Recommendation 1 from ‘Times of India, Crest Edition’

Article Name:‘Payback Posts’

By: ‘Anahita Mukherjee’

But as the number of women posting on her website increased, the threats from men declined. An army of 20, 000 women is rather difficult to silence.

Summary:

Sexism has engulfed the society like never before; we are a nation which is more threatened right now by internal sexist beasts rather than foes across borders. The issue of sexism is not confined only to India but is a problem in developed nations as well. Hence, a lady in UK came up with an online platform which helped women describe their problems, share them and the idea more than worked

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Appraise: Assess the value or quality of.
2: Patriarchy: A system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line.
3: Perpetrated: Carry out an immoral action

Recommendation 2 from ‘Times of India Blogs’

Article Name:‘Golden Bribe’

By: ‘Jug Suraiya’

Bribery and corruption as a yardstick of social progress

Summary:

At the recent literary festival in Jaipur, a famous sociologist created quite a stir when he blamed the lower castes for all the prevailing corruption in society. Within a day protests erupted around the country demanding his arrest but he got away with a warning. The author in this article introduces us to an entirely new perspective of what the sociologist might have meant and what we ended up making of it.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Proscribes: Forbid
2: Rebuked: Express sharp disapproval or criticism
3: Prerogative: A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class

Recommendation 3 from ‘Times of India Blogs’

Article Name:‘India’s tribal and folk art’

By: ‘Archana K. Ghose’

Im sure there are more people who are silently working for this genus of Indian art but I’ve not been fortunate enough to meet them unlike the four I’ve mentioned whose works never cease to amaze me.

Summary:

The forgotten talent of our country, the folk and tribal arts is fetching laurels worldwide for their amazing craftsmanship and work. The ethnic arts from different states of the country are going up for auction worldwide and apart from making good money, they are winning praises. The author dedicates the article to the folk art of India which has never got its share or due.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Connoisseur: An expert judge in matters of taste:
2: Indigenous: Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place;
3: Practitioners: A person actively engaged in a discipline, or profession, esp. medicine.

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