Pope appeals for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya

Pope Francis during his Sunday Angelus speaks of the crisis in Libya making particular mention of an important summit taking place in Berlin which aims to find a solution to the current situation.   The Pope expressed the hope that the conference would “be the start of a path towards an end to violence and … Read more Pope appeals for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya

Rohingya refugee crisis: It’s not Muslims versus Buddhists, says writer Bertil Lintner

Bertil Lintner | via YouTube Bertil Lintner, former Myanmar correspondent of the now-defunct newsmagazine Far Eastern Review, first visited the country at the age of 24 in 1977. He spent most of the next three decades reporting on the excesses of military rule, which stretched from 1962 to 2010. Linter’s work got him banned by the Myanmar … Read more Rohingya refugee crisis: It’s not Muslims versus Buddhists, says writer Bertil Lintner

Mayor to subsidise naked homes solution to London housing crisis

Who needs internal walls or a fitted kitchen anyway? As house prices soar ever further out of reach, London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, is to subsidise a new generation of ultra-basic “naked” homes wthat will sell for up to 40% less than standard new builds. The apartments will have no partition walls, no flooring and wall … Read more Mayor to subsidise naked homes solution to London housing crisis

Amsterdams solution to the obesity crisis no fruit juice and enough sleep

The city of Amsterdam is leading the world in ending the obesity epidemic, thanks to a radical and wide-reaching programme which is getting results even among the poorest communities that are hardest to reach. Better known for tulips and bicycles, Amsterdam has the highest rate of obesity in the Netherlands, with a fifth of its … Read more Amsterdams solution to the obesity crisis no fruit juice and enough sleep

7th pay commission: Punjab University under severe financial crisis

Punjab University has submitted its report to the HRD Ministry to introduce distance courses to bring in more revenue. Punjab University RELATED STORIES Visa issue behind massive fall in number of Indian students in UK IIMC to begin post-graduate course in Urdu journalism VIT surpasses IIS Bangalore and IITs in terms of research paper publication … Read more 7th pay commission: Punjab University under severe financial crisis

5 things Trump needs to do to prevent another financial crisis

Getty Images Executives from the financial institutions who received TARP funds, (L-R) Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO and Chairman Jamie Dimon, The Bank of New York Mellon CEO Robert P. Kelly, Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis, State Street Corporation CEO and Chairman Ronald Logue, Citigroup CEO Vikram … Read more 5 things Trump needs to do to prevent another financial crisis

School dropout is India’s biggest crisis, says Singapore Deputy PM

Bringing to light the high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, on Friday said that schools in India are facing the “biggest crisis”. Condition of Indian education through the eyes of Deputy PM of Singapore What is the “biggest gap” in Indian education? “The world’s second-most populous … Read more School dropout is India’s biggest crisis, says Singapore Deputy PM