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by Mollick.R
16 Aug 2018 22:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 4114

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: 4602
Views: 334784

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: 4602
Views: 334784

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: 7766
Views: 618202

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: 2496
Views: 303019

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: 2496
Views: 303019

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: 375
Views: 176667

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: 2045
Views: 221731

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: 2045
Views: 221731

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: 2045
Views: 221731

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: 4713
Views: 877979

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: 375
Views: 176667

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: 2191
Views: 340962

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: 2191
Views: 340962

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: 2191
Views: 340962

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: 90596

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: 2191
Views: 340962

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: 2191
Views: 340962

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: 1500
Views: 199564

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: 1269
Views: 183805

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: 1269
Views: 183805

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: 2880
Views: 234060

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: 2880
Views: 234060

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: 4713
Views: 877979

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: 90596

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: 90596

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: 90596

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: 4713
Views: 877979

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: 4713
Views: 877979

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: 4713
Views: 877979

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: 4713
Views: 877979

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

A nitpick observed :D

Date :- Kartika 16, 1939. :D

#JingoKhushHua
#DhmarmicBhartiyaKhushHua
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4713
Views: 877979

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Deleted

Found Karthick sir already posted it.
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489787

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GSTN develops robust system to handle last minute rush: CEO After a shaky first year of existence, GSTN CEO Prakash Kumar today said the company handling the IT backbone of GST has put in place a robust tax filing system that can withstand last minute rush. So far, more than 72 lakh businesses whic...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489787

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Direct tax mop up rises 15% to Rs 4.39 lakh crore in April-October The government has collected Rs 4.39 lakh crore in direct taxes, up 15.2 per cent year-on- year, during the first seven months of the current fiscal. The collection, which includes personal income tax and corporate tax, represents 4...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489787

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Arun Jaitley hints at pruning more items in the 28% GST slab Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hinted at pruning the list of items in the highest GST tax bracket of 28 per cent after revenue in the new regime equalise collections previously. Items in the 28% slab include washing machines, refrigerat...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 19:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 489787

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GST could soon be in for the most comprehensive tweak since its launch NEW DELHI: The goods and services tax could be in for a revamp that’s more comprehensive than the tweaks that have been made thus far to iron out kinks to make compliance less onerous. The GST Council has set up a new advisory gr...
by Mollick.R
04 Nov 2017 15:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2496
Views: 303019

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Suraj Sir,
thanks for putting up the points.
by Mollick.R
03 Nov 2017 17:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2496
Views: 303019

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Few sites like Quint, The Wire, The Logical Indian is rabid anti BJP & anti namo so, I always take them with a bucket of salt, but this article written by Bishwajit Bhattacharyya (former additional solicitor general of India) has sown several doubts even for a hardliner NDA/NAMO supporter like m...
by Mollick.R
03 Nov 2017 16:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2496
Views: 303019

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Lots of confusion & fog on the air on the matter. Even with IR's clarification there are few doubts. Like.... 1. Between Mumbai & Ahmedabad a normal train have average 10-12 stops & with that the occupancy (load factor) is 103%. 2. Fares between intermediate stations will be as much as t...

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