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Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Snigdha Sharma talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it.

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3 ThingsOur flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Snigdha Sharma talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it.
Episode 1360 April 30, 2021

India now accepts foreign aid, gaps in Delhi’s death toll, and new Covid-19 guidelines

India changes its policy to accept foreign aid after 16 years, the gaps in Delhi’s official COVID-19 death toll, and a look at the new Covid guidelines.

Episode 1359 April 29, 2021

The Catch Up: 29 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1358 April 29, 2021

Covaxin prices, oxygen crisis, and the CoWin app crash

In this episode, we talk about the price of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the latest development in the oxygen crisis situation, and the CoWin portal crash

Episode 1357 April 28, 2021

The Catch Up: 28 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1356 April 28, 2021

What the EC didn’t do, Vedanta’s Sterlite plant to reopen, and HC raps Delhi govt

Madras High Court’s criticism of the Election Commission of India (EC), why Tamil Nadu is allowing Vedanta to reopen its Sterlite copper plant, and what the Delhi High Court told the Delhi government.

Episode 1355 April 27, 2021

The Catch Up: 27 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1354 April 27, 2021

US support in India’s Covid fight, no vaccine stocks in 4 states, and Madras HC pulls up EC

First, Shubhajit Roy, Deputy Chief of Indian Express‘ National Bureau joins the show to discuss the Biden administration extending support to India, the reasons for this change in stance, and its significance. He also talks...

Episode 1353 April 26, 2021

The Catch Up: 26 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1352 April 26, 2021

Delhi vs Centre on oxygen crisis, SC’s pandemic intervention, and PM’s Mann Ki Baat

In this episode, we discuss the ongoing tussle between the Delhi govt and the Centre over the shortage of oxygen. We also bring you details about the Supreme Court’s suo motu cognizance in pandemic-related matters,...

Episode 1351 April 23, 2021

The Catch Up: 23 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1350 April 23, 2021

Delhi’s oxygen crisis, UP’s Covid struggles, and requests pour in for BJP leaders

The reasons behind Delhi’s oxygen crisis, how Uttar Pradesh is dealing with the current Covid crisis, and how BJP leaders are inundated with requests about beds and oxygen.

Episode 1349 April 22, 2021

The Catch Up: 22 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1348 April 22, 2021

The shift in India’s vaccine policy, the Opposition’s concerns, and the Nashik tragedy

In this episode, we discuss the recently announced big changes in the government's vaccine policy and the concerns raised by the Opposition leaders regarding the same. We also go over the details of the tragedy...

Episode 1347 April 21, 2021

The Catch Up: 21 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1346 April 21, 2021

How India ignored red flags about the second COVID-19 wave

Discussing the reg flags that India ignored about the second wave, and the reasons why it ended up doing that.

Episode 1344 April 20, 2021

Delhi’s COVID-19 surge, China’s refusal to move back, and vaccines for all adults

How Delhi is struggling to handle its COVID-19 surge, how China is refusing to move its troops back from Hot Springs and Gogra Post, and a quick look at India’s new vaccine policy.

Episode 1343 April 19, 2021

The Catch Up: 19 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1342 April 19, 2021

New study on Covid, India’s oxygen crisis, and US export embargo on vaccine raw materials

In this episode, we discuss the new study on SARS-CoV-2 being primarily airborne. We also talk about the oxygen crisis, and how US' export embargo is affecting vaccine production in India.

Episode 1341 April 16, 2021

The Catch Up: 16 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1340 April 16, 2021

CBSE exams, Gujarat’s handling of the pandemic, and COVID-19 updates

Education Ministry’s decision regarding CBSE Board exams, how Gujarat is handling the pandemic, and important COVID-19 developments from across India.

Episode 1339 April 15, 2021

The Catch Up: 15 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1338 April 15, 2021

Foreign vaccines, Maharashtra’s new restrictions, and lockdown fears in Bengal border town

Today on the 3 Things podcast, we discuss the government’s decision to give emergency approval to certain foreign vaccines, Maharashtra’s new Covid restrictions, and how the lockdown in Bangladesh is affecting Bengal’s Petrapole.

Episode 1337 April 14, 2021

The Catch Up: 14 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

Episode 1336 April 14, 2021

An expert on India’s second Covid wave, and why lockdown is a lazy policy option

Noted epidemiologist Dr Giridhar Babu on the reasons behind India’s second wave, the effectiveness of lockdowns, the role of vaccinations during this time, and how this wave is different from the first.

Episode 1335 April 13, 2021

The Catch Up: 13 April

The headlines this evening from The Indian Express.

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