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by Sicanta
10 Jul 2019 19:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5339
Views: 475519

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

At least dhoni will retire now. Can't help other batsmen to keep up with run rate, and in the end can't do it alone too when others have fallen compensating for his caution
by Sicanta
01 Jul 2019 10:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5339
Views: 475519

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

It was embarrasing, the way we gave up. Dhonis NRR excuse even more so. We need only one win in next 2 games including the SL match to more than guarantee SF spot. If we cant even one of the next 2, we wont go further than SF anyway. Anyway Dhawan's loss is huge. He more than kept RR at required lev...
by Sicanta
24 May 2019 13:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39486

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

I guess pressure will be bought upon Rajeev Kumar to divulge about saradha, now that he has been called back to Delhi and no mamta or her goons to protect him. Edit - All India Radio News ‏Verified account @airnewsalerts Supreme Court dismisses plea of former Kolkata Police Commissioner #RajeevKumar...
by Sicanta
24 May 2019 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 114005

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The voting percentage to BJP by , often liberandus quoted, 'cow belt'/'BIMARU' states despite opposition coming together certainly marks the end of old casteist politics. More than 50% everywhere.
by Sicanta
19 May 2019 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 512038

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Well, as far as reforming the entrance procedure is concerned, the most obvious would be the paper checkers - the academicians, many of which certainly have an agenda. Another battle for another day.
by Sicanta
19 May 2019 09:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 512038

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Apart from everything else in 2nd term, I hope for better vetting before appointment to sensitive posts. Avoid internal dissensions and present a united front. No hint of weakness or lack of control on state apparatus.
by Sicanta
18 May 2019 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 512038

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Alert:Something is cooking in EC/SC to delay or prevent counting or delay announcing results--Last ditch attempt by Cong/commie sleeper cells:)) https://twitter.com/rvaidya2000/status/1129753438752055296?s=19 If through SC route, I dont see how. What with recent attempts to malign/cow down the cj, ...
by Sicanta
19 Apr 2019 14:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 512038

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The BJP worker in UP lost heart today https://anthro.ai/indianelections/notes/the-bjp-worker-in-up-lost-heart-today/ Some background of this site ?? Going through his Twitter feed, seems like typical media wala trying to move up the hierarchy by making predictions and hoping they come true. But eve...
by Sicanta
15 Jun 2018 23:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3795
Views: 686130

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

ISRO offers lithium ion battery cell technology to Indian firms https://m.timesofindia.com/india/isro-offers-e-vehicle-cell-technology-to-firms-for-rs-1-crore/articleshow/64594540.cms Auditors under close watch, Big 4 tells its partners to take it easy with targets https://m.economictimes.com/indus...
by Sicanta
07 Nov 2017 04:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

UPI transaction volume hits 76.8 million in October http://www.livemint.com/Industry/0XWmnn35PzuA4V5xxhhVdM/UPI-transaction-volume-hits-768-million-in-October.html All banks set to align digital payment solutions under Bhim https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/61352776.cms?utm_source=co...
by Sicanta
04 Nov 2017 10:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Report of the Household Finance Committee - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

https://rbi.org.in/Scripts/PublicationR ... ID=877#EXE
by Sicanta
01 Nov 2017 21:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Suraj, We were 137 in Getting electricity in 2014 and now we are at 29. Likewise we can leapfrog in many. E.g. Getting Credit. We have banks, fintech, now Customers as well but we are hampered in credit revolution as we do not yet have a measure of creditworthiness. We definitely need a Equifax or ...
by Sicanta
28 Oct 2017 03:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

A bold step in bank reform

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a- ... 926994.ece

T.T. Ram Mohan is a professor at IIM Ahmedabad
by Sicanta
27 Oct 2017 00:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Its not as if slow but steady reforms are not taking place. Labour unions are no longer what they used to be in banking sector. Reason why reforms are being pushed through. Apart from known ones like BBB to institute management reforms, leading psb's are moving ahead with new rules and regulations. ...
by Sicanta
18 Oct 2017 18:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I have worked with sbi for over a year, and i can certainly say that banks hand out rupay cards in the beginning, unless otherwise requested. But yes, there have been attempts to deal with npci initiatives, including making it a regulatory body with no authority to release their own products in the ...
by Sicanta
17 Oct 2017 21:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

As far as banks are concerned, especially psb, all of them issue a rupay card, unless specifically requested by the user for a visa/mastercard. Plus the rupay has widespread acceptability in india for general use - online transactions like irctc, flipkart/amazon (ecomm), etc. The only issue is that ...
by Sicanta
17 Oct 2017 02:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Morgan Stanley bets on India, says world’s fastest growing economy to grow 10% per year for 10 years

http://www.financialexpress.com/economy ... ey/896195/
by Sicanta
02 Oct 2017 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism
Replies: 1020
Views: 90092

Re: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism

We were subjected to brutal 'Chinese' torture by ATS, alleges Malegaon blast accused retired Major Ramesh Upadhyay http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india-we-were-subjected-to-brutal-chinese-torture-by-ats-alleges-malegaon-blast-accused-retired-major-ramesh-upadhyay-404119 https://twitter.com/republi...
by Sicanta
26 Aug 2017 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474511

