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by Suraj
23 Oct 2018 02:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This is the Indian economy thread :) So I do ask to focus on the thread topic.
by Suraj
22 Oct 2018 21:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Please be more data driven in your discussions. Enough leeway has been offered, but posters who start anecdotal conversations have a responsibility to find more data and reference material to back themselves up. Posts basically veering into past politics are going to disappear.
by Suraj
22 Oct 2018 20:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4735
Views: 339378

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Making a mockery of the Asian Games performances, bronze medalist India thrashed gold medalist Japan 9-0 in the Asian Champions Trophy, a mere one month later.
by Suraj
22 Oct 2018 15:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4735
Views: 339378

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

CWG and Asian champion Bajrang Punia in 65kg Wrestling World Championship final. If he wins, he'll be the second Indian to win this after Sushil Kumar in 2010.
by Suraj
22 Oct 2018 11:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

added later: Aside from per-capita income, I am including other indicators which are quantifiable like level of education, Healthcare, IMR, benefits, resources and also non-quantifiable indicators like quality of education, affordability and availability of healthcare, general happiness, approach t...
by Suraj
22 Oct 2018 04:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

You'll need to explain why you think they're different goals. Per capita Income itself is one of the important measures of HDI...
by Suraj
22 Oct 2018 03:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

HSBC World in 2030 Report: India likely to emerge as the third-largest economy in the world India is likely to emerge as the third-largest economy in the world in just over a decade from now, surpassing Japan and Germany, according to a new report from HSBC Global Research. As seen in Chart 1, Chin...
by Suraj
21 Oct 2018 14:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

While this seems like boring news, it's in fact extremely important. The US used to have weak economic data collection prior to the Great Depression. They made multiple bad decisions that worsened that depression because they'd very little helpful data to calibrate policymaking. They learned from th...
by Suraj
20 Oct 2018 13:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India investment upswing to run till 2022-23; RBI study of investment cycles since 1950 has good news A study of India’s investment cycles in the last 60 years by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revealed that the latest investment upswing will run till 2022-23 to the peak of 33% from the curren...
by Suraj
19 Oct 2018 20:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2537
Views: 307014

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

before china did it, there was skepticism about these very long HSR rides - the hong kong to peking is 12 hrs iirc.....but it was done and maybe will not be full for some time. but such is the populations economic growth that things will get filled. for example, suppose only 20% pax are delhi-chenn...
by Suraj
19 Oct 2018 12:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2537
Views: 307014

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Indeed, that's an average speed of 275 kmph, pretty achievable. But I how many people will prefer it over 2.5 hours flight. More immediate requirements are Chennai-Bangalore, I see many senior management guys frequenting this route every week. Then Hyd-Bang and possibly Hyd-Chennai, which can be la...
by Suraj
19 Oct 2018 12:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2537
Views: 307014

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Distancewise:
Delhi-Chennai is comparable to Beijing-Guangzhou , where the fastest train is 8hrs
Delhi-Mumbai is comparable to Beijing-Shanghai , where the fastest train is 4:30hrs
by Suraj
18 Oct 2018 22:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1031
Views: 127551

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Yes I saw that but it’s the ‘new Huawei India CEO’ saying it and the report I posted is GoI talking . Dr Paulraj of APSOH fame has stated in that same article that policy decisions are GoIs preserve alone .
by Suraj
18 Oct 2018 11:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1031
Views: 127551

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

And yet... India dials Cisco, Samsung, Nokia, Ericsson, says no to Chinese Huawei, ZTE The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has excluded Huawei and ZTE from its list of companies asked to partner it for trials to develop 5G use cases for India, indicating that New Delhi may well follow the US ...
by Suraj
17 Oct 2018 23:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Services trade continues to remain robust through August
August 2018
Exports: $16.5 billion
Imports: $10.4 billion

Apr-Aug 2018:
Exports: $84.7 billion
Imports: $52.7 billion
Surplus: $32 billion
by Suraj
17 Oct 2018 21:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Excellent point - a trade profile primarily demonstrating exports of primary and intermediate goods, and imports of finished goods, is lopsided.
by Suraj
17 Oct 2018 21:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I feel like you are confusing two separate issues here. Trade imbalance amd deficit with china is certainly a problem which should be addressed. However, making sweeping statements like 'electronics bill needs to be reduced' are wrong imo We can all be glad these are only your opinions and not what...
by Suraj
16 Oct 2018 23:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

In addition, there are often comments paraphrasing David Ricardo and the concept of relative benefit , to suggest that since Chinese make these cheaper, it's better to buy it than make it in India. However this argument has a logical fallacy. The Chinese didn't end up competitive by accident. Their ...
by Suraj
16 Oct 2018 02:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1500
Views: 199786

Re: India's Power Sector

India overtakes USA as second larger solar installations market in H1 2018 India installed 4.9 GW of solar power, consolidating its position as the second largest solar market in the world, during the first half of calendar year 2018. The country was ranked second, following China during the Januar...
by Suraj
15 Oct 2018 02:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4735
Views: 339378

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Supratik wrote:India enters hockey (abridged) final in both men's and women's section of YO.

