Search found 243 matches

by nithish
14 May 2020 06:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Here is a paper on Vit D and Cytokine storm corrleation. One of the authors is the husband of my Sister-in-Law. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.08.20058578v3 We all are taking 5000 IU Vitamin D daily now as it is a safe mitigation. This article is reaching conclusions from imaginary...
by nithish
22 Mar 2020 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 981
Views: 203747

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Taliban Kill 24 Afghan Troops, With Inside Help A Taliban ambush that appears to have had inside help killed up to 24 Afghan security forces in southern Afghanistan early Friday, officials said. It was the latest Taliban assault on government forces since the militant group signed a peace agreement...
by nithish
21 Mar 2020 07:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

probably the first US report on critically ill COVID patients Characteristics and Outcomes of 21 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 in Washington State A total of 21 cases were included (mean age, 70 years [range, 43-92 years]; 52% male). Comorbidities were identified in 18 cases (86%), with chro...
by nithish
18 Mar 2020 02:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1 Our results indicate that aerosol and fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is plausible, since the virus can remain viable and infectious in aerosols for hours and on surfaces up to days (depending on the inoculum shed) Bottom lin...
by nithish
16 Mar 2020 05:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The experience of two Wuhan hospitals has been published https://www.thelancet.com/action/showPdf?pii=S0140-6736%2820%2930566-3 191 patients treated till Jan 31; 137 discharged and 54 died (28.3% mortality) Non-survivors were (1) older [median age 69 vs 52]; (2) had another medical illness i.e. hype...
by nithish
29 Feb 2020 07:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR medical topics corner.
Replies: 59
Views: 6583

Re: BR medical topics corner.

Any body here with liver-transplant experience. I am going through pre-transplant tests. I have diabetes (17 years) and Sarcodoises. Since 12th Dec 2019 I have chronic Anemia and I am given blood on regular basis. Is it dangerous to have transplant in my situation. Sorry to hear saar - best wishes ...
by nithish
06 Jan 2020 01:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1650
Views: 241658

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Fireworks begin #BREAKING: Civilian casualties after rocket lands in apartment block opposite US Embassy in Baghdad https://twitter.com/ELINTNews/status/1213910526654386187 @bababanaras Total 6 rockets were fired in which 5 exploded. 1 rocket hit a civilian house near US embassy in Baghdad and 4 hit...
by nithish
17 Dec 2019 02:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR medical topics corner.
Replies: 59
Views: 6583

Re: BR medical topics corner.

Getting back to topic.. This week saw the publication of yet another trial puncturing a hole in the great 'Vitamin D is the elixir of life' theory which has been massively promoted by pharma companies and their paid agents Vitamin D is undoubtedly crucial for bone health and lack of it leads to a va...
by nithish
14 Nov 2019 06:06
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 688
Views: 179175

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Sources confirm that #Naval #LCA trials will be conducted on the #Vikramaditya before Dec 31 this year.
@DRDO_India @indiannavy

https://twitter.com/SandeepUnnithan/sta ... 87200?s=20
by nithish
22 Jul 2019 14:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335647

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

by nithish
10 May 2019 23:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5567
Views: 1181120

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Economic census 2019 to include geotagged data of business enterprises The upcoming Seventh Economic Census 2019 will include geotagged data of business enterprises to ensure that no bogus enterprises are included in the official statistics, a senior official said. The move comes even as the govern...
by nithish
10 May 2019 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 257
Views: 53660

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

Defence ministry to adopt new procurement policy The defence ministry will be adopting a new procurement policy that will define the level of indigenous content for defence equipment and give higher preference to local vendors in contracts and to start with, it has identified military textiles such...
by nithish
10 May 2019 15:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Baluchistan: The Story of Another Pakistan Military Genocide
Replies: 896
Views: 144855

