AP, Oct 22: Scientists are monitoring the delta-related variant — known as AY.4.2. — to see if it might spread more easily or be more deadly than previous versions of the coronavirus. In a recent report, U.K. officials said this variant makes up 6% of all analyzed COVID-19 cases in the country and is “on an increasing trajectory.”

REUTERS, Oct 1: Worldwide deaths related to COVID-19 surpassed 5 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, with unvaccinated people particularly exposed to the virulent Delta strain.

NEW YORK, Sept 11:  Twenty years ago, the 11th of September dawned as just a date. By midnight, it was 9/11, the staggering starting point for a new era of terror, war, politics, patriotism and tragedy.

Greece, August 14: Residents of the Greek seaside village of Rovies mourn a lost paradise of pristine pine forests and family homes, scorched by wildfires that burned for nine days.

My Envisage World

July 22, 2021 14:31 pm

The world of cloudless, Where roses are without prickles, The moon that twinkles, Like a honeybadger, i.e the fearless creature. The world of fairness,

LONDON, July 7 : Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:

Covid-19 and the world order

May 26, 2021 15:35 pm

In the overall context of anarchy, national interest, and self-help, Covid-19 might not be the sole determinant for creating a new world order. However, the pandemic will undoubtedly intensify the existing grievances and conflict between and among states and potentially create new challenges.

NEW YORK, April 9: Ambulances filled with breathless patients lined up in Brazil as nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections. The disease surged even in some countries that have kept the virus in check.

Tackling the global learning crisis

March 20, 2021 08:00 am

The long-term costs of the current education gap are too large to ignore. So, what can be done?

Let women lead

March 16, 2021 07:00 am

Men must be part of the equation but women must be prepared and assert themselves.

The success of Europe’s digital decade will require the EU to forge strong alliances and working relationships with likeminded countries, both bilaterally and multilaterally.

Saving journalism from Big Tech

March 10, 2021 08:00 am

Having captured almost all of the advertising revenue in the market, Google and Facebook are now two of the most profitable companies in history, so powerful that they can strong-arm many national governments.

The COVID bubble

March 7, 2021 08:00 am

With equity markets reaching new heights at a time of rising income and wealth inequality, it should be obvious that today's market mania will end in tears, reproducing the economic injustices of the 2008 crash.

America is (sort of) back

February 21, 2021 08:47 am

The days of US hegemony are over, and America’s dysfunctional political system is incapable of countering China’s development strategy even by upgrading its own obsolete infrastructure.

Let’s get real about AI

February 16, 2021 10:15 am

This is an exciting time for AI. But that is all the more reason to remain realistic about the field’s future.

How to save local news

February 12, 2021 09:00 am

Unless countries go beyond short-term support to build and nurture more resilient local-news ecosystems, the reliable and verifiable information our societies need will become increasingly difficult to find.

Whither US foreign policy?

February 10, 2021 08:35 am

Biden voiced strong criticism of Chinese behavior, but also noted a desire to work with Xi’s regime when it is in America’s interest to do so. China will have to decide whether it is prepared to reciprocate in the face of US criticism, sanctions, and export restrictions on sensitive technology.

China offers an affordable vaccine that everyone can use. Competitors and envious people do not wish Beijing to succeed on this path. But China is no stranger to it. It will break through.

Problem with the COVID convergence

February 2, 2021 08:00 am

Efficient use of available resources and effective implementation will be more important than ever. With the rich getting poorer, the poor must take matters into their own hands.

Promise and peril of the bio-revolution

February 1, 2021 08:45 am

Many of today’s biological innovations are complex, and we need to understand them fully to gauge their impact on our lives and societies.

Taking national investment seriously

December 20, 2020 09:15 am

The current health and economic catastrophe arrived little more than a decade after the global financial crisis. If it does not bring about systematic change in policymaking and business, it will be just one of many crises to come.

Misinformation against anti-Covid vaccine

December 17, 2020 06:11 am

Rampant disinformation and extreme politicization has raised the risk of underuse of anti-Covid vaccines.

Recovery is not enough

December 15, 2020 07:30 am

National and global leaders are desperate to return to the pre-pandemic status quo. But that is not good enough, because harder blows are coming.

Can Joe Biden’s America be trusted?

December 8, 2020 07:00 am

Americans, including Biden, will still face allies’ concerns about whether they can be trusted not to elect another Trump in 2024 or 2028.

