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Diets, Alcohol and Millionaires

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Spread the love           Here’s a tongue-in-cheek account on how our diets and alcohol affect our longevity, and how the rich and the famous lived and died, by Dr. Kulmeet. He dispels many fads, exclusively for Different Truths. Atkins, the famous man, who beat the General Motors diet hollow, to rake in millions, died weighing 280 pounds […]


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Take Me to the World of My Dreams

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Spread the love           Ritambhara dreams of a beautiful world of her dreams, where there is happiness, joy, and glee, a safe world for children. A Different Truths exclusive. A smile on every face Contentment in every heart Respect and empathy in every attitude Forgiveness and helpfulness is where the norm This is the human race of […]


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The Colourful Kashmiri Wedding

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Spread the love            The picturesque northernmost Indian state of Jammu& Kashmir has its own distinct cultural heritage. Here, in a nutshell, are their wedding customs and traditions of the Kashmiri Hindus. A matrimonial alliance is fixed once the horoscopes match. For the Kasamdry (formal engagement), the two parties assemble at a temple. Prayers are followed by an […]


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Beware of Fake Celebrities Created by SocBots

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Spread the love            Social Networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc – recently Facebook has been accused of malicious electoral influence (though still in debates), it might probably have been made possible (if true) through SocBots. You must stay alert against any such dubious fame of someone’s controversial political post (ex: millions of likes, […]


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Bon Appetit: After a Full Belly all is Poetry!

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Spread the love            Food is interwoven into the culture of the Chinese people much like the Indians. With food, Gods are worshipped, ancestors are sustained, and spirits pacified. Food also plays a significant role in family politics, with women showcasing their culinary prowess for one-upmanship, says Suveera, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. […]


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Dry Malpua: A Heartwarming Winter Dessert

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Spread the love            The dry Malpua may be preserved for a week without refrigeration. If you prefer you may dip this in light sugar syrup. For the syrupy taste keep in mind that either the Malpua or the sugar syrup should be hot, says Susmita, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Malpua is […]


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A Sense of Humour is not Being Funny!

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Spread the love            Having a sense of humour is not the same as being funny. The latter implies being able to tell a joke well or perfectly timing a pun to lighten the moment during a serious conversation that could take a nasty turn. These are sweet, warm-hearted persons who diffuse tensions by making others […]


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Chhanar Payesh: A Yummy and Delicate Bengali Dessert for Festivities

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Spread the love            Sonali 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 […]


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Three Most Heinous Crimes Commonly Committed by the Self-Acclaimed Indian Godmen

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Spread the love29          29Shares Ritambhara tells us about the self-styled criminal Godmen and how they dupe people, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. In India, self-acclaimed Godmen are a type of charismatic gurus with dynamic profile presence and huge supporters from all areas from leading businessmen to politicians across the world, which increases their […]


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The Winged Chair and Champagne

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Spread the love            Suveera shares the plastic joys of a Diwali party in Hong Kong, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. It’s a beautiful day. Perfect for the cup of coffee that has been beckoning me for the past few minutes. I pick it up and just as I’m able to enjoy it […]


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