1. 70-year-old does three jobs to support his family
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 03:24:31

    In today’s time, when even well-qualified youths in their twenties find it difficult to get suitable jobs, a 70-year-old man has been working three jobs to support his two granddaughters.The…

    2080 Shares
    68 twitter shares, 944 retweets and 24 favorites
    105 shares and 937 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  2. Islamic State Executed 700 People from Syrian Tribe: Human Rights Group
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-17 at 00:11:01

    The Islamic State militant group has executed 700 members of a tribe it has been battling in eastern Syria during the past two weeks, the majority of them civilians, a human rights monitoring group sa…

    1265 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1094 retweets and 21 favorites
    43 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  3. Centre sits on Whistleblower Act as toll soars
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 09:39:12

    The NCPRI has now written to the PM and minister for personnel, public grievances and pensions Jitendra Singh urging that the issue be taken up with urgency.

    931 Shares
    89 twitter shares, 779 retweets and 25 favorites
    34 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Porous Bangladesh border spells trouble for Bengal BJP plays saviour
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 02:11:13

    A lot has changed in Bengal Activities of Muslim fundamentalistnbspgroups mainly of the Bangladeshi variety and the Trinamool governments nonaction have led to the BJPs rise in the state

    911 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 727 retweets and 55 favorites
    21 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. Box Office battle: Ajay Devgn’s ‘Singham Returns’ mints Rs 32. …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-17 at 07:52:19

    ‘Singham Returns’ received a roaring response on its opening day, registered a collection of Rs 32.09 crore on day one.

    900 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 797 retweets and 19 favorites
    9 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. PSBs weighed down by bad loans; urgent need for reforms
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-17 at 09:08:33

    In many instances, the middlemen aren’t chartered accountants or nonbankers but retired PSB honchos who know the ins and outs of the loans business.

    809 Shares
    44 twitter shares, 652 retweets and 30 favorites
    17 shares and 66 likes on Facebook

  7. 75% of residents in this Uttar Pradesh village have FIRs against them
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 10:23:11

    The disgrace associated with the village ensures that there is a constant lack of matrimonial opportunities for the young, a huge sore point among the people.

    683 Shares
    80 twitter shares, 572 retweets and 17 favorites
    13 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  8. Over 3 lakh hit by floods in Assam
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 02:38:17

    About 3.68 lakh people in 14 districts of Assam have been affected as the flood situation turned grim with the Brahmaputra and its tributaries — Desang, Dhansiri, Jiabharali, Beki and Puthimari —…

    546 Shares
    30 twitter shares, 506 retweets and 8 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  9. Floods, Landslides Kill 240 in Nepal, India Announces 30 Million As Relief Fund
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-17 at 08:34:32

    India announced a relief assistance of Rs 48 million, on Saturday, for the victims of the recent floods and landslides that hit different parts of Nepal, claiming over 240 lives in two weeks.

    526 Shares
    79 twitter shares, 422 retweets and 14 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  10. Modi’s headgear on I-Day, a pride for Rajasthan
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 09:18:36

    Rajasthanis watching Modi on TV were more happy to see him donning the famous bandhej safa. A turban in Rajasthan is always considered as a symbol of pride.

    514 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 372 retweets and 34 favorites
    18 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. CWG medallists owe it to spartan village gym
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 00:36:17

    A ramshackle gym in a village in Western Maharashtra is fast becoming the gateway to India’s weightlifting future.On August 6, Kurundwad village in Kolhapur district erupted into a frenzy o…

    512 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 262 retweets and 17 favorites
    23 shares and 181 likes on Facebook

  12. Heavy Rain Lashes Uttarakhand, 27 Dead in Last 48 Hours
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-17 at 08:41:04

    At least 27 people have been killed in the last 48 hours in rain-related incidents as floods and landslides have rocked the hill state of Uttarakhand.

    493 Shares
    58 twitter shares, 404 retweets and 12 favorites
    15 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. BJP reinvents itself but it is still the same old Congress
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-17 at 01:20:46

    No one expectednbspAK Antony who was asked to find reasons for his partys election debacle to blame Congress president Sonia Gandhi or the visible face of its campaign Rahul Gandhi writes Sanjoy Narayan

    490 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 407 retweets and 28 favorites
    8 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Water released by Nepal floods 7 UP districts, 3 lakh hit
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 09:16:25

    Nearly 500 villages in Bahraich, Shrawasti, and Lakhimpur Kheri are hit. 300 people were missing, with fears being expressed that they might have got swept away.

    475 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 361 retweets and 8 favorites
    31 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  15. 3 Indians abducted on way to Kabul, rescued near Pak border
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-17 at 01:21:46

    There are dozens of foreign workers, including aid volunteers, held both by terrorist groups and criminal gangs seeking ransoms.

    459 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 11 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  16. Pracharak killed after he made sexual advances on Sadhvi: NIA
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-17 at 01:18:46

    The NIA claimed that one of the motives for the murder was the “sexual advances’’ made by Joshi.

    430 Shares
    48 twitter shares, 250 retweets and 17 favorites
    76 shares and 38 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Villages in Ladakh Along China Border Yearn for Development
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-17 at 09:50:03

    Phobrang, Merak and Demchok, villages in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control with China, have one thing in common. They are remote, utterly backward and are being abandoned by its own residents be…

    382 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 266 retweets and 11 favorites
    9 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. Syndicate Bank scam accused sent love letters: Judge
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-17 at 09:24:12

    In a shocking disclosure, a special CBI judge on Saturday said the high-profile accused in the Syndicate Bank bribery case had sought to influence her.

    375 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 27 favorites
    38 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. AAP faces decrease in online donations
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 09:52:11

    While pushing for fresh election, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is planning to initiate and intensify a campaign for fund mobilisation as its coffers have almost dried up after its disastrous performa…

    361 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 170 retweets and 5 favorites
    17 shares and 131 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. As funds dry up, fast-track courts close down
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-17 at 09:11:23

    Fourteen years after they were first set up, just half the fast-track courts set up across the country are still functional, the Law Ministry says. Only five States — Assam, Goa, Kerala, Meghalaya…

    354 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 284 retweets and 14 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

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