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by Mollick.R
10 Dec 2018 18:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1631
Views: 201392

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Another Big Development

UK court orders Vijay Mallya's extradition

What next ??
Appeal to a higher court ???
by Mollick.R
10 Dec 2018 18:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2503
Views: 395742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Another Big Development

UK court orders Vijay Mallya's extradition

What next ??
Appeal to a higher court ?
by Mollick.R
07 Dec 2018 13:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2503
Views: 395742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

More rate cuts and rationalization on the pipeline. Good for consumers and optics in the election year but bad for revenue collection target & fiscal deficit targets. Air conditioners, TVs may get cheaper as GST Council likely to slash tax rate to 18% The Council, chaired by FM Arun Jaitley is e...
by Mollick.R
06 Dec 2018 18:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 896
Views: 35190

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Dear Mods, I feel like we should have created an exclusive thread for posting/tracking all the defense procurement (for all 3 branches of armed forces and coast guard, other CAPF etc) done by NAMO govt from 26 May 2014 till date. Just like achievement tracking thread the proposed thread should be no...
by Mollick.R
06 Dec 2018 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3300
Views: 606470

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Another few links with some more interesting details The ExseedSat-1, built with the contributions of several ham operators and with the help of small Indian firms, is expected to play a major role during natural disasters as it facilitates effective two-way communication through a simple hand-held ...
by Mollick.R
06 Dec 2018 18:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3300
Views: 606470

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

India’s first private satellite launched More such initiatives are required and it will definitely lead to more participation by private industry, academia............... NEW DELHI: At the stroke of midnight on Monday, Elon Musk-led US space agency Space X launched India’s first privately built sat...
by Mollick.R
16 Nov 2018 23:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 8
Views: 690

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

#Strategic 1. Make Laddakh a UT & Garrison Town. 2. Make more stringent laws to curb NGOs & EJs 3. Tweak DPP such that pvt ship builders (specifically like L&T) gets order to survive & flourishes. 4. Speed up Strategic petroleum reserve project. 5. Provide more finding for AI , ML &a...
by Mollick.R
10 Nov 2018 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 127
Views: 15967

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

It looks like the beggars are really on hungry stomach.................. https://www.dawn.com/news/1443813/pakistan-in-danger-of-missing-out-on-world-cup-warns-shahbaz LAHORE: In a potentially alarming development for the national game already facing multiple crises, Pakistan Hockey Federation secre...
by Mollick.R
16 Aug 2018 22:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 4274

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

India lost one of the greatest leaders that she ever produced. Leaders like shri AVB come once in several generations.. The country lost its great son.
Bowing my head in immense respect, May his soul be bestowed with highest level in Swarg.

Om Shanti
by Mollick.R
07 Aug 2018 17:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4735
Views: 351991

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/96330-After-Syrian-Air-PIA-has-second-worst-employee-to-aircraft-ratio An apple-to-apple comparison with Air India reveals that the Indian flag carrier, having 133 aircraft in its fleet, had succeeded in reducing its aircraft-to-employee ratio to 114 only by end Mar...
by Mollick.R
07 Aug 2018 16:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4735
Views: 351991

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

nachiket is right about running airlines. AI's cost structure is way off the mark, with many more employees per aircraft than anyone else, legacy pay agreements and unionization in the way. The assets they have - in themselves - are outstanding. They have among the best slots to constrained hubs li...
by Mollick.R
08 Apr 2018 10:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7842
Views: 636402

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Digital currency is all about controlling and expropriating a person's earnings by a select few. Invariably these banksters, govt bureaucrats and so on generate no wealth themselves and are thus dependent on extracting that wealth from the productive elements of society through price fixing (aka in...
by Mollick.R
26 Feb 2018 19:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2920
Views: 356799

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Ok, found it. Looks like ministry blinked http://www.livemint.com/Politics/0T8JfOrmYWbc8sDR89mU0K/Piyush-Goyal-says-work-on-GEs-locomotive-factory-on-track.html Although the ministers claimed that Indian Railways has resolved the issue with GE, there are still some unanswered questions. For instance...
by Mollick.R
26 Feb 2018 19:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2920
Views: 356799

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Here it is in its full glory...GE's WDG4G loco with our typical windows safety grill on Indian tracks :) http://www.railjournal.com/media/k2/items/cache/3ad0570047f608cef3d2304ebaabd4d6_XL.jpg?t=1519329376 It's quite confusing. After Piyush Goyel took over the ministry there was full push for IR co...
by Mollick.R
13 Feb 2018 15:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 376
Views: 179343

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

Dear Admin, I have emailed gentleman DAWT cadet YAT gmail DAWT com requesting updation my email id. My employer have moved our email to a new domain & old email id will lapse in another week or two. Please help. Mollick.R, you can change your email id from User Control Panel->Profile->Edit Acco...
by Mollick.R
29 Jan 2018 00:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2047
Views: 224837

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Decision - The chief put forward few requests along with the request to be granted the operational freedom ,which is granted to him. As the meeting near its end , there is a request made by the highest chair in the meeting ,he remember the incident of the particular decapitation carried out by the ...
by Mollick.R
28 Jan 2018 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2047
Views: 224837

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Courtesy Shatrujeet's Facebook Page :- Part-2 #SuperSunday Revenge of the Fallen - Part 2 ========== Getting ready - On the due date ,preparation for the raid began.Surprise and shock are basic element for a successful raid,for this you have to become a part of the terrain , use concealment and dece...
by Mollick.R
28 Jan 2018 23:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2047
Views: 224837

