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by rajsunder
27 Jun 2009 03:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 48813

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

As some posters pointed out, I think it would not be possible to include the details about blood group and allergies in the card in the present configuration of 16kb. 16Kb would be around 16000 characters(if 1 byte/character is used) or 8000 characters if Unicode is used, I doubt if it would be enou...
by rajsunder
25 Jun 2009 23:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3741
Views: 227853

Re: Indian Interests

Class X exams aren't abolished for everyone. If you are in the same school and want to continue to 11th std in same school, then there is no need to take the board exam according to the minister. If you want to go to a different pre-university course, you can take the exams. Oh, so it's just window...
by rajsunder
25 Jun 2009 22:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3741
Views: 227853

Re: Indian Interests

The only problem with 10th board exams is that rather than a simple pass or fail, people tend to attach a lot of importance to it(The number of marks scored are used by every one, at one point of time even Infosys/ TCS/ Wipro used it to gauge the performance of the candidate, these companies were lo...
by rajsunder
25 Jun 2009 20:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2847
Views: 252437

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

Diyar aditoor janaabs, mullas and mujahids waiting to be 72 I was preparing khayali pulav when our NSN desk got khabar that kufr Yindian army is apout to attack bakistan. This top secret khabar is sach sach as it was obtained by NSN Washing-tong krespondent who was told by Noo York times kresponden...
by rajsunder
25 Jun 2009 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 383
Views: 208368

Re: Attn: Recently Registered Members (Read Updated First Post)

Msg to Mods,
I wanted to start a new thread for discussing about the features that we the members of BRF would like to see in the new Universal Identification Number program started by GOI.
need ur permission for the same.
by rajsunder
24 Jun 2009 21:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 17248

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

This interest in all type of US weapons is dangerous, v22 is fit for usa alone and is costly and has some maintenance issues with high maintenance costs as well,,.our mi-17 and other low cost russian birds are also not too bad to give the inspection rights of the basic transport fleet to americans....
by rajsunder
20 Jun 2009 23:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 478
Views: 17286

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

The Taliban diaries of war making The obvious question that comes to mind is from where they obtained this information. Even a chemist would need to be pointed in the right direction to collect the relevant data and schematics. This information has to come from an intelligence agency. Mossad, CIA, ...
by rajsunder
20 Jun 2009 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 274385

Re: The Red Menace

http://livefist.blogspot.com/2009/06/flash.html It has been confirmed that the US-chartered An-124 which was intercepted and grounded in Mumbai last night has on board the following items: Two Stryker armoured combat vehicles, an uncomfirmed number of BGM-71 TOW anti-tank munitions , M242 gun ammuni...
by rajsunder
20 Jun 2009 07:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5503
Views: 577963

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

India's defence pact with Ukraine annoys Russia http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/india%5Cs-defence-pactukraine-annoys-russia/360635/ The matter was raised informally by Russia during a recent visit of an Indian delegation led by Defence Secretary Vijay Singh to Moscow. The defence agreem...
by rajsunder
17 Jun 2009 04:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 264825

Re: Internal Security Watch

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Madurai-Tiffin-box-bombs-cause-flutter/articleshow/4664840.cms Explosives in tiffin boxes cause flutter MADURAI: Thirteen crude bombs packed in stainless containers were discovered and later defused in the temple city of Madurai in southern Tamil Nadu on Mon...
by rajsunder
16 Jun 2009 02:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 420883

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

..............Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) started analyzing the development options for a home-grown fifth-generation fighter, called the Medium Combat Aircraft (MCA), which was a twin-engine version of the its Light Combat A...
by rajsunder
16 Jun 2009 01:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 16675

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

just because of O I L even with all that bad stuff going on, Venezuela does not stop the supply of OIL. What is Venezuela going to do? threaten to stop selling oil on the world market? :rotfl: The fall in oil prices has already crippled the Venezuelan economy. They simply HAVE to keep pumping. Vene...
by rajsunder
16 Jun 2009 00:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 16675

