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by Prasad
14 Oct 2017 22:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Kaur has silently moved processing parks/plants at a great speed. If that expands even further agro processing and storage will see a jump.
by Prasad
13 Oct 2017 23:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

There's an article on troll.in not linking it here but it's a report after meeting steel traders in bombay. Buggers used to do large chunk of transactions in cash and outside of billing and legal scrutiny. All that tax evasion and now due to the input tax credit system everything is talked right fro...
by Prasad
10 Oct 2017 16:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

No. Idiotic decisions like having split tax rates for a/c & non a/c restaurants and stuff that vina was talking about is what shouldn't have happened in the first place. Of course this arises due to greed of state fm's who couldn't be bothered about making the rates rational and easy to understa...
by Prasad
10 Oct 2017 15:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

With the kind of idiotic revisions you see every month, how many times will people keep printing new new rates according to whims of gst council? :)
by Prasad
09 Oct 2017 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Munitions/sub-munitions: accuracy, power and utility
Replies: 93
Views: 2725

Re: Munitions/sub-munitions: accuracy, power and utility

Nothing new for folks here. A short piece on ARDE's new gen munitions for the IAF -
New Generation ARDE Munitions Boost Indian Airforce Firepower
by Prasad
09 Oct 2017 14:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1625
Views: 210825

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

We must've crossed 120 wickets this year surely. 150 by year end?
by Prasad
07 Oct 2017 16:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2949
Views: 393764

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Philip,
Edit your post and remove that stuff please. *It's a direct lift from DDR site and against copyright.
by Prasad
06 Oct 2017 16:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 1330
Views: 236578

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

There were rumours of the SAAW actually being a powered Air to surface missile. Doesn't look that way from that clip.
by Prasad
06 Oct 2017 11:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Tell me how you will privatise govt held banks without losing votes and I'm sure modi will do it :) What use is doing the right thing if you're not going to be re-elected? Write-off and asset reconstruction itself is being touted as some scam by the con ecosystem. Soot boot sarkar comes from that. L...
by Prasad
06 Oct 2017 08:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7614
Views: 495764

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Oh come on. Don't twist what Nirmala seetharaman said the way prestitutes did.
by Prasad
06 Oct 2017 08:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1226
Views: 137786

Re: India's Power Sector

Anyone remember how in this very same thread a few years ago we were lamenting the fact that while china is adding capacity in the gigawatts, we were struggling to add tens & hundreds of megawatts? Good times.
by Prasad
05 Oct 2017 13:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Mean-e-while, on top of stellar sales in the 2 wheeler, 4 wheeler segments this year compared to last, as reported by maruti, Hyundai, tata and tractor sales by Mahindra comes this - http://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/markets/vst-tillers-surges-as-total-sales-up-31-in-september-11710050024...
by Prasad
05 Oct 2017 11:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Best bet for an optimist: RBI will go wrong http://m.economictimes.com/news/economy/policy/best-bet-for-an-optimist-rbi-will-go-wrong/amp_articleshow/60940447.cms They somehow seem to nurture the belief that low rates do not quite work in India: borrowers would walk into banks when they have to borr...
by Prasad
04 Oct 2017 20:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 1330
Views: 236578

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

To add, I think Rohit mentioned it in his fantastic post too, that IA uses ATGMs in anti-bunker role too. We've seen videos of these emerge over the past year + too.
by Prasad
04 Oct 2017 11:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

This probably goes into the healthcare thread but given its importance to the economy and following on from vina's post -
http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/5S922Wh ... cture.html
This is part of brookings' work on indian healthcare.
by Prasad
01 Oct 2017 17:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 783
Views: 115291

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Eh. We aren't even funding the amca & ghatak project properly. You want the netas and baboons to fund 3 programs in parallel?
by Prasad
01 Oct 2017 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2949
Views: 393764

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Karthik S wrote:
Yagnasri wrote:
Sirji, any timings etc. Any website to see?


It's given in the navy's twitter handle.

Yeah. 10am - 3 or something. Please check the Navy's twitter handle for details.
by Prasad
30 Sep 2017 13:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1996
Views: 164860

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

You have regen on electric locos. Also you only burn what you use+waste. You don't burn at idle what you burn at 60kph. Basic energy conservation man.
by Prasad
29 Sep 2017 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2949
Views: 393764

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

People if you're in Mumbai on Oct 2, you can go see the INS Tarkash & INS Kolkatta at the Naval docks. Entry free for public. Just need a photo id and no mobile, cassandra allowed.
by Prasad
26 Sep 2017 12:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

More prescriptions
http://indianexpress.com/article/opinio ... 1064/lite/

Steady bold steps needed to get things to ramp up again.
by Prasad
26 Sep 2017 08:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Irrespective of whether prices have increased or whether gst is being used to get greater amounts from public, perception of what matters for electoral success. There, jetli and his cess raj is dealing a heavy blow to re election prospects. Let's not paper over those. And despite opposition claims o...
by Prasad
25 Sep 2017 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 904
Views: 71175

