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The Story of Masai, a Fascinating African Tribe

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Spread the love           The most fascinating tribe who constitute the largest section of the population are the Masai.  Their language, Swahili, is the official language of both Tanzania and Kenya and is widely spoken across central Africa.  The Masai are nomadic herders who have chosen to maintain their lifestyle and culture over the centuries with the modern world […]


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Ten Tips to Ensure a Safe Holiday in the Mountains

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Spread the love           Mahima gives us ten tips for a safe holiday in the mountains, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Brought up in the hills near Shimla, it is but obvious that mountains keep pulling me back to their enchanting aura off and on, year after year. But this year when I took […]


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Learning is a Habit

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Spread the love           Preeyan tells us the value of learning – a process that’s unending, a habit, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Every one of us, at any given point in time, is learning something or the other, the learning process is complete only when that learning gets registered in the brain. Till […]


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My Service to Mankind

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Spread the love            In this verse, Ashok tells us about his commitment as a poet and a person, exclusively for Different Truths. I woke up for humanity  I walk and walk for peace  I learn from my knowledge  I believe in non-violence    I work for my humble brains  I write for society welfare  I teach […]


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Elixir, a Voyage of the Mind: Bestseller and a Critically Acclaimed Novel

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Spread the love           Where does our mind go, when we fall asleep? Can dreams weave a layer of parallel existence? Can there be another reality beyond all that we touch, see or feel? It is a normal day for Manisha. She wakes up from sleep and goes to work. On her way back home, she walks into […]


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An Ode to my Mentor

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Spread the love            Indian bureaucracy thrives on sycophancy and who would be the most favourite officer depends on how flexible an officer can be to please some people. However, whenever there was a major crisis, this gentleman officer, my mentor, would be called in to manage the situation. Hemashri tells us how difficult it is […]


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How to Protect Yourself from the Deadly Ebola Virus?

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Spread the love6          6SharesEbola is a deadly disease caused by a virus. The virus is rare but wreaks havoc on the human body but one can catch it only by coming in direct contact with an infected person’s body fluids. Earlier, it was called as Ebola haemorrhagic fever. Dr. Preeti tells us more about it, exclusively […]


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Women as Sex Symbols: Are we Predators and Prey at Workplace?

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Spread the love64          64Shares Are the two genders nothing more than the hunted and the hunting, the predator and the prey, in the jungle of primeval consciousness. Why are fashionable women seen as sex objects at social gatherings or at the workplace? Singapore-based Rina reacts against the ogling and groping, in the new column, every week. […]


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Love

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Spread the love           An intense love poem by Madhumita, for Different Truths. The air is thick with the grey damp fog, wet and cold, as the frost gradually froze, Yet I still see through the smoggy blanket and the frozen icicles suspended in the air, Running around like a whirlwind in this world of emotional tempests, […]


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The Tamil Harvest Festival Pongal Celebrates Bounty and Camaraderie

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Spread the love            Lily tells us about the four-day harvest festival, dedicated to the sun, in Tamil Nadu. It’s also celebrated in other states in South India. It means ‘spilling over’ of rice cooked in a pot, signifying bounty. Read more about it, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. The translation of Pongal is ‘spilling […]


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