Low-cost sanitary pad maker is women’s heroPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 04:41:58
An Indian, who has invented a machine that can be used to make cheap sanitary pads, hopes that the device would be available in 70 developing countries by next year.
59 twitter shares, 2354 retweets and 74 favorites
2 shares on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
After 157 years, mortal remains of 282 Indian soldiers leave for final journeyPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 06:33:11
Remains of these brave soldiers will be immersed in river Ganga 157 years after they were captured and killed by the British for raising their voice against their colonial masters.
95 twitter shares, 1934 retweets and 43 favorites
38 shares and 15 likes on Facebook
Now, ‘rice bucket challenge’ goes viral Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-24 at 01:06:30
Hyderabad-based Manju Latha Kalanidhi devises local version of ârice bucket challengeâ on Facebook to assist donors who want to help poor
77 twitter shares, 1067 retweets and 20 favorites
274 shares and 480 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
14 shares on LinkedIn
UPA put pressure to drop names from Coalgate, CWG scams: Vinod RaiPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-08-24 at 10:30:13
The former federal auditor, while making the surprising disclosures, said, "Politicians came to my home and told me not to name some people and to protect some others in connection with the CWG and coal allocation reports."
45 twitter shares, 1338 retweets and 30 favorites
5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
UPA pressured me to drop names from CAG report: Vinod RaiPublished by ABP News on 2014-08-24 at 09:47:36
While making a surprising revelation, former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai claimed that senior members from UPA government pressurized him to drop certain names from auditorâÂÂs report on Commonwealth Games and Coalgate scams, accordin…
55 twitter shares, 920 retweets and 20 favorites
4 shares on Facebook
Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets 25 BSF posts in J&KPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 07:54:38
The Pakistan rangers today continued to use long range weapons to target the Border Security Force (BSF) posts and villages in RS Pura and Arnia sectors near the international border in Jammu district, police said.
102 twitter shares, 560 retweets and 33 favorites
34 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
Pakistani Troops Target 25 BSF Posts in J&K, Indian Army RetaliatesPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-24 at 07:08:26
Violating the ceasefire yet again, Pakistani troops targeted at least 25 Border Security Force (BSF) posts in Jammu and Kashmir last night, forcing the Indian side to retaliate. The firing reportedly …
101 twitter shares, 461 retweets and 8 favorites
45 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
Malaysia Airlines Jet Turns Back Due to ‘Pressure’ WoesPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-24 at 08:56:42
A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to turn back due to pressure problems inside the aircraft after being in the air for almost an hour, a top aviation watchdog official said on Sunday.
86 twitter shares, 484 retweets and 25 favorites
7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
Manchester United agree British record fee for Angel Di Maria: reportsPublished by IBNLive on 2014-08-24 at 08:54:00
According to reports, Di Maria will join Manchester United in a British record transfer – after rivals Manchester City turned down the chance to sign him.
56 twitter shares, 494 retweets and 10 favorites
9 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
1 shares on LinkedIn
Getting cosy with personal trainers pumps up divorcesPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 03:10:29
Gymnasiums can end your fight with the flab and your marriage as well. Affairs with fitness trainers by women are increasingly becoming a cause for divorces in Mumbai, say lawyers.
102 twitter shares, 268 retweets and 30 favorites
109 shares and 29 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
1 shares on LinkedIn
Sexologists want sex toys legalizedPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 06:09:57
Since sex aids like vibrators, kinky handcuffs and human dolls are not legally available in local markets, sexologists in India have to mainly depend on touts and local smugglers to get them the required sex toys for their patients.
51 twitter shares, 468 retweets and 13 favorites
7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
Usain Bolt Sets New 100m Indoors Best Time of 9.98secPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-24 at 08:25:36
Usain Bolt, the Olympic champion and world record holder, eclipsed the previous best mark for the distance of 10.05 set by Namibian Frankie Fredericks in 1996.
2 twitter shares
234 shares and 270 likes on Facebook
8-year-old, dad killed in Pakistan shellingPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-24 at 02:57:09
Pakistani troops opened indiscreet firing along the border on Saturday, killing two civilians including a child, and injuring five others.
43 twitter shares, 315 retweets and 18 favorites
8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
New liquor policy likely to benefit criminal networks in KeralaPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-24 at 05:18:59
The State governmentâs decision to drastically reduce the availability of liquor regardless of domestic demand has raised the spectre of the ascendancy of criminal networks, poised to benefit from…
42 twitter shares, 286 retweets and 12 favorites
7 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
After Shunting Out Vigilance Official, Health Minister Vows to End CorruptionPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-24 at 00:35:51
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who has faced intense criticism for shunting out whistleblower officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMs, today claimed t…
65 twitter shares, 127 retweets and 29 favorites
65 shares and 49 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
Maharashtra Governor transferred to MizoramPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-08-24 at 08:58:05
Sankaranarayanan takes over the post after it fell vacant following the sacking of Kamla Beniwal, who had a long-standing dispute with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he was the Gujarat chief minister.
30 twitter shares, 79 retweets and 5 favorites
20 shares and 190 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
Sri Lanka must ensure justice for Tamils: Modi Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-24 at 00:09:23
In meeting with TNA team, he favours political solution that builds on 13th amendment
18 twitter shares, 4 retweets
20 shares and 214 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares
Chinese cos queue up to invest in India, but face several daunting odds Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-24 at 07:26:12
Chinese firms have already made a serious dent in several sectors and their success could propel them to look further, say industry watchers.
40 twitter shares, 171 retweets and 10 favorites
18 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
10 shares on LinkedIn
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