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by Patni
20 Mar 2020 14:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3988
Views: 291160

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

IMHO we all should enable location history tracking in cell asap. If we wish to help slow down wider spread of virus, having clear idea where one has been at what time can help a lot in accurate and timely contact tracing and also for self peace of mind. South Korea managed this best and has flatten...
by Patni
27 Feb 2020 09:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3814
Views: 415303

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Can we start a wiki hosted at brf and entries vetted by select editors sourced from within brf members? We all can provide easily searchable facts and counter false narratives much more effectively as compared to trying it out on twitter such is definitely left leaning.
by Patni
27 Feb 2020 03:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3814
Views: 415303

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

IMHO we are staring at years of low level instability instigated by bif ecosystem and only way forward is if sane muslim leadership emerge and realise that strong and prosperous India is better for every Indian! The pushback by public at large against jihadi tendency will get stronger starting with ...
by Patni
11 Feb 2020 13:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 647574

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

A few years down the line the whole truth will come out, like the 2002 incident- this is the first time someone is officially talking about it. What is this "2002 Machchil incident"? I seem to have missed it. Can someone clue me in please, or provide a link? Thanks. Here is a report i fou...
by Patni
10 Nov 2019 23:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655461

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

"Ahmi sarv bhau, sarv milun khau" translates to " we are all brothers, we will all collaborate as one in looting public money and being corrupt"
by Patni
09 Nov 2019 17:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 94069

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

la.khan wrote::?: Does the 5 acres have to be in Ayodhya? Or, can it be 5/7/10 kms away too? I hope state & central govt allot the land 10+ kms away so that there is no problem in future.


As per verdict, the 5 acre land has to be in "prominent location" in Ayodhya.
by Patni
09 Nov 2019 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 94069

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Now can we dig deep and carry out full excavation at site and unearth original mandir in its full glory to have solid undisputed and documented proof to be used as template that can be used for every other demolished temple everywhere in India!
by Patni
09 Nov 2019 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 94069

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Awesome deck cleared for bhavya Shree Ram Mandir!!!
by Patni
09 Nov 2019 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 94069

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Sounds to me like court is going to just uphold highcourt verdict, And sermonize everyone to be secular!
by Patni
14 Oct 2019 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 527722

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

5)Pakistan faces a significant TF threat. TF cases are identified by number of mechanisms but not via financial intelligence. Pakistan has registered 228 TF cases and convicted 58 individuals (Pakistan has not undertaken any TF investigations of legal persons), which is not consistent with Pakistan...
by Patni
14 Oct 2019 18:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 527722

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

APG-Mutual-Evaluation-Report-Pakistan-October 2019 The evaluation report on terroristan is now available! its 229 page document. The summery table is from page 221. Key Findings: 1)Pakistan completed its first ML and TF National Risk Assessment in 2017 and assigns a national risk-rating of ‘medium’...
by Patni
30 Sep 2019 16:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651948

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

ArjunPandit wrote:
Aditya_V wrote:If that table is correct and AUW means MTOW then empty weight of MWF should ~ 7700KG

does AUW stand for all-up weight?

Yes. Its Aircraft gross weight at any given point in flight. Its maximum at lift off and decreases as fuel is used up and stores are dropped.
by Patni
20 Sep 2019 16:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4804
Views: 937966

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

is the reduction in corporate tax rates anyway connected to Modis visit to US and trade talks?? IMHO, only as much as in trying to get India in better pole position to attract more investment and keep growing in cut throat global trade wars. Ease of doing business and transparency with minimal red ...
by Patni
07 Sep 2019 02:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 288735

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

ISRO will do proper cause n effect analysis from available data that's for sure. They will scan and get pictures of landing site from orbiter in few hours.
by Patni
07 Sep 2019 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 288735

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Signal lost at 2.1km altitude. it's mostly a hard landing. Tough luck ISRO. Let's get it right next time. Modi just said courageous.
by Patni
07 Sep 2019 02:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 288735

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Looks like it was a hard landing.
by Patni
07 Sep 2019 01:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2219
Views: 288735

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Pssst: Always wanted to ask but dared not: what are all those ppl at Mishun Control writing on their pads with pens, looking at the cricket screens? I thought the gizmo is autonomous? Doesn't look like picture of the Director. They all have headphones as well. Do they get orders like COMPUTE CUBE R...
by Patni
26 Aug 2019 16:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Om Shanti: Shri Arun Jaitley Shradhanjali
Replies: 37
Views: 3888

Re: Om Shanti: Shri Arun Jaitley Shradhanjali

Shat Shat Pranam for his service to our Nation! May his atma attain moksha.
by Patni
23 Aug 2019 15:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 527722

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Here is the official release on the official site: 22nd APG Annual Meeting, Canberra, Australia 23 August 2019 Over 520 senior delegates from 46 jurisdictions and 13 international organisations came together in Canberra, Australia during the week of 18 – 23 August 2019 to convene the APG’s 22nd annu...
by Patni
07 Aug 2019 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji
Replies: 54
Views: 4336

