Recommendation 1 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘Web sites accused of collecting data on children’

By: ‘Natasha Singer’

Every one probably thinks that I’m a raving nymphomaniac, that I have an insatiable sexual appetite, when the truth is I’d rather read a book. : Madonna

Summary:

The article is stating that a coalition of children interest groups is seeking to file complaint against some popular companies, as these companies have gone against the law by asking children to give their friend’s e-mail addresses (below 13 yeas old ) without the parental consent. However, the law states that in order to collect information about children below 13 years old, a consent is required form the parents.

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Learn Words from the article:

Bludgeoned: Overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club.
Manslaughter: Homicide without malice aforethought.
Lamented: Mourned or grieved for.

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Secularism, Jinnah and his Indian Progeny’

By: ‘Shirish Koyal’

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. : Joseph Addison

Summary:

The article is talking about the desire of Mr. Jinnah for his Pakistan. Some say that it was a secular state and some say that it was a Muslim state. However, the article is also talking about another piece of information that supports the theory of secular Pakistan to some extent. The article states that earlier Pakistan had a national anthem that was written by a Hindu Urdu poet, but was later replaced with an anthem written by a Muslim poet. However, no matter what the theory with it proofs, we all now that Pakistan has come to be nothing but a secular state.

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Secularism: It is the state of being separate from religion
Migrate: Travel
Numerous: Many
Uproar: Chaos
Inappropriate: Unsuitable

Recommendation 3 from ‘The New York Times’]

Article Name:‘What makes protest effective?’

By: ‘Room for Debate/New York Times’

Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable. : Aneurin Bevan

Summary:

This is the topic in Room for Debate. The article states that it is a good time to protest, as some part of the world, after one another is witnessing agitations on various issues. However, at the same time, the article is exploring with the help of various view points, as to the way a protest can be made effective, which can turn heads in the real sense.

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Performance: Presentation
Diverse: Varied
Confrontation: Argument
Convention: Gathering

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