PM Modi Attends Maldives President Solih’s Swearing-In Ceremony

Solih and his team are reviewing millions of dollars of investments from China as well as the debts taken from Chinese lenders.Maldives occupies a crucial maritime position, just 400 km from India’s Malabar coast.   MALE: Prime Minister Modi on Saturday attended the swearing-in ceremony of Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who surprisingly defeated strongman Abdulla Yameen in September. PM Modi was given a red-carpet welcome and greeted at the airport by Maldives Parliament’s new Speaker Qasim Ibrahim. The Indian prime minister visited the presidential palace after the ceremony. PM Modi congratulated…

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THE MAGIC OF SNOW: NATURE’S BRUSH PAINTS THE BEST

By: Rakesh Lohumi, Sr. Editor-ICN Group  SHIMLA: The sight of cottony snowflakes wafting down lazily from the overcast skies is indeed mesmerising. The landscape undergoes a dramatic change as the specks of white settle down all over the place– on the trees, rooftops, power lines, roadside railings, grassy slopes, bushes and the ground. It is a feast for the eyes as the Nature’s brush extends the white mantle across the hills in no time, lending an ethereal beauty to the scenery. The best of human efforts cannot create anything like it. The…

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Money Series: Part 34

By: Tarun Prakash Srivastava, Sr. Executive Editor-ICN Group Goal No.-3, Fifteen years later – leaving a job and commencing his own work-requirement of Rs.30 Lac approximately: See towards the third financial destination of Saksham. His third financial destination is to have an amount of Rs. 30 Lack for leaving his present job and start his own business after the fifteenth year, but he has already earned more than the required income in 13 years only. Now Saksham can start his work from this year, but if he decides that he will…

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Potassium Series: Part 2

By: Dr. Ameya Tripathi, Associate Editor-ICN What does Potassium do in human body? LUCKNOW: What are functions of Potassium? In its various forms it regulates and controls a wide varieties of functions in our body and ensure its optimum working. Potassium is the third most abundant mineral in the body. It helps the body regulate fluid, send nerve signals and regulate muscle contractions. Roughly 98% of the potassium in your body is found in your cells. Of this, 80% is found in your muscle cells, while the other 20% can be…

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Lucknow Witnesses The Gala Launch Of Inspiring Souls Of Awadh, Written By Raj Smriti

LUCKNOW: Raj Smriti, a mother turned author has already been creating waves in the literary circle of Uttar Pradesh by writing motivational life journeys of simple, ordinary people doing extra ordinary work. Her passion reflects as she has written two books within two months itself. Inspiring Souls of Awadh, 2nd book from the series FolkTales by Raj Smriti was launched on 16th November 2018, in the Lucknow Literature Festival by Nadira Babbar Theatre Artist, Actor, Social Activist; Bachi Karkaria Journalist and Author; Margaret Alva Former Governor Rajasthan and Utrakhand; Kanwaljit…

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Severe Cyclonic Storm Gaja Kills Over 25 People In Tamil Nadu And Puducherry

Cyclone Gaja crossed Nagapattinam at 12.30 am on Friday and weakened around 8 am as it moved over land.Nine teams of the National Disaster Response Force are in Tamil Nadu and two in Puducherry since Wednesday. CHENNAI: The Severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’, which crossed Tamil Nadu’s coast early on Friday, has claimed 25 lives.’Gaja’ crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranyam, bringing with it heavy rain, and causing severe damage to communication and power infrastructure, mainly in Nagapattinam district. Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday announced…

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Demonetisation Was The Biggest Scam Since Independence: Rahul Gandhi

Elections for the 230 Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh will be held on November 28, and the results announced on December 11. SAGAR: Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed that demonetisationwas the “biggest scam in the history of independent India”. Addressing a campaign rally for the November 28 Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, Gandhi said Modi does not talk about being a chowkidar of the country and of tackling corruption. After the note ban, Modi made honest and hardworking citizens to stand in queues outside banks, Congress President said. On November 8, 2016,…

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PM Modi Dares Congress To Make An ‘Outsider’ Party President For 5 Years

The second phase of polling in 72 seats, out of the 90-member Assembly, would be held on November 20 and counting of votes would take place on December 11. CHHATTISGARH: PM Modi has challenged the Congress party to appoint anyone but a member of the Nehru-Gandhi family as its chief, and have that leader complete a five-year term. Four generations of Congress ruled the nation and they should give an account of what they have done for the country, Modi said. PM Modi on Friday addressed a public rally in poll-bound…

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Smoking And Its Hazardous Effects

By: Dr. Abhishek Kumar Pandey, Asstt. Editor-ICN LUCKNOW: Smoking is an extremely addictive habit that usually forms in the early teen years. People start smoking for a variety of different reasons. Some think it looks cool. Others start because their family members or friends smoke. So, more or less , smoking becomes a fashion now a days. “Smoking doesn’t make you cool, sorry…..” Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco smoke that causes smokers to continue to smoke. Addicted smokers need enough nicotine over a day to ‘feel normal’ – to satisfy cravings…

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I Want The Biopic To Be As Close To Reality As Possible: Bhaichung Bhutia

The Sikkimese footballer first became the captain of the Indian team in 1998-99.The legendary striker played for over 16 years for the Indian football team. GUWAHATI: Padma Shri awardee Bhaichung Bhutia is the latest star to join the bandwagon of Indian sportspersons, whose life will be captured on the celluloid. Bollywood filmmaker Anand Kumar has announced to make a biopic on former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia. The biopic will showcase the life of the former captain Bhutia. Kumar is currently looking for a director and lead actor for the film.Bhutia is excited…

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