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by Gaurav_S
17 Aug 2012 07:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

Consumer forum wants Gujarat government to penalise BHEL AHMEDABAD: The city based Consumer Education Research Society (CERS) want government of Gujarat to penalise Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) for poor performance of its equipments supplied for Kutch Lignite Thermal Power Station (KLTPS). C...
by Gaurav_S
16 Aug 2012 07:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 132920

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

India plans to establish two more missile testing ranges Aim is to conduct multiple missions simultaneously India is planning to set up two more missile testing ranges with a number of missions coming up in the next few years. Ranges overloaded Top Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRD...
by Gaurav_S
16 Aug 2012 06:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Independence day 2012 India !!!!
Replies: 45
Views: 2235

Re: Happy Independence day 2012 India !!!!

After reading comments on ToI my guess is UPA will be thrown out completely in upcoming elections. All attempts to get votes of poor by giving them mobile phones will be indeed futile. We need someone who is young, autonomous in the sense that doesn't have to depend on various parties to make decisi...
by Gaurav_S
14 Aug 2012 06:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1017
Views: 86455

Re: Solar energy in India

^^lol Noobie question here. I see many developed countries use solar panels on national highways to maintain proper signage, lighting etc. to increase safety. Is there any state which has done more towards installing solar panels in this manner? Installing solar panels, signage that doesn't need muc...
by Gaurav_S
13 Aug 2012 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 131101

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

ToI flash. Baba to sit infront of parliament. Jai Ho onleee.. :((
by Gaurav_S
10 Aug 2012 09:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

Consumer Forum notice to HDFC Bank in car loan case NAGPUR: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Delhi, on Monday issued notice to HDFC Bank in an appeal against non-compliance of car loan case filed by a city consumer. Presiding member K S Chaudhari and member Suresh Chandra issued...
by Gaurav_S
10 Aug 2012 07:19
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 106689

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

^^Don't think Axis, ICICI even have mobile banking website. They do have mobile banking app but not dedicated mobile banking website. Only 63 ATM per million seems too less when you see ATM's here and there in every corner, but this is possibly limited to urban areas only where banks can get enough ...
by Gaurav_S
08 Aug 2012 06:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1144
Views: 109582

Re: States News and Discussions

Narendra Modi's predecessor pledges to rescue Gujarat from emergency like situation Don't know what kind of "emergency situation" he is talking about:roll:. Its always good to have options at hand but not sure what he wants to gain by creating new GPP. Perhaps he has good support from Nor...
by Gaurav_S
08 Aug 2012 06:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Victor wrote:Both Manipuri. That state provides an outsize contribution to sports. Others from NE: Swuro, Bombalya, Thapa, Talukdar, Chanu and Rai. Maybe others too.


I thought Taludkar is from Maharashtra due to his last name. But yes he is indeed from Assam.
by Gaurav_S
08 Aug 2012 05:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Apparently, Mery Kom and Devendro know each other and both hail from NE. Atleast, sports is keeping NE well connected with rest of India.
by Gaurav_S
01 Aug 2012 07:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

Air India staff penalised for asking student for bribe BTW, HT has got wrong heading of the article. Should have used AI penalised and not AI staff penlised. PVR told to pay Rs 10K compensation She incurred expenses on transport apart from valuable time of the two persons... Taking all the facts an...
by Gaurav_S
01 Aug 2012 06:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1534
Views: 222546

Re: India's Power Sector

Just co-incidence or TOI intentionally published this article when half of country is experiencing blackout

Power grid failure: Amid gloom, Gujarat sets an example

Anyway,

Now, an ultra mega solar power project in Gujarat
by Gaurav_S
31 Jul 2012 02:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

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Narang with his coach
by Gaurav_S
30 Jul 2012 14:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Freestyle relay loss Australian swimming's darkest day OUR failure to win a medal in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay is our greatest swimming disaster in a rich history that dates back to Fanny Durack winning gold at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Our men went into the event with the two fastest 100...
by Gaurav_S
30 Jul 2012 13:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

