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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.
Nal Se Jal

World Water Day: How ‘yuck’ factor stands in the way of India’s wastewater treatment

The social stigma attached to drinking recycled water is why sewage treatment in India has been reduced largely to agricultural purposes.
Gemini Ganesan

Gemini Ganesan, the unusual Tamil superstar who never ventured into politics

Gemini Ganesan, the King of Romance, was a voracious reader who did not own a single romantic novel.
Poster of Shyam Benegal's Junoon | Wikipedia

Shashi Kapoor in Junoon is a masterclass in how to humanise an unlikeable man

Shyam Benegal’s historical drama based on a Ruskin Bond story brings together the very best of Hindi cinema.
File photo of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul | OfficialHardikPandya/Facebook

On International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a look at our own racism

From Bollywood to everyday life, India does not fare well when it comes to racially discriminating people based on skin tone and features.

On Camera

A pedestrian crosses a nearly empty street in the Times Square neighborhood of New York, US | Bloomberg

We must not return to work for now. Covid’s not over yet, says a virologist in letter to son

If everyone goes back to work as soon as the ‘curve bends downwards’, it's guaranteed you'll get a second wave of infections in Europe.

Is forcing private labs to make Covid-19 tests free the only way to stop spread of infection?

The Supreme Court directed the central government to make Covid-19 testing by private laboratories free of charge Wednesday.

Defence

Col Navjot Singh Bal | special arrangement

Col Navjot Singh Bal, Shaurya Chakra awardee and icon for many, loses battle with cancer

Despite losing an arm to cancer, Col Navjot Singh Bal continued to serve in 2 Para as the commanding officer and even learnt to fire with his left hand.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.