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Govt. Fudging Figures to Misdirect People on Environment Protection

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Different Truths New Service

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The Indian government has contributed to this fudging of facts to fool the people by reducing definition of forest cover to only 10 per cent tree cover over each hectare land. They now claim that forest cover has increased from 40.48 million hectares, in 1950-51, to more than 70.01mh in 2010-11, while actual dense forest cover is […]

World Environment Day Fact File: Life without Borders!

Kunal Karan

Kunal Karan

Kunal aka KK has B.Tech, MSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering. He is Professor of Chemical Engineering at a Canadian University. Environmental concerns have motivated his research, which is focused on next-generation clean energy technologies, viz., fuel cells and batteries. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed research articles in international journals and given numerous talks across the globe. He fills up his research-free time experimenting with photography and casual writings.
Kunal Karan

An erudite and in-depth research article by Kunal, as part of the special feature of Different Truths on the World Environment Day, with all what’s, when’s and why’s. The narrative tells us the theme of WED 2016, “Go Wild for Life.” Let’s respect life without borders and ensure that we do not cause environmental degradation and death of […]

Forests or no Forests?

Blue Eve

Blue Eve

Blue Eve is an author and poet. She uses poetry as a tool of protest against social atrocities as well as to celebrate womanhood, sights and sounds of nature.
Blue Eve

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The Indian government reports throw up new forest data, contradicting ground reality. Blue Eve investigates the FSI reports. An expose by her reveals that while forest covers are dwindling, figures are being fudged with impunity. The FSI uses satellite images to identify green cover; invasive weeds and commercial plantations have masqueraded as ‘forests’ across the country […]

PMS Flays Govt., Protest Atrocities against Women

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Different Truths New Service

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Women flayed the government for unleashing atrocities on them, in nearby Kaushambi district, in the name of cleaning Ganga. In five villages goons and police attack their dignity when they go to the fields to answer nature’s call. Toilets exist only on paper. They demanded that the DM should inaugurate these ghost toilets himself. Members of Pragatisheel Mahila […]

Declare Water Emergency in India, Review Implementation of Water Conservation

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Different Truths New Service

DTNS stands for our stingers and reporters spread out in select cities, all over the world. The webzine, Different Truths, is fully responsible for the accuracy of the reports published under the DTNS byline.In all other reports, which bear the names of the authors/contributors/columnists, the views expressed are those of that particular author whose byline is mentioned in the report/feature/column.
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AIKMS has given a call for the declaration of water emergency in India. With drought conditions in more than half the districts in the country, the situation is grim. Construction work must be halted during peak summer months. Water fountains, water sports and gross wastage of water in fancy gardens of bungalows and hotels too must be stopped, […]

How Green is my Earth, How Blue, the Sky!

Kunal Karan

Kunal Karan

Kunal aka KK has B.Tech, MSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering. He is Professor of Chemical Engineering at a Canadian University. Environmental concerns have motivated his research, which is focused on next-generation clean energy technologies, viz., fuel cells and batteries. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed research articles in international journals and given numerous talks across the globe. He fills up his research-free time experimenting with photography and casual writings.
Kunal Karan

Kunal celebrates the resplendent beauty of nature, its flora and fauna. His camera and pen sings rhapsody and serenades the enchanting beauty of Mother Earth. He traces the beginnings of the Earth Day and ends with a hope that is future perfect. Here’s Different Truths’ special feature on Earth Day. “I believe in God, only I spell […]

Jungle Book: The Call of the Wild

Mamta Muttreja

Mamta Muttreja

A lecturer with over two decades of experience with young adults by profession, post graduate in fabric and apparel sciences by education, an aviation consultant by choice, a writer for better or for verse, a photographer and birder by addiction.
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Wildlife photographer, Mamta, takes us through different sanctuaries and jungles, showcasing the wonder fauna on our Earth. She shoots, composes poem and writes. Here’s Different Truths’ special feature on the Earth Day. Focus on the eye, I’ve been advised, but what does one do when there’s dried shrubbery precisely on the eye. Shifting position is not an option […]

When the Desert Bloomed

Lalee Chatterjee

Lalee Chatterjee

Anindita writes under her pet name Lalee. As a curious and forever intrigued observer of life, she notices nuances and intricacies around her as a source of entertainment and education. Her observations are personal and not intended at any linguistic group. Anindita lives and works in Johannesburg South Africa in the minerals commodities sector.
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On Earth Day, as part of Different Truths’ special feature, we travel with Anindita to see the resplendent beauty of South Africa. Each year, few weeks from August to October, Namaqualand’s spring flora bursts forth in a riot of colours that bewitches the eye with images of dazzling brilliance. Namaqualand is part of a plant geographic area called […]

The Earthen Pitcher

Champa Srinivasan

Champa Srinivasan

Champa writes on various blogs and magazines on real life issues and incidents.She is a Post Graduate in English literature from Jadavpur University and has taught English in an Undergraduate college in Kolkata. Champa loves spending her time by reading, writing, gardening and learning classical dances. She now lives in Chennai.
Champa Srinivasan

Champa recalls the days when fridges were not in vogue. Every house had earthen pitchers, the very large to small ones. The fragrance of moist earth – as after the first showers – was heady. Here’s Different Truths’ Earth Day special. When I was a kid, my Thakurma (grandmother) used to store drinking water in a fat bottomed […]

Earth Day: Man’s Inhuman Behaviour towards Animals

Beyniaz Edulji

Beyniaz Edulji

Beyniaz is a Law Graduate from Mumbai; shehas Master’s Degrees in Economics and Politics from Mumbai University. She has written many Political Commentaries, Book Reviews, Sports Articles and Features on various Personalities, Travel, Food and Geospatial Technology for magazines and newspapers in India and abroad. She loves flying, adventure sports and cricket. A history buff, Beyniaz's sparkling wit is a part of her persona.
Her interests include reading, writing, cooking and travelling. She lives in Secunderabad, India.
Beyniaz Edulji

Mankind is closely linked to flora and fauna. Domestic animals or pets have a deep connection with us, since the dawn of civilisation. Beyniaz showcases different religions have emphasised about kindness to animals and have decried cruelty in any form. Still there have been shocking incidents of cruelty against animals. Here’s Different Truths’ special feature on Earth Day. All […]

Let’s Begin Small on Earth Day

Sukanya Juno Biswas

Sukanya Juno Biswas

Sukanya Juno Biswas grew up in Kolkata, India. She did MA in English from Calcutta University. She loves books, Bob Dylan, Baez and Boxer dogs. When she gets time away from two human kids and two animals, she writes. A complete realist, off and on romantic, an atheist – in the present climate of uncertainty, would have loved a perfect world, though aware it’s not possible. She has been living in Texas for last 17 years.
Sukanya Juno Biswas

Each of us is responsible to cut down senseless wastage of resources. It’s important that we save water, conserve energy, recycle and avoid the use of plastic. Sukanya, in a candid, personal account, is brutally honest and does not spare herself for faltering in conserving natural resources and saving energy. Here’s a special feature in Different Truths on […]

Earth Day: Genesis & Celebrations

Mira Pawar

Mira Pawar

Mira is is an avid traveler and loves writing travelogues.
Mira Pawar

Mira tells us about the beginning of the Earth Day, tracing its genesis. Now, 192 countries celebrate the event. Rather than paying lip service to the degradation of the Earth, it’s necessary to be proactive and aware. Here’s Different Truths’ special feature on Earth Day. Earth Day is an event celebrated across the globe to spread awareness […]