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by Rishirishi
22 Jul 2007 15:42
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Nuclear News & Discussion - 22 Jul 2007
Replies: 255
Views: 53221

So many here seems to be concerned with the text of the document. I would like to pose a question: Does it really matter what we agree upon? wont the US, India, China or anyone else do as they please? Can one of the parties enforce something on the other? Even if we got an agreament that says India ...
by Rishirishi
22 Jul 2007 05:09
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India - Nuclear News and Discussion
Replies: 328
Views: 56092

I did read that on BR only, if you have testd xKT nuke you can make 4x KT nuke through using same design. So a 200 Kt test is essentially to make a 1 MT nuke, As of now we do posess the everything to make 160 to 200 KT Nuke. As per my understanding India has conducted a proven 25kt design. Hence th...
by Rishirishi
22 Jul 2007 00:13
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India - Nuclear News and Discussion
Replies: 328
Views: 56092

I answer my own question. Here is a calculator http://www.fas.org/main/content.jsp?formAction=297&contentId=367 Seems that a 30KT bomb will only case 6-7 km diameter destruction. A furter 3-4 km may face moderate destruction. Basically if India gate was hit, Chandhi Red fort would probably face ...
by Rishirishi
21 Jul 2007 23:54
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India - Nuclear News and Discussion
Replies: 328
Views: 56092

How much damage can a 10kt bomb do? Is it sufficient to take out a city the size of Delhi or Chennai?

Just wondering
by Rishirishi
21 Jul 2007 19:02
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India - Nuclear News and Discussion
Replies: 328
Views: 56092

They do not want India to provide Iran with any new technology. You can infer from that as India has something potent enough jisse hum uska bahut kuch ukhaad sakte hain The US is not concerned with Indian transfer of tech to Iran, because they know it wont happen. It is not in Indians interest, hen...
by Rishirishi
08 Jul 2007 03:10
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow) '07 @ RAF Waddington, UK
Replies: 347
Views: 126509

Awacs will be escorted. Besides it will have the advantage of spotting any nearing fighters. Also the range of the IAF Awacs will b arround 500 km, so it will be effective from withing the Indian teritory. Most Paki airfields can be monitred, from 100 km Inside Indian side. Nevertheless, you have a ...
by Rishirishi
06 Jul 2007 04:19
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow) '07 @ RAF Waddington, UK
Replies: 347
Views: 126509

Under NO circumstances is it acceptable for the Europeans to get beaten or matched by the MKI. It would be a huge huge dissapointment.
by Rishirishi
23 Jun 2007 01:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2988
Views: 327804

The govt realizing that it has to outsource quality monitoring is a huge step forward. Better to pay $$ to MNCs as local goons won't have an easy time scaring the goras as they do desis and guilty contracters will find it not as easy to bribe them as they would desis. JMTPs and IMVHOs etc. Had the ...
by Rishirishi
16 Jun 2007 13:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 323
Views: 94012

labour shortage and high cotton prices(due to the chinese buying loads of cotton) are affecting the industry big time. In all the textile areas, these are the main complaints.


The chinease response to such a problem would be to ban cloth exports. Such a move would add more value to the garments.
by Rishirishi
28 May 2007 03:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 406736

The interest alone of 25 000 crore is about 1800 crores per year (or about 5 crores per day :shock: Even if the train 10 000 people per day the cost of the interest alone would e near rs 5000 per ticket. (which is too much, as most prople want to travel for 100 to 200 rupees. For 25 000 crores you c...
by Rishirishi
25 May 2007 23:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1623
Views: 275320

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- So basically their business is stealing my tax money through power route? Why should we be sad if these parasites die? It will not even reflect in India's GDP since these are the same parasites who never pay their taxe...
by Rishirishi
16 Apr 2007 20:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni III Test - News & Discussion-3
Replies: 275
Views: 93657

Why?? India needs ICBM's there are no two ways about it. You want us to stop supporting pakis get the ability to hit them. There is no need to waste money on ATV if only 1500 KM range missiles are reqd. I would rather they use it for poverty elevation in that case. ATV better come with Agni-3Sl (Ho...
by Rishirishi
16 Apr 2007 17:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni III Test - News & Discussion-3
Replies: 275
Views: 93657

Ramanna,one report I saw said that what the DRDO was trying to do was to extend the range of Agni-3 to 5,000km using different payloads and continue the further development of newer ICBM designs.Some sources say that Agni-3 actually has the potential of 5000km,but for Uncle Sam's threats have delib...
by Rishirishi
16 Apr 2007 16:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 406736