Re: Baluchistan: The Story of Another Pakistan Military Genocide

Five dead as Baloch separatist gunmen attack coal mine Two coal miners, two security forces personnel and a driver were among the dead after gunmen stormed a coal mine on Thursday in Harnai district, about 70km east of the provincial capital of Quetta, deputy commissioner Azeem Dummar said. "F...
by nithish
06 May 2019 05:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 981
Views: 203747

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

13 dead in Taliban attack on police HQ in northern Afghanistan Taliban fighters stormed a police headquarters in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province on Sunday killing at least 13 police with more than 50 people wounded, including 20 civilians, the interior ministry said. The assault began when ...
by nithish
06 May 2019 03:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623108

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

surely this is criminal negligence? Boeing Left Airlines, FAA in Dark on Alert Linked to 737 Crashes Boeing Co. knew months before a deadly 737 Max crash that a cockpit alert wasn’t working the way the company had told buyers of the single-aisle jetliner. But the planemaker didn’t share its findings...
by nithish
01 May 2019 23:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 904845

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Meanwhile, Pakistani airspace is still closed (until May 15th): https://www.caapakistan.com.pk/upload/Notams/A0459-19.TXT Pakistan airspace re-opened to Afghan flights between Kabul and New Delhi Pakistan’s airspace of Pakistan was re-opened to Afghan flights between Kabul and New Delhi more than m...
by nithish
27 Apr 2019 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1000
Views: 85702

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Sri Lanka bombings carry a stark message for India - Brahma Chellaney The Sri Lanka bombings — one of the world’s deadliest acts of terrorism — highlight the growing terrorist threat to democratic, secular states. Far from a concerted and sustained global war on terror, the anti-terrorism fight is ...
by nithish
27 Apr 2019 02:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 306
Views: 54544

Re: European Union: Positive News

spain's third election in four years this Sunday 40 years after Spain’s return to democracy, a far-right party rises After elections Sunday, Vox will likely be the first far-right party to enter parliament since Spain’s return to democracy 40 years ago. The setting was fraught with symbolism: Barcel...
by nithish
26 Apr 2019 04:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1000
Views: 85702

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Sri Lanka bomber ‘radicalised in Australia’, says sister The Sri Lankan terrorist believed to have helped carry out the Easter bombings made a crucial error that may have prevented many more deaths. Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed, 36, — who is believed to have been radicalised in Australia — original...
by nithish
26 Apr 2019 04:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623108

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Boeing says suffering $1 bn hit from 737 MAX crisis Aviation giant Boeing has suffered a $1 billion hit to its bottom line amid the crisis over its 737 MAX aircraft, grounded worldwide after two deadly crashes, the company said Wednesday. In its first quarterly earnings report since entering crisis...
by nithish
26 Apr 2019 04:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1000
Views: 85702

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Curfew lifted today Sri Lanka reduces death toll to 253, Defence Secretary quits Colombo: Sri Lanka on Thursday revised down the toll in Easter Sunday bloodbath to “about 253” even as Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando resigned accepting responsibility for the attack and security forces continued a...
by nithish
21 Apr 2019 14:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1000
Views: 85702

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

#SriLankaBlasts | Seventh explosion kills 2 more in Dehiwela near Colombo #UPDATE AFP News Agency quoting police: Eighth blast hits Sri Lankan capital. https://t.co/MabzUBcVcU Sri Lanka government declares curfew with immediate effect, is unclear on when it will be lifted #Breaking Total Seven blas...
by nithish
21 Apr 2019 11:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1000
Views: 85702

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/KashmirIntel/status ... 1936?s=19/

Update: 6 explosions, 25 dead, 160 injured, reported now by multiple local media houses.

