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by hanumadu
22 Mar 2017 04:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7226
Views: 387191

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The govt proposes to limit cash transactions to below Rs 2 lakhs and not 3 lakhs as out lined during the budget presentation.
by hanumadu
21 Mar 2017 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Anyway, it was PM Vajpayee who made sure the attempts to send Indian troops to Iraq were unsuccessful by some clever political maneuvering in Delhi. When I read about this, my respect to Vajpayee increased. I am glad Vajpayee was the PM and not Advani. He put it to vote in parliament and parliament...
by hanumadu
18 Mar 2017 06:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7226
Views: 387191

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/rs-6000-crore-and-counting-windfall-from-tax-on-stashed-cash-after-note-ban/articleshow/57698297.cms Vice-chairman of the special investigation team (SIT) on black money, Justice Arijit Pasayat, said on Friday that after demonetisation, the Centre has collec...
by hanumadu
18 Mar 2017 00:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80046

Re: Understanding US thread-III

^^^This was the first indication for me that Trump may not be serious about his election promises.
by hanumadu
17 Mar 2017 06:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2701
Views: 136957

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

So why will our population continue to grow to 150 cr or 175 cr even after we achieved replacement TFR.
by hanumadu
15 Mar 2017 14:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2701
Views: 136957

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://indiareforms.csis.org/ Pundits sometimes act as if “economic reforms” are a light switch that India’s central government can turn on and off. In reality, the process of reforming the economy is nuanced, involving a diverse set of issues and actors. The following scorecard is a list of thirty...
by hanumadu
14 Mar 2017 11:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2701
Views: 136957

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

^^Palm oil is another major import. What came of plans to grow them in India?
by hanumadu
11 Mar 2017 02:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 968
Views: 130507

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Bheeshma wrote:Isn't manned mission more important than space station right now. Lets get the building blocks in place. An Indian space station will come and I am sure they are already planning it.


I am assuming space station implies manned mission.
by hanumadu
10 Mar 2017 22:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2701
Views: 136957

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Basically says two things. The situation in UP/Bihar/Eastern India is so tough, that these folks migrate all over the country to fill simply any job they can get, and that the locals in the rest of India have it far better in terms of jobs and livelihood that casual labour or any generic labour is ...
by hanumadu
10 Mar 2017 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80046

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Old article but interesting

http://www.newsweek.com/us-views-god-and-life-are-turning-hindu-79073

We should keep building on the gains.
by hanumadu
07 Mar 2017 00:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2701
Views: 136957

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The mitigation of drought, a good monsoon might have also increased farm work.
by hanumadu
06 Mar 2017 19:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2701
Views: 136957

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The report claims the reduction in unemployment is primarily due to MNREGA. Though good, not necessarily the best way. The report further noted that the decline was also explained by household demanded/allocated work under MGNREGA, which increased from 83 lakh households in October 2016 to 167 lakh ...
by hanumadu
06 Mar 2017 08:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7226
Views: 387191

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Not directly related to DeMo but black money and tax evasion. http://indianexpress.com/article/india/in-a-first-i-t-moves-against-entities-making-illegal-profits-via-penny-stocks-4556217/ The court filings of the tax department in the case of Ruia also detail the modus operandi of the entities to co...
by hanumadu
06 Mar 2017 08:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

We are one billion people and we have our hopes pinned on a American to solve our Islamic terror problem in India , that too at a time when we may be near the finish line. Islamic terror is just one of the problems associated with having a Muslim population as large as India's - but by no means the...
by hanumadu
06 Mar 2017 07:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

We may be near the finish line.... That is optimistic even though reads like music. India is near the end of the beginning. You mean beginning of the end? But I doubt the ability or even the inclination of Trump and Bannon to tackle Islamic terrorism. What are a few Indian lives if they manage to d...
by hanumadu
06 Mar 2017 07:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Despite all this many desis continue to believe all that anti-immigration talk is "really" about muslims, illegal latinos etc. If only desi can convince whites that they are not muslims, if only they can stop smelling a little less like curry, if only this if only that then it will be gre...
by hanumadu
04 Mar 2017 06:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Having free food in gurudwaras is known. Many temples are also doing it these days, especially the vaishnavaite ones including iskcon that i know of in North East. Haven't seen any of swaminarayan types offering free food yet. But the juice are on the next level. They are projecting the soft (or mo...
by hanumadu
03 Mar 2017 22:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Interview with CNN, Fake News in chief.. Is Trump moderating his position?
Also, he says the mexicans can come back with visas after he deports them. Reality hitting slowly. But he would do well to bring manufacturing jobs to the US though.

