Tribute

National Youth Day at the FTTI Pune

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda is celebrated as National Youth Day in India in most educational institutions. In 1984, the Indian government had declared that his birthday which falls on the 12th of January should be celebrated nationwide.  Swami Vivekananda’s teachings and philosophy has been an inspiration to millions especially the youths of our nation. […]

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Braveheart Captain M.N. Mulla Chose the Dignity of Death over Dishonour

Reading Time: 4 minutesBraveheart Capt. Mahendra Nath Mulla MVC wilfully chose never to forsake his men; leave them behind when a torpedo fired from the Daphne-class Pakistani submarine PNS Hangor struck his ship, INS Khukri, sliding it to its final resting place, off the Kathiawar coast. Maj Gen Raj pays a tribute to the Braveheart, in Different Truths. When […]

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Lionhearted Raj Ahlawat

Reading Time: 4 minutesMaj Gen Raj gives us a feel of the Army life and pays tribute to his friend, philosopher, and guide, Lionhearted Raj Ahlawat, exclusively in Different Truths. What can you say about an iconic officer who died young at 70? That he was a sterling embodiment of an old world, true-blue Cavalier? That he was Mai-Baap to […]

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Kishore Kumar: The Maverick Singer-Comedian Lives amongst his Fans

Reading Time: 4 minutesRuchira pays a tribute to the maverick singer-comedian, Kishore Kumar, on his 30th death anniversary (Oct 13). This Friday, the 13th, need not be scary, as we remember the talented singer, who continues to live amongst us. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. On 13th October 1987, the golden voice that had […]

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Teachers Play an Important Role in our Lives and Shape our Careers

Reading Time: 4 minutesTeaching is a professional career. It is not demeaning to be a teacher. It should be a planned wise move. Teaching has to be an informed decision that one needs to take, opines Preeyan, paying tribute to the teachers, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. This week we celebrated Teachers’ Day. And I […]

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Amarnatha Jha: A Quintessential English Gent, an Exemplary Teacher, Respected Vice Chancellor

Reading Time: 4 minutesAshoka pays rich tributes to an exemplary teacher, an outstanding scholar, and an able administrator Prof. Amarnatha Jha, on his 63rd death anniversary, on Sept 2 (Saturday). He was Vice Chancellor of Allahabad University for three terms and that of Banaras Hindu University. He seemed to convey the impression of a snobbish quintessential English gent but […]

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Mahasweta Devi, the Voice of the Voiceless, Passes Away in Kolkata

Reading Time: 3 minutesA firebrand writer, who had the spunk and the courage to call a spade a spade, passed away in Kolkata, on Thursday, at 90. Madhumita pays a befitting tribute to the great writer, who gave voice to the voiceless. Hers was the human voice, probing deep into the suffering heart of the less fortunate, jolting […]

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