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by Aarvee
19 Jun 2020 11:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

ks_sachin wrote:Exactly...That road is of strategic importance to us. So why not for the Chinese? What were we thinking?
What is the point of inducting all that recon platforms.


Are you saying that with a wink?
by Aarvee
19 Jun 2020 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

ldev wrote:

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Saar, wouldnt some well targeted artillery to the sides of the rydges "thunderclaps/cloud bursts" cause the kind of land slides that took tens of chinki lives this week?
by Aarvee
18 Jun 2020 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

May be I've watched too many movies. Is it feasible to have a few hundred paratroopers dropped behind enemy lines (may be from inside our lines but they sail behind them?) too hard in mountains/high altitude regions?
by Aarvee
18 Jun 2020 16:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

^^^^ First objective, eject the intruders to pre-conflict lines and then some. Have proof so they cant deny.
Second, start an economic war and hit them where it hurts.
by Aarvee
18 Jun 2020 15:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

do you want him to go to the front with a club. what will you do ? Can you lay out some ideas different from what our PM proposed? What happened to cold start strategy or was it meant only for Pakistan ? Sadly , as of now PM has not proposed anything concrete but given a hope for revenge. The Pakis...
by Aarvee
17 Jun 2020 16:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

SidSoma wrote:
shuuro wrote:PM makes a statement on India china clash

https://youtu.be/u2nKo05h-oo


It feels like he has declared war.......Just wow


I agree, It felt like it.
by Aarvee
17 Jun 2020 13:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

*Aarvee-ji, hope you take it in the right spirit, not picking on you as such. No problem saar, I understand. Posted just for record. Even if there is 10% truth in his article, it still hurts. IF what he said was true, to think that these effing chinkis come over to our side and kill our soldiers li...
by Aarvee
17 Jun 2020 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966227

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

https://www.news18.com/news/india/pla-death-squads-hunted-down-indian-troops-in-galwan-in-savage-execution-spree-say-survivors-2673347.html Furious hand-to-hand fighting raged across the Galwan river valley for over eight hour s on Monday night, as People’s Liberation Army assault teams armed with i...
by Aarvee
11 Jun 2020 15:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5575
Views: 1182938

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017v

Long time back most of the firecrackers came from Shivakashi in TN. Now most of it is from China. This list of examples of industries collapsed due to import from China can go on and go on. Is there any website that shows the import by the quantity imported? Also the fact that the authorities clamp...
by Aarvee
09 Jun 2020 05:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Sero survey results out, actual infection hundred to two hundred times of the reported numbers. https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2020/jun/08/15-30--people-in-many-containment-areas-exposed-to-covid-19-reveals-icmrs-serosurvey-2153893.html Sounds almost too good to be true. Sample size seems ...
by Aarvee
05 Jun 2020 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Thanks, but both links just say "page not found" for me, not sure why. Maybe it's locked by region? Just google the article title sir. The article comes up. Edit: http://www.ijmr.org.in/preprintarticle.asp?id=285520;type=0 Abstract: Background & objectives: Healthcare workers (HCWs) a...
by Aarvee
29 May 2020 05:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835735

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

That's another wet dream, come September, you won't find Wuhan Corona virus anywhere in the world. All the American pharma companies will loose all the dollars they poured into to find a vaccine. Corona virus is a biological weapon, it can last only 10 months. After that, there will be no traces of...
by Aarvee
12 May 2020 04:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083860

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Karan M wrote:The HVT thing is shocking. I hope he's back. :(


What happened with the twitter account? Cant find any info.
by Aarvee
10 May 2020 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The Chinese STARTED playing with Manipulation of the Corona Virus RIght AFTER -- SAR's -- See papers published in LANCET in 2008 .. Image is HERE -- https://twitter.com/AviSolomon8/status/1258629838858063873 If ANYBODY has access to LANCET -- Please GATHER this paper -- so we can make a PDF and spr...
by Aarvee
07 May 2020 11:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I have stated earlier, and even now going on the limb. I fear TB . It is highly infectious with no vaccine. 1200 Indians die every day. Why is that infectious disease not a concern? What is BCG vaccine for? And there are treatments (sure there are drug resistant varieties). Doesnt cause as many inf...
by Aarvee
04 May 2020 10:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835735

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

fanne wrote:funny you say that, I think language and style is a close match (unless a deliberate impersonation)


Yup, I think so too. talking about farming, katasraj and taunting dgispr. Fits the profile.
by Aarvee
01 May 2020 07:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

IT cells of opposition are busy making misinformation and propaganda videos and getting them to go viral. I wonder who this "Media matters for india" is. https://www.facebook.com/mediamattersforindia/videos/814096899079557/ Not hoping to get into a mud slinging match with these idiots but ...
by Aarvee
28 Apr 2020 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4365
Views: 815395

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

chetak wrote:
a cursory google would have got you the link, no


Apologies sir, I didnt realise this was a recent article, thought it was an old archived one.
by Aarvee
28 Apr 2020 14:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4365
Views: 815395

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

chetak wrote:from the sundayguardianlive, excerpt from an article written by natwar singh, who was thrown under the bus by the mafiosi family during the oil for food scandal.


