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by AnimeshP
05 Jun 2009 05:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 742542

Re: Middle East News and Discussion

Not sure if this has been posted before ... From Syria, a call for 'Undivided India' The RSS vision of an Akhand Bharat has an unlikely supporter, the Grand Mufti of Syria, Dr Ahmad Badr Al-Din Hassoun. The Mufti feels "You need to bring back the idea of pre-independence India. An Indian contin...
by AnimeshP
05 Jun 2009 00:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 31491

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

In retrospect looks the US helped prevent the Israelis from being even more assertive and saved Arab H&D. Maybe that was the bargain for the oil embargo being tempered? Well ... that is something my fav Republican (Ron Paul) kept saying through the primary debates in the last US presidential el...
by AnimeshP
04 Jun 2009 21:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 176752

Re: PRC Political News & Discussions

Yes,"Gin and Tonic" and co. are missing an opportunity to settle the Tibet issue with the Dalai Lama while he is active and alive and retains his influence with the Tibetan diaspora.This is similar to the missed oppportunity that Israel and the Palestinians had when Arafat was alive.Once ...
by AnimeshP
03 Jun 2009 20:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 411086

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

SSridhar wrote:I have put in a nutshell the Afghan jihad and the Taliban phenomenon and the role played by the Hazaras in that.


Sridhar saar ... very nice summary ... fills in a lot of gaps in my understanding of the Afghan civil war ... thank you.
by AnimeshP
03 Jun 2009 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Africa News and Discussion
Replies: 457
Views: 64537

Re: India-Africa News and Discussion

RaviBg wrote:So he gets charge of North Africa, East and Southern Africa, and West Africa. Is there any part of Africa remaining :D


Central ... :rotfl:
by AnimeshP
02 Jun 2009 08:18
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 910338

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

Geithner tells China its dollar assets are safe Chipanda's good-cop-bad-cop routine for li'l Timmy "Chinese assets are very safe," Geithner said in response to a question after a speech at Peking University, where he studied Chinese as a student in the 1980s. His answer drew loud laughter...
by AnimeshP
31 May 2009 05:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 412736

Re: Indian IT Industry

With Durbin/Grassley proposed reforms, I can see how Premji will be concerned because his firm is not that different from crooks like vision systems when it comes to discriminating against americans. How many american citizens/permanent residents are employed by Wipro? While Wipro requests nearly 3...
by AnimeshP
29 May 2009 20:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 488039

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Tata Motors launches six new vehicles; pilot runs in July Key Points ⋅ Tata motors planning on launching 6 new trucks to take on Volvo and Scania ⋅ Trucks will be produced in Jamshedpur and Gunsan (South Korea) ⋅ New models developed by Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle C...
by AnimeshP
23 May 2009 20:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2180
Views: 412345

Re: Military Multimedia Content

I found this nice documentary about the training in the Indian Military Academy. Thought I'd share it with the folks on the board. Apologies if this has been posted before. ⋅  Part 1: YouTube - Life In IMA 1 ⋅  Part 2: YouTube - Life In IMA 2 ⋅  Part 3: YouTube - Life I...
by AnimeshP
22 May 2009 19:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

Guys ... this is an attemp to stifle independant media ... the news channels are as it is licking rajmata and baba's feet ... so with the passing of this act, the Congress is ensuring that there is no dissent anywhere ... kinda like the good ol' emergency ..
by AnimeshP
22 May 2009 05:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 516
Views: 162450

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

The Indian election - Dawn :rotfl: PAKISTANIS should find a proper study of India’s latest general election quite rewarding — that is if they can abandon their utterly irrational resolve to learn neither from friends nor from foes. One of the most peculiar features of the Pakistani mindset is an in...
by AnimeshP
18 May 2009 21:21
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 910338

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

so their future high std of living is based around 'control' of the system, ratings agencies who are owned by them, continued pretence that they are 'hard currencies' and we should accept toilet paper in exchange for material goods or services rendered by us. they better have something nice and phy...
by AnimeshP
18 May 2009 19:54
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 910338

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

The World's Biggest Debtor Nations 15. United States - 95.09% External debt (as % of GDP): 95.09% 14. Norway - 114% External debt (as % of GDP): 114% 13. Finland - 116% External debt (as % of GDP): 116% 12. Sweden - 129% External debt (as % of GDP): 129% T-10. Spain - 137.5% External debt (as % of ...
by AnimeshP
15 May 2009 00:49
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 910338

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

Well, yes. Tourism is a big draw indeed. But why is the prospective tourist any different from the typical consumer? He/she will prefer to wait for the dollar exschange rate to be a bit more realistic and favorable first, no? Once inflation sets in thx to the trillions pumped into the system (assum...
by AnimeshP
14 May 2009 09:13
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown
Replies: 3894
Views: 910338

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown

Not sure if this has been posted here before ...

