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by a_bharat
12 Apr 2019 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 619125

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Nature of fault and glitches and fixing and lack of proper handling or training are different from replacement. Obviously EVMs that were broken by throwing on the floor by voters, cadre, and candidates need replacement. There were many booths started way late and they were way more than 43. Here it...
by a_bharat
12 Apr 2019 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 619125

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It is all the magic of religious demographics. Yes don't laugh at when I say religious demographics. AP's real Xian+Muslim percentage is 25% and couple of elite castes of AP such as Reddys make it a 30% solid unmoveable property of Congress and now YCP as inheritor got all that even in 2014. See ev...
by a_bharat
30 Mar 2019 07:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 583
Views: 100535

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

INDIA GOES ELECTRIC WITH BATTERY-SWAPPING RICKSHAWS drive down costs by splitting the vehicle from its most expensive component, the battery. A not quite two-year-old joint venture between electric car maker Virya Mobility 5.0 and solar power company SUN New Energy Systems, SUN Mobility is working ...
by a_bharat
27 Mar 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 869
Views: 126399

Re: Indian ASAT test

Soon After PM Address, Foreign Ministry Puts Out FAQs On Mission Shakti NEW DELHI: India has shot down a low earth orbit satellite with an anti-satellite missile or A-SAT, Prime Minster Narendra Modi announced today in a televised address to the nation. "India can now defend itself in space, a...
by a_bharat
11 Mar 2019 10:07
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 473462

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@arun, sure, I will put you in my ignore list. Continue on with your puerile ways until mods too run out of their patience.
by a_bharat
11 Mar 2019 09:00
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 473462

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Sushant Sareen opines that PM Modi has trumped the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s “madman with nukes” strategy: @arun, will you please stop using the above prefix every time you refer to pak. It is irritating to read this in each of your posts and appears childish.
by a_bharat
27 Feb 2019 18:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 187010

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

CNN News 18 quotes Paki army stating that only 1 pilot is in their custody.
Pakis are trying to create confusion to hide the downing of F-16.
12-18 planes in the package.
by a_bharat
26 Feb 2019 10:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 187010

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Did we call Pak's nuke bluff, or is too early to say that?
by a_bharat
15 Feb 2019 09:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 224123

Re: Pulwama Attack

Austin wrote:Indian Leadership will be careful not to fall into a trap of full fledge war with Pakistan , This is what they want.

in other words, let it pass?
by a_bharat
15 Feb 2019 09:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 224123

Re: Pulwama Attack

Today's quote on my calendar (Swami Vivekananda): My child, what I want is muscles of iron and nerves of steel, inside which dwells a mind of the same material as that of which the thunderbolt is made. Strength, manhood, Kshatra-virya + Brahma-teja ... this I want. Hope, Indian leadership has some o...
by a_bharat
14 Feb 2019 22:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 224123

Re: Pulwama Attack

GoI shouldn't hesitate to use areal attacks. If it escalates into a full scale war, so be it. Also, it's high time that IWT is abrogated.
by a_bharat
29 Dec 2018 12:47
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 473462

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@AdityaRajKaul 3h3 hours ago More War between Pakistan sponsored separatists in Kashmir and ISIS has now intensified. ISIS sympathisers yesterday took over the throne of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq of Hurriyat at the Jamia Masjid, Srinagar (Kashmir) waving black ISIS Flags and sloganeering. Mirwaiz has gon...
by a_bharat
20 Feb 2018 09:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5191
Views: 1055806

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

What actually happened in PNB scam? Let’s start from the concept. What actually happened in PNB scam? Let’s start from the concept. First, The Concept Let’s understand how things work. Some importer, let’s call him Nirav Modi or NM, wants to import pearls or diamonds and then sell them. The purchas...
by a_bharat
25 Nov 2017 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7870
Views: 820533

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

SC rejects bail application of accused on his failure to explain source of demonetized notes November 24, 2017[2017] 87 taxmann.com 260 (SC) 308 Views PML Act : Where appellant accused failed to explain source from where he had acquired huge amount of demonetized currency recovered from him, his pr...
by a_bharat
10 Aug 2017 18:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 645212

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

AY 2016-17 corresponds to FY 2015-16.
by a_bharat
09 Aug 2017 18:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1296335

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Shiv, good info. Please check the pronunciation of avalanche.
by a_bharat
23 May 2017 21:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 297648

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Libyan origin Brit per Twitter.
by a_bharat
04 Apr 2017 06:35
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7380

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

AP division after being united long after Kakatiyas defeat, has hurt Telugu psyche. Folks haven't come to terms yet. Process of SARA: Sorrow, Anger, Resentment, and Adjustment. Please don't get personal when you bring your insights. I want the bile to be expurgated. Spit out and let's work for a un...
by a_bharat
03 Apr 2017 10:57
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7380

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Please stop all caste based nonsense. Keep your prejudices to yourselves. No need to post on public forums.
by a_bharat
16 Dec 2016 12:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7870
Views: 820533

