1. A soldier’s son General Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as the Indian Army Chief
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-31 at 12:13:33

    General Suhag is the son of Subedar Major Ramphal Singh Suhag of 18 Cavalry.

    6587 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 6383 retweets and 78 favorites
    13 shares and 10 likes on Facebook

  2. Sushil Kumar The sole claimant to the title of Indias Mahabali
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-31 at 15:14:47

    Is Sushil Kumar the closest we can get to a desi superhero Everything about his life his early struggle the legend of his triumphs on the field and his conduct away from the akhara lives up to tales of heroism we have heard Full Coverage Glasgow Games 201…

    4152 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 3968 retweets and 94 favorites
    13 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  3. UN Official Cries While Discussing Gaza Attacks, Israel Wants Him Removed
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-31 at 12:16:26

    After 15 Palestinians were killed and more than 100 wounded in an assault on a school being run as a shelter in the Gaza strip, Chris Gunness, a spokesperson for the United Nations Relief and Works Ag…

    2351 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1818 retweets and 23 favorites
    272 shares and 130 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Separatists force govt. to withdraw permission for Kousar Nag yatra
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-31 at 02:31:08

    Giving in to pressure mounted by the separatist leaders with their statements and a shutdown, Omar Abdullah’s government in Jammu and Kashmir has withdrawn permission to the All Pandit Migrants Co…

    2100 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1856 retweets and 21 favorites
    60 shares and 60 likes on Facebook

  5. US brackets UP with Syria, Iraq
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 06:59:41

    A US report on religious freedom across the globe has slammed the UP govt for choosing “not to combat discrimination on the basis of religion and intolerance.”

    1007 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 683 retweets and 53 favorites
    107 shares and 42 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Israel calls up reserves to boost Gaza operations
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-31 at 13:02:28

    Israel mobilised 16000 additional reservists on Thursday to bolster its forces waging military operations in the Gaza Strip that left more than 100 Palestinians dead in a day

    697 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 648 retweets and 2 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  7. John Kerry visits IIT, walks out ‘impressed’ with students
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 13:04:03

    “Very exciting” and “excellent” were the words used by John Kerry as he visited two laboratories at the IIT-Delhi today and interacted with the students.

    674 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 410 retweets and 45 favorites
    65 shares and 67 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  8. Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as new Army chief
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 12:18:50

    Suhag, whose appointment had kicked up a row, was designated as Army chief in May by the outgoing UPA government ignoring protests from his predecessor Gen VK Singh and BJP.

    605 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 387 retweets and 23 favorites
    54 shares and 67 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Young love often reported as rape in our ‘cruel society’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-31 at 13:45:08

    "I lay the blame for a lot of this at the door of Parliament," lawyer and leading women’s rights activist Vrinda Grover said.

    568 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 8 favorites
    152 shares and 111 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  10. Saharanpur clashes: Main accused arrested
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 09:07:57

    The main accused for instigating clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh which left three people killed and dozens injured has been arrested along with six of his accomplices, police said on Thursday.

    529 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 323 retweets and 14 favorites
    61 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. India gave befitting reply to Pakistan after beheading incident: Gen Bikram Singh
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 14:04:35

    To a query on spurt in incidents of ceasefire violation with Pakistan along the international border and the LoC, Gen Singh said, “It (spurt in ceasefire violation) has been on for quite some time.

    452 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 292 retweets and 22 favorites
    30 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  12. India Gave Befitting Reply to Pakistan After Beheading Incident: Outgoing Chief General Bikram Singh
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-31 at 14:53:05

    Outgoing Army Chief General Bikram Singh said today that the Indian Army gave a “befitting reply” after a soldier was beheaded by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control (LoC).

    450 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 324 retweets and 28 favorites
    10 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Kerry in Delhi: What India and US want from each other
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 09:43:05

    US secretary of state John Kerry arrived in India on July 30 for ice-breaking talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, forecasting a transformation in Washington’s relations with New Delhi.

    413 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 279 retweets and 18 favorites
    20 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  14. CJI recommends use of bicycles to court
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-31 at 00:14:33

    "When one of our judges joined the International Court of Justice, his secretary called him up to ask him if he wanted a new bicycle or an old one to travel to court everyday."

    377 Shares
    10 twitter shares
    56 shares and 310 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Ex-Minister Maya Kodnani’s Bail Will Not be Cancelled, Says Gujarat High Court
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-31 at 16:05:16

    Maya Kodnani, a former minister in the Gujarat government who has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the riots of 2002, will remain on bail for now, the Gujarat High Court said today.

    375 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 264 retweets and 8 favorites
    10 shares on Facebook

  16. When Kerry went to IIT-Delhi
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-31 at 14:19:44

    Dressed in a blue suit, Kerry interacted with the students there and asked a number of questions about the processes involved.

    363 Shares
    50 shares and 308 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares

  17. Flipkart slashes Moto G price by Rs 2,000
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-31 at 15:33:03

    With Motorola Moto G, facing strong competition from the likes of Xiaomi Mi 3 and Zenfone 5, Flipkart has slashed its price by Rs 2,000

    362 Shares
    46 shares and 304 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Three dead in cloudburst in Uttarakhand
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 07:47:03

    Several houses were flattened and six to eight houses were washed away in the Ghansyali block of Tehri district.

    357 Shares
    89 twitter shares, 203 retweets and 10 favorites
    37 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Will write my own book, then people will know everything: Sonia Gandhi on Natwar Singh’s claims
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 13:52:03

    Sonia Gandhi hit back at estranged Gandhi family loyalist Natwar Singh for saying that it was Rahul Gandhi who stopped her from becoming Prime Minister in 2004.

    328 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 96 retweets and 26 favorites
    91 shares and 39 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  20. Pune village landslide: Toll goes up to 28, rescue efforts on
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-31 at 12:40:07

    About 150 people could still be trapped under the huge mound of landslide debris of mud and stones.

    309 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 180 retweets and 21 favorites
    20 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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