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The Girl Who Married a Stranger

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Spread the love           Tutu recounts a popular folktale from the Calabar region of Nigeria. It’s about a stunning young woman, Afiong. She had bright eyes and velvety smooth skin, the colour of the deepest golden honey. She was also tall and carried herself with poise and grace. But, she was vain and turned down several marriage […]


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It is Too Late

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Spread the love           An evocative love poem, by Sumana, exclusively for Different Truths. Entire life I searched for The very feelings that My heart craves. I stumbled, fumbled, Being cheated cried and At last I wrote my name among braves. Suddenly you came And my heart said God is great. You are the reason of the […]


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Have a Heart

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Spread the love           ‘Have a heart.’ People say figuratively to the heartless but what of the mite who literally did not have a heart to speak of, or rather one too small to sustain her after birth? Imagine a beautiful brilliant son abroad, who soared skywards career wise but had no time for marriage and a family […]


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Tharoor in the Dock Kicks Up a Farrago of Emotions

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Spread the love           Here’s a humourous, fictional account of Shashi Tharoor and the pending court case against him, for Different Truths. Jocko Street cut short the overseas call. “Shashi Tharoor is in trouble, what will I tell my friends in Thiruvananthapuram? Their hearts will be broken, especially the women.” Alec Smart stabbed a finger in the […]


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I Feel Your Presence

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Spread the love           A verse in memory of a loved one, by Ritambhara, in Different Truths. I feel your presence, no matter where I am I feel your presence, no matter what I do I can sense the touch when I first held your fingers and took my first step I can sense you in every […]


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Khichuri: The Perfect Comfort Food – I

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Spread the love            Our Managing Editor, Anumita, shares the finger-licking recipe of Khichuri, Bengali style, in the first part of her two-part article, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It was raining the night before. The grey sky and the incessant drumming of the water droplets on the roof were creeping into my […]


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In the Absence of God

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Spread the love           An intense live poem by Ayub, exclusively for Different Truths. It was the secret you told me, I had faith in it too, That your heart is a trustee of the delicate mystery, You told that He always Breathes in us, Sees to us, Listens to us, And He is the bystander, He […]


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Great Chilean Musician Max Berrú Carrión Passes Away

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Spread the love           Despite not being born in Chile, Max Berrú became Chilean by choice and lived five long decades in that country and became an emblem of trans-Andean music. Together with Jorge Coulón, he joined a group that played Argentine folk music. In this period, they meet Horacio Salinas and Horacio Durán, together with whom […]


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A Potion to Heal and Kill

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Spread the love            Since thousands of years poisons have been both a deadly threat and a protective tool used around the world. Poisons have played a dominant role in our history and legends, persisting both as evil potions and curative antidotes. Tapati traces its antiquity, along with its recent use, in the regular column, exclusively for […]


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God of Everything Falls

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Spread the love            An intriguing fiction by Lovita, for the Special Feature, exclusively for Different Truths. Love is these rays of being,                                Love is this readiness to begin. Few to love in concrete time. Please don’t hug! He would squeeze out his body from mine, defensively, protest like a coming of a revolution. He […]


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