1. Indian hacker group defaces Pakistani railway website
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 10:43:43

    "The Indian hackers also made the so-called claim that they loved Islam and Muslims but hated Pakistan," the report said.

    3999 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 3576 retweets and 123 favorites
    105 shares and 88 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Shares Meal With HIV-Positive Children
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-17 at 14:18:42

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar shared a meal with HIV-positive children, to dispel the misconception that the dreaded disease is transmitted by mere touch.

    3145 Shares
    96 twitter shares, 2922 retweets and 109 favorites
    17 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  3. 70-year-old does three jobs to support his family
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 03:24:31

    In today’s time, when even well-qualified youths in their twenties find it difficult to get suitable jobs, a 70-year-old man has been working three jobs to support his two granddaughters.The…

    3082 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 1168 retweets and 30 favorites
    214 shares and 1592 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares

  4. Minor raped by three in Rampur hospital
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 11:47:25

    A 9-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two compounders and a sweeper when she went to a local hospital complaining of stomach ache and constipation.

    3046 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2886 retweets and 49 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  5. Winds of change as BJP rises in Bengal
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 02:11:13

    A lot has changed in Bengal Activities of Muslim fundamentalistnbspgroups mainly of the Bangladeshi variety and the Trinamool governments nonaction have led to the BJPs rise in the state

    2428 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1980 retweets and 77 favorites
    121 shares and 143 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  6. 75% of residents in this Uttar Pradesh village have FIRs against them
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 10:23:11

    The disgrace associated with the village ensures that there is a constant lack of matrimonial opportunities for the young, a huge sore point among the people.

    2236 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1969 retweets and 77 favorites
    63 shares and 18 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Mumbai ACB to upload photos of corrupt on FB
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 11:55:30

    In a bid to check corruption and embarrass the offenders the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau ACB is planning to launch a page on a popular social networking site where it would upload the pictures of those caught for taking bribes

    1835 Shares
    59 twitter shares, 1724 retweets and 50 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  8. Cricket star Imran Khan overplays hand in Pakistan power game
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 13:53:59

    Imran Khan rode a wave of discontent to finally break through as a serious player in Pakistani politics last year Now he is aiming even higher leading thousands on a march to the capital in a bid to unseat the PM

    1698 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 1509 retweets and 84 favorites
    15 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  9. Pracharak killed after he made sexual advances on Sadhvi: NIA
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-17 at 01:18:46

    The NIA claimed that one of the motives for the murder was the “sexual advances’’ made by Joshi.

    1666 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1070 retweets and 41 favorites
    237 shares and 211 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. BSF aims to plant its way to record books
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 13:48:58

    The paramilitary Border Security Force aims to enter the Limca Book of Records by planting 180000 trees along Indias frontiers Tuesday an official said

    1338 Shares
    54 twitter shares, 1260 retweets and 22 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  11. Disease spreads in Gaza amid air strikes
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 10:51:50

    UN says that 365000 Palestinians are still displaced in Gaza like 37yearold Faten alMasri who has to wash her children with bottles of drinking water As she sprinkles cold water on her twoyearold daughter the toddler screams her skin covered in angry red …

    1253 Shares
    48 twitter shares, 1161 retweets and 36 favorites
    2 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Janamashtami celebrations in full swing in Braj
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 12:40:05

    Krishna Janamashtami celebrations this year in Braj area comprising Mathura Agra Bharatpur and Hathras districts have reached a crescendo with temples all decked up and devotees from across India queing up for a glimpse of the presiding deities despite se…

    1176 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 1033 retweets and 77 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  13. As funds dry up, fast-track courts close down
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 09:18:56

    Fourteen years after they were first set up, just half the fast-track courts set up across the country are still functional, the Law Ministry says. Only five States — Assam, Goa, Kerala, Meghalaya…

    1082 Shares
    89 twitter shares, 946 retweets and 43 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  14. LeT men Skype Pakistan from jail
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 11:45:36

    In a revelation that shows how jails have become convenient workstations for miscreants, the special cell of Delhi Police has found that the Lashkar-e-Taiba suspects lodged in Alipore Central Jail in Kolkata were using internet telephony through smartphon…

    797 Shares
    82 twitter shares, 688 retweets and 19 favorites
    7 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Bangalore: Woman Allegedly Forces Friend to Have Sex With Husband
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-17 at 10:38:15

    In a bizarre case, a woman allegedly abetted her husband to ‘rape’ her neighbour and friend in her presence, in Bangalore.

    780 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 599 retweets and 14 favorites
    48 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. 3 Indians abducted on way to Kabul, rescued near Pak border
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-17 at 01:21:46

    There are dozens of foreign workers, including aid volunteers, held both by terrorist groups and criminal gangs seeking ransoms.

    772 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 722 retweets and 16 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  17. Nepal floods kill at least 89 as cholera fears rise
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 10:55:13

    Rescuers on Sunday found four more bodies buried under mud as the death toll from landslides and flooding in Nepal climbed to 89 sparking fears of a cholera outbreak

    759 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 702 retweets and 16 favorites
    1 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  18. No Indian fisherman in Sri Lankan jails for first time this year
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-08-17 at 16:12:24

    Officials said hundreds of Indian fishermen had been apprehended by Lanka Navy while fishing in their waters and with the release of the latest batch, none of them is now in Lankan custody.
    The post No Indian fisherman in Sri Lankan jails for first time t…

    721 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 660 retweets and 18 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

  19. Over 3 lakh hit by floods in Assam
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 02:38:17

    About 3.68 lakh people in 14 districts of Assam have been affected as the flood situation turned grim with the Brahmaputra and its tributaries — Desang, Dhansiri, Jiabharali, Beki and Puthimari —…

    711 Shares
    31 twitter shares, 552 retweets and 8 favorites
    24 shares and 96 likes on Facebook

  20. Saharanpur riots: Probe report blames UP administration, questions BJP’s role
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 13:20:21

    According to sources, the report — submitted by a committee headed by UP minister Shivpal Yadav — alleged that a local BJP MP provoked rioters leading to violence.

    671 Shares
    94 twitter shares, 473 retweets and 27 favorites
    64 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

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