Recommendation 1 from ‘The LA times’

Article Name:‘Daum: Madonna’s tone-deaf tattoo’

By: ‘Meghan Daum’

There goes Madonna

Summary:

The article talks about pop-star Madonna’s recent publicity stunt of displaying Malala’s name in a tattoo inked across her back. Giving brief description of Malala’s bravery and veneration given to her, the writer highlights the whole pretense behind Maddona’s act, stating it as useless and a one that only distorts the concept of an ideal woman by promoting women objectification rather than genuinely endorsing the problems of the young women like Malala Yousafzai.

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Learn Words from the article:

Gratified: Having received what was desired
Transgressive: The act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
Depravity: Moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles

Recommendation 2 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘ Would You Please Let Me Finish…’

By: ‘Deborah Tannen’

BSome debates to be remembered

Summary:

The article is about the interruptions and interjections made at the second presidential debate. Describing the unusual happenings in the debate, the writer lists what is the actual code of conduct for debates and what is being practiced. It explains how people perceive interruption and what all a presidential debate is about.

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Learn Words from the article:

Lambast: Censure severely or angrily
Embolden: Give encouragement to
Interjection: An abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Economic Times ‘

Article Name:‘Archaic labour laws should not apply to modern segments like information technology sector’

By: ‘ET Bureau’

Iwas born with a reading list I will never finish.

Summary:

The article states that from this year IT-enabled service companies will be required to file the working conditions with the labour office on ten different counts. Earlier, IT companies were exempted from doing so. However, now Karnataka government has withdrawn this exemption and the article states that these ancient laws should not be applied to this sector.

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Learn Words from the article:

Archaic: Old
Exemption: Exception
Anachronism: Relic.

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