1. Stop Bihar, UP migrants from settling in Delhi: Vijay Goel
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-01 at 11:46:37

    Goel also suggested opening branches of Delhi University colleges in other states to stop migrant inflow.

    3578 Shares
    603 shares and 2967 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares

  2. More trouble over Kousar Nag yatra
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-01 at 02:52:21

    The Hurriyat Conference faction led by the radical separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for peaceful demonstrations on Friday followed by a shutdown in Kashmir valley on Saturday agai…

    2930 Shares
    77 twitter shares, 2779 retweets and 35 favorites
    21 shares and 18 likes on Facebook

  3. Vikas Gowda is first Indian man to clinch athletics gold in 56 years
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-01 at 13:06:57

    The 31- year- old US- based Indian pocketed the gold with an effort of 63.64m, way below his personal best of 66.28m, under incessant rain at Hampden Park.

    1297 Shares
    88 shares and 1207 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  4. Men disguised as langurs to scare away monkeys around Parliament
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-01 at 11:26:54

    Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu revealed the plan to the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to a question by MP Ambeth Rajan.

    1039 Shares
    269 shares and 759 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Sharmila Tagore recites Darwish at Left backed protest against Israel
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-01 at 00:07:39

    Ms. Tagore said she attended this protest out of compassion for the children killed in the conflict.

    804 Shares
    13 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 1 favorites
    105 shares and 683 likes on Facebook

  6. Shah Rukh is king of Bollywood: Salman Khan
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-01 at 15:48:56

    Superstar Salman Khan, who has been delivering hit films back-to-back, feels his arch rival Shah Rukh Khan is the ‘King of Bollywood’.

    646 Shares
    26 shares and 614 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones

  7. UPSC opposes ‘suggestion’ to postpone or cancel Prelims
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-01 at 01:48:18

    UPSC has sent detailed responses to each of the “suggestions”, along with the reasons why it would be difficult to implement.

    585 Shares
    87 shares and 497 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  8. First poster: Aamir Khan bares it all for PK
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-01 at 12:41:20

    The first poster of Aamir Khan and Rajkumar Hirani’s PK has the actor standing on a railway track absolutely nude with only a transistor to cover his modesty.

    573 Shares
    22 shares and 547 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  9. New Hyundai ‘Elite i20’ Revealed; Launch on August 11, 2014
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-01 at 13:47:12

    Hyundai India has officially revealed the car ahead of its launch on August 11, 2014; also, interested folks will be able to book the hatchback from today i.e. August 1, 2014.

    497 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 289 retweets and 22 favorites
    39 shares and 106 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. Court’s prescription for doctors!
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-01 at 00:11:56

    Following a ruling by the High Court, Medical Council of India directs doctors to write prescriptions only in capital letters. A two-member Bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Joythi Senguptha and Justice Sanjay Kumar had taken up the…

    459 Shares
    11 twitter shares
    162 shares and 229 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    55 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Army chief Gen Suhag warns Pakistan on beheading-like incident
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-01 at 13:38:58

    Former Army chief Gen Bikram Singh had on Thursday stated that India had given a befitting reply to Pakistan after the beheading incident.

    458 Shares
    50 shares and 404 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  12. Lanka Apologises For Jayalalithaa-Modi Article Amid Outrage in Tamil Nadu
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-01 at 17:41:06

    Sri Lanka has offered an unqualified apology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa over a controversial article and depiction of the two leaders on an official web…

    439 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 312 retweets and 2 favorites
    19 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. PM Modi’s Image of India Undermined by WTO Stand, Says US
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-01 at 14:53:17

    US Secretary of State John Kerry told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday that India’s refusal to sign a global trade deal had sent the wrong signal, and urged New Delhi to work to resolve the row …

    434 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 269 retweets and 16 favorites
    29 shares and 19 likes on Facebook

  14. Day in pictures
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-01 at 13:57:46

    Images from India and around the world

    421 Shares
    7 twitter shares
    15 shares and 388 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 1 reshares

  15. Watch and try not to cry: A bank converts its ATM into an ‘Automated Thanking Machine’ to give …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-01 at 13:21:21

    A bank finds a way to thank its customers for their loyalty and it will move you to tears.

    384 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 17 retweets and 2 favorites
    189 shares and 135 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Major security flaw puts 90% of all smartphones at risk of password theft, stolen data
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-01 at 06:27:48

    The threat could enable attackers to remotely wipe devices, install malicious software, access data and run applications on smartphones.

    347 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 244 retweets and 12 favorites
    15 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Maharashtra landslide toll touches 50
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-01 at 10:49:10

    The toll in a landslide disaster in Maharashtra’s Malin village touched 50, with another 22 injured, an official said in Pune on Friday.
    “So far we have recovered 50 bodies. The relief an…

    320 Shares
    25 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 4 favorites
    9 shares and 52 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Army Chief warns Pakistan on beheading-like incident
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-01 at 14:12:00

    On his first day in office, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Friday warned Pakistan that India’s response to any beheading-like incident in future would be “more than adequate, intense and imm…

    311 Shares
    14 twitter shares
    27 shares and 268 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  19. India hires mimics to scare monkeys
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-01 at 17:35:02

    Forty men have been hired in India to impersonate monkeys, and scare away thousands of real monkeys causing havoc around Delhi’s parliament.

    299 Shares
    92 shares and 205 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  20. Kolkata Woman Allegedly Gang-raped on Way to Ajmer Shrine
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-01 at 13:45:55

    A 22-year old woman was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by four persons when she was driving from Jaipur to the famous shrine Ajmer Sharif.

    298 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 190 retweets and 10 favorites
    13 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

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