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by rahulm
08 Aug 2020 06:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 454
Views: 66311

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

Singha saar left when GDF got shut down. He is pretty active on twitter as @dharmicaeroplate. The BRF starwarlds including Shiv saar is more active on twitter these days. I searched on twitter, zero results. I was also wondering what happened to Singha-saar as I dont see him post. Bring back GDF. T...
by rahulm
25 Apr 2020 03:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084555

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

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by rahulm
24 Apr 2020 15:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084555

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

@Indranil - Unable to PM you. Please PM me if you can or share email (not generic admin). brilliance shines..Thx Regards
by rahulm
18 Apr 2020 10:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077073

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chinese investments in India I reckon many Faujis, MoD and key public figures will have at some of these apps on their phones.
by rahulm
01 Apr 2020 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835481

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ Great to hear. The delay maybe because samples are collected from hospitals and labs and send to Thyrocare Mumbai and report takes 2 days? Thyrocare has a B2B model and I believe is a backend aggregator for these tests. Happy to be corrected.
by rahulm
30 Mar 2020 05:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85185

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

China spree sparks FIRB crackdown behind paywall The (Australian) federal government has placed severe, immediate and indefinite restrictions on all foreign investment bids following at least two cases of Chinese-owned companies in Australia securing tonnes of precious medical supplies and shipping...
by rahulm
26 Mar 2020 02:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835481

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Coronavirus: Fatal mistake that saw virus spread Article uniformly pillories China and the party. Our very own BC is quoted. The Chinese Communist Party’s proclivity for secrecy was reinforced by President Xi Jinping’s eagerness to be perceived as an in-control strongman, backed by a fortified CCP ...
by rahulm
13 Feb 2020 11:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719424

Re: Internal Security Watch

Section 144 imposed in North Goa after intel on terror threat

North Goa District Magistrate R Menaka, in a notification issued on Monday, said the order imposing CrPC Section 144 will be in effect for 60 days, from February 11 to April 10, unless withdrawn earlier.
by rahulm
02 Oct 2019 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3724
Views: 688160

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

INDIAN-OCCUPIED KASHMIR: A NEW AMERICAN DILEMMA A vitriolic attack by Motorham Qanta Ahmed. While Ahmed is a Brit Paki what’s up with Jerusalem Post for publishing this under its mast head ? She seems to be a defender of Israel and is touted as a ‘Islam reformist ‘. My friends in israel are telling...
by rahulm
17 Sep 2019 06:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335929

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Russian Luna 9 in 1966 was the first ever probe to soft land on the moon, it used landing bags
by rahulm
19 May 2019 17:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 660218

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

And the 2 people who went against the grain of mainstream predictions and got it right. One is a data scientist and the other is a reporter. Meet the expert who correctly predicted the election result using social media and why the traditional pollsters got it so wrong Sky News commentator Sharri Ma...
by rahulm
18 May 2019 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 660218

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Meanwhile, a little country called Australia, also went to the polls this weekend. What’s interesting is the handful of channels Oz has, leftist media (they all are here ), opinion polls and the legal satta bazaar all predicted an ALP (Labor) win. The Coalition’s bombshell triumph comes after repeat...
by rahulm
20 Mar 2019 05:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3849
Views: 435399

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

New Zealand shooting comments spark diplomatic row as Scott Morrison calls in Turkish ambassador President Tayyip Erdogan claimed the mosque attacks in New Zealand were part of a wider attack on Turkey and evidence of global anti-Muslim sentiment. He criticised the Anzacs for their role in the Gall...
by rahulm
02 Sep 2017 06:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361924

Re: Indian Roads Thread

In big hurry? No time to stop? Now, cruise through all toll plazas on national highways courtesy FASTag A good move. The article doesn't say whether the lane will be a 'drive through at speed' lane without a boom gate or a stop and proceed with boom gate lane. We don't yet have a national registry ...
by rahulm
28 Aug 2017 12:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7872
Views: 874669

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

X-post from Economy [url=Govt mulling 2% relief on GST for digital payments]http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/govt-mulling-2-relief-on-gst-for-digital-payments/articleshow/60250385.cms[/url] As predicted : The steps come at a time when there has been a fall in electronic tra...
by rahulm
28 Aug 2017 12:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 677279

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

[url=Govt mulling 2% relief on GST for digital payments]http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/govt-mulling-2-relief-on-gst-for-digital-payments/articleshow/60250385.cms[/url] As predicted : The steps come at a time when there has been a fall in electronic transactions over the p...
by rahulm
15 Aug 2017 18:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 282478

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Madhya Pradesh to give one lakh cash award for pending revenue cases after three months Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said a campaign for quick disposal of undisputed revenue cases like demarcation and partition has been launched in Madhya Pradesh and citizens will get a cash awar...
by rahulm
29 Jul 2017 13:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1493
Views: 175385

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Delhi Metro smart cards could soon be used for DTC buses

Finally, one of my pet peeves will be addressed. How come Delhi always leads the way ?

Now, how about a national stole tag that works at all toll nakas. Wouldn't that be something ?
by rahulm
24 Jul 2017 11:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1046340

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

MR UR Rao a giant in our space programme, he headed ISRO usirng the foundational years of ASLV and PSLV. A son of thensoil with no foreign degrees His legacy lives on.

