Author Archives: Editorial Words

Future perfect? – The Hindu (Aug 16, 2017)

Future perfect? – The Hindu (Aug 16, 2017) In talking of a New India free of casteism, terrorism, corruption and nepotism by 2022, in his Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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A hasty order – The Hindu (Aug 15, 2017)

A hasty order – The Hindu (Aug 15, 2017) Just when it appeared that this year’s medical admissions in Tamil Nadu would be solely based on the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and that no further legal avenue was available to … Continue reading

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A new twist – The Hindu (Aug 15, 2017)

A new twist – The Hindu (Aug 15, 2017) Just when it appeared that this year’s medical admissions in Tamil Nadu would be solely based on the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and that no further legal avenue was available to … Continue reading

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Sound and fury – The Hindu (Aug 14, 2017)

Sound and fury – The Hindu (Aug 14, 2017) U.S. President Donald Trump’s harsh rhetoric against North Korea and equally strident counter-threats by Pyongyang have made the situation in the Korean Peninsula drastically worse.   For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Wages of neglect – The Hindu (Aug 14, 2017)

Wages of neglect – The Hindu (Aug 14, 2017) The death of more than 60 children in the span of a few days in a major referral hospital in Uttar Pradesh has jolted the conscience of the nation. This was an entirely … Continue reading

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Know Your English: Don’t be a showboat – The Hindu (Aug 13, 2017)

Know Your English: Don’t be a showboat – The Hindu (Aug 13, 2017) “I don’t think I can eat the entire slice. I’ll cut it into two. Where do you keep your cutleries? In the kitchen or in the…” “No, … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Okay – VOA Learning English (Aug 13, 2017)

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Words and Their Stories: When Do We ‘Eat Crow?’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 12, 2017)

Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. On this show, we explore the origins and usage of expressions we use in every day American English Okay, nobody likes to be wrong. But when it turns out that … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Drop the Ball – VOA Learning English (Aug 12, 2017)

Dropping the ball in a team sport is not a good thing. But what does this mean in other situations? Let’s hear from Ashley, Jonathan and Anna! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Takes Your Breath Away’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 11, 2017)

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