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by Rishirishi
26 Oct 2020 04:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 138
Views: 19640

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

UBS Bank predict end of oil-based vehicles within 2-3 years There is no doubt that traditional gasoline pulled out from the ground is unsustainable. - Full battery EVs (BEVs) are one alternative. - HEVs, or in the future even ICEs powered by renewable gasoline, are the other option. Both BEVs and H...
by Rishirishi
25 Oct 2020 08:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5585
Views: 1185110

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Forex reserves constitute inflows that have already come into the country - export earning, FII inflows, FDI inflow, remittances from you and me... It has been exchanged for local currency at the RBI. The RBI holds the foreign currency itself (as it is not legal tender) and releases a corresponding...
by Rishirishi
25 Oct 2020 08:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 138
Views: 19640

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

UBS Bank predict end of oil-based vehicles within 2-3 years The extra cost of manufacturing battery electric cars versus their fossil fuel equivalents will diminish to just $1,900 (£1,470) per car by 2022, and disappear completely by 2024, according to research by the investment bank UBS. The resea...
by Rishirishi
13 Oct 2020 02:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1493
Views: 175298

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

With a ridership of 3 million per day, a small hike in price of Rs 15 will result in 4,5 crores increase in revenue per day (50% increase in ticket revenue). probably around RS 1000 crores per year. So is a hike of 15 rupees so expensive? What can you get for Rs15? Why should you not pay a fair pric...
by Rishirishi
11 Oct 2020 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 454
Views: 66291

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

Final map of proposed design of Ram Mandir approved, to accommodate 1 lakh devotees. Read details https://www.opindia.com/2020/09/ram-mandir-map-proposal-approved-ayodhya/ The construction work of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir is gaining momentum in Ayodhya. According to reports, machines have arrived...
by Rishirishi
09 Oct 2020 20:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361762

Re: Indian Roads Thread

3 accidents in less than 72 hours in Atal Tunnel by idiots taking selfies while driving through. gHqc_70takQ The tunnel is rather narrow (8 meters for rods and 2 meter for pavement). The stretch is straight and invites to drive fast. Accidents in the tunnel can be very dangerous if fire breaks out....
by Rishirishi
07 Oct 2020 18:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361762

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Just goes to show what rotten politicians we have got when workers are ready to work in harsh conditions... we should just follow Chicom model as they want and send them to the firing squad... all these years how did the Swiss and Austrians manage to build infrastructure in the Alps... reminds of t...
by Rishirishi
06 Oct 2020 06:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PSU Privatization / Strategic Disinvestment
Replies: 67
Views: 14520

Re: PSU Privatization / Strategic Disinvestment

BSNL, MTNL to be merged; Centre lines up Rs 70,000 crore revival package. Digging ourselves into even bigger hole by throwing 70,000 crore at the problem. Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/71730263.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cpps...
by Rishirishi
06 Oct 2020 06:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361762

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Purvanchcal Expressway, 345 km 6 lane to be completed within 2 years project start. :shock: :shock: :shock: It will connect Varanasi to Lucknow I do not know much about road construction, but this must be some kind of a record. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purvanchal_Expressway Apr 2018: 91% land ...
by Rishirishi
04 Oct 2020 21:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Pakistan to merge Gilgit-Baltistan with the mainland under China`s pressure for completion of CPEC How can this be possible legally? Will the rest of the world agrees for such a move? If this news is true then it is nothing short of slave trade. Capture land and people sell it to different people. ...
by Rishirishi
04 Oct 2020 11:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5585
Views: 1185110

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This is too early to say. It depends on how many states implement the laws. But I can give you some idea of similar reforms elsewhere. Historically, agriculture has been the most regulated sector of economy. Services and especially IT services, were least regulated, and during the early liberalizat...
by Rishirishi
03 Oct 2020 05:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Need some clarifiaction: What will be teh impact of Atal tunnel. Some places it says there will be year around connectivity to Leh other places it says that the road will be open 7-8 month of the year., other places it says that the road will only be closed a few weeks. Anyone know what the scene is ?
by Rishirishi
03 Oct 2020 05:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