Re: Internal Security Watch

After denial, the admission: Love Jihad, a reality in Kerala http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2017/aug/26/after-denial-the-admission-love-jihad-a-reality-in-kerala-1648346--1.html Now, after many years of vacillation, the Kerala Police have admitted the state has been witnessing ‘Love ...
by Sicanta
23 Aug 2017 21:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I wonder if this truck was working on edfc; railways has categorically mentioned that truck does not belong to them. But through unconfirmed sources - https://im23.r.worldssl.net/kjfdsuiemjvcya/0/2388154/0/img20170823wa0014.jpg So the main reason of derailment looks like illegal way of crossing. In ...
by Sicanta
23 Aug 2017 21:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

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Officials said the accident occurred when the train hit a sand-laden dumper which overturned at an unmanned level crossing minutes before the train was to pass through.
by Sicanta
23 Aug 2017 07:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Another train derailment in UP, this time on NCR route between Kanpur and Delhi. Kaifiyat superfast 10 coaches derailed but luckily, this train has LHB coaches. But the 2 LP/s are seriously injured as per report.

Accident was caused due to collision of train with dumper truck at railway crossing.
by Sicanta
20 Aug 2017 21:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

कुछ दिन पहले की ही बात है जब ग्वालियर में शताब्दी एक्सप्रेस को गलत कॉशन आर्डर दे दिए गया था और 30 कि.मी. / घंटा के कॉशन आर्डर पर ट्रेन को 100 कि.मी. / घंटा की रफ़्तार से अगला स्टेशन पार करा दिआ गया था


Few days back, Bhopal Shatabdi was given wrong caution orders at Gwalior
by Sicanta
20 Aug 2017 21:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Total 4 suspended including Chief Engineer, 1 transferred and apart from Drm Delhi division NR and GM NR, Member Engineering Railway board also sent on leave
by Sicanta
20 Aug 2017 21:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

As per ETV, preliminary report has blamed P-WAY (permanent way) department for accident. JE and senior section engineer have been suspended while DRM NR Delhi and GM NR have been asked to not report to work.
by Sicanta
20 Aug 2017 20:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

BTW, though it has been mentioned many a times that both the major routes are over saturated - one of the reason why no new train has been given fron delhi to east and NE india for a while now except 1-2 to tripura and Naharlagun in Arunanchal, Railway state minister Manoj sinha seems to be having n...
by Sicanta
20 Aug 2017 20:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Overstretched and creaking at seams infrastructure. Finally for first time after since 1970 mid, Lucknow station RRI is being upgraded. Tender has been put out just because of a close shave there like the one at Itarsi which shut down major portion of traffic. रेल हादसा: ट्रैक ठीक कर रहे गैंगमैन, लो...
by Sicanta
20 Aug 2017 20:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama July 14th 2017

d) The work was incomplete, or there were miscreantes who used the railway equipment to sabotage the tracks. PS: If the purpose of this tragedy was to have another #BlowToYogi; then it is a futile attempt. IR is a central government body, and states generally do not have any say in their day to day...
by Sicanta
19 Aug 2017 20:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

kvjayan wrote:
According to Chindu:

"Reports say that six dead bodies have been taken out, and twenty injured till now. Derailment apparently due to application of emergency break immediately after the train crossing Khatauli station."
by Sicanta
19 Aug 2017 20:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525903

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express Derails In UP's Muzaffarnagar, Several Injured http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/utkal-express-derail-in-ups-muzaffarnagar/articleshow/60134248.cms? Yet another accident in NR zone, Nearly always either that or NCR in UP. News channels reporting 24 dead an...
by Sicanta
12 Aug 2017 08:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1091
Views: 117087

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

NCLT declares jaypee infratech insolvent : Here's what homebuyers should do

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/busine ... 57269.html
by Sicanta
11 Aug 2017 01:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Govt introduces wage code bill in Lok Sabha http://www.livemint.com/Politics/rKAHja9EemrH8jCeZEY1aO/Govt-introduces-wage-code-bill-in-Lok-Sabha.html he government on Thursday introduced in the Lok Sabha ‘The Code on Wages’ bill which seeks to empower the Centre to fix a “universal minimum wage” aim...
by Sicanta
10 Aug 2017 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Be Indian Buy Indian
Replies: 176
Views: 20505

Re: Be Indian Buy Indian

You can always go for Samsung which has plenty of decent options in this range since a year or 2 now.

As for indian options, mostly these are just chinese models bought in 'Thok ke daam'. LYF entire stock is chinese made to the last part.
by Sicanta
08 Aug 2017 14:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570263

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

RBI surveys a wake-up call for the Narendra Modi government http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/9VrEH0HoBJFaNjwxsBWOvJ/RBI-surveys-a-wakeup-call-for-the-Narendra-Modi-govt.html http://www.livemint.com/rf/Image-621x414/LiveMint/Period2/2017/08/08/Photos/Processed/g_rbisurvey_web1-kO1F--621x414@LiveMint....

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