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by rahulm
23 Jun 2017 11:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2507
Views: 90121

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

How Isro is safeguarding India’s space assets in orbit From the above link Isro also banks on its sophisticated Multi-Object Tracking Radar (MOTR), operational since 2015, to track space debris. Tapan Misra said, " The state-of-the-art radar, developed at our centre, can track 10 objects simul...
by rahulm
23 Jun 2017 10:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1617
Views: 226375

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

An excellent mission congratulations The 'selfie 'cam' showing real time satellite injection was fantastic. Jingo khush hua An Pslv stage (forget which one) will,circle earth for 19 orbits to conduct scientific experiments. This is a first and Superb bang for the buck. 3 restarts proven.a first. I t...
by rahulm
23 Jun 2017 07:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 3905
Views: 199809

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

I have been on many 380's. In my opinion, nothing special about them. Many more people so gate hold areas can get uncomfortable and aircraft can be noisier with the increased number of people and gate boarding hassles are more with all the people trying to board at once. Biz class is much better in ...
by rahulm
22 Jun 2017 19:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

2 useful links from the CBEC webiste GST GST awareness campain I am going through the GST rate schedule and my head is spinning just reading it. Looks like they took the existing complex tax schedule and just shoved it under different GST rate slabs. Bicycle and cycle rickshaw tyres and tubes @ 5% C...
by rahulm
22 Jun 2017 16:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Market place aggregators like Amazon, Flipkart etc will have to deduct 2% tax before paying MSME who sold the goods. MSME Will have to file a return to claim the input tax credit. Refunds from government within 60 days and 90% provisional refund within 7 days if goods are exported. Refunds only into...
by rahulm
22 Jun 2017 16:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Market place aggregators like Amazon, Flipkart etc will have to deduct 2% tax before paying MSME who sold the goods. MSME Will have to file a return to claim the input tax credit.
by rahulm
22 Jun 2017 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

I am half way through Hasmukh Adhia's vdo. It's delivered in a typical,boring babu style but he explains everything simply and nicely.(No crooked teeth though :mrgreen: ) It's seems IGST is a washout tax to be collected for a period of time on imports and interstate movement of goods IGST Rate = CGS...
by rahulm
22 Jun 2017 08:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7341
Views: 419285

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

It would appear the wheeling and dealing has been going on for some time and the state politicians have won

Govt allows district central cooperative banks to exchange old notes
by rahulm
17 Jun 2017 18:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1406
Views: 71092

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

And BLR opens its much awaited and necessary north south green line today facilitating NS EW interchnage. Good stuff

Pune meanwhile is busy eating vada pav and planning festivals and palki's
by rahulm
17 Jun 2017 18:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7341
Views: 419285

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I understand but he said ''forum' not just this thread so I am intrigued.
by rahulm
17 Jun 2017 11:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1406
Views: 71092

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Koxhi metro starts today. Great work particularly the integrated multi modal transport. For all the commie infestation KL seems to do quite well in infra and HDI indicators. no? Kochi Metro inauguration Live updates: PM Modi about to flag off rail service Wheels of time – a first-hand account of the...
by rahulm
17 Jun 2017 07:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7341
Views: 419285

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Oops. Don't know if you included me in that post, but if you did, didn't realise it's haraam. Please delete whatever you think necessary and accept my regrets on the work,load. Thanks As far as I can tell. this topic does not violate forum guidelines so how is one supposed to know ? It's a genuine Q...
by rahulm
17 Jun 2017 07:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 95170

Re: Indian Police Reform

Thanks. I missed had that Good they were prosecuted but 9 years and 3 lakks for facilitating the deaths of so many ? 3 months may be a couple of months of bribes. It's a slap on the wrist. The chap must be out and about enjoying all his ill gotten gains. BTW I visited Dighi jetty to get a sense of t...
by rahulm
16 Jun 2017 18:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 95170

Re: Indian Police Reform

1993 Mumbai serial blasts verdict: Abu Salem, five other accused convicted; Abdul Qayyum acquitted On January 6, 1993, the second conspiracy meeting was held at a hotel in Panvel where the accused including current accused Feroz allegedly met customs officials and obtained ‘oral permission’ for fac...
by rahulm
15 Jun 2017 18:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 384
Views: 23204

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Can't civic sence, civility, manners, etc be taught as a subject in schools? Nature and nurture are both necessary. Even if we nurture properly, when the vast majority are up against you most will,just give up after a while and the few who are determined will fight heroic but local battles but will...
by rahulm
15 Jun 2017 18:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Our finest are past the fines and naming and shaming. (Tumhe kya karna hai kar lo ji, hum dekh lenge is the new normal)

