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by hanumadu
14 Feb 2018 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2913
Views: 193644

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

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Short clip of the 'Daksh Warrior' weapon mounted unmanned ground vehicle in autonomous engagement mode. It has been developed by @DRDO_India's R&DE(E), Pune.
by hanumadu
13 Feb 2018 15:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

In the new budget, government has increased basic customs duty on many food items as well as an additional duty @10% (for social welfare). The items taxed heavily include extra virgin olive oil (increased from @12.5% to @30%), olive oil (from @20% to @35%) and Cranberry juice (from @10% to 50%). Th...
by hanumadu
12 Feb 2018 13:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://swarajyamag.com/economy/dr-patel-diagnosis-may-be-partly-wrong-we-may-have-a-triple-balance-sheet-problem One of the worst-kept secrets of Indian promoters is that they have very little skin in the game when it comes to investing their personal money in the companies they run. In the United...
by hanumadu
12 Feb 2018 06:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/budget-2018-arun-jaitley-highlights-gst-tax-revenue-economic-development-revolution-and-regression-5057831/ Budget 2019 can best be described as one made possible by an ongoing revolution in tax collection. This revolution is beginning to make possib...
by hanumadu
07 Feb 2018 05:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2230
Views: 362446

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Why are Boeing and Lockheed Martin not competing with Space-X for reusable first stage and heavier payloads?
by hanumadu
06 Feb 2018 13:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 880
Views: 81482

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Majeed Qarar‏ @MajeedQarar Follow Follow @MajeedQarar More For the 1st time after the cold war era, masses of Pashtoons in Pak raise the slogans of independence. This new uprising surge is led not by conventional politicians but by a new generation of youth from across Pakhtoonkhwa. The demonstrato...
by hanumadu
05 Feb 2018 11:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

vijayk wrote:If you scratch the surface of anger and lying campaign, the real cause of anger is Real estate getting stuck in limbo.


For every person worried about real estate stuck in limbo, there must be 10 others who are happy that they could finally afford something for themselves now.
by hanumadu
31 Jan 2018 20:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

For those complaining about low IT tax base. The issue is primarily that there are not enough tax paying jobs which is a product of the economic stage the country is in. According to this article when adjusted for per capita income India's direct taxes base is on par. http://www.livemint.com/Opinio...
by hanumadu
30 Jan 2018 21:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 987
Views: 71691

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

A thread on twitter about the stellar corruption in chinese banks USD1.2 billion in fraud at a single bank branch in western China. Everything is fine. https://twitter.com/tombschrader/status/957690140234780673?ref_src=twcamp%5Eshare%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Edefault%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E1 I ...
by hanumadu
30 Jan 2018 08:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2148
Views: 211360

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Katare wrote:
hanumadu wrote:
Which video? the GM one or one with the PPT?

The one that Karthik posted


Yeah. But in the video I posted, the guy giving the presentation repeatedly says that it is totally designed in India.
by hanumadu
30 Jan 2018 07:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2148
Views: 211360

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

The presentation in the youtube video talks about there being 4 pantographs but 2 will be used at any time.
by hanumadu
29 Jan 2018 07:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2148
Views: 211360

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Katare wrote:Didn’t It clearly say in video that design is from two EU companies and the manufacturing is being done in India.


Which video? the GM one or one with the PPT?
by hanumadu
28 Jan 2018 01:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2148
Views: 211360

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

hanumadu wrote:Some more info on train18 and train20


This video says train18 is indigenous design. In the previous video, the GM of ICF says the design is not Indian but foreign. What is the truth?
by hanumadu
27 Jan 2018 19:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2148
Views: 211360

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Some more info on train18 and train20
by hanumadu
23 Jan 2018 05:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2148
Views: 211360

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/2-new-world-class-trains-to-cut-travel-time-by-20/articleshow/62611180.cms By June this year, the railways will roll out a 'first of its kind' semi-high speed, self-propelled train set which will cut down the travel time by at least 20% in comparison to any...
by hanumadu
09 Jan 2018 12:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2738
Views: 197328

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Isn't there a established quality standard for newly constructed National Highways? There has been ever since the GQ, NSEW were the first modern highways that were being implemented in India during the Vajpayee era.

