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From Junglee to Haider: Bollywood’s love for Kashmir

The Kashmir valley was an integral part of Hindi films through the sixties, seventies and most of the eighties. Kashmir and the romantic stuff that the industry specialised in went well together. With the arrival of 90's, Kashmir's insurgency problems made it dangerous to shoot films in the valley. But Bollywood did not stop making films about the state and neither did it stop shooting there, the latest case in point being Haider. Here's a look at films made in or inspired by Kashmir. #Deepika Padukone #ImagesOfTheDay #Ranbir Kapoor #Shah Rukh Khan #Shahid Kapoor #Vishal Bharadwaj #Yash Chopra

Oct 1, 2014

NYT’s Mangalyaan cartoon: Yes it’s racism, no it’s not about Modi’s US visit

New York Times has put out a cartoon on the India Mars Mission, which showcases a poor man with a turban on his head and a dragging a cow along, knocking on the door of the Elite Space Club. #India mars orbiter #Mangalyaan #Mars orbiter #New York Times #NYT #NYT Mars Cartoon #Space #SpaceBuzz #ThatsJustWrong

Oct 1, 2014

Watch: Mob beats up Nigerian nationals at Rajiv Chowk metro station

Three Nigerian nationals we brutally beaten up by an angry mob at Delhi's Rajiv Chowk metro station, shows a YouTube video doing the rounds of the social media. #angry mob #Delhi #Nigerian nationals #Rajiv chowk metro station #ViralVideo #YouTube

Oct 1, 2014

Have the Indian Mujahideen and Pakistan’s ISI fallen out?

Home-grown terror group Indian Mujahideen (IM) and the Indian Pakistani Intelligence Agency ISI aren't on the best of terms anymore, #IM #Indian Mujahideen #ISI #NewsTracker #Pakistan #Pakistani Intelligence Agency ISI #Terrorism

Oct 1, 2014

US visit: Here’s what PM Modi wrote in the White House visitor’s book

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday concluded his official visit to the United States on a 'fulfilling' note after bi-lateral talks with President Barack Obama at the Oval Office, where the two leaders discussed a host of issues including terrorism and trade. #Barack Obama #India #Narendra Modi #United States #US visit #White House #World

Oct 1, 2014

‘Mai hi tha woh danger’: Facebook brag from someone claiming to have hit Rajdeep Sardesai

A man named Yogesh Tibrewal boasted on Facebook how he had stood next to the journalist and beaten him without Rajdeep Sardesai realising who had hit him. #facebook #Rajdeep attacked #Rajdeep Sardesai #social media #SocialMedia #Yogesh Tibrewal

Oct 1, 2014

Still no relief for Jayalalithaa, bail hearing postponed to next week

Jayalalithaa's aide Sasikala, her relatives VN Sudhakaran and Ilavarasi had also approached the High Court, seeking bail and challenging their conviction. #Chief minister #Corruption #Disproportionate Assets Case #India #Jayalalithaa #NewsTracker #Parappana Agrahara jail #Sasikala #Tamil Nadu #Tamil Nadu CM #VIP cell

Oct 1, 2014

Photos: When lighting turned Mumbai’s skyline into a painting

Some stunning shots of what Mumbai looked like when lightning struck the city. #ImagesOfTheDay #lightning #Monsoon #Mumbai #rain

Oct 1, 2014

In joint editorial, Modi, Obama say they’ll work together for a better world

In a joint editorial in The Washington Post, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama said that the two countries want to move forward together for a better world. "Chalein Saath Saath," was key to bilateral ties they said. #America #Barack Obama #Bilateral ties #Chalein saath saath #Editorial #India #Modi obama #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #The Washington Post #TheySaidIt #US