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Forum: General 08-17-2006, 11:36 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

though we should not get political on TE it is kind of hard because countries are political..

I do not have any view on Taiwan, Antarctica or anything personally...I dont care about how they are....
Forum: Photos 08-17-2006, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: To jone: Hi

you can award an image with 2 points (dark green smiley) if you like it, 1 point (light green) if you think its okay, or 0 points (yellow green) if you dont like it.
Forum: General 08-17-2006, 01:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

oh.. and please excuse me for this.. i just had to point it out..
in not a very belligerent way or anything..

there are lots of countries whose "official short names" also differ from the TE...
Forum: General 08-16-2006, 11:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

calcutta gives 22,600,000 results
while kolkata gives 18,300,000 results
i'm sure you already checked it out but didn't say anything about it.

and since you want only official names to be...
Forum: General 08-16-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

RAJASTHAN

1.<a href="http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/India/West/Rajasthan/Abu/">Abu</a> should go under Mount Abu.
2.<a...
Forum: Photos 08-16-2006, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: To rahul__rahul__: Hi

Hello,
yes, I overcritiqued today. Ill catch up
:)
Forum: Photos 08-16-2006, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: To rahul__rahul__: WS

hmm i probably added too much contrast.
Forum: General 08-16-2006, 02:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

oh no... i'm not as ambitious as you.. i have other things to do..
you got me in the mood to screw around with google..
you should actually google calcutta and kolkata since you seem to be...
Forum: General 08-16-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

ofcourse it doesn't make it official..
there can be only one official name..

ok well you said "the name Kashi itself is an official one.."

as far as i know, the space for cities is...
Forum: General 08-16-2006, 12:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

oh.. and the fact that throughout the government website, they are using all 3 names interchangebly doesn't say anything?


does using those names interchangeably a few times label them as...
Forum: General 08-16-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

http://varanasi.nic.in/intro/intro.html
that doesnt say its official.

and the fact that its varanasi.nic.in and not banaras.nic.in tells something.....
Forum: General 08-15-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

since you're so adept at google, could you please be a darling and also google up some links where it says that banaras is not called banaras or that rohtang pass is rohtang pass and not rohtang...
Forum: General 08-15-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

have you ever heard of Banaras Hindu University??
why is it not called Varanasi Hindu University??

....ok
Banaras Hindu University was founded when? 1916
Name of Banaras changed to...
Forum: General 08-15-2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

and sohrab, I dont think you read the changes well enough to judge the purpose. You make it sound like I am eliminating small towns and villages. If that was so, why would there still be names like...
Forum: General 08-15-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

similarly there are cities like kolkata that is still called calcutta and mumbai that is still called bombay and chennai that is still called madras by many people.. just like in vietnam ho chi...
Forum: General 08-15-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR
<a href="http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/India/East/Andaman_and_Nicobar_Islands/Agra/">Agra</a> should go under "Agra" in Uttar Pradesh, the correct state
<a...
Forum: General 08-12-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: Replying to critiques

many people do. its not necessary or anything though. its discouraged to many 'thank you' replies, but if you have questions or anything else to tell then you can..
Forum: Tips-Techniques 08-11-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: Panasonic

Thank you for such an informative reply! no, it did not bore me at all. I will probably go with a Lumix or the Canon Powershot SD500 <a...
Forum: General 08-11-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: Linking a particular scene to another image

hmm well you just made a link to TrekLens with the whole a href thing!
Forum: General 08-11-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: Linking a particular scene to another image

hmm well it should work if you do it like that...

what did you do when you tried and what happened that it didnt work?
Forum: General 08-11-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

on #24 I wrote Vaindavan-Mathura, but I meant Vrindavan-Mathura. Oh well, that is why I provided the link.
Forum: General 08-11-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,117
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

UTTAR PRADESH
1.<a href="http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/India/North/Uttar_Pradesh/Agara/">Agara</a> should go under <a...
Forum: General 08-11-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: Linking a particular scene to another image

that is question 12 in the TE faq

How do I make a link in my Intro/note/critique?
&lt;a href="http://www.treklens.com"&gt;This is a link to TrekLens&lt;/a&gt;
Forum: Tips-Techniques 08-11-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: Panasonic

hmm you have very nice pictures, do you take them with such cameras that are labeled 'snapshot' and 'ultra-small' or whatever like all of the lumix and elixim? or do you use an expensive bulky pro...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 08-11-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By rahul__rahul__
Re: Panasonic

any reasons for preferring to have an optical viewfinder??

Well some LCD screens arent that useful in certain light because of glare and what not, so I can see more clearly through an...
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