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by Rahul Mehta
04 Nov 2014 15:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 198502

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

George wrote:.... If we can maintain an (FII+FDI) to Forex Reserves of 1.5:1, that would be more than adequate ?



( FII + FDI ) : Forex Reserves = 1.5 : 1 ?

OR

( FII + FDI + Short Term Debt ) : Forex Reserves = 1.5 : 1 ?

OR

( FII + FDI + Total Debt) : Forex Reserves = 1.5 : 1 ?
by Rahul Mehta
02 Nov 2014 21:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 198502

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

I don't know how we get the capital we need to build up India at present. I'm talking 20-30-50 Trillion $. We dont need that much capital. Whatever we need, we can raise by wealth tax. Wealth tax brings down cost of land, rents, wages labor expect etc. and so requirement of capital decreases with w...
by Rahul Mehta
02 Nov 2014 17:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 198502

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

All countries that have historically made the transition to emerging as dominant economies followed mercantilist policies for a considerable time period - including Britain, the US, China, S. Korea....Here's a good paper detailing mercantilism as state policy : Mercantilism and Economic Development...
by Rahul Mehta
29 Oct 2014 21:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 282602

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

This will improve construction in India http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/29/construction-fdi-india-idINKBN0II1J120141029 India relaxes rules for foreign investment in construction (Reuters) - India on Wednesday relaxed rules for foreign direct investment in construction development, aiming to m...
by Rahul Mehta
28 Oct 2014 10:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Black Money-Alleged foreign account holders.
Replies: 6
Views: 842

Re: Black Money-Alleged foreign account holders.

My first and LAST post in this thread. === There is gigatons of black rupees hidden INSIDE India, mostly in real estate inside India. Most of this black rupee can be unearthed or its role in real estate can be reduced to near zero by printing law-drafts in Gazette. eg if A sells open plot to B with ...
by Rahul Mehta
26 Oct 2014 16:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 282602

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Not achievement yet, but a direction is in place ==== http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2014-10-25/news/55421949_1_ias-lobby-indian-administrative-service-narendra-modi Modi government readies to rope in private expertise from industry & academia for IAS 25-oct-2014 NEW DELHI: Narendr...
by Rahul Mehta
26 Oct 2014 15:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 282602

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

This will increase our coal output. ====== http://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/foreign-firms-may-get-to-mine-coal-in-india/article1-1278205.aspx Foreign companies may eventually be allowed commercial coal mining in India and dig deep into reservoirs estimated to contain the world’s fifth lar...
by Rahul Mehta
20 Oct 2014 20:44
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Mughal Era in India
Replies: 638
Views: 1144

Re: The Mughal Era in India

I will make a novice attempt :- 1. why didnt arrow hit Akbar? Bairam Khan and other Chiefs had kept the teenaged Akbar miles away in the Mughal camp at - Saudhapur. === 2. why didnt Hemachandra decide to use back seat driving strategy that Akbar used? He was a brave warrior who had won 22 consecuti...
by Rahul Mehta
20 Oct 2014 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition
Replies: 2738
Views: 121956

Re: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition

These outdated, encrusted gnomes 'preserving' bygone era traditionalism-turned-perversion need to be in the cross-hairs always. Ban on Dalit entrance in temples is appropriate: Puri Shankaracharya मंदिरों में दलित प्रवेश पर रोक उचित : शंकराचार्य http://images.jagran.com/naidunia/swamy-nischalanand_...
by Rahul Mehta
20 Oct 2014 06:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 282602

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-government-finally-bites-the-bullet-raises-natural-gas-price-to-us-561unit-2027321 Government finally bites the bullet, raises natural gas price to US $5.61/unit Saturday, 18 October 2014 Government on Saturday approved raising natural gas price to US $5.61 per m...
by Rahul Mehta
18 Oct 2014 12:48
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Mughal Era in India
Replies: 638
Views: 1144

Re: The Mughal Era in India

THE DETERMINANTS OF HINDU DEFEATS ..... THE FOREMOST FAILURE: SPIRITUAL ...... THE SECOND FAILURE: CULTURAL ..... THE THIRD FAILURE: MENTAL .... THE POLICIES WHICH WERE NOT PURSUED .... ISLAM IS STILL SELF-RIGHTEOUS .... . Mostly disagree The reason why islamists won several battles and also won se...
by Rahul Mehta
16 Oct 2014 22:29
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Mughal Era in India
Replies: 638
Views: 1144

Re: The Mughal Era in India

One can read 1000s of accounts of islamist attacks on India from Raja Dahir of 700 AD to Akbar What these accounts often skip is --- 1. Which weapons enabled invaders to win 2. Why is that invaders had better weapons and indics didnt - couldnt make them Even Chanakya serial made in 1990s was hopeles...
by Rahul Mehta
15 Oct 2014 06:55
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: The Mughal Era in India
Replies: 638
Views: 1144

