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by Rishirishi
03 Feb 2020 05:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1311
Views: 190139

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Now there’s gloom. “There are no bright spots for China’s economy,” said Huang Bin, chief executive of a cellphone-packaging maker, Shenzhen Zhongyu Plastics Co. In cities like Shenzhen and Shanghai, office vacancy rates are solidly in the double-digit percentage points as companies quietly downsiz...
by Rishirishi
31 Jan 2020 05:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3787
Views: 378839

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

With the old Hawker Siddeley 748 and AN-32 getting old, I am sure the IAF needs to find replacements for the 160+ AC. In addition civilian demand will probably increase. What about teaming up with SAAB to produce the Saab2000 ? in India? Perhaps some parts can be replaced with carbon to make it even...
by Rishirishi
29 Jan 2020 05:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 322
Views: 93182

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

There have been Indian manufacturers such as Vero President for years, though they might have been crowded out by cheap imports now. IIRC international brands like Rittal also have some manufacturing facilities in India. We install Comms cabinets all the time (in London) They seem to be made in Chi...
by Rishirishi
26 Jan 2020 05:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1130
Views: 171537

Re: Indian IT Industry

Rs seven crore in a 10,000 square feet area.


Rather big words being used here.
by Rishirishi
23 Jan 2020 04:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 175
Views: 21323

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

The rest of your points sound good, but too utopian. I don't know if any state govt. in India can make any of those work. I have to agree they sound radical. But do not agree they are utopian, because it is doable. It will work, if someone bothers to impliment it. Congress has a lot to gain from su...
by Rishirishi
22 Jan 2020 04:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 175
Views: 21323

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

Sounds like a sure-shot recipe for losing the next election. That "trust factor in the govt." doesn't exist here. Not to mention that just by paying Rs. 25K a month, you are not going to move around that city (or any Indian city) very fast, unless the driving habits of the vast majority o...
by Rishirishi
21 Jan 2020 05:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 175
Views: 21323

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

Bangalore; Bangalore does not need to scrap old vehicles. Vehicles are the the solution to a cities transport problem. Public transport is. 1 Imideately reserve a lane on all important roads for electric buses. Plenty of local feeder buses Give priority to buses on crossings. 2 Bus frequency must be...
by Rishirishi
21 Jan 2020 04:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3620
Views: 625829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Kashmir should be made a showcase state of multicultural India, where all communities live and thrive together. It must make sure hundreds of thousands of jobs are created. Also give good schemes to builders for good quality housing development. Perhaps consider Chinease builders for a few hudred th...
by Rishirishi
17 Jan 2020 05:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3620
Views: 625829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Guys, I don't know which direction this Davinder Singh arrest will take, but certainly Pappu and his slaves are on a sinister path: 1. They are claiming that Davinder Singh was actually working at the behest of the 'deep state' of Indian govt. 2. In fact, they are claiming that his arrest was just ...
by Rishirishi
17 Jan 2020 04:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

What is our dominating commodity? None. Issue is GoI's obsession to have it's pie in every possible area and the resultant attitude of our people towards risk taking


I think India dominate in the back office/ outsourcing industry.
by Rishirishi
16 Jan 2020 03:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4513
Views: 1068375

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

srai wrote:^^^
No point comparing... end of life. Next 3-5 years all Bisons will be retired


With 100+ in service, I think it will be hard to replace them, within 3-5 years.
by Rishirishi
16 Jan 2020 03:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Towards an India centered economics Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 3026

Re: Towards an India centered economics Thread

Is there any study in the value of tax deliverables in india and elsewhere; for eg. for every rupee spent by an individual in taxes, what is the percentage of amount that can be recovered by the individual in terms of deliverables(social, infrastructure) by the government in india and abroad. That ...
by Rishirishi
15 Jan 2020 04:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Towards an India centered economics Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 3026

Re: Towards an India centered economics Thread

Very good idea. Please find my observations below. I feel any idea presented must be feasable withing the economic and social limits. Also it must be "doable" not like if people stop throwing garbage, India will become clean. India must aim beyond "slave like manufacturing" for e...
by Rishirishi
14 Jan 2020 03:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2788
Views: 670031

