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by Yayavar
25 Jan 2021 05:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8901
Views: 1042617

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^BD has some abysmal hygiene parameters- see cholera rates, water inundation, open defecation etc The hygiene hypothesis postulates that exposure to varied antigens may confer resistance to autoimmune disease and also infections.Also the Wuhan virus infections in Kerala are much higher than in Biha...
by Yayavar
13 Jan 2021 01:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5639
Views: 676816

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

IPL hits the pocket.
Sreesanth was banned for 7 years for spot fixing even as he was later acquitted iirc.
Smith has shown periodic cheating behaviour. BCCI and IPL can take cognisance of it and remove him.
Others will sober up.
by Yayavar
17 Dec 2020 06:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1389058

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is such a low grade article - points more towards the agenda and lack of quality of washingtonpost editorial board. Am amazed at the total crap they allow to be published in opinion columns. It is strange that most of the articles are also conflating Punjab with Sikhs. Are there no non-sikh far...
by Yayavar
04 Dec 2020 13:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8901
Views: 1042617

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

There has been news of saliva test since August.FDA approved it. It was in news in ToI as well. example of another report https://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2020/new-saliva-based-antibody-test-for-sars-cov-2-highly-accurate-in-initial-study.html https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/fda-approves-n...
by Yayavar
22 Oct 2020 12:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 2026
Views: 178714

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Thursday (In Hindi = गुरुवार - A day to honor Gurus). Pictured here are two gurus - great mathematicians - who were also great human beings. One of them received Nobel Prize and the other was honored by "Bharat Ratn "- (the highest civilian award given by India). https://pbs.twimg.com/med...
by Yayavar
21 Sep 2020 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 805359

Re: Understanding the US - Again

why create such a ruckus, each time a republican nominates a judge. Bush might not have been the president, perhaps Gore might have been if elephant nominated to donkey nominated SC judges ratio had been 4:5 instead of 5:4. Basically lawmakers don't seem to make any real laws - everything is deferr...
by Yayavar
18 Sep 2020 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Meets World
Replies: 47
Views: 7486

Re: China Meets World

RCase wrote:CoPa (copy, paste)


Good one. Insightful and apt.
by Yayavar
16 Aug 2020 00:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 743
Views: 80919

Re: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion

^^ Chandigarh- ultimate concretization. It has been a long time since I've been there but my memory is mainly of high heat from the concrete pavement and plazas. It seems as if Carbusier forgot the 44 deg C possibilities and imported the piazzas of Italy and Spain. In later development there are mor...
by Yayavar
12 Aug 2020 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5137
Views: 885766

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Amber G. wrote:Kamala Harris is VP pick.


Kamal in India, and Kamala to help Biden in Yoo Ess Yay!
by Yayavar
12 Aug 2020 13:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 224753

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Bharat did not imply single rule - just a single symbiotic world view. So Nepal could be part of the world view and prosper. Doesn't have to be part of the same nation state unless of course, Nepalis choose to do so themselves. ^^This was part of Banditji's naive dreams. It is not realistic today g...
by Yayavar
10 Aug 2020 11:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 224753

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Bharat did not imply single rule - just a single symbiotic world view. So Nepal could be part of the world view and prosper. Doesn't have to be part of the same nation state unless of course, Nepalis choose to do so themselves.
by Yayavar
10 Aug 2020 11:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 82051

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

What a historic day, and what an amazing leader we have in Modi Ji. Agree completely with what has been said here already. Yet there are those that hate him for just being who he is, a natural born leader who has the greatest following in India of anybody since Gandhi - who I dare say would not hav...
by Yayavar
02 Jul 2020 01:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1023033

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Manish I found China at $47.2 bn and India at $42.1 at countryeconomy.com. But per capita we should have been ahead of the Chinese. Added later: Yes China pet capita was $70 vs India at $90 _/\_ Thank you very much. So despite almost equal GDP, and more PER CAPITA INCOME, Nehru-KrishnaMenon-General...
by Yayavar
19 Jun 2020 00:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1023033

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Oh yes, lets keep giving them $60 billion of our wealth every year. Why bother. It's only xx percent right ? Please stop your nonsense. That is certainly one way to look at it - give them $60 billion. The other is that does it matter to them. They will get that $60 billion from some other way, gran...
by Yayavar
29 May 2020 04:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 805359

Re: Understanding the US - Again

BTW, Wikipedia has proved itself to be quite biased against India this past year. I had been a regular supporter, have decided to end my support going forward. Something I've been wrestling with as well. It is a great source for a lot of subjects but in terms of certain areas - such as above - is d...
by Yayavar
04 Mar 2020 00:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1389058

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Maybe someone on Twitter can respond to Cortez with this link and ask her if she supports it? From Hebrew immigration assoc. praising Lautenberg amendment and specifically stating that it is region and religion specific. Does not support Muslims for example.

