Decode: Anxiety v/s Fear

By: Abhinav Malhotra, Bureau Chief ICN Punjab & Corporate Brand Manager ZDL Zodiacal Pharmaceutics Pvt Ltd The thin demarcation that demands spotlight In the words of the Revered Swami Vivekananda Ji “The whole secret of existence is to have no fear” CHANDIGARH: Beginning the article on a positive yet pragmatic note, we will dive deep into the mystery of “fear” and the modern misused term “anxiety”. First, let us learn the basic definition of both the terms and understand the semantics. Fear Anxiety   As per the definition extrapolated from the National…

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“A-Child“

By: C.P. Singh, Editor-ICN Group An innocent baby is  ever  watching , reading and perceiving , It , as to be her own – doll or  even younger – sister . Playing with a naturally  hanging , dancing and growing , As if  an – auspicious , colorful – instinct’s – blister .   Child is just a child , all open , nothing – hidden , Not even–in  false – hood , they ever manipulate . Differentiating neither nest – cleft , nor hive – den , Un – aware…

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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,…

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Advancement Of Technology And Human Void

By: Maryam Hedayat Around 56.8% 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…

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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 48…

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One Day State Level Policy Cafe On Integration of Health, Nutrition, WASH in Disasters and Emergencies

15, December, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) Child Centric Disaster Risk Reduction (CCDRR) Centre, National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the “One Day State Level Policy Café on Integration of Health, Nutrition, WASH in Disasters and Emergencies” in collaboration with State Disaster Management Authority, Himachal Pradesh  (HPSDMA) and Bal Raksha Bharat (Also known as Save the Children) at the State Agricultural Management & Extension Training Institute (SAMETI), Shimla. The one-day state level policy café was conducted under…

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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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“From Inequality to Empowerment for Disaster Resilience” – NIDM Commemorates International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction

New Delhi: The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) hosted a special event observing the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, 2023 at its campus in National capital’s Rohini area. The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction designated by the United Nations, is a global observance day celebrated every year on October 13 to highlight the critical importance of reducing the risk and impact of disasters. The theme for this year is ‘Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future’ to highlight the disproportionate impact that disasters have on…

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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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Festival of Raksha Bandhan is eternal bond between siblings

Raksha Bandhan is an occasion to celebrate the eternal bond between siblings. The origin of Raksha Bandhan goes as far as the era of Gods and Goddesses. Traditionally on this day, sisters tie a sacred threat or knot around their brothers’ wrist, seeking his protection in return. They also exchange gifts and indulge in sweets and special dishes. Raksha Bandhan is observed on the last day of the Hindu lunar calendar month of Shraavana, which typically falls in August. This ritual involves lighting Diya and earthen lamps which represents the…

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