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by sajo
03 Apr 2020 12:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Unlike the Janata Curfew day where the main message was to remain home and the appreciation window was a side note, this new announcement was purely for "Andheri Raat mein Diya Tere haath mein" as the left liberals are terming it.
He could have simply tweeted about it.
by sajo
03 Apr 2020 11:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to everyone to voluntarily adopt a blackout at 9 pm on Sunday and light a lamp, I think he is gauging for compliance fatigue. The leftrolls are out in full force. Some even predict that like Janata Curfew was a precursor to a full lockdown, this is a ...
by sajo
01 Apr 2020 18:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

vijayk wrote:Is it possible to give BCG booster shots for senior citizens?


This was the exact query I had. Dr. Google tells me it has varied efficacy but dosage is mentioned. Maybe just not routine.
by sajo
01 Apr 2020 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://m.timesofindia.com/city/pune/sinhagad-road-woman-punes-first-critical-covid-19-patient-taken-off-ventilator-to-go-home-in-a-week/articleshow/74922140.cms Many congratulations to courageous efforts by ICU team.. They have used combination anti viral/ anti malarial and anti biotic medications...
by sajo
01 Apr 2020 17:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Getting test for COVID in private hospitals is easier now as private labs are involved.. time lag between sample collection and getting actual report is considerable though.. I ordered test of three pts since last week.. Got reports after 2 days.. Many senior physicians and pulmonologists I met rec...
by sajo
31 Mar 2020 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The supply chains for e-commerce seem to have limped back some sense of normalcy. Got my BigBasket orders delivered yesterday. It seems people are seriously hoarding stuff. 10KG of Onions, 20KG of flour etc, hope its for a community purchase. Or I am understocking.
by sajo
31 Mar 2020 03:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Dear admins, posting someone's plea for help from the Houston Area. If inappropriate, please delete. Several people I know seem to know the original poster, so seems genuine enough. Dearest Family, friends, and well-wishers, It is my fervent prayer that you’re all taking care of each other and prote...
by sajo
26 Mar 2020 01:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I just did a quick fact check with some business data available to me for Jan, Feb and March. Our customers in Shanghai and Beijing were completely normal and operating at full potential with the exception of new year dip if I check the raw numbers. And this wasnt even essential services (Automobile...
by sajo
25 Mar 2020 20:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

To all hakims, are all 41 recoveries in India down to management of symptoms only? None down to the efficacy of HydroxyChloroquine and Azithromycin and HIV drugs against the virus ? Its raining in pune.. hope it helps in clearing virus from environment Sir isnt it the other way round? The cold and d...
by sajo
24 Mar 2020 17:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Not sure if this has been shared before. This needs to go viral. A brave attempt by WION news. http://youtu.be/kN08StvCWgU Traffic seems sparse, but not disappeared completely like it did on Sunday, for most internal roads in Pune. I can see this myself from my window, and reports by friends and col...
by sajo
24 Mar 2020 11:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

pankajs wrote:^^
Heard some stalwarts on twitter complain that Amazon was not delivering books ... Guess lockdown means home delivery is out of question.


Gurus, wouldnt minimal point to point delivery minimize contact between humans and would stop crowding at marketplaces and resultant exposure?
by sajo
24 Mar 2020 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

A close relative of mine knows one of the directors of MyLab. As per him, they are planning to complete production of 1 lakh test kits in a weeks time. Their entire team is in the production facility. The rapid screening test allows the test results to be displayed in about 2.5 hours as compared to ...
by sajo
22 Mar 2020 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4028
Views: 444658

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

+400 Am astounded at the level of participation for a voluntary event without any force. Even a hardcore riot couldnt have achieved this All this just on words of 1 man. Dont think we will see this leader stature in India in my lifetime at least If I was NaPak, or even Cheen, I would be worried. Ve...
by sajo
21 Mar 2020 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Gurus, would the management of Corona like symptoms change in pregnant women? 2 of my extended team members are on maternity leave (one very close to her due date) and are having an intensely harrowing time just thinking about the consequences. Pregnant women, need to take extra precautions due to ...
by sajo
21 Mar 2020 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Gurus, would the management of Corona like symptoms change in pregnant women? 2 of my extended team members are on maternity leave (one very close to her due date) and are having an intensely harrowing time just thinking about the consequences.
by sajo
21 Mar 2020 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I am from Pune. locked myself and the family in for the entire week. Coughing and sneezing a bit, and just measured a mild fever (~99F). The significant other is going bonkers though. No history of meeting any one who has returned from anywhere. Sneezing may indicate that it's not Coronavirus. Thou...
by sajo
20 Mar 2020 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I am from Pune. locked myself and the family in for the entire week. Coughing and sneezing a bit, and just measured a mild fever (~99F). The significant other is going bonkers though. No history of meeting any one who has returned from anywhere.
by sajo
19 Mar 2020 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Even the most "woke" of my Hindu acquaintances are praising this move. Hope its a resounding success.
by sajo
19 Mar 2020 21:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Are we self disciplined enough to follow the Janata Curfew as proposed by Modi on Sunday, 22nd March 2020, from 7 AM to 10 PM. It is Voluntary only.
by sajo
19 Mar 2020 19:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1025
Views: 214370

