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by kenop
27 Jul 2015 16:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 98729

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

An interesting idea. Risky but doable. Will make lot of Com Mafia money vanish into thin air. Market may lose in near future but I am sure it will emerge as a cleaner one. http://www.firstpost.com/business/closing-p-note-window-will-make-nda-moves-black-money-credible-2364636.html This step along w...
by kenop
24 Jul 2015 21:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 434
Views: 52394

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Rambling alert: About 10 years ago there was Hyundai Santro and Swift. A couple of years later, Santro curves started becoming like those of Swift and vice-versa. Such is the design approach. There are fashions/trends that come and go. Movement of personnel between the design teams leading to such c...
by kenop
21 Jul 2015 14:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 434
Views: 52394

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Aditya_V saheb do you have posting rights on the said forum ? I applied for membership a few months ago. Wasn't found suitable. You are right about their attitude I think. The eggzperts seem really surprised with the rates. I had got an estimate of about 9L from somebody. He was of the view that wit...
by kenop
11 Jul 2015 15:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1013
Views: 109388

Re: Indian IT Industry

Didn't TCS Q1 results come early this time ?
Infy reported this morning. They are usually (among) the first.
by kenop
11 Jul 2015 10:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 975
Views: 162273

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Saw IN Boeing P8-I Neptune being picked up by flightradar24.com It disappeared some time after it started to fly over sea. Surely was not planning to land at Mumbai as it was close to 32000ft at disappearance. Landing somewhere in Gujarat ? If I understand, military aircraft are not expected to appe...
by kenop
09 Jul 2015 14:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 67013

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

Gagan wrote:Jernail Raheel Sharif is upto something strategically brilliant domestically. Looks like he doesn't want to retire after 1 1/2 years...

Sure, strategically brilliant ?
They have more experience with tactical brilliance.
What indicators are there about the uniformed Sharif's career graph ?
by kenop
05 Jul 2015 17:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3714
Views: 187867

Re: Indian Education System

@kenop, what constitutes decent salary for high school teachers ? beginner govt school teacher salary is at par with ITvity @30k p.m In tier II cities that I am familiar with, the salaries for teachers (B Ed) about 7 years ago in private schools # 4000-5000 with 0-2 years experience. Sampled from 3...
by kenop
03 Jul 2015 23:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1607
Views: 127430

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

Jhujar wrote:Saudi Wahabi believe Zahil Hamid is the Dessert for next 8 years.

Just deserts aj they say in Al Jookaystan
by kenop
03 Jul 2015 23:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3714
Views: 187867

Re: Indian Education System

I have been regularly tweeting this https://twitter.com/kenopbr/status/617008067515842560 @narendramodi @smritiirani What steps are being taken to ensure suitably higher salaries to school teachers? Most are paid peanuts Reached a score of 20 (pun intended) so far. I think school teachers can be and...
by kenop
20 May 2015 12:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 434
Views: 52394

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Renaault launches compact hatchback kwid NEW DELHI: Taking on Maruti Alto and Hyundai Eon, Renault India on Wednesday unveiled compact hatchback Kwid. The new car from Renault India's stable is likely to be priced between Rs 3-4 lakh. The car will be manufactured at the Renault-Nissan joint venture...
by kenop
20 May 2015 11:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 434
Views: 52394

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Thanks Manishji for the informative piece. It makes sense. I am driven by heart most of the times and at critical junctures. So, had a soft corner for Duster for some time. Was trying to use logic at this stage ;-) It would have been a much easier decision if Duster was a 7 seater. The boot volume i...
by kenop
17 Apr 2015 04:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 72440

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

On one of the MTV-Roadies style show on a Paki channel one contestant had listed (gang)rape as one of the daring things he had done.
Not a surprise
by kenop
16 Apr 2015 18:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1013
Views: 109388