It's good to see Gambhir has encouraged Indian contingent at the Olympics. Below is his statement. Gambhir was also happy to see the media giving so much importance to Olympics. "Why only cricket, we would like to see all other sports flourish in our county. "As a cricketer surely I am hap...
by Gaurav_S
30 Jul 2012 03:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Time to raise the bar. Need more tougher training. IMO, we should only host Olympics only after we are able to secure at least 40-50 gold medals. So seems quite long way to go. The point trying to make is no host would like to host the game and see other teams fetching all the medals and we are stil...
by Gaurav_S
30 Jul 2012 03:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Trying to understand why this Chinese and SoKo's are so good at archery. See this "South Korean women archers win record seventh team gold". Is it their sea-food that makes their eyesight so good. I thought we were at least good if not the best. Gone with the wind, women archers blame weat...
by Gaurav_S
28 Jul 2012 18:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 53212

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Olympic debutant Kashyap beat Yuhan Tan of Belgium in straight games in the men's singles. Kashyap won 21-14, 21-12 in 38 minutes. It was the Indian's second win over Yuhan in three encounters.

Chinese have already took 1 gold and 1 bronze.
by Gaurav_S
28 Jul 2012 11:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1144
Views: 109582

Re: States News and Discussions

No skilled hands, sugar factories in South Gujarat go hi-tech In the last one-and-a-half-year, about 33 hi-tech cane harvester machines have been purchased by various sugar factories in the region to tide over the shortage of skilled hands. The cane cutters, mostly migrant labourers from the Dang a...
by Gaurav_S
28 Jul 2012 11:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1144
Views: 109582

Re: States News and Discussions

Can Gujarat's growth story be attributed to Modi? Taking these two sets of data together, it is safe to say that if Modi is being hailed as India's future savior by some quarters, it is for reasons other than his role in fostering Gujarat's economic growth. At best he has simply maintained Gujarat'...
by Gaurav_S
27 Jul 2012 07:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1037
Views: 139467

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Thanks guys, answers my question. Have travelled in delhi metro just once when i was there. But this travel was very short for me to notice quality of coverage.
by Gaurav_S
25 Jul 2012 07:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

Surcharge scam in petrol pumps busted NEW DELHI: A car owner unsuspectingly gifts a surcharge of 2.5% to a private bank on every purchase of petrol or diesel from a retail outlet just because the oil company insists that the dealer install that particular bank's credit card swipe machines at the pe...
by Gaurav_S
23 Jul 2012 06:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1037
Views: 139467

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Anybody in telecom domain knows how technically challenging it would be to provide mobile network coverage in the tunnel. This tunnel can either have a road or railway track. Are there any tunnels (at least 2-3km long) in desh where you get mobile reception? Apologies if i have underestimated India'...
by Gaurav_S
23 Jul 2012 06:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 378978

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Some reports have come about land allotted in Gujarat (Hansalpur) to MUL is getting ready now. Land marking and cutting weed is taking place. Seems at least, project is being fast tracked now.

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by Gaurav_S
22 Jul 2012 06:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

Sony Ericsson fined Rs 34,500 for defective mobile Insurance company told to pay car cost The forum stated that the investigator appointed by the insurance company could not even ascertain who was driving the vehicle and had advised the repudiation of claim on mere presumption. It also said the com...
by Gaurav_S
21 Jul 2012 13:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 65633

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

Growth signs in Pak economy inspiring: Australian Economic Counseller ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's natural and human resource potential was matchless, Economic Counseller of Australian High Commission, Melissa Kelly, said Thursday while declaring some of the recent signs of growth in Pakistan as very insp...
by Gaurav_S
20 Jul 2012 12:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 378978

Re: Indian Autos Thread

^^^bhiwandi is in Maharashtra while Bhiwadi I referred to is in Rajasthan..right on the border with Haryana. Bhiwadi-Tapukhara-Khuskhera (BTK) is a huge industrial complex and Rajasthan has just about added another 8,000 acres of land for industrial usage in this area. Yep i was referring to the on...
by Gaurav_S
20 Jul 2012 11:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 378978

