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by Raveen
09 Nov 2017 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1108
Views: 100105

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Common sense also dictates that a tank weighing less by 20t ,2/3 rd the size of an A series,will cost approx. proportionally less. ROFLMAO :rotfl: Only if you're buying a tin can from the local kabadi wala/junkyard. If all there is to a tank is metal wt therefore metal cost, then lord save us all.
by Raveen
09 Nov 2017 22:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512351

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

hanumadu wrote:
Vineetmehta_del wrote:
I feel that the money from shell company accounts to other company accounts are being tracked. i know Gujarat zone IT is doing the same on specific cases.


But if it was cash, the trail ends with the shell company.


No, it ends with the Board of Directors - arrest them and they'll all sing
by Raveen
27 Oct 2017 21:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Having owned a Hyundai, Tata Manza, Suzuki swift and close friends owning Ford, VW, Honda, Suzuki has its own sets of advantages Sheet metal thickness should not be confused with safety as they see here in Desh. Structural stability is key which only a few cars score decently. Agreed wholeheartedly...
by Raveen
27 Oct 2017 20:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

For a cheap mass market automaker, Suzuki doesn't even figure in the top 5 globally, and are nowhere close to the likes of the Germans or the 3 major Japanese brands when it comes to quality, heck Ford has them beat in quality. That may hold true for the international market but what about Desh ? J...
by Raveen
27 Oct 2017 20:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

SBajwa wrote:Suzuki is successful in India because vast majority of Indians prefer cheaper stuff over quality.



Amen - and then we hide this by claiming it's "value for money". As if quality is not valuable.
by Raveen
27 Oct 2017 19:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

If you ever get a chance see underbody of cars in 2post lifts, a 10 year old car run around 100000km, of Maruti Suzuki car of any name and a 2 year old car of any other brand of comparable size, run more than 20000km. Absolutely no match. (You don't need to be an expert in automotive field, just th...
by Raveen
27 Oct 2017 17:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

^^^^while not trying to side with Maruti Suzuki, your observation has been totally wrong, as I was very closely associated with automotive services business, the QUALITY (I don't want to give a lecture on quality now, it's complete quality) is the reason for Maruti Suzuki success. All the other aut...
by Raveen
27 Oct 2017 03:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

If you ask me, the recurring issue with TATA is weight. There cars are heavy as compared to competition. For example Zest is 1135 Kgs, Dzire weighs 895 Kgs, Amaze 940 Kgs. This weight means low fuel economy though not by much. Zest Vs Dzire fuel economy differs by 1/2 Kmpl in city. But this weight ...
by Raveen
25 Oct 2017 03:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4542
Views: 391779

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Tata nano was a paradigm-changing product. Too bad it did not find market acceptance. :( True...That was more of a marketing disaster...But its been 8 years and they are still trying to push it down the customers throat without any major improvement...Atleast create a new car in the same platform w...
by Raveen
22 Aug 2017 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 1520
Views: 193901

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

You are referring to nations that have a strategic relationship/partnership with the United States for decades. India and the US are still figuring each other out. Still very much a buyer-seller relationship despite all the verbal statements. We do not have a relationship **currently** with America...
by Raveen
04 Aug 2017 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 235509

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

anupmisra wrote:Skipper in power. Skipping from marriage to marriage to promises of marriage...He sure is in power!

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Bata isn't an Indian brand - FYI
by Raveen
03 Aug 2017 19:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4542
Views: 391779

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

vijayk wrote:I agree about informal.
My worry is about 2019 impact



Sure - I understand that...but we'll have to wait till 2018/2019 for the year of politics Modi and Shah always bring after 4 years of governance. Let's see how that pans out. People have short memories.
by Raveen
03 Aug 2017 19:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4542
Views: 391779

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Talking to few people who are/were big Modi's supporters. Their point is Black money drive has curtailed demand in the market Demand was never an issue in India until now. Modi/FM are going hard collecting every penny and not giving break at all in taxes They are worried about this impact on whole ...
by Raveen
12 Jul 2017 22:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4542
Views: 391779

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Petrol pump strike: Dealers protest against daily price revision, call for nationwide stir on July 5 followed by one on July 1 What transparency are these chaps seeking. Advance notification of prices before public knowledge ? Does the new daily pricing structure squeeze their 'profiteering through...
by Raveen
22 Jun 2017 21:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4024
Views: 236516

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Karthik S wrote:It's awesome plane though, from personal experience the stability of 380 is not found in other long range planes.


