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by Vasu
29 Jun 2013 00:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 526343

Re: Internal Security Watch

This lady seems to exclusively report on and only on Narendra Modi, BJP, RSS with themes of Hindutva, right wing conspiracies and well, justice in Gujarat.
by Vasu
28 Jun 2013 14:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 704
Views: 60235

Re: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion

204 Brow-antlered deer found in Manipur The number of the endangered brow-antlered deer stands at 204 in its lone habitat in Manipur's Keibul Lamjao National Park in Bishenpur district as per the latest census. Locally known as 'Sangai', the animal is found only at the Keibul Lamjao National Park. ...
by Vasu
28 Jun 2013 13:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 704
Views: 60235

Re: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion

Its painful to hear Vijay Bahuguna rant against environmentalism and sustainable development. He wants the rest of the country to compensate UK for protecting its natural resources. He does not believe that many of the lives lost lived in the illegal hotels and guest houses constructed on the banks ...
by Vasu
28 Jun 2013 11:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 146605

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Third metro rail gets the green signal The union cabinet on Thursday approved the third metro rail line or the first underground metro rail of Mumbai between Colaba — Bandra — SEEPZ. “The 32.5 km-long third metro line got the union cabinet’s approval today (Thursday),” confirmed UPS Madan, metropol...
by Vasu
28 Jun 2013 11:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 146605

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Mumbai Monorail rolls into home stretch The monorail trials between Chembur and Wadala have entered the final stage and by mid-July all the trials will have been completed. According to sources, all the standalone trials are all but over. All that remains to be completed is the system integration t...
by Vasu
19 Jun 2013 10:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1094
Views: 121761

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

Just wanted to post it here to show how the lure of tourism money is so great for builders and authorities to have allowed a ruthless spate of construction in the higher reaches of the state. Uttarakhand: Hundreds of buildings washed away were illegal More than 300 multi-storey buildings, hotels, sh...
by Vasu
11 Jun 2013 17:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 704
Views: 60235

Re: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion

India losing 135 hectares forest daily: RTI According to recent data acquired through RTI from the ministry of environment and forests by a group of environmentalists, the extent of forest land being diverted across the country on an average stands at 135 hectares (around 333 acres) per day. Such d...
by Vasu
07 Jun 2013 11:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1094
Views: 121761

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

Mumbai's mangroves too have been victims to the greed for land. 50 acres of mangroves destroyed in Mumbai Around 50 acres of mangroves were allegedly destroyed in Lokhandwala by planting "invasive species" and creating a debris path, which residents claimed was a new modus operandi to kill...
by Vasu
07 Jun 2013 11:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1094
Views: 121761

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

Real estate regulator: Harsh rules & soft banks will keep realty unclean After politicians, builders are the most despised lot. The housing market is about spiralling rates that have priced out most buyers, ambitious developers who are answerable to no one, emergence of property as an asset cla...
by Vasu
07 Jun 2013 11:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1094
Views: 121761

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

Centre okays real estate regulator The Centre on Tuesday approved legislation for setting up a regulator for the real estate sector. The move is purported to protect the interests of home buyers and provides for a jail term of up to three years for private developers for cheating customers with fal...
by Vasu
07 Jun 2013 11:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 704
Views: 60235

Re: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion

Rajasthan launches campaign to save Great Indian Bustard Rajasthan became the first state in the country to launch a campaign to save the Great Indian Bustard, which is on the brink of extinction. Once in contention for being nominated as the national bird of India, the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) i...
by Vasu
06 Jun 2013 11:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 216502

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

You mean "French fried" ?! Now we need more of this! This is a very potent flotilla visiting Vietnam. http://www.thanhniennews.com/index/pages/20130604-indian-naval-ships-docks-in-da-nang.aspx Indian naval ships dock in Vietnam port Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 03:00:00 Two Vietna...
by Vasu
08 May 2013 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011
Replies: 1052
Views: 35705

Re: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011

You know how every endangered species is in demand in China as an aphrodisiac? Have the Chinese considered eating themselves considering they have such a high libido?
by Vasu
16 Mar 2013 11:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 169432

