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by Kati
02 Apr 2020 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ 1 million cases 50,000 deaths 5% death rate average That is an inflated number based on testing. The denominator completely ignores those who were never tested or those who remained asymptomatic or were otherwise not hospitalized. It also takes the Chinese...
by Kati
01 Apr 2020 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 90
Views: 11262

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

Hope the building up anger turns into a tsunami against the cheen land:

Rick Scott calls for congressional probe into WHO over coronavirus response

https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/490 ... s-response
by Kati
30 Mar 2020 22:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3600
Views: 621978

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

Suspected SARS virus and flu samples found in luggage: FBI report describes China's 'biosecurity risk'

https://www.yahoo.com/news/suspected-sa ... 26820.html
by Kati
29 Mar 2020 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Another great resource on Covid-19 in the US. Even county-wide info are being provided.

https://malariasystems.shinyapps.io/USCovid19_beta/
by Kati
29 Mar 2020 11:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

fascinating little study that models prediction of peak and total toll of COVID 19 in the US - can be broken down by state as well: https://covid19.healthdata.org/projections credits to faculty at U Washington. What do mathemagicians on forum think - calling Sudarshan :shock: , Amber and others Add...
by Kati
25 Mar 2020 11:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 433002

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Some rumours on social media about 'Foreign peacefuls' found hiding in mosques in North India including Uyghurs is that true!! If it is then, chalo accha hua corona is helping to identify these guys!! Not long before leftist/liberandu/peacefuls start squealing about police checks and excesses It's ...
by Kati
24 Mar 2020 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Just as a single datum point ..... I've had malaria a couple of times in the past, and was prescribed chloroquine- don't recall exact name (or whatever version was sold in the local medical store). Once or twice the diagnosis was not even confirmed by a blood test (was based on just visible symptom...
by Kati
22 Mar 2020 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Pardon me, if this has been posted before:

Covid-19 Is Traveling Along the New Silk Road
https://www.wired.com/story/covid-19-is ... silk-road/
by Kati
22 Mar 2020 03:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

No Data shown though .... But an interesting POV [quote] People with Type-A blood are more susceptible to COVID-19. On March 11, 2020, researchers in China released a preliminary draft of a study that collected data on the ABO blood types of 2,173 patients with lab-verified cases of the COVID-19 cor...
by Kati
20 Mar 2020 11:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Many liberals are having a massive heartache because Trump called Covid-19 as the "Chinese Virus". Some media outlets are making a big issue out of it saying that it might instigate xenophobia...... One reader replied with the following list putting these so called liberal media on the mat...
by Kati
18 Mar 2020 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Another POS son of a bureaucrat returns from England and does not go into quarantine. He might have infected his family and don't know how many others. His dad, the bureaucrat, attended office and if he has the virus, he must have infected some more too. How hard was it to go into isolation for a f...
by Kati
18 Mar 2020 05:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETQbl-eX0AAr1k7?format=png&name=small Bjorn Lomborg @BjornLomborg · 20h COVID-19 is less contagious at higher temperatures — good news for lower transmission come summer https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3551767 What is that R saar? Is that transmis...
by Kati
17 Mar 2020 04:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1537
Views: 244751

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Bharat is stockpiling strategic petro reserve.... Very good move.
Saudi and Abu Dhabi are too willing to store their oil on Bharat soil.
by Kati
12 Mar 2020 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4195
Views: 744188

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

A benign news with huge implications ..... Mnuchin says IMF and World Bank funds won't repay debts to China ReutersMarch 12, 2020, 4:25 AM CDT Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks at a news briefing Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks at a news briefing WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasur...
by Kati
12 Mar 2020 07:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526540

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Like 2001, 2007/2008 global crisis etc, this global scrambling is going to set new norms in the global work force; and probably how companies get their work done. And maybe our way of life. From what I've heard - a number of US universities are going online ASAP or extending Spring Breaks or doing ...
by Kati
12 Mar 2020 06:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587439

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Bernie spooked the Wall Street with his socialistic ideas (though good, they have rattled the top honchos). Biden will be the robot for the DNC, and when it comes to Bharat, that same old equal-equal will start. Let's hope that Covid goes away by the end of summer, so that Drumph comes back to steam...
by Kati
11 Mar 2020 23:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Ministry of Health @MoHFW_INDIA Important decisions taken at the 2nd meeting of GoM on #COVID19 today. 1. All existing visas, except diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations, employment, project visas, stand suspended till 15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13t...
by Kati
11 Mar 2020 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Cain Marko wrote:
Lisa wrote:
Strange sense of satisfaction from someone else's misfortune.

It's nothing personal, hope she gets better soon. Just that considering how much they've lectured and bullied us, yes there is a deep sense of satisfaction that India seems to be managing this better. Inshallah.

