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by manju
01 Sep 2020 14:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967311

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

Folks can we start using #IndoChinaSea from now onwards. #NoSouthChina Sea I have a better name. North Nutana Sea. This is a name given to south china sea by Indonesia following needless provocation by the CCP bandits. So #NoSouthChina sea. #YesNorth Nutana Sea. Name it with 'IND" IND for Indi...
by manju
16 Aug 2020 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5234
Views: 967913

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

State Department to Require Chinese ‘Confucius Institutes’ to Register as Foreign Agents: Report Zachary Evans August 12, 2020, 5:35 PM CDT The U.S. State Department could move as early as Thursday to announce that Chinese “Confucius institutes” will be required to register as foreign agents, Bloom...
by manju
15 Aug 2020 17:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742494

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Samutkarsh IAS Karnataka (a sangh based ngo) Presents Live Talk on: Self Reliance in Defence Technologies By Dr. G Sateesh Reddy, Chairman, DRDO and Secretary to Govt.Of India, Department of Defence R&D, Ministry of Defence. Date : 16-08-2020, Sunday *Time: 11.30 am * SamutkarshIAS Facebook Live...
by manju
15 Aug 2020 17:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742494

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Will forward these questions. let us hope he answers most. I wont be able to understand fully most of the answers regarding technicalities. it is best if some of you guys join the talk tomorrow india time.
by manju
15 Aug 2020 17:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742494

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

1) Why this inordinate delay in getting Helina & Dhruvastra ready with LCH - enemy is at the doors 2) Why was Nirbhay project closed down as a tech-demonstrator? Couldn't the existing version be inducted by at least 1 of the 3 arms? 3) When will BMD deployment (at least Phase 1) be complete? 4)...
by manju
15 Aug 2020 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742494

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Wokay me! Q: Status of Shaurya Q:Status of the OFB High Mobility TEL whose sole pic of it undergoing tests in the deserts is now mia. It looked like a MZKT clone, iirc Edit: Got it! https://i.imgur.com/2ZRUYNg.jpg Some more that I can think of Q: Siva pod update(post the livefist report) Q: ACTAS p...
by manju
12 Jul 2020 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5234
Views: 967913

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

Boss, technically you're right that taking a gun and shooting oneself in the foot could qualify as 'war' , but usually that refers to dealing with other parties :) Last year purchased this book & finished reading it. A very insightful book about china it also tells about Mao's war on sparrows a...
by manju
13 Apr 2020 19:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

No idea what chemicals they are using. :roll: Looks similar to anti mosquito fogging done by local municipalities. in my area (Mysore, Karnataka) Mysore Mahanagara Palike has thrown bleaching power on road. this was done at every house entry. i think it is the same. bleaching powder thrown around i...
by manju
05 Apr 2020 17:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85184

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

A morbid thought entered my mind, mods please delete this if this is bad. With so much of Italy/Spain and EU's elderly population decimated, it actually reduces the burden on their social security systems. Governments might even incentivize child bearing (unlikely) and EU might bounce back even str...
by manju
04 Apr 2020 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Google has published google maps based tracking data of mobile phone users (using Android presumably) for a lot of countries which you can get from: https://www.google.com/covid19/mobility/ The mobility trends report for India (pdf) compared to baseline starting beginning of February: https://www.g...
by manju
04 Apr 2020 19:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

if the data in the next few weeks continues to show that there is no reinfection after recovering from the infection. Strategy could be- get younger patients to be recruited for all roles involving face to face care and this would probably mean we can use bipap/cpap machines which are much easier to...
by manju
01 Apr 2020 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077005

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Per this video the peacefuls are letting loose hundreds/thousands of suicide covid bombers!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIRqVuk8ZR0

Wanted to post in internal security thread ..could not fine it.. Admins please move as appropriate
by manju
01 Apr 2020 12:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85184

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

COVID-19 IS A new bio war front. The soldiers are the medical care profession: doctors, nurses, hospitals, workers, Pharma, drug distribution, research labs, education institutes, revamping biology curriculum even in high schools, public health administration. We need the doctors here to think for ...
by manju
01 Apr 2020 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

My primary school classmate who was in ICU intubated, has been moved out of ICU on the road to recovery. He lives in New England. People who were infected early will get the best care before fatigue and overcrowding tears the system brick by brick. Brar_w ji wishing you and your friend peace and st...
by manju
01 Apr 2020 11:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Italy and Spain are showing almost 10% fatality rate. Any guesses? Expected. At the start of the pandemic/epidemic the people with symptoms and the most sick are likely to be tested. Hence we are missing many with the diseases but not tested and hence not counted in the denominator. Once the testin...
by manju
31 Mar 2020 18:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

It is not just Kerala, but every state, which did not bother to invest enough in the health care system will have this problem. Kerala's dependency on Mlore is a prime example, of delegating the medicare job to another state. As we have seen worldwide, states will now guard medical access for their...
by manju
30 Mar 2020 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

saip wrote:Looks like it is common in India to administer BCG vaccine and others like polio in the hospital itself at the time of birth. Let us hope BCG DOES give protection and India dodges the bullet.


