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by Prateek
05 Jan 2003 14:09
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Time to rethink NFU
Replies: 224
Views: 70424

Re: Time to rethink NFU

Nuke command: India sends tough message to Pak <a href="http://headlines.sify.com/1533news1.html?headline=Nuke~command:~India~sends~tough~message~to~Pak">Link</a> Brahma Chellaney, a defence analyst, told Aaj Tak television channel: "The timing of the announcement was calculated to send a tough mess...
by Prateek
02 Jan 2003 13:14
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Time to rethink NFU
Replies: 224
Views: 70424

Re: Time to rethink NFU

Think, rethink, re-rethink and still nothing is going to change. NFU is here to stay, atleast until India gets prepared with a credible nuclear TRIAD capable of deterring China is going to be in place. IMO, there is no point in creating more unstability among the MAD mullah's like Pervez Mushraaf. t...
by Prateek
26 Dec 2002 02:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Water: Linking major rivers in India
Replies: 130
Views: 48217

Water: Linking major rivers in India

With the Kaveri thread gone, we may use this to discuss water related problems in INdia ? PM gifts water scheme to nation http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/dec26/ipm.asp As Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee turned 79 today, he gifted to the nation the “Swajaldhara” project aimed at providin...
by Prateek
18 Dec 2002 07:28
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 50080

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

How Nehru Let us down : Part III You can scrap the ARMY ! :confused: http://www.rediff.com/news/2002/dec/18chin.htm "I remember many a time when our senior generals came to us, and wrote to the defence ministry saying that they wanted certain things... If we had had foresight, known exactly what wou...
by Prateek
14 Dec 2002 01:23
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Dr Chidambaram's talk on Pokharan II
Replies: 116
Views: 39032

Re: Dr Chidambaram's talk on Pokharan II

Some one on the forum was putting a claim that India has certainly demonstrated the capability to have missiles with MIRV's, when India launched multiple satelites at a time. So even with out a megatonner, India still can launch a severe atatck, if we develop the MIRV capability. Assuming each missi...
by Prateek
12 Dec 2002 08:12
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India's missile defence - Arrow vs. S-300
Replies: 137
Views: 51881

Re: India's missile defence - Arrow vs. S-300

errr.... Gupta got it early by a few mins ... This should be great news for Indian defense experts... http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cms.dll/xml/comp/articleshow?art_id=1085939400 WASHINGTON: The White House on Tuesday clarified that it supported the sale by Israel to India of the Phalcon Airbor...
by Prateek
25 Nov 2002 04:26
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 50080

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

I find great details here with OFFICIAL documents included. Look for the Official pdf docs on teh right side of the link. Could India have won the 1962 WAR ? http://www.indiatimes.com/1962/main.htm 1962 WAR Pics... http://www.indiatimes.com/gallery/china0.htm Indian generals lacked experience http:/...
by Prateek
10 Nov 2002 08:04
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 50080

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

The silver lining ! http://www.rediff.com/news/2002/nov/09chin.htm THE SILVER LINING November 20, 1962, was the darkest day in the history of independent India. The previous evening, a distraught Nehru addressed the nation. "Huge Chinese armies are marching into the Northeast of India... yesterday w...
by Prateek
03 Nov 2002 22:41
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 50080

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

This article probably proves why GF claimed that China is enemy #1 for India !!! War with China: Could it happen again? Probabilities are less, but never the less possible, says this article here in rediff. COULD IT HAPPEN AGAIN? Dr John W Garver The probability of another war between China and Indi...
by Prateek
27 Oct 2002 10:03
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 50080

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

[url=http://www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=12026] We were done in by Nehru’s stupid ideas’ As Director, Military Operations, during the Chinese aggression in the autumn of 1962, Major General D.K. Palit, then a brigadier, played a key role. Speaking to Saikat Datta, he says he autho...
by Prateek
02 Oct 2002 06:24
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka
Replies: 39
Views: 12193

Re: Ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka

Originally posted by AJames:
There is no way this could be man made.
TRUE! because the structure lies in the EAST that too Inidan subcontinent! Hence it can't be man made.

