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by disha
20 Oct 2020 04:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

It seems that's you here. I will let the PM know, he can rein you in. Sure. Let ,me know. Coming from the same people that promised, numbers peaking by Mid/End May (NITI aayog ??) 5T economy, 15L in bank accounts yada yada. I wouldn't stoop to you level of cheap ad hominem barbs. SRoy'ji, do you ha...
by disha
19 Oct 2020 06:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1082707

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Note FOC AOA has been opened up to 24*. So take that as your maximum. Unfortunately cannot compare with Bandar. Since Bandar never flies. Gripen is 26 (purported). So your claim is that 135+ planes of the PAF have been permanently grounded and that whatever IAF controllers saw was a mirage ? We nee...
by disha
16 Oct 2020 23:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/academic-studies-have-endorsed-the-benefits-of-demonetization-11602599307453.html https://images.livemint.com/img/2020/10/13/original/oped4chart_1602599444511.png The above two charts are a keeper. The sharp "V" trend was missed even by the st...
by disha
16 Oct 2020 23:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Why are power prices so high in India? Is it due to distribution losses or stealing/non-payment? Household consumption will go up like crazy with cheap power - A/C, Electrical Appliances, etc. Stealing of electricity is factored into "Distribution losses" and is a big issue. The cost is b...
by disha
16 Oct 2020 22:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1082707

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

fanne wrote:so what was AOA? Instant one and it was able to sustain itself? Any idea how does it compare to its counterpart - Gripen and Blunder?


Note FOC AOA has been opened up to 24*. So take that as your maximum. Unfortunately cannot compare with Bandar. Since Bandar never flies. Gripen is 26 (purported).
by disha
04 Oct 2020 03:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Personal account. I did a coast to coast (US) flight and back past month. No direct flight to the east coast destination I needed to go to. On return came from NY, US. NY has better contact tracing and requirement for quarantine. It is self quarantine. Due to the facilities available (like instacart...
by disha
01 Oct 2020 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4360
Views: 1044264

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

We are still a terribly technologically backward country. Just go back a page and I have listed several examples of continuing imports which ISRO and other organizations are heavily reliant on. If that is the criteria then US is an even more technologically backward country. CSaurabh'ji, I have not...
by disha
18 Sep 2020 04:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 648
Views: 127928

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

Historical agricultural reforms are passed. Something that should have been done in 1950's itself. And here this thread is silent! Anyway, The first bill,Farmers` Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion And Facilitation) Bill, 2020, has generated the most fear amidst the farmers in the past couple of ...
by disha
14 Sep 2020 04:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7985
Views: 1059795

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak wrote:what next........... kangana ranaut to stand against the mafia queen from rae bareli during the next gen elections :mrgreen:


Couple of nationalist hit movies under her belt by 2022, that would be a master stroke if Kangana stands against Sonia in Rae Bareilly!
by disha
25 Aug 2020 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335197

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

This is prior to CY2 launch, however wanted to put this here: https://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-s-found-a-lost-spacecraft-orbiting-our-moon There's also the fact that our Moon is covered in regions called mascons, or mass concentrations, which have higher-than-average gravitational pull and have bee...
by disha
25 Aug 2020 09:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4360
Views: 1044264

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Updates from Astrosat https://www.deccanherald.com/science-and-environment/light-from-young-galaxy-born-in-baby-universe-spotted-877338.html Using India's very own space observatory Astrosat, a bunch of Indian researchers in collaboration with their partners from the USA, Europe and Japan on Monday ...
by disha
25 Aug 2020 09:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335197

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Dissemination and inspiration needs better resourcing, better spokespersons, better talent and infrastructure and a certain degree of independence. ... Instead ISRO took another opportunity to miss out. It is easy to say a cliche followed by a grand operatic statement. I would want ISRO to release ...
by disha
25 Aug 2020 09:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335197

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

It is worth emulating NASA here. Edited: I was recently speaking to the CEO of an image recognition company in Massaland (funded by US DoD) that is making software to detect objects in runways from cameras so airports don't have to spend on humans for runway inspection 24*7. With good ML models and...
by disha
11 Aug 2020 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1892
Views: 455557

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

schinnas wrote:Truth needs to be digested. No point in shooting the messenger / team bhp. Self respect shouldn't mean self delusion.


I think further discussion should be in India Roads thread. BTW, did you ever visit Gujarat, Bengaluru?
by disha
10 Aug 2020 22:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7985
Views: 1059795

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^Wussies. I have stopped the subscription. These cry babies do more harm than any good. SRoy'ji, please restart your subscription. In all cases they are the first ones to call out the secularitis infection among Indians. For example: https://swarajyamag.com/ideas/now-to-rewrite-history-its-not-abo...
by disha
09 Aug 2020 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335197

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

So if Shanmuga, or someone else makes a claim, there is a publicly available source which can be used to verify it. The claim can easily be disputed- it is just a few pixels after all. But we have something to go on. When ISRO makes a claim, or doesn't make a claim, we have nothing to go on. you ei...
by disha
09 Aug 2020 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335197

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

apologies for earlier emotional outburst...i had invested myself a lot in that mission from many years before that see the video i made below, ecstatic even before they tried to land... Nonsense. ISRO shares its data. If they have data on CY2 lander/rover, it will share. Currently it does not have ...
by disha
09 Aug 2020 10:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I think the low CFR in India due to Coronavirus among other things is due to exposure to common cold. https://www.timesnownews.com/health/article/common-cold-infections-may-train-your-body-to-identify-covid-19-finds-research/633494 Me and my cousin were notorious of catching common cold while growin...
by disha
09 Aug 2020 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

