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by AJay
08 Feb 2004 01:26
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by arun: So perhaps the US has not after all bought the private enterprise thesis being peddled by the Pakistani’s and much will be happening in purdah. Any volunteers to demolish this thesis ? Or add to it. It is almost certain that US has not bought the charade. Looks like they ...
by AJay
08 Feb 2004 00:38
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by shiv: As for the population of Pakistan - fck them - who is bothered - let them rot. Shiv Since this is off-topic, I will be short - Indians should try to uplift the sorry lot (mirroring the RAPE's unneeded attention to Dalits) from under the oppression of RAPE. A perfect D&...
by AJay
07 Feb 2004 01:51
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by Johann: A good summary of the compromise produced by the friction between two competing priorities; WMD risk mitigation, and preventing revolution in Pakistan. For India, these are not competing priorities. India wants both - WMD risk mitigation and a revolution in Pakistan whi...
by AJay
06 Feb 2004 23:48
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by suryavir: Ideally of course the Pakistani program must be completely dismantled (as Nandu says above) on grounds that Pakistan has proven, beyond a shadow of doubt, that it is reckless and irresponsible state that cannot be trusted with nuclear weapons. Agreed. I made the earli...
by AJay
06 Feb 2004 21:33
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by James Bund:

-turn into a liberal, secular democracy.
Turn into 5 or 6 liberal secular democracoes would be even better.
by AJay
06 Feb 2004 21:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by suryavir: 2) How can anybody rest assured that the international community (led by the US)has the will and the wherewithal to blow the cover off the proliferation racket and ensure its permanent death? Suryavir I agree with the rest of your post, but the above is impossible. It...
by AJay
06 Feb 2004 21:00
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by Johann: There's no doubt that there were mistakes in Western threat assessment. Its possible to recognise that without public self-flagellation. An absense of such a public self-flagellation is a hallmark of somebody who does not learn from past mistakes and would be punished f...
by AJay
06 Feb 2004 20:33
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 70459

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Originally posted by Johann: Originally posted by Rangudu: [b]Johann, When you say overt inspection, I take it you include the Pakistani facilities. Yes absolutely. [/b] Musharraf has said (paraphrasing here) that no rollback of Paki Nuke program will be allowed. Also, just heard a wail by IAEA spo...
by AJay
02 Feb 2004 06:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004
Replies: 324
Views: 64494

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004

Originally posted by Sriman: Tim, Two points. 1. If the Libyan connection was "known" (granted, circumstantial) even to me -- heck, Tim, why else would a prould man like Bhutto name the largest stadium in his country after Gaddafi -- I find it hard to believe that the US intel agencies were not awa...
by AJay
01 Feb 2004 19:51
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004
Replies: 324
Views: 64494

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004

Originally posted by Rakesh_Koshy:
I can't believe Abdul 'Queer' Khan has been sacked. Heheheheh :)
I wonder what purpose is served by this juvenile comment.
by AJay
31 Jan 2004 10:54
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 68103

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

From the Wash. Times article posted by VTAbraham ...U.S. intelligence began suspecting AQK and President Pervez Musharraf were not on the same page. ... For the past two years, Mr. Musharraf suspected AQK was free-lancing his nuclear assets, ... Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Mr. Musharraf co...
by AJay
25 Jan 2004 08:31
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 68103

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

Originally posted by John Umrao:
2)The above will also help the PRC / Unkil combo get out of undue scruitiny from world.
I don't think either of them is overly worried about such a scrutiny.
by AJay
23 Jan 2004 21:53
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 68103

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

From article posted by John Umrao:
Pak helped North Korea build nukes: Report

Shyam Bhatia in London | January 23, 2004 17:28 IST
The IISS identifies the father of the Pakistani nuclear programme, India-born Abdul Qadeer Khan,
Why the gratuitous refernce to his being born in India?
by AJay
20 Nov 2003 23:50
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Indian Patriotic Songs
Replies: 119
Views: 84454

Re: Indian Patriotic Songs

Originally posted by raj singh: A Vasu then there is the movie Shaheed (the old old one) with the song "Aye Watan, aye watan" From the same movie another excellent number/song is... Mera rang de basanti chola One of my fav. movies of all time. At about the same time, there was this other movie Shag...
by AJay
27 Sep 2003 01:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 14 Jan 2003
Replies: 340
Views: 65032

