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 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  4-minute read
Elections, Work from home, Travel restrictions, Coronavirus pandemic

One year since the last normal week

Coronavirus climbed the charts and got itself a name: Covid-19. It is '21. The virus, as we know it, isn't going anywhere. Life, as we know it, isn't returning to where it was.

VARIETY

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  5-minute read
Happy new year 2021, Coronavirus pandemic, Covid19

Happy New Year: Why Corona may not follow the Gregorian or even the Chinese calendar

In the nine months since its outbreak and being declared a pandemic, Covid-19 has challenged many paradigms and blown quite a few myths.

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 |  5-minute read
India today magazine, Coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19 treatment, Covidvaccine

Is the Covid-19 vaccine safe? Will it work?

India Today Editor-in-Chief Aroon Purie talks about the science, safety and effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccine and the logistics of the vaccination programme, in the December 14, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.

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 |  14-minute read
Post-covid world, The new normal, Coronavirus pandemic, Covid19

How Covid may reorder the world we know

A profound change in the global order is imminent, even though it is too early to make any judgment about the impact of whatever is happening and going to happen on the overall wellbeing of the human community and the planet.

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 |  5-minute read
India today magazine, Coronavirus pandemic, Economic impact of covid-19, Covideconomy

Hope and despair: The sectors keeping the economy going in Covid times

India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about how three significant drivers of growth, domestic consumption, government expenditure and private investment, have taken a beating, in the October 5, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.

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 |  5-minute read
India today magazine, Coronavirus pandemic, Rural India, Covid19

Why the alarming surge of Covid-19 cases in rural India is a big challenge

India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about how a rural Covid-19 pandemic will be very different and far more challenging than an urban one, in the September 21, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.

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 |  5-minute read
Covaxin, Coronavirus pandemic, Russia, Sputnik-v

Is Russia's coronavirus vaccine Sputnik-V a silver cloud with a dark lining?

Russia claims to have aced the vax-race to fight Covid-19. But medical experts are fraught with scepticism and misgivings over the testing process.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Usd 5 trillion economy, Coronavirus pandemic, Economicimpactofcovid19

How the Covid pandemic is souring India’s $5 trillion dream

Rather than having an ambition of $5 trillion economy that seems almost unattainable by 2024, it is now important that the next three years focus on the creation of better provisions of public goods and services like health.

MONEY

 |  2-minute read
Garment industry, Coronavirus pandemic, Economic impact of covid-19

How readymade garment makers are hit by the Covid-19 pandemic

One of the worst-hit business sectors in the pandemic is textiles, and within that segment, garment makers, especially those who were betting on exports.

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 |  5-minute read
Democracy, Science, Cricket, Bollywood

How pop culture failed us in the times of coronavirus

What sustains us as a society is four ideas or four truths. These are Bollywood, cricket, science and democracy. All four have failed us in Covid times.