Re: Indian Autos Thread

The way union situation is evolving in Gurgaon in MS Plant, I would not be surprised to see MS shifting lock stock and barrel to Gujarat. The level of industrialization existing and planned in areas of Rajasthan close to NCR is phenomenal with areas like Neemrana and Bhiwadi emerging as center of i...
by Gaurav_S
20 Jul 2012 05:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 378978

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Project Destroy Maruti - by Beijing's coolie army in India enters Phase II - more violence in Maruti, one dead., officials assaulted and seriously injured.. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/auto/automobiles/1-dead-40-injured-in-clashes-at-maruti-suzukis-manesar-plant/articl...
by Gaurav_S
19 Jul 2012 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 202833

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Recently I had experience. What I learned is when you show them that you are more knowledeable and if you try to prove them wrong especially in front of more senior, gora pukis get pissed off very big time. They will try to counter argue, bully you (which is not uncommon in schools, work) to prove t...
by Gaurav_S
16 Jul 2012 16:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 363
Views: 54956

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Gujarat allocates Rs 400 crore to promote tourism Kolkata, July 15: Gujarat has allocated Rs 400 crore for tourism promotion in the State during the current fiscal. The amount includes Rs 120 crore as grant which has been approved by the Planning Commission for 2012-13. According to Mr Sanjay Kaul,...
by Gaurav_S
15 Jul 2012 11:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3227
Views: 467486

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^^Though article doesn't say more about what made envoy impressed.. Moody’s downgrade The downgrade of sovereign creditworthiness should sound a warning to the country’s policymakers. The government has already defaulted on its (domestic) sovereign obligations to the IPPs only a few weeks ago. And t...
by Gaurav_S
15 Jul 2012 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2850
Views: 97254

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Ninety-five per cent Pakistanis see themselves in trouble About 10 per cent blame banks and financial institutions, 32 per cent blame the world’s biggest scapegoat, the United States, while two per cent also blame the European Union. A large minority, 33 per cent, blame themselves for the situation...
by Gaurav_S
13 Jul 2012 15:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

Consumer forum awards one-month jail term for bank manager BARNALA: Finding him disobeying its earlier orders and that of the state commission to compensate a consumer, who was defrauded of Rs 40,000 at a bank ATM despite alerting the bank officials, the Barnala District Consumer Forum has sentence...
by Gaurav_S
13 Jul 2012 09:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 289
Views: 76495

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Gujarat manufacturing plant to commence operations in Jan 2013: TTK Prestige CHENNAI: Kitchen appliances manufacturer TTK Prestige today said its manufacturing plant being set up in Gujarat would commence production in January 2013. "The construction work is going on and the production is sche...
by Gaurav_S
11 Jul 2012 04:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/AP-high-court-slaps-Rs-5000-fine-on-Vizag-officials/articleshow/14792255.cms HYDERABAD: Taking a serious view of negligence of authorities in filing counters, the AP high court on Monday imposed a penalty of Rs 5000 each on the municipal commissione...
by Gaurav_S
10 Jul 2012 13:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute

IMO Ombudsman is especially required for airlines, telecom and ISP's. It is real apathy of this country that we have such a massive educated working middle class which consumes/uses so much of stuff from the market but when it comes to customer service we are zero. Would be interested in knowing if ...
by Gaurav_S
09 Jul 2012 13:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute or negligence

65-yr-old goes to consumer forum, wins back Rs 50 In today’s world, fifty rupees will not buy you much. Yet, a 65-year-old took a leading national telecom company to consumer court and won a refund of Rs 50. “It was not just about the money. It was a fight for my rights and what is right,” said Pra...
by Gaurav_S
09 Jul 2012 13:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: Court orders/fines due to consumer dispute or negligence

DJB to pay Rs 15K compensation to customer for wrong billing HP to pay Rs 1.17L compensation LIC can't make consumer pay for its mistake: NCDRC New Delhi: The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) cannot make a customer pay for its employees' mistakes, the apex consumer commission has said and asked the...

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