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On the same topic - i am fan of this YouTube channel (Matt offroad recovery)

This guy goes and rescues vehicles regardless of their capabilities (both 4x2 and 4x4!) when they go over their limits.

i agree that 4x4 are best suited for such terrains but then this channel will show you they also can get struck.

i love his offroad jeep that he uses



Old Vehicles will be scrapped fir sure :

The Minister of Finance had announced that all old vehicles will run till the period of registration printed on their respective RC. Type of fuel and any other ruling not withstanding. This was one of the major points in the economic stimulus package. Trust we should soon see it on paper too along with changes in the MV act to switch to the fitness certificate program for vehicles 15 years & older.



This chap is connected to the trucking industry as are his reports. Doesn't apply to private vehicles unless the vehicle does not meet the fitness criterion in which case it will be scrapped.
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ADNOC CEO Sultan Al-Jaber, right, said, ‘we are very pleased and honored to have enabled the UAE to move from the seventh to the sixth-largest oil and gas reserves in both global rankings.’

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates, a leading OPEC producer, on Monday announced “significant” oil and gas discoveries and launched a new pricing mechanism for Abu Dhabi flagship Murban crude.

The Gulf state’s highest energy decision-making body, the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), said the new discoveries included seven billion barrels of crude oil and 58 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

That raised UAE crude oil reserves to 105 billion barrels, overtaking neighbor Kuwait for the world’s sixth largest oil deposits, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) said in a statement.

Natural gas reserves were also boosted to 273 trillion cubic feet (7.7 billion cubic meters), ADNOC said. In addition, the UAE discovered about 160 trillion cubic feet of unconventional natural gas.

UAE pumps about three million barrels of oil per day (bpd) and produces some 10.5 billion cubic feet of raw natural gas, according to ADNOC.

“We are very pleased and honored to have enabled the UAE to move from the seventh to the sixth-largest oil and gas reserves in both global rankings,” said ADNOC CEO Sultan Al-Jaber.

The SPC also gave its approval to list ADNOC’s Murban crude oil on an internationally recognized exchange, with the goal of boosting the UAE’s position as an energy provider, particularly to fast-growing Asian markets.

“The initiative will enable our customers and other market participants to better price, manage and trade their purchases of Murban,” which pumps some 1.7 million bpd, Jaber said.

Last year, ADNOC granted concession rights in existing and new oilfields and earmarked some $132 billion to invest in the oil sector over the next five years.

ADNOC plans to boost crude output capacity to four million bpd in 2020 and to five million bpd a decade later.

UAE announces major new oil, gas discoveries


Cracked window on SpiceJet flight shocks passenger, airline apologises
It is worth noting that if a window breaks completely when a flight is in midair, the compressed air inside the plane rushes out and cabin pressure drops.

Nagarjun Dwarakanath BengaluruNovember 5, 2019UPDATED: November 5, 2019 12:27 IST

The airline said it has highlighted the matter to the concerned head for necessary action. (Photo: PTI/Twitter)

  • Passenger shared the picture of the cracked window on Twitter
  • SpiceJet has apologised to the passenger
  • The matter has been highlighted to concerned authorities

Apassenger travelling on a Mumbai-Delhi SpiceJet flight shared a picture of a cracked window pane on the plane, following which the airline has apologised.
When the passenger posted the picture on Twitter, SpiceJet issued a statement apologising for the same.
"Safety is our utmost concern and at no point in time does the airline compromise on the same. We shall surely convey this to the concerned head for necessary action. The inconvenience caused is regretted," the airline said.
However, the passenger further confronted the airline and said, "If there is a cello tape pasted, it means someone has seen it and aware of the situation."

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Spicejet flight SG8152 (VT-SYG) Mumbai to Delhi flying (5 Nov 2019) with a broken window stuck with cello tape. Isn't it a major safety concern? Anyone listening?@flyspicejet @DGCAIndia
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The airline said it has highlighted the matter to the concerned head for necessary action.
It is worth noting that if a window breaks completely when a flight is in midair, the compressed air inside the plane rushes out and cabin pressure drops.
Experts say that anybody sitting close to a broken window on a plane, it could suck out the passenger. Within seconds, the pressure and temperature inside the aircraft will fall and it will become very noisy inside the cabin.
Passengers can face extreme breathing problems as well, especially those with respiratory issues. Fortunately for the passengers on board SpiceJet flight SG8152, the window was just cracked and not completely broken.

