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by Mollick.R
23 Oct 2020 17:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5586
Views: 1185135

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Centre of Indian Trade Unions expresses concern over change in base year for CPI-IW By Yogima Seth Sharma, ET Bureau Last Updated: Oct 23, 2020, 04:19 PM IST The Centre of Indian Trade Unions has expressed concerns over the change in the base year of consumer price index for the industrial workers ...
by Mollick.R
23 Oct 2020 17:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5586
Views: 1185135

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Few pages back it RBI draft proposal was posted here for setting up a rival to NPCIL. Me thinks, the questions raised by Finance ministry to RBI is very valid. Amazon (Bezoos) & Google Pay etc may totally dominate the market & it will be just like another Visa/Mastercard kind of domination. ...
by Mollick.R
19 Oct 2020 13:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719187

Re: Internal Security Watch

Foreign direct investment proposals with even the smallest Chinese holding will need government nod By Sidhartha, TNN Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020, 09:51 AM IST NEW DELHI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals with even minuscule Chinese holding will need government approval, with the Centre aban...
by Mollick.R
19 Oct 2020 13:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719187

Re: Internal Security Watch

FDI cap in digital news meant to check Chinese, other foreign influence, says I&B official By Vasudha Venugopal & Megha Mandavia, ET Bureau Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020, 08:15 AM IST New Delhi | Bengaluru: The government’s clarification on Friday that the rule allowing 26% foreign direct inve...
by Mollick.R
19 Oct 2020 12:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1592
Views: 271841

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

X-post from Iran Thread India set to lose Farzad-B gas field; Iran to prefer domestic companies over foreign firms PTI Last Updated: Oct 18, 2020, 01:48 PM IST New Delhi: India has all but lost the ONGC Videsh Ltd-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf after Iran decided to prefer domesti...
by Mollick.R
19 Oct 2020 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3203
Views: 332502

Re: Iran News and Discussions

India set to lose Farzad-B gas field; Iran to prefer domestic companies over foreign firms PTI Last Updated: Oct 18, 2020, 01:48 PM IST New Delhi: India has all but lost the ONGC Videsh Ltd-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf after Iran decided to prefer domestic companies over foreig...
by Mollick.R
15 Oct 2020 17:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1493
Views: 175298

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Finally.............. Walk from Delhi Metro to Terminal-1 to be a breeze TNN | Oct 15, 2020, 04.35 AM IST NEW DELHI: From December, Delhi Metro commuters won’t have to trudge between the domestic terminal of Indira Gandhi International Airport and the train station through busy traffic. A dedicated ...
by Mollick.R
15 Oct 2020 17:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1046131

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

X-post from India US thread. Back in 1992, Joe Biden made sure that India does not get access to cryogenic tech for its space programme by Akshay Narang, October 2020 The Democratic US Presidential candidate Joe Biden wants us to believe that he is a close friend of India. Is he? A 1992 Los Angeles ...
by Mollick.R
15 Oct 2020 17:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760487

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Back in 1992, Joe Biden made sure that India does not get access to cryogenic tech for its space programme by Akshay Narang, October 2020 The Democratic US Presidential candidate Joe Biden wants us to believe that he is a close friend of India. Is he? A 1992 Los Angeles Times report suggests otherw...
by Mollick.R
14 Oct 2020 13:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361762

Re: Indian Roads Thread

A Nandy's post on the previous page has a pic of two circular tunnel bores at an exit. Is that something different from the Atal Tunnel , which apparently has only one bore ? Or is the second one in the works, while still enabling the completed bore to function as a 2-way road ? Sir that was an exc...
by Mollick.R
13 Oct 2020 15:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361762

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Any idea if the escape tunnel has lighting, and air supply ducts? The thing is underground inside a tunnel. Access to this tunnel should also be every 150 m or something. I agree with the 50 knph idea and its thought process. ........... ART Specs... The tunnel boasts features such as a telephone f...
by Mollick.R
13 Oct 2020 15:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719187

Re: Internal Security Watch

Ahead of FATF scrutiny, 19 forex dealers lose licence TNN | Oct 13, 2020, 03.30 AM IST NEW DELHI: In a move that seeks to ensure India’s compliance with Financial Action Task Force norms on money laundering, Reserve Bank of India cancelled licences of 19 big foreign exchange dealers who allegedly i...
by Mollick.R
13 Oct 2020 13:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1214636

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^ Extension upto 2 years can also be given on spl cases, for total of 62 years... :mrgreen: Frankly, I'm not a fan of Mig 21, due to .............................. The performance of Mig 21 in service has been good, being a multirole aircraft which has shot down the enemy in 1971 and Kargil, and be...
by Mollick.R
13 Oct 2020 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 687483

