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by disha
23 May 2017 08:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1146
Views: 115774

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Major explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, UK. 19 people dead and scores injured. Prima-facie it appears to have links to Bakistanis. "Soocide Bum"!? http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/deaths-injuries-confirmed-after-explosions-heard-u-k-concert-featuring-n763286
by disha
23 May 2017 07:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3801
Views: 82282

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Major explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, UK.

19 people dead and scores injured.

Prima-facie it appears to have links to Bakistanis.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/deaths-injuries-confirmed-after-explosions-heard-u-k-concert-featuring-n763286
by disha
23 May 2017 07:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2099
Views: 149700

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

Major explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, UK.

19 people dead and scores injured.

Prima-facie it appears to have links to Bakistanis.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/deaths-injuries-confirmed-after-explosions-heard-u-k-concert-featuring-n763286
by disha
23 May 2017 01:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

But for SME sector GST reporting and complaince requirements are unviable. GST is designed for large companies. Many SME, particularly with 10 lower employees, do not even employ a full time accountant. They hire part time accountant. The accountant comes every 3rd week or 4th week and does a true-...
by disha
21 May 2017 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1146
Views: 115774

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

The last cessation of land was done in 1947 and it did not buy us any peace and neither it protected us from brutal attacks. Hence the talk of ceding territory is neither 'out of the box' idea nor a viable option. This kind of talk is lunacy at needs a quick and spectacular burial. The core issue is...
by disha
21 May 2017 01:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2025
Views: 34294

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

People like Tavleen Singh and Sadhanand Dhume are getting creamed on line for expressing a point of view which is not 100% aligned with some imagined hard-right position. Not that they are always right or cannot be questioned, but when it gets personal it does not help the civilisation we are tryin...
by disha
20 May 2017 23:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

http://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/isro-to-launch-3-gsat-satellites-in-18-months-to-boost-internet-speeds-in-india/677556/ The Indian Space Research Station (ISRO), in an attempt, at a new age of high-speed internet in India, will be launching three communications satellites, namely GSAT-19...
by disha
20 May 2017 19:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Sir A_Gupta., normalization of compliance requirements is always an ongoing process. Further compliance requirements do change on several factors., both external and internal. At this point., using compliance requirements to ding a tax treaty which was 15 years in making and particularly after the t...
by disha
20 May 2017 06:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 878
Views: 34455

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

A_Gupta wrote:https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-17/china-roars-back-to-lift-global-outlook-as-u-s-consumer-weakens
China Roars Back to Lift Global Outlook as U.S. Consumer Weakens


Thanks for the above article! My suspicion of chinese economy going bakistani way is now confirmed!
by disha
20 May 2017 06:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 878
Views: 34455

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

There is something odd going on with Chinese economy., earlier there was a massive flight of capital by individuals - resulting in inflated house prices in US. Now Chinese companies are buying up businesses., businesses in which they do not have any synergy. For example there is this company called ...
by disha
20 May 2017 05:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

1. Size of the economy is hardly relevant to the overhead of filing taxes of a particular business. There is nothing about an economy that includes agriculture which makes filing taxes monthly better than filing taxes quarterly or even annually. Precisely., so why the differing procedures for filin...
by disha
19 May 2017 22:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Size of singapore economy: $300 B., Indian economy is 8x times more. And further., Indian economy is very diversified. For example India has a agriculture sector which Singapore does not have. Or has a mining sector which Singapore does not have. Or India's internal trade is so diversified that S'gp...
by disha
19 May 2017 20:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

^^So an advocate giving a lecture on taxation in 20 mins prefaces GST as outdated and that to out of his personal conviction.

Heard it all.
by disha
15 May 2017 23:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 412
Views: 24437

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

On a short note., hence keeping my points minimum: 1. CPEC is useless unless the main market is India. Traditionally, goods and services went from India via the 'silk road' to the world and minerals & precious metals came to India via that route. 2. OBOR (or the sea-route) from Sri-lanka to Afri...
by disha
15 May 2017 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 412
Views: 24437

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

^ I had been pointing out that several moons back. All one needs to do is create a "All-weather containerized Baki" so that they can be transported en-masse on the OBOR/CPEC.
by disha
15 May 2017 23:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1128
Views: 114684

Re: India's Power Sector

JohnTitor wrote:Everyone is looking for short term cost-efficiency when thinking longer term has more benefits.


You can as well use aluminum-air (salt water) batteries! Recycle all the aluminum cans!!
by disha
14 May 2017 06:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1128
Views: 114684

Re: India's Power Sector

^^ Sir., please define "Mountain size battery" first.
by disha
13 May 2017 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^^ launch payload is progressively uprated. In the development stage., there are multiple sensors for various data collection and monitoring. The launch profile is further refined through various launches and propellant loading is optimized taking tolerances into account. Burn times adjusted appropr...
by disha
13 May 2017 09:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1128
Views: 114684

Re: India's Power Sector

^^ Environmental implications to drain the lakes completely twice over? You are better off damming a tidal basin. You must know that nett pumped-storage hydroelectricity are net consumers of energy! They are profitable by generating and selling power at peak demand. Hence the profitability is in the...
by disha
12 May 2017 21:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1128
Views: 114684

Re: India's Power Sector

Coal (oil & gas), Nuclear, HE, Solar & Wind will all play their part., but for base power only viable energy options are coal and nuclear. Offshore wind farms sound very cool., maybe they can even be made to withstand cyclones - but in a offshore wind farm spread over say 100 sq. km (10x10)....
by disha
12 May 2017 20:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1128
Views: 114684

