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by Bart S
29 May 2020 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Also, why is the CFR in TN lower than MH and GJ? Much better health system, also higher level of testing, i.e case tally while probably still about 20% of the actual infections is at least close to reality, whereas in Mah at least due to low levels of testing relatively speaking the undetected infe...
by Bart S
29 May 2020 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Looks like Mahathir got kicked out of his own party, all the bad karma for mudslinging on India is finally catching up with him.
by Bart S
22 May 2020 17:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

How does one lose *both* engines on an A320? Isn't that extremely rare?
by Bart S
20 May 2020 04:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

That’s your choice. I have seen the changes brought in favoring industry first hand by MMS. So I will stick with my version. And I’ve felt the brunt of anti-industry actions by Chidambaram so I will keep to my views. We can agree to disagree- and remain friends. Totally agree on Chidambaram. He and...
by Bart S
20 May 2020 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Add MMS to the list. Most of these people were born in Pakistan and despite witnessing the horrors of the partition, have some weird longing for Pakistan, even if it comes at the cost of throwing India under the bus. Sure - the father of India's economic revival must belong in that list, right. The...
by Bart S
19 May 2020 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Unfortunately a lot of Indian Punjabis tend to get swayed by paki propagandoo of "common culture and longvaje". Reality is today Indians all over the country have culture more similar than ever before, and distinct from the crazies across the border. Sir ji not Punjabis but people from th...
by Bart S
17 May 2020 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Dhaman-1, AGV not giving desired result, we’re in urgent need of high-end ventilators to fight Covid19: Civil hospital’s leaked letter to GMSCL https://www.deshgujarat.com/2020/05/17/dhaman-1-agv-not-giving-desired-result-were-in-urgent-need-of-high-end-ventilators-to-fight-covid19-civil-hospitals-...
by Bart S
17 May 2020 12:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4397
Views: 779085

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations



This explains a lot, especially the purchase of those ridiculous Beretta pea shooters when CQB is rare for the BSF.
by Bart S
17 May 2020 04:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

best disinfectant is washing with soap water and drying it out. This is what we are doing to out face visors. Thanks for the reply IndraD. Sorry to be asking these basic questions. Can I use laundry detergent instead of soap? The reason I ask is because we have mostly bar soaps and not liquid ones ...
by Bart S
15 May 2020 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610532

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Right now they have geographical size, once they loose Baluchistan, Poonch Bulge, Neelum Valley and the Rest of Gligit Balistan, Shakargarh Bulge and parts Tharparkkar around Sindh, There will automatically be a revolts against pakjab and they will access to the Valley. Plus huge of loss of face it...
by Bart S
10 May 2020 02:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012012

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

UP, MP & Gujarat has listened to you. https://swarajyamag.com/insta/now-gujarat-substantially-eases-labour-laws-allows-industries-to-work-24x7-urges-businesses-to-shift-from-china Bet TN will follow next, lest they lose their competitiveness !! TN does not have much competitiveness to start wit...
by Bart S
08 May 2020 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668043

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I can understand the plight of the migrant labour. And being in a comfortable position (when compared to them) I have no locus standi to preach to them and ask them to stay put up at one place. But it takes a very high level of stupidity to actually walk on a railway track, and then decide to sleep...
by Bart S
08 May 2020 19:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 76046

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

https://theprint.in/opinion/modi-nam-post-covid-world-india-joining-rcep/416742/ Why is S Chari advising we suck up to China!!! Has he been turned!! Will this be Namo's 'Jinnah was secular'( a la Advani and Kulkarni episode) There is Trump openly calling 'Covid-19' worse than Pearl Harbour attack i...
by Bart S
07 May 2020 05:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

sanjaykumar wrote:Avaaz? I smell a Paki.


Soros.
by Bart S
07 May 2020 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronavirus-pandemic/combating-coronavirus-dh50-vaccine-by-july-indian-major-puts-its-money-where-its-mouth-is- Combating coronavirus: Dh50 vaccine by July? Indian major puts its money where its mouth is "We hope to begin mass production within two months. The cost...
by Bart S
07 May 2020 04:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

It's well known that many will not take lockdowns seriously, but it is not up to the people. The whole point of the lockdown is that authorities must strictly enforce it. So, it means that the govts messed up the lockdown, no point in blaming people at large for the same. What are the areas in whic...
by Bart S
06 May 2020 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The fact that the top effected cities are seeing growth despite being 3-4 weeks in lockdown, tells us people were not taking the lockdown seriously. We have run out of icu's even after being in lockdown, imagine the state if things were normal. It is only in Tier 2 cities that people have taken it ...
by Bart S
05 May 2020 13:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668043

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Subramanian Swamy replied Sagar @sagarbm22 Dr @Swamy39 , I remember your suggestion as to when to make a good friend, ie help them in need. Currently, China is facing criticism from the entire world, if India stands by China in this difficult situation, we could be friends forever. 6:10 AM · May 5,...
by Bart S
03 May 2020 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668043

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

just in case anyone was wondering why raghuram rajan was sniffing around India so much and kissing congi butt, here it is straight from a house negro's mouth rajan is as BIF backed as anyone can get. Shekhar Gupta@ShekharGupta “Raghuram Rajan is the 21st-century Manmohan Singh that Congress needs” ...
by Bart S
02 May 2020 02:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3089
Views: 509847

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Vips wrote:
As always Britishers Brishitters are duplicitious.