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

What are you talking about? How can you build a supply chain for the A1? How and his many were ordered? What was the indent/ long term planning for MBTs in the IA?
by Prasad
25 Sep 2017 13:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 904
Views: 71175

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

What supply chain when there are no orders? :roll:
by Prasad
22 Sep 2017 08:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 416
Views: 38293

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Don't blame the engineers. Blame lies with whoever is at the top. Start there.
by Prasad
22 Sep 2017 08:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Looks like we might end up shifting fiscal deficit to 3.7% http://in.reuters.com/article/india-economy-deficit/india-eyes-extra-7-7-billion-spending-to-halt-economic-slowdown-government-sources-idINKCN1BW1LH India eyes extra $7.7 billion spending to halt economic slowdown: government sources If govt...
by Prasad
22 Sep 2017 08:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 416
Views: 38293

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

On exporters finding things difficult under GST - http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/exporters-woes-under-gst-working-capital-stuck-as-refunds-not-available/articleshow/60447498.cms?from=mdr From what is reported, it appears that as usual our systems are not up to scratch from ...
by Prasad
22 Sep 2017 08:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

On exporters finding things difficult under GST - http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/exporters-woes-under-gst-working-capital-stuck-as-refunds-not-available/articleshow/60447498.cms?from=mdr From what is reported, it appears that as usual our systems are not up to scratch from t...
by Prasad
21 Sep 2017 14:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357713

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

We don't have a quick solution to turn around the falling growth rates but can do things that will turn it around and let the economy bounce back and surge up - http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/Z6VQ4iO9nxGtkvqTQqU26H/Fiscal-push-is-needed-now-not-later.html Fiscal push is needed now, not later The GD...
by Prasad
21 Sep 2017 11:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2706
Views: 176583

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Toll gates will be better served by proper queueing and lane markers at the start of the queue. When the q is long nobody knows which q is for which vehicle/type.
by Prasad
21 Sep 2017 10:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 783
Views: 115291

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Getting further OT But SAAW is a lightweight bomb no? Do we know what its guidance is?

Just expanding the Helina and maybe making it dual-guidance with IIR perhaps will be a brimstone equivalent.
by Prasad
21 Sep 2017 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 783
Views: 115291

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Brimstone equivalent of SAAW? What?
by Prasad
19 Sep 2017 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3534
Views: 133923

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Another interesting thing wrt language and scripts was the Porunthal excavation. They found an urn/jar with rice that was carbon dated to 490-450BC. What is interesting is that it was 2kilos of rice and there is tamil brahmi script writing on the jars found there pushing back date for a written bra...
by Prasad
19 Sep 2017 23:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2706
Views: 176583

Re: Indian Roads Thread

NHAI IPO might happen this year - http://www.livemint.com/Money/xJSS4kI6e8MyBI6yIWn8KL/NHAI-IPO-Nitin-Gadkari-says-awaiting-finance-ministry-nod-t.html Mint reported on 12 September that the government planned to fund large infrastructure projects by raising money in tranches of Rs10,000 crore by se...
by Prasad
19 Sep 2017 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2949
Views: 393764

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

http://www.delhidefencereview.com/2017/09/19/indian-navy-looks-to-bolster-blue-water-operational-capabilities-with-fleet-support-ships/amp/ Indian Navy Looks To Bolster Blue Water Operational Capabilities With Fleet Support Ships A piece on HSL building fleet support ships in partnership with Hyunda...
by Prasad
19 Sep 2017 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3534
Views: 133923

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Upon further reading, Malhar in Chandauli district UP (right next to Benares btw) upon the Karmanasa river has massive iron furnaces denoting large scale iron smelting, with iron arrowheads, tools etc. Dated to 1800BC. That far east. So atleast around 2000BC iron working knowledge was present near ...
by Prasad
19 Sep 2017 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3534
Views: 133923

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Upon further reading, Malhar in Chandauli district UP (right next to Benares btw) upon the Karmanasa river has massive iron furnaces denoting large scale iron smelting, with iron arrowheads, tools etc. Dated to 1800BC. That far east. So atleast around 2000BC iron working knowledge was present near p...
by Prasad
19 Sep 2017 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3534
Views: 133923

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

So another doubt, if the gents here will kindly excuse - Lack of mention of iron in the RV is supposed to signify that the 'aryans' didn't know iron working and it was later developed/encountered after entering India. The earliest iron working sites in India are after 2000BC. Sarasvati civ sites con...
by Prasad
18 Sep 2017 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3534
Views: 133923

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

One doesn't need to connect Syria to India overland. Sea trade was enormous as evidenced by presence of indian objects in the ME. Lothal port end came about around 3500BP (1500 BC) with harappan pottery around the end was seen from digging trenches etc.(Very interesting stuff from Satellite imagery ...

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