Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Tuvaluan » 20 Aug 2015 23:57

RoyG wrote:How secure is this technology? How hard would it be to duplicate cards?


The cards are irrelevant. What is important is the one-one mapping between a person's UID number (that is assigned after checks for deduplication) and that person's biometrics. Each person gets a unique number and has to present that number along with their biometrics as one factor of authentication -- more security mean requiring multiple authentication modes (as in other means of authentication like ID cards or bank cards with photos etc.).

The crucial point is that the entire thing is useless if there is no internet connection between the point of sale and the UIDAI servers (the INC regime was fudging on this point and creating massive FUDs by claiming that the UID failed in places where there was no internet connections at all). Basically,

1) Citizen present UID number and one or more fingerprints or iris scan
2) The bank software is linked to the UIDAI's libraries that will ensure a secure communication channel to the UIDAI servers and present the UID# + the biometric info.
3) the UIDAI server pulls up the biometrics info from the database with the UID number as the database key, and then compares the fingerprints/iris scan in the database with that in the request
4) if there is more than a N-point match (greater N for higher security, though that could mean more false negatives) then the server returns "yes" (the UID# matches the biometric info) or "no" (the UID# does not match the biometric info).

There is no leakage of any information that is not already provided by the user in public at the point of authentication, and the response over the wire is binary (yes/no) and does not leak information about any other information secured in the UIDAI databases.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Arjun » 26 Aug 2015 19:33

Tuvaluan wrote:
Arjun wrote:National Interest: anything that aligns with the long-term goal of India reclaiming her historical status as world leader from POV of economy and intellectual heritage


This is not the right thread so I will respond to this in Indian Interests thread.

Modified, even prior to your response:

Anything that aligns with one or more of the following objectives: (1) long-term goal of India reclaiming historical status as world leader from POV of economy and intellectual heritage (2) ensuring security of citizens and natural resources (3) enhancing quality of governance

One issue though is that 'governance' can have multiple connotations, and it is possible for some of these objectives to conflict.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Tuvaluan » 26 Aug 2015 20:22

Arjun I think it could be more abstract, so that it provides maximum flexibility in a changing environment. For one thing, it is not necessary and probably not useful to couch it in terms of "reclaiming historical status", as for (2) and (3) they are not at odds with constitutional goals, such as maintaining sovereignty and control of all land within defined borders, and generic enough to be a framework to support a flexible strategy.

So, without reference to "historical greatness" (which is too vague and unlikely to be consensus building), (1) could be recast as increasing India's capability and power in military and economic terms over the long term, and have the same effect. Safeguarding civilizational treasures and history should be part of the public's mindset, which probably requires a lot less self-loathing than we see on display currently.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Ashok Sarraff » 26 Aug 2015 20:37

Can someone point out any discussion on the consequences for Indian Interests of the differences in decadal growth rates of Muslim (23%) and Hindu (16%) population? The growth rate of Muslim population is a whopping 1.5 times than that of the Hindus! (Please don't get diverted by the secular headlines that the %age of Muslim increased "only" by .7% in the last decade, as that hides the huge difference in population growth trends, which I believe are a more potent indicator of the future trajectory.)

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Arjun » 26 Aug 2015 20:59

Tuvaluan,

as per current understanding of economic historians, around 500 AD India had the largest GDP among all prevalent civilizations. So the reference to 'reclaiming historical status' was meant to be specific (#1 in GDP) rather than vague...however, I concede that the language can be kept abstract and the reference to historical stature is not required.

The reference to military power brings up some predictable responses from certain quarters that I wanted to avoid. In any case, military power can be justified as a means rather than an end. Protecting the citizens and land, as well as ensuring growth of economy requires that we invest in a robust external defense (and offense) capability.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Tuvaluan » 26 Aug 2015 22:15

Arjun wrote:In any case, military power can be justified as a means rather than an end.


If there is anything India's past teaches us, it is that economic power, without the military power to back it up, is easily destroyed. So military power is the means by which economic power is safeguarded and enhanced.

Of course, this does not mean that economic power cannot be destroyed with the mil power to back it up -- bad economic policy will do that quite easily.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Prem » 28 Aug 2015 21:25

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby member_19686 » 29 Aug 2015 01:50

Ashok Sarraff wrote:Can someone point out any discussion on the consequences for Indian Interests of the differences in decadal growth rates of Muslim (23%) and Hindu (16%) population? The growth rate of Muslim population is a whopping 1.5 times than that of the Hindus! (Please don't get diverted by the secular headlines that the %age of Muslim increased "only" by .7% in the last decade, as that hides the huge difference in population growth trends, which I believe are a more potent indicator of the future trajectory.)

