Insight


YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAYDripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.Ovid - Roman Poet


captious  adjective | KAP-shuss What It Means Captious means "tending to find fault and raise objections" or "calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument." // Surprisingly, the critic, who is known for being captious, found the movie to be a flawless gem. // Befuddled by the captious questions, the suspect broke down and confessed to the crime.

Covax vaccine deliveries surge in final stretch of 2021, with a record 300 million doses sent out in December


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Military suicides are increasing. Theater of War is offering more than just a show of sympathy.


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Deliquescent


WORD OF THE DAY Deliquescent del-ə-KWES-ənt Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, late 18th century 1 Becoming liquid, or having a tendency to become liquid. 2 (Chemistry) (of a solid) tending to absorb moisture from the air and dissolve in it. Examples of Deliquescent in a sentence "Ice removed from the freezer quickly becomes deliquescent." "Today’s chemistry lesson was … Continue reading Deliquescent

The Marginalian Newsletter


This is the weekly email digest of The Marginalian (formerly Brain Pickings) by Maria Popova. This week, something special to celebrate this arbitrary human-designated point in our planet's perfectly continuous orbit, which we welcome with the touching human optimism of new beginnings. If you missed the annual highlights of the best of Brain Pickings / The Marginalian in one place, those are here. … Continue reading The Marginalian Newsletter

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Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •Rs 1,29,780 crore gross GST Revenue collection for December 2021 •Vice President makes first State visit to Union Territory of Lakshadweep •PM releases 10th instalment of PM-KISAN •5.89 crore Income Tax Returns filed on new e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department as on 31st … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

wotd


WORD OF THE DAY Soigné swan-YAY Part of speech: adjective Origin: French, 19th century 1 Dressed very elegantly; well groomed. Examples of Soigné in a sentence "Matthew was tall, handsome, and soigné when he met Lucy for their date." "Looking at the photographs of his grandparents, Joe was surprised at how soigné they were."

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