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by Aarvee
29 Jan 2019 08:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2257
Views: 254358

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

watched the movie yesterday. Cinemas was packed and literally there were no seats left in the show I went to in Melbourne, Australia. Audience started clapping in the end once the mission was successful. Doesn't happen normally, Jingo khush hua!!
by Aarvee
09 Jan 2019 19:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3713
Views: 791747

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

AShukla's blog says this:

"(FOC) configuration, which was accorded on December 31."

Was this missed...?
by Aarvee
04 Jan 2019 03:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1157
Views: 68438

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

I've wondered as to the health benefits of probiotic drinks. It supposedly prevents a host of adverse health issues related to an unbalanced gut micro flora. Although how consuming a load of lacto bacillous strains of bacteria "balances" the microflora I don't understand. How does this di...
by Aarvee
29 Nov 2018 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3632
Views: 679876

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

lift off and first stage naarmal :D

I know the travel path is as expected but it felt pretty sharply banking so soon after lift off. Am I seeing things?
by Aarvee
22 Nov 2018 03:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4164
Views: 367365

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll ... ta/1425484

Coded radio communications heard on ham sets, around Kolkata, possibly in Pashto accent.
by Aarvee
17 Nov 2018 13:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nipah Virus Outbreak IN Kerala-2018
Replies: 83
Views: 7638

Re: Nipah Virus Outbreak IN Kerala-2018

How did a bat in Kerala become a carrier for Bangladesh strain of Nipah Virus? And if it travelled from bat to bat from Bangladesh, how come there were no outbreaks of Nipah virus all along the path? Ramana sir, Bats can travel thousands of kilometers every year. Unless sampling and testing is done...
by Aarvee
17 Nov 2018 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nipah Virus Outbreak IN Kerala-2018
Replies: 83
Views: 7638

Re: Nipah Virus Outbreak IN Kerala-2018

TLDR: * Patient zero probably acquired the infection zoonotically from a fruit bat. No travel history reported. Limited social contact. Nature lover, kept multiple pets. The authors suggest he could have handled a bat (baby bat?) that was carrying the virus. * Most of the next infections were from p...
by Aarvee
01 Oct 2018 12:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4164
Views: 367365

Re: Internal Security Watch

There are a number of bulk drug manufacturing facilities that have little (legal) work. It is sort of known that many end up producing things like ICE, LSD etc. This could be similar, producing a highly controlled substance for sale in other countries...
by Aarvee
29 Sep 2018 04:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3102
Views: 413012

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Something big has happened, says Rajnath Singh on surgical strike anniversary eve https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/something-big-has-happened-says-rajnath-singh-on-surgical-strike-anniv-eve/articleshow/65999832.cms?utm_campaign=andapp&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=other Something h...
by Aarvee
28 Sep 2018 09:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 99629

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

True. Very engaging.
by Aarvee
27 Sep 2018 07:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 99629

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Genuine question. The video is a great initiative. But I thought even radio signals would take at least 4 minutes or so to reach mars from earth. I was under the impression that the instructions for burn etc were per-programmed or at least sent much in advance. In the video, it looked like the opera...
by Aarvee
12 Jun 2018 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1344
Views: 132461

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Cain Marko wrote:What? Lets not forget Dennis Rodman.....since we are in a generous mood


I am not suggesting they deserve one, I am just saying they do so "more" than ombaba, who got the piece prize just for becoming pot us. :D
by Aarvee
12 Jun 2018 07:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1344
Views: 132461

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

For all of DT's illogical methods/utterings, with this meeting, him+SK's moon+and supreme leader kim, imho, are worthy of a noble peace prize :D more than ombaba
by Aarvee
07 Jun 2018 06:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 903
Views: 139367

Re: Indian Army History Thread

That particular reddit thread is just fiction I think. I used to follow it a while ago for the interesting scenarios but lost interest quickly.
by Aarvee
07 Jun 2018 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nipah Virus Outbreak IN Kerala-2018
Replies: 83
Views: 7638

Re: Nipah Virus Outbreak IN Kerala-2018

Philip, medical experts may explain better. But, what is being rushed from Oz is not a vaccine, only antibodies to target the specific nipah antigen. Vaccines will challenge and induce our immune system to generate the antibodies , OTOH. Correct. This is more a prophylactic preventative treatment. ...
by Aarvee
21 Feb 2018 07:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

The whole “String of Pearl” concept is complete bull manure when Cheen grew to its present state surround by US bases and warships. It is nothing more than a damn excuse. It may well be BS Chola. But being careful to not let your enemies set up camp in your back yard is not dhoti shivering. You guy...
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

pankajs wrote:All evidence I see point to the contrary. US couldn't prevent China's rise despite encircling it. China stature has risen and risen despite US presence in SoKo and US security garuntee against invasion of Taiwan. These are facts.


:D I give up. I dont understand your thought process.
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 09:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

See, your first mistake is in comparing Taiwan with India. Compare Taiwan with Maldives. Yameen too could argue is that Mladives too is just trying to survive as an independent nation like Taiwan. Would you agree hat is fair? So lest assume Maldives goes into the Chinese orbit just as Taiwan has be...
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 08:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Remember how the east india company came? apparently for trade! now cheen wants to do trade via obor.

