Search found 671 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 14
by pune
Thu Oct 14, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Nicely put. While I do see them merging all under one umbrella, do all the three have the same Aircraft. And at least Air India's fleet is old that they will have to spend money to get new, they will probably lease than buy let's see. And from what we know it probably will go to Boeing as currently ...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Mike Costello on Chinese cars in Australia - https://www.carexpert.com.au/opinion/made-in-china-electric-cars-poised-to-dominate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63wCfqSQp8c I for sure would be tempted by the dolphin/EA1 if it came to India at a good price point. Because of the issues between the two...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

And Canada has much land, which is not used, now if they don't want to take any steps into getting into the renewable energy bit, that's entirely their perogative. And the same to do with electric charging network. https://www.smarttransport.org.uk/news/latest-news/scotland-leads-charge-on-electric-...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Now when Uruguay can do it, and it isn't have much money as Canada does, if it can do it, don't see why Canada doesn't if the political will is there. Just as an aside, I remember this story - https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/us-power-company-charged-over-010223079.html The company in question made...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avTc8fKHCdY
-->

I don't think so, there are many many aspects to it, for e.g. see this -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avTc8fKHCdY

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

To be on topic, there is also this - https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/not-just-jet-12-airlines-went-bust-in-21-years/articleshow/68593579.cms Now try saying that all the above didn't have business sense or something and only the Tatas have. I am sure, even if we look at th...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

I don't understand the bit and the fascination about hydro. In the U.S. alone they are actually removing dams and hydro infrastructure - https://www.americanrivers.org/2019/02/dam-removal-in-2018-another-successful-year-of-freeing-rivers/ Now from what I had understood of Canada, you guys were suppo...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

As far what will happen will be known sooner or later. Neither you are going anywhere, nor me. So we shall know.

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

The comment below the link is given by Eco Logical. Now, I did some research into that. Apparently, it seems that the invention of John B. Goodfenough. was sold to GM which in turn sold to Exxon where it lay in deep slumber for 25 years. Similar things with the NIMH battery https://qz.com/338767/the...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Just saw this - https://electrek.co/2021/09/30/egeb-oil-and-gas-lobbyists-are-trying-to-stop-clean-energy-with-facebook-ads/ If EXXON hadn't bought the Li-ion battery patent in 1976 - and then suppressed it - we could've been driving EVs 25 years sooner ... the Sony 'Walkman' was the first commercia...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 11, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

The above I understand. That is the same case in my country India. From what I understand, most electricity grids were built in the 1960s and 70s and there has been constant patchwork to the systems and almost none of them are bi-directional which is also something that the electricity boards/compan...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 11, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Tatas are gonna raise 15k crore loans from PSB's, as I had predicted. Private gains, public lossess - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/tatas-likely-to-raise-up-to-rs-15000-crore-in-loans-to-support-air-india-purchase/articleshow/86915648.cms In essenc...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 11, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Tatas are gonna raise 15k crore loans from PSB's, as I had predicted. Private gains, public lossess - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/tatas-likely-to-raise-up-to-rs-15000-crore-in-loans-to-support-air-india-purchase/articleshow/86915648.cms In essence...

Jump to post
by pune
Sun Oct 10, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The greatest thing for me would be AI launching DEL-LAX. Seeing a flag carrier from home at my current home airport would make me so proud as an Indian Expatriate. Also, AI flying DEL-LAX would save me the hassle of connecting through a third country during the time of COVID. During the pandemic, I...

Jump to post
by pune
Fri Oct 08, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

TATA formally wins bid to take over Air India: https://www.reuters.com/world/india/tata-wins-bid-take-over-troubled-state-run-air-india-2021-10-08/ They would be in a world of pain for a long long time unless they they do massive capital infusion but then that again would have to be from Banks and ...

Jump to post
by pune
Fri Oct 08, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The only Indian museum I know which comes close and yet still very much afar in India is the Visvewaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore or Bengaluru. Perhaps it's wrong to compare the two but couldn't help it, is this the best we could do for our children :( . In Goa there is a mari...

