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Thursday, July 28 2022


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Sushovan da can’t be defined in words. He treated countless patients in his 50-year-long career. During the pandemic, he was the one who used to rush to the homes of patients caring little for the fear of contracting the infection. He was a true humanitarian.

That’s a Bengali teacher mourning the death of Sushovan Banerjee—Bengal’s famous “ek takar daktar’’—who charged just Re 1 from his patients his entire life. Banerjee also set a Guinness Record in 2020 for treating the greatest number of people. He passed away from a kidney-related condition at the age of 84. It’s good to remember that some of India’s greatest heroes rarely make front-page news.

 

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Stuff to check out: On the latest episode of the splainer podcast ‘Press Decode,’ the team discusses the big brouhaha over Ranveer’s naked pics—and the medical debate over antidepressants. Be sure to head over to the IVM website, Spotify or Apple Podcasts to listen to it.  


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The Covid dodger: Why are some people ‘lucky’?

The TLDR: Are you one of those ‘Covid virgins’ who’ve never caught the disease? Why are some people seemingly more ‘immune’ to the disease than others? And will the new virus subvariants finally test their luck?


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In today’s edition

Headlines That Matter

  • A big ruling on money laundering 
  • No recession for India?
  • Google Maps is getting updates!
  • Damien Hirst is burning his paintings
  • Bad Covid news for smokers
  • Open your mouth… and chew!
  • Get ready for Lollapalooza India!
  • Are the Zelenskys the new Obamas?

 

Sanity Break

  • ‘La Méditation’ by René Magritte

 

Reading Habit

  • A list of new releases
  • Quick fixes, aka, a few varied recommendations

 

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