Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘How organised are we online?’

By: ‘B Pradeep Nair’

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. : C.S. lewis

Summary:

The article is stating that on the go is no longer a niche phrase. Almost everyone can check their e-mails on any phone today. It also states that people are more networked than before. Consequently, the article also states that more networked the people become, there is more and more data online. However, the irony is that it does not guarantee the internet users to be well informed. The fact is that level of knowledge will actually depend on what the consumer is consuming online.

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Learn Words from the article:

Perceive: Observe
Analyse: Examine

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘The RTE becomes real’

By: ‘Meeta Sengupta’

Classic: a book which people read and don’t read. : Mark Twain

Summary:

The article states that Rte has started becoming really real as in parents have started feeling the impacts of RTE. The article cites the example of a mother who states that school had raised the fees after UT had to bear the extra costs of the disadvantaged students. After reading the article you will realise that government by bringing in the RTE has increased the gaps between classes and at the same time being unfair to people who can afford.

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Learn Words from the article:

Burden: Load
Disadvantaged; Deprived
Minority: Marginal

Recommendation 3 from The new York Times’

Article Name:‘In teeming India, water crisis means dry pipes and foul sludge’

By: ‘Somini Sengupta’

Agreat book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. : William Styron

Summary:

The article has highlighted the water problem in India. For this, the article has cited the story of Mrs. Prasher who spends most of her day in planning as to how she will get water. The article states that though the country’s economy is forging ahead, but middle class people are left wanting for water.

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Learn Words from the article:

Reduced: Condensed
Vexing: Troublesome
Thriving: Flourishing.

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