 905
Views: 107006

Re: The Islamic State in the Indian Sub-Continent

link Indian mullahs speaking through both sides of their two faces -- tacitly providing excuses for IS by pretending that "hindutva terror" is much of an issue as IS terrorism threat. No wonder the Khangress and digvijaya singh sang this same tune when they were around. They are now runni...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

No, fundamentalist has a specific meaning, go look it up instead of ascribing your own ideas to that term. <snip> "All religions are this, that..." shows how puerile the thought process of quiet a few atheists is. I am not going to take this thread off topic. I will post a response in the...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 19:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 282927

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

Translated from erdoo -- a pome by poet Gadlib. Oh, my green brother, where are thou? Come here let me show some louw, Show me the shade of green allah made you, you appear to be allah's green shade no. 20, I have louw for u aplenty, but alas, lookit your muslim id card here, that you are green shad...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 905
Views: 107006

Re: The Islamic State in the Indian Sub-Continent

Sounds more like a veiled threat -- it is not like India is not aware of the IS threat.
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

Who are these mythical "Hindu fundamentalists"? Something you and your atheist friends conjured up? "you and your atheist friends" it seems :D That is funny. You don't need to be in a gang to not believe in anything, unlike religious beliefs (or any faith-based belief). One can ...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 18:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161589

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Its not about how much margin others are enjoying. Its about if it is profitable for you to dig wells at a certain price point. all of this is OT and besides the point re: geo economics, so I will stop with this seemingly obvious point: if the cost of extraction of a barrel from the ground is twice...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 10:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161589

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

^ I am still not seeing +$100 though, only ~$70 in 2014, from the knoema research link you posted. I am not going to quibble about minor details -- 70$ for extraction is expensive enough to be uncompetitive, when competitors extracting it for a fourth of the price. Bad loans in the US shale sector ...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 08:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161589

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Where are u getting the $100 Shale oil from? I know KSA and Russia have always been low-cost producers Link posted earlier in this thread in a post by me and even earlier by others. If oil price gets that high when electric cars become viable, then even more people will start switching at a faster ...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 07:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161589

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

US shale doesn't seem to be as expensive as everyone seems to think: It is a question of competitiveness in the current price slump, not absolute cost. Shale extraction is closer to 100$ per barrel compared to between ~6$ (for KSA) and ~20$ (for russia), and thus not competitive in US markets or in...
by member_29325
08 Feb 2016 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

Norwegians conjure their own islamic history from various snow-covered fjords -- apparently mecca created good islam but all the bad islam came out of medina. link Norway and the other A country known for its human rights approach is finding itself at a painful crossroads over a massive Muslim migra...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 21:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

This "all religions are anti-women" is a Hindu headline that left out the rest of her sentence -- that is not a direct quote. One has to read the whole article to see what she actually said:- she is blaming the fundamentalists for distorting religion to be anti-women, which is quite true, ...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4757
Views: 612120

Re: Internal Security Watch

link So the "bomb from the sky" is now claimed to be a meteorite by Jayalalitha's government - and this proclamation did not involve any astrophysicist or scientist backing up the claim. Mystery over an explosion in Vellore district has been solved after the Tamil Nadu government confirme...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

A courageous person would not speak in general inanities by clubbing "all religions are anti-feminazs". Pathetic as it may seem, Barkha Dutt has lot more courage and targets whether deviously or otherwise who she hates most. She has a right to her opinion, which is not entirely wrong...re...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 169991

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II

Nice to see the pro-IS scum in Al Jazeera repeat the same lies of the US/NATO and point fingers at Russia, probably as a preemptive verbal defense of this US/NATO/Arab coalition to escalate the war in syria to shore up IS once again. These recent actions makes it very obvious that US, NATO, and KSA ...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 20:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

All religions are anti-woman: Taslima Nasrin Interesting that her "Attention seeking" has made her live a life in exile as an outcast. And whether we like it or not, religious fundamentalism exists in many religions, though not all of them are motivated by religious texts or preach violen...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 20:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 146188

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Kristof is just an out-and-out regressive left supporter of islamists and islam -- all the regressive left liberals take it upon themselves to defend Islam and islamist bigotry, mostly because they will claim anyone who tries to speak against islam is a "racist anti-muslim bigot" and "...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 04:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 542
Views: 466229

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Push to unite Zo tribes in the Myanmar-India border “No matter where we have been born or brought up, we will not lose our common identity of being Zo descendants. Interstate borders or international borders cannot separate our brotherhood,” he said. At the close of the meeting ZoRO made a declarat...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 04:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161589

