Some Notable Foreign Phrases:

Carte Blanche; unlimited authority, unlimited discretionary power to act. Vis-a-vis; in relation to, compared with. Inter alia; among other things, between the things. Bona fide; genuine, sincere, in good faith. Apropos of; concerning, with regard to, about. Fait accompli; done deal, an accomplished fact or something that had already occurred. Faux pas; blooper, blunder, an embarrassing act. …

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‘Plight’ or ‘Persecution’ at Thar:

Thar – desert region that encompasses both India and Pakistan has 25 percent of its land in Pakistan. Thar has considerably low rainfall and watertables of Thar are consistently decreasing thereof. The Thar water is full of waterborne bacteria and other contaminations; fluorine and arsenic being notable of all. The …

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Nobel Peace Prize Timeline since 2008:

  2008 Nobel peace prize winner: Martti Ahtisaari (Finland) 2009 Nobel peace prize winner: Barack Obama (United States of America) 2010 Nobel peace prize winner: Liu Xiaobo (China) 2011 Nobel peace prize winner: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) Tawakkol Karman (Yemen) 2012 Nobel peace prize winner: European Union …

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The New Kilogram Approved:

The international system of measurements have revised the definition of kilogram and other key units. During a meeting at Versailles in France, countries have voted to approve the wide ranging changes that corroborates vital human activities like trade and scientific innovation. The notable change was the revision of ‘Kilo’ – …

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