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by Rishi_Tri
31 May 2020 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4326
Views: 766454

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

The vehicle that is stuck is Dongfeng Mengshi from DongFeng Motors http://www.military-today.com/trucks/dongfeng_csk131.htm vQYFOhjeAXo As to the captured Chini, there should be proper and official handover after proper debrief. Full Media Circus. One can place the regiment from the tone of Choicest...
by Rishi_Tri
26 May 2020 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Good to see people proposing Ban on Chinese imports. We import $75 BN worth of goods from China and export $15 BN. That shall be $60 BN slap. As to those who say - where are the substitutes? Did you even buy any Chinese product before 2010 or so? Did you even know any Chinese brand before 2010 or so...
by Rishi_Tri
24 May 2020 19:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3832
Views: 681431

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

It is given that it is too late now and they have enough money. You cannot bring a 15T economy to knees so easily. When a have nothing country like Iran is yet to fail, you are talking about the 2nd largest GDP in the world. They may have trouble accessing American & European markets, but will ...
by Rishi_Tri
24 May 2020 02:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4326
Views: 766454

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Seems Chinese don't like Indians building roads. Chinese moves in Laddakh could be seen as their predictable answer to Lipulekh road that has been built up. Now Chinese have to guard over another entry point for Indians. Hopefully we build all possible routes to Chinese border and let them sweat abo...
by Rishi_Tri
23 May 2020 08:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5726
Views: 573148

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

1. The ATC recording of the conversation says 'we lost engines' and not 'we lost both engines'. 2. There is one video of the plane in its final moments....pretty clear video (plane going from right to left across the screen). Pretty high Angle of attack. Saw it on TV news but not found on the web y...
by Rishi_Tri
04 May 2020 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610119

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

There shall always be traitors. Question is what we should do: If I were PM of India - I shall ask any firm that wants to do business in India, to chose between India and Pakistan.,, NaPakistan shall be at its knees in weeks... Otherwise we just aren't serious. Is there a systematic analysis of thi...
by Rishi_Tri
04 May 2020 21:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610119

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Time to liberate Gilbit Baltistan..
by Rishi_Tri
03 May 2020 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Suresh, lets leave conspiracy theories aside. Of course, I wouldn't impede your freedom to indulge in them. 4. Despite whatever us jingos on BR might say, the BIF has run riot in white media portraying India under ModiJi as Islamophobic, intolerant etc. Either ModiJi takes a tough stance on the lik...
by Rishi_Tri
03 May 2020 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610119

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

5 ordinary terrorists killed but 5 special forces soldiers lost 1 random terrorist killed but one colonel and one major dead .... we have been caught off guard totally.. given umrikan withdrawal things will only get hotter.. Given the fall of Oil, global Backlash against China, UK in tailspin; Pakis...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Apr 2020 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Details about India China Virus preparation shared by Prakash Javdekar yesterday: Isolation Beds available 200,000 ICU Beds available 24,000 Ventilators available 13,000 PPE ordered with 77 manufacturers 18,800,000 N95 masks available 2,500,000 N95 masks ordered 25,000,000 Source of Information: All...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Apr 2020 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.opindia.com/2020/04/palghar-lynching-110-including-9-juveniles-arrested-for-murder-of-two-sadhus-and-a-driver-where-police-acted-as-mute-spectator/ People of the Sadhu community say that this village is tribals dominated and most of them are Christians while some are Muslims. Some even ...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Apr 2020 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4721
Views: 898431

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

IAF Apache copter makes precautionary landing “The helicopter, after approximately 1hr of flying, had indications of a critical failure and carried out a safe landing west of Indora, Punjab. The captain of the aircraft took correct and prompt actions to recover the helicopter safely,” The IAF said ...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Apr 2020 02:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Random but considered notes: Herd immunity almost took Boris Johnson's life. If the population is fundamentally not the fittest, herd immunity shall kill people in large numbers. Survivors may be those who are able to survive that particular ailment, not necessarily a guarantee against surviving fut...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Apr 2020 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

