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by Mollick.R
18 Dec 2017 15:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 555608

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The best part about this gavarmint is their feedback to reaction cycle is very swift & they are learning quickly from their mistakes & taking corrective actions. :D
by Mollick.R
18 Dec 2017 14:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 555608

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Process to link DBT accounts with Aadhaar to be overhauled NEW DELHI: The government is overhauling the process followed by banks for mapping Aadhaar-linked bank accounts to subsidy payments. It has also temporarily halted the provision of overwriting existing subsidy-linked bank accounts with fres...
by Mollick.R
09 Dec 2017 02:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1526
Views: 220649

Re: India's Power Sector

There is good NatGeo documentary on the same transmission line project. A must watch...


https://youtu.be/Q_LB9eenh08
by Mollick.R
13 Nov 2017 16:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1361
Views: 219840

Re: Analyzing CPEC

(About The Indian project) Being 800 kv, technically the line falls in UHVDC category & read in another article that the project consists of crossing/traversing total 42 rivers & working at very challenging geographical regions. Still it costs less than the paki project for double the length...
by Mollick.R
13 Nov 2017 15:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1361
Views: 219840

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Appears to be just another instance of CPEC loot of Bhukha Nanga Pakis by Tallel Deeper Chinky Bilather...... LAHORE: A leading Chinese company has drastically slowed down work on the $2 billion 660kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line from Lahore to Matiari due to various problems...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 15:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 266608

Re: Indian Roads Thread

A very good piece on Swarajyamag, mentioning reasons for poor response by mango people & practical steps required to encourage its use. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) yesterday (2 November) announced that all new four-wheelers will have to have a FASTag affixed to it from De...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 15:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 266608

Re: Indian Roads Thread

It was declared more than a week ago, this thread of of BRF missed it, so posting it here for records. Toll Collection: FASTags to become mandatory for all new four-wheelers from December 1 the government has notified all manufacturers and dealers to equip new cars rolled out on or after December 1 ...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1058220

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

As posted previously few pages back. The guidance of Nirbhay is INS, RLG & GPS. No IRNSS. We all know in GW1& 2 Khan lost Tomahaks because of mismatch in terrain mapping feature of Gulf Sand Dunes or they flown them in extended paths to get to follow some prominent land features. Now the qu...
by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 717
Views: 102526

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

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by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 717
Views: 102526

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

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by Mollick.R
11 Nov 2017 13:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 717
Views: 102526

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

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by Mollick.R
08 Nov 2017 20:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1058220

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

As posted previously few pages back. The guidance of Nirbhay is INS, RLG & GPS. No IRNSS. We all know in GW1& 2 Khan lost Tomahaks because of mismatch in terrain mapping feature of Gulf Sand Dunes or they flown them in extended paths to get to follow some prominent land features. Now the que...
by Mollick.R
08 Nov 2017 16:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1058220

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Currently it can carry 200kg. Nirbhay missile diameter = 52 cm Warhead weight=200 kag If it is nuclear that would be classified as a light warhead. It is not easy (as per my reading) to achieve a 200 kg, <50 cm warhead. Only an efficient thermonuclear warhead can get there IMO. Good job. If true. S...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1058220

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Few points :-
1. So the range was only 647 km (or i'm missing some thing)

2. It was GPS guided, not IRNSS
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1058220

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

A nitpick observed :D

Date :- Kartika 16, 1939. :D

#JingoKhushHua
#DhmarmicBhartiyaKhushHua
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1058220

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Deleted

Found Karthick sir already posted it.
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 540187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GSTN develops robust system to handle last minute rush: CEO After a shaky first year of existence, GSTN CEO Prakash Kumar today said the company handling the IT backbone of GST has put in place a robust tax filing system that can withstand last minute rush. So far, more than 72 lakh businesses whic...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 540187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Direct tax mop up rises 15% to Rs 4.39 lakh crore in April-October The government has collected Rs 4.39 lakh crore in direct taxes, up 15.2 per cent year-on- year, during the first seven months of the current fiscal. The collection, which includes personal income tax and corporate tax, represents 4...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 20:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 540187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Arun Jaitley hints at pruning more items in the 28% GST slab Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hinted at pruning the list of items in the highest GST tax bracket of 28 per cent after revenue in the new regime equalise collections previously. Items in the 28% slab include washing machines, refrigerat...
by Mollick.R
07 Nov 2017 19:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 540187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GST could soon be in for the most comprehensive tweak since its launch NEW DELHI: The goods and services tax could be in for a revamp that’s more comprehensive than the tweaks that have been made thus far to iron out kinks to make compliance less onerous. The GST Council has set up a new advisory gr...
by Mollick.R
04 Nov 2017 15:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3386
Views: 474202

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Suraj Sir,
thanks for putting up the points.
by Mollick.R
03 Nov 2017 17:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3386
Views: 474202