In stead of stuffing more people into each wagon, perhaps lalu and Co should look into increasing the speed, so that the utiliasation of the massive infrastructure increases (not to mention the productivity of the public). If the standard speed would be increased to 150 km per hour, then a 600 km jo...
by Rishirishi
12 Apr 2007 17:02
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Second Agni-III test -1
Replies: 343
Views: 95627

Is having ICMB am advantage or liability to India? suddenly India will have the capability to hit Europe, Japan and Australia (but not US with only 12 000 km range). The question is if we could make our selves to become a needless threat? No matter how good the current relations are, the EU/Russia/J...
by Rishirishi
11 Apr 2007 19:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 431
Views: 110286

Kvaerner, the Norwegian engeneering giant is for sale. They are the master shipbuilders of the world.

Any Indian Industrialist listening????

Perhaps a good investment for the Ruhias, with their 5 billion dollars Cash book.

The cost of the company is said to be arround 4 billion dollars.
by Rishirishi
08 Feb 2007 18:40
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2007 - Info Thread
Replies: 347
Views: 114668

Are there new hotel rooms being built? 4500 rooms sounds too less. Is there a possibility that a cartel is keeping the hotel roms short in supply? Just wondering.
by Rishirishi
07 Feb 2007 23:50
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2007 - Info Thread
Replies: 347
Views: 114668

I think you are confusing William Cohen, former Defense Secretary, with our much-beloved Stephen 'Uneven' Cohen


yes you are right. :P
by Rishirishi
07 Feb 2007 20:53
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2007 - Photo Thread
Replies: 345
Views: 107545

Thanks to all the BRites for all the photos and info. :D
by Rishirishi
07 Feb 2007 20:28
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2007 - Info Thread
Replies: 347
Views: 114668

William Cohen was probably trying to improve the vibes on BR about Amreekan Maal for India.


Hope he does not read all the posts in BR :D Anyone remember a positive post about him?
by Rishirishi
01 Jan 2007 19:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Higher Education: How to create more Phds in India?
Replies: 120
Views: 23914

Posted: 31 Dec 2006 Post subject: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rishirishi wrote: The qustion is more like, how and in what fields do we wan't to encorage reaserch. .... Areas that I think can be good to invest in: 1. Biotech 2. chip design 3. Pure...
by Rishirishi
30 Dec 2006 19:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Higher Education: How to create more Phds in India?
Replies: 120
Views: 23914

PHD's are good for people whom wan't to persue the teaching line (a prestigious issue). Also some people take PHD becase they like reaserch. In all actuality it is a good way to sponsor reaserch in a cheap way. You can pey less, as the person is persuing a degree. The qustion is more like, how and i...
by Rishirishi
26 Dec 2006 02:40
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India-US Nuclear Deal continued
Replies: 285
Views: 61840

the megaton issue has been discussed many times before ... as accuracy of delivery improves, the required tonnage drops ... why bother with megaton shotguns when you have laser guided rifles? For MAD (mutually asussured destruction) to work, megaton bombs are a requirement. In the nuclear senario, ...
by Rishirishi
19 Dec 2006 18:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: NRI Investment in India and R2I Financial Concerns
Replies: 208
Views: 51850

there is a difference in our investment strategy ... you are concerned about not being able to repatriate the funds in $$ ... my philosophy is to make profits and then use the profits in India itself This changes the whole game. You are investing in India to make capital gains, wich you will use to...
by Rishirishi
19 Dec 2006 02:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: NRI Investment in India and R2I Financial Concerns
Replies: 208
Views: 51850

Rishirishi boss, are you following the thread at all? ... the reason I was curious about predictions of rupee appreciation was because I am making payments on a Flat ... so, what is with this advice that I should buy a flat Areee yaar. You just made me move from the Economic thread. So I haven't fo...
by Rishirishi
19 Dec 2006 00:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: NRI Investment in India and R2I Financial Concerns
Replies: 208
Views: 51850

let's take this to the investment thread ... btw, you are allowed to repatriate the equivalent of what you brought in plus the nominal interest of an NRE account (Form A2, I believe) ... so, out of your 70 lacs, 40+interest is repatriable ... rupee appreciation adds to your gain In theory, yes. How...
by Rishirishi
14 Dec 2006 23:59
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic Implications of India's ABM Test -2
Replies: 121
Views: 42366

