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by disha
19 Nov 2017 00:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 246040

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Is this thread truncated? I see post from 14 Dec 2015 and next post 16 Nov 2017 !
by disha
18 Nov 2017 09:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 540
Views: 47096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

However, It doesn’t seem like rate rationalization has any real process and is more by fiat and political expediency of the GST council. If in the future there is another government we don’t like, what stops them from arbtrily changing rates if they control the GST council? Straw man argument. It i...
by disha
18 Nov 2017 09:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 540
Views: 47096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

But milk, meat and vegetables are not taxed. Why should ghee, butter, cream and yogurt? Milk and Meat need to be taxed. You can live without Milk and Meat. Both Milk and Meat are cost to society in general. Vegetables & Fruits are the basic nutrition which everybody needs and from a societal pe...
by disha
17 Nov 2017 21:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 540
Views: 47096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Is carbonated sugary Soda & Tobacco & alcohol essential items of living? In fact all items need to be taxed., a cost borne by the consumers to mantain the ‘system’! Yes that includes milk. There is a cost that larger society makes so that an individual can buy milk. Tax is reflection of that...
by disha
16 Nov 2017 12:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512205

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

^^Of course. But #mediapimps missed that by a thousands of mile. I did expect inflows into investing instruments like stocks/bonds/CDs etc., just the investment into equity mutual funds is *staggering* indeed!
by disha
16 Nov 2017 12:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 540
Views: 47096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

vijayk wrote:<Image of a happy customers at high end restaurant>


The people in the photo look happy! I guess they know that GST rates have reduced.
by disha
16 Nov 2017 12:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 540
Views: 47096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

aeshyam ...will khakra be raw or processed? though i agree with u that a simpler tax regime is required.. raw/processed is a good way to define. while I applaud the Govt for GST...there is a perception problem... a) the aam janta thinks tax rates have increased ( rightly or wrongly) since one big i...
by disha
15 Nov 2017 14:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512205

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

That is a cool $45 billion . From elsewhere I see that the total invested in equity mutual funds increased by a phenomenal 40 percent year on year between June 2016 and June 2017 to 9.8 lakh crore. The other advantage is the decrease in volatility from FIIs. Currently FIIs hold a large chunk of the...
by disha
15 Nov 2017 13:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512205

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

You know what I got the same idiotic argument by a business family who did not have any money a month back when I needed, but asked me for help to get 25L deposited. My response was would you want your water, sewer, electricity and police services turned off when a party you dont like rules? His fa...
by disha
15 Nov 2017 11:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 1730
Views: 290505

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Here are my predictions on the behavior of this thread on air launched brahmos : If AL-SCM (Air Launched, Air-to-Surface super-sonic cruise missile - ALSCM) is successful *lungi dance* Can it be taken to SCS., if no *lots of dhoti shiver* else *dhoti shiver with dire warnings of not getting ahead of...
by disha
15 Nov 2017 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ONGOING: Terrorist Attack on Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad, UP
Replies: 13
Views: 1371

Re: ONGOING: Terrorist Attack on Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad, UP

IB4TL

Anyway it is a bad idea to give live commentary here and attract this page as honeypot for #mediapimps
by disha
14 Nov 2017 13:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512205

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

And in further news: Equity mutual funds registered a staggering inflow of Rs 2.86 lakh crore in the past eleven months bolstered by the ban on high value currency notes, according to industry data. The sudden spike in bank deposits and consequent decline in interest rates following demonetisation o...
by disha
14 Nov 2017 12:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7668
Views: 512205

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

For some asking for high profile BM launderers being raided., Sasikala may not be a big name. https://swarajyamag.com/insta/operation-clean-money-noose-tightens-against-sasikalas-associates-huge-benami-assets-uncovered Simultaneous searches were conducted across 37 locations in Chennai, Coimbatore a...
by disha
13 Nov 2017 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 1515
Views: 192697

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

^^ Nothing wrong., in fact India can go with their own "marines" which are elite with their own air force and navy and army incorporated into one as a strike package and relying only on Indian arms with suitable tech development. GOI can divert money and key national projects for such elit...
by disha
12 Nov 2017 07:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2720
Views: 181142

Re: Indian Roads Thread

The parivahan site https://parivahan.gov.in/sarathiservice12/sarathiHomePublic.do is updated and looks like only sudh desi (pure country) photos are used. Maybe all it requires is for a citizen to point out a lazy overlook and it gets corrected. Easier to mock rather than do the effort of actually p...
by disha
08 Nov 2017 13:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176899

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Bullet train to link Hyderabad with Amaravati http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Telangana/2017-11-07/Bullet-train-to-link-Hyd-with-Amaravati/337958 I think this is a trial balloon., or at best maybe a feasibility study announcement. Politically., and this is world over., if the bullet train/H...
by disha
07 Nov 2017 23:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176899

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I have to with heavy heart and regrets admit that our beloved Fmr Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh., eminent economist who presided over enormous heights of corruption has indeed gone senile. http://www.thehindu.com/elections/gujarat-2017/bullet-train-will-bypass-gujaratis/article19999129.ece Forme...
by disha
07 Nov 2017 01:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 391415

