1. Force-feeding: Sena demands apology from media
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 03:13:51

    A month after the criticism from all corners of the media over the alleged force-feeding of a Muslim employee of Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi during Ramzan, the Shiv Sena has decided to take on medi…

    7830 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 7660 retweets and 45 favorites
    18 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  2. Shah Rukh Khan becomes Interpol ambassador
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-28 at 05:07:13

    Shah Rukh Khan has now joined hands with Interpol to promote greater awareness in preventing crime.

    6209 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 5340 retweets and 116 favorites
    138 shares and 510 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Railway Minister Gowda’s son booked on rape charge
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-28 at 03:02:25

    The case has been booked against Karthik Gowda under sections 376 (punishment for rape) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code, Bangalore Police Commissioner M N Reddi said in Bangalore.

    1884 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1670 retweets and 22 favorites
    40 shares and 46 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  4. Harsimrat, Smriti slug it out over midday meal
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-28 at 03:54:08

    HRD ministry has strongly objected to news of food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal asking PepsiCo boss Indra Nooyi on Tuesday to develop nutritious processed foods for the Rs 13, 215-crore Mid-Day Meal scheme.

    1313 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 917 retweets and 43 favorites
    30 shares and 222 likes on Facebook

  5. Railway Minister’s son charged with rape and cheating
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 08:05:37

    Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda got a shock at the engagement of his son Karthik on Wednesday. Kannada actor, Mythriya Gowda, used the occasion to announce that Karthik had already married…

    1208 Shares
    62 twitter shares, 1120 retweets and 9 favorites
    15 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  6. India demolish England by 133 runs in 2nd ODI
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-28 at 09:14:32

    Suresh Raina’s ton and Ravindra Jadeja’s four-wicket haul were clinical as England collapsed for a mere 161 runs against India in the 2nd ODI.

    961 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 427 retweets and 93 favorites
    33 shares and 293 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares

  7. Shah Rukh Khan becomes Interpol ambassador
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-28 at 05:07:13

    Shah Rukh Khan has now joined hands with Interpol to promote greater awareness in preventing crime.

    742 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 72 retweets and 1 favorites
    140 shares and 509 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  8. PM Modi to Launch Plan for Every Indian Household to Have Bank Account
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-28 at 00:44:24

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will promise today to provide a bank account for every Indian household when he launches a major initiative that could save billions of dollars in welfare spending and hel…

    657 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 418 retweets and 33 favorites
    39 shares and 65 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. Chargesheeted persons should not be Ministers: Supreme Court
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 05:11:11

    “Criminalisation of politics is anathema to the sacredness of democracy”

    615 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 10 retweets and 3 favorites
    284 shares and 270 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Hackers Attack 5 US Banks in Cybertheft
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-28 at 08:15:11

    A number of U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase and at least four others, were struck by hackers in a series of coordinated attacks this month, according to four people familiar with a continuing inv…

    580 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 464 retweets and 10 favorites
    22 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  11. ‘Teachers’ Day’ turns into ‘Gurutsav’ in HRD ministry circular
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-28 at 03:23:08

    September 5, the birth anniversary of former president Dr S Radhakrishnan, has been always known as Teachers’ Day (Or Shikshak Diwas).For the Union ministry of human resources and development (MHRD), it is no longer so.

    580 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 398 retweets and 38 favorites
    55 shares and 24 likes on Facebook

  12. What’s Fuelling the Success of ISIS
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-28 at 10:43:06

    As fighters for the Islamic State continue to seize territory, the group has quietly built an effective management structure of mostly middle-aged Iraqis, including many military officers under Saddam…

    575 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 468 retweets and 19 favorites
    13 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  13. Supreme Court says caste-free India is a mirage
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-28 at 10:00:03

    Expressing shock at incidents such as the 2010 Mirchipur riots, the Supreme Court said the caste barrages should be removed.

    572 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 412 retweets and 22 favorites
    9 shares and 99 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Shah Rukh Khan is now Interpol’s Turn Back Crime ambassador
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-28 at 10:11:06

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in as an ambassador for Interpol’s "Turn Back Crime" campaign to promote awareness on how everyone can play a role in preventing crime.

    515 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 401 retweets and 13 favorites
    2 shares and 67 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones

  15. Environment Ministry dumps Gadgil report on Western Ghats
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 04:29:22

    After being directed to take a clear stand, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on Wednesday informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it was “not processing” Madhav Gadgil’s West…

    503 Shares
    50 twitter shares, 431 retweets and 7 favorites
    12 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  16. Apple to Unveil ‘iWatch’ on September 9: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-28 at 08:37:10

    Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday.

    502 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 392 retweets and 14 favorites
    8 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. What led Aamir Khan to do a show like Satyamev Jayate
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-28 at 07:40:54

    Superstar Aamir Khan on Wednesday unveiled the promo of Satyamev Jayate: Season 3 in Mumbai. He also talked about the show which highlights various issues and social problems that afflict the nation.

    399 Shares
    43 twitter shares, 281 retweets and 30 favorites
    9 shares and 22 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 1 reshares

  18. There is more to market rally than ‘Modi stocks’
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-28 at 06:46:14

    A look at top gainers among BSE100 since May 26 swearing-in shows market has shifted focus to fundamentally sound cos that have continued their good performance.

    373 Shares
    275 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 3 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  19. No monthly cap on quota of subsidised LPG
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-28 at 00:43:31

    In a relief to consumers the cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction on supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household per month saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 subsidised cylinders at any time of the year

    363 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 323 retweets and 8 favorites
    2 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  20. The largest LTTE training camp was located at Kolathur
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-28 at 01:29:14

    The village of Kolathur, 11 km from the Mettur dam in Salem district, was one of the places in Tamil Nadu where the cadre of the LTTE were imparted armed training in the early 1980s to fight the Sr…

    357 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 297 retweets and 8 favorites
    11 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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