I disagree, I'd gladly take the 777 or the dreamliner over the 380 any day any time
by Raveen
10 Jan 2017 03:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512351

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Making a mockery of democracy and becoming a de-facto dictator is a not a "gutsy" decision. It is a downright criminal one. She was a megalomaniac who humiliated the country and turned India into a banana republic for a brief time. The efficacy and appropriateness of the decision is certa...
by Raveen
09 Nov 2016 20:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512351

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

All said and done, Most of us have been inconvenienced by GoI and asked to suffer again in the name of sacrificing for country. Look at the ordinary folks stuck in the middle of this marriage season while the ruling elite still gets to enjoy the perks of the power and money with no inconvenience. S...
by Raveen
09 Nov 2016 01:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512351

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Next brilliant ideas for govt - make bitcoin illegal. Make gold illegal(gold can still be used for black currency/economy/market. Make everything illegal. Btw, this move will not affect black market holders in any major way. They already have everything in real estates/gold/us dollars etc. The bigg...
by Raveen
08 Nov 2016 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2788
Views: 277662

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

The short-term policy of Modi GOI is same as the previous GOI except that there will be a cost imposed on Bakis for cross-border antics. The subdued tone of GOI following the cross-loc raid is a clear indication that the GOI does not want escalation if it can avoid it. It will not hide from it but ...
by Raveen
12 Sep 2016 23:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2720
Views: 181192

Re: Indian Roads Thread

One Basic Question :?: How can a vehicle cover 270 km distance in just two hour, when legally highway speed is restricted to only 80 kmph :shock: You missed the access controlled part - this would allow for increased speed limits. Also, he said the road would allow the distance to be covered in 2 h...
by Raveen
28 Jun 2016 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 14117

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

abhishek_sharma wrote:The ‏@KupwaraKnight · 27m27 minutes ago

Came to lady love & gone to find Hoors.


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Are these fools really participating in the janaaza of a terrorist?
by Raveen
23 Jun 2016 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 657
Views: 31312

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

Jhujar wrote:
Bheeshma wrote:BRICS is dead with brazilian, russian and chinese economy heading downwards. south africa never had any potential. There was and is only I.

Future with JAI= Japan America India not with BRICS.



JAI Ho economics!
by Raveen
23 Jun 2016 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 657
Views: 31312

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

Sounds like China needs more pressure through leaked reports of proliferation to Porkistanis and NoKos
by Raveen
20 Jun 2016 02:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

We need to get out of our mindset that anything desi or Made in India by Indians will be low in quality by default. respectable brands like ... Hyundai. I agree with the first statement Also, no one, and absolutely no one considers Hyundai/Kia a respectable car internationally. Its a cheap beater c...
by Raveen
05 May 2016 19:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 3637
Views: 543748

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Inspite of lot of talkie talkie our DM has not funded any major series of indigenous programmes. Well frankly two years of this govt has not made much of a difference. There has been no movement of note. Its the same as the "good old days". Don't lets even go down the "better than An...
by Raveen
01 Mar 2016 20:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Budget 2016 - news & discussions
Replies: 251
Views: 5141

Re: Budget 2016 - news & discussions

I hope congress comes back to power !! This is betrayal of the highest order. Twitter is abuzz with the scorn heaped on this buffoon and smooth talking Jaitley shmuck !!! Good luck on 2019 elections. Dear Namo, Nobody gives a phuck about your achivements such as 100 % electrification Swach Bharat A...
by Raveen
17 Feb 2016 19:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3730
Views: 332161

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

srai wrote:^^^

New catch phrase "Make in India" but nothing has changed really in terms of indigenous value-added capability to imports.


