iVarta.com welcomes guest Articles and Opinions from
members and visitors on the topics of general interest for our readers.
How do we publish the approved articles/columns/letters?
1. We may publish the content on our web site (1,00,000+ page
views and 30,000+ unique visitors per month) And/OR
2. We may include the content in one of our newsletters. (Delivered to 8000
What is the basis for approval?
The content must be written by you, original and not copied from any other source.
The author should have copy-writes to the article. If your article is
already published in other sources/publications it is your responsibility to
get the republishing permission from that source. (That means the other publications should not object
us publishing the article at iVarta). After we receive the content, article will
be approved based on the merits of quality of the content. The process of editing may take about
a week. We try to inform the
author after the article is published.
Does iVarta.com pay for these contributions by writers?
iVarta.com does not pay for any
contributions of articles/columns/letters by individuals or organizations.
Thought we do not pay for these contributions, we are confident, the
articles published on our Website or in newsletters will certainly find
readership among our vast membership and regular visitors.
Please follow these guidelines when sending
All other Articles may be ignored.
Authors themselves must send us the article.
Authors must write the article
using their original (real) name. We do not accept pen/dummy/fake names. Any
article written using different names, than your real name, will be deleted
when such a case comes to our notice.
The Article should contain atleast 600 words
of text (minimum 1 MS-Word page).
You can verify the count using
'Tools'; 'Word Count' option in MS-Word before sending your article.
Mention 'For publishing - Title of your
article' in the subject line of your email. We
generally DELETE all the articles that DO NOT have the subject with 'For
If your article is time-sensitive and requires fast processing, please
mention 'For publishing (Time-Sensitive) - Title of your article' in the subject line of your email.
Article should be sent as
MS Word Document attachment.
Let us know you want to submit an article
We shall send you an email id where to send the article. (If
you do not have MS Word installed on your system, please contact us to
discuss the alternative format to send your article. Please do not send your
articles in PDF format.)
||-- Please use "Arial"
font, Size "10", "Single" Line Spacing in your article.
Start every new paragraph at the 1st column (leftmost column.)
-- Have exactly one empty line between any two paragraphs.
You can highlight important sentences by making them Bold,
-- You may also use 'Bullets' where required.
-- You may include hyperlinks in your article.
-- Do not hyperlinks to the references at the bottom. It becomes
very difficult to edit such articles. You can give the reference numbers
without hyperlinks. (see the
example of hard to edit article)
These types of articles will take long time for processing.
-- You may send your photograph (.gif or .jpg file) to be published with
the column. For size please visit
this link. You need to send your
photograph only once.
The MS Word file
should contain the following information:
Title of the article. Do NOT use all capital letters for the Title. (Ex: Title can be 'Kashmir
Review' and not 'KASHMIR REVIEW')
Author's full name
Postal address, City, Country
(Your address and email_id will not be published. Only the name will appear
on the article.)
Phone number (required for the authenticity
and our records -
shall be kept on our records)
One or two line/s introduction of the author
if any (optional.) Update us when any of the above information is changed,
we shall take care of updating our records.
After receiving your article it will be
acknowledged immediately and will be reviewed within 1 to 4 weeks. We shall
inform you if it is approved and published on our site.
If your article gets published in other publications
during the review period, it is your responsibility to notify us about the