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Anthology of Poems on Africa of Earth and Beauty

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Spread the love           We present an Anthology of Poems, on Africa, wherein 66 poets, with as many poems, spread across 19 nations [India (41); Nigeria (8); two each from the US and Mauritius; and one each from Kazakhastan, Puerto Rico, Republic of China, Germany, Mexico, Poland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, Tanzania, Turkey, Ghana, Philippine and Pakistan] […]


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Three Reasons You Should Enjoy Mangoes to This Summer

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Spread the love6          6SharesRitambhara tells us three benefits of eating mangoes to our heart’s content, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It’s summer and the “King of fruits” is delightedly savoured by us all. More than 1000 varieties of mangoes are grown across the world, out of which 283 are found in India. Apart […]


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The First Shadows of Cruelty

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Spread the love           Here’s a short story by Aarathi that explores the complexities of relationships. It was penned during a Creative Writing Workshop, conducted by our Editor-in-Chief, Arindam. A Different Truths exclusive. She wasn’t quite the girl with blue eyes, but she was the kindest spirit I ever knew. She always watered the plants after school […]


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Tales from Srimad Bhagavatam: Kamsa and Krishna – LXXX

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Spread the love           Nilanjana recounts the well-known tale of how Krishna crushed the life out of Kamsa, from the Bhagavatam, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Sukha took a pause and began narrating the end of Kamsa, “The citizens of Mathura, and the gopalas, in particular, were thoroughly enjoying this festivity. Everyone was rejoicing, apart […]


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The Scars Within

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Spread the love           Here’s an evocative short story by Alisha that she penned during a Creative Writing Workshop, conducted by our Editor-in-Chief, Arindam. An exclusive for Different Truths. Red. That was the only colour she could see at the moment. Deep thick red. Her span of vision was filled with the colours of blood, her tongue felt […]


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To My Own Demise

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Spread the love           An evocative poem about life and death, where Ayub talks to his demise, exclusively for Different Truths. O! My demise, Alter your route, Dislodge yourself from my heart, Walk alongside but be at arm’s length.   O! My demise, I have yet to perform obligations More significant than you are, Which I have […]


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The Beginning of an End

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Spread the love           Anumita brings out the agonising pain of a mother contesting her child’s custody in a courtroom, exclusively for Different Truths. “Are you ready, June? – the question was just that. A question. No emotions, nothing else. June got up and straightened her dress and took a deep breath. It is today. Today is […]


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An Invalid Character Certificate

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Spread the love           A loose comments by a senior officer about the character of the author, in the presence of her husband – they are officers in the Assam state services – was humiliating for both of them. Hemashri bares the working of a government department, the insensitivity of some of its officers, lack of respect […]


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How Classical is Our Yoga?

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Spread the love           There are various ways of attaining the sublime and the surreal – Yoga takes you towards that. But today’s scientific day and age ask for more – how can energy be viewed while doing Pranayama and meditation, some ask and doubt the real effects of Yoga. For such skeps, Yoga is more of […]


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The Wood Wide Web: Why we need a Mowgli in us!

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Spread the love           Mowgli’s woody world is full of deep love for the jungle and animals of all shapes and sizes, within it. Rudyard Kipling’s story is laced with moral lessons to respect Nature and greenery. Mamta tells us how Joginath Sahoo’s green brigade in Odisha, and P.T. Shinde, a school teacher, near Pune, helped reforestation. […]


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