Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Delhi metro: India’s pride taken for a ride’

By: ‘Rajesh Kalra’

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. : James Bryce.


The article is talking about the decreasing sheen of Delhi metro. The article is stating that authorities have been too negligent with the lives of people, as an inquiry into the structural defects of the metro, 91 percent of the bearings inspected were found faulty.

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Innocent: Blameless
Credible: Believable
Demonstration: Expression

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘The magic of the lie’

By: ‘Pritish Nandy’

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.


The article states that all our life is based on a lie. We lie all the time, to people close to us and also to complete strangers. Writer states that no one would ever get hired if CV had nothing but the truth and no relationship would ever work if it was nothing but truth. Its the magic of lie that really works.

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Learn Words from the article:

Excite: Stimulate
Calculus: any solid concretion formed in any part of the body
Enforcement: The act of enforcing

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘An extraordinary civil servant’

By: ‘TK Arun’

Acapacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. : Abraham Lincoln


The article is talking about extraordinary civil servant, R Gopalakrishnan who is no more now. The article is about his years of service. The article also points out that during his tenure in his office he also introduced an education guarantee scheme,with the help of a colleague, that would bring education to any community that demanded it. It is about the existence of such a civil servant, which the writer has described as extraordinary.

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Learn Words from the article:

Innovation: Novelty
Proactively: Acting in advance
Trespassers: One who damages a person or his rights