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VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Digital world, Newspaper, Coronavirus pandemic, Covid19

How Covid made digital media the new normal

The real casualty of the Covid seems to be the newspaper. A sense of tragedy is lost in the celebration of the technological.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19, Masks, Toddlers

Lockdown Parenting: When toddlers start asking Why

The most heart-wrenching question for me is when I force my two-year-old son to put a mask on each time we step outside and he asks “Why, mamma?”

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19, Economic impact of coronavirus, Unlockdown1

What steps need to be taken for Unlockdown 1.0

Unlockdown 1.0 must bring about many adjustments and the Central and state governments will be faced with new challenges in maximising opportunities for livelihood while minimising the loss of lives.

VARIETY

 |  PARIS DIARY  |  5-minute read
Migrant labourers, Racism in USA, Deconfinement, Coronavirus pandemic

Paris Dairies: Villains and Heroes

Who are the heroes and who are the villains? Every story has good guys and bad guys and the best stories are when the bad guys, unexpectedly, do good deeds.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Literature, Science, Migrant labourers, Coronavirus pandemic

How the Covid story must be retold

The virus seems to be both a literary and scientific disaster which we need to re-read and invent in the years to come.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Coronavirus pandemic, West Bengal, Kolkata, Cyclone amphan

I lived through Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata. It has humbled us all

If you were any better off than anybody else at this time, it was only a quirk of fate, and nothing around seemed very safe or the same anymore.

VARIETY

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  5-minute read
Coronavirus vaccine, Coronavirus pandemic, Coronavirus treatment, Covid19

Living with Corona cannot be a game of chance like Russian Roulette

Unless a risk can be considered reasonable, it is akin to gambling. Without a fair prospect of survival, very few would be willing to play the game of chance with Covid-19

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
European Union, USA, Covid-19, Coronavirus pandemic

How the post-Covid world will impact China

The massive common hurt caused by Covid-19, coupled with the stark realisation that China is a major threat, should catalyse coalescing among the US and Europe.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Mrinal sen, Changi airport, Coronavirus pandemic, Endemic

DailyOh! Singapore's Changi is the world’s best airport, but which was the first?

Singapore's Changi Airport has been ranked the best airport in the world for the eighth year in a row. But do you know which was the world's first airport?

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Mental Health, Health, Sleep disorder, Coronavirus pandemic

Anxiety, fear, screens: How to sleep well in times of Corona

The time when counting sheep or stars helped, or a good post-dinner walk made us tired enough to nod off over a late-night conversation, ended long ago.