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by vinod
28 Sep 2020 02:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232623

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

I bet this bunch would never march into home of a muslim youtuber. Kerala: Women ‘activists’ attack YouTuber, pour motor oil on face for saying “Feminists do not wear underwear’ https://www.opindia.com/2020/09/women-activists-attack-youtuber-dr-vijay-p-nair-video/ ... As the women attacked and scre...
by vinod
15 Sep 2020 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Latest info says that the PLAAF is deploying several H-6 strat bombers in Ladakh.Armed withz variety of standoff missiles from 2000kmm ,they could pose a serious threat to our naval forces and shipping in the IOR. Thd PRCis also expected to also operate their H-6s from Paki air bases to offset the ...
by vinod
15 Sep 2020 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

From the Sunday Guardian: Foreign diplomats praise India’s strong stand against China They feel the head-on confrontation has enhanced India’s image as a ‘strong’ nation. https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/foreign-diplomats-praise-indias-strong-stand-china They are really egging China to do a ...
by vinod
17 Jul 2020 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071270

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

these idiots cannot even their word their announcements properly. and why is the BJP unable to recruit/motivate suitable people to represent it in TN where it really needs to make serious efforts to make its presense felt or is all dravidian politics only about "propaganda" :mrgreen: why ...
by vinod
15 Jul 2020 03:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232623

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

Kerala CM's principal secretary is still being questioned by customs for more than 8 hours now.
by vinod
15 Jul 2020 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232623

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

I have been following Sreejith Paniker on this case and he has been brilliant!!!
by vinod
06 Jul 2020 19:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Lekhraj wrote:Me think, it is not a pull back. Galwaan nallah swelled and broke the supply lines, so there are to safer people place temporarily.


Modi did the Sindhu Darshan pooja...
by vinod
01 Jul 2020 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071270

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

All the actions doesn't need to be taken at one single time. It should be a calibrated, purposeful determined moves. Chinese firms should be living with the fear.
by vinod
30 Jun 2020 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Why would someone announce a war? You won't announce a war but you can ready a nation for war. IMHO probably covid and covid-related economics with some anti-chinese bans. But if it is a big across the board ban on chini products then it would be close to war settings and the nation has to be prepa...
by vinod
29 Jun 2020 16:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5576
Views: 1183061

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Post COVID, Indian govt will have to kick start the economy . I hope they increase the spending by doing the following 1. Increase the defence budget specifically for local produce. It doesn't matter whether defence forces like it or not. They are getting the local stuff! This should be done by bot...
by vinod
29 Jun 2020 04:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Any update on the severity of deployments on the Eastern side of India by both countries? All attention is on the ladakh region.
by vinod
25 Jun 2020 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 965341

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://twitter.com/seriousfunnyguy/status/1275701170879725575 What a great step from Govt of India!! 100% Examination of all shipments coming from China This is serious if true. Such a mandate can seriously cripple the flow of Chinese goods into the Indian market if implemented properly. Force phy...
by vinod
25 Jun 2020 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/1276183689156648961 Nitin A. Gokhale @nitingokhale So I reconfirm to you that these ‘pink things’ in this much circulated satellite pix is indeed of Indian ‘sangars’ on the Indian side of the LAC in Galwan valley. The colour is pink because of a certain equip...
by vinod
13 May 2020 15:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I'm not so sure about the effectiveness of BCG vaccine. I know of people who have had taken the vaccines when they were a child and now in serious condition. May be, it gives some protection, but your guess is good as mine. Until a proper scientific study comes out, there is no way to say for sure. ...
by vinod
15 Apr 2020 14:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

An Update from UK. 90% of the NHS workers who I'm friends with or have acquainted with, have all been infected with this virus. They have all recovered in about 1 weeks's time. Fever and body ache was the most common symptom. They all are relatively healthy people and aged less than 50 and most of ...
by vinod
14 Apr 2020 14:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

An Update from UK. 90% of the NHS workers who I'm friends with or have acquainted with, have all been infected with this virus. They have all recovered in about 1 weeks's time. Fever and body ache was the most common symptom. They all are relatively healthy people and aged less than 50 and most of t...
by vinod
30 Mar 2020 15:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85150

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

There is generally going to be trend of reversal of out-sourcing. So, most nations will now start bringing in laws or taxes which facilitate production in their countries itself. So, that means, it will affect India in terms of IT and Pharmaceuticals. There is real anger towards China. So, that will...
by vinod
24 Mar 2020 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The only way anyone can safely restart is by making the testing almost instant and very sensitive ie. as early 1 day of infection, and very cheap, so that it can be done on mass scale at entries of mass transit points. So, I think govt should be driving towards this and be ready when the shut down i...
by vinod
19 Mar 2020 01:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.biospectrumindia.com/news/43/15969/lasa-ict-use-favipiravir-therapy-to-fight-covid-19.html Mumbai based API major, Lasa Supergenerics Ltd In collaboration with the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) recently announced commencement for the development of antiviral compound Favipiravir...
by vinod
19 Mar 2020 01:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/japanese-flu-drug-clearly-effective-in-treating-coronavirus-says-china Japanese flu drug 'clearly effective' in treating coronavirus, says China Shares in Fujifilm Toyama Chemical, which developed favipiravir, surged after praise by Chinese official foll...
by vinod
12 Mar 2020 16:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

One of the big things happening in Italy is the doctors having to choose who lives and who dies. They are prioritizing the younger vs older.

