Timely Snow And Rain Brings Cheers To Farmers

By: Rakesh Lohumi, Sr. Editor-ICN Group  SHIMLA: Frequent spells of snow over the past one month in mid and high hill areas and widespread rain in the lower areas have brightened the prospects apple, the main fruit crop, and the rabi crop in Himalayan states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. For once the weather god has been kind to the hapless hill farmers who are entirely dependent on snow and rain for a good harvest. Adequate precipitation at the onset of winter ensured timely rabi sowing. Unlike…

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MONEY SERIES: PART 64

By: Tarun Prakash Srivastava, Sr. Executive Editor-ICN Group LUCKNOW: “If we can come out of own way and observe ourselves from a distance, then the possibility of acceptance and improvement can reach up to the highest level. This is subject to hard exercise, and you may take some time to achieve this ability, but at least, we can decide right now as to whether you will like to have it or not. If you are not ready to do it, it means that you are preparing for an average life. Numerous persons…

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THE POTENTIAL PROGRESS OF AGRITOURISM

By: Subhashini, Asstt. Editor-ICN  NEW DELHI: I would like to start this post by sharing one of my personal experiences with you. Once during Dussehra vacations (in October), my grandfather’s cousin invited us to visit his village, which is in the Kanpur dehat district. I was the least interested one for this trip, but since my cousins were also there, I thought this might turn out to be something fun. We reached there around two in the afternoon and the lunch was ready for us. When I was served pumpkin that…

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Earth’s Magnetic Field Affecting The Navigation Of Ships

By: Tejeshwar Singh Rana, 2nd Officer, Shell shipping-London, UK & Asstt. Editor-ICN Scientists know the earth can undergo phenomenon known as “geomagnetic reversal”, where these magnetic pole literally switch sides. The planet’s magnetic field is up to mischief again and geologists are pretty dumbfounded. Earth’s magnetic poles can wander several kilometers every year, however, the north pole’s movement has become incresingly stranger in recent years. For reasons that are currently unclear, the magnetic north pole seems to be increasingly slipping away from Canada and towards Siberia at an erratic rate, according to…

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Is Safety A Myth In India?

By: Basant Tanwar, Bureau Chief-ICN Haryana Road Accidents Mitigation Measures taken by MoRTH in recent past NEW DELHI: It is clear from the report that road accidents are multi-causal which requires multipronged measures to mitigate the problem through concerted efforts of all agencies concerned, both in the Central Government and State Governments. These measures can be broadly divided into road and vehicles engineering; education and awareness for drivers and the general public; enforcement of road safety laws and trauma care facilities. Road accidents mitigation measures which are within the purview of…

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A NEW BANKING POLICY: PROSPECTS

By: Subhashini, Asstt. Editor-ICN  NEW DELHI: Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders in the world believed that no person can lead any effective social change without the advice, co-operation and criticism of others, even though he might be extraordinarily powerful or farsighted. I am delighted to receive such an overwhelming response on my first post- “CONCEPT OF A NEW BANKING POLICY IN FAVOUR OF SMALL ENTREPRENEURS AND START-UPS” and I am thankful to all my viewers for putting forth their questions as well as their valuable suggestions. It is not possible…

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Is Safety A Myth In India?

By: Basant Tanwar, Bureau Chief-ICN Haryana NEW DELHI: The condition of being safe from undergoing or causing hurt, injury, or loss. 2 : a device (as on a weapon or a machine) designed to prevent inadvertent or hazardous operation. The above definition of word “safety” can be pulled out by searching the meaning of safety in Google however it takes years to understand the implication and advantage of being safe. India has celebrated 70 years of Independence but we still struggling to understand this simple meaning of safety. Many readers must be reading…

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Sagar Island: Is It The Land Of The Deserted Elderly?

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN Group KOLKATA: The usually garrulous co-passenger sitting beside me, in the local train was strangely silent yesterday. As I glanced at her, I noticed that her eyes were  brimming with unshed tears. My eyes fell on the headline of the  article she was reading. It read, ‘Sagar Island: The Land Of The Deserted Elderly?’ What followed, left me dumbfounded. Most of us are aware that the Gangasagar mela is the second biggest religious congregation in the country after Kumbh. Hindu  pilgrims, from all over India gather…

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MONEY SERIES: PART 63

By: Tarun Prakash Srivastava, Sr. Executive Editor-ICN Group Our attitudes and aptitude are our life. If these attitudes and aptitudes are positive, you are a winner otherwise you are a beaten and defeated soldier mourning thorough out your life with complaints only. LUCKNOW: Incomplete and untrue information changed the positive attitude of women in the negative attitude towards that Mongoose, and the result was only the remorse of life. All of us are living our life with such incomplete and untrue information in our minds in our daily routine, and due…

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Excellence With G.O.P.T.A.© Series: Part 30

By: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Sr. Associate Editor-ICN Group KOLKATA: In the last article, we saw why & how to give first priority to your family and personal goals. Today, we will see how to set goals relating to your health and career. Health   Normally, we take our health for granted; but the moment we fall sick, we understand the importance of good health. Health goals should be on priority, as there is no big boon than enjoying good health. Imagine, if you are able to achieve the level of…

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