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by M_Joshi
29 Mar 2020 00:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://scontent.fdel1-3.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/90783053_10218369044829714_1438641914755678208_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_sid=110474&_nc_ohc=ca4zHHtM0UUAX-rrQCf&_nc_ht=scontent.fdel1-3.fna&oh=6b56c85e6e53fe2ec79c15511f94170f&oe=5EA62132 Strange activity. India not stocking at this lo...
by M_Joshi
20 Mar 2020 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3910
Views: 428427

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

You forgot, He was also drafted into HP Ranji team for just 1-2 matches so that he could qualify for board positions :) Anyways he is too small a player still for any serious spotlight. why suddenly him ?and what does "charged (by the public)" mean ??? Villified by the public, judgement d...
by M_Joshi
09 Dec 2019 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 657264

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Lekhraj wrote:After CAB, is it possible that Muslims coming from BD will convert to Hinduism and ask for citizenship?


And then reconvert back to Izlam?
by M_Joshi
06 Dec 2019 00:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

That is old news. 40 trainsets of T18 are on order for the next 3 years. There is no clarity on imports yet but it is circulating. One of the problems flagged about T18 is low energy efficiency leading to higher operating costs. PG has had a better track record than SP in railways. There is no prob...
by M_Joshi
05 Dec 2019 22:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I thought the train 18 is already in production? It's a mess. The team which innovated & completed the project under budget in record time is being hounded by other babus for daring to do something new & out of the box, when they could've just sat on their asses, not do anything & colle...
by M_Joshi
05 Dec 2019 17:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Plus let's look at the current slowdown from global perspective. Globally trade wars have affected some countries but to what degree? US is growing faster than they were 4 years back. Chinese despite trade wars is growing 6%+. That's approx $800B added to their GDP. Plus demand has slowed domestical...
by M_Joshi
05 Dec 2019 16:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

If the Govt provides 0% direct tax on any new mass market manufacturing industry e.g. LED panels to Indian manufacturers, what's the loss to the govt.? Govt is anyways not getting the revenue since they are not being manufactured but imported. Import Revenue duty loss can be offset by normal taxes o...
by M_Joshi
19 Nov 2019 02:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Malaysian GST has a provision in which if a vendor is not paid within 6 months then the input credit claimed by the purchaser on those invoices can be reversed on the request of the vendor. Similar provisions can be easily be brought in Indian GST system as well & the biggest defaulter on this w...
by M_Joshi
09 Oct 2019 22:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Ques to learned gurus. Why isn't govt considering printing more currency to spur infra investment as public undertaking projects? Inflation is at record lows & addition of 2-3% points in inflation won't hurt much currently.
by M_Joshi
09 Oct 2019 17:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 538645

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rakesh wrote: Group Captain Harkirat Singh, Shaurya Chakra, Tiger Golden Arrows.

Image


Can anyone ID the type of watch he's wearing?
by M_Joshi
09 Oct 2019 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 538645

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

RB 002 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAMwU8AAg2Cw?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAMxVAAAhrky?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAM0UEAAKcTS?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAM3UcAAv6sN?format=jpg&name=medium
by M_Joshi
08 Oct 2019 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 538645

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016



We should take out one of these beauties from the squadron & reverse engineer it to hilt.
by M_Joshi
22 Sep 2019 20:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 552432

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Final match of AFC U16 qualifiers India draws with Uzbekistan 1-1 & moves to the finals of AFC U16 cup next year by topping the group with best ever performance in qualifiers. Uzbekistan FIFA rank is 88 & ELO rank is 61 FYI.
by M_Joshi
20 Sep 2019 18:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 552432

