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by milindc
29 Sep 2020 15:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 315746

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/money-faulty-ammo-100-howitzers-army-internal-report-1726586-2020-09-29 Calculating the loss to the exchequer due to poor quality OFB ammunition to be Rs 960 crore between 2014 and 2020, the Army notes, “Rs 960 crore roughly means 100 155-mm medium artillery gu...
by milindc
30 Jul 2020 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964324

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

No one is going to come out and say we're going to nuke pop centers whether it's retaliation or first use. Even a midget nuke strike will lead to massive retaliation, India warns Pak Unacceptable damage means pop centers are fair game. You miss my point has the Gov of India the political will to hi...
by milindc
10 Jul 2020 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964324

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

Shenxianwan: The ‘toughest’ China post that guards Karakoram Pass Radar at Karakoram Pass The Karakoram Pass has seen Chinese troops coming and staying at the pass for a day or two and returning. Satellite images have also caught a vehicle-based phased array radar located at Karakoram pass with the...
by milindc
08 Jul 2020 02:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4308
Views: 739186

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

with monthly salary of Rs 16 Lakhs, 5 BHK house, and Car worth 2.5Cr. This crap was forwarded last week on various WhatsApp groups. Just reading that one sentence about his offer in France and 5 BHK house made the whole post suspicious. Did research on Google, found many holes in his proclamations....
by milindc
01 Jul 2020 01:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

'Never made coronavirus medicine': Patanjali CEO backtracks on 'Coronil', says never claimed it can cure COVID Giving clarification to the notice issued by the Uttarakhand Drug Department, Patanjali Group CEO Acharya Balkrishna denied making any medicine named as 'Corona Kit'. https://images.livemi...
by milindc
26 Jun 2020 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

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by milindc
26 Jun 2020 15:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

If calling out stupidity is trolling, I'm guilty of it. If it offends can't help it, because every detail was given. Now fanboys will not accept anything which is obvious. For any drug (be it Ayurvedic) to be approved, there is no distinction since they want to claim it will provide efficacy for cer...
by milindc
26 Jun 2020 12:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The sample size is a grand total of 100, out of which 50 were given a placebo, 45 given the drug and 5 refused consent and were excluded. This is an incredibly small sample size. Moreover according to the doctor who conducted the trial, any patient with any comorbidity was excluded, most were young...
by milindc
25 Jun 2020 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Attached is the letter from Patanjali to Ayush https://filebin.net/bmi9ood43qditwks/Letter_to_Ayush_Ministry__1_.pdf?t=41lg7iv7 This letter gives details on the 'clinical trial' conducted at NIMS. Anyone with even limited experience in clinical trial protocols can quickly come to conclusion that th...
by milindc
25 Jun 2020 09:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Attached is the letter from Patanjali to Ayush https://filebin.net/bmi9ood43qditwks/Letter_to_Ayush_Ministry__1_.pdf?t=41lg7iv7 This letter gives details on the 'clinical trial' conducted at NIMS. Anyone with even limited experience in clinical trial protocols can quickly come to conclusion that th...
by milindc
25 Jun 2020 08:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Somehow Indians are attached to this thought that Ayurveda is a superior system than modern medicine but don't invest time/money to prove its efficacy. This is fair. As I said above, let the Ayush ministry establish the proper protocols and make it easy for the public to review for themselves. Now ...
by milindc
25 Jun 2020 08:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I tend to agree with disha-ji's points. If Patanjali claims a cure for their medicine, let them conduct trials just like any other medicine. If they fail, their claim falls flat. But why call them "fraud" without any evidence as some poster glibly did above? So what if it is made out of A...
by milindc
25 Jun 2020 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

COVID-19 Death Rate now stands at .3% https://reason.com/2020/05/24/the-cdcs-new-best-estimate-implies-a-covid-19-infection-fatality-rate-below-0-3/ The CDC's New 'Best Estimate' Implies a COVID-19 Infection Fatality Rate Below 0.3% That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying pr...
by milindc
25 Jun 2020 08:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

dishaji, Anyone saying 100% cure is questionable. Doesn’t matter who it is. There is no such a thing. Please do not be ignorant. There are diseases with 100% cure. Across human genetic variations and co-morbidities. And a single drug/herb or a combination of such treatment can cure for all humans f...
by milindc
24 Jun 2020 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So Baba's Coronil's ingredients was released by Patanjali based on the request by Ayush ministry.
It is actually 3 tablets (500mg Ashwagandha, 1000mg Giloy extract, 500mg Tulsi extract) twice a day.

What Baba did is basically fraud on his simpleton believers.
by milindc
23 Jun 2020 23:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964324

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

Nobody is shivering about the Chinese. However threat analysis is always done by what your adversary can do, instead of what he will do. Paks confidently do "India will not do this" analysis, start a war and get surprised by when we react. I have mentioned multiple times, that the Chinese...
by milindc
02 May 2020 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

New cases in Mumbai are coming from bank employees, govt workers, municipality workers, police, hospital nurses etc, all of whom are exempt from lockdown. When they return home, some neighbours too are contracting it. Many border regions of Maharashtra(with telangana) have a huge hyderabadi Muslim ...
by milindc
20 Apr 2020 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

This is just cruel, evil and selfish. People have do not have any sense of dignity and compassion. :x Third such incident in last few days.. Same thing happened with late Dr. Sailo and Dr. Reddy.. India is only country where such things are happening as far as I know.. Saving any ICU pt takes treme...
by milindc
19 Apr 2020 14:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 84790

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

Kanan Sir, I agree. You should volunteer in ICU and help medical staff treat those 1% patients. If not, then you should have a different perspective. If you're going to keep pushing this silly line (this is not the first time), then the reverse should also be true. If you think the lockdown is a go...
by milindc
18 Apr 2020 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 84790