1. Isn't the 1959 line rather to the east of where they are today? Would it mean that they will move back to the 1959 positions? 2. 1959 line also laid claim to Arunachal Pradesh, so of course from our side 1959 line would be a no-go unless it was scoped down to western sector only. The 1959 "...
by Rishirishi
01 Oct 2020 05:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Many folks on the forum have mentioned that but when as a country we have decided last 70 yrs no action to take enemys territory (or even friends territory taken over by enemy depending on how you define) there is nothing much else to do but figure out all the fantasies of the opponent. the CCP thi...
by Rishirishi
28 Sep 2020 04:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

In a way I feel this Winter deployment is good for us in the long run... Even if things don't go kinetic, we will gain valuable experience of maintaining war time force in those heights during winter in Ladakh... It will help us fix all loopholes in terms of weapons, equipment and logistics, in cas...
by Rishirishi
27 Sep 2020 06:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Pollution in Indian cities.
Replies: 28
Views: 3255

Re: Pollution in Indian cities.

Air quality on the decline in Delhi, expect worse in coming week Scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Delhi at present is getting north-westerly winds from the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana, where crop stubble burning has already begun. https://www.hindustantimes...
by Rishirishi
16 Sep 2020 13:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

they are taking the deployment to a level where any firing by India would result in a humanitarian crisis - they are creating a massive suicide squad that will make it impossible for India to fire out of sheer compassion for human lives! In war, no one gives a "shit". Just think of the sh...
by Rishirishi
16 Sep 2020 04:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

we are missing understanding about the angst about removal of Art 370 from China. I dont understand why they feel that way - but it is coming up repeatedly. we thought removal is to stabilize the areas we hold and develop/integrate it better. Do they really think that we will make a play for all of...
by Rishirishi
14 Sep 2020 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3818
Views: 739801

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

We are a more refined people who tie our feet with ropes of "what will the world think" or "what will domestic audience think" or "effect on general elections" or "effect in panchayat elections" or "what will be the effect of dogfight over Naushera on ap...
by Rishirishi
13 Sep 2020 15:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://www.theindianhawk.com/2020/09/s-jaishankar-set-bottomline-amid-heated-talks.html LAC face-off: Jaishankar set bottomline amid ‘heated’ talks with China NEW DELHI: Foreign minister S Jaishankar plainly told his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, during the talks that ended late on Thursday evenin...
by Rishirishi
13 Sep 2020 14:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

From the NewsWeek Gordon Chang made his initial fame through his book "The Coming Collapse of China" -- back in 2001. It sounds nice to our ears but this guy is no Cassandra or maybe he is but just a three or four decades late kind of seer. Anyways, don't bank on his predictions to come t...
by Rishirishi
13 Sep 2020 14:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

A question for the Air Defence Gurus here. How good are the Indian SAM's ? Will PLAF be able to bomb positions in Leh, Manali ? How will an Air battle work out ? Gvien the main PLAF bases are very far away.
by Rishirishi
13 Sep 2020 04:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

No sir, Its 2700 as the crow flies. It's much longer by the road. https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Chengdu,+Sichuan,+China/ngari/@33.3541142,74.8723924,4z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x36efc52300447721:0xb98652ce2e240e02!2m2!1d104.066801!2d30.572815!1m5!1m1!1s0x39a9787fa73c0db1:0x78ba413abb82c82f!2m2!...
by Rishirishi
13 Sep 2020 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Imagine fighting a war in Delhi where the nearest supply depot is in Bangalore thats about 1500 km. Galwan to Chengdu is 1500 km too. What am I missing ?..why the dhoti shiver. 2700 km. The PLA can move at higher speeds. Their highways are very good, and most of their terrain is flat. 1500 km can b...
by Rishirishi
11 Sep 2020 04:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

