1. Xi Jinping tells People’s Liberation Army to be ready to win regional war
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 04:01:17
    Chinese president Xi Jinping has promoted three People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals known to be close to him and also asked his troops to “improve their combat readiness and sharpen their ability to win a regional war in the age of…

    102 twitter shares, 2928 retweets and 65 favorites
    132 shares and 101 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Bring back exams, more weight on learning, teachers
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-23 at 01:37:38
    The state will also make government schools as accountable as their private counterparts to ensure equality.

    103 twitter shares, 2905 retweets and 74 favorites
    23 shares and 16 likes on Facebook

  3. During US Visit, ‘Fasting’ PM Narendra Modi Will Only Have Tea, Lemonade
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-23 at 00:08:30
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a Navratri fast during his visit to the United States beginning later this week and will only have water, tea and nimbu pani or lemonade while there.

    101 twitter shares, 1076 retweets and 37 favorites
    94 shares and 134 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares

  4. High growth not enough for job creation
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 05:46:29
    After years of low growth, the Indian economy is showing signs of recovery. But the big question remains — will a return to high growth, if that happens, also mean rapid job creation?

    69 twitter shares, 1104 retweets and 71 favorites
    7 shares on Facebook

  5. PLA should improve combat readiness, be ready to win regional war: Xi Jinping
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-23 at 01:11:55
    Xi’s directives come in the midst of a stand-off between the PLA and Indian troops in Chumar area along the LAC.

    75 twitter shares, 635 retweets and 19 favorites
    47 shares and 25 likes on Facebook

  6. Vegetarian campaign near mosque sparks clashes
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-23 at 03:02:35
    Clashes broke out near the Taj-ul-Masjid in the Old Bhopal area after activists of the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals on Monday sought to persuade local Muslims to celebrate Bakrid with v…

    26 twitter shares, 21 retweets and 7 favorites
    238 shares and 414 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. Dear TOI, it’s 2014: Slut-shaming Deepika Padukone over her cleavage is so passe
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-09-23 at 10:54:21
    We hope the paper realises that while patting themselves on their back, their also patted the backs of an entire clan of creeps who would think nothing of pointing their mobile phones down a woman’s cleavage in a crowded bus, or an empty bus stand.
    The p…

    21 twitter shares, 6 retweets and 1 favorites
    168 shares and 479 likes on Facebook

  8. J&K floods: When criminals came to cops’ rescue
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 04:11:55
    A thief who had eluded the police until the floods, joined them during those five days to help rescue a family stuck on the top of a building.

    84 twitter shares, 76 retweets and 11 favorites
    106 shares and 313 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. DD anchor uses separatists’ lingo, gets pulled off air
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 04:25:53
    Doordarshan is embroiled in a major controversy after one of its anchors recently referred to places in Kashmir by names used by separatists, calling “Anantnag’’ as “Islamabad’’ and “Sh…

    100 twitter shares, 422 retweets and 20 favorites
    22 shares and 10 likes on Facebook

  10. Sharda Cropchem lists at 70% premium to issue price
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-23 at 10:37:04
    Sharda Cropchem, a crop protection chemical company, had a blockbuster debut; listing at Rs 265 as against its issue price of Rs 156.

    19 twitter shares, 27 retweets and 11 favorites
    303 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  11. Modi govt gets into act, promises 40% more grain under Food Law
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-23 at 06:57:46
    Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan says plans afoot to raise monthly entitlement of foodgrain per person to 7 kg.

    79 twitter shares, 278 retweets and 31 favorites
    21 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  12. Infosys vice-presidents get salary hikes of Rs 4-5 crore
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-23 at 09:35:38
    The executive vice-presidents who are now at the Rs 6-crore level had salaries in the Rs 1.2-Rs 2 crore range previously, meaning that they have got three to five-fold hikes

    29 twitter shares, 329 retweets and 8 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  13. More Flipkarts? IITs to teach entrepreneurship | Alibaba makes profit in India
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-23 at 08:31:43
    IITs in Delhi, Kharagpur and Hyderabad are planning to bring entrepreneurship at the forefront of their BTech curriculum.

    50 twitter shares, 184 retweets and 36 favorites
    18 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    31 shares on LinkedIn

  14. ‘Tremendous interest’ for Modi NYC event: organisers
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-23 at 08:53:24
    Even as official circles and the Washington think tank circuit appeared to become increasingly galvanised by the impending visit to the U.S. of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, nowhere has the…

    32 twitter shares, 185 retweets and 14 favorites
    20 shares and 70 likes on Facebook

  15. PM Narendra Modi to get rockstar reception in New York, likely to draw huge crowds
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-23 at 07:54:15
    Narendra Modi is expected to address thousands in New York’s Times Square during his first trip to the US after becoming the Prime Minister.

    7 twitter shares, 4 retweets and 1 favorites
    34 shares and 226 likes on Facebook

  16. Goa governor prefers fruits to welcome dignitaries
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 04:48:32
    Digressing from the convention of welcoming dignitaries with a bouquet of flowers, Goa governor Mridula Sinha has expressed her desire to use a basket of fruits and a single flower to welcome dignitaries.

    24 twitter shares, 182 retweets and 16 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  17. Modi may flag $10 bn problem with Obama | Economic relations top agenda
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-23 at 07:15:30
    Modi is keen on starting negotiations for a bilateral social security pact to help expat workers from both countries to repatriate their savings.

    36 twitter shares, 56 retweets and 5 favorites
    28 shares and 95 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Pink Floyd’s new album ‘The Endless River’ out in November; first album in 20 years
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-23 at 08:14:50
    The 18-song double album features band members David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, who died in 2008.

    25 twitter shares, 184 retweets and 6 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  19. ‘Gang-raped’ woman attempts suicide in SC to highlight plaint
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-23 at 03:44:59
    A woman dressed as a lawyer created a flutter in the Supreme Court on Monday when she complained about Chhattisgarh police’s inaction on her gang-rape complaint against her husband and kin and startled the Chief Justice-headed bench by claiming …

    49 twitter shares, 153 retweets and 11 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  20. Clicking till the last breath
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-23 at 08:29:33
    Body of Shafat Sidiq, a photojournalist for Dainik Jagran who had gone to shoot floodwaters making their way into Lal Chowk with two cameras was found by local rescuers.

    6 twitter shares
    9 shares and 198 likes on Facebook

Here are some more stories that didn’t actually make the above list but still have a significant percentage of social shares of the total.



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