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by Rishi_Tri
22 Mar 2020 23:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4040
Views: 296396

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: 4040
Views: 296396

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: 3904
Views: 586502

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: 4616
Views: 848417

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: 4040
Views: 296396

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: 4040
Views: 296396

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: 4040
Views: 296396

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 3904
Views: 586502

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: 3904
Views: 586502

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: 3904
Views: 586502

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: 4040
Views: 296396

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 4451
Views: 523992

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: 4451
Views: 523992

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 3826
Views: 417536

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: 3904
Views: 586502

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: 3904
Views: 586502

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: 3904
Views: 586502

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...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2020 00:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3826
Views: 417536

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

President of Myanmar U Win Myint along with First Lady of Myanmar are on four day state visit to India. They were accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday. Talks between PM Modi and President Myint were held in Hyderabad House and ten agreements signed. udLQ2-1augo I am sure the s...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2020 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3826
Views: 417536

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

the problem is, our police never took action on muslim mobs in all their 60+ years glory. they need to start somewhere. there is always first for everything. may be the first thing making them hesitate? they need to bite the bullet and get things under control. CAA has changed all that in at least ...
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2020 23:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3826
Views: 417536

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

When I read the anguished posts on the forum I am reminded of a certain field marshal making the comment that the Hindu moral will not stand more than a few blows. Be strong and rest assured that action will be taken. Its not a question of morale, but of sheer WTF'ness that has characterized the GO...
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2020 22:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3826
Views: 417536

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Between fast spreading Corona, stock market crash, and economic mess to follow, the International community gives two hoots to what's happening in Delhi. More people die in US in random lone wolf shooting or stabbing attack across Europe. GOI is right in letting this fester and letting the still sec...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Feb 2020 21:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586502

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

From the Dinner: President Trump said: We shall be back. Among very limited invitees to Presidential Dinner, BSY, Sudhir Choudhary (Zee News), and KCR. This is out of topic but can't help say: Glad to see BSY, Sudhir there as they are finally getting their due. BSY should be sent on circuit of Mumba...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Feb 2020 09:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138910

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Diplomatic offensive is already on. President Kovind visited Cyprus in Sep 2018. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-cyprus-ink-2-mous-as-president-kovind-meets-cypriot-counterpart/articleshow/65657699.cms Now, it needs to be economic on lines of rapping Malaysia. The Malaysia nonagenari...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Feb 2020 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4451
Views: 523992

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Tulsi Gabbard is hanging in there. She polled 3.3% in NH to finish at 7th place, just behind Steyer at @3.6%. Not bad for someone being pilloried by 'liberal' media. Trump on the other hand swept the republican primary. He is drawing crowd in numbers that none of the recent presidents have done incl...
by Rishi_Tri
11 Feb 2020 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1878
Views: 195721

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

This, IMVHO, is achievable for the GOI and the IN. Since no funds are available in the 2020 budget, even if keel laying is pushed to 2023 it is okay. Just not beyond that please. You are totally on the point. A near bankrupt $1 TN economy of the early nineties could afford two aircraft carriers but...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Feb 2020 08:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 25728

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

The following links on Def Expo Website provide daily news briefs and also the DefExpo brochure. DefExpo Brochure https://defexpo.gov.in/assets/digital_magizine/samples/magazine/index.html#page/9 Seminars https://defexpo.gov.in/assets/PDF/SEMINAR%20TOPICS%20AND%20DATES%2010.01.2020.pdf Daily Newsbyt...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Feb 2020 07:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4616
Views: 848417

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/1225716279513735168?s=20 ---> The indigenous Light Utility Helicopter, developed by HAL, received its Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) on 07 Feb 2020, at Def Expo 2020 by Ministry of Defence. This achievement sets stage for operational induction, as per or...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Feb 2020 03:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 25728

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

Thank you for the pics Shobhit. The following videos shows live demo at DefExpo. av7tv1NatX8 - Highlights: -Dhruv packs lot of punch. I counted eight personnel come down, + two in cockpit, + two helping with equipment in it - total should be - 12 -45 meter bridge laying equipment shown -ATAGS made i...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Feb 2020 00:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4812
Views: 939266

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Brevity is definitely not FM's strength but this budget addresses many of what was going wrong: Firewalling the Economy from Import: - Rampant imports of household goods are going to be taxed - Higher customs duty on imported furniture and stuff. Great news for MSMEs. All the local furniture manufac...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Jan 2020 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 71st Republic Day - Discussions
Replies: 51
Views: 6187

Re: 71st Republic Day - Discussions

2020 Republic Day parade shall go down as perhaps the most listless parade in decades. Significantly reduced number of mechanized formations, marching columns, flotillas, and dance troupes. Limited Made in India hardware - Bridges, Netra, Akash, ASAT, Dhanush and Dhruv. Arjun has totally disappeared...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Jan 2020 20:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5695
Views: 555493

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/air-india-trims-losses-by-40-in-run-up-to-disinvestment-11579888445855.html Air India trims losses by 40% in run-up to disinvestment 24 Jan 2020, 11:49 PM IST - Rhik Kundu New Delhi: Air India Ltd narrowed its operational losses between April and December by o...
by Rishi_Tri
21 Jan 2020 00:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5695
Views: 555493

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Interesting points Why is Air India always in loss ? https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Air-India-always-in-loss/answer/Anurag-Singh-820 Points and arguments are superficial. - Delhi experiment with private buses - I am sure people shall recall that private Red Line buses were banned after it resulted in...
by Rishi_Tri
12 Jan 2020 18:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 373
Views: 66306

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

Great Day for Bharatiya Ladaku Vimaan Prodyogiki :D . If it can be so sweet for a far away cheerleader, can't even imagine how sweet it must be for those who have toiled for the last 25 years. Even better, it flew on Paus Poornima. Never ever thought that a small beginning on 4th Jan 2001 shall in 2...

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