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

Since we can't do much to the virus and the infected more than what we are already doing, I have plan for rebooting the economy. We have to divide the society into two groups based on the resistance to the virus. one group which is less vulnerable to virus will run the economy. other group which is...
by milindc
17 Apr 2020 16:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How good is the PDS system in cities? Does all the urban poor get the low priced 5 kg wheat/rice and 1 kg of pulses per person? That will only last 5 to 10 days. How are people surviving? Whoever has BPL ration card (white card in Telangana) is being taken care of.. some of the migrants who have id...
by milindc
13 Apr 2020 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ I had written a few more line with the common water/sanitation facility in mind but deleted them to leave the initial post uncluttered. Here it goes. Large slums can be divided into blocks around shared water/sanitation facilities, with a clear entry/exit path, at as granular level as possible a...
by milindc
09 Apr 2020 13:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Since there is some indication that high temperatures might be mitigating the spread of the virus, is there any advisory to switch off air conditioners, especially in public places and offices. Since, closed places like offices and restaurants are where people are more likely to be close to each ot...
by milindc
08 Apr 2020 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Germany seems to be doing good compared to its neighbours. What's the trick there? Are they using homeopathy or something? our current situation reminds me of older days where villagers put wet napkin on forehead and wait it out. Read this on Germany: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/04/world/europe...
by milindc
08 Apr 2020 10:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Primus sir , Thank you for your inputs.. COVID 19 leads not only to SIRS but also CARS (counterregulatory anti inflamatory response syndrome).. It is also possible that Young previously healthy patients who suddenly detoriate are more likely to have SIRS.. This will explain presence of myocarditis ...
by milindc
08 Apr 2020 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

IndraD wrote:https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/ive-young-fit-well-patients-18048123

more than half Covid19 patients at certain ITU units are less than 30 years old


First hand information about the same from Cardiff, which is major city in Wales.
by milindc
07 Apr 2020 14:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Why this heart burn on exporting medicines ? We manufacture them. Since the day lockdown has been announced in India, continuous process industries have been exempt. So our Pharma industry has been producing normally, one can even assume it has ramped up the production of HCQ, Azithomycin and other...
by milindc
07 Apr 2020 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Suryag ji, you don't have to put words in other people's mouths. The other side of the argument is not that those doctors would have died in traffic accidents, the other side (at least from me) is that most of those doctors were in their 60's, 70's, 80's, and one even in 90's. That Swiss site links...
by milindc
07 Apr 2020 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The Chinese researchers now state that the massive pollution in Wuhan may have contributed to the die off. Not to mention whatever they used to disinfect the city. Remember, they SO2 concentration was at one time 1800ppm and that was noted here. https://www.eurasiareview.com/01022020-polluted-air-c...
by milindc
06 Apr 2020 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Read my response to handmadu. https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7800&start=4760#p2425882 The numbers of the ground. Not the Chinese made up numbers, but what we're seeing in the west. The official counts are skewed towards symptomatic cases and serious ones at that, than...
by milindc
06 Apr 2020 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I saw that chart and I'm happy that our government is trying to take care of us, but the disease isn't as deadly as we believe it to be... Do we close our roads to save the 150000 annual dead? Or ban all industries to reduce the incidence of heavy metal poisoning and the shortening of life expectan...
by milindc
31 Mar 2020 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Did you see news from yesterday (I think) stating that Dr. Raoult has updated his study (which initially had a very small sample size) to cover new data for about a 100 patients (still not double-blind, randomized peer reviewed yada yada, but a much bigger sample size) and the results/conclusions a...
by milindc
31 Mar 2020 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

GO reads salaries are deferred. Still a noteworthy step Bad move at a time like this when Govt servants have such a crucial role to play. What a great message it would have sent if just CM, Ministers & MLAs cut their salaries to zero. With all the IT-VT, construction, education, Pharma boom I'm...
by milindc
31 Mar 2020 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

A pretty basic question: Does hand wash solutions like Dettol, Lifebuoy & Salvon etc., are as, less or more effective when compared to soap (bars) during hand washing? No. Per the sources, soap both bar or bottled washes off the oil and dirt from your hands. Important thing is soap coverage and...
by milindc
30 Mar 2020 11:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Rahul M wrote:
milindc wrote:So true..
Below is a message from personal friend managing a large govt funded hospital in Hyderabad



Please check your e-mail.
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/covid-19-seal-borders-to-stop-migrants-centre-to-states/20200329.htm

Seal borders to stop migrants: Center
Kejriwal made announcements in Delhi bastis stating that migrant workers can go to Anand Vihar
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 16:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Does it makes sense ?????? I don't think it makes sense, because there is time lag if approx 14 days from infection of person to that person showing up as infected person in govt. records......... https://i.imgur.com/Gf3vHxg.jpg Just 4-7 days to onset of initial symptoms that include fever and coug...
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 15:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I would suggest you re-read your post. So many assumptions and prejudices there regarding migrant workers that I cant make the huge effort to reply in detail. Yes, why didn't govt plan this 'once in a century' event. Why can't govt provide helicopter to transport 5-10L people to their villages. Why...
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 15:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://punemirror.indiatimes.com/pune/civic/scare-prompts-pvt-docs-to-shut-clinics/articleshow/74868283.cms? Govt expects private doctors to work without proper PPE and diagnostic tools.. politicians are even turning public opinion against doctors by calling them cowards.. But frankly if you see s...
by milindc
29 Mar 2020 13:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824761

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

One lesson Indian Govt at all levels must learn quickly is regarding the efficiency and fidelity of official communication channels. There is huge scope of improvement in this aspect. While instances of babudom & police responding quickly and efficiently are surely there, we need the entire sys...

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