Advocacy

Vaidehi Sachin: One Woman, Many Lives!

Vaidehi Sachin is a distinguished law graduate, editor, ethical hacker, philanthropist, and author. She has produced, directed and edited over fifty documentaries under the Newsmakers banner and for leading channels. She has authored a biography titled, Mujhe mera kaam karne do’ and has penned many screenplays. She empowers acid attack victims and daughters of red […]

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Amma la: The Agony of Separation from Mother and Motherland

As the world celebrated Mother’s Day, on Sunday, it sharpened the agonies of separation of mother and motherland for the Tibetan Refugees, in India. Eswar profiles their pain, in the regular column, exclusively in Different Truths. How does one feel when one hears about the loss of a loved one and not able to do […]

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The Peace Anthology – People against Genocide: Stop Chemical War in Syria. Save Humanity!

Different Truths presents The Peace Anthology – People against Genocide: Stop Chemical War. Save Humanity! It features 56 poets, with as many poems, from various parts of the world. These responsive, Social Journalist-Poets (a term unique to this Global Participatory Social Journalism Platform), have come together, to express their solidarity against the use of Chemical […]

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Motherhood Can Wait, Education Cannot

As the latest Census (2011) data reveals, there are over 13 million adolescent girls who are married between 10 and 19 years of age and a startling 3.8 million adolescent girls in India have children and are shouldering the responsibilities of motherhood, oblivious to the celebration of mothers worldwide on the second Sunday of every […]

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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream: How to Treat Sleep Problems in the Elderly

Old age causes loss of sleep. Rita tells us all about sleep disorders and how to deal with it, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. An in-depth study. Older adults need the same seven to nine hours of sleep that younger adults do. However, if you are an older adult, you might find […]

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Bina Pillai, Everything but an Underling

Bina Pillai is someone who was vetoed out of her graduation but she remained staunch in the face of adversity. She clung onto her dream to write and ultimately won the support of every life she touched. Obstacles drove her on, she used them as a spring board for intellectual and spiritual nourishment. Roxy profiles […]

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Ten Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s You Should Never Ignore

Rita tells us about the ten tell-tale signs of Alzhemier’s, and what to do in such a case, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Are you worried about your mental sharpness? Or maybe that of a loved one’s? Mild forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. If you have trouble remembering someone’s […]

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Where is the 11th Panchen Lama Missing for the last 22 years?

Within three days of the identification of 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima recognised by His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, the child was kidnapped by the Chinese forces and was replaced by Gyaincain Norbu. His parents were members of the Communist Party. It’s almost 22 years since the disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama, […]

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Give a Paw to Help Autism and Special Needs, Persons

Service dogs and specially trained dogs for autism and learning disability are becoming a reality. Schools around the USA have implemented programs to include these four legged furry creatures to help children with Dyslexia, ADHD, Aspersers and those in the Autism Spectrum. Anumita tells us about these well behaved gentle dogs that would amaze anyone, […]

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A Guide to Health Insurance Plans for Senior Citizens – II

Here’s the second part of the guide to health insurance plans for senior citizens, by Rita. She looks into the fine prints and reminds us what to be check, when dealing with such policies for the elders, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. With numerous senior citizen health insurance plans available today, comparing […]

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