1. Mars spacecraft test-fired successfully, to enter red planet’s orbit on Wednesday
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-22 at 14:49:37

    Isro scientists have successfully reignited the MOM’s main engine for four seconds as a trial before final firing to get into the red planet’s orbit early on Wednesday.

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    103 twitter shares, 1054 retweets and 100 favorites
    670 shares and 2591 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 1 reshares
    18 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Its working Isro successfully testfires Mangalyaan engine
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-22 at 15:50:41

    On the day US spacecraft MAVEN entered the Mars orbit Indias Mangalyaan woke up after 300 days of sleep at 230pm clearing a key test and taking the country closer to its inclusion in a select group that has successfully sent probes to the Red Planet

    3978 Shares
    78 twitter shares, 3832 retweets and 29 favorites
    18 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Supreme Court Could Recall Own Order on Revealing ‘Whistleblower’ Against CBI Chief
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-22 at 15:54:19

    In what could impact future cases, the Supreme Court has said it can consider recalling its own order asking lawyer activist Prashant Bhushan to reveal who gave him a list of visitors to CBI chief Ran…

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    102 twitter shares, 3446 retweets and 59 favorites
    26 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. India’s Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan Clears Crucial Test
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-22 at 15:10:29

    India’s Mars orbiter satellite, which has been on an arduous nine-month-long journey to the Red Planet, cleared a crucial test today. The main rocket engine of the satellite, which has been lying dorm…

    1653 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 753 retweets and 2 favorites
    312 shares and 477 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  5. PM Narendra Modi will keep Navratri fast during US visit
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-22 at 10:47:41

    PM Narendra Modi will begin his annual ritual of ‘nakkoda’ fasting that he has been observing every navratri for the past 35 years — nine days of drinking only water and strict adherence to yoga, meditation and puja at dusk — a day bef…

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    60 twitter shares, 1400 retweets and 52 favorites
    41 shares and 15 likes on Facebook

  6. Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO successfully completes crucial engine test firing
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-22 at 14:51:22

    This was one of the biggest tests of this complicated project. The test entailed switching on the engine that has been lying dormant for 10 months.

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    178 shares and 859 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 10 plus ones
    13 shares on LinkedIn

  7. RSS rewrites history Dalits created by invaders
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-22 at 00:47:20

    Emboldened by the BJPs success in the Lok Sabha elections the RSS has intensified its efforts to find and validate a common Hindu thread to unify all groups under one Hindu identity

    1016 Shares
    409 shares and 596 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones

  8. Modi to meet Netanyahu at UNGA
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-22 at 12:06:51

    Modi-Sharif meet remains uncertain on UNGA sidelines.

    891 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 44 retweets and 5 favorites
    108 shares and 706 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. Engineer saves the day for TSGENCO
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-22 at 01:01:55

    Just a year into her job, A. Mary Joseph, saves Nagarjunasagar power generation house from submergence. She along with other engineers working at that time acted swiftly releasing the water through draft tubes directly to left bank canal.

    889 Shares
    44 twitter shares, 627 retweets and 58 favorites
    58 shares and 99 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  10. For Two Days, Rajasthan Minister’s Missing Pup Had Police on Toes
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-22 at 12:13:28

    A Rajasthan minister’s missing pet dog has been traced, much to the relief of local police which was in the line of fire for launching a hunt for the pup at a time when it is yet to crack the shocking…

    819 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 676 retweets and 19 favorites
    20 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. Chinese media team calls off trip as India revokes ‘political clearance’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-22 at 02:01:28

    With the Union government withdrawing the “political clearance” granted to it, a high-profile Chinese media delegation has cancelled its trip to attend an Observer Research Foundation conference h…

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    62 twitter shares, 543 retweets and 16 favorites
    11 shares and 98 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  12. More men among toilet-sceptics in India
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-22 at 12:48:48

    The figure for households without toilets is 47 per cent for Hindu households as against 31 per cent for Muslims and 16 per cent for Christians and Sikhs, according to NSS data.

    719 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 30 retweets and 3 favorites
    204 shares and 440 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  13. MOM enters Martian gravitational sphere of influence
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-22 at 12:01:39

    The crucial fourth trajectory correction manoeuvre and test-fire of the main liquid engine on the spacecraft is scheduled for 2.30pm today.

    661 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 8 favorites
    133 shares and 185 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  14. PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ Plan Eyes the World’s Top 3,000 Companies
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-22 at 13:12:29

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch his ambitious "Make in India" campaign on Thursday in the presence of Indian and global CEOs from some 3000 companies.

    571 Shares
    64 twitter shares, 105 retweets and 15 favorites
    88 shares and 295 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  15. Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor hospitalised with chest pain
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-22 at 11:07:25

    Shashi Kapoor, 76, is known for his films like "Awaara", "Deewar", "Satyam Shivam Sundaram", "Kabhie Kabhie" among others.

    445 Shares
    39 shares and 403 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  16. Mangalyaan Faces Four-Second Trial by Fire
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-22 at 14:58:33

    India’s Mars orbiter satellite has been on an arduous nine-month-long journey to the Red Planet, but its main rocket engine has been lying dormant for this extended period. Now, scientists from the In…

    435 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 131 retweets and 13 favorites
    100 shares and 86 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Sensex set for new highs! 5 stocks that can return upto 63%
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-22 at 17:01:33

    The Sensex is now close to its all-time high and the momentum suggests that the markets look poised to claim fresh highs soon.

    403 Shares
    302 shares and 23 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  18. Changes to MGNREGS may cut into wages
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-22 at 02:06:50

    Parties feel it will dilute scheme’s universal employment guarantee

    349 Shares
    23 twitter shares, 45 retweets and 8 favorites
    42 shares and 229 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Islamic State Tells Followers to Attack US, French Citizens
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-22 at 15:17:55

    Islamic State has urged its followers to attack citizens of the United States, France and other allies who have joined a coalition to fight the militant group, the SITE monitoring website said on Mond…

    328 Shares
    75 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 16 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  20. Don’t let down Modi: Shiv Sena to Muslims
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-22 at 10:44:58

    The Shiv Sena Monday urged Indian Muslims “not to let down” Prim…

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    4 twitter shares
    28 shares and 292 likes on Facebook

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