Recommendation 1 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:Internet anonymity is the height of chic

By: Stuart Jeffries

In this age of information overload, internet exhibitionism and NSA snooping, is it possible to make yourself unGoogleable?

Summary:

If the fashion industry has taught us one thing it is being chic. While being on the first page of google was chic some time ago, now its being un-googleable. The realm in which we live in has been dramatically altered by social networking and this article highlights a few facets of this change.

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Iconoclasm: action of iconoclasts
Putatively: supposed

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:When the lady is lewd

By: Manjari Mishra

As allegations against Phaneesh Murthy revive discussions on sexual harassment in the workplace, activists for men’s rights question why the new law protects only women.

Summary:

The article talks as to how the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Law does not cover harassment of men. The author explains the case of Rajesh Pillai who is not the first man to attempt filing a harassment complaint against a woman at his workplace.

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Bawdy: indecent
Lopsided: leaning to one side

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:Cold war 2.0

By: Savio D’souza

As a first step, the US created a code that would infiltrate the nuclear plant’s computer systems.

Summary:

The article talks about how America was to attack Iran using a cyber method where a computer virus was to be used to attack the facilities of Iran and how the programme codenamed as Olympic Games got leaked into the internet and infected the computers across the world. Interesting piece of information more than anything, the world never ceases to amaze..!

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Learn Words from the article:

Sneak: to act in furtive manner.
Distortion: something that is distorted.
Wracking: damage or destruction.

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