Sacred super-spreader: Kumbh Mela begins amid second wave of COVID-19
Down To Earth captures the sights, sounds and the violations of COVID-19 rules at the …
The science behind the art of cooking
Cooking is an art, most would say. However, at its root, cooking is a form of chemical engineering, writes Krish Ashok in his recent book, Masala Lab: The Science of Indian Cooking. Understanding the science behind food preparation can arm the chef with techniques to augment flavours. Here’s a crash course on the physics and chemistry of food.
Farmers prepare for mega tractor rally on January 26
Delhi Chalo: Amid police face-off, farmers keep up the march
The ‘Delhi Chalo’ (Onward to Delhi) agitation began November 26, 2020, as thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand moved towards the national capital to protest against Centre’s contentious farm laws. The protests were unflinching in the face of police action on protesters. CLARIFICATION: The previous cover image used in this story showing the use of …
Curbs to chaos: The national capital commutes amid COVID-19 fears
Millions across the world have come out of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown and returned to work. Public transport with confined spaces and limited ventilation has come alive in the national capital again — and with it the fear of disease outbreak
Young art: A head full of dreams
Gobar Times and Green Schools Programme conducted a five-day environment e-summer camp from June 1 to June 5, 2020. Sessions on story-telling, quiz, photography, comic-making, script-writing and news-writing were conducted. Students from class 3 to class 8 participated in the online workshops and few shared their art with us after the event. Here’s a look.