Stuff like public toilet cleaning or rubbish removal and posting pics on SM and full page colour mug shots etc may work. Will,also help swacch Bharat cause.
by rahulm
15 Jun 2017 08:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

GST days away, discount sales of gadgets, apparel flood markets Readymade garments priced up to Rs 1,000 have been put in the five per cent GST tax bracket, while those costing over Rs 1,000 are under the 12 per cent bracket. simplification ? Expect a lot of pants at Rs 999. Pants should be sold li...
by rahulm
14 Jun 2017 13:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Makes sense. Thanks
by rahulm
14 Jun 2017 06:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Centre nixes speculation of delay in GST rollout Some villagers with businesses here are coming to me for GST advice :rotfl: . I explain turnover thresholds, input tax credits and then ask them to consult a good CA. I have a query - if I have a retail business, say a shop and my turnover is less th...
by rahulm
13 Jun 2017 18:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

I am on a slippery slope here but don't the states have some sort of constitutional authority to,levy taxes ? The Centre may well had no option but to negotiate with the States. The fact that even BJP states are part of the mess,is probably an indicator that behind the scenes, away from public gaze,...
by rahulm
13 Jun 2017 07:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Too complex. This whole inter state check post business. Even conceptually, the idea of having inter state boundary checkpoints is dated and archaic. I am reasonably well travelled and so far, have never, seen permanent inter state check points in any country. Even in Kenya, I travelled from Nairobi...
by rahulm
12 Jun 2017 19:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

I can't say for sure, but possibly the only benefit of GST maybe increased tax compliance due to input tax credits. This e-way business is effectively a challan or gate pass and ensures that inter state checkpoints and the associated corruption and delays continue. No change here. More of the same. ...
by rahulm
12 Jun 2017 19:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

What joining GST will cost?

The infographic is credited to private players so I suspect these costs are optional.

I would be very surprised if the sarkar charges Rs2,500 for GST registration.
by rahulm
12 Jun 2017 17:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

The part that makes me smile is it will increase tax compliance and as a tax compliant chap that really makes me feel better. Now Proprietor of Jai Sai Ram' Misthan Bhandar (we have no other branches anywhere) Cash only is ashen faced these day and I am having a jolly good time looking at his sorry ...
by rahulm
12 Jun 2017 17:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

e-way bill lacking software, may miss GST deadline Ostensibly, the purpose of this e-way bill is to check tax evasion. Has anybody understood how this e-way bill will check evasion and why and how the Rs 50,000 limit. What happens if I relocate from Jhumri tallaiyya in MP to Gol gaddha in UP and ha...
by rahulm
12 Jun 2017 16:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Too much power rests in the hands of states. I don't think the makers of our Constituion ever imagined autonomy to states will become an albatross around the nations growth and governance neck. This devolution of power and states being able to set their destiny stuff is all good and nice but in prac...
by rahulm
12 Jun 2017 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 234
Views: 14993

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I don't know when and by whom the term 'Demographic Dividend' i was invented but I have never fully believed in and subscribed to,this view. It's a dividend for those selling to an aspirational demographic but this huge demographic has to earn the money to spend it. As the world automates, so will I...
by rahulm
09 Jun 2017 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 35407

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

ISRO will very likely surprise us all by rapidly scaling desi launch capability. In addition to the CE20/25 gas generator engine and stage respectively, CE 7.5 staged combustion engine we also have mastered liquid engine clustering. These 3 are building blocks. Once SC200 is demonstrated we will hav...
by rahulm
08 Jun 2017 13:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 35407

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Launches are contracted well in advance. LVM3 is still in development mode. ISRO achieved success in its maiden LVM3 launch but there is no way they are going to risk a satellite launch on a development vehicle.
by rahulm
08 Jun 2017 10:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 62
Views: 4248

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

1) States are lobbying to have E-permits flashed by the vehicles at the inter-state checkpost barriers. This defeats the whole purpose of GST. Hope it does NOT happen. This is indeed a concern and will create more of the same I.e delays and queues at interstate borders. E-permits with different tim...
by rahulm
07 Jun 2017 10:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 35407

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

PSLV GTO injection is closer to target parameters compared to mk3. Mk3 inclination achieved is close to desired which is good because inclination correction is costly in terms of satellite fuel. The apogee/perigee will get corrected with LAM firings and will get better with control systems fine tuni...
by rahulm
06 Jun 2017 12:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 35407

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Some foreign reports mention the Vikas being a license produced French Viking engine. This is not true.
by rahulm
05 Jun 2017 18:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 35407

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

A satellite ' cluster' part made using 3D printing tech.

Mk3 called the Bahubali'
by rahulm
05 Jun 2017 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 35407

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Not only the rocket but even the machines to make the rocket were made in India

ISRO lokking at six metre dia and 6 ton class vehicle.

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