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10 best places where you can travel solo this summer

There are many reasons to travel solo, from not having to coordinate with others' schedules to get to spend time doing only what interests you most! Plus, many destinations offer easy transportation, lots of activities and relatively safe environments that make them ideal for exploring alone. Here are some of the most solo-friendly locations around the world to consider for your next getaway. Beaver Creek, Colorado For those who love the outdoors, this charming village in the Rocky Mountains offers plenty to do in…

De Villiers returns to top 10; Steve Smith retains No1 spot

PORT ELIZABETH: South Africa’s AB de Villiers has returned to the top 10 of the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen after his stunning match-shaping hundred in the second Test against Australia in Port Elizabeth. Steve Smith retains top spot and the rest of the leading six is unchanged while de Villiers jumps five places from 12th to seventh. His team-mate Hashim Amla climbs one place to ninth with Pakistan’s Azhar Ali dropping one spot to eighth and England opener Alastair Cook dropping two places to tenth. New Zealand’s…

Pakistani woman makes it to top 10 finalists of 2017 Global Teacher Prize

Salima Begum, born in a remote village of Gilgit-Baltistan, has been named among the top ten finalists for 2017 Global Teacher Prize. The Global Teacher Prize is a one million dollar award for an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession. Though her own education has been marred by lack of resources, she strongly believes in students ‘constructing’ meaning for themselves through the information they receive, and holds that classroom activities should correspond closely to real-life…