Jump to post
by pune
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The only Indian museum I know which comes close and yet still very much afar in India is the Visvewaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore or Bengaluru. Perhaps it's wrong to compare the two but couldn't help it, is this the best we could do for our children :( . In Goa there is a marit...

Jump to post
by pune
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

It probably was in some hangar at Delhi T2/T3 whatever. Doesn't make sense to tow it from place to place. Sadly, unlike other places we don't have a museum. We can't even think about it. While it is speculation, it is possible that the new owners may be thinking of having some sort of restaurant or...

Jump to post
by pune
Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Likely due to the angle of the trailer. It probably was in some hangar at Delhi T2/T3 whatever. Doesn't make sense to tow it from place to place. Sadly, unlike other places we don't have a museum. We can't even think about it. While it is speculation, it is possible that the new owners may be think...

Jump to post
by pune
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Just a brief summary on how EVs and the infrastructure just aren't where they need to be in the Canadian real world: https://driving.ca/reviews/road-trip/are-evs-ready-for-cottage-trips I'm sure someone will comment about some "statistics" they found online and "driving profiles"...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 06, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Was looking at a thread on the bird app about my own city, airport and public transport. Both of which are down in dumps. For anybody who has been to India knows the builder-politician nexus. Few years back, there was a fantasy which was sold to people in my city by the name of Chakan Airport. Noth...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 06, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/maga ... tmare.html
-->

EIA has been known to be in bed with industry. They never lift a finger when anything goes wrong, especially pollution related matters. It is an industry lobbying body.

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/maga ... tmare.html

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 06, 2021 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Neither of those statements are true. A country that heavily subsidizes EV with money made from oil extraction. A country that doesn’t have 800 km drives. Well, what say you. https://cleantechnica.com/2020/01/28/the-incentives-stimulating-norways-electric-vehicle-success/ How isn’t Equinor, being s...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 06, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

On YT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQy_B1zMWRs Wonder how half the plane got through before getting stuck Likely due to the angle of the trailer. It probably was in some hangar at Delhi T2/T3 whatever. Doesn't make sense to tow it from place to place. Sadly, unlike other places we don't have a m...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

There are two documentaries which shows the truth ' Who killed the electric car' 2006 and 'Revenge of the elctric car' 2011. https://www.amazon.com/Who-Killed-Electric-Martin-Sheen/dp/B087GTS4Z8 https://www.amazon.com/Revenge-Electric-Car-Danny-DeVito/dp/B010M9698U/ Both will be eye-openers to you.

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

I have seen how short the timespan is from «everyone» arguing against EVs being close to taking over, to pretty much the same «everyone» buying EVs themselves. You don’t seem to even start to fathom how fast and swift this change will be. But I do, because I have seen it with my own eyes. Pure EVs ...

Jump to post
by pune
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... dia/elwxz3
-->

Somebody shared the actual footage of it crashing onto the bridge. And apparently this was Airbus which has got tangled in -

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... dia/elwxz3

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-58798868?

Air India: Plane stuck under bridge in viral video

Apparently, it has been stuck since 2nd October 2021.

On YT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQy_B1zMWRs
-->

Saw this reported on BBC sometime back -

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-58798868?

Air India: Plane stuck under bridge in viral video

Apparently, it has been stuck since 2nd October 2021.

On YT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQy_B1zMWRs

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Multiple social media platforms are zotzed
Replies: 14
Views: 873

Re: Multiple social media platforms are zotzed

There were two - https://edition.cnn.com/2021/10/03/tech/facebook-whistleblower-60-minutes/ One of the theory which did the rounds is that the company did this to destroy evidence of what Frances Huagen said. Then there was also Sophie Zhang who had shared similar concerns bud din't have documentary...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2204

Re: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/p ... y-1187564/
-->

Had read this quite sometime back. Appropriate for the time :(

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/p ... y-1187564/

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

For the Lakshwadeep bit read this, most media is now in the Indian Government's pocket so have to use opposition to share. https://www.cpim.org/pressbriefs/assert-indian-sovereignty-quit-quad The Indian media was fully silent and complicit when the seventh fleet went around the islands and even the ...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

I agree with most of what you said, but disagree to this passage, Worth remembering that Dominion nations, including NZ, would not and could not be ordered by London to join the war, along with South Africa, Canada and Australia. Although the constitution gave a degree of self-autonomy in relation ...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

https://electrek.co/2021/10/05/egeb-kan ... its-going/

The good news seems to be just coming.
-->

https://electrek.co/2021/10/05/egeb-kan ... its-going/

The good news seems to be just coming.

