ICJ Orders Pakistan To Review Kulbhushan Jadhav’s Death Sentence

NEW DELHI: ICJ has directed Pakistan to review the death sentence order, to reconsider it and give Kulbhushan Yadav a fair trial by providing him consular access. The ICJ ruled in favour of India by 15 to 1 votes. The World Court stated that Jadhav’s death sentence should remain suspended till Pakistan reviews and reconsiders the conviction. The court also directed Pakistan to provide Kulbhushan Jadhav with consular access in line with international diplomatic norms. The court also recognised Pakistan’s breach of the Vienna Convention. The session today was held…

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Top 10 Most Expensive Cruise Ships in 2019

By: Tejeshwar Singh Rana, Chief Officer, Shell shipping-London, UK & Associate Editor-ICN   The means of luxurious lifestyle experiences around us are immense in number.While the search for a one-of-a-kind experience on the land ends with a long list of options to live in the moment. The experiential purchases at the sea are limited in contrast to its enormity.However, at sea, the experiences the luxurious cruise ships and yachts can offer transcend the outnumbered choices on land. As being affordable to a large number of customers compared to yachts, the cruise ships play…

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CULLING OF MONKEYS INHUMAN, AGAINST VEDIC PHILOSOPHY

By: Rakesh Lohumi, Sr. Editor-ICN Group  SHIMLA: The very idea of killing monkeys is abhorrent to Hindus who see the image of their revered deity Lord Hanuman in the simians. Populations of monkeys thrived in an around various temples of Lord Hanuman across the country. Food was available for the simians  in plenty in urban areas too as Hindus consider feeding the monkeys as a pious act. Mount Jakhu, the highest peak of Shimla , has one such old temple and thickly forested hill served as a natural sanctuary for…

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15 Oldest and Most Beautiful Shipping Ports of the Maritime World

By: Tejeshwar Singh Rana, 2nd Officer, Shell shipping-London, UK & Associate Editor-ICN  Shipping ports, until the dawn of last century, had been used predominately for trading goods, fishing, migrating, world commerce and warfare etc. However, people have learned to take the sheer fun out of this shipping business by spending vacation onboard, cruising to the most favourite destinations around the world. The maritime history deciphers the anachronism of the beautiful ancient ports which stand the test of time and persist as the topographic points of interest. In this article we present you…

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Biotechnological Advances in Agriculture

By: Prof. R K Yadav, Dean, College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Kheri Campus C.S. Azad Univ. of Agril. & Tech. Kanpur & Executive Editor-ICN Group KANPUR: Agriculture production in India has increased considerably during the last five decades largely due to the development and large scale cultivation of high-yielding dwarf varieties of rice and wheat, and greater applications of water and nutrients. This increase in food production has made India self-sufficient and contributed tremendously to food security. However, the population expected to reach 1.8 billion in 2050 will impose great demand for increased food…

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Seafarers Lifestyle and Health

By: Tejeshwar Singh Rana, 2nd Officer, Shell shipping-London, UK & Associate Editor-ICN  Shipping industry, as name denotes, is meant for the heavy goods transportation through the sea ways, from the clothes that the people wear to the food they eat. Today almost everything is being transported through the ships. Shipping industry is also termed as the invisible industry. Ships are operated by seafarers, who perform the tough job of crossing the high seas through rough sea conditions. The seafarers are on duty call on 24 hours while they are on board ships…

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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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England Beat Australia To Reach Final For First Time In 27 Years

England is into its first World Cup final in 27 years, after easily beating Australia by eight wickets in their semi-final at Edgbaston. Hosts England thrashed defending champions Australia by eight wickets in the semifinals to reach the World Cup finals for the fourth time.This was England’s first win against Australia since the 1992 World Cup and it will be the first time since that night in Melbourne 27 years ago that England has reached the final.Joe Root and Eoin Morgan finished the chase as they reached the target with 8…

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Shipping, Piracy And Safety During Sailing

By: Tejeshwar Singh Rana, 2nd Officer, Shell shipping-London, UK & Associate Editor-ICN  Merchant Navy plays a very important role to keep a country and the world running by transporting men and material. I being a seafarer will share my own experience when the ship I sailed on met with a piracy attack is West Africa near Nigeria. The ship was trading in Nigeria region trading for oil products. Nowadays Asia, Mid-East, East Africa and West African region are most affected by piracy attacks. Once during sailing my ship was attacked by five…

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When Fireworks Illuminate The Night Sky Of The United States Of America

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN Group KOLKATA: July 4 is synonymous with August 15 in the Colonial History of the world. The first one dated back to 1776 and the other much later to 1947. After a long struggle for independence, the death knell was sounded for two British colonies, one in the Western Hemisphere and the other in the Eastern Hemisphere.  United States of America  and Independent India thus emerged from the ashes of colonialism to rise as two Independent nations. Just as we, in India celebrate joyous occasions with displays of…

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