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

'Terror factory' red-flagged: 3 Jammu and Kashmir teachers held under PSA, school faces terror scan 6Oct 13, 2020, 11:05 AM IST Source: Times Now Three teachers of a CBSE-affiliated school in south Kashmir's Shopian that has allegedly produced 13 terrorists, including a teenager involved in the Pul...
by Mollick.R
12 Oct 2020 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232711

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Andhra CM Jagan Declares War on Justice Ramana, Next-in-Line to be Chief Justice of India 11/OCT/2020 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jaganmohan Reddy’s ongoing confrontation with the higher judiciary took a dramatic turn Saturday evening when he levelled serious allegations against Justi...
by Mollick.R
12 Oct 2020 12:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1493
Views: 175298

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

10,000 explosions for Metro-3 tunnels in 3 years By Shashank Rao, Mumbai Mirror Last Updated: Oct 12, 2020, 10:52 AM IST .. ... .. . Carshed cost escalation The Maharashtra government on Sunday announced the change of location of carshed from Aarey to Kanjurmarg. MMRC officials said this will delay...
by Mollick.R
12 Oct 2020 12:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3824
Views: 697671

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Only AC coaches on trains running at over 130 kmph TNN | Oct 12, 2020, 02.41 AM IST NEW DELHI: Railways will phase out sleeper coaches on mail and express trains that will run at 130 kmph or above on its tracks. Such trains will have only AC coaches as it plans to upgrade the network. . . ............
by Mollick.R
10 Oct 2020 12:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361762

Re: Indian Roads Thread

From the pictures of the Atal Tunnel, it seems it is 2 lanes plus emergency lane in each direction. That's quite a large tunnel for one so long and at record breaking elevation too. in ATR there is only one emergency tunnel, its built below the main tunnel. https://i.imgur.com/qce32uS.jpg The tunne...
by Mollick.R
10 Oct 2020 12:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719187

Re: Internal Security Watch

Staffer at HAL’s Nashik unit held for spying for ISI Oct 10, 2020, 04.17 AM IST Mumbai/Nashik: The Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS) on Thursday arrested an assistant supervisor at defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)’s facility near Nashik for spying. The accused, Dipak Shirsath, was a...
by Mollick.R
05 Oct 2020 13:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834092

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Trump’s Treatment Suggests Severe Covid-19, Medical Experts Say Many of the measures cited by his doctors are reserved for patients severely affected by the coronavirus. By Katie Thomas and Roni Caryn Rabin, Oct. 4, 2020 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/04/health/trump-covid-treatment.html Confusing...
by Mollick.R
03 Oct 2020 13:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397749

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://twitter.com/sneheshphilip/status/1311904192395702272 Need multi-spectral analysis to be able to distinguish between dummys and real... It adds to the Intelligence workload. pushkar.bhat Remember that this is perfectly valid deception. Remember a balloon with the same dimensions as a launche...
by Mollick.R
15 Sep 2020 14:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966441

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Gud going........... US restricts Chinese apparel and tech products, citing forced labor in Xinjiang New York Times Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020, 09:20 AM IST WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Monday announced new restrictions on imports of apparel, hair products and technology goods from certai...
by Mollick.R
15 Sep 2020 13:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5586
Views: 1185135

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India's economic activity almost at pre-lockdown levels but Covid looms: Nomura ET Bureau Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020, 07:47 AM IST New Delhi: Economic activity accelerated further in the week ended September 13, returning almost to pre-lockdown levels, a private tracker released on Monday showed. T...
by Mollick.R
07 Sep 2020 13:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397749

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

Sorry for the OT, but couldn't resist posting it............. Requesting members to add and edit the definition to purify the concept more....... Readjustment :- Noun, Verb. First Documented Use /Origin :- By Indian Army, around 31st August 2020 at Depsang sector of Ladakh :D Meaning When you are fo...
by Mollick.R
05 Sep 2020 11:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5586
Views: 1185135

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India is witnessing a V- shaped recovery, says finance ministry in monthly economic review By Gaurav Noronha, ET Bureau Last Updated: Sep 05, 2020, 10:07 AM IST India is witnessing a ‘V’ shaped recovery, the finance ministry said on Friday, pointing to a clutch of indicators such as manufacturing p...
by Mollick.R
05 Sep 2020 00:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

*** LOSER COMPROMISE ALERT *** So we occupy a few ridge lines and immediately the mighty PLA backs off its aggression, their FM starts making conciliatory noises, and their Defense Min " requests " an unscheduled meeting in Moscow and the whole country is smiling saying " we have tau...
by Mollick.R
04 Sep 2020 16:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 374
Views: 107035

