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by Yogi_G
11 Feb 2015 13:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 132904

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

You are right, informal or unorganized may be a better term than the black economy. The labour organization has some means to denote which percent of the workforce is organized and which one isn't. I was looking at something like that to be able to get a better idea of the true size of the economy. ...
by Yogi_G
11 Feb 2015 10:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 132904

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

With the inflation basket fixed some time back and now a better mechanism for GDP calculation I just wish if there was something in terms of a mechanism that would give us an idea on the amount of black money out there and somewhat understandable by economy n00bs like me. India is easily a 3-3.5 tri...
by Yogi_G
30 Jan 2015 11:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 140942

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Is that a dorsal scoop a la F-16 Vista modification to bring in additional maneuvarability? The Americans had to scramble to get their fighters as nimble as the mig-29 and the sukhois and needed a series of modifications (physical and fly by wire) to be able to execute such maneuvers as the Pugachev.
by Yogi_G
18 Jan 2015 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3499
Views: 536120

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

I had a colleague in massa tell me that SA got all its oil as a gift from Allah for Mo having been born there. As citadel of Islam they must come help Al Bakistan.
by Yogi_G
14 Jan 2015 09:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 160750

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

I will only say what I said when Ricky Ponting was dropped. For someone who has contributed so much the exit process must be smooth irrespective of any major failures they may have had. Avinash ji could have "voluntarily retired" or something to that effect. That he was sacked would have r...
by Yogi_G
12 Jan 2015 13:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3167
Views: 469737

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

Noted in TOI today about the rafale deal and that the stated serviceability of MKI is 50-55%.
by Yogi_G
12 Jan 2015 13:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 388482

Re: Indian Autos Thread

IIRC, it was quite common to replace the original ambassador engine with a Isuzu one immediatly after purchase. FNG mechanics made good money out of it.

You go to massa and come back and suddenly the Amby looks small.
by Yogi_G
05 Jan 2015 14:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 143308

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Parrikar needs to bring up the recent Russian mistral deal to add additional pressure on the French. It is the $$ the Frenchies are after and we need to make sure they fall in line.
by Yogi_G
27 Dec 2014 20:11
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 424095

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Ran into a senior executive from MTU Germany during one of my recent travels. Some of the updates from him are as below, 1. They have found Indian army and navy technical people to be exceptionally competent. The maintenance levels are top notch and are done to the dot from whatever manuals are prov...
by Yogi_G
08 Dec 2014 22:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 126055

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Shanghai stasticians fail to see that India achieves robust growth inspite of multi party chaotic democracy. The strength the democracy brings to the nation is not directly measurable. China only really needs a US civil war or a Soviet Union melt down to realize its true strength. Lets see how they ...
by Yogi_G
06 Dec 2014 13:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5503
Views: 578432

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

I stand for India standing by Russia on the Mistral deal. We cannot do this overtly though. two mangoes, one stone.
by Yogi_G
16 Nov 2014 13:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 388482

Re: Indian Autos Thread

ah, ok thnx.
by Yogi_G
16 Nov 2014 00:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 388482

Re: Indian Autos Thread

So I finally plan to buy the next gen Scorpio. News comes in from office, be prepared to shift to BNG in about a year's time :-((. I have settled down in the company, put in the hard work and established a name to the point my manager insisted on having me also move to BNG with him. I dont want to q...
by Yogi_G
23 Oct 2014 06:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Canadian Parliament attack - congratulations Pakistan?
Replies: 118
Views: 2946

Re: Canadian Parliament attack - congratulations Pakistan?

Long live multiculturalism with sections of you-know-who in it. Political correctness and ostrich like behaviour can only take you so far.
by Yogi_G
22 Oct 2014 12:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 233914

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Many Indians actually look up to Churchill for "saving" us from the Germans. Big deal. We were ruled by one barbarian Germannic tribe, being ruled by another would have made no difference. Both Germannic tribes tried to appropriate our superior culture, language, philosophy and genes as th...
by Yogi_G
24 Sep 2014 08:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 118321

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Congratulations to all.

Felt good to hear PM speak about Maharishis and Navaratri.

Time to start receiving news reports on poverty in India.

Oh and BTW our maximum missile range is 5000 km onleee saar :twisted:
by Yogi_G
13 Sep 2014 09:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 130076

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

by Yogi Bajwa ji, no one thought of the internet apart from the US? IIRC, it was the French who had the first networked phone system with keys on their phones to query an integrated network. the Soviets and the eastern bloc had their own version of the internet. Part of the last Soviet 5 year plan ...
by Yogi_G
12 Sep 2014 17:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 130076

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Bajwa ji, no one thought of the internet apart from the US? IIRC, it was the French who had the first networked phone system with keys on their phones to query an integrated network. the Soviets and the eastern bloc had their own version of the internet. Part of the last Soviet 5 year plan was to cr...
by Yogi_G
01 Sep 2014 12:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 143308

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

^^^^ Standards for what? Air shows? Certainly. The MKI can turn on a dime. But uptime ................ Or spares. Or ......... NRao saar, you would have seen that my reply was in context of the maneuverability and other factors like climb rate, AoA etc. I don't want to cross words with you on topic...
by Yogi_G
01 Sep 2014 07:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 143308

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Thats the thing with the Soviet/Ruskie 4th gen fighters. they have set standards so high that 4++ and 5th gen fighters find it hard to match up with them. :twisted: There is nothing more beautiful in the sky than a pugachevs cobra by a sukhoi. heck IIRC ...western fighters of the time had to have th...
by Yogi_G
27 Aug 2014 15:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 224411

