Bharat Rakshak Forum Announcement

Hello Everyone,

A warm welcome back to the Bharat Rakshak Forum.

Important Notice: Due to a corruption in the BR forum database we regret to announce that data records relating to some of our registered users have been lost. We estimate approx. 500 user details are deleted.

To ease the process of recreating the user IDs we request members that have previously posted on the BR forums to recognise and identify their posts, once the posts are identified please contact the BRF moderator team by emailing BRF Mod Team with your post details.

The mod team will be able to update your username, email etc. so that the user history can be maintained.

Unfortunately for members that have never posted or have had all their posts deleted i.e. users that have 0 posts, we will be unable to recreate your account hence we request that you re-register again.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.

Regards,
Seetal

Search found 209 matches

by Uttam
23 Sep 2017 00:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1862
Views: 147509

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Also the falling prices of electricity from all sources: solar -> because of falling panel prices and improving tech. wind -> No more feed-in-tariff, plus the advent or 4 - 8 MW rated turbines that work at low / medium wind speeds coal -> increased domestic production and drop in import hydro -> (al...
by Uttam
22 Sep 2017 08:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Thank you! Please help add more stats to it.
by Uttam
22 Sep 2017 01:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

So what is causing a slowdown in India. Here is my list of whats going on: 1) High real interest rate . The monthly CPI has averaged about 2.7% whereas the REPO rate has been above 6% during this period. What makes it worse is that the difference between commercial loans and inflation is even higher...
by Uttam
08 Sep 2017 23:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Raghuram Rajan is stating the obvious. But look at what NaMo inherited: 1. A system where the cost of land is way way higher than any comparable economy of similar income per capital. 2. Probably the worst labor laws among Asian countries. 3. A financial system that's bankrupt. 4. A non functioning...
by Uttam
19 Jul 2017 00:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4151
Views: 90466

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

First Australian Uranium shipment is on its way to India NEW DELHI: The first ever shipment of uranium from Australia -- having world's biggest reserves of yellow cake -- is on its way to India elevating strategic partnership to a new level, informed visiting foreign minister Julie Bishop. She also...
by Uttam
12 Jun 2017 20:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India's retail inflation eases to lowest since 2012

This drop in inflation is concerning. I wonder if RBI is getting too cautious.
by Uttam
17 May 2017 19:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Thanks! I think the GOI's credit rating is the lowest possible within the "investment grade" class? What credit rating would make a meaningful difference? Maybe demonetization will have brought sufficient new taxpayers into the net to take away one objection against raising India's credit...
by Uttam
12 May 2017 20:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1221
Views: 134923

Re: India's Power Sector

Solar power tariff drops to historic low at Rs 2.44/unit NEW DELHI: Solar power tariff dropped further to hit a new low of Rs 2.44 per unit in the auction conducted for Bhadla solar park. "In another auction for Bhadla Solar Park 3, solar power tariff touched record low of Rs 2.44/unit," ...
by Uttam
04 May 2017 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 472000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Video grabs comparing mijjile size with plume size. Warhead produces a 25 story high plume - taller than Bengaluru's tallest building http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k566/bennedose/brahms-4a_zpswui5fol2.png The missile is in motion at the very high velocity. The 48 pixels probably overstate the...
by Uttam
18 Apr 2017 18:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Merchandise exports grow for 7th straight month The above news of exports growing despite INR versus USD going up by almost 8% shows that there is a lot of efficiency in the system to be exploited before currency movement will significantly impact export growth. The 8% gain in INR value is despite ...
by Uttam
17 Apr 2017 19:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Very significant impact of public policy on the lives of masses. The reduced consumption of Kerosene will result in health benefit, it will help reduce petrol adulteration, etc. Great news. Use of kerosene, diesel falls, LPG consumption rises on clean energy drive Consumption of kerosene dropped by ...
by Uttam
14 Mar 2017 22:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-13/sliding-asian-bond-risk-shows-region-a-haven-in-face-of-the-fed India's Sliding Bond Risk Shows Asia Is a Haven From the Fed The popularity of emerging Asian notes can also be seen in inflows, with overseas investors buying $577 million of Indian b...
by Uttam
13 Mar 2017 19:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The international rating agencies are screwing up India. Here is some evidence of that... Indian firms raising cheaper funds abroad Indian companies, specifically banks, in international markets are raising money through bonds at a finer rate than many financial institutions from other countries rat...
by Uttam
24 Feb 2017 19:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1221
Views: 134923

