Recollections of a visit to Middle East and insights into Israel – Palestine conflict simmering since ages.

By : Dr Rachna Gupta Recalling ex-President of India Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to West Asia to understand how India navigates Israel-Palestine conflict Dr Gupta, Member-One, Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, had travelled to Israel and Palestine with former President, Pranab Mukherjee in 2015, as a Journalist in Media Entourage. She offers her insights on the Israel-Palestine conflict. The images depicting the suffering of ordinary people amidst the Israel-Hamas War and the increasing attacks are deeply disturbing. The impact of this conflict is becoming increasingly evident on the global stage. It…

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Relevance Of Mahatma Gandhi In Post Modern Era

By: Dr. Mohammad Aleem, Editor-ICN Group NEW DELHI: Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on October 2 every year marking the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi popularly know as Gandhiji. Fondly known as Bapu, he led the freedom struggle against British inspiring millions to take up the movement. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat. Various events and functions remembering works of Gandhi are held at many places in the country. India’s secularism is ascribed in part to Gandhi, and it is certainly true that Gandhi wanted the Indian…

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Eid Milad-Un-Nabi 2023: Birthday Of The Prophet Mohammed Celebrated Around The World

NEW DELHI :  : The tradition to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad as Eid Milad Un Nabi is widely followed in India. A holiday is also declared in some states to observe the event. Eid-e-Milad Un Nabi 2023 also known as Eid Milad or Mawlid is being celebrated today on September 28 by a large section of the Muslim population across the world. The Eid-e-Milad is celebrated to commemorates the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, believed to be the final messenger of Islam. Eid Milad Un Nabi is observed…

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

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…

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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, and…

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Disaster Recovery , Reconstruction and Resilience : Innovative Financial Tools

By: Prof. Santosh Kumar, Sr. Advisor, NIDM & Sr. Consulting Editor-ICN NEW DELHI: Disaster is man-made or natural? Who is responsible for disaster? People, govt, corruption or nature? TV and social media are accusing one another. This is not a new phenomenon. It happens after every disaster in India and across the globe. Recent disaster in Turkey when it was hit by a great earthquake , TV and social media were flooded with such debates. India is currently witnessing huge floods in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi ( after…

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Remembering Dr. B C Roy On National Doctor’s Day

Dr. B.C. Roy was the one to establish the Indian Medical Association in 1928 and even the Medical Council of India.Doctor’s Day is celebrated in the US and other western countries on March 30 the day when Dr. Crawford W. Long first used ether anesthesia in surgery. Dr. B.C. Roy was one of the  foremost national  leaders of the 20th  century. A legendary physician, distinguished political leader, philanthropist, educationist and  social worker, he was one of the longest serving Chief Ministers and is rightly hailed as the Maker of Modern…

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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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Pneumonia: Prevention Is Better Than Cure

By: Dr. Samayug Bhowmik, Bureau Chief-ICN West Bengal KOLKATA: Now many of us are experiencing cough and cold with or without fever which is often ignored. Gradually when it progresses to develop more intense complication, the victim lands up  in a doctor’s chamber. But owing to this delay, the disease affects the lungs and often manifests into Pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that may cause severe illness in people of all ages. It is a life threatening condition and a leading cause for death worldwide. Our body is usually…

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‘’MY-MOTHERLAND“

By: C.P. Singh, Editor-ICN Group My dear , my – respected , my own Indian – Nationals, We all are Loved – Dear – Children of our pious – Motherland. We are reaping every – good  from It’s all parameters and channels ,   We have to prove our true – patriotism by our deeds and every pious – stand. This – clay, this – sand, these – dust – grains, each and every particle of land, Is pious as my own – mother, I grew and live – in this…

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