Cracked window on SpiceJet flight shocks passenger, airline apologises

Our Expert RT said:
Glass seems to be inner one only.
No thread.
Outer Glass is main part of Structure.
If Outer Glass is broken with hole then it can be dangerous.


Pilot 'sucked halfway out' after windshield blows out at 32,000ft
•May 15, 2018


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A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after his co-pilot was 'sucked halfway out' of a plane. The Sichuan Airlines flight was cruising at 32,000ft when the windshield blew out. A cabin crew member was also injured but none of the 119 passengers were hurt. The co-pilot sustained scratches and a sprained wrist Airline pilot 'sucked halfway out' when cockpit windshield broke



Annexure - 1
Improper Number Plates
The MV Act (Rule 50, 51 of MV Act, 1989) specifies that the
(also called ‘Registration Mark’)
a) Registration letters and numbers shall be in black on white background for 2
wheelers / LMV Cars and Black letter on Yellow background for commercial
b) The sizes of the Number Plate and also the letters shall be as given in the
pamphlet for each category of vehicle.
c) Display of Number Plate in the front and rear side of the vehicle shall be as shown
in the pamphlet.
d) Fancy lettering is not permitted.
e) Other names, pictures, arts should not be displayed.
How to Display Registration Marks on Motor Vehicles?
(Rule 50 & 51 of Central Motor Vehicles Rule 1989)
Where should registration numbers be displayed on motor vehicles?
1. The registration mark shall be displayed both at the front and rear of all motor
vehicles clearly and legibly.
2. In the case of motorcycles registration numbers in the front shall be displayed
parallel to handle bar on any part of the vehicle such as mudguard or on a plate in
a line.
3. The registration mark on light motor vehicles may be in the center with
4. Registration number exhibited at the rear of the transport vehicles shall be on the
right hand side at a height not exceeding one meter from ground level as may be
reasonably possible.
5. The registration number also be painted on both left and right side on the body of
the vehicle in case of transport vehicles.
6. In case of stage carriages and contract carriages registration mark also be painted
on partition provided between driver and passengers or on the front left side
interior near the roof facing the passengers seats and in the case of motor cab or
taxi cab shall be painted on dash board.
How should registration mark be displayed on motor vehicles?
1. The letters of the registration mark shall be in English and figures in Aerobic
2. In the case of transport vehicles such as Lorries, Buses, Autos, Maxi cabs. Taxi
cabs registration mark shall be in Black colour on yellow back ground.
3. In case of other vehicles such as private cars, scooters and motor cycles
registration mark shall be in Black colour on White back ground.
4. The registration number shall be exhibited in two lines ; the state code (AP) and
registering authority code forming the first line and the remaining number in
second line, below the first line.
5. The registration mark of all motor vehicles in the front and two wheelers having
no sufficient provision at the rear may be exhibited in single line.

1. For two and three wheelers : 200 x 100 mm
2. For light motor vehicles / passenger car : 340x 200 mm or 500 x 120 mm
3. For medium / heavy commercial vehicles : 340 x 200 mm

Size of letters and numerals of the registration mark:
Sl.No. / ......Class of vehicle ........ / Dimensions in M.M. - Height Thickness Space

1. Motor Cycles with engine / capacity less than 70 cc / Front letters and numerals / 15 2.5 2.5
2. All motorcycles and three wheeled invalid carriages / Rear letters / 35 7 5
Rear numerals / 40 7 5
Front letters & numerals / 30 5 5
3. Three wheelers with engine capacity below 500 CC / Front and rear numerals & letters / 35 7 5
4. Three wheelers with engine capacity above 500 CC / Front and rear numerals & letters / 40 7 5
5. All other motor vehicles Front and rear numerals & letters / 65 10 10

Number Plate Size dimensions etc.jpg

Sample Number Plate Size dimensions etc.jpg


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