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Indian comics Tinkle and Amar Chitra Katha | ThePrint

Tinkle and Amar Chitra Katha, the comics we grew up with that grew up with us

The iconic comics that were our best friends decades ago are still there for us while we self-isolate in lockdown.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

The isolation of Bhuvan Shome is all too real in a time of social distancing

Mrinal Sen’s classic New Wave film starring Utpal Dutt also launched the career of Amitabh Bachchan who went on to become a superstar.
Ramayan

Ramayan kept an entire country indoors 33 yrs ago, but some doubt if it can do it again

Ramanand Sagar's production of Ramayan is set to return to Doordarshan Saturday as India remains hunkered down during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
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Life beyond Netflix — this is how urban India is keeping itself entertained at home

Shut in their homes to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many Indians are finding creative ways to battle boredom and loneliness.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Remembering Nanda, the star who worked with newcomers like Rajesh Khanna and Shashi Kapoor

From child actor to leading lady of the swinging sixties, Nanda was an invaluable part of several Hindi and Marathi hits.
An Indian Hindu wedding | Pexels

Cancellations, no guests, simple ceremonies — how coronavirus has hit big fat Indian wedding

Hotels, wedding planners and smaller vendors like florists are staring at massive losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus lockdown is a danger for victims of domestic violence. Here’s what to do

During the COVID-19 crisis, it is important to remember “working from home” brings different challenges for different people.
TB

World Tuberculosis Day: A look at India’s battle with the deadly disease, and the road ahead

With close to 2.8 mn cases every year, India has world's highest TB numbers. PM Narendra Modi said at 74th session of UNGA last year that India will be free of TB by 2025.
A screen grab of Shah Rukh Khan's PSA video on coronavirus | Twitter @iamsrk

How to stay healthy in times of coronavirus? Shah Rukh Khan posts Bollywood-style message

Actor Shah Rukh Khan Sunday released a quirky dos & don'ts video on how to stay healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.

Don’t work from your bed: What to do when working from home in time of coronavirus

You need a work-life balance when working from home too.

On Camera

A technician doing an experiment in University of Hong Kong | Paul Yeung | Bloomberg

Covid-19 shows that our selective visions of world order stand exposed

The void of meaningful inter-state cooperation on biosecurity during Covid-19 crisis should make us rethink the concept of world order.

Mass exodus of migrants: Are they the Covid-19 lockdown violators or victims?

The Union home ministry has ordered the states to seal borders and quarantine people who have violated the coronavirus lockdown for 14 days.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

Soldiers failing to disclose Covid-19 information will invite action under Army Act

Army advisory says not disclosing Covid-19 symptoms, travel details or contact with suspected patient will be treated as 'willful concealment' & breach of discipline.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.