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by hanumadu
23 Jan 2018 05:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2120
Views: 202383

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: 2736
Views: 192925

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: 389
Views: 51721

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: 2884
Views: 165042

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: 389
Views: 51721

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: 389
Views: 51721

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: 389
Views: 51721

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: 389
Views: 51721

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: 389
Views: 51721

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: 7687
Views: 549581

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: 425300

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: 2120
Views: 202383

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: 425300

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: 82687

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: 7687
Views: 549581

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: 615
Views: 62674

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: 7687
Views: 549581

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: 7687
Views: 549581

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: 7687
Views: 549581

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: 425300

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: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

When will september quarter GDP figures come out?
by hanumadu
01 Nov 2017 14:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Suraj wrote:Starting business 156


I thought the process to start a business has been simplified. 156 is too high for something we hear being reformed continuously.
by hanumadu
27 Oct 2017 08:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 423
Views: 37231

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

The total failure of Bolt and Zest is a disappointment. They were supposed to be the break out platforms for Tata. No. They were based on vista platform. Only Tiago was the first car based on their new design language with 100% ground up design. Not Vista platform but India platform. Even Tiago is ...
by hanumadu
26 Oct 2017 13:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

hanumadu, can you post the source link ? Got it from twitter. Will try to find a source for the figures. https://dbie.rbi.org.in/DBIE/dbie.rbi?site=publications#!4 Go to the above link and drill down. I forgot what links I clicked, but before I could gather more information, the site froze. The sit...
by hanumadu
26 Oct 2017 12:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Suraj wrote:hanumadu, can you post the source link ?


Got it from twitter. Will try to find a source for the figures.
by hanumadu
26 Oct 2017 05:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 423
Views: 37231

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

The total failure of Bolt and Zest is a disappointment. They were supposed to be the break out platforms for Tata.
by hanumadu
25 Oct 2017 13:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 423
Views: 37231

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Tata is only now getting to the fit and finish of more established brands including Hyundai. It will be at least a few more models before they fully catch up.
by hanumadu
24 Oct 2017 19:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2736
Views: 192925

Re: Indian Roads Thread

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/infrastructure/cabinet-approves-mega-rs-7-lakh-crore-project-to-develop-83000-km-highways-in-5-years/articleshow/61196485.cms Cabinet approves mega Rs 7-lakh crore project to develop 83,000 km highways in 5 years ^^65,000 crores were allocated for h...
by hanumadu
19 Oct 2017 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

If there is an inheritance tax it will not affect 99% of the people. It applies to wealth only after a certain limit. Most people would fall out of it. But that makes rumor mongers go spread all lies and spread chaos. why now? It should be one of the easiest rumours to squash. No body said change w...
by hanumadu
19 Oct 2017 00:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

If there is an inheritance tax it will not affect 99% of the people. It applies to wealth only after a certain limit. Most people would fall out of it.
by hanumadu
17 Oct 2017 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GST is causing people's turnover to increase 10 fold. :mrgreen: Amit Phatak‏ @amphaa 4h4 hours ago More This ET Wealth query gives fair idea of level of under-reporting of numbers pre-GST. 10-fold increase in sales @Moneylifers @mihirssharma https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DMTx4VUVoAAk0gu.jpg:large
by hanumadu
16 Oct 2017 13:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://thetruepicture.in/gujarats-agricultural-story-the-modi-miracle/ Beautiful article on how Gujarat's crop yield rose 80% from 2000-2001 to present. Lots of stats and figures. Gujarat is largely a semi-arid to arid region. The success of Gujarat’s agricultural sector lies to a large extent in t...
by hanumadu
16 Oct 2017 01:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://www.morganstanley.com/ideas/digital-india?cid=sm_corp_TWITTER_MorganStanley_20171015&linkId=43488098 Now, a new report from Morgan Stanley Research finds that two major initiatives—digitizing its predominantly cash-based economy and reforming its archaic tax system—have the potential to ...
by hanumadu
15 Oct 2017 10:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/indian-economy-on-very-solid-track-imf-chief-lagarde/articleshow/61087189.cms "We have slightly downgraded India, but believe that the country is for the medium and long-term on a growth track that is much more solid as a result of the structural refor...

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