Re: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji

She served our nation with grace and excellence. May her atma attain Moksha.
by Patni
05 Aug 2019 12:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 617932

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Long due action of true integration in to India! I consider what ever hardship, if any that follows, is well worth it and a historic blunder is being set straight.
by Patni
08 Jul 2019 16:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4804
Views: 937966

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Well In Indian system goverment is both the ultimate lander or surity and the ultimate borrower with lowest risk to default for bank! In such reality, the governments credit offtake does have big impact on terms available to private sectors.
by Patni
03 Jun 2019 15:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4748
Views: 607709

Re: Internal Security Watch

Ajit Doval to continue as NSA for next five years; given Cabinet Rank National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has been given Cabinet rank in the present government. This is in recognition of his contribution in the national security domain. His appointment will be for five years. Last year, the govern...
by Patni
31 May 2019 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146144

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

One can see that allocation of ministry is done on merit as well as past performances and is not based on how much money they can swindle from bharatmata which was norm under congons!
by Patni
31 May 2019 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146144

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

IMHO Amit Shah has shown mettle and among current generation leaders, no one else has shown grit and determination to bring about "Congress mukt Bharat" . I wish, in next five years, he defeats the BIF and he proves to be right full heir to legacy of our First Home Minister & the title...
by Patni
30 May 2019 18:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146144

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

IMHO it takes a long time and it has to be a slow and deliberate turn around from 55+ years of psudo-secular pasand setup that we have. Akin to a supertanker turning around at high sea, it will take a fair distance ( in years) as well a wide turning radius (small and incremental unrevealing of curre...
by Patni
23 May 2019 18:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146144

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Rahul Gandhi seems very cheerful. Jeez. He is jumping up and down, beaming, shaking hands cheerfully. This guy is truly a Karma Yogi, not Modi, not Yogi Adityanath. :mrgreen: Maybe he is just happy knowing that for him, all this playing election election, is over for now and he can go on vacation s...
by Patni
23 May 2019 16:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146144

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

IMHO being conservative, BJP shall get at least about 285 seats and NDA+ with about 315. I base this on 95% conversion of current leads.
by Patni
23 May 2019 15:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146144

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

From ECI site: First confirmed seat of 2019 GE is for BJP!!

Bharatiya Janata Party 1 300 301

http://results.eci.gov.in/pc/en/partywise/index.htm
by Patni
23 May 2019 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146144

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

PM on twitter 6 min back:
सबका साथ + सबका विकास + सबका विश्वास = विजयी भारत Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India. India wins yet again! #VijayiBharat
by Patni
17 May 2019 00:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

IMHO most poll prediction models do not factor in the shrinking world that we now live in, and hyper connected nature of new age India. The bump in baseline vote percentage is most likely due to higher participation from first n second time voters as well as increasingly younger mean age of voting p...
by Patni
16 May 2019 23:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Anyway, I think this is entirely another topic, but this is the election dhaaga, and we must stick to it. Any more news from WB? I think it's well on topic, but only if someone can find and post information that's actionable, in management speak. Cmon people - what's an ECI link to use to report vi...
by Patni
10 May 2019 21:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4082
Views: 940324

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

IAF jets force Georgian plane to land at Jaipur airport after it violates air route rules The aircraft did not follow the authorised Air Traffic Services (ATS) route and was not responding to radio calls from Indian agencies. Since ATS routes in the area were closed due to the current geopolitical ...
by Patni
10 May 2019 18:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Modiji just mentioned water given away to pakistan for 70 years! I think pakis will go into deep shock come result day and i sure hope that IWT becomes history soon!!
by Patni
08 May 2019 17:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Who ever thought up of releasing plan to petition president to stop inviting single largest party to form a government, and that entire spectrum of non-nda parties will sign such letter, must be secretly working to ensure BJP gets majority! I cant think of bigger jolt to fence sitters to wake up and...
by Patni
08 May 2019 12:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

IMHO, In last few weeks, the left-liberal/urban naxal and assorted tukde-tukde BIF is increasingly being forced to reveal itself. The increased desperation to defeat modi somehow is resulting in more and more revelation of underlaying web. I sure hope more attention is paid to clean up all this gar...
by Patni
08 May 2019 12:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

IMHO, In last few weeks, the left-liberal/urban naxal and assorted tukde-tukde BIF is increasingly being forced to reveal itself. The increased desperation to defeat modi somehow is resulting in more and more revelation of underlaying web. I sure hope more attention is paid to clean up all this garb...
by Patni
07 May 2019 18:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Those are fairly large returns..16% on 1 Rs for BJP getting 240 seats? So basically, they expect BJP seat tally < 240 seats for zero returns. In betting terms they are low odds. Lower the odds more the likelihood of that happening hence the lower returns you get. The bookies try to make money by of...
by Patni
07 May 2019 18:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 580810

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Return on 1 rupee Those are fairly large returns..16% on 1 Rs for BJP getting 240 seats? So basically, they expect BJP seat tally < 240 seats for zero returns. Hmm thats not how it works! Let me try to explain with an example. Lets take the statistics from our BRF election poll thread, about 95% ba...

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