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by Sachin
19 Jun 2018 15:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2054
Views: 313784

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Why can't all Kashmiri Parties come together and form the govt. It could be PDP+Congress+NC ? Do all the three have the sufficient numbers? My understanding is that there is a shortfall of around 45 seats now that the BJP has pulled the plug. And with Mehabooba herself resigning, I guess she also k...
by Sachin
19 Jun 2018 14:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2054
Views: 313784

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

From ANI news...
BJP ends alliance with PDP in J-K
BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav, while addressing a press conference, announced, "We have taken a decision, it is untenable for BJP to continue in alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, hence we are withdrawing."
by Sachin
13 Jun 2018 12:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2375
Views: 266120

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I would love to travel with my grandson, daughter and son in law or my wife in AC First Class Chennai to Kamakhya junction on the Yeswantpur Kamakhya super fast express. My grandson who is all of three and a half years old would love the experience. But I am not prepared to take the risk of 'chart ...
by Sachin
01 Jun 2018 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 560
Views: 52042

Re: The Rohingya Menace

-She was propped by msm when Sonu Nigam cited discomfort on azaan: she was quoted as some one 'left awe struck by melifluous calls for azaan from all over Bhopal when she was a child' Both her parents were physicians in the Indian Army Grand mother of Priyanka Chopra was a nurse who worked in North...
by Sachin
28 May 2018 14:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 968
Views: 95597

Re: Indian IT Industry

What are the career prospects for a person qualified in Cyber Law & Cyber Forensics? I know that IT companies have a team of lawyers etc., but they are playing around with the usual "business" Acts like Companies Acts, Contracts Acts etc. I did see that there are some legal firms also ...
by Sachin
24 May 2018 11:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2054
Views: 313784

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^^ The story on the Major being detained seems to be made up. Deccan Herald seems to have a better report. 1. A chap books a hotel room in the name of Gogoi from Assam. 2. He arrives with a driver and a 16 year old girl from Budgam area. 3. Hotel staff asks for ID proofs, which leads to an argument...
by Sachin
23 May 2018 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2054
Views: 313784

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Major Who Used Human Shield Caught With a Girl from City Hotel
Is this a believable bit of news? If the site is dubious, admins can let me know and I can delete the post (or the admins can delete it).
by Sachin
23 May 2018 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

Some allege that Tamil fringe outfits with pro- LTTE sympathies are behind the protests, as they tried to do with the jallikattu protests earlier. When folks like S.P Udayakumar are leading the protests, pro-LTTE, pro-Evangelical church groups etc. cannot be really far behind. This was a real orche...
by Sachin
22 May 2018 16:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

Cr.PC 144 had already been declared in the area, yet the protesters ganged up and indulged in violence.
One feared killed in police firing; several anti-Sterlite protesters, policemen injured in clashes in Thoothukudi.
Seems to be a well coordinated campaigned against the Sterlite planned.
by Sachin
10 May 2018 11:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227410

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Multiple DLs are problem similar to multiple PAN card. Solution is also same - link to Aadhar. A simpler solution has already been put up. The Central Govt. has come up with standardized softwares ; Vahan and Sarathi using which registration of new vehicles and the issue of driving license would be...
by Sachin
07 May 2018 16:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227410

Re: Indian Roads Thread

inside delhi also lot of these private cars operate as airport drops or day taxis. the driver makes sure to take the agreed upon fare before reaching the airport departures driveway lest anyone see it as a commercial venture and pounce. he acts as your personal driver. The best part such "busi...
by Sachin
07 May 2018 15:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2375
Views: 266120

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Why is Arakkonam called a 'Joint Junction? I mean, stations where more than one line converges is a 'junction'. But a 'joint junction'? Just curious. Before independence, the railway lines were built and operated by many companies. Arakkonam Jn, was a "jointly" developed by two such compa...
by Sachin
27 Mar 2018 11:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The below case may also have the De.Mo as the root cause :lol: Arabi reaches Kerala in search of Malayalee fraudsters. To expand the business, the Arab had given Rs 75 lakh for a furniture business and Rs 1.50 cr for a real estate business ...... Though Rs 30 lakh profit was shared by the partners, ...
by Sachin
23 Mar 2018 09:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1565
Views: 224772

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

How come the labour unions have gone silent on this? One, the new standing orders would NOT have any effect on any employee on permanent rolls as of today. So most of the sarkari babu unions would not be very keen on doing a "revolution". Secondly, many people do know that in non-governme...
by Sachin
01 Mar 2018 12:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2375
Views: 266120

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Thalassery is a commie stronghold and the base of current powerful faction within CPM. They are doing their best to make thalassery the commercial capital of North Malabar, which unsurprisingly would have benefited them financially. This railway line was one of the many links in their grand masterp...
by Sachin
26 Feb 2018 13:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2375
Views: 266120

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Looks like Mysore thalaserry rail link has been put on back burner by rail bhavan. This is a pet project of kerala kommies and they put their best effort to include in the last budget. ................... Another horror project proposed by commies was a rail line thru bandipur via nilambur in keral...
by Sachin
06 Jan 2018 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

Recently a UP Policeman was killed in an armed encounter with gangsters in UP. What type of weapons are issued to the UP Police to handle such incidents? Sachin, What type of protective gear is issued to Police when they deal with armed criminals. It depends from state to state. Many state police f...
by Sachin
03 Jan 2018 16:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

