1. 400 Flipkart employees have become crorepatis: Report
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 17:12:36

    Of the 400, around 20 employees who are in senior positions now own stocks worth at least $1 million.

    5359 Shares
    335 shares and 5024 likes on Facebook

  2. Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Ban Aamir’s ‘PK’, Says “Just Don’t Watch It.”
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 16:01:43

    The Supreme Court today refused to stop the release of Aamir Khan’s film "PK", rejecting a petition that said some scenes hurt "religious sentiment".

    4137 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3098 retweets and 90 favorites
    160 shares and 682 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares

  3. Protect Hindus, Sikhs in Muzaffarnagar, VHP tells NCM
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-14 at 02:30:04

    The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has sought the intervention of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) in ensuring the protection of Hindus and Sikhs in Muzaffarnagar.A delegation led by Dr….

    3438 Shares
    63 twitter shares, 3132 retweets and 64 favorites
    17 shares and 162 likes on Facebook

  4. The Future is Here: Restaurants Where Robots Cook & Serve Food
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 13:02:15

    Think of them as gentle versions of the Terminator. Gentle Terminators who love food and teatime, that is. Imagine a restaurant where robots greet customers, deliver dishes to tables and even stir-fry…

    1995 Shares
    87 twitter shares, 1853 retweets and 41 favorites
    9 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  5. No jokes please, we are politicians! Government to act against RJs airing jokes on MPs, …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 13:59:50

    Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs.

    919 Shares
    95 twitter shares, 561 retweets and 31 favorites
    115 shares and 116 likes on Facebook
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  6. College retracts invite to Dalit activist after ABVP threat
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-14 at 00:40:06

    Sheetal Sathe was arrested on charges of backing Naxal activities

    774 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 257 retweets and 21 favorites
    152 shares and 301 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 1 reshares

  7. Samsung unveils the metal-framed Galaxy Alpha, its thinnest Android phone
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 07:23:16

    The Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s 4.7" HD Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it has a 12 megapixel rear camera.

    712 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 625 retweets and 22 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Two Sisters From Maharashtra to be Hanged Soon: Sources
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 16:48:40

    Two sisters from Maharashtra, found guilty of kidnapping 13 children and killing nine of them, are to be hanged soon, said government sources.

    582 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 376 retweets and 19 favorites
    58 shares and 31 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. For PM Modi’s Independence Day Speech, No Notes, No Umbrellas For Rain
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 16:09:19

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to speak extempore as he makes his first Independence Day speech at Delhi’s Red Fort on Friday, and even rain won’t stop him.

    578 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 319 retweets and 30 favorites
    71 shares and 52 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Flying high the tricolour
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-14 at 15:31:16

    While citizens are now permitted to fly the national flag at home, in offices and even inside their vehicles, most people are still ignorant about the correct way of using a tricolour, say experts…

    464 Shares
    22 twitter shares
    98 shares and 334 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. BJP Lawmaker Allegedly Assaults Toll Attendant, Then Files Case Against Him
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 15:17:46

    A lawmaker of the BJP from Madhya Pradesh’s Morena allegedly slapped an attendant at the toll booth, and then went ahead and filed a police complaint.

    415 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 323 retweets and 14 favorites
    3 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  12. Thank You. 700 People Have Helped a Farmer’s Teen Daughter.
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 17:14:38

    700 people from across the world reached out within days to help a 19-year-old college student whose father, a farmer in Andhra Pradesh, had committed suicide.

    384 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 255 retweets and 25 favorites
    35 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Petrol price to be cut by Rs. 1.89-2.35/litre from Aug. 15
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-14 at 07:14:30

    Petrol price will be cut by Rs. 1.89-2.38 per litre from August 15, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Wednesday. In perhaps for the first instance of a minister announcing the…

    369 Shares
    19 twitter shares, 20 retweets and 2 favorites
    54 shares and 272 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  14. 200 tonnes of gold to illegally enter India this year
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-14 at 16:38:00

    Demand for gold in India has remained subdued in the second quarter (April – June) due to uncertainty in the market in view of the elections held in April and May.

    362 Shares
    264 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  15. In Modi’s plans to make I-Day historic, no script or umbrella
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 17:39:32

    Reports suggest Modi will make his hour-long address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort without a script. He will be the first PM to do so.

    298 Shares
    29 shares and 269 likes on Facebook

  16. Air India flights won’t be delayed even if MPs and VIPs arrive late, says government
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 14:02:16

    Air India flights will not to be delayed even if some passengers, including MPs and VIPs, arrive late.

    286 Shares
    63 twitter shares, 190 retweets and 14 favorites
    17 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  17. MP: BJP MLA Rustam Singh caught on camera slapping toll employee
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 11:43:16

    The incident took place late on Wednesday night near Morena on the Agra-Mumbai National Highway.

    272 Shares
    64 twitter shares, 139 retweets and 12 favorites
    44 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. 18-Year-Old Girl and Younger Brother Murdered in Delhi Bedroom
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 16:08:47

    A teen girl and her younger brother have been found dead in their bedroom in a Delhi house where they lived with their aunt.

    269 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 138 retweets and 3 favorites
    17 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. Fali Nariman to challenge judges bill in Supreme Court
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 12:54:59

    Nariman maintained that the Supreme Court has the power to strike the Bill down even if it passes the Rajya Sabha test.

    264 Shares
    26 shares and 231 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 2 reshares

  20. Asha Sahay, who once fought for freedom in Bose’s Azad Hind Fauj, now fights illiteracy in Bihar
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 10:36:58

    Teaches and mentors school kids in rural Bihar.

    245 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 182 retweets and 13 favorites
    4 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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