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by Dipanker
26 Mar 2018 01:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7765
Views: 617647

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Let me restate that, when it comes to GDP, I like to discount the inflationary component and focus on the "real" growth only. Based on your interpretation, perhaps I used the word "vaporware" erroneously. You don't get to define these things to suit your own misunderstandings be...
by Dipanker
26 Mar 2018 01:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7765
Views: 617647

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I wouldn't put it that way, rather you can say that I like to focus on the "real" part of the GDP growth rather than the "nominal" which includes the vaporware inflation component! Wrong again. It's the other way around. Nominal growth is what you see out in the world everyday. ...
by Dipanker
25 Mar 2018 23:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7765
Views: 617647

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Anybody keeping track of post Demo currency circulation? RBI figure from last month suggest it is nearly back to 100% pre Demo level. IIRC some of the resident "economists" had predicted that cash in circulation will stop around 70% of the pre Demo level. Well turns out they have been sub...
by Dipanker
25 Mar 2018 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1830
Views: 230324

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Meanwhile the onslaught on H1-B visa continues, first there was a freeze on premium processing, now these anti H1-B visa posters in the BART subway system. Such inflammatory posters can potentially lead to racist attacks. Hindus for Orange-utan coalition ought to bear some responsibility for this ba...
by Dipanker
25 Mar 2018 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 309988

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

syam wrote:
According to Dipankar and some other folks, this is final proof to migration theory..


You are misquoting me. My current position is leaning AMT but with certain degree of ambivalence and certainly with no finality. More evidences are needed needed for that.
by Dipanker
25 Mar 2018 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 112
Views: 10535

Re: Cambridge Analytics and Next Color Revolutions India

^^^ There are still issues though such as can a foreign agent be hired to influence the outcome of Indian election? This foreign agent/s could be working for a enemy foreign govt. Couple these developments with the recently passed bill which allows foreign funding of political parties in India and ...
by Dipanker
25 Mar 2018 00:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7765
Views: 617647

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Anybody keeping track of post Demo currency circulation? RBI figure from last month suggest it is nearly back to 100% pre Demo level. IIRC some of the resident "economists" had predicted that cash in circulation will stop around 70% of the pre Demo level. Well turns out they have been subs...
by Dipanker
15 Mar 2018 06:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1031
Views: 98478

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

The tribes in andamans are unique in the world. They are innocents in every sense of the term and need to be protected. If possible, it may be best to separate the military, tourist and tribal spaces in these andaman islands. Tribal population of A&N islands are in terminal decline and headed f...
by Dipanker
12 Mar 2018 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2273
Views: 278832

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Got you. Google chacha has Mumbai GDP @ $416 billion at present. So by 2030 Mumbai should at least be @ 3rd or 4th position if not higher. As you pointed out, Britshit still haven't come to grip with the loss of the *Crown Jewel*. Google Chacha also list GDP of state of Maharashtra as $390 billion,...
by Dipanker
10 Mar 2018 09:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1031
Views: 98478

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

KL Dubey wrote:Did you know that Indeerah Gaandee planned to abandon the A&N islands ?


Never heard of it, this sounds like a RSS Madrasah propagandu.
by Dipanker
06 Mar 2018 22:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2170
Views: 338097

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Things looking up for the economy? Indian economy to recover gradually to 7.1 per cent in FY2019 The Indian economy is likely to recover gradually to 7.1 per cent in 2018-19 financial year as GST related disruptions have smoothened and consumption levels have improved, says a report. According to a ...
by Dipanker
06 Mar 2018 13:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2273
Views: 278832

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/after-govt-s-red-card-tibetans-shift-dalai-lama-event-from-delhi-to-dharamshala/story-dQB4Ak8BjwZu0iCqht6l3H.html After govt's red card, Tibetans​ shift Dalai Lama event from Delhi to Dharmashala How is this to be interpreted? Reacting to Chinese arm twisting...
by Dipanker
03 Mar 2018 11:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1031
Views: 98478

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

^I know, but I have no expertise in planning a naval/amphibious assault, so I will leave the fleshing out part to the experts. Professionals call this syndrome - I dont know how to do it, so it must be easy! Chin up! Trust the professionals :mrgreen: So you don't think it is easy? That should make ...
by Dipanker
03 Mar 2018 01:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1031
Views: 98478

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

^I know, but I have no expertise in planning a naval/amphibious assault, so I will leave the fleshing out part to the experts.
by Dipanker
02 Mar 2018 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1031
Views: 98478

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

What's to do in the Maldives? Invade and take over? I would think so and situation like these gives us the pretext. A bird in hand is better than 4 naval bases around it plus we can have the naval bases anyway. Taking over does not mean that we have to keep them under our boots. For all practical p...
by Dipanker
02 Mar 2018 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2273
Views: 278832

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Could this be the reason why we have not seen any action in Maldives by India? Skipping Dalai Lama meeting, I don't think has happened in the past:

Govt sends out note: Very sensitive time for ties with China, so skip Dalai Lama events
by Dipanker
28 Feb 2018 04:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Know Your India
Replies: 502
Views: 47241

Re: Know Your India

^ The one I like on NDTV is by the Maestro himself, A R R. This one is amazing composition, usually played when Roy and his team are providing commentary on live election results. Heard it played during other programs as well. I would pay money to buy this one if available.
by Dipanker
27 Feb 2018 23:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 92
Views: 14179