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India U-16 football has been touring and playing club teams (latest is Turkey) and has won 11 in a trot. Don't know the level of competition. But atleast the kids are getting exposure. https://www.the-aiff.com/news-center-details.htm?id=9916&fbclid=IwAR0H7nMWE4TEt5IeA2fwpouSJloA4oaRqaei1Vst4EEo...
by M_Joshi
18 Sep 2019 19:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So back to the status quo from our PoV. The Americans have learned well from the Chinese - create some issues, then offer to resolve them for some other concessions elsewhere. Net result, we are back where we started. Not necessarily entirely true. We also created issues, e.g. with Amrerica's tech ...
by M_Joshi
18 Sep 2019 19:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 552432

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India U-16 football has been touring and playing club teams (latest is Turkey) and has won 11 in a trot. Don't know the level of competition. But atleast the kids are getting exposure. https://www.the-aiff.com/news-center-details.htm?id=9916&fbclid=IwAR0H7nMWE4TEt5IeA2fwpouSJloA4oaRqaei1Vst4EEo...
by M_Joshi
09 Sep 2019 02:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Vietnam's GDP is $250B & their exports are $214B & imports are $200B. EXPORTS/GDP : 0.83 Our GDP is $3000B & exports are $320B & imports are $540B. EXPORTS/GDP : 0.11 Even Bangladesh with $161B in GDP has $50B in exports. EXPORTS/GDP : 0.35 There is something fundamentally wrong in o...
by M_Joshi
31 Aug 2019 20:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 528463

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Why don't you click the link, genius, and advise if copy pasting that article in text format without the dozens of embedded screenshots makes sense :roll: Not to mention the risk of BRF being proceeded against for violation of copyright laws in dozen jurisdictions. Could also be spam/phishing. Woul...
by M_Joshi
31 Aug 2019 02:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 528463

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Bart S wrote:x-posting

VERY Important read and useful info:
https://sniwire.com/defence-security/ag ... half-lies/


Why not copy & post the article here if it's so important & useful.
by M_Joshi
31 Aug 2019 01:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

With Jaitley becoming sick in the first half, elections and Nirmala Sitharaman being a greenhorn in finance the govt lost focus on the ball. You can't depend on babus to run the show. Fact : Slowdown is happening & it is cascading across sectors & not just limited to manufacturing. Fact : I...
by M_Joshi
26 Aug 2019 16:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 552432

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Breaking the cycle Not too long ago, India had one dust-ridden velodrome, no qualified coaches, few cyclists and five bicycles. Then a retired Air Force HR manager took under his wings a group of athletes with a promise to make them elite cyclists. The Indian Express meets the young world beaters p...
by M_Joshi
26 Aug 2019 13:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://indianexpress.com/article/business/economy/niti-aayog-chief-rings-the-alarm-bell-calls-for-unprecedented-steps-5928626/ As noted and increasingly apparent to NITI AAYOG a very large part of slowdown is attributable to Govt clients defaulting on timely payments to contractors which has a cas...
by M_Joshi
17 Aug 2019 01:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A big news that has largely gone un-noticed in MSM & Social Media as well : India's Extreme Poverty rate is below 3% now. https://worldpoverty.io/index.html It used to be 7% in 2016, 15% in 2010 & 40% in 2003. Within 2-3 years it will be below 1%. 30-40% is what I've grown up hearing & n...
by M_Joshi
12 Aug 2019 17:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3408
Views: 545269

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

BTW, the way I see "India" today: * Doval: Policy formulator * Shah: Enforcer of the policies within India * Jaishankar: Enforcer of policies outside India I happen to think that is a very potent "tree"-some (Sanskrit tree)(English is an incomplete language.) https://www.vifindi...
by M_Joshi
11 Aug 2019 01:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3408
Views: 545269

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I still feel apprehensive about what happens at SC. Some say the move was legal, some say no. Obviously its also tainted by everyone's biases. What are the chances of SC scrapping the move? As per Article 370 itself, it could only be amended by J&K Constituent Assembly (not Legislative Assembly...
by M_Joshi
05 Aug 2019 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 618455

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

hanumadu wrote:BJD is supporting the art 370 resolution.


