Recommendation 1 from ‘The Indian Express’

Article Name:‘Fathers, who art in heaven’

By: ‘Pratap Bhanu Mehta’

There is no room for idleness! : jaachynma N.E. Agu, The Prince and the Pauper

Summary:

The article is a scene that is set in heaven where all the ‘fathers’ of the nation .i.e. all the people who had a huge role to play in the independence of the country are present. The article is a conversation between all of them while they have been utterly bored. It is a fascinating read!

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Immortality: Living as though you could live forever
Tumult: Uproar

Recommendation 2 from ‘Slate’

Article Name:‘Should you trust online reviews?’

By: ‘Ray Fisman’

Reading is an addiction, much like living and breathing is an addiction. : Jeffrey Michael

Summary:

The article is exploring the question if the online consumers should really believe the reviews that have been posted online about various services taking into consideration that there have been many instances where book reviews were posted by either publisher or the authors. Further, the answer to the question is neither a yes nor a no, it is actually both.

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Interact: Act together
Fundamentally: Basically
Crowd sourcing: Lets users work together to evaluate, share and build different special tasks

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Happy Independence Day’

By: ‘Pritish Nandy’

We become the books we read. : Matthew Kelly

Summary:

Of course, as the title states, it is the commemoration of India’s independence. However, writer is stating that every year he looks for a reason to celebrate on independence day, but as he time is going by, with every passing year, it is becoming more and more difficult to look for one. And the reason he gives is that we are looking for India in all he wrong places and that too on the idea of India, which people in power has given to us.

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Patronizing: Demeaning.
Dominate: Control.

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