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

what is all this chinese food in this thread :) "An army marches on its stomach"--Napoleon 5 Gurkha served us delish Maggi noodles at 12,000 ft. Indian chinese food is similar to the stuff in Singapore. It is thought to have originated in Kolkata from the mainly Hakka community there but ...
by Vasu
22 Feb 2013 16:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Coast Guard: News & Discussion
Replies: 426
Views: 49167

Re: Indian Coast Guard Discussion

ICG has commissioned an Interceptir Boat in Mumbai, this time built by Bharti Shipyard (of Airtel fame) . 35 knots max speed! How many have been ordered? An ICG Orbat in BR is long overdue!!! They're unrelated I believe. Its Bharati Shipyard, and that's Bharti Airtel. Bharati Shipyard was founded b...
by Vasu
01 Feb 2013 13:43
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 216502

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Woah, see the other photos from http://kuleshovoleg.livejournal.com/136722.html

Mindblowing photos of INS Vikramaditya!
by Vasu
17 Jan 2013 16:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The China China does not want to be known
Replies: 53
Views: 3244

Re: The China China does not want to be known

NASA images show extent of China’s choking pollution http://media.philly.com/images/600*450/china_tmo_2013014.jpg When image was captured on Monday, the air quality index (AQI) in Beijing was 341, NASA reported. An AQI above 300 is considered hazardous to all humans, not just those with heart or lu...
by Vasu
16 Jan 2013 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The China China does not want to be known
Replies: 53
Views: 3244

Re: The China China does not want to be known

China's state media finally admits to air pollution crisis If you have been following China’s state-controlled news media you could be forgiven for thinking that clear blue skies -- not oppressive and choking smog -- have been the rule this winter. But, finally, they seem to have noticed there is a...
by Vasu
08 Jan 2013 09:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5585
Views: 515473

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

While our pilots fly abroad, our airports stay well rooted to the ground. Cost overruns turn big worry for Navi Mumbai Airport project The proposed second airport for Mumbai metropolitan region is to be developed as an alternate airport to the existing Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, whic...
by Vasu
17 Nov 2012 15:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 526343

Re: Internal Security Watch

News is pouring in that UP liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother kill each other in a heavy shootout at their farmhouse in Delhi over property division. The brother died on the spot, while Ponty died on his way to the hospital. Initially it was announced that unidentified persons shot at them, m...
by Vasu
29 Oct 2012 11:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 216502

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I hope the F46 is sticking to its date in November!

Hoping for lots of wall paperesque photos fellow rakshaks.
by Vasu
17 Oct 2012 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 287799

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

Durai alias Dayanithi Alagiri (26), son of Union Minister M.K. Alagiri, has filed a petition in the Madras High Court Bench here to set aside a non-bailable arrest warrant issued against him by a judicial magistrate at Melur near here on Monday in connection with the ongoing investigation into a mu...
by Vasu
12 Oct 2012 14:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011
Replies: 1052
Views: 35705

Re: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011

Sick Chinese at it again. We all know that the Chinese hate other species, especially if they happen to be endangered. They have consumed innmerable tigers, rhinos and many other endangered species because of their strange fetishes and beliefs. They have bear farms where they collect bile from bears...
by Vasu
11 Oct 2012 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 287799

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

The sound of silence is deafening.

Congress silent over IAC charges against Khurshid

Khurshid says he will sue Kejriwal. Hope he gets an opportunity to lay down his life for his Madam soon.

Toilet of India's saucy headline - "Now, Kejriwal accuses Khurshid of scam."
by Vasu
10 Oct 2012 15:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 287799

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

PC had said that there is no need for verification. Then around the same time, MCA, Moily said that all verifications had been done and there was nothing untoward noticed. The faithfuls doing the rounds of various tv studios have no idea either way. The family, of course, and as always, is awfully, ...
by Vasu
08 Oct 2012 16:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 287799

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

Saving Private Vadra The Congress’ rush to go on the offensive when it comes to defending Private Citizen Vadra has shown that the ghost of Giani Zail Singh who boasted that he’d pick up a broom and be a sweeper if his leader asked him to do so, is still alive and well. The Congress’ new brooms def...
by Vasu
06 Oct 2012 11:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246741