1) Kochikade Church
2) Katuwapitiya Church
3) Batticaloa Church
4) Shangri La Hotel
5) Cinnamon Grand Hotel
6) Kingsbury Hotel

#SriLanka
by nithish
19 Apr 2019 07:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 981
Views: 203747

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Taliban-Afghanistan peace talks derailed by delegation row Critical peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government in Qatar appeared to have been suspended after a falling out over who should attend. Sultan Barakat, director of Qatar's Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies, the or...
by nithish
19 Apr 2019 06:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623108

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://twitter.com/shukla_tarun/status/1118837706107305985 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D4bo9NbXkAAK3Wk.jpg Air India to the rescue again. To offer cheaper fares to stranded @jetairways passengers https://twitter.com/shukla_tarun/status/1118885267543347200 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D4cUNpGWkAAY447...
by nithish
06 Apr 2019 02:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623108

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Boeing will slow 737 production by one-fifth; no layoffs planned The two recent fatal crashes and subsequent grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX have prompted the jetmaker to sharply and quickly cut production in Renton from the current 52 airplanes per month to 42 per month, signalling that a return to ...
by nithish
06 Apr 2019 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 659821

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

nautanki begins.. Vote against BJP, say 600 theatre artists in letter More than 600 theatre personalities, including Amol Palekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad and Usha Ganguli , have signed a letter asking people to "vote Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies" out of power, arguing tha...
by nithish
23 Mar 2019 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5260
Views: 564795

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

52,000-yr-old stone tools found in cave After a long, stony silence, a cave in Sindhudurg district has revealed its prehistoric secrets to a nine-member team from the state archaeology department. Over 800 stone tools, including tiny blades, used by humans about 52,000 years ago were discovered at ...
by nithish
16 Mar 2019 22:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5567
Views: 1181120

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Exclusive: Indian antitrust watchdog raids Glencore business, others over pulse prices - sources India’s antitrust watchdog raided units of global commodities trader Glencore and two other firms in Mumbai on Saturday in an inquiry into alleged collusion on the price of pulses, four sources with kno...
by nithish
09 Mar 2019 09:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5567
Views: 1181120

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Fugitive Nirav Modi tracked down in London: Makeover, £8 million flat and a new diamond business Fugitive billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi, one of the prime accused in the Punjab National Bank scam, has been tracked down to the United Kingdom. The 48-year-old most wanted man now lives in an £8 mi...
by nithish
09 Mar 2019 08:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1176
Views: 109501

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

Government reduces price of 390 anti-cancer drugs by up to 87%, to save Rs 800 crore The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has put out the list of 390 anti-cancer non-scheduled medicines with maximum retail price (MRP) reduction up to 87%. The revised prices have come into effect from Frida...
by nithish
09 Mar 2019 08:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 904845

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Army Jawan Abducted from Badgam https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/army-jawan-abducted-by-4-gunmen-from-his-jammu-and-kashmir-home/articleshow/68326957.cms Reports of Army jawan missing incorrect, clarifies Defence ministry The Defence Ministry on Saturday clarified that no soldier has been ...
by nithish
09 Nov 2018 23:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1000
Views: 85702

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Sri Lanka President dissolves parliament; calls for early polls In another surprise move, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday decided to dissolve the Parliament and call for early elections. The move comes exactly two weeks after the President has appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as new ...
by nithish
06 Nov 2018 23:52
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 499077

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Data from 'almost all' Pakistani banks stolen, says FIA cyber-crime chief ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber-crime chief set off alarm bells on Tuesday when he revealed that customers’ data from "almost all major Pakistani banks" was stolen in a recent security brea...
by nithish
06 Nov 2018 23:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2419
Views: 255356

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

V need pic/video pls!!! An old man with one leg is seen walking using a single crutch. Oh! So polis conjern about Phundamental Rites only applies to Marxist wimmens? Not citizens with disabilities? https://twitter.com/thulasirch/status/1059470438940590080 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrP-vM_VsAACX6z...
by nithish
06 Nov 2018 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 981
Views: 203747

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Taliban storms fourth Afghan base this month The Taliban stormed yet another Afghan military base overnight, this time in the western province of Farah near the border with Iran. All but three of the border policemen manning the outpost were either killed or captured, according to reports. Farah is...

Go to advanced search