If you want to understand religious demography of India, follow JK Bajaj and MD Srinivas.

see:
The long-awaited religion data for the Census of 2011 has not been published yet. But it seems that some journalists have been allowed to have a quick look at the figures. Consequently, many stories have appeared in the press; already several articles have been written to reassure the Hindus that the share of Muslims in the population of India has not really changed by too much and there is no serious demographic imbalance developing between different communities in India. But the reported figures seem anything but reassuring.

Muslims grow by 24.4 per cent against national average of 17.7 per cent

According to the reports, the Muslim population has grown by 24.4 per cent between 2001 and 2011. Average growth of the total population during the decade has been only 17.7 per cent; the growth of Hindus is much lower at only 14.5 per cent. The reports and various articles try to convey that the Muslim growth may be higher compared to the average, yet their rate of growth has declined substantially in comparison to the previous decade, when the Muslim population had grown by 29.50 per cent. But what is critical in maintaining the demographic balance between different communities is not the absolute rate of growth but the gap between their respective growth rates. The Muslim rate of growth in 2011 is nearly 38 per cent above the national average; in 2001, the gap between the growth of Muslims and the national average was somewhat lower at 36.8 per cent. The rate of growth of Hindus, on the other hand, has declined about 20 per cent below the national average. This is a matter of great concern. We shall discuss the large decline in the rate of growth of Hindus in greater detail towards the end of this article...

http://indiafacts.co.in/census-2011-rel ... e-worsens/

This article was written some months back before the full census results were out.

And no one with any brain cells should believe that Hindus are 79.8% for that neatly hides the crypto Xtians. Anyone who has traveled through Andhra or Tamilnadu will find it laughable to claim that they are the same as they were in 2001. Xtian missionaries themselves estimate a Xtian population anywhere from 4.6% to 8%.

At the end of the day both peace and love plan to exterminate the heathen Hindus (while allying with each other until they finish us off), the tactics may differ that's all.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby JwalaMukhi » 29 Aug 2015 06:29

The population stats that got released is just being used to mislead the debate. Fait accompli, hindu population has drastically reduced across Bharath (not just the present day India). Large swathes of territories, from AF-pak to Bds are run over. Again, just focusing on truncated Bharath and feeling either complacent or conducting arguments to soften the impact is terrible.

The present status has already set the reference of debate to a truncated land mass. One can keep slicing and dicing to debate about census of India, but the fact remains Indian subcontinent is substantially islamic. Once tipping point is achieved in the sub-continent, rest of census about India will be as useful as tissue paper. When will dharmics cease to be majority in Indian sub-continent is going to be interesting question.

The focus of demographics should always be in the context of Indian subcontinent, as Islam/other similar belief systems does not respect any artificial constructs as nation borders in this duniya.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Hari Seldon » 29 Aug 2015 20:30

Excerpt I found on twitter fromBR Ambedkar's book "partition".

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And this one... uh-oh..

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Hari Seldon » 30 Aug 2015 05:16

How much our healthcare has been able to add to people's years on average (on a huge base, for India).

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Tuvaluan » 31 Aug 2015 05:19

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/what-poetry-has-to-do-with-math/

You have to wonder about this stupid wanker Rohan "murty" who writes stuff like "In the same vein, we stand to gain much from developing an understanding of ancient India, its deep and diverse ideas, which are no less extraordinary than those we have come to marvel in Western civilisations" and then hands out 30 million US$ to Sheldon pollock and Wendy Doniger's crowd to "study Indian civilization"...:roll:

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby member_19686 » 31 Aug 2015 21:20

Just 1 e.g. of how unreliable the census is about Xtian #'s:

# of Xtians in AP in 2001:

1181917
http://mospi.gov.in/national_data_bank/ ... 5_main.htm

In 2011:

1129784
http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/C-01.html

1181917 - 1129784 = 52133

AP has been the center of evangelism in South India for 10+ years with churches everywhere and every place, evangelist posters all over including remote villages and we are expected to believe there are 52133 (approximately 4.4%) fewer Xtians in 2011 than in 2001?

Just travel through Seemandhra and Telangana if you don't believe me or follow:

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Varoon Shekhar » 02 Sep 2015 06:28

Anyone know why IBN-CNN has blocked its videos from the general public. Seems to be going on since the changeover from the previous management.