Re: India's Power Sector

India's wind power tariffs hit new low in push for renewables NEW DELHI: Indian wind power tariffs fell to a record low in a government-run auction on Friday, weeks after solar power rates too hit an all-time low, as the country looks to cut chronic electricity shortages in one of the world's bigge...
by Uttam
10 Feb 2017 22:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1221
Views: 134923

Re: India's Power Sector

Kalpakkam to have two more prototype fast breeder reactors: Govt NEW DELHI: The Department of Atomic Energy will construct two Prototype Fast Breeder Reactors (PFBR) of 600 MW each at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu, besides the present one of 500 MW capacity which is expected to go fully functional by Oct...
by Uttam
10 Feb 2017 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4151
Views: 90466

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Kalpakkam to have two more prototype fast breeder reactors: Govt NEW DELHI: The Department of Atomic Energy will construct two Prototype Fast Breeder Reactors (PFBR) of 600 MW each at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu, besides the present one of 500 MW capacity which is expected to go fully functional by Oct...
by Uttam
10 Feb 2017 22:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 956
Views: 44032

Re: Solar energy in India

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/solar-power-tariffs-fall-to-rs-2-97-per-unit/articleshow/57085143.cms :D :D :D :D NEW DELHI: Solar power tariffs have fallen to Rs 2.97 per unit with Mahindra Renewables, Acme Solar and Solenergi Power Pvt Ltd bagging contracts to set up one...
by Uttam
10 Feb 2017 22:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1221
Views: 134923

Rs. 2.97 per unit

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/solar-power-tariffs-fall-to-rs-2-97-per-unit/articleshow/57085143.cms :D :D :D :D NEW DELHI: Solar power tariffs have fallen to Rs 2.97 per unit with Mahindra Renewables, Acme Solar and Solenergi Power Pvt Ltd bagging contracts to set up one...
by Uttam
10 Jan 2017 19:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 477296

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Why are you discriminating and leaving out Ka here? the whole belt of MH, KA & AP is rife with corruption. Mumbai & surroundings used to be obscenely corrupt when mumbai was boomimg, now mantle switched over to KA. You Madrasis have no idea what is corruption :rotfl: . (From: a Bhaiya from ...
by Uttam
12 Dec 2016 21:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 477296

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Is there any news or data on the current Blackmoney disclosure scheme? I haven't seen any news. They may be waiting until the close of the quarter to announce the numbers.
by Uttam
08 Dec 2016 21:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 477296

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The fact that RBI did not change the Repo rate points to one or more of these: 1) They are concerned about the flight of capital after the US Fed raises interest rates. 2) There is excess liquidity with the banks, which shows up with falling yields on government bonds 3) The negative impact of demon...
by Uttam
29 Nov 2016 22:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 477296

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Why is the western press so against India's demonetisation? Now before anybody questions my motive, let me state very clearly that I am in absolute support of demonetization. I am just surprised why western media is so negative. Is it because they get views only from the "intellectual" of ...
by Uttam
28 Nov 2016 21:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 477296

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

there is sufficient anecdotal evidence to suggest widespread support for the move. if the govt can improve on ATM's and on 31st Dec, they can show good results say 3L or 4L crore BM...it will be well taken. though elections do finally reflect public mood om demonitisation but that is more accuratel...
by Uttam
28 Nov 2016 21:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 477296

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I have read each and every post on this thread. I have also talked many many people in India from 8 different states and from different economic class. And I am still not able to gauge how this demonetization is being received by majority of Indians . I think I have finally found a data point that m...
by Uttam
25 Oct 2016 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 330609

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

WHY this post in this thread because it is published The Washington Post. The paper with strong influence over Democratic administrations. Why India-Pakistan could be a big headache for the next U.S. president By: Barkha Dutt In an election campaign that has made Donald Trump look like a crazy, self...
by Uttam
29 Sep 2016 19:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 1840
Views: 159716

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

From Wall Street Journal: India Says It Hit Terrorist Bases in Pakistan-Controlled Kashmir With Strikes NEW DELHI—India’s army said Thursday it had carried out overnight “surgical strikes” on what it described as terrorist bases across the country’s de facto border with Pakistan, a move likely to he...
by Uttam
06 Sep 2016 18:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

RuPay debit cards to gain from small finance banks

According to the NPCI, RuPay card use at points of sale increased from 5.25 million transactions worth Rs 1,100 crore in 2014-15 to 18.62 million transactions worth Rs 2688 crore in April-July 2016.
by Uttam
19 Jan 2016 18:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 956
Views: 44032

