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by prahaar
25 Sep 2017 19:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307010

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

One technical comment about absence of minimum wage in some of the above countries. Agreed that the nine countries with relatively low unemployment do not have minimum wage. The unsaid part of the article is the massive unionization. Even those working in small companies are part of industry specifi...
by prahaar
22 Sep 2017 23:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1870
Views: 148804

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Zyndaji, what you say is absolutely true. Sudden change of decision for diesel to electric indicates scope for improvement in planning. On the other hand, the change could also be a result of the climate change commitments which occurred in April Paris accord 2016.
by prahaar
20 Sep 2017 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 397
Views: 22239

Re: The Rohingya Menace

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by prahaar
20 Sep 2017 13:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 397
Views: 22239

Re: The Rohingya Menace

The common quip of the pro-Rohingyas group is that in Europe, it is the Europeans who have carried out terrorist attacks, not refugees from outside. They are all horribly wrong. It may well be that the terrorists were locally born and raised and held the citizenship of these countries. But, they we...
by prahaar
05 Sep 2017 13:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684650

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

these 'Little Princes', as you call them are unknown, unsung and will not be missed conscripts. Plenty more where they came from. When stalin took staggering casualties in WWII, did anyone comment on it, least of all in Russia?? The soviets, perhaps, had the highest level of battle casualties, not ...
by prahaar
30 Aug 2017 18:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism
Replies: 999
Views: 59929

Re: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism

^^ Pawar clan is notorious for going after the enemies. Recently heard of someone in Ahmednagar who crossed Ajitdada and landed up in jail via some old karmas. Furthermore, it is impossible for SP to not detect or be unawares about all the people moving around in their backyard (Nashik Deolali Weste...
by prahaar
28 Aug 2017 17:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1870
Views: 148804

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Is Phadnavis a good administrator or some p-sec too big for his boots? Whats the view from Mumbai? Maharashtra? OT but he's congie lite. Maharashtra hasn't paid RTE dues to hindu schools for nearly 4 years now. Temples funds are being looted by politicos in their boards. Response in politics thread.
by prahaar
28 Aug 2017 03:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism
Replies: 999
Views: 59929

Re: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism

Mukesh almost 9 years of imprisonment and torture. Look at that lady's face and justify the torture as false flag! Col Shrivastava still walking free. His superior Brigadier no one has talked to.yet. Gen Kapoor still silent. All Congress leaders who did this free. No blame. You should introspect. I...
by prahaar
21 Aug 2017 13:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1060
Views: 83126

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM89hMmL5YI

This is a well known builder in Western Maharashtra. His case is just a symptom of a widely prevalent issue. It is hard to believe only one builder is undergoing this.

The Ajit Pawar led groups seem to be out of such issues.
by prahaar
21 Aug 2017 01:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684650

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Probably it is their version of the flight simulator to reduce the need for in situ training.
by prahaar
19 Aug 2017 00:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 180
Views: 14650

Re: European Union: Positive News

IndraD wrote:armed police on streets of Finland
3 dead so far
One knife wielding man still on loose


Source? Did someone with stab wounds die? Earlier it was 2 dead.
by prahaar
19 Aug 2017 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 180
Views: 14650

Re: European Union: Positive News

Finland aabadi is about 6 million with Christian dominance. Outsiders have started settling in since 2014 only. Finland since then has accepted 300000 refugees who seem to be enough to wreck havoc. Country doesn;t give citizenship unless you are born to a Finnish parent. A minor nitpick, citizenshi...
by prahaar
15 Aug 2017 18:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 477884

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I have heard stories about lot of cash entering cooperative banks. While RBI did not accept cash from cooperative banks for a long time. These banks have been accused of helping powerful money bags. In recent past that was permitted resulting in friendly relations between Uddhav and DF. Many people ...
by prahaar
14 Aug 2017 20:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1631
Views: 203093

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Gyan wrote:Massive and continuing stone pelting during almost all encounters strongly indicates involvement of local police and even PDP in encouraging these stone pelters.


