1. Arvind Kejriwal must step down, says Shanti Bhushan
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 00:55:26

    Bhushan slammed Kejriwal and said there is no internal democracy in the Aam Aadmi Party. He also said that the AAP leader lacks organisational skills.

    4441 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 4163 retweets and 36 favorites
    70 shares and 66 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 reshares

  2. From genie to nanny Robin Williams masked depression with comedy
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-14 at 08:09:43

    From an eccentric alien to an animated blue genie a loveable British nanny and a fatherly therapist actor Robin Williams used his multilayered brand of comedy to make people laugh

    1585 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 1482 retweets and 48 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  3. Gujarat: Woman fights her way out of coma, identifies her attackers four years after attack
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 08:09:17

    The woman has lost her hearing and can barely talk and walk because of the attack.

    1219 Shares
    76 twitter shares, 1078 retweets and 52 favorites
    10 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. 400 Flipkart staff with stock options are crorepatis | New rivalry: Premji vs NRN
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-14 at 06:34:40

    In two years, Flipkart’s valuation has grown 8 times. For company’s founders, Esops are a conscious attempt at creating wealth for their employees.

    1094 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 792 retweets and 86 favorites
    64 shares and 38 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    27 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Samsung unveils the metal-framed Galaxy Alpha, its thinnest Android phone
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 07:23:16

    The Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s 4.7" HD Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it has a 12 megapixel rear camera.

    610 Shares
    50 twitter shares, 529 retweets and 22 favorites
    6 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. 20% of Flipkart’s top management are now $-millionaires
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-14 at 06:34:40

    In two years, Flipkart’s valuation has grown 8 times. For company’s founders, Esops are a conscious attempt at creating wealth for their employees.

    568 Shares
    34 twitter shares, 162 retweets and 11 favorites
    263 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  7. Key accused in Meerut gangrape case arrested
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 09:32:14

    Sanaullah was apprehended from the Nauchandi police station area. On Tuesday, the police had declared a reward of Rs 5,000 to anyone providing information regarding Sanuallah’s whereabouts.

    489 Shares
    25 twitter shares, 342 retweets and 27 favorites
    8 shares and 85 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  8. Ontime flights young hostesses Minister spells out guidelines on how to run AI
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-14 at 00:26:15

    Unhappy with the declining efficiency standards at the lossmaking Air India aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati has in a firstofitskind action issued detailed guidelines on how the airline should be run

    457 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 392 retweets and 15 favorites
    11 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  9. Exclusive: Fali Nariman to challenge judges bill in Supreme Court
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 09:22:10

    Nariman maintained that the Supreme Court has the power to strike the Bill down even if it passes the Rajya Sabha test.

    347 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 180 retweets and 14 favorites
    5 shares and 101 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 2 reshares

  10. Govt set to commission two advanced naval warships
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 09:21:47

    The Navy’s latest destroyer INS Kolkata will be commissioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 16 without its flagship weapon LR-SAM.

    298 Shares
    15 twitter shares, 145 retweets and 18 favorites
    4 shares and 114 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  11. As Ebola Claims Lives, Drug Makers Race to Test Medicines
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 07:29:51

    Because outbreaks are sporadic and mainly confined to Africa, Ebola virus has not been a priority for profit-seeking pharmaceutical companies.

    288 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 200 retweets and 12 favorites
    7 shares on Facebook

  12. Four Children Suffocate to Death in Locked Tamil Nadu Car
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 10:33:05

    Four children who climbed into a stranger’s unlocked and parked car have died today in Tamil Nadu.

    287 Shares
    61 twitter shares, 142 retweets and 9 favorites
    61 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Judges Appointment Bill Faces Last Hurdle in Rajya Sabha Today
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 10:22:31

    The National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill will be presented in the Rajya Sabha today, a day after it was passed in the Lok Sabha.

    277 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 146 retweets and 10 favorites
    11 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Mumbai-Brussels plane’s altitude drops as pilot sleeps, co-pilot says she was busy on her tablet
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-14 at 08:39:50

    The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has summoned both pilots over the incident.

    231 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 168 retweets and 2 favorites
    20 shares and 8 likes on Facebook

  15. Ebola outbreak: Passengers checked at Lucknow airport
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 10:18:07

    An ambulance service for the transport of a patient who shows symptoms has also been arranged.

    231 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 120 retweets and 8 favorites
    14 shares and 68 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 reshares

  16. Happy New Year motion poster: Meet the gang of heart stealers
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 10:22:22

    Just a day before trailer release of this year’s next biggest movie Happy New Year, the makers shared a motion poster of the heist movie featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Sonu Sood.

    225 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 120 retweets and 14 favorites
    5 shares and 63 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. On Key Insurance Bill, Government Agrees to Congress Demand
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 00:13:45

    A committee of parliamentarians from Rajya Sabha, headed by Chandan Mitra, will examine the Insurance Bill and give a report within six weeks, sources said.

    205 Shares
    80 twitter shares, 94 retweets and 18 favorites
    10 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. Ebola outbreak Guinea declares health emergency
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-14 at 09:57:58

    Guinea declared an Ebola outbreak that has killed 377 in the nation a health emergency on Wednesday and more flights from hardhit west African countries were cancelled as the region awaited shipments of experimental vaccine

    201 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 170 retweets and 8 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  19. South Indian Breakfast with ‘Rakshasutras’ for BJP Lawmakers Today
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-14 at 08:46:23

    Before a South Indian breakfast this morning, BJP lawmakers are tying a raakhi-like thread called the rakshasutra, on each other in a gesture that is a long-standing tradition of the party’s ideologic…

    182 Shares
    76 twitter shares, 82 retweets and 14 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. Civil Aviation Minister sets strict rules for Air India
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-14 at 09:14:57

    According to sources, Raju has issued a detailed set of instructions to Air India seeking details of route-wise profits of the airline.

    178 Shares
    9 twitter shares, 72 retweets and 14 favorites
    5 shares and 74 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares

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