Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:Up in the air? Not really

By: Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar

Blaming climate change for every disaster that befalls our rural communities is incorrect. A number of faulty development policies and practices are also to be blamed.

Summary:

The article states in the age of such volatile weather conditions, it becomes common to look for links between global warming and the extreme weather event that is a hurricane, drought or a heat-wave. The author further states that there are two basic problems with using climate change as an explanation for all sorts of disasters.

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Fragility: easily broken or damaged
Resilience: power to recover

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:It’s high time to reform political funding

By: ET Bureau

This means India’s largest companies and rich individuals making their political contributions openly, by cheque.

Summary:

The author suggests that it is high time now that we begin instituting reform of political funding as the primary means of getting the economy back on its feet as this will help in ceasing corruption and thus becomes merely opportunistic.

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Profusion: abundance
Comatose: lacking alertness or energy

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:The significance now of made in China

By: ET Bureau

It isn’t unusual to find an advertisement extolling the virtues of living in a Coventry Grange in Gurgaon, a Beach Grove in Bangalore or a Pinewood in Noida.

Summary:

The article begins by talking but the India capacity of replicating things and how the same has now been turning into the Chinese replication as apart from the mobiles, western landmarks but even whole towns are being constructed.

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Extolling: praise enthusiastically.
Replicate: an exact copy.

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