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by mappunni
01 Apr 2020 08:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

It appears that Kerala has been best prepared for epidemic emergencies. https://www.thehindu.com/society/state-of-efficiency-how-kerala-has-handled-the-crisis/article31181276.ece?homepage=true&utm_campaign=socialflow&fbclid=IwAR0LkSdXf5oW9xqxnCLBzyXd2fQYEbfkW39ZV4DN25oXSRyM0iiJFj4xKJw Joke,...
by mappunni
29 Mar 2020 01:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3932
Views: 430917

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I have written a letter as well slamming the fake news by Vidya Krishnan and asking the Atlantic to keep aside political biases and study and publish the well orchestrated and proactive measures of Modi govt for the benefit of US population. Nobody can deny the data, which is slapping all these sha...
by mappunni
24 Mar 2020 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Cure for COVID-19? The drug that has killed Coronavirus in the test tube | 60 Minutes Australia

https://youtu.be/NeY_HqIasdo
by mappunni
20 Mar 2020 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Great speech by PM. No chest thumping as to what the govt has done and a very sincere and genuine message. I watched some Tamil news channels and surprisingly they are positive about this. Some shrills were still asking why govt didn't do this or that but mostly it was much more mature reaction and...
by mappunni
19 Mar 2020 02:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

nachiket wrote:If Favipiravir is a relatively new drug, won't the Japanese company which developed it still have a patent on it? How can we get a generic so soon?


Doesn't India only have a process patent and not a product patent only?
by mappunni
16 Mar 2020 01:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Guys, just landed in DFW from Bengaluru via Dubai. Just want to share my experience. ... All in all, it does not feel as if the world is afflicted with a pandemic, except on the media. Thx, did you experience a scene like those baggage claim crowd pictures above? We just had the 5th case reported i...
by mappunni
14 Mar 2020 02:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1012
Views: 209910

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

What exactly are the pakis claiming asylum from? There is no war going on in pakiland. They are just using up spots meant for real asylum seekers fleeing actual war in Syria, Libya etc. They are economic migrants, in which case they can try to enter the EU legally and wait in line like everyone els...
by mappunni
14 Mar 2020 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1012
Views: 209910

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

There are Indians and Bangladeshis as well. You can not label them as vermin. Back home things are really bad and that is why these people come here. These people are 100 time better then people who work in Arabic countries.Imagine living (a life of slave )in a country where you do not have same ri...
by mappunni
13 Mar 2020 05:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I am quite happy with Ohio's handling. It is much better than the "advanced" states like some in the west (or the east) coast. Have to thank our Governors leadership. - There is nice network (24/7 telephone resource center) to obtain help. Very good website, e-mail reach. So we know what ...
by mappunni
12 Mar 2020 20:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I went to the local Costco store to get toilet paper as I have run out. Their entire stock of toilet paper, kitchen towels and paper napkins are all sold out due to CV panic buying. My friend tells me that people are buying bottled water, hand sanitizers and rice too like crazy to stock up for disr...
by mappunni
12 Mar 2020 10:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1012
Views: 209910

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Lots of these Porkistanis can be seen begging outside the Metro stations in Athens. I have seen the Greek police whooping some of them outside the metro station. Similarly, Barcelona and Madrid are infested with these vermins, who sell water and trinkets. The shocker was this umbrella with earings h...
by mappunni
10 Mar 2020 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Maybe a travel ban on California and Washington State is needed. The rest of the US would vote for that!!! Update on North Dallas situation Two more members of the Frisco family test positive for coronavirus The man’s wife and a 3-year-old child also tested positive after he returned from a work tr...
by mappunni
10 Mar 2020 09:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The first case in the North Dallas area https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/frisco-father-has-presumptive-positive-case-of-coronavirus/2327285/ Now the news is that the man post-visit California has visited the local Costco in Frisco TX The school district is now disinfecting the building where his k...
by mappunni
02 Mar 2020 01:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587280

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Not sure how relevant is this admins please post in the relevant thread. Elliott Management’s Paul Singer seeks to replace Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, source says https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/28/elliot-managements-paul-singer-seeks-to-replace-twitter-ceo-jack-dorsey-source-says.html Hopefully with this...
by mappunni
01 Mar 2020 02:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587280

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

That's the President addressing a rally in South Carolina.

https://youtu.be/Wd-8LpKiGGo
by mappunni
28 Feb 2020 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587280

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^This is what people said of Trump last time around. Don't take anything for granted. From the ground, the report says that it's impossible for DemoCraps. Friends in Ohio suggest another cakewalk for the Republicans and Ohio is considered the bellwether state! Just waiting for the Presidential deba...
by mappunni
28 Feb 2020 12:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587280

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

DemoCraps have Zero, Nada, Zilch No chance of getting elected.

None of the DemoCrapical clowns are electable! End of conversation.
by mappunni
27 Feb 2020 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 711
Views: 82923

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

Mahatir will do anything for power. According to reports, the proposed new government includes Mahathir's party, the United Malays National Organisation - the party of scandal-tainted ex-leader Najib Razak, which was ousted at the 2018 polls - and a hardline Islamist group . Senile Fart turned once...
by mappunni
25 Feb 2020 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 711
Views: 82923

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

Bart S wrote:
Venkarl wrote:Mahathir is history now.

No, he is just scheming to renege on a deal in which he was supposed to hand over power, in an attempt to keep it via a new coalition.


