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by David Saenz
09 Feb 2010 13:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 429922

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Railways register over 8 pc increase in earnings With barely weeks to go before the presentation of the Railway Budget, the Ministry today said it has registered over eight per cent increase in earnings at Rs 70,501 crore during the ongoing financial year ending January 31. "The growth was 8.5...
by David Saenz
09 Feb 2010 13:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1158
Views: 192142

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

BSNL, MTNL on fast track to roll out MNP The DoT had sought status report of the telecom operators last week on MNP preparedness, BSNL chairman Kuldeep Goyal told PTI. "We have made all the prepartions... got security clearance for the Gateway from DoT and have ordered the equipment. We are wo...
by David Saenz
08 Feb 2010 09:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: C-17s for the IAF?
Replies: 3924
Views: 463437

Re: C-17s for the IAF?

The most interesting thing in that video was the cost of 10 C-17's at 2.5 billion dollars. I am hoping that when we buy them and pay that price that would also include all the spares and support that we would need? That price is the aircraft only. To include spares, training, infrastructure and mai...
by David Saenz
08 Feb 2010 08:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 378183

Re: Indian IT Industry

Local focus helps IT companies sustain growth India-centric IT vendors seem to be finally reaping the benefits of their strategy to focus on domestic opportunities, considering the buoyancy in local IT spends. In contrast, IT players, who for long targeted principally overseas markets, are still aw...
by David Saenz
08 Feb 2010 08:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1643
Views: 291846

Re: India's Power Sector

Torrent to add 375 mw unit at Sugen plant The group company Torrent Power is expected to pump in about Rs 1,500 crore for the proposed expansion. Torrent Power is aiming to expand the capacity of Sugen plant by 3,000 mw in phases to create country's largest gas-based generation facility to the tune...
by David Saenz
08 Feb 2010 08:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1158
Views: 192142

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Telcos dump ARPU, go back to revenue, costs and net profit MUMBAI: It’s back to the basics for India’s telecom industry. After a sustainted thrust on subscriber additions and average revenue per user (ARPU), cellular operators, after a decade, are going back to the more conventional metrics like re...
by David Saenz
08 Feb 2010 08:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1592
Views: 271870

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

China may replace India in IPI project: Report DUBAI: China may replace India in the proposed IPI gas pipeline project as New Delhi has been dithering over the deal, a media report has said. Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki claimed that Tehran was ready to start anytime the IPI "pea...
by David Saenz
07 Feb 2010 11:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 760043

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

India tests long-range nuclear-capable Agni-III missile Bhadrak (Orissa), Feb 7 : India Sunday tested its indigenous long-range nuclear- capable Agni-III missile, catapulting the country into a select group of nations that have intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)-capability, defence sources...
by David Saenz
06 Feb 2010 01:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 760043

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Apologies if posted earlier..
Barak-2 LR-SAM maiden flight later this year
The Barak-2 version will have a longer range between 120-350Km :eek: in comparison to the Barak MR-SAM, which has a range of 60 km vertically.
by David Saenz
05 Feb 2010 12:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1158
Views: 192142

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Stalemate on mobile towers hits credit cards The ripples of the mobile tower crisis in Noida spread wider on Thursday, with several shops at high-end malls in the satellite town reporting difficulties in swiping credit cards. Already, cellphone users are facing call drops and frequent disruption of...
by David Saenz
05 Feb 2010 12:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623751

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Opening at IGI in July: Delhi's costliest mall You will soon be flying in and out of one of Delhi's biggest and most expensive mall. Confused? The glitzy domestic-cum-international terminal (T3) that opens from July will have a retail area larger than most malls. And, the rentals here are the highe...
by David Saenz
05 Feb 2010 11:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1158
Views: 192142

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

BSNL loses Ethiopian Tele deal bid . “BSNL had bid aggressively for the contract, but lost to France Telecom,” sources familiar with the development told ET. They said although BSNL had made a financially better offer than France Tele, it did not qualify on some other criteria, including operationa...
by David Saenz
05 Feb 2010 11:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 820643

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

L&T, EADS revive JV plans; to tweak equity structure to clear FDI hurdle L&T will now hold a 74% stake in the venture, which aims to tap the growing opportunities in India’s defence sector as well as those of other countries, leaving the remaining 26% stake to EADS, said a person close to t...
by David Saenz
05 Feb 2010 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 546822

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Lately, we have been getting news of transfer of single crystal blades from Eurojet. Eurojet management today confirmed that if required they are willing to transfer single crystal turbine blade technology. source Does this imply that after transfer of this tech. we will be completely able to manufa...
by David Saenz
04 Feb 2010 14:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH
Replies: 27
Views: 3956

Re: LCH

IB4TL :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by David Saenz
26 Dec 2009 01:40
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 676888

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Hey.. Please forward it to me too... at sit dot sourav at google ka mail
TIA
And Merry Christmas to All..
by David Saenz
01 Dec 2009 01:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 387580

Re: Military Flight Safety

Sukhoi crashes in Rajasthan, Pilots safe
Too bad, but thankfully the pilots are safe.
by David Saenz
28 Nov 2009 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 820643

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

DRDO pitches for Netra for anti-insurgency operations It is called ‘Netra’. It’s a small eye zooming in the sky to gather real time intelligence on the ground. This unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), shaped like a spider and weighing less than 1.5 kg, is only a speck when flying at a height of 50 km bu...
by David Saenz
06 Oct 2009 01:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 448578

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

Some already known info, from Defense Technology International Oct09 issue (X-posted from keypubs. Credits to Rajan) The two seat version of T-50 named as T-50UB (combat trainer). This will be a joint development project with India (HAL). The Sukhoi and HAL will develop this fighter in a parity basi...
by David Saenz
29 Sep 2009 16:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 631349

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

p.s. people who are discussing split orders, more than one ACM has stated that there will be no split orders. has their stance changed that you are discussing this ? Just my 2 cents.. Awarding the MMRCA contract to the respective vendor for the required nos, (just in case assuming its not the Mig-3...
by David Saenz
10 Sep 2009 23:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1160025

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Stan_Savljevic wrote:
csharma wrote:Can someone get hold of this paper?

Please post your email address, i will send you the pdf.

Stan, can you please send it to sit dot sourav at gmail dot com ...
by David Saenz
01 Sep 2009 00:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all Rakshaks
Replies: 23
Views: 2134

Re: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all Rakshaks

Om Gan Ganpataye Namaha

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