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How a Jewish ghetto beat a typhus epidemic during the second world war

By Alice Klein Jewish civilians were forcibly removed from the Warsaw ghetto by German SS soldiers during an uprising in May 1943US National Archives / Alamy Jewish people confined inside a Nazi ghetto during the second world war were able to curb a massive typhus outbreak by introducing similar infection control measures to those being… Read More »

Toni-Ann Singh, Miss World 2019 Opens Up on Her Exercise, Diet and Beauty Routine

Toni is a women’s studies and psychology student at Florida State University who aspires to be a medical doctor. She has worked as president of the Caribbean students association on campus. In her free time Toni enjoys singing, cooking, vlogging, volunteering and singing. In her interview with Ms. Namita Nayyar, President Women Fitness Miss World… Read More »

World Habitat Day 2019: Date, Significance and Theme of the Day to Reflect the State of Human Settlements

World Habitat Day 2019 (Photo Credits: Un.org) Every year, first Monday of October is celebrated as World Habitat Day. The purpose of this day is to reflect on the state of human settlements and the basic right to sufficient shelter. WHD also intends to remind the people that they are responsible to shape the future… Read More »

How the world celebrates the new year

New Year’s Eve in Australia is synonymous with relaxed gatherings with family or friends and staying up ‘til midnight to watch a fireworks display, either live or on the telly. They also generally involve a barbecue, some bubbly, and an esky or two hiding in the corner. It’s how December 31 has been celebrated for generations and… Read More »