by hanumadu
03 Mar 2017 21:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7226
Views: 387191

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

^^
While the overall impact on demonetisation "was very deep in November and December", he said it has started improving in January and "I think by now we are almost done and I believe that by end of March we will be through".
by hanumadu
03 Mar 2017 21:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7226
Views: 387191

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

^^Nice dramatisation. Did you try your hand at writing scripts?
by hanumadu
03 Mar 2017 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2379
Views: 58908

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

Karan M wrote:
shiv wrote:That is one amazing pdf coffee table book. The name Himbot tickled me


Yes loads of unseen pics. Wish we had a Boeing like PR Group for the pics. Cool lighting, snazzy angles.


TFTA fit and finish. Aesthetic and pleasing to the eyes. Nothing jugaadu at all.
by hanumadu
02 Mar 2017 21:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1405
Views: 71909

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Right now those trucks are not allowed to ply through the city during the day time. Will save time and money till the new by pass road comes along.
by hanumadu
01 Mar 2017 04:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2701
Views: 136957

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GDP numbers are stable because economic base for reporting has increased - some parts of informal economy are now entering formal economy. Original formal economy base is growing at a slower pace but this data proves the shift. One of the stated aim of demonitisation is being realised. This will im...
by hanumadu
01 Mar 2017 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Breaking news on WSJ: President Trump proposes cutting State Department budget by 37% to help pay for increased defense budget. OffTopic Alert: According to The Young Turks, it is to pay for the 54 billion $ increase in defence spending. EPA budget will be cut too. So far he is following the corpor...
by hanumadu
23 Feb 2017 14:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 3321
Views: 447520

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

I had asked him why don't they just buy that Il-76 test bed. The GTRE guy said they wanted to but Russians wouldn't sell. And he went on saying that they are basically paying Russians to stop them from sharing the modifications done to resolve issues with Kaveri. We paid the Russians 140Cr or such ...
by hanumadu
23 Feb 2017 14:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 3321
Views: 447520

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

ragupta wrote:
1500 Cr is just the cost of 1 or 2 fighter at the most. So how come it is so much of money.


It might not be a question of money only. It might itself require technology that we do not have.
by hanumadu
18 Feb 2017 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 2477
Views: 337079

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

SaiK wrote:
dkhare wrote:Here is a picture from BR's gallery:

Good. Wonder why no groove to to tuck in when down.


There is sir. Just watch closely.
by hanumadu
16 Feb 2017 08:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80046

Re: Understanding US thread-III

There is a 2015 movie Sicario where the CIA tries to install their own drug lord so they can have some measure of control over the trafficking. One of the CIA guys say its the best they can hope to do as long as there are Americans who are willing to inject drugs into them. Drugs will be harder to s...
by hanumadu
16 Feb 2017 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80046

Re: Understanding US thread-III

And the tunnels.
by hanumadu
16 Feb 2017 06:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 563
Views: 27835

Re: Indian IT Industry

The two companies recruited student visa holders or recent graduates as consultants, obtained H1-B visas meant for professionals with specialised skills and placed them with other companies requiring information technology support, according to the prosecution. Isnt this what more than 70% of the D...
by hanumadu
15 Feb 2017 19:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 968
Views: 130507

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

footage from C37's onboard Camera http://www.isro.gov.in/pslv-c37-cartosat-2-series-satellite/pslv-c37-lift-and-onboard-camera-video if you unable to access ISRO's website today https://youtu.be/ACCsMTZ_qKo site got hammered with traffic today. NIC should've anticipated it. The coolest video ISRO p...
by hanumadu
15 Feb 2017 19:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 968
Views: 130507

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

JTull wrote:Wonder how long before British press starts rona dhona about aid or precious Rupees wasted on space program rather than feed the poor.


Don't worry, BBC will never disappoint you.

by hanumadu
13 Feb 2017 17:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 861
Views: 28772

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/02/13/smog-and-mirrors-chinas-steel-capacity-cuts-were-fake-report-says/?postshare=6581486968191275&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.f01ef7b49f0f Smog and mirrors? China’s steel capacity cuts were fake, report says. But the report says that 73 perce...
by hanumadu
13 Feb 2017 10:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249309

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Can we keep this thread to discussing India AND US related issues and not just USA. There is a separate thread for that.

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