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by vijyeta
27 Nov 2008 05:47
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 119454

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

Times now is broadcasting a direct conversation with a hostage - she is supposedly a doctor using her cell phone
by vijyeta
27 Nov 2008 05:16
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 119454

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

Yogi_G wrote:...I am so glad to see no .303 rifle totting policemen through the course of this incident...


I saw at least one on Times now pointing his .303 in the direction of the front entrance of the new Taj.....
by vijyeta
19 Nov 2008 00:15
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: NDTV Documentary and Vishnu's report on Red-Flag video
Replies: 159
Views: 69800

Re: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008

Mods ... may I be permitted to start a new thread called ... "The IAF at Red Flag 2008: The True Story ?" Vishnu Consider this - Vishnu's post burns the airwaves, gets picked up by a BR-lurker journo and eventually becomes a ticker item on NDTV.... maybe not NDTV ..... if he has the autho...
by vijyeta
05 Jul 2008 01:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 707
Views: 155604

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

As with many items involving India vs China, this latest tidbit makes me ashamed. China has a higher per capita income than India, yet Chinese workers are willing to travel to Africa and India to do back-breaking manual labor... and by contrast, Indian workers (who cannot possibly have the excuse o...
by vijyeta
05 Jul 2008 00:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 261848

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Is it possible that the percentage of increase in oil consumption in developing countries will come down as a result of the increase in prices?

What do the 'think tanks' say about that?
by vijyeta
05 Jul 2008 00:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5732
Views: 585186

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

There is no mention of the fuel situation - apparently that was not a concern. Do all passenger airliners carry substantially more than what is required for the flight?
by vijyeta
05 Jul 2008 00:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 359599

Re: Indian IT Industry

How many newer/smaller cities have come up in the last 5 years that are developing as hubs for IT?

That apart, does the report say anything about the worsening infrastructure problems of existing centres? ( No dedicated civilian airport at Pune and Bangalore - amazing ! )
by vijyeta
26 Jan 2007 07:58
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VI
Replies: 323
Views: 136151

Capturing a sub intact?.... Have not heard that since 'Krasny Oktyabr'

Triggers some nostalgia definitely.
by vijyeta
19 Dec 2006 08:23
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VI
Replies: 323
Views: 136151

Shankar, The scenario you have developed is very well conceived in terms of tactical and operational details. But I have a question which keeps keeps buzzing in my head as I read - Why would the US involve Russia in an operation like this? Russia ( with or without Putin) has been a political pariah ...

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