Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:Death is tobacco companies’ business

By: Tanya Gold

You can’t blame tobacco firms for resisting plain packaging. But what’s the government’s excuse?

Summary:

The article is a description as how the Queen’s speech on Wednesday pulled on an anti-smoking legislation which would have forced the tobacco companies to use only plain packets, and chopped their one remaining marketing strategy entirely dedicated to cutting the new smokers off at the knees. It would have caused the potential smokers to see a dull and unfashionable box.

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Confection: the process of preparing something
Thwart: to oppose successfully
Misogyny: hatred of women

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:When it rains, it pours

By: Editorial

The government in the past four years has been to lurch from scam to scam, crisis to crisis

Summary:

The article is a description as how the government, Congress and the team Manmohan has been to lurch from scam to scam in the last four years with each new day bringing fresh allegations against one or the other minister.

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Lurch: an instance of swaying abruptly
Morph: a species that occurs in two or more forms
Nonchalance: lack of concern

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Indian Express’

Article Name:Jurassic baby dinosaur discovered in China

By: PTI

Scientists have discovered the fossilized skeleton of dinosaur representing a new meat-eating species

Summary:

The author states that the scientists have discovered the fossilized skeleton of a baby dinosaur representing a new meat-eating species that roamed 161 million years ago during the late Jurassic period. The discovery was made by James Clark, the Ronald B Weintraub Professor of Biology, in the Department of Biological Sciences of GW’s Columbian College of Arts and sciences.

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Theropod:member of the family of carnivorous dinosaurs.
Mandible: bone of the lower jaw.

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