Monthly Archives: January 2017

As bigotry becomes policy – The Hindu (Jan 31, 2017)

As bigotry becomes policy – The Hindu (Jan 31, 2017) American President Donald Trump implemented his campaign promise of “extreme vetting” on Friday when he announced that his administration had banned, for 90 days via executive order,… For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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The enemy within – The Hindu (Jan 31, 2017)

The enemy within – The Hindu (Jan 31, 2017) Not ideological affinity, but prospects of power and pelf determine the making and unmaking of political alliances. …  For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. … Continue reading

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New Way to Prevent Peanut Allergies – VOA Learning English (Jan 30, 2017)

For VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. Peanuts are among the most popular snack foods in the United States. Millions of American children are raised on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. PB&Js, as we like to … Continue reading

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Why Do People Blink Their Eyes? – VOA Learning English (Jan 30, 2017)

People blink their eyes tens of thousands of times every day. Scientists have long believed blinking was an involuntary movement and served mainly to keep the eyeballs wet. But a new study suggests it has a more important purpose. An … Continue reading

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New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 30, 2017)

New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 30, 2017) tech bro Textalyzer digital twin To know the definition and other details of these new words , visit About words, a blog from Cambridge Dictionary. Blog post written by: Cambridge Words … Continue reading

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Simply the best – The Hindu (Jan 30, 2017)

Simply the best – The Hindu (Jan 30, 2017) In times to come, 2017 will be remembered by tennis fans as the year the Australian Open went retro. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with … Continue reading

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Keeping safety on the rails – The Hindu (Jan 30, 2017)

Keeping safety on the rails – The Hindu (Jan 30, 2017) The preliminary finding of the Commission of Railway Safety that the derailment of the Indore-Rajendranagar Express near Kanpur in November 2016 that killed over…  For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Know Your English – The Hindu (Jan 29, 2017)

Know Your English – The Hindu (Jan 29, 2017) “Haven’t seen you in a while. Come on in!” “You always keep saying ‘come on in’. Tell me, is there a difference between ‘come on in’ and ‘come in’?” For further … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Uses University Scholarships to Influence Indonesians – VOA Learning English (Jan 29, 2017)

Ulil Abshar-Abdalla was the top student in his Arabic language class at a madrasa in Indonesia when he was a teenager. A madrasa is a place where people learn about Islam, the religion of Muslims. Abshar-Abdalla’s madrasa was in his … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: While vs. Whereas – VOA Learning English (Jan 29, 2017)

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