Recommendation 1 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:China’s unlikely whistleblower ally

By: Ananth Krishnan

The ‘Snowden case’ has shed light on the rising number of Chinese who are waging similar battles for transparency.

Summary:

The article talks about Edward Snowden and how his revelations have been welcomed in China as he has also shed light on the rising number of Chinese who are waging similar battles for transparency.

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Learn Words from the article:

Intrepid: fearless
Wielding: to use as a weapon
Chafing: to wear by rubbing

Recommendation 2 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:No country for Slow Broadband

By: Richard Bennett

America’s broadband networks lead the world by many measures, and they are improving at a more rapid rate than networks in most developed countries.

Summary:

The author discusses the broadband network service quality across the various countries of the world starting from America where the broadband companies are earning windfall profits at the expense of the customers.

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Learn Words from the article:

Mimic: to imitate
Windfall: unexpected gain

Recommendation 3 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:I know what you think of me

By: Tim Kreider

The single most devastating cyber-attack a diabolic and anarchic mind could design would not be on the military of financial sector but simply to simultaneously make every e-mail and text ever sent universally public.

Summary:

The article talks about the various hazards of electronic communication and the misinterpretations it can lead to. As always, articles in this section of ‘The New York Times’ are special

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Learn Words from the article:

Anarchic: lawless.
Tactful: skill in dealing with situations.
Allegiance: loyalty of a citizen towards the government.

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