QWrap: India-China Tensions Rise; India Gave the World ‘Kissing’
Here are the top stories for the day.
1. China, India Won’t Meet at G20 Summit
The tensions between India and China are only getting worse.
At the G20 summit, the two countries were scheduled to meet but now the meeting has been called off as China says "it's not the right atmosphere" for the meeting.
The bone of contention between the two nations right now is Sikkim's Doklam area. Find out why and get other facts about the conflict with our video explainer.
2. Modi Pays Homage to Indian WWI Martyrs
PM Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu signed seven agreements during PM Modi's visit.
Modi announced that people of Indian origin in Israel will get the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card even if they have undergone the compulsory army service.
Modi also paid homage to the Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.
3. Baarish ki Yaadein - In Just 90 Seconds
What do you love most about monsoons? Is it the long drives, masala chai and pakodas, or the sound of raindrops falling on your parapet?
Relive your favourite moments in 90 seconds.
4. World, Thank Indians for Kissing Day!
If you’ve been scandalised by 23 kisses shared between Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor in ‘Befikre’, and then further scandalised by Pahlaj Nihalani’s uncharacteristic approval of these 23 kisses, then perhaps you should brace yourself when we tell you that we, the Indians, gave the world the gift of kissing.
India is the land that gave the world three Cs – Chess, Chut**apa and our best-kept secret – Chumbans! From writing about it in the Vedas and the Mahabharata, to a four-minute long lip-lock in cinema, we’ve been pioneers in the field of tongue wrestling.
5. Happy Birthday Ranveer Singh!
Ranveer Singh’s style is a mystery. On his birthday, the big question we are asking is: Where does he get his inspiration from?
We found five things which can surely be said to have inspired Mr Singh’s style. From Mario to psychotropic substances, there is no object so ajeeb that it cannot catch his fancy.
Here’s wishing him a happy birthday.
Video Producer: Sonal Gupta
Video Editor: Vivek Gupta
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