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Garment companies shift from China to India Rajesh Chandramouli | TNN | Updated: Sep 4, 2020, 13:21 IST CHENNAI: When German leisure wear brand Marc O’Polo called its Indian vendor Warsaw International to place an order for supply of some jerseys, proprietor Raja Shanmugam knew this order was diffe...
by Mollick.R
03 Sep 2020 16:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462922

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan's blatant attempt to designate 2 Indians as terrorists blocked at UNSC Times Now | 03 Sep 2020, 01:53 PM IST The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has thwarted Pakistan's attempt to politicize 1267 special procedure on terrorism by giving it a religious colour, Permanent Representativ...
by Mollick.R
02 Sep 2020 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 687483

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

12.5 lakh domicile certificates issued by J&K admin By: Express News Service | Srinagar | Published: September 2, 2020 1:53:27 am More than two months since the Jammu and Kashmir administration began issuing domicile certificates, around 12.5 lakh such certificates have been issued by the Union...
by Mollick.R
01 Sep 2020 13:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232711

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

More News Articles on the Kerala Based Chit Fund Popular Finance Scam........... Popular Finance fraud case: Owners invested crores in Australia https://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/kerala/popular-finance-fraud-case-owners-invested-crores-in-australia-1.5018500 Conspiracy behind Popular Finance scam...
by Mollick.R
01 Sep 2020 13:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232711

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Banking Central | Another ‘Popular’ story goes bust in Kerala as greed traps gullible investors again In Kerala, firms that charge exorbitant rates from gullible but helpless borrowers are called ‘blade companies’ or ‘blade mafia’. It is fair to say Popular Finance, which duped gullible investors, ...
by Mollick.R
01 Sep 2020 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India-China tension in eastern Ladakh: Civilian traffic, phone network suspended By Hakeem Irfan Rashid, ET Bureau Last Updated: Sep 01, 2020, 07:36 AM IST “The situation is not normal on the border. We are hearing that clashes have been going on around Black Top mountain in Gurung Hali of Chushul ...
by Mollick.R
01 Sep 2020 12:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 374
Views: 107035

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Wish some desi company had acquired it from L&T............. L&T closes Rs 14,000 crore deal to sell electric division to Schneider Electric ET Bureau Last Updated: Aug 31, 2020, 07:44 PM IST Larsen & Toubro has announced the much awaited closure of its deal to sell its electrical and au...
by Mollick.R
29 Aug 2020 12:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966441

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

X - Post From Twitter // Baba Banaras Dr. APR @drapr007 Situation along LAC is more dangerous than 1962. Military and politics both know it very well. The tension is not only in eastern Laddakh but there is tension on the entire border with China after the Indian Army in Sikkim has done the same wha...
by Mollick.R
29 Aug 2020 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

From Twitter // Baba Banaras Dr. APR @drapr007 Situation along LAC is more dangerous than 1962. Military and politics both know it very well. The tension is not only in eastern Laddakh but there is tension on the entire border with China after the Indian Army in Sikkim has done the same what PLA has...
by Mollick.R
29 Aug 2020 12:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316311

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

From Twitter// Posting for Good Quality Pictures............... (*KSSL == KALYANI STRATEGIC SYSTEMS LTD) Vinod DX9 @VinodDX9 7:00 PM · Aug 28, 2020 KSSL has made four very important artillery systems for #IndianArmy Garuda V2 - 105/37 ULH - 155/39 MGS - 155/39 Bharat 52 - 155/52 All these four will ...
by Mollick.R
27 Aug 2020 17:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3824
Views: 697671

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

DFC delay: Railways blames contractors, law & order issues, slow land acquisition by states PTI Last Updated: Aug 27, 2020, 12:05 PM IST New Delhi: Days after the PMO raised concerns over delay in its dedicated freight corridors, the Railways has identified sluggish work by contractors, the law...
by Mollick.R
27 Aug 2020 17:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Good Set of photographs in the linked articles दुनिया की सबसे लंबी रोड टनल तैयार, सितंबर में पीएम मोदी करेंगे उद्घाटन, देखें फोटो https://www.aajtak.in/trending/photo/atal-rohtang-tunnel-longest-high-altitude-road-tunnel-in-the-world-pm-modi-tstr-1119791-2020-08-26-1 Explained: The strategic importa...
by Mollick.R
27 Aug 2020 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Rohtang: BRO puts finishing touches to Atal Tunnel ahead of inauguration Written by Man Aman Singh Chhina | Chandigarh | Updated: August 27, 2020 1:33:45 pm With Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to inaugurate it in a month’s time, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is busy giving finishing t...

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