1. Nalanda University reopens
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-01 at 11:57:59

    The revived Nalanda University, an ancient international centre for learning in Bihar which has attracted over 1,000 applications from around the world, will begin its first academic session from September 1.

    101 twitter shares, 812 retweets and 46 favorites
    1289 shares and 6068 likes on Facebook
    16 Google+ Shares, 39 plus ones and 12 reshares
    33 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Nalanda University opens on Monday
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-01 at 03:28:41

    Sushma Swaraj to attend function at varsity on September 14

    100 twitter shares, 7579 retweets and 2 favorites
    15 shares and 16 likes on Facebook

  3. Abhi-Ash display major PDA as they celebrate Pro Kabaddi League win
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-01 at 12:55:12

    Abhishek Bachchan-owned Panthers scored a 35-24 victory in an action-packed summit clash in front of a full house with a number of celebrities in attendance.

    335 shares and 5065 likes on Facebook

  4. PM’s Flute Performance and Lord Krishna Lesson
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-01 at 14:36:26

    At a visit to a Japanese kindergarten this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described himself as "the oldest student" in class, and told a group of seven and eight year olds in a music lesson abo…

    101 twitter shares, 3553 retweets and 121 favorites
    15 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  5. No nuke deal yet but Japan promises Modi bullet trains
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-01 at 09:43:18

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe promised 35 trillion yen of public and private investment over the next five years under the IndiaJapan Investment Promotion PartnershipnbspPM Modi wants Japanese to be taught online

    80 twitter shares, 2862 retweets and 87 favorites
    25 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  6. Classes Begin in Nalanda University, After Over 800 Years
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-01 at 16:29:35

    More than 800 years after Bihar’s Nalanda University closed down, 15 students and 11 faculty members are the faces of the revival of the once world famous university.

    100 twitter shares, 2261 retweets and 60 favorites
    80 shares and 84 likes on Facebook
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Photos: PM Narendra Modi turns music teacher with an impromptu class at Tokyo’s 136-year-old …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-01 at 08:58:34

    Students of a century old Tokyo school were in for a surprise when their guest PM Narendra Modi took a music lesson!

    50 twitter shares, 1848 retweets and 85 favorites
    34 shares and 353 likes on Facebook

  8. Modi narrates story of Lord Krishna to kids at Japanese school
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-01 at 14:11:03

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited an elementary school here and mingled with the students, narrating them the story of Lord Krishna.

    103 twitter shares, 1815 retweets and 70 favorites
    33 shares and 18 likes on Facebook

  9. Experts divided over posting of ex-CJIs as Governors 
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-01 at 03:58:06

    Governor post as precedents show, is at the mercy of Executive: experts

    57 twitter shares, 1764 retweets and 16 favorites
    19 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. WhatsApp to soon launch free voice calling feature: Reports
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-01 at 10:20:37

    Recent changes in the WhatsApp interface suggests the voice calling feature is coming soon.

    91 twitter shares, 832 retweets and 20 favorites
    122 shares and 469 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  11. Tokyo Declaration for India — Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-01 at 16:52:04

    Prime Minister Abe expressed his deep appreciation for Prime Minister Modi’s choice of Japan as his first destination for a bilateral visit outside India’s immediate neighbourhood.

    71 twitter shares, 1308 retweets and 64 favorites
    15 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  12. From RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar: 10 famous IITians who didn’t end …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-01 at 12:05:56

    Did you know these engineering students from IITs went on to become IAS officers and politicians in India?

    44 twitter shares, 462 retweets and 81 favorites
    149 shares and 692 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. India reclaim number one position in ICC ODI rankings
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-01 at 14:45:47

    India’s dominating performance against England coupled with Australia’s shock loss to Zimbabwe made India the sole number one team.

    40 twitter shares, 74 retweets and 11 favorites
    43 shares and 1150 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. Former owner files a case to reclaim Raju, the starved and dehydrated elephant who cried after …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-01 at 12:09:29

    This is absolutely terrible. Raju, the elephant was tortured at the hands of these owners before he was freed.

    34 twitter shares, 872 retweets and 29 favorites
    67 shares and 262 likes on Facebook

  15. India look to school England again in 4th ODI
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-01 at 14:20:27

    India have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series after 133-run (D/L) and six-wicket wins in Cardiff and Nottingham in the second and third ODIs respectively.

    9 twitter shares, 6 retweets and 4 favorites
    8 shares and 1184 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  16. No nuke deal, but Japan, India agree to boost strategic ties at Tokyo summit
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-01 at 16:15:51

    Japan and India today agreed to strengthen strategic ties and also agreed to speed up talks on a so-far elusive deal on nuclear energy cooperation.

    101 twitter shares, 580 retweets and 46 favorites
    55 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  17. Don’t cancel all coal block allocations, power situation critical: Centre to SC
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-01 at 15:13:19

    The A-G told the Supreme Court that if these 218 coal blocks are cancelled, then the government will have to go for an immediate auction.

    73 twitter shares, 544 retweets and 15 favorites
    5 shares on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Better Golf Courses Await You in Gujarat, Says PM to Delighted Audience
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-01 at 13:41:16

    Japanese government and business leaders pledged support Monday for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort to modernize the Indian economy.

    102 twitter shares, 447 retweets and 46 favorites
    18 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones

  19. 800 Years Later, Nalanda University Reopens
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-01 at 14:05:24

    The ancient Nalanda University (NU), which attracted students from the world over, will rise again today, as classes will begin at its newly established campus at Rajgir.

    71 twitter shares, 127 retweets and 5 favorites
    134 shares and 248 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    20 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Special management team for Japan under PMO: Narendra Modi
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-01 at 10:50:23

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited Japanese businesses to join India’s developmental efforts with a promise of non-discriminatory and speedy clearances.

    92 twitter shares, 248 retweets and 28 favorites
    117 shares and 83 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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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