Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘The mobility of information’

By: ‘Monobina Gupta’

It was amazing how many books one could fit into a room, assuming one didn’t want to move around very much. : Brandon Sanderson

Summary:

The article is talking about the recent debate on the usage of social media in the wake of its role in India. The writer states that the debate also raises one important question .i.e. the way to handle the overabundance of information of news. Further, this overabundance of news is evident from the fact that as the days go by the volume of truth and lies will only increase.

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Learn Words from the article:

Ethnic: Cultural
Forebodings: A sense of impending evil
Debate: Argue
Clash: Flight
Quirky: original/unusual

Recommendation 2 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘Should we cancel the election?’

By: ‘Gary Gutting’

Remember when you don’t know what to do, it never hurts to play scrabble. It’s like reading the I Ching or tea leaves. : Kelly Link

Summary:

The article is an interesting fictional conversation between the writer and Socrates. According to the writer Socrates is interested in the current events taking place in the United States. What’s astounding is, in the first line of the conversation, Socrates is against presidential elections.

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Learn Words from the article:

Brutish: Rough
Immensely: Hugely
Alternative: Option

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:‘How Ajay Bijli, the man behind PVR, managed to crack the movie theatre business in India’

By: ‘Peerzada Abrar’

Iread my eyes out and can’t read half enough…the more one reads the more one sees we have to read. : John Adams

Summary:

The article is talking about the business of film exhibition, which we all know as PVR. Assuming, hardly anyone of us knew its full form, it is Priya Village Roadshow. The article is not only talking about this, but about the man behind the entire concept in India and its success in the country. It is like a mini guide for all the entrepreneurs.

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Learn Words from the article:

Modest: Self-effacing
Tremendous: Marvellous
Tweak: Pinch

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