The Day Of Ashura Is Being Observed On 10th Muharram With Fasting And Prayer

Ashura marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed martyred in the year 680 while refusing the Caliph Yazid’s right to rule the Islamic world. NEW DELHI: One of the most significant events during the month is Ashura.Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is also known as Muharram al-Haram, or the Sacred Muharram. Muslims around the world will be taking the time for introspection, thinking over their previous year and how they might wish to better themselves. This is on the 10th…

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What Type Of A Devotee Are You?

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Editor-ICN Group In Shri Bhagwat Puran, there is a beautiful conversation between mother Devhooti and her son Kapil Muni.  After the departure of her husband Kardam Rishi for tapasya,  Ma Devhooti addresses her five year old son as the incarnation of Lord Vishnu and wants him to cut the tree of her ignorance with the axe of his divine knowledge. She wants  to know the properties of a true devotee. To this, Kapil Muni replies that there is only one key that can turn us towards Jagat…

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Mesmerising Sunrise From Volcano Top Midnight Trek In Bali

By: Anoop Sood PUNE: Famous for its volcanoes and great beaches Bali is emerging as the new preferred holiday destination for Indians who are frequently travelling overseas for leisure. It has been a popular travel hotspot, drawing holiday revellers, especially from Asia and Australia, for many years. Easy accessibility, temperate weather, delicious local cuisine and exciting night life along with wide range of water sports and dense jungle treks make it favourite destination for both for relaxation and adventure. Bali is one of the major islands in Indonesia and Denpasar…

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CCTV Cameras And Private Lives. Are They Conductive?

By: Klinsa Kurien, Bureau Chief-ICN Kerala As Jennifer Lopez once expressed, “doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for”. We call this age the New Millennium, the New Age, the Developed World, a Globalized existence and many other synonyms adorn this list. There have been remarkable achievements no doubt in every sphere and activity of man. Life is made easier, what with the advent of computer technology. With everything at our hands in this e-world, people need not even step outside their…

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From The Unread Pages Of History Of Indian Freedom Struggle: Part 3

By: Amitabh Dixit, Editor-ICN TANTIA/TANTYA MAMA Who was Tantya Mama Tantya Bhil was born as a very thin and weak but little long child in 1842 in Badda village of Pandhana tehsil of East Nimar (Khandwa) district in the then CP province. Tantya’s father, Mau Sing, vowed to his wife at the threshold of Navagaja Pir in childhood that his son would avenge the humiliation of his Bhil caste sister, daughters and daughters-in-law. Navagaja Pir was the favored deity of the Muslims as well as the Bhils. Because of being this…

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Knowledge Exchange

By: C.P. Singh, Literary Editor-ICN Group Knowledge is a treasure which is always less. Whatever we gather , we consider as less. Is a drop in the Ocean, much – more is the guess, Ever – striving & eager , running – further to fetch. Ever- thirsty to know, ever hungry to learn, Ever all -we –grow , yet knowledge to earn. Never full or overflow, whatever we churn, Ever in put to show, un needed to burn. Water, when in current, purifies inherent, Closed ponds’ contents, implies  deterrent. Pond- rivers’…

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Excellence with G.O.P.T.A.© Series: Part 98 (Steps in delegation)

By: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Sr. Associate Editor, ICN Group (In last article, we knew about why people do not delegate. Today, we will know about the steps in delegation.)   NOIDA: Don’t forget, appreciation is one of the biggest motivators in organisational behaviour. If you appreciate the effort and then point out the shortcomings, your style will be appreciated and in future, he will make extra efforts to finish the task in much better manner. Steps in delegation Identify what is to be delegated and to whom, according to his strengths…

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