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by mappunni
21 Feb 2021 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 803819

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Many many public buildings in Texas with water damage. Why didn't they shut off main supply lines to buildings to minimize damages? At some point, frozen pipes were a forgone conclusion. Also, these buildings have multitude of shut off valves to localize damages. Now various cities would have to go...
by mappunni
16 Feb 2021 04:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 803819

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Frozen wind turbines hamper Texas power output, state's electric grid operator says Wind farms across the state generate up to a combined 25,100 megawatts of energy. But unusually moist winter conditions in West Texas brought on by the weekend's freezing rain and historically low temperatures have ...
by mappunni
12 Feb 2021 06:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 803819

Re: Understanding the US - Again

A big metroplex incapable of handling responsibilities. I suppose that this will be used to propose why vehicle to vehicle concepts are required instead of prosecuting officials in charge of keeping people safe. At Least 5 Dead After Pileup Involving 100+ Cars & Trucks Traps Drivers, Shuts Down...
by mappunni
10 Feb 2021 06:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

RSP should not succumb to half-hearted attempts by Twitter to pick and choose what accounts it wants to block. Twitter and thug Jack needs to understand that they will have to obey the laws of the land if they want to function in India. Koo is the first step in delegitimizing Twitter in India. Once ...
by mappunni
09 Feb 2021 06:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

I have joined Koo based out of India. Id is @ramana_brf Many stalwarts are there. We plan to abandon Twitter soon. Found you and followed you being a good Kashmalan. It's about time the Indian government and BJP head honchos move lock stock and barrel to Koo. Once the PM moves its end of Twitter in...
by mappunni
06 Feb 2021 13:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8834
Views: 1034354

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^Where did you get that? Doses administered: CA 9424/100k NY 10,591/100k TX 9675/100K Very few state have exceeded 10k per 100 K OR (11190), OK (12241), WV (15443). Sure these numbers can and should be improved. But you can not look everything through political lenses. CDC Saar just wait for a few...
by mappunni
05 Feb 2021 07:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8834
Views: 1034354

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Got inoculated today at the Texas Motor Speedway Super Center in the Dallas area organized by Denton County. In and out in 30 minutes. They are expected to inoculate 10k people a day including today. Unbelievably efficient and fast process considering it was done by the county health department, com...
by mappunni
04 Feb 2021 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

My take is tomorrow evening the trailer is going to play when the Twitter herd in India will be arrested in as many sections as possible so that the gang can cool their heels in the jail over the weekend. They will try moving Supreme court which I think is the weak spot, unless the sections are char...
by mappunni
03 Feb 2021 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Govt warns Twitter of consequences for defying orders to block accounts alleging "Farmer Genocide" MONEYCONTROL NEWS FEBRUARY 03, 2021 / 04:34 PM IST The Centre on February 3 sent a notice to Twitter for reinstating accounts and Tweets supporting the farmers’ protest despite a directive b...
by mappunni
03 Feb 2021 19:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/amid-big-techs-rising-tyranny-zohos-sridhar-vembu-appointed-to-doval-led-national-security-advisory-board Tech entrepreneur and Zoho founder Sridhar Vembu has been appointed to the reconstituted National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) led by National Security Advisor (...
by mappunni
03 Feb 2021 08:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8834
Views: 1034354

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Fake Racket Selling Saline Water As Covid-19 Vaccine At Exorbitant Prices, Busted In China A fake Covid-19 vaccine racket where the perpetrators were selling bottled saline water as Covid-19 vaccine has been busted in China, ABC News has reported. As per the report, 3,000 doses of this fake Covid-1...
by mappunni
02 Feb 2021 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Why Twitter Blocked Accounts Linked to Farmers' Protests in India—Only to Reverse Course After the blockages drew widespread condemnation online, Twitter said it had unblocked all the accounts late on Monday. According to Twitter, company representatives had met with Indian government officials to ...
by mappunni
31 Jan 2021 05:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8834
Views: 1034354

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://swarajyamag.com/politics/a-long-painful-year-of-covid-how-kerala-government-turned-the-state-into-an-epidemic-basket-case A Long, Painful Year Of Covid: How Kerala Government Turned The State Into An Epidemic Basket Case I remember how KL-commies on Whatsapp groups used to hype some charact...
by mappunni
18 Jan 2021 00:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5134
Views: 883285

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-01-15/biden-to-send-congress-bill-to-legalize-11-million-immigrants-who-lack-documentation Biden govt to prioritise status of 11 million illegal immigrants in US, though it will not include legal Indians All the talk of removing per country quota was ju...
by mappunni
17 Jan 2021 08:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 803819

Re: Understanding the US - Again

saip wrote:Some one came to this rally in a Private Jet all the way from Texas.


