Recommendation 1 from ‘The NY Times’

Article Name:‘The fatal law in Florida-style gun laws’

By: ‘Editorial’

We have discussed this law before too on Word Pandit. This law of standing your ground should be made concrete in such a way that people invoking such a law bear the brunt of their action, if it is a case of killing a teenager like in this case.

Summary:

The article talks about the death of a teenager Trayvon Martin by a man who later invoked stand your ground law, successfully claiming it as defence. Since, this case news has been reporting accounts of the killings that has invoked the same law and the article states that half of the cases did not have to go to trial. Such incidents related to this law indicate nothing, but the dangerous vagaries that this law has.

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Learn Words from the article:

Laissez-faire: Lenient
Vagaries: An unexpected change in a situation
Abolished: Eliminated

Recommendation 2 from ‘The NY Times’

Article Name:‘Nature-Deficit Disorder’

By: ‘Timothy Egan’

The Nature rewards people who treat her best. People who utilise mornings for a walk are fit in a way boosting their immunity. And, people who stay indoors, use gadgets, computers etc. with more carbon emissions, not only harm their health by becoming obese, but also harm nature. So, yes more the technology more we have distanced ourselves from nature.

Summary:

The article begins with the fact that any fat woman is called an American. Then the article goes on to elaborate that there are so many changes in human lifestyle because there is an increasing divorce between human and habitat. An average young American spends practically every minute except for the time in school-using a gadget like smartphone. People keep away from the nature whereas interacting with nature could in one way or the other boost the immunity of people.

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Learn Words from the article:

Saplings: Sprouts
Consequences: Penalty
Deficit: Shortfall
Disorder: Chaos

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘Desi Girl’

By: ‘Anusha Parthasarathy’

The stories like these are nothing, but inspiring. A girl of 23 year did what we all dream of since children, but never have the courage to take something as big as this and our dreams are usually big enough to scare us in the beginning, but what matter’s the most is to take the first step and the rest follows behind.

Summary:

The article talks about a woman, Saloni Malhotra, who at the age of 23 started a company called DesiCrew solutions, a rural BPO. It was a simple idea of taking jobs to the rural people. The article elaborates on Saloni’s journey from her job to something of her own and the support she got from her team, as the BPO took off and reached to its fiver year success platform

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Learn Words from the article:

Willing: Eager
Adjustments: Changes
Priority: Main concern.

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