Lautenberg Amendment
by Yayavar
17 Jan 2020 12:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1964
Views: 298420

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

OK.. I will bite.. If anyone doesn't know, I am a native and resident of central Kerala, hence qualified onlee. First, let us set some baseline information that is often missed or misunderstood by non-keralites. State name in native tongue : kEraLam. phonetically kɛrələm. There is no equivalent to ...
by Yayavar
13 Nov 2019 02:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 82051

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

Some of the history from 1949 until the RJB went to SC (std. Msm phrases exist - ignore those): https://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime012/12/10/ayodhya-the-battle-for-indias-soul-the-complete-story/ Yayavar Ji : Kindly let us - who are not WSJ subscribers - the Article content. Many thanks in advance ...
by Yayavar
26 Oct 2019 02:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6112
Views: 1368300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://swarajyamag.com/news-brief/share-of-chinese-goods-in-delhis-diwali-idol-market-falls-from-80-to-10-per-cent-heres-how-india-fought-back Share Of Chinese Goods In Delhi’s Diwali Idol Market Falls From 80 To 10 Per Cent, Here’s How India Fought Back The pricing of Indian made idols is lower t...
by Yayavar
23 Sep 2019 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5137
Views: 885766

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Fantastic messaging all through , and a walk across the stadium hand in hand with DT to bhangra beats! My
by Yayavar
23 Sep 2019 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5137
Views: 885766

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Biggest message and support now - article 370. Excellent - talking of open debate and celebrating the decision of all parties and both houses of patrliament.
by Yayavar
22 Sep 2019 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5137
Views: 885766

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^Comedians and minhaj are going to have a field day at the praise
by Yayavar
26 Aug 2019 04:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5137
Views: 885766

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

This what happens when you are an Indian only by name. Born in India but has been raised abroad. Check the history. She sued Bush administration to prevent deportation of peacefools after 9/11. Unless all the Indian voters in Washington's 7th district are totally anti-india, she should not be voted...
by Yayavar
01 Jul 2019 03:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 832874

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

When Arfa Khanum asked Khan saab what he thinks about minorities as second citizens in Hindu Rashtra, what a tight slap he has delivered in her face by saying that there is no concept of second class citizen in the history of Hinduism. Nobody is called as a dhimmi and nobody is charged jizia...... ...
by Yayavar
01 Jul 2019 03:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5137
Views: 885766

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^ That is irrelevant. The QA, validation and decision makers went ahead with faulty setup and did not inform anyone. This cannot be pinned on outsourced coders.
by Yayavar
24 Jun 2019 14:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 805359

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Is that indirect -as in systems/server/PC sales - or direct sales of CPU/SSDs/NICs/accessories?
by Yayavar
24 Jun 2019 14:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5639
Views: 676816

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I suppose IKL would have worked (like IPL) but why concede PK to mean the evil neighbour? ProKabaddi League naturally becomes PKL.
by Yayavar
04 Jan 2019 00:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5137
Views: 885766

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Has the graphic I mentioned https://twitter.com/ramana_brf/status/1080861067809439744?s=19 A suggestion - let the text background be made more transparent. That will allow the flags to be seen through. At present it is hard to notice the Indian and US flags and the message does not come through imm...
by Yayavar
29 Dec 2017 01:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 2026
Views: 178714

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Al Kowarizmi Al Jabar translated Indian books and methods (also tranlsated Greek stuff). There were others too who talked of 'hisab-e-hind'. The basic contributions from Indian sources and their path through the Islamic world are noted in multiple books on mathematics (numerals/decimal system, algeb...
by Yayavar
29 Dec 2017 01:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5639
Views: 676816

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Real amazing!! Just saw the wikipedia article on rapid chess - Anand dominated from 1997 to 2008 (12 years), and is a winner again.
He probably is the greatest rapid chess player.
by Yayavar
23 Sep 2017 10:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1365
Views: 196383

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

So US is being considered having been challenged and put in a bind. What is in it for N Korea? What concessions does it get? Is Cheen squeezing it to take the risks, if so, what is Cheen giving in addition or not taking away for this service? US out of Pacific or Indo-china sea or Guam are for Cheen...
by Yayavar
23 Sep 2017 01:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 629434

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Worth a careful read: https://swarajyamag.com/ideas/rabbits-world-maps-and-mahabharata-seeking-the-truth-through-tradition-and-science Rabbits, World Maps And Mahabharata: Seeking The Truth Through Tradition And Science Excellent article. Thanks for posting this. Good points in the article. One rea...
by Yayavar
23 Sep 2017 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1365
Views: 196383

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Arm oneself with nukes is a signal already out there. Saddam and Gaddhafi's souls are ever-tormented by leaving that out. The nuking of noko will actually say, even with nukes no escape unless have already at sophisticated level. What opprobrium has yoo-ess faced for the death of a million plus Iraq...
by Yayavar
18 Sep 2017 02:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 629434

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^^there is a lot more to the human spread as in the link I posted than what you are sharing.
Even though there was a spread across it passed through the Indian subcontinent due to the ICe Age. The rest of the details are interesting too.
by Yayavar
17 Sep 2017 23:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 629434

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

As per my High School level understanding, the European view on History seems to be that any Civilzation anywhere in the world could have started only after the end of last ice age ie 10,000 years ago. At that time a portion of Europe was also habitable.But if Civilzation in India started at Ice Ag...
by Yayavar
13 Sep 2017 20:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 238411

Re: Positive News from the USA

Looks like Klinton ma'am has written a big memoir with lot of positives about all and sundry that did her in.
by Yayavar
13 Sep 2017 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 629434

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

I would first question whether Aristotle/others were actually the first to state earth was a sphere? Is there nothing in any pre-existing literature: the vedas and vedic literature, the puranas and Mahabharata (beyond the world being reflected on moon's surface)?
by Yayavar
12 Sep 2017 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 629434

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

As noted one can say he did not loose.. You stated earlier But win he did not in that particular battle. Am sure there were a few more words surrounding both statements and some context. A retreat to fight another day is not a win. It can be argued that it was not a loss which is different than cla...

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