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  • The World’s Most Business-friendly Countries

    The World’s Most Business-friendly Countries

    If you are looking to set up a business or are scouting for partners then New Zealand is the perfect destination for you. As per a World Bank report, New Zealand is the number one country in terms of ease of doing business. The country, which has retained the number one spot, has a favorable
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  • Top Ten Cities with the Most Skyscrapers

    Top Ten Cities with the Most Skyscrapers

    ‘Skyscraper’ is a term used for buildings that are more than 100 meters tall. Currently, the Burj Khalifa, situated in Dubai, is the tallest skyscraper in the world. Standing tall at a height of 828 meters, Burj Khalifa is an architectural wonder and has been regarded as a megatall skyscraper. However, skyscraper is not a
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  • Switzerland Tops the Global Talent Competitiveness Index

    Switzerland Tops the Global Talent Competitiveness Index

      The Global Talent Competitiveness Index is a report released by INSEAD in partnership with Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore and Adecco Group. The report measures the nations’ ability to compete for talent. The report also measures, how nations around the world grow, attract as well as retain talent. Countries that occupy the top
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  • World Risk Index 2016: Qatar Has the Least Disaster Risk

    World Risk Index 2016: Qatar Has the Least Disaster Risk

      Natural disasters can have a devastating impact on nations in terms of both economic damages as well as loss of human life. Further, weak logistic chains and lack of critical infrastructure result in natural events becoming a disaster. In case of a disaster, it is imperative that humanitarian aid from within the nation and
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  • How Free is the Internet Around the World

    How Free is the Internet Around the World

      The internet can be described as one of the most spectacular achievements of the modern age. It is of immense benefit as it helps disseminate knowledge and information, and also can be used as a medium to air one’s opinions in the form of blogs or news websites, etc. But on the flip side
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  • A Glimpse Into How Much the World Smokes Cigarettes

    A Glimpse Into How Much the World Smokes Cigarettes

      Everyone knows that cigarette smoking is addictive and harmful for health. Thousands of lives are lost every year due to the ill-effects of smoking. Despite this, a significant percentage of the world’s population is addicted to cigarettes. In the year 2014, an estimated 5.8 trillion cigarettes were smoked around the world. Of the estimated
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  • Coal Mining: A Deadly Profession

    Coal Mining: A Deadly Profession

    Some of the hazards of working in coal mines include gas poisoning, gas explosions, rock bursts, suffocation and roof collapse, to name a few. The list of coal mining accidents is a long one. While some may be minor accidents, others have led to hundreds, and in some cases, even thousands of deaths. According to
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  • Death Rate for People With Asthma Rising Around the World

    Death Rate for People With Asthma Rising Around the World

    Asthma is a disease which affects the airways of the lungs. The disease leads to the narrowing and swelling of the airways, which are responsible for transporting air to and from the lungs. People suffering from asthma may experience breathing problems, chest tightness, coughing, and wheezing. Millions of people across the globe are suffering from
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  • USA Has The Most Scuba Diving Centers In The World

    USA Has The Most Scuba Diving Centers In The World

      Have you ever wondered how it feels to be at the bottom of the ocean? If yes, then you should try your hands at scuba diving. It is basically underwater diving where the diver has a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. It is this apparatus which is known as scuba. It is used in military,
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  • Logistics Performance Index Around the World

    Logistics Performance Index Around the World

      The Logistics Performance Index is a benchmarking tool enabling countries to pinpoint the challenges they face, as well as the opportunities that exist in their performance on trade logistics. This also helps them in improving their performance. The dimensions taken into account are efficiency of customs-clearance process, quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure, ease
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