Photo Feature

Autumn: When the Leaves Blush!

Autumn brings in a riot of colours. As Albert Camus said, “autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower,” nature blushes into the brightest colors of red, orange, yellow and gold. There seem to be a competition among the foliage to show off. Each tree becomes a spectacular vision. Writers and poets have talked about […]

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Toronto: The Enchanting Getaways of Canada

Travel with Anumita into the many enchanting getaways and tourist delights of Canada. The Lion Safari Park in Hamilton is a 700-acre land with almost 1000 animals of different species. Lions basking in the sun, giraffes poking their heads at the windows, and curious ostriches were the highlights. The Ontario Royal Museum, one of the largest in North […]

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World Photography Day: A Click in the 19th Century Brought about a Revolution!

On the occasion of the World Photography Day, Anumita walks us through the history of photography. A first click in the 19 th Century has brought about a huge revolution in the 21 st Century. Shooting a picture seems like a child’s play – thanks to the technological advancements. Now, approximately 350 billion photos are clicked, each year, […]

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A Night out in Hyderabad during Ramadan

The razzamatazz and the hustle bustle of the market place, Charminar and adjoining areas, in the old city of Hyderabad, is indeed wondrous! Sarika, who was in the UK for few years, and has made Hyderabad her home presently, was amazed by the sight and sound. Trigger happy, she captures the celebratory mood of the city. […]

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Ambika Kalna: A Quaint Temple Town on the Banks of Bhagiraithi River

Ambika Kalna gets its name from an ancient Kali temple. A quaint township on the banks of Bhagarathi River, it is known for its many temples. Sisir uncovers its history. The 108 Shiv temples in two concentric circles of 74 shrines (outer circle) and 34 shrines (inner circle), built around a well in the center is an architectural […]

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A Piece of Cake!

Cholena shares her experience about baking homemade cakes. Simple ingredients and a bit of imagination works wonders. She tells us how she innovates and adds almost anything from her kitchen to make yummy cakes. Baking a cake yourself is literally cakewalk, better still, a piece of cake, literally. Here’s a Different Truths exclusive. Growing up, hearing […]

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Sounds of a Petal

Cholena reveals her relationship with flowers. Though she hated flowers initially for its frail symbolism and it being likened to women, she always loved Tulips; it reminded her of her Sailor Dad. An exclusive photo feature on flower for Different Truths. Don’t get me wrong. I actually hated flowers, flowers in general. To me, they were way too pretty. Too […]

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Rice and Shine

Food is about nostalgia. It brings with it laughter and joy. Cholena takes us through the delights of rice-based delicacies that brings back the love and care of her mother. Here are some breakfast delights from Tamil Nadu. “ThUd”. This noise was coming from the kitchen. “ThudThUdTHUD” and this time, I was wide awake. Slowly opened my eyes. […]

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Let’s Bite in!

An excellent photographer, Cholena gives invaluable tips for food photography for readers of Different Truths. Food photography is more than clicking what’s on the table. Thanks to the social media and smartphones, food photography is becoming popular and you don’t even need an expensive camera to photograph food. Here are some of the do’s and don’ts to make […]

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Beauteous Barcelona

Sarika takes us through Barcelona. Trigger happy she captures its beauty in photographs. ‘Travelling – it leaves you speechless then turns you into a storyteller.’ ~ Ibn Battuta I am not a storyteller. I just want to share my experience of Barcelona through my lens. Another new land, Hola… We visited Barcelona recently. I was […]

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