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Seven Steps Performed by Students to Clear the UPSC Exams: After They Failed to Clear it Earlier

Reading Time: 5 minutesA second chance can often be a blessing in disguise. The following are some common things people do that successfully help them clear the prestigious UPSC examinations in their second go. Anish, an expert in testing, gives invaluable tips of clearing UPSC exams in the second attempt, exclusively for Different Truths. The ‘Union Public Service […]

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Perfection – I

Reading Time: 6 minutesWe are serialising Tatjana’s new book, Perfection, in three languages, Serbian and Japanese, other than English, exclusively for Different Truths.   Close to Me Togetherness disappears. We are lost while leaving ourselves. It’s too late for finding symbols. The expression is a form of research At the entrance of voice ventricles. We sacrifice slow reasons […]

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O! My Enemy

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn evocative poem, by Ayub, exclusively for Different Truths.   O! My enemy, There was no route to reach you, The wastelands of my eyes and heart In the deep silences, Scorching sunlight, And profound exhaustion, Used to search an ocean for the thirsty soul, They inscribed their desires, On the shade-less walls of whims. […]

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German Industry Divided on Links with Iran: Social Democrats, Left Hit by Factional Fights

Reading Time: 5 minutesOnly days after Netanyahu’s press conference attack on Iran, Trump tore up the U.S. copy of the Iran nuclear agreement. Only hours after that Israel launched its heaviest missile strike in Syria since 1973, with a reported 28 warplanes hitting Iranian sites south, north and east of Damascus, including a munitions warehouse at the capital’s […]

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Neither Khaki-Knicker nor Coloured Boxers Fit: Question Mark Over Fitness of Government Itself

Reading Time: 3 minutesRathore’s challenge was ill-timed. He should have also known that the information and broadcasting portfolio he recently took independent charge of is jinxed. I&B ministers invariably land in trouble. Their tongues loosen and their tweets go wild, viral-like Nipah! Smriti Irani got kicked out for being overly confident and now Rathore. Both in a way […]

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ESI Model a Better Alternative to Ayushman Bharat

Reading Time: 3 minutesPublic health activists have been demanding that health should become an important political agenda and an issue of public debate. However, the Prime Minister successfully used the issue of stent price reduction during Bihar elections even though the prices were not brought down by the government. This was done after a court order in a […]

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AIBEA Calls for 48-Hour Strike on May 30 and 31

Reading Time: 2 minutesBank employees and officers’ wage revision is due since November 11, 2017. Finance Ministry had advised Bank management and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) to complete the discussions well in advance and release the revised wages with effect from November 1, 2017. A report, for Different Truths.  Ten Lakh bank employees are to go on 48-hour […]

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In Pursuit of an Elusive Akhand Bharat

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe political dialogue has changed completely from a hitherto common plank that was to some extent regardless of caste, creed or religion to one with religious overtones that favor Hinduism or to be fair the concept of ‘Hindutva’ propagated by the parent body of the Lotus. Underlying it is the belief that India is actually […]

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