Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Healthcare that is free but insufficient’

By: ‘Rema Magarajan’

Imust judge for myself, but how can I judge, how can any man judge, unless his mind has been opened and enlarged by reading. : John Adams

Summary:

Writer of the article has highlighted the good and bad of Rio de Janeiro’s health system with the help of the story of a single mother living in an impoverished area of the city. An NGO is helping her to get the skills she needs to stand on her feet.

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Learn Words from the article:

Advice: Counsel
Analgesic: Painkiller
Prescription: instruction
Eventually: Finally

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:‘Baba Ramdev’s fast shows that the fight against corruption has waned’

By: ‘ET Bureau’

Books didn’t make me wallow in darkness, darkness made me wallow in books. : Jackson Pearce

Summary:

Writer is bringing to light the current fast of Baba Ramdev against corruption. Writer is stating that there might be chances that this time it will be different for him from the last time’s debacle. However, it is important to note that in order to make a nation great it takes more than a protest on the streets. Writer also questions as to how can anyone trust a man who himself doesn’t pay any tax for his own commercial operations.

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Learn Words from the article:

Revolution: Rebellion
Forthwith: Immediately
Salubrious: Wholesome

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘Like a diamond in the sky…’

By: ‘Aparna Karthikeyan’

Guess I’ve been reading too much fantasy. : Aprilynne Pike

Summary:

The article is basically a book review of “To A Mountain In Tibet”, written by Colin Thubron. Writer states that this book will stay with the reader for a long time and there are many reasons for it.

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Learn Words from the article:

Mystique: air of mystery
Compassion: Sympathy
Reflective: pensive
Exultation: Ecstasy

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