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by saint
19 Sep 2002 02:29
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Air Force - News Folder - September 2002
Replies: 57
Views: 7039

Re: Indian Air Force - News Folder - September 2002

http://deccanherald.com/deccanherald/sept19/c4.htm
Celebrated ‘No 1 Air Force Band’ {IAF Band} to perform at Cubbon Park, Bangalore
by saint
09 Sep 2002 04:54
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 57454

Re: Women's status in Indian society

WOMEN CAN GANG RAPED IN DELHI BUSES!!!! Said 30-year-old Chitra Saha: "People here are born spectators. They won't do anything unless the victim is someone close to them." Sure, this would no happen in south india! unless its all planned and protected. never in public. "The fear of losing one's life...
by saint
02 Sep 2002 22:00
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 57454

Re: Women's status in Indian society

for the displeasure of sbajwa: http://rediff.com/news/2002/sep/02spec.htm Delhi: 'Lacking a culture that respects women' Between January and July 2002, the Crime Against Women Cell of the Delhi police registered 75 cases of dowry death, 229 cases of rape, 243 cases of molestation, 306 cases of eve t...
by saint
29 Aug 2002 22:34
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 57454

Re: Women's status in Indian society

Behind every man, there exists a woman. Perhaps that is harder nowadays since girl babies are getting butchered in the wombs of the evil-mothers, rather having to balance the equation in a society. "approach" matters ====> EDUCATION. Unfortunately [in india at large], bollywood "seems" to be the med...
by saint
27 Aug 2002 05:39
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Genealogy of Castes and Tribes
Replies: 22
Views: 13742

Re: Genealogy of Castes and Tribes

Was not that King Manu to be blamed for calling a brahmin or any caste by birth.

Heard it was, {and it should be returned} on the basis of how one is qualified to the job.

Perhaps Manu, did'nt had much time to attend screening resumes [what else was he doing then? how many wifes he had?]...
by saint
07 Aug 2002 22:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: The state of the armor - Indian and Pak tanks
Replies: 111
Views: 44062

Re: The state of the armor - Indian and Pak tanks

The MoD has cleared 124 Arjuns for series production, but military sources said that with the arrival of the Russian T-90s main battle tank, its chassis would now be "diverted" to Bhim Why is this consistent policy of hating all that is indigenous... even before it is waiting cabinet clearing on th...
by saint
06 Aug 2002 22:12
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 57454

Re: Women's status in Indian society

She is not even teen, not mid, but an old lady.. police tried and now you can't blame the administration.

Its the people!!! read web page
by saint
02 Aug 2002 02:35
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Marketing of Indian Defence Products
Replies: 49
Views: 24184

Re: Marketing of Indian Defence Products

whatever... q? is if it can't show off, can it fight off?, where the showing is more!!! :) .
*please take it on the lighter side*
by saint
27 Jul 2002 03:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: The state of the armor - Indian and Pak tanks
Replies: 111
Views: 44062

Re: The state of the armor - Indian and Pak tanks

vinnie, its called the LAH. light attack helo.

I think we require both chopper and tanks, one is vulnerable with out the other.
by saint
26 Jul 2002 23:23
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: The state of the armor - Indian and Pak tanks
Replies: 111
Views: 44062

Re: The state of the armor - Indian and Pak tanks

I feel dhruv must have a variant to deliver nags, that will automatically load another one, once fired. Wonder if that is possible on a helo? If yes, how many nags could it carry?
by saint
15 Jul 2002 22:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: India's Air Defence Network
Replies: 24
Views: 13593

Re: India's Air Defence Network

George, I understand your sonpapdi imbroglio.. also being in that, there are things we can discuss like something beyond current capabilities - er.. Advantages of Neutrino Communication .. of course that would be clear stealth!!! ;)
by saint
15 Jul 2002 20:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 57454

Re: Women's status in Indian society

***** Speaking of Vaishno Devi, The Pioneer carried a horrifying story on July 9 about a newly-wedded woman forced to undergo an ordeal by fire for tripping off to the Himalayan shrine without informing her husband and in-laws. On her return, Sangeeta Sode was subjected to agnipariksha by having a r...
by saint
11 Jul 2002 22:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: India's Air Defence Network
Replies: 24
Views: 13593

