PM inaugurates Atal Tunnel Rohtang

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the strategically important all-weather Atal Tunnel under the  Rohtang pass, which reduces the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km and the travel time by four to five hours, in Himachal Pradesh. Addressing the gathering at South Portal of the Atal Tunnel, Prime Minister appreciated the hard work of the Border Roads Organisation.  He said that the Tunnel would open new vistas of development in the landlocked hinterland of Lahaul-Spiti and even beyond  in Leh…

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ICN Web Music Fest 2020 : The World Drowned In Musical Ocean On Gandhi Jayanti

Those who till date have been trying to measure and assess Mahatma Gandhi only through his physical shape and related facts, should understand clearly that Gandhi was not a person or a mere fact of history but rather he is an idea and a culture.  No culture has ever been able to grow in any particular physical shape, but culture always comes into existence through a particular pattern of social interrelationship of specific ideas and perform their journey like the essence of flowers. The facts related to Gandhi are not…

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GOI approves Investment Proposal for SJVN’s 66 MW Dhaulasidh Hydel Project

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : The Government of India has approved investment proposal of Rs 687 Crores for 66-MW Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project being implemented by public sector SJVN Limited in Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh. Nand Lal Sharma CMD of the company giving the information told that the investment includes budgetary support of Rs 21.6 Crores  from Govt of India for enabling infrastructure. Sharma told, that the Project had been initially allocated to SJVN on 27th October 2008, when a MoU was signed with the GoHP…

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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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D K Sharma administered oath as chairman HPERC

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA: Chief Secretary Anil Khachi today administered the Oath of Office, Secrecy and Affirmation of Allegiance to the Constitution of India to Devendra Kumar Sharma as Chairman of  Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) in the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. Devendra Kumar Sharma has 39 years of experience in energy and water resources sectors in India and abroad. Lastly he was Chairman, Bhakra Beas Management Board,  (BBMB) Ministry of Power, Government of India, from April, 2017 to July, 2020 where…

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Shaheen Bagh : From A Nondescript Identity To Its International Fame

By: Dr. Mohammad Aleem, Editor, ICN Group NEW DELHI: Shaheen Bagh, a colony of Jamia Nagar in South East Delhi, had no any specific recognition until it became a center of agitation against the discriminatory citizenship law passed on December 11, 2019, during the Monsoon session of parliament by the Narendra Modi Government under the stewardship of his trusted lieutenant, Amit Shah, Home Minister of India. The first spark of agitation had ignited from Jamia Millia Islamia, a central university, when it’s bright and visionary students soon got the wind about what…

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ICN World Organized A Webshop/Webinar On International Rural Entrepreneurship In Wiesbaden, Germany

ICN successfully launched this campaign from the Indian soil, firstly and thereafter, through its global experts and partners in Thailand and later Vietnam through Webinars and Webshops and continuing with the same series, on September 18, 2020, it organized its third International program in Wiesbaden, Germany also. WIESBADEN, GERMANY: The Earth is ‘green’ that’s why there is life on it. That is why you and we are here. That is why there are dreams, possibilities, and hunger on the earth. Probably the equation of ‘Life’, ‘livelihood’ and ‘possibility’, is the most…

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