Two JeM Terrorists Killed In Shopian Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The security forces on Saturday killed two terrorists in an encounter which broke out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian in the morning.The security forces then cordoned off the entire area and a massive search operation was launched.A large cache of arms and the ammunition was also recovered from them.Police have registered a case and the investigation is going on, told IGP Kashmir SP Pani.The terrorists have been identified as Abid Wagay, a resident of Rawalpora Shopian, and Shahjahan Mir, hailing of Amshepora Shopian, a police spokesman said.Police said that…

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Nation Pays Tribute To Martyrs On 100 Years Of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is one of the darkest chapters of India’s freedom struggle against the British occupation. On 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, tributes and political reactions have been pouring in from around the world.President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday paid tributes to the martyrs. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi also arrived at the memorial in the national capital and paid floral tributes to the martyrs along with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh demanded “an…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 31

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN FILM MAKING The film making and production has always been seen as a glamorous industry. It is part of mass media as it offers entertainment, information and communication. It includes various domains of creativity such as acting, directing, producing, script writing, cinematography, sound recording, visual mixing, editing etc. It also looks into various managerial aspects like selection of sites, budgets, personnel management etc. Hence it required professional skills in various areas like cinematography, sound engineering and editing to name a few. Career in film making includes…

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Excellence with G.O.P.T.A.© Series: Part 65 (Be focussed on your goals)

By: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Sr. Associate Editor, ICN Group (In the past article, we knew about the power of self-discipline. Today, we will know about power of laser sharp focus.)   Be focused on your goals Harry Emerson Fosdick said, “no horse gets anywhere, until he is harnessed. No steam or gas drives anything, until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power, until it is tunnelled. No life ever grows, until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.” The road to success requires lots of focussed efforts…

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Lok Sabha Polls 2019 In 91 Seats: 60% voter turnout in UP, 58% in Bihar, 61% in Telangana, 68% in Assam

The Election Commission of India has said that the first phase of Lok Sabha elections concluded successfully. Soldiers deployed in high-altitude Siachen along the LoC cast their vote DELHI: As round one of the seven-phased Lok Sabha election began in 91 constituencies across 18 states and two Union territories, reports of unrest and irregularities cast shadows over the world’s biggest poll process.The votes for the election, being held over seven phases, will be counted on May 23. The states and union territories that went to the polls were: Andhra Pradesh,…

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Adieu Lt.Col Cole, Adieu!

Retd. Lt. Col. Richard E Cole (fondly known as Dick Cole), the last Doolittle Raider of the Tokyo raid in the Second World War  breathed his last on April 09, 2019, at 02:03 pm. He was 103. His death was first reported by Air Force Magazine’s John Tirpak. The famed Doolittle raid was named for then Lt Col Jimmy Doolittle, who led the first US strikes against Japan during the war in 1942. Retired Lt Cole was Lt Col Doolittle’s co-pilot in the lead plane. The raid, which included 16…

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Rafale deal: Supreme Court Dismisses Centre’s Objections, To Review Its Verdict

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the defence ministry files objected to by the Centre are admissible evidence. The apex court said that Rafale review petitions will be heard on merit.The petitions were filed by the Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Prashant Bhushan. A bench comprising CJI Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Joseph had on March 14 reserved its order on the “preliminary issue and the claim of privilege by the government”. The government, aborting earlier deal to acquire 126 fighter jets, opted for 36…

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi Files Nomination From Amethi

Amethi goes to the polls on May 6 in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, which begin on April 11. LUCKNOW: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday filed his nomination from Amethi for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019.His mother Sonia Gandhi, sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and brother-in-law Robert Vadra were with him in the Collectorate when he filed his papers. Rahul Gandhi reached the Collectorate to file his papers after a roadshow through the town. Rahul’s nephew Raihan and niece Miraya are also present.  Rahul Gandhi is also…

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“Working pattern of censor board needs to be changed” -Neelam R Singh on receiving UA certificate for Tarpan

Mumbai : After herculean efforts and continuous follow up, finally the film Tarpan got the censor UA certificate, only after the producer obtained a tribunal court order. Recently the film got stuck for the censor certificate, and the censor board offered A certificate, that too, with many cuts and the review committee upheld the decision of A certificate. Director Neelam R Singh and the members of the censor board had an argument over the same, and justice prevailed as the tribunal court gave orders to the censor board to issue…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 30

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE This is a science that studies about the effects of organisms on environment and vice-versa. This is an interdisciplinary field as includes subjects like social sciences, humanities, engineering and biology. How technology affects the nature and what is the role of society towards environmental conditions are some of the key issues taken up in study of environmental science. Courses The major courses in this field are: B.E (Environmental Science) B.Tech (Environmental Science) Bachelor of Environmental Management Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Environmental Science Bachelor…

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