Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:Four new ways to deal with the problem of drugs in the Americas

By: Juan Manuel Santos

After four decades of the war on drugs, there are continued high levels of addiction, incarceration, and violence.

Summary:

The author states that the time has now come that the discussion on new approaches to dealing with the problems of drugs in American should begin. The article describes the need to do so.

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Mandate: a command on a public issue
Envisage: to visualize

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Indian Express’

Article Name:Too many IAS officers, not enough space at Mussorie institute

By: Amitabh Sinha

The Mussorie academy was learnt to have told the government that its facilities wouldn’t allow it to train the rising number of civil servants

Summary:

The article talks about the ongoing expansion process of the all-India services like IAS and IPS while the academy at Mussorie has reportedly expressed its inability to train these officers forcing the government to look for an alternative even as it plans the expansion of the existing institute.

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Litigation: a lawsuit
Expedited: to speed up the process of something

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times crest Edition’

Article Name:Time for the great middle class skyscraper

By: Gautam Bhatia

Structures that rise sixty to eighty stories will release more space for homes within commercial districts leading to less population.

Summary:

The article states as the Earth reaches its saturation point in terms of availability of land, it’s time we start building structures with mixed uses that would be able to cater to the multiple needs of the public at large.

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Melancholic: gloomy.
Agglomeration: cluster of varied parts.
Swathe: to wrap.

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