Most people in Bhutan are poor, according to conventional economic indices. But money isn't everything. The government of the kingdom in the eastern Himalayas measures the happiness of its citizens via an index called Gross National Happiness.
A strong GDP and great social support are said to make a country happy. But a new ranking released for International Day of Happiness shows foreign-born residents of Germany are not as happy as locals.
What makes people happy? That differs from country to country. And that's why different languages have different words for it.
To help overburdened students cope with stress, government schools across Delhi have added a new subject to their schedules — happiness. There are no tests, no marks and no homework. Sonia Phalnikar reports.
The Biafra War led to the deaths of at least 1-2 million people in just 30 months — many of them children. January 15 marks 50 years since the end of the brutal conflict. The consequences can still be felt today.
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