Modi to launch ambitious Jan Dhan Yojana todayPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-08-28 at 15:32:34
In a keynote speech this month, Modi made financial inclusion a top priority of his administration. He followed this up by writing 725,000 emails to bank officials urging them to support the initiative.
514 shares and 16284 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones
Force-feeding: Sena demands apology from mediaPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 03:13:51
A month after the criticism from all corners of the media over the alleged force-feeding of a Muslim employee of Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi during Ramzan, the Shiv Sena has decided to take on medi…
100 twitter shares, 8014 retweets and 47 favorites
20 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
Narendra Modi’s 100 days: What makes new PM different from predecessorsPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-28 at 12:29:45
After 100 days in Delhi, nobody â Modi’s cabinet colleagues nor his babus â can claim any amount of familiarity with the new Prime Minister.
101 twitter shares, 1430 retweets and 36 favorites
386 shares and 996 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
13 shares on LinkedIn
Railway Minister’s son charged with rape and cheatingPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 08:05:37
Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda got a shock at the engagement of his son Karthik on Wednesday. Kannada actor, Mythriya Gowda, used the occasion to announce that Karthik had already married…
81 twitter shares, 1547 retweets and 18 favorites
18 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
Haryana Janhit Congress snaps ties with BJPPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-28 at 12:04:17
Kuldeep Bishnoiled Haryana Janhit Congress on Thursday snapped ties with BJP putting an end to the prolonged tussle between the two parties which have been in an alliance for three years now
62 twitter shares, 1266 retweets and 1 favorites
71 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
Controversial BJP MP Yogi Adityanath to be Star Campaigner in UP By-ElectionsPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-28 at 15:02:52
Controversial BJP lawmaker Yogi Adityanath is among three BJP leaders who have been handed charge of campaigning for by-elections in Uttar Pradesh by party chief Amit Shah.
102 twitter shares, 1085 retweets and 37 favorites
41 shares and 18 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
Different format, different Team IndiaPublished by IBNLive on 2014-08-28 at 14:47:23
But it will be touch early to label the win in Cardiff ODI as ‘change in fortune’ for the team that was hammered in the Test series.
38 twitter shares, 4 retweets and 5 favorites
6 shares and 1136 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
Who levelled charges against Rajnath’s son, asks CongressPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 03:23:25
The Congress on Wednesday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi dismiss 14 members from his Cabinet after the Supreme Court observed that âtaintedâ leaders should not be inducted in the Counc…
55 twitter shares, 972 retweets and 28 favorites
3 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
Indian woman, 56, fights off leopard with nothing more than a sicklePublished by Times of India on 2014-08-28 at 13:09:13
A woman in northern India, who was armed with only basic farm tools, has somehow managed to fight off and kill a leopard that pounced on her as she was carrying water. Kamla Devi, 56, said she fought with the animal for more than half an hour using a sick…
70 twitter shares, 837 retweets and 29 favorites
29 shares and 31 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
2 shares on LinkedIn
Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan tripPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-28 at 12:44:57
A nuclear pact with Japan could transform ties in a way the deal with the United States did by establishing India as a strategic partner.
100 twitter shares, 472 retweets and 30 favorites
35 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
Modi tweets in Japanese ahead of Tokyo visitPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-28 at 11:42:33
The Prime Minister recalled the warm reception he got when he visited Japan as the chief minister of Gujarat adding that he admired the people of that country for their innovation and level of precision
48 twitter shares, 503 retweets and 27 favorites
2 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
Environment Ministry dumps Gadgil report on Western GhatsPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 04:29:22
After being directed to take a clear stand, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on Wednesday informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it was ânot processingâ Madhav Gadgilâs West…
50 twitter shares, 431 retweets and 8 favorites
16 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
.भारत (.Bharat) top-level domain launchedPublished by IBNLive on 2014-08-28 at 11:40:24
This is soon to be followed in the coming months by similar launches in regional languages such as Tamil, Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Telugu and Bangala.
42 twitter shares, 363 retweets and 14 favorites
34 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
2 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
The largest LTTE training camp was located at Kolathur Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 01:29:14
The village of Kolathur, 11 km from the Mettur dam in Salem district, was one of the places in Tamil Nadu where the cadre of the LTTE were imparted armed training in the early 1980s to fight the Sr…
46 twitter shares, 318 retweets and 16 favorites
15 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
1 shares on LinkedIn
Swami Aseemanand Gets Bail in Samjhauta Blast CasePublished by NDTV on 2014-08-28 at 15:57:32
Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the Samjhauta blast of 2007, has been granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
101 twitter shares, 245 retweets and 7 favorites
31 shares and 15 likes on Facebook
Mercedes to launch GLA-Class soon in IndiaPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-08-28 at 11:25:25
Mercedes Benz GLA-Class to be available in India by this festive season
15 shares and 375 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
Astral Poly rocks D-Street; returns 3,400% in five yearsPublished by Economic Times on 2014-08-28 at 15:18:47
Astral Poly Technik Ltd, has rallied over 3400% in the last five years, thanks to two stock splits — one in 2010 and the other one in 2013.
275 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 3 reshares
50 views on StumbleUpon
Government asks PepsiCo to bring down sugar content in its drinksPublished by IBNLive on 2014-08-28 at 15:16:11
This was conveyed to PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi when she had a one-on-one meeting with Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
25 twitter shares, 257 retweets and 13 favorites
9 shares and 28 likes on Facebook
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