Monday, 5 December, 2022

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


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.