Now, I wonder, if it gets to that stage, whether doctors will start prioritizing the whites in western world?
by vinod
09 Mar 2020 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

GOI should introduce a compulsory check for all international passengers who arrived in India. They should visit a local hospital after 5 days but before 7 days. Whether there are symptoms or not, they should visit a hospital to get checked by a qualified doctor. No excuses! The doctor can update a...
by vinod
08 Mar 2020 15:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^^^
Can these people be charged with manslaughter for such irresponsible behaviour?
by vinod
08 Mar 2020 03:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Here are some numbers from Italy: https://twitter.com/tancredipalmeri/status/1236339184652234753 The #coronavirus in Italy Day1 14cases/1dead D2 76/2 D3 153/3 D4 231/7 D5 374/12 D6 528/17 D7 821/21 D8 1128/29 D9 1577/34 D10 1835/52 D11 2263/79 D12 2706/107 D13 3296/148 D14 3916/197 D15 5061/233 The...
by vinod
04 Mar 2020 20:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

vinod wrote:A week ago was half term holidays in UK. Most travelled to europe during those days. So, expect a big jump in numbers in UK in the next 2 weeks.


UK cases jump by 34 today to reach 85!

Getting there....
by vinod
02 Mar 2020 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071270

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Good. Twitter, Google (News and Youtube), Facebook, Whatsapp and streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon need to be tamed. This seems a bit defeatist to me, unless there’s something very chanakian about it. Social media was an outlet to disburse non-MSM alt perspectives.. does he want folks to ...
by vinod
02 Mar 2020 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Not suggesting that we will be in caves for ever! But, the point I was making was what is the criteria for the restrictions to ease?
by vinod
02 Mar 2020 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The infections were supposed to go down. I'm still struggling to see the end game here. At what point do they plan to remove the restrictions? Do they remove the restrictions until no infection has been reported for 2 weeks? Will we see spike as soon as the restrictions are relaxed? What happens the...
by vinod
02 Mar 2020 21:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So, at what point do you buy at discount? Last Fridin? Some ppl think so because DoW is up 200 points. There will be occasional jumps, but my guess is that this negative trend will continue for sometime. FTSE was nearly 3% up this morning before coming crashing down until BoE intervened and said we...
by vinod
02 Mar 2020 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

That RED-colored map is sheer panic-incitement. Fact is that except for Italy the numbers are small to tiny. One case in the center of say, Siberia does not merit coloring the entire Russian landmass red. Now I am quite sure that most of this is deliberate panic-incitement in order to drive the sto...
by vinod
02 Mar 2020 03:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

A week ago was half term holidays in UK. Most travelled to europe during those days. So, expect a big jump in numbers in UK in the next 2 weeks.
by vinod
02 Mar 2020 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071270

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/VikasSaraswat/statu ... 61824?s=20

In the three days to the run up to riots #TahirHussain made 56 calls to Amanatullah Khan, 18 calls to Sisodia and 9 to Arvind Kejriwal. Almost like a minute to minute update.
by vinod
01 Mar 2020 16:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5576
Views: 1183061

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India starts hunt for alternatives to China to source over 1k items From textiles fabrics, refrigerators and suitcases to antibiotics such as amoxicillin, erythromycin & metronidazole, vitamins and insecticides, the government has begun a hunt for 1,050 items from across the world as supplies f...
by vinod
27 Feb 2020 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071270

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What has happened so far, has happened and is in the past. So, what's the next plan of action? I believe now is the right time to move emphatically against these break-India forces. The world is distracted with Corona virus. So, govt should start dismantling the infrastructure and take down the lead...
by vinod
26 Feb 2020 19:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Past Time to Tell the Public: “It Will Probably Go Pandemic, and We Should All Prepare Now” We are near-certain that the desperate-sounding last-ditch containment messaging of recent days is contributing to a massive global misperception about the near-term future. The theme of WHO’s and many gover...
by vinod
25 Feb 2020 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071270

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The rope has been handed ( a very long one) and the ROPers are really grabbing all over it to hang themselves with it Are you sure Sum ji ? What result would qualify as 'They hanged themselves" instead of Govt of the day hiding behind the skirt of SC ? I think what the govt is doing is right. ...
by vinod
11 Feb 2020 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In US markets a lot of big players who helped paint a rosy picture and push the markets high are starting to unload while the sheep aka Individual investors are buying equities because of all market gains. The latter are sadly in for rude awakening as they are buying at its peak and are gonna get b...
by vinod
10 Feb 2020 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833176

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

As on today (12.30 IST) infected people is 40,164 and death is 910-2(1 Philippines and 1 Hong Kong) that means the fatality rate due to virus is 910/40164 ~ 2.26% Now for the rest of the world infected people 40,540 – (40,164 mainland) = 376 people. And death is only 2 that means the fatality rate ...

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