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by Vadivel
22 Mar 2020 19:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6516
Views: 611659

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Reporting the same from BLR. Apart from mine, I could see the neighbouring society wallahs also join enthusiastically. For a full 10 minutes, one could not hear anything (no, it was that loud, but it was not quiet either). Generally positive reception from folks all over. Same in Kolkata. When Modi...
by Vadivel
09 Mar 2020 01:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 465
Views: 51172

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

KLNMurthy wrote:
schinnas wrote:It's bangra time for India. Our ForEx reserves will soon reach half a trillion USD. We can afford to make risky but high yield investments instead of treasury bonds.

Does India have strategic petroleum reserves like US does? gurus?



Yes, we have reserves for 10 days.
by Vadivel
07 Mar 2020 16:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012056

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Can any one explain in layman terms what did Yes bank do, and why Reserve Bank had to take this action? Has RBI taken longer time to recommend this action, or this was the right to cap the withdrawals? It is a capital adequacy issue known for a while. They had extended dodgy loans in the past. RBI ...
by Vadivel
06 Mar 2020 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6516
Views: 611659

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The “Gift” of Coronavirus by Peter Zeihan on March 6, 2020 In the past couple of weeks coronavirus cases outside of China surged. Particularly worrisome clusters emerged in South Korea and Iran, countries which serve as transport hubs for their respective worlds. US President Donald Trump is doing h...
by Vadivel
04 Mar 2020 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6516
Views: 611659

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In Delhi local shops as well as on Amazon, N95 respiratory masks, Hand sanitizers, Paracetamol and Vitamin C tablets are sold out. One pharmacist in BLR told me that even though GoI has banned sending and/or selling masks along with other critical items to China, it is still being continued to be s...
by Vadivel
12 Feb 2020 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668161

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Ekdum Latust contortion ... https://twitter.com/chetan_bhagat/status/1227234605977047040 Chetan Bhagat @chetan_bhagat Hindutva got split today. There's toxic Hindutva {BJP variety} There's non-toxic Hindutva {AAP variety} Both have their takers. So now "soft Hondutva" is "non-toxic H...
by Vadivel
10 Feb 2020 15:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6516
Views: 611659

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

From Wuhan and surrounding cities, fascinating personal accounts from patients, doctors and nurses. Some dying patients intentionally spitting at medical workers and exposing them to virus :shock: From WeChat. Use google translation More than Wuhan: 16 cities in Hubei epidemic area It was mentioned...
by Vadivel
08 Feb 2020 14:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668161

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Why are Hindus in AP, TN any better, they are also equally Dodos TN for the simple reason that geographically it was never ruled by Muslims, except for North Arcot. So to most tamils Islamic dhimmitude is not something they are aware of and hence do not carry a historical baggage. White Dhimmitude ...
by Vadivel
04 Feb 2020 00:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668161

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BJP et all should tone down the Paki reference and attack Kujilival, pak reference is being picked on MSM and SM and seems to have negative vibes
by Vadivel
03 Feb 2020 16:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5421
Views: 668161

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

He also spoke against CAA and NRC. He is an idiot liberandu. Ignore and boycott. Cant ignore when he is on TV. I have nothing to boycott but my irritation when I see him on TV. Will never forget that He is/was a prime idiot who wanted Sachin to be dropped. You can watch with Tamil, Telugu, Bengali ...
by Vadivel
01 Feb 2020 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310489

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Paki students watching Indian students being evacuated while TSP shows “solidarity” with chini.

https://twitter.com/sneheshphilip/statu ... 23043?s=20
by Vadivel
28 Jan 2020 16:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012056

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The Government of India (Government E Marketplace) is a hidden game changer. As of now it is designed to handle government procurement but nothing prevents it from becoming the premier marketplace rivalling Alibaba / Amazon etc they may make it open source and similar to BHIM (which is designed for...
by Vadivel
23 Dec 2019 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 685957

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Most news from above are as of 2018.

Verify stuff from whatsapp university, even if its pro-gov.
by Vadivel
19 Dec 2019 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 685957

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

OCI is much more than an unlimited visa. It gives the holder almost all the same rights as citizens. It is more like a US green card, plus the added convenience that the holder does not have to satisfy any yearly residency requirements. It is a very significant document to grant to a foreign nation...
by Vadivel
19 Dec 2019 23:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012056

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A pertinent data from my circle. Take it FWIW I and most people in my circle (mostly MSME small fry who are feeding off the sub contract ecosystems of big whales like L&T, Shapoorji Palonji, servicing (Real Estate and Infra sector) will tax invoice 30%-50% less this year than last FY and most o...
by Vadivel
08 Oct 2019 23:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 539881

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Among the 10 'instructions', number six pertains to directives on engaging in "sodomy" and states that participants "will completely refrain from [engaging in] sodomy without the permission of their emir (leader)". (Who does the Emir ask if he wants some sodomy?)It says the viola...
by Vadivel
23 Sep 2019 19:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012056

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Labour party Ad but very relevant in Indian situation as well Tax cuts for billionaires DONT work in stimulating economy, put money in the hands of the the hard working middle and lower classes to stimulate economy. Demonetisation took away a lot, time to give it back. Orange and apple comparison. ...
by Vadivel
14 Sep 2019 00:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 539881

