1. For PM Modi’s Clean India Mission, Ministers Pick Up Broom
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-26 at 13:08:10

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s "clean India" dream has driven his ministers to the broom.

    101 twitter shares, 7846 retweets and 89 favorites
    65 shares and 50 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Swamy to PM: offer troops to fight IS
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-26 at 02:40:35

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to offer two divisions of the Indian Army and one squadron of the Indian Air Force to the U.S.-led coalition against Isla…

    86 twitter shares, 6636 retweets and 104 favorites
    13 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  3. US court issues summons against Modi
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-26 at 17:41:36

    Even before he touched down on U.S. soil after a nine-year visa ban, a federal court in New York has issued summons against the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in presidin…

    103 twitter shares, 1145 retweets and 34 favorites
    1370 shares and 2300 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares
    25 shares on LinkedIn

  4. New trailer: Hrithik, Katrina’s fatal attraction in Bang Bang
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-26 at 12:32:51

    The recently released second trailer of the action-thriller reveals Hrithik’s character and sizzling romance with lady love Katrina Kaif.

    23 shares and 1195 likes on Facebook

  5. ‘You Will Feel The Difference in India’: PM Modi Writes
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-26 at 15:05:57

    As he begins a widely anticipated US visit today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has talked about "eliminating unnecessary laws" and doing whatever it takes to make his "Make In India" campaign a realit…

    92 twitter shares, 674 retweets and 53 favorites
    62 shares and 88 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  6. I draw confidence from stories of ordinary Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi writes in Wall Street Journal
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-26 at 11:26:59

    History tells us that India’s natural instinct is to be open to the world. India will be open and friendly—for business, ideas, research, innovations and travel, PM Modi has written in an op-ed for Wall Street Journal.

    128 shares and 830 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  7. US court summons Modi in 2002 Gujarat riots case
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-26 at 10:23:01

    The summons come hours before Modi is supposed to land in New York to start off his five-day US trip, which comes after a nine-year visa ban.

    181 shares and 552 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 10 plus ones and 3 reshares

  8. Curry spice ‘helps brain self-heal’
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-26 at 04:37:11

    An early study in rats suggests the spice turmeric may help boost the brain’s ability to repair and regenerate itself.

    432 shares and 224 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 10 plus ones and 7 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  9. The 5.1 mm thin Gionee Elife S5.1 is the Guinness World Record holder for the slimmest smartphone
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-26 at 10:22:36

    The device, which has been launched in China, will come to the Indian market by early November.

    56 twitter shares, 559 retweets and 27 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  10. S&P Upgrades India’s Credit Outlook to Stable
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-26 at 16:36:04

    Global rating agency Standard & Poor’s on Friday revised India’s credit outlook to "stable" from "negative", acknowledging the improved economic environment in Asia’s third largest economy.

    100 twitter shares, 364 retweets and 31 favorites
    59 shares and 37 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. S&P upgrades India’s outlook to ‘stable’ | Sensex ends 158 pts up
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-26 at 14:41:38

    S&P said, "The outlook indicates government can implement fiscal & economic reform. Rating outlook revision shows improved political setting."

    162 shares and 410 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Three-Year-Old Raped Allegedly by Owner of Play School in Delhi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-26 at 15:54:55

    A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the principal of a pre-school in Hari Nagar in west Delhi.

    76 twitter shares, 350 retweets and 8 favorites
    71 shares and 14 likes on Facebook

  13. Ranveer apes Hrithik on a street for Bang Bang dare
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-26 at 12:09:22

    Expect the unexpected from Ranveer Singh. The man with inimitable style and unmatched wit,completed Hrithik Roshan’s Bang Bang dare and redefined the word in the process.

    36 shares and 439 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  14. Photo: Is that a ‘traffic signal’ on Mars?
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-26 at 17:16:37

    Are aliens using traffic signal to cross roads on Red Planet?

    38 twitter shares, 374 retweets and 18 favorites
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  15. Why FIIs are turning bearish; net sell Rs 2,800 crore in 3 days
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-26 at 12:14:11

    Betting on Modi, foreign investors have already pumped in over $30 billion into the country’s securities market since the beginning of the year.

    307 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  16. As Jayalalithaa Faces Crucial Verdict, Her Partymen Turn to God
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-26 at 14:57:03

    A Bangalore court is expected to decide tomorrow whether Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has accumulated assets disproportionate to her known sources of income. The verdict will have a massiv…

    50 twitter shares, 273 retweets and 25 favorites
    23 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. BrahMos company ailing, headed for BIFR
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-26 at 03:06:13

    Its rapidly eroding net worth pushed it to near bankruptcy

    17 twitter shares, 20 retweets and 3 favorites
    35 shares and 299 likes on Facebook

  18. Al Qaeda draws up India hitlist, may target N-plants & airports
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-26 at 12:03:18

    Among the potential targets shortlisted by intelligence agencies are Bangalore airport and IT companies in the city, HAL in Kanpur, and strategic installations in Karnataka like the Kaiga Atomic Power Plant, Tungbhadra power plant as well as Karwar port.

    127 shares and 235 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. Narendra Modi wishes Manmohan Singh on his birthday
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-26 at 12:19:10

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished his predecessor Manmohan Singh on his birthday.
    “Best wishes and warm greetings to Dr Manmohan Singh ji on his birthday. May he be blessed wi…

    36 twitter shares, 302 retweets and 14 favorites
    5 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. LEAKED: Air hostesses pose in bikini for airline ad campaign
    Published by ABP News on 2014-09-26 at 13:51:01

    Day by day, there are new methods of adopting new techniques of brand promotions and advertising campaigns.

    16 shares and 343 likes on Facebook
    3 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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