1. Heavy Rain Triggers Floods and Landslides in Assam, Meghalaya; 10 Killed
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 15:18:10

    Torrential rain in the last 48 hours has triggered flash floods and landslides in several districts of Assam and Meghalaya, killing at least 10 people and displacing thousands.

    3762 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3576 retweets and 37 favorites
    29 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 11 plus ones

  2. Smoked meat deadlier than liquor, may increase risk of cancer
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 15:33:57

    When meat or fish is cooked directly over fire, it gets covered with cancer-causing carcinogens, making it more dangerous than even smoking or consumption of alcohol, according to a study.

    1742 Shares
    891 shares and 818 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 10 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Deepika Padukone vs TOI, a journalist’s point of view: Bravo Deepika, but forcing the moral …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-23 at 10:32:43

    May Deepika inspire a new trend that keeps the media responsible and inspire the voiceless to speak up.

    1557 Shares
    76 twitter shares, 1003 retweets and 176 favorites
    53 shares and 247 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  4. Vegetarian campaign near mosque sparks clashes
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-23 at 03:02:35

    Clashes broke out near the Taj-ul-Masjid in the Old Bhopal area after activists of the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals on Monday sought to persuade local Muslims to celebrate Bakrid with v…

    1380 Shares
    35 twitter shares, 23 retweets and 8 favorites
    451 shares and 861 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  5. Mangalyaan, the Cheapest Mars Mission Ever
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 15:43:42

    As India closes in on its destination Mars with the Mangalyaan satellite, many across the world have been dumbstruck at the low cost of India’s Mars orbiter mission. Here are the details on how India …

    1351 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 854 retweets and 53 favorites
    155 shares and 164 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    16 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena ‘agrees to give 130 seats to BJP’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 13:16:17

    The Shiv Sena has agreed to give 130 seats to the BJP, bringing an end to the deadlock over seat-sharing for the Maharashtra assembly elections, according to Times Now.

    763 Shares
    159 shares and 603 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. Xi Jinping asks PLA to be ready for regional war
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-23 at 13:02:30

    Xi’s directives come in the midst of a standoff between the PLA and Indian troops in Chumar area in Ladakh region along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

    641 Shares
    160 shares and 444 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 23 plus ones and 4 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Jack Ma of Alibaba Becomes China’s Richest Person
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 11:17:13

    The largest stock offer in history has made Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, China’s richest person with a fortune of $25 billion, an annual wealth ranking in the world’s second largest e…

    636 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 532 retweets and 27 favorites
    7 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Over Fight For a Bungalow, Delhi’s VIP Zone Blocked To Traffic
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 12:35:43

    Key roads near Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence in Delhi have been shut today over an anticipated rally by supporters of Uttar Pradesh politician Ajit Singh, who is fighting to keep a governme…

    533 Shares
    91 twitter shares, 217 retweets and 17 favorites
    25 shares and 182 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. India’s first time-keeper HMT turns into a collector’s item
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-23 at 11:23:37

    It was in 1962 when Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru inaugurated the now-vintage hand-wound wrist watched.

    505 Shares
    43 twitter shares, 445 retweets and 13 favorites
    2 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  11. ‘Tremendous interest’ for Modi NYC event: organisers
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-23 at 08:53:24

    Even as official circles and the Washington think tank circuit appeared to become increasingly galvanised by the impending visit to the U.S. of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, nowhere has the…

    498 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 284 retweets and 16 favorites
    23 shares and 136 likes on Facebook

  12. Geethu Mohandas’ ‘Liar’s Dice’ is India’s official entry to the Oscars
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-23 at 13:37:42

    The film, starring Geetanjali Thapa, will be India’s entry in the Academy Awards foreign language category.

    492 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 133 retweets and 6 favorites
    56 shares and 237 likes on Facebook

  13. National Award-Winning Film Liar’s Dice is India’s Oscar Choice
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 12:46:38

    India will send Hindi-language road film Liar’s Dice to the Oscars next year, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced today.

    456 Shares
    5 twitter shares
    120 shares and 331 likes on Facebook

  14. Mars orbiter insertion on Wednesday; Will India make space history?
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-23 at 16:33:21

    In the final lap, the operation is scheduled to be performed at 07:17:32 hrs on Wednesday.

    448 Shares
    34 twitter shares, 399 retweets and 12 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

  15. Asian Games 2014, Day 4 as it happened: Ghosal bags squash silver, Bindra bows out with couple of bronzes
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-09-23 at 17:58:57

    All the live, detailed action from the 17th Asian Games at Incheon.
    The post Asian Games 2014, Day 4 as it happened: Ghosal bags squash silver, Bindra bows out with couple of bronzes appeared first on Firstpost.

    420 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 278 retweets and 40 favorites
    2 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  16. Bloodbath on Dalal Street, but do not short markets: Experts
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-23 at 16:13:36

    Even though markets have broken key support levels but analysts are still not advising investors to short markets at current levels.

    406 Shares
    303 shares and 25 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  17. Opinion: Minister Sahiba Loses Her Saree and Misses a G-20 Reception
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 15:01:02

    Shobhaa De on Commerce Minister’s missing bags.

    388 Shares
    80 twitter shares, 192 retweets and 17 favorites
    71 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  18. White Tiger Kills Man Who Fell Into Its Enclosure At Delhi Zoo
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 16:26:54

    A teenager has been killed by a white tiger inside the Delhi zoo.

    368 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 60 retweets and 7 favorites
    146 shares and 54 likes on Facebook

  19. iPhone 6 screen is great, but Galaxy Note 4 better: Report
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-23 at 11:49:03

    Just a few days ago, DisplayMate has tested the screen of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and has found it truly spectacular. Even after the iPhone 6 Plus test, the recommendation that the Note 4 scored remains intact.

    357 Shares
    49 shares and 306 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  20. Clicking till the last breath
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-23 at 08:29:33

    Body of Shafat Sidiq, a photojournalist for Dainik Jagran who had gone to shoot floodwaters making their way into Lal Chowk with two cameras was found by local rescuers.

    353 Shares
    6 twitter shares
    26 shares and 321 likes on Facebook

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