Exactly!! He is making a come back with new coalition! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by mappunni
25 Feb 2020 08:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 711
Views: 82923

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

Venkarl wrote:Mahathir is history now.


No Saar, too early to write of the wily fox who outwitted Anwar Ibrahim now thrice to the PM post!
by mappunni
25 Feb 2020 04:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4469
Views: 328025

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So whats the transmission process for Iran and Italy to get the virus? Ramana Saar, Cheeni log have bought up most of Italy, that's what I noticed during my last year's trip to Italy. All the tourist areas are filled with Cheeni log and Cheeni restaurants, hotels, etc which cater to the Cheeni crow...
by mappunni
24 Feb 2020 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155193

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

ANI @ANI · 36m Kerala Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) investigating the site in Kulathupuzha, Kollam where 14 live bullets with Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF) markings, were found yesterday. That's right across the sensitive Tenkasi-Shenkottah area in Tamil Nadu, which has witnessed many religious stri...
by mappunni
21 Feb 2020 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4457
Views: 526030

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Utah decriminalizes polygamy https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/utah-senators-unanimously-pass-bill-to-decriminalize-polygamy/ar-BB10aDPL?li=BBnbfcL&ocid=mailsignout Will our DDM write on it? UCC still applies in the US. If gay marriage is legal then why not allow it for multiple consenting adul...
by mappunni
20 Feb 2020 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 711
Views: 82923

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

More bad news for Senile Fart of Malaysia :(( :(( :(( Exclusive: Machine lubricants leave bad taste for palm oil producers, buyers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-palmoil-exclusive/exclusive-machine-lubricants-leave-bad-taste-for-palm-oil-producers-buyers-idUSKBN20C1KP
by mappunni
20 Feb 2020 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587280

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

One requirement India should have on milk should be for A2 protein. Most of USA milk is of A1 protein while Indian (and i believe most european cows) produce milk A2 protein. A1 protein is suppose to cause lactose intolerance. I recently took some interest in efforts towards revitalizing pure desi ...
by mappunni
20 Feb 2020 08:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4457
Views: 526030

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Talking about race and voting, many say Hispanics vote en masse for Democraps, which is not true among Hispanics in Texas. The third and fourth generation Hispanics hate illegals and more to say many being Catholics vote en masse for Republicans for their pro-life stance and conservative policies. I...
by mappunni
18 Feb 2020 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3041
Views: 482448

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Goat herder ji you got me confoosed. Thought that was Frisco TX :oops: :oops: :oops:
by mappunni
13 Feb 2020 16:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 573
Views: 93896

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Rahul M wrote:MG is selling because most buyers assume it's a British brand, an idea they have tried to promote by getting a well known Brit actor to represent the brand.


The usual Chinki trick is to steal if not then buy a foreign brand and peddle cheap Chinki crap as a western product! :twisted: :twisted:
by mappunni
09 Feb 2020 01:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 573
Views: 93896

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Just a matter of time before the Chinese autos become common on Indian roads. They have the strategy of offering more features at lower prices to overcome the stigma of poor quality of Chinese products. They have already tasted success with Hector. No reason not to believe that they can repeat thei...
by mappunni
07 Feb 2020 10:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 573
Views: 93896

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Did anyone notice this year AutoExpo a slew of Chinki Companies peddling their sub-standard ware? And why is GOI allowing imports of the crappy 2 bit products from Cheen?
by mappunni
16 Jan 2020 11:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 711
Views: 82923

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

Interestingly Mahathirs great grandparents come from South India and has some connections even now in Kerala and TN Actually, his Grandfather was from Kerala (Mopilah) who went to Malaysia and married a Malay and became one. The Tamil Muslims, when go to Malaysia adopt the Malaysian language and cu...
by mappunni
15 Jan 2020 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 711
Views: 82923

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

kit wrote:In a first India is restricting semiconductor imports from Malaysia and setting standards and regulations for imports, interesting, this could actually be a template for future restrictions on Chinese imports


Any links?
by mappunni
12 Jan 2020 09:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1605
Views: 208532

Re: West Asia News and Discussions



Hope this opens the eyes of POTUS to the Porkistani threat by restarting military training for them.
by mappunni
09 Jan 2020 07:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4457
Views: 526030

Re: Understanding the US - Again

From Deans in the other thread... Oil has not been mentioned much in these threads. The US no longer imports oil any from the middle east. If Oil prices cross $ 60/ barrel, shale oil from the US starts becoming viable. At $ 70/barrel (where it is now), marginal shale wells go into production, givin...
by mappunni
09 Jan 2020 07:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 47
Views: 5691

Re: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India

Saar why are Commie Chinki Huawei being allowed for even in the testing phase?
by mappunni
07 Jan 2020 06:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3599
Views: 621768

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

That Harris Falcon iii is a software defined radio. The Chinese are going all out to get their hands on every bit of tech from everywhere. Steal steal steal is Chinese motto :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Heard from a Prof in a Texas Univ. There is an unofficial ban in admitting Chinese students in sensitive ...
by mappunni
05 Jan 2020 22:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1012
Views: 209910

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

kit wrote:Image


Not in jeans but in their underwear :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by mappunni
02 Jan 2020 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3599
Views: 621768

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

Not ro-dho but we have to realise we're behind the tech curve once again wrt electric buses. All stategovernments are starting to look at getting electric buses tu replace their ageing fleets. And we have pretty much zero domestic guys with any expertise in electric drive trains or batteries. Let a...

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