I am not proposing we all shiver and wet our dhotis. I want solid action that ensures an enemy never gets close.

Never again. Better safe than sorry.
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Sure sure ... put all kinds of mental shackles on your mind ... and blame China for that, Perfect! Why is *loss of face* different for China vs India? Taiwan is *core* to China as declared by none other than China itself. More importantly, How will China and its string of pearls prevent India from ...
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 08:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Really really hope, something is being down in the shadows and our trust in the pigeon and Modi is well founded. Hope there is a strategy and is not just inaction.
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Loss of face is more imagined than real ... Taiwan is *core* of *One* China per the Chinese themselves but it has stayed independent. Is that a loss of face for China? In one sense it can be argued it is! BUT has it stopped China's rise? Of course not. Has China's stock increased or decreased acros...
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Of course they cant. But an amphibious assault ship with a few hundred(?) marines may be enough to secure their atolls of interest or provide security to the incumbent dictator? If they go in as "peace keeping force" may be on invitation, imagine the loss of face for India!
by Aarvee
20 Feb 2018 07:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1124
Views: 116254

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

http://www.news.com.au/world/maldive-crisis-china-sends-a-naval-task-force-to-muscle-india-australia-out-of-power-game/news-story/a4e784c8ba330d3f70470a6c1b26828e A naval force of at least one modern destroyer, a frigate, an amphibious assault ship and a support tanker entered the Indian Ocean last ...
by Aarvee
16 Feb 2018 02:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 90981

Re: Indian Biotech News & Discussion

We use Fluidigm's access array for high through put diagnostics.

They have single cell analysis methods on their platform. Check out their publications as well.
https://www.fluidigm.com/applications/s ... l-analysis
by Aarvee
30 Jan 2018 08:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2257
Views: 254358

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

vasu raya wrote:
Aarvee wrote:I remember the same quote


https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-arm ... -1st-time/

Some what condescending but here's an article from that time talking about this.

Hope this isnt too OT here.
by Aarvee
29 Jan 2018 09:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2257
Views: 254358

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Great to hear that all the fighting happened in the dark with NVDs and good situational awareness Btw if possible that person should have been bought back alive. I concur with @sum on this. I remember reading in an interview of US SF(?) who had participated in some joint training program with India...
by Aarvee
26 Aug 2017 16:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1004145

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

http://www.hindustantimes.com/kolkata/loud-explosions-off-bengal-coast-trigger-panic-among-tourists/story-0OXFJHZJTznrInBQ1lHxDN.html Loud explosions off Bengal coast trigger panic among tourists There were speculations whether missiles test fired from Chandipur in Odisha accidentally landed near th...
by Aarvee
21 Jul 2017 07:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

vish_mulay wrote:
Aarvee wrote:
Hi, saw your post about MSL role from a couple of months ago. Any way I can get in touch with you? I can't send private messages here yet.

Time bound let me know when you read it.


done, you can delete
by Aarvee
21 Jul 2017 04:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

vish_mulay wrote:Nope I am in Sydney. I think most of us are in Sydney Melbourne area. We can meet where it will be convenient to all.


Hi, saw your post about MSL role from a couple of months ago. Any way I can get in touch with you? I can't send private messages here yet.
by Aarvee
20 Jun 2017 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 796
Views: 121183

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

wouldnt it be cheaper to transport to Iranian ports (Chabar?) via train/road and then to India via sea?
by Aarvee
29 May 2017 15:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

vish_mulay wrote:Nope I am in Sydney. I think most of us are in Sydney Melbourne area. We can meet where it will be convenient to all.


Sure.

saw your reply that you were in Frankston, hence the assumption.
by Aarvee
29 May 2017 15:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

@vish_mulay

You in VIC ? I guess rahulm is in NSW.
by Aarvee
29 May 2017 15:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

It was 4C this morning in Western suburbs of Melb. Feel like temp was 1C. Although I love Melbourne, I just got back from 6 weeks of summer in India and this weather isnt helping things. I heard Sydney was about 20C today. The only thing in Sydney I like.
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2017 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Thanks :) SHQ was in Melb till her 7th month and traveled to Chennai to have the jnr. Was looked after at the Mercy hospitals. Told by the Dr untill 3 days before due date, we can expect normal. then, a scan, got told fluids lower, baby smaller and hence CSec 2 days before due. Baby was indeed small...
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2017 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

@ Singha There is GST, I dont think there is any VAT etc. Till class 12, it is mostly affordable in Public schools since there is Govt support. There is also some Centrelink support (family benifits etc) until the child turns 18. University is not bad. There is HECS (higher education commonwealth su...
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2017 09:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 192285

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

I am in the same boat Prathik. My PR expires in Nov. So RRV is 360$ ?

I became a dad about 2 weeks ago. Me and SHQ planned delivery in India so Kid is Desi by birth and gets Desi passport to begin with :)

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