President Donald Trump To Meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un In Vietnam On February 27-28

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said he’ll meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam.Trump didn’t say which city in Vietnam would host the summit. The announcement came as the top U.S. negotiator with North Korea, Stephen Biegun, was set to meet with his North Korean counterpart on Wednesday in Pyongyang. Trump and Kim met in Singapore last June in the first summit between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader, a meeting that resulted in a vaguely worded pledge “to work toward the…

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Fish: To Eat Or Not To Eat

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN Group KOLKATA: When recently a popular Bengali actress of the Mumbai film Industry proudly declared that her favourite food is fish curry and rice, I smiled to myself. It brought to mind my experience in a state of west India years back on this particular issue. Acquiring  a decent house on rent, for a Bengali there, was as difficult as looking for a needle in a haystack. Keeping Bengali tenants was a taboo(it perhaps  still is),the reason given being “You Bengalis eat fish.” The look of sheer unconcealed…

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India’s 40th Communication Satellite GSAT-31 Launched Successfully

BENGALURU: India’s 40th communication satelliteGSAT-31 was successfully placed in orbit on Wednesday by an Ariane5 rocket from French Guiana. GSAT-31 is the 40th communication satellite of India. It will replace the InSAT satellite which is nearing the end of its life. GSAT-31 will be used for supporting VSAT networks, Television uplinks, Digital Satellite News Gathering, DTH-television services and cellular backhaul connectivity. GSAT-31 will also facilitate communication over large oceanic regions comprising Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. “GSAT-31 has a unique configuration of providing flexible frequency segments…

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CSE’s Green School Programme (GSP) Felicitates 12 Greenest Schools Across The Country

By: Dr Dakter Esse, Editor-ICN NEW DELHI: “Indian schools, we find, are increasingly becoming conscious of their natural environments and resources, and the criticality of managing them sustainably. This is becoming evident from the growing numbers of schools which are joining our Green Schools Programme audit exercises and working seriously to make a difference,” said Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment, while inaugurating the Annual Green Schools Programme (GSP) award ceremony today. Narain along with the GSP team released two books on the occasion.Titled ‘Paving the Path’,…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 8

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN HOTEL MANAGEMENT This 4 years’ course prepares students to go ahead in hospitality industry and take various positions in the tourism and hotels. The tourism in India is expanding and diversifying at a very good pace. The travel agencies including Railways and medical sector have given a new dimension to the hotel industry. This means that there is going to be good number of job opportunities in this sector. One may open their own food business or work with government or private sector. Courses The major…

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Excellence With G.O.P.T.A.© Series: Part 41

By: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Sr. Associate Editor-ICN Group (In the past article, we understood how & why to come out of comfort zone to achieve all your goals. Today, we will learn about the strategies to overcome obstacles coming in the wake of achieving goals.) Strategies to overcome obstacles There are two strategies to overcome obstacles coming in the wake of achieving your goals. First strategy is to not lose sight of your goals. As Henry Ford said, “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes…

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MONEY SERIES: PART 74

By: Tarun Prakash Srivastava, Sr. Executive Editor-ICN Group LUCKNOW: I have just told you about the equation of your active but single income. I have told you that we earn money by our own actions as per our acquired qualifications in the hours given out of limited time gifted to us by God. That is, our income is dependent on the duration of our time and the ability to work. If we want to earn more money, either we will have to increase our hours of work or increase our abilities,…

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