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A massive victory – The Hindu (Dec 12, 2017)

A massive victory – The Hindu (Dec 12, 2017) Given Nepal’s mix of the first-past-the-post system and proportional representation, the final picture of its new Parliament may take some time to be clear. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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Turn the page – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017)

Turn the page – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017) This month South Africa will have a rare opportunity to break away from the difficult political legacy of corruption and governance failures that have blighted its post-apartheid years.For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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The English We Speak (Up your emoji game) – BBC Learning English (Dec 11 2017)

The English We Speak (Up your emoji game) – BBC Learning English (Dec 11 2017) Source: BBC-Learning English Terms Of Use: This post is reproduced under licence from www.bbc.co.uk/.  You are not allowed to modify, edit, reproduce, republish the contents of this post … Continue reading

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Crunch time at WTO – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017)

Crunch time at WTO – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017) As leaders at the World Trade Organisation’s 11th biennial Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires seek to define the future contours of multilateral global trade, the challenges the U.S. has….. For further … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Euphemistic Adjectives & Nouns – VOA Learning English (Dec 10, 2017)

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Know Your English: Are you a firecracker? – The Hindu (Dec 10, 2017)

Know Your English: Are you a firecracker? – The Hindu (Dec 10, 2017) Why are the English sometimes called ‘limeys’? (L. Jayanth, Madurai) Now that we have the Ashes series taking place Down Under, we may hear this word being … Continue reading

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Words and Their Stories: Expressions for the Road! – VOA Learning English (Dec 09, 2017)

Now, Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. The United States is a big country with many, many roads. Many, if not most, of Americans depend on motor vehicles to get from place to place. It goes without saying … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Old Habits Die Hard – VOA Learning English (Dec 09 2017)

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Rights & wrongs – The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017)

Rights & wrongs — The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017) It will be a travesty of its avowed objectives if the proposed legislation to protect the rights of transgender persons is not sufficiently rooted in a rights-based approach. For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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Countering hate — The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017)

Countering hate — The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017) It is an ongoing investigation and very little can be said with certainty about the back-story of the murder of a Bengali migrant worker in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district. For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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