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by Vriksh
11 Jun 2016 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474478

Re: Internal Security Watch

I have been to Haridwar Uttarkhand... UK as a Hill state (similar to Himachal/ Kashmir) has been separated from UP since the UK territories start the Himalayas, Haridwar and all areas north of Haridwar is essentially dharmic and religious tourism being developed as such as we go along. Though the co...
by Vriksh
14 May 2016 07:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of India
Replies: 126
Views: 18992

Re: Preserving, Enhancing and Improving Water Resources of I

We need about 1500-2000 cu.m/capita/yr of water to grow food. Urban Water requirement (bathing, washing, flushing, drinking) as per norm is approximately 135 L/capita/day ~50 cu.m/capita/year. India today has less than 1200 cu.m/capita/year (as per UN 2005 is 220 cu.m/capita/year which shockingly lo...
by Vriksh
24 Apr 2016 07:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1269
Views: 159203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

A lot of industries under stress in India are making core chemicals or industrial intermediates are under pressure from Chinese manufacturers who have setup plants for the same at scales between 10X-30X size of units that Indians operate. The issue according to them is that the cost of manufacturing...
by Vriksh
17 Apr 2016 18:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119934

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Quite an impressive piece of hardware designed, developed and deployed by a Chinese Company. Custom machines like this are helping them create infrastructure in very difficult terrain like Tibet and perhaps in POK fast. Copied from the youtube link... The SLJ900/32, made by the Beijing Wowjoint Mach...
by Vriksh
15 Apr 2016 18:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5339
Views: 475475

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Breaking : India leading Malaysia 6:1 in sultan azlan shah cup 10mins to play
by Vriksh
11 Apr 2016 07:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119934

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

There are remarkable similarities to PLA + CCP modus operandi and PA + Govt Pak modus operandi vis a vis India. Both the Military forces act on borders using a salami slicing methodology grabbing territory where possible in this PLA is far more successful than PA (though the PA was very successful i...
by Vriksh
20 Mar 2016 20:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 26540

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

Lots of Pakis in the valley. https://www.yahoo.com/sports/news/india-bowl-first-against-pakistan-delayed-t20-150531410--spt.html The match is expected to be watched by hundreds of millions of television viewers, including in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir where many residents will be rooting...
by Vriksh
17 Mar 2016 06:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5339
Views: 475475

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

What China is doing to become world class in Football. Gotta hand it to them, $185 million, 160 acres, 10 months flat a new sports university has been built and commences operations starts training 3000 kids.

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/15/footb ... index.html
by Vriksh
28 Feb 2016 18:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 140548

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Any news on the use of ropeways (ski lift gondola) for urban transit. Anyone working on this?
by Vriksh
05 Feb 2016 11:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition
Replies: 2681
Views: 77109

Re: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition

Parashuram... Welcome back. Please post here OR if you are comfortable as an anonymously commentable google doc so that people can potentially contribute their thoughts
by Vriksh
05 Feb 2016 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition
Replies: 2681
Views: 77109

Re: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition

Met Rajiv Malhotra a few days ago. The Man has a vision and is curt to people since he has no time to reexplain what has been explained in his books. He made one statement that was telling: In the 200 years of British Rule in India the British fought with Indian soldiers/sepoys and raised many many ...
by Vriksh
05 Feb 2016 09:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 183012

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Salute to the Bravehearts, is there any way to reach out to the families of the martyrs and offer support in someway.
by Vriksh
24 Jan 2016 08:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 140548

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

@above Cost, permissions and time of setting up a UG track is perhaps 5-10 times more than road transport. The idea that you can link up each point to another point by UG railway is phenomenally expensive and impractical. Aerial ropeways are perhaps the cheapest form of transport since land acquisit...
by Vriksh
24 Jan 2016 06:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 140548

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

X-Posted from Smart City Ideas Thread. Using aerial ropeways for point to point transport. Authorities can mandate/allow real estate industry to construct buildings such that buildings can incorporate a Ropeway by extending pillars above buildling terrace thereby creating support pylons for the rope...
by Vriksh
22 Jan 2016 08:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2966
Views: 355297

Re: International Military & Space Discussion



IRGC WIG deployed in 2010 in the Persian Gulf.
by Vriksh
14 Jan 2016 07:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4316
Views: 231011

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

[Admin request noted and snipped]

Perhaps Y shaped Carbon Nanotube separator to improve the separation of D2O from H2O in a centrifuge system based on mass may work.
by Vriksh
09 Jan 2016 21:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 707
Views: 145006

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

Govt rolls out hybrid PPP model for Infrastructure projects particularly in waste water treatment.

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/6vdgjF4p03Da4CczntuVeM/Cabinet-clears-annuity-based-PPP-model-for-river-cleaning.html

Comments on the implication of this model
by Vriksh
07 Jan 2016 08:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 45029

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

The dead body is being pulled to the left using a green nylon string with the Army guy on the right instructing the pullers from a distance due to possibility of booby traps. I think given that the body is fully geared and is likely to be one of the Pakis.
by Vriksh
09 Dec 2015 07:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570238

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Talked to some agriculture startups friends, they opine that growing dal and pulses is not remunerative because harvesting is labor intensive. Unlike paddy and wheat where planting and harvesting is mechanized the pulses crop has not been mechanized and farm sizes are tiny, we need well designed ma...
by Vriksh
08 Dec 2015 05:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570238

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Talked to some agriculture startups friends, they opine that growing dal and pulses is not remunerative because harvesting is labor intensive. Unlike paddy and wheat where planting and harvesting is mechanized the pulses crop has not been mechanized and farm sizes are tiny, we need well designed mac...
by Vriksh
30 Nov 2015 10:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570238

