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by geeth
21 Sep 2018 23:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1396
Views: 195362

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

News flash.India Today TV.On going report... Former French Pres. Hollande said that Dassault did not choose Ambani as partner in the deal, it could choose any partner,but that it was India which insisted on Ambani being given the order ! " We had no choice", said the French ex- pres to a ...
by geeth
22 Jul 2018 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1396
Views: 195362

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

The first quote in the post above is 100% accurate. The puzzling silence and contradictory statements from the GoI have lent credibility to RaGa’s crazy and wild accusations. Just read Twitter and see the scores of Indian citizenry (and NRIs) who actually believe there is a Rafale scam. President M...
by geeth
25 Dec 2017 19:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 507190

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Same 2 u2! This canard debate in 7 yrs old.Over engineering, playing it safe adds weight.I've asked the Q whether the NLCA lerxes as did Vina 7 yrs ago, was found to be equiv. to the eurocanards.What's objectionable about That? We're still attempting to refine the LCA after 30 years.Does it not sho...
by geeth
27 Sep 2017 20:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

These guys all have GST registrations, also collect the tax but do not pay the tax as they are below the set levels of GST obligations. There is no restriction on any body registering for GST, even if they do not meet the turnover requirements My understanding is that, once you register under GST, ...
by geeth
27 Sep 2017 19:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

My question was to Vina.

Many of the restaurants that are not supposed to collect tax from customer are collecting it from customers, AND keeping it to themselves
by geeth
27 Sep 2017 19:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

^^ what is your point?
by geeth
27 Sep 2017 19:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

About Restaurant bills: I think they are digging their own grave because: (1) if the turnover is less than 20 lakhs/annum, no need to register under GST. But you cannot add tax in your bill. (2) if the turnover is less tha 75 lakhs/annum, you can opt to pay a compounded tax of 1%. Hear again you can...
by geeth
24 Sep 2017 21:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

As I know it, the 'electronic book' is not updated automatically. Withe result that the pluses and minuses have to be calculated manually and fed to get the final tax due. After all features are incorporated, all these things for tax book keeping will be automatically updated from different sources ...
by geeth
13 Sep 2017 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4598
Views: 571026

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

What if the M777 brought for trials is a used one and the barrel nearing the end of its life? In such case the clearances could be at the edge of its limits..and shell can misbehave.
by geeth
29 Aug 2017 18:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4710
Views: 876120

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

What would explain the multiple holes peppered and all of nearly equal size and all entering and exiting from the same direction?


IMO Those zig zag holes are for rivets..
by geeth
06 Aug 2017 10:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2806
Views: 299449

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Like all hydrogenated vegetable oil is called "dalda", may be all Indian jet engines are called "Kaveri"....what else?
by geeth
31 Jul 2017 22:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 682271

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

If the dear thing can take off and land without killing anyone on the home team, and fire an occasional missile at the Pakis/cheens, then IN should induct it, precisely to get experience The present lot of a/c available to Navy is doing that job you described pretty well. Why spend time, money and ...
by geeth
29 Jul 2017 00:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4710
Views: 876120

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

^^^ Same with Seacat missiles...or even worse. When, after firing, when the missile was not able to find/track its target, I believe it had a tendency to home on to the mothership!
by geeth
25 Jul 2017 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4487
Views: 749633

Re: Project BRF: India's Kaveri Engine Saga

^^^ Not just the core, the whole of Kaveri cannot be enhanced to 125 KN with tech available now anywhere.
by geeth
14 Jul 2017 20:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

For Any expenses you have incurred for the purpose of furthering your business, you can claim refund of the tax paid ..for eg., if you buy a pencil for Rs 2/-, for business, you claim refund of tax paid. If you have bought pencil without paying tax and entered the expense in your books, then also yo...
by geeth
05 Jul 2017 22:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Thomas Issac has been highly critical about GST (and any thing done by Modi & Co), but don't know why the sudden interest in ensuring that the tax dues are coming.  Modi had big praise for Isaac about his contribution to GST. So, his ego is massaged deliberately or otherwise. Plus, for the Kera...
by geeth
05 Jul 2017 21:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

To me, this is the big idea - because it now makes the tax compliant trader more competitive than a tax evader trader - reversing the situation before, where the tax evader can use the unpaid tax money to corner markets and push out tax compliant trader.


Exactly. Aap ke muh mei ghee shakar
by geeth
02 Jul 2017 22:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Is there any web site which explains the GST v/s the previous tax system? Perhaps with an explanation on how a simple purchase would have got taxed in the previous system v/s the new GST system? I have seen very many media reports, but honestly I cannot trust them. First of all they have an agenda,...
by geeth
02 Jul 2017 14:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

The rates are a joke. Sanitary towels @ 18%?? Chocolate @ 18%?? Baboons have had their way and if Jaitley doesn't fix it, it will not lead to any good. You remove the excise duty(12.5%) CST(5%) Octroi, service tax to transporter and any other miscellaneous taxes from the previous base price. To tha...
by geeth
01 Jul 2017 00:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Ah I understand. But then what's the cess for? If the cess is 2% and the GST rate is 12%, is the final tax rate 14%? As I understand it, the cess seems to be a stealth tax. Different websites articulating this differently. Hence the confusion At present cess is only on goods with 28%. But Rate of c...
by geeth
01 Jul 2017 00:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Contrary to what some people post, states have conceded their power to tax on items in the GST list. The cess is introduced because the states insisted on compensation for 5 years and centre did not want to take on additional burden incase of lower tax collection. So are you saying that after 5 yea...
by geeth
30 Jun 2017 22:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

18 to 28% tax every time you add value, is going to make India as economically competitive and attractive for real employment-generating enterprise as, say, Sierra Leone. Perhaps it has already reached there, except ppl could pay 2% bribe and avoid the rest. I will be able to sell my products cheap...
by geeth
30 Jun 2017 22:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Should one not expect uniform rates across the country??