almost 100% coverage in India with BCG
by manju
29 Mar 2020 18:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Intubation/ Vent skills cannot be taught denovo (some one who has not done it before). Videos will help some recall skills if they have done it in past and the skills are rusty.. It has to be learnt on the machines/job preferably
by manju
29 Mar 2020 17:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Government initiatives to address shortage of Hand Sanitizers: The Government of India has taken several initiatives to prevent the spread of infection. To address shortage of essential supplies the government can consider Shortage of Hand sanitizers: The government should consider mass production o...
by manju
29 Mar 2020 17:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

deejay wrote:
manju wrote:I have tried to summarize what has happened so far.. i try to keep it up to date.. you may find this useful. http://tinyurl.com/Covid-UpdateStragegy-Vijay


Well done Sir!. Excellent effort. Thank You.


https://tinyurl.com/CovidUpdateStrategies correct link.. there was a spelling mistake
by manju
29 Mar 2020 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Clinical presentation varies from asymptomatic infection to mild illness to severe or fatal illness. Most people present with symptoms about 7-9 (range 5-13 days) days after exposure (if they become symptomatic) Some reports suggest the potential for clinical deterioration during the second week of ...
by manju
29 Mar 2020 16:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I have tried to summarize what has happened so far.. i try to keep it up to date.. you may find this useful. http://tinyurl.com/Covid-UpdateStragegy-Vijay
by manju
29 Mar 2020 16:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85184

Re: Post-Covid19 World and India

The government can say all companies that have paid taxes will get pay roll loan proportionate to their tax filings. Thus incentivze (is there such a word?) companies for filing taxes and helping them proportionate to the portion that they have filed in Number 1 account ( I am not an expert in accou...
by manju
29 Mar 2020 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85184

Re: Post-Covid19 World and India

Others public behaviors to be continued and reinforced
- Follow line system (Q)
- Allow personal space in Q- at stations, airports, bus stops, etc
by manju
29 Mar 2020 14:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85184

Re: Post-Covid19 World and India

I was out of home for an hour for essential work today. The streets were empty (almost) with the intent to tackle the unseen enemy- the virus. Also had to give instructions to our sangh volunteers to protect themselves when out volunteering- we have set up hand washing basins at entrance of the medi...
by manju
28 Mar 2020 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Situation in Pakistan went out of control a few days ago. Imran khans govt realised it and came to the conclusion that implementing a lockdown wasnt going to change it. He has given up trying to contain the epidemic and instead focusing on saving the economy. Off course, there cannot be an "ec...
by manju
28 Mar 2020 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Train berth ms to go converted into isolation wards. Up to 10K. https://www.financialexpress.com/infrastructure/railways/brilliant-idea-indian-railways-to-convert-train-coaches-into-quarantine-facilities-details/1909834/lite/?__twitter_impression=true was chatting with my friend about this a few da...
by manju
26 Mar 2020 16:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Needs lot jugaad to ensure - pressure equal in all tubes- lenght of tube should be same - which mean how you position the vent wrt to the four patients that share the vent - they must be of same wt and must be requiring same volume and pressure.. possible but need some expertise, not for the novice...
by manju
26 Mar 2020 15:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Very interesting how libarandus and libtards and BIF very quickly take a contrarian position. Their pet peeve now, even as they keep their fingers crossed that India will be consumed by COVID, is that everything Modiji is doing is a 'fraud' and 'PR' because there is no testing going on. I felt like...
by manju
26 Mar 2020 15:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

An interesting snippet was posted that the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic killed 5-6% of India's then population. Is there any studies / papers that mention what was the causes and measures taken then. It is shocking that a lot of us were hoping that our hot humid temperatures would protect us, not even...
by manju
26 Mar 2020 15:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Currently, no company manufactures 100 percent indigenous ventilators in India. Most companies either import, assemble or partially produce it with components sourced from Europe, US and China. .... The cost ranges from Rs 5 lakh to 12 lakh. I read about usage of splitters to make a single ventilat...
by manju
24 Mar 2020 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

UK study of 196 patients who came to ITU with China19 indicates obese or overweight coronavirus patients most in need of critical care. Young fit and well also getting affected severely > virus is unpredictable Men are getting serious form of illness, women getting away with milder form of illness ...
by manju
23 Mar 2020 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^yes the HIV epidemic that was almost gleefully predicted in India never materialized. India managed to disappoint some people again. Indian HIV Drug manufacturing companies lowered the cost of HIV drugs which was the main reasons why HIV was well controlled Now the dictum is If you treat every HI...
by manju
23 Mar 2020 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Scientists warn we may need to live with social distancing for a year or more I have a feeling that his China virus for good or bad will shape our public behavior in the years to come - swatch bharat- - Move in lines slowly as opposed piling up on each other - the radius of our personal space will ...
by manju
23 Mar 2020 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

News of more and more young fit and well population falling severely ill with covid19! From 35 to 47 year old are being ventilated in ITU with no precondition. Virus is unpredictable. https://i.ibb.co/ZYbZ5yg/Whats-App-Image-2020-03-22-at-14-26-03.jpg https://i.ibb.co/DzJG15d/Whats-App-Image-2020-0...
by manju
23 Mar 2020 20:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835390

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Let's also remember all hot countries are doing well when compared to cold weathered ones. During 1918 Flu Pandemic (Aka spansih flu) which also originated in China, most casualties were in India.. 1.6 croro.. i.e 6% of population IN 1918, the epidemic was actually a pandemic that affected not just...

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