1. LIVE: No compromise on Siachen, says PM Modi
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-12 at 10:34:59

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Siachen Glacier on Tuesday during his visit to Ladakh, where he is scheduled to inaugurate two power projects.

    5653 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 5476 retweets and 52 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares

  2. All efforts on to arrest Dawood: Rajnath Singh
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-12 at 02:01:12

    India’s most wanted terrorist, Dawood, is the mastermind of the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai that claimed around 300 lives.

    5090 Shares
    26 twitter shares, 112 retweets and 17 favorites
    123 shares and 4812 likes on Facebook

  3. Actor Robin Williams Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 07:27:08

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. He was 63.

    3083 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2867 retweets and 31 favorites
    59 shares and 23 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  4. Actor comedian Robin Williams dead from suspected suicide
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-12 at 07:23:54

    Oscarwinning actor and comedian Robin Williams died from suspected suicide on Monday after a battle with depression triggering an outpouring of anguished tributes to one of the most beloved entertainers of his generation

    2933 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 2709 retweets and 41 favorites
    62 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. Caught On Camera: For Bribes, Doctors Will Prescribe You Anything
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 08:47:13

    Why do doctors prescribe a branded drug when its generic variant is easily available at a fraction of the price? The Medical Council of India – which is responsible for monitoring doctors and medical …

    1914 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 199 retweets and 16 favorites
    961 shares and 581 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares
    45 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Oscar-Winning Actor Robin Williams Found Dead in Apparent Suicide: Sources
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 04:52:50

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. He was 63.

    1690 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1530 retweets and 6 favorites
    39 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. On day Govt moves Bill, Chief Justice speaks up
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-12 at 01:57:24

    UPA Bill in RS withdrawn, Cong isolated

    984 Shares
    2 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 876 plus ones and 103 reshares

  8. PM Modi arrives in Kargil, to inaugurate 2 hydro-power projects
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-12 at 09:42:21

    The transmission line will connect the Ladakh region with the country’s northern grid and ultimately solve the electricity woes of the energy starved Leh and Kargil districts.

    727 Shares
    95 twitter shares, 566 retweets and 36 favorites
    21 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  9. Police Show Images of Child Thrown to Rail Tracks
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 08:20:24

    British Transport Police have released harrowing images of a child in a stroller being blown by tunnel wind onto London subway tracks and a woman leaping to the rescue moments before a train arrived.

    681 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 529 retweets and 48 favorites
    12 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  10. Actor Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-12 at 06:23:19

    The sheriff’s coroner’s division said it suspects the death was a suicide due to asphyxia, but the cause of death is still under investigation.

    614 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 264 retweets and 10 favorites
    73 shares and 210 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. BSF convoy attacked by terrorists in J&K, 7 jawans injured
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-12 at 08:28:47

    The BSF convoy travelling from south Kashmir when it was attacked by the terrorists.

    520 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 390 retweets and 13 favorites
    16 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  12. Obama condoles Robin William’s death, social media mourns the loss
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-12 at 07:17:13

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. He was 63.

    465 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 250 retweets and 17 favorites
    15 shares and 140 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones

  13. ‘Don’t defame judiciary… you do great damage to vital organ of democracy’
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-12 at 02:07:51

    CJI defends collegium system, lashes out at ‘misleading campaign’ to defame judiciary.

    458 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 403 retweets and 16 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  14. A cry for Pandits from down south
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-12 at 00:36:15

    Kavitha Kalvakuntla demands retrial of terrorist Bitta Karate, acquitted of killing several Pandits

    427 Shares
    25 twitter shares, 49 retweets and 8 favorites
    76 shares and 268 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Microsoft to launch ‘selfie’ phone on September 4
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-12 at 00:33:12

    The Lumia 730, dubbed a selfie phone, is likely to have a particularly good 5-megapixel front camera.

    395 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 342 retweets and 25 favorites
    2 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. BJP scores century in 100 days
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-12 at 10:21:27

    The Modi government has published a booklet titled, ‘Turning a new leaf-initiatives and achievements of the government.’

    395 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 224 retweets and 20 favorites
    8 shares and 120 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Forced to treat Ebola patients in Nigeria 4 Indian docs want out
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-12 at 00:38:12

    Four Indian doctors in Nigeria have said they are being forced to treat Ebola patients against their will They also charged their employers with taking away their passports to ensure that the doctors couldnt leave the country

    367 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 286 retweets and 12 favorites
    15 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  18. FIIs push Nifty futures bets to Singapore to escape tax net
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-12 at 04:06:10

    Jaitley’s announcement in the Budget on characterisation (or classification) of derivatives income for FIIs is a key catalyst for Nifty bets moving to Singapore.

    359 Shares
    262 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  19. Will MuslimDalit discord dent Mayas 2017 hopes
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-12 at 00:36:23

    A narrow lane next to the gurdwara in Kanth leads us to Jabbar Singhs house A former BSP leader having a wide following among Dalits Singh had tried to play a role in defusing tensions between the Hindus and the Muslims last month

    334 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 11 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  20. We Can Have Dialogue on Kashmir Under Ambit of ‘Insaniyat’, says Rajnath Singh
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 08:59:40

    On the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre said it wants a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue and was even willing to have a dialogue under the ambit of "…

    297 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 166 retweets and 9 favorites
    16 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

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