Recommendation 1 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘Stretching the limits’

By: ‘Editorial’

Even after the Supreme Court order, Sahara’s legal avenues were, apparently, far from being totally shut

Summary:

The article talks about the ongoing legal saga involving the Sahara group that it has moved a step ahead asking the Securities Exchange Board of India as to why the directions spelt out on Aug 31, 2012 order were not executed.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Adorned: to decorate
2: Iconic: with characteristics of an icon
3: Obscure: not clear or plain

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:‘In praise of…Saraswati’

By: ‘Editorial’

Every year, Hindus pay tribute to their goddess of learning in a ritual that others would do well to emulate

Summary:

The article talks as how the Hindus pay tribute to their goddess Saraswati. A short article but a good read.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: .Emulate: imitate with effort
2: Effigies: a representation or an image
3: Precursor: a person or thing that precedes

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘From Standard to poor’

By: ‘Editorial’

At the height of the sub-prime loans frenzy, ratings agencies merrily dished out top notch scores to esoteric financial instruments such as collateralised debt obligations which were nothing but a bundle of mortgage backed securities made up of dubious housing loans.

Summary:

The article states that all those who have been associated with the sub-prime loans scandal that led to the global financial crisis of 2008 have paid the price one way or the another.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Esoteric: understood by or meant for only a few
2: Dubious: doubtful
3: Pivotal: of vital importance.

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