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How do I identify key terms while reading the newspaper?

edited September 2016 in Current Affairs
hi how to identify key terms while reading newspaper
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  • Hi,

    If you have just begun, do not try to look for key terms. As of now, your goals should be to enjoy reading the newspaper, and restrict it to an hour or so.

    You could begin with the editorial page ( only the left hand column ) , the economy page ( only doing articles that concern RBI, banking, inflation, government policy etc. ) .

    You could visit the IR page by following both the IR page ( avoiding war reports ) and the Nation Page which covers the more significant bilateral news with respect to India ( the neighbouring countries are covered well here )

    You can then move on to the editorial page, and if you have energy left do those long articles. Then, you can move to the front page. and read whatever you like from the rest of the newspaper.

    If you look for keywords right now, the newspaper will become a task for you. It will become difficult to sustain it.

    If you have no clue, you can take a look at the must-read news articles too. They are good.




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  • Try to write a 60 word précis on the editorials you read. It would help.
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  • Read basic books and NCERT's.

    Understand common concepts.

    Read Vision Pre 365 for 2016 exam.

    Read newspaper.

    If you have read them properly, you will recognise terms of these books in the newspaper..Over time reading speed and comprehension will increase.

    Anything out of the ordinary,that is a extra concept,term,issue,will start to pop out before you can say BILLIONS OF BLISTERING BARNACLES!

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  • edited October 2016
    Bhai ek saal The Hindu parh, terms khud tere paas aa jayenge..... :D
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