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by Dipanker
26 Oct 2017 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2399
Views: 346474

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Choking on milk sounds such a made up story, I seriously doubt that a nearly 4 year old child will die choking on milk or any other liquid of that consistency while drinking it. Beside, does a 4 year old child wakes up 3 in the morning and asks for milk? May be a year or two old, but 4 year old? Not...
by Dipanker
26 Oct 2017 00:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2399
Views: 346474

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Trump administration makes H-1B visa extension more difficult New US Memo Makes It Tougher To Renew H-1B Visa This may not be a bad thing. Employees that are valuable to the company will stay on and may have a path toward a green card based on their skills. Hangers on who were automatically renewed...
by Dipanker
22 Oct 2017 20:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 550218

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Some rejig in GST rate structure required: Adhia NEW DELHI: Some rejig in GST rate structure is required to reduce the burden on small and medium businesses, revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said. The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which amalgamates more than a dozen central and state levies like...
by Dipanker
14 Oct 2017 19:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3741
Views: 223585

Re: Indian Education System

Modi gets thumbs up for this initiative: PM Modi announces Rs 10,000-crore package to transform 20 Indian varsities into world class institutions Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a corpus of Rs 10,000-crore to be given to top 20 Indian universities for their development, in order to...
by Dipanker
14 Oct 2017 09:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 550218

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India slips 3 notches to 100 on Global Hunger Index; trails N Korea, Iraq All congis and commies have been quoting this report on SM for the last month or two inspite of many people pointing out the discrepancies. 1. The 2014 report ranked only 76 nations. India was 55 out of 76. 2. The 2017 report...
by Dipanker
14 Oct 2017 08:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 550218

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India slips 3 notches to 100 on Global Hunger Index; trails N Korea, Iraq India has a ‘serious’ hunger problem at hand, with the country slipping three notches to 100 among 119 countries on the Global Hunger Index (GHI), 2017. This is worse than the likes of North Korea, Bangladesh, and Iraq, and b...
by Dipanker
13 Oct 2017 02:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3741
Views: 223585

Re: Indian Education System

Another report (in Hindi), this time on Sanskrit universities of Banaras and Darbhanga, they are in complete and utter shambles. Much of this deterioration has happened in last 20 -25 years, post the "economic liberalization". https://khabar.ndtv.com/video/show/prime-time/prime-time-on-hig...
by Dipanker
10 Oct 2017 03:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3741
Views: 223585

Re: Indian Education System

This report (in Hindi) focusses on Bihar, most universities/colleges seem to have far fewer than 50% of the recommended teaching staff, many as low as 20% or even less! Govt. Education system in Bihar seems to have collapsed, those who can't afford private education, their future is mostly doomed. H...
by Dipanker
07 Oct 2017 17:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3741
Views: 223585

Re: Indian Education System

Series of reports by NDTV's Ravish Kumar ( in Hindi ) on state of education at universities/colleges, picture is dismal. It is not hard to imagine that situation may not be very different in other states too. It seems while the GDP may have quadrupled in last 25+ years or so, the quality and service...
by Dipanker
04 Oct 2017 01:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3038
Views: 145775

Re: Positive News from the USA

Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars There is nothing she would rather do than teach. But after supplementing her career with tutoring and proofreading, the university lecturer decided to go to remarkable lengths to make her career financially viable. She first opted for ...
by Dipanker
03 Oct 2017 01:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2399
Views: 346474

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^
Wouldn't be just cheaper to buy oil from Timbuktoo, than from across the globe from US of A?

IMO we may be putting too many eggs in American basket at the cost of our own strategic independence in foreign policy.
by Dipanker
30 Sep 2017 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 64377

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Paki seem to be exaggerating the Rohingyas numbers. Per a article in Dawn there are about 55,000 Rohingyas living in a place called Burmi colony in Karachi. Apparently these people have been living there for decades without any legal status and thus are not entitled to govt. jobs, college admissions...
by Dipanker
25 Sep 2017 09:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 325286

Re: Terroristan - June 20, 2017

Wow, Badmash is a loin!

Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan to face NAB cases

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday, putting to rest all speculation by political rivals.
by Dipanker
25 Sep 2017 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 144211

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

North Korea's geo location severely limits US nuclear option, if there is south-easterly or southerly wind, some of the fallout radiation will blow over China or Russia or both, westerly or northwesterly wind will blow it over Japan. I don't think any of these countries will appreciate some free rad...
by Dipanker
25 Sep 2017 06:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 144211

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

DT has forced KimUn past the point of no return, IMO is a erroneous assumption. KIM will just cooly back down in the sense that he would stop stepping on Trump's tail for now, just coolly go on with his merry ways of building the nukes and missiles. So what does Trump do if Kim now stops stepping on...
by Dipanker
23 Sep 2017 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 144211

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

If you note I did not underline South Korea and Japan. There will be no winners if that happens as it becomes a multiplayer concurrent game which has n^2 possibility. Sorry to nitpick, but with n players each with "2" options, shouldn't the possibilities be 2^n instead of n^2?
by Dipanker
22 Sep 2017 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 64377

Re: The Rohingya Menace

The notion of settling Rohingya muslims as a strategic vote bank is without merit, so far about 40,000 Rohingyas are living in India, that can at most influence 1 or 2 local assembly seat that is if they were all settled in one place. But that is not the case, nor do they have any voting rights yet....
by Dipanker
22 Sep 2017 20:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 144211

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

WoPo syndicated article on NDTV, enjoy! Short History Of 'Dotard,' Insult Kim Jong Un Used Against Trump "I will surely and definitely tame the deranged U.S. dotard with fire," he declared in an unusually direct and angry statement published Thursday by North Korea's official Korean Centra...
by Dipanker
22 Sep 2017 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1348
Views: 144211

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

kapilrdave wrote:In an ideal world we should be confronting both china and US.