Re: India's Air Defence Network

George, I have my Canon EOS camera that focuses on objects based on where my eye looks/focuses. Its marvelous. 've been using it for the past 4 years. In the case of targeting missiles, wonder how the eye controls translates the distance on the focused target when they are very far [infinity!] - I g...
by saint
11 Jul 2002 03:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: India's Air Defence Network
Replies: 24
Views: 13593

Re: India's Air Defence Network

Q: Is it possible to integrate satellite - GPS or Camera based locking on the target, with BVRs - say the satellite reflect the exact positions to the missile and in addition the BVRs may posses radars +/ camera + IR, etc. to support dynamic-locking [meaning should be able to differentiate actual ta...
by saint
10 Jul 2002 04:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)
Replies: 248
Views: 72109

Re: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)

http://www.china-defense.com/armor/Type98-2/type98-2_1.html This link says that the chinese have developed 100mm DU ammunition and confirms that that Pakistan is currently marketing at least two DU tank rounds. Pakistan is a close Chinese ally and currently employs both the Chinese 125mm-armed Type...
by saint
08 Jul 2002 23:27
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields
Replies: 150
Views: 36397

Re: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields

Shiv:

Thanks for the reply. Is there another way to interfere in the wave propagation. E.g: multiple walls arround the test site filled/packed with some sort of material (rubber!? or coil springs waste fillings) that takes the shock. I am a novice thinker in N-terms.
by saint
06 Jul 2002 03:24
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields
Replies: 150
Views: 36397

Re: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields

certain noteds from barc: For these body wave magnitudes, the yield of May 11th explosions is bracketed in the range 40 to 70 kT (see Table 1 in Huggins3). <u>It may be noted that the International Data Centre (IDC) at Arlington, USA has classified our event as an earthquake </u> ==== Q: regarding t...
by saint
05 Jul 2002 22:35
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)
Replies: 248
Views: 72109

Re: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)

INFANTRY COMBAT VEHICLES?
by saint
05 Jul 2002 21:51
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields
Replies: 150
Views: 36397

Re: Seismology for Dummies: Guesstimating nuke test yields

Q: Why did we do two or more devices at the same time? What was the objective / test-spec behind such testing?

[technical pl.]
by saint
03 Jul 2002 03:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!
Replies: 76
Views: 34568

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!

congrats br folks... when i was searching for indian nuke related items on google and got a cache of discussion of br forum - during 1999/2000. Found this website. I was off and on. Nice place where one can easily get adicted. A few things striked me was whatever happens to good old discussions - wh...
by saint
29 Jun 2002 04:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)
Replies: 248
Views: 72109

Re: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)

QUOTE]If gas turbines are to be used, hopefully the folk working on the Kaveri engine can provide an indigenous alternative.[/QB][/QUOTE] Why not buy a few of them, tech transfer and/or strip and learn how it is. That creates more job + western expertise. In addition, we involve kaveri folks to enha...
by saint
29 Jun 2002 03:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)
Replies: 248
Views: 72109

Re: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)

Rudra, are you saying we go for M1A1/2? or get just its Honeywell AGT gas turbine engine for arjun-m2.
by saint
29 Jun 2002 01:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)
Replies: 248
Views: 72109

Re: Arjun – To be or not to be (?)

http://alfa.nic.in/CommitteeR/PAC/5th.htm#contents .. According to the Ministry,the building of balance MK-II proto-types had to be abandoned both due to incomplete development of indigenous air cooled engine and for the reasons of Users preference for water cooled1400HP power pack. .. Joint Action...
by saint
20 Jun 2002 21:55
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan - Epicenter of Terrorism
Replies: 33
Views: 16337

Re: Pakistan - Epicenter of Terrorism

bin-laden-ism of pakistan, or pakism of bin-laden, quite associative! link </font></li>[*]<font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif"> They describe Western-style liberal democracies as anti-Islam since they advocate that sovereignty lies in the people. According to these organisations, sov...
by saint
20 Jun 2002 03:49
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan - Epicenter of Terrorism
Replies: 33
Views: 16337

Re: Pakistan - Epicenter of Terrorism

It was in some news that mushrraf is to rein in madrassas and GF says there is a big change in infiltration [strategy?]. The very news itself stands to confirm about pakistani as a state filled with terrorists, hence a state sponsoring terrorism, but US feels pervez is doing the right job and give h...

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