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

ANI ‏@ANI_news 54m54 minutes ago If one has not linked his pan no. with his bank account then balance of more than 5 lakhs can't be operated,have to fill form no. 60:RBI ANI ‏@ANI_news 43m43 minutes ago Deposits made after Nov 9 exceeding 2 lakhs, without having pan no will not be operated till lin...
by a_bharat
10 Dec 2016 15:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7870
Views: 820533

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The common wisdom is that demonetization is deflationary. My experience is otherwise. My barber raised his fee from Rs. 150 to 200. The barber accepted payment by card (Rs. 4 extra charged). My doctor's fee went up to Rs. 800 from 600 (general physician at Apollo). In addition, the doc's receptionis...
by a_bharat
09 Dec 2016 13:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7870
Views: 820533

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Other than illiterate poor, nobody whining about inconvenience and loss of business deserves any consideration. Some people are hell-bent on continuing to deal only in cash and avoid paying taxes. Those who don't want to adapt to digital payments deserve to perish (although that is not likely to hap...
by a_bharat
12 Nov 2015 06:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 707
Views: 155604

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

In the last couple of months, we are hearing a lot on "awarding" X kms of road projects and Gadkari has become silent on how many KMs are being built per day. He initially boasted of achieving the target of 30 kms/day within a short time. Where do we stand on this metric now? Anybody has ...
by a_bharat
11 Nov 2015 08:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 707
Views: 155604

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

In the last couple of months, we are hearing a lot on "awarding" X kms of road projects and Gadkari has become silent on how many KMs are being built per day. He initially boasted of achieving the target of 30 kms/day within a short time. Where do we stand on this metric now? Anybody has t...
by a_bharat
05 Nov 2015 12:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 299002

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

National Geographic's Mangalyaan documentary: India's Mars Mission The National Geographic Channel has announced that it will air a documentary on India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) a.k.a Mangalyaan and how it successfully entered the orbit of the red planet. The documentary will premiere on the sa...
by a_bharat
02 Nov 2015 17:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 645212

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

My experience with Indian online-shopping:
Products: snapdeal > amazon > flipkart
UI: flipkart > amazon > snapdeal
Delivery: amazon > flipkart > snapdeal
by a_bharat
23 Oct 2015 12:21
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7380

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Just visit old city of hyd sirji. you will have peace of mind. :mrgreen: CBN is also slowly doing EJ type political dramas. I am not sure how far he is loyal to indic values or will behave like Nithishwa later on. He did behaved like Nithishwa before. He was insecure after 2004 loss (caused by his ...
by a_bharat
23 Oct 2015 10:03
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7380

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Perception is important and BJP is doing rather poorly here. Some people think that Modi doesn't want CBN to succeed as Modi wants to monopolize the development plank. CBN needs to keep the Centre on his side to have a shot at even partially accomplishing what he promised. At the same time, Modi/BJP...
by a_bharat
23 Oct 2015 07:12
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7380

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Looks like Modi/BJP lost whatever little support he/it had in AP. If there are elections in AP now, TDP shouldn't go with a pre-poll alliance with BJP. Some of the folks (anti-Congress) even go to the extent of saying a BJP loss in Bihar would be desirable to make Modi act on his promises to AP.
by a_bharat
29 Sep 2015 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 293503

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

When Modi visited France, the initial figure was $ 4B. The next day, the number was $ 5B. Later it became $ 8B. Now, it is $ 9B.
:roll:
by a_bharat
17 Aug 2015 12:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4309
Views: 329125

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

@TSJones, it is PPP based GDP, not per capita.
by a_bharat
12 Aug 2015 14:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4309
Views: 329125

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

According to the video Neshant posted, the total US debt (not just that of US Govt) is about 370% of US GDP. No country with debt above 260% was ever able to payback debts. The US' solution to their debt problem has been to keep increasing the Total-debt/GDP ratio and this has been working for them ...
by a_bharat
13 Jul 2015 15:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 179337

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

If and only if the government declares a policy of "no questions asked -- now or in future" for gold deposits, people owning it in large quantities come forward and make these deposits in any significant way. A lot of black money is invested in gold. The country can gain significantly if t...
by a_bharat
26 Jun 2015 11:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3773
Views: 283327

Re: Indian Education System

^vayu tuvan,
Your info can't be correct; even 15 years back, not so good programmers were making more than 200K in Wall Street.
by a_bharat
07 Jun 2015 16:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1147
Views: 174123

Re: Indian IT Industry

but uber dynamic stuff like "top" did not work as it uses curses to keep updating terminal screen and i have no idea how to make it dynamic and periodically updating in the brower...even printing I=I+1 in a loop does not having it scrolling into my browser! Use top in batch mode: top -b -...
by a_bharat
06 Jun 2015 06:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 188989

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

"Govt officials head to US to make case for social security deal" http://www.livemint.com/Politics/J91QX2dCllASqwU4bCzAUO/Govt-officials-head-to-US-to-make-case-for-social-security-d.html Armed with the government’s latest social security measures such as the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima ...
by a_bharat
05 Jun 2015 11:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1147
Views: 174123

Re: Indian IT Industry

^^ Making full use of company benefits? :mrgreen:

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