A universal time zone?

19 Feb

Last month, during my trip to India, I discovered that the entire country was on a single time zone. This seemed like a very sensible idea to me. Now, I come across this piece in The Washington Post advocating a single time zone for the whole world. This certainly would have made it easier finding a time to Skype with family.

‘The plan was strikingly simple. Rather than try to regulate a variety of time zones all around the world, we should instead opt for something far easier: Let’s destroy all these time zones and instead stick with one big “Universal Time.”‘

But here’s another point of view:


4 Responses to “A universal time zone?”

  1. Mira February 19, 2016 at 9:04 am #

    Whole of India on the same time zone? Then why is New Delhi on a time zone that differs in full hours AND half an hour from GMT time?

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