1. How top leaders spent poll money
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-02 at 01:55:42

    The Hindu does an analysis of poll expenditure statements

    1138 Shares
    26 twitter shares
    256 shares and 853 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Mother of two girls thrown out of home for having cancer
    Published by Mid Day on 2014-08-02 at 07:00:24

    Having given birth to two girls, 26-year-old Jennifer Rizvi was sent back to her parents’ house in Mumbai, but not before she was physically and mentally tortured by her in laws and husband for seven years. The final straw for her in-laws was that s…

    1077 Shares
    57 twitter shares, 974 retweets and 43 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

  3. Why only MPs? Why not fast-track all criminal trials, Supreme Court asks
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-02 at 03:53:38

    The Supreme Court said good governance needed an efficient criminal justice delivery system and not picking up one category of cases for speedy trial.

    777 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 543 retweets and 47 favorites
    62 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Sheila spent Rs 3000 crore but did little for illegal colonies in Delhi CAG
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-02 at 01:46:56

    The Sheila Dikshit government spent Rs 302921 crore on regularisation of illegal colonies in Delhi but failed to provide the most basic of amenities such as sewer and water lines roads and drainage the CAG has said

    745 Shares
    64 twitter shares, 657 retweets and 10 favorites
    14 shares on Facebook

  5. WTO Veto: PM Modi Says Developed Nations Should Understand Challenges of Developing Countries
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-02 at 01:23:46

    Against the backdrop of the US blaming India for the failure of WTO talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that developed countries should “understand” the challenges of poverty in develop…

    672 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 539 retweets and 11 favorites
    18 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  6. Soon you can be allowed to drive at 100 kmph
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-02 at 04:32:27

    While cars will be allowed to ply at 100 km per hour, the maximum speed limit for goods vehicles will be 80 km. Motor cycles will also be allowed to ply at 80 kmph against the earlier norm of 50 kmph.

    629 Shares
    75 twitter shares, 398 retweets and 39 favorites
    79 shares and 36 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Amazon tribe makes first contact with the world
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-02 at 08:27:14

    Members of the Amazon tribe considered uncontacted made contact with their group that was working together with Ashaninka Indians in the region

    593 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 267 retweets and 24 favorites
    48 shares and 208 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones

  8. After 9/11 ‘We Tortured Some Folks’: Barack Obama
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-02 at 01:34:45

    President Barack Obama admitted on Friday that US officials had “tortured some folks” in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, but urged they not be judged too harshly.

    564 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 422 retweets and 14 favorites
    23 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. Kanpur Policeman Kisses Murder Accused on Forehead, Transferred
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-02 at 02:24:32

    A senior police official probing the murder of a woman, daughter-in-law of a leading businessman of Uttar Pradesh, was taken off the investigation on Friday after he kissed the main accused, the woman…

    524 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 402 retweets and 31 favorites
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. India Says WTO Deal Not Dead, Can Sign in September If Concerns Addressed: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-02 at 01:39:26

    India is willing to sign a global trade deal, which it has torpedoed, if other World Trade Organization members can agree to its parallel demand for concessions on stockpiling food, senior officials i…

    523 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 390 retweets and 16 favorites
    18 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. Army Chief warns Pakistan on beheading-like incident
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-02 at 03:04:51

    In a terse message to Pakistan, India’s new Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag on Friday said the response to any provocation by Pakistani rangers as in the past– beheading of Indian soldier or i…

    442 Shares
    16 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    46 shares and 376 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  12. CWG 2014: Four Indian boxers in final, Pinki takes bronze
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-02 at 09:58:30

    Olympic bronze medallist Vijender came out with a stupendous performance to beat Connor Coyle of Northern Island 3:0 on points.

    436 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 324 retweets and 24 favorites
    3 shares and 47 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares

  13. Barack Obama Calls for Release of Israeli Soldier in Gaza
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-02 at 00:49:22

    President Barack Obama is calling for the unconditional and immediate release of an Israeli soldier who was apparently captured in a clash with Hamas militants.

    405 Shares
    89 twitter shares, 297 retweets and 13 favorites
    3 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Modi to address UN General Assembly on Sept. 27
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-02 at 10:12:18

    Mr. Modi is also expected to travel to Washington for his first meeting with US President Barack Obama.

    340 Shares
    33 twitter shares, 218 retweets and 13 favorites
    12 shares and 64 likes on Facebook

  15. PM Modi Likely to Address UN General Assembly on September 27
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-02 at 09:59:38

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, giving his first global speech to an audience of nearly 200 world leaders and foreign ministers…

    330 Shares
    75 twitter shares, 242 retweets and 6 favorites
    6 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. When Facebook went down, panicked users even called police for help
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-02 at 09:04:05

    Calls to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office came in on both the emergency and non-emergency numbers.

    300 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 206 retweets and 22 favorites
    16 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Landslide Near Pune: Hopes of Finding Survivors Fade as Toll Rises to 73
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-02 at 08:54:28

    Rescuers have dug out 29 more bodies since last night from the mud and debris following a massive landslide at a village near Pune in Maharashtra that has claimed 73 lives so far. Around 80 are stil…

    296 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 170 retweets and 5 favorites
    20 shares on Facebook

  18. Israel looks for missing soldier Hamas says he may have been killed
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-02 at 09:14:04

    The armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said on Saturday it had no clear indication on the whereabouts of an Israeli soldier that Israel has accused it of abducting in the Gaza Strip adding he may have been killed during an ambush

    251 Shares
    28 twitter shares, 210 retweets and 6 favorites
    6 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. PM Narendra Modi to address UN General Assembly on 27 September
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-08-02 at 10:16:27

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly on 27 September, giving his first global speech to an audience of nearly 200 world leaders and foreign ministers at the annual gathering of the world body’s policymaki…

    236 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 202 retweets and 7 favorites

  20. ‘Nehru-Gandhi legacy facing its biggest crisis’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-02 at 02:52:46

    In an interview with Varghese K. George and Suhasini Haidar, Mr. Singh explains the context of his book.

    222 Shares
    23 twitter shares, 156 retweets and 16 favorites
    13 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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