That's near me Saar! She was arrested.
by mappunni
10 Jan 2021 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

https://twitter.com/rajeev_mp/status/1151403461042290688 To my untrained eye, the parliamentary process seems to be broken. Hon. MP is raising an important point but being a techie, uses too many buzzwords, and wastes his entire time. He did not even explain what he meant by algorithmic bias. Shoul...
by mappunni
09 Jan 2021 08:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Google Playstore has banned Parler App. Doesn't look like Apple too will tolerate them for too long. Seems like the Big Tech has grown a bit too big. Am expecting a major churn in the entire Big Tech ecosystem in the mid to long term. In the short term, though, they will be able to do whatever they...
by mappunni
09 Jan 2021 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

^^^Agree completely. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and WhatsApp need to be banned like TikTok. No need to ban just neuter them. Ban Twitter for violation of an unknown statute and then drag Jack to a Parliamentary hearing and humiliate him publicly. That will make the rest of the villains' situp an...
by mappunni
09 Jan 2021 06:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Don't understand why BJP is soft-pedaling with the likes of FB, Twitter, and Google. They must be shown their rightful place which is a neutered SM! MPs like Rajeev Chandrasekhar and Tejaswi Surya have written umpteen times to Ravishankar Prasad who is playing deaf! @iyervval tweeted once again high...
by mappunni
09 Jan 2021 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42939

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Disclose.tv BREAKING - Apple has given #Parler a 24 HOUR ULTIMATUM to implement a "moderation plan" or it's getting scrubbed from the app store. @disclosetv Expect Google's Play store to follow suit. The current iPhone will most probably be the last Apple product. Already switch to Signal...
by mappunni
02 Jan 2021 08:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3969
Views: 770052

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://themetrorailguy.com/2021/01/01/lt-wins-rishikesh-karnaprayag-rail-lines-package-4/ Larsen & Toubro today emerged as the lowest bidder for major tunneling work on the under construction 125 km Rishikesh-Karnaprayag railway line which will link both towns in Uttarakhand through 12 station...
by mappunni
01 Jan 2021 00:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8834
Views: 1034354

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Got the newer Shingles vaccine today and my Primary care physician said it is very effective. In Texas, they have different sets of guidelines on who gets the Chinese virus vaccine. I was told being diabetic, I should be able to get one of the Chinese virus vaccines in the next couple of weeks. Ple...
by mappunni
31 Dec 2020 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8834
Views: 1034354

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Previous Shingles vaccine had an efficy of 50% (that is the minium for FDA approval). Me and my wife took it. My wife got shingles and suffered a lot. Almost 6 months. 3 months on disability leave and 3 months I drove her to work. So far I am OK. The newer vaccine is supposed to be 90% effective. I...
by mappunni
27 Dec 2020 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2446
Views: 620399

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

did pakistan really tried doing this? I remember one baki gas station owner in texas did speak to me about this, which at that time i just passed off as mungerilal ke sapne I actually really liked how it ended when bakis could not keep off their basic instinct of $hitting in their eating plate and ...
by mappunni
06 Dec 2020 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 897
Views: 125691

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

@joannachiu It took me all year to try to understand what’s happening in India with the ramping human rights violations and rising influence of Hindu nationalism. I interviewed dozens of experts. Here’s an explainer: https://thestar.com/news/canada/2020/12/04/should-canada-try-to-forge-closer-ties-w...
by mappunni
22 Nov 2020 11:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Biden Presidency impacts on India
Replies: 256
Views: 33406

Re: Biden Presidency impacts on India

Indra Nooyi may be in Joe Biden's Cabinet – here's a look at her take on some key issues concerning India and US https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.businessinsider.in/international/news/indra-nooyi-may-be-in-joe-biden-cabinet-heres-a-look-at-her-take-on-some-key-issues-concerning-india-and-us/amp_arti...
by mappunni
14 Nov 2020 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63010