Sir, link please.
by Aarvee
28 Apr 2020 14:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Manish_P wrote:
Hope this is not too layman.. came across it while helping my young nephew with his homework assignment :D



Sir, this is quite comprehensive :D
by Aarvee
28 Apr 2020 14:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I am not an immunologist so cannot speak to your point about immunity within the lungs.However, cells that service the immune system are everywhere, there are 'watcher' cells and 'helper' cells in all organ systems in abundance, some more than others of course. There is a lot that we do not fully u...
by Aarvee
23 Apr 2020 06:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Aarvee Ji, it is indeed sad that a pure science person has to change his career path to make a better life. That has been the situation in the West particularly, if you want to be a doctor/lawyer/engineer, you pay through the nose for a college education, a PhD in science - you get in free. However...
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2020 19:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

HIV is also similar case, right? patient doesn't show anything for months to years. may be some virus are like that? With HIV infections, the body's innate and humoral immune system do manage to restrict the infection early on but because the genome of the virus is inserted into host cells, the pro...
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2020 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

If people have to infect others, while being asymptomatic, they should be producing more virus. The question that bothered me, is why is the immunize system not kicking in, as soon as the replication starts? Looks like the immune system does not detect the replication until it reaches a region, cov...
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2020 17:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Saar, great field. Great to have your inputs on this. It sure is saar, problem is, funding is always an issue. Some morbid humour- Pandemics like this are good for researchers, funding is assured for a few years. Other wise, there simply arent enough jobs and what ever are available, have low pay a...
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2020 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

chola wrote:
Aarvee wrote:
Saar, you guys have collaborations with a chini bioweapons lab?!


Govt-Govt relationships saar. To "help out", similar to what the french have done. Exchange of scientists etc.

edit: No saar for me please.
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2020 15:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^ Good thread on twitter which talks about on vaccination coverage for corona and flu. https://twitter.com/PeterKolchinsky/status/1240498037958545410 I’m a virologist & investor... & I’m hearing people say it’s impossible to make covid vaccine b/c we haven’t been able to make one to any cor...
by Aarvee
21 Apr 2020 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Can I get an opinion from the clinicians in this forum? Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Different Types of Clinical Specimens https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2762997 Suggests that the viral RNA is detected in only 1% of the bloods tested. Detection results by RTqPCR: Bronchoalveolar lav...
by Aarvee
08 Apr 2020 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Codon de-optimisation is fascinating. It has been described as "death by a thousand cuts". Although multiple in vitro studies show successful attenuation, no approved vaccine exists, that has been developed using this technology. For people who would like to know more, DNA codes for RNA wh...
by Aarvee
03 Apr 2020 09:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Coronavirus infected man spits in stranger’s face then drops dead on train https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/health-problems/video-coronavirus-infected-man-spits-in-strangers-face-then-drops-dead-on-train/news-story/0888a78491c1b320dabd201696f0333e Coronavirus Australia: 'Beyond belief' polic...
by Aarvee
30 Mar 2020 12:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85141

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

Its coming! https://www.theage.com.au/world/europe/china-will-face-a-reckoning-over-virus-britain-warns-20200330-p54f3x.html Ministers have privately expressed anger at the way China's obsession with secrecy has hampered the global response to the virus, with suggestions from scientific advisers tha...
by Aarvee
26 Mar 2020 07:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

@ dr Uday You asked for comparison of antigenic epitopes of circulating Cov to the Wuhan strain. The following paper compares the S1 glycoprotein of Mers, SARS and the current strain. Basically, SARS-CoV S Elicits Neutralizing Abs Against SARS-CoV-2 S. Structure, Function, and Antigenicity of the SA...
by Aarvee
25 Mar 2020 04:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

If there are any virologists on this group, i have a question. Do the seasonal coronaviruses and this covid19 have shared epitopes on the surface proteins? Because antibodies to these shared epitopes may confer some immunity against covid19. It may be especially be useful in our country where we re...
by Aarvee
23 Mar 2020 11:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

sanjaykumar wrote:^^yes the HIV epidemic that was almost gleefully predicted in India never materialized. India managed to disappoint some people again.


And I sincerely hope we do so once again :)
by Aarvee
14 Mar 2020 03:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.amazon.com.au/Spillover-Ani ... B00856PC4K

A great book (published in 2012) that goes into quite a bit of detail into multiple zoonotic outbreaks in Africa and Chine. Talks about the live animal markets in South china and how dangerous they are.
by Aarvee
14 Mar 2020 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7690
Views: 833121

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Remdesivir - (Today actually this is making news in Washington post) I'll add a bit more regarding this drug. Basically the genetic material i.e. DNA and RNA (of all carbon based life, including plants, animals, bacteria, viruses etc) is made up of 4 nucleotide bases, Adenine (A), Cytosine (C), Gua...

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