Search found 69 matches

by Prasanth
13 Jan 2010 17:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

this is not a India vs china thread. it's prasanth's recurring habit of bringing in this angle that usually starts these pi$$ing contests, he has been warned for it in the past and may be warned again. please do not aid his thread derailing efforts by continuing discussions on those lines. Rahul. R...
by Prasanth
13 Jan 2010 15:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Are you talking about the same Huawei which has knocked-off cisco products where they have baltantly copied source codes and even copying word to word of the user manuals. :shock: Yeap, it is this same Huawei that copied codes 5 years ago and today they are the top 2 telecom gear maker on earth. It...
by Prasanth
13 Jan 2010 14:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Hmm. Okay Anna. How about trying to "reduce" shame by not actually doing "shameful" things ? :mrgreen: Well, it's up to them to figure out how to do Machiavellian things without looking bad. Try the American way, bribe the media and even a war that killed 1 million civilians wil...
by Prasanth
13 Jan 2010 09:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Haw. Yawnn. Another misguided /unguided drone who cannot make out the difference between "face " and "image" vs "shame". The Chinese govt especially has no shame. The only thing they care about is their "image" or rather H&D as the Pakis would put it or e...
by Prasanth
12 Jan 2010 19:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

In China, govt practically owns everything. These are my observations from Shanghai and Beijing where I traveled for business and spent more than a month. Every business is setup under the co-ownership of some govt official. You have to be close to the communist party officials to be given the priv...
by Prasanth
12 Jan 2010 19:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China: Too big to ignore True. However China is becoming too big to ignore for all the wrong reasons as well. Consider this.. incubator of ghastly diseases like SARS and a culture of "shame/face" that denies it and tries to hide stuff. Similar response with the fake milk and fake medicine...
by Prasanth
07 Dec 2009 18:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 780
Views: 188640

Re: A Nation on the March

wrong thread, warning added for regular OT posting. and wrong conclusion as well, PRC isn't a part of LHC. you can get the actual list from LHC website itself. http://lhc.web.cern.ch/lhc/Organization.htm what observer status means (you claimed china isn't an observer it's a full member ! :roll: ) ht...
by Prasanth
07 Dec 2009 16:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

I have already explained to you why there is a need for a card and that card must be embedded with a encrypted document. If that is the case, everybody will not need a card when they go to ATMs, they just need a unique number. I can use a credit card without the "card" part of it. As long...
by Prasanth
07 Dec 2009 12:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

I don't think so that you need a card for everything. Well, I am not comparing with SSN, but bcoz the discussion has gone this far, I am just referencing it. There is no SSN card and everything relies on SSN in US of A. Its just a no. and nothing else. It doesn't even verify your citizenship !!! So...
by Prasanth
06 Dec 2009 09:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

Well we need to understand one thing first, 30 billion $ is not for the number, its for the entire system that is going to be setup to support the UID system. You just can't right it off as sayin that we are paying 30 Billion dollars for a random no. That would be very immature I say!!! I still don...
by Prasanth
06 Dec 2009 06:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

Prasanth, I think you are not the types who will first read my complete post and then go about arguing or putting your view. Whatever questions you asked, I have answered all questions of yours, if you have patience enough to read my entire post before replying! First of all, why you are comparing ...
by Prasanth
05 Dec 2009 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

Lets consider A is working in NREGA. A gives his identity parameters to the babu, babu scans it and sends a query with A's ID number and Identity parameter. IF A is smart, the best he could do is give B's Identity and ID number. But doesn't it require B's agreement to use his fingerprint. The best ...
by Prasanth
05 Dec 2009 10:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

Let me try answering your question. I am fine with a virtual number plate as long as I can use a system which can identify the car and who it belongs to and when was the list time it had an accident, serves my purpose !!!! In fact I am pretty much convinced that the no. itself doesnot need any inte...
by Prasanth
05 Dec 2009 06:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

