Recommendation 1 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:An arresting Act

By: Editorial

The Chirala case is depressingly similar to many others, in which identical or similar allegations were published by the mainstream media have not invited prosecution.

Summary:

The article talks about the urgent need to end the misuse of Section 66A of the IT Act. The author states several people have been arrested in the recent months for offences involving social media communications that either do not qualify to be prosecuted as offences or may attract only civil defamation.

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Outcry: a strong public expression of protest
Absurdity: something senseless, illogical
Elite: best of something considered collectively

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:France slides into recession, Germany ekes out growth

By: Reuters

The German economy is only slowly picking up steam

Summary:

The article talks about the how the Germany’s economy crept back into growth in the first quarter of the year and how France entered a shallow downturn for the first time in four years.

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Anemic: lacking power, vitality
Cohesion: act of uniting

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:Reducing the harm

By: Editorial

State governments must take extraordinary measures to make up for the delay in implementation of a ban on gutka and pan masala caused by legal hurdles.

Summary:

The article states that in a country like India where men at the age of merely 70 have a high rise of death due to cancer, the ban on the sale of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco becomes essential and the significance of such a countrywide ban lies in the potential impacts it can have.

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Compliance: the tendency to yield.
Curb: anything that controls.

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