RIP Sir and thank you
by rahulm
20 Jul 2017 16:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Today, I went to my granite supplier. No stock, due to the traders strike he said.

He also said, they are scrambling to get GST registrations as upstream suppliers are mandating registration before supply. I returned empty handed but with a big grin on my face.
by rahulm
20 Jul 2017 15:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 594
Views: 109309

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Isn't the Activa's seat a bum sore or is it just me ?
by rahulm
18 Jul 2017 09:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7872
Views: 874669

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Govt stays firm, refuses to reopen note swap window ........the Centre on Monday firmly said that no new opportunity would be given for the exchange of the outlawed currency as it could be misused.Centre on Monday firmly said that no new opportunity would be given for the exchange of the outlawed c...
by rahulm
17 Jul 2017 11:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 594
Views: 109309

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Tata Motors MD Butschek writes letter to employees about crisis, says ‘it’s time to deliver’ The financial year 2017 was not a good year for Mumbai-based Tata Motors as it closed with a total loss of Rs 2,480 crore. FY2018 too has not had a great start with a low truck sales performance. Even in te...
by rahulm
17 Jul 2017 10:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 677279

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Infrastructure upgrade for Pune: City has planned a Rs 75000 cr revamp investments of Rs 65,000 crore lined up over the next five to six years on the construction of a new airport, a new Metro link, and a Ring Road, among other projects. Taken together with the Rs10,000 crore that has been committe...
by rahulm
16 Jul 2017 19:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

I bought cement, sand and other bits and pieces today from a hardware shop.

No bill, everything at pe-GST prices and paid using BHIM. The restaurant I patronise everyday has pre GST prices, hand scribbled bills and I pay by my debit card.
by rahulm
13 Jul 2017 16:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

All that is true and agreed. Given the extent of evasion pre GST, historically, the State has not shown the will to,prosecute to the fullest. Laws existed pre GST. There are reports of,profiteering coming in. Don't know the extent of then issue (inside or outside the proverbial bell curve ) but besi...
by rahulm
13 Jul 2017 15:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

GST: How companies are gaming the system Many companies, especially those with a turnover of between Rs 50 crore to Rs 200 crore, are creating shell companies specifically to take advantage of GST. These shell companies would be used to take credit in an interstate transaction and would accumulate ...
by rahulm
13 Jul 2017 10:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1643
Views: 291916

Re: India's Power Sector

Soon, an app to pay your power bills This is nothing new. We knew it all along. Madkaikar said that the state had sufficient power supply but due to inadequate or old infrastructure , certain parts of the state face power problems. Being power surplus is is praiseworthy and a stellar achievement. I...
by rahulm
13 Jul 2017 07:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1369959

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

And we fret and fume about boycotting Chinese goods. The Nagpur metro project was awarded to the Chinese. Assuming the government is not clueless and is in control then one can possibly safely assume that this dhokla business is all theatrics like 2 neighbours yelling at the top of their voice at ea...
by rahulm
12 Jul 2017 13:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1046340

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Isro develops ship-based tracking antenna terminal Istrac developed a 4.6 metre SBT antenna terminal The SBT Antenna system consists of 3-axis antenna mount, a motion simulator, reflector and feed, servo control systems and radio frequency electronics. Mechanical Systems Area (MSA) of Istrac made a...
by rahulm
11 Jul 2017 11:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Nepal officials to hold talks with India on GST According to the traders and freight forwarders, the authority at the Kolkata Port earlier used to impose 15 per cent logistic service charge on goods imported from third countries. With GST coming into effect, that charge has been raised to 18 per ce...
by rahulm
11 Jul 2017 11:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

GST impact on companies: Gloom and doom vanishes, India Inc at ease Migrating to GSTN was a simple process that only took ten minutes,” Nitin Gupta of Siyaram Bros, a company sells automobile parts to retailers across the country. Gupta said with over `30 crore in annual turnover, his company has h...
by rahulm
11 Jul 2017 11:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361924

Re: Indian Roads Thread

US firm admits to paying $1.1m bribe to NHAI A Boston-based consultancy firm has admitted to the justice department of the United States that its officials paid bribe of $1.18 million (approximately Rs 6.7 crore) to NHAI officials between 2011 and 2015, company's division for India operations and C...
by rahulm
11 Jul 2017 10:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623981

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Good news and progress on the new Goa airport GMR raises Rs 1,900 crore for phase-I of Mopa airport The GMR Goa International Airports Limited (GGIAL), a subsidiary of GMR Airports Limited, has secured funds worth Rs 1,900 crore for the development of the greenfield airport at Mopa. The company has ...
by rahulm
10 Jul 2017 16:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Maybe personal income tax will be reduced in the enxt budget. If would,be smarter to cut rates next year and then year after which is an election year. IIRC other countries went from pre GST state to post GST target state in 1 step. In India, it's going to me a multi step affair due to our economic ...
by rahulm
10 Jul 2017 14:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 126729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Perhaps, it the 'organised' sector (big factories and karobar) which has no wiggle room and choice has complied with the letter and spirit of the GST. Most, maybe all, of these were probably already paying tax. And, maybe, it's the 'unorganised' sector (gyms, mom and pop shops and establishments ) t...

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