Think of it in a reverse way. Terrorists hide only in places where they are assured of such support.
by prahaar
13 Aug 2017 13:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1060
Views: 83126

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

I met an Ola driver who owns multiple taxis. His uncle was paid for with flats in lieu of a piece of land + some cash which was acquired by Nanded city Pune. He was provided 10 flats at 2500 Rs/sqft. That price is approximately the BOM to construct the high-rise tower.
by prahaar
13 Aug 2017 13:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1631
Views: 203093

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://m.ndtv.com/blog/for-first-time-a-kashmir-shutdown-in-support-of-indian-constitution-1736936?amp=1&akamai-rum=off For First Time, A Kashmir Shutdown In Support Of Indian Constitution Today, there was a complete shutdown in Kashmir against any attempt to strike down Article 35A of the Cons...
by prahaar
07 Aug 2017 17:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684650

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

There is a likelihood of PA or their buddies occupying some heights in winter and replacing them with Chinese troops at an appropriate time. This will allow China to enter officially in POK, militarily. Furthermore, we take China as an exception. US has been talking about military action against NK ...
by prahaar
04 Aug 2017 18:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 409
Views: 36042

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

I raised this here, to ask if there is any actual relation to GST for removing those immigration forms. Immigration queue discussion we can take up in the appropriate thread, e.g., Nukkad. Sorry for the digression.
by prahaar
04 Aug 2017 15:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 409
Views: 36042

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

What has caused the removal of immigration forms while catching an international flight? I was told by the security guy that this has stopped after GST. Is this a coincidence or somehow connected? Delhi airport ordeal has become a breeze. Fully stocked immigration counters, no forms to fill with kid...
by prahaar
03 Aug 2017 19:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684650

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

The Communist Party's hold over China looks pretty solid. CPC membership is about 85-88 million right now. Entrance into the CPC is as difficult as getting into an Ivy League University in the US e.g. of 22 million applicants last year, they only took in ~2 million. And to even become a formal appl...
by prahaar
28 Jul 2017 12:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2788
Views: 364362

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

How is the above mentioned delay in periscope approvals any better than selling fake German spare parts?
by prahaar
14 Jul 2017 13:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Foreign Operations & Deployments
Replies: 261
Views: 28482

Re: Foreign Operations & Deployments

^ Not only this...I have Iraqi colleagues; irrespective of what they are (Shia or Sunni) they have nice words for India, in fact it is evident from the photos that they are in awe of Gen Singh. It is very reassuring to see that Gen is visiting war torn Mosul to find Indians. Had it been congys or M...
by prahaar
14 Jul 2017 09:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1143
Views: 88609

Re: States News and Discussions

Gujarat state travel report. Patidar agitation expected to start in another 10 days. Heard from a taxi driver. People are expecting dirty tricks to pick up in Gujarat. People in Gujarat are considering next elections as a hard test for Modi (ijjat no sawaal chhe). BJP not yet in campaign mode, saw o...
by prahaar
13 Jul 2017 14:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1221
Views: 135018

Re: India's Power Sector

Positively surprised by the continuous power supply and improved power quality in Gujarat. Not only uninterrupted supply, one 30 minutes outage due to transformer burnout, but power voltage maintained consistently. In a 3 week period.
by prahaar
24 Jun 2017 01:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 934
Views: 69751

Re: Indian IT Industry

KJo, many companies get caught in breach of law. For example, MS is repeatedly fined by EU for various anti-trust actions. Companies try to maximize their advantage and when they break the law, pay the fine. What is so particularly scandalous about visa fraud fine to an Indian IT company? http://www...
by prahaar
23 Jun 2017 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1631
Views: 203093

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/terrorists-in-punjab-increasingly-target-policemens-families/1/323974.html http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/terrorists-adopt-new-strategy-to-intimidate-media-in-punjab/1/323774.html http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/punjab-militants-create-conditions-of-anarchy-...
by prahaar
19 Jun 2017 03:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1009
Views: 107535

