Ganesh Dutt Appointed Chairman Of HIMFED, 9 Others Appointed Vice Chairmen Of Different Boards.

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Editor-ICN Group SHIMLA: The government of Himachal Pradesh has appointed one Chairman and nine Vice Chairmen of various Boards and Corporations of the state. Senior BJP leader from Shimla, Ganesh Dutt has been appointed as the Chairman of the HIMFED. Till recently he was also associated with public sector SJVN Limited as it’s Independent Director on the Board and pursuing CSR activities for the people of Himachal Pradesh. Born on 5th December 1954 at Shimla, Ganesh Dutt had his education at Himachal Pradesh University and has…

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“I And My Friendship”

By: C.P. Singh, Associate Editor-ICN ” My Friendship”  I may not be able to solve your life’s all problems But I may give you company to search answers for. I may not be able to relieve you from all your pains, Pertaining to your past unsaid stories , so mar. I may not be able to rectify all your earlier sprains, But I can very well be there in all your pains and par. Once you stumble on walks of your life’s journey, I may offer my hands to hold…

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Harela Celebrated With Full Zeal In Uttarakhand

By: Alok Singh, Editor-ICN Harela is celebrated thrice in year, the first two are during both the Navratis, Chaitra Navrati in the month of Chaitra and Sharad Navratri in the month of Ashwin. This is followed by Bhaitauli or Bhitauli wherein gifts are given to girls of the family. NAINITAL: The Shravan Harela is celebrated as the first day (Kark Sankranti) of Hindu calendar month of Sravan (late July). It is also symbol for the onset of rainy season (Monsoon) as Harela literally means “Day of Green”. Agriculture-based communities in…

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HOW RELEVANT ARE THESE AGE-OLD PROVERBS IN TODAY’S WORLD?

By: Barnali Bose ( Associate Editor-ICN Group ) Disclaimer: The following analysis is meant for amusement purpose only and the reader is requested to read it “with a pinch of salt”. When in Rome do as the Romans do: The reverse, I believe is true. If you do as stated, you’ll be lost in the crowd and can never be the one among many. You have to do things differently if you wish to get noticed and receive acclaim. So, ‘When in Rome, do as the Americans do, do as the…

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Kartik Puja : Customs And Beliefs

By: Barnali Bose ( Associate Editor-ICN Group ) Kartik puja is celebrated with great exuberance and gaiety  in Chinsurah and Bansberia in the Hooghly district of West Bengal. Last friday,the 17 th of November, early morning,I was awakened by the sound of excited voices. Peals of laughter intercepted by the blowing of conch shells,made me quickly glance out of the window. The scene that met my eyes left me smiling, as the significance of the day dawned upon me. I saw the bashful, newly married lady next door, clutching an idol…

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DHYAN YOG – PART : 1

By: Vijay Kumar Verma ( Editor-ICN Group ) Normally we come across camps on Dhyan Yog being organised by Yog gurus. And a good number of  people perturbed by tensions of life are drawn to attend such camps at exhorbitant costs. Dhyan is often made to link with meditation and meditation with concentration, in such camps. And with pride people claim to undertake meditation on a regular basis in their lives. But a little conversation on their life styles reveals the truth how deeply they are involved in the materialistic life…

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Empowering Muslim Women Is The Need Of The Hour

By: Dr. Mohammad Aleem (Chief News Editor-ICN Group) NEW DELHI: This is the age of utter competitiveness. We have to struggle hard to make our existence felt and meaningful at every level. Challenges of life are huge and disturbing. These problems are not only for men, but our women also. We can’t say that our men are fully equipped enough to tackle with every kind of problem in their lives alone. Empowerment and strength, either external or internal, come only through good and quality education. Only knowledge can bring human out…

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HISTORY OF GOA FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO 2017

By: Prajal Sakhardande  PANAJI: Goa’s history goes back to her pre–historic Palaeolithic existence of the earliest humans in the caves or the banks of the Mhadei (Mandovi), Kushawati, Zuari, Dudhsagar rivers tracing their footprints through the Pansaimoll, Uzgallimall laterite beds to the Sosogad, Molanguinim, Diwar, Varkhand, Uskai, Chicalim, Sanguem, Dharbandoda, Mashem and several other caves. Its Neolithic Gaunkaris that is the village communities were its next progressive step, cultivating and creation of the khazans by the Kunbis, Gawdas, Velips, the Kharwis or the fisherfolk and later the Dravidians, Aryans building on to create…

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