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by anshabhi
Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent protests at Wistron's iPhone factory after workers told to work 12 hours for $163/month
Replies: 30
Views: 1939

Re: Violent protests at iPhone factory after workers told to work 12 hours for $163/month

A skilled shipyard worker earns 600 INR per day, a day labourer working on a construction site earns 300 INR. 163 USD is approx 12000 INR which is about right for that kind of job. Even taxi drivers make atleast 20000 INR nowadays. I don’t know where you’re getting your numbers from In any case the...

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by anshabhi
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent protests at Wistron's iPhone factory after workers told to work 12 hours for $163/month
Replies: 30
Views: 1939

Re: Violent protests at iPhone factory after workers told to work 12 hours for $163/month

https://mobile.twitter.com/search?q=Wis ... ry&f=video

Sokes wrote:
As so often with Indian news, the other side isn't asked for their side of the story.


Honestly dude what do you want a $2 trillion company to say?
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Several videos of the incident doing rounds on Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/search?q=Wis ... ry&f=video

Sokes wrote:
As so often with Indian news, the other side isn't asked for their side of the story.


Honestly dude what do you want a $2 trillion company to say?

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by anshabhi
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent protests at Wistron's iPhone factory after workers told to work 12 hours for $163/month
Replies: 30
Views: 1939

Violent protests at Wistron's iPhone factory after workers told to work 12 hours for $163/month

https://www.deccanherald.com/amp/business/violence-erupts-at-wistrons-iphone-manufacturing-plant-near-bengaluru-926461.html So so shameful that Apple is carrying over its infamous sweat shop culture in China to India. Their hecking headphones cost $600 and they really want workers to work for litera...

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by anshabhi
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 134
Views: 19213

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

If I have to guess Air India DEL-ORD-HYD-ORD-DEL rotation on 77L mostly likely to carry Pfizer vaccine from Kalamazoo(<3hr drive from ORD) facility to Delhi and Hyderabad cold storage hubs. Its ORD-DEL-HYD-DEL-ORD and a/c almost always changes for DEL-HYD leg and everyone goes through immigration a...

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by anshabhi
Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot pulls off amazing emergency landing on freeway
Replies: 55
Views: 10308

Re: Pilot pulls off amazing emergency landing on freeway

Woah crazy !! Could it have been a little more coordinated with the police's help, if that a/c had comms with ATC?

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by anshabhi
Mon Nov 30, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATA and SIA to bid for AI
Replies: 47
Views: 9622

Re: TATA and SQ to bid for AI

They have Vistara, they are just building a name and a reputation, why do they need Air India?? 42 planes and 37 more in order, including B787. Exactly if by god's grace TATA and SQ purchase AI then it will be one of the most positive things for GoI ever. A perennial black hole will be off their sh...

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by anshabhi
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATA and SIA to bid for AI
Replies: 47
Views: 9622

Re: TATA and SQ to bid for AI

blooc350 wrote:
Would the Indian government allow a foreign investor like SQ to monopolize the Indian Aviation industry?



AI + UK will be less than half of 6E

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by anshabhi
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A 9 passenger electrical plane available
Replies: 76
Views: 13535

Re: A 9 passenger electrical plane available

Liquid hydrogen in tanks is lighter than batteries, right? So why aren't fuel cells on the horizon for aircraft? Hydrogen is very expensive. 4 times as much as gasoline (for toyota hydrogen based cars at least) https://cleantechnica.com/2019/04/26/hydrogen-cars-have-4x-annual-fuel-cost-2-70-times-t...

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by anshabhi
Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 fuselage to be used in Seattle building
Replies: 30
Views: 11053

Re: United 747 fuselage to be used in Seattle building

and ... what's the idea behind just placing it there? something like building housing inside the 747 fuselages would even make some sense.

Boeing at their Future of Flight display a few examples of how aircraft fuselage can be used for building homes...

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by anshabhi
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 134
Views: 19213

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

Happy Diwali Guysss Because majority of the 400 airfields that they want to revive are suitable only for Category I aircraft. This category, as defined in the RCS document, is <=20 seats. Even the ATR42 is too big an aircraft. 2.4.1 Aircraft Categories. https://www.civilaviation.gov.in/sites/default...

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by anshabhi
Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 134
Views: 19213

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

If you look at the way UDAN 1.0 was drafted, it was aimed at genuinely reviving grass-root commercial aviation in the country using regional aircraft (20 seat aircraft) . Somewhere down the line, the scheme resulted in A320/B737 flying routes like Delhi-Kannur and Gorakhpur-Mumbai, (probably becaus...

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by anshabhi
Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 107572

Re: Official Election thread

One more observation about the outcome of this election, there is still not going to be any 'Absolute Joy' if Biden becomes next US President. Why? Because it seems the Senate is going to again be ruled by the Republicans. Also, the race is tight in the House Of Representatives as well. So I fear i...

