Monthly Archives: February 2020

NEWS OF THE DAY – 28.02.2020

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 28.02.2020 ** —————————————————————— 1-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy launched yet another scheme named after himself, called ‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’, under which a financial assistance of Rs 2,300 crore would be provided to students pursuing various post- intermediate courses to meet hostel and mess expenses. आंध्रप्रदेश


** VOCABULARY WORDS – 28.02.2020 ** ——————————————————————— 1. FACTIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (कलहप्रिय): causing conflicts Synonyms: warring, divisive Antonyms: agreeing, congruent Example Sentence: The factitious boss turned the employees against one other. 2. FORAY (NOUN): (आक्रमण करना): an attack Synonyms: pursuit, assault Antonyms: regroup, retrea Example sentence: The troops made a surprise foray and broke the backbone


** VOCABULARY WORDS – 18.02.2020 ** ——————————————————————— 1. DISCLOSURE (NOUN): (प्रकटीकरण): revelation Synonyms: divulgence, declaration Antonyms: concealment Example Sentence: A judge ordered the disclosure of the government documents. 2. BAR (VERB): (वर्जित): prohibit Synonyms: debar, preclude Antonyms: admit, accept Example Sentence: Journalists had been barred from covering the elections. 3. FIAT (NOUN): (व्यवस्थापत्र): edict Synonyms:

NEWS OF THE DAY – 18.02.2020

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 18.02.2020 ** —————————————————————— 1-Arvind Kejriwal took oath for the third successive time as chief minister of Delhi. अरविंद केजरीवाल ने दिल्ली के मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में लगातार तीसरी बार शपथ ली। 2-Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 50 development projects worth over 1,200 crore rupees at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.


** VOCABULARY WORDS – 17.02.2020 ** ——————————————————————— 1. COERCIVE (ADJECTIVE): (बलपूर्वक): persistent Synonyms: insistent, pressing Antonyms: powerless Example Sentence: The governor has a hereditary army for coercive purposes. 2. OUTLAY (NOUN): (व्यय): expenditure Synonyms: expenses, spending Antonyms: income Example Sentence: A modest outlay on local advertising was spent. 3. SANCTIFY (VERB): (शुद्ध करना): consecrate Synonyms:

NEWS OF THE DAY – 17.02.2020

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 17.02.2020 ** —————————————————————— 1-Lakhimpur has become the first tehsil in Uttar Pradesh to receive ISO:14001 certification. लखीमपुर तहसील ‘आईएसओ 14001’ प्रमाण पत्र पाने वाली उत्तर प्रदेश की पहली तहसील बन गई है। 2-Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the first inter-city electric bus service, between Mumbai and Pune. -केंद्रीय

NEWS OF THE DAY – 15.02.2020

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 15.02.2020 ** —————————————————————— 1-The Cabinet has given its nod to Major Ports Authority Bill that will replace a 1963 law governing country’s 12 major ports. मंत्रिमंडल ने प्रमुख बंदरगाह प्राधिकरण विधेयक को मंजूरी दे दी, यह 1963 के कानून का स्थान लेगा जो देश के 12 बड़े बंदरगाहों का


** VOCABULARY WORDS – 15.02.2020 ** ——————————————————————— 1. SKIRMISH (NOUN): (झड़प): fight Synonyms: clash, conflict Antonyms: accord, harmony Example Sentence: The unit was caught in several skirmishes and the commanding officer was killed. 2. PROTRACT (VERB): (दीर्घ): prolong Synonyms: extend, lengthen Antonyms: curtail, shorten Example Sentence: He had certainly taken his time, even protracting the

NEWS OF THE DAY – 14.02.2020

** NEWS OF THE DAY – 14.02.2020 ** —————————————————————— 1-Indian women’s hockey team striker Lalremsiami has been adjudged the FIH Rising Star of the Year 2019. भारतीय महिला हॉकी टीम की स्ट्राइकर लालरेम्सियामी को 2019 की एफआईएच की सर्वश्रेष्ठ उदीयमान महिला खिलाड़ी चुना गया। 2-Tata Global Beverages Ltd has been renamed as Tata Consumer Products


** VOCABULARY WORDS – 14.02.2020 ** ——————————————————————— 1. PRIMA FACIE (ADJECTIVE): (प्रथम दृष्टया): based on the first impression Synonyms: apparent, evident Antonyms: hidden, inapparent Example Sentence: There was a prima facie case that a contempt of court had been committed. 2. SPARING (ADJECTIVE): (किफ़ायती): economical Synonyms: prudent, cautious Antonyms: extravagant, lavish Example Sentence: Physicians advise