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by Rahul M
18 Oct 2020 15:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176180

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Why on earth are we still exporting iron ore ?? Suraj, the article says that various econometric techniques were used by the respective paper authors to separate out various factors and single out the effects of demo. It's one of the central points of the piece. People more familiar with such techni...
by Rahul M
16 Oct 2020 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1233
Views: 281527

Re: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions

Stock taking of the Demo long term effects after 4 years. X-post https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/academic-studies-have-endorsed-the-benefits-of-demonetization-11602599307453.html Academic studies have endorsed the benefits of demonetization A study by International Monetary Fund chief ...
by Rahul M
16 Oct 2020 23:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7872
Views: 871459

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Stock taking of the Demo long term effects after 4 years. X-post https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/academic-studies-have-endorsed-the-benefits-of-demonetization-11602599307453.html Academic studies have endorsed the benefits of demonetization A study by International Monetary Fund chief ...
by Rahul M
16 Oct 2020 23:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176180

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/academic-studies-have-endorsed-the-benefits-of-demonetization-11602599307453.html Academic studies have endorsed the benefits of demonetization This article is a keeper ! It is the newspaper equivalent of an academic review paper that looks at the multi...
by Rahul M
07 Oct 2020 09:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 8479

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

How to fight a tank war under an opfor UAV umbrella. Very good points made here. Worth a read https://rusi.org/publication/rusi-defence-systems/key-armenia-tank-losses-sensors-not-shooters The Key to Armenia’s Tank Losses: The Sensors, Not the Shooters Jack Watling RUSI Defence Systems, 6 October 20...
by Rahul M
05 Oct 2020 03:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 8479

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Thank you MK sir, I never went away but these days get very little time to post. ================ This is background of the disputed region, from their POV. While not strictly military, althought it does cover some of those, it's still good starting point to understand the genesis of the conflict. T...
by Rahul M
05 Oct 2020 01:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 8479

Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Surprised not to see any thread on this. I know it's being discussed on a number of threads on BR. please report those with a request to move to this thread and I will do the honours. in terms of miltech this is possibly the first full blown conflict in which UAVs are playing a big role, so its too ...
by Rahul M
20 Sep 2020 17:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827136

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Since it is the telegraph I would hold my horses before believing, since they are a notch above Goebbels in pushing twisted news.
by Rahul M
18 Sep 2020 02:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176180

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

such a farmer would automatically come in the no-tax bracket after filing return, so what's the problem ? I am sure you are aware that people whitewash huge amounts of illegal, often criminally gotten income by showing it as farming income, since that is non-taxable. this hits at the root of corrupt...
by Rahul M
16 Sep 2020 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6467

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

JJ and Pargha, very nice going. Thoroughly enjoying it.
by Rahul M
13 Sep 2020 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1017
Views: 94668

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Umm...haven't been here in a long time and was surprised to see I could not get in without being on VPN. Was I ip banned at some point? The server's algo might have put your IP as spam, esp. if not static ip. Please confirm that it's not your ISP doing the blocking. If issue persists please drop an...
by Rahul M
15 Aug 2020 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Happy 74th Independence Day!!
Replies: 12
Views: 903

Re: Happy 74th Independence Day!!

May the 74th Independence Day represent a turning point in our nation's history !
May we collectively reach the destiny we should. Bharat Mata ki Jai !
by Rahul M
04 Aug 2020 09:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827136

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

SRoy wrote:...

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The solution to disparaging comments is reporting the offending posts, not sarcastic posts of your own.
by Rahul M
02 Aug 2020 19:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3164
Views: 555805

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Or the demand would be one for djinnah as well.

In any case, I get increasingly convinced that many of MKG's decisions were coerced by the Brits.
by Rahul M
01 Aug 2020 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754988

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Indian media will be agog with Kamala Harris stories. Public service announcement: She is NOT Indian. She has not even owned her Indian ancestry except for that stupid Mindy Kaling show. India will NOT benefit from it. Stop showing inferiority. Celebrate real Indians. Chetak ji, I have said this be...
by Rahul M
31 Jul 2020 02:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1169
Views: 186128

Re: Indian IT Industry

Varoon Shekhar wrote:In comparison what is Airtel doing? It is tying up with Verizon to launch online meeting service :)

RIght. Wasn't there a fairly competent Indian video meeting product, that can partially replace Zoom for example. Someone on BR mentioned it a few weeks ago.

zoho.
by Rahul M
27 Jul 2020 09:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360917

Re: Indian Roads Thread

^^^ Inner town restrictions on motor vehicles are in place in most tourist towns with limited infrastructure. Not only hill stations like Mussoorie, Nainital but also in Amritsar. However traffic becomes a nightmare during busy seasons. Some years back I visited Mussoorie from Delhi over an extended...
by Rahul M
25 Jul 2020 15:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964649

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

Let's not hang out hats on the lowered MTOW from Tibet airbases idea too much. As Vivek Ahuja s analysis showed, much of the worse effects of altitude on MTOW can be mitigated by having a longer runway. The Chinese could easily have painted over/covered extensions of the runway with camo to hide act...
by Rahul M
22 Jul 2020 02:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4365
Views: 814542

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

With all due respect to him he is conflating OFB QC issues with DRDO. this is unfortunate but a very typical 'criticism' of DRDO in India. The barrel bursts that took lives happened in T-72 tanks, designed by Russia and manufactured by OFB. How does DRDO come into the picture?? Similar issues with t...
by Rahul M
12 Jul 2020 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2393
Views: 511922

