1. Kolkata Chromosome | Brazil blues
    Published by Live Mint on 2014-07-26 at 00:05:42

    The city’s soccer passions recorded and analysed as it recovers slowly from the World Cup

    1762 Shares
    191 shares and 1571 likes on Facebook

  2. Israel and Hamas declare 12hour Gaza ceasefire
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-26 at 07:30:24

    The Israeli military and Hamas said on Saturday that they would observe a 12hour ceasefire from 8am 0500 GMT but a longerterm truce remained elusive for now

    1046 Shares
    68 twitter shares, 916 retweets and 53 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  3. Kargil Vijay Diwas: India remembers martyrs with pride, pain
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 09:53:19

    Fifteen years and many peace overtures later, the situation on the LoC and the border has not changed much.

    819 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 326 retweets and 18 favorites
    34 shares and 407 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. Apple iPhones Allow Extraction of Deep Personal Data, Researcher Finds
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 07:22:03

    Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

    756 Shares
    75 twitter shares, 650 retweets and 12 favorites
    17 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Israel women post nude pictures to support forces fighting in Gaza
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 06:40:04

    Israeli young women found a very unusual way of encouraging their soldiers. They made a page on Facebook and posted semi-nude pictures with messages like I love IDF on various parts of their bodies.

    716 Shares
    25 twitter shares, 37 retweets and 12 favorites
    124 shares and 515 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  6. We have largest number of war widows, yet no war memorial
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 06:17:55

    It is said no country has as many war widows — estimated at 25,000 — as India.

    692 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 408 retweets and 22 favorites
    88 shares and 60 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Pakistan fails to mention Hafiz Saeed’s name in 26/11 chargesheet
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 08:37:13

    The chargesheet names Lakhvi, the operational commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba, as the “mastermind of the Mumbai terrorist attack” while glossing over the alleged role of Saeed despite considerable evidence against him.

    500 Shares
    44 twitter shares, 440 retweets and 7 favorites
    7 shares on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  8. Israel, Gaza Militants Agree to a 12-Hour Truce
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 06:44:33

    Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have agreed to a UN-requested 12-hour humanitarian truce to begin on Saturday morning, and efforts to secure a long-term cease-fire moved ahead…

    430 Shares
    92 twitter shares, 295 retweets and 31 favorites
    12 shares on Facebook

  9. India won’t back WTO protocol | Objects omission of food security concerns in talks
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-26 at 07:20:26

    It is by no means clear what will happen next, said a person present at the general council meeting, adding that the atmosphere was very tense.

    409 Shares
    57 twitter shares, 303 retweets and 8 favorites
    24 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Shiv Sena MPs ‘force-feeding’ fasting Muslim youth is regrettable and unfortunate, says government
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-26 at 04:57:09

    Committed to safeguarding religious freedom guaranteed by Constitution, says Rajnath.

    407 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 340 retweets and 15 favorites
    11 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Batra claim: Have met Smriti, she will change entire syllabus
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-26 at 05:13:35

    Batra’s civil suit led to pulping of American Indologist Wendy Doniger’s celebrated book on Hinduism.

    363 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 297 retweets and 9 favorites
    14 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Israel Agrees to Pause Assault on Gaza as Cease-Fire Deal Is Pursued
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 07:32:53

    Israel agreed to halt its military offensive in Gaza for 12 hours starting Saturday morning amid intense international efforts to seal a broader cease-fire deal and a new explosion of violence in the …

    363 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 255 retweets and 19 favorites
    11 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Canadian Plane Escorted by US F-16s After Passenger Threat
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 08:07:02

    A Canadian charter plane bound for Panama was escorted by US fighter jets back to Toronto, where a passenger was removed by police after allegedly threatening the safety of the flight, police said on …

    262 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 170 retweets and 16 favorites
    8 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 06:59:25

    The same techniques to circumvent backup encryption could be used by law enforcement or others with access to the trusted computers to which the devices have been connected, according to the security expert who prompted Apple’s admission.

    262 Shares
    20 twitter shares, 42 retweets and 8 favorites
    12 shares and 176 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares

  15. WB encephalitis toll 113, Mamata suspends three health officials
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 00:18:29

    The opposition parties cried foul, ridiculing the chief minister – who also holds the health portfolio – for not being in the know about the disaster.

    238 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 72 retweets and 8 favorites
    6 shares and 128 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  16. Florida Boy Gets Prosthetic Arm And Hand From 3-D Printer
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 08:01:09

    A Florida boy born without most of his right arm took home a new forearm and functioning hand on Friday made by a team of scientists using a 3-D printer – a method they hope will transform the way pro…

    237 Shares
    59 twitter shares, 158 retweets and 10 favorites
    7 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Force-feeding row: BJP says root cause of all problems is Congress
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 09:34:13

    “I am sure that Sena did not know that person was on the fast. And if bad food is being served under the supervision of an officer what should remedy be?” Lekhi added.

    198 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 135 retweets and 17 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares

  18. India threatens to derail WTO deal, angry US retorts
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-26 at 03:49:26

    But India, in an 11th-hour intervention, demanded a halt to the trade facilitation timetable until the end of the year and said a permanent WTO deal on food stockpiling must be in place at the same time, well ahead of an agreed 2017 target date.

    195 Shares
    9 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 2 favorites
    25 positive votes on Reddit
    26 shares and 128 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 reshares

  19. ‘When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow, we gave our today’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-26 at 06:14:13

    This evocative epitaph is enshrined on the Kohima war memorial in Nagaland, built to commemorate soldiers of the empire who laid down their lives to repel Japanese assault in 1944 during World War-II.

    195 Shares
    28 twitter shares, 114 retweets and 17 favorites
    19 shares and 17 likes on Facebook

  20. Peering Into Darkness Beneath the Israel-Gaza Border
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-26 at 09:10:25

    Some 30 tunnels, part of a network used by Palestinian militants, have been found by Israeli forces since its ground invasion of Gaza began.

    189 Shares
    73 twitter shares, 90 retweets and 8 favorites
    16 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

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