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by anshabhi
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 107572

Re: Official Election thread

I do wonder why Trump voters don't admit to being Trump voters? Tugg Have you seen rallies? It is true that there is anti Trump terrorism going on and there were a few killings here and there not even counting infamous Las Vegas massacre which was totally obfuscated. Ummm LV massacre??? What's that...

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by anshabhi
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 100
Views: 12483

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

2 people for a machine carrying 200+ lives is too expensive for airline industry huh?

Even today, Airlines barely get any sympathies from the general public due to charging for petty things. This will cause a complete mistrust between people and airlines.

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by anshabhi
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 201
Views: 22134

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2020

Getting to the US right now for anyone not a citizen is almost impossible. They need a 787 at the least to make non-stops work. Strange decision at this time especially for an airline with tight finances. Btw, even B1/B2 visa holders are allowed on vande bharat flights, both ways. You can go for me...

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by anshabhi
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 201
Views: 22134

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2020

According to PIB press conference there is an airbubble signed between US,FRANCE AND GERMANY. Air France is going to operate 28 flights to DEL/BOM/BLR from 18th July 2020 to 1st August 2020.(Subject to go increase further in 3 weeks) United is going as to operate DEL-EWR/SFO as filed in schedule ac...

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8769

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/safety-concern-dgca-issues-show-cause-to-airasia-india/amp_articleshow/76676602.cms "Safety concern: DGCA issues show cause to AirAsia India Saurabh Sinha | TNN | Updated: Jun 28, 2020, 21:15 IST NEW DELHI: AirAsia India is under regulator pro...

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by anshabhi
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?
Replies: 59
Views: 14388

Re: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?

For years India has been finding pilots with falsified licenses. In Nepal as well. This is not surprising that this exists in Pakistan as well. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-may-have-4000-fake-pilots-449891 https://www.aviationnepal.com/press-release-of-buddha-air-regarding-issue-of-fake-pi...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8769

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

maint123 wrote:
I am making a new topic for the AirAsia issue as its a international airlines and its a safety issue. Pl contribute their.


But this refers specifically to Air Asia India and DGCA

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8769

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

Rightly so, this is the worst PR disaster I have seen any Indian airline face ever. They deserve every bit if it. If they don't fix their issues, they will a 100% surely lose their pax. They are already under investigation for financial irregularities. Just look at the posts under # BoycottAirAsiaIn...

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8769

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

Surprised why no one here is talking about Mr Gaurav Taneja, the much loved youtuber pilot who has been terminated by AirAsia India for raising safety issues https://youtu.be/zSuDRcu15H0 https://mobile.twitter.com/flyingbeast320?lang=en Watch the above YouTube video to know in detail and visit his t...

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by anshabhi
Sat May 02, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is the Earth worth now? ...And after C9?
Replies: 5
Views: 665

Re: What is the Earth worth now? ...And after C9?

The real value of our blue "home" planet reaches this outstanding : $5,000,000,000,000,000 net... Is it true compared to 2018 situation? The simple questions are: - Will the amount of money of our planet decrease slowly or sharply after Covid-19? - If yes, about how much? - When will loca...

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by anshabhi
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kim Jong-Un dying?
Replies: 85
Views: 6345

Re: Kim Jong-Un dying?

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/kim-j ... latestnews
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Hong Kong and Japanese Media say Kim Jong Un is in a vegetative state (virtually dead):

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/kim-j ... latestnews

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by anshabhi
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help! Who is this airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 4451

Re: Help! Who is this airline?

I have a particular aircraft identification information book and there is one airline image that i just cannot identify. i have wanted to find out the name and information on this airline for years. I have researched it numerous times and came up empty each time. The flag on the front of the MD-83 ...

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by anshabhi
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Lockdown extended till 3rd May

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by anshabhi
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 104243.cms

Very shameful.
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Another religious cult brutally attacks Police:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 104243.cms

Very shameful.

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

oh and btw only three companies from Gujarat will be allowed to sale to U.S., seems no other companies have the capabilities to sell to U.S. https://www.livemint.com/news/india/gujarat-companies-to-export-hydroxychloroquine-to-us-vijay-rupani-11586317720517.html If this isn't crony capitalism, tell...

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by anshabhi
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kashmiris equate India's new domicile law with Israel's 'settler-colonial' project
Replies: 35
Views: 2050

Re: Kashmiris furious after India greenlights Israeli style settlements in Kashmir

If India is so sure about what the "average Kashmiri" identifies as, what stops the fascist regime in Delhi from allowing the UN to hold a free and fair referendum like in East Timor? Delhi knows what the result of such a referendum will be, so the brutal military clampdown on innocent Ka...

