When Shopping Is Not Fun

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN Group I stopped outside the store, in New York. It said in bold,“ We are closing down,50% clearance sale.Come one,Come all.”  Sales and discounts have  been seldom easy to elude, tempting me to throw caution to the winds thereby making a dent in my purse. Often, I have quietly tagged myself, a compulsive shopper, a few notches away from being a shopaholic. I paused for a moment. Then, pushing the transparent door, I entered – a  mixture of confidence and   hesitation in  every step. The salesperson,…

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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman To Be Received By IAF Team At Wagah Around Noon

The pilot is likely to be brought by Pakistani authorities from Rawalpindi to Lahore and handed over first to the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) under rules of the Geneva Convention. Abhinandan Varthaman comes from a family that has served the country for generations. Besides his father, his grandfather Simhakutty had served the nation during World War II in the Air Force. Imran Khan informed the country’s National Assembly that Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman would be released on Friday, the Wing Commander’s family flew out from Chennai…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 21

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN ENGINEERING Engineering and technology has seen a tremendous attraction as a career. With the development of science and technology, particularly in recent times has in-fact made engineering a multi-disciplined field; the examples of which are biotechnology, computer, automobile and genetic engineering. The traditional disciplines such as are Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Aerospace engineering still hold the craze among masses. The major exams for getting into engineering are JEE Main (previously AIEEE), JEE Advanced (previously IIT-JEE), BITSAT, SRMJEE and VITEEE. Apart from these, different institutes have their own entrance…

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India Can Only Prosper If We Bring The Deprived Communities To The Mainstream

By: Dr Mohammad Aleem, Editor-ICN Group NEW DELHI: In a well attended conference at India International Centre held today on “various topics pertaining to reserve communities” under the aegis of OBC Commission, GNCT of Delhi, the speakers suggested that social alliance among different reserve communities should take shape. They said that it is increasingly becoming evident that only through mutual cooperation and strong bonding these communities can bargain safety, strengthen the social fabric and carve out a respectable place in the country. The objective of the conference was to understand…

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Enhance your Lifestyle with NLP+ © Series: Part 25

By: Shantanu Das Sharma, Sr. Associate Editor, ICN Group Quick recap of what we have covered in Part 24 Mapping Across: Transferring Our Mental Blueprints Step 1. Elicit the Sub-modalities of Procrastination Step 2. Elicit the Sub-modalities of Motivation (e.g. Going for a long drive) Step 3. Notice the Differences. Step 4. Take the Sub-modalities of Motivation and Put it into the Procrastination Experience Step 5. Test it Out Mapping Across Love to Disgust Anytime you want to feel differently about a particular experience, just shift the sub-modalities of that…

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SJVN Pays Interim Dividend To Government Of India

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Editor-ICN Group SJVN Declares Interim Dividend of Rs. 589.47 Crore for FY 19–Pays Rs. 368.07 Crore to Govt. of India SHIMLA: On account of its financial performance for the year 2018-19 public sector SJVN Limited has declared an interim dividend of Rs.589.47 (@ 1.50 rupees per share) to its shareholders. SJVN Limited has also paid interim dividend of Rs. 368.07 crore to the Govt. of India holding 62.44% equity in the Company. The dividend cheque was handed over to the Union Minister of State for Power, R.K.…

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