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Peregrine wrote:Image

Cheers Image


Is that from MAD magazine? Probably by Sergio :rotfl:
by Vadivel
27 Aug 2019 19:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610537

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Is there any equivalent for SCL Labs in India (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCL_Group) apart from IPAC which can influence mass behavior, GOI needs to work with anyone offering mass stratigic communications to blunt the paki propaganda within J&K. There is no point in only the twitter/whatsapp ...
by Vadivel
18 Aug 2019 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 539881

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Hasan Nisar is talking BS, about breakup of India. Khalistan, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bahar or Bihar etc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp4anxnD-J0 Just going by your comments ... There is hardly anyone left in bakistan who can read and write or follows the news that has not been hit badly by t...
by Vadivel
14 Aug 2019 15:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1121
Views: 167849

Re: Indian IT Industry

OS is irrelevant here, most of Microsoft Azure (including the MS developed and maintained systems are open source). OS is being charged, please check the on-demand or reserved pricing on AWS or Azure or Rackspace and compare it with Ubuntu/Amazon Linux etc, the prices for windows/red hat have addit...
by Vadivel
14 Aug 2019 00:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1121
Views: 167849

Re: Indian IT Industry

Reliance-Microsoft cloud tie-up poses threat to Amazon, Google in India. PRICE WAR [u]Jio would provide free connectivity and cloud infrastructure to start-ups, Ambani said, adding the "This pricing of elementary services is really the rock bottom price," said Naveen Mishra, of tech resea...
by Vadivel
08 Aug 2019 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 539881

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Taliban has given statement asking Pakistan and India to talk it over.

Even taliban is not in tilting towards Pakistan

http://alemarahenglish.com/?p=49828

:rotfl:
by Vadivel
06 Aug 2019 15:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 628740

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Left organisations take out protest march on Kashmir issue The DYFI a CPI(M) outfit decided to take a protest march to guess where; a Post office at Thenjipalam, Malappuram Dt :lol:. This move actually caught the post master by surprise. He really did not know what was the reason for the communist ...
by Vadivel
01 Jul 2019 16:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1121
Views: 167849

Re: Indian IT Industry

https://www.zoho.com/crm/zia.html One has to wonder why no one at Zoho questioned this. I'm sure that they would have debated on the catchy words like all businesses. Seriously. :eek: , you are dropping Zoho because they used a word for thier AI service which you don't like. No wonder Indian softwa...
by Vadivel
30 Jun 2019 15:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1121
Views: 167849

Re: Indian IT Industry

Looks like that my answer has been answered partially. Probably arrogance is more prevalent than pride in the Indian IT industry. Blaming it on governmental decision making and moving on is convenient. May be it’s just me and not be able to tolerate other companies’ products on my turf. If my BD an...
by Vadivel
20 Jun 2019 14:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012056

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

we need urgent measures to reduce the fertility rate to 1.5 range - 1.3 is said to be replacement rate below which pop starts to decline. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_states_and_union_territories_of_India_by_fertility_rate the 4 BIMARU states with a giant pop of 400 mil are dragging us dow...
by Vadivel
18 Jun 2019 18:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 10783

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

UlanBatori wrote:Informed, should change momentarily. Good to contact you. Has it started raining?


Nope, dry as sahara.
by Vadivel
18 Jun 2019 15:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 10783

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

Fee:
Registration and Payment in India:
http://nccrd.in/module/Content/Content.php

The above link is not working in that page.
by Vadivel
27 May 2019 07:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 157855

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

One of the best impact of the 2019 is to remove(partially) the trauma of 2004 from the indic folks. The 2004, in its impact, were similar to the last ball six of Javed Miandad in Sharjah. Anyone who had gone through that match would attest the deep lasting scar left to the psyche that multiple Indi...
by Vadivel
24 May 2019 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 157855

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

CBN craeted a huge hate campaign on BJP and NM for almost two years. Entire Telugu media actively participated in that. Most of the Telugu media people are communists directly or indirectly. So that hate went into large sections of the society in AP at least. TG escaped that to some extant. In TN e...
by Vadivel
24 May 2019 11:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 157855

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

:rotfl: :rotfl: I cant help LOTF on Stalin and DMK. Classic Operation successful but patient died. DMK and Stalin fought hard and strong just to stay in opposition, with virtually no change. Sitting in oppostion in LS from RS. Sitting in opposition in Assembly. Apart from psycological boost to its c...
by Vadivel
22 May 2019 13:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 601612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Behind the numbers: How India Today-Axis My India forecast seats https://www.indiatoday.in/elections/lok-sabha-2019/story/behind-the-numbers-how-india-today-axis-my-india-forecasts-seats-1531359-2019-05-21 Only 1 pollster for 1 constituency, but the survey had 7,42,187 respondents across the country...
by Vadivel
21 May 2019 22:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 601612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/karnataka-chief-minister-kumaraswamy-cancels-delhi-visit/article27193659.ece Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy cancels Delhi visit He might not last long as CM of Karnataka. And could be trying to make a deal to survive. Looks like CBN is moving hea...
by Vadivel
21 May 2019 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 601612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

That's hard to believe, how can you collate data from 59 constituencies even via real-time and come up with the figures (graphics etc) in 30 mins, the polls ended at 6, the exit polls came at 6:30, how is it possible? Read PP's blog ... BTW, how do you define "real-time"? As far as I know...

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