Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:Saucing up the story

By: Mithila Phadke

How leather puppets, patachitra and Manga are used to localise the ‘Mahabharata’ and other great epics.

Summary:

The article talks about some of the great epics and how they are being illustrated in new and innovative ways.

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Retellings: updated version of a story
Incongruent: not agreeing

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:Climate change: the rain in Spain

By: Editorial

Another miserable summer season is just a reminder that climate is the long-term average of ups and downs.

Summary:

The article talks about weather changes and how the climate is getting miserable due to the change in the weather conditions.

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Aerosol: collodial particles dispersed in smoke
Apparent: readily seen

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:The word made law

By: Leslie Kaufman

Courts are looking to Urban Dictionary, a crowdsourced website, as one way to define words on which a case may turn.

Summary:

The article talks about the website, Urban dictionary, a crowd-sourced collection of slang words on the internet, created by a college freshman in 1999.

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Lexicon: a dictionary
Discern: recognise or apprehend
Restitution: reparation made by giving compensation for a loss.

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