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 at the…

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Marks Can Make Or Mar A Career

By: Klinsa Kurien, Bureau Chief-ICN Kerala Marks play a crucial role in the lives of students at every level be it in the primary, elementary, advanced, intermediate or collegiate levels and research. It determines the level of competency in a student and further on in job scenarios ratings are accorded for performance driven roles.It polishes and fine tunes their existing skill sets and gives sufficient improvement for further growth prospects. A good student always aims for higher and better marks no matter what the evaluation patterns are. It reminds me…

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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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The World Of Agritourism

By: Subhashini, Asstt. Editor-ICN The small landholders are the most precious part of a state- Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president of the United States NEW DELHI: Agricultural tourism or Agri-tourism has been a widely discussed topic since the last 15-20 years. However, what I believe is that this phenomenon has been a part of our economy since thousands of years in many different forms. Agritourism is the idea of bringing urban residents to rural areas for leisure travel and spending. In today’s world, where the mechanization has expanded many-fold, people seem to have lost touch…

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Sleep – It’s Body Repair Time Series: Part 1 (Do you feel lethargic all the time)

By : Dr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Executive Editor, ICN Group (I welcome you all to this series of articles titled ‘Sleep – It’s Body Repair Time’. Before I start, please accept my heartful thanks for loving and appreciating my series of articles ‘Excellence With GOPTA©’, which completed 100 articles recently and created history at ICN. I will do my best to justify your love and affection in this series of articles as well.) DO YOU FEEL LETHARGIC ALL THE TIME? Have you ever wondered:- why some people always feel lethargic…

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Advancement Of Technology And Human Void

By: Maryam Hedayat Around 52.4% 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 collection…

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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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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,…

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TEN NOTEWORTHY FACTS ABOUT OMICRON

By : Dr. Samayug Bhowmick, Bureau Chief-ICN West Bengal KOLKATA : On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on the advice of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE).This decision was based on the evidence presented to the TAG-VE that Omicron has several mutations that may have an impact on how it behaves, for example, on how easily it spreads or the severity of illness it causes. 1.Omicron is now the dominant strain in India, already it has been increasing by leaps and bounds…

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SJVN’s 1320 MW Buxar Thermal Project enters Advanced Construction Phase

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN’s 1320 MW Buxar Thermal Power Project in Bihar achieved another milestone today with Jacking up of Ceiling Girder (1400 tonnes) for First Boiler Unit. The activity was virtually activated by Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director from the Company’s Corporate Headquarter at Shimla. Nand Lal Sharma informed that with this Jacking-up activity, First Boiler Unit of the Project will start taking its shape. He said that the entire process will be completed in Four Stages and in each Stage Ceiling Girder will jack…

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