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

The fact is, the moment India does anything that US policy does not like (It does not have to extend to a level of holding the US embassy hostage for a year), all hell WILL break loose. The US WILL put on the squeeze at every possible choke point they have. Venezuela does all sorts of stuff the US ...
by rajsunder
15 Jun 2009 23:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Not every electronic instrument. Only One. AC's are still not installed in any Indian MBT. But every thing is functioning great. whole of BRF knows how the army was against installing Ac's in Arjun and when it came to the question of T-90 they just went ahead and accepted the same. AC's in Arjuns w...
by rajsunder
12 Jun 2009 21:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

The new Israeli-made Kalanit APAM shell will soon be used in the Armored Corps ... How? With the robotic snake <object width="500" height="405"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/W2MY9kIKLe4&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&border=1"></param>...
by rajsunder
12 Jun 2009 21:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

does the report mention of any summer tests?? http://www.india-today.com/itoday/29031999/defence.html http://www.tribuneindia.com/2001/20010331/main2.htm yes they were put through summer trials and winter trials + more If so then why dint the Army say anything about the overheating of every electro...
by rajsunder
12 Jun 2009 21:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1341
Views: 232582

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

I have been always wondering about how much of the blame of intelligence failure to detect kargil (in planning stage) goes to the fact that GOI had provided the details of our intelligence assets to baki govt.
can anyone share some info on this aspect.
by rajsunder
11 Jun 2009 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 553716

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Those look like very large TFT screens on the seats (For in-flight entertainment ?) :wink: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_o_no4M2xEPY/Si-fU9HW8-I/AAAAAAAAG80/7zxMgV0rFYY/s320/DSC00239-762956.jpg I always though Phalcon had a sideways sitting arrangement instead of one behind the another. In fact i do re...
by rajsunder
11 Jun 2009 02:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 17812

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

looking at the damage, amirkhan will need to pull it all down and build a new fortress to manage the neo-caliphate ... more like a vietnam era "firebase" well equipped with howitzers and a squadron of A-10s on call to repel 'vietcong' attacks :roll: http://tinyurl.com/lhsy4r http://tinyur...
by rajsunder
11 Jun 2009 01:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 553716

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

sum wrote:
andy B wrote:woohoo :twisted: Inside pics to ze IAF Phalcon :

http://livefist.blogspot.com/2009/06/ex ... alcon.html

Stunning stuff....

Now that this frontier has been breached, cant wait for inside pics of the ATV!!! :twisted: :twisted:

Jingo's can never be satisfied :mrgreen:
by rajsunder
10 Jun 2009 03:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

YES There were trials held in Russia (with T 90s NOT with Natashas !! ) And in the trials the firing of REFLEX ATGMs, from the barrel of the gun failed miserably. And what do you think IA did. OF COURSE THEY ACCEPTED THE T 90s WHY ? Because our Russian friends said that they will modify the system ...
by rajsunder
04 Jun 2009 02:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 324327

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

http://www.eenadu.net/story.asp?qry1=10&reccount=27

The gist of the news is that, Russia is now planning to induct the the nuke sub into Russian navy before giving it to INDIA(it does not mention for how long) as per the news release by novosti news agency.
by rajsunder
29 May 2009 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 293758

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Also soldiers have been inducted without proper psychological training and lack experience. This is true, Srilanka ramped up their military significantly faster for a nation of its size, so I dont think psychological training will get any importance when compared to war fighting. ] There has been p...
by rajsunder
29 May 2009 21:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 398
Views: 14161

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Dystopia or Myopia of islam. A black lie By Dr Ayaa .Hajoor . Khayal The economists have stated that more than fifty percent of Pakistanis live below the poverty-line. The statement is a black lie. The fifty per cent are not at all living below the poverty-line. They are just gasping for breath bel...
by rajsunder
17 May 2009 02:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

... Loading from the back may be easier, but I've never thought about it that way. It is not a big deal loading from the top. Thanks ParGha. I just came across this Quote from wiki about adv's of Merkava's rear entry door. "The rear entrance's clamshell-style doors provide overhead protection ...
by rajsunder
21 Mar 2009 04:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 516
Views: 158853

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

ajay_ijn wrote:
Singha wrote:new fleet of 28 Marine1 EH101_MKI helis to cost $400 mil each :eek:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/16/us/po ... ml?_r=1&hp