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Is one SEP making a headline in TOI? Without reducing the scientific contribution of those involved, for a country like India, persuading global majors to make an India specific standard, we are being asked to celebrate one SEP! Is the commercial R&D situation in such a bad shape? I am pretty su...
by prahaar
17 Jun 2017 13:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 934
Views: 69751

Re: Indian IT Industry

I think Harpreet Singh is overreacting. Indian IT's business model is to pick whatever is "hot" in the market, train the vast armies of graduates in that technology and send them to the US and market them with a "buy 1 get 10 free" model. This has worked very well for years. I d...
by prahaar
16 Jun 2017 19:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2266
Views: 264826

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

There is news of two "civilian" stone-pelters who were killed during the clashes between SFs and the crowd.
by prahaar
14 Jun 2017 18:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 1167
Views: 201564

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

tsarkar's post about algorithms is dead on. My form has done some work in various areas of military communication, and often enough, limitations of metallurgy aside, the hardware can be broken down and replicated. But it's the algorithm inside that is the true IP and very difficult to develop. This...
by prahaar
09 Jun 2017 13:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2266
Views: 264826

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

SM content has a long tail in terms of becoming outdated and the tail is not under control. This is in contrast with conventional broadcast content which has a quicker decay and full control on the decay curve. Depending on the genre of content, some of it become memes.
by prahaar
09 Jun 2017 12:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1870
Views: 148804

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

There is significant lack of visbile progress on railway stations modernization. I have been following the Hong Kong/Japan model of leveraging prime real estate discussed many times on this thread, Surat is one such candidate. Although Habibganj has been kickstarted (at least based on news), the Sur...
by prahaar
08 Jun 2017 16:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307010

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Thanks for the report. Some comments: AP (current AP + Telengana) share seems much lower than I expected. I thought, AP+KA+TN+MH would be top four. Gujarat above Karnataka in spite of a Bangalore is surprising. Just a matching increase of GDP share to match its population share would jump up India's...
by prahaar
07 Jun 2017 16:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1631
Views: 203093

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Aman Setu is becoming a source of arms and ammunition. The traders involved in this nefarious activity must be dealt not with violation of import/export or such laws but with criminal charges for supporting revolt against the nation.
by prahaar
06 Jun 2017 20:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3462
Views: 143453

Re: Internal Security Watch

Farmer agitations in MH and MP are part of the plan. Gujarat and Karnataka elections will raise the heat further. Our police is often outnumbered and ill-equipped to handle large violent crowds. Firing is an artifact of either poor planning or poor intelligence. And not everywhere we will have Major...
by prahaar
03 Jun 2017 12:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3462
Views: 143453

Re: Internal Security Watch

Bhurishravaji, what you have said is exactly what Bheem Sena or Sambhaji Brigade or Periyar Brigade is saying. Only with sadness about the situation and anger against Hindus. So called lower class is a fact of life, did you read about a Jat Sikh killing himself when he found that his wife's mother w...
by prahaar
29 May 2017 10:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1631
Views: 203093

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Dipankerji, there is a strange tendency noticed in many JNU types who disregard on the record statements of certain Islamist entities while finding hidden meaning in Hindu/Indic entities. Amazing gymnastics but the world has grown past this charade.
by prahaar
28 May 2017 11:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1631
Views: 203093

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

RSangramji's post is a surrender document. Rana Pratap fought with Mughals in addition to refusing to speak with Akbar's officials.
by prahaar
27 May 2017 20:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2759
Views: 261658

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Sid wrote:Why he is even being advertised? Just get rid of him without any declaration


Jungle mein mor nacha kisne dekha. There is a method behind this madness of transparently sharing his death photos.
by prahaar
25 May 2017 23:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4722
Views: 339436

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

ramana wrote:What was the track record of the Western Allies in West Germany?

You think it was all edelweiss and beer gartens?


No movie about these episodes by the allied troops.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rape_duri ... _of_France

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