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

A good brasstacks style exercise near the borders now will require the Pak forces to mobilize near border just in case. It will be a heavy drain on their resources. A full 1 month deployment by them should cause trouble to them given their low foreign reserves.
by Yogi_G
22 Aug 2014 09:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 233914

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Just cant imagine the plight of the parents of this journalist or any of the victim of these beasts! As a parent I pour in years and years of love and effort to ensure they grow up to become great citizens of society, nation and the world. To take off their lives in one stroke of the knife is disgus...
by Yogi_G
13 Aug 2014 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5154
Views: 405268

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

so is neanderthal genes in Europeans a confirmed fact?
by Yogi_G
11 Aug 2014 18:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 312149

Re: Indian IT Industry

So I lie in wait working on improving my domain knowledge, code knowledge and process knowledge in this new job of mine. Quite some Chinese descent employees working in bay area are writing stinker after stinker for the smallest of mistakes from my team's side. one day I shall be strong enough to re...
by Yogi_G
05 Aug 2014 13:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 200808

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Samsung is going through its trinitron movement now. MMX is doing to Samsung what Sammie did to Sony.
by Yogi_G
01 Aug 2014 06:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 200808

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Buy a bluetooth headset.I bought one for listening to streaming radio on my phone, for skype calls with customer and at home. It works with my laptop, my phone, tablet and can also get into wired mode if it runs out of battery. No drivers needed. Will even work with bluetooth 2.1.
by Yogi_G
25 Jul 2014 11:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 200808

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Folks, help me choose a phone for mom: Moto E or Lumia 630? Price range 6-10K (both phones come within this). Moto G ain't good for her - she's a Sammy user and is quite familiar with Android phones (trouble-shoots issues for siblings/friends, sometimes with some help from me). Might prefer the low...
by Yogi_G
19 Jul 2014 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 497696

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

On a people to people basis there are two shades. one the well educated nationalistic urban Indians hitting it off with their Israeli counterparts. the rural nationalist Hindus also look up to Jews for their valiant fight against an illogical enemy hell bent on wiping out the Israel identity. second...
by Yogi_G
19 Jul 2014 21:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 200808

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Trying out my new lenovo a10 ideapad which is a hybrid laptop cum tablet. I love the keyboard provision with alt+tab function which makes it very windows style. not at sll bad considering its 10 inch with 9 hours backup and 13.5k rupees. My only concern is the volume level, barely audible. Useless f...
by Yogi_G
19 Jul 2014 16:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 200808

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

putnanja: your "long time" and my "long time" are a little different IMHO. My Straight laced cousin even number of times removed (my SLACER) knew TCS when it was 450 strong and CBS (Complete Business Solutions) when it had a headcount of 40 that too in massa. Raj Vattiikuti is a...
by Yogi_G
19 Jul 2014 16:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 200808

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

MD of a dev team? Which ITvity company has that? Sounds like VeePee of a bank :lol: ju kafir, you evil yindoo, you dont know about Amar Afzal then. he became md of windows 9 development team at 16, Bill Gates personally called him to take over and he has done 50 percent of the coding for windows 9....
by Yogi_G
19 Jul 2014 07:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 200808

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

how come not kafir one here speaks about the position of managing director of the development team in microsoft?
by Yogi_G
18 Jul 2014 13:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 483715

Re: Internal Security Watch

the MSM has no problem with propensity of minority religion to feel slighted at even the smallest thing. they have ALL the problems if the majority so much as even talks about their being offended at anything. "Tactical Voting" is absoloutely fine for them among a certain minority but a bi...
by Yogi_G
18 Jul 2014 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 113140

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

As someone mentioned earlier, the world is a pretty scary place now with all the events happening. The only common point in all these conflicts and fears is the US of A. Times now beaming some other channel which seems hell bent on blaming Putin. None of these fools realize that Putin is far far far...
by Yogi_G
30 Jun 2014 13:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 229538

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Right upto the borders but not including Diego Garcia :wink:
by Yogi_G
28 Jun 2014 09:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 312149

Re: Indian IT Industry

why this ear buds, nose picks and all onleee? Try vibhooti ambi, very good onlee. :wink:
by Yogi_G
27 Jun 2014 17:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 312149

Re: Indian IT Industry

Degree coffee is now sold on the highways, some entrepreneurial guy has started a chain of coffee shops on the highways and some of them do serve the real deal in earthenware. Most of them impersonators, fake and not the real deal. My Uncle went in search of the original place. -------------- The f...
by Yogi_G
27 Jun 2014 17:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 312149

Re: Indian IT Industry

My uncle, one of the greatest coffee connoisseurs I have known told me that never mix the milk and decoction and heat them together. It spoils the entire taste. Heat them separate and then mix them for the right warmth. Mix it quickly, get the foam in the milk and then consume quickly. Sugar needs t...
by Yogi_G
27 Jun 2014 17:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 312149

Re: Indian IT Industry

do tambrahm and coorgi plantation purists drink straight coffee or coffee mixed with chicory powder? does anyone in india drink black coffee?(it seems more a arabi and north african original idea?) Coffee without chicory is sacrilege in my paternal side. 20% is ideal. Funny given that chicory is ac...
by Yogi_G
27 Jun 2014 17:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 312149

Re: Indian IT Industry

^^^ Most of the people who go for these fashions are not doing it due to genuine tastes, but putting up a show to exhibit their "coolness." There is a lot of "Yo man Yo!" kind of behaviour. It is all fake. Is it just a coincidence that all such people only follow whatever is fas...

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