1. Shweta Chaudhary wins bronze in 10m Air Pistol first medal for India
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-20 at 08:48:15

    Shooter Shweta Chaudhry gave India their first medal on the opening day action of the 17th Asian Games after the Faridabad girl clinched bronze in the Women 10m Air Pistol Finals in Incheon on Saturday

    7872 Shares
    96 twitter shares, 7581 retweets and 183 favorites
    6 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. CLT20: Kings XI Punjab face Caribbean test after a solid start
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-20 at 07:20:49

    After launching their campaign on a winning note, Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face Barbados Tridents in a Group B match.

    5459 Shares
    6 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    22 shares and 5427 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. PM monitored Kashmir flood operations day and night: Cabinet Secretary
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-20 at 09:31:28

    Official data released on Friday said over 300 people were killed in Jammu and Kashmir floods and more than 2.5 lakh rescued.

    3814 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3496 retweets and 33 favorites
    16 shares and 165 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  4. After BJP MLA’s call for ban on Muslim men in garbas, orders go out: no ID cards, no entry
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-20 at 02:12:07

    Ostensibly, the administration claims this is to stop entry of “unauthorised participants and criminal elements”.

    1093 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 968 retweets and 35 favorites
    17 shares and 17 likes on Facebook

  5. ISIS-linked terror group vows to avenge Batla House encounter
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-20 at 04:10:00

    This is the first time any terror group — that too one based in the Af-Pak region — has owned up the victims of the 2008 Batla House encounter.

    1000 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 736 retweets and 18 favorites
    104 shares and 35 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Daawat-e-Ishq review: Go for this Daawat
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-20 at 09:55:13

    Daawat-e-Ishq may not be a perfect film but it’s an adorable love story and the two young actors make it paisa vasool. Go for it because the taste is just right!

    764 Shares
    32 twitter shares, 310 retweets and 52 favorites
    23 shares and 347 likes on Facebook

  7. Shell out more if you’re not wearing a seatbelt
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-20 at 09:37:35

    In just one month, more than 40,000 people have been booked for various offences, out of which offenders caught without seatbelts top the charts.

    713 Shares
    26 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 36 favorites
    12 shares and 219 likes on Facebook

  8. The musician who never spoke but we all listened to
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-20 at 02:56:11

    When U Shrinivas played his mandolin, the raga stood in all its majesty before you, writes Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna.

    660 Shares
    28 twitter shares, 114 retweets and 12 favorites
    108 shares and 397 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. PM seeks report on work done in first 100 days | Govt emanating positive signs: Prez
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-20 at 07:26:44

    The review of the achievements in the first 100 days has come after the ministries announced the same to the public through media conferences.

    622 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 527 retweets and 12 favorites
    14 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  10. Incomparable, irreplaceable
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-20 at 02:55:51

    He outgrew every superlative offered to him in no time

    564 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 274 retweets and 22 favorites
    41 shares and 174 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. Soon, see the Taj Mahal at night from across Yamuna
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-20 at 04:48:53

    The Centre plans to allow tourists to access Mehtab Bagh across the Yamuna during the night, letting in over 500 people at a time to see the Taj.

    476 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 380 retweets and 48 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  12. DD anchor sacked for calling Chinese Prez ‘Eleven Jinping’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-20 at 04:50:49

    A Doordarshan newsreader was removed from daily bulletins after she mispronounced Chinese president Xi Jinping’s name referring to it as “Eleven Jinping.’’ The anchor mistook the visiting dignitary’s first…

    410 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 310 retweets and 16 favorites
    20 shares and 11 likes on Facebook

  13. Indians rue missing Alibaba IPO | US retail investors lap up
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-20 at 07:07:27

    To invest in overseas equities directly or in an initial public offer (IPO), investors need to open a separate trading account with an overseas broker.

    365 Shares
    76 twitter shares, 248 retweets and 13 favorites
    22 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Shooter Jitu Rai gets first gold for India
    Published by ABP News on 2014-09-20 at 09:56:12

    Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai clinched a historic gold in the 50m Pistol event on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range, here Saturday.

    352 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 306 retweets and 20 favorites
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  15. Bihar on global map as Sushma Swaraj opens Nalanda University
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-20 at 06:37:47

    Viewing the revived Nalanda University (NU) as an integral part of India’s ‘look east’ policy, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, while formally inaugurating the varsity on Friday said, “It is a matter of prid…

    348 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 214 retweets and 25 favorites
    37 shares and 26 likes on Facebook

  16. Jihadist outfit with links to ISIS threatens to avenge Batla House encounter
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-20 at 08:36:55

    The jehadist group called Ansar ut Tawheed Fi Bilad Al Hind issued the threat on Twitter on Friday on the sixth anniversary of the Batla House encounter.

    327 Shares
    62 twitter shares, 208 retweets and 26 favorites
    24 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Army chief meets PM Modi as LAC stand-off continues
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-20 at 03:18:46

    Modi had on Thursday called for solving the boundary dispute between the two countries during the visit of Chinese President.

    322 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 279 retweets and 6 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Asian Games 2014: Jitu Rai shoots India’s first gold, bronze for Shweta
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-20 at 09:11:16

    Jitu Rai won gold medal in the Men’s 50m Pistol event while Shweta Chaudhry clinched bronze in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol final.

    252 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 188 retweets and 16 favorites
    7 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Dalit tortured, forced to eat human faeces
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-20 at 04:20:18

    A dalit man was allegedly held in captivity, tortured and forced to consume human faeces and urine due to a land dispute in Khaira village in the district on Thursday by some influential villagers. The police have lodged an FIR in the case.

    250 Shares
    64 twitter shares, 151 retweets and 11 favorites
    17 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  20. Alibaba Mega IPO Caps Founder Jack Ma Success Tale
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-20 at 08:29:36

    When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e-commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies.

    245 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 128 retweets
    16 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

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