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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World Of Show

By : C.P. Singh, Editor-ICN Group Exposure of aspects and being, is our life’s ride, Be it physical, ethical, natural or even- wide. We are ever planked in a game of show & hide, Since inception to the end of our living- stride.   Better placed are they having  good vehicles, Seen comfortable as having  better articles. Better is their livelihood, they cherish un fickle, Well beings of others seem enviable in nickel.   Some start running for loans to have all this, To remain parallel with the circle &…

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Importance Of Indigenous Traditional Crops For Nutritional Security

By: Dr. Shweta, Deptt. of Genetics & Plant Breeding C.S. Azad Univ. of Agril. & Tech. Kanpur & Executive Editor-ICN KANPUR: India is considered as homeland for many indigenous and traditional crops associated with culture and traditions of people living a particular region. There are many food crops which are important for food and nutritional security but traditional crops which are embedded in our cultural and rituals adapted to local environment and are also socially acceptable. Traditional food crops which are associated with different native communities of the country basically include crops…

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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…

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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…

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