1. Kolkata Chromosome | Brazil blues
    Published by Live Mint on 2014-07-26 at 00:05:42

    The city’s soccer passions recorded and analysed as it recovers slowly from the World Cup

    3490 Shares
    125 shares and 3365 likes on Facebook

  2. PM launches unique web platform to get citizens’ ideas for governance
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 14:04:18

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a web platform – MyGov – which will allow common man and experts from different fields to reach out to the government with their ideas and suggestions.

    1460 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1129 retweets and 30 favorites
    152 shares and 40 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  3. An Obama dinner invite for a disabled Indian girl
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 11:44:45

    Next week, US President Barack Obama and his wife will host 12 disabled people from all over the world, including one from Mumbai, for an exclusive dinner at the White House.

    1357 Shares
    88 twitter shares, 1186 retweets and 54 favorites
    20 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Israel women post nude pictures to support forces fighting in Gaza
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 06:40:04

    Israeli young women found a very unusual way of encouraging their soldiers. They made a page on Facebook and posted semi-nude pictures with messages like I love IDF on various parts of their bodies.

    1060 Shares
    172 shares and 885 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  5. Kargil Vijay Diwas: India remembers martyrs with pride, pain
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 09:53:19

    Fifteen years and many peace overtures later, the situation on the LoC and the border has not changed much.

    1031 Shares
    82 shares and 948 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  6. Apple iPhones Allow Extraction of Deep Personal Data, Researcher Finds
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 07:22:03

    Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

    947 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 812 retweets and 16 favorites
    26 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  7. We have largest number of war widows, yet no war memorial
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 06:17:55

    It is said no country has as many war widows — estimated at 25,000 — as India.

    891 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 409 retweets and 26 favorites
    140 shares and 157 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 39 plus ones and 5 reshares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Qaeda releases video of US suicide bomber in Syria
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-26 at 14:40:16

    Syrias AlQaeda affiliate has released a video of a young US suicide bomber from Florida who blew himself up at an army post in the northwest of the country

    749 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 676 retweets and 22 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  9. Curfew in UP’s Saharanpur after communal clash
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 13:11:54

    Tension prevailed in the district and additional forces have been rushed to bring the situation under control.

    659 Shares
    72 twitter shares, 492 retweets and 14 favorites
    38 shares and 43 likes on Facebook

  10. Indian Twist to Uber: Book an Auto on Phone or With App
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 12:38:02

    When Praveen Narayan Dusane first started driving an auto-rickshaw in this crowded college town, he had to hustle for every rupee. He could wait hours at a rickshaw stand for passengers.

    529 Shares
    58 twitter shares, 336 retweets and 46 favorites
    61 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Curfew in Saharanpur after communal clash, 2 dead
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 15:32:22

    Police said the clashes started over an old dispute over a piece of land caught in litigation, lodged between two places of worship.

    526 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 367 retweets and 15 favorites
    28 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Security App ‘Lookout’ Clicks Thief’s Selfie, Gets Her Arrested
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 12:33:12

    An app called ‘Lookout’ has hunted down a woman thief who stole a smartphone from another woman’s car in Florida.

    525 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 424 retweets and 10 favorites
    19 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  13. SC notice to Centre on Muslim quota
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 05:46:22

    The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the Union government on a plea for transfer from Delhi High Court to itself a PIL which challenged the Rajinder Sachar committee report advocating reservation for Muslims.

    510 Shares
    35 twitter shares, 446 retweets and 21 favorites
    8 shares on Facebook

  14. Subscribe Now
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 12:55:35

    Subscribe now for your favourite magazines

    418 Shares
    101 shares and 280 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 16 plus ones and 1 reshares

  15. Israel Agrees to Pause Assault on Gaza as Cease-Fire Deal Is Pursued
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 07:32:53

    Israel agreed to halt its military offensive in Gaza for 12 hours starting Saturday morning amid intense international efforts to seal a broader cease-fire deal and a new explosion of violence in the …

    410 Shares
    73 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 22 favorites
    18 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. India Threatens to Derail WTO Deal, Prompts Angry US Rebuke
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 11:53:40

    India on Friday said it wanted “visible” signs the World Trade Organization would agree to its vast food subsidy schemes before approving a landmark global customs pact as talks went down to the wire.

    402 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 276 retweets and 27 favorites
    34 shares and 17 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  17. Giant Crater in Russia’s Far North Sparks Mystery
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 13:44:38

    A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as “the end of the world” is causing a sensation in Russia, with a group of scientists being sent to investigate.

    384 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 324 retweets and 20 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  18. Salman Khan slaps his bodyguard for his fan
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 13:53:04

    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is known to be a warm-hearted actor, he always treats his fans with much love and kindness. The star recently once again proved that he values his fans more than anything.

    382 Shares
    31 shares and 349 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  19. Govt to soon finalize war memorial construction site: Arun Jaitley
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 12:28:13

    On the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, defence minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government will soon finalize the site for construction of a “grand” National War Memorial.

    356 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 267 retweets and 20 favorites
    10 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Jayalalithaa requests Modi to increase Hajj seat quota
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 13:26:37

    She said the Tamil Nadu State Hajj Committee has received 13,159 applications from pilgrims for Hajj 2014.

    356 Shares
    21 shares and 334 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

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