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

There is recent precedent to indicate that Saudi royal family are incompetent cowards, with a keen interest in protecting their oil loot, which will put at risk if they take on the IS and give IS ideas about bringing down the monarchy. Don't see why KSA govt. would be motivated to take on the IS and...
by member_29325
07 Feb 2016 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4757
Views: 612120

Re: Internal Security Watch

link

bomb "fell from the sky" -- maybe civilian drones are being used...needs to be seen if this happens again.
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 169991

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II

On Friday, US Central Command spokesman Pat Ryder welcomed Saudi Arabia's willingness to send soldiers against IS. One of the qualifications for leading the US Army must be "must have IQ of a grapefruit" if the "leadership thinking" in US mil command is "KSA is interested i...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4348
Views: 270711

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

That made the news, and details came out ("lowest emergency catagory", no radiation leaked etc) - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission told utility will need to determine the leak’s cause. Officials also asked to report if it was isolated an incident or if other pipes have weakened. ityadi....
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 23:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

UK Father living in fear after converting to christianity from Islam Every fake-liberal "moderate" muslim will lie and dissemble when asked about apostasy being punishable by death in Islam -- this is a litmust test. Try this on self-proclaimed "moderate liberal" muslims who get...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 176802

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

The title of the video was "US drone used in terr..ist attack". :mrgreen: Didn't show what payload it dropped, to blow up that powerfully. I know bird poo has nitrate, but is it that powerful? Some advertising! Of course, depends on the bird's diet -- a steady diet of Nitrogen-rich TNT sh...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 22:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4348
Views: 270711

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

I simply do not understand, why TOI runs to these experts and these experts alone. "nothing sensational happened" never sells media stories..not that the ToI and their ilk have many takers these days, but absolutely agreed that ex-AERB Gopalakrishnan and PMANE's SPU are up to no good at a...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 30796

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

BJP should tell PDP that funds will be released as soon as the Pundit townships start coming up. They should also contact NC and smaller parties/independents to see if alternative govt can be formed. The PDP scum cannot be expected to keep their word -- think of them as 100% pakis implementing paki...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4348
Views: 270711

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Better to keep quite about such things, because dumb NGOs and paid media will misuse information. Does not compute. The choice is between only seeing the NGO/presstitute disinformation in the media if there is no official account of what went wrong and what is being done about it. Does not have to ...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 21:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3721
Views: 370524

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

Regressives among the Indian Supreme Court Judges Granted the final arguments are not yet done, but don't be surprised if the islamists in the Jamaat-e-islami can create their own islamist version of "women's rights" (or rather denying muslim women equal rights), while the same SC thinks ...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 176802

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Look at this one :eek: Seems photoshopped/manipulated -- the "bird" suddenly shows up in the middle of the screen at 0:07 and never throws a shadow on the walls nearby ever, and once in the frame, the bird conveniently slows down for all of us to take a good look at it...it would have had...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4348
Views: 270711

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

If the nuclear establishment starts hiding problems, instead of being transparent as to the reason for shutting it down, they are doing nobody any favors, especially themselves and their own credibility in the long run. What will be at risk is public support for the three-stage program. short sighte...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 12:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 176802

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Huma Abedin smells very wrong and a islamist plant in the US administration -- this is being pointed to by many to no avail, given that she is going to have a central role in a Hillary administration. She has gone underground on social media and elsewhere -- on whose advice I wonder.
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 176802

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

I know. :mrgreen: What next? Tamizh is not the start and end of all things Indic, if I may say so. "Thiru" is Sri or rather shree, hain? Never said or implied anything about the indicness or lack thereof of tamil -- just questioning claims there is only one way to write or spell "ash...
by member_29325
06 Feb 2016 06:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 176802

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Adams uses the spelling Asok but the name is Ashok. No one way of spelling or pronouncing proper nouns, and so you get eye-ran, eye-rak and so on. Asok is a common way to pronounce/write ashok in Tamil...because Tamil does not have the "sh" sound (originally, it was introduced only a few ...
by member_29325
05 Feb 2016 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine [Feb 6th 2015]
Replies: 1138
Views: 64607

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine [Feb 6th 2015]

link Looks like no one listens to Kissinger these days. He just made a visit to Russia that was not given media space by the US govt. but given media publicity by the Russian govt. His views are sane for a change. In a December interview with German newspaper Handelsblatt, Kissinger said that he be...

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