Re: The Mughal Era in India

Which thread will be best to discuss Raja Hemachandra ? I am currently using this thread. And if someone suggests me better thread, I will move my post there. == Many blame fall of Hemachandra's empire on one single stray random arrow. Well, 10000s of arrows were flying all over. Why didnt an arrow ...
by Rahul Mehta
14 Oct 2014 22:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 143557

Re: Indian Police Reform

What makes you think so? Police is still a state subject/jurisdictional matter. Don't think any major changes would happen any time soon. CrPC , IPC are concurrent subjects By printing appropriate clauses in CrPC, IPC etc , police service can be improved even if policemen are administered by CM\MLA...
by Rahul Mehta
13 Oct 2014 18:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

I'll describe from A's perspective. Just by looking around (1) A only knows only that: B knows that C has green eyes. (2) Since he doesn't know the colour of his own eyes, A does not know: whether B knows if C knows that there is at least one dragon with green eyes. Remember A is modeling B's model...
by Rahul Mehta
13 Oct 2014 12:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 836489

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Can anyone give list of weapons we used to give befitting and disproportionate reply? We surely didnt use missiles and AFAIK , we didnt even use bofors. Or did we use bofors? AFAI read, all we have used is mortars. http://ofbindia.gov.in/products/data/weapons/wme/4.htm http://ofbindia.gov.in/product...
by Rahul Mehta
13 Oct 2014 12:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Lets use simplest case of 3 dragons Say there are three dragons A, B C . Say all have green eyes. Say they all land on island on day-1. Lets say no human came on island and none said "one has green eyes" Say all dragons have custom that they stand in a circle for 1 moment everyday and look...
by Rahul Mehta
12 Oct 2014 21:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Any proof using boolean algebra notations for dragon problem with EXACTLY 4 dragons? or exactly 3 dragons? Trust me, it is hard to understand the proof even for 3, 4 dragon and even harder to explain Also, it is hard to explain why 3 dragons can NEVER deduce it all by themselves even in 1000 days. =...
by Rahul Mehta
11 Oct 2014 16:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Who are the fronts and behinds of the ISI(P/S/?)
Replies: 161
Views: 7197

Re: Who are the fronts and behinds of the ISI(P/S/?)

ISIS is a US subsisidiary, just as ISI is a CIA subsidiary USA has created ISIS to ensure that Iraqi Govt obeys USA. Just as ISI etc is to ensure that GoI obeys USA. Also we focus on how we can deal with with USA, UK along with ISIS, ISI But please post only verifiable links, not rants. Dont worry. ...
by Rahul Mehta
11 Oct 2014 08:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

I am trying to make a simplified version of question. Is following correct? 1. A planet has rare creatures called dragon. All dragons are very good at logic. Dragon has green eyes or red eyes. If a dragon realizes that he has green eyes, then he will convert itself into a sparrow that midnight. But ...
by Rahul Mehta
11 Oct 2014 08:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

:oops: Its the same puzzle. I didnt know it was already asked on BRF before !!
by Rahul Mehta
10 Oct 2014 21:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 836489

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

What would it take to cut water supply to pakistan for 99 years as compensation of violence and property damages inflicted by pakis starting from 1-jan-1946 ---- partition violence, 1948 war, 1965 war, 1971 massacre of Indians in Bangladesh, 1971 war, Kargil war and all this cross border bombing? ==...
by Rahul Mehta
10 Oct 2014 12:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

copy-paste You visit a remote desert island inhabited by one hundred very friendly dragons, all of whom have green eyes. They haven’t seen a human for many centuries and are very excited about your visit. They show you around their island and tell you all about their dragon way of life (dragons can ...
by Rahul Mehta
09 Oct 2014 17:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 836489

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

If we are restricting ourselves to Mortar, it's playing into Pakistani hands that the weapons of war is chosen by Pakistan. Yes. IMO, we should confine to what pak uses and we should not go beyond that. Certainly NOT below that, but not above that either. I also believe in no first strike. We dont ...
by Rahul Mehta
09 Oct 2014 11:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4811
Views: 850021

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

what we need to fix the TSP is loads and loads of cheaply made BM21 rocket launchers. police should round up all the illegal gun makers in UP-Bihar belt and give them a simple option - jailtime or start making rockets and launchers to specs provided by OFB with final QA done by regd pvt vendors lik...
by Rahul Mehta
08 Oct 2014 14:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1176
Views: 109767

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

AFAIK, there is no increase in prices of the above. The Generics are still available at very low cost in India. Price control is wrong way to provide affordable medicine to the needy. Govt. should subsidize it by providing insurance. Why on earth pharma companies should sell something under loss? B...
by Rahul Mehta
03 Oct 2014 10:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1643
Views: 292050