The rates are uniform across the country for all items listed in the GST Code.
by geeth
30 Jun 2017 21:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Further, the biggest advantage is that whatever tax you pay on purchase or spend for business purpose can be adjusted against whatever you collect against sale. Except for the SGST n CGST cannot be deducted against each other, but both can be done against IGST..if you purchase without bill, you can ...
by geeth
30 Jun 2017 20:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

You think they will get to the point where all that is done automatically as the BlockChain transactions occur? That would be awesome. What I described is probably the future of massively distributed trade in India. If it doesn't happen that way, GST will collapse anyway. Contrary to what some peop...
by geeth
30 Jun 2017 20:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Pay your credit card / utility bills etc..today. service tax will be 18% from tomorrow. I did it when prompted by BSNL
by geeth
30 Jun 2017 07:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90551

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

How does GST work for the following transaction? Entity X located in Chenai, TN, puts out a global bid for 1,000 different parts that go into an assembled biogas-burning electric generator gas turbine. On the Internet. All drawings specified via Internet. Dr. Appiah Chocklalingam Singh Mithaiwala s...
by geeth
21 Jun 2017 21:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 682271

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

IF a decision is made on the purchase of F16, it is because Uncle has a firm grip on our nuts by way of F404 & F414 engines...No point barking up the wrong trees like HAL DRDO etc....till the time we master majority of tech necessary, someone or other will always keep sqeezing our nur nuts eithe...
by geeth
20 Jun 2017 09:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 682271

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

The Tejas is aerodynamically far superior to the Gripen. The fact that India has been able to develop and protect it from the many attempts to kill it is nothing short of astonishing, in my view. Indian leaders should be respected.


+101
by geeth
13 Jun 2017 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1721
Views: 231199

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Unlike the LCA program where many of the imported items were sanction prone, imports for Arjun were not so. Why, because it were not so high tech. For eg., the transmission..for us it may be high tech..but may not be for goras. Walchandnagar Industries make the gear box for warships, ofcourse under ...
by geeth
11 Jun 2017 18:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52769

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Vedaranyam coast just north of Srilanka is closer to the equator and ideal location. I dont remember why it was not selected. Thumba, Maldives etc are out of question because the rocket would fly over Srilanka.(remember dog leg manoevre of PSLV). That way Rameswaram lagoon is ideal...just construct ...
by geeth
10 Jun 2017 22:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52769

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Specific impulse measures efficiency. While thrust is a brute strength.


But my query is about t/w ratio.
by geeth
10 Jun 2017 14:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52769

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Other than ISRO's PSLV and GSLV and the Ariane 5, all other heavy launchers are all stage liquid. Proton is hypergolic in all stages I think, Long March 5, Delta 4 heavy, Falcon 9 and Falcon 9 heavy are all RP-1/L0X in lower stages and some LH2/LOX in upper stages. Bezos' Blue Origin BE-4 will be m...
by geeth
21 May 2017 20:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2647
Views: 258860

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

The short story what you said is that, we promote excellence in mathematics (physics Chemistry to an extent) and english. Basically a scientific community who has made it a habit to look down on engineers and managers. They often dont realise that their pet theories difficult to manage and put to pr...
by geeth
09 May 2017 20:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

It is a different matter that it is safe to assume there are more fraudsters than honest people.


Suraj,

Above is what I said in one of the earlier post. No point in harping on the same point again and again. I am not going to take the bait.
by geeth
09 May 2017 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Indeed the math does not add up... Salaried class reporting more income than businesses ... but it is businesses who employ the salaried class... how is that even possible ? it's like moon being brighter than the sun... Allow me to add it for you: Take 100 establishments that employ 5000 people. Of...
by geeth
09 May 2017 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Every last business owner in the 'informal economy' as you call it, is a tax evader. They also ignore all worker benefit laws. No formal salary and overtime contract. No pension plan contributions. No formal severance. No DA/HRA etc. All of this by choice . All I said in my first post is that it is...
by geeth
09 May 2017 12:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Pls dont try to put words into my mouth. It is pretty annoying. Either stick to the point or stop responding.

Yeah...let everybody believe your line that every one who indulges in business activity is a fraud.
by geeth
09 May 2017 12:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

So the gist of your argument is that 'informal economy' is basically composed solely of entities with <10 employees ? :) And that everyone else DOES register and report everything ? Ok :-) And to ask again - what fraction of such entities diligently report the moment they hire employee #10 ? Now yo...
by geeth
09 May 2017 11:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489554

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

And they *are* breaking the law when they don't register and report. It's just that GoI doesn't care about small kiranas breaking the law much, because they visibly don't transact enough business and aren't worth the trouble. It's the same concept as people speeding. Pretty much everyone does, but ...

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