But IAF selected same helicopter, 600 million for 12 of them.


cos of all the EW stuff it caries.
by rajsunder
12 Mar 2009 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2530
Views: 249563

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

A funny promotional video(esp for INDIA) by one of the Israeli arms manufacturer




:mrgreen: ? :evil: ?
by rajsunder
05 Mar 2009 21:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 420883

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

Prasant wrote:Has there been a proposal for naming the PAK-FA yet?
I hope they don't come up with Suresh or Krishnan for it. :roll:

If congress comes to power, they would surely name it rajiv :mrgreen:
by rajsunder
04 Mar 2009 05:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 388199

Re: Indian Autos Thread

The Tata Prima, the concept luxury sedan designed by Pininfarina, is an iteration of the next generation luxury sedan from Tata Motors. It combines the fundamental design characteristics of the Tata brand, as seen in the Tata Indigo, with sporty curvatures to create a coupe-like silhouette, simple y...
by rajsunder
26 Feb 2009 03:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2943
Views: 224851

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

LINK
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Highlights of Charge Sheet
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M V Kuber, in which they entered Mumbai, was not hijacked




any info on the above highlight????
by rajsunder
26 Feb 2009 01:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

It is just not fair for you to put up such a statement. To suggest that drdo or any one here is asking for coffins to be rolled out for our soldiers is horrible. It is galling to read such statements from supposed gentlemen. The problem is that you chaps don't read and jump to conclusions without c...
by rajsunder
19 Feb 2009 02:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65088

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

Mods, I am not so sure, if I am right in posting this thing out here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qutub_Minar is the page for Qutub Minar on wiki, and as most of you over here know that Qutub Minar was built by demolishing hundreds of jain temples and that the stone from those temples was even used...
by rajsunder
09 Feb 2009 23:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

...... much of the credit for what the americans did should go to their assembly lines than to the tank itself. Forgot to mention the foolishness of Hitler in trying to build bigger and far more heavier tanks(They were ******* huge) Anyways added to that the Americans using car building factories t...
by rajsunder
09 Feb 2009 19:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 17889

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

This is despite the overwhelming Armor superiority that Israel had. Who is to say what the Merk would do when faced off with proper Armorer and not hit at extended ranges (before discovered by supporting Infantry -- what ever little) by shoot and scoot tactics Hizb used. I am not saying that once h...
by rajsunder
27 Jan 2009 02:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 16104

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

i thought nag went successful and army is happy about it.. 1/2 billion gone to the frenchies.. From TOI link This can be gauged from the fact that the latest order for 4,100 "advanced'' Milan-2T missiles with "tandem warheads'' to replenish the Army's dwindling ATGM stock comes barely a f...
by rajsunder
17 Jan 2009 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 274385

Re: The Red Menace

The communique released under the signature of Saket said Sunil’s ways have invited retaliation and rebellion from inside. Though CPI (Maoist) does not take any religious stand as per its ideology, murder of the Swamiji as well as his four associates put the party on a sticky wicket since it was do...
by rajsunder
16 Jan 2009 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 274385

Re: The Red Menace

The public backlash against maoists for killing swami laxmanananda saraswati has forced them to expel the person who claimed for the maoists that they killed the swami. Maoist press release creates flutter in Orissa http://www.newkerala.com/topstory-fullnews-76124.html Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 : A Maois...
by rajsunder
12 Jan 2009 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2530
Views: 249563

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Let's stop kidding ourselves that Israel-Palestine problem revolves around religion. It's fight for land, pure and simple. And Palestinians, like Muslims, find in Islam an efficacious method to inspire people with heaven and all the fairy tale stuff. So religion is being used for a political purpos...
by rajsunder
10 Jan 2009 02:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2530
Views: 249563

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

So why should Hamas try to understand Jewish suffering when it's not reciprocated? It's been accepted that Israel broke the ceasefire. then cutting off supplies. then assassinating key Hamas people. Provoked, Hamas fired toy rockets. Going by the Israeli accounts 4000 of them have been fired, to ki...

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