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by sajo
15 Oct 2020 15:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

the dramatic drop has been out of MH where cases and deaths seems to have dropped overnight by 60%. Hope the trend continues so people can go about their lives as usual. Maybe because of this : https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/maharashtra-recalls-2-lakh-faulty-rt-pcr-kits-moves-to-ca...
by sajo
14 Oct 2020 18:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Gurus, can the china virus be transmitted via people who have seen the last of their symptoms 3+ weeks back? My mother met some of our neighbours in the parking lot of the apartment complex, about 3weeks after their quarantine ended (so 5 weeks or so after the appearance of symptoms and testing posi...
by sajo
10 Sep 2020 21:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389789

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Jaishankar has been snubbed ? Delay of over 2 hours now, if the below is true. IndiaToday @IndiaToday · 2m The meeting between Indan and Chinese foreign ministers delayed, India Today's @Geeta_Mohan gets you the latest on this development. #NewsToday #ITVideo #Breaking | @SardesaiRajdeep Live http:/...
by sajo
10 Sep 2020 15:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389789

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

sooraj wrote:Press Trust of India
@PTI_News
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I compliment IAF for swift action near LAC during recent unfortunate incident: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh


Sirs, would he be referring to Medical evacuation? The terms unfortunate incident are used, instead of action some such term.
by sajo
31 Aug 2020 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965733

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

@drapr007 · 5m विश्वशनीय सूत्रों से जानकारी है। बच्चों ने बहुत बढ़िया चीनी (यों) का शरबत बनाया है। कम से कम 14 ग्लास ।। Translated : As per reliable sources, the boys have prepared an excellent sugar (Chini, in Hindi) juice, atleast 14 glasses of it. Does it mean we preemptively put out an official...
by sajo
31 Aug 2020 12:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965733

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Fresh clashes being reported on the night on 29/30 August between Indian and Chinese troops. I'm sure the details will come in due time but the government has been quick to release a statement. https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1649940#.X0yJA4pZ22o.whatsapp The release seems to be reall...
by sajo
18 Aug 2020 17:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://m.timesofindia.com/city/pune/citys-first-sero-survey-shows-51-5-citizens-have-covid-antibodies/articleshow/77602008.cms more than 50% Pune residents in selected areas show covid antibodies.. But doc, that should reflect in the form of falling numbers in the City? Has the situation on the gr...
by sajo
17 Aug 2020 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

For those living in MH (esp. Mumbai, Thane and Pune) is the situation really grim or is govt of MH just making up these numbers ? Population adjust MH has consistently reported 2x the number of deaths and cases compared to the next worst hit state. Today's death toll from MH alone is 413, the highe...
by sajo
12 Aug 2020 15:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459477

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Dhaaga in Team-BHP on a duffer's visit to na-bakistan. https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travelogues/225355-unexpected-surprising-visit-pakistan.html He didnt step out of the bubble of La(w)hore urban boundaries, and thinks entire cuntry is like this. Too much of love and pyaar expressed by the dehaat...
by sajo
07 Aug 2020 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964735

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

Micromax, Karbonn , Lava and others seem to have all but disappeared. Would ideally like to see some Indian co fill that space, but that looks like a distant dream.
I foresee all remaining Indian Television manufacturers to also go belly up soon.
by sajo
07 Aug 2020 23:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 623115

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Squadron Leader (Retd) Deepak Vasant Sathe was the CO of the flight. May be the departed souls attain sadgati. Om Shanti. Imagine the plight of the passengers as well. They managed to get out of one difficult situation (stranded in another country) right into the jaws of death. The sheer terror in t...
by sajo
06 Aug 2020 17:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Thank you for your insight Dr. Ratnadip. My question was around that onlee... how can the Govt ensure that lives can be saved and at the same time everybody gets a fair shot at treatment, not just the wealthy and powerful ?
by sajo
06 Aug 2020 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

