Search found 63 matches

by Sohum
24 Oct 2004 00:56
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 101448

It is not in the interest of OPEC nations to keep petroleum prices artificially high as they are. When the cartel instituted embargoes against the West, consumers changed their tastes in the long run to purchase more fuel efficient vehicles, thus decrease demand of gasoline. Saudis know this and hen...
by Sohum
22 Oct 2004 08:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 93733

New business model for biotech soon Friday, 22 October , 2004, 08:48 http://sify.com/finance/fullstory.php?id=13595869 The Centre is scripting a "win-win" business model for the fledgling biotechnology industry so that the fund-starved sector can enter into equity-based partnerships with Government ...
by Sohum
20 Oct 2004 23:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 93733

Biocon, Nobex to develop oral insulin http://us.rediff.com/money/2004/oct/20biocon1.htm October 20, 2004 17:52 IST Last Updated: October 20, 2004 18:03 IST Bangalore-based Biocon Ltd and a US biotech firm Nobex Corporation will jointly develop an oral insulin product for the treatment of diabetes. T...
by Sohum
20 Oct 2004 23:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 93733

India has long boasted an army of talented chemists but for the last two decades they have been mostly focused on finding ways to copy other companies' drugs. Under a patent law dating from 1970 Indian companies have been allowed to sell versions of prescription drugs as long as they used a differe...
by Sohum
19 Oct 2004 09:50
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part I
Replies: 317
Views: 145817

Maybe we can use one of these scenarios in another 'Grand Strategy Game' like Lelia-1
by Sohum
19 Oct 2004 09:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 697
Views: 119960

Cross post from IT thread Farmer's Handicapped Son Develops Hindi Browser By Julia Fernandes Mumbai, October 13, 2004 http://www.cxotoday.com/cxo/jsp/showstory.jsp?storyid=1596 They say that necessity is the mother of all inventions, and this old adage fits perfectly into the following story. Jagdee...
by Sohum
17 Oct 2004 20:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 93733

http://sify.com/finance/fullstory.php?id=13591557 Drugs on watch list after Rofecoxib ban Sunday, 17 October , 2004, 08:34 Following the Government's decision to ban Rofecoxib (an anti-arthritis drug), just weeks after Merck voluntarily withdrew its branded version Vioxx, the Health Ministry plans t...
by Sohum
15 Oct 2004 08:15
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 101448

Sorry I think that came out wrong. I meant to say that the cost of shipping it by boat (even if more expensive) is worth it opposed to running a gas line through TSP.
by Sohum
15 Oct 2004 02:46
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 101448

Please explain to me why LNG cannot be shipped via tanker instead of investing in pipeline? If economics is only concern, then I feel that cost of ship transportation is well worth security risk of running pipelines through TSP (that is unless its a really exorbiant amount)
by Sohum
12 Oct 2004 06:51
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Exercise SINDEX: IAF and RSAF
Replies: 144
Views: 66626

Lay people will always confuse MKI with MK-1. I won't be surprised if some idiot starts ranting how MKI were last minute addition to this exercise -o
by Sohum
06 Oct 2004 20:45
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 101448

Govt. to allow private players to lay gas pipelines http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/holnus/006200410061862.htm New Delhi, Oct. 6 (PTI): The Government will end the monopoly of Gail (India) Ltd in setting up natural gas pipelines and allow private gas producers to lay lines for transporting the fu...
by Sohum
01 Oct 2004 20:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1161
Views: 79272

Bhatia Hospital Looks For New HMIS By Amit Tripathi Mumbai, September 29, 2004 url Pressurized with increasing data loads, Bhatia General Hospital, Mumbai, has initiated a process for acquiring a new Hospital Management Information System (HMIS), which is expected to replace its existing Softscript ...
by Sohum
01 Oct 2004 17:31
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 101448

India Is Ready to Discuss Gas Pipeline 09.30.2004, 12:35 PM http://www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2004/09/30/ap1568446.html The Indian government is willing to discuss a US$3 billion (euro 2.4 billion) gas pipeline project from Iran through Pakistan as long as Islamabad considers other trade deals, an...
by Sohum
23 Sep 2004 21:55
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion - VI
Replies: 323
Views: 101448

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/861312.cms OVL's project in Russia suffers cost overrun THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 07:37:20 PM NEW DELHI: ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas investment arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), on Thursday said that its $1.77 billion Sakhalin-I oil and gas p...
by Sohum
22 Sep 2004 02:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 73978

I'm not sure if this has been posted already, but I think its necessary to have all opinions about SARAS brought forward-including the Marxists. "Saras Flies: But Where To? People's Democracy Vol. XXVIII No.24 June 13, 2004 Raghu THE first Indian-made civilian passenger aircraft Saras, named after t...
by Sohum
20 Sep 2004 07:22
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Need Help - References - Force Pak-Lovers to Reconsider
Replies: 26
Views: 14025

Can you post the short missive once you are finished compling the information and writing it?
by Sohum
27 Aug 2004 00:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 697
Views: 119960

Pay close attention to the Chinese characters on the bumper of the tractor.
by Sohum
06 Jul 2004 08:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 140374

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

I didn't know Desis came to America that long ago.
by Sohum
05 Jul 2004 08:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 140374

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

"Bose Corporation was founded in 1964 by Dr. Amar G. Bose, then professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While doing graduate work at MIT in the 1950s, Dr. Bose decided to purchase a new stereo system. He was disappointed to find that speakers with impressive...
by Sohum
05 Jul 2004 00:10
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 65552

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

Bharat-Rakshak likes to pride itself in portraying India in good light that is also remains objective and not critical of other nations. In this respect, I would maybe like to see this diversity among the moderators (if you plan to create more positions).
by Sohum
03 Jul 2004 06:15
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 65552

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

The future for BR would be to grow into print medium. Maybe an international BR meet wouldn't be out of the question either? I had also one time thought of starting a BR chapter at my college (we have many Indian students). Just some suggestions...

BTW Happy B-day!
by Sohum
16 Feb 2004 07:47
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Defence Expo 2004
Replies: 318
Views: 91483

Re: Defence Expo 2004

http://www.kanwa.com/free/2004/01/Gorshkov.JPG

[URL=http://www.kanwa.com/free/2004/01/1143.0.JPG[/URL]

[URL=http://www.kanwa.com/free/2004/01/1143.0(2).JPG[/URL}

Model Gorskov?
by Sohum
29 Sep 2003 01:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 14 Jan 2003
Replies: 340
Views: 60804

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 14 Jan 2003

http://www.nti.org/db/nuclear/1991/n9106652.htm Abstract: On 13 December 1991, Argentina and Brazil signed an agreement allowing for mutual inspection of their respective nuclear facilities. The agreement is the culmination of efforts by the two countries to put an end to their rivalry in the area ...

Go to advanced search