Author: Anumita Chatterjee Roy

Quebec City: A Slice of France in Canada – II

Reading Time: 5 minutesQuébec City (French, pronounced as kebɛk), is one of the oldest city in North America. It was founded, in 1608, by Samuel de Champlain. Anumita relives the four hundred years of history, in the second part of the three-part travelogue. A Different Truths exclusive. Québec City (French, pronounced as kebɛk), is rightfully the capital of […]

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From a Small Village to a Metropolis, 19th Century Montreal is Replete with History – I

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita tells us about Montreal, one of the most populous metropolis of Quebec Province, in Canada. The Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal is a magnificent Gothic Revival style structure. Here’s the first part of the three-part Canada travelogue, exclusively in Different Truths.   Summer brings warm temperatures and is perfect for a trip to Canada.  Loading […]

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Life is a Blessing when Four Mothers are there to Nurture!

Reading Time: 6 minutesAnumita pays tribute to her mother and mother-in-law, whom she calls Ma, and two mother figures on the occasion of Mother’s Day. She also tells about the person who started Mother’s Day and how, later, she spent every ounce of her energy to undo it, sad with its commercialisation. Read about these splendid women, as […]

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Delicious Jhatpat Mixed Rice

Reading Time: 2 minutesAnumita shares the recipe of Jhatpat (instant) Mixed Rice, a one-dish meal. It is a version of biriyani, polao and fried rice. It has the component of all of these yet not strictly any. Find out more about this versatile, finger-licking rice dish, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Like most Indian families, […]

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Aromatic Mint Water and Lemon Water has Healing Properties – IV

Reading Time: 3 minutesAromatic mint water and lemon water acts like a panacea. Anumita, our Managing Editor, talks about the magical qualities of this two miracle water, in the fourth part of the five-part serial on Miracle waters. These inexpensive home remedies are time-tested. Find out more, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. In continuation with the […]

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Miracle Waters: Magical Rose Water and Rice Water – III

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita, our Managing Editor, talks of the magical qualities of Rose water and Rice water, in the third part of the five-part serial on Miracle waters. These inexpensive home remedies are time-tested. Find out more, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Continuing with the Miracle waters, today, let’s find out the many benefits […]

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Give a Paw to Help Autism and Special Needs, Persons

Reading Time: 3 minutesService dogs and specially trained dogs for autism and learning disability are becoming a reality. Schools around the USA have implemented programs to include these four legged furry creatures to help children with Dyslexia, ADHD, Aspersers and those in the Autism Spectrum. Anumita tells us about these well behaved gentle dogs that would amaze anyone, […]

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Miracle Water: The Benefits of Ginger Water and Cucumber Water – II

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn the second part of the five-part article on miracle water, Anumita tells us of the medicinal and beauty enhancements uses of easy to prepare home remedies, ginger water, and cucumber water, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. We all know and value the importance of water in our lives. Other than consuming […]

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Autism and the Sense of Touch

Reading Time: 4 minutesTactile sensitivity or the sense of touch is quite common in children with Autism. Sensory irritation or lack of it is a common factor in many individuals in the spectrum of Autism. It may change, reduce or modify with age. There is nothing wrong or right about it. It is just the way their nerve […]

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Miracles of Water: What, When and How to Drink Water; Tai Chi and More – I

Reading Time: 4 minutesWater is life. It is all around us. The world is made up of two-third water and our body consists from 50% to 75% water. It is such an amazing fact that solid bodies have so much fluid in it. Water is an excellent conductor of electricity. Our body functions on electric impulses. Each neuron […]

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