1. Don’t Celebrate My Birthday, Instead Help in J&K Relief Work: PM Narendra Modi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-15 at 00:30:44

    From the Delhi headquarters to block level party units all over the country, the BJP had lined up big celebrations for September 17, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 64.

    10858 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 10434 retweets and 138 favorites
    92 shares and 92 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. View: Here is what PM Modi should do during his trip to America
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-15 at 07:00:45

    The first thing Modi has to do is change America’s perception of India on trade, policy and various other fronts, says NR Narayana Murthy.

    1505 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1108 retweets and 75 favorites
    55 shares and 159 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Money from cow slaughter racket funding terror Maneka Gandhi
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-15 at 08:52:13

    Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Sunday expressed concern about India being the worlds largest beef exporter and claimed that the money from illegal animal slaughter was used for perpetrating acts of terrorism

    1330 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 1226 retweets and 31 favorites
    10 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  4. Soon voting machines will have candidate photos
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-15 at 01:26:49

    Electronic voting machines will soon carry photos of all poll hopefuls to curb the ageold electoral practice of confusing voters by fielding dummy candidates with similar names

    1201 Shares
    58 twitter shares, 1078 retweets and 62 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

  5. TOI Challenge: Making sense of HT’s amazing circulation numbers
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-15 at 05:31:47

    Read the new whodunit in town? Let’s call it the mystery of the amazing circulation numbers. Based on the Audit Bureau of Circulation’s report (July-Dec 2013), Hindustan Times has come up with a claim that its circulation in Delhi NCR …

    969 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 788 retweets and 51 favorites
    19 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  6. Five months from World Cup, India favourites to defend title
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-15 at 08:01:44

    Led by MS Dhoni and boasting some fearless strokemakers in their ranks, the top-ranked ODI side in the world look serious contenders to defend their title.

    924 Shares
    32 twitter shares, 16 retweets and 4 favorites
    23 shares and 846 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. After saving his family in J-K, he stays back to rescue others
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-15 at 10:13:36

    Their home in Srinagar’s Jawahar Nagar area had been submerged by swirling water, and residents felt like they were sitting in the middle of the Jhelum. What made matters worse was that Bali’s uncle Harpal Singh had suffered a stroke.

    888 Shares
    31 twitter shares, 812 retweets and 44 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  8. Pak hiring Sri Lankan Muslims as spies spooks intelligence agencies
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-15 at 03:54:40

    In April, Intelligence Bureau arrested Sri Lankan national Sakir Hussain in Chennai who revealed a Pakistani conspiracy to attack US and Israeli consulates in Chennai with help from two Maldivian nationals.

    828 Shares
    98 twitter shares, 705 retweets and 21 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  9. Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-15 at 08:20:53

    Noting that the side has players, who can give any rival team a run for its money, skipper Gambhir said KKR are motivated to turn around their fortunes in the CLT20.

    786 Shares
    7 twitter shares
    6 shares and 770 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Three Kalyan youths who joined ISIS may return from Syria
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-15 at 04:08:09

    The three youths from Kalyan, suspected to have joined the Islamic States of Iraq and Syria, are expected to return home from Syria.

    777 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 428 retweets and 22 favorites
    51 shares and 174 likes on Facebook

  11. China Set to Pump Billions of Dollars in India; Outwit Japan
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-15 at 10:40:57

    Cash-rich China is looking to outwit rival Japan by pledging to invest billions of dollars in India’s railway, manufacturing and infrastructure projects during President Xi Jinping’s maiden visit to t…

    681 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 486 retweets and 17 favorites
    63 shares and 15 likes on Facebook

  12. Sex workers denied permissionto host Durga Puja festival
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-15 at 08:34:02

    Asked to seek permission of High Court or Chief Minister

    637 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 547 retweets and 15 favorites
    9 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  13. Android One: Google bets on low-cost smartphones | MS to take on Android One
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-15 at 08:54:43

    Micromax, Karbonn and Spice will be first 3 handset makers to sell these devices to customers, as Google aims to extend the reach into emerging mkts.

    592 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 401 retweets and 30 favorites
    24 shares and 73 likes on Facebook
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Money from animal slaughter funding terrorism: Maneka
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-15 at 10:14:30

    Gandhi, who is also a noted animal rights activist and environmentalist, claimed that the money earned through illegal animal slaughtering was going into terrorism.

    545 Shares
    21 twitter shares, 342 retweets and 24 favorites
    11 shares and 145 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  15. Ministers may not be allowed to use Gmail in office
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-15 at 01:36:53

    Ministers and bureaucrats may soon be barred from using Gmail Yahoo or any other email facility that has servers hosted outside India for any official communication A new draft email policy makes services by the NIC mandatory for government worknbsp

    538 Shares
    49 twitter shares, 454 retweets and 31 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  16. PF Portability Soon: How It Will Work
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-15 at 09:54:53

    Soon, you will be able to change jobs without worrying about transferring the funds lying in your provident fund. Retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation expects to operationlise pe…

    505 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 2 retweets
    231 shares and 235 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    17 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Maneka Gandhi Says Animal Slaughter Funding Terrorism
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-15 at 09:36:22

    Union Minister Maneka Gandhi today expressed concern about India being the world’s largest beef exporter and claimed that the money from illegal animal slaughter is being used for perpetrating acts of…

    496 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 441 retweets and 10 favorites
    6 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  18. ‘Young driven to suicide by competition, stress’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-15 at 07:03:42

    The first WHO report on worldwide suicide figures released last week ranks India on top. India has other worrisome trends -high rate of female and youth suicides.

    458 Shares
    35 twitter shares, 389 retweets and 29 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. Sensex under pressure, slips below 27,000; RIL, L&T top losers
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-15 at 09:39:51

    50-share Nifty index also slipped below its crucial psychological level of 8100, weighed down by losses in banks, capital goods, IT, metal and oil & gas stocks.

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

  20. 98 countries have abolished death penalty
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-15 at 05:24:55

    The legal principle lex talionis — an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life — was mentioned in the 18th century BCE code of Babylonian king Hammurabi.

    344 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 14 favorites
    6 shares on Facebook

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