I can't see the discussion programmes or feature/topic shows.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Tuvaluan » 02 Sep 2015 19:33

@sardesairajdeep 35m35 minutes ago
News today: will govt be able to crackdown on call drops? @rsprasad joins us at 8.40 pm on @IndiaToday


"crackdown" to provide less dropped calls, it seems (sardesai being the ignorant joker as always) -- as if this is all about some conspiracy to provide consumers with bad calls.

Even BBC has a better reading of why this problem is happening (short answer: govt. regulations limiting available bandwidth to operators), and this genius seems to think this is some conspiracy between cell phone operators.

At this rate, we don't need the chinese to bring down our cell phone networks as a hostile act, as we are screwing ourselves quite efficiently it seems. How is India supposed to flourish economically when govt. regulations aim to shoot the country in its nuts every step of the way? More time was spent on the 2G scandal than on resolving the terrible state of the cell phone networks, which seems to have regressed to the level of govt. operated land lines in the 90s. With such a narrow spectrum available to vendors, there is going to be poor signal quality, and the vendors themselves seem to be too dumb to cooperate to ensure that all of them provide better service. sheesh.

And the citizens themselves seem to be a bunch of utter fools -- as the BBC correctly reports -- the imbeciles in mumbai and elsewhere actually lobbied the govt. to drop the signal strength, which of course results in poor signal quality and hence dropped calls, and now they are whining about "dropped calls" :roll:

Of course, this entire "cell phone radiation results in brain tumor" rumour was started by an oiseaule professor from IIT Mumbai "Dr" Girish Kumar, whose daughter also happens to own the only company in the country that produces "cell phone radiation" measurement devices....and all the idiot citizens who got the cell phone signals strength reduced did so based on complete rumor and ignoring other studies that have disproved such claims in many countries. Stupid is as stupid does, as they say.

But towers take up real estate, and there are mounting fears about radiation and its health hazards. Protests in residential areas have resulted in towers being pulled down, affecting mobile service quality.


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-30290029

What is even funnier is that the retards in IIT Bombay are now treating this Girish Kumar as some sort of hero who did a public service -- and these IIT Mumbai morons are supposed to be some of India's best and brightest youth. :roll:

https://www.iitbombay.org/news/Current/iit-b-prof-2018shields2019-you-from-mobile-tower

This oiseaule Girish Kumar seems to be proud to have gotten signal strength reduced -- and this fool is teaching all the younguns in IIT...isn't that just great. Here is the root cause for all the dropped cell phone calls these days, and it is all the doing of the ill-educated twats in the govt. who issued these guidelines against better judgement without considering real studies conducted elsewhere. All that Girish Kumar did was wander around a couple of places in mumbai before jumping to his conclusion -- ignoring elementary facts about EMR.

“As per the new guidelines (enforced on September 1), mobile tower radiation has to be 0.92 w/m2, instead of the earlier limit of 9.2w/m2. Though the radiation level has been brought down by 1/10th of its original power, it is still harmful. Even 0.001 of radiation can cause health hazards and can affect the ecosystem,” said Kumar.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby vera_k » 02 Sep 2015 20:03

“As per the new guidelines (enforced on September 1), mobile tower radiation has to be 0.92 w/m2, instead of the earlier limit of 9.2w/m2. Though the radiation level has been brought down by 1/10th of its original power, it is still harmful. Even 0.001 of radiation can cause health hazards and can affect the ecosystem,” said Kumar.


:rotfl: Eagerly awaiting IIT Bombay's brilliant plan to outlaw the Sun.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Prem » 05 Sep 2015 08:46

Dushehra 1930 Balochistan

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby svinayak » 09 Sep 2015 10:11

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby ramana » 10 Sep 2015 19:49

http://swarajyamag.com/lite/weekend-vid ... our-brain/

I first read about Dr. V. Ramachandran in an article in Nature in the mid 90s which discussed his theory of neurology and aesthetics of Hindu art.

However I admit I lost him when he starts calling Chola bronzes as Daliesque surrealist genre.

Western art has gone through medieval, baroque and modernist phases and is now in post modern phase.


To put it in a quote post-Modernity is "Everything that is solid melts in the air!"


So what is the medieval, baroque phases of Hindu art if Chola bronzes are surrealist?
I think Hindu art cannot be categorized into Western phases.


