Recommendation 1 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:Nature avenges its exploitation

By: Maharaj K.Pandit

The catastrope in the Himalaya is the result of deforestation, unchecked construction of dwellings and large-scale building of big dams

Summary:

The article talks about the reasons behind the massive destruction in the Himalaya ecosystems through the manipulation of rivers, their hydrology and deforestation.

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Boulders: a large worn rock
Fragile: easily broken or damaged
Precursors: a predecessor

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:As the birds fly

By: Lakshmi Sharath

India, with some of the most diverse terrain in the world, is a birdwatcher’s paradise.

Summary:

The article talks about the five hotspots where scores of exotic birds and curious birders flock every year to see each other.

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Raptors: a raptorial bird
Envy: a feeling of discontent with regard’s to another’s advantages

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:The fashion world’s ethics are in rags and its soul shabby

By: Catherine Bennett

From suicide-themed fashion shoots to tax evasion-the rag trade is notable now only for moral bankruptcy.

Summary:

The article talks about the only comprehensible reason why a fashion magazine would run a suicide themed-fashion spread and how the fashion world’s ethics are in rags.

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Learn Words from the article:

Futile: ineffective
Demise: death or decease
Pragmatic: pertaining to a particular point of view.

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