A no. can be considered equivalent to a serial no. of a product. Randomizing it will make it tough for someone to predict the no. For eg. If a the number utilizes some sort of logic like DOB, wouldn't it be easier to do identity theft? I can well pretty much guess the UID of all my friends. The ent...
by Prasanth
04 Dec 2009 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 50727

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

:evil: Sometimes scamming can get so serious in India! Do you understand what Mr. Nandan is doing? He is creating a number 'randomly' without intelligence. Let me ask a few questions: 1) Why in the whole blardy world, India is the only country issuing a number without a card? All countries with some...
by Prasanth
04 Dec 2009 19:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1503
Views: 225171

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

The Myanmar-Bangla-India pipeline had been in the talks for almost a decade like the IPI pipeline. Now the gas had been sold to China and they are completing the Myanmar-China oil and gas pipeline. Gas from Myanmar and oil from mid-east bypassing the Straits of Malacca. The gas being sold was discov...
by Prasanth
04 Dec 2009 13:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 336941

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

[ I have no quarrel with you, but then (it seems to me) I have to decide between you, your guide and about 15 Chinese and Japanese scientists. Sorry about the bias. On need-water-to-regrow, per these very scientists that will be hard to do ................................. reason is very simple - t...
by Prasanth
04 Dec 2009 13:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327963

Re: Military Flight Safety

posting a frothing in the mouth propaganda piece from a TSP blog constitutes trolling. you know that well. IAF has got the highest attrition rate on earth, even poorly trained ChiniCommie air force has got a lower rate. oh really ? you have the accurate figures ? please post in china military thread...
by Prasanth
03 Dec 2009 11:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 336941

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

I don't think hoping for an environmental catastrophe in another country is wise. Let's defeat them economically and militarily. The Manchurian area is quite fertile and safe from desertification, the dangerous areas is the Inner Mongolian and Loess plateau areas. China's bread basket is not just i...
by Prasanth
03 Dec 2009 07:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 336941

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

dont worry...give it enough time and manchuria will also desertify. I don't think hoping for an environmental catastrophe in another country is wise. Let's defeat them economically and militarily. The Manchurian area is quite fertile and safe from desertification, the dangerous areas is the Inner M...
by Prasanth
28 Nov 2009 15:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Well. The Cheenis are going to get their comeuppance. The question is when. As we always knew , Dubai was clearly an unsustainable bubble financed by massive borrowing. Let us see , now that soverign backed companies have defaulted, what real value does "soverign" guarantee of Dubai is wo...
by Prasanth
24 Nov 2009 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 981344

Re: China Military Watch

http://www.fas.org/blog/ssp/2009/11/subnoise.php http://www.fas.org/programs/ssp/nukes/images/chinasubsound.jpg Rahul, Thanks for this valuable info. Now we know the Chinese have problems with the reactor. Somehow, their reactors are emitting high level of noise. However, their conventional subs se...
by Prasanth
24 Nov 2009 20:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 981344

Re: China Military Watch

Precision targeting and electronic attack are however central to warfare today. Airpower will quickly finish off all the high volume shooters. its like this , if high volume firepower has to be generated at a sustained rate "massing" will be required and this will always be susceptible to...
by Prasanth
24 Nov 2009 10:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Regarding short term or long term debt, does it matter? It's still debt. Chinese reserves is around 2 trillion with 400 bil debt, tht is a ration of 5:1. Can you look up data to prove that the reserve:debt ratio has an important role to play in the CRA sovereign rating, not just for China, but for ...
by Prasanth
24 Nov 2009 06:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

The main reason China has got good rating is not because of good banking practices, it's all down to the dollars they have and how confident the agency thinks of them. Two criteria, surplus of dollars and debt free + powerful government to honor debt. References ? Is the basis for rating external d...
by Prasanth
24 Nov 2009 05:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Dunno about why our banks are feeling the love but the cheeni banks aren't running USD debt. They seem to hold USD credit since cheena==CPC==PBoC==its state owned banks only (in terms of sovereign credit rating that is shared across all these hydrahead entities. And how is this any different from I...
by Prasanth
23 Nov 2009 13:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Your money is only as good as your government, it all depends on how much your government can control the country and how confident the people are in their government. Confidence wise, imagine yourselves as ordinary Chinese, you watch TV, you see Obama sucking up to your President, how do you feel a...
by Prasanth
23 Nov 2009 06:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy News and Discussions

