1. Kavita Karkare, wife of 26/11 martyr, dies of brain haemorrhage
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-29 at 16:03:00

    Kavita’s husband Hemant Karkare, then Maharashtra ATS chief, died defending Mumbai in the November 26, 2008, attacks.

    5456 Shares
    335 shares and 5116 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  2. Modi wins hearts of US lawmakers who describe him as ‘inspirational’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 10:50:12

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only won the hearts of NRIs here but also of nearly 40 top US lawmakers who described his words as "inspirational and visionary".

    4024 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 3697 retweets and 99 favorites
    68 shares and 75 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Indian diaspora makes mark in foreign policy
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-29 at 01:19:25

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reception at Madison Square Garden is a way of thanking the Indian-American community members who played a big part in his electronic campaign and election funding. I…

    3748 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 3540 retweets and 118 favorites
    9 shares and 12 likes on Facebook

  4. Modi overshadowed Nawaz Sharif at UN: Pakistani daily
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 10:07:02

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at the UN was everything his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif’s was not, said a Pakistani daily on Monday.

    2381 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2072 retweets and 30 favorites
    95 shares and 79 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  5. Super 30 founder invited to speak at MIT and Harvard
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 12:03:47

    Kumar, who could not study at Cambridge University years ago due to acute financial constraints, will speak at MIT Media Lab, an interdisciplinary research laboratory, on September 30, a media release said.

    1949 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1451 retweets and 36 favorites
    192 shares and 155 likes on Facebook
    14 shares on LinkedIn

  6. In pics: When Modi rocked New York’s Madison Square
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-29 at 11:34:15

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a packed-house of thousands of Indian Americans in New York’s Madison Square.

    1932 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1714 retweets and 107 favorites
    3 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. CLT20: Dolphins play for pride against high-flying Kolkata
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-29 at 05:52:47

    Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 at Uppal.

    1916 Shares
    28 twitter shares, 14 retweets and 2 favorites
    23 shares and 1848 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  8. Tamil Nadu’s New Chief Minister, Colleagues Break Down
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-29 at 17:50:25

    J Jayalalithaa, who is in a Bangalore prison after being convicted of corruption, has appealed against her verdict and applied for bail in the Karnataka High Court, which will hear her case tomorrow. …

    1787 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 1592 retweets and 40 favorites
    41 shares and 28 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. India’s Mangalyaan ride cheaper than auto, cost Rs 7 a km: Modi
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 08:53:52

    "A one-km auto rickshaw ride in Ahmedabad takes Rs 10 and India reached Mars at Rs 7 per km which is really amazing," the Prime Minister said while talking about India’s talent pool and potential to become one of the top most countries in

    1710 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1275 retweets and 64 favorites
    133 shares and 121 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    12 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Bhagat Singh’s sister passes away on his 107th birthday
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 17:42:50

    Parkash Kaur, the only surviving sibling of martyr Bhagat Singh, has passed away in Brampton, Canada.

    1681 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 1587 retweets and 35 favorites
    8 shares on Facebook

  11. Asian Games Day 10 Live: Seema bags gold in athletics, Saina/Saketh battle for tennis gold
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-09-29 at 17:54:03

    Live updates of day 10 of the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
    The post Asian Games Day 10 Live: Seema bags gold in athletics, Saina/Saketh battle for tennis gold appeared first on Firstpost.

    1578 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1412 retweets and 57 favorites
    6 shares on Facebook

  12. Super 30 Founder to Speak at MIT and Harvard This Week
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-29 at 12:41:02

    The founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar, has been invited by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally-acclaimed effort to mentor student…

    1335 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 999 retweets and 29 favorites
    122 shares and 69 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Modi announces lifelong visas for Indian diaspora
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-29 at 11:40:39

    Amid cheers from thousands of Indian-Americans, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced several measures to ease travel to their motherland including life-long visas.
    “Happy?”…

    1153 Shares
    18 twitter shares
    106 shares and 1021 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Modi meets Israeli PM Netanyahu, discusses defence cooperation, west Asia
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 10:58:28

    Narendra Modi on Sunday met Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed a wide range of issues including defence cooperation and the situation created by the Islamic State (IS) in west Asia.

    1001 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 799 retweets and 45 favorites
    34 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  15. PM Modi meets Israeli PM Netanyahu in New York
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 07:35:50

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu here on Sunday in a bid to step-up the diplomatic relations between the two sides.

    953 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 695 retweets and 57 favorites
    49 shares and 34 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares and 5 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Temple was washed after my visit, says Bihar CM Jeetan Manjhi
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-29 at 00:53:31

    However, no case has been lodged against the temple priests in the absence of a formal complaint.

    891 Shares
    327 shares and 564 likes on Facebook

  17. Maharaja Ranjitsinhji had illegitimate son in UK?
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-29 at 10:48:06

    Maharaja Ranjitsinhji, the first Indian to play Test cricket for England, may have fathered an illegitimate son with his Cambridge University tutor’s daughter over a century ago, according to a media report on Sunday.

    879 Shares
    76 twitter shares, 72 retweets and 21 favorites
    66 shares and 627 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 1 reshares

  18. Vadodara Tense After Communal Clashes, 140 Arrested
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-29 at 15:31:53

    140 people have been arrested in Vadodara, Gujarat, in connection with communal violence in the city allegedly triggered by an image posted on Facebook. Two men were stabbed yesterday during riots, th…

    874 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 710 retweets and 13 favorites
    33 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 2 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. No holiday for public officials on Gandhi Jayanti as Centre asks them to take cleanliness pledge
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-29 at 17:14:24

    A circular issued by the government said that the offices will be open in the forenoon on Gandhi Jayanti and the oath will be administered at 9.45 am.

    841 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 758 retweets and 26 favorites
    15 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  20. Naseeruddin Shah: I don’t depend on the film industry. I don’t have any friends in the industry. …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-29 at 10:12:55

    Shah, considered one of cinema’s finest actors, brushes off stars acting in what he disdainfully calls masala films

    821 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 595 retweets and 101 favorites
    24 shares and 55 likes on Facebook
    1 views on StumbleUpon

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