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 14 Jan 2003

From artcile posted by Rangudu: New Iran uranium find reinforces bomb fears [b]Diplomats said intense efforts were under way to receive answers from Islamabad, but the results were not yet clear. :roll: [/b] Basically they made some phone calls and left messages with the Bakwasi clone and eagerly w...
by AJay
03 Sep 2003 01:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 99662

Re: Indian Biotech News & Discussion

Originally posted by Rudra Singha: AP Govt gets 3 NRI firms to start centers http://www.rediff.com/money/2003/sep/02biotech.htm [/QB] I gave a quick scan of the contents here. The AP guys are giving VC funding to the tune $0.5 Millon each to these three companies for a stake of 15%-25% in each of t...
by AJay
06 Aug 2003 03:10
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 14 Jan 2003
Replies: 340
Views: 65032

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 14 Jan 2003

From LA Times article

Technology and scientists from Russia, China, North Korea and Pakistan have propelled Iran's...

is in actuality

Technology and scientists from Russia, China, China (via North Korea), and China (via Pakistan) have propelled Iran's...
by AJay
03 Jul 2003 23:34
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian History Discussions - III
Replies: 176
Views: 46554

Re: Indian History Discussions - III

Originally posted by Sai:
[Anil, are you Gult!?

Is this from neethi sathakam?
Yes, I am.

It is my understanding that the above padyam is a translation from Bhartruhari's Neethi Shatakam. May be I will saunter down to the library here to see if I can get the original.
by AJay
03 Jul 2003 04:31
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian History Discussions - III
Replies: 176
Views: 46554

Re: Indian History Discussions - III

Originally posted by John Umrao: kaushal garu>> .... Cheri moorkhuni manasu ranjimparaadu. To fil in the dots in the above post thiviri isumuna thailambu theeya vachchu dhavili mrugathrushna lO neeru thraga vachchu thirigi kundheti kommu sandhimpa vachchu chEri mUrkhula mansu ranjimparAdu Does anyb...
by AJay
02 Jul 2003 21:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Six Years!
Replies: 66
Views: 28985

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Six Years!

Congrats. It is a dream come true. Hope BRF beats Strom Thurmand.
by AJay
03 Jun 2003 23:29
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian History Discussions - III
Replies: 176
Views: 46554

Re: Indian History Discussions - III

Originally posted by Sudarshan: Hauma, That distance table you posted says Russians are closer to Indians (distance=29) than east and southeast Asians (98). Or am I reading the distance values wrong, i.e., a higher value=closer? Sudarshan The distance is the genetic distance - not geographical.
by AJay
23 May 2003 02:18
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 42909

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

Originally posted by John Umrao:
Some of the fine variety of Rice used to be Nellore (molakulukulu) and Rice from Ghanapur between Hyderabad and Warrangal.
And Sambrani and China Sindhuvayalu
by AJay
17 May 2003 04:20
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 42909

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

Originally posted by Harish: Why would a hardcore chankian like PVNR decide to rub the world's only super power the wrong way ? that too back then when India was no where close to where we are now ??!! Surprising, isn't it? it could have been a miscalculation. But going by his Chanakyan mind set, t...
by AJay
17 May 2003 03:54
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 42909

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

Originally posted by Kaushal: PVNR must have recounted that story in the context of non-proliferation, But it is water of a ducks back. A majority of americans are convinced that they need nuclear weapons and an even greater majority feel India should not be allowed to have them. Kaushal You are qu...
by AJay
16 May 2003 23:16
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: P V Narsimha Rao
Replies: 102
Views: 42909

Re: P V Narsimha Rao

Originally posted by Harish: - I think in his address to the American congress, when talking about the pressures being applied on India to sign the CTBT (?), he quoted Gandhiji. He recounted an anecdotal story of Gandhiji, which goes as follows. One day a woman brought her 7 year old son who is ver...
by AJay
11 May 2003 10:26
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Why has it become so cool to hate India
Replies: 320
Views: 87907

Re: Why has it become so cool to hate India

Originally posted by shiv: Drama, as in "graphic, explicit and colorful and emotive" is a very Indian form of expression. Hindi movies are an example, and another example (for those who have seen both) are the 8 hour english play "Mahabharata" made by phoren (Can't recall now) - with no big colorfu...

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