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by Vasu
17 Aug 2012 14:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 414690

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...
by Vasu
17 Aug 2012 12:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1018
Views: 99010

Re: Solar energy in India

The US is using climate finance to kill the Indian solar panel industry: CSE The United States is using the climate ‘fast start financing’ to its pervert advantage for ruining the Indian domestic solar photo-voltaic (PV) manufacturing industry – says Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Curren...
by Vasu
16 Aug 2012 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 350195

Re: Indian Interests

http://pharmagossip.blogspot.com/2012/07/professor-lofgren-explains-why-big.html Professor Lofgren explains why Big Pharma hates Indian pharma Pharmaceutical companies putting health of world's poor at risk India is often called the pharmacy of the developing world, which is no great surprise as mo...
by Vasu
15 Aug 2012 12:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Independence day 2012 India !!!!
Replies: 45
Views: 2898

Re: Happy Independence day 2012 India !!!!

Happy Independence Day!

My wishes and prayers for our men and women in uniform, and curses to the ruling family and their pets in the government.
by Vasu
14 Aug 2012 12:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 72069

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

by the way, its disgusting to see the pomp with which politicians are announcing cash rewards for medal winners.

Wish they'd ensure the funds for athletes and facilities went where they were meant to go instead.
by Vasu
13 Aug 2012 15:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Oppression of minorities in Pakistan
Replies: 851
Views: 54230

Re: Oppression of minorities in Pakistan

Lok Sabha discusses plight of Pakistani Hindus Members of BJP, BJD and SP referred to instances of growing violence and harassment of minorities in that country and demanded that Parliament should adopt a resolution condemning it. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, BJP leader Rajnath Singh said mi...
by Vasu
13 Aug 2012 11:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 72069

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

linky please. I went to see bhuka nanga krikit phorum. and what do I see, typical underestimation of desh. :mrgreen: Enjoy! :mrgreen: http://forum.pakistanidefence.com/index.php?showtopic=99670 Pakistan has great friends in the form of Turkey, Iran and obviously China. These guys have the expert co...
by Vasu
09 Aug 2012 11:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 72069

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

P Gopichand was saying that if you want sports success, you have to forget democracy. Our athletes who retire need to be ploughed back into the system as coaches and mentors because they know what it is to train so hard and so long. I know the Chinese way of doing it may be one extreme, but even if ...
by Vasu
09 Aug 2012 11:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 350195

Re: Indian Interests

Compare that with the fact that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have never ever communicated with the people of this country other than standing at a podium with a prepared speech or in planned media and PR interactions. And yet so many are eager to see them succeed. Shame on our ignorance.
by Vasu
06 Aug 2012 10:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 704
Views: 61372

Re: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion

a sad slide show in The Hindu today.... Photo File: Stork realities Guwahati’s garbage dumps now have the largest concentration of Greater Adjutant Storks in the world, thanks to the ongoing destruction of the surrounding wetlands. http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/01163/22sm_stork13_jpg_11...
by Vasu
03 Aug 2012 17:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 414690

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Oh i didn't mean that! It is would be sad to see that like everything else, the Government does a random sampling and picks up the people who were forced into it rather than doing the due diligence and extracting the worms out. But thankfully that does not seem to be happening. Already, 114 workers ...
by Vasu
03 Aug 2012 16:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 72069

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Bad bad first week for India. Two main medal hope sports, archery and shooting came up with only one bronze. Was hoping for at least 4 medals of any colour by now.
by Vasu
02 Aug 2012 16:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 72069

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

There was a ticker ad in the papers a few days ago of the All India Public Sector Sports Promotion Board stating that 31% of the athletes in London were employees of PSU's. In a way that support is there already through government jobs. I think its totally another matter that we simply do not provid...
by Vasu
02 Aug 2012 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 94468

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

Rahul M wrote:bhat is teh prablem ? check it now.


he he. 8)
by Vasu
02 Aug 2012 12:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 94468

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

Folks, sorry to butt in with this but I am just mad at how the Pakis are now trying to hijack our foods also. I was on wikipedia for some information on popcorn. That eventually led me to popped grain, which led me to popped rice, which led me to bhelpuri, which led me to chaat. http://en.wikipedia....
by Vasu
27 Jul 2012 15:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 414690

Re: Indian Autos Thread

I sincerely hope everybody does not go into a witchhunt and pronounce all the workers guilty. Maruti and the government (barring the sections that want this to happen) must identify the instigators, isolate them, and punish them but must always act within the belief that most are honest hardworking ...
by Vasu
19 Jul 2012 17:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 414690

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Project Destroy Maruti - by Beijing's coolie army in India enters Phase II - more violence in Maruti, one dead., officials assaulted and seriously injured.. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/auto/automobiles/1-dead-40-injured-in-clashes-at-maruti-suzukis-manesar-plant/articl...
by Vasu
19 Jul 2012 16:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 376611

Re: Indian Railways Thread

that line has some problems at present. it bypasses the LCC terminals and hence people need to wait upto 20 mins and then 20 min bus ride to reach the stn near BSF camp to board. it only goes to shivaji stdm near CP and then NDLS , only from there u can change lines. no ring railway yet to decamp f...
by Vasu
17 May 2012 16:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5416
Views: 525037

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

weight lifting. :(

the doping fiasco's seemed to have wiped out weight lifting completely. Only two quotas in lifting till now.
by Vasu
17 May 2012 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2870
Views: 91641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

SSridhar wrote:Vasu, SDPI has made it compulsory to sign up for their publications. This publication is available at http://www.sdpi.org/publications/public ... 6-34.html# I have updated the first page.