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

We are working on multiple Govt contracts across multiple states as consultant and our contractors are "claiming" that they are under stress due to non payment of invoices from govt orgs. Anyone else facing similar issues? This has come to a point where So much so that at this point workin...
by Vriksh
05 Nov 2015 06:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 477
Views: 55804

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

One key idea of Indian smart cities could be to implement decentralized waste treatment, recycling and food production. Solid waste and liquid waste should be processed sanitarily within short distance of those producing it ~300m. This encourages the concept of point of generation pollution control,...
by Vriksh
10 Oct 2015 18:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570238

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I had a vision of contour ringing with canals western ghats every delta_z= 100m or 50m and connecting each contour with each other via inverted siphons and finally transfer the water captured to the rain shadow Deccan plateau generating power where ever possible.
by Vriksh
28 Sep 2015 20:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 140548

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Actually I am looking to collate this data on cost of metro systems. However this is probably not open source. Any case I will try to collate this data if I can find stuff somewhere. If you find interesting links please post here. If we know that the tender costs from some open source tender bid win...
by Vriksh
27 Sep 2015 18:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 140548

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

@Suraj and others the numbers for metros are not in a single location. it would be interesting to collate following information for metro systems in India and comparatives with other systems in other locations. Any resource available that collates this data for Delhi, Mumbai and other systems CAPEX:...
by Vriksh
26 Sep 2015 17:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3742
Views: 234633

Re: Indian Education System

How are private Univs like Lovely, Amity on the whole their class size is of the order of 25k/year?
by Vriksh
26 Sep 2015 11:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 140548

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

I have been working on an concept idea for a metro track system that (IMO) will be superior to what is being installed globally. It has the following features 1) Gaugeless 2) Automatically Provides covered/airconditioned walking / cycling space / emergency getaway 3) Allows Personal vehicles to use ...
by Vriksh
25 Sep 2015 06:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 570238

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I am helping organize the IIT Bombay's first ever Global Business Forum (GBF) 16-18 Oct 2015 in Goa and would like to extend an invitation to all at this forum. You can register to attend the GBF event by following this link. http://iitbaa-gbf.com/gbf2015/gbf-2015-registration/ .The group rate is in...
by Vriksh
17 Aug 2015 03:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5339
Views: 475475

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Silver for Saina Nehwal 16-21, 19-21 loss to Carolina Marin.
by Vriksh
24 Jul 2015 06:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1777
Views: 108267

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Off topic. As far as our bio-startup is concerned: we are up and running and have multiple projects India wide specifically projects in Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and some upcoming in Assam and Jammu. We have demonstrated that we can robustly and completely solve the problem of water, waste...
by Vriksh
23 Jul 2015 15:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1777
Views: 108267

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

To bridge the lacunae I think JEE should introduce IMO type questions. I think we will start seeing results in a few years. The IIT coaching system will be able come up with the creativity required to industrially solve such things.
by Vriksh
23 Jul 2015 07:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1777
Views: 108267

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

IMO Results: USA 1, China 2, SKorea 3, NKorea 4, Vietnam 5, Australia 6, Iran 7, Russia 8, Canada 9, Singapore 10 Peru: 16 Japan: 22 Indonesia: 25 India : 37 What gives! this should be a competition where we should be doing much better (top 3 atleast, if not 1). I find it interesting that East Asian...
by Vriksh
05 Jul 2015 06:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 97330

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

Histrionic aside I think Zaid Hamid is trying to get into the good graces of ISIS. In Zaid's reading of the tea leaves... KSA is going to fall to ISIS sooner or later. Possibly Zaid calculates that he will be released by ISIS and will return to Pakistan to a hero's welcome. He will then be used to m...
by Vriksh
28 Jun 2015 21:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3742
Views: 234633

Re: Indian Education System

Why should be not leverage the fundamental market forces that the Tuition class market represents. Heck I would hire a topper from a tuition class rather than the colleges themselves. Agreed that the education is not well rounded but atleast in STEM, accounting and other lucrative subjects the Tuiti...
by Vriksh
28 Jun 2015 15:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 477
Views: 55804

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

In India every building has a tall brick wall around it which obstruct visibility and wind. I dunno. Most of EU has walls around houses, esp the Southern EU and they have plenty of social life. I think done well, such structures are an useful part of the Urban landscape. What should be resisted is ...
by Vriksh
21 Jun 2015 19:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 477
Views: 55804

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

In New York and many western cities the feeling of space is created by removing non transparent fences around buildings. In India every building has a tall brick wall around it which obstruct visibility and wind. Whereas in the west I found that the sidewalk nudge right upto a building. Don't know i...
by Vriksh
29 May 2015 16:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3742
Views: 234633

Re: Indian Education System

x-post from China thread via Amit http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6654&start=3120 with original reference http://vijaysvision.blogspot.in/2012/06/comparative-study-of-agriculture-in.html In contrast, most agricultural research centres in China must use Central government...
by Vriksh
20 May 2015 10:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Helicopter Performance Analysis
Replies: 36
Views: 3614

Re: Helicopter Performance Analysis

Shiv saar mentioned a while ago that Tilt rotor A/C such as V22 have poorer performance in HOGE (hover above ground effect) as compared to Helicopters. Shiv also mentioned (my recollection) that the tilt rotors cannot hover above 15000 m AGL.

Are these statements true and if so why?
by Vriksh
18 May 2015 07:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119934

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Diligence typically beats Intelligence. I have read or observed first hand in Massa is that the East Asian Ethos (Chinese, Koreans and Japanese) engenders extreme diligence as well as rewards/channelizes intelligence. ....SNIPPED.... If I wish Indians to learn anything from Chinese it would be dili...

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