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by hanumadu
16 Jan 2019 05:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4868
Views: 366910

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Gukesh D becomes the second youngest GM ever only 12 days older than Sergey Kariakin. India has 3 GMs now aged 14 or lower.
by hanumadu
14 Jan 2019 21:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4868
Views: 366910

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Supratik wrote:Pro volleyball league 2019

https://www.dnaindia.com/sports/report- ... ar-2707174


Looks like most of the money in Hockey is from India now, not as much as Cricket but still a major player.
by hanumadu
12 Jan 2019 21:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Piyush Goyal ‏ Verified account @PiyushGoyal 4h4 hours ago More Railway Station or 5-Star Hotel? There is a surprise in store for devotees travelling to Balaji Temple, with 'ATITHI', a premium lounge at Tirupati Station set to be inaugurated soon https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DwtZKFoW0AA9L7a.jpg
by hanumadu
30 Dec 2018 08:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4868
Views: 366910

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

SBajwa wrote:Australia may be saved by the rain. How can a #8 player score 60 runs is beyond belief.


Old ball and a slowed down pitch?

Now we have to win or defend even if we lose the toss in sydney. Winning the toss would be awesome though.
by hanumadu
21 Dec 2018 00:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Modi spoke about Train 18 in one of his speeches. Guess that's reason enough to vandalize it.
by hanumadu
20 Dec 2018 20:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/four-public-sector-banks-to-come-out-of-prompt-corrective-action-restrictions-following-improved-performance Bank of Maharashtra, Corporation Bank, Allahabad Bank and Bank of India are expected to come out of the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) restrictions following th...
by hanumadu
20 Dec 2018 06:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4868
Views: 366910

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Rahul was selected based on hype about his 'talent' and a good IPL season. Absolutely not the criteria to select opening batsmen for test cricket. We also had some bad luck with Shaw and Pandya being injured, and Ashwin for the Perth match. Rahul first was selected for tests based on his Ranji perf...
by hanumadu
19 Dec 2018 01:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4868
Views: 366910

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

^^True its bad batting, but bad team selection too. we could have overhauled their score if Jadeja was playing and given far fewer runs in both the innings. Umesh Yadav leaks runs. What does our bowlers do when they are not in the playing 11. Can't they work on their batting? Their bowlers are bette...
by hanumadu
17 Dec 2018 16:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.financialexpress.com/money/income-tax/it-returns-witness-massive-50-per-cent-jump-up-bihar-mp-top-chart-with-more-than-70-growth/1415884/ https://images.financialexpress.com/2018/12/chart-4.jpg Further, in terms of income category, the highest rise in returns files has come from those d...
by hanumadu
12 Dec 2018 17:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1056
Views: 118633

Re: Indian IT Industry

^^I think there is an extra zero in the 7000. DDM?
by hanumadu
10 Dec 2018 14:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1142
Views: 184950

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

https://sniwire.com/increased-intelligence-co-operation-ensures-indias-wanted-men-can-no-longer-hide-from-the-law-abroad/ The extradition of Christian Michel James, the main accused in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland helicopter bribery scandal, has brought into focus the improvement in India-UAE ...
by hanumadu
03 Dec 2018 12:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

ICF has a lot of experience in DEMUs, not as much with EMUs but something for which expertise can be and has been acquired. I assume EMUs are much simpler than DEMUs since in a DEMU, a diesel engine generates electricity which is used to run the traction motors. In EMUs electricity can be directly ...
by hanumadu
03 Dec 2018 05:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Where is it mentioned that Train 18 coaches are based on LHB ones ? They look very different in their interiors, beyond being two metal tubes. LHB looks like the 30 year old technology it is. Train 18 is quite chic, with a large toilet and vestibule area, touch operated doors into the passenger sea...
by hanumadu
02 Dec 2018 10:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7851
Views: 646518

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

That guy in MP who said a piece of land he was looking to buy became 20 lakh cheaper after DeMo is a prime example of success DeMo. Hardships were temporary for the vast majority of the people. Prolonged hardships are only for the corrupt scumbags. Anybody who is still crying 2 years after DeMo eith...
by hanumadu
01 Dec 2018 11:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/politics-and-fake-gdp-analysis-the-lowering-of-gdp-growth-for-fy05-fy12-was-entirely-to-be-expected/1400008/ By Surjit Bhalla. He has been a great defender of the new series for the last few years. A very convincing argument IMO. This healthy growth in emplo...
by hanumadu
29 Nov 2018 00:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1142
Views: 184950