It would have been a manmade bridge if it was either in the Mediteranian sea or in the Northern Atlantic ocean!
by Prateek
02 Oct 2002 06:21
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka
Replies: 39
Views: 12193

Re: Ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka

Originally posted by brjay:
Area wise srilanka is much smaller than southern india. In this image southern india looks smaller than srilanka. So this is bullshit.
This happens if you look the wrong way! May be you are treating India as Lanka and vice-versa!
by Prateek
10 Jul 2002 01:35
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 52935

Re: Women's status in Indian society

[quote]Originally posted by John Umrao:
The Other 46 seconds the Man gets beaten. :rotfl: :rotfl:
by Prateek
09 Jul 2002 13:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 52935

Re: Women's status in Indian society

>>>> Excellent suggestions from Kedar and Imtiaz. I also believe advertising is a good way to spread the message on girls education. I agree that suggestions are good, but they take care of only one side of the problem. How can one be so sure that by educating just the female children, the women abu...
by Prateek
09 Jul 2002 13:21
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 52935

Re: Women's status in Indian society

>>> Using revenue of royalty of natural resource, it is possible to dole out Rs 500 to Rs 700 per month to EVERY person (man, woman, children etc). This should be done at earliest. This little cash will enable woman to walk out of her house in case she is being victimized. Exactly how this amount is...
by Prateek
02 Jul 2002 22:36
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields
Replies: 150
Views: 33724

Re: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields

WoW, this should have been posted in the technology forum, what is this doing in the strategic issue forum ! :) Just kidding! :lol:
by Prateek
02 Jul 2002 03:13
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!
Replies: 76
Views: 32094

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!

Congratulations :)
by Prateek
15 Jun 2002 08:31
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Army - News Folder - June 2002
Replies: 55
Views: 3207

Re: Indian Army - News Folder - June 2002

Israeli sensors don’t deliver, India waits for Made in America
http://www.indian-express.com/full_story.php?content_id=4413
by Prateek
11 Jun 2002 00:26
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled
Replies: 114
Views: 46252

Re: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled

Terrorist states face deadly end: US "The global war on terrorism began in Afghanistan to be sure, but it will not end there," Rumsfeld told US troops at Camp Doha on the outskirts of Kuwait City. http://www.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=11392 Wish, he should have names it also as in Pakista...
by Prateek
27 Jan 2002 22:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 1)
Replies: 227
Views: 59891

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 1)

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by k r sai: http://www.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/south/01/25/india.missile/index.html <p>now cnn has a new twist..it says the test is not against pakistan but china...<p>man we need to settle our petition with these...
by Prateek
26 Jan 2002 00:30
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 1)
Replies: 227
Views: 59891

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 1)

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by John Umrao: <p>Just keep doing it and we want 8000 mile ICBM, that will foster even better understanding among the neighbors, distant Uncles and other near and dear relatives.<p>The best way to foster Intl underst...
by Prateek
25 Jul 2001 10:05
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan's quest for the H-bomb
Replies: 15
Views: 5263

Re: Pakistan's quest for the H-bomb

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by mukesh:<BR><B>My anger is not at the chinese, who in my opinion are very nice people generally. But at the Chinese Intelligence and Army who are hell bent on containing us.<BR></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Actually Indi...
by Prateek
24 Jul 2001 03:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34017

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by nitin:<BR><B> <BR>8.we have quite a few Mi25's/35's..going thru a comprehensive avionics upgrade.Besides,which the IAF has an overwhelming adavantage when it comes to CAS.<BR>Regards,<BR>nitin</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE>...
by Prateek
22 Jul 2001 23:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34017

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Michael Baxter:<BR><B>One thing I find interesting is Pakistan's continued emphasis on <I>offensive</I> rather than <I>defensive</I> equipment. <BR></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>I'm not surprized at all !!! Who are ...
by Prateek
23 Jun 2001 23:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Brahmos Missile - News and Discussion
Replies: 92
Views: 29824

Re: Brahmos Missile - News and Discussion

Link on Chinese missiles ...<P>DONG FENG (EAST WIND) 15 - EXPORT VERSION M9<BR> <A HREF="http://www.softwar.net/df15.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.softwar.net/df15.html</A> <P>Also ...<BR> <A HREF="http://www.softwar.net/missile.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.softwar.net/missile.html</A>

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