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Global Livability Index 2019 lists the World’s Most Livable Cities

In the most recent rankings of the world’s most livable cities released by the Economist Intelligence Unit under the Global Livability Index 2019, Vienna, the capital of Austria has topped the list. What has happened? In the latest Global Livability Index, 2019 which lists the World’s Most Livable Cities, the city of Vienna in Austria ..

UAE Approves National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has adopted the 12-year National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 to improve quality of life for Emiratis and residents. National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 The National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 aims to make the UAE a world leader in quality of life by launching 90 new projects targeting more than 40 ..

United Nations releases 7th annual World Happiness Report

On the occasion of World Happiness Day (WHD -2019), the United Nations released the 7th annual World Happiness Report, which ranks the world’s 156 countries on “how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be”. In it, India has dropped 7 spots and is ranked 140th in the 2019 UN World Happiness Index. As a result, ..

Vienna tops Mercer’s 2019 Quality of Living Index

The Austrian capital Vienna has topped the Mercer’s index of most liveable cities for the 10th year in a row, followed by Zurich in Switzerland. In joint third place are Auckland, Munich and Vancouver. Luxembourg was the safest city in the world. In 105th place, Chennai ranks as the Asia-Pacific region’s safest city, while Karachi ..

Delhi and Mumbai included in 2018 Global Liveability Index

Austrian capital Vienna has been ranked as the world’s most liveable city in a list of 140 global cities at the 2018 Global Liveability Index, which was released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Melbourne has secured 2nd position followed by Osaka, Calgary and Sydney. Delhi (112) and Mumbai (117) are only two Indian cities ..

Vienna tops Mercer Quality of Living Survey 2018

According to Mercer’s 20th annual Quality of Living survey 2018, Vienna has topped the ranking among 231 cities for the 9th consecutive year. It is followed by Switzerland’s Zurich, while New Zealand’s Auckland and Germany’s Munich tied for third place. In the 2018 survey, Hyderabad and Pune have been jointly ranked at 142, making the ..

2018 International Day of Happiness

The International Day of Happiness is observed every year on March 20 to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The day is to inspire individuals to share happiness with others and create a happier world for all. The 2018 theme “Share Happiness” focuses on the importance of relationships, ..

Melbourne declared world’s most liveable city by The Economist’s Global Liveability Report-2017

Melbourne has been declared the world’s most liveable city for the 7th consecutive year by The Economist’s annual global liveability survey, despite soaring housing costs and serious congestion challenges. The annual survey assesses 140 cities and ranks them according to their stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. Others in the 10 most liveable ..