Video Shows

November 7, 2020

Why are Sparrows vanishing? Janaki Lenin interviews Farah Ishtiaq

Is disease the reason why so many Indian cities have seen a decrease in the population of the house sparrow? Can feeding birds spread disease in the avian world? Experts are divided on the issue.

Janaki Lenin
August 21, 2020

The ones who go to war against disasters — Faceless heroes of NDRF

Their ubiquitous presence in fluorescent orange uniforms is evident in all rescue and relief operations of disasters in the country. Who are these unsung soldiers? Neelesh Misra of The Slow Café spoke with Satya Pradhan, director general of National Disaster Response Force.

Sarah Khan
August 9, 2020

How did rural India survive the COVID19 lockdown? Gaon Connection Survey set to reveal its crucial findings

In a first-of-its-kind national survey on the impact of COVID19 lockdown on rural India, Gaon Connection will tomorrow, August 10, release its findings on the untold miseries rural citizens faced during the lockdown, including mounting debt, increasing hunger, loss of livelihoods. Is rural India satisfied with the government’s response to COVID19? Read in detail tomorrow.

Gaon Connection
July 23, 2020

How Abdul Manaf the ‘outsider’ danced his way into being ‘Manu Master’

The love for Bharatanatyam and the Tantric school of the dance form led to Abdul Manaf being reborn as Manu Master. Virtual Bharat’s latest film is on him.

Varsha Ramachandran
March 30, 2020

“Italy should have taken social distancing seriously. Now, dead bodies are just piling up”

As India intensifies its battle against coronavirus, this teacher from Italy talks about why social distancing is important and what should the Indians do “to not end up like Italy”

Gaon Connection
March 28, 2020

Audio interview: “The coronavirus is not a bio weapon. The data we have suggests so”

Dr Renu Swarup, secretary, Department of Biotechnology, along with her team, is looking at the scientific aspect and is working very hard to give India the best possible coronavirus vaccine

Gaon Connection
March 28, 2020

Audio interview: India’s missile labs to help make ventilators to fight the coronavirus pandemic

Dr Satheesh Reddy, Director General, Defence Research and Development Organisation, says that they will make 30,000 ventilators in a matter of weeks using an Indian technology

Gaon Connection
February 29, 2020

“The dairy and the livestock are the sectors which may help farmers increase their income”

Amul belongs to 36 lakh farmer families of Gujarat, said its managing director RS Sodhi. The best thing about Amul is that the profit from value addition goes directly to the accounts of farmers

Arvind Shukla
February 22, 2020

India is fighting a critical battle to save the Ganga — a river that’s a lifeline for hundreds of millions

The governments have been promising citizens a clean Ganga since 1986, and thousands of crores of rupees have already been spent. But will the river, that supports 43% of our population ever get clean?

Nidhi Jamwal
February 22, 2020

“It’s acid, and not water, that is flowing in these rivers. It’s making us very, very sick”

Around 150 villages in six districts of Western Uttar Pradesh are situated by three rivers — Hindon, Krishna and Kali. The water is so polluted that people are suffering from deadly diseases

Ranvijay Singh