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by hanumadu
18 Feb 2017 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 2074
Views: 269465

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: 1859
Views: 68982

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: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

And the tunnels.
by hanumadu
16 Feb 2017 06:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 452
Views: 18927

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: 869
Views: 111462

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: 869
Views: 111462

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: 858
Views: 26304

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: 2609
Views: 193776

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.
by hanumadu
13 Feb 2017 10:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Polymer notes are the way to go. Sooner the better. Patience sir, patience. People will try their best to beat the system. There will be hoarders again and there will be cash only businesses again with the intention of cheating on taxes. But consider DeMo as an elastic that is stretched to the full...
by hanumadu
12 Feb 2017 15:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

venkat_r wrote:That is the exact reason why I called it a circus and Said that I am not yet willing to call it a failure or success yet.


What does it even mean? I don't know what your criterion for success is, but hope it is not unobtanium.
by hanumadu
12 Feb 2017 14:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Michael Moore's Where to Invade Next compares European school, medical and work conditions to American ones. He can be over the top and is not probably revealing the whole truth, but its still surprising with all the money US spends, the facilities pale in comparison to those in Europe.
by hanumadu
11 Feb 2017 03:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2566
Views: 117174

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

^^ I will be honored if 'Dog Biscuits' make it to the BRF Dictionary., though it was my father who introduced me to that term and hence the credit belongs to him. Dog Biscuit - Please review and correct definition as needed. Implicit in the term is that the bribe takers are like dogs looking expect...
by hanumadu
08 Feb 2017 06:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Additional DeMo data: Rs 6.78 lakh cr remonetised, Rs 9.1 lakh cr in circulation: Govt In the ongoing process of remonetisation, banknotes worth Rs 6.78 lakh crore returned to the formal banking system between November 10 and January 13, taking the total currency in circulation to Rs 9.1 lakh crore...
by hanumadu
07 Feb 2017 15:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Amazing insight. But what were you doing all these days? You could have told this before you got the suspension for saying something totally different to what you are saying now. Perhaps we could have done something and rolled back the demo. Now its too late and demo is done and dusted. Sigh. I hav...
by hanumadu
07 Feb 2017 13:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I think a lot of people are still confused and looking for answers to the following questions. ..... Now China and Pakistan lost a handle to screw Indian economy, they are unhappy. Amazing insight. But what were you doing all these days? You could have told this before you got the suspension for sa...
by hanumadu
07 Feb 2017 12:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Citing the case of a 27-year-old woman, OSCC coordinator Shivani Saini said her husband drove her out of their home with their seven children on November 9, when he found out that she had R4,500 with her. Any guesses as to the faith of the people above? The rage over loss of control over wife sound...
by hanumadu
04 Feb 2017 13:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2566
Views: 117174

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The economic survey is getting rave reviews. Justin Sandefur ‏@JustinSandefur Follow More Idea: a whole macro development course built on Economic Survey @arvindsubraman has produced. Readable magnum opus. http://finmin.nic.in/indiabudget2017-2018/es2016-17/echap09.pdf … Milan Vaishnav ‏@MilanV Foll...
by hanumadu
04 Feb 2017 04:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

I could not make up my mind if I wanted elephants or donkeys to win and I still cannot. I did not have too much concern that Hillary would have resulted in more IT (the kind pakistan speciallizes in). How much more could she have added to it? Nor was I concerned leftists in India would get a shot in...
by hanumadu
04 Feb 2017 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

He's pissed he won. He still wants Hillary Clinton to win. He's so f—ing pissed, he's hoping that he can find some voter fraud and hand it over to Hillary." This Stern is a class A jerk himself, hain? And that Trump is his good friend shows what a jerk Trump himself is. And that Trump still go...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

in the 2008 downturn, i read of people calling up their credit union from the airport to let them know they were leaving for good and to pickup the car from which address/parking lot. some mailed in the keys also. this is when credit unions became very wary of desis and tightened their rules to kee...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 13:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Lots of people bought houses paying upwards of 800k to 1 million. If the prices come down, or people start abandoning them, banks are on the hook for them.
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

^^After the recession, some automobile plants of both domestic and foreign companies were set up in the US. I would assume more would be done on those lines to avoid political back lash.
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

