1. Frances Hollande in Iraq to support new government
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-12 at 11:12:32

    French President Francois Hollande arrived in Iraq on Friday to support the new government in the first visit by a head of state since jihadists overran large parts of the country three months ago

    17167 Shares
    10579 shares and 6588 likes on Facebook

  2. No differences with Modi relations cordial says Rajnath
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-12 at 16:02:51

    Brushing aside reports of differences with Prime Minister Narendra Modi Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the relationship between the two is cordial

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    10579 shares and 6588 likes on Facebook

  3. Soldiers Asked to Remain Calm if Attacked with Stones, says Kashmir Army Commander
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-12 at 14:44:24

    Soldiers working to rescue the thousands of people who still remain stranded in Srinagar have been asked to remain "very calm" if they are pelted with stones by angry crowds, a senior army officer tol…

    5338 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 5032 retweets and 111 favorites
    65 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  4. Ground Report: This Jammu Village Vanished from the Map
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-12 at 11:56:49

    With the rain now stopping and interior areas of Jammu and Kashmir becoming accessible, the extent of damage in last week’s devastating flood is becoming clearer.

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    101 twitter shares, 3170 retweets and 86 favorites
    99 shares and 87 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  5. Chennai Super Kings chase second CLT20 title
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-12 at 08:26:55

    CSK have a perfect amalgamation of Indian players and overseas stars in the squad with no major weakness that could hurt their progress in CLT20.

    1415 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 12 retweets and 5 favorites
    39 shares and 1335 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  6. Movie Review: Finding Fanny is for a very niche audience
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-12 at 12:57:14

    Finding Fanny is not a regular Bollywood film, it’s for a very niche audience. Most filmmakers say that their films are different but take my word for it because this one is actually different. Rating:

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    47 shares and 1078 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  7. On Camera, Villagers Beaten Mercilessly As ‘Lesson’ For Being Informers
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-12 at 15:38:47

    A chilling video has emerged of villagers being beaten brutally in Meghalaya by suspected militants who allegedly wanted to make an example out of "informers".

    1082 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 927 retweets and 15 favorites
    29 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  8. Former Home Ministry official files affidavit against CBI
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-12 at 01:47:17

    Says he was targeted for declining to make false statements

    863 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 780 retweets and 30 favorites
    6 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  9. CLT20: All you want to know about the qualifying stage
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-12 at 16:19:23

    Starting Saturday, four teams will fight it out in a round-robin format, at the end of which the top two teams will move into the main round beginning Sept 17.

    615 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 26 retweets and 4 favorites
    12 shares and 541 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  10. Meet U.P.’s new crime stopper: WhatsApp
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-12 at 01:38:09

    WhatsApp is fast emerging as a tool to check crime in Uttar Pradesh with the police receiving a slew of complaints, including those on traffic violations and corruption, through the hugely popular…

    591 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 163 retweets and 9 favorites
    59 shares and 327 likes on Facebook

  11. ‘Love Jihad? What is That?’ Asks Rajnath Singh
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-12 at 14:08:17

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh today refused to answer a question on "love jihad" – a term that is currently in wide circulation among leaders of the BJP and its allied groups – and said "What is that?"

    570 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 428 retweets and 9 favorites
    26 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  12. Haryana, Maharashtra assembly polls on October 15, results on October 19
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-12 at 16:55:06

    The Election Commission has announced the dates of Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections today. The two states will go to the polls on October 15.

    456 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 314 retweets and 24 favorites
    26 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  13. Modi government might raise minimum age for smoking
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-12 at 14:51:24

    The health ministry set up a committee to recommend amendments to the Tobacco Regulation Act which may suggest raising minimum age for smoking from 18 years to 25, and also raising fines for tobacco related offences, including smoking in public.

    402 Shares
    42 shares and 360 likes on Facebook

  14. Current bull bigger! Last one saw Sensex return 680%
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-12 at 14:36:47

    India is firmly in a multi-year structural bull market, say analysts, adding that we are in the second stage of the bull run.

    385 Shares
    288 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  15. Hit-and-run case against Salman Khan: Trial to resume on September 24
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-12 at 15:54:40

    On September 28, 2002, Salman Khan’s car had allegedly rammed into a bakery, killing one person and injuring four others sleeping on the pavement outside.

    370 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 250 retweets and 21 favorites
    13 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  16. J&K floods: Thousands throng IAF base for safe passage out of Kashmir valley
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-12 at 14:51:13

    Carrying bags and some other belongings, thousands of people from the state have thronged the area outside the IAF base here in anticipation of being airlifted out of the flood-ravaged Kashmir valley.

    334 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 201 retweets and 25 favorites
    16 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  17. India will face more Jammu & Kashmir floods-like calamities in future, warn researchers
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-12 at 15:35:00

    The study stressed that such extreme weather conditions are being induced by climate change.

    328 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 186 retweets and 10 favorites
    21 shares and 56 likes on Facebook

  18. Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-12 at 14:29:16

    Celebrity athlete Oscar Pistorius was found guilty on Friday of culpable homicide in shooting dead his glamorous girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a conviction that could result in a lengthy jail term.

    300 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 210 retweets and 24 favorites
    14 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. J-K floods: Thousands throng IAF base for safe passage out of Valley
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-12 at 15:17:55

    The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remained closed for the ninth consecutive day on Friday due to landslides and broken roads at various places. In pics: Jammu and Kashmir’s worst floods in decades

    283 Shares
    49 shares and 196 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares, 21 plus ones and 5 reshares

  20. IRCTC announces tourist train from Bangalore
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-12 at 17:01:41

    IRCTC has announced a tourist train from Bangalore between October 25 and November 2. The package called Sukhamangalam Yatra will cover religious and tourist places around Bangalore and south of Maharashtra covering Bijapur, Solapur, Pandharpur, Aurangaba…

    269 Shares
    30 twitter shares, 228 retweets and 9 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

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