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by disha
25 Sep 2017 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2704
Views: 214597

Re: Terroristan - June 20, 2017

^^ Now it is politically correct and in mainstream.

The title should be: "Terroristan : Bakistan, The land of pure terror"
by disha
22 Sep 2017 21:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Interesting that in a Indian economy news and discussion we bring in SL., which is tiny. Not to hurt feelings but it is like saying that US can learn lessons from the economy of Singapore. There are certain similarities and dissimilarities. There is nothing wrong in importing items which are cheap.,...
by disha
21 Sep 2017 20:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

What are potential solutions ? Aggressively pursuing the Benami Property Act to unlock dormant properties into the market is one option. That is one of the options. Spending behind infrastructure for example high speed railways., better sanitation and better roads and bridges and "smarter"...
by disha
21 Sep 2017 19:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Lot of BS is spouted around. A single quarter result is taken as a flag waving exercise where GDP is considered down & in dumps and economy is doomed and lets bring back the BM and the underground economy calls are being made by the eCONomists! And of course "gas is costly". If the eco...
by disha
19 Sep 2017 01:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 369
Views: 26966

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Tesla model s 65kwh version has a stated range of 200 odd miles ~ 300km. If you do half that size, you can still do 150km = 1 week's office commute in most cities. Can't do outstation trips with such a range though but almost all 2nd cars can be replaced by this model easily. Same with first car sm...
by disha
19 Sep 2017 01:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 369
Views: 26966

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

arrey, no saar, i meant 25KWh battery won't be enough for for a 20km commute and weekend charging system. for better perspective i own a spiffy spanking new accord hybrid, batteries alone weigh 200 kgs the size of rear seat, fully charged, it runs max 5km when petrol engine kick in to take over the...
by disha
18 Sep 2017 11:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 369
Views: 26966

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

^^ niran sir., are you saying you are not going to buy your iPhonewa because its batteries last for 2.8 years instead of the advertised 3 years because of the fancy apps you run on your iPhonewa? Well ppl will run gizmos always on their "toys"., well bigger toys bigger gizmos. It is their ...
by disha
17 Sep 2017 23:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3838
Views: 114815

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

David Stockman‏ @DA_Stockman Aug 11 Top's In! Tesla's $1.8B of zero-covenant bonds at 5.25% is rank insanity. Worst Goldman junk deal ever. SHAME! http://bit.ly/2dSZcwK I never trust the YumBeeA's and eCONomists and financial analcysts. I actually had one yum-bee-a moaning about the cost of lithium...
by disha
17 Sep 2017 08:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 369
Views: 26966

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Even many small cars have auto engine off and restart for tradfic stops these days like nissan micra A good plan needs to be in place how to prevent ppl from just throwing ev batts into the nearest garbage dump knowing our law abiding junta esp bus and taxi drivers. Make it 1:1 mustto hand in old p...
by disha
17 Sep 2017 07:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results
Replies: 38
Views: 2178

Re: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results

I was there last year. They just burn most of their garbage including all kinds of plastic. :lol: Thanks for the lowdown on Mowlynong. At the same time a better garbage incinerator will help and also generate electricity from it and provide local opportunities. What exactly do they charge and where...
by disha
17 Sep 2017 07:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Between the Bullet Train (I am scratching my head on what you hope to achieve by spending $17b on a train line between Bombay and Ahmedabad and why not a low cost airline and reach there faster and cheaper) ^^ An example of an addled brain due to politics & ideology of a person clouding the gra...
by disha
17 Sep 2017 07:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 48
Views: 2334

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

My humble salutations to the first and only Marshal of the Indian Air Force.

