Social Commentary Can India Pause and Mourn the Five Brave Soldiers Martyred in Kashmir?
This weekend, while the nation continued to obsess over the pros and cons of lighting diyas, five Special Forces commandos neutralised the threat of a terrorist incursion and laid down their lives for India.Add to list
Animals Giant Pandas Finally Do it After 10 Years & the Conservation World is Having an Orgasm
A Hong Kong zoo was trying to make giant pandas mate for a decade. They did it after everyone left because of coronavirus.Add to list
- Humour Let Dolan face some music #hydroxychloriquine #retaliation Add to list
Animals Cat Dad Moves Court to Bring His Pets the Biscuits They Love. Kerala HC Gives Purr-Fect Verdict
Kerala High Court prevents a “CAT-astrophe”. A pet owner is granted permission to travel seven kilometres to a shop to get his three cats the biscuits they love.Add to list
Pop Culture Bollywood’s “Muskurayega India” is Better Than Gal Gadot’s “Imagine”… And It’s in Tune!
The Covid-19 special song, “Muskurayega India” had well over a million hits in less than 24 hours. The number of views can largely be attributed to the sheer watchability of the video – it features a number of Bollywood’s biggest stars, including Akshay Kumar, Ananya Pandey, Tiger Shroff, Taapsee Pannu, and Kartik Aaryan.Add to list
Health If Hydroxychloroquine is Not the Cure for Covid-19, Why is the US So Obsessed with it?
US President Donald Trump has been peddling hydroxychloroquine as a cure for the new coronavirus. But the success of this anti-malarial drug on Covid-19 patients is unproven. A Guwahati doctor died of a cardiac arrest after taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive medicine for the virus.Add to list
POV I Enjoy Being Alone But I Wasn’t Prepared for Loneliness that Comes With a Lockdown
It has been three weeks of being on my own, three weeks of serious loneliness. I quite enjoyed being alone. Now, a sequence plays on loop in my head, where I fall on the tiled floor with a thud, hit my head, and that’s the end. Nobody comes to my rescue, nobody dials 108 for an ambulance.Add to list
Love and Sex Lockdown Won’t Do Us Part! Mumbai Groom, Delhi Bride Tie the Knot on Zoom
In a headline that is more 2020 than any other this year, a groom from Mumbai and a bride from Delhi decided to go ahead with their wedding despite the lockdown… over Zoom.Add to list
Health With South Korea-Like Walk-In Testing Kiosks, Kerala is Leading the War Against Covid-19
Kerala announced on Monday that it had set up walk-in kiosks to enable easy and cheap sampling of patients with Covid-19 symptoms. They are modelled along the lines of similar booths in South Korea, which used the system to rapidly test its citizens. These can carry out large-scale sampling.Add to list
Health How I Convinced My Middle-Class Mind to Seek Therapy
The only reason it took me five years and 52 hours to get myself into a psychiatrist’s office was simple. I’m a middle-class Indian girl from a small town. Where I live, depression doesn’t exist. And therapy is expensive.Add to list
Health The Doctors and Medical Workers Whom India Clapped for a Week Ago Are Now Under Attack
In Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, healthcare workers were attacked by angry locals, as they attempted to screen residents for Covid-19. The quarantined attendees of Tablighi Jamaat spat at doctors while being evacuated.Add to list