1. 4th ODI: India move in for the kill at Birmingham
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-02 at 08:20:02

    A win away from clinching the series, what India must be most enthralled about is how they have managed to dominate England in two consecutive games.

    31 twitter shares, 14 retweets and 2 favorites
    19 shares and 971 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Snapdeal launches Teewe, a Google Chromecast-like media streaming dongle, at Rs 1,999
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-02 at 07:04:31

    Teewe connects with a television through an HDMI port and connects a smartphone or PC to the TV over the local WiFi network.

    55 twitter shares, 902 retweets and 34 favorites
    11 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. PM Modi tightens screws, gives babudom a new rush hour
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-02 at 07:05:54

    Some months ago, the secretary of an economic ministry was grumbling about his team turning up late for a 10am meeting. These days, they’re in their seats before the clock strikes nine.

    65 twitter shares, 831 retweets and 25 favorites
    8 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  4. Japan to invest 2.1 lakh crore in Indian projects over 5 years
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-02 at 01:07:59

    The decision came after Modi held summit-level talks with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo.

    48 twitter shares, 496 retweets and 9 favorites
    43 shares and 42 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  5. India’s ancient Nalanda University repoens after 800 years
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-02 at 09:18:10

    The Union government has sanctioned Rs 2,700 crore for the project which is scheduled to be completed by 2020.

    32 twitter shares, 554 retweets and 13 favorites
    7 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. I Will Neither Resign, Nor Go On Leave: Nawaz Sharif
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-02 at 02:42:25

    Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that he will neither resign nor go on leave, even as anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri continue to mount pre…

    101 twitter shares, 423 retweets and 39 favorites
    18 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. Upbeat Modi plays taiko drums wows Japanese businessmen
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-02 at 10:18:21

    A day after signing a clutch of deals with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Narendra Modi was in upbeat mood on Tuesday and this time he wowed a set of suited businessmen by playing traditional Taiko drums with great verve

    32 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 36 favorites
    10 shares on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Watch: PM Narendra Modi’s ‘jugalbandi’ on the drums with a Japanese
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-02 at 10:12:31

    On his fourth day in Japan, PM Narendra Modi took some time off from his hectic schedule and was seen joining a ceremonial Japanese drummer at a TCS event in Tokyo. Here is a short clip of his ‘jugalbandi’ on the drums.

    19 twitter shares, 101 retweets and 15 favorites
    50 shares and 237 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Morning Bets: ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Tuesday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-02 at 08:06:50

    ET Now spoke to various experts and here’s what they have to recommend for today’s trade.

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

  10. Freecharge raises Rs 200 cr from global investors
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-02 at 03:32:27

    The company is using user insights to build new ad models. It recently partnered with Britannia and Pepsi where consumers buying a product offline.

    16 shares and 347 likes on Facebook
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Najeeb Jung may pitch for fresh polls in his report
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-02 at 00:52:32

    Delhi LieutenantGovernor Najeeb Jung is expected to send a report this week to President Pranab Mukherjee on the status of the Delhi assembly and the possible options of government formation

    48 twitter shares, 281 retweets and 23 favorites
    6 shares on Facebook

  12. Sonia Gandhi Attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘100-Day Government’ on Price Rise
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-02 at 09:58:35

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday led her party’s attack against the Narendra Modi government and flagged the issue of price rise as the Congress slammed both the Prime Minister and the BJP fo…

    101 twitter shares, 165 retweets and 16 favorites
    24 shares and 8 likes on Facebook

  13. Years of Rape and ‘Utter Contempt’ in Britain
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-02 at 10:22:26

    As young as 11, girls were being lured into a reign of terror in Rotherham, England, but few prosecutions have resulted.

    51 twitter shares, 177 retweets and 19 favorites
    44 shares and 10 likes on Facebook

  14. Pakistan PM talks tough, says will neither resign, nor go on leave
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-02 at 09:05:40

    Nawaz Sharif said he would not allow to set a precedent under which a few people make hostage mandate of millions of people.

    24 twitter shares, 90 retweets and 14 favorites
    7 shares and 104 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  15. Neighbours feel Narendra Modi’s charm, world woos him
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-02 at 06:14:20

    Narendra Modi sprang a surprise with his neighbourhood outreach policy inviting SAARC leaders to his swearing in and followed it up with a successful visit to Nepal — no Indian PM had visited for 17 years.

    25 twitter shares, 182 retweets and 28 favorites
    5 shares on Facebook

  16. Robin Hood monkey rains currency notes in Shimla
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-02 at 09:38:37

    This is the second such incident in the last six months in Shimla. Earlier on February 26, a similar incident was reported from Ram Bazaar and Ganj Bazaar areas of Shimla when a monkey had rained currency notes of various denominations.

    27 twitter shares, 65 retweets and 12 favorites
    21 shares and 99 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Forces happy their minister is also finance minister
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-02 at 07:15:04

    A floundering defence-industrial base (DIB), a military grappling with gaping holes in its operational capabilities, a worsening civilmilitary divide, and no concrete longterm strategic planning. After eight years of AK Antony’s "holding operation&qu…

    42 twitter shares, 155 retweets and 15 favorites
    6 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  18. PM Narendra Modi Woos Techies in Japan with Indian Food
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-02 at 10:30:43

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched food and travel in India to IT experts in Japan, promising a learning experience.

    98 twitter shares, 74 retweets and 30 favorites
    9 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  19. India Today Mind Rocks: A date with Deepika Padukone this weekend
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-02 at 09:47:13

    Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone is all set to share her key to excellence in her craft and success in career, at India Today Mind Rocks, Delhi to be held in Siri Fort Auditorium on September 6.

    14 twitter shares, 168 retweets and 30 favorites

  20. Cameron plans to strip suspected Islamist militants of passports
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-02 at 09:46:56

    Officials estimate at least 500 Britons have travelled to Syria or Iraq, where ISIS has seized large swathes of territory, and London’s police chief Bernard Hogan-Howe said last week it was believed some 250 had since returned.

    20 twitter shares, 156 retweets and 16 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

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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