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Will world be able to meet 68.8 million teachers demand by 2030? Check more details of UNESCO report here

On the occasion of World Teachers’ Day, the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) released a report stating that there is a need to recruit millions of teachers in order to provide quality universal primary and secondary education by 2030, which is the deadline of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UNESCO Institute for Statistics launched its ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ goes on sale around the world

Taiwan got an early start but the Sony Xperia XZ is launching in other markets today. Note that some stores still haven’t updated their pages. Only on the local Spanish site we saw the “Add to cart” option, going at a €700 price. Most others show either “Pre-order” or “Out of stock.” The UK site still offers the £150 headphones ... Read More »

World Must Ready For Global Microcephaly ‘Epidemic’: Study

PARIS, FRANCE:  The world should prepare for a “global epidemic” of microcephaly, a condition which restricts head growth in foetuses, as the Zika virus takes root in new countries, researchers said Friday. Scientists from Brazil and Britain said they had found additional evidence that Zika is what causes the often debilitating disorder, a link already widely accepted in medical circles. ... Read More »

India’s CSIR ranks 12th among the best government institutes of the world

The Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) has secured 12th position among the best government institutions in the world, according to a report. Who holds the first position? Out of 746 institutions, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research was ranked first followed by Chinese Academy of Science, China. The institutes were ranked by a prestigious Scimago Institutions rankings that ranks ... Read More »

world of Warcraft’s Legion expansion launches in August

if you thought you have been secure from the Burning Legion till at least November, well, assume again. On Monday, snow fall announced the ultra-modern global of Warcraft enlargement, subtitled Legion, willrelease August 30. To recap: Legion is largely Burning campaign Redux, the usage of the time tour malarkey brought in Warlords of Draenor to retcon the long–going for walks ... Read More »

World Heritage site of Bhaktapur, Nepa

When I think about the chance encounters I’ve had in my travels, dominoes come to mind. Every effect has its cause, sometimes stretching back for weeks, years, or (in this case) eons. It’s as if time itself conspires, wilfully, to set up the cascade that tumbles us into the present moment, as if no encounter truly happens by chance. The ... Read More »

Mazda MX-5 wins 2016 World Car of the Year

Published: Yesterday 16:26 The Mk4 Mazda MX-5 has been voted World Car of the Year 2016 More info on Mazda MX-5 ► Mazda MX-5 beats Audi A4 and Merc GLC ► Voted for by a panel of 73 journalists ► Announced at 2016 New York motor show Turns out the Mazda MX-5 really is the answer to everything, as the ... Read More »

2016 World car of the year winners revealed

The awardees of the 2016 world Car of the Year were announced during the 2016 New York Motor Show. The world car of the year for 2016 is the Mazda MX-5 which incidentally has also picked up top honours for world car design of the year. The awards, which have been handed out since 2003, saw 73 journalists across 23 ... Read More »

Half the world to be short-sighted by 2050

Boy with glasses (stock image). The number with vision loss from high myopia is expected to increase seven-fold from 2000 to 2050, with myopia to become a leading cause of permanent blindness worldwide. Credit: © gamelover / Fotolia Half the world’s population (nearly 5 billion) will be short-sighted (myopic) by 2050, with up to one-fifth of them (1 billion) at ... Read More »

Citi: World economy seems trapped in ‘death spiral’

The global economy seems trapped in a “death spiral” that could lead to further weakness in oil prices, recession and a serious equity bear market, Citi strategists have warned. Some analysts — including those at Citi — have turned bearish on the world economy this year, following an equity rout in January and weaker economic data out of China and ... Read More »