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by SaraLax
14 Apr 2019 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1420
Views: 95875

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

saw rangaraj Pandey’s analysis seems to be not giving more than 10 seats to NDA because the TTV factor is having a significant impact https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OOX_Ju1H6Oo DMK is winning TN. How much AIADMK side is winning to be seen. In good case NDA may get 15+ and bad case is 5. 10 mentioned...
by SaraLax
02 Feb 2019 22:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2969
Views: 507742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

At any rate the savings is only 12500 Rs per annum , so no great shakes You must be really rich to consider Rs. 12500 per annum savings as "no great shakes"! It will buy a new shiny samsung 192 litre single door refrigerator! 12500 INR is a good amount and I would happily use this every y...
by SaraLax
27 Oct 2018 14:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2969
Views: 507742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Question from layperson: Can the Ruias now actually pay whatever they're paying legally? Can the govt/ibc ask for their source of funds? Can't let them borrow money now and stymie somebody like Mittal taking over. They recently sold their refinery for a Russian company for 50k crores. Some people h...
by SaraLax
20 Oct 2018 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2347
Views: 162696

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Any more "proof" needed of the deviousness of the GoKL?? [b]New York Times scribe, suhasini raj with" comrade" yechh uri [/b] New York Times scribe, who tried to trespass to Sabarimala, with CPM sec @SitaramYechury Now she must reveal that on whose behest she proceeded to #Sabar...
by SaraLax
09 Sep 2018 12:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 13560

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

Hope our decision makers have thought about the below [1] The Russians & Chinese (or even North Korean's) will always try to hack into the CENTRIXS system and attempt to listen in a silent mode and reap massive advantages if they can breach into the system ( WAN based systems ? ... Hmm ... Huawe...
by SaraLax
11 Jun 2018 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2018
Views: 266374

Re: Arvind eye Care vs UK NHS Eye care

Questions: A) how many Aravind eye care hospital are there in India that were used in comparison with Thousands of NHS hospitals average results? B) how can you even compare non governmental data with a government funded entity function which has its own limitations and bureaucracy? C) Show me data...
by SaraLax
11 Jun 2018 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2018
Views: 266374

Re: Arvind eye Care vs UK NHS Eye care

Deleted. So Dear Sanjiv ... Are you allowing this BR forum to visualize an ill-informed Gungadin in you ?. :rotfl: Please do not give lectures about comparisons between the worst NHS hospital in UK and best of Apollo/Max hospitals in India. Let's talk about a very much unknown-to-even-Indians, Madu...
by SaraLax
13 Mar 2018 14:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2969
Views: 507742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Banking scam has UPA era roots Banking scam has UPA era roots By SREE M. IYER | | 25 February, 2018 ‘Advice’ came from the UPA government to all public sector banks to change over to Finacle . ..... I have also heard rumours that other chairmen of PSU banks were also coaxed into buying the new soft...
by SaraLax
06 Mar 2018 19:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1035191

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

http://www.livemint.com/Home-Page/gVW7Ak63dymJ4rg9O9e66O/Reliance-looks-to-NAL-to-make-carbon-fibre.html so the japani acted tough after agni3 (1st stage composite) was tested, the NAL ToTed the tech to pvt sector, which made the japani come back pants down to sell again lest he lose whatever marke...
by SaraLax
26 Feb 2018 09:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2969
Views: 507742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India’s financial A.Q. Khan network By M.D. Nalapat | 25 February, 2018 Sunday Guardian Our ‘A.Q. Khan of Indian Finance’ has moles everywhere. General Pervez Musharraf—whose record in conning his masters (whether these be in Islamabad or Washington) is unparalleled—made out that all Pakistan-relat...
by SaraLax
07 Feb 2018 00:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2969
Views: 507742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The below is for this member by name 'Arjun' with respect to his fears about how GoI is sleeping on AI front. As far as electric vehicles goes - it seems to me that there the government has indeed been far more proactive than in the AI case. Modi seems to have a strong 'green' streak which has ensu...
by SaraLax
06 Feb 2018 16:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2969
Views: 507742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The below is for this member by name 'Arjun' with respect to his fears about how GoI is sleeping on AI front. The fact that AI is going to completely change the face of global industry has been evident for more than two years now - leave alone China, every other two-bit western nation has publicly a...
by SaraLax
06 Feb 2018 14:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2969
Views: 507742

