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Bank P.O Essay (250 word limit) — OROP issue -Why government can’t resolve it EASILY

OROP.. Why the issue has defied solution so far? One Rank, One Pension (OROP) is a demand that has been simmering within the armed forces retirees for years now leading to many protests by the armed forces veterans. One Rank, one Pension means men and women retiring in the same rank with the same duration […]

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General Writing EDITORIAL ANALYSES

Editorial Analysis — Pulwama attack and India’s way forward

Pulwama attack and India’s way forward Pakistan must rein in its terror outfits – India must continue its diplomatic offensive Fortunately, the Balakot flare-up has not escalated, thanks to swift and intense international diplomacy. Deft diplomacy by India effectively explained to the international community why India mounted the aerial attack on the suspected hideouts in […]

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CBSE Language — Reading Comprehension exercises for Class 10 &12 students with answers

Reading Comprehension exercises for Class 10 &12 students with answers Read the following passage and answer the short questions. …. We’ve all been there. Stuck at traffic lights that never seem to change to green. Sitting in queues of cars that stretch on for miles or delayed by a glut of slow traffic that suddenly […]

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VOCABULARY General Writing

Words & Phrases 3

Words and Phrases 3 Barrel as verb .. It means moving too fast, almost in an uncontrolled way.  The minister’s son was at the wheels in the newly-acquired Jaguar along with his girl friend and a bottle of Whisky. To impress her, he pressed the accelerator too hard. The car raced ahead and hit a […]

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VOCABULARY General Writing

Words & Phrases 2

White supremacist .. The dictionary meaning is, ‘An advocate or supporter of the doctrine that white people are superior to other peoples, and should therefore have greater power, authority, or status.’ Africa has suffered immensely for centuries at the hands of White supremacists. The South African Apartheid system was a manifestation of such a mindset. […]

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ICSE CL9 LITERATURE

ICSE Class 9 –The Last Leaf (O. Henry) — Model questions and answers

The Last Leaf (O. Henry) — Model questions and answers 1. Why did artists flock to the Greenwich Village? The houses in Greenwich Village had Dutch attics and eighteenth century gables. These offered the ideal setting for budding painters. Apart from this, the rent there was affordable for the painters who were still struggling in […]

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ISC – Writing a resume (for senior and junior positions)

How to write a resume… There are two broad types of resumes. They are a. Conventional format, also known as Tombstone type b. Non-conventional type that are informal and a bit funny Remember the following two things. a. The employer is primarily interested to know if you can do the job for which he wants […]

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ICSE CL9 LITERATURE ICSE

ICSE Class 9 -The Last Leaf by O. Henry –Explanation

The Last Leaf To the west of Washington Square, there is a quarter that has a maze of narrow winding streets which can easily confuse a stranger. The streets crisscross so frequently that a bill collector on his errand would curse himself to find that he has returned to the same point in his quest […]

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ISC ISC CL12 COMPOSITION

ISC – Class 12- Language- Writing a Composition

My trip to London’s ‘The Garden at 120’ It was mid March. My Class 11 academic year and my younger sister’s Class 7 year had drawn to a close. My father works as a captain in merchant navy, and he returns to our Bengaluru home every year around this time for a month’s break. We […]

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CBSE – Class 10 -First Fight -A Hundred Dresses 1 -Explanation and Q and A

A Hundred Dresses – 1 By El Bsor Ester Wanda is a girl of Polish origin studying in a school in America. She is, sadly, an object of  derision at the hands of her American peers, because she comes from an economically disadvantaged background.  Her friends, Peggy and Madeline often taunt her, unmindful of the […]