Monthly Archives: January 2018

Time for clarity: on Doklam stand-off – The Hindu (Jan 22, 2018)

Time for clarity: on Doklam stand-off – The Hindu (Jan 22, 2018) Five months after the government claimed the victory of “quiet diplomacy” to bring the 73-day stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam to an end, the contours of … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Wish (Future) – VOA Learning English (Jan 21, 2018)

This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Know Your English: A skeleton crew and a cash cow – The Hindu (Jan 20, 2018)

Know Your English: A skeleton crew and a cash cow – The Hindu (Jan 20, 2018) “I had a sip of your company’s new cola last night. It was just plain awful. How could a company like yours launch a … Continue reading

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Don’t Play Poker? You Still Can ‘Pass the Buck’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 20, 2018)

Now, it’s time for Words and Their Stories. Each week, we try to have a new story. In these stories, we explain English words and expressions. Often, they come from day-to-day events in our lives and become part of the … Continue reading

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Signs of a geopolitical whirlwind – The Hindu (Jan 20, 2018)

Signs of a geopolitical whirlwind – The Hindu (Jan 20, 2018) It is a measure of the abject inadequacy of liberal thought today that all it can bring to the political arena, and to public discourse generally, is high indignation … Continue reading

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