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by pune
Mon Nov 29, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The falsification of economic news that is India.
Replies: 10
Views: 883

Re: The falsification of economic news that is India.

One can consider this as well - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfda95oAsac Interestingly, all the brokerage houses and rating agencies before the IPO were making PayTM as a gold/platinum issue or whatever. And this is a company which has never made a profit and perhaps will not in at least a decade...

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by pune
Mon Nov 29, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The falsification of economic news that is India.
Replies: 10
Views: 883

Re: The falsification of economic news that is India.

I guess that is where I am getting hung up. How do you actually pick people at random? I get biometrics are harder to bias, but opinions are something different. It seems to me that even if you go into it unbiased, you will still end up with people who want to talk and not necessarily the whole pop...

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by pune
Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2224

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

Yup, seems to be. Similar things have been happening in India as well :(

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by pune
Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The falsification of economic news that is India.
Replies: 10
Views: 883

The falsification of economic news that is India.

There is so much falsification of news in mainstream media and even financial news that you don't know whether to laugh or cry. Consider this - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/indian-consumers-spend-to-live-in-the-moment-despite-inflation-blues-survey/articleshow/8785321...

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by pune
Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2224

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

Then what was the use of the privatization apart from profiteering. Guessing the same would happen to NHS in UK as that also is gonna be privatized. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-kqTMX5yso https://www.bma.org.uk/advice-and-support/nhs-delivery-and-workforce/integration/the-health-and-care-bill h...

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by pune
Tue Nov 02, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger

Just today had gone for shopping to a nearby mall for some essentials. Some takeaways from there - https://i.postimg.cc/gc7k3xNv/reliance-fresh-pune-185gm-INR40.jpg - What you are seeing above is nothing but sugarcane packed in a plastic container that I got for INR 40/- Roughly 185gm. RIL, the comp...

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by pune
Tue Nov 02, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 181
Views: 19459

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1466481 as there is many a context which would not fit here. Feel free to take it apart.
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@subramak1 as well as @hohd I have answered both of you properly at viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1466481 as there is many a context which would not fit here. Feel free to take it apart.

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by pune
Tue Nov 02, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger

Now why is the Govt. in a hurry to sell firms to corporates and more to foreign companies and especially when they call themselves 'nationalists' . The answer can be found in this legislation, which it did in 2018 - https://www.boomlive.in/foreign-funding-for-political-parties-all-you-need-too-know/...

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by pune
Tue Nov 02, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger

Onto part 2 - For those of us who have seen how this Govt. works, just two years before they made a statement and this is again on record saying that oil is a strategic sector and we will never allow foreign entities to take over. Two years later, those promises are in the wind and they are trying d...

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by pune
Tue Nov 02, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Aviation in India, Bad Bank and Modi Hugger

I will first start with the forcible hugging of Mr. Modi to several leaders, shared by Daily Mail UK as seen in Glasgow, UK - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10153615/amp/Indias-PM-Narendra-Modi-gets-close-comfort-gives-Antonio-Guterres-big-hug-COP26.html Those who are from Canada will reme...

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by pune
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 181
Views: 19459

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

What people don't seem to ralize consciously or unsconsily that they are being made to pay more and more for the same services. For e.g. https://www.livemint.com/news/india/from-cab-service-to-atms-installation-bhubaneswar-airport-in-odisha-is-set-to-get-fancier-soon-11635654558621.html Now essenti...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

This has been challenged, but it seems sooner than later the nanny state will take over - https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/hyd-police-commissioner-sent-legal-notice-over-random-whatsapp-checks-drugs-157073 As far as independent news media are concerned, all of them, especially on the left have ...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

There was still something she didn't comment upon the random checking of people in Hyderabad. She also didn't talk about the habeas corpus petition still lying with SC for the past two years. https://blog.ipleaders.in/habeas-corpus-aspects/. After it was okyed to put Internet restrictions on Kashmir...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

As far as journalists are concerned, they are on ventilator and a dying lot in India. In September 2016, there were registered 10.3 lakh people employed in media, that has now reduced to 2.3 lakh (September 2021) . Source - cmie.com. For those who don't know. CMIE is the only independent statistics ...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

Continuing with Part 9 after the break - Siding with another country's team seems to be a thing and being sensitive about it is also apparently a thing. In 2011, there were a series of matches between India and UK/England. In those matches, British Indians, most of them having citizenship of UK favo...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4046

