Recommendation 1 from ‘The Telegraph’

Article Name:‘Are There Really Demons in Judaism?’

By: ‘J. Bryan Lowder’

The mystical possessions

Summary:

The article is about the mystical topic of possessions and demons in Judaism. Talking of movies and books based on the topics, the writer lists the history of possessions, exorcism, rabbi teachings and the difference in Christian Theology from Judaism. Finally the writer critiques the movie the Possession, and concludes that the claims of possession still occur.

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Occult: Supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
Exorcise: (religion) expel through adjuration or prayers
Akin: Similar in quality or character

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘Of water and stone’

By: ‘Prince Frederick’

Agood book will pull you in from the beginning and take you on a journey you’ll never forget. : Lauren Hammond

Summary:

The article is talking about areas like Tirisulam and Pallavaram. It states that the abandoned stone quarries of the area are becoming the places to which families of the area are flocking to bathe and wash clothes. The article states that there are some conflicting viewpoints surrounding the existence of the water body. However, it is benefitting the families a lot. Further, it also highlights the issue of water scarcity.

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Perennially: Active through the year or through many years
Receptacle: Container
Scarcity: shortage

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘This National Sports Day, we should begin a campaign demanding public playgrounds for our children’

By: ‘Mary Kom’

Books are seldom useful unless they are also beautiful. : John Green

Summary:

Writer of the article points out that health is the key to success, if one has health he/she can transform the vast potential into reality. Therefore, the writer states that it is imperative that children have playgrounds to play on and not the streets where they saw traffic zipping past them, as they played.

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Learn Words from the article:

Immense: huge
Stamina: Endurance
Access: Right to entry.

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