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The World Health Organization’s Leadership Team Could Change The Planet’s Approach To Health

The leadership team behind the World Health Organization (WHO) is likely not something many people think about on a regular basis, but it’s undeniably having an impact on their lives. In an announcement made this week, WHO’s director general Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus appointed the most diverse group in charge of the planet’s health policies to date, with members representing ... Read More »

Oxford and Cambridge top world university rankings

  Students relax outside in Peckwater Quadrangle, Christ Church, Oxford University. Photograph: Robert Harding World Imagery/Alamy Oxford and Cambridge have grabbed the top slots in the musical chairs of the international university league table, despite fears that British higher education is facing disruption over funding and student tuition fees. The latest rankings by Times Higher Education (THE) put Oxford on top for ... Read More »

Women in the Blogging World – Part 2

A decade ago, women made a bigger move into the world of blogging, joining thousands of other voices like them – focusing on lots of experiences, particularly motherhood. Now there are millions of blogging voices, with a majority of them female – And it takes a lot of hard work to be heard. Some of the women who blog start ... Read More »

How fashion blogger Rach Parcell is expanding beyond the world of blogging

other realms of the fashion world. What started as a journal for cataloging her wedding experience has turned into a full-fledged career for Parcell. Not only that, but she’s managed to build a complete brand for herself beyond her Pink Peonies blog on social media networks like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more. If that wasn’t enough, Parcell has also launched ... Read More »

Delhi World Book Fair 2017: Oxford University Press to showcase its print, digital and blended learning solutions

Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s largest university press, will participate at the New Delhi World Book Fair to be held from January 7 to 15. Visitors to the OUP stall at the World Book Fair will have a chance to look at OUP’s education, reference and academic titles covering a wide range of subjects and domains, including children’s books ... Read More »

WORLD AIDS DAY: Top 10 tips for safer sex

, 2016 1/9WORLD AIDS DAY: Top 10 tips for safer sex 0 The one fear that should keep you away from unsafe sex is the deadly HIV AIDS. If you don’t take the necessary precautions while having sex, you are making yourself prone to sexually transmitted infections. Here are ways you can enjoy safe sex: 2/9BYOC (Bring Your Own Condom) ... Read More »

World warmer by 1.2 degrees, 2016 warmest year ever: WMO

IANS | Updated: Nov 15, 2016, 12.06 PM IST World warmer by 1.2 degrees, 2016 warmest year ever: WMO (Maisie Paterson/Getty Images) The World Metrological Organisation (WMO) on Monday said the global temperature is 1.2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level and will set a new high for the third year running. It also said 2016 is the hottest year ... Read More »

This week in games: Steven Seagal joins World of Warships, Forza Horizon 3 goes wintery

Battlefield. Titanfall. Call of Duty. Tyranny. Dishonored 2. Where’s a person supposed to find the time to play all these games? Let alone care about news. This week, Forza Horizon 3 gets a demo and teases its first expansion, Mass Effect teases next week’s teaser, and Steven Seagal hits World of Warships. This is gaming news for October 31 through ... Read More »

How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

Update: With the World Series tied up, the Indians face the Cubs in Chicago tonight in game three. First pitch is scheduled for 8:00 pm Eastern time. Plug an antenna into your TV tuner and you can watch the games on Fox. Live outside the range of TV broadcast towers? Look to one of the streaming-TV services that carry FS1: ... Read More »

World Health Organisation Urges Countries To Raise Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Free Income Tax Tips For You (BigDecisions) EMAIL PRINT 1COMMENTS WHO says taxing sugary drinks could help reduce consumption of sugars. (Representational Image) GENEVA:  The UN health agency on Tuesday recommended that countries use tax policy to increase the price of sugary drinks like sodas, sport drinks and even 100-percent fruit juices as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and ... Read More »