What would it take for the government to absorb cost of expensive drugs like Remdesivir or Tocilizumab? Can a scheme like direct benefit transfer linked to Aadhar work? The kind of footwork needed to procure these essentials that the mango man needs to do is simply going to seed a lot of negativity ...
by sajo
06 Aug 2020 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 454
Views: 66250

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

Completion of Ram Mandir to coincide with the 2024 Polls ? 32 months is the expected time as per news channels. Completion = Thrown open to public with all support infra also complete. Asking because there is a real chance that the govt may triumph too early and BIF might take advantage of the short...
by sajo
05 Aug 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 454
Views: 66250

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

Modi ji in that beard looks like one of those maha sadhu/sant I felt he looked a lot like Shivaji. It looked a lot like it was his coronation. And like ancient Rajas he paid his respects to Ram and recognized himself as just a servant/devotee of Shree Ram by laying down in front of him. And this ev...
by sajo
03 Aug 2020 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Mukhi ji and Ambar Ji , Om Shanti , may their souls attain sadgati. Really sorry to hear about your experiences. Worst part is, you are not alone and is being replicated 1000x all over the country.
by sajo
28 Jul 2020 13:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^Are those massive numbers Anti-gen tests or RT-PCR tests?
by sajo
27 Jul 2020 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964735

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

It is very likely that the Chinese are reaching out to sympathetic US multinational companies, who have interests in China, to approach Democratic Party operatives to reach the Biden campaign. You, sir, have put it very succinctly. I think USA Inc., with its extreme reliance on Cheen will not have ...
by sajo
23 Jul 2020 12:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964735

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

We Indians are fine with Boycott and Sacrifice , as long as it is done by someone else. People have incredibly fickle memories!

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by sajo
23 Jul 2020 11:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 718595

Re: Internal Security Watch

Any idea what happened to the thousands of prisoners released by the Maharashtra govt ? As of now there seems to be no plan to re-incarcerate them anytime soon, so they are running amok, am sure there was a bidding process for getting released. Many had huge processions celebrating their "relea...
by sajo
23 Jul 2020 11:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Many elderly pts ( around 60 %) , even those with comorbidities improve relatively well.. Pts who present late i.e those require ventilation within 24 hrs of admission have poor outcome.. I think so called " happy hypoxia " is at play here.. Pt dont realise about gross lung damage untill ...
by sajo
19 Jul 2020 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How come countries do not seem to have any intelligence to act on to know what concrete steps Wuhan had taken to bring the pandemic to a screeching halt in their part? Untested vaccine? Untested drug of some sort? Whatever it was seems to have clearly worked inspite of overwhelming odds with respect...
by sajo
16 Jul 2020 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

A thread about Pune's woeful state by a sitting MLA. https://twitter.com/SidShirole/status/1283766919426764801?s=19 #Pune is a few days away from a medical catastrophe. State Govt. has failed. I on behalf of every Punekar have written to Hon. PM @narendramodi ji, Hon. HM @AmitShah ji, Hon. MoHFW @dr...
by sajo
13 Jul 2020 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So here is my own experience with virus and the system in Pune. Many thanks for sharing your experience Shivaji, and great to know that you had recovered. How easy (or difficult) was it to find a bed in Pune? I am hearing nightmare stories, and a BJP MLA from the City confirmed the same. The scarie...
by sajo
10 Jul 2020 15:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Total lockdown in Pune district starting from the 12th. Exact terms not known yet. I think more cities will follow suit. Pune district has had more than 33k COVID cases already.
by sajo
09 Jul 2020 18:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I think people are forcibly being dragged to quarantine facilities because they know there is no hope of keeping them home based just on instructions. Also, those who havent already, please check the latest Version of Arogya Setu App, you can see how many of those who have been in your proximity ove...
by sajo
04 Jul 2020 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Pune Updates :
Cases : 19.8k
Active : 6.9k
Deaths : 0.9k

