ಕೊರೋನ ತರಂಗೆಯ ಮುಂಜಾಗ್ರತೆ. The Second Wave of COVID-19.

Public health expert Dr Giridhara R Babu talks to host Pavan Srinath about the deadly spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across India in 2021, on Episode 95 of the Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/IDQ4FDoyvH3GQaKL’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] At the heart of most of public health is human behaviour. Dr Giridhara Babu and Pavan …

ಅಂತರಂಗ ಬಹಿರಂಗ. The Theatrics of Kannada Theatre.

Host Ganesh Chakravarthi speaks to Archana Shyam of Team Antharanga on the world of Theatre in Kannada, Karnataka, and Bengaluru. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/IiKIkKH2ZocVLbFR’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] ನಮ್ಮ 93ನೇ ಸಂಚಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅರ್ಚನಾ ಶ್ಯಾಮ್ ಅವರು ಗಣೇಶ್ ಚಕ್ರವರ್ತಿ ಅವರ ಜೊತೆ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಟಕಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ನಾಟಕಮಂದಿರಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಚರ್ಚೆ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಲವಾರು ನಾಟಕ ಮಂಡಳಿಗಳಿವೆ, ಹಾಗೂ ಬೇರೆ ಬೇರೆ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಿವೆ. ಈ ಸಂಚಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅರ್ಚನಾ …

ಕೊರೊನ ಕಾಲದ ಬಜೆಟ್. Karnataka Budget 2021.

Surya Prakash and Pavan Srinath discuss how the Government of Karnataka’s budget has shaped up for 2021.  [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/IC9UCPBDbue9nxcb’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸರಕಾರದ 2021 ಮುಂಗಡ ಪತ್ರದ ರೂಪು ರೇಷೆ-ಗಳನ್ನು ಸೂರ್ಯ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಮತ್ತು ಪವನ್ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ್ ರವರು ಚರ್ಚಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಕೋವಿಡ್ ಸಂಕ್ರಮಣವು ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಆರ್ಥಿಕತೆ ಮತ್ತು ಬಜೆಟ್ ಅನ್ನು ಹೇಗೆ ರೂಪಿಸಿದೆ, ಹಿಂದಿನ ಬಜೆಟ್ ಪ್ರಸ್ತಾಪಗಳು ಹೇಗೆ ಮುಂದೂಡಲಾಗಿದೆ, ರದ್ದುಗೊಳಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ ಅಥವಾ ಪ್ರಗತಿಯನ್ನು ತೋರಿಸುತ್ತದೆ ಎಂಬುದರ …

ಭಾರತದ ಬಜೆಟ್ 2021. Budgeting during a Pandemic.

Hosts Surya Prakash and Pavan Srinath dissect the Government of India’s 2021 Budget, the first annual exercise since the COVID-19 pandemic started ravaging the world. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/IUVH62C03z8eIEuW’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] ಸೂರ್ಯ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಮತ್ತು ಪವನ್ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ್ ಭಾರತ ಸರಕಾರದ 2021 ಬಜೆಟ್ ನಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಪ್ರಸ್ತಾಪಗಳನ್ನು ಚರ್ಚಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಕೋವಿಡ್ ಪಿಡುಗು ಜಗತ್ತಿನಾದ್ಯಂತ ತಂದಿರುವ ಹಾನಿಯ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ಮುಂಗಡ ಪತ್ರವು ವಿಶೇಷ ಮಹತ್ವ ಹೊಂದಿದೆ. …

ಕರೋನ ವ್ಯಾಕ್ಸೀನ್ ಬರುತ್ತಿದೆ! COVID-19 Vaccines are Coming.

Pavan Srinath talks about the latest news on COVID-19 vaccines, how they were developed, the science of how they work, and the road ahead. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/IxOTYI89k5EiBMtk’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] ಪವನ್ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ್ ಮತ್ತು ಗಣೇಶ್ ಚಕ್ರವರ್ತಿ ಅವರು ಕೋವಿಡ್-19 ಲಸಿಕೆಗಳ ಇತ್ತೀಚಿನ ಸುದ್ದಿಗಳು, ಅವುಗಳನ್ನು ಹೇಗೆ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಪಡಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ, ಅವುಗಳ ವೈಜ್ಞಾನಿಕ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆ ಮತ್ತು ಮುಂದಿರುವ ಹಾದಿಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾರೆ. ತಲೆ-ಹರಟೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪಾಡ್‌ಕಾಸ್ಟ್‌ನ …

Fixing Indian Banking’s NPA Problem

Listen to Former RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya talk to host Pavan Srinath on understanding and fixing India’s persistent bank NPA crisis, on Episode 153 of The Pragati Podcast. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/IdbQV7MpIuUZNPOr’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] This is the first of two episodes on The Pragati Podcast where Viral Archarya talks about his new book, …

ಕರೋನ ಮತ್ತು ನಮ್ಮ ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ಪ್ರತಿಕ್ರಿಯೆ. Karnataka & Bengaluru’s Response to COVID-19.