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

As for corporate tax rate, the reality is that 99% of our companies have a turnover of Rs.250 crore or less. By raising the turnover limit for 25% rate from Rs.50 crore to Rs.250 crore, they added essentially the entire MSME sector to this bracket. These also constitute the overwhelming contributor...
by SaraLax
08 Nov 2017 10:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 673926

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Cash still king as digital payments inch up slowly CHENNAI: If demonetisation was a push for a cashless economy, it has been working very slowly. Reserve Bank of India data shows the usage of wallets, non-UPI banking apps and Aadhaar-enabled payments has been slow to catch on, while that of debit c...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 23:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 709
Views: 98729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

SaraLax, stick to GST and you're good. I let you off despite ad hominem attacks on me. There won't be a second chance. Ad Hominem : Appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason) I am giving proper facts from the ground based on my experiences. Please call me out if i fudge wi...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 23:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 709
Views: 98729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

all those who have increased prices to inflate margins under the guise of GST, are either going to come down or get undercut by another enterprising trader. are we to make national level tax reforms based on some temporary shenanigans by some traders in some industries? i had a glass of sweet lime ...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 23:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 709
Views: 98729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

SaraLax : thanks for making your position clearer . You're not here on this thread to discuss GST . You really don't care about that. Rather, you have a general grievance with the government because of some other actions . This thread for you is simply a place for you to vent whatever you like, wit...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 20:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 709
Views: 98729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

If TDS of salaried class didn't exist how many of the salaried people would have honestly declared incomes in our IT returns. Outside salary, do people declared FD and other interest income, rental income honestly? Our honesty as a group is an outcome of helplessness and not a principled stand to p...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 19:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 709
Views: 98729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

One can say whatever they want That would be the facepalm worthy thing to do. If you assert some personal right to be irresponsible, why are you any better than a price gouging trader ? You are helping them, and for all practical purposes, are an agent to them. It's quite easy for GST to be misused...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 13:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 709
Views: 98729

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

GST will now lead to inflation. GST is NOT what's leading to price rise. It's the rampant tax avoidance that's leading to it. It's *very* important that those who understand the situation speak with proper nuance. Please don't misuse language like that. It's quite damaging to what is the most signi...
by SaraLax
08 Jul 2017 23:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 310711

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Let's not play politics with suffering. <IMAGE NIPPED OUT BY ME> I don't know why you gave your above quoted statement and i feel bad about ' Weak Indians' allowing themselves to be destroyed & subjected to life long suffering by their own stupid emotional & pitiful feelings for citizens of...
by SaraLax
06 Jul 2017 12:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1020107

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

Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 10h10 hours ago More I hope all the assorted RW munnas who screamed 'Gorkhaland' just for the heck of it, understand the nature of the game now. Meanwhile, Global Times is now openly talking about instigating insurgencies against India in Sikkim and Bhutan. Global times is rab...
by SaraLax
06 Jul 2017 12:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1020107

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

... Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 21h21 hours ago More Seriously, India's main problem vis a vis China is the pro-Beijing business lobby which is propping up ignorant arseholes in think tanks. Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 21h21 hours ago More One think-tanker piece of shit who doesn't know his hand from his arse ...
by SaraLax
26 Jun 2017 13:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 310711

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

100 terrorists die At least 100 people were burnt to death and 40 others suffered serious injuries after an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur city of Pakistan on Sunday, reports state media. The incident took place at Ahmedpur Sharqia in Bahawalpur located in Pakistan’s Punjab region in the earl...
by SaraLax
21 Jun 2017 01:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 310711

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

SSridhar wrote:Please post away here.

Sir,

If it has not been noticed & reported to you yet - almost half of the links that exist in the first post of this new STFUP thread are improper and don't work.

Can anything be done about it, please ?.
by SaraLax
18 Jun 2017 19:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1522
Views: 216006

Re: India's Power Sector

When adjusted for per capita incomes it is very high in India. For TN the rate of Rs. 3.5/KwHr (unit) is low as the rest of India pays over Rs. 6/unit. In the US we pay about 8 cents/KwHr. Residential power consumption comes mostly from air conditioning. Industrial and commercial power use will be ...
by SaraLax
10 Jun 2017 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3729
Views: 721070

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Have the europeans and Chinese faced similar failure issues ? Yes, Galileo is also facing the clock issues. There are total of 72 galileo clocks in space. Of these 36 are Rubidium(RAFS) and 36 are Hydrogen(PHM-Passive Hydrogen Maser). Of these 8 RAFS clocks have failed and 6 PHM clocks have failes....
by SaraLax
08 Jun 2017 17:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 320516

