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QWrap: Sehwag’s Job Application; Anupam Kher to Play Manmohan

Here’s a quick look at the top headlines of the day.

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1. Sehwag Writes a Two-Line Application For India Coach Job: Reports

A flamboyant opener, a candid commentator and legit funny-man of Twitter, Virender Sehwag is now said to be the front runner to replace Anil Kumble as the Indian cricket coach. And if reports are to be believed, it looks like Sehwag already thinks he has the job!

Why else would he send a two line application letter, with no CV attached! Read the full story here.

2. Protests at the Golden Temple on the 33rd Anniversary of Operation Blue Star

6 June marks the 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue star. In response to this, like every year, protest slogans were raised at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Calls of 'Khalistan Zindabad' were heard while a bandh was organised in the city.

Click here to read more about the Operation.

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3. Two Bihar Youth Hung Upside Down & Beaten On Charges Of Theft

In a shocking incident, two young men were tied with ropes, hung upside down, and beaten up after being accused of stealing chairs from a wedding function.

The two men, identified as Raj Kumar Bind and Birbal Bind, were thrashed and publicly humiliated by a group of men – including Mahangu Bind, who hosted the wedding. Read the full story here.

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4. Anupam Kher to Play ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ Manmohan Singh

According to a report in the Economic Times, actor Anupam Kher will be playing former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a film based on Sanjaya Baru’s book, The Accidental Prime Minister.

While Hansal Mehta has written the screenplay, the film, produced by Sunil Bohra and directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, is expected to release in 2018. Read the full story here.

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5. Top Announcements from Apple’s WWDC 2017, New iPad Pro & More

In 2017, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference wasn’t devoid of any excitement, with lots of major upgrades to software and some essential additions in the hardware department as well. Where Apple’s iOS got an upgrade to the 11 series, a new smart speaker dubbed Home Pod was also introduced.

For all the updates from the event, click here.

Video Editor: Ashutosh Bhardwaj

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