Monthly Archives: October 2019

NEWS OF THE DAY – 30.10.2019

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 30.10.2019 ** —————————————— 1- Indian Railways have introduced a new One Time Password (OTP) based refund system for tickets booked through authorized railway ticketing agents. The initiative is aimed at bringing in a transparent and customer-friendly refund system for reserved e-tickets which are cancelled or which are fully wait-listed

VOCABULARY WORDS – 30.10.2019

** VOCABULARY WORDS – 30.10.2019 ** —————————————– 1. DISPEL (VERB): allay (दूर करना) Synonyms: drive away thought, resolve Antonyms: recall, take in Example Sentence: The flowers from my husband do not dispel the fact I believe he is cheating on me. 2. LAY DOWN (VERB): command (निर्धारित करना) Synonyms: impose, order Antonyms: implore, request Example

NEWS OF THE DAY – 22.10.2019

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 22.10.2019 ** —————————————— 1. The Defence Acquisition Council has approved procurement of indigenous defence equipment worth over 3,300 crore rupees. रक्षा खरीद परिषद-डी.ए.सी. ने सुरक्षा बलों के लिए 33 अरब रुपये के स्वदेशी उपकरणों की खरीद को मंजूरी दे दी है। 2. Shuva Dutta, the editor of leading Bengali

VOCABULARY WORDS – 22.10.2019

** VOCABULARY WORDS – 22.10.2019 ** —————————————– 1. TURMOIL (NOUN): (शोरगुल): uncertainty Synonyms: turbulence, ferment Antonyms: contentment, tranquility Example Sentence: There was widespread turmoil in the city. 2. RIFT (NOUN): (दोष): a flaw, fault Synonyms: breach, fissure Antonyms: closure, agreement Example Sentence: It is a great misfortune that an internal rift has moved inexorably towards

NEWS OF THE DAY – 21.10.2019

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 21.10.2019 ** —————————————— 1- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a book titled ‘Bridgital Nation’ in New Delhi. The book has been authored by Chairman of Tata Sons, N Chandrasekaran and Roopa Purushothaman. प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने नई दिल्ली में ‘ब्रिजिटल नेशन’ नामक एक पुस्तक का विमोचन किया।

VOCABULARY WORDS – 21.10.2019

** VOCABULARY WORDS – 21.10.2019 ** —————————————– 1. CONTEMPORANEOUS (ADJECTIVE): (आधुनिक) Coeval Synonyms: simultaneous, contemporary Antonyms: different, separate Example Sentence: The contemporaneous ringing of the multiple phone lines kept the new receptionist very busy. 2. SARTORIAL (ADJECTIVE): (दर्ज़ी-संबंधी) Pertaining to tailors Synonyms: stylish, elegant Antonyms: frumpy, dumpy Example Sentence: Those sartorial coats made me chew

NEWS OF THE DAY – 19.10.2019

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 19.10.2019 ** —————————————— 1- Central Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare has been given the additional charge of the School Education and Literacy Department of the Ministry of Human Resources. Amit Khare is a 1985 batch officer of the Jharkhand cadre. He has also previously held the post of

VOCABULARY WORDS – 19.10.2019

** VOCABULARY WORDS – 19.10.2019 ** —————————————– 1. DISPEL (VERB): (दूर करना) allay Synonyms: drive away thought, resolve Antonyms: recall, take in Example Sentence: Nia comforted me so well that all my doubts were immediately dispelled somehow. 2. LAY DOWN (VERB): (आदेश देना) command Synonyms: impose, order Antonyms: implore, request Example Sentence: She laid down

NEWS OF THE DAY – 15.10.2019

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 15.10.2019 ** —————————————— 1- Joint exhibition ‘Bonding Regions & Imagining Cultural Synergies’ being hosted by NGMA of India under BRICS Alliance of Museums and Art Galleries during November-December, 2019. Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent charge) Shri Prahlad Singh Patel participated in BRICS Culture Ministers’ meeting

VOCABULARY WORDS – 15.10.2019

** VOCABULARY WORDS – 15.10.2019 ** —————————————– 1. PONTIFICATE (VERB): sermonize :(धार्मिक शिक्षा देना) Synonyms: preach, dogmatize Antonyms: praise, applaud Example Sentence: He loves to hear himself talk and will often pontificate on even the most trivial issues. 2. FALLACY (NOUN): illusion :(भ्रम) Synonyms: deception, falsehood Antonyms: honesty, reality Example Sentence: The notion that the