COVID-19

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Impact of Corona: Indian Fishers in Distress

While the government has announced numerous schemes to help the economically weaker sections cope with the lockdown and economic distress, a significant section of...

The Art of the New Wilderness

Edward Burtynsky’s astonishing photographic series China Recycling maps waste. In them,  he provides a frightening visual reminder of a civilisation – human, that is...

Education in Times of COVID: The ‘Nook’ Model for Designing Your Own Learning

As I write these lines in my home office, India is under an unprecedented lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. Shopping malls and cinemas...

Combating COVID: Villages in Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan Show the Way

Between March and April, rabi crops-- or crops sown in the winter months--are ready to be harvested in India. This year, the harvest period...

Of Race, Religion and a Pandemic: Understanding Islamophobia in Assam

The detection of the COVID-19 hotspot at Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi led to a surge of Islamophobic expressions in Assam....

Out of the Woods: How the FRA Is Helping a Village in Maharashtra During...

This is not what a haat or a weekly market should look like: the place is not bustling with people buying and selling produce,...

Children in Shelter Homes Need Support During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Can you imagine sensing uncertainty and panic around you, but not being able to look to your family and loved ones for comfort? Can...

Education in Times of COVID: A Distressed Batch of 2020 Still Hopes to Study...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining systems worldwide. Besides health, families are struggling with uncertainties surrounding their jobs and aspirations. At all levels of education,...
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Understanding Zoonotic Diseases: With Dr. Shrikrishna Isloor

COVID-19, SERS, MERS, Ebola, Swine Flu—What do they all have in common? These are infections that can transmit from animals to humans, otherwise known...

Education in Times of COVID: Re-centering Our Public Schools

Suspending all educational activities that involve large gatherings at least until May 3rd has brought about significant changes to schools’ academic cycles, board examination...