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English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 11th August 2017

Race for Nairobi – The Hindu (Aug 11, 2017) Race for Nairobi – The Hindu (Aug 11, 2017) Kenya’s elections typically have not just highly charged campaigns, but they are protracted affairs after the vote too, with fierce contestation over the result and often violence. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-2 protracted (adjective) – very

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 10th August 2017

Castles in the air? – The Hindu (Aug 10, 2017) Castles in the air? – The Hindu (Aug 10, 2017) Two months after the India-Afghanistan air corridor was inaugurated with great expectations, news that it has been hit by a shortage of cargo planes is a cause for concern. .. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 8th August 2017

Raging rupee – The Hindu (Aug 08, 2017) Raging rupee – The Hindu (Aug 08, 2017) The Indian rupee has turned out to be one of the best-performing currencies in the world with a gain of well over 6% against the U.S. dollar this year to date. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-2

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 7th August 2017

Vice-President Naidu – The Hindu (Aug 07, 2017) Vice-President Naidu – The Hindu (Aug 07, 2017) As Vice-President, M. Venkaiah Naidu brings to the office his long years of experience as Parliamentary Affairs Minister, built on an amiable personality that has won him friends cutting across party divides. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 5th August 2017

Price of rapacity – The Hindu (Aug 05, 2017) Price of rapacity – The Hindu (Aug 05, 2017) In ordering that lease-holders should pay compensation to the extent of 100% of the price of the quantum of minerals they had illegally extracted, the Supreme Court has gone beyond… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-1 rapacity (noun)

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 4th August 2017

The NOTA principle – The Hindu (Aug 04, 2017) The NOTA principle – The Hindu (Aug 04, 2017) Should NOTA (none of the above) be an option in a State Assembly vote for the Rajya Sabha, as it is for the electorate in direct elections?… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-1 electorate (noun) –

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 3rd August 2017

Space for a cut – The Hindu (Aug 03, 2017) Space for a cut – The Hindu (Aug 03, 2017) By cutting the policy repo rate by 25 basis points, the Reserve Bank of India has opted to play safe while nominally acceding to the clamour for softer lending rates…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 2nd August 2017

A clear failure – The Hindu (Aug 02, 2017) A clear failure – The Hindu (Aug 02, 2017) This is one failure that the Tamil Nadu government will struggle to live down. Its handling of the challenge posed by the new norm that all medical college admissions should be…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 1st August 2017

Dangerous escalation – The Hindu (Aug 01, 2017) Dangerous escalation – The Hindu (Aug 01, 2017) Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to cut the U.S. diplomatic presence in the country by 755 signals a serious escalation in tensions between the two superpowers. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-1 escalation (noun) – rapid increase, rise; intensification.

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 31st July 2017

Uncertainty ahead – The Hindu (Jul 31, 2017) Uncertainty ahead – The Hindu (Jul 31, 2017) The disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office, by the Pakistan Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case, leaves a huge political vacuum in the country. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-1 spell (verb) – lead to/cause, result

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 28th July 2017

The shift in Bihar – The Hindu (Jul 28, 2017) The shift in Bihar – The Hindu (Jul 28, 2017) Nitish Kumar’s impending split from the Mahagathbandhan, or Grand Alliance, in Bihar had been the subject of speculation for months so that when it came,…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-1 impending (adjective) – imminent,

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 27th July 2017

Questions of age – The Hindu (Jul 27, 2017) Questions of age – The Hindu (Jul 27, 2017) The Supreme Court has shown due restraint in declining to apply the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act to mentally retarded adults whose mental age may be that of a child…. For further reading,

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 26th July 2017

For a hygienic track – The Hindu (Jul 26, 2017) For a hygienic track – The Hindu (Jul 26, 2017) Among the most affordable transport systems in the world, India’s railway network carries millions of people every day, linking the remotest destinations… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Courtesy: The Hindu Word List-2 caught in a time warp (phrase)