Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Sing that malhaar’

By: ‘TOI’

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader : Margaret Fuller

Summary:

The article is stating in a funny way that if we are getting poor supply of water and electricity, we all should quit looking at it as a callous attitude of the government. But what these poor supplies really do is that these will never let us forget our past when there was no electricity in any case. In a way the present situation is binding us to our roots.

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Sweltering: Boiling
Parched: Dry
Ingenious: Clever
Soar: Fly

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘Hammering at blunt prospects’

By: ‘S.S. Kavitha’

We read to know we are not alone. : C.S. Lewis

Summary:

The article is talking about a ban on swinging aruvals and swords that is taking the edge off sickle making in Thirupachethi. The article is also states that there are many sickle makers in the village who have learnt the art of sickle making from their fathers. However, the makers themselves think that this traditional craft has a bleak future.

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Majesty: Splendour
Stringent: Severe

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘Measure of success’

By: ‘Sudhish Kamath’

Ahome without books is a body without soul. : Marcus Tullius Cicero

Summary:

The article is talking about R. Kiron’s journey from a modest business to a business that at present gives the turnover of 70-80 crore. The article is tracing his journey from setting up a fabrics store in 1986 to its present status, where today he has his business span across ten stores in three cities.

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Borrowed: On loan
Entrepreneur: Industrialist
Instantly: Right away

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