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The Hindu Vocabulary 31st Jan 2018

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A wider net: on the expanding tax base As the tax base widens, the Finance Minister should cut the share of indirect taxes The demonetisation of high-value currency notes and the advent (अवतार) of the goods and services tax regime have triggered a surge (तेज़ी से चढ़ना) in the number …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 30th Jan 2018

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Economic Survey: Cautious optimism The Economic Survey underscores the need to maintain fiscal credibility The Economic Survey for 2017-18 paints the picture of an economy that gives reason for both optimism (आशापूर्ण दृष्टि) and caution. It projects that GDP growth could accelerate to 7-7.5% in 2018-19, from 6.75% in the …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 29th Jan 2018

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Banking on good faith: on efforts to recapitalise PSBs More structural reforms are needed to maximise the bank recapitalisation effort About ₹1 lakh crore is expected to be pumped into India’s 21 public sector banks by March, which the Centre hopes will enable them to extend fresh credit lines worth …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 28th Jan 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Dear Aspirants, Since we all now that on Sundays The Hindu Editorial doesn’t get published. To improve English we are posting one article of The Hindu and its Vocabulary. Travelling with the texts A history of storytelling, from the Iliad to the Jaipur Lit Fest In this high season of …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 27th Jan 2018

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The oil risk — on the rise in international prices India needs to expedite steps that can help minimise the impact of higher oil prices As international oil prices head higher, India will have to brace (तैयार करना) itself for the economic risks of expensive energy. Brent crude oil futures …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 26th Jan 2018

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German tangle — on SPD’s coalition talks The Social Democrats’ decision to enter coalition talks will bring relief across Europe The decision of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) to start talks for another coalition (सहमिलन) with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) will calm nerves across Europe. Since …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 25th Jan 2018

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More fire — on Turkey’s Afrin assault Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish militants on the Syrian border could spin out of control Turkey’s military intervention (हस्तक्षेप) in the Syrian border town of Afrin against Kurdish militants is a grim (भयानक) reminder of the complexities of the seven-year-long Syrian civil war. The …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 24th Jan 2018

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A risky recovery — on IMF’s global growth predictions Countries will need to move beyond monetary stimulus to boost their economies A broad-based recovery (व्यापक आधार पर वसूली) in global growth may be gathering steam, but the price the world will have to pay for it is still unknown. According …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 23rd Jan 2018

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Locked down — on U.S. shutdown The government shutdown in the U.S. could hurt both Republicans and Democrats Last week, the 19th federal government shutdown in U.S. history went into force. If previous occasions are any indication, this shutdown will also lead to the furlough (अवकाश) of many hundreds of …

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The Hindu Vocabulary 22nd Jan 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary

Time for clarity: on Doklam stand-off The Centre must share details of what has been happening at Doklam Five months after the government claimed the victory of “quiet diplomacy” to bring the 73-day stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam to an end, the contours (रूप-रेखा) of the actual …

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