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by Suraj
27 May 2017 03:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Investments of Rs 4 lakh crore ($63 billion) for urban development cleared in 3 yrs: M Venkaiah Naidu Investments worth over Rs 4 lakh crore have been approved for improving urban infrastructure in the three years of the Modi government, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today. “Three years of u...
by Suraj
26 May 2017 21:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Srikanth never seems to be able to win against Chen Long, but seemingly comes closer or beats Lin Dan (China Open, Rio 2016). What's it about Chen Long's game that makes it harder for him than against Lin Dan ?
by Suraj
24 May 2017 23:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 878
Views: 34455

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China Hit by First Moody's Downgrade Since 1989 on Debt Risk Moody’s Investors Service cut its rating on China’s debt for the first time since 1989, challenging the view that the nation’s leadership will be able to rein in leverage while maintaining the pace of economic growth. Stocks and the yuan ...
by Suraj
24 May 2017 23:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Corporate Borrowers Run to the Markets as Indian Banks Wilt India’s record-low corporate spending may be poised for a turnaround as road builders and power generators seek alternative ways to raise money. Stymied by a lending paralysis among its domestic banks, infrastructure companies are increasi...
by Suraj
24 May 2017 22:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

No chance against China :( We just don't have the doubles strength. At best 1-4 or 0-5 loss. But then I expected 1-4 or 2-3 loss to INA too.
by Suraj
24 May 2017 00:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Well, Jayaram got pasted in his match against Axelsen, so I'm not sure what to make of his recent win. I wish someone would send Srikanth to China and pay Li Yongbo yell at him for a week or three. Maybe that'll set his head right. Phenomenal talent not performing to his level, considering he's capa...
by Suraj
23 May 2017 20:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Yes, the WD team ran the world #2 ranked Danish pair of Pedersen/Juhl close , taking a game and losing the last game 21-23. Should have played Kidambi in MS - he gives Axelsen much more trouble than Jayaram does. Instead of 1-4 it could have been 2-3 or even 3-2 in our favor. I'm surprised that we w...
by Suraj
22 May 2017 09:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Bloomberg on GST: A 'Mind-Boggling' Reform Looms Over India's $2 Trillion Economy Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is set to dramatically reshape Asia’s third-largest economy with the biggest tax reform since independence in 1947. After finding common ground among India’s 29 states, the fin...
by Suraj
22 May 2017 00:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The percentage of EPF corpus invested in the equity market is being slowly raised, starting at 5%, and now 10%, with the current proposal to raise it to 15%: EPFO to take call on raising ETF investment limit to 15% Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Sunday said the Employees' Provident Fund Organi...
by Suraj
20 May 2017 12:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

And the Indian men's compound team win the gold in the Archery World Cup, beating Colombia 226-221. US beat France 229-225 in the bronze match. Congrats to the Indian team.
by Suraj
20 May 2017 02:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Ironically enough, What you are saying is a far more meaningful examination of GST than the guy in the video . His talk is sensationalist self-promoting variety, because he says things that would have been meaningful 5 years ago as feedback, today . There's no longer any scope to change it. Everyone...
by Suraj
20 May 2017 01:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Sorry, we'll have to agree to disagree. Not only is he an attention seeker, but he's too late to be making his case now. Like 5 years too late.
by Suraj
20 May 2017 01:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

He's an attention seeker. Anyone who claims to be making a serious 'POV' titled "Most terrible thing that will happen to the country" is not worth one's time. Resorting to sensationalism is something no one with a meaningful POV needs.
by Suraj
19 May 2017 23:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 297
Views: 16557

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Sure List of countries by motor vehicle production SIAM also has Indian production data: SIAM production trends India overtakes China to become No 1 in two-wheelers market According to a report by Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM), India has emerged as the biggest two-wheeler market i...
by Suraj
19 May 2017 22:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

In their eagerness to pass the GST bill, the GoI have ceded too much control and concessions to the rogue states. The center needs to show some spine and think about a uniform tax rate for items countrywide and also a fairly low tax regime. Why are they aping the west by setting rates at 18%?? why ...
by Suraj
19 May 2017 04:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 297
Views: 16557

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

No mention of this anywhere here: In 2016, India finally entered the top 5 in global automobile (4-wheeler and higher) production, overtaking South Korea. 2016 production was 4.5 million vehicles. Ahead of us are China, US, Japan and Germany. Rounding out the top 10 behind us is SoKo, Mexico, Spain,...
by Suraj
19 May 2017 00:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Crop insurance claims seen soaring to Rs 13,000 cr in 2016-17 The crop insurance claims are likely to touch Rs 13,000 crore in the 2016-17 crop year ending next month, in spite of good monsoon, indicating other risks weighing heavy on the farm sector. More farmers applied for the upgraded crop insu...
by Suraj
18 May 2017 01:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Banks may add Rs 2.6 lakh cr worth NPAs to existing pile by FY19-end: Fitch Indian banks could potentially add as much as Rs 2.6 lakh crore ($40.58 billion) worth of soured loans by March 2019 to their existing pile, India Ratings and Research said on Wednesday. The rating agency, an affiliate of F...
by Suraj
18 May 2017 01:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1128
Views: 114684

Re: India's Power Sector

India boosts nuclear power generation as cabinet approves 10 atomic plants To ramp up nuclear power generation in the country, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to build ten indigenous pressurised heavy water reactors. Each reactor will have the capacity to produce 700 MW of electri...
by Suraj
17 May 2017 08:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GST Bonanza Turns City at India's Dead Center Into Nation's Warehouse Nagpur is in the dead center of the country, at the crossroads of busy road and rail corridors that bisect India east to west and north to south. Now, India is on the cusp of a sweeping tax overhaul that could turn the city of 2....
by Suraj
16 May 2017 23:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1356
Views: 64401