That is your notion of an "ideal world" ?

In a truly "ideal world" we shouldn't have to confront anybody!
by Dipanker
18 Sep 2017 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^^there is a lot more to the human spread as in the link I posted than what you are sharing. Even though there was a spread across it passed through the Indian subcontinent due to the ICe Age. The rest of the details are interesting too. Agreed. Purpose of my post was to show that only a fraction o...
by Dipanker
18 Sep 2017 00:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

I may be wrong but some one said India escaped last ice age that North India was the onleee place left for humanity to survive. I've found this instructive, and posted it before too http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/journey/ Humanity was present across the globe in the timelines you write. Gurus ca...
by Dipanker
17 Sep 2017 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

The whole 1500 BCE date is like the 0 BC date. An artificial milestone representing a non-existent event (AIT & birth of Jeebus). The West likes to setup these stakes-on-the-ground to measure everything in terms of "before this" & "after this". Completely fake & desi...
by Dipanker
15 Sep 2017 21:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Speaking of horses, this is about their global origin in India http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/10564/20141121/horse-rhino-origins-tracked-in-india.htm https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141120081752.htm The original study is from Johns Hopkins, suitably chi chi Indeed there were ...
by Dipanker
15 Sep 2017 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

And that leads to this pesky little problem of presence of horses in IVC. WIth the exception of Surkotada, horse bones only start to appear in the "secured layers" late IVC around 1700 BC or so. Surkotada itself is controversial, since the bones found here could be those of wild asses of ...
by Dipanker
15 Sep 2017 18:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Of course, that means RgVeda existed during the heyday of the Indus Valley a.k.a. Saraswati/Sindhu civilization. This is of course also suggested by the identification of the Vedic Saraswati (not known or well-known in Sten Konow's day). And that leads to this pesky little problem of presence of ho...
by Dipanker
15 Sep 2017 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

I have read that one. You read it on this thread. Look at the map and you will see that the idea and your idea of geography in the era of online maps are both bullshit. Distance from Sinashta grave (Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.) to Damascus, Syria is 4284 km - this includes sailing across the Black ...
by Dipanker
15 Sep 2017 17:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Now someone explain this to me. How does one reach the conclusion that the culture that has "Mitra-varuna-Indra-nasatya"that was developing en route from Russia to Syria. then it just appeared as a flash in one tablet in Syria in 1800 BC and then went to India? The purported Mittani split...
by Dipanker
14 Sep 2017 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

shiv wrote:I think this is a completely obscure and totally useless classification. Will explain if you are interested.


I studied whole bunch of geology as part of my academic curriculum.
by Dipanker
14 Sep 2017 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

What sort of classification is that? India was not iced up even the earlier yuga. That earlier pleistocene matters only to Wesht that was iced up because "icing up" is the key to define an age and balls to human history that could not have involved anything other than half-apes before hol...
by Dipanker
14 Sep 2017 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

http://baharna.com/karma/yuga.htm If you (Dipanker) take all this literally I hope that your conservative mind retains enough liberalism to allow others to believe all this too. I will, as I always do, be bringing this up to confront you in due course, now that you have declared what you believe to...
by Dipanker
13 Sep 2017 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

What has all this got to do with yugas? I suspect the translation of yuga as calendar years may be wrong. Of course this whole yuga business could be complete rubbish like cowdung on umbilical cord. Or it could be like handwashing. True but not understood or explained. A yuga as a measure of length...
by Dipanker
13 Sep 2017 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Nilesh Oak wrote:
Too bad, it did not help.

Stick to what you personally follow. All the best.


Yeah, all the best to you too with dating Ramayana to 12,000+ BC with your archeoastronomy approach.
by Dipanker
13 Sep 2017 04:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Thanks for your feedback. So out of all these multiple definition of yugas which is acceptable one? Now that is indeed a million $$$$$$$ (not years) question! If you combine the fact that there are multiple definitions of Yuga with what Shiv ji wrote few posts (above), it would prevent individuals ...
by Dipanker
12 Sep 2017 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

This is a random claim, because a specific definition of 'Yuga' is been picked up without much thought, logic or scientific acumen... What follows are 12 notes stating different definitions of yuga (courtesy: Arun Upadhyaya). There are many additional definitions of yuga, but this will suffice to m...
by Dipanker
12 Sep 2017 11:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Shame on you for calling it BS, because I told you the truth. same here. are you denying that unwashed commies rigged our history and our textbooks?? If you think that is the case, read multiple sources and triangulate. In anycase reading multiple sources is always recommended. Commies may not be t...
by Dipanker
12 Sep 2017 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

chetak wrote:
Dipanker wrote:
Nope, they were all my grandmother's book, straight from Gita Press, Gorakhpur.


BS


Shame on you for calling it BS, because I told you the truth.
by Dipanker
12 Sep 2017 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5143
Views: 395146

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

chetak wrote:
Dipanker wrote:
I learnt that during my school years reading books.


That's right, books written by unwashed commies :wink:


Nope, they were all my grandmother's book, straight from Gita Press, Gorakhpur.

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