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

In fact, our current Dictator came from one such event. Check out the 2002 Gujarat riots or Gujrat pogrom. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_Gujarat_riots. The riots that were happened in Delhi after the Anti-CAA protests was similar 100%. In both the riots, it was Muslims who were targeted, in bot...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

Can I ask why is the Indian government going after Shahrukh Khan's son? Is it simply because he's a Muslim? But from my understanding SRK is Muslim in name only - as I do recall him sharing how he was disenchanted by religion after his mother died, so what's really going on? Looking at least from t...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

My quick-hit takeaway from this and other stories I have seen is that Indian courts are an institution nobody can rely on unless they ‘know the right people’. Oh absolutely. One of my relatives is a lawyer who has practised almost 20 odd years and she is a known lawyer so she gets cases like anythi...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

While Aryan Khan did get bail. There are more and more questions being raised against Sameer wankhede . NCB too thought better to have distance from him. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/india/ncb-headquarters-distances-itself-from-wankhede-as-lapses-surface/articleshow/87376320.cms And now...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

Now, while in the last part I had introduced Mr. Nawab Malik, I didn't share what part he played. His son-in-law was arrested by Mr. Sameer Wankhede and was in jail for a few months, and then got bail. Now we don't know much about the case itself but many cases have come to limelight that showed tha...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

Having a 'blast meant' according to NCB means having to smoke to blowing a building. In fact, if I were to use twitter, the first result for 'having a blast comes from somebody called Herschel Walker and the gentleman says - Julie and I are having a blast at the @Braves game with President Trump and...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

Now why did it take 23 days. The first time they went to sessions court which is sort of lower court and it took about a week and more for the judge to say he cannot do it and this should be done in NDPS court only. The problem in NDPS court is in that court, the accused is termed guilty until he is...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

KP Gosavi, the gentleman had actually been named have had caes against him since 2007. It also brings into question as to how much does NCB do background research of people they are making as witness - https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/pune-police-kiran-gosavi-ncb-witness-aryan-khan-drug...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: Insecure national security

Now according to NDPS Act Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances-Act-1985 under which NCB works, it is clearly mentioned that nobody apart from NCB officials are supposed to know about the raid do legal leg-work and take statements from accused or whatever. You can read about it more at https://...

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by pune
Mon Nov 01, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insecure national security
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Insecure national security

The above is the title of the an opinion shared by Ms. Tavleen Singh https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/national-security-right-to-privacy-pegasus-7599584/ She has shared a lot and a lot of unpacking has to be done in order come to what she is trying share. The first she speaks of is ...

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by pune
Sun Oct 31, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 181
Views: 19459

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHBDng-nvFo
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Adani and 6 airports beautifully explained -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHBDng-nvFo

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by pune
Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4046

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

What I don't get is, how do people give free pass to Trump for trying to deal with the Taliban. Hell, he even invited them to the White House. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2020/02/25/good-deals-and-bad-ones-with-the-taliban/ The above itself shows that it was pre-decided that Amer...

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by pune
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilot broadcasts political views to pax
Replies: 147
Views: 8161

Re: Southwest pilot broadcasts political views to pax

People are sharing about sports hence it would be appropriate to share what happened between an India and Pakistan in the ongoing T20 World Cup (cricket). The game a legacy of the British who ruled over us for 200 years. Anyways, before the match began, they all took the knee in support of BLM. Late...

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by pune
Sun Oct 31, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vinod Rai and the so-called 2G scam and apology (A Savarkar moment)
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: Vinod Rai and the so-called 2G scam and apology (A Savarkar moment)

One should also remember Justice G.B. Saini's remarks as he was sharing the judgement on the 2G case. He lamented the fact that he waited till the last moment for the prosecution to bring forward one witness, one evidence which would show the crime but nothing happened. After retirement, no news of ...

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by pune
Sun Oct 31, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vinod Rai and the so-called 2G scam and apology (A Savarkar moment)
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Vinod Rai and the so-called 2G scam and apology (A Savarkar moment)

Vinod Rai last week tendered unconditional apology to Sanjay Nirupam whom he had described as one of the principal instigators in the so-called 2G- scam. https://i.postimg.cc/xdn3kFvQ/vinod-rai-1.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/ZqLhkRFS/vinod-rai-2.jpg The apology mean nothing but it does show a lack of in...