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Was looking at a thread on the bird app about my own city, airport and public transport. Both of which are down in dumps. For anybody who has been to India knows the builder-politician nexus. Few years back, there was a fantasy which was sold to people in my city by the name of Chakan Airport. Nothi...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

For all the attempts to match oppressive regimes like China with the west, you cannot get around the major difference, for all their flaws democracies have the ability to change, the US disengaged from Vietnam due to loss of support at home, the end of Empire was carried out by democracies, indeed ...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 53
Views: 5001

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The sad part is and was even in his 'personal capacity' the bid was not by his money but by using SBI . https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/logistics/spicejets-ajay-singh-taps-sbi-to-mount-air-india-bid/article36419996.ece And how remarkable it is, that in spite of the huge loans that SG ha...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Just saw this - https://insideevs.com/news/534931/the-fastest-selling-evs-worldwide/ The interesting bit is not who is No.1 but who is No.2 The Wuling hongguang mini ev is gonna come out in China in next couple of months and eat its older model, it will have twice the battery range, 20% larger than...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Just saw this - https://insideevs.com/news/534931/the-fastest-selling-evs-worldwide/ The interesting bit is not who is No.1 but who is No.2 The Wuling hongguang mini ev is gonna come out in China in next couple of months and eat its older model, it will have twice the battery range, 20% larger than ...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

For all the attempts to match oppressive regimes like China with the west, you cannot get around the major difference, for all their flaws democracies have the ability to change, the US disengaged from Vietnam due to loss of support at home, the end of Empire was carried out by democracies, indeed ...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

Calling things that don't directly threaten you a "just war" is very judgmental. Just an attempt to impose outside values by force on another society. Not surprising that eventually local support evaporated, like Vietnam some decades earlier. And Al Qaeda was very largely funded by Saudi ...

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 6:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

@johns624, for you ^

Jump to post
by pune
Tue Oct 05, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

It's nice how you ignored my questions about your distorted view of history. All history is distorted by all commentators in attempt to explain the multitude of factors, and the interactions between them. On the money. Even Afghanistan was exploited again and again because it has minerals. All the ...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14279

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

By the time something is a "direct threat", it's sometimes too late. While I make no excuses for Iraq, Afghanistan started out as a just war. ISIS was spawned, but AQ was extinguished. Calling things that don't directly threaten you a "just war" is very judgmental. Just an attem...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

And this tells that the rise in EV adoption in Canada is on the rise. https://electricautonomy.ca/2021/07/27/canadian-ev-sales-data-q1-2021/ In fact, seems the below site/resource is a good idea and barometer to know what is happening in Canada as far as EV adoption goes. https://electricautonomy.ca/

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

https://emc-mec.ca/new/byds-electric-ca ... in-quebec/
-->

This actually tells the reverse -

https://emc-mec.ca/new/byds-electric-ca ... in-quebec/

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Furthermore, The region I live in currently has the highest number of EVs per capita on the road in the Country, and that falls in at about 1.6% (4.5% if you include hybrids) - if you honestly believe that the other 95%, even 30% of vehicles on the road today are gonna be replaced by EVs in the cou...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How many returns does a businessman has to file in your country ?
Replies: 15
Views: 611

Re: How many returns does a businessman has to file in your country ?

for small businesses, it depends on the legal type of company. But my own business: one per year, plus 4 times VAT, quaterly. My dear friend, you didn't share which country :( His country is pretty evident from his nickname. Aha, I had to figure out using his flag and then it sank in, Netharlands, ...

Jump to post
by pune
Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 125
Views: 2851

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Toyota was betting on Hydrogen, but with EV market quickly maturing yet hydrogen is still just something being demonstrated, they're also trying to involve themselves into the EV market now. The problem with Toyota or rather hydrogen is it an extremely flammable gas, so you cannot put them into tru...

Jump to post

Go to advanced search