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Jailing a judge – The Hindu (Jun 22, 2017)

Jailing a judge – The Hindu (Jun 22, 2017) The imprisonment of Justice C.S. Karnan, who recently retired as a judge of the Calcutta High Court, for contempt is the culmination…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is … Continue reading

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It’s kicking off! (Phrasal verbs for starting things) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jun 21, 2017)

It’s kicking off! (Phrasal verbs for starting things) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jun 21, 2017) This week we’re looking at the many phrasal verbs that are used to refer to things starting. Let’s begin with the verb ‘start’ … Continue reading

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American voyage – The Hindu (Jun 21, 2017)

American voyage – The Hindu (Jun 21, 2017) Three years after his first visit to meet U.S. President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Washington for his first meeting with the new President, Donald Trump, on…. For … Continue reading

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End the violence – The Hindu (Jun 20, 2017)

End the violence – The Hindu (Jun 20, 2017) Longstanding issues such as the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland in the Darjeeling Hills of West Bengal cannot be wished away with a magic wand.  For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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Helmut Kohl — the unifier – The Hindu (Jun 19, 2017)

Helmut Kohl-the unifier – The Hindu (Jun 19, 2017) The architect of a reunified Germany and a staunch champion of European integration, Helmut Kohl, who died at 87, was the longest-serving German Chancellor since World War II. For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jun 19, 2017)

New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jun 19, 2017) F rating the Paula principle sologamy To know the definition and other details of these new words , visit About words, a blog from Cambridge Dictionary. Blog post written by: Cambridge … Continue reading

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Know Your English – The Hindu (Jun 19, 2017)

Know Your English – The Hindu (Jun 19, 2017) “You look extremely tired and grumpy. Why don’t you take a few days off?” “No chance! My boss won’t grant me leave even if I ask for it. For further reading, … Continue reading

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Contest vs. consensus – The Hindu (Jun 19, 2017)

Contest vs. consensus – The Hindu (Jun 19, 2017) Whether an enlightened public figure or an active politician, the next President should be one who enjoys the widest possible acceptability. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Imprecise Nouns – VOA Learning English (Jun 18, 2017)

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

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Afghan by birth, Indian by heart – The Hindu (Jun 18, 2017)

Afghan by birth, Indian by heart – The Hindu (Jun 18, 2017) Coming from trouble-torn Afghanistan where peace has been no more than a pause between two wars in the last few decades, Sayed Qudrat epitomises how education can transform … Continue reading

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