Re: Indian IT Industry

TCS declares bonus for employees. Wonder if that will be offset by a smaller hike for the employees.
by kenop
07 Apr 2015 03:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 434
Views: 52394

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Had a brief look at Duster at the local showroom. It was just window-shopping moment as I am at least a year away from making a real move. Rejected outright due to it being too large for a 5-seater unless the available boot space is the most important consideration, looks being the second one. The h...
by kenop
05 Apr 2015 07:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1013
Views: 109388

Re: Indian IT Industry

rundeeTV does a spin on Infy Salary hike The headline says "Reality Check for IT Employees as Infosys Gives 'Lowest-Ever' Salary Hike" But the body says India's second largest outsourcer had hiked salaries by 6-7 per cent last year too, but expectations were running high this year as new ...
by kenop
16 Mar 2015 05:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 428
Views: 18844

Re: Indian investments thread

Vriksh wrote:Yallah Kenop-uddin I thought this was Burkha forum. BTW have we interacted somewhere before? Interesting reading that Yahoo group.

Sorry to cause alarm.
It was reported in a relevant burka phorum.
by kenop
16 Mar 2015 05:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 428
Views: 18844

Re: Indian investments thread

So how do I get started? I have the list and quantity of each. dematerialization process needs to be started Procedure to dematerialize your share certificates: Fill up a dematerialization request form, which is available with your DP. Submit your share certificates along with the form; (write &quo...
by kenop
15 Mar 2015 21:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4130
Views: 199799

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

At the moment of "Sarve bhavantu ..." Modi almost said "Hindu" but recovered to say "Indian"
Is he too avoiding the H word.? Interesting
by kenop
15 Mar 2015 16:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 428
Views: 18844

Re: Indian investments thread

Can you point out why such concepts will not be successful Most of the problems can be traced to tether drag. It kills everything that is good in any concept. Generating in-flight and using a conductor is not a very bright idea to say the least. I am not a wireless expert, but who knows it could be...
by kenop
14 Mar 2015 18:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 428
Views: 18844

Re: Indian investments thread

Airbourne Wind Energy Startup anyone? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airborne_wind_turbine Investors are still VERY VERY cautious. A couple of self-funded projects did attempt but their concepts were inherently bad and hence no fun putting more money in them. The star of the field Makani too is techn...
by kenop
12 Mar 2015 02:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 428
Views: 18844

Re: Indian investments thread

I am thinking of doing some short term trading pretty soon. During the rush of pre-2003 I lost almost all my investments (shares bought at 1000 levels went down as low as 20 !) and have not been quite active since. I have ICICI account which I'll be using after a *substantial* gap. Better options fo...
by kenop
12 Mar 2015 02:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian investments thread
Replies: 428
Views: 18844

Re: Indian investments thread

Personally I would stay away (for long term, trading is another matter) from Suzlon having bought it once 10 years ago for moderate loss, which is not the reason. # I had some personal interactions (after having bought and sold, ref above) with one manager and my impression was that the promoters we...
by kenop
09 Mar 2015 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 72440

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

Mean-e-while
Out of 160 invited for Pakistan Day Parade on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/events/337659079757592/)
35 are attending
7 are maybe attending.
by kenop
01 Mar 2015 13:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 184864

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Mufti sahib has started his innings with this After taking oath, Sayeed says Pak, Hurriyat and militants allowed conducive atmosphere for J-K polls “Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants allowed conducive atmosphere for assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir,” Sayeed said at a press conference that was ...
by kenop
13 Feb 2015 07:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 72440

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

http://www.webdo.tn/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Outarde-Houbara-Pakistan.jpg For one thing I am very impressed by the presentation the birds. Such symmetry and fine balance to achieve the visual effect could only have come from the highly evolved aesthetics of the Pukistanis. I think they allow such...
by kenop
06 Feb 2015 19:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1013
Views: 109388