And more ... https://twitter.com/ManMundra/status/1250426241133367298 Manish Mundra @ManMundra We have today sent Venus masks to following [b] hospitals / cities Mumbai/ Patna/ Ranchi / Banglore / Jaipur I personally thank @SandeepMall for coordinating the supply chain [/b]. #IndiaFightsCorona #Let...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Apr 2020 03:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

COVID-19: UAE plans 'strict restrictions' on countries reluctant to take back their nationals. COVID-19: ‘Stay where you are,’ SC to Indians abroad. So, your home country does not want you to come back and the country you are in wants to kick you out. At the height of Kuwait crisis, more than 100,0...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Apr 2020 02:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://twitter.com/ShamikaRavi/status/1249531889498480640 Shamika Ravi @ShamikaRavi #DailyUpdate #COVID2019 India is flattening the curve. The growth rate has shown a consistent decline - from April 6th onwards - approximately 2 weeks after the #Lockdown . Active cases are doubling every 7 days. h...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Mar 2020 23:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The JanataCurfew was an astounding success. Every city shut down. Not a soul seen on roads. Moreover, I have videos of people ringing their Ghantis or blowing their Shankhs for more than 10-15 mins at the appointed time that was also astrologically significant. GOI has been doing active contact trac...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Mar 2020 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Corona Virus Cases.. New York wk 1 - 2 wk 2 - 105 wk 3 - 613 France wk 1 - 12 wk 2 - 191 wk 3 - 653 wk 4 - 4499 Iran wk 1 - 2 wk 2 - 43 wk 3 - 245 wk 4 - 4747 wk 5 - 12729 Italy wk 1 - 3 wk 2 - 152 wk 3 - 1036 wk 4 - 6362 wk 5 - 21157 Spain wk 1 - 8 wk 3 - 674 wk 4 - 6043 India Week 1 - 3 Week 2 - ...
by Rishi_Tri
11 Mar 2020 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4006
Views: 621896

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Thanks Rony. I have seen similar lines of argument from Ian Bammer of if I recall correctly NYT (but don't quote me on this) and tweets from people like Mike Kugelman. Is anyone tracking how Biden if he becomes POTUS in Nov 2020 will be for India ? He will be unequivocally bad for India and for Ind...
by Rishi_Tri
11 Mar 2020 05:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4721
Views: 898431

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

mOedhOLOk5o Panelists were excited by IMRH. Key points from the discussion: IMRH prototype to be rolled out by 2023 IMRH serial production could start by 2027 Budgetary support asked for - Rs 9,600 crores Shall be real force multiplier in plains and lower altitudes. Outside of IMRH, there was unqua...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Mar 2020 09:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Just to put things into perspective: During 2017-18 season (about December'17 to March'18) in US almost 49 Million people had flu, 1 million were hospitalized, and almost 80,000 fatalities were reported. https://www.wsj.com/articles/this-flu-season-is-looking-less-severe-than-the-last-one-1154724371...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Mar 2020 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

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 Rishi_Tri
09 Mar 2020 23:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

NO. just a visit or causal contact does not imply that you will get infected. Even if your hands touched a virus coated place in the bus/metro/train If you wash your hands -- and not touch your eyes, face etc - you will be okay. Washing hands happens to be simple yet very effective way - not only f...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Mar 2020 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Sachin, thanks for the details. Javdekar - he's the gift that keeps giving to the BJP. Incredible. I wonder what went through NaMo's thinking when he was appointed to I&B. Javdekar even bragged he did nothing in his earlier role - "didn't change a single textbook". RC is just the same...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Mar 2020 04:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4006
Views: 621896

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Trump Visit to India - India Loves Trump - WSJ Print Edition end of Trip Coverage

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by Rishi_Tri
07 Mar 2020 04:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4006
Views: 621896

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Trump Visit to India - PM Modi and President Trump Meet - WSJ Front Page

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by Rishi_Tri
07 Mar 2020 04:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4006
Views: 621896

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Trump Visit to India - WSJ Print Edition coverage - Front Page Coverage - India Preps:

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by Rishi_Tri
06 Mar 2020 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6497
Views: 607576