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

300km+ would put it in the top 10 in system length. 400+ would see it overtake London, Moscow and New York metros, with only Beijing and Shanghai ahead of it in system length. The cumulative phase 3 updates due for completion this year add up to 156km, which means total system length will be almost ...
by Suraj
16 May 2017 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 2924
Views: 133893

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Does anyone really believe Golden Monkey did disclose these "secrets" to Russians in a WH meeting attended by other officials? IMHO, that's the wrong question to ask. The more appropriate one is whether he even realizes those were classified materials he shouldn't be babbling about in suc...
by Suraj
16 May 2017 11:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Yes, good point on Turkey and the Caucasus republics. I forgot about them. They're indeed very strong in mens free and greco-roman.
by Suraj
16 May 2017 03:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Exports are picking up some serious momentum, at a time when Rupee is soaring too. Can't remember when we last had >20% export growth for successive months: April exports rise 20% for eighth straight month at $24.6 bn Exports in April grew at 19.4 per cent, resulting in growth for eight consecutive ...
by Suraj
16 May 2017 00:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1356
Views: 64401

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

I am not arguing for dirt cheap IR-like fares in perpetuity. That is the other extreme. But a balance needs to be maintained between social good from affordable and efficient public transport, and a remunerative cost structure. I would argue that the current action is the 'balance' that the voting ...
by Suraj
15 May 2017 11:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I think we are much further along in wrestling than that. We have won wrestling medals in each of the last 3 Olympics - one silver and three bronzes. In the case of womens free, yes perhaps there's a mental block against the Japanese, but in mens we just need to ramp up our tactical abilities.
by Suraj
15 May 2017 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Japanese women are wrestling superpowers. They have people like Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho with Alexander Karelin-like win-loss records. Most of them are slim and petite, but they have a sports friendly schooling system where the good talents get to go to sports-focused universities.
by Suraj
15 May 2017 08:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

World championship is in August. Real test against european in offering. Well, barring Russia, all the 'Stans are already in the Asian Championships. Asian standard is close to world standard already, in both free and greco-roman. Sakshi lost to the same Japanese opponent in Rio and had to be conte...
by Suraj
15 May 2017 05:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

The Japanese are a brickwall we ran into multiple times in women's free. We also have very little by way of capability in Greco-Roman, which Iran and SoKo have generally dominated at Asian level. 2017 Asian Wrestling Championships The 70kg free finalists are familiar names - Sushil Kumar beat them b...
by Suraj
14 May 2017 23:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3596
Views: 175247

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

AAI couldn't make a deal with Gary Calvert to stay on as javelin coach. But they've instead forwarded former world record holder Uwe Hohn's name for clearance: Athletics Federation of India recommends Uwe Hohn name for javelin coach In a big boost for the likes of the Athletics Federation of India (...
by Suraj
13 May 2017 22:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Lastly looks like we still have socialists and commies in GST council, WTH were they thinking to put cars, AC and (did I hear furniture as well) in luxury item and tax 28%? These people have a frozen view of poor Indians and now they'll tax 28% for AC? Every damm house in cities has one these days....
by Suraj
13 May 2017 00:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 297
Views: 16557

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

arshyam wrote:Why not make this process online? It's the simplest thing - vehicle #, reg card/DL#, state, duration. e-pay, print and done.

Because you're making the mistake of coming up with sensible ideas.
by Suraj
12 May 2017 21:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Rising Rupee No Barrier For India's High-Tech Export Machine Indian exports are defying a firm rupee, riding a rise in global growth with a surge in shipments of the kind of high-tech goods every nation covets. Exports rose to a six year high in March and, for now, that upward trend is tipped to co...
by Suraj
12 May 2017 20:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

To those who's commented on this before (Gus and some others): IIP and WPI data has been revised to use the newer 2011-12 base year used by GDP numbers. With the new base year, industrial production growth data has retroactively improved for the past 5 year period. It's possible GDP data will also b...
by Suraj
12 May 2017 11:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Austin: please, lets not go down that tangent in this thread. Use the perspectives on global economy thread for that screed.
by Suraj
12 May 2017 08:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Have you looked at the Mudra website ? IIRC the forms are available at all PSU banks .
by Suraj
12 May 2017 01:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

VKumar wrote:CRISIL is a scam. Google for this. CRISIL credit rating complaints

All credit rating agencies are arguably scams in some way, particularly the western model where the operate from the fees gained from those whom they rate. The question is one of whether it's ours or controlled by someone else.
by Suraj
11 May 2017 19:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

we've always been shafted by these rating agencies. at some point, we need our own - like the chinese do, only more transparent and credible. We have our own. It's called CRISIL . During UPA-1 S&P became a major shareholder of it. Not sure why GoI permitted that at the time. Ideally it should b...
by Suraj
11 May 2017 04:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Modi Diktat Paying Off: India Infrastructure Projects on a Roll Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to push delayed infrastructure projects are paying off. About a quarter of 1,201 projects valued at 16.9 trillion rupees ($262 billion) were delayed as of January, down from 43 percent two years b...
by Suraj
11 May 2017 00:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

This post is awesome( if true - still very hard to believe). I always wondered who arr the one's who drive luxury suv's despite being so young. One newbie question: It is always mentioned that the biggest employer is agriculture in India where there is no such requirement as PAN, IT returns etc. Wi...

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