Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘A liminal presence: Sikhs in America’

By: ‘Vinay Lal’

The Sikh Identity

Summary:

The article talks about the vital and recent issue of Sikh identity and their conflation with Muslims. Giving the history of Sikh population in the US from the 1900’s and their present status, it discusses the nature of the community along with discussing the challenges they have had to face, focusing on the hate crimes, the American psychology and the beacon of hope that Sikhs act for the people of the world.

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Conflated: Add together different elements
Visceral: Obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
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Vandalism: Deliberate destruction, defacement or damage of public or other people’s property

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:‘There’s no single solution to the many kinds of loneliness’

By: ‘Yvonne Roberts’

Loneliness is infectious

Summary:

The article deals with the issue of increasing amount of loneliness among people, giving a poll that highlights the problems of people in their old age. It stresses on the need to find out the solutions to the problems rather than conducting polls and gathering results to conjure up facts that we already know. It also touches upon the topics of society and characteristics of various kinds of people.

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Prune: Impairing the strength and vitality
Profound: Expecting the worst possible outcome
Gregarious: Instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others

Recommendation 3 from ‘Project Syndicate’

Article Name:‘Stage Three for the Euro Crisis?’

By: ‘J. Bradford De Long’

Components of the Eurozone crisis

Summary:

The article talks in detail about the third and most dangerous component of Eurozone crisis. Stating the imbalance between the north and south of the Eurozone, it discusses the cases for decline of southern Europe’ economy, suggesting five measures that could alleviate the crisis to some extent. Talking about the utility of various option, the article concludes by talking about the stark future Europe could have to face due to lack of suitable action by the politicians and policymakers.

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Dire: Causing fear, dread or terror
Dissipate: Cause to separate and go in different directions
Dithering: Act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain.

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