FWIW... Me and my family had recovered from Covid 19. It is more than a month since we have recovered. My wife's swab test had showed her to be Covid positive. However, my sister-in-law and my own swab test was not conducted as we had recovered by then. So I registered for antibody test for myself ...
by disha
03 Aug 2020 02:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689178

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

^^ Noob so I cheated and googled :mrgreen: Not posting the source so as not to spoil the challenge for others. Is low-level ingress the correct answer? though it seems other factors also played a role. Major among them being the pressing need of the officers to relieve themselves during the attack ...
by disha
01 Aug 2020 08:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689178

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

At any given point, I think the BRF forum members would make excellent tacticians at AF TACDE! I have a noob question. How many here have studied the minute by minute account of Super Entedards when HMS Shiefeild was attacked? Honest answer. No googling. This was circa 1982. And then compare it with...
by disha
15 Jul 2020 22:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Abhijeet Iyer-Mitra on the Indian economy. Starting at 1:42, he makes some scathing remarks about the Indian IT industry. And at 17:42, he goes into the Indian ceramic industry, says that India has no ceramic industry right now worth mentioning- it's dominated by Bangladesh. Is this accurate? Iyer ...
by disha
02 Jul 2020 07:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1685
Views: 204504

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

I have a contrarian view. I think India should allow Oli to continue to be at helm. Oli should cause many fissures in the Nepali Communist Party while a Nepali Hindu Dharma Party should start formation. Cheen should be seen controlling Oli and Oli should be seen publicly to be doing Cheen's bidding....
by disha
27 Jun 2020 23:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://swarajyamag.com/economy/rural-india-is-leading-revival-of-indian-economy-during-covid-19-crisis-heres-how-it-is-happening The additional cash flow in the rural areas has helped tractor sales recover. During May, tractor sales across the country increased four per cent with companies such as...
by disha
26 Jun 2020 23:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

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. Let's assume that 100 is a small sample size (in reality that is not the case as long as the size is statistically signi...
by disha
26 Jun 2020 05:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

srai wrote:^^^
Don’t look at others to find your self-worth. That’s the origins of suffering.


That's a pithy cliche. :rotfl:
by disha
26 Jun 2020 05:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Disha, Please re-read your own posts the last few ones like for example: Are those statements really necessary to make your arguments? Disha, .... Are those statements really necessary to make your arguments? Mah just banned Coronil calling it spurious. Where is that anger coming from? I have consi...
by disha
26 Jun 2020 03:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I don't know who or what Dr. Batra is but are you saying that anyone who has COVID 19 but doesn't yet suffer from ARDS is will get better without any treatment? Unless the disease progresses to ARDS people have been recovering so far with just symptom management. So if Coronil cuts down on the days...
by disha
25 Jun 2020 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Srai'ji, Please do not get hurt. I prefer that everybody do research on Dr. Subbarow and know his life and work. It was your claim that there is no magic bullet. My point is that this is not always the case. And urging all to go and check out Dr. Subbarow's life and work since there are some instanc...
by disha
25 Jun 2020 07:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Here is a short story: In the early 90s I have associated with administrative staff college of India on a project somebody from the administrative services was interested in. The plan was simple, collect all information about ethnobotanical usage (products and processes) to treat diseases. For examp...
by disha
25 Jun 2020 06:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

And here is what I was talking about TB. There are 6x more deaths due to TB: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/tb-still-a-bigger-killer-than-covid-in-india/articleshow/76602706.cms

TB is a highly infectious disease and with no cure for multi-drug resistant TB.
by disha
25 Jun 2020 06:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

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 disha
25 Jun 2020 05:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

What Patanjali could have done is marketed it as a immunity boosting medicine instead of calling it a cure for coronavirus. Patanjali got off to a good start when they started back in 2008 but in the last few years it looks like they've become really good at self-sabotaging their own brand. Maybe t...
by disha
25 Jun 2020 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How will Coronil be administered to extremely critical patients, since it seems to be in a pill form? Say, those on life support? Hopefully there is a study on that as well, done on compassionate grounds to begin with. Why would you go on life support if you start showing symptoms and start taking ...
by disha
25 Jun 2020 05:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

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. How? MilindC'ji, please explain in deta...
by disha
24 Jun 2020 06:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Some southern states like Arizona, Florida and a several others are showing significant new spikes that Trump gang is downplaying calling them "embers". US is far from getting out of the woods. Check this out, very concerning: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cas...
by disha
24 Jun 2020 06:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7665
Views: 827196

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Coronil... what’s in it? 100% cure ... sounds too good to be true. Nothing is that good sorry to say! If remdesivir which is a repurposed anti-viral can be rushed through, why not Coronil? It has been shown that turmeric is medicine. In fact, Ayurveda has converted the food into medicine so much so...
by disha
21 Jun 2020 00:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The website seems to provide data which are in line with our expectations (like 22B US$ import of oil from Saudi, combined 27B US$ of Electrical/Electronics import from China+HongKong & 7.6B US$ import of Organic Chemicals from China - with a total of 10+B US$ in Chemicals + Fertilisers ??? alo...
by disha
13 Jun 2020 10:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5546
Views: 1176202

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.economictimes.com/news/economy/policy/finmin-proposes-to-decriminalize-host-of-minor-offences-under-19-legislations/amp_articleshow/76302412.cms The Finance Ministry has proposed to decriminalise a host of minor offences, including those relating to cheque bounce and ...

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