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by SandeepA
18 Feb 2021 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224185

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chetak, we need to make up our mind first about what the enemy is - either they 'come to the defence of their own aggressively' or 'treat them as bugs splattered on a windscreen'.
by SandeepA
16 Feb 2021 22:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224185

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Rihanna is out there topless with a Lord Ganesha pendant on.
Wonder which Hindu boyfriend ditched her that she harbors such resentment.
by SandeepA
29 Jan 2021 03:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Why is India reporting a sudden spike in cases and death today?
by SandeepA
27 Jan 2021 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224185

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Genuinely disappointed with Amit Shah. This was not supposed to happen with the best HM we have had. How did we end up here?
by SandeepA
16 Jan 2021 09:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224185

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

It can well be how the ecosystem scams everyone by claiming some false degree/job/citation etc to boost credibility. In this lady's case her goose may have been cooked when the said institution got wind of it and may have threatened action. She only preempted it by claiming victimhood. This ecosyste...
by SandeepA
13 Jan 2021 17:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 628282

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

Prachyam is seeking funds to make the below documentaries in their sleek style.. https://www.crowdkash.com/campaign/1023/prachyam-10-films?fbclid=IwAR0t-1XACMHEL-IXxQOTRyFT0olHz-Gn7F-rml5CX3B8SQy60k5KgAE09Dw https://preview.redd.it/ef631owfl1b61.jpg?width=1200&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=43a...
by SandeepA
11 Jan 2021 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^Me thinks it is too early. Only 3% have so far been vaccinated in the USA with most of the coastal states, where most of the people are, having vaccinated less than 1.5%. CDC maybe too early overall but with most at risk populations(frontline workers etc) being the early recipients of the vaccine...
by SandeepA
11 Jan 2021 21:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Millions of doses of the various covid vaccines have already been administered across many countries particularly to the most 'at risk' groups. Has any study come out to show its effect on the overall infection rate in these countries/communities yet? Any pointers appreciated
by SandeepA
10 Nov 2020 22:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387461

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Best result is the Dubbak win for BJP. This effectively means that its going to be TRS vs BJP in Telangana. TRS has a hard choice now, either it runs in the arms of MIM or stands up as a pro-Hindu party, no middle path. As for CON its almost funny, the decision to bifurcate the state has backfired s...
by SandeepA
05 Aug 2020 16:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 82006

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

Jai Shri Ram!

Dont know how many emotions went into those 3 words as I type..
by SandeepA
11 Jun 2020 17:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

worldometer is actually showing 12K new infections with almost 4oo deaths. With the US numbers coming down too its only Brazil that is worse off. Looks like we will top that table soon enough We are not going to top the US. Unkil is at over 2 million and getting 20K new ones a day. And in two weeks...
by SandeepA
10 Jun 2020 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

worldometer is actually showing 12K new infections with almost 4oo deaths. With the US numbers coming down too its only Brazil that is worse off. Looks like we will top that table soon enough
by SandeepA
05 Apr 2020 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

This is my opinion about the outbreak after the nizamudin incident Covid19 will not be eradicated from India. It will linger anonymously in the muslim ghettos/communities across india. The deaths will generally remain unreported and will rarely be attributed to covid19. Occasionally, the virus will...
by SandeepA
27 Mar 2020 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So their crown prince and their prime minister are both infected. Will the beebeecee still wail about mismanagement in india?
by SandeepA
25 Mar 2020 07:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I will go on a limb and say this. The awe-inspiring 21-day lockdown in India may be the single most significant action that will trigger the retreat and eventual defeat of this Chinese virus worldwide. Its that time in history. India as always..Jagadguru.
by SandeepA
20 Mar 2020 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Speaking of vaccines, is a vaccine for this thing even possible? There is no vaccine for the flu or for all the other coronavirii that caused disease even after all these years. I agree there was possibly very little intent and money to come up with a vaccine then but with the greatest of intent and...
by SandeepA
19 Mar 2020 17:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

India - 21 new cases, 1 death
by SandeepA
17 Mar 2020 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Britain's dangerous gamble with herd immunity - worth a read https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/coronavirus-pandemic-herd-immunity-uk-boris-johnson/608065/ Argument behind not implementing containment :shock: :shock: PS Herd immunity is achieved using vaccination not lethal bugs! UK...
by SandeepA
16 Mar 2020 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

