Sustainable development at heart of Smart Cities, has lessons for Global South: report

Over 70% of projects under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) are in alignment with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on cities, clean water and sanitation, clean energy and economic growth, according to a report released Wednesday. The report — “Smart Cities Mission, India: Localising Sustainable Development Goals” — was the upshot of what officials … Read more

Super-rich to get lessons in succession at Cambridge as the university offers a new course to ‘equip the world’s most influential families to shape the 21st Century’

Super-rich to get lessons in succession at Cambridge as the university offers a new course to ‘equip the world’s most influential families to shape the 21st Century’ Home Australia Super-rich to get lessons in succession at Cambridge as the university offers a new course to … Read more

School students walk out of lessons in protest over trans toilet rule

School students have walked out of lessons in protest over a transgender toilet rule. Pupils at Pennsylvania’s Perikomen Valley School District headed out of classrooms on Friday after the local school board failed to enact a policy requiring transgender students to use the restroom corresponding with their biological sex. “Kids were upset. Girls… we wanted … Read more

Lessons from a century of inflation shocks

Receive free Eurozone inflation updates We’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Eurozone inflation news every morning. Inflation will take longer to tame than most people think, but taming it doesn’t necessarily mean much higher unemployment, and premature loosening of monetary policy could be dangerous. Those are the main conclusions … Read more

Justice Jackson to urge Americans to confront ‘uncomfortable lessons’ about race

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has a message for the country: Do not shy away from uncomfortable facts about the history of violence against Black Americans. The first Black woman on the nation’s highest court is expected to offer her frank assessment of the tendency to avoid acknowledging racism in a speech Friday morning … Read more

Lessons Learned From the Print Hub

It was my first night working as an editor on the Print Hub, the team of New York Times planners, editors and designers who produce the daily print newspaper, and my first thought was: Is the job really so … easy? Reader, I was quickly humbled. This group of about 70 journalists is responsible for … Read more

Liz Truss to ‘share lessons’ of her time in government in new book

Liz Truss is writing a book about her 49 days as prime minister, which will argue the main cause of her downfall was a lack of “support for Conservative ideas” – and too much support for the “global left”. The former prime minister wants to see a “Conservative movement revival” and has decided to “share … Read more

Liz Truss to offer lessons from premiership in book

L iz Truss has said she wants to “share the lessons” from her time in government as she writes a book recounting her tumultuous 49 days as prime minister. Titled Ten Years to Save the West, the former foreign secretary will argue that there is a decade to ward off the threats she perceives as … Read more

Oscars: Bulgaria Selects Karlovy Vary Winner ‘Blaga’s Lessons’ For International Film Race

Stephan Komandarev’s Blaga’s Lessons (Уроците на Блага), which took the Grand Prix in the Crystal Globe Competition at 57th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival as well as the Best Actress Award for its star Eli Skorcheva, will be Bulgaria’s International Film submission for the 2024 Academy Awards. The country’s selection committee picked the dark contemporary drama by … Read more

Smells like team spirit: At short Chess camp for Asian Games, lot of tactics, some fun, and lessons from Boris Gelfand

Some of India’s top chess stars allowed themselves a brief break from training on Sunday to celebrate the birthday of Arjun Erigaisi. It was a small celebration, these days time is at a premium for India’s top chess talents: R Praggnanandhaa, D Gukesh, Vidit Gujrathi, Erigaisi and Pentala Harikrishna. But after the celebration, the players … Read more

Bruno Fernando to bring Fiba World Cup lessons to the NBA

Angola big man Bruno Fernando. –MARLO CUETO/ MANILA, Philippines—The 2023 Fiba World Cup hasn’t been exactly kind to Angola but big man Bruno Fernando is taking the good with the bad in the process. After the Angolans dropped their first classification game to China, 107-89at Araneta Coliseum on Thursday, Atlanta Hawks center Fernando said he … Read more