Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:Internet pornography: never again

By: Editorial

David Cameron has taken a keen interest in protecting children from exposure to internet porn but seems reluctant to lead

Summary:

The article states that internet pornography is easily and freely accessible and the main problem being that it is a global business and hence dealing with it also requires global support. And the market has now sinked lower than ever before with the announcement of a porn app for Google Glass where stolen images of women were posted and the victims were required to pay to get them removed. A strict ban on such things is what is required.

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Glumly: dejected
De facto: in fact

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:Focus on some austerity to make extant laws work

By: ET Bureau

Investors have the facility to advance rulings where they get to know their tax dues in advance

Summary:

The article states that changes to the law are required to resolve tax disputes. The author states that the income-tax law already provides for a clutch of ways to settle disputes but the tax department must ensure robust functioning of extant dispute resolution mechanisms instead of just trying to bestow more powers on its officers to negotiate settlements with taxpayers in a more non-transparent manner.

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Retrospective: directed backwards
Robust: vigorous

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:grave space

By: Editorial

The Supreme Court severely criticised State Governments for mindlessly allowing statues and unambiguously ordered that they should not permit construction of statues that would cause traffic problems.

Summary:

The article talks about the Central governements decision to stop constructing samadhis along the Yamuna in Delhi and instead build a common facility t perform the last rites of the departed leaders since the issue is not the shortage of space as the governement makes it out to be but the contestable commemorative practices that encroach on public spaces and impose of memorials on helpless cities.

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Commemorative: to honor the memory of someone
Mourning: period of grieving
Legitimate: according to the law

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