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by Sachin
16 Aug 2018 16:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317551

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Right now, water came over the NH and filling the low lying region near NAD. The river level is upto 10 metres above the normal swell. My understanding is that airports at Thiruvananthapuram and Karippur* are operational and flights can be diverted there? But I also know that lot of flights general...
by Sachin
16 Aug 2018 12:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317551

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The current flood situation at CIAL is much worse than the one back in 2013. Heard from head of fire service there that a lot of electrical systems are bust and the airport might remain closed beyond saturday, if spares dont come in. KL I guess is seeing the next biggest flood since "flood of ...
by Sachin
09 Aug 2018 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286886

Re: Internal Security Watch

Too bad. There should be a rule that landlords need to report suspicious tenants. In Delhi, it is mandatory to get tenant/domestic servant verified by Police. Cops file FIRs against landlords who don't do so. May be Delhi's local acts/laws does have such provisions. BTW, looks like Karnataka Police...
by Sachin
08 Aug 2018 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286886

Re: Internal Security Watch

SS, Aren't the landlords supposed to turn over tenant information to the local police stations just like hotel registers keep track of guests? No, this is not mandatory. The police can ask the land lord for information if they find a need for it. The landlord is not legally required to share any in...
by Sachin
07 Aug 2018 12:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286886

Re: Internal Security Watch

All in a day at South India. 1. College girl murdered at Perumbavoor, Ernakulam Rural Dt., Kerala . Accused his Bija (his original name hidden so that religion cannot be ascertained), a labourer said to be from West Bengal. 2. Kerala Becoming A Terror Haven? NIA’s Latest Arrests In Bodh Gaya Blast C...
by Sachin
20 Jul 2018 13:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1837
Views: 278802

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj wrote:The Fugitive Economic Offenders ordinance has been upgraded to a proper act with the bill passing in LS:

Is this passed as a "Money Bill"? Or else the whole move can be scuttled at the Rajya Sabha. Most likely this bill has taken the "money bill" route ;).
by Sachin
17 Jul 2018 12:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286886

Re: Internal Security Watch

It is not for free, it is by Amar Bhushan (RAW case officer was investigating Rabinder singh) . It is day by day account of investigation against him, it is not mirch masala but very fascinating if you want to get plain real life details of how things work. I have read this book. Yes it does not ad...
by Sachin
06 Jul 2018 10:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286886

Re: Internal Security Watch

Abhimanyu case: Police tightens grip on SDPI, PF workers. Abhimanyu murder: DGP questions accused, NIA probes terrorist links. The case is that Abhimanyu an SFI worker was stabbed to death in college campus in Kerala. It has now been confirmed that Islamic radical outfits have been behind the murde...
by Sachin
27 Jun 2018 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Neighbourhood
Replies: 58
Views: 4445

Re: Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Neighbourhood

SSridhar wrote:
Sachin wrote: . . . Sabad's second wife Raihanath . . .

He still has options for two more.

But he may be worried whether his quota of 72 houris would be reduced to 70 since he also brought 2 along with him ;).
by Sachin
27 Jun 2018 14:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 814
Views: 62525

Re: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood

In a step leading to more "secularism" in Kerala and India.. Is IS draft still on? 11 missing from two Kerala families... The missing have been named as Nasira, 25, of Mundankulam in Chemmanad, her husband Sabad , 32, their children Musab, 5, Marjana, 3, and Muqabil, 1, and Sabad's second ...
by Sachin
27 Jun 2018 14:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Neighbourhood
Replies: 58
Views: 4445

Re: Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Neighbourhood

In a step leading to more "secularism" in Kerala and India.. Is IS draft still on? 11 missing from two Kerala families... The missing have been named as Nasira, 25, of Mundankulam in Chemmanad, her husband Sabad , 32, their children Musab, 5, Marjana, 3, and Muqabil, 1, and Sabad's second ...
by Sachin
27 Jun 2018 14:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286886

Re: Internal Security Watch

In a step leading to more "secularism" in Kerala and India.. Is IS draft still on? 11 missing from two Kerala families... The missing have been named as Nasira, 25, of Mundankulam in Chemmanad, her husband Sabad , 32, their children Musab, 5, Marjana, 3, and Muqabil, 1, and Sabad's second ...
by Sachin
26 Jun 2018 15:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3697
Views: 179591

Re: Indian Education System

I am talking about learning critical subjects such as physics, biology, mathematics etc. Where kids can relate directly to stuff rather than translate meaning from English to their native tongue and then understand. A whole lot of Indians in India think in english. The problem which Karthik mention...
by Sachin
23 Jun 2018 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2444
Views: 286309

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Now for some humour.. No Rail Coach Factory in Palakkad, Kerala MPs protest at Rail Bhavan :lol:. The protesting MPs were mainly from a very popular national level party, the CPI(M). IR wanted to start a railway coach factory at Palakkad way back in 1982. The state governments of KL were still drool...
by Sachin
19 Jun 2018 15:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351061

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: 2254
Views: 351061

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: 2444
Views: 286309

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: 566
Views: 54475

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: 977
Views: 100385

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: 2254
Views: 351061

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: 2254
Views: 351061

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: 3896
Views: 286886

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: 3896
Views: 286886

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: 2880
Views: 231149

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: 2880
Views: 231149

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: 2444
Views: 286309

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: 7748
Views: 607733

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: 1837
Views: 278802

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: 2444
Views: 286309

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: 2444
Views: 286309

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: 3896
Views: 286886

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: 3896
Views: 286886

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: 7748
Views: 607733

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: 2444
Views: 286309

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: 3896
Views: 286886

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 &...

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