China used to care too much about India's dignity. Such dignity has eventually been taken advantage by Indian nationalist forces. They have forgotten who they are. This time, everything should be put on the table. If India wants peace, China and India should uphold the LAC of November 7 , 1959 . If...
by Rishirishi
11 Sep 2020 04:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Adding to the questions in Suraj ji's post, Will Pakis play a role in all of these? Will the Chinese even want the Pakis to actively engage India with them? As they run the risk of looking weak if they can't handle a so called 'weak' India on their own. Or will the Chinese engage Pakis in a covert ...
by Rishirishi
10 Sep 2020 18:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

^^ We will hear on that soon enough given what Shiv Aroor has hinted in one on his tweets that I had posted on the last page. He seemed to be suggesting re-adjustment in the Dumchule/Domcheck area. What is heartening to hear is that GOI, once it made up its mind to counter the Chinese, it has gone ...
by Rishirishi
08 Sep 2020 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397716

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

We must warn India seriously: You have crossed the line! Your frontline troops have crossed the line! Your nationalist public opinion has crossed the line! Your policy toward China has crossed the line! You are over-confidently provoking the PLA and Chinese people - this is like doing a handstand o...
by Rishirishi
07 Sep 2020 22:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Quality of Indian TV Media
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: Quality of Indian TV Media

All indian TV news channels are in loss and financed by money from dubious background. A high ranking employee of a tv channel known to me aptly calls it news mafia. Can you please give us some more insight. It would be nice. I my self have vitnessed media people demanding/extorting school to pay m...
by Rishirishi
07 Sep 2020 01:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Quality of Indian TV Media
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: Quality of Indian TV Media

Pernsonally I have turned to Youtube. Security scan is good. DD can be good "The print" has some pretty decent analytics. "Lalantop" can have some good stuff. I also regularly read Dawn (Pakistani newspaper, to get an understanding of the Pakistani mood) Global times CN (to get t...
by Rishirishi
06 Sep 2020 05:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Quality of Indian TV Media
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: Quality of Indian TV Media

Please add suggestion of media that is trustworthy.
by Rishirishi
06 Sep 2020 04:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 374
Views: 107035

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Yes, true. It doesn't have to be at the center of a 7000 acre land. Ideally, it should be close to a highway where a lot of commercial traffic passes through. There are other parameters which have to be taken in to account. From a facilities location optimization POV, centroid is the best place to ...
by Rishirishi
04 Sep 2020 03:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Quality of Indian TV Media
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Quality of Indian TV Media

This tread is to debate quality of news channels, debates and objectivity. We will start with a Poll that will form the bases of the discussion. I am deliberately avoiding to list individual channels. The idea of this thread is to discuss the quality of news that is served to the nation, not what is...
by Rishirishi
01 Sep 2020 03:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 374
Views: 107035

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

https://www.livemint.com/market/mark-to-market/india-s-auto-industry-braces-for-a-hit-on-import-of-parts-11582481191524.html

India imports some 17 billion worth of carparts. 4,5 from China. There is only 10% duty on carparts. Hopefully this changes soon.
by Rishirishi
31 Aug 2020 23:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361762

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Finally Atal tunnel is slated to open after 20 long years !! https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/8-8-km-long-3-000-metre-above-sea-know-everything-about-atal-tunnel/story-oCTBzaruSchVIXXDYccSXM.html Some of this delay can be attributed to bureaucratic delays but there were technological hurdl...
by Rishirishi
31 Aug 2020 22:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5585
Views: 1185110

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

To all the gurus in the forum, I have a noob query related to GST. Why can't the GST directly be paid to the states? Why it has to go to the center and then it goes to the state. If I am a business in Rajasthan, and I pay my SGST, why can't it directly go to the state government? Can't the software...
by Rishirishi
31 Aug 2020 05:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5585
Views: 1185110

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Food exports don't come for free. A huge amount of water is used in the cultivation of food, and as a water scarce nation we need to be very careful about what we export and what we don't. 1. We should absolutely stay away from exporting commodity items like sugar which can be grown just about anyw...

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