Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicCovid bodies

Topic: Covid bodies

Modi govt says no to Parsi demand for Covid last rites exemption, over ‘concern of virus spread’

In affidavit filed in SC, Centre says if Surat Parsi Panchayat Board's demand is met, infection could spread, so cremation or burial are the only ways to dispose of bodies.

Counting burning, buried, floating bodies: How Dainik Bhaskar led national coverage on Covid

Top editors of Dainik Bhaskar detail the rigorous planning that went behind the newspaper’s massive Covid coverage and how it exposed the woefully undercounted death data in different states.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.