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Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Arun George 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 Arun George talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it
Episode 817 April 8, 2020

The Catch Up: 8 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 816 April 8, 2020

The problems with extending the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown

The impact that the lockdown has had on the rural economy, the steps that the government should be taking for factories and businesses, and the problems that people will face if the nationwide lockdown is...

Episode 815 April 7, 2020

The Catch Up: 7 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 814 April 7, 2020

Rapid Antibody testing, Broadening testing in Kerala, Domestic Abuse cases

Why states are considering "rapid antibody tests" and how they differ from RT PCR tests to diagnose COVID-19, how Kerala has broadened its testing category and developed an innovative model for sampling, how countries are...

Episode 813 April 6, 2020

The Catch Up: 6 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 812 April 6, 2020

Coronavirus updates, Union Ministers on exit strategies, Migrant workers

Detailing what the Health Ministry has to say about whether COVID-19 is an airborne virus, what considerations Union Ministers are keeping in mind for an exit strategy post lockdown, and the trials of a migrant...

Episode 811 April 3, 2020

The Catch Up: 3 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 810 April 3, 2020

Why the financial crisis after coronavirus will be unlike any other

The kind of financial crisis that will arise out of this pandemic, the measures that our government has taken so far, the lasting effects that this will have on our economy and more.

Episode 809 April 2, 2020

The Catch Up: 2 March

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 808 April 2, 2020

How can the Coronavirus pandemic in India end?

Detailing the three possible scenarios through which the COVID-19 outbreak could be contained, what scientists believe is most likely to happen, and what a life post lockdown could look like.

Episode 807 April 1, 2020

The Catch Up: 1 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 806 April 1, 2020

How Nizamuddin became one of India’s COVID-19 ‘hotspots’

How India has identified COVID-19 'hotspots', how Nizamuddin become a 'hotspot', and how a 93 year old man recovered from COVID-19.

Episode 805 March 31, 2020

The Catch Up: 31 March

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 804 March 31, 2020

Does India’s Coronavirus testing protocol need to change?

Unpacking India's capacity for Coronavirus testing, who can get tested for COVID-19, and challenges to scaling this testing.

Episode 803 March 30, 2020

The Catch Up: 30 March

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 802 March 30, 2020

The migrant workers crisis and what the government should have done

The problems being faced by migrant workers, how the government had an indication that this crisis might unfold, and what the government could have done about it.

Episode 801 March 27, 2020

The Catch Up: 27 March

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 800 March 27, 2020

COVID-19 relief package, police obstructions, and a long walk home

To what extent will the COVID-19 relief package help the poor? Why has the police been obstructing the delivery of essential services? And what are the problems that migrant labourers are facing?

Episode 799 March 26, 2020

The Catch Up: 26 March

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 798 March 26, 2020

Can India meet food supply requirements during the lockdown?

Detailing why food supply chains have seen a hit during the Coronavirus lockdown and what state governments can do, talking to store owners and hypermarket managers about what precautions they are taking, and why services...

Episode 796 March 25, 2020

Why the informal sector will be the worst affected by the coronavirus lockdown

In this episode, we look how this lockdown will impact the informal sector and the measures that the government can take for it.

Episode 794 March 24, 2020

What the coronavirus lockdown in Indian states and districts entails

Reporters explain what is expected from citizens during this lockdown during the coronavirus epidemic and what services are still running. Plus, an Indian in Shanghai explains what the lockdown experience there was like.

Episode 795 March 24, 2020

The Catch Up: 24 March

The headline this evening, from an Indian Express.

Episode 793 March 23, 2020

A day in the life of a healthcare provider working with coronavirus patients

A doctor treating COVID-19 positive patients details the challenges faced by healthcare providers during this pandemic, why it is unique and what precautions they are taking.

Episode 792 March 22, 2020

Taking care of your mental health in times of Coronavirus

On this special episode of 3 Things, psychiatrist Dr Vipul Rastogi tells us how to recognise symptoms of distressed mental health in ourselves and loved ones during this time, what people with pre-existing conditions can...