Re: Indian IT Industry

ERP vendors discourage customization in two ways 1. Cost 2. Schedule The reason in my view is that a customized solution does not work as well as a plain vanilla one (the legacy mentioned by negi, not-designed-to-change-much etc being among the top). They do promote "best-practices" for ve...
by kenop
06 Feb 2015 15:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1013
Views: 109388

Re: Indian IT Industry

Our company outsourced SAP and is now on the recieving end. They have just realizeed the real costs :rotfl: But discussion has already started to move out of SAP. what if any options are there?? Everyone seems to be thinking of could. There are options. I had a look at an interesting product last w...
by kenop
05 Feb 2015 17:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 895
Views: 34633

Re: BR Forum Feedback

"Indian IT Industry" is awaiting reincarnation.
by kenop
03 Feb 2015 04:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 73832

Re: Solar energy in India

I understand the solar panels are cleaned by spraying them with water. So, how do you clean them when they are 10-15 feet above ground? Just add a pressure spray in the middle along the beam on top. Need to use a robotic cleaner that uses channels (in-built, may need a little bit of redesign) to mo...
by kenop
31 Jan 2015 20:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 355231

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Thanks negiji. I had a test drive this afternoon. I am quite used to the ship-like pitch-yaw feel I get in my 17y old Zen. Huge upgrade it will be. On the mileage, a lot depends on the traffic conditions. Over here, it is certainly better than Bengaluru. Maintenance cost is the only concern now. The...
by kenop
31 Jan 2015 00:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 355231

Re: Indian Autos Thread

negiji
Please share your experience with polo.
by kenop
16 Jan 2015 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 68991

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Momeens of the Islamic State of Pakistan are protesting in front of the French Consulatesituated on Kashmir Highway just a 100m away from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Slumabad Krachi. Reportedly an AFP reporter/photographer has been injured in the proceedings.
by kenop
16 Jan 2015 08:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 276436

Re: Indian IT Industry

^ Unless I read the article wrong, nobody is getting 100% of their salary (the original gross pay) as bonus. Most of the news headlines are talking about bonus whereas it should be about variable pay. No great thing if they pay the full variable. Just spin the media. Noticed that TCS also gave ads ...
by kenop
16 Jan 2015 05:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 276436

Re: Indian IT Industry

^ I don't think INFY is giving every employee 100% of their salary is bonus. I think what they are saying is they are going to pay 100% of variable pay which often is about 20-40% of total pay. Often they pay only a part of variable pay after discounting it based on individual performance. Am I wro...
by kenop
14 Jan 2015 19:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 68991

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Interesting, Sridharji. OTOH, a) (superficially) and b) apply equally well to the Taliban, good or bad, yet the TSPA-ISI are what created, trained and fed them. To quote General Mohammed Aziz, Chief of the Pakistan Army of Islam(ic Terror), recipient of the Legend of Honor, Dignity and Sovirgnity f...
by kenop
14 Jan 2015 08:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 68991

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Didn't somebody say here that the SFTUPA will not like expansion of ISIS in Pukiland as that would mean severe loss of control? After all, at the SFTUPA level it is for personal gains for each human component. The ideology does provide the opportunity to benefit and when sponsorship is available, ea...
by kenop
14 Jan 2015 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 68991

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Guys, we need to watch this guy Ajai Shukla. Especially who is funding him, his trips etc. Because here he is once again on that traitor thappad's show debunking every nuance, every word of the defense ministers press conf on the Paki terror boat and making a mockery of the effort. This guys is sus...
by kenop
07 Jan 2015 14:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 68991

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

I have a feeling that India will not hesitate from taking some action coinciding with the OmBaba's visit.
by kenop
03 Jan 2015 22:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3944
Views: 276436

Re: Indian IT Industry

Dont ask for proofs, but i got inside info that people earning 10-20 Lacs pa (this is India projects) getting all too nervous. Very difficult times re baba. Great / not so great churn happening there :shock: The corresponds to the general news that people about about 7y experience are being targett...

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