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by Sicanta
15 Jun 2018 23:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2882
Views: 484109

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: 521063

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: 521063

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: 521063

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: 521063

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: 521063

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: 521063

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: 521063

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: 521063

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: 1011
Views: 78598

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: 4186
Views: 382310

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

[quote="Sachin"][/quote]


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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 3229
Views: 429750

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: 1089
Views: 106408

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: 521063

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: 18662

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: 521063

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....
by Sicanta
11 Jul 2017 19:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar
Replies: 434
Views: 37708

Re: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack

Are the bjp minister beginning to believe what they are preaching here? First MoS PMO Jitendra and now HM himself spouting pseudo-secularism. 'Kadi ninda' alone did not seem sufficient this time it seems. MoS Jitendra - He is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Executive member and was the chief...
by Sicanta
11 Jul 2017 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar
Replies: 434
Views: 37708

Re: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar

Then this -

barkha duttVerified account @BDUTT
For months writ of the State has been missing in Kashmir -I would have held neither elections nor the Yatra in such times #AmarnathYatra
by Sicanta
11 Jul 2017 11:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar
Replies: 434
Views: 37708

Re: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar

BBC tries to depict a case of bus being caught in crossfire, when the terrorists attacked police. No mention that http://indiatoday.intoday.in/video/amarnath-yatra-anantnag-terror-attack-kashmir-jammu-srinagar-highway-bus-attack-survivor/1/999089.html Tour operator Yogesh Prajapati, who was present ...
by Sicanta
10 Jul 2017 18:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3229
Views: 429750

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Apart from GE, Alstom to set up Rs 20k-cr Bihar unit to make 800 high-power locomotives http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/alstom-to-set-up-rs-20k-cr-bihar-unit-to-make-800-high-power-locomotives-117062500145_1.html "The factory is under construction and phase one is expected to...
by Sicanta
02 Jul 2017 17:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 707
Views: 97022

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

One return a month, not 3; rates lower than VAT: Adhia busts 7 GST myths

http://www.business-standard.com/articl ... 348_1.html
by Sicanta
02 Jul 2017 10:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 707
Views: 97022

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

What is this - Anti-profiteering Authority’? Dont we have CCI to stop cartelisation?
by Sicanta
19 Jun 2017 20:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3229
Views: 429750

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

No. of passengers who traveled in different classes of AC segment for the year 2015-16

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