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  • Difficult Time for Those Having a School-going Child

  • Godmen: Happiness Comes with a Price Tag

  • Why Jaishankar Prasad Deserves the Bharat Ratna?

  • Nobel or Not so Nobel

  • A Comparative Evaluation of the Scholastic Excellence of Nalanda and Al-Qarawiyyin

  • Playing Ducks and Drakes with the Unique Ethos of Kerala

  • India through Her Stamps

  • Education, Employment, and Empowerment of Women in India: From 1986 Onwards

  • Rousseau: A Citizen of Geneva and a Truest Cosmopolitan

  • Does Diversity of India Require Structural Changes to Manage Ethnic and Religious Tussles?

Mind and Muscle

Reading Time: 3 minutesHong Kong is the world’s tallest city. The iconic buildings that dot the skyline of this wonderful city are by no means second-fiddle to its natural beauty. Each one is unique and standing tall in reverence and saluting the mind and muscle and the caliber of the people who engineered it. This picture of perfection […]


There and Back Again: A Poetic Journey Breaking Boundaries

Reading Time: 3 minutesSufia interviewed Vaijayantee Bhattacharya during the recent launch of her book of poems, Mosaic Vision, exclusively in Different Truths. Hometown, birthplace, motherland/ fatherland; these words hold special significance in the life of any individual. No matter where one lives in this world, a very special corner of the heart is bound to be drawn towards […]


There is a Mad Girl in Me

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn intense poem by Olaitan, wherein the poet wants to break shackles. Here’s a protest poem, in Different Truths.  Sometimes, I just want to run out Of this world, Far away  From these echoes… Far! Far away From these haunting shadows, Mouthless voices, And tempting demons. These tongues whip me! I host demons in my […]


Dental Bonding, Teeth Whitening and other Cosmetic Dentistry – II

Reading Time: 10 minutesShameena tells us ways to improve our smiles. In the second part of the three-part story, she tells us about dental bonding, teeth whitening and bleaching, along with its advantages and disadvantages, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Last week, we learned about dental veneers. Let’s now understand what dental bonding is. The […]


A Roman Holiday

Reading Time: 2 minutesRuchira tells us of her visit to Rome, the eternal city, many moons ago, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Rome has as sobriquet: The Eternal City. It has carved a niche for itself as the cradle of several splendid civilisations-from pre-Christian to medieval times. Today, it is a popular and much-sought-after tourist […]


Chhanar Payesh: A Yummy and Delicate Bengali Dessert for Festivities

Reading Time: 2 minutesSonali shares a yummy and delicate Bengali dessert, chhanar payesh that suits the Autumnal (Sharadiya) festivities, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. It is that time of the year again for which the Bengalis all over the world eagerly wait for the whole year! The countdown to Durga Puja has started. Bengalis love adda and […]


Three Findings on Learning to Live with Alzheimer

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara reminds us what we need to do to ensure that elders in our family, in the neighbourhood or around us, are taken good care of to avoid one of the worst forms of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease. Here’s a special feature, on the occasion of the World Alzheimer’s Day, on Sept. 21 (Thursday), this year. […]


Technologies Help us See a Better Tomorrow

Reading Time: 3 minutesBangalore-based Farheen tells us about brilliant innovations that has been made possible because of technologies making life easier. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Technologies make our lives easier. Successful technologies are the ones that play an important role in combating planet’s problems. Some technologies improve lives, some others change the […]


How Much Tax Should a Government Collect?

Reading Time: 4 minutesHigher tax should also translate into a higher development and social security. Are we also doing that, asks Tarun, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. I must credit demonetisation with one thing, it helped me start as a columnist in Different Truths. How? It provided such a rich fodder to my brain, so […]


Tales from Srimad Bhagavatam: Krishna and Vatsa – XLIII

Reading Time: 2 minutes  Nilanjana recounts the tale of Krishna slaying the demon Vatsa, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Now that the gopis and gopas had migrated to Vrindavan, they carried on with their regular lives. As simple cowherds were meant to, the boys would go out with the cattle in the morning and graze them the whole day. […]