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

^ Is it is possible to put up garbage cans in the area? Certainly a well funded municipality can afford them? The hawkers can also share responsibilities. They can also empty the garbage cans on their daily rounds of sweeping the roads. It may require some initiative but it should be doable, no?
by Dipanker
27 Feb 2018 20:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1031
Views: 98478

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Maldives declined India's invitation to take part in Milan 2018 naval exercise, says Indian Navy chief Sunil Lanba [url]http://zeenews.india.com/india/maldives-declined-indias-invitation-to-take-part-in-milan-2018-naval-exercise-says-indian-navy-chief-sunil-lanba-2084910.html [/url] Why was this in...
by Dipanker
27 Feb 2018 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1566
Views: 131805

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Why would the security guard(s) open the gate before first asking this casually walking person to open the guitar case (or whatever as seen on CCTV) and show that he is not hiding a gun in it? The entrance gate/door is opened only after the person has passed through metal detector and the security g...
by Dipanker
27 Feb 2018 03:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1566
Views: 131805

Re: Understanding the US- Again

>>Scan them for any hidden weapon just like airports before letting them in through the gate. Employ security guards at the entrance, metal detectors in high schools are available but not pervasive https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=334 Other half of equation is secure fence/wall which mo...
by Dipanker
26 Feb 2018 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1566
Views: 131805

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Why not build a secure fence around the school and then make sure nobody is bringing in a gun inside the school premises. Scan them for any hidden weapon just like airports before letting them in through the gate. Employ security guards at the entrance, part of whose jobs will be also to stop any gu...
by Dipanker
25 Feb 2018 05:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 800
Views: 67460

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

+1 Agreed with these points. Very poor and inept handling, very uncharacteristic, and very unindian. Hahaha :rotfl: this was the best compliment in a long time to GoI :mrgreen: In agreement with what Rudradev and Rahul said above... pretty disappointing set of comments from people who have good pos...
by Dipanker
25 Feb 2018 04:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 800
Views: 67460

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

+ Humiliating foreign state heads as a way negotiating and executing foreign policy is not a norm. The only country that practices this effectively is China; and one most civilized countries do not like this way of dealings find it rightly repulsive. While host nations can/should make their point f...
by Dipanker
19 Feb 2018 01:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2170
Views: 338097

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So much convoluted logic is being peddled in defence of scamsters and fraudsters, some people simply do not have any shame.
by Dipanker
18 Feb 2018 23:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2170
Views: 338097

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The point is that privatization is no panacea. In the US the financial industry has captured the regulatory oversight, and is able to get public money to cover their mistakes. We need something like "anyone who has stolen more than X from a financial institution will have a swift trial, in abs...
by Dipanker
13 Feb 2018 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 309988

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

The programs RA's output was in hours. What this tells me is that the Voyager software is probably using NOVAS software under the hood for positional astronomy computations. Not necessarily, reporting RA in hours is the convention in astronomy, most if not all software would follow that convention....
by Dipanker
13 Feb 2018 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2288
Views: 365580

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

You are right, should have included that too, o.k. edited my post and added it.
by Dipanker
13 Feb 2018 04:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2288
Views: 365580

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Btw ... peace didn't work for us during last 70 years. Now give GoI, 10 years to use force against napak. When exactly we had peace in last 70 years?? War 1947 - 1949 War 1965 War 1971 War 1984 ( Siachen ) War 1999 ( Kargil ) Near War 2002 ( Operation Parakram) Proxy War 1947 - Present Proxy War @ ...
by Dipanker
11 Feb 2018 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2288
Views: 365580

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Who are you trying to fool? Why should the govt want to pass a constitutional amendment bill when it knows to has no numbers to pass it. As for article 35A previous govts supported the bill in SC which is why it was not scrapped. This time they have left it to the courts. You are missing the point ...
by Dipanker
11 Feb 2018 18:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2288
Views: 365580

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

If India really need to save Kashmir article 370 has to go. Rohingyas and other illegals have to be thrown out. So why has this not been done at least in the parliament where the govt. has the majority to pass the such a bill? Remember this was part of the election manifesto of the ruling party so ...
by Dipanker
10 Feb 2018 09:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 309988

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Based on the software I used to explore the so called "AV phenomena", and assuming that the software I used were 100% accurate ( that is wrong assumption ), still Alcor "goes ahead" by by a maximum of ~0.58 arc minutes in RA in a complete precession cycle. Personally I think Suc...
by Dipanker
10 Feb 2018 05:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 309988

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Based on the software I used to explore the so called "AV phenomena", and assuming that the software I used were 100% accurate ( that is wrong assumption ), still Alcor "goes ahead" by by a maximum of ~0.58 arc minutes in RA in a complete precession cycle. Personally I think Such...
by Dipanker
10 Feb 2018 03:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1031
Views: 98478

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

While we twiddle our thumb Nasheed asks for intervention again, India must step in to check Chinese land grab, rising radicalisation: Nasheed] Meanwhile China has asked India not to do so, sorry if this was posted earlier, India has no justification to intervene in Maldives' crisis: China warns agai...
by Dipanker
07 Feb 2018 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 309988

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^Oops, Thanks for pointing that, just edited her email out. Hopefully not too late. That was an absent minded omission. Also missed the NOT in front of accurate, so may be you want to change your ooh no, ooh ahh now!
by Dipanker
07 Feb 2018 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 309988

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

My assumption is wrong or not can be proved/disproved once I have the the equations to compute the RA's and DEC w.r.t time and then I can run a simulation for a period of 26,000 years. I did think about the boundary conditions in the change of direction of rotational axis in my assumption/hypothesi...

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