1. On President Xi Jinping’s Day One in India, Over 1,000 Chinese Troops Intrude 4-5 Km Inside Ladakh
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 00:58:54

    The fresh transgression by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in Ladakh’s Chumur that began on Thursday morning — hours before Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in India — tuned grave by late ni…

    2605 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2179 retweets and 18 favorites
    162 shares and 144 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. Chapter on Medha Patkar out of childrens book
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-18 at 00:45:32

    Governmentfunded publisher National Book Trust has decided to drop a chapter on Narmada Bachao Andolan activist and AAP leader Medha Patkar from a book after an NGO raised an objection

    1958 Shares
    96 twitter shares, 1813 retweets and 40 favorites
    9 shares on Facebook

  3. LAC stand-off: Nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers enter India
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-18 at 10:24:40

    PM Modi raised the issue of incursions with Chinese President Xi Jinping last night during their meeting. The issue will be raised again today, MEA said.

    1864 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 1560 retweets
    106 shares and 138 likes on Facebook

  4. Delhi: 23-year-old drugged, gangraped by friends in moving car
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-09-18 at 10:16:40

    A 23-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by her male friend and two of his friends in a moving car before being dumped by the roadside near Nehru Place area of South Delhi.
    The post Delhi: 23-year-old drugged, gangraped by friends in moving car appeare…

    1745 Shares
    75 twitter shares, 1631 retweets and 34 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. Watch: Hrithik’s tribute to MJ in Bang Bang title track
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-18 at 09:36:35

    After Tiger Shroff, it is now Hrithik’s turn to pay tribute to Michael Jackson. The Krissh-star says that the title track of Bang Bang is a tribute to the late popstar.

    1651 Shares
    61 twitter shares, 815 retweets and 62 favorites
    46 shares and 658 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares

  6. Pregnant Woman Chases Down Thief in Parking Lot, Then Gives Birth
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 01:34:05

    Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot.

    1618 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1453 retweets and 50 favorites
    12 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  7. 1,000 Indian and Chinese troops face-off in Ladakh
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-18 at 08:32:51

    National security adviser Ajit Doval is said to be monitoring the situation himself.

    1283 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 890 retweets and 51 favorites
    106 shares and 138 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  8. Ahead of Modi-Xi talks, Chinese troops in faceoff with Indian Army
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-18 at 10:22:09

    China’s aggression in Chumar is being seen in India this time as opening of a new front.

    1000 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 744 retweets and 26 favorites
    27 shares and 144 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  9. China’s Modi outreach ‘a long-term strategy’
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-18 at 00:16:09

    Xi Jinping is the first leader of a major power to visit India after the Narendra Modi-led government took charge. In pics: Modi plays host to Xi Jinping | Xi Jinping, Modi stroll on Sabarmati riverfront

    985 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 582 retweets and 41 favorites
    17 shares and 296 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  10. ‘Bang Bang’ title song: Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif pay homage to ’90s pop music and dance moves
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 08:24:30

    With ’90s inspired pop beats, music composers Vishal and Shekhar have kept the song funky, edgy and tasteful.

    789 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 574 retweets and 15 favorites
    11 shares and 146 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones

  11. Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes in CLT20 debut
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-18 at 08:24:04

    Punjab took the IPL-7 by storm before finishing runners-up and George Bailey’s men will now look to continue their dominating show in the CLT20.

    589 Shares
    7 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    5 shares and 575 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Kashmir flood tragedy a ‘manmade disaster’: Bombay Natural History Society chief
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-18 at 05:36:46

    The recent tragedy in Kashmir valley is being increasingly looked at as a manmade disaster, aggravated by reckless "developmental" activities with no regard for nature conservation.

    586 Shares
    48 twitter shares, 510 retweets and 18 favorites
    6 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  13. Delhi woman drugged gangraped in moving car two arrested
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-18 at 01:57:12

    A 24yearold woman was allegedly drugged and gangraped by two men in a moving car on Tuesday night Police said they arrested two men who are reportedly known to the victim A medical examination of the woman confirmed sexual assault

    545 Shares
    49 twitter shares, 450 retweets and 28 favorites
    12 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. J&K floods: Rulers of paradise’ fight over medicines, baby food
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-18 at 05:18:41

    The Islamia High School in Rajouri Kadal, a 10-minute drive from Kashmir University, is spread across half-an-acre. On Wednesday, it had women and children strolling and lounging themselves on spare green patches.

    490 Shares
    82 twitter shares, 110 retweets and 28 favorites
    27 shares and 232 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 1 reshares

  15. 23-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Gang-Raped in Moving Car in Delhi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 00:00:01

    A 23-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by her male friend and two of his friends in a moving car before being dumped by the roadside near Nehru Place area of south Delhi.

    435 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 248 retweets and 16 favorites
    54 shares and 14 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  16. Scotland Braces for Historic Independence Vote
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 07:01:25

    The campaign for Scotland’s independence referendum went down to the wire on the eve of a knife-edge vote on Thursday that will either see Scotland break away from the United Kingdom or gain sweeping …

    426 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 303 retweets and 7 favorites
    12 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 06:14:51

    A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend’s 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed on Wednesday evening.

    421 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 22 favorites
    9 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  18. CSK vs KKR: Depleted Kolkata stun mighty Chennai by 3 wickets
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-18 at 00:19:42

    Kolkata chased the moderate total of 157 runs at the loss of seven wickets against Chennai during the CLT20, Match 1 in Hyderabad.

    341 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 114 retweets and 53 favorites
    25 shares and 59 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  19. 82 Tibetan protesters detained by Ahmedabad police in two days
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-18 at 06:34:11

    Just hours before the Modi-Xi diplomatic meeting at Gandhi Ashram in Sabarmati, city police detained one of the most well-known faces of the Tibetan protest against China, Tenzin Tsundue.

    294 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 246 retweets and 11 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  20. Three National Highways Leading to Kashmir Valley Opened
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-18 at 00:28:24

    The life in flood-hit Kashmir region is limping back to normal as vehicular traffic to the Valley has been restored through three national highways facilitating the resumption of supplies at a massive…

    278 Shares
    31 twitter shares, 186 retweets and 48 favorites
    11 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

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