Re: India's Power Sector

Storage is NOT a problem. It is possible to pump up water in hydroelectric plants during oversupply and harvest it when ever required. Energy loss is acceptable. Not all HE dams are geared up for that., however one can have "lake dams" in Arravallis and in 'hills' of Kumaun specifically a...
by disha
10 May 2017 23:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Do you have data correlating GDP growth against annual electricity consumption for the past decade or so ? It's a useful exercise for anyone who has the time of inclination to dig up and chart the data, if it's not available online. Also applies to other core sector items like coal and steel. I'm a...
by disha
10 May 2017 10:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India to grow at 7.5% next year on higher infrastructure spending: UN I think Indian economy is already touching double digit growth. The usage of electricity is a key pointer there. As El Nino effect eases, monsoon expected to be above normal: IMD Good monsoon leading to bumper harvest leading to ...
by disha
10 May 2017 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Neela'ji., I meant that the CII has an excellent opportunity to proactively engage with ISRO and commercialize the 150 w/Kg Li Battery. ---- Gagan'ji., laconically I would say - "Does it fly yet"? It is one thing to ground test it and another thing to stage it to deliver a working payload....
by disha
09 May 2017 01:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Neela'ji., thanks for posting the above link. ^^ Two items from above must be adapted by Indian Industry. One is the 100 Ah (150 Wh/Kg density) Li-ion cell (and the 5 Ah as well) and another is the ULEG Ceramic glass.
by disha
08 May 2017 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Very good reasons! Not meaning to nitpick at all, but you mean GSLV Mark 3 is in the launch complex being assembled, not on the actual launch pad, or on one of the 2 launch pads, right? Perhaps the launch assembly buiding? Varoon'ji you may be right., GSLV-Mk III might be within the VAB being integ...
by disha
06 May 2017 23:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

For people doing rona-dhona on why such low key coverage and no entry to #mediapimps? Here are the reasons: 1. #mediapimps will bring in Bakistan, then cheen and then do rona-dhona and then do equal equal and spoil the diplomatic mahoul of other nations including Afghanistan and B'Desh. 2. Recently ...
by disha
06 May 2017 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

after years of noise about cryogenic engine, now that we have it, why is semi-cryo now the in-thing? is the 'staged combustion' thing we have inferior to the 'gas generator' cryo? can someone point or explain this in layman terms? who is the world leader in these 3rd stage engines ? Please see post...
by disha
05 May 2017 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

What is the advantage of liquid engine in 3rd stage vs a solid motor? Does lack of O2 up there means only liquid is possible? How then do icbm use solid motor in 3rd stage? Several members have already answered it., but one thing we must be aware and need to be clear on - ICBM and Orbital rockets a...
by disha
04 May 2017 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

There is an advantage in specific impulse, but more in vacuum than sea level, so the penalty of using it in lower stages is not as much. LOX-Kerosene Isp is 300 at sea level and 353 in vacuum UDMH-N2O4 Isp is 285 at sea level and 333 in vacuum Exactly., the efficiency on average of semi-cryo over U...
by disha
03 May 2017 20:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^^ That would be GSLV Mk III core alone - that is, minus the solid boosters. Anyway., GSLV Mk III is the ULV - it can be scaled up or scaled down. Going from UDMH/NO4 to Semi-Cryo is to reduce the usage of toxic impact & increase safe handling of UDMH/NO4*. Semi-Cryo is a work in progress and ca...
by disha
03 May 2017 08:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Monitoring UP electoral promises under BJP govt in 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 4977

Re: Monitoring UP electoral promises under BJP govt in 2017

jamwal wrote:UP people , how true is it ?


The distribution (or supply) numbers do not lie. Increase from uptake of 11.9 GW to 16 GW. It has to go somewhere!
by disha
03 May 2017 01:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Docking will help., but GSLV-III is human rated. What is human rating? It is not just putting humans on top of a rocket - but going through its complete failure analysis and building tolerances or exigencies around expected failures. For example what happens if the LM-Stage0 MkIII motor does not fir...
by disha
03 May 2017 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1215
Views: 174001

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

GSLV Mk III is delayed because they were human rating it. I am searching for links., but if that is indeed the case - it is a major major major step.
by disha
03 May 2017 00:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 531
Views: 57664

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

With pastures for cattle shrinking, India may have to import milk by 2021 India may have to import milk in four years, if it cannot increase fodder supply for its 299 million cattle, as rising pressure on land reduces pastures nationwide. ... ... To boost milk yield, India would need to generate 1,...
by disha
02 May 2017 23:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1128
Views: 114684

Re: India's Power Sector

The numbers on UP electricity consumption are even better! Here is the link from ET: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/in-just-month-of-yogi-adityanaths-reign-perennially-power-starved-up-becomes-zero-shortage-state/articleshow/58376089.cms Of course #mediapimps do not kno...
by disha
02 May 2017 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1047
Views: 82199

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

I could do a straw poll asking how many people knew about this dispute and particularly the WTF idea of how close Kinmen actually is to mainland and yet remains in Taiwanese control. How many of you knew ? Kinmen Island is within view of a big city of PRC across the short body of water from it - Xi...
by disha
02 May 2017 22:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The numbers on UP electricity consumption are even better! Here is the link from ET: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/in-just-month-of-yogi-adityanaths-reign-perennially-power-starved-up-becomes-zero-shortage-state/articleshow/58376089.cms Of course #mediapimps do not kno...
by disha
02 May 2017 10:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3110
Views: 192132

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I was listening to Sri Goyal., power minister. I am thinking that the Indian economy is already hit 10% growth rate (inflation adjusted). This is based on the increase in electricity consumption (8-9% y.o.y and a saving of 3% due to ujala scheme - 11-12%). Note that my metric is for every 1% increas...
by disha
02 May 2017 02:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2268
Views: 151407

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Is the balloon going up? Gone up? Just curious.

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