Sub-Saharan Africa led the way, with 24 of 35 countries surveyed reaching a 10-year happiness lows in 2017, often due to civic unrest crippling health care systems and causing people to go hungry. read more
IIM-L director Ajit Prasad said while speaking during the premier business school’s 32nd convocation on Saturday that both teachers and students were under immense pressure to meet the institute’s tall performance standards. read more
India dropped 11 places from its previous rank of 122 in the list of 156 countries and was behind the majority of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations, apart from war-ravaged Afghanistan, that stood at 145. read more
A man sings in a Karaoke bar beside a portrait of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in Thimphu, Bhutan. For decades Bhutan had no television, no traffic lights and a culture that had barely changed in centuries. But the once-isolated Buddhist country tucked between India and China is changing, and bringing the modern world’s problems in its wake.
The idea that faking a smile may brighten our mood, which came out of a psychological experiment from the 1980s, may not be true, as scientists were not able to repeat the results in a lab setting. read more