Prasant, You seem to be remarkably keyed into the PRC ekhanomy scene, sir. Kindly spill some gyan on the state of PRC's banking sector which, ostensibly is funding the said infrastructure splurge. How big is their deposit base? What returns do they offer ordinary depositors? Then how come their dep...
by Prasanth
22 Nov 2009 19:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy News and Discussions

For the past year, you know how much the cost have risen? Almost 30 percent. We then evaluated India, and I was ecstatic that finally they were thinking about India. We found out Indian wages was 2-3 times cheaper but the very very big drawback was the infrastructure. This sums it all, until we can...
by Prasanth
22 Nov 2009 09:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy News and Discussions

And why is this English skill issue such a sacrosanct one? Do the Chinese corporations conduct business in English? Why the assumption that the ultimate denouement of all IT is to produce call center people? Take a look at how many US/UK citizens learning Mandarin to get a drift of where the econom...
by Prasanth
22 Nov 2009 08:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 501629

Re: PRC Economy News and Discussions

High Tech Misery in China This is for IBM, Many other workers have it much worse. I have been saying this for some time. Chinease "miracle" is a kind of a "self imposed slavry". There is no way the slalary level of workers and middle managers can sustain the basci lifestyle. the...
by Prasanth
21 Nov 2009 22:00
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese
Replies: 395
Views: 62250

Re: India-China News and Discussions

csharma, Standards define a technology. And now they have both. I do not think it's a simple case of using existing research paper. What they are doing is complex and unique but not groundbreaking. We have not done anything, so we cannot judge it's merit. Writing standards is no big deal. The Chine...
by Prasanth
21 Nov 2009 21:46
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese
Replies: 395
Views: 62250

Re: India-China News and Discussions

afair didnt china boot out taiwan from UN and get a P5 seat together in 1971 or thereabouts? after fission first test around 1960? they kind of exploded a H-bomb in record time just around 2 yrs later? (or the Rus gave them one) I think its a myth that India was 'offered' a sec council seat by anyo...
by Prasanth
21 Nov 2009 19:39
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65109

Re: India-China News and Discussions

PRC was announced by Mao in Oct 1949. India was one of the first few countries to recognize it by December of the same year. Ever since then, India has consistently fought for a place for China in the UN and even sacrificed its possible membership in the UNSC for China. I really do not know what mo...
by Prasanth
21 Nov 2009 18:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 981344

Re: China Military Watch

China Humbly Launches Serial Production of Stolen Russian Fighter Jets I wonder how they managed to copy the engines! I am sure the thrust should be lower than the Russian designs. According to our IAF air marshal Indian defence export is lesser than that of Pakistan!! It sickens me to hear such st...
by Prasanth
21 Nov 2009 18:36
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese
Replies: 395
Views: 62250

Re: India-China News and Discussions

Nothing new here. The Chinese have always been -civilizationally speaking- ahead of us. You need to remember that historically the concept of India really only came into being with the Mughals who controlled most of what is modern day India. The concept of China is much older. Also if you list tech...
by Prasanth
21 Nov 2009 17:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 981344

Re: China Military Watch

China Humbly Launches Serial Production of Stolen Russian Fighter Jets Doesn't this piss you off. We were supposed to supply the spare parts to Malaysia. I think their military have links with the Indian Army since Independence. Why is the Chinese supplying the parts now??? :evil: There were a numb...
by Prasanth
21 Nov 2009 17:12
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese
Replies: 395
Views: 62250

Re: India-China News and Discussions

no doubt the PRC economy is far ahead at the moment. but of the commodities you mention, which are exactly cutting edge ones developed in china ? whatever high technology items are produced in china is done by MNCs using their own tech . Thats exatly the case. And the MNC's now a days dont trust th...

Go to advanced search