Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicJanata Curfew

Topic: Janata Curfew

Indian innovation begins in small towns and IITs. Covid ventilators were no different

In ‘The Ventilator Project’, Srikant Sastri and Amitabha Bandyopadhyay write about how IIT-K’s Nocca Robotics built an ICU ventilator to save Covid patients.

Modi’s public appearances nudged 130 crore Indians to follow lockdown, Cambridge study says

The study, published on 11 September, says Modi government used the 'nudge of nationalism' as an effective measure to control the spread of Covid in India.

Healthcare superheroes, corporate India’s corona burden & not everyone can work from home

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

PMO, Yogi govt upset with Pilibhit SP, DM for defying janata curfew, could take action soon

Sources in the Chief Minister’s Office said the UP govt is planning to take action against them, however, it would wait till the situation normalises.

Karnataka Congress MLA defies janata curfew to host son’s engagement

Belagavi Rural MLA Laxmi Hebbalkar said the engagement was ‘unavoidable’ as the date had been fixed months ago. Only 35 guests attended, she added. 

Banging on thaalis & chanting ‘go corona, go economic corona’ during janata curfew

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Goa government extends janta curfew till 25-26 March

In order to effectively implement the extension, the state govt has declared a three-day holiday for government and private sector including banks.

Mani Aiyar says Congress weak, Drèze on cost of COVID-19 lockdown & telcos to the rescue

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Yamini Aiyar, K. Srinath Reddy, Sandipan Deb, Sunita Narain & many others.

War on terror bind Modi and Bush. Now COVID-19 threatens to become new Hurricane Katrina

From former US president George W Bush to former Madhya Pradesh CM Arjun Singh and ex-Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang, calamities have tested the mettle of many leaders.

India’s leadership during COVID-19: Modi’s thali plan and Rahul Gandhi’s no plan

Leadership makes a difference in times like these. Indians undid what Modi asked them to do Sunday and the Congress is still a grand old no-show.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image | Pixabay

Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.