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B.A English -Lifestyle English

Comprehension check …. Q1. What is the difference between English of yesterday and English of today? The British were the foremost colonial powers in the nineteenth century onwards. To project their imperial power, and to effectively administer the vast swathes of land under their control, they used English as an effective tool.  Everything related to […]

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Civil Service Vocabulary Exercise – 2

This is the second part of our brand new Vocabulary Exercise Series meant for Civil Service Aspirants. If you haven’t practiced the first one yet, click here to do so now. The following is a part of a news analysis that appeared in the Washington Post. Fill up the gaps with the suggested words given […]

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Odisha State Board Plus 2 –The Ballad of Father Gilligan

The Ballad of Father Gilligan Think it out Why was Father Gilligan weary? Was he ………………..? Ans.. It was a time of epidemic when people died in great numbers. Father Gilligan had to say his prayers on behalf of the dying man standing at his side. There were so many dying that Father Gilligan had […]

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Today’s Current Affairs January 6

January 6, 2020 Front page Iraqi Parliament wants U.S. forces to leave the country In an unexpected backlash to the assassination of Gen. Soleimani, the Iraqi parliament has asked all foreign forces in the country to leave. The resolution, however, is not binding on the government as the prime minister, now in charge, is continuing […]

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Today’s Current Affairs January 1

January 1, 2020 Front page FM unveils Rs.102 lakh crore Infra spending plan The funds will be pooled through joint contribution from Center, States, and the private sector in ratio of 39:39:22. The spending plan will stretch up to 2024-25. This is expected to boost the sluggish economy. Core sector output shrinks 1.5% in November […]

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Today’s Current Affairs December 31

December 31, 2019 Front page Railways want reparations for its damaged property Taking a cue from Adityanath, the Chief Minister of UP, the Railways have decided to demand compensation for the property destroyed by vandals during the anti-CAA agitations in the last few days. The eastern Railway alone suffered a loss of Rs.70 croes. The […]

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Today’s Current Affairs December 11

December 11, 2019 Front page Supreme Court frowns upon judge recruitment delays The Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure at the way the case of recruitment of nearly 213 new judges for different high courts have been kept pending by the Union government and its own Collegium. Many high courts in the country are operating […]

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Today’s Current Affairs December 4

December 4, 2019 Front page States fret about un-paid GST shares as Center points to lower collection Slowing economy has led to lower than expected GST collection month after month. This has led to non-release of states’ share of the revenue by the center. States like Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal and Rajasthan have been very […]

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Today’s Current Affairs November 26 (from The Hindu and The Economist)

November 25, 2019 (News gathered from The Hindu, The Economist, TIME) Front page Supreme Court wants to see the two letters Fadnavis and Governor exchanged Deliberating over the Maharashtra issue, the Apex Court has asked the Solicitor General to produce the two letters Fadnavis and the Governor exchanged. Now, it has emerged that 46 NCP […]

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Karnataka State Board- Plus 2 -Oru Manusyan (A Simple Man)

Oru Manusyan by Vaikom Mohammad Basheer About the author .. Vaikom Mohammad Basheer (1908-94) is a celebrated literary figure from Kerala. He was a humanist and spent his youth as a enthusiastic participant in India’s freedom struggle. During his life time, he won many laurels for his literary work. In 1970, he was nominated to […]