Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:After the Savar tragedy, time for an international minimum wage

By: Muhammad Yunus

Bangladesh’s garment industry must be reformed, not destroyed. Let’s see foreign buyers unite to lift workers out of ‘slave labour’.

Summary:

The article states that the tragedy at the garment factory in Savar is a pure symbol of our failure as a nation. The author further states the buyers treat garment workers like slave laborers, and this has been damaging our social and economical future.

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Shrink: to contract or lessen in size
Sympathy: sharing feelings of another person

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:Take off for a better life

By: I P Singh

The trend of teenagers using student tours to cross over is relatively recent.

Summary:

The article is about the foreign educational trips and how much they are popular in the schools especially in Punjab as a question was raised against them when 7 students were reported missing, authorities were asking if they are just a ruse for illegal immigration.

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Ruse: a trick
Anonymity: the state or quality of being anonymous

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

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Article Name:Too early to die

By: Editorial

Poor mothers living in rural areas are another at-risk group that needs undivided focus.

Summary:

The article states that almost 3lakh newborns die in India on the very first day of their birth making India rank 1 with 29% share on the global aspect. Hence, its time that India must simultaneously adopt to multiple strategies and with greater immediacy for a large reduction in the number of newborns deaths.

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Immediacy: the quality of being immediate.
Exacerbates: to aggravate.
Neonatal: pertaining to newborn children.

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