QWrap: Tim Cook in India, Rishi Kapoor Takes on Gandhis & More

A look at three of the day’s top stories.

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Tim Cook in India, Announces Startup Accelerator

Hear all ye Apple fans, Tim Cook has padharo mhare des...!

And what did we get out of it? An app development accelerator in Bengaluru. The move is aimed at supporting developers in India creating innovative mobile apps for its iOS platform.

Can Modi ji now ask him to drop iPhone prices when they meet next week?

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News in Numbers: How Deadly Is the Life of a Journalist In India?

Just last week, two journalists were shot dead within 24 hours. With a death toll of nine journalists in 2015, India is third on the list of the most dangerous countries for journalists – only after Iraq and Syria.

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(Infographic: Rahul Gupta/<b>The Quint</b>)
(Infographic: Rahul Gupta/The Quint)

Rishi Kapoor Slams Naming of Public Assets After Gandhi Family

Rishi Kapoor is pissed. If VK Singh can ask Delhi’s Akbar Road to be changed to Maharana Pratap Road, then why not change all the public infrastructure named after the Gandhis? The man’s demand is simple – name the Rajiv Gandhi Bandra/Worli Sea link after JRD Tata or Lata Mangeshkar and name Indira Gandhi Airport after Mahatma Gandhi or even after Rishi Kapoor... after all as @chintkaps said on twitter :“Baap ka maal samjha hai kya?”

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