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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 02nd March 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Buoyant again: on India’s GDP growth But this GDP growth coincides with higher public spending, which risks fanning inflation The latest economic data from the Central Statistics Office reveal that India’s GDP expanded at a brisk (तेज़) 7.2% pace in the three months ended December, an acceleration from the 6.5% …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 01st March 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Held on arrival: on Karti Chidambaram’s arrest Having arrested Karti, the least the CBI is obliged to do is flesh out the case against him Whether the arrest of Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, will result in some forward movement in a criminal investigation that has …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 28th Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Going grey: on Pakistan and the FATF watch list Will being put on the watch list force Pakistan to withdraw state support to terror groups? The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that monitors countries on action taken against terror-financing and money-laundering has decided to place Pakistan back on its watch …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 27th Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Xi unlimited: on Xi Jinping’s presidential term With the presidential term limit set to go, Xi Jinping’s rise takes China into a new era The Chinese Communist Party’s proposal to abolish (समाप्त करना) term limits on the presidency, and thereby allow Xi Jinping to stay on in power beyond 2023 …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 26th Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

A relationship adrift: on India-Canada ties India and Canada need to go back to the drawing board and urgently repair ties The red flags had gone up long before Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived for an eight-day state visit to India. For some time now, New Delhi has been …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 22nd Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

As the borders begin to close After the global financial crisis in 2008, the world has begun looking to developing nations to show the way to high economic growth and development. Emerging economies, India and China for example, have become increasingly involved in influencing global economic policies and voicing their …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 21st Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

A deeper malady: on PNB fraud case Barely days after news of the Rs.11,500 crore fraud at Punjab National Bank broke, another but very different scam of a Rs.3,695 crore wilful loan default has surfaced. The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against three directors of a Kanpur-based company, and others …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 20th Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Old friends: on India-Iran bilateral ties India must maintain its steady course of strengthening ties with Iran In purely bilateral terms, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to India was pitch perfect in content and optics. After his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India and Iran signed agreements and memorandums …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 19th Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Alliance divided: on Sri Lankan politics In Sri Lanka’s interest, President Sirisena and PM Wickremesinghe should work together Sri Lanka is in the throes of a political crisis after the two main parties in the ruling coalition (गठबंधन) suffered a dramatic defeat in the recent local government elections. Fissures (दरार) …

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 18th Feb 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Be afraid, robital is already here Human beings are being made redundant by something they created. This is not a humanoid, robot, or computer but money as capital We have all read stories, or seen films, about robots taking over. How, some time in the future, human beings will be …

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