Meerut. A man is riding a motorcycle. A young woman is riding pillion. The motorcycle brushes against a car. Five young men get out of the car and brutally attack the motorcycle rider. Onlookers watch. No one comes to the man's rescue. Finally, the young woman joins in and helps beat up the assailants.
Akanksha, an NGO, provides free education to over 4600 underprivileged kids in Mumbai and Pune. Since they can't pay enough, they say they don't get many teachers. This video is just one example of the sort of teaching they do.
For those who came in late: Fareed Zakaria: New Plagiarism Accusations.
Fareed Zakaria has responded to the recent, new charges of "rampant plagiarism":
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.
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."