1. Traffic Crawls in Delhi as PM Modi Meets Chinese President Xi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 12:35:39

    Massive traffic jams are being reported in Central Delhi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding summit talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    102 twitter shares, 4100 retweets and 52 favorites
    18 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  2. Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 13:07:19

    Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source.

    93 twitter shares, 2359 retweets and 104 favorites
    14 shares and 85 likes on Facebook

  3. eBay’s Tap Your Passion Offers Prizes Worth Rs 40,000
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 12:56:38

    Tap Your Passion contest is valid for Twitter users residing in India and above 18 years of age.

    74 twitter shares, 2352 retweets and 50 favorites
    7 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  4. IITians create solar-powered cold storage with no running cost
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 11:14:55

    The solar-powered cold storage system has been developed at IIT-Kharagpur by mechanical engineering student Vivek Pandey and his team.

    63 twitter shares, 1284 retweets and 34 favorites
    125 shares and 503 likes on Facebook

  5. Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes in CLT20 debut
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 08:24:04

    Punjab took the IPL-7 by storm before finishing runners-up and George Bailey’s men will now look to continue their dominating show in the CLT20.

    9 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 3 favorites
    21 shares and 1555 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  6. Maulvi in Army ‘censured’ for saying Jai Hind
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-18 at 12:09:58

    Leading lawyer Rajeev Anand, who took premature retirement as assistant commandant of Border Security Force, was critical of the notice issued to Ali.

    536 shares and 974 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. ‘Nobody in the world makes food better than grandma. …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 09:12:00

    Going to grandma’s house? Be prepared to be over-fed! This is why we love our grandparents the most.

    3 twitter shares
    83 shares and 605 likes on Facebook

  8. As Modi, Jinping meet in Delhi, Chinese Army pushes in more troops into Indian territory in Ladakh
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 11:35:24

    The Chinese side pushed in more troops before the break of dawn with more banners asking the Indian Army to leave the area.

    51 twitter shares, 538 retweets and 15 favorites
    27 shares and 14 likes on Facebook

  9. Hyderabad Metro Project Not Viable After Telangana, Says Developer
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 11:57:33

    The Hyderabad Metro project has run into massive trouble with its developer, L&T Metro Rail, threatening to walk out saying it is no longer viable after the division of Andhra Pradesh and creation of …

    100 twitter shares, 143 retweets and 22 favorites
    103 shares and 195 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    18 shares on LinkedIn

  10. ‘Tibet’s Problem is India’s Problem,’ Says Dalai Lama As PM Modi Meets President Xi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 17:52:20

    The Dalai Lama today said that "Tibet’s problem is India’s problem" adding that the long-standing issue need to be resolved but not by force.

    99 twitter shares, 104 retweets and 2 favorites
    126 shares and 199 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  11. If Scotland votes ‘yes’, it will be the 35th new nation born since 1990
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 12:06:16

    The end of cold war with the collapse of Soviet Union led to the creation of dozens of new countries in Europe and Asia.

    59 twitter shares, 423 retweets and 27 favorites
    8 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  12. Narendra Modi to Xi Jinping: India, China need to resolve border issue soon
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-18 at 15:18:54

    "A clarification on the Line of Actual Control is very important. It has been pending for years, it is time to start it again," PM Narendra Modi said.

    45 shares and 414 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Jayalalithaa Protests ‘Teach Hindi’ Order for Colleges
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 13:35:40

    Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has said her state will not comply with the University Grants Commission or UGC order that Hindi be taught as a main subject along with English in all colleges…

    101 twitter shares, 268 retweets and 14 favorites
    30 shares and 23 likes on Facebook

  14. Betting on dividend-paying stocks? Top 10 bets
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-18 at 16:57:52

    Most investors look for stocks which can give them double digit return in quick time. In that case, high dividend-paying companies may not excite them much.

    299 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  15. MLA wipes hands off ex-MP’s saree, calls it a joke
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-18 at 15:58:00

    Rai shrugged off the incident, calling it a "little joke" between him and Pateriya, who he called his sister-in-law.

    86 shares and 298 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. Modi flags border issue, a Chinese yes from Xi
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-18 at 16:02:57

    The Indian Prime Minister and the Chinese President issue joint statemments after delegation-level talks in New Delhi.

    22 shares and 288 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  17. Stay or Go? Scotland Votes on Independence From Britain
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 12:18:05

    Scotland began voting Thursday on whether to become independent from Britain in a referendum which has electrified the nation, dominating debate in homes and pubs from Edinburgh to the Highlands.

    100 twitter shares, 64 retweets and 13 favorites
    26 shares and 96 likes on Facebook

  18. Gobi manchurian, Singapuri chowmien and chicken lollipop: 10 Indo-Chinese dishes that must be …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 12:43:13

    From momos to chicken lollipop, the Chinese President needs to know why we love Indo-Chinese cuisine so much.

    16 twitter shares, 2 retweets
    25 shares and 251 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Free Tibet protests welcome Xi Jinping to Delhi
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-18 at 15:31:45

    A Tibetan activist carrying the Tibetan flag climbed a TV tower near Dhaula Kuan in South Delhi, sending the security personnel into a tizzy.

    29 shares and 223 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  20. ‘Can’t Reveal Whistleblower’, Prashant Bhushan Tells Supreme Court on CBI Chief Case
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 13:53:08

    Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan today told the Supreme Court that he cannot reveal the name of the person who gave him access to details of a list of visitors to CBI chief Ranjit Sinha’s home, allegi…

    100 twitter shares, 99 retweets and 21 favorites
    20 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

Here are some more stories that didn’t actually make the above list but still have a significant percentage of social shares of the total.


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