1. Educating the Girl Child is the Key to Women’s Empowerment, says PM Modi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-30 at 07:00:18

    There can be many ways of empowering women, but the key part is educating the girl child, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Monday.

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    100 twitter shares, 7806 retweets and 81 favorites
    25 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  2. In pics: Gearing up for Dussehra festival
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-30 at 00:21:25

    Artists give final touch to a Ravana effigy in New Delhi on Monday. Effigies of the 10-headed demon king Ravana are burnt on Dussehra, the Hindu festival that commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil.

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    335 shares and 5116 likes on Facebook

  3. Khem Cho Mr PM? Obama asks Modi; Michelle Obama not present at dinner
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-30 at 07:23:38

    As Obama hosted Modi for dinner, the local Indian-Americans celebrated the Modi-Obama meeting by organizing a cultural event in front of the White House.

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    101 twitter shares, 259 retweets and 13 favorites
    205 shares and 1885 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 24 plus ones and 2 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Dalit widows break a barrier
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-30 at 01:48:43

    Lakshmi and Chandravati become priests in 102-year-old Kudroli temple

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    71 twitter shares, 1011 retweets and 37 favorites
    28 shares and 43 likes on Facebook

  5. CLT20: KKR’s Sunil Narine reported for suspect action
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-30 at 08:38:27

    During KKR’s match against Dolphins on Monday, the on-field umpires along with third umpire Kumar Dharmasena expressed suspicion over Narine’s quicker delivery.

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    50 twitter shares, 36 retweets and 9 favorites
    15 shares and 1029 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  6. PM orders officials to clean toilets on Gandhi Jayanti
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-30 at 06:53:50

    Modi has ordered government officers to work on Gandhi Jayanti to clean ministries, including toilets in a nationwide cleanliness drive.

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    86 twitter shares, 713 retweets and 83 favorites
    15 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  7. Obama greets PM Modi in Gujarati, ‘Kem Chho?’
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-30 at 07:23:55

    Both the leaders were joined by 20 attendees at the dinner. Modi was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Indian Ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar among others. | Video: PM’s full speech at Coun…

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    56 twitter shares, 476 retweets and 34 favorites
    21 shares and 95 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares

  8. Khem Cho Mr PM! Obama welcomes Modi at the White House
    Published by ABP News on 2014-09-30 at 08:41:32

    US President Barack Obama greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House here on Monday where he hosted a dinner in the honour of the visiting dignitary.

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    28 twitter shares, 575 retweets and 20 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Modi in New York: No need for arbitration in India-China dispute
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-30 at 06:43:17

    "There is a need to take the challenge of terrorism seriously. It is sad that many countries could not understand the ugly face of terrorism," the PM said at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Modi gifts Indian tea to top US CEOs

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    66 twitter shares, 345 retweets and 73 favorites
    19 shares and 92 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 24 plus ones and 2 reshares

  10. Terrorism Is Exported To Us, It Is Not Home Grown, Says PM Modi In New York
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-30 at 01:21:34

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that all terrorism in India is "exported and not home-grown."

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    65 twitter shares, 340 retweets and 47 favorites
    51 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
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  11. Modi in America: Vision ‘Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go’
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-30 at 09:48:12

    Modi and Obama have also collaborated on a joint editorial that will be published in a US newspaper tomorrow, the foreign ministry said, dubbing the first talks between the two leaders at dinner on Monday as "convivial and comforting." Video: PM…

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    40 twitter shares, 400 retweets and 33 favorites
    9 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares

  12. Please Eat, Said Fasting PM to Obama, Others at White House Dinner
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-30 at 10:17:40

    At a dinner hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had only warm water, but asked the rest of the guests not to feel awkward on his account and continue with…

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    41 twitter shares, 422 retweets and 43 favorites
    8 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  13. ‘Kem Chho?’ Obama Asked PM Modi; They Shared Anecdotes of Early Days in Power
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-30 at 10:41:01

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama have collaborated on a joint editorial that will be published in a US newspaper tomorrow, the foreign ministry said today, describing the first …

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    51 twitter shares, 422 retweets and 16 favorites
    20 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Mango crème brulee for Modi at Obama dinner
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-30 at 09:48:07

    A spread comprising of compressed avacados, crisped halibut, saffron basmati rice and salmon were part of the menu for dinner that US President Barack Obama hosted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

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    35 twitter shares, 361 retweets and 21 favorites
    6 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  15. DU’s Sanskrit dept kickstarts project to prove Aryans were not foreigners
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-30 at 10:18:49

    Delhi University’s Sanskrit department has thrown its weight behind a project that could possibly rewrite history to fit the Sangh Parivar’s view of India’s past — a move that’s likely to gain political colour considering the resounding victory …

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    79 twitter shares, 270 retweets and 21 favorites
    14 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  16. Govt goes all out to make PM’s first radio broadcast a success
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-30 at 06:54:09

    The ministry will be issuing alerts to publicize the broadcast through advertisements and the public broadcaster.

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    43 twitter shares, 282 retweets and 42 favorites
    9 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Modi Obama bond over dinner say Chalein saath saath ahead of talks
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-30 at 07:30:21

    India and the US on Monday released a statement of their shared intent called Chalein saath saath to forge a partnership that will be a model for the rest of the world US should not repeat Iraqlike mistake in Afghanistan Modi

    336 Shares
    42 twitter shares, 225 retweets and 26 favorites
    24 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Mars orbiter spacecraft sends pictures of dust storm on Mars
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-30 at 02:03:29

    The spacecraft is equipped with five instruments, including a sensor to track methane or marsh gas, a colour camera and a thermal-imaging spectrometer to map the surface and mineral wealth of the planet.

    330 Shares
    20 twitter shares, 289 retweets and 16 favorites
    2 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  19. Private medical colleges without MCI clearance can’t charge high fees: SC
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-30 at 06:41:52

    The SC said students admitted this academic year would pay fees at the rate applicable in government medical colleges till they pass out from the private medical college.

    324 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 217 retweets and 24 favorites
    13 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Talking about democracy Defiant Hong Kong protesters wont budge
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-30 at 08:58:29

    Jubilant Hong Kong protesters on Tuesday refused to budge until Beijing agrees to free elections after tens of thousands turned the citys downtown into a carnival with the US leading calls for authorities to show restraint after crowds were pelted with te…

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    34 twitter shares, 240 retweets and 22 favorites
    9 shares and 12 likes on Facebook

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