No evidence for 'love jihad' in Kerala, says Home dept. (Mathrubhumi: English) As per this report said to be done by the Kerala Police Intelligence wing (with assistance from Central agencies; don't know what means), 7299 non-Muslims converted to Islam from 2011-2016 time frame.1216 is the number i...
by Sachin
29 Dec 2017 21:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The De.Mo also seems to have really hit some folks @ unexpected quarters. Kerala: Syro Malabar Church reports shady land deals The issue is about church's property being sold to third parties, who have NOT paid up the mutually agreed upon amount. The church had sold the land showing a very low fair-...
by Sachin
19 Dec 2017 14:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2375
Views: 266120

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I wonder how this will help if a train has been stopped midway and the train behind it does not know. At present, the "block working" in IR helps in avoiding such mishaps. Using 1940s-1950s UK-like train "block instruments" stations masters on both ends of a railway track coordi...
by Sachin
18 Dec 2017 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

I am waiting for an English news report, but while waiting IS Connection, NIA takes over the case (Mathrubhumi Malayalam) The Kerala Police had arrested 5 people who were working as 'preachers/recruiters' for IS. One among them was a cook, who worked in Middle East for quite some time. The NIA, IB &...
by Sachin
15 Dec 2017 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

Question is whether they are modern firearms or 'country made'. If they are Glocks, Ak-47s or Steyrs, we have a problem. I think 'country made' machine guns are still a a rarity in India. And do the blacksmiths actually make 'rifles'? Because my understanding is that it is tough to make the rifling...
by Sachin
08 Dec 2017 19:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 685
Views: 83890

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

A good start but someone needs to make the submission process less bureaucratic. Whoever implemented this first version has not worked a day in customer service. Standard, Indian Babu mentality. Make the form filing complex, so that no one can do this by themselves. The complainant need to give the...
by Sachin
30 Nov 2017 21:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1565
Views: 224772

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Here’s the official CSO report: Good numbers indeed . Nice to see that gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) is close to 30% again, after a downward slide for some time In the socialist heaven of Kerala, this news has come as a shocker :lol:. For months together the "seculars" have been ha...
by Sachin
23 Nov 2017 12:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 471882

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Every legislation has a purpose built loophole and backdoor created by vested interests to benefit specific entities. Look at what the baboo(n)s have done in the case of aadhar. If the GoI itself allows baniyas like AirTel to get away with such schemes, then they are undermining their own case for ...
by Sachin
22 Nov 2017 22:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Also convenience. GandhiJi will remain all prevalent for the foreseeable future, but e-transactions and e-payments will continue to grow- at a variable pace- as people find it more and more convenient and acceptable. Gandhi-Ji would remain in power for many more years, but the overall plan should b...
by Sachin
21 Nov 2017 11:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

NIA says 20 suspected IS recruits might have returned......
Karipur: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) have intensified search for more than 20 suspected IS recruits, including Malayalees, who they believe, might have returned to the country from Syria. Twelve of them are Keralites. :roll:
by Sachin
15 Nov 2017 12:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Gus wrote:I am confused if it is linking phone with aadhaar or linking aadhaar with phone.

It is actually linking your "phone connection/number" with Aadhaar.
by Sachin
14 Nov 2017 22:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

There is a very active story floating around in social media. That is about linking mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar. I even heard a voice clip (in Malayalam) which was a heated argument between a customer executive and a customer (of a mobile service provider). The points of interest:- ⋅ ...
by Sachin
11 Nov 2017 20:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Loans up to Rs 25 lakh under HBA for govt employees 25 lakhs, and a loan term for 20 years. Principal to be paid up in 2/3 of loan term in installments, followed by interest payment in the next 1/3 term of loan period. Interest rate is 8.5% p.a. Such a scheme existed for Bank employees. But now tha...
by Sachin
10 Nov 2017 12:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Those complaints almost all pertain to the informal economy. Try challenging anyone who starts whining that by asking 'you mean the informal economy, right ? The one where no one pays taxes or reports their income ?' Get them to defend that. You mean ask any one why they (or their friends - the whi...
by Sachin
09 Nov 2017 23:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7747
Views: 597739

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Indeed. People assume too much honour among thieves while also assuming that the law is ineffective/corrupt/whatever. It is quite ironic. These are people who, when their arm is twisted, will sell out everyone else to save their own behinds. You said it sir!! Off late I noticed lots of busting of &...
by Sachin
02 Nov 2017 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

Things seems to be boiling up in (The #1 state) Kerala.... 5 Malayalee IS members in Syria identified Abdul Khayyum hails from Thechikkulam in Kannur and Safwan belongs to Pappinissery. Abdul Manaf, Shabeer and Suhail are natives of Valapattanam. {All the places are in Northern Kerala; the mother di...
by Sachin
01 Nov 2017 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

Operation Conversion Mafia: Kerala's conversion factories unmasked This sting operation is really a bit surprising considering that India Today generally is on the "secular" side. And this is exactly when there is a case being heard in the Hon. Supreme Court on this very same issue. The c...
by Sachin
27 Oct 2017 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260830

Re: Internal Security Watch

More good news for the "secular" groups from the Kerala No.1 NIA gets custody of suspected IS sympathiser.... wo more arrested in Kannur over suspected IS links...... All the people who got picked up are from Kannur district, a strong fort of the CPI(M) and the mother district of the Keral...
by Sachin
25 Oct 2017 14:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1065
Views: 95631

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

How reliable are the prices quoted in the real estate web sites like 99acres etc.? Are they generally inflated? Was planning of looking for a plot (mostly in 1500-2400sq.ft) in the suburbs of Bengaluru. No plans for renting out, the aim is to settle down there. Hence also not very keen on an apartme...

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