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Few sites like Quint, The Wire, The Logical Indian is rabid anti BJP & anti namo so, I always take them with a bucket of salt, but this article written by Bishwajit Bhattacharyya (former additional solicitor general of India) has sown several doubts even for a hardliner NDA/NAMO supporter like m...
by Mollick.R
03 Nov 2017 16:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3386
Views: 474202

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Lots of confusion & fog on the air on the matter. Even with IR's clarification there are few doubts. Like.... 1. Between Mumbai & Ahmedabad a normal train have average 10-12 stops & with that the occupancy (load factor) is 103%. 2. Fares between intermediate stations will be as much as t...
by Mollick.R
03 Nov 2017 16:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3386
Views: 474202

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Than Western Railway came out with this one 100% occupancy: Railways turns down RTI report of losses on Ahmedabad-Mumbai sector Western Railway on Wednesday said that total earnings in the last quarter (July-September) was Rs 233 crore, and that the occupancy in that period was 100 per cent. -------...
by Mollick.R
03 Nov 2017 16:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3386
Views: 474202

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

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 According to RTI replies received by Mumbai activist Anil Galgali, only in ...
by Mollick.R
31 Oct 2017 20:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 540187

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

NEW DELHI: Bringing in more reason to cheer, India's ranking in the World Bank's ease of doing business index showed a significant improvement. As per the latest report released, India has moved to 100th spot from 130th position. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that "this is the highest jump...
by Mollick.R
30 Oct 2017 18:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4045
Views: 623345

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

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by Mollick.R
18 Oct 2017 14:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1049480

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Looks like this "Gavernmant" is tightening the screws one by one................ This kind of solid NTB (Non Trade Barriers) will only help to tackle the chinese dumping & grow local industry to develop substitute products here. Gr8 move indeed. The comprehensive notification issued on...
by Mollick.R
15 Oct 2017 17:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 688051

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Even though words of Gora Mem of IMF , doesn't matters much still posting Describing the two major recent reforms in India - demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) - as a monumental effort, Lagarde said it is hardly surprising that there "is a little bit of a short-term slowdown" ...
by Mollick.R
15 Oct 2017 17:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 688051

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Key points from the article............ 1. The Index of industrial production (IIP) rose 4.3 per cent in August, reversing a contraction in June and faster than a 0.9 per cent rise in July. 2. There was more cheers for Modi. India's annual consumer inflation in September marginally eased to 3.28 per...
by Mollick.R
14 Oct 2017 20:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456655

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

This one is better marked & self explanatory
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by Mollick.R
14 Oct 2017 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456655

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

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The one inside red circle sent to meet 72 virgins,
by Mollick.R
14 Oct 2017 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456655

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Top LeT terrorist Wasim Shah killed in encounter in Kashmir: police PTI | Updated: Oct 14, 2017, 15:11 IST SRINAGAR: T op Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Wasim Shah, believed to be the main architect of the unrest last year in south Kashmir, was gunned down along with his accomplice by security forc...
by Mollick.R
23 Jun 2017 17:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4945
Views: 409621

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India will breach historical best FIFA ranking soon: Stephen Constantine Read more at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.comhttp://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/sports/india-will-breach-historical-best-fifa-ranking-soon-stephen-constantine/printarticle/59283435.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&am...
by Mollick.R
23 Jun 2017 17:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1037
Views: 139081

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal warned the government that only one or two non-state phone companies would stay in business if current levels of competition persisted with tariffs pegged well below cost, according to four people aware of discussions that took place between leading ca...
by Mollick.R
23 Jun 2017 16:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3809
Views: 526793

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

NEW DELHI: India has given the go-ahead to private domestic companies to tie up with foreign vendors that have been banned for corrupt practices in the past to manufacture ammunition for the army. This major policy shift will allow banned entities such as IMI, Singapore Technologies and Rheinmetall...
by Mollick.R
23 Jun 2017 16:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3807
Views: 757627

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

SRIHARIKOTA: Space agency ISRO is all set to launch the GSAT-17 from French Guiana on June 28, the third launch is less than a month. "GSAT-17 is getting launched on June 28. We will be working on the replacement satellite for IRNSS-1. Our plan is to have two Mark-II and two Mark-III launches ...
by Mollick.R
23 Jun 2017 16:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3807
Views: 757627

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Once this satellite becomes operational, it would be handed over to the defence forces, which have their own infrastructure, which includes ground stations, and trained manpower to access data. Is it another sample DDMgiri ? Marking a civilian or dual use satellite cent percent military or I'm miss...
by Mollick.R
10 Jun 2017 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3807
Views: 757627

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Each satellite has three clocks and a total of 27 clocks for the navigation satellite system (including the standby satellites) were supplied by the same vendor. If I'm not wrong ISRO bought those Atomic Clocks from some British company. Provided the deep level of "khujli"of masa & br...

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