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by tandav
14 Jun 2019 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3834
Views: 694910

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/12/opinion/little-fresh-meat-china.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage xinhua criticizes the sissy pants new era mens culture. asks all to be real men. LOL. Shrieking and makeup. Velly gay. An article posted on the WeChat account of a major Commu...
by tandav
12 Jun 2019 13:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 698
Views: 136151

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/centre-announces-scheme-to-supply-piped-water-to-every-house-in-villages-by-2024/articleshow/69746832.cms Under the Jal Jeevan Mission, both ground and surface water will be used to meet the requirement. Union drinking water secretary Parameswaran Iyer said...
by tandav
11 Jun 2019 02:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 259
Views: 12915

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

This is a very interesting topic to most of us... and the quote above is something I searched for just now and constitute a first pass which may need to be modified to make it more relevant to our times
by tandav
11 Jun 2019 02:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 259
Views: 12915

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

https://www.religiousforums.com/threads/core-axioms-of-hinduism.97248/ Brahman) Brahman is Conscious Objective Reality. It's an undifferentiated, featureless, timeless, spaceless Consciousness. It's the essence of Reality. In the ultimate level of consciousness one merges with or becomes Brahman. [...
by tandav
11 Jun 2019 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2278
Views: 321546

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/10/asia/india-jammu-rape-trial-verdict-intl-hnk/index.html and as anticipated it begins by pointedly painting Hindus as rapists... US news portals and media platforms, that have ignored rapes and murders of Hindus including recent case of young girl, have gone in ove...
by tandav
10 Jun 2019 11:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3174
Views: 558363

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

All Land has to be taxed via property tax... nowadays people are keeping massive amounts of land unused (and as benami property) on the other hand Stamp duty is very high 5% which prevents fast flipping of Land based assets. Low property tax and high Stamp duty is artificially increasing the cost of...
by tandav
10 Jun 2019 07:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3174
Views: 558363

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

One major stumbling block to faster growth is the inability to flip Real Estate Assets. Every time anyone wants to sell or buy real estate they have to pay 5% of deal value as Stamp Duty to Govt. I do not understand why this massive chunk has to be paid. Make people pay property tax only. Stamp duty...
by tandav
08 Jun 2019 08:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 137258

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

I read that researches from IIT Mandi have claimed similar results. https://swarajyamag.com/insta/iit-mandi-researchers-observe-zero-resistance-in-gold-silver-nanostructures-at-high-temperatures The transition temperature in Arxiv paper here ranges between 160K to 250K. It appears to me that the na...
by tandav
03 Jun 2019 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 908
Views: 31879

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

The question is why the information was not given to SL PM (who perhaps could have taken some action) and only given to SL President or the Pre Secretariat?Though I believe my own scouting on SL Goverment system hasanswered the question... The SL head of State is President and is the correct channel...
by tandav
03 Jun 2019 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 908
Views: 31879

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Why did India only give information of these impending attacks to Pres. Sirisena (knowing that he is quite anti India) and not to PM Wickramsinghe who in general is more favourably inclined and may have acted more decisively. Any insights? Edit : A quick run through of Srilankan governance reveals t...
by tandav
03 Jun 2019 09:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 137258

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

G-aoR8LtFzo https://youtu.be/G-aoR8LtFzo YouTube link from IISC is linked above. Would the Gurus here explain what is being shown. I see some repulsion, however I do not immediately observe "flux pining" which as per wiki is a feature of superdiamagnetism/ superconductivity. https://en.m....
by tandav
02 Jun 2019 10:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2507
Views: 83578

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

]Meanwhile - may be not making as much noise in media but I found interesting/exciting. Just a few items: (From this week) - Really exciting news about Super Conductivity ( at -23° C - which is a huge leap towards room temperature). (The article was published in Nature and then only big news) . ( O...
by tandav
02 Jun 2019 09:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 137258

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Thanks for posting this. I have also posted this in physics dhaga, https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/iisc-team-provides-video-evidence-of-superconductivity-at-room-temperature/article27271786.ece?homepage=true The Hindu article about video evidence FYI - The video evidence written above in ...
by tandav
02 Jun 2019 04:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 625698

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

^^^ The naval Dhruv can fold its blades now, no? In the hangar: https://i.ibb.co/Cs1yhvS/9-F9-BEF06-F944-4542-BECA-760666-C9628-A.jpg Though not here on deck: https://i.ibb.co/LdKSYGZ/975-E923-B-0-B2-E-4-C84-883-E-585531-E1-ED92.jpg The winch hoist shroud above starboard door looks too large and po...
by tandav
02 Jun 2019 04:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 444
Views: 48004

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

As indicated in videos below I would like to see most of Urban India people mobility system start to be replaced by Human + Battery operated system. There is a fundamental leapfrog that is possible. If we look at data for energy consumption it is obvious that for people transport the energy cost of ...
by tandav
02 Jun 2019 04:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 7328

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

Would like to see most of Urban India people mobility system start to be replaced by Human + Battery operated system. As indicated in videos below. There is a fundamental leapfrog that is possible. If we look at data for energy consumption it is obvious that for people transport the energy cost of a...
by tandav
01 Jun 2019 11:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 625698

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Is the wire strike system active (powered) or passive (unpowered)?
by tandav
31 May 2019 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 7328

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

https://twitter.com/PrinSciAdvGoI/status/1133663028535123968 Principal Scientific Adviser, Govt. of India ‏ Verified account @PrinSciAdvGoI 10h10 hours ago More Thread Early- & mid-career Indian scientists in India and abroad; those in industry, NGOs, universities, research labs. Across all sec...
by tandav
31 May 2019 12:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 7328

