Sleep – It’s Body Repair Time Series: Part 1 (Do you feel lethargic all the time)

By : Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Executive Editor, ICN Group (I welcome you all to this series of articles titled ‘Sleep – It’s Body Repair Time’. Before I start, please accept my heartful thanks for loving and appreciating my series of articles ‘Excellence With GOPTA©’, which completed 100 articles recently and created history at ICN. I will do my best to justify your love and affection in this series of articles as well.) DO YOU FEEL LETHARGIC ALL THE TIME? Have you ever wondered:- why some people always feel lethargic…

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Advancement Of Technology And Human Void

By: Maryam Hedayat Around 52.4% of the global online population access internet from their mobile devices and more than half of the global population is estimated to go online using mobile devices by 2020. LIBYA: The world is just a ‘click’ away from us. Now everything and everyone is available at the touch of a button, Bored? Just a click and all your friends in front of you, shopping mood, click and the varieties and unlimited collection on your screen, want to play video games late night, click the button and vast collection…

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Invasive Weeds Undermining Farm Productivity, Biodiversity

By : Rakesh Lohumi, Sr. Advisor & Sr. Editor-ICN Group SHIMLA: The Himalayas are a treasure house of medicinal and aromatic plants.With no effective strategy to thwart the march of invasive alien species, which pose a major threat to the indigenous flora, more and more area is being usurped by weeds like lantana, ageratum, parthenium (Congress grass) and eupatorium. The appearance of large gregarious patches of these weeds from the Himalayan foothills in the north to the Tamil Nadu in the south is a matter of grave concern as they pose…

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What is a Logistics Cycle

By : Tejeshwar Singh Rana, Chief Officer-Merchant Navy & Associate Editor-ICN What is a logistics cycle? We know that logistics is all about the efficient coordination of activities involved in the procurement and redistribution of goods and materials.Logistics mainly comprises of but is not limited to procuring goods or materials, storing them, and redistributing to customers. Trading activities of most business organizations across the world go through the logistics cycle. It may include various other ancillary activities such as transporting, packaging, packing, labelling, etc., to name a few. Manufacturers, distributors,…

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TEN NOTEWORTHY FACTS ABOUT OMICRON

By : Dr. Samayug Bhowmick, Bureau Chief-ICN West Bengal KOLKATA : On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on the advice of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE).This decision was based on the evidence presented to the TAG-VE that Omicron has several mutations that may have an impact on how it behaves, for example, on how easily it spreads or the severity of illness it causes. 1.Omicron is now the dominant strain in India, already it has been increasing by leaps and bounds…

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SJVN’s 1320 MW Buxar Thermal Project enters Advanced Construction Phase

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN’s 1320 MW Buxar Thermal Power Project in Bihar achieved another milestone today with Jacking up of Ceiling Girder (1400 tonnes) for First Boiler Unit. The activity was virtually activated by Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director from the Company’s Corporate Headquarter at Shimla. Nand Lal Sharma informed that with this Jacking-up activity, First Boiler Unit of the Project will start taking its shape. He said that the entire process will be completed in Four Stages and in each Stage Ceiling Girder will jack…

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RENUKA DAM PROJECT TO EASE DRINKING WATER SUPPLY IN DELHI BESIDE GENERATING 40 MW ELECTRICITY

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Renukaji Dam Project in Himachal Pradesh, foundation stone of which was laid by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mandi during his visit to the State on 27th December, 2021, has been designed to meet 40 percent of the drinking water needs of NCR Delhi besides generating 40 MW of electricity. Technical Advisory Committee of the Government of India had approved the cost of the project at Rs. 6946.99 crore in December 2019. In this, total cost of water component is Rs.…

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SJVN bags 125 MW Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN Limited has bagged two more grid connected solar power projects of 125 MW capacity through tariff based ‘Competitive Bidding Process’ conducted by Uttar Pradesh New & Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA). SJVN has been issued Letter of Intent (LoI) by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency for developing 75 MW grid connected solar power project at Gurhah, in Jalaun District, and 50 MW grid-connected solar power project at Gujrai, in Kanpur Dehat District in the state of Uttar.…

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SJVN to Enter Power Trading Business

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has granted Trading License to Public sector SJVN Limited for interstate trading of electricity. The Commission said that SJVN meets the requirements of the Act and the Trading License Regulations for grant of inter -State trading license. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director of the company said that by the grant of Trading License, another business vertical has been added to SJVN’s operations and will give a big boost to its business. SJVN will now be…

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SJVN inks MoU with iDeCK to provide consultancy services for Renewable Projects

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Infrastructure Development Corporation, (Karnataka) Limited (iDeCK) for providing Consultancy Services in Renewable Energy Sector. SJVN and iDeCK will collaborate for the purpose of providing “Consultancy Services” for Development of Solar/Wind/ Hybrid/Battery Storage Energy Projects. The MoU was signed by Shri R.K. Gupta, Chief General Manager, Business Development, SJVN and Shri Ashish Kapoor, Sr. Vice President Business Development, IDeCK in the presence of senior officials of SJVN & iDeCK at New Delhi.  Nand…

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