Re: Solar energy in India

:D :) :shock: This is ****ing incredible. I want to tell all those naysayers in the media who questioned Sun Edison's Rs 4.64 as being not feasible, su** it. Solar power tariff at record low, drops to Rs 4.34 a unit The solar power tariff fell to an all-time low, with Finland-based energy firm Fortu...
by Uttam
15 Dec 2015 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 39000

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

Cross-posted..... BREAKING NEWS: Terrorism sponsors form a anti-terror coalition :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Muslim Nations Form First Islamic Coalition Against Terrorism A coalition of Muslim nations will form a joint operations room in Riyadh to combat terrorism in Islamic countries, in the first coor...
by Uttam
15 Dec 2015 18:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4750
Views: 105255

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

BREAKING NEWS: Terrorism sponsors form a anti-terror coalition :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Muslim Nations Form First Islamic Coalition Against Terrorism A coalition of Muslim nations will form a joint operations room in Riyadh to combat terrorism in Islamic countries, in the first coordinated Muslim mil...
by Uttam
04 Dec 2015 02:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1454
Views: 85585

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Rohit_K wrote:rsingh -

Operational:
• Kolkata
• Delhi
• Bangalore
• Gurgaon
• Mumbai
• Jaipur
• Chennai

Under Constuction: includes all of the above +
• Noida-Greater Noida
• Lucknow
• Navi Mumbai
• Nagpur
• Hyderabad
• Kochi



DMRC currently operates in Noida. So it belongs to the "Operational" list.
by Uttam
17 Nov 2015 19:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1221
Views: 134923

Re: India's Power Sector

A lot of rona dhona by losers. Says Govt should not focus on lower tariffs but to scale up solar generation. SO WHAT should govt. do? Ignore the lowest bid!!!!! The unnamed industry experts in this articles are just sour losers. Government should review auction process of solar power projects, say i...
by Uttam
10 Nov 2015 21:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3700
Views: 303672

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Though the underlying tone is still bad, the article has very interesting Stats. Therefore posting in full Why India is about to move to the ‘center stage’ of world energy The disconnect is huge: Even as countries of the world pledge to cut their greenhouse gas emissions going into the Paris climate...
by Uttam
19 Aug 2015 20:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 51210

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

:D Lungi dance ; Lungi dance ; Lungi dance ; Lungi dance ; Lungi dance ; Lungi dance ; Lungi dance ; :D Plastic age: India's RuPay breaks Visa and MasterCard's grip Hiding behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-decibel financial inclusion push is a rather unnoticed growth story: RuPay, India’s o...
by Uttam
13 Aug 2015 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3151
Views: 128702

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

This one really made me sick and throw up. Why I don't see a massive outrage in the entire Islamic world? Those bast****s are doing this because they are psychopaths but what about all the liberals of the Islamic world, why the f*** are they quite? Doesn't this make them sick? Or to them also kafir ...
by Uttam
12 Aug 2015 19:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 934
Views: 69683

Re: Indian IT Industry

Many business schools in the US allow a PhD candidate to take a MS degree after two years in the PhD program if they choose to leave.
by Uttam
12 Aug 2015 19:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 51210

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

I just read an article in Outlook, about a successful Indian e-commerce start-up, that only 25 million Indians have credit cards. Is this accurate? If so, why such a small number for such a large economy, with so many consumers. The low number of credit cards are for various reasons: 1) Credit card...
by Uttam
06 Aug 2015 22:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 51210

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

Excellent move. The Swatch Bharat cannot be a dumping ground for the Western waste. Recyclers told to use local waste as government quietly slaps ban on import of electronic, PET scrap For a country long identified as a scavenger of the developed world's discarded waste, India may have embarked on a...
by Uttam
06 Aug 2015 20:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 269
Views: 7712

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

I really hope this happens sooner rather later. A lot world problems (and Indian problems) will be solved if illicit petrodollars from Saudis stop funding terrorist activity directly or indirectly.

Saudi Arabia may go broke before the US oil industry buckles
by Uttam
04 Aug 2015 19:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 956
Views: 44032

Re: Solar energy in India

India’s Largest Solar Power Auction Brings Further Drop in Costs India’s biggest auction for solar energy yet brought a further reduction in prices, with companies such as SkyPower Ltd. of Canada and SunEdison Inc. of the U.S. competing with local firms. Acme Cleantech Solutions Ltd. and Mytrah Ene...

Go to advanced search