QWrap: Iftar in Ankit Saxena’s Memory; Apple WWDC 2018
From Ankit Saxena’s iftar party to Sunil Chhetri’s appeal to football fans, here are the top 5 headlines of the day
Video Editor: Ashutosh Bhardwaj
1. For Ankit Saxena’s Kin, Iftar Transcends Religious Boundaries
It has been over four months since Ankit was brutally murdered by his girlfriend’s family, but that has not dimmed his family’s spirit. If anything, Ankit's kin have risen from the tragedy to promote a message of communal harmony and peace, challenging the ideology that led to his death — it was reported at the time that Ankit was murdered because his Muslim girlfriend’s family opposed their relationship because of religion.
As part of their efforts, the Saxena family organised an Iftar on 3 June 2018 in Ankit’s memory.
(Watch the full video here)
2. Want to Save the Environment But Don’t Know How? Segregate Waste
It’s World Environment Day again, a day where some of you may actually read environment-related news. Or at least, read a few articles, go “Really? I didn’t know that,” and then return to the grind.
Care about the environment but don’t know if you can do anything to save it? Begin by segregating waste. Neither is it too much work, nor is it hard to learn.
(Watch the full video here)
3. Sachin, Kohli Join Sunil Chhetri, Ask to Support Indian Football
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has made an impassioned plea to all the Indian fans of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo – "abuse us, criticise us, but please come to watch the Indian national team play."
With less than two weeks left for the football World Cup to begin and broadcasters urging fans of the 'beautiful game' to profess their love for their "doosri country" via hashtags, country's all-time highest goal-getter demanded some love and affection for their 'first country'.
4. Apple WWDC 2018: Where to Watch the Keynote Livestream Tonight
Tech giant Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference will begin at 10 am Pacific time (10:30 pm IST) on Monday, 4 June. Apple CEO Tim Cook will lift the curtains on the 2018 WWDC, where he is expected to introduce a slew of new software and hardware.
This year’s WWDC is also significant as it marks the 10th anniversary of Apple’s App Store.
Here’s how to watch WWDC 18:
You can watch the conference from any part of the world through the livestream link on Apple’s website. For Apple products, you can stream the conference through a dedicated app – the Apple events app or with the Safari browser.
(Get live updates here)
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