TRUTH

By: C.P. Singh, Editor-ICN Group  A good theme to be realized and perceived, A good word to be said by the literates, Lessons to be extracted from our historic past, grieved But equally rare to be prevailing on recent dates.   Very noble to preach and impressive to say, A glittering star in the Galaxy of Sins. It’s followers in the past are the examples gay. Is rare to be found, being lost in the bins.   Very difficult to follow and alike to say, As bitter some swallow, and start…

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Food Security: Irradiation Technology Essential To Minimise Post Harvest Losses

By: Rakesh Lohumi, Sr. Editor-ICN Group SHIMLA: Extensive use of irradiation technology to minimise post-harvest crop losses is imperative to ensure food security in a developing country like India with meagre land resources and a burgeoning population. Increasing production alone will not help given the unacceptably high levels of post-harvest losses which wipe out more than one-third of the total food and foodgrain production. While exact data for post-harvest crop losses is not available various independent studies and government reports estimate the losses from 35 to 55 percent. Globally the magnitude of…

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IMMUNITY AND COVID-19

By: Dr. Samayug Bhowmik, Bureau Chief, ICN West Bengal KOLKATA: Today in this turbulent pandemic caused by Novel Corona Virus or Sars-Covid2, our very existence is at stake. When novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) started to spread worldwide from Wuhan of China, since then , we have been terrified as till date, there is neither defence nor cure. We are trying to find the way to escape or fight with the virus out rightly. What are the ways by which we can do the same? The list is as follows. 1. By way…

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WORLD HEART DAY 2020 : “Use Heart To Beat Cardiovascular Disease”

By: Dr. Shazia Israr, Deputy Editor-ICN Group The theme for this year’s World Heart Day on September 29th is “Use Heart To Beat Cardiovascular Disease” World Heart Day is a campaign established to spread awareness about the health of heart among common people all through the world. This initiative was founded in the year 2000 to inform people to take care of their heart. It is celebrated annually all over the world on 29th of September. A huge percentage of common public in the society is suffering from the heart diseases like…

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