10 Caspian Sea Facts You Must Know

By: Tejeshwar Singh Rana, Chief Officer-Merchant Navy & Associate Editor-ICN  The Caspian Sea lies in Eastern Europe, at the border between Europe and Asia. As the largest inland water body on Earth, it has been vital to the economy of the surrounding regions. With a wealth of marine flora and fauna, the Caspian Sea covers nearly 0.4 million square kilometres of area and has an average depth of over 1 kilometre. It spans 7,000 kilometres of coastline covering 5 different nations on both continents. Numerous islands dot the Caspian’s surface,…

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Vasant Panchami- A Festival Symbolizing Unity In Diversity

By: Garima Gaur, Asstt. Editor-ICN LUCKNOW: India is a land of diverse culture and it’s festivals promote diversity. They are full of colours, enthusiasm, creativity and also offer opportunities to feel pride for the citizens. One such festival is Vasant Panchami (also called Basant Panchami). This day welcomes the spring season, people wear yellow to mark blossoming mustard fields. It is celebrated on fifth day of Indian traditional calendar in the month of Magha, which typically falls in the Gregorian month of January and February. It is celebrated in various ways depending…

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Nanda Devi Glacier Outburst : Another Manmade Disaster, A Fresh Warning

By : Rakesh Lohumi, Sr. Advisor cum Sr. Editor-ICN Group SHIMLA: The havoc wreaked by Nanda Devi “glacier burst” in Chamoli region of Uttarakhand early this week is a grim reminder that Mother Nature will eventually make the humans accountable for their indiscrete actions. It has once again made us pay dearly for tinkering with the ecologically most fragile Himalayan ecosystem, which sustain livelihoods in the most populous part of the world. It is also a warning about the future environmental shocks that await the inhabitants of the region. The…

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The Manufactured Catastrophe

By : Abhinav Malhotra, Associate Editor ICN World Continuation of the Syrian Horror Before starting the article, I am enlisting a few Names, places, and terms for better understanding. Syria: Official name being the Syrian Arab Republic, it is a country in western Asia. The capital of Syria is Damascus and Aleppo is one of the important regions in the country in terms of the economy. Population of Syria has been segmented as Sunni Islam (68.4%) Shia Islam (3.2%) Alawism (11.3%) Druze (3.2%) Ismailism (1.3%) Alevism (0.7%) Yezidism (0.2%) Christianity…

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India Celebrates Its 72nd REPUBLIC DAY 2021

NEW DELHI : India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day. There was no chief guest as UK PM Boris Johnson cancelled his visit, due to new COVID strain. The national holiday marks the first time India’s constitution went into effect in 1950 following independence from British colonial rule, and the day is annually celebrated with a huge military parade through the capital. The Indian diaspora in China, Singapore, Australia and several other countries on Tuesday celebrated the 72nd Republic Day in a restricted manner and watched the cultural events virtually due to the…

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Joe Biden, The New Hope Of Peace & Prosperity For The Entire World

By: Mohammad Salim Khan, Associate Editor-ICN SAHASWAN/BUDAUN: Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born on 20th November,1942 in Scranton Pennsylvania. His father’s name was Joseph R. Biden Sr. worked cleaning  furnaces and as a used car salesman. His mother’s name was Catherine Eugenia Finnegan. Joe Biden married Neilia Hunter in 1966. He had three children Joseph Biden IIIrd. born in 1969, Hunter Biden born in 1970 and daughter Naomi Biden born in 1971. Joe Biden earned his graduation degree from Archmere in 1961 later on he became a law graduate in…

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ICN GROUP PAYS TRIBUTE TO NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE ON 125th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

“We should have but one desire today. The desire to die so that India may live.” Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897, in Cuttack, Orissa. This January 23 is the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, fondly known as Netaji for being a revolutionary freedom fighter in India’s struggle for Independence. Indians pay homage to this great leader of India on this day which is also celebrated as Desh Prem Diwas. Subhash Chandra Bose was born in to a Bengali family and his father, Janakinath…

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Swami Vivekananda and His Vision of True religion

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN World KOLKATA: Today, as we celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, it is my sincere endeavour to present before the readers, glimpses from the great missionary’s life. Vivekananda’s full name was Narendra Nath Dutta but he was Naren to those who knew him since childhood.It is worth mentioning that his physical life of a mere span of 39 years is in sharp contrast to the scope of his achievements, perhaps unsurpassed by any other. It is indubitably wishful thinking to be able to portray even…

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ICN World : The Planting Of Green Revolution On Rouheli Soil

LUCKNOW: December 27, 2020, The power of self-reliance was recognized by India in the Corona Transition period but the ICN Media Group was already realizing its magic on a global scale.  To deliver this magic of self-reliance to world, the  wonderful, self proven and the most sensitive people, through the platform of ICN under its  ‘Rural Entrepreneurship Mission in Dr. Norman Borlaug genre, have been spreading the message of self-reliance and prosperity. Its first lamp lit internationally in Thailand, the second in Vietnam and the third in Germany. In the…

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Media in India : How to Face the Challenge of Credibility Crisis

By: Prof Pradeep Mathur NEW DELHI: India is a vast country which is home to different castes, creeds, and communities with their different traditions and ways of life. This diversity defines India’s socio-cultural structure and political super-structure which is the subject matter of media content writing. The media content   concerning issues of governance and development  is now a matter of intense debate  as concerns are being expressed by all stakeholders about declining standards and professional ethics of  journalism in our country. To address the issue let us have a look…

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