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by pune
Sun Oct 31, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 181
Views: 19459

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

What people don't seem to ralize consciously or unsconsily that they are being made to pay more and more for the same services. For e.g. https://www.livemint.com/news/india/from-cab-service-to-atms-installation-bhubaneswar-airport-in-odisha-is-set-to-get-fancier-soon-11635654558621.html Now essentia...

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by pune
Sat Oct 30, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Troublesome companies

damp/contraction is what I meant.

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by pune
Sat Oct 30, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2224

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

While the actual video is down or has been taken off, there is still the Guardian video which shows that dumping, although I am not sure if it reported that the wastewater was dumped in that place for 49 hrs. I have become deaf due to covid, and that video has no subtitles, so would have to learn fr...

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2224

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

Most RWH (Rainwater Harvesting Systems) domestic and semi-industrial ones I know do that. For clear drinking water I know of only my state i.e. Maharashtra, India and Himachal Pradesh, India where I can drink tap water without an issue. The few times I have abroad, most systems I have seen already h...

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 181
Views: 19459

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

As far as pricing is concerned, it has risen 15-20% since before. If you want you could make double the fares, but I would doubt how many would still fly. RBI's own business confidence survey published on 8th October 2021 shared this - https://i.postimg.cc/SR87csg4/rbi-confidence-survey.jpg And the ...

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 181
Views: 19459

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

https://postimg.cc/D8dxKFpC but didn't get any satisfactory answer by anybody :(
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I had actually asked about this - https://postimg.cc/D8dxKFpC but didn't get any satisfactory answer by anybody :(

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Troublesome companies

As far as JLR is concerned, there is more than enough here that tells you the troubles the company is in. - https://www.theguardian.com/business/jaguar-land-rover Almost all car manufacturers are in the poopy with chips running out, BMW has closed several factories, so have others. Agree but to an ...

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2224

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

Having overflows during strong rains is the normal technology standard, as long as you have a system that collects waste water and rain water. It does have that system but it is nowhere near sufficient for volume of rain nor the population of the UK as it is today. That's why the system reaches a l...

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 13992

Re: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021

Hopefully, the thread is there till that time so we will know exactly which new Aircraft are shown and what all deals did happen :)

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2224

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

Those who are talking about rains, Is UK going through seasonal rains at this point in time ???

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Troublesome companies

https://www.theguardian.com/business/jaguar-land-rover
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As far as JLR is concerned, there is more than enough here that tells you the troubles the company is in. -

https://www.theguardian.com/business/jaguar-land-rover

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Troublesome companies

The way the economy is going, it is going to tear itself apart. The only part of Indian Railways which was in profit has now to forego it - https://www.business-standard.com/article/indian-railways/irctc-to-share-revenues-from-convenience-fee-with-railways-on-50-50-basis-121102801460_1.html https://...

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 181
Views: 19459

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-10-28/
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IndiGo parent posts bigger quarterly loss as fuel expenses soar

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-10-28/

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Troublesome companies

Now the only company which has been making money is TCS but even there it is going to be squeezed. https://www.thehansindia.com/business/it-companies-set-to-slash-30-lakh-jobs-by-2022-691194 This reduced headcount may put up profits in the short-term, in the long-term would be the death knell for th...

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by pune
Fri Oct 29, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Troublesome companies

Now, as far as Tata's investments in UK are concerned, consider all of them dead in water. UK itself doesn't have any huge market. When UK was part of EU, then it served as gateway to EU. That is the power they had. But now that they no longer are part of EU, the competitiveness is gone. Population...

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by pune
Thu Oct 28, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Troublesome companies

Now, as far as Tata's investments in UK are concerned, consider all of them dead in water. UK itself doesn't have any huge market. When UK was part of EU, then it served as gateway to EU. That is the power they had. But now that they no longer are part of EU, the competitiveness is gone. Population ...

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by pune
Thu Oct 28, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troublesome companies
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Troublesome companies

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=23015445#p23015445 At the risk of going off topic, this does not show government promotes anybody. Government of India ( and credit to ABV and MMS leadership too), has developed capabilities to rescue companies that don't do well. Satyam was a classic ...

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by pune
Thu Oct 28, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2224

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

I'm not really surprised her in the US for example I know that ST Louis with our old wastewater system will often have to release raw sewage during a rain event due to limitations of the combined sewer storm water system. Pretty sure they have been spending lots of $ to fix/replace it but I don't t...

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