I myself am working on a neuropsychology of monotheism to understand the effects of three millennia of monotheism.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby nvishal » 10 Sep 2015 21:36

India's craze for English-medium schools is depriving many children of a real education
It had to be said. I have been saying it since the 90s

Arvind adiga did a nice reference to this phenomenon in his book - the white tiger
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The thing is, he probably has... what, two, three years of schooling in him? He can read and write, but he doesn't get what he's read. He's half-baked. The country is full of people like him,

ie, the average indian kid and his relationship with english

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby vera_k » 11 Sep 2015 04:49

It would be better to formally adopt the Latin script for Indian languages just like Brahmi gave way to Devnagari. People are doing it all the time today on smartphones and computers.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Yayavar » 11 Sep 2015 10:24

one can do devnagari or other scripts on smartphones...have seen phones in dilli with devnagari keypad instead of roman/latin. (of course, all could go back to brahmi and there would be one script :))

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Tuvaluan » 11 Sep 2015 18:08

english or (some other phonetically based code that can denote phonemes not in english but in various Indian languages) can be used to translate text to speech in local languages, and the same Natural Language Processing techniques (context based mapping of word meanings) used in google translate can be used to translate text between various english languages. It is not in google's interest to do these things, and people in India don't seem to be willing to fund those who are willing to sell such products. People in IITs have been working on this for a while, IIRC, but no products have come out of it that is extensible across languages.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby devesh » 11 Sep 2015 22:53

vera_k wrote:It would be better to formally adopt the Latin script for Indian languages just like Brahmi gave way to Devnagari. People are doing it all the time today on smartphones and computers.


What the ****** are you smoking?

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Yayavar » 11 Sep 2015 23:03

C-DAC or was it C-DOT had. Simputer khata etc. was in multiple scripts. ISCII can be used. And I got lots of SMS in Hindi/Devnagari when in Dilli. People use what they are proficient in and what the keyboard enables easily.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby member_29172 » 12 Sep 2015 03:47

yayavar wrote:one can do devnagari or other scripts on smartphones...have seen phones in dilli with devnagari keypad instead of roman/latin. (of course, all could go back to brahmi and there would be one script :))


Most samsung, reliance, sony ericcson mobiles have Hindi script capability. this adopting latin script thing is bullshit, so we should trash our writing system for some bogus latin script? Seriously some people here smoke some good stuff.

I have a galaxy 4 phone and it has a hindi script setting in keyboard. You might have to download the script which takes a few minutes. Then just swipe the space bar and the keyboard switches from english to Hindi.I found typing in it really easy, it takes about 10-15 minute practice and then your typing speed improves quite remarkably. If you own a smartphone you can change your keyboard's secondary setting to Hindi. It works like a charm :) :D

yayavar wrote:C-DAC or was it C-DOT had. Simputer khata etc. was in multiple scripts. ISCII can be used. And I got lots of SMS in Hindi/Devnagari when in Dilli. People use what they are proficient in and what the keyboard enables easily.


it is true sirji, but I found it a bit cranky. It's pretty good as well. I am not sure if Hindi keyboards are manufactured enmasse. I've seen some at some of my friends. CDOT one is good but most phones have inbuilt system as well. Atleast in Pune/Mumbai/Tamil nadu/Rajasthan area

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Vayutuvan » 12 Sep 2015 06:15

yayavar wrote:C-DAC or was it C-DOT had. Simputer khata etc. was in multiple scripts. ISCII can be used. And I got lots of SMS in Hindi/Devnagari when in Dilli. People use what they are proficient in and what the keyboard enables easily.

CDAC Centre for development of advanced computers led by Prof. Vijya Bhatkar. He was awarded a Padma Bhushan last year. I met him ca. 1999 twice, once one on one for about 30 minutes and another time same year in a group with Prof. Govind Swarup (another giant of Indian science) at a conference in Le Meridien, Pune.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Yayavar » 12 Sep 2015 07:01

wow! you and RB are real connected folks ... :)

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Manny » 14 Sep 2015 05:01

http://www.desicontrarian.com/the-indian-presstitudes/

THE INDIAN PRESSTITUDES!


During the Watergate scandal, the Journalistic profession seemed to be an essential column supporting democratic republicanism the world over. The public held newspapers and journalists in the highest esteem. Over the years, studies show that Journalists rank about the same as used car salespeople in the mind of the public. What about the Indian journalists? Where do they rank? I cannot remember a single incident of Indian journalists doing anything honorable..anywhere..ever! The Indian journalists are not just pathetic failures, They are part of the criminal illiberal political enterprises in India.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby vasu raya » 14 Sep 2015 06:27

15% IAS officers claim to own no land, house

interesting statistic!
According to the department of personnel and training (DoPT), there are 4,526 IAS officials

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Yayavar » 14 Sep 2015 23:12

Manny wrote:http://www.desicontrarian.com/the-indian-presstitudes/

THE INDIAN PRESSTITUDES!


