1. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Desi Dream: To Work in a Shankar Film
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 08:05:33

    Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed his desire to act in director Shankar’s movie, in an exclusive interview to NDTV in Chennai on Monday. He sounded confident about eventually realising hi…

    2512 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2301 retweets and 86 favorites
    18 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. ‘J&K green funds used on ACs, sofas’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 05:30:42

    Jammu & Kashmir seems to have paid the price for diverting its forest land to non-forest use and not carrying out the required afforestation.

    1082 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 964 retweets and 26 favorites
    23 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  3. SRK on Deepika: We get photographed a lot, these things happen in our job
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-16 at 10:22:34

    On Sunday, things took a controversial route after a leading newspaper carried a top angle shot photograph of Deepika which captured her in an indecorous way on their digital platform.

    913 Shares
    48 twitter shares, 437 retweets and 47 favorites
    8 shares and 366 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones

  4. Linking meat exports and terrorism, Maneka glosses over a few facts
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-16 at 03:40:01

    A 2012 UN Food and Agriculture Organisation report places India at the bottom of the list of 177 countries on meat consumption.

    823 Shares
    54 twitter shares, 687 retweets and 43 favorites
    13 shares and 26 likes on Facebook

  5. ‘Madrassas as nationalist as any other institute’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 06:41:18

    A day after Sakshi Maharaj’s comment on the minority community, saying that madrassas were giving “education of terrorism,” Qazi Zainus Sajidin, chairman UP Madrassa Education Board, claimed that madrassas were nationalist th…

    752 Shares
    61 twitter shares, 654 retweets and 30 favorites
    4 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  6. Bypoll results LIVE: Early numbers give BJP little to cheer in UP, Gujarat
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-16 at 10:42:06

    Counting of votes is underway in three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats across 10 states where bypolls were held last week.

    717 Shares
    78 twitter shares, 373 retweets and 34 favorites
    14 shares and 212 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  7. Ahead of Xi’s India visit, Chinese civilians intrude in Ladakh
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-16 at 10:21:56

    The intruders are preventing the Indian workers to work on an irrigation project near LAC.

    672 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 608 retweets and 10 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  8. Shia team to bring back Indians recruited by ISIS
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 06:29:50

    A delegation of six members from Anjuman-e Haideri, a Shia committee from Delhi, will go to Iraq to provide help and appeal to Indian Muslims, who have allegedly joined ISIS, to come back.

    659 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 474 retweets and 31 favorites
    40 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Muslim youths barred at garba venues in Godhra
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 06:45:58

    A right-wing group that identifies itself as Hindu Asmita Heet Rakshak Samiti (HAHRS) has issued a diktat in Godhra that Muslim youths should not be allowed to enter garba venues in the town to counter ‘love jihad’.

    577 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 425 retweets and 49 favorites
    33 shares and 14 likes on Facebook

  10. Hepatitis C drug in India to cost 49 lakh less than in US
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 07:03:46

    Sofosbuvir, the wonder medicine for Hepatitis C that costs $84,000 or Rs 50.4 lakh for a 24-week treatment regimen in the US, will soon be available in India for about $1,800 or roughly Rs 1.1 lakh for the same regimen.

    555 Shares
    42 twitter shares, 450 retweets and 34 favorites
    18 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. PF Portability Soon: How It Will Work
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 09:04:20

    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…

    529 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 1 favorites
    236 shares and 241 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    17 shares on LinkedIn

  12. CLT20 Qualifiers: Calculators are out as Mumbai Indians face the Knights
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-16 at 08:17:08

    There is a lot of math involved as defending champions Mumbai and Lahore Lions jostle for second spot to join Northern Knights who are virtually through.

    528 Shares
    14 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 2 favorites
    8 shares and 500 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Ujjain Vice Chancellor Attacked For Appeal to Help Flood-Hit in J&K
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 10:15:49

    The Vice-Chancellor of a university in Ujjain was attacked on Monday, allegedly by radical saffron groups, for asking students to help the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chancellor complai…

    500 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 311 retweets and 16 favorites
    69 shares and 18 likes on Facebook

  14. No quality control for life-saving generic drugs, govt apathetic
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 07:12:47

    While the Indian government is pushing generic drugs as they are cheaper and, therefore, more affordable, there seems to inadequate attention on ensuring that the quality protocol of these drugs is properly observed.

    500 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 271 retweets and 38 favorites
    65 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Flood-Hit Areas in Kashmir May Face Disease Threat, Says Omar Abdullah
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 08:33:01

    Certain areas in Kashmir Valley, which has witnessed its worst floods in 100 years, could be susceptible to the outbreak of diseases, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said.

    490 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 382 retweets and 17 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  16. J&K floods: Cricketers turn heroes off the field too
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 07:01:05

    They may not be famous but the 10-odd people who were rescued by Jammu & Kashmir player Ian Dev Singh Chauhan and a couple of his teammates last week from the rising flood waters in Srinagar are likely to remember their names.

    445 Shares
    30 twitter shares, 106 retweets and 17 favorites
    26 shares and 256 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 8 plus ones

  17. 42% Indian kids surf net via mobiles
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 06:49:51

    India, with 243 million net users, figures among the top three in the world. More surprising is that older children form a large chunk of India’s huge net population.

    392 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 324 retweets and 30 favorites
    5 shares on Facebook

  18. Bypoll results Counting begins for 3 LS 33 assembly seats
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-16 at 08:33:24

    Among the assembly seats 11 are in Uttar Pradesh nine in Gujarat four in Rajasthan one in Andhra Pradesh one in Chhattisgarhnbsptwo in West Bengal and five in northeastern states

    386 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 283 retweets and 18 favorites
    15 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  19. Gujarat govt goes all out to welcome PM Modi on first visit home
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-16 at 10:17:02

    The visit also coincides with the day when the Gujarat by-elections results, including that of the Vadodara Lok Sabha and Maninagar Assembly seats which he vacated, will be declared. The BJP expects to retain all the 10 seats for which the by-elections we…

    384 Shares
    17 twitter shares, 225 retweets and 20 favorites
    8 shares and 113 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. JK floods When waters rose Muslims in Srinagar rescued Pandits
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-16 at 00:47:42

    When flood waters were rising by a few feet every hour the family of a Kashmiri Pandit was among the first to be rescued by Sohail Tabrez and Akil residents of Srinagars Wazirbagh locality

    371 Shares
    49 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 11 favorites
    41 shares and 44 likes on Facebook

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