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Put that on your plate: A guide to surviving the lockdown, and your own culinary skills

The lockdown has meant you have to make a balanced, immunity-boosting meal from limited ingredients, and limited culinary skills in many cases, while juggling work & home.

Coronavirus pandemic is changing funerals and how we deal with the dead

While all possible steps are taken to uphold respect for the dead, in pandemics the emphasis inevitably shifts to public health.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Bajaj Sunny, the lightweight scooter that was young India’s favourite first two-wheeler

For people who couldn't handle heavy scooters or afford expensive bikes, Bajaj Sunny was an obvious choice.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Amar Prem tells the story of relationships that have no name but the power to break hearts

Not Shakti Samanta, Rajesh Khanna or Sharmila Tagore – it was Anand Bakshi’s lyrics that gave this movie its soul.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, who championed a ‘Hindavi Swarajya’, wasn’t against Islam

On his 340th death anniversary, a look at Shivaji's relationship with Islam & Muslims while he built a Maratha empire that extended from Pakistan to Tamil Nadu.
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Alia Bhatt reads and takes writing lessons during lockdown, acknowledges her privilege

The actor has been using her Instagram page to share Covid-related information and has contributed to relief funds as well.
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Late night shows are back: How hosts like Colbert, Fallon and Meyers are pulling it off

American hosts of late night shows are shooting from make-shift studios at home as they cover a range of issues in the time of the coronavirus pandemic.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Bollywood is staring at ‘Rs 1,000-crore loss’ or more if 21-day lockdown is extended

From movie theatres to daily wagers, the Hindi movie industry that generates huge revenues and employment is in an unprecedented crisis.
Screengrab from Uncommon Sense: The Life and Architecture of Laurie Baker by Vineet Radhakrishnan

Laurie Baker, the Gandhi of Indian architecture who believed in local, sustainable building

The renowned British-born architect received multiple awards and honours, but the only one he cared about was his Indian citizenship.
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Virat Kohli, Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone: Quirky things celebs are up to during lockdown

Celebrities have been doing some 'fun' things to keep busy during the lockdown. We bring a quick round up.

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Social sciences

Covid-19 put brake to academic activity, but digital libraries can ensure continuity

Covid-19 has paced up the transition to distance learning. While institutes are racing to shift courses online, students are engaging en masse with e-books.

Can India balance its domestic pharma needs and also be a global player in Covid-19 fight?

India has lifted the ban on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients, including anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.

Defence

A picture of items found on the dead terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector. | Photo: By special arrangement

Masala tikka-flavoured snacks to AK-47s: What 5 slain Lashkar terrorists brought from Pakistan

Indian Army calls Pakistan's complicity in aiding and abetting infiltration, especially at a time when the world is fighting coronavirus, 'reprehensible'.

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.