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Getting a sensor to click a hyperspectral image(s) is not a big deal, interpreting those images is a very challenging and potentially rewarding subject. It's almost an art as much as it is a science. It might he was at Google looking for algo's to help him in this? Google does do some of this ML/AI ...
by Rahul M
10 Jul 2020 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2393
Views: 511922

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

I am sure many of you have read about the drone boy who has won accolades all over the world and been offered a job at DRDO by the PM. It did sound suspicious to most of us. story debunked https://www.opindia.com/2020/07/drone-boy-scientist-prathap-nm-600-drones-ewaste-fact-check-fake-claim/amp/?__t...
by Rahul M
07 Jul 2020 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1213358

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

MiG-21 were a special case because of their short legs. I have read ex IAF fighter pilots opine that because of their shorter time in the air number of sorties undertaken by a mig21 pilot was more relevant than flying hours to judge experience. Conversely, an air force pilot in a densely populated c...
by Rahul M
05 Jul 2020 03:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3607
Views: 1011021

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

MBDA had objected to doing so with an Israeli radar iirc. May be when Uttam enters service, although by then SFDR might be nearing completion.
by Rahul M
04 Jul 2020 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964649

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

.... Still - it could have been more 'contextual' if he exhorted the soldiers on protecting sovereignty and integrity of borders or even maybe avenge their fallen comrade - but telling soldiers indirectly that they are fighting against expansionism is a huge signal of intent that if war breaks - wh...
by Rahul M
02 Jul 2020 02:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964649

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

NSA K Shivshankar's assertions on Chinese expecting us to behave like a vassal state does not sound strong - because we have shown in Dokalam that we will not back down. When we did not back down even when main incursion was in Bhutan - what would the Chinese be smoking to assume we will back down ...
by Rahul M
23 Jun 2020 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964649

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

Guys, Check this out Chinese military forum. In Chinese. Google translate to English. If any one wants to understand what they are thinking about the current situation. Indian = Asan (derogatory term). The general attitude is contempt of Indians and ridicule. Deny Indian statehood and identity. Sho...
by Rahul M
20 Jun 2020 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964649

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

Panther ji can you please choose a human sounding handle ? Sir so many people sacrificed their life for our freedom. In this free Hindustan. Can't you allow my to have my handle based on my favorite animal who kills by stealth and speed not by force. Username changed to Shardul as per board rules. ...
by Rahul M
13 Jun 2020 18:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1459
Views: 279230

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

... Sir, I just had to delete a bunch of personal attacks from your post directed at Karan M. For anyone else I would have readily issued board warnings and a one month ban. It is only out of deference to your military service that I making this request instead. Please, whatever be the disagreement...
by Rahul M
31 May 2020 13:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176180

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

kit wrote:
Suraj wrote:The mid year and annual statistical release is a good place to look . It’s not hard to find on google .


@Suraj ., how can i change my name handle ? My private messages are not enabled. Please delete this request after suitable action

Please drop a line to gentleman DAWT cadet YAT Google DAWT kom
by Rahul M
25 May 2020 00:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1017
Views: 94668

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Good to hear from you after a long time. Interesting perspective given that your family has been in the forces for generations.
by Rahul M
16 May 2020 07:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4365
Views: 814542

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Rohit, any idea of the ORBAT for the IBGs ?
by Rahul M
13 May 2020 20:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754988

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

More details. .@JoeBiden @TheDemocrats #Biden2020 #Trump2020 Very curious. Joe, I think we Hindu-Americans/Indian-Americans also deserve a nifty box on your website. This is one of the reasons Hindu-Americans are considering voting for Trump: he actually acknowledges we exist. https://t.co/RFsC3bLTQ...
by Rahul M
13 May 2020 14:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754988

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

"Biden is disappointed by measures #India has taken with implementation & aftermath of NRC in Assam & passage of CAA. These measures are inconsistent w/ the country’s long tradition of secularism & w/ sustaining a multi-ethnic & multi-religious democracy" https://t.co/4AAXJ...
by Rahul M
08 May 2020 15:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827136

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Docs, there have been articles that finger oximeter readings at home might be a reliable indicator of when and if to see a doctor. Is it something you would recommend ? my parents are in my hometown I am thinking if I should get them one for them to monitor oxygen levels regularly. Saar most high s...
by Rahul M
07 May 2020 13:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4365
Views: 814542

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

It's been a decade or more that DRDO et al have developed remote controlled robots like Daksh. Why on earth are we not using those or similar systems to check the safety of an enclosed area before our men move into those ?
by Rahul M
07 May 2020 11:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827136

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Docs, there have been articles that finger oximeter readings at home might be a reliable indicator of when and if to see a doctor. Is it something you would recommend ? my parents are in my hometown I am thinking if I should get them one for them to monitor oxygen levels regularly. yes they are hel...
by Rahul M
07 May 2020 01:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827136

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Docs, there have been articles that finger oximeter readings at home might be a reliable indicator of when and if to see a doctor. Is it something you would recommend ?

my parents are in my hometown I am thinking if I should get them one for them to monitor oxygen levels regularly.
by Rahul M
06 May 2020 01:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7664
Views: 827136

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Edited.

Thanks Anmol ji.

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