Re: India's Power Sector

We are crude/gas deficient country. We import almost 65% to 75% crude we consume. If we have spare gas, we should convert it into petrol/diesel/CNG etc and use for vehicles. For electricity, we should use coal, hydro, nuclear ONLY and not gas.. Making gas based electricity plant in India shows exten...
by Rahul Mehta
02 Oct 2014 20:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India Electoral Reforms - Right to Recall/Reject
Replies: 44
Views: 3704

Re: India Electoral Reforms - Right to Recall/Reject

paid-economics-times prints an article in favor of Right to Recall. The article is written by well know theatre artist Alyque Padamse. Alyque Padamse had played role of Jinha in the movie Gandhi. Now why is ToI print an article in favor of RTR? It looks like ToI is preparing to create a mass-movemen...
by Rahul Mehta
02 Oct 2014 07:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1176
Views: 109767

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

from NaMo policy thread ^ yes I agree about cancer drugs. Its so confusing why they did that? Cancer is so common these day. Its like we are sitting on a time bomb. I have a cousin and a friend, both under 40, diagnosed with cancer in last 12 months. I have one death by cancer in my social circle in...
by Rahul Mehta
30 Sep 2014 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 198324

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

There will be NO Indian ground troops to fight ISIL. It is a non starter after the cut and run policy US displayed recently. Forget a nationalist like Modi even a munna like MMS will have trouble in sending foot soldiers to fight unkil's wars. Modi and his team will be fully aware of the duplicity ...
by Rahul Mehta
26 Sep 2014 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 282602

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

NaMo orders National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to withdraw price control order ===== http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/nonessential-drugs-nppa-withdraws-price-control-order/article6439154.ece Non-essential drugs: NPPA withdraws price control order PTI , 24-sep-2014 The National Pharma...
by Rahul Mehta
25 Sep 2014 08:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3078
Views: 217025

Re: Positive News from the USA

I did NOT want to post more than one post in this thread. I really dont mind your anti-RM comments. I am used to it and now immune to it. In fact, your anti-RM-comments is now acting like a tonic to me. But your quoting me harasses the anti-RM-elements who have put me on ignore list for their peace ...
by Rahul Mehta
25 Sep 2014 08:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Should we discontinue EVMs?
Replies: 2401
Views: 146212

Re: Should we discontinue EVMs?

It will be blinking Issue. When any button is pressed, only one lights up, same one all the time. Such EVMs are removed from Polling. It does not mean votes are recorded for same button. I agree. Most of the time, it is some button getting stuck issue. The voting gets recorded correctly. And much a...
by Rahul Mehta
25 Sep 2014 07:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3078
Views: 217025

Re: Positive News from the USA

This thread looks like ----- a man with broken punctured non functional bicycle laughing at a dent in a rich man's BMW that zoomed by. Thats the beauty net -- it can create 1000s of echo chambers. And this was my first and last post in this thread. I wont bother you guys again. Enjoy. Enjoy. Enjoy. ...
by Rahul Mehta
24 Sep 2014 19:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3797
Views: 307326

Re: Indian Education System

I met a 3rd year engineering student who did his 12th from Gujarat board and is now in college under Gujarat Technical University. And I am writing what he told me. 1. Some 90% questions in Maths , Science, Physics and Chemistry exams in class-X and class-XII come from textbook only. Some 50% are so...
by Rahul Mehta
24 Sep 2014 19:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Should we discontinue EVMs?
Replies: 2401
Views: 146212

Re: Should we discontinue EVMs?

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140404/nation-politics/article/electronic-voting-machine-votes-only-bjp Electronic Voting Machine that votes only for BJP Guwahati: In what has alarmed election officials as well as the political parties in Assam, an EVM during a mandatory mock poll was found to have b...
by Rahul Mehta
20 Sep 2014 16:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

An ant starts its walk on a 100 cm rubber rod. The ant walks 1 cm in 1 second. And then ant will rest for a very very very very small duration of time. In that very small duration, someone pulls the rod by exactly 1 cm. The length increases uniformly. Please note - the length increases uniformly. A...
by Rahul Mehta
20 Sep 2014 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

An ant starts its walk on a 100 cm rubber rod. The ant walks 1 cm in 1 second. And then ant will rest for a very very very very small duration of time. In that very small duration, someone pulls the rod by exactly 1 cm. The length increases uniformly. Please note - the length increases uniformly. A...
by Rahul Mehta
19 Sep 2014 12:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158326

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

An ant starts its walk on a 100 cm rubber rod. The ant walks 1 cm in 1 second. And then ant will rest for a very very very very small duration of time. In that very small duration, someone pulls the rod by exactly 1 cm. The length increases uniformly. Please note - the length increases uniformly. An...
by Rahul Mehta
18 Sep 2014 12:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?
Replies: 197
Views: 7913

Re: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?

Jhujar : https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bxwnq-nCAAAZR8J.jpg . Check the lions roaming around Modi, Xi and Hi wife. Disha : Lioness with her cubs and Xi is clearly scared. Modi is not even bothered! And has got full attention of Mrs. Xi and the translator is wondering when to run and where to run. This...

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