POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 21:22 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 21:22 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 21:22 IST, Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 21:22 IST
POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 11:51 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 11:51 IST

The trending Ice Bucket Challenge seems to have finally reached India with actress Hansika Motwani and ace tennis player Rohan Bopanna being two of the first in the country to pour a bucket of ice cold water on themselves.

Since June, several thousand people worldwide have recorded themselves getting drenched in ice cold water, then posted the stunt online and challenged others to do the same, or pledge USD 100 to ALS research.

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POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 11:51 IST, Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 11:51 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 02:03 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 02:03 IST

Twitter duo  @blippoblappo & @crushingbort who busted Buzzfeed recently are back in news, this time with the claim that one of the USA’s "most prominent journalists has a history of lifting material in his work across several major publications – despite public assurances from his employers that a previous plagiarism scandal was only an isolated incident."

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 02:03 IST, Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 02:03 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 01:55 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 01:55 IST

Siddharth Varadarajan, writing in NDTV.com reminds us that the Hurriyat leaders meeting Pakistanis is nothing new: PM's Pakistan Outreach Ends in Predictable Whimper:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 20, 2014 AT 01:55 IST, Edited At: Aug 20, 2014 01:55 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 15, 2014 AT 20:08 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 15, 2014 20:08 IST

Jawaharlal Nehru, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, B.R. Ambedkar, Zakir Husain, Sardar Patel, Lord and Lady Mountbatten, and those terrible scenes of trains and refugees of Partition

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 15, 2014 AT 20:08 IST, Edited At: Aug 15, 2014 20:08 IST
     
 
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