Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Death for birds and bees’

By: ‘Subodh Varma’

It did occur to me that the effect of good literature may be as dizzying as that of alcohol. : Pamela Dean

Summary:

The article states that there are two reports that warn steep and shocking decline of some of the bird’s species in the world. However, the article also states that it is not the decline that is alarming, it is the fast decline of the species. It is the senseless destruction by the mankind that has led to this. As if it was a surprise. What we need to do is find a sustainable solution.

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Learn Words from the article:

Looming: Threatening
Catastrophe: Disaster
Intensive: Rigorous
Destruction: Annihilation

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘The nowhere to go crowd’

By: ‘Dipankar Gupta’

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

Summary:

The article states that recently India has seen two major events .i.e. at Manesar and in the capital against corruption. The article states that these two incidents had something in common .i.e. the core activists at both the places and writer has named this group of activists as nowhere to go crowd.

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Distillations: Evaporation and subsequent collection of a liquid by condensation as a means of purification
Globalised: To make global
Explode: Blow up
Invariably: Always
Rampage: Run riot

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Indian men can be raped, not sexually harassed’

By: ‘Manoj Mitta’

That’s what this country needs – more books!

Summary:

The article states that though the rape bill has defined a new tenet that of gender neutrality, but another bill regarding the protection of women against sexual harassment at workplace bill does not do so. The article states that this disregards the spirit of gender neutrality. Also, it seems illogical too, if men could be raped then they could be sexually harassed too.

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Learn Words from the article:

Harassment: Persecution
Offence: Crime
Envisages: Imagines.

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