Both lost the gold medal matches.
by Suraj
15 Oct 2018 01:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

@Suraj I do not understand how I am trolling. It is not my intention and I feel that what I wrote was related to the Economics thread and the reply to a prev poster. An explanation would be much appreciated. Since you asked - YOU constructed the strawman of "hatred for chinese phones". Do...
by Suraj
15 Oct 2018 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 699
Views: 90474

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

MIGHT TRUMPS RIGHT: LESSONS LEARNED BY CHINA IN THE OPIUM WARS RING TRUE IN US TRADE ROW Are there lessons Beijing can draw from the first opium war (1839-42) as it faces an increasingly adversarial United States that regards China as a threat to its strategic dominance? That war saw a British forc...
by Suraj
14 Oct 2018 21:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^I do not understand this hatred for chinese phones. They are already getting taxed. Not everything has to be make in India. If the customers get a price advantage then India as a whole benefits, doesn't it? Instead of blind hatred, we should tax these products healthily and as china (or any other ...
by Suraj
14 Oct 2018 15:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Mod Note

I've cleaned up posts that the original poster himself admitted were off-topic. There are about half a dozen active threads about that place, to talk about that. Do it there.
by Suraj
14 Oct 2018 13:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India held this #1 position since around 1997 when Chinese extreme poverty fell below ours.
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by Suraj
14 Oct 2018 13:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4127
Views: 196969

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Nigeria is set to stay the world’s poverty capital for at least a generation Nigeria is making little progress in eliminating poverty. New reports by global development institutions show that human capital spending in Nigeria—the poverty capital of the world after recently overtaking India—is among...
by Suraj
14 Oct 2018 00:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Posting here for now. Will move elsewhere or delete if posters cannot stay on topic: US makes last-ditch effort in urging India to go easy on data localisation Two US senators have called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to soften India’s stance on data localisation, warning that measures requiring i...
by Suraj
11 Oct 2018 02:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4735
Views: 339378

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India has won both the pistol shooting golds so far at the Youth Olympics - men's 10m and women's 10m. The remaining event is team 10m . Hopefully we can win that too, and thereby corner all the pistol shooting golds . Rank Country G S B Total 1 Russia (RUS) 13 2 1 16 2 Hungary (HUN) 7 1 1 9 3 India...
by Suraj
11 Oct 2018 00:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4735
Views: 339378

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Pretty good performance in the Youth Olympics. From no golds ever won before, to 3 golds so far, and 3rd position in the medal table. I'm surprised no one's talking about the Sultan of Johor cup hockey. So far the results read: bt Malaysia 2-1 bt New Zealand 7-1 bt Japan 1-0 bt Australia 5-4 Last ga...
by Suraj
10 Oct 2018 22:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90752

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Thanks for that piece of feedback from the real world!
by Suraj
09 Oct 2018 22:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Major SEZ policy revamp: Fiscal sops for SEZs must be linked to investments, jobs A major over-haul of the existing Special Economic Zones (SEZs) policy by delinking fiscal incentives from exports and linking them to investments made and employment generated has been proposed by the review committe...
by Suraj
09 Oct 2018 22:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 704
Views: 90752

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Central, State officials can act against GST evaders irrespective of jurisdiction: CBIC The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Custom (CBIC) has made it clear that irrespective of assessees assigned under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, officials from the Centre or State can initiate enfo...
by Suraj
09 Oct 2018 01:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2537
Views: 307014

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: By January 2019, tenders worth Rs 88,000 crore to be floated The National High Speed Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) is gearing to float more than 20 tenders for the bullet train project by January next year, sources in the railway ministry said. The tenders amou...
by Suraj
08 Oct 2018 08:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Growth in India firming up, projected to accelerate further: World Bank Growth in India is firming up and projected to accelerate to 7.3 per cent in the 2018-19 fiscal and 7.5 per cent in the next two years, the World Bank said on Sunday. The global lender said that the Indian economy appears to ha...
by Suraj
07 Oct 2018 21:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4611
Views: 336450

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Air traffic data up to and for August 2018 April-August: DEL: +12.3% BOM: +6.1% BLR: +31.3% HYD: +24.1% MAA: +15.5% COK: -0.4% (due to -45% in August during floods) DEL has almost 30M pax in just 5 months, and is on track to top 70 million for the full fiscal year. All monthly data at AAI traffic n...
by Suraj
07 Oct 2018 01:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2537
Views: 307014

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Mukhi wrote:Would Admins be Ok if I start a seperate thread to monitor the progress of Bullet train?? Please advise.

Please keep to this thread. Newcomers should prove their ability to sustain interest and information about a topic before being able to start off threads.
by Suraj
06 Oct 2018 13:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Yes it's bold, and a case of RBI telegraphing that it doesn't believe the macroeconomic situation is weak. Most people are fixated on the exchange rate itself, and see the rapid erosion as a cause for alarm. RBI saw it differently. It saw it as one of several levers it could manipulate - especially ...
by Suraj
06 Oct 2018 12:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

On paper, bond prices fall when repo rates go up, i.e. yields on offered bond issue also goes up. Bonds themselves have a fixed coupon, so their relative price attractiveness depends on how the coupon of the bond compares to the current benchmark rate. When current rate is higher than the coupon you...
by Suraj
06 Oct 2018 02:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345291

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

RBI Monetary Policy Review: Repo rate unchanged at 6.5% Contrary to street expectations, the Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee (MPC) kept repo rate unchanged at 6.5% on Friday in its fourth bi-monthly monetary policy review for this fiscal year. Over two-thirds of 61 economists had ...
by Suraj
05 Oct 2018 20:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 420
Views: 39345

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

That is not a subject for this thread . Please don’t derail the conversation .

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