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by vish_mulay
04 May 2018 07:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2880
Views: 235475

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Nope, number plates were regular but he has N/P stickers on car both side. Car was booked through a travel agency which did hotel and car package.
by vish_mulay
04 May 2018 04:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2880
Views: 235475

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Last year did road trip from Delhi to Rajasthan using a private taxi. Noticed something very interesting, even though the innova has National permit, our driver changed car plates before entering Rajasthan from ncr to raj plate. Driver explained that it helps with bribes. I still can’t wrap my head ...
by vish_mulay
24 Apr 2018 08:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2384
Views: 372105

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Even Thengdiji third way is a must read. Dattopant expanded further on Deendaydji thinking for present context.
by vish_mulay
22 Apr 2018 17:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1957
Views: 248155

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

It seems my phrasing of similar life style is causing confusion. I am not suggesting mirror image life style in India but rather comfortable home, commute and education facilities which provide quality education to my children. I pay 50 inr for 1 ltr of milk in Sydney. When I checked milk ( I think ...
by vish_mulay
02 Apr 2018 05:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1957
Views: 248155

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Primus I think as far as US is concern, health care and higher education are more expensive vis a vis Australia. Schooling and 4 yrs degree is relatively free here (university expenses are going up but no where near cost you posted,~15k per year plus living). Medical cost are very low due to Medicar...
by vish_mulay
01 Apr 2018 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1957
Views: 248155

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Primus for us the most expensive cost was roof and education in a decent school for 2 boys. Area I looked was suburbs like Kandivali. Nothing fancy but was stumped with cost of living including monthly groceries. Grains milk and meat were more expensive than Australia. Greens were cheap. Fruits were...
by vish_mulay
31 Mar 2018 08:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1957
Views: 248155

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Sharing my personal experience - Many of my relatives have settled in the US/ Canada/Australia, which are the dream destinations for many in my community and they bash India as many NRIs are do. (e.g Back in LA...... or `You people should something about poverty/pollution/population etc). As a kid,...
by vish_mulay
28 Feb 2018 04:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2384
Views: 372105

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

None what so ever. Farmers are very happy with jalyukth and farm pond scheme. There were issues with access to e mandi and base prices. I think this years budget has addressed those concerns to some extent. Many farmers are still not aware of farm insurance by state govt. hope that changes. Loan wai...
by vish_mulay
27 Feb 2018 04:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2384
Views: 372105

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I don't know much about Raj and MP but rural MH had fall in cattle sell (I come from semi rural area in MH), because there was lot of agrarian stress sell in 2013-2015 due to drought. Last 2 years there is reduced cattle sell as most farmers are not selling due to good grass feed availability. Howev...
by vish_mulay
24 Jan 2018 13:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 223454

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Embassy official missing with sensitive papers booked An army official appointed as a clerk at the Pakistani embassy in Austria some five months ago disappeared along with some sensitive documents appointed as a clerk at the Pakistani embassy in Vienna, Austria, in August last year. He was given a ...
by vish_mulay
29 Sep 2017 16:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7767
Views: 624270

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

CBDT chief tells tax officers to target Rs 3 lakh crore unexplained cash deposits during note ban Read more at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/60876158.cms?utm_source=APPusers&utm_medium=twittershare&utm_campaign=socialsharebutton&utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_me...
by vish_mulay
28 Sep 2017 15:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/view-you-are-wrong-mr-sinha-bailouts-are-no-way-to-revive-economy/articleshow/60861955.cms?utm_source=APPusers&utm_medium=twittershare&utm_campaign=socialsharebutton Here is a quick question for those who have read former finance m...
by vish_mulay
28 Sep 2017 15:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/ueEejo ... th-in.html
Niti Aayog says economic downturn has ended, more growth in next 2 quarters
by vish_mulay
28 Sep 2017 15:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Cross posting http://auto.economictimes.indiatimes.co ... l/60530988 Tractor segment peaks all time high sales of August month: Crisil Just what I was expecting, people will not buy big investment items like tractors during crisis. Either there is no rural economy crisis or these reports are absolut...
by vish_mulay
27 Sep 2017 02:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1138
Views: 111085

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Fake invoicing. I see it here all the times. It's CPA designed legit way of converting your black money into white and also get tax incentive as a small business.
by vish_mulay
26 Sep 2017 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4027
Views: 322531

Re: Internal Security Watch

http://www.dy365.in/news_details.php?aI ... bC=2&top=N
Bomb-making chemicals worth crores seized in Nagaon: three arrested

Unconfirmed report suggesting 38 KG of bomb making quality Uranium. Hope it is just rumour and not reality.
by vish_mulay
26 Sep 2017 11:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Cant post Tweeter feed but have a look at how Stanley Pignal put MK Venu in his place. So called economy expert was paddling RBI data on SMEs.
by vish_mulay
26 Sep 2017 11:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/oxZBATIH53z7sXY0CDLadI/Farm-loan-waiver-Maharashtra-detects-15-million-suspicious.html Farm loan waiver: Maharashtra detects 1.5 million suspicious bank accounts According to a senior BJP minister, a preliminary probe by the Maharashtra government identified these ‘b...
by vish_mulay
26 Sep 2017 10:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://www.thedrum.com/news/2017/09/25/indias-retail-sector-surpasses-china-after-investments-international-brands-amazon India's retail sector surpasses China after investments from international brands like Amazon and Gap Boosted by the Indian government's push towards a cashless economy and Digit...
by vish_mulay
26 Sep 2017 10:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 91583

