Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicSelf-isolation

Topic: Self-isolation

One Covid infected person at home in India will likely infect 65% of the family, survey finds

Globally, the average secondary attack rate at home is 16%, varying between 0 and 45% with the exception of Egypt, whose household infection rate is 89%.

This is when you are most infectious with Covid-19

There is a reason why it has been so difficult to contain the novel coronavirus.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for Covid, urges contacts to get tested

Pranab Mukherjee has been admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital. He tweeted that he tested positive after visiting the hospital for a separate procedure.

Thriving in coronavirus isolation depends on your personality traits

Extraverts will likely experience decreased well-being in the coming weeks and months. Introverts, on the other hand, have been training for this moment their whole lives.

Manthan ad from the 90s, with which Amul joins TV nostalgia trip after Ramayan, Mahabharat

Amul’s 1996 ad titled Manthan tells the story of India's White Revolution using footage from Smita Patil's iconic film of the same name.

Limit reading news during Covid-19 lockdown, say mental health experts

Experts say that it is necessary to remind those who are facing anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic that they are not alone and others are also experiencing it.

Katrina or Malaika — don’t judge the privileged during Covid-19 lockdown. They are like us

Grudging Katrina Kaif for posting videos of herself doing daily chores shows that we are quick to judge the privileged — people who are just like us.

During Covid-19 lockdown, everything is digital — even adultery

An extramarital dating app called Gleeden has recently seen a 70 per cent increase in their subscriptions during coronavirus lockdown.

These Bengal villagers found ways to keep Covid-19 out, instead of waiting for govt help

Residents of tribal villages in Purulia, West Midnapore, Bankura, Birbhum voluntarily inform district authorities about people returning from other states, say officials.

6, 8, 21 — Indians are fixated on numbers during coronavirus crisis

We are clinging onto numbers to get a sense of certainty in these times of panic and unpredictability induced by the rise of the deadly coronavirus.

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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