A corporator died yesterday, an MLA is already admitted last week and now even Mayor of Pune is infected.
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 19:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1169
Views: 186382

Re: Indian IT Industry

won't be a legal way for TikTok to pay him. OT : But I did not find any mention of monetization of TikTok anywhere. Unlike Youtube and other well entrenched platforms who have a well defined view policy. Also the numbers all seemed to be coming up from Shanghai Institute of Statistics. 20 million l...
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 19:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069010

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

On a lighter note, and maybe much to the chagrin of the libbies, we now know what the inspiration of PM's new look is. https://i.imgur.com/6HB3jbl.jpg Again, on a lighter note, could be a signal that a smaller, yet smarter and fiercer force from the Swarajya had defeated a much bigger, richer, unscr...
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 718595

Re: Internal Security Watch

All it shows is that senior officials like the Dist. Superindent of Police or his immediate juniors did not plan the operation well . The intelligence on these criminals was also not accurate. It could also be that the Dy.SP decided to tackle the criminal in the usual fashion, NOT expecting him to ...
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 11:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965733

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Better than a 1000 pages of Gobar times Propaganda as far as Signalling to the Eleven Camp. As a layperson, this 1 pic does more for alleviating unfounded fears than any number of flowery written article. https://www.hindustantimes.com/rf/image_size_960x540/HT/p2/2020/07/03/Pictures/_bb9a3040-bcea-1...
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069010

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Achievement of 48 years old Yogi Adityanath: Apparently, the Dynasts in UP have seized (or are planning to) the Killing of 8 UP-Cops as an opportunity to put an Anti-Brahmin stance on Yogi. Twitter comments from dubious Hindu sounding accounts are to that effect on almost every news link reporting ...
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965733

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Chinese delay as PM quits social media site Weibo thttps://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/chinese-delay-as-pm-quits-social-media-site-weibo/articleshow/76739079.cms I don't know if it's reported here or not. PM Modi has quit weibo. As per the article, the profile could not be completely deleted ...
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 11:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 718595

Re: Internal Security Watch

Looks like the 8-UP cops including a DSP walked into an ambush. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/kanpur-up-policemen-cops-dead-criminals-firing-vikas-dubey-1696429-2020-07-03 At least eight police personnel of Uttar Pradesh Police, including a deputy superintendent of police, were killed in an ...
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 01:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Jal-neti at Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital is proving to be an effective preventive measure for doctors and health workers, with so far no case reported there. Dr. Kelkar sounds very convincing here. https://youtu.be/YysmD7IDuEg https://punemirror.indiatimes.com/pune/cover-story/deenanath-docs-claim-...
by sajo
29 Jun 2020 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069010

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Expecting cases in HC down south challenging the ban and the right of the people to be entertained. D'uh!
by sajo
29 Jun 2020 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232541

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

But how does the above makes the police behavior acceptable to you? Not at all acceptable. Looks like the pair had a history. 34-year-old Lazares, a pastor from Palaniappuram near Sathankulam, was a victim of their horrific violence on February 21 this year along with 10 others. The pastor and his ...
by sajo
29 Jun 2020 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069010

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What exactly happens when they are banned? I was just able to both download and install TikTok on my phone from India. Ran into an overwhelming amount of #SingleSource influencers by default, which means atleast for now its business as usual. Tried it with both my wired and cellular internet connect...
by sajo
28 Jun 2020 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232541

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

I can see that the usual commie-EJ gang and the entire EJ ecosystem has been activated to portray the TN govt and the TN police in bad light following the custodial deaths of two traders. Would have usually sympathized with the victims, but the EJ cabal being activated makes me smell something fishy...
by sajo
28 Jun 2020 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831931

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Pune city has the capacity to collect 3500 samples per day, and process 1500 results per day.
Out of those 1500 results, a whopping 996 tested positive yesterday, indicating what's possibility the highest percentage of positive cases amongst tested in the world??

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