The Story of Stuff ...
by AnimeshP
12 May 2009 22:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 340124

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Former Naval Chief Admiral S M Nanda passes away New Delhi, May 11 (PTI) Former naval chief Admiral S M Nanda, a veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, died this evening in the national capital. 93-year-old Nanda, a Padma Vibhushan award winner, was admitted to a city-based hospital this morning and bre...
by AnimeshP
02 May 2009 03:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1600
Views: 292668

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Latha Jishnu: The big city-gas dream Latha Jishnu / New Delhi May 2, 2009, 0:51 IST Policy air bubbles and implementation snags could block plans to connect India's cities to a clean fuel grid. Looks like converting India to a Gas-based economy will not be easy .... I don't have much idea of what s...
by AnimeshP
01 May 2009 19:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

please delete ur above post unless you can justify, people joining politics as 'fakir' and becoming 'aamir' in few years. unless you can justify the fact that every single rupee that the central govt spends for the dev of the poor and just Rs.0.43 of that amount reaches grass root level. please jus...
by AnimeshP
29 Apr 2009 20:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 412736

Re: Indian IT Industry

Sorry if OT, but couldn't figure which thread is better for the question. Have any of you actually come across the use of VMWare products in an actual production IT environment? The technology looks cool, but is it a flash in the pan or genuine wave of the future? Haven't come across personally ......
by AnimeshP
28 Apr 2009 02:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1600
Views: 292668

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

X-Posting from "Indian Economy Thread" Can any of the guru log here give some gyan on what are the advantages of a Gas-Based economy ... (apart from the most obvious ones such as reducing energy imports & increasing energy security) Though not an Xpert, being a student in the related ...
by AnimeshP
28 Apr 2009 00:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1600
Views: 292668

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

X-Posting from "Indian Economy Thread" This is fairly important news - not meant solely for the oil/gas thread, since stable, cost-effective energy supply is critical to economic growth. The fruits of NELP: India prepares for shift to gas-based economy Welcome to India’s new gas economy. A...
by AnimeshP
22 Apr 2009 20:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 790
Views: 213382

Re: A Nation on the March

Is this man for real or what? So much awesome stuff happens and we, otherwise aware, educated folks hardly hear anything about it - if that is not a conspiracy of silence by wholesale and retail dhimmedia, then what is?? Well vsudir saar ... even the dhimmi media is not able to supress the truth .....
by AnimeshP
08 Apr 2009 23:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 412736

Re: Indian IT Industry

:eek: :shock: Bhai log if what you guys are saying is true then the situation is pretty bad . I mean 15k PM in 2009 :eek: :shock: . And then beebul complain IT VITY make lotsa money . :(( . Some one needs to tell those folks that not everyone works for the Gorilla :mrgreen: . 15K for freshers is th...
by AnimeshP
04 Apr 2009 08:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 412736

Re: Indian IT Industry

NEEED help My company has bought an Indian company, and I have been assigned to couse them about cultural issues. What issues do Indians meet when they come to the west? OK .. based on my personal experience ... 2 things that immediately come to mind ... Shaking head sideways - For Indians.. it mea...
by AnimeshP
23 Mar 2009 07:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

Well, then there's this NDTV report from February 2008 saying the same thing this time quoting Congress sources. Although I don't believe the leader of the Opposition would be exactly clueless about these things. ... That depends on whether you think the government deserves to take priority over ev...
by AnimeshP
23 Mar 2009 06:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

Here's LK Advani saying in March 2008 that elections are possible in January or February. IMO since IPL announced their dates first the Election Commission should have taken their dates into account if the government was not sure of providing security to both the IPL and the elections at the same t...
by AnimeshP
23 Mar 2009 05:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

No they were not aware of this. Up until October it seemed LS elections would be held in February. The article that you linked to mentions that in October, Congress was planning on holding the election in February. It is not same as up until (as you say).. In fact, it does not say that in April 200...
by AnimeshP
23 Mar 2009 05:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

I am saying that the government should plan better if it's business is going to interfere with commercial activity. OK fair point about planning ... but let me put it this way ... when IPL was making a decision about the dates for IPL 2009, were they not aware that there was a very high chance that...
by AnimeshP
23 Mar 2009 04:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

It was a serious statement because IPL 2009 dates were announced in April 2008 . So are you saying that process of electing the Govt of India is less important than a bunch of over-hyped cricket teams playing for private profit ... :shock: ... man .. I knew we had cricket crazy people in India but ...
by AnimeshP
23 Mar 2009 04:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380620

Re: Internal Security Watch

vera_k wrote:IPL could not have known when the LS election would be held. If anything government should have postponed or preponed LS election.


I hope you are not making that statement in a serious vein ... :shock:
by AnimeshP
27 Feb 2009 18:27
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)
Replies: 2768
Views: 418481

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)

India's GDP growth in 3rd quarter down to 5.3 % .... http://www.livemint.com/2009/02/27105611/GDP-growth-dips-to-53-in-thi.html?h=A1

Well ... I guess that is the final nail in the coffin of the de-coupling theory and our govt is MIA...
by AnimeshP
15 Feb 2009 07:04
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)
Replies: 2768
Views: 418481

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)

Hey guys ... what do you think will be the overall economic impact of the general election in 2009 Will it act as a minor stimulus now that a lot of money (both black and white) will make its way to the general public as political parties pump up the campaign expenses and the govt ramps up the expen...
by AnimeshP
14 Feb 2009 11:15
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 136617

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

OK guys .... here's a different thought .... feel free to trash it ... i want us to think how India can make a real difference in Afghanistan ..... You know bringing in peace and stability and economic growth which ... while making work for private Indian entities to develop Afghanistan and making s...
by AnimeshP
18 Jan 2009 05:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 596578

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

Repeating what I have been saying in other forums... then going by Mr. Milliband's logic .... England should adopt the Sharia and start flying the flag of Islam on 10 Downing Street ... after all that will rob the Islamic radicals in England of their agenda and stop jehadi terrorism in England ... :...

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