May all sons & daughters of India be forever inspired by your life.
by disha
16 Sep 2017 01:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 369
Views: 26966

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

100km is not daily travel for a personal car in india. Avg will be no more than 20km across our 100 largest cities That means a 25 KwH battery will be just fine., for the daily avg of 20 km distance travelled., the charge will last 5-7 days and on a DC fast charger will charge up in 30 mins., or wi...
by disha
15 Sep 2017 12:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 369
Views: 26966

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

One needs a 40 kwh battery for 250 km. The market price for large scale buyer is around $150 per kwh. So just the batteries will cost Rs 3,60,000. There is really no reason why we cant have a rs 7.5 lakh priced hatchback in India that gives 250 km range. Assuming 100 Km daily travel., that is some ...
by disha
15 Sep 2017 12:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Petrol prices may come down from Rs 70 to Rs 38 under GST. Will government do it? http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/petrol-prices-diesel-prices-under-gst-arun-jaitley/1/1048063.html ^That is something government *must* not do. Petrol/Diesel prices must reflect the cost of building and maintaining ...
by disha
15 Sep 2017 02:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 409
Views: 36042

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

https://swarajyamag.com/economy/the-nightmare-called-gstn-implementation-issues-can-derailindias-biggest-tax-reform The Nightmare Called GSTN: Implementation Issues Can Derail India’s Biggest Tax Reform Aashish Chandorkar - Sep 12, 2017, 3:00 pm ^^What are all the IT-Vity colleges doing in India? A...
by disha
11 Sep 2017 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684649

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

^^ That is total BS., to say "do keep in mind that China has a hundred elevated structures for every one of ours" is just a rhetorical BS to cover for the dhoti shiver you underwent and when no dhoti is left to shiver in you just made a total BS rhetorical flourish. If Chinese are planning...
by disha
11 Sep 2017 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684649

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

pankajs wrote:I am sure with enough digging we can come up with bridge collapse in China and western world too.


If you do enough digging in China., actually you may end up digging out an entire bullet train with bodies!
by disha
11 Sep 2017 04:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2704
Views: 214597

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

^I hope to see in my lifetime complete breakup of Bakistan. There will be a free flow of Bakistanis to Barbaria and create a new ummah called Bakistan-e-Barbaria. The rest of the ummah will join the cleansing process and to collectively evolve who will be the guardians of makka and madina. The analy...
by disha
11 Sep 2017 03:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1888
Views: 280206

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^^^ Will the above movie also have Liv Tyler, If yes, I will love to watch it too. Definitely not with her dad singing. Maybe Lana Del Ray singing nasally will make it more interesting. IMHO., ISRO will treat this as another space debris and will calculate its re-entry and see if the real values ma...
by disha
11 Sep 2017 03:33
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 sincerely apologise for not providing link as it is saved as word document in my system . I am more interested about the data provided , please if your guys can refute those points , i am all ears. No need to apologize., you responded with top-level facts and also cited the source material resour...
by disha
04 Sep 2017 23:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

1. Don't spend your time arguing with ignoramuses who don't understand what GDP is and how it is measured (classic case and econ 101 question... Classic eCON., use the wrong tool to measure an altogether orthogonal outcome and call the outcome failure., and claim oneself as a genius for coming up w...
by disha
04 Sep 2017 21:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

guru.shetty wrote:Not to make the economy thread into a roads and highway thread but,


Sure please do it in roads & highway thread., and do answer the questions raised.
by disha
04 Sep 2017 08:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

My argument is whether moving to LPG from kerosene make women go out and work to provide that economic addition? Or is she watching TV with the extra time? [/b[For e.g. the following study shows that providing free electricity to villages may not have the economic addition that we think it will, un...
by disha
04 Sep 2017 07:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

It was not my intention to imply that *this* govt is inefficient. Intention was to say that most places in the world, governments are inefficient compared to private sector. This is conflating ideology with intent with data and stating a broad cliche without any basis. Let's take example of UJALA.,...
by disha
04 Sep 2017 07:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

kiranA wrote:A really good post. But it will be very unpopular here .


