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Monsey stabbing: Journals of attacker ‘referenced Jews’

The man suspected of stabbing five people at a rabbi’s house in New York state on Saturday kept journals which included references to Jews and anti-Semitism, authorities said. Federal prosecutors have filed hate crime charges against Grafton Thomas over the attack. The filing says his journals included drawings …

We, the Rohingya youth, demand our right to an education

In the summer of 2012, when a particularly gruesome episode of anti-Rohingya violence erupted in the capital city of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Sittwe, I was a second-year physics student at the town’s university. Sittwe’s Buddhist residents were attacking Rohingya homes and businesses with makeshift weapons. Soldiers, who had allegedly been sent …

These Are The Travel Trends That Will Dominate 2020

As the year winds down, we find ourselves facing great uncertainty in 2020. While it’s too early for political predictions, it’s never too early to take action on the issues that will affect us deeply. First and foremost, the climate emergency. Greta Thunberg took the year by storm, shining a …

India’s higher education story needs a disruption, and how

The higher education system in India is one of the largest in the world with 51,649 institutions. The enrolments have also seen a significant four-fold increase. Despite the increased access, challenges remain. Insufficient funding, overarching regulations, low employability of graduates and poor quality of teachers plague the sector. …

E-bikes to rule the US EV market in next decade

New Delhi: Electric vehicle market in the US in the next decade will be dominated by e-bikes, claims a media report. It forecasts a total of 113 million e-bikes will be sold in the country between 2020-2023. Sales of the electric bikes in the US have grown more …

Major journal editors blast EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule, again

The editors of six major scientific journals have raised a new alarm about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) controversial data transparency proposal. The proposal could become “a mechanism for suppressing the use of relevant scientific evidence in policy-making, including public health regulations,” the editors of Science, Nature, PLOS, Cell Press, and …

The Best Travel Credit Cards For 2020

If you want to get maximum benefits for holiday shopping or get a jump start on your next 2020 vacation, take some time to understand the best credit cards for frequent travelers. Experts, Jake Song and Donny Fuego are co-founders of FlyCredit, a platform where you can learn how …

Large-scale education tests often come with side effects

When results come out for big education tests like the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which primarily measures 15-year-old students’ knowledge and skills in reading, mathematics and science, the focus is often on which countries scored the highest. The education systems of countries that do well on …