Recommendation 1 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:It pays to know tourist stereotypes

By: ET Bureau

Nuggets like the fact that Americans come for the nightlife and the Chinese are fervent shoppers can prove to be lucrative indeed.

Summary:

The article talks about the number of tourists visiting annually despite the locals’ reputation and how that every tourist euro counts.

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Nugget: a lump of a precious metal
Fervent: enthusiasm

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:The Limits to Panic

By: Bjørn Lomborg

Human ingenuity has helped us disprove an infamous prediction of global doom. But there’s more to be done.

Summary:

The article talks about the ecological end of the Earth and how we have inherited a tendency to obsess over misguided remedies for largely trivial problems while often ignoring the bigger issues and their remedies.

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Resonates: to resound
Belching: to eject gas from the mouth noisily

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:How cocaine is transitioning from a snob-drug to a middle-class snort

By: K P Narayana Kumar

If India and the rising disposable incomes and purchasing power of its emerging middle class have made the country a ripe market for everything from luxury cars and yachts, add cocaine to that list.

Summary:

The article talks about the new and innovative ways people have found to import and export cocaine and other similar products and how the demand for such products has been increasing.

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Lucrative: profitable
Emanating: proceed
Discotheque: a kind of a night club

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