State Technical Advisory Group member Dr. Pradeep Banandur talks about how the state and the city of Bengaluru are managing the COVID-19 pandemic, on Episode 71 of the Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IR7rk6C6cotZno4h’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] ನಮ್ಮ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಮತ್ತು ನಗರದ ಆಡಳಿತಗಳು ಕೋವಿಡ್-19 ಗೆ ಹೇಗೆ ಪ್ರತಿಕ್ರಿಯಿಸಿವೆ? ಕೋವಿಡ್-19 ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ಸಲಹಾ ಮಂಡಳಿಯ ಸದಸ್ಯರಾದ ಡಾ. ಪ್ರದೀಪ್ …

Science: From Publishing to Communication

Neuroscientist and Science Communicator Shruti Muralidhar talks to host Pavan Srinath about science publishing, and how science communication can be transformed in India, on Episode 145 of The Pragati Podcast. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IOpZJl7ggFJtXxqu’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] 6200+ pre-prints have been published on the biology and medicine of COVID-19, as of early July, 2020. How …

#66 मानसिक आरोग्य और हम

[iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/I8vO3GlO1iFF69ZQ’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] In this episode, we spoke to Manoj Chandran (@manoj1chandran), CEO of White Swan Foundation — a not-for-profit organisation that offers knowledge services in the area of mental health. Manoj busts many myths about mental health, and illness. Going beyond the clinical aspects, Manoj talks about the role of …

#65 भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था में जान कैसे फूंके?

[iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IN5dqM09fVa5qcmT’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] In this episode, we discuss India’s economic trajectory before, during, and after COVID-19 with Ajit Ranade, Senior Fellow at the Takshashila Institution. Ajit talks about the factors that derailed the Indian economy and suggests concrete actions that Indian governments can take to bounce back from the economic crisis. …

ಮಾನಸಿಕ ಸ್ವಾಸ್ಥ್ಯ. Breaking the Stigma Around Mental Health.

Ranjitha Jeurkar and Dr Sowmya Krishna unpack mental health challenges faced by millions of Indians every year, on Episode 67 of the Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast. They speak to hosts Ganesh Chakravarthi and Pavan Srinath about stigmas that need to be dismantled, common myths that need to be demolished, and give practical suggestions for how people …

Palliative care: Treating the Person, Not the Disease

Dr. M.R. Rajagopal of Pallium India talks to host Pavan Srinath about Palliative care, what it means and how we can ease suffering and pain for millions of Indians, on Episode 139 of The Pragati Podcast. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/ImpIzriQcxQr97fb’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] Palliative care focuses on quality of life of patients, especially those facing …

#64 पाताल की होड: कोविड-19 और नई विश्व व्यवस्था

[iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IdXdacWLoiTfekg9′ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] In this episode, we discuss how COVID-19 is likely to affect geopolitical and geoeconomic trends. Pranay and Saurabh discuss how the world might change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, how this new world order will affect India, the domestic policy reforms needed to prosper in this world, and …

ಅಮೆರಿಕಾದ ಕನಸು. The American Dream.

Washington D.C. based journalist & author Chidanand Rajghatta talks to host Pavan Srinath about the American dream that fueled the prosperity of several million Indians, and how the American Dream is shadowed by doubt and uncertainty in the coming months and years. Listen to Episode 66 of the Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IaeQrnacMc2dkOGi’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ …

Building Online News Media in India

Do we know what truly online, digital-first journalism looks like? What will it take to create an online house of journalism in India in 2020? Prem Panicker joins host Pavan Srinath on Episode 138 of The Pragati Podcast to tell us how. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IdIhGIDAsmxiEVgb’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] India’s news houses are in crisis. …

The SARS-COV-2 Virus: Mutations & Evolution

How is the SARS-COV-2 virus mutating and evolving? Why is one sub-type, A2a becoming more common across COVID-19 infections across the world? What impact does the defining D614G mutation have on the infection? Distinguished genomics researcher Partha P Majumder joins host Pavan Srinath to explain the science, and share his latest research on Episode 136 …

#62 टेस्टिंग, वैक्सीन, और इम्युनिटी: कोविड१९ इन्फेक्शन को ख़त्म कैसे करें?

[iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/I1QH0GcY5Qnkcb3o’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] Pavan Srinath (@zeusisdead) returns as a guest to discuss three key elements for overcoming Covid-19: testing strategies, vaccination development, and societal immunity. यह एपिसोड है कोविड-१९ का ख़ात्मा करने के लिए ज़रूरी तीन चीज़ों पर: टेस्टिंग, टीकाकरण, और इम्युनिटी| पवन श्रीनाथ (@zeusisdead) के साथ इस चर्चा में आपको …

Taking Stock of Covid-19

How should India handle Covid-19? Every option on the table carries huge costs, and will take countless lives. Shruti Rajagopalan joins Amit Varma in episode 169 of The Seen and the Unseen to help navigate the complex decisions that policy makers are being forced to make with little information.

What Does it Take for a Mission Mode Health Response to COVID-19 in India?

Can India’s health and healthcare systems ramp up on mission mode to respond effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic? What should we know about India’s messy public and private healthcare systems before we think about a pandemic response? Listen to Yamini Aiyar’s conversation with Pavan Srinath on Episode 135 of The Pragati Podcast.  [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IVKtfkEeWgqTTrPc’ width=’100%’ …

Modeling the Spread of Epidemics

Srini Venkatramanan of the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute explains how the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19 can be modeled, and how insightful models can inform public action, on Episode 133 of The Pragati Podcast.  [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IZsCZDwXzioB4jJZ’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] How are infectious diseases and pandemics modeled? How can we model and …