Water accounting and auditing, which are rarely done, should therefore be the starting point of any effective strategy for addressing water shortages and scarcity.

There are more Nepali artworks around the world waiting to be brought back, such as three pieces of a 300-year old ancient pauwa art stolen from Itumbahal in Kathmandu in 1979.

LONDON, Nov 8: Global coronavirus infections exceeded 50 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, with a second wave of the virus in the past 30 days accounting for a quarter of the total.

The US election’s chaos quotient

November 2, 2020 04:05 am

A highly contested election would cause further damage to America’s global image as an exemplar of democracy and the rule of law, eroding its soft power. Particularly over the past four years, the country has increasingly come to be regarded as a political basket case.

How Israel failed its Covid test

October 21, 2020 06:45 am

Israel is besieged not only by a deadly virus, but by identity politics, sectarian strife, and dishonest leadership. As the economic consequences of lockdown multiply, social and political tensions will only rise.

The key to the productivity puzzle

October 17, 2020 06:08 am

The challenge for researchers and policymakers is to understand exactly what coordination is needed to increase productivity, and what actions can achieve this.

How to end the pandemic this year

October 6, 2020 10:19 am

Increasing the production of tests and implementing a universal testing strategy could end the pandemic by year’s end, while also creating the infrastructure needed to ward off future pandemics.

Avoiding a climate lockdown

September 25, 2020 16:20 pm

As COVID-19 spread earlier this year, governments introduced lockdowns in order to prevent a public-health emergency from spinning out of control. In the near future, the world may need to resort to lockdowns again—this time to tackle a climate emergency.

WASHINGTON, July 4: Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

NEW YORK – After the 2007-09 financial crisis, the imbalances and risks pervading the global economy were exacerbated by policy mistakes. So, rather than address the structural problems that the financial collapse and ensuing recession revealed, governments mostly kicked the can down the road, creating major downside risks that made another crisis inevitable. And now that it has arrived, the risks are growing even more acute. Unfortunately, even if the Greater Recession leads to a lackluster U-shaped recovery this year, an L-shaped “Greater Depression” will follow later in this decade, owing to ten ominous and risky trends.

The largest technical cheese, butter and yogurt competition in the world started Tuesday in Wisconsin, with a record 3,667 entries from 26 nations.

Facts about world

February 15, 2020 16:08 pm

When 174 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement on Earth Day in 2016 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, it was the largest number of countries ever to come together to sign anything on a single day.

Traveling on a student budget

January 31, 2020 12:49 pm

Many of us imagine traveling to the most exotic places of the world, alone or with friends. But sadly, as students and young people in general, though we have the time and energy to visit and explore new places, it’s the financial aspect that we often have trouble with. So, do we have to wait until we’re professionally successful to finally travel the world? Not really. There are many places around the world that are student budget-friendly, with many affordable lodging options including hostels, inexpensive local food and an overall hospitable environment for young people who want to travel. Here is a list of countries that one can easily travel to on a student budget.


December 16, 2019 17:10 pm

As a gust of wind sends the curtains flapping wildly, I wonder about our future. The future is signaling us to go back. The Future is telling us to stop where we are now. But we pretend not to hear.

One object with numerous beneficial uses

November 15, 2019 17:46 pm

Personal Computers’ (PC) are global phenomenon and these have turned the way the world operates. They have various general uses that attract a worldwide audience to use them. PC’s can be used to watch movies and other streams as well, streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos, and soon to come Disney plus as well as sports streams are used worldwide.

Where the world is getting warmer

When People Get Married Around the World

Where the world's indigenous people live

Some of the world’s top film makers, including two-time Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, will show their movies and hold master classes honoring the 25th Sarajevo film festival in August, the festival director said on Friday.

The most populous nations on Earth

The Forbes 2019 Billionaires List reveals who the world’s richest people are but also how the wealth of the superrich is distributed among the sexes.

MEXICO CITY, June 30: Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital.

India’s mobile-broadband subscriptions more than doubled from 218 million to 500 million between 2016 and 2018, driven by the world’s cheapest data costs and an insatiable appetite for digital services.

FUKUOKA, June 9: Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as “intensified” and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday.

MALE, June 9: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a global conference to tackle the threat of terrorism in the region and around the world.

World Bicycle Day

June 4, 2019 10:45 am

June 3rd marked the second celebration of The World Bicycle Day since its inception by The United Nations General Assembly on April 12, 2018, by 193 state-members as the UN Resolution.