J. V. Yakhmi

J. V. Yakhmi

J. V. Yakhmi is a former chairman of the Atomic Energy Education Society in Mumbai and a retired associate director of the physics group at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

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Opinion | Coronavirus: We need social crusaders like my mother who saved me from TB in 1950s India

My mother Biji imposed strict rules in our home after my father contracted TB in the 1950s. People like her can convince those nonchalant about face masks or social distancing to cooperate.

7 Aug 2020 - 10:47PM

My mother Biji imposed strict rules in our home after my father contracted TB in the 1950s. People like her can convince those nonchalant about face masks or social distancing to cooperate.

Coronavirus: We need social crusaders like my mother who saved me from TB in 1950s India
Opinion | How a Mumbai physicist overcomes distraction amid the eerie silence of India’s coronavirus lockdown

For the first time in J. V. Yakhmi’s 55 years of living in Mumbai, the streets are eerily silent, as a raft of lockdown-imposed changes make it difficult to get anything done.

28 Apr 2020 - 5:04PM

For the first time in J. V. Yakhmi’s 55 years of living in Mumbai, the streets are eerily silent, as a raft of lockdown-imposed changes make it difficult to get anything done.

How a Mumbai physicist overcomes distraction amid the eerie silence of India’s coronavirus lockdown