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

Ramana I have started the process with a google document. All are welcome to edit. No rhetorical bhashans or vague ideas please. Be specific and to the point. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AXPTmRBkswTYreQoN0YdylrTmaHDv5fDTObArt98pOk/edit?usp=sharing Please pin this link at the top of the thread
by tandav
31 May 2019 12:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 7328

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

Create a Workshop / Tools library (Welding, cutting, lathes, polishing and turning machines with experts available to give pointers and training to anyone interested): basically create a workshop in every human habitation greater than 50000 people
by tandav
31 May 2019 12:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 7328

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

In India Land as an asset class needs to be subjected to a Liquidification process.So that enterprises can easily procure land for their manufacturing/storage/production/transshipment units etc & to cool down urban residential land prices to sustainable levels. 1)All Govt/s should pass/modify l...
by tandav
31 May 2019 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 7328

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

I have added quantum encryption of MIL COMMs in AI line
by tandav
31 May 2019 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1583
Views: 330099

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Chinese naval forces can be organized as follows. India has a longer coastline and must provide security to the IOR region. Our inability to control the oceans lead to our colonization and even today there is quite an apathy towards developing a more robust blue water response. 1) PLAN : front line ...
by tandav
29 May 2019 12:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 908
Views: 31879

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Completely off topic. But what is the techno commercial viability of a Rail and Road bridge between India and SriLanka. China has made one between the mainland and HongKong Macao Zhuhai 55Km long. There are concerns vis a vis RamSetu etc but I am fairly certain that the bridge can also incorporate a...
by tandav
29 May 2019 11:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2507
Views: 83578

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

https://youtu.be/G-aoR8LtFzo

Above is the link to the diamagnetic repulsion of some particles. One commenter has mentioned it looks more like electrostatic repulsion due tribological charge accumulation.
by tandav
28 May 2019 21:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 711
Views: 137258

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

There is definitely some issue in data shown. However assuming that the IISC scientists are able to validate their hypothesis, what's the probability that this new gold-silver SC nano material can evolve into applications are commercially viable ?
by tandav
24 May 2019 08:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2508
Views: 460299

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

It's well known that in Kashmir more than anywhere else in India the most Muslims have been brainwashed by their parents, their mullahs and also the state to consider India and Hinduism to be their enemy. Do we have a successful model of deradicalization that can be followed? China has opted for lar...
by tandav
23 May 2019 18:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 93477

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Psh only 344... #blow2mudi #ragawins what a poor performance.
by tandav
23 May 2019 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470808

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

397 NDA anything less is #blow2mudi #dhotishibber #dhotitatter
Modi will lose onlee
by tandav
22 May 2019 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470808

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

397 NDA anything less is #blow2mudi #dhotishibber #dhotitatter
Modi will lose onlee
by tandav
20 May 2019 11:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470808

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Report from Dera Mahab Ali: Now... the question of how to build vote base: The ONLY way to influence a voter here in KL is to make him want/obligated to vote for you. One would want to vote (in LS elections) for: 1. The guys who help you in your need. The guys who help solve your problems. 2. The g...
by tandav
19 May 2019 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470808

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I am not sure about these exit polls... until 23rd May I will dhoti shibber, while other may lungi dance.

#Blow2Mudi #RagaAayega
by tandav
19 May 2019 16:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 254
Views: 14983

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Since we are trying to find good apps for general use. Our team is using an Indian App called Task Care to manage our field staff across India. It has some basic functionalities such as GPS based attendance, ability to assign tasks to employees, leave tracking. You may want to check it out. We are h...
by tandav
19 May 2019 12:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India
Replies: 114
Views: 15019

Re: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India

Has anyone done any analysis of what is the residence time of rainwater falling on India. How long it takes to reach the sea? We need to ensure that Rainwater spends more time in India (lakes, ponds, under aquifers etc) rather than reaching the sea fast. More time it stays the more benefit it will h...
by tandav
17 May 2019 14:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1759
Views: 96602

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Also, (since I don't see any news in MSM - specially Indian news papers - some more data,, Cutoffs Bronze: 16 Silver: 25 Gold: 31 Ranking 1. USA 2. Russia 3. China 4. Ukraine 5. Thailand 6. Taiwan 7. Korea 8. Singapore 9. Poland 10. Indonesia.. .... 28 India Team results at : http://www.imo-officia...
by tandav
17 May 2019 11:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India
Replies: 114
Views: 15019

Re: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India

I also want to point out a feature of India that has perhaps been lost. We all know that in stories such as Ramayana and Mahabharat it is repeatedly obvious that South bank of Yamuna and Ganga was a massive forest (Dandakaranya). Over time this forest has disappeared and replaced by agriculture. Thi...
by tandav
17 May 2019 11:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India
Replies: 114
Views: 15019

Re: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of I

India has ~1900cu.km of renewable water resources. This works out to be >9000 gallons daily per capita availability for all 1.3billion Indians. USA per capita daily consumption is 70 gallons of water. That means Indian renewable resources are 15times the need. Of course part of it gets evaporated, ...
by tandav
17 May 2019 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India
Replies: 114
Views: 15019

Re: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India

Up... since water is a major issue nowadays...
by tandav
17 May 2019 10:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3174
Views: 558363

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

X-post from Election thread We will have Bibi's help to desalinate water so that it is drinkable. Where do you dump salts from desalination? It will destroy fields if dumped in earth. It will destroy marine life if dumped in ocean Desalination salt water (50000+ ppm TDS) can be put into a salt pan /...
by tandav
15 May 2019 07:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 908
Views: 31879

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

ramana, the success of the operation the very first time and on this scale was not a fluke. Either some of the IS recruits from Sri Lanka had learnt the bomb-making process while they were in the Levant and had helped the NTJ or they received help from Af-Pak. I rule out the former because the IS u...

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