Monthly Archives: April 2017

Noun Clauses in Everyday Speech – VOA Learning English (Apr 20, 2017)

From VOA Learning English, this is Everyday Grammar. Almost every American has seen or heard of the movie “Forrest Gump.” The film is a touching story about the life of a man who faces many challenges. One of the most … Continue reading

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China Seeks Help to Find Oil, Gas in South China Sea – VOA Learning English (Apr 20, 2017)

The Chinese government is looking to foreign businesses to help find oil and natural gas under the South China Sea. Yet China expects to meet resistance because other countries dispute Chinese territorial claims to much of the sea. In addition, … Continue reading

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Clouds of prosperity – The Hindu (April 20, 2017)

Clouds of prosperity – The Hindu (April 20, 2017) The ‘normal’ monsoon forecast of the India Meteorological Department brings the promise of a year of growth and good health for India’s economy and ecology. ,… For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Equity in debt – The Hindu (April 19, 2017)

Equity in debt – The Hindu (April 19, 2017) The advice of the expert committee to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act of 2003 requires attention, given India’s track record…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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Turkish Election Officials Reject Calls for Referendum Re-Vote – VOA Learning English (Apr 19, 2017)

Election officials in Turkey have rejected all objections to last Sunday’s special election on presidential powers. They will not honor calls for a new vote. Turkish citizens voted on a proposal to amend the constitution and expand the powers of … Continue reading

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Japan Proposes Overtime Limit to Fight ‘Death from Overwork’ – VOA Learning English (Apr 19, 2017)

Japan’s government has proposed new limits on the amount of overtime employees can work. The restrictions would cap overtime to 100 hours per month and 720 hours per year. The plan is supported by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the … Continue reading

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I messed up! (Phrasal verbs for problems) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Apr 19, 2017)

I messed up! (Phrasal verbs for problems) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Apr 19, 2017) Last month we focused on words and phrases that are used to describe problems and difficult situations. This week we’re looking specifically at phrasal … Continue reading

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Lines of defence – The Hindu (April 19, 2017)

Lines of defence – The Hindu (April 19, 2017) n the face of extreme and unreasonable complaints against Electronic Voting Machines by a number of political parties,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. … Continue reading

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Legally enabling – The Hindu (April 18, 2017)

Legally enabling – The Hindu (April 18, 2017) The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill passed by Parliament does not guarantee access to anti-retroviral drugs and treatment for opportunistic infections,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is … Continue reading

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New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Apr 17, 2017)

New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Apr 17, 2017) Calexit catio twodio 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 This preview … Continue reading

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