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Do-it-yourself quarantine movies are here. And Netflix’s Home Stories is leading the way

Quarantine-produced content is the answer to Bollywood’s anxiety over the future of films. Netflix and YouTube are already cashing in.
Testing for Covid-19 in process in Bangalore (Representational Image) | ANI Photo

3 days institutional quarantine for those entering Karnataka from Delhi, Chennai

Out of total 7,000 cases in the state 4,386 are returnees from Maharashtra, 87 are from Delhi, and 67 are from Tamil Nadu 67.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | Photo: Twitter

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal goes into self-quarantine, will be tested for Covid-19 soon

CM Kejriwal was reportedly feeling unwell since Sunday afternoon. Officials said he will be tested Tuesday.

DIY mask tutorial for UK, and China’s anthem sing-along

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

‘What Do We Need to Talk About’ — first original Covid play that’s staged on Zoom

Richard Nelson's new drama is an addition to his earlier plays on the 'Apple Family'. It shows all four siblings talk about lives during the global pandemic.
Police officers manning the border at Attibele, the first entry point into Bengaluru from Tamil Nadu. | Photo: By special arrangement

Pay for 14-day quarantine or return, say cops at Karnataka border. But govt lists more options

Several people said they were forced to go back to Tamil Nadu as they couldn’t pay Rs 1,200 a day. Govt says only those willing to stay in hotels are asked to pay.
File image of Tablighi Jamaat attendees being moved out of the Nizamuddin Markaz mosque in New Delhi | Photo: ANI

‘It’s Ramzan’ — kids of Covid-negative Tablighis ask Delhi govt why they’re in quarantine

Tablighi Jamaat members have been at various quarantine centres for over 30 days, and some of them have tested negative multiple times, but not been released.
Representational Image | A doctor collects sample from a person for Covid-19 testing | Photo: Ashish Raje/ANI

When lockdown ends, these steps are key because delaying Covid spike isn’t flattening it

India incurred huge economic and human costs during the Covid lockdown and we must ensure that the spread of coronavirus is reduced after it ends.
YouTube screengrab of Stay Home for India | Tanmay Bhat

Tanmay Bhat, Kaneez Surka to Vir Das: How stand-up comics are helping fund Covid-19 fight

India's stand-up comedians are using humour and tech to help healthcare workers and marginalised communities during lockdown.

On Camera

Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.