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Update on numbers: Number of global cases (known) - 100,300+ Number of global deaths (known) - 3,400+ Mortality Rate (known cases) - 3.4% Given that many mild Coronavirus cases may go unreported, the actual mortality rate may be lesser than 3.5%, perhaps in 1% range. - Experts. https://www.wsj.com/a...
by Rishi_Tri
05 Mar 2020 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/MacaesBruno/status/1234788547221164033 Bruno Maçães @MacaesBruno People have asked me why a book on India. I just have a sense that the greatest challenge to Western modernity as a comprehensive civilization will come from India, not China . The story of the century may turn out...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Mar 2020 09:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4687
Views: 577334

Re: Understanding the US - Again

interesting, donkeystanis have no worries about putting up demented Biden...Trump will make mince meat out of him. Trump would have made mince meat out of Crazy Barney given that he has publicly denounced Israeli policy, has all but turned dangerously pro-Islamist etc. but not so much Biden. Biden ...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Mar 2020 09:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4687
Views: 577334

Re: Understanding the US - Again

X-posting as it's germane here too: Pocahontas goes Full Jihadi http://www.opindia.com/2020/03/elizabeth-warren-us-president-aspirant-kashmir-freedom-anti-muslim/ Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic presidential aspirant for the 2020 Elections, has condemned ‘anti-Muslim violence’ in India and c...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Mar 2020 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

@AgentSaffron Compare Global reactions to India-Delhi riots and China-Xinjiang state policy. Tells you a whole story about the mismatch between 2 aspiring Asian Superpowers.. See through the eyes of a left liberal. The last six months 370 abrogated - couple of million lose their 'status' Ayodhya Ve...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Feb 2020 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I read the posts on code that may be followed. Let me lay down the Varaha Avatar Code: May the Varaha Avatar be bred freely in suspect communities, colonies and even otherwise!! A govt scheme perhaps to promote the same. May the Varaha Avatar shout freely at odd times of the day. How about poking th...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Feb 2020 09:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

retaliation was massive. And the pigs squeeled. any link ref etc ? anyway......all evidence points otherwise https://twitter.com/rose_k01/status/1233466657684643840?s=21 20,000 fully armed mob burnt & looted shops of Hindus , what is surprising it was led by children. And war cry used was Azaad...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Feb 2020 06:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Am sorry, this may sound harsh, but who overwhelmingly voted and empowered peacefuls by supporting AAP & the "secular ecosystem" driven by greed for FREE electricity, FREE water, short term trinkets ? AAP won overwhelmingly the H vote due to their subsidy politics while M vote was won...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Feb 2020 03:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Hindus suffered but retaliation was massive. And the pigs squeeled. Areas of North East Delhi are infested by illegal Bangladeshi Muslims. Some have assumed Hindu names but ask one or two questions and you find out. As to being prepared - should anyone be surprised? Wasn't Godhra pre-planned? Very s...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2020 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5393
Views: 662471

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Continuing on with my previous post, one more thing on western media. Do you recall that press conference Trump bahadur? There was one CNN dorkie who was obsessed with US domestic issues. I mean how disrespectful is that to India? And do you even think Americans consider that as disrespectful? It s...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2020 09:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4006
Views: 621896

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

This clown must never become POTUS. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/bernie-sanders-slams-donald-trump-for-being-non-committal-on-riots/articleshow/74350563.cms Sanders tweeted on Wednesday, “Over 200 million Muslims call India home. Widespread anti-Muslim mob violence has killed at least ...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2020 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4006
Views: 621896

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Indian Ambassador to Qatar shall be present at the US Taliban Accord Signing in Doha.

The following captures some of the events linked to India vis-a-vis USA-Afghanistan and India's presence.

https://in.news.yahoo.com/shift-geopoli ... 45116.html
by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2020 00:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4006
Views: 621896

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Pakistan to buy Chinese attack helicopters if Turkey and US fail to deliver Gareth Jennings, London - Jane's Defence Weekly https://www.janes.com/article/94566/pakistan-to-buy-chinese-attack-helicopters-if-turkey-and-us-fail-to-deliver In January 2016 it was announced that Bell had been awarded a co...

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