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

No ‘concrete evidence’ of India’s hand in disappearance of Habib: Pakistani Minister - PTI, The Hindu The “kidnapping” case of a retired Pakistan army officer in Nepal could not be taken to the ICJ or the UN on the basis of “assumptions” as there is no “concrete evidence” suggesting India’s hand in...
by SaraLax
30 May 2017 16:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 673926

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Bank accounts have kyc stuff and it is not possible to just easily disappear...maybe a few folks but on a mass scale? The only way mass scale fraud happened in demo was with collusion of bankers. Let me tell you a recent tale. I have a salary a/c in one of the xBI subsidary banks and then my compan...
by SaraLax
30 May 2017 15:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 527388

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

JohnTitor wrote:I see. Is it just non-Indian entities that issue them?

IIRC - the most recent entity that usedthis Masala Bonds route of raising money was HDFC Bank.
by SaraLax
29 May 2017 14:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 210087

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Not sure about WTO. I can understand that accountability being demanded on the failure of systems. I guess in this case being managed by Tata Consultancy. Recently NHS systems were down after cyber attack and if I am not wrong they are being managed within UK. So things can go wrong and should not ...
by SaraLax
29 May 2017 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 199325

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

I don't see much of discussions/posts on the 'troubles' that Adani is going through to setup a big coalmine in Queensland. To me (maybe i am biased) .. Adani company & their coalmine project seems to be hated & felt unwelcome a lot by the local lefties, greenies, environmental NGOs, similar ...
by SaraLax
29 May 2017 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 199325

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

My B-i-L (an IT professional) returned home in 2016 after having stayed for an year & half with his 2 Kids & wife in Sydney. He had more than a decade of experience in a big Indian IT company, went to Oz, then searched for a job, attended a couple of interviews and got a similar profile IT j...
by SaraLax
28 May 2017 15:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3576
Views: 277049

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

\ SaraLax Ji : One has to go into History to understand the Brits-Muslim relationship. . . The French empowered the Vietnamese 10% Christian Minority to control the Buddhists. The Brits used the Indian Immigrants to control the locals in Fiji, Sri Lanka, East Africa etc. They thus empowered the Mus...
by SaraLax
27 May 2017 17:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3576
Views: 277049

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

X Posted on the STFUP THREAD Watch the moment a Question Time audience member reads "anti-Western" leaflet from Didsbury mosque This is the moment a Question Time audience member claimed he had been handed an ‘anti-western’ leaflet at Didsbury mosque. The man told a stunned audience that ...
by SaraLax
07 May 2017 12:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 527388

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Formal economy too took a hit of 0.5% in the first year of demon if one goes by govt. numbers, and 0.9% if by IMF estimate. Obviously they do not teach Math at the Commie schools -- this supposed hit is to growth, not to the economy itself. And even that projected hit of 0.5% was to the projected g...
by SaraLax
06 May 2017 11:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3729
Views: 721070

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Random: . . . - Semi-cryo is one area that ISRO has not covered. There needs to be good engine designs on-call, across the spectrum for a Tier1 agency like ISRO. Everything else can be jugaded, but not basic capability . . IIRC - ISRO's Semi-Cryo engine technology is based upon Ukraine's technology...
by SaraLax
13 Apr 2017 08:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 527388

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Doordarshan Kisan‏ @DDKisanChannel 4h4 hours ago More RT @DG_PIB: #Cabinet approves measures to increase oil palm area & production in India. @PIB_India @pibhindi @PIBHomeAffairs @AgriGoI pic.twitter.com/LaEzrtjAjO About time. What took so long after first saying to encourage palm oil productio...
by SaraLax
13 Apr 2017 08:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 199049

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

3) For instance it is prohibited to use Petrochemical origin CO2 from say Naptha Cracking as food grade CO2 in edibles such as drinking soda/baking soda etc. Why wasn't the proper protocol not followed here in sourcing Nuclear grade CO2. [/b] 4) open source the nodular growth micrographs and the ra...
by SaraLax
12 Apr 2017 16:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 673926

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

X-posting from the economy thread April-3-2017 - Demonetisation to permanently erode cash worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore: SBI research MUMBAI: Demonetisation exercise by the government may permanently erode about Rs 1.7 lakh crore worth cash from the system translating into liquidity, according to a report...

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