1. Govt forces AIIMS whistleblower officer out
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-21 at 01:23:58

    Senior bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi who blew the whistle on scams in Congressruled Haryana and at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS has been unceremoniously removed as chief vigilance officer of the premier hospital by the NDA government

    13130 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 11080 retweets and 136 favorites
    338 shares and 1470 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. RSS wants all post1947 secret files made public
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-21 at 00:44:40

    The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh RSS wants all official papers of Independent India to be declassified saying its time to open up a demand that is likely to make the government uncomfortable

    2723 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 2491 retweets and 41 favorites
    43 shares and 45 likes on Facebook

  3. Badaun sisters were not raped, forensic report says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 07:34:06

    The CBI on Wednesday confirmed that the forensic report of Hyderabad-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) ruled out sexual assault of the teenage girls whose bodies were found hanging from a tree on May 27 in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh.

    1261 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 1171 retweets and 26 favorites
    2 shares and 10 likes on Facebook

  4. Modi Cabinet approves Rs 1 lakh crore Digital India project
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-21 at 07:58:19

    The project aims to ensure that all villages in India have high speed Internet.

    1212 Shares
    92 twitter shares, 1024 retweets and 34 favorites
    32 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  5. World won’t wait for you, PM Narendra Modi tells laggard DRDO
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 05:46:33

    Narendra Modi has directed the DRDO to ensure delivery of cutting-edge weapon systems to the armed forces in time to keep India ahead in the national security arena.

    784 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 458 retweets and 22 favorites
    113 shares and 90 likes on Facebook

  6. Rajiv Bajaj mourns BKS Iyengar, says ‘I feel like I have lost my mother a second time’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 08:17:06

    Guruji was much more than just a yoga guru. He was a life guru because he taught us the purpose of life itself by teaching us how to intelligently push the envelope without giving in to our fears.

    588 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 532 retweets and 13 favorites
    5 shares on Facebook

  7. Uttarakhand governor refuses to quit, challenges Modi govt in SC
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:50:30

    Uttarakhand governor Aziz Qureshi on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court questioning the Narendra Modi government’s nudge to quit the constitutional post.

    562 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 340 retweets and 23 favorites
    74 shares and 22 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  8. Power equipment imports huge source of black money: SIT
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:36:34

    Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team on black money has said over-invoicing of power equipment imports was an easy way of generating black money in India.

    482 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 292 retweets and 27 favorites
    51 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Porbandar police tell women to ‘dress appropriately’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-21 at 02:40:27

    In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged parents to turn their scrutiny on sons instead of daughters. Perhaps his advice came a tad too late for the Porbandar police, who…

    480 Shares
    32 twitter shares, 242 retweets and 5 favorites
    59 shares and 142 likes on Facebook

  10. Morning Bets: ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Thursday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-21 at 08:11:17

    ET Now spoke to various experts and here’s what they have to recommend for today’s trade.

    380 Shares
    11 twitter shares, 5 retweets
    268 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  11. Were the Badaun Teens Raped? Forensic Report Says No
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 00:16:28

    Forensic tests have ruled out sexual assault in the infamous Badaun rape and murder case, in which two teenage girls were allegedly raped and then hanged from a mango tree in a village of Uttar Prades…

    363 Shares
    88 twitter shares, 242 retweets and 5 favorites
    17 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  12. Imran Khan’s Party Hands Six Demands to Pakistan Government Negotiators
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 06:20:27

    Twenty-four hours after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan stormed Islamabad’s political heart – the Red Zone – at the head of 30,000 protesters, his team started talks with the government to e…

    329 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 278 retweets and 13 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  13. Trickling monsoon may impact food output, prices
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-21 at 06:56:06

    Some regions have received no rainfall in recent days while many have got barely 2-10% of normal, reviving risk to farm output and prices.

    312 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 10 favorites
    18 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Uddhav supports RSS chief’s Hindu rashtra comment
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-21 at 09:22:19

    Uddhav, however, took credit for maintaining Hindutva agenda even when the Congress government was in power.

    305 Shares
    23 twitter shares, 66 retweets and 10 favorites
    9 shares and 195 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  15. Akshay Kumar takes the ALS ice bucket challenge; nominates Salman Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Johnny …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-21 at 08:35:41

    In a true ‘khiladi’ style, Kumar asked 11 contestants from the show he was hosting, to pour ice water on him.

    302 Shares
    24 twitter shares, 240 retweets and 3 favorites
    11 shares and 15 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Assam cops fire at mob trying to attack police station, 2 killed
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:06:47

    Two people were killed and at least seven were injured in Golaghat town in Assam on Wednesday after police fired to stop an armed mob of thousands from attacking a police station.

    280 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 190 retweets and 11 favorites
    18 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  17. Obama, Outraged Over Beheading, Vows to Stay on Course
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 01:25:31

    President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the entire world was "appalled" by the beheading of an American journalist by militants in Syria, but vowed that the United States would not change cours…

    266 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 128 retweets and 20 favorites
    22 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. Uttar Pradesh flood death toll rises to 80
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:22:04

    Many districts across UP, Bihar and Assam remained in the grip of floods on Wednesday.

    251 Shares
    23 twitter shares, 196 retweets and 12 favorites
    17 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  19. SpiceJet topples Jet Airways for the first time, becomes India’s no. 2 airline
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-21 at 08:30:34

    SpiceJet said it controlled 20.9% of the market in July compared to 19% a month earlier. Jet & JetLite’s share was at 19.6%, same as the previous month.

    240 Shares
    35 twitter shares, 156 retweets and 10 favorites
    20 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Irom Sharmila Continues Hunger Strike Near Jail Hospital After Release
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 09:58:04

    Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike in Manipur for 14 years against army atrocities, is sitting on protest just half a kilometer from a jail hospital from where she was released on Wednesda…

    214 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 114 retweets and 16 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

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