Recommendation 1 from ‘Times of India Blogs’

Article Name:‘Missed tales in 2012’

By: ‘Anand Soondas’

Distressing misses of the Indian papers in 2012

Summary:

A summary of all the stories that missed the front pages of newspapers in 2012 and even failed to make to our prime time news shows. The article is a summary in its own self of the events that were of great importance, from winning medal in Olympics to illegitimate parenting by our ministers and so on.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Octogenarian: A person who is 80-89 years old
2: Rigged: Fixed or scripted, not an actual extempore
3: Emblazoned: Conspicuously inscribe or display (a design) on something

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Week’

Article Name:‘What in Goddess’s name!’

By: ‘Niranjan Takle’

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

Summary:

The article is stating that the 13th descendent of Chhatrapati Shivaji, is being accused of taking 10,000 acres of land illegally from the farmers. Now, imagine the comparisons that must be being drawn between the man that lived years ago and the man who lives today. Interesting read!

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Learn Words from the article:

Governance; Power
Constituency: Area
Earmarked: Assigned
Comprehend: Understand

Recommendation 3 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘There’s still hope for the planet’

By: ‘David Leonhardt’

A home without books is a body without soul. : Marcus Tullius Cicero

Summary:

The article states that one does not need an overwhelming proof to prove that there is something wrong with the climate. Further, tie has come that countries have started moving away from the solution about the climate change. However, the article also states that there seems to be something happening behind the scenes, something that seems to be optimistic, as world’s largest economies might be able to get some solution for the climate change.

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Learn Words from the article:

Enduring: Lasting
Emerge: Come out
Response: Reply
Deployment: use
Despite: in spite of.

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