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Would China still have money to invest in CPEC and OBOR once the COVID-19 threat disappears and world slowly limps back to normalcy ? Me thinks they would be flush with money by "helping the world" with the sale of medical equipment, medicines, temporary filling the voids left by other in...
by sajo
19 Mar 2020 17:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

the mofhw link posted last page is official but has a time lag and no graphs. no one other than covidout.in is providing an India specific dashboard to my knowledge. Absolutely correct sir! Worryingly, two patients have been moved to intensive care, this figure was 0 till yesterday. https://i.imgur...
by sajo
18 Mar 2020 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Any reports on the latest numbers in India? use https://covidout.in/ they have a dashboard for India data. While they are doing a good job, they still arent official. They are collecting information from various sources, which may or may not be accurate. https://i.imgur.com/wsNAV7o.jpg efforts init...
by sajo
18 Mar 2020 14:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/japanese-flu-drug-clearly-effective-in-treating-coronavirus-says-china Medical authorities in China have said a drug used in Japan to treat new strains of influenza appeared to be effective in coronavirus patients, Japanese media said on Wednesday. Zhang...
by sajo
18 Mar 2020 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Total number of infected cases up to 18 in Pune. I think this is the highest number of cases in a single city in India. Total number of cases in Maharashtra are now 42. The latest cases is reported to be from the same apartment complex as my in-law's place. The identity of the patient is ofcourse a ...
by sajo
17 Mar 2020 15:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The US president, Donald Trump, has referred to the global coronavirus outbreak as “the Chinese virus,” escalating a deepening US-China diplomatic spat over the disease. Is there more to Trump's tweet than a mere covfefe ? I believe choice of words is always carefully measured for impact by someone...
by sajo
16 Mar 2020 18:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Deepak Mhaisekar, Divisional Commissioner of Pune: Under Section 144 (1) and (2) whatever restrictions were needed to contain the spread of coronavirus, have been imposed. If needed, further restrictions will be added and action will be taken accordingly. A colleague was taking his cancer stricken ...
by sajo
16 Mar 2020 01:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Section 144 may be imposed in Pune. https://www.news18.com/news/india/coronavirus-outbreak-section-144-of-crpc-to-be-imposed-in-pune-2537583.html Here I am lying awake wondering if I should head to work tomorrow or stay at home. With a toddler, don't want to risk it at all. Heck, I gave my usual bar...
by sajo
13 Mar 2020 19:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

nvishal wrote:Maharashtra situation may have gone wild


Sir can you please elaborate?
by sajo
13 Mar 2020 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Uddhav Thackarey announces closure of Gyms, malls, pools, movie theaters in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur.
by sajo
13 Mar 2020 15:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4028
Views: 444658

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

At one time India had five manufacturers of Penicillin G an ingredient for a range of antibiotics. Everyone of them shut shop as they couldn't match Chinese prices. This was after anti dumping duties and what not were imposed to safeguard domestic manufacturers. God knows how they managed it. But t...
by sajo
13 Mar 2020 14:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So presumably, they must have one of the highest number of infected cases, along with fatalities as well. Its all being Doosra Banda'd by the Bakis.
by sajo
13 Mar 2020 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In Spite of super close collaboration and the Butt caressing of the Hans by the Bakis, they seem to have reported a surprisingly low number of cases. 21 so far. If the Italy numbers are to go by, Porkistan should have been a disaster waiting to happen thanks to its active chinese colonisation. What ...
by sajo
12 Mar 2020 16:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 573
Views: 93997

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

BS-6 Deadline looms. I doubt whether it would be pushed out due to CoronaVirus fears. https://www.autocarindia.com/industry/coronavirus-outbreak-to-impact-indian-carmakers-bs6-production-416509 It would not be prudent for the govt to give an extension for BS4 as it had given ample notice for people ...
by sajo
12 Mar 2020 13:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4712
Views: 354290

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Genuinely confused as to what precautions to take. I am from Pune, which is sort of turning out to be the epicenter of COVID-19 resurgence with 2 index cases, who were not in focus for atleast 10 days before being tested. Washing my hands, making the family do the same. Avoiding public transport, in...
by sajo
25 Feb 2020 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4028
Views: 444658

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/delhi-clashes-man-who-pointed-gun-at-cops-face-detained/articleshow/74293670.cms https://static.toiimg.com/photo/imgsize-81567,msid-74293843/74293843.jpg That Delhi Puliswala probably needs a bag to carry his testimonials. Faced with a murderous mob of...
by sajo
13 Feb 2020 16:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 573
Views: 93997

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

We believe in fate and most of this disregard safety comes from there. I have friends/family who buy Maruti and say that if i have to die, i will die in sleep so no issues. Their only protection is the Ganesha idol on the dashboard and the nimbu that they tie to the bumper. This is true. My own fam...
by sajo
13 Feb 2020 15:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4028
Views: 444658

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Delhi: It’s richest assembly ever; average assets at Rs 14.3 crore Source : https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/with-52-crorepati-mlas-elect-its-richest-assembly-ever-average-assets-at-rs-14-3cr/articleshow/74108174.cms Maybe Can give tips to Ms. Sitharaman on how to improve the (their p...
by sajo
13 Feb 2020 15:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 573
Views: 93997

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Maruti Will Not Send its cars for crash testing to Global NCAP Classic case of student skipping the exams because failure is nearly guaranteed. They would claim to meet Bharat NCAP which would probably be an ultra-watered down version of the real thing, making it easy for tin cans to score 5 stars....
by sajo
12 Feb 2020 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4028
Views: 444658

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Lest we forget, a reminder on who actually bankrolls AAP. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/aap-khalistan-connection-isyf-gurdial-singh-punjab-981105-2017-06-05 https://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/bjp-congress-attack-arvind-kejriwal-after-sting-operation-claims-pro-khalistan-front-funded...
by sajo
12 Feb 2020 17:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 573
Views: 93997

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Used is ok for now. I am starting driving after a long long time. https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2403132#p2403132 , a reply to your earlier query. Pick whichever you find in good condition at a fair price in your area. Used car dealers are mostly crooks, most cars are with a tamp...

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