Her First Flight Aboard Indian Airlines

By : Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN World KOLKATA : Tata,Tata, waved the little girl and her sister as their father stood at the door of the Boeing aircraft of the Indian Airlines flight. In those days, in the early 70’s, airports were not inaccessible to visitors. In fact, visitors were not only allowed to glance through the glass screens but could also step out on the porch to see the flights take off. In fact, one could faintly see passengers on the window seats waving to their loved ones. How could…

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

By: Prof. Pradeep Mathur, Chief Consulting Editor-ICN Group 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…

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The 3rd Wave

By : Dr. Samayug Bhowmik, Bureau Chief-ICN West Bengal KOLKATA : Already we have witnessed how many of us suffered and lost family members or loss of a nearer one either in first or second wave or in both during previous Covid 19 pandemics. Now death starts by Delta Plus at the beginning of the 3rd Wave. This Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 was first reported in India in October 2020 and has now spread to over 111 countries across the world. According to the latest update of the World Health…

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Brexit : Relevance and Ramifications

By :  Abhinav Malhotra, Associate Editor-ICN World In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.  Franklin D. Roosevelt The term Brexit is an evident portmanteau of “Britain” and its “Exit” from the European Union. The entire Brexit Conundrum seems to be an esoteric affair but in this article, we’ll understand the semantics of it in a simplified manner. First, we need to throw light on the European Union and subsequently about the inevitable Exit of Britain. Way back in 1993, The…

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First World War, The Devastating Tragedy Of The World

By : Mohd. Salim Khan, Associate Editor-ICN  SAHASWAN/BUDAUN : First world war took place from 28th of July 1914 and it ended on 11th of November 1918. It is one the most devastating & heart trembling incidents of the world. In this world war there was an International conflict between central power and Allies.Cenctral power mainly : Germany, Austria, Italy, Hungary and Turkey and on the other side Allies mainly: France, Russiya, England and from 1917 America. On account of industrial revolution most of the powerful countries want such dominions…

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Holi and Sufism

By : Dr. Mohammad Aleem, Editor-ICN Group NEW DELHI : Holi symbolises different shades of our lives, like good and bad, worst and pleasant and evil and piety etc. While sprinkling colours, we drench others with love and respect.Urdu poets like Nazir Akbarabadi wrote special poetries on it. Whereas, Sufi saints and Mughal kings and prices used to celebrate with a different kind of fervour and gaiety.Sufi saints like Hazrat Nizamuddin and his ardent disciple, Amir Khusru would celebrate it with the spirit of love and respect. They would try…

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INDIA CELEBRATES HOLI TO KEEP THE LIGHT OF LOVE BURNING IN HEARTS OF PEOPLE!

By : Kauser Khan, Associate Editor-ICN  LUCKNOW: The colour of festival always helps in bringing the beautiful smile on the faces.People enjoys its every moment truly with much fervor and ethusiasm. Across the world wherever Indians or people of Indian origin are present Holi is celebrated with gusto and bonhomie. People play with colours, light a bonfire called Holika and celebrate the victory of good over evil. Well, the essence of any festival is to take a break from the daily humdrum of life and make it interesting. The other major…

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LONG ROUTE DRIVERS & THEIR HEALTH

By: Dr. Akhtar Nasim, Sr. Principal Scientist CSIR-CRRI & Prof. ACSIR (University) & Consulting Editor ICN Science & Tech NEW DELHI: Recently, the health of truck drivers has become a major concern at international levels.Over the years there has been deterioration in driving conditions; simultaneously there is increasing pressures of adhering to the demanding schedule and to make on time deliveries.The drivers have to deal with the failures of the transport system, which results in increased stress levels resulting in adverse impact on the health of drivers. Prolonged sitting, exposes the driver…

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UNIQUE KUMAONI HOLI: A CELEBRATION OF “SUR” AND “TAAL”

By: Rakesh Lohumi, Sr. Advisor & Sr. Editor-ICN Group The hills of Uttrakhand reverberate with melodious notes of Hindustani classical music as the Kumaonis celebrate the festival of Holi in a way very different from the rest of the country. Folk songs are integral to Holi , which is celebrated as the “festival of colours” all over. It is the rich infusion of classical music in the Holi songs that  lends the festival altogether a different dimension in the Kumaon region. The unique tradition of singing Holi songs based on…

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What is Marine Electricity And How It is Generated?

By: Tejeshwar Singh Rana, Chief Officer-Merchant Navy & Associate Editor-ICN  Marine Electricity or Marine electrical power is a vital part of a ship’s operation. Without marine electricity, ships would not be able to run any of the machinery and cannot perform their core purpose of sailing from one place to another. We cannot define the term “Marine Electricity” as a whole. To understand its meaning, first, we need to understand them separately. Marine – Here, the term “marine” refers to ships, ports, drydocks, and other structures which cater to the shipping…

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