Except private enterprises probably have the self interest to try and steal IP as and when they can whereas DPSU are "what can we do saar" types
by Raveen
12 Feb 2016 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Curious Case of Daood Gilani alias David Headley & co
Replies: 2265
Views: 140834

Re: The Curious Case of Daood Gilani alias David Headley & c

SwamyG wrote:Former Special Director Rajendra Kumar's interview on Times Now is a new Salvo fired at UPA. He blamed politicians for interference with IB and CBI. Devastating hit at the family. Claims 26/11 could have been prevented.


Do you have a link?
by Raveen
21 Jan 2016 20:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3523
Views: 163715

Re: Internal Security Watch

This will be taken care of as the Modi govt plans to print currency in India itself. http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-government-to-save-rs-1500-crore-from-new-note-printing-lines-2090402 No it won't change a damn thing because everything from the paper to the ink is easily duplicated by Pakis ...
by Raveen
06 Jan 2016 22:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1191
Views: 121055

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist str

The fake currency thing mentioned above really baffles me.

We know they fake our currency, then why don't we make polymer currency that is darn near impossible to fake?
Why are we letting them both undermine our economy, AND use the money to fund terror against us?
by Raveen
02 Dec 2015 18:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4542
Views: 391779

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Modi is lucky. He will do it. You might well end up eating your words. :) 3.5 is because his first term ends then??. Ok, that's the 3.5. I will love to eat my own words. I have been trying to since last 1.5 yrs too when stock market went to moon expecting Modi to do miracle. All we have seen so far...
by Raveen
28 Oct 2015 21:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 168713

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Bwahahaha - after all the complaints and huge grouses that LCA was so bad maintenance wise, now we get to know the current turn around time is 20 minutes!! :lol: Which is where the context matters about how demanding IAF ASRs can be. For context, in peacetime Su-30 sortie rate has been upto 8 daily...
by Raveen
16 Sep 2015 20:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: Forty Years Since
Replies: 466
Views: 22489

Re: 1965 war India- Pakistan: 50 years anniversary

To pakistan again goes the ultimate shame of being dislodged from heights by an adversary fighting it against all odds from below (Kargil). You have to be supremely imbecile and incapable bunch of soldiers to achieve this ignominity. Similarly the honor of losing the heights and making tactical/str...
by Raveen
24 Aug 2015 23:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 419
Views: 33243

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Not to mention the same Accord here can do more than a 120 mph without 'shaking wildly'

Also, in other breaking news, Skoda = VW, try not to bash one of them while praising the other in the same post.
by Raveen
08 Aug 2015 21:33
Forum:
Topic: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted
Replies: 133
Views: 0

Re: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted

Check with Edge and IE11 there's a lot of funky formatting
by Raveen
10 Jul 2015 06:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3847
Views: 223749

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I don't think India should help in financial revival of Pakistani hockey or cricket or any other sport. Let them lie in the bed they have made for themselves This - so much this! Same thing applies to Paki actors, singers, whatever...there is a percentage of any money we give them that is used agai...
by Raveen
06 Jul 2015 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1108
Views: 100105

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

ramana wrote:Philip et al. The original Arjun weighed 60 tons and was found too heavy for transportation. .



Except the railways called BS on that claim. So saboteurs don't even need facts.
by Raveen
11 Jun 2015 18:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 114283

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

X-posting How is it even possible for the world to move constructively forward, in this environment, of severe censorship, in the media, in academia, and throughout ‘the free world’? Why is there no outrage that the Saudi and other Arabic royals fund islamic jihad (so long as it’s not in their own ...
by Raveen
18 May 2015 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 2992
Views: 76184

Re: Positive News from the USA

LokeshC wrote:Twin Peaks and Waco Texas. What is this? A hollywood set? Did they find who killed Laura Palmer now?



Nothing good ever comes out of Waco - including the grads from Baylor community college

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