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Coming to polling fraud there was a recent incident in Dallas, Texas. This is not related to Presidential election but a mayoral election. The guy (Mohamed) requested absentee ballots and doing fraudulent activity. The guy himself was a candidate contesting. Imagine if a single guy like him, possib...
by mappunni
06 Nov 2020 04:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63010

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Did anyone even consider the impact of Republicans holding the Senate? So even if the democrat-controlled house passe bills it will be spiced by the Senate Republicans to include whatever they want, if they want to pass the bill. The rest of the democratic house passed bills are going to die a slow ...
by mappunni
04 Nov 2020 09:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63010

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Texas seems to be turning Red. Trump seems to be ahead in the popular vote... Saar, Even with the flight of folks from CA and NE to Texas it will remain red a million or two will not upset the apple cart. Just the cities like Austin, Dallas, San Antonio & Houston are blue. The rest of the state...
by mappunni
04 Nov 2020 08:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1385694

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Zoom call at Motilal Oswal. He spoke at length on what's the actual story about India - Pakistan - China narrative. It's a 2 hours extremely well-researched presentation. Believe me, you'll not be able to put it down once you start it. Takes us back in history and to the current state of affairs and...
by mappunni
30 Oct 2020 00:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5134
Views: 883285

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

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This is not the place to discuss US elections.
by mappunni
28 Oct 2020 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5134
Views: 883285

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Cain Saar, Most of the crowd which was at the event were the vast majority, US Citizens, there were a few H1Bs out of curiosity. The US Citizens, I know at least have voted straight Republican in Texas and my friends in Ohio. Kamala Mami was pitching in Texas in Houston and Dallas this week which h...
by mappunni
28 Oct 2020 09:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5134
Views: 883285

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Sanjay Saar all those numbers and percentages that American Hindus are rooting for the Dems are mostly a figment of imagination by the Libtard Media. The surveys are usually skewed when you interview 70% Dem leaning individuals and 30% Republican-leaning individuals and the media projects it as how...
by mappunni
28 Oct 2020 09:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1385694

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Was shocked to see Google's Youtube now embedding Context on videos in the United States. WTF. And that too they are quoting LyingPedia! And the context quoted Context Quoting Wikipedia a Lying portal Love Jihad or Romeo Jihad is an Islamophobic conspiracy theory alleging that Muslim men target wome...
by mappunni
25 Oct 2020 05:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5134
Views: 883285

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Today, I got an email from an ID South Asians Vote 2020 which I found in the spam folder :(( :(( And all those who get it please report it as Spam! The email I guess is nothing but another ISI fronted organization with no website. The email has a link to a Vimeo Video with an introduction from the ...
by mappunni
24 Oct 2020 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5134
Views: 883285

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Today, I got an email from an ID South Asians Vote 2020 which I found in the spam folder :(( :(( And all those who get it please report it as Spam! The email I guess is nothing but another ISI fronted organization with no website. The email has a link to a Vimeo Video with an introduction from the m...
by mappunni
09 Oct 2020 08:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5134
Views: 883285

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Carrollton Mayoral Candidate Zul Mirza Mohamed Arrested , Charged With 100+ Counts Of Voter Fraud This is a suburb of Dallas TX. From Terroristan!! Carrollton is infested with them https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/10/08/carrollton-mayoral-candidate-zul-mirza-mohamed-arrested-voter-fraud/ The Denton Co...
by mappunni
07 Oct 2020 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 803819

Re: Understanding the US - Again

And then start running down Texas. The numbers of homeless and tent cities are also showing up in Texas. Just saw one in Austin and couldn't believe what Texas has come down to. Unfortunately, Austin like other big cities like Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio are run by DemoCraps. Gov.Abbott is try...
by mappunni
07 Oct 2020 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 803819

Re: Understanding the US - Again

No wonder I see all these California, New York, New Jersey, and a variety of license plates from the New England area in the Dallas TX area all the time.

Looks like all these folks are leaving for a state where they can have a decent living, warmer climes, and no state income tax state!
by mappunni
05 Oct 2020 21:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 803819

Re: Understanding the US - Again

‘Commies not welcome!’: US immigration issues policy guidance regarding inadmissibility over affiliation with Communist & other totalitarian parties https://www.organiser.org/Encyc/2020/10/4/Commies-not-welcome.html USCIS Issues Policy Guidance Regarding Inadmissibility Based on Membership in a...

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