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/traders-may-get-igst-exemption-on-imported-inputs-that-currently-dont-face-basic-customs-duty/articleshow/60834155.cms Traders may get IGST exemption on imported inputs that currently don’t face basic customs duty Read more at: http://economict...
by vish_mulay
25 Sep 2017 15:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://m.economictimes.com/news/economy ... 823319.cms
View: What impending doom? Hard data shows India under Modi is flourishing
by vish_mulay
22 Sep 2017 10:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/expert-view/foreigners-it-seems-are-more-optimistic-about-india-than-indians-themselves-jamie-dimon-jp-morgan-chase/articleshow/60788681.cms I don't respond to quarterly numbers, India is growing faster than any other country: Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan Chase ...
by vish_mulay
19 Sep 2017 04:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I had not so warm experience with Mudra in rural MH. I did Mudra paperwork for someone for the farm tool repair shop expansion (wanted to buy new welding machine and few other tools). Helped him with preparing a very basic business and revenue model and all the paperwork required as per the Mudra we...
by vish_mulay
18 Sep 2017 15:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/opinion/demonetisation-most-successful--game-changer-for-indian-economy.html As a matter of fact, demonetisation has won the battle resoundingly on a whole host of fronts. Those who accuse the Government of shifting goalposts, reek of mala fide ignor...
by vish_mulay
02 Sep 2017 16:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 91583

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

https://twitter.com/muglikar_
He has helped lot others with their GST concerns. Frankly I have very little understanding of these matters, so you can check it if he is the right person for your queries. Hope it helps. Cheers!
by vish_mulay
02 Sep 2017 13:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 91583

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

tandav: is this feedback you've provided to GSTN authorities, or have you reached out to official government sources in any way at all ? Not challenging you, just asking, because this forum itself isn't quite tailored to help you sort out your situation. No! have not reached out to anybody yet... i...
by vish_mulay
31 Aug 2017 08:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7767
Views: 624270

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

https://twitter.com/i/moments/859344286805917696
I can't post screen shots but here is a interesting compilation of twitter posts from Ashu, who has decoded the RBI report for common joes like me.
by vish_mulay
30 Aug 2017 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism
Replies: 1000
Views: 73905

Re: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism

SP is the most vindictive politician India has ever seen. Just check what he did to the Agashe family. He made sure the owner who did not submit his sugar mills to SP, died pauper in jail and his children are left destitute. Mind you Agashe family was extremely well connected and had lot of resource...
by vish_mulay
15 Aug 2017 08:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7767
Views: 624270

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

At ground level, where I come from, local NCP/Congress politicians got hit badly with demonetization and it resulted in very poor show at the local panchayat, sugar mill and ZP elections. Local corporate banks tried their best to help politicians but from what I hear that the RBI knew about it and h...
by vish_mulay
02 Aug 2017 15:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 493708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/in ... 6-percent/
India’s central bank has cuts its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point, raising hopes of lower borrowing costs for households as inflation ebbs.
by vish_mulay
29 Jul 2017 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 188474

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

One thing I noticed is that power of Bollywood. Even 2nd and 3rd generation Lebanese are hooked on Bollywood. Older generation talk about Amar Akbar Anthony and Big B. New generations are predominantly Rahul hakklla khan followers. I was called curry often and my way of dealing with it was to call t...
by vish_mulay
29 Jul 2017 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 188474

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

My understanding is that many Gaza Palestinian refugees (from 1947) in Lebanon migrated in mid 80s and call themselves Lebanese Australians. I dealt with both Muslim and Christian stream and they are the same. Only middle eastern group which is not overtly racist towards Indians, is Coptic's from Eg...
by vish_mulay
29 Jul 2017 09:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 188474

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Had a very unpleasant morning encounter. First hand experienced how first generation coverts are rabid followers. Apparently, local Presbyterian church has a big program in Nepal. I have started seeing lots of Nepalis migrating here and was not sure how they migrated. Learn today that church is help...
by vish_mulay
29 Jul 2017 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 188474

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Lot of Lebanese from gaza when previous govt gave support to Palestinian cause. In recent years lots of Somalis and Sudanese migrated. I have noticed many Paki and Afghans have come in last 5 years. Lots of ethnic Malays Muslim who are very liberal and do adjust well. The worst racist are 2nd genera...
by vish_mulay
29 Jul 2017 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 188474

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

You should have seen how he was hackled on all TV channels unlike islamist in poodledum mothership. He was taken to cleaners and had to delete account and is currently incognito. I think another mass beating of middle easterners is on offering if you feel the beat on the road.
by vish_mulay
22 Jul 2017 05:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601616

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

CBI begins probe into 'supply of Chinese parts' for manufacture of Dhanush guns


http://m.timesofindia.com/india/cbi-beg ... 703381.cms
by vish_mulay
21 Jul 2017 13:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 188474

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

http://www.ndtv.com/video/shows/walk-th ... ter-463264

Some nice information about Indo Australian relationship. Apologies that it is from NDTV and Chor Gupta!
by vish_mulay
21 Jul 2017 12:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1138
Views: 111085

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Yes they do. Also one of the top 10 passport for visa free entry in more than 160 countries. I have come to one conclusion, there is no point in defending Aus on BRF. There is visceral hate for it and funny thing is that it's from people who have never been here. Life is too short to keep on repeat...

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