For all those who care.. Porkis now have more cases than India. India 129, Porkis 136 (up from 53 yesterday).
by SandeepA
16 Mar 2020 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Let's just take South Korea as an example as the testing there has been thorough and extensive. Of the ~8000 cases found ~80 have died, a CFR of 1% in a country where the testing is so thorough that even if you are asymptomatic you can still be detected. Now consider the CFR of flu at 0.1%, where ev...
by SandeepA
15 Mar 2020 18:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://imgur.com/8y1NV0e.png If this is the Weather map then the immediate next in line while summer progresses in the northern hemisphere will be Russia, the Nordic countries and Canada. Next could be the Southern hemisphere with South Africa, Chile, Argentina, Australia and possibly New Zealand....
by SandeepA
12 Mar 2020 06:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

pooch to the Gurus -
Why is CovID considered a temperate weather virus while MERS which is also a coronavirus was rampant in middle east countries like Saudi? What do we know about COVID that tells us it wont be as heat tolerant as MERS?
by SandeepA
11 Mar 2020 06:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Watching vids of the outbreak in Milan..hardly anyone in masks unlike in Wuhan vids. Either there is a massive shortage or they are worried about makeup. Either way they are asking for trouble
by SandeepA
09 Mar 2020 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Even if Virus goes away due to rising temperatures, what are the odds it will come back with Vengeance next winters or once decimated, The virus will not be as effective as it is today ? ...and how long before it mutates to be tolerant to higher temperatures? These kind of studies are usually a loa...
by SandeepA
26 Feb 2020 09:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Looking at the dashboard its almost miraculous how low India's numbers are compared to almost every country in the region and worldwide. Kudos to our healthcare and screening despite all our drawbacks. 8) People talk about gloom and doom if things go out of hand in India but we have done great so fa...
by SandeepA
24 Feb 2020 17:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The Indian way is - avoid temples (social places) if you are sick, have had a death in the family, etc. If you went to a house of death, avoid coming in through your front door, go through the back door (where the bathroom is) after you have thoroughly washed yourself, head to foot. Avoid temples i...
by SandeepA
21 Feb 2020 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

where are these numbers coming from? Its not being reported in MSM, why?
by SandeepA
13 Feb 2020 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Reports coming now indicating things may have plateaued and the worst is over. Could be propa-panda..take it with loads of salt... https://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/en/news/2020/02/model-predicts-date-for-near-end-of-new-confirmed-2019-ncov-cases https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/coronavirus-death-toll-in...
by SandeepA
09 Feb 2020 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8874
Views: 1038920

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

As bad as that video (of the family being forcibly quarantined) is let's remember that only one country on the planet has the strength, the resources and the stone-hearted will to take the virus head on..China. Let's just focus on containing it on the outside and let China do its thing in containing...
by SandeepA
08 Jan 2020 00:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387461

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

With stronger PR (presstitutes, bollywood pimps etc) on its side it is increasingly looking like BIF is winning this round. Something big and decisive from MSD is overdue.
by SandeepA
12 Nov 2019 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 82006

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

https://twitter.com/ExSecular/status/1194038139557306369 (Video) Venkayya Naidu garu post-verdict explained beautifully why Babri Mosque had to go giving the example of Poland and Russia. He was speaking in Telugu for ETV Telugu show. Only in democratic India can a young interviewer address the VP ...
by SandeepA
11 Nov 2019 01:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 120182

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

The reason RJB took only 29 years to resolve is because there was no Mosque demolition job to do. Just facts and evidences. Mathura and Kashi have functioning mosques, a world of difference. Lets not kid ourselves thinking they will be cakewalks now.
But yes we must bash on regardless.
by SandeepA
10 Nov 2019 06:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 120182

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Guys,
Is it legit to expect them to setup a hospital in the 5 acres given to them now? :D
by SandeepA
05 Jun 2019 06:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 831867

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

If South India were a separate nation BJP would still be the single largest party and form govt in alliance with KCR and with YSRCP giving outside support. :rotfl:
by SandeepA
20 May 2019 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 717813

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Telangana has had an almost 5% dip in voter turnout. It goes to show just how agnostic the thinking is in Telugu states of having a national perspective. I suspect the turnout would be lower in AP if they had Assembly elections a few months ago. The populace in both states is so preoccupied with the...
by SandeepA
11 Nov 2017 17:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7877
Views: 934734

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Thanks Rudradev, Suraj.
It wasnt needed really they blocked me when I questioned them..so much for FoE!
by SandeepA
11 Nov 2017 03:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7877
Views: 934734

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The below info-graphic is in circulation about DeMo. Can someone help me refute this..i dont have sufficient data.

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by SandeepA
02 May 2017 12:54
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 18203

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

The root cause is the experienced farmers are abandoning farming in hordes. Entire Krishna district and Guntur district the trend is to wait for another 2years and sell their farm land or convert it to commercial land. 50000 acres with a radius of 25 km already converted into government Land in Ama...
by SandeepA
02 Mar 2015 18:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 18203

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

TDP is going to town with its campaign that AP got an unfair deal. BJP is not even making the right noises anymore. AP will be a lost cause soon, no party will want have anything to do with the BJP for a long time. Almost everyone in my extended family/friends voted BJP/TDP in 2014 now I am the only...

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