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Superb Courtesy Shatrujeet's Facebook Page :- Posting it in full. #SuperSunday Now time has come for the story of revenge raid we had promised.This is the real account of the revenge raid and is dedicated to Lance Naik Hemraj and Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh who were avenged. Revenge of The Fallen - Pa...
by Mollick.R
26 Jan 2018 17:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5086
Views: 968831

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Why are the wheels on the A5 trailer so tiny? They are not small remember that the trailer is very large so it gives that appearance. Even the Radar trailers are big if you see them and they are smaller than these TELAR from the posted picture i think abhik jee do have a valid point. In the photo t...
by Mollick.R
24 Jan 2018 14:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 376
Views: 179343

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

Dear Admin,
I have emailed gentleman DAWT cadet YAT gmail DAWT com requesting updation my email id. My employer have moved our email to a new domain & old email id will lapse in another week or two.

Please help.
by Mollick.R
30 Dec 2017 21:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2503
Views: 395742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

We are late by more than a decade , but still it's picking up & can be considered as a good start. to add a few points 1. Gross value of manufactured electronics should not make us do lungi dance, as we still lack downstream component level manufacturing by tier1 , tier2 manufacturers & the ...
by Mollick.R
30 Dec 2017 20:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2503
Views: 395742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Another article on same topic with more stats Key Points :- 1. Domestic electronics production in 2016-17 stood at $49.5 billion, higher than the near $43 billion spent on imports. 2. In 2015-16, the local production was $37.4 billion against imports of $41 billion, while in 2014-15, electronics goo...
by Mollick.R
20 Dec 2017 19:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2503
Views: 395742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Latest update about issue of misuse of Aadhaar authentication for DBT by Airtel Payment Bank is ............. NEW DELHI: AirtelBSE -1.45 % has deposited an interim penalty of Rs 2.5 crore with the Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI after an action against the telecom operator for allegedly opening payments ...
by Mollick.R
18 Dec 2017 16:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 92013

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Despite GST jitters, BJP on way to winning almost all Surat seats :D :D :D NEW DELHI: Not only is the BJP set to take Gujarat again+ , it appears it has retained most of the seats in Surat where it faced significant resentment over the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax Act (GST). The unifi...
by Mollick.R
18 Dec 2017 15:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2503
Views: 395742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The best part about this gavarmint is their feedback to reaction cycle is very swift & they are learning quickly from their mistakes & taking corrective actions. :D
by Mollick.R
18 Dec 2017 14:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2503
Views: 395742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Process to link DBT accounts with Aadhaar to be overhauled NEW DELHI: The government is overhauling the process followed by banks for mapping Aadhaar-linked bank accounts to subsidy payments. It has also temporarily halted the provision of overwriting existing subsidy-linked bank accounts with fres...
by Mollick.R
09 Dec 2017 02:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1504
Views: 203772

Re: India's Power Sector

There is good NatGeo documentary on the same transmission line project. A must watch...


https://youtu.be/Q_LB9eenh08
by Mollick.R
13 Nov 2017 16:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1286
Views: 190297

Re: Analyzing CPEC

(About The Indian project) Being 800 kv, technically the line falls in UHVDC category & read in another article that the project consists of crossing/traversing total 42 rivers & working at very challenging geographical regions. Still it costs less than the paki project for double the length...
by Mollick.R
13 Nov 2017 15:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1286
Views: 190297

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Appears to be just another instance of CPEC loot of Bhukha Nanga Pakis by Tallel Deeper Chinky Bilather...... LAHORE: A leading Chinese company has drastically slowed down work on the $2 billion 660kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line from Lahore to Matiari due to various problems...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 15:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2904
Views: 239664

Re: Indian Roads Thread

A very good piece on Swarajyamag, mentioning reasons for poor response by mango people & practical steps required to encourage its use. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) yesterday (2 November) announced that all new four-wheelers will have to have a FASTag affixed to it from De...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 15:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2904
Views: 239664

Re: Indian Roads Thread

It was declared more than a week ago, this thread of of BRF missed it, so posting it here for records. Toll Collection: FASTags to become mandatory for all new four-wheelers from December 1 the government has notified all manufacturers and dealers to equip new cars rolled out on or after December 1 ...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5086
Views: 968831

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

As posted previously few pages back. The guidance of Nirbhay is INS, RLG & GPS. No IRNSS. We all know in GW1& 2 Khan lost Tomahaks because of mismatch in terrain mapping feature of Gulf Sand Dunes or they flown them in extended paths to get to follow some prominent land features. Now the qu...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 92013

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

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by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 92013

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

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by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 92013

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

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by Mollick.R
08 Nov 2017 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5086
Views: 968831

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

As posted previously few pages back. The guidance of Nirbhay is INS, RLG & GPS. No IRNSS. We all know in GW1& 2 Khan lost Tomahaks because of mismatch in terrain mapping feature of Gulf Sand Dunes or they flown them in extended paths to get to follow some prominent land features. Now the que...
by Mollick.R
08 Nov 2017 16:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5086
Views: 968831

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Currently it can carry 200kg. Nirbhay missile diameter = 52 cm Warhead weight=200 kag If it is nuclear that would be classified as a light warhead. It is not easy (as per my reading) to achieve a 200 kg, <50 cm warhead. Only an efficient thermonuclear warhead can get there IMO. Good job. If true. S...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5086
Views: 968831

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Few points :-
1. So the range was only 647 km (or i'm missing some thing)

2. It was GPS guided, not IRNSS
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5086
Views: 968831

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

A nitpick observed :D

Date :- Kartika 16, 1939. :D

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