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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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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“Aren’t We Still Slaves When It Comes To Our Education System”

By: Garima Gaur, Asstt. Editor-ICN LUCKNOW: India is a land which gave birth to subjects like Mathematics, Science, Astronomy, Astrology etc.During our Vedic age when Gurukul system prevailed, students were getting skill based education, learning life skills and moral based education which helped them in building great character and leading a successful life. When the British came to India they introduced Missionary Schooling. As the name Missionary indicatesit came with a mission of spreading Christianity. They introduced three stages of education in India- 1. Primary 2. Secondary and 3. Higher education Their main aim was to spread Christianity and to maintain peaceful administration.As it is always observed that…

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Concept Of A New Banking Policy In Favour Of Small Entrepreneurs And Startups

By: Subhashini, Asstt. Editor-ICN  NEW DELHI: As we all know, the Indian banking system is facing a serious problem of NPA (Non Performing Assets) and the cause behind this is the deep rooted banking policies prevalent in India since the nationalization of banks. If we carefully preview the loaning policies of the banks, we would observe that the banks are more concerned with the value of the collateral instead of being concerned with the probability of the borrowers’ businesses being successful or unsuccessful. In this article, I present a new concept regarding banking loan…

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The LGBTQI Verdict: Colour me … rainbow!!

By: Shruti Sethi Basu MUMBAI: We as humans in order to remain sane and manage our own sensibilities have tried to put conditions, define boundaries. And set rules for almost every “thing” (and non-thing). Like someone someday decided that day comes before night and we decided to simply follow it as the truth. Thankfully science has progressed enough to help us test most of these theories and now we know what, why and how of most things we see and do. But what about our feelings, our emotions? Even the…

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Role Of Agriculture In National Economy: Part 2

By: Prof. R K Yadav, Deptt of Genetics and Plant Breeding C.S. Azad Univ. of Agril. & Tech. Kanpur & Executive Editor-ICN Group India is agriculture based country where more than 60 per cent of population depends upon agriculture or allied activities. KANPUR: Agriculture sector is the backbone  and crucial in our Indian economy which provides the basic ingredients to mankind and raw material for rapid industrialisation sector development. No doubt that beside manufacturing sector, agriculture sector provides great employment opportunities for rural people/ youth on large scale for their livelihood…

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Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati Announce SP-BSP Alliance For 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, To Contest 38 Seats Each

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday announced their alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh. The two leaders addressed a joint press conference at a hotel in Lucknow. BSP Supremo Mayawati announced that both parties will contest 38 seats each out of the state’s 80 parliamentary constituencies. The parties kept the Congress out of the alliance, but said they will not field candidates in Amethi and Raebareli, represented by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. The two parties first publically spoke…

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Rural and Urban Poverty in India: A Widening Gap

By: Dr. Mohammad Aleem, Editor-ICN Group NEW DELHI: India is considered a future economic super power. Might be it a reality if all things happen well in the right direction. Since the last seventy years of gaining independence from the British colonial yoke, it will be imprudent to say that nothing has changed. We have witnessed phenomenal growth since the economic liberalisation of the country. Most revolutionary changes came in the fields of communication, roads and electricity. Almost a major part of India is accessible now from the main towns…

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Role Of Agriculture In National Economy: Part 1

By: Prof. R K Yadav, Deptt of Genetics and Plant Breeding C.S. Azad Univ. of Agril. & Tech. Kanpur & Executive Editor-ICN Group) KANPUR: Agriculture is most important sector of national economic system and considered the backbone of the Indian economy. Despite the fact that in last six decades of planned development era since India became a republic, a tremendous success India has achieved in the field of industries, agriculture and allied activities of agriculture still continues to provide employment to around 60 per cent the total workforce. India is the world’s…

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CHIEF JUSTICE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT AWARDS SJVN SILVER JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIPS TO MERITORIOUS STUDENTS

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Editor-ICN Group SHIMLA: Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court, Justice Surya Kant today awarded scholarship cheques to 147 meritorious students of the state at a function at Shimla. The selected students were awarded scholarship cheques amounting to Rs 24,000 per annum under the SJVN Silver Jubilee Merit Scholarship Scheme. Awarding scholarships Justice Surya Kant congratulated the recipients and applauded SJVN for its scheme of providing financial assistance to the meritorious students for pursuing higher education. Earlier, welcoming the chief guest,  Nand Lal Sharma told that SJVN…

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