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I don't have much hope for this "initiative". The problem in India is that many of the existing airports are bursting beyond their seams. Mumbai is the finest example. We need one huge airport in Mumbai/Navi Mumbai much like Delhi/Blr/Hyd - with adequate space to expand and lay multiple r...
by disha
06 Nov 2017 11:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 391415

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

News brief: India Planning 100 New Airports: With an estimated investment of Rs 4 lakh crore, India is planning to expand connectivity and meet potential demand by establishing about 100 new airports – doubling the current number – in 15 years , Minister of State for Aviation Jayant Sinha said. Of t...
by disha
06 Nov 2017 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 229
Views: 19862

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

^They are running out of Petro-dollars Karthik'ji. The last quarter., barbarias GDP shrunk by 1% or rather their GDP growth was -1%. They are not able to do the IPO of HaramCo. With the loss of ISIS in Syria., their strategic space is shrinking. Yemen is a thorn stuck right in their backsides which ...
by disha
06 Nov 2017 06:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 217
Views: 18903

Re: European Union: Positive News

^^ Yak Herder'ji., please check out the spanish civil war in the yak tents. The catalonian yak herders wanted to be secular with wimmen rights and all that and wanted to be free of yak_herding_bin_catholicism and they fought against the nationalists_nee_fascists of franco. The nationalists_nee_fasci...
by disha
05 Nov 2017 21:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 391415

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Look for the data., not the gratituous rona-dhona of the journo https://m.economictimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/note-ban-in-naxal-bastion-how-demonetisation-helped-create-a-cashless-village-in-dantewada/articleshow/61510173.cms?google_editors_picks=true&google_editors_picks=true
by disha
05 Nov 2017 13:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176899

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

There are lies, damned lies, statistics and BS. Media bordellos like Business Standard are indulging in BS. I can claim that in future the HSR bullet trains plying between Bandra-Kurla-Complex and Ahmedabad will be 50% empty during part-peak times? How so? Take the case of a bullet train arriving at...
by disha
05 Nov 2017 06:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2054
Views: 176899

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

First do not trust #mediapimps First this story appeared on media 40% seats on Mumbai-Ahmedabad trains go vacant: RTI reply http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/40-seats-on-mumbai-ahmedabad-trains-go-vacant-rti-reply-117103100908_1.html If you leave mumbai central at 1 PM (13:00 h...
by disha
30 Oct 2017 00:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1707
Views: 224630

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Yeah, but you see the extent to which TSP holds the cards in the valley through their Harried rats. You are assuming that only baki-pasand rats will be given airtime., what if it is exactly reverse? That Baki-napasand rats are given air time? Or what about Desh-pasand Rats? With a limited vision., ...
by disha
29 Oct 2017 22:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1707
Views: 224630

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Dipanker wrote:Now BJP says Hurriyat is a Stakeholder??


Better than Cheatambaram.

Hurrirats are more honorable than the CONgoon cretins. At the very least they will absorb the islamofascists ire for not wanting to join the bakistani islamocysts.
by disha
29 Oct 2017 05:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 391415

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

^^ All of the above figures and facts are wrong. The above facts and figures do not point to a downward spiral. Here is the declaration from CNN Money " India's economy in 'downward spiral.' What did Modi get wrong? " http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/04/news/economy/india-economy-modi-slowdown...
by disha
29 Oct 2017 05:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4541
Views: 391415

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

vijayk wrote:Why could they not do this stimulus earlier?


Where would you think the stimulus would go if the Banks were not forced to declare their existing NPAs?
by disha
29 Oct 2017 00:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1107
Views: 99882

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^All foreigners have to say "ToT" and that lights a fire and then they dance around it chanting the mantra of "ToT, ToT, ToT ..." and the desis eyes light up. Some ToT will come, not necessarily whether it is useful or not, relevant or not, it is a "ToT". This is becaus...
by disha
28 Oct 2017 23:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 540
Views: 65548

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

This article from bloomberg is on food security report for 2017.

https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2017-food-security/

Funny thing Saudi Arabia and Singapore and Australia are ahead! This is actually a wrong report.
by disha
28 Oct 2017 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1599
Views: 133332

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

At the time when tomatoes were selling for Rs300 a kilo in Lahore they were available at Indian Rs40 a kilo in Amritsar a mere 30 miles away. Is it Economic Stress ??? don't know but 300/Kg is certainly a lot. It is environmental stress. Expect more of donkeys and dogs and crows being eaten around ...
by disha
25 Oct 2017 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 794
Views: 81610

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^ Singha saar., per some news report - child services did have some issue with parents but had not gone so far to put both the kids in protective custody. Hence immediately on the death of the younger one., they removed the older one from their custody. Not even waiting to give it to one or other p...
by disha
24 Oct 2017 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 794
Views: 81610

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^ I thought so and this needs to be highlighted., several process errors happened here including adaption of a girl child to a parent of a different religion without appropriate background check and into a different country for residence.

This is nothing but human trafficking.

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