THE BATTLE FOR NORTH KASHMIR

SRINAGAR: Even as polling date for Baramulla (North Kashmir) Lok Sabha parliamentary seat draws close, focus has once again shifted to North Kashmir, which is right now politically, the most active sub-region of Kashmir valley, where candidates from not only the National Conference (NC) and PDP, two major political parties of Kashmir valley, but other smaller political parties like Sajad Lone’s People’s Conference (PC) and Engineer Rashid’s Awami Ittehad Party are also in the fray. Unlike Srinagar (Central Kashmir) and Anantnag (South Kashmir) Lok Sabha seats, where polling is expected…

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Excellence with G.O.P.T.A.© Series: Part 66 (Be specific for better focus)

By: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Sr. Associate Editor, ICN Group (In the past article, we knew about the power of focus. Today, we will know more about power of laser sharp focus, specially being specific for better focus.)   Be specific for better focus These days temptation to offer a wide range of products is too big but the successful people know the power of specialisation in one field before thinking diversification into other. Successful people and organisations know the power of focus in a particular field. I would say that…

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Enhance your Lifestyle with NLP+ © Series: Part 33

By: Shantanu Das Sharma, Senior Associate Editor, ICN Group Quick recap of what we have covered in Part 32 Reframing: To Motivate Employees Why Being Rejected Motivates His Team Even More! Advertising: Reframing the Minds of Millions How to Overcome Resistance and Counter Objections Two examples of Reframing when encountering objections Values Are Your Core Driving Force Have you ever wondered what really drives you in your life? Why do you do what you do? What drives your decisions and the choices you make constantly? We said in earlier article…

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Rohingya Catastrophe: The Peril to Indian Security

By: Akhilesh Dhar Sometime you need confrontation in order to come up with a solution, “Donald Trump once quipped”. Similarly, India should come up with abiding formula to end the harsh illegal meretricious settlement of Rohingya community. Basically Rohingya’s are the ancestral group of Bengali origin and enunciate a Chittagong dialect. Most of them were vigorously settled in Burma by British management in an attempt to grapple the hegemony of ‘Arakan’ today known as the ‘Rakhine’ state in Myanmar. Myanmar has a long history of communal mistrust between the Buddhist…

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18 Year Pulwama Boy Released His Maiden Book

By: Mudasir Maqbool, Chief Reporter, ICN-J&K PULWAMA: Asrar-ul-Haq, the 18 years old Tral boy authored his maiden book “BREEZE”. The book was released at Tral township of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district released his at Future Vision Model School during the launch ceremony. Asrar, authored his book titled BREEZE with a theme centered around nature. The book will attract readers towards the essence of nature. The book is published by Notion Press in Chennai and is available on e-commerce websites like Amazon, Flipkart & online sites. On the launch ceremony Asrar…

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: 97 Seats Across 13 States & UT Set To Vote On April 18

NEW DELHI: The election which is scheduled on April 18, as many as 97 constituencies will go for polling in the second phase of Lok Sabha election 2019. After the polling across all the 7 phases ending on May 19, 2019, the votes will be counted on May 23. The first of the seven-phase polls were held on April 11. The process of nomination had begun with the issuance of notification by Election Commission on March 19 and continued till March 26.In the second phase, all parliamentary constituencies in Tamil…

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh Holds Mega Roadshow In Lucknow

LUCKNOW: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh filed nomination from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Rajnath also held a massive roadshow before filing his nomination.The home minister Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Deputy chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Dinesh Sharma.Mahendranath Pandey, party’s spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi, Minister Brajesh Pathak,MP Kalraj Mishra and JD-U General Secretary K.C. Tyagi were present at the roadshow.After praying at the Hunuman Setu Mandir here, he reached the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters from where he started the roadshow.Speaking at the BJP office, Singh said India is moving forward…

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‘Panun Kashmir’ Solo Album Released By Sikh Youth In Pulwama

By: Mudasir Maqbool, Chief Reporter, ICN-J&K PULWAMA: A Sikh Youth from South Kashmir’s Tral hamlet of District Pulwama released his first Solo Song Album ‘Panun Kashmir’ at DC office Pulwama on Monday on the Occasion of Baisakhi festival. Gurdeep Singh popularly known ‘Deep Singer’ hails from Baygund Tral Pulwama, professionally a physiotherapist, released his maiden Kashmiri Solo Song titled ‘Panun Kashmir.’ Talking to ICN correspondent Gurderp Singh told, I have been singing since the age 15, Intially I used to sing Keertans at local Gurdwara’s, also I had participated in…

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Militants Involved In Civilian Fatalities Killed By Security Forces In Shopian Gunfight

By: Mudasir Maqbool, Chief Reporter, ICN SHOPIAN: Two militants were killed in a brief gunfight at Guind Village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. The militants were involved in various civilian killings including a Lady SPO Khusboo Jan, Police claimed. A Police Official while talking to ICN told, two militants who were killed in Shopian shootout were belonged to proscribed outfit JeM were wanted by law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. The Officer further added both the killed militants…

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