Gadkari talked about modern technology and a life of 50 years or even 100 years.
by hanumadu
02 Jan 2018 06:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Indian economy will grow 7-8% y-o-y and will be a $10 Trillion economy by 2030. That is given. Wikipedia says India's current GDP is $2.439T (2017). I don't see how a $2.439T economy becomes a $10T economy at 8% real growth in 12 years, here is the compounding : 2.439 *( 1.0 + 0.08)^12 = ~$ 6.142 T...
by hanumadu
01 Jan 2018 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2890
Views: 168937

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Where is the counter from Islamists in Iran? One would expect islamists would come out in greater number and take on the protestors. Islam survivies only because of the force they are willing to bring on their opponents. In this case, how much force and violence are the islamists and the govt willin...
by hanumadu
31 Dec 2017 12:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

No shortfall in direct or indirect tax collections as per @muglikar_

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by hanumadu
31 Dec 2017 01:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

2. As predicted before in several GOI reports that in around another decade our Electronics import will more than or almost equal to our Petroleum import bill. A big cause of worry, we need major policy initiatives to do electronics manufacturing in india for scale suitable for 140 cr people (proje...
by hanumadu
30 Dec 2017 09:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Make in India bearing fruits.
On wards and upwards to net zero imports by 2022.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DSQ5cSNVQAA1S9Q.jpg
by hanumadu
27 Dec 2017 10:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2017/12/26/rcom-to-exit-restructuring-plan-with-zero-write-off-to-lenders

RCom To Exit Debt Recast Plan With Zero Write-Offs To Lenders
Indian banks’ telecom exposure will be reduced by more than Rs 21,000 crore.
by hanumadu
03 Dec 2017 03:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 767
Views: 92505

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

ET Infotech News‏Verified account @ETInfotechNews #India will be a $5-trillion economy by 2024 and size will grow to $10 trillion by 2030, says #RIL Chairman #MukeshAmbani (PTI) https://twitter.com/ETInfotechNews/status/936498748057731072 And predictably the Economist's Mumbai propagandist One Stan...
by hanumadu
28 Nov 2017 03:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7690
Views: 561564

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/companies/mca-identifies-18-more-shell-cos-which-together-deposited-rs-10000-cr-cash-post-demo-2448641.html Dreamline Manpower Solution Private Limited, which deposited Rs 3166 crore :shock: , was in existence for just six years, before its name was struck ...
by hanumadu
23 Nov 2017 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436704

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

A day after Uday Kotak's comments, GoI does what he suggested: Cabinet okays changes to insolvency and bankruptcy code to block defaulters Unbelievable speed. Who would have thunk one day we would have a govt that would respond with such alacrity to suggestions made on the web. Dread to think what ...
by hanumadu
22 Nov 2017 02:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2148
Views: 211360

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Good coordination between Railways and Road ministries. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/railways/road-ministry-offers-indian-railways-right-of-way-for-bullet-train/articleshow/61584544.cms?utm_expid=.9mgylBgORSGl_UJ6lInckw.0&utm_referrer=https://www.google.co.in/&am...
by hanumadu
17 Nov 2017 11:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436704

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

In other news, it seems for the first time in a decade, India's ROI is greater than cost of capital. Private investment is expected to improve because of this.
by hanumadu
17 Nov 2017 05:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 956
Views: 84581

Re: Indian IT Industry

I couldn't find the "Denied supercomputer, Angry India does it!" article, but found another piece from 1993. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/business/1993/03/19/cray-deal-a-casualty-of-atomic-weapon-fears/24f11e87-effe-4a2c-8976-d3d844cb4275/?utm_term=.0baa8f773ec4 Within three year...
by hanumadu
11 Nov 2017 21:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7690
Views: 561564

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

SandeepA wrote:The below info-graphic is in circulation about DeMo. Can someone help me refute this..i dont have sufficient data.


Terrorism is not just deaths like the graph tells. Stone throwing is also terrorism and definitely you don't hear about it as much now.
by hanumadu
10 Nov 2017 22:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 628
Views: 65703

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

chetak wrote:This 28% GST on restaurants was a particularly unkind cut and it actually felt like both the state and central govts were your uninvited guests everytime you paid the bill at some decent hotel.


GST on restaurants was never 28%. The highest rate was 18%.
by hanumadu
10 Nov 2017 00:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7690
Views: 561564

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

There are plenty of real big time crooks, and their non-cash wealth in real estate, gold and other property is what GoI should hunt down. Such actions will show justice not just being done, but politically, "seeing as being done". My concern is this process should be done before the 2019 ...
by hanumadu
09 Nov 2017 21:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7690
Views: 561564

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The shell company would have acted on behalf its 'clients' to deposit/launder money. The govt can shut down the company and go after the directors. But the money would now be with the clients. How to track all their clients and recover that money? I doubt the company maintained records or if the cl...
by hanumadu
09 Nov 2017 01:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7690
Views: 561564

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The shell company would have acted on behalf its 'clients' to deposit/launder money. The govt can shut down the company and go after the directors. But the money would now be with the clients. How to track all their clients and recover that money? I doubt the company maintained records or if the cli...
by hanumadu
01 Nov 2017 14:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436704

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

hanumadu wrote:When will september quarter GDP figures come out?


November 30.
http://www.mospi.gov.in/national-account-statistics-releases-2017
by hanumadu
01 Nov 2017 14:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436704

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

When will september quarter GDP figures come out?

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