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Sep 14, 2021 • 9 tweets • 4 min read
#Indonesia’s elite counterterrorism squad has arrested a convicted militant and suspected leader of an #AlQaeda-linked group that has been blamed for a string of past bombings in the country.
Abu Rusdan was seized late Friday in Bekasi near the capital of #Jakarta, along with three other suspected members of Jemaah Islamiyah.
He is currently known to be active among the unlawful Jemaah Islamiyah network’s leadership.
Jul 26, 2020 • 32 tweets • 18 min read
**A THREAD ON #TAIWAN: A REAL DIGITAL SUCCESS STORY**
How much of a difference can 100 miles and effective social media surveillance make? A whole lot if you take Taiwan’s success against #COVID19 into consideration.
#Taiwan, is only around 100 miles away from the coast of south eastern China. The country has a lot of trade and exchange with #China and yet is at a healthily low 159th position when it comes to the COVID19 standings. Taiwan only has a paltry 455 cases and 7 deaths.
Jun 4, 2020 • 34 tweets • 19 min read
"Data-access requests that most Chinese mobile applications make outnumber their non-Chinese alternatives."
My Extensive analysis of Mobile applications+devices of Chinese firms & the possibilities of Data harvesting.
This is the time for India to increase the ratio of #Pool tests.
The number of #COVID19 cases in #India has seen a constant rise over the past two weeks. This has been concerning considering that most cities are gradually coming out...
...of the lockdown. Domestic flights have resumed operations and soon, we may see other relaxations coming into effect. Offices and factories are opening up across states and this may certainly lead to a new wave of cases being identified. #COVID19India#PoolTesting
May 25, 2020 • 33 tweets • 20 min read
Is it a Smokescreen or Blatant escalation?
**A Long Thread on the latest developments at the Indo-China Border**
China is in no mood for damage limitation; nor is it interested to repair its relations with nations it has had a frictional relationship.
Perhaps, this is a post-pandemic normal. China strangely is in a hurry. Amidst all the COVID-19 commotion, China continued its provocations in the #SouthChinaSea. Now that China is back on its feet, they have started from where they left off in #HongKong... #INDIA#CHINA
Mar 21, 2020 • 6 tweets • 3 min read
Today, I'm going to write about the newly developed "TraceTogether" mobile APP in #Singapore that makes contact tracing very easy.
This has only been released 2 days ago for us in Singapore.
let me explain how this works.
The idea is simple; if you have a smartphone, all you have to do is install an APP (only around 4 Mb) and let it work in the background forever with your Bluetooth ON.
A few of my friends and followers have asked me to write a thread.. rather a "simple primer" on how to act responsibly if one was to catch a cold... Or possibly a #COVID19India infection in India...
So here goes...
Firstly, It is important to be mentally prepared that India will see a fair amount of cases. It's inevitable as the fact remains that the world is a lot more connected today and we will have a spread that may affect hundreds or thousandths in India.
1) Prevents the use of the Afghan land by terrorist organisations or individuals against the security
of the United States and its allies
2) Sets a timeline for the withdrawal of all #USA & Coalition forces from #Afghanistan #Taliban3) A political settlement between the
Taliban & an inclusive negotiating team of the Islamic Republic of #Afghanistan
4) A pemanent ceasefire
5) The #USA and it's Army will train and equip the Afghan military and security forces to handle the security issues prevalent in Afg
Jan 28, 2020 • 173 tweets • 154 min read
Going through the numbers released by @WHO (in turn are numbers released by China) from Jan 20th to Jan 27th.
Based on the released numbers, I did a simple analysis on the day-by-day increase in # of confirmed cases and # of dead owing to #coronavirus
1. The # of infected ⬆️ by an average factor of 1.49 ⬇️ to 1.4 *
2. The # of dead ⬆️ by an average factor of 1.68 ⬇️ to 1.6 *
3. The Death:Infected ratio is currently around 2.7 (# of deaths/100 infections)