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

a reasonable assumption would be two Chinese carrier groups at both eastern and western flanks of IOR inside of a decade, with subs under the sea... it's going to be very crowded pretty soon ... and as usual quite a few in BRF are having doubts about the "affordability of carriers for IN"...
by Rishirishi
13 Jan 2020 05:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2428
Views: 315091

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Only one thing matter and that is the size and importance of the economy. India is losing its best people and business men to other countires. Buniess families are sending their kids to school abroad. Once abroad they take the money with them. Top brains are systematically sucked out of India. Sucse...
by Rishirishi
13 Jan 2020 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4249
Views: 781131

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The Muslim Client would say please fight our case. If we Lose I will try again and again to fight this case. In case I keep on loosing and die then my son will fight the case and this will go on for generation until we finally win. Compromise is deeply discoraged in Islam. There is no "live an...
by Rishirishi
13 Jan 2020 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3620
Views: 625829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Very disturbing for a non Kashmiri Muslim officer to be involved. Could also be a good sign. Jehadis would only hire a Kafir, if they can't find someone in their own ranks. They had advertised a "lava" and an orgie of violance, if the 370 was abolished. Either GOI had managed to sensor th...
by Rishirishi
13 Jan 2020 02:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3029
Views: 864021

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

If you equip the LCA with Meteor, then we are talking. To fight and win, you need both quality and quantity, but quality is more important then quantity. Because the adversary will always fear quality. TSP had never dared to attack Indian positions, had IAF had the Meteor missile. We should learn fr...
by Rishirishi
11 Jan 2020 06:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: ReImagining the Indian Nation State
Replies: 6
Views: 1840

Re: ReImagining the Indian Nation State

So i wageslave for what... 30,40 years paying whatever new cess the govnment wills, paying my income tax and all those little gst laden articles, for years on end, so that someday the government may throw whatever scrap it deems fit of what is essentially my money after holding onto it and compundi...
by Rishirishi
10 Jan 2020 03:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5730
Views: 583708

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Sandeep the airport is actually in UP about 80 kms from Delhi not in Delhi. Delhi airport will saturate by 2024. The Jewar airport will be very strategically located near the Delhi-Agra Highway. It will serve NCR, Mathura, Vrindavan, Agra etc. I think UP goernment is planning to make the area an in...
by Rishirishi
09 Jan 2020 02:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 711490

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Let us say for the sake of argument that IAF did not hit the camp and no F-16 was downed. Still i would claim that India won. 1 India demonstrated that it will not accpet nuclear blackmail. TSP nukes have effectively lost value. Before they worked as a guarentee against military attack. Now they are...
by Rishirishi
09 Jan 2020 01:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Leaving everything to the Central govt will not work out how we wish it to be..Even with the current govt, barring a handful of ministers, the rest lack any skills or leadership needed in those roles.. Now imagine the fate of the entire country left to the same group..District level admin wouldnt h...
by Rishirishi
17 Dec 2019 07:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 711490

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Can you please lay off the generics and explain in which specific areas India has fallen behind Pakistan in technology beyond the oft-quoted and silly points regarding BVR AAMs and SDRs (given they ignore what is available to the IAF, and what it is also doing). The Amrams in particular. The Sukois...
by Rishirishi
16 Dec 2019 06:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 711490

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Madame Fair has a very good point, when she talkes about military action being an extension of politics. How important it is to inform honestly. In all fairness India has fallen behind Pakistan in technology. IAF had an option (rafael) and the funds, but Indian prochurement policies failed. Pakistan...
by Rishirishi
15 Dec 2019 06:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 711490

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

This is the video of the Military Literature Festival. Three thoroughbreds and two donkeys on stage starting from the 1 hour 6 past, I leave it to the audience here to figure out which is which. Very easy to do so. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=128&v=QiAxUfX3_vk&feature=emb_ti...
by Rishirishi
14 Dec 2019 04:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

