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by prahaar
14 Nov 2017 14:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 534
Views: 46568

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Any information about GST APIs for real time monitoring of tax filings? This can be a great tool to obtain interesting information by mining the filings based on different categories of tax returns. Tax filings should be made public, so that it is possible to know each GST entity's income. Limiting ...
by prahaar
13 Nov 2017 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1107
Views: 99800

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

TSarkarji, you are putting the Dhruv failure on DRDO? Last I checked it was HAL developed and manufactured the helicopter.
by prahaar
13 Nov 2017 14:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3522
Views: 163110

Re: Internal Security Watch

Record number of Maoist commanders killed in 2017. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-5073391/amp/Operation-Prahar-II-forces-Maoists-run-cover.html The arrested/surrendered are phenomenally higher after RNS became HM. Only 2017, there is 2X increase in the number of killed. Appa...
by prahaar
07 Nov 2017 12:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390913

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

No disagreements with whatever you have written above. I am referring the need for increased checks in the use or application of AADHAR (more technical, easier to solve with the current GOI dispensation achievements). You are referring to the need for increased robustness in the allocation of AADHAR...
by prahaar
07 Nov 2017 00:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390913

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The problem with Aadhar currently is that there are not sufficient cross linkages to verify if an AADHAR number is in the system is valid. According to me, since Aadhar is used as a key to connect different DBs, it is prudent to have Aadhar validity checked at key places. A need for manual request f...
by prahaar
06 Nov 2017 14:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390913

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/banks-give-wrong-uid-numbers-of-20-lakh-loan-waiver-beneficiaries/articleshow/61499298.cms (Banks give wrong UID numbers of 20 lakh loan waiver beneficiaries) Not sure if this was discussed before. But the impact on funds leakage ...
by prahaar
04 Nov 2017 00:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176785

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Dipankerji, do you think a new bran service will operate at full rate in first phase of operation? A new airport capable of operating X flights per hour does not usually start with that rate of operation. The 100 trips per day was the estimate in the report, 35 was quoted somewhere, none of these me...
by prahaar
03 Nov 2017 18:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176785

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

The above article is extrapolating 0.1% Yen loan, and projected our economy's disastrous run to continue for 50 more years. Furthermore, it has not bothered to compare the interest rate India has paid for other loans (in past as well as present). The author has not bothered to share any information ...
by prahaar
31 Oct 2017 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 759550

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

Pakistan and NK are China's LET and Taliban.
by prahaar
19 Oct 2017 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1107
Views: 99800

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Manish_P wrote:Here is the link to the image

Would appreciate if someone can post the image inline within a post


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by prahaar
18 Oct 2017 23:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1107
Views: 99800

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

T-90 23.5
M1 24-27
Leclerc 27.5
Leopard 24
Arjun 24->20 (Mk1->Mk2)

Mk2 weight will kill the tank program :-(. All numbers from Wikipedia.
by prahaar
13 Oct 2017 23:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176785

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

It really does not matter in the long term because......... 1) we will all be dead anyway. 2) Traction will move towards electric anyway, not just India but worldwide. This is a no brainer. 3) Forcing the pace towards electric traction without any viable plan to utilize/repurpose/retire diesel asse...
by prahaar
13 Oct 2017 14:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176785

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

The consolidation of traction was not done by Piyush Goyal, the senior railway official is factually incorrect about that. We remember the discussion in the past pages where the plan of eventual all electric traction was visible (during Suresh Prabhu tenure). https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/indi...
by prahaar
10 Oct 2017 03:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390913

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Both the above examples in the ET article seem to be from Bhiwandi. Is there any data point from Suratvasi? There may be a high correlation or may be not. Bhiwandi textile industry sections are quite notorious for exploitation and poor conditions. I recalled the following article during India Shinin...
by prahaar
03 Oct 2017 12:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176785

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Thanks Surajji for the link to 2015-2016 budget. Does the HSR in the above refer to speeding up using Gatimaan/etc. or is it related to Bullet Train? I guess it is the former. I think bullet train is a subset of the 65000 crores? Added later: Found the information. BT is not allotted any specific bu...
by prahaar
02 Oct 2017 17:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390913

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Interview with Hasmukh Adia on GST. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/gst-puts-a-premium-on-honesty-will-take-steps-to-address-concerns-of-smes-revenue-secy/articleshow/60903871.cms The E-way bill if and when implemented will be quite radical step. That would mean the a mer...
by prahaar
25 Sep 2017 19:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 390913

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: 2054
Views: 176785

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: 519
Views: 35108

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: 519
Views: 35108

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: 10352
Views: 759550

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: 1000
Views: 62789

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: 2054
Views: 176785

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: 1000
Views: 62789

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: 1064
Views: 85753

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: 10352
Views: 759550

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: 217
Views: 18903

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: 217
Views: 18903

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: 7668
Views: 511988

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: 1707
Views: 224359

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: 1064
Views: 85753

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: 1707
Views: 224359

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: 10352
Views: 759550

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: 534
Views: 46568

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: 534
Views: 46568

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: 10352
Views: 759550

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: 3203
Views: 432040

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: 262
Views: 29174

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: 91176

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: 1226
Views: 139222

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.

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