Can't take the about turn from Labour at face value. It may be just taqqiya, and the rank and file of labour have been significantly radicalized (both in the commie and the Islamist sense) over the last decade.
by Bart S
02 May 2020 01:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The exit plan is to reduce the number of deaths and hospitalizations in a short period of time until a vaccine comes by Sep/Oct. People will still die, but at least it will be manageable and reduce further infections. GoI is doing this right. That is not an exit plan, just delusional thinking. Econ...
by Bart S
01 May 2020 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

What is the exit plan? I don't see the red zone going away in 2 weeks in Mum/Del/Chn or Ahmedabad. Without those cities a large section of the economy is out of action. And with non-essential shops now allowed to open (so long as they are standalone) in the red zones as well, the case load will prob...
by Bart S
29 Apr 2020 22:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

If BBC does it, can CNN be far behind? CNN Joins the crying league "At least in this round, it appears that the virus has not been able to damage as much as been feared," Srinath Reddy, the president of the Public Health Foundation of India, a nonprofit that works on training, research an...
by Bart S
27 Apr 2020 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668043

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

x-posting from J&K thread

https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/h ... a7p2M.html

Note the use of 'activist' instead of terrorist or OGW.
by Bart S
27 Apr 2020 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610532

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/h ... a7p2M.html

Note the use of 'activist' instead of terrorist or OGW.
by Bart S
27 Apr 2020 02:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668043

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This indicates Nidhi Razdan is a possible media asset of culinary institute or ISI. Sagarika Ghose and Barkha Dutt are the other known ones. Rana Ayyub is also an asset being cultivated but she is of ISI not culinary institute. Since the going gets tough for them in India, they are rehabilitated in...
by Bart S
26 Apr 2020 23:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Q_RscImmFuw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_RscImmFuw During Dimmy's telethon Maulana Tareq Jameel apparently blamed Pakistani wimmens for Allah's curse, and the more well-heeled ones are now upset about it. Some notable points: -Madame Jalebi's spawn has fallen very far from the proverbial tree ...
by Bart S
25 Apr 2020 03:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

It seems the lockdown has been relaxed. https://twitter.com/PIBHomeAffairs/status/1253752810882994176?s=09 #COVID19 update All registered shops regd under Shops & Establishment Act of respective States/ UTs, including shops in residential complexes, neighborhood & standalone shops exempted ...
by Bart S
25 Apr 2020 00:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

English translation / summary would be appreciated. Making a fool of Imran: He said something to the effect of "It seems like all through our lives we have been asking for donations and charity and constantly asking for money is our fate. I know Imran since I was a young person and since they ...
by Bart S
24 Apr 2020 18:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019




This is an absolute must watch! Javed Miandad making a fool of Dimran (and himself) on a live show during Dimmy's telethon. :rotfl:
by Bart S
22 Apr 2020 17:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

There are more than 50 people dying every day. So are they dying with using a ventilator? I thought all critical patients needed ventilators. That was what people initially thought, hence the hype about ventilator shortage and everybody trying to manufacture one. But it looks like the virus causes ...
by Bart S
22 Apr 2020 16:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012012

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

GOI should ensure that the RIL-Facebook deal does not impinge on consumer choice or net neutrality. And not let it be leverage for Facebook to not play ball on govt requests for data retention, account tracking, censorship of anti-national material etc. Last time around Facebook and their desi shill...
by Bart S
22 Apr 2020 03:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259354

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Can't we buy WTI crude if our refineries can handle it and fill up our strategic reserves? Or from anywhere else. The GoI could with its forex, but has to hold much of it. The problem is the GoI, like all other govts around the world, are facing huge shortfall due to C19. Until these shutdowns/lock...
by Bart S
21 Apr 2020 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Ethnic groups are dying & in ICU at a higher percentage compared to White population, in US & UK. 33% of ICU patients are ethnic, for a population of 13-14% in UK! No yet, fully detailed study as to why, however along with cultural & dietary differences, potentially lack of Vitamin D pr...
by Bart S
21 Apr 2020 16:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610532

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

[. The saving grace is that thanks to social media and repeated terrorist attacks in India, the average Indian citizen has no tolerance for this nonsense. Agree with the rest. I wonder if this is the bif plan... Internal chaos via organized violence since GOI has pretty nicely squelched terrorist a...
by Bart S
20 Apr 2020 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668043

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^Zoho meeting works well and has a decent feature-set. Airmeet is another, more for webinar type stuff though. Both are of Indian origin and reasonably good, though not as slick as Zoom etc. Indian co should preferably buy out Vidyo, it is fairly good value market cap wise and very secure - used by ...
by Bart S
20 Apr 2020 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/international/bizarre-pakistan-minister-says-people-must-protect-legs-or-covid-19-can-enter-neeche-se/videoshow/75248384.cms?utm_campaign=andapp&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=native_share_tray Bizarre! Pakistan minister says people must protect le...
by Bart S
20 Apr 2020 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

For the last 1 week, kerala has been reporting positive cases origin as UAE\overseas in this tracker, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_coronavirus_pandemic_in_Kerala. Since flights have been stopped at march 22, how come foreign cases are popping up now. Or is it a secular moniker for TB league. ...
by Bart S
20 Apr 2020 19:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310469

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sbb-2SI7x7M Shah Mehmood Qureshi threatening a local policeman like a schoolyard bully :rotfl: Can you even mentally picture any foreign minister level person stooping to this level in any civilized country? Of course, when Pakjab CM Usman Buzdar can do an aerial surv...
by Bart S
20 Apr 2020 17:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6514
Views: 611564

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Shilpa Nair @NairShilpa1308 · 2h Two women who had gone to Varanasi for pilgrimage have tested positive for #Covid19 in Tamil Nadu. A group of 127 pilgrims from TN who were on a religious tour to Varanasi were brought back to the state and kept under isolation. Seems like there might be a bit of un...

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