During the Watergate scandal, the Journalistic profession seemed to be an essential column supporting democratic republicanism the world over. The public held newspapers and journalists in the highest esteem. Over the years, studies show that Journalists rank about the same as used car salespeople in the mind of the public. What about the Indian journalists? Where do they rank? I cannot remember a single incident of Indian journalists doing anything honorable..anywhere..ever! The Indian journalists are not just pathetic failures, They are part of the criminal illiberal political enterprises in India.


Have not read the article but ...
Arun Shorie/Goenka at Indian express did Bhagalpur blinding expose, AR Antulay and Goenka's stand with 'blank editorial' as protest during Emergency... I suppose are the only ones I recall and they are dated. Watergate is dated too.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Vayutuvan » 15 Sep 2015 00:06

Only 4500+ IAS related officers in the country? A really elite cadre I muss say especially given the fact that the kind of power this small group wields in deciding both short and long term policies of the second largest nation in the world.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby member_23692 » 16 Sep 2015 17:03

Ban the Bans, but let us embrace Fatwas...........at least AR Rahman can eat meat, while they behead him.........slowly........very slowly........

No outcry against the Rahman Fatwa from anyone, including here at BRF......

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Karan M » 16 Sep 2015 17:51

^^Why should there be an outcry? BRF has long since understood that many sections of the media and the mullahs/EJs are hand in glove, so we don't waste our time hyperventilating on either. Just point out their hypocrisy. More such fatwas occur, the better, because then the real state of affairs can no longer be disguised and the average apathetic Indian will know the state of affairs.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby shravanp » 16 Sep 2015 18:33

rsangram wrote:Ban the Bans, but let us embrace Fatwas...........at least AR Rahman can eat meat, while they behead him.........slowly........very slowly........

No outcry against the Rahman Fatwa from anyone, including here at BRF......



A.R Rehman's composed music to the movie oh Muhammed and showing his way of life in a positive light. I rather support the fatwa because we don't need a movie extolling Muhammed in India. That movie should be banned and in future any film-maker attempting to showcase "virtues" of Muhammed should be held back down. So why should we Hindus worry when our job is being done by lunatics in Raza academy?

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Pulikeshi » 16 Sep 2015 19:43

skekatpuray wrote:I rather support the fatwa because we don't need a movie extolling Muhammed in India. That movie should be banned and in future any film-maker attempting to showcase "virtues" of Muhammed should be held back down. So why should we Hindus worry when our job is being done by lunatics in Raza academy?


Due to the perverse logic of self-interest - "Setting one's troublesome neighbors house on fire, dancing in glee and not expecting blowback... " - is what a dumb Paki does to society!
A more positive reason could be somewhere in all of us is a true liberal :P

Music versus Mullahs

Even Burkha now dons the half-retarded liberal hat for example - it is ok if it is not offensive to Muslims and Christians onlee.
Ironic that Hindus are losing their stomach to be offended, whereas Muslims and Christians have to be cajoled that their 'softer' more open flavor is indeed their liberal offering. I for one feel this hard versus soft Abhrahamic is a flawed idea - better to rip the band-aid off - permits healing and learning at a faster pace.

The pope can issue a bull, the mullah a fatwa and a Khap a retarded verdict - they all have a right to offend, and sometimes each of them do exhibit genius, but none of them are law of the land, so they can shove their opinions where the sun don't shine -
What that offensive enough? :P

The tragedy of the silent liberals: Who is to wake all of them up, to learn to stomach offense, and to respect the rights of others to offend?

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby vasu raya » 23 Sep 2015 07:47

Lessons in crowd computing

Dimensions of planning

The first step is to plan. Three dimensions need to be considered: the spatial, temporal and the event-related; or, ‘a confluence of place, time and event’. If any space, say, a cricket ground, is required to host a crowd, then it first needs to be studied. Next, if at any point of time a sudden surge of activity is anticipated, then additional planning is needed. Third, if there is a specific event happening in that space-time context, this will imply extra attention.

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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Prem » 24 Sep 2015 02:55

At 27 Minute, paki mention that GOI stopped helping Pushtun/ Wali Khan when Desai Bhai became PM.


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Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Postby Ashok Sarraff » 24 Sep 2015 06:56

News in Marathi newspaper Sakal: Tirupati to train Dalit priests.

http://online4.esakal.com/NewsDetails.a ... ctionName=ताज्या%20बातम्या&NewsDate=20150924&Provider=-&NewsTitle=तिरुपतीला%20आता%20दलित%20पुजारी

This should be taken up as a national mission.


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