Even asking for inclusion of PoK as part of new UTs.. Seculars must be burning .. :rotfl:
by M_Joshi
11 Jul 2019 01:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Do you know (well, I know you do) that an average meal for say, 4 people - CGST 9%, SGST 9%, Service Charge 10% (compulsory Tip)? Did I mention that this was a Jain meal :) , as there is separate 20% VAT on alcoholic beverages? And this is not a Hotel Restaurant. Just a regular one. Apartment Build...
by M_Joshi
08 Jun 2019 01:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942788

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The bank in its Global Economic Prospects released Tuesday said that India is estimated to have grown 7.2 per cent in fiscal year 2018/19, which ended March 31. A slowdown in government consumption was offset by solid investment, which benefitted from public infrastructure spending. As against a gr...
by M_Joshi
23 May 2019 14:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146434

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Sumeet wrote:Also, he was very happy reporting this loss of Congress and then said I have a question for all of you -- How is the josh ?

He is most happy amongst NDTV folks


I missed it.. is there a video?
by M_Joshi
14 May 2019 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 582049

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Abour Lt. Gen Panag's statement I remember how some BRFites vouched for his integrity in the Burkha Dhagaas few years back. Turned out he's a snake afterall. Saying Inquilab on coup against Modi is bad but liking & retweeting ISPR Gafoors tweet about destroying Indian posts is downright treason....
by M_Joshi
07 May 2019 16:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 582049

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

a_bharat wrote: Now, the main reason for me to support him/BJP at the national level is that the alternative is scary.


That is why ..

a_bharat wrote:.. it has become "Modi is India" on this forum.
by M_Joshi
23 Apr 2019 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 582049

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

and seem to be mutually contradictory. you have given a break-up for possible seats in S, E & NE but not for the 50 seats that its supposed to lose. you are saying BJP will lose 35+ seats from MP, RJ GJ, HR, PB, HP, UK & JK ? In 2014, BJP won 25/25 in Rajasthan. This time it is likely to be...
by M_Joshi
16 Apr 2019 01:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2304
Views: 662815

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

Stumbled across this on teetar. https://twitter.com/dafengcao/status/1114496982880403456 How time flies! There was a piece on the corner of Aerospace Knowledge magazine issued in April 1990 introducing the Indian LCA project with illustrations, which said the pre research had completed in 1988, lot...
by M_Joshi
16 Apr 2019 01:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 712805

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I thinks its satire on the stupid reporting by DDM & few of the self-loathing Dhimmis. Fun to read but off-topic for this thread. Only if burkha threads were working..
by M_Joshi
14 Apr 2019 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1213
Views: 254791

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

India's imports from China decelerating: Report According to the chamber, India's trade deficit with China also eased to $46 billion in April-January 2019 from $53 billion in the same period a year ago. PTI | April 07, 2019, 10:30 IST NEW DELHI: India's imports from China stood at $60 billion durin...
by M_Joshi
11 Apr 2019 02:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 582049

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

In my maternal side of the family, all but one member are voting for Modi. That is 13:1. >50% were previous Congress supporters including my own father. In 2014 they were unsure but nodded to support Modi. Now the discussions are like TimesNow/Republic debate with one voice loudly supporting Modi ov...
by M_Joshi
09 Mar 2019 18:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 828611

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Rajnath Singh claims India conducted three surgical strikes across LoC, ‘won’t reveal info on third’ Speaking at a public gathering in Karnataka, Rajnath said, “Pichle 5 varsho mein, teen baar apni seema ke bahar jaa kar hum logon ne air strike kar kaamyaabi haasil ki hai. Do ki jaankari apko dunga...
by M_Joshi
03 Mar 2019 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 648461

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

https://scontent.fdel8-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/22548753_1067214426747290_8312994916222319628_o.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_ht=scontent.fdel8-1.fna&oh=78a244b375b2a5bd13952d8ce50534cd&oe=5D1F7779 What's this Tree and Swords logo ? It's the official KSA logo https://d2w9rnfcy7mm78.cloudfront.ne...

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