DT is very shrewd. Just common sense. And what I have been saying all along. Its been years after the great recession and still no body is sure if the US is growing, there's talk of under employment, but one section that has gone silent just after a few months of the great recession is US software ...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 08:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Dt thanks samsung on twitter and welcomed them. So as i predicted mehico will lose large consumer appliance plants.... Samsung is considering constructing a U.S. factory to produce home appliances, per Reuters. If the plan comes to fruition, Samsung would join Whirlpool as the only major appliance ...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 05:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 2609
Views: 193776

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Suraj wrote:Bannon does not really strike me as a religious or race fundamentalist. Maybe he's religious, but what he really sounds like is that he's an anti-establishment nativist.


But he came to power with the support of the tea party and he has to pander to them now or at least appear to.
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 04:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 2609
Views: 193776

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

He doesn't care about exports to India. His primary concern is to preserve the white christian nature of the US and may be the west. He may try to bring all the white nations along with some non white vassal states and hope the others will not be able to progress without their support or even try to...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 04:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 2609
Views: 193776

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

^^Basically a kid who is waiting/willing to be tricked?
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 03:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 2609
Views: 193776

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

amitkv wrote:Bannon is more of a leninist per the right wing talking heads. He likes to blow things up instead of fixing them. Not the sort of person you would like to piss off.


God speed then. :)
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 02:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2566
Views: 117174

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Crude oil could create some headwinds for the govt in the form of an inflated import bill if it breaks out from its resistance of 54-55 dollars. It's doubled after hitting a low of 27 dollars last year.. American shale might help in keeping crude price in check as their cost of production was repor...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon, is the man driving this agenda. He is a leninist who believes in blowing up everything. He is so crazy that even the hardline right wingers are afraid of him and criticize him for his ideas. Now he has Trump's ears and will be the one calling the shots. The de...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 00:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Of the total deposited money, Rs.10.38 lakh crore was deposited into just 2.57 lakh accounts. That's an average 4+ crore per deposit. Of course in reality there's a lot of skew but it doesn't hurt the thought process to assume everyone's depositing that much. The previously quoted data shows that 3...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2017 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 2609
Views: 193776

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

What happens to the India-US "strategic partnership", "natural allies" and all that bonhomie? India is investing heavily in Iran and is negotiating gas deals with it only for 'zee to mess it all up. I hope we maintain good relations with Russia, now that US will probably prove to...
by hanumadu
02 Feb 2017 13:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7145
Views: 371053

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

An idea was always there in my mind, but did not bother penning it down. Can GoI or the various IT departments use an approach of ............. How then with the GOI prevent people who they want to protect form being identified ? I do believe the GOI will selectively let some people go scot free. I...
by hanumadu
02 Feb 2017 13:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Third World style riots break out in People's Republic of Berkeley So it didn't take much for the hoity toity First World to become the Third World :lol: :lol: Molotov cocktails thrown at police, buildings smashed, set on fire. Luckily nobody I know there got hurt and some escaped just as the prote...
by hanumadu
02 Feb 2017 04:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Primus wrote:
hanumadu wrote:
I did not mean all Indians, if this helps.


Got it, thank you. I think I know where your ire was directed.


No ire against any body sir. :)
by hanumadu
02 Feb 2017 03:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Because old Indians perceive new Indians as a threat to their cushy jobs and high pay. I don't have much of a dog in this fight but I think that's a bit unfair. .... There is no conspiracy by Old Indians to bar New Indians, quite the opposite in fact. We would love this place to become another Sing...
by hanumadu
02 Feb 2017 03:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1859
Views: 68982

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Way, way back when reservation was not that common or almost non-existent, the only way you could into a crowded lower class compartment in a train is fighting with the people who are already inside. Then, once you are inside you joined with those in the compartment and fought with those outside. T...
by hanumadu
02 Feb 2017 03:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 452
Views: 18927

Re: Indian IT Industry

DTs new hardcase immigration czar and his 10k new agents are going to have a field day playing SOCOM on this lot and riding roughshod, backed to the hilt by D.C. best would be for these shady outfits to close shop asap unless sarkari daal and roti && chakki peesna is not their plan-A :) Act...

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