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by anshabhi
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

New Low: Congregation patients engage in borderline sexual abuse with nurses in ghaziabad hospital: Tablighi Jamaat patients making vulgar signs, roaming nude inside hospital: Ghaziabad CMO tells police https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/tablighi-jamaat-patients-making-vulgar-signs-roaming-nude-i...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kashmiris equate India's new domicile law with Israel's 'settler-colonial' project
Replies: 35
Views: 2050

Re: Kashmiris furious after India greenlights Israeli style settlements in Kashmir

Correct your headline. Only hardline separatists are protesting, not the average Kashmiri who identify themselves as Indians first Kashmiris second.

plus your bio looks scary.

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?
Replies: 158
Views: 7297

Re: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?

China is already waging a war in South China Sea

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

It's really hard to even control my language, leave alone being politically correct when I see a particular group doing things like this (it's always the same group everywhere) https://www.instagram.com/p/B-cjfnIAvg6/?igshid=xi0pqnqmcsww Doctors and Policemen pelted with stones when they went for c...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations
Replies: 17
Views: 794

Re: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations

No text or teaching encourages (or literally speaks) anything against non-hindus, unlike ........ You are right. But then who follows scriptures? At least I haven't poked out my eye yet, even though it has already caused me to sin. In the "Golden Age of Islam" Muslim traders sailed anywhe...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations
Replies: 17
Views: 794

Re: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations

How is the leadership in Hinduism structured? There's really no leadership in Hinduism. People follow whoever they want. 99% of Hindus don't follow anyone. Hinduism is more centered around deities (there are over 33 million of them), worshipping them, singing their stories and celebrating culturall...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations
Replies: 17
Views: 794

Re: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations

Surely, India isn't the only country where some Muslims have a conflict.

It would be plain wrong to imply there is a communal strife in India, when it's something that's omnipresent around the world.

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

It's really hard to even control my language, leave alone being politically correct when I see a particular group doing things like this (it's always the same group everywhere) https://www.instagram.com/p/B-cjfnIAvg6/?igshid=xi0pqnqmcsww Doctors and Policemen pelted with stones when they went for ch...

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Today I went to buy vegetables directly from the field. One guy on his scooter stopped two feet away from me. I told him that's not called social distancing. He said it's foreigners only who spread the virus. I asked if there are no Indians coming back from US who spread it. Instead of answering my...

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/ShivAroor/st ... 8449071104

@ElPistolero, that's quite an appreciable post. I completely agree with you.
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110 New COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu today, all linked to Nizamuddin ****.

https://mobile.twitter.com/ShivAroor/st ... 8449071104

@ElPistolero, that's quite an appreciable post. I completely agree with you.

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

. Even the kalkaji mandir episode shows how things were there https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N65rsh_bG40 See the date of the video. I have been to Kalkaji temple number of times and it is never less than 500 odd people within the temple premises. And this was during the ban, but nobody said anythi...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

And from what I have read of missionary visas, they are mainly aimed at Christians, at least according to https://www.bankbazaar.com/visa/indian-missionary-visa.html If GOI really believed that the people had violated the visas they would have been jailed, penalized etc. but they haven't. When I sh...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

And from what I have read of missionary visas, they are mainly aimed at Christians, at least according to https://www.bankbazaar.com/visa/indian-missionary-visa.html If GOI really believed that the people had violated the visas they would have been jailed, penalized etc. but they haven't. When I sh...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

[ https://www.newsclick.in/rise-reported-rape-cases-2018-police-data-reveals I don't really understand how 8000 (from your stats.) could have spread the virus more than 40,000 people ? Do the muslims have some sort of genetic marker which makes them a super-carrier for the virus. If such were the c...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

In no other case were 2000 people (8000 at its peak on 14th March) stuffed in a 4 storey building with a lot of foreigners. During a corona press conference, one of the reporters asked the same question. Telangana CM's answer, Who gave visas to these foreigners to attend this annual religious event...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

Which begs the question: does it matter? Some people draining the already heavily stressed healthcare system even more at govt's responsibility sounds horrendous to me. What's even more agitating is that they were given multiple warnings and notices to vacate. Yet, these people stay put at Nizamudd...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

Delhi: 2,000 people attended Nizamuddin congregation https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.timesofindia.com/india/2000-people-attended-nizamuddin-congregation/amp_articleshow/74898919.cms Yikes! Some just fail to understand the severity of a global pandemic. For some their almighty still prevails over eve...

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by anshabhi
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Many disturbing visuals of migrant labourers crowding Anand Vihar Bus terminal in Delhi were seen today: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/stranded-migrant-workers-throng-to-take-government-organised-buses-back-home/articleshow/74866297.cms https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EUNByZgVAAYhNoI?fo...

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by anshabhi
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 16424

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

About swach bharat abhiyan, as a resident Indian, I would say I say visible change across India now. I almost never see garbage dumped on the roads now, which was a very common occurrence earlier.

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by anshabhi
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Wednesday May 20 Different with Alaska?
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Re: Why is Wednesday May 20 Different with Alaska?

Maybe nothing.

Could be just a bug in the database pending rectification.

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