4) Infrastructure investment: The current government has taken a lot of infrastructure investments that have very long gestation periods. For example: dedicated freight corridors, Building expressways, waterways. These are likely to pay dividends over the next couple of decades. The problem with th...
by Rishirishi
12 Dec 2019 06:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Vayutuvanji - Generally they are projects with assured fixed cashflow for a fix amount of time (both on the longer side - bankers love it for the low risk profile). For example a toll road, energy project with assured sales and sales growth typically outside of the market economy (less competition ...
by Rishirishi
09 Dec 2019 05:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The govt is the least efficient mode of capital allocation. What happened to the windfall revenue collected from fuel?...Did the road construction pace double from UPA? It improved only slightly..What happened to the much touted smart cities? Thousands of crores...nope.billions of dollars were spen...
by Rishirishi
08 Dec 2019 07:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Postby Karan M » 08 Dec 2019 05:36 Rishirishi wrote: Taxation needs to be incread dramatically to invest in infrastructure, law and order, education and rural development. Low tax only serve the rich. The notion that money "tricle down" is just a hoax. While villages see vegitables rot, b...
by Rishirishi
08 Dec 2019 02:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India hand in 2015 27 million 4 wheel vehicles. Is there any roadtax on them? Anyone who owns a car can probably pay 15-20K per year to keep the vehicle. A Rs 10 000 per vehicle tax would give Rs 27 000 crores yearly. If that money is used to exclusively roads, it can give about 50 000 KM of rural r...
by Rishirishi
08 Dec 2019 02:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Labour market is growing at 1.3-1.5% not 2%. They are probably thinking of raising GST rates to compensate for the coming IT tax changes. I think this is not the right time to tinker with GST rates. Better to curtail expenditure for at least a year. In India the govt is obsessed with govt led growt...
by Rishirishi
05 Dec 2019 05:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Is the Indian economy at all going to be able to compete with China in mass manufactured consumer goods? Let me share a personal experience. I was looking to buy some clips for hanging clothes to dry. I went to Nilgiris department store. They were offering a strip of 36 pieces imported from China f...
by Rishirishi
04 Dec 2019 04:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Please ask the mass manufacturing dude in a sweatshop in Shenzhen what the alternatives were? Fact - many of these folks save up, go back home, start something. In India, we are too dependent on the services job to do that. Second, we are not even talking of rock bottom prices to compete internatio...
by Rishirishi
03 Dec 2019 05:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Rishi Yeah these aren't the higher end jobs that are what everybody is after. However, we need jobs at all levels. Heck, we need more jobs at the lower level because we have so many people here. And make no mistake, we are still nowhere near even the Chinese when it comes to making machine tools an...
by Rishirishi
02 Dec 2019 05:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

They are all low end jobs, comparable to shoe and T-shirt manufacturing. The same goes for electronics etc. The real money is in technology and machines that make the semi. Did you understand what he said? You start from one end of the spectrum and then move up. The thing is you dont move up just l...
by Rishirishi
02 Dec 2019 02:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5183
Views: 1052433

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Panasonic sold its semicon business to a taiwanese semicon company for $250mn recently. We are not agile enough, active enough to seek our opportunities and take advantage. We should've had a team watching the us-china tiff like a hawk and run to taiwan to get them to move their prc plants to india...
by Rishirishi
29 Nov 2019 03:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3620
Views: 625829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Also, a big fat shame on the NRI's here, myself included. In the state I live in saw a billboard advertisement against India on Kashmir, right on the main highway. NRI's please double up the effort to shut the Pakis out, on SM, MSM, with money and our numbers. They aslo did a demo our town. Hardly ...
by Rishirishi
21 Nov 2019 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4249
Views: 781131

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

You guys are wasting ur time and energy. How loooooooong have u been waiting for Pakistan to crash? Back in 2001 their forex reserve was about $0.5 million. I mean not counting the baksheesh stored abroad. The world runs on money. Pakistan does not. Pakistans economy or no other can actually "...
by Rishirishi
21 Nov 2019 05:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1110
Views: 137025

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

I have a pooch. General terms first, then India vs. US answers. Say Coujin A signs a Listing Agreement with Broker/Agent M. Property (in Yoo Ess) is listed on Multiple Listing Sarbhij in Yoo Ess. After some time, A decides that M is no good. Asks to terminate agreement and remove the listing. It is...
by Rishirishi
16 Nov 2019 06:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 711490

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

I have been trying the find out the effectiveness of the Amrams of PAF. 1 Will they not be jammed by the Israeli EL-8222 jammers? 2 What is the Amrams no escape range? compared to the R73/R23 of IAF 3 Are the R-77 just paper tigers? 4 What is the purpose of having SU-30MKI's if they are not able to ...

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