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Ratan Tata thanked Rahul Gandhi for opening windows , nay, doors, for India Inc. into J&K. However subservient the Abdullahs may be to the fraud Gandhi's, surely it must be emasculating for Omar to have Amul Baby waltz into the state with the Tatas and Birla in tow and they singing paens of this...
by Vasu
06 Oct 2012 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 287799

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

After counter-attacking NaMo's charge on Sonia Gandhi's #1880, the CONgress minions had hardly got a breather when Prashant Bhushan and Arvind Kejriwal held a press conference in New Delhi at 5 PM yesterday and began opening up the secrets of the Royal Son-in-Law's shady real estate dealings. Heard ...
by Vasu
05 Oct 2012 14:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 526343

Re: Internal Security Watch

where is this from??
by Vasu
25 Sep 2012 14:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 290300

Re: Indian Roads Thread

According to a World Bank report from June 2011, three common types of misconducts in road construction are collusion, fraudulent implementation and false documentation, and these happen across the developing world. Needless to say, I am sure everybody will agree that all three exist in gigantic for...
by Vasu
21 Sep 2012 15:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 90240

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

As Teja said in Andaz Apna Apna, "Smart, very smart." The Guardian has a very interesting live update page on the violence across the Islamic world . A journalist of the Telegraph reports thousands of Sipah-e-Sahaba members are marching towards Serena Hotel and US Embassy "without sto...
by Vasu
21 Sep 2012 15:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 90240

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

Man, insurance premiums in Lala land must be some of the highest in the world! Of course, if insurance is Islamic that is.
by Vasu
21 Sep 2012 14:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 290300

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Poor UPeeA governmint. It has to part with 2,295 crore of money that it could have used to feed a politician. :( 9 road projects of Rs 11600cr get nod Government on Thursday approved nine road projects, which are estimated to cost around Rs 11,600 crore and to be executed by state governments on pub...
by Vasu
21 Sep 2012 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1084
Views: 132095

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

Thanks to border fencing, business booms in Tripura The sight of Bangladeshi trucks laden with cement, stones, plastic and other items entering Tripura through the Akhaura border near here presents a picture of contrast in the backdrop of border fencing. For, it reflects on how India wants to restr...
by Vasu
18 Sep 2012 09:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 605789

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

'Tis a season for snags folks.... GSAT-10 launch delayed as Ariane 5 develops ‘small snag’ The launch of communications satellite GSAT-10 will be delayed by at least seven days, to September 29 from September 22, owing to a “small snag” in the Ariane 5 vehicle at the European launch pad in French Gu...
by Vasu
12 Sep 2012 13:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5395
Views: 509933

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Hope it comes through. Northeast Today: ONGC Plans Football Academy in Tripura State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to set up a football academy in Tripura to boost the sport in the northeastern region, an official said here Tuesday. ONGC Chairman and Managing Director (CMD...
by Vasu
12 Sep 2012 13:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5585
Views: 515473

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The Great Goa Rip-off Take a look at some of the fares: a GoAir direct flight that leaves Delhi on 22 December is for Rs 19,887, one way. If you return by the same airline on, say, 2 January, the lowest price for a one-way ticket is Rs 19,669. In other words, a round trip by a low-cost airline woul...
by Vasu
31 Aug 2012 14:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 526343

Re: Internal Security Watch

news from Mumbai - Don turned Politician Arun Gawli awarded life term for the murder of a Shiv Sena Corporator by a special MCOCA court. Special MCOCA court judge Prithviraj Chavan also imposed a fine of Rs. 17 lakh on Gawli, failing which he will have to undergo an additional three-year imprisonmen...
by Vasu
17 Aug 2012 14:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 68618

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

It kills me to see no sports culture in our higher education. Our universities and colleges are almost devoid of any sporting culture :(

Wish we had something like the NCAA in the US.
by Vasu
17 Aug 2012 14:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 408160

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Well I certainly hope at least some things will have changed in the past 30 years. Manesar plant will reopen on August 21. MSIL has sacked 500 workers and we can expect lots of fireworks. They've also decided to do away with contract labour and will only have direct employees on roll. The Hindu link...

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