Agree 100%.
by Kati
11 Mar 2020 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 433002

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Omar Abdullah was also married to sachin pilot's sister. It is Omar who divorced his wife not sachin pilot. Omar was married to Payal (no relation of any political family) and I believe they got divorced last year. As per rumors, OA wants to marry Nidhi, anchorperson on NDTV. Yes, this is correct. ...
by Kati
08 Mar 2020 19:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943789

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Happy days are here again (for Bharat.... to fill up the strategic reserve as the oil price hits the rock bottom) Putin Dumps MBS to Start a War on America’s Shale Oil Industry Ilya Arkhipov, Will Kennedy, Olga Tanas and Grant Smith BloombergMarch 7, 2020, 11:27 AM CST Putin Dumps MBS to Start a War...
by Kati
07 Mar 2020 05:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Also, from now on, Covid-19 is called "Wuhan Virus' (by the Uncle's S of State).
And it is giving Red Panda very 'takleef'.
by Kati
07 Mar 2020 05:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

China's coronavirus recovery is 'all fake,' whistleblowers and residents claim

https://www.yahoo.com/news/chinas-coron ... 00391.html
by Kati
03 Mar 2020 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3600
Views: 621978

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

US Indicts Two Chinese Nationals For Laundering Cryptocurrency Allegedly Stolen In North Korean Hack Benzinga Neer Varshney ,Benzinga•March 3, 2020Comment Two Chinese nationals have been indicted in the District of Columbia on two counts related to operating a money laundering business, the United ...
by Kati
02 Mar 2020 20:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Okay - since there have been some discussion about sensitivity and specificity of tests, here is a simple example to test our understanding. Assume the following is based on mathematical model - no tricks and assume numbers are correct etc...And sampling is completely random/uniformly distributed e...
by Kati
01 Mar 2020 02:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 433002

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Guys, I just got this from our local Ekal Chapter. They have launched a support site for the victims of the recent riots in Delhi. As per our group it is a kosher site and the proceeds will be distributed by Dharmics to the needy Dharmics. Please do contribute, I have already done so. Here it is Th...
by Kati
29 Feb 2020 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526540

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Seattle City Council, which can't even house its residents, had the gall to poke its nose in India's internal matter and passed a resolution against CAA. Seattle's lack of housing forces families to live in their cars https://www.yahoo.com/news/seattles-lack-housing-forces-families-124133553.html
by Kati
29 Feb 2020 19:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526540

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Perhaps the same can be applied to JNU also. UC Santa Cruz fires 54 graduate students participating in months-long strike Vivian Ho in San Francisco The GuardianFebruary 28, 2020, 8:45 PM CST <span>Photograph: Dan Coyro/Associated Press</span> Photograph: Dan Coyro/Associated Press The University of...
by Kati
28 Feb 2020 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

China reports new Coronavirus cases ..... SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported 433 new cases of coronavirus infections on Feb. 26, the National Health Commission said on Thursday, up from 406 a day earlier, with a cluster of new cases in Beijing raising concerns about the management of emplo...
by Kati
28 Feb 2020 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3600
Views: 621978

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

University of Tennessee professor charged with hiding connection to Chinese university Travis Dorman, KnoxvillePublished 5:21 p.m. ET Feb. 27, 2020 | Updated 11:02 p.m. ET Feb. 27, 2020 A researcher at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville was arrested Thursday on federal charges he defrauded th...
by Kati
28 Feb 2020 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3600
Views: 621978

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

We Need to Defend America's Research and Science From Foreign Spying Seth Moulton TimeFebruary 27, 2020, 6:00 AM CST We Need to Defend America's Research and Science From Foreign Spying We Need to Defend America's Research and Science From Foreign Spying As a Harvard physics student, I got to learn...
by Kati
27 Feb 2020 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3600
Views: 621978

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

Calpers Top Money Man Is Swept Up in Chinese Espionage Fears John Gittelsohn, Sridhar Natarajan and Jenny Leonard https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/calpers-top-money-man-swept-120000780.html (Bloomberg) -- It was the kind of warning familiar to Fox viewers in the Trump era: An immigrant posed a da...
by Kati
27 Feb 2020 04:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526540

Re: Understanding the US - Again

DOJ Creates New Unit to Strip Citizenship from Terrorists, Criminals

https://www.yahoo.com/news/doj-creates- ... 36468.html
by Kati
27 Feb 2020 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587439

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

UlanBatori wrote:She went to Georgetown but bought her degree from UPenn?


She eventually got her degree from Wharton Business School where she also met Kushner.
by Kati
27 Feb 2020 02:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526540

Re: Understanding the US - Again

ABC News suspends correspondent David Wright after comments about Trump coverage, socialism, in Project Veritas sting

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/abc-n ... ailsignout
by Kati
26 Feb 2020 04:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Some interesting graphs/analysis I have not seen till recently .. .. Calculating CFR against time lag. (That is finding the death rate after 4 days, 8 days, 15 days after first symptoms and seeing the pattern and estimate limiting value). .. The values (from preliminary look) are quite different fo...
by Kati
24 Feb 2020 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332864

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

France has seen a 30% to 40% fall in tourists following the coronavirus outbreak: Finance minister

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2020/02/23/cor ... ssion=true
by Kati
22 Feb 2020 02:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3600
Views: 621978

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

at least the russians were not cry babies when competing against US...and i dont think they resorted to such massive espionage... One needs to read the book Tiger Trap to understand China's mode of espionage. .... They resort to massive "grain level info collection" by employing a huge ar...

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