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Story Posted on 30-03-2020

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Coronavirus outbreak, Coronavirus pandemic, Coronavirus in germany, Covid19

CORONICLES: Is it calm before the actual storm in Germany?

What the media and public are irked about is that Germany was not so well prepared for a pandemic as it could be, despite being warned of an impending pandemic way back in 2013.

VARIETY

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Covid-19, Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, Coronavirus aid, Pradhanmantrigaribkalyanyojana

Indian government’s coronavirus aid is too little, too late

At Rs 1.7 lakh crore, 1.15 per cent of GDP, for 80 crore poor workers, the expenditure under the PM Garib Kalyan Yojana is inadequate to mitigate the disaster.

VARIETY

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WhatsApp, Covidiot, List of essential items, Covid-19

DailyOh! The country that says vodka is Covid-19 cure, to why WhatsApp won't let you upload 16-second videos

Alexander Lukashenko is talking stupidity one peg at a time.

VOICES

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CBSE, Board Exams, Covid-19, Coronavirus

After board exam ordeal, what coronavirus taught me about life

The coronavirus pandemic is a wake-up call for humanity to reform its ways.

LIFE

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Psychological health, Armed Forces, Stress, Mentalhealthawareness

Why focus on mental health and staying together is critical in these trying times

In recent times, environmental stress, financial pressures, family commitments, unrealistic professional expectations and a host of other stressors are manifesting in people of all ages and walks of life.

VARIETY

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Comics, Rene goscinny, Albert uderzo, Asterix

How Alberto Uderzo's Asterix comics made me get through Kashmir's lockdowns

As a boy, sitting in my room overlooking the Dal through Kashmir’s many lockdowns, I rolled with laughter at the wit of Rene Goscinny and the artistic genius of Alberto Uderzo.

POLITICS

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Maharashtra, Coronavirus pandemic, Coronavirus in india, Covid19

Maha Battle against Covid-19 is intensifying

Though the state machinery came into action right after the first case, the situation has become more critical in Maharashtra as cases are rising every day.

POLITICS

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Dalai Lama, Information warfare, Tibetan Uprising Day, Chinatibetconflict

The dawn of information warfare

For 70 years, Chinese propaganda has been mastering the Art of Disinformation. Beijing’s rewriting history of the 1959 Tibetan Uprising is a classic example.