Can you answer why you consider it as "unpopular" here? Outside the prism of politics?
by disha
04 Sep 2017 07:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Is the vision around infrastructure spending sound? Are they spending where the return on investment over medium term is the best there can be? E.g Spending money over the last 3 years building 4 lane highways without biting the bullet and going for an expressway network. Can the goods move around ...
by disha
03 Sep 2017 11:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

^^ Really really sad to see such a statement on an economic thread., such statements puts con in economy! 1. Government is inefficient., cite crony corrupt leaders to prove the point. 2. Government is efficient in collecting the tax. Throw away the point #1 at this point., and just take this point s...
by disha
03 Sep 2017 10:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1888
Views: 280206

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Mort Walker wrote:^^^It almost sounds like a bad relay switch. Command given, but relays didn't actuate.


It could be., but my bet is on the pyro-device that further detonates the explosives to separate the payload fairing.
by disha
03 Sep 2017 09:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1888
Views: 280206

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

What caused it not to fire? Does it have some sort of altitude based fuse system which kicks in at 3rd stage ignition. Or it didn't fire due to payload loading? The fairing seperation mechanism could be an issue on other ISRO rockets too. Proceed with caution I would say. The word I was searching f...
by disha
03 Sep 2017 08:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1888
Views: 280206

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Disha, Was this reported in press? Wouls tie in with my above post. Firing separators for shield separation is a one time event., even though the software has redundancies built in to give firing commands based on its INS or time from launch etc., the actual firing is a one time event which is dest...
by disha
02 Sep 2017 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

One easy way around WTO requirements is that for all things imported into India., the end-user documentation or instruction set or assembly manual or manuals or whatever is required for users to understand the product including disclaimers must be in all local languages., that is all of 26 languages...
by disha
02 Sep 2017 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1888
Views: 280206

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Firing mechanism got triggered but did not fire., this could be a parts or install procedure issue.

An easily recoverable setback.

Achieving reliability for space launches is difficult.
by disha
23 Aug 2017 01:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 367
Views: 36802

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Did people miss the word "Indo-Pacific". Twice?
by disha
17 Aug 2017 09:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The part on #Blow2Modi or possible #Blow2Modi., can be taken back into political thread.
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Point is., I think there is a wall of money and it is going somewhere. How big is the wall and where is it going and its impact on the Indian economy is what I am trying to see.
by disha
17 Aug 2017 08:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

He clearly states: "Black money worth Rs. 2 lakh crore had to be deposited in the banks"., this is the money that was well never accounted for and moved out of cushions and beds into banks. Do not worry about how much dividend RBI gives to GOI. It has no correlation on how much black money...
by disha
17 Aug 2017 00:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3728
Views: 307008

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I am surprised that nobody is discussing what Modi's statement of finding 2-3 lakh crores due to Demo/going after black money/GST is going to entail and how it can be put to use (or accounted).
by disha
17 Aug 2017 00:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results
Replies: 38
Views: 2178

Re: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results

If people notice the village "mawlynong, meghalaya"., it attracts tourists by the dozens. And the village charges them to "keep it clean". I think all villages in India can go that route. Followed by small towns and then followed by tier-3, tier-2 and tier-1 cities. We have sever...
by disha
17 Aug 2017 00:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results
Replies: 38
Views: 2178

Re: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results

Interesting stats so far., 12 had to do it in open and some do not mind 13 never had to do it. 2 held on tight., so they actually come in in the "would have done it if the will to not do it crumbled" :-)., they go to 12+2 in my unscientific poll. Put it this way., in this unscientific poll...
by disha
16 Aug 2017 10:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results
Replies: 38
Views: 2178

Re: Clean India places, options, initiatives & results

TED Talk video I do want to point out venug' that the moment the PYT introduced "caste" I lost interest. There is stigma associated with handling feaces everywhere in the world. And not just India.TED And here is the ODF survey: http://www.swachhbharaturban.in/sbm/home/#/SBM?encryptdata=e...

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