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  • Travelling the World in NYC: Conversations with Cab Drivers and Other Multi-Cultural Excursions

  • tea, salt, and teranga

  • Grace of Black Panther: Spirit, Self and the Shaman in the Mother Continent

  • The Path through the Forest to Our Soul

  • Greece Finally Ends its Bailout Phase: Many Questions Remain about Future of Economy

  • Eliminating Caste System, Communal Fascism, Patriarchy, and Neo-Liberalism: Does Neo-Dalit Movement Provide an Answer?

A Confluence of Sensibilities

Reading Time: 8 minutesMichele reviews, ‘The Significant Anthology’, edited by Reena Prasad and Dr Ampat Koshy.  A 300- page compendium, it showcases 176 contributing authors. Its three sections, poetry, prose and long poem, contains ‘secrets of its own’, as the Different Truths reviewer tells us. With touches of brilliant poetry, captivating prose, and gripping characterisations and themes, The Significant Anthology, assembled and edited by […]

Welcome to DT

Reading Time: 2 minutesDear Friends, Let us introduce Different Truths (DT), a webzine, that isn’t another me-too. The debate on Truth is unending. Some say the scriptures are the ‘Final Word’, others disagree. Whose truth are we talking about? Is the powers that be, the last word of the high priest(ess)? Time and again, all revolutionaries challenged the […]

How to Fight Obesity and Lifestyle Diseases?

Reading Time: 5 minutesObesity is the bane of the tech savvy and the now generation. It is a silent killer as it invites many diseases. Here’s what the doctor prescribes to remain healthy, fit and happy. Dr. Tejal is one of our Agony Aunts. She will reply queries regarding regarding health problems.   Today, with an astounding number of reports about […]

Simple Solutions to Complex Problems

Reading Time: 3 minutes  People with simple innovative ideas have been able to bring about huge changes in the lives of others around them. These unsung heroes are seldom talked about in the mainstream media. Here, the author defines intelligence, quoting Prof. Baba Prasad, and tells us how change is possible.   The very definition of intelligence has undergone a […]

A Sweet Tale

Reading Time: 2 minutes  Childhood and adolescence seem to be another country. Our identities are formed then. Simple things like what we ate or wore, the places we visited, become landmarks in our memories. The neighbourhood Desi mithai shop holds many sweet memories. Here, in a personal account, the scribe anguishes the closure (read death) of a mithai […]

How Music Saved My Life!

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Those were the days of Hippie movement and flower children. While life and living seemed gloomy, music was the much needed panacea. Here’s a personal account how of music saved the life of the author.   The mattress was firm and so high off the floor, it could only have belonged to a hospital bed. […]