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DRDO Kindly go through the entire article. Which btw, does not even address DRDOs work in material sciences [PDF], or the separate projects of organizations such as BEL and ECIL Went though the article. It is basically a long list of the failed DRDO projetc, A few subsy...
by Rishirishi
14 Dec 2006 19:41
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic Implications of India's ABM Test -2
Replies: 121
Views: 42366

There is no point in trying to point out the facts as after all it is "your belief". As incorrect as it is. India spends some 5 to 10 billion dollars on hardware purchases. Please give us a list of USABLE world class weapons that DRDO and the likes produce. I am not talking of licence pro...
by Rishirishi
14 Dec 2006 04:26
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic Implications of India's ABM Test -2
Replies: 121
Views: 42366

The amrikis are going to sell the porkies very advanced weapons (but things they are not avraid will be copied by China). Their next step will be to offer India even more advanced wapons. Now India will be in a fix. If India rejects amriki stuff, it will be technically at disadvantage. If India purc...
by Rishirishi
05 Oct 2006 05:38
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil War Thread - V
Replies: 322
Views: 125298

Our accountants son (about 8 years old) said that he would love to get hold of an machine gun and shoot all Indians. Should have seen the damage control effeort by our accountant. He must be considred a moderate, as he even enjoys a pint some times. The girls do not wear burka etc and they have been...
by Rishirishi
03 Oct 2006 06:16
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil War Thread - V
Replies: 322
Views: 125298

The 93 000 Pwo were taken in Bengal and did commit horrendous crimes. they killed millions of people. I can't understand why we did not hand them over to the Bangladeshis? The Bangla people were the right ones to decide their fate.
by Rishirishi
29 Sep 2006 04:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 140787

I think the Aircrafts have secret location, that they are flown to, when there is a treat. Also there is a warning time (do remember that paki cruise missiles (if they have such acurate ones) will take some time to reach the target. using balistic missiles, is very risky (as it may spark a nuclear c...
by Rishirishi
23 Sep 2006 04:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 134295

Too good to be true?


This is nothing short of a revolution. How can such an important issue, just come out of the blue?

It can transform the society.
by Rishirishi
07 Apr 2006 04:26
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: IAF to Phase out MIG-25's on May 1st
Replies: 154
Views: 76134

I think the Mig-25 role is very well covred by Sat's for real time info.

Those birds are expensive to maintain, Phasing them out, will make way for other stuff.
by Rishirishi
07 Mar 2006 20:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 134295

Here is one reason why India is still in hell hole compared to West : Obsession of concerned citizens on micro-issues, nano-issues and pico-issues, and IGNORE mega-issues. Mega-issue : SCjs (incl SC-Cj) promote judge Bhayana after he gives seven years to criminal, who is billionaire_cum_neta-putra,...
by Rishirishi
04 Mar 2006 21:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 134295

As of today, if pandu refuses to take an FIR, a person can walk to a judge ("seperate dept") and file complaint before him. The judge can order the pandus to take action, and ask them to submit report on action taken periodically. The judge also has power to expel the pandus if he thinks ...
by Rishirishi
21 Feb 2006 23:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 134295

The MP's are a very capable lot. Educated or uneducated. Even people like Lalu and Mulayam are exeptinally capable people. The problem with the Indian political system is that winning an election costs a lot of money and political manupilation. You have to keep all the sections of the society (hindu...
by Rishirishi
18 Dec 2005 01:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A.Q. Khan The Movie
Replies: 69
Views: 38737

I have one question. Have gone through so many posts in the nuclear thread and have been overhvelmed by the info. 1 Does Pakistan have Plutionium manufacturing facilities (and was the plotonium in the bomb, from thease factories). 3 Is there a possibility that Pakistan tested a Chinease bomb, in add...
by Rishirishi
17 Dec 2005 18:08
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: A.Q. Khan The Movie
Replies: 69
Views: 38737

Hats of for rudhra. You are toooo good.
but How do I save this on to my computer. Would love to send the video arround.
by Rishirishi
28 Nov 2005 05:12
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Lessons of 1962 War for a possible new Sino-India conflict
Replies: 222
Views: 79936

I have never quite understood the Indian policies towards Nepal. Why does the governemnt wan't to push democracy there? I am not saying that democract is bad, why oppose the King? India should urgently give all possible assistance to Nepal for fighting the Maoist insurgency. Also: Is there any proof...

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