Great! Thanks Saar.
by Vasu
17 May 2012 14:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2870
Views: 91641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

Message to all: I was trying to explain to some candle kisser about the ingrained hate in a Paki's mind and wanted to show them the study done on their text books. Unfortunately, the link in the first post is not working! Pakistani Education, or how Pakistan became what it is: Curricula and textbook...
by Vasu
15 May 2012 15:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 539796

Re: Internal Security Watch

Letting Pakistan exist is an act of international terrorism.
by Vasu
10 May 2012 17:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5620
Views: 532291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

meanwhile, in India's financial capital... Navi Mumbai airport: Cidco offers land instead of money to villagers The City & Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco), which is a nodal agency for the development of Navi Mumbai international airport, has proposed handing over of a total of 22.5% o...
by Vasu
10 May 2012 17:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 487
Views: 62446

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

If somehow the culture of the people living in NCR could be improved, that would be a wonderful place to live!!

This is the same place where women scamper into homes by sunset because thats when wolves set out.

:(
by Vasu
10 May 2012 12:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1060
Views: 158723

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Airtel was first off the mark, but do check who's the 2nd one in the broadband market, despite numerous the disadvantages. Who? VAS is indeed king now. I had an argument with a Vodafone customer rep a few days ago who couldn't understand why a 2 GB 2G connection was available to prepaid customers a...
by Vasu
04 May 2012 11:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1018
Views: 99010

Re: Solar energy in India

I am also very interested in knowing the technological developments in the solar sector, and I think we can use this thread to post updates on new developments from around the world. Perhaps with better materials and technology, in future the solar farms will shrink to a fraction of what they are to...
by Vasu
04 May 2012 11:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1060
Views: 158723

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

I was under the impression that Reliance was going to be the first company to launch 4G services in India. I got a shocker yesterday when I logged onto http://www.airtel.in and realized that the company has launched 4G services in the Kolkata circle! It is planning to launch the services soon in Ban...
by Vasu
25 Apr 2012 14:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 226980

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

No matter who enters office in France, the fact won't change that India singlehandedly turned the fortunes of Rafale around in the global markets (PS: Or so the hope goes). Never mind the offsets, the deal will still energize their industry, bring money into France and keep the factories humming, an...
by Vasu
24 Apr 2012 17:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5620
Views: 532291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

and add to that our shrinking salaries and spiralling living costs.

Now what are people like me to do who have gotten hooked onto airline travel and trains are almost always full. :(

I hate the CONgress Government so much. Damn socialist unreformist pathological kleptos.
by Vasu
31 Mar 2012 11:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 224037

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I cannot imagine anything scarier than being on the high seas in the twilight, and seeing the black hull of a nuke sub, or any sub for that matter, rising in front of me. :shock:

That fourth picture gives me that feeling.
by Vasu
29 Mar 2012 15:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 376611

Re: Indian Railways Thread

She's been an opposition for so long that she doesn't know how to sit in the treasury.

Petrol to be costlier, airlines raising fares, trains never having space, taxis and autos raising fares, the only thing not rising are people's salaries. Sigh.
by Vasu
12 Mar 2012 16:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5620
Views: 532291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Opinion: Bangalore airport should disclose full details of premature runway surface failure :roll: There have been too many murmurs about BIAL Terminal 1 since its inception, construction and operation. Rehash of an existing design, lackadaisical attitude towards planning of facilities and in adequ...
by Vasu
03 Mar 2012 12:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 671230

Re: LCA News and Discussions

you know like they say: Location Location Location :wink:
by Vasu
17 Feb 2012 10:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 152009

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

China pips India as gold importer in Dec qtr Wild price swings caused by a volatile rupee sapped buying interest in gold in the fourth quarter of 2011, with imports well short of expectations and no pick up expected this year, dropping it behind China for the first time. But the country's fourth-qu...
by Vasu
14 Feb 2012 13:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1060
Views: 158723

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

....and then gone on to replace them in so many of the third world telecom contracts with far cheaper, but copied, technology.
by Vasu
14 Feb 2012 13:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 376611

Re: Indian Railways Thread

thanks for sharing that Theo. Yep, its not easy and you are right, money is a big factor. Oh I was just watching the renovation of St. Pancras on National Geographic yesterday! It was amazing to watch these people work on this historic station and turn it into a mafnificent structure capable of host...
by Vasu
08 Feb 2012 10:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5620
Views: 532291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

A big break to the aviation sector. Air India, of course, continues to thrive. Directly imported fuel to turbocharge airlines Aviation companies had a good day on Tuesday. A Group of Ministers (GoM) allowed Indian carriers to directly import Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) and cleared Air India’s debt r...
by Vasu
06 Feb 2012 18:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5416
Views: 525037

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Rugby'll has a better chance than American football in India. Of the 4 top American sports, only NBA has the highest chance of success given its an international sport. In fact, thats what the NBA plans to do now. The games are shown live on television and coaches and players visit India regularly. ...
by Vasu
02 Feb 2012 12:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1098
Views: 125089

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

CBI charges Emaar with financial irregularities Delhi-based real estate developer Emaar MGF has been accused by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly committing financial irregularities through stated sale of plots at grossly undervalued price in the 358.36-acre joint venture Emaa...
by Vasu
02 Feb 2012 12:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 293835

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

The way Swamy and Chidu are playing, so many times I am reminded of the great Rajnikant's Shivaji - The Boss, in which he comes back to beat the bad politician at his own game.

So what happens to all the money that the telecom companies paid Team Sonia?

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