Monthly Archives: August 2017

VOCABULARY WORDS 31.08.2017

** VOCABULARY WORDS 31.08.2017** ————————————————— 1. OPPRESS (VERB): subdue Synonyms: torment, trample Antonyms: delight, gladden Example Sentence: The ruler oppressed his people. 2. PENNY-PINCHING (ADJECTIVE): economical Synonyms: frugal, prudent Antonyms: spendthrift, extravagant Example Sentence: I never saw such a penny-pinching person. 3. MALODOROUS (ADJECTIVE): foul-smelling Synonyms: decomposed, noxious Antonyms: aromatic, savoury Example Sentence: I hate

TOP HEADLINES 31.08.2017

* TOP HEADLINES 31.08.2017** ————————————————— 1. Drug pricing regulator NPPA and National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) have launched an app ‘Pharma Jan Samadhan’ to help athletes understand medicines that could contain prohibited substances in sports. देश में दवाओं का मूल्य निर्धारण करने वाली नियामक राष्ट्रीय औषधि मूल्य प्राधिकरण (एनपीपीए) ने राष्ट्रीय डोपिंग रोधी एजेंसी (नाडा) के

VOCABULARY WORDS 30.08.2017

** VOCABULARY WORDS 30.08.2017** ————————————————— 1. SOLILOQUY (NOUN): discourse Synonyms: monologue, address Antonyms: dialogue, discussion Example Sentence: Preparing for his soliloquy, Shakespeare paced back and forth reading his monologue lines aloud. 2. KNOTTY (ADJECTIVE): troublesome Synonyms: mystifying, perplexing Antonyms: easy, facile Example Sentence: It was his knotty idea. 3. KNAVE (NOUN): fraud Synonyms: miscreant, rogue

TOP HEADLINES 30.08.2017

** TOP HEADLINES 30.08.2017** —————————————— 1. Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed 63-year-old decorated General Li Zuocheng, a veteran of the Sino-Vietnamese war, as the new chief of the Joint Staff Department of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). चीन के राष्ट्रपति शी जिनपिंग ने 63 वर्षीय जनरल ली जुओचेंग को पीपुल्स लिबरेशन आर्मी के ज्वाइंट

VOCABULARY WORDS 29.08.2017

** VOCABULARY WORDS 29.08.2017** ————————————————— 1. SPEARHEAD (VERB): lead Synonyms: initiate, launch Antonyms: end, finish Example Sentence: He spearheaded the meeting well. 2. STIPULATION (NOUN): clause Synonyms: obligation, precondition Antonyms: request, implication Example Sentence: I shall do it only on one stipulation. 3. VORACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): avid Synonyms: insatiable, prodigious Antonyms: satisfied, quenched Example Sentence: I

TOP HEADLINES 29.08.2017

** TOP HEADLINES 29.08.2017** —————————————— 1. Prime Minister to inaugurate National Highway projects, worth 15,000 crore rupees, in Rajasthan today. प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी आज राजस्थान में लगभग पंद्रह हज़ार करोड़ रुपये की राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग परियोजनाओं का शुभारम्भ करेंगे। 2. Centre hands over Assam youth leader Lafiqul Islam murder case to CBI for investigation. केंद्र ने

VOCABULARY WORDS 26.08.2017

** VOCABULARY WORDS 26.08.2017** ————————————————— 1. APLOMB (NOUN): self-assurance Synonyms: nonchalance, equanimity Antonyms: fear, gaucheness Example Sentence:I passed the test with aplomb. 2. GAUCHE (ADJECTIVE): tactless Synonyms: bumbling, awkward Antonyms: elegant, graceful Example Sentence:I met a shy and gauche teenager in the college. 3. ACQUIESCE (VERB): accede Synonyms: comply, concur Antonyms: deny, oppose Example Sentence:Sara

TOP HEADLINES 26.08.2017

** TOP HEADLINES 26.08.2017** ————————————————— 1. Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has been named ‘UEFA’s Best Player of the Year’ for the 2016/17 season, becoming the first footballer to receive the honour thrice. रियल मैड्रिड के क्रिस्टियानो रोनाल्डो को 2016/17 सीज़न के लिए ‘यूईएफए बेस्ट प्लेयर ऑफ़ द इयर’ नामित किया गया है। वह तीन बार

TOP HEADLINES 24.08.2017

** TOP HEADLINES 24.08.2017** —————————————– 1. Shah Rukh Khan has been named India’s highest paid actor with ₹243.7 crore ($38 million) earnings, beating Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar on the Forbes’ 2017 list of World’s Highest Paid Actors. Shahrukh is on the 8th place in this list and Salman and Akshay are at 9th and

VOCABULARY WORDS 24.08.2017

** ** VOCABULARY WORDS 24.08.2017** ————————————————— 1. TORN (ADJECTIVE): Ragged Synonyms: shabby, damaged  Antonyms: healed, mended Example Sentence: He is wearing a torn shirt. 2. PREREQUISITE (ADJECTIVE): Essential Synonyms: necessary, expedient Antonyms: secondary, inessential Example Sentence: Reading questions is prerequisite to solve the passage. 3. APPREHENSION (NOUN): Understanding Synonyms: awareness, perception Antonyms: ignorance, calmness Example