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

https://www.opindia.com/2018/11/ganga-cleaning-got-a-major-boost-the-river-got-rid-of-waste-from-asias-largest-sewer/ Cleaning of river Ganga got a major boost when the engineers in Kanpur finally got rid of waste from Sissamau Nalla, diverting it to Jajamau sewage treatment plant. The drain was re...
by hanumadu
23 Nov 2018 17:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2914
Views: 244087

Re: Indian Roads Thread

I think WPE costs much less than EPE. 2000 cr vs 10000 cr. Where is the 2000 Cr cost for WPE coming from? Government paid 1300 Cr to KMP expressway (the original contract winner) only when the contract was terminated. And even 1/3 of the stretch was not opened by then (opened in 2016 finally) The c...
by hanumadu
22 Nov 2018 22:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7851
Views: 646518

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Plenty. Look at the increase in tax payers, tax collections and digital payments. Any increase in them automatically leads to a decrease in black money.
If you want to bolster your case here, at least stop trolling here with idiots like Dhruv Rathee and The Wire.
by hanumadu
22 Nov 2018 06:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2914
Views: 244087

Re: Indian Roads Thread

I think WPE costs much less than EPE. 2000 cr vs 10000 cr.
by hanumadu
17 Nov 2018 19:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1056
Views: 118633

Re: Indian IT Industry

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/despite-trump-us-mncs-flock-to-india-for-engg-talent/articleshow/66662725.cms India would do well to spend more on its higher education and increase the quality of education. Both govt and private institutions should focus on quality by im...
by hanumadu
15 Nov 2018 10:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Lessons learnt from Train 18 being applied else where by ICF.

by hanumadu
01 Nov 2018 13:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Arun Jaitley
@arunjaitley
GST collections for October 2018 have crossed Rs. 1 lakh crore. The success of GST is lower rates, lesser evasion, higher compliance, only one tax and negligible interference by taxation authorities.
12:00 AM - Nov 1, 2018
by hanumadu
31 Oct 2018 18:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Source: ANI:Twitter link India ranks at 77 in the World Bank's 'Ease of doing business' index. India has recorded a jump of 23 positions against its rank of 100 in 2017. This is getting better :D http://www.doingbusiness.org/en/rankings 2019 2018 Ease of Doing Business Rank 77 100 Starting a Busine...
by hanumadu
31 Oct 2018 08:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1904
Views: 180621

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Tarek Fatah ‏ Verified account @TarekFatah 13h13 hours ago More 70 years after the Punjabi language was banned in Pakistan’s Punjab by Urdu-speaking elites who arrived from India, some brave hearts have finally woken up and are demanding their mother tongue be restored and taught in schools as well...
by hanumadu
28 Oct 2018 09:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I am talking about purely the ability of the Ruias to come up with the money.
by hanumadu
28 Oct 2018 07:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1056
Views: 118633

Re: Indian IT Industry

Is Machine Learning still considered hype or is it here to stay?
by hanumadu
28 Oct 2018 04:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

They recently sold their refinery for a Russian company for 50k crores. Some people here are posting wrong & misleading info. Other people are a bit lazy ... Below is a quote from an Economic Times article from November 20 17 . The Essar Group, which built an oil refinery, steel plants, and tel...
by hanumadu
27 Oct 2018 02:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Prasad wrote:Question from layperson: Can the Ruias now actually pay whatever they're paying legally? Can the govt/ibc ask for their source of funds? Can't let them borrow money now and stymie somebody like Mittal taking over.


They recently sold their refinery for a Russian company for 50k crores.
by hanumadu
24 Oct 2018 05:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^^Watch from 5:00 where the official says Train 20 will be selected by a global bid process.

by hanumadu
24 Oct 2018 04:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Train 20 will be license produced using foreign technology though. Do you have an article reference for this ? I was under the impression the Train 18 Ian meant to replace Sharabdis and Train 20s are sleeper class to replace Rajdhanis. IIRC, The official of ICF said this in a youtube video when the...
by hanumadu
23 Oct 2018 18:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3035
Views: 382577

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Train 20 will be license produced using foreign technology though.
by hanumadu
21 Oct 2018 20:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2303
Views: 201250

Re: Understanding the US - Again

More than 70% of the senate seats going to poll are held by democrats. Anti incumbency will make sure they will lose more seats. Trump is losing big among women Republican voters. Trump won because independents and a fair number of democrats voted for him. I am not sure all of them are willing to st...
by hanumadu
07 Oct 2018 23:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1056
Views: 118633

Re: Indian IT Industry

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/qualcomm-logs-into-hyderabad-for-largest-campus-outside-us/articleshow/66104684.cms?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=TOIDesktop Qualcomm to invest 400 million in Hyderabad to create a 10,000 person center.
by hanumadu
03 Oct 2018 05:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427644

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Will availability of domestic coal make any of the NPA power plants viable?

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