Doctors have raised the alarm over reports of people rubbing cow dung on their bodies in the belief that it will help them prevent or recover from Covid. The warnings came after news agency Reuters said some people in Gujarat are ‘going to cow shelters once a week to cover their bodies in cow dung and urine, reports Himani Chandna.
Shiva, an 18-year-old graduate student, built himself a bed on a tree to avoid spreading Covid to his family who all share a one-room house, reports Rishika Sadam.
Prathamesh Jaju has been dabbling in astronomy and astrophotography since age 13, and is part of one of India’s oldest amateur clubs, Jyotirvidya Parisanstha, reports Tenzin Zompa.
The transfer of Maj Gen Vardhan from Delhi’s Base Hospital has been officially justified as routine HR process. But there is more than what meets the eye, writes Lt General Prakash Menon.
An article in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and a paper by Begin Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies present new facts on the coronavirus origin, writes Tara Kartha.
Never had we imagined moving to the US would include this experience—a desperate son watching his PPE-clad mother and sister light the pyre of his father in India, writes Mishi Choudhary.
Modi and Shah know Congress is the only likely challenger to them nationally, and the Gandhis are key to keeping it together. That’s why they need to be targeted ruthlessly, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.