1. Islamic State Comes Knocking in Af-Pak, India; Graffiti, Flags Mushroom in Kashmir
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-07 at 13:37:22

    Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda.

    8343 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 8141 retweets and 57 favorites
    34 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  2. TT tables toilets in Kejriwal spending spree
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-07 at 01:15:33

    Aam Aadmi Party MLA from New Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has blown up his entire annual development fund of Rs 4 crore earmarking it for more than a dozen projects including toilets badminton courts ping pong tables CCTVs and gyms

    4168 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3991 retweets and 46 favorites
    18 shares and 12 likes on Facebook

  3. Scottish woman travels to Syria to become ISIS bride martyr
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-07 at 01:24:24

    A Scottish woman who travelled to Syria and married an ISIS fighter told her parents she wanted to become a martyr and would see them again on the day of judgment Why Syria could come in way of fight against ISIS

    3530 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3350 retweets and 49 favorites
    24 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. Modi effect? Favouritism in govt decisions down, India improves global rank
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 13:26:17

    The countries have been ranked on the basis of a survey of the extent to which "government officials show favouritism to well-connected firms and individuals when deciding upon policies and contracts".

    2764 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2387 retweets and 69 favorites
    133 shares and 68 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Possible to compromise in Gadkari defamation case: Kejriwal tells court
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-07 at 09:50:36

    The Court on June 6 had framed defamation charges against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal after he did not plead guilty and sought a trial.

    1953 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1474 retweets and 12 favorites
    133 shares and 230 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Areas Worst Affected by Floods in Jammu and Kashmir
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-07 at 14:23:45

    The flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir is very grim and steadily deteriorating. Nearly 150 people have died in the state and lakhs are stranded. Authorities say 11,000 people have been rescued so fa…

    1821 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1684 retweets and 24 favorites
    10 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  7. Drunk Brit breaches IGI security with streak show
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-07 at 00:58:51

    A drunk British passenger created quite a ruckus at IGIs T3 terminal early Saturday when he managed to get past security gates and run across the aircraft parking area where he took off his clothes and started dancing Though bizarre the incident was a maj…

    1502 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 1323 retweets and 63 favorites
    17 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  8. Rajasthan Nuclear Plant Makes History, Runs Uninterrupted for Over 2 Years
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-07 at 12:05:27

    An indigenously made nuclear plant in Rajasthan has created history by running continuously for a period 765 days, or a little over two years. Usually, most nuclear plants globally need to be shut dow…

    1259 Shares
    334 shares and 907 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  9. After Syria and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in India and Pakistan
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 09:54:06

    Islamist militants of various hues already hold sway across restive and impoverished areas of South Asia, but IS is starting to attract younger radicals in the region.

    960 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 348 retweets and 16 favorites
    204 shares and 274 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares and 8 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  10. ‘Germany, India strategic partners with excellent economic relations’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-07 at 02:05:35

    Interview with Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Foreign Minister to The Hindu

    894 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 468 retweets and 9 favorites
    51 shares and 315 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Flood situation grim in JK PM offers Rs 1000 crore assistance
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-07 at 11:33:03

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited floodhit Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as the situation remained grim in the state where more than 100 people have died following heavy downpour over the past six days

    773 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 652 retweets and 14 favorites
    32 shares and 10 likes on Facebook

  12. Crisis in Jammu & Kashmir: Blackout, Floods in Srinagar, People Trapped on Terraces
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-07 at 17:38:46

    Nearly 150 have died in Jammu and Kashmir which is witnessing its worst flood in 50 years. Lakhs of people over 10 districts have been hit. Chunks of Srinagar are under water, including the Army Canto…

    755 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 598 retweets and 20 favorites
    39 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  13. J&K: 138 killed in deadliest floods since Independence, Centre offers Rs 1,000-cr aid
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 14:59:37

    Flood waters continued to inundate villages, smashed through homes and blocked access to several localities, taking the death toll to 138.

    574 Shares
    63 twitter shares, 477 retweets and 18 favorites
    15 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  14. Kolkata slumgirl’s story to be made into Hollywood film
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 10:38:27

    The inspiring story of Jilian Haslam, a girl brought up in abject poverty in the slums of Kolkata who metamorphosed into a successful entrepreneur in London will soon be made into a Hollywood film.

    560 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 422 retweets and 38 favorites
    21 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Mathematical model coming up to forewarn of floods, landslides
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 09:45:17

    A year after the devastating deluge in Uttarakhand, Central Water Commission (CWC) is developing mathematical models to "quickly" assess the extent of damage landslides may cause in the Himalayan states of the country.

    546 Shares
    50 twitter shares, 445 retweets and 33 favorites
    15 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. J&K battles worst floods since Independence; PM Modi to take aerial survey
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 11:08:58

    Flood waters continued to inundate villages, smashed through homes and blocked access to several localities, taking the death toll to over 100.

    488 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 267 retweets and 15 favorites
    78 shares and 43 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  17. Mary Kom mints over Rs 8 crore on opening day
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-07 at 09:29:07

    "Mary Kom", a biopic on the five-time boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom’s life, is directed by first time director Omung Kumar and co-produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

    480 Shares
    28 shares and 442 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares

  18. Movie Review: Mary Kom deserved better than this
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-07 at 11:29:37

    The worst part of the film perhaps has to be its climax, a blatant ploy at manipulating viewer sentiments. Vinayak Chakravorty’s rating:

    468 Shares
    31 shares and 437 likes on Facebook

  19. Hyderabad: After ice and rice, Ganesha visarjan bucket challenge gains fame
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-07 at 15:56:26

    People can nominate their family, friends and people known to them for this challenge.

    370 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 162 retweets and 9 favorites
    22 shares and 141 likes on Facebook

  20. 57-year-old ex-govt doctor dies due to ‘starvation’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 14:29:28

    According to preliminary investigation, the brothers had confined themselves to their house and the death could be a result of hunger.

    343 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 214 retweets and 15 favorites
    26 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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