1. Narendra Modi to visit Nepal today
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-03 at 03:19:45

    Adding an interesting personal twist, traveling with the PM as part of his entourage, will be a young Nepali boy, Jeet Bahadur, who had been separated from his parents and will be restored to them.

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    89 twitter shares, 2950 retweets and 95 favorites
    41 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Introduce Gita, Mahabharata in class 1: SC judge
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-03 at 05:43:14

    Lauding the ancient system of imparting education, Supreme Court justice A R Dave said on Saturday that given a choice, he would like to introduce the Gita and the Mahabharata for study from class 1 in schools.

    2057 Shares
    77 twitter shares, 1834 retweets and 48 favorites
    66 shares and 31 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  3. If I Were a Dictator, Would Introduce Gita in Class 1: Supreme Court Judge
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-03 at 08:22:12

    Supreme Court judge Justice AR Dave today said that Indians should revert to their ancient traditions, and texts such as Mahabharata and Bhagwad Gita should be introduced to children at an early age.

    1739 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 736 retweets and 46 favorites
    355 shares and 488 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  4. IRCTC 8 caterers fined by Railways for bad food
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-03 at 09:27:39

    Cracking the whip Railways have imposed heavy fines totalling Rs 1150 lakh on nine caterers including IRCTC for serving bad quality food in trains

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    50 twitter shares, 1088 retweets and 20 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  5. IRCTC Among Nine Caterers Fined by Railways for ‘Bad Food’
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-03 at 10:25:16

    Cracking the whip, Railways have imposed heavy fines totalling Rs 11.50 lakh on nine caterers including IRCTC for serving “bad quality” food in trains.

    832 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 709 retweets and 13 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  6. Go and study abroad but do come back to India, says L&T MD
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-03 at 02:06:39

    Krishnamurthy Venkataramanan was speaking as chief guest at the 3rd convocation ceremony of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar.

    747 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 612 retweets and 45 favorites
    17 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Modi govt takes back UPA appeal against HC order in Godhra train case
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-03 at 05:31:07

    The Union government has withdrawn its earlier appeal challenging a Gujarat high court order which had termed the constitution of Justice (retired) UC Banerjee committee as illegal.

    743 Shares
    82 twitter shares, 628 retweets and 17 favorites
    16 shares on Facebook

  8. UPSC row: Rajanth Singh holds talks to resolve issue
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-03 at 04:52:47

    Home minister Rajnath Singh held a fresh round of consultations with minister of state for personnel Jitendra Singh to hammer out an acceptable solution.

    650 Shares
    63 twitter shares, 558 retweets and 18 favorites
    11 shares on Facebook

  9. LIVE: Modi leaves for Nepal, hopes to ‘open new chapter’
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-03 at 10:29:02

    As he embarks on a two-day visit to Nepal, the second country in India’s neighbourhood since he took power about two months ago, Modi is showing that he is the boss-both in style and substance, in the conduct as well as outreach in India’s all important p…

    645 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 342 retweets and 33 favorites
    11 shares and 216 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares

  10. PM Modi puts his stamp on India’s foreign policy
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-03 at 08:41:05

    As he embarks on a two-day visit to Nepal, the second country in India’s neighbourhood since he took power about two months ago, Modi is showing that he is the boss-both in style and substance, in the conduct as well as outreach in India’s all important p…

    640 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 304 retweets and 63 favorites
    10 shares and 224 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Kosi River Turns Into a Threat, Thousands Evacuated in Bihar
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-03 at 09:35:59

    The Bihar government has issued a high alert and evacuated 20,000 people living along the embankment of the Kosi River in four districts as a 10-metre high wall of water is expected to sweep down the …

    602 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 426 retweets and 9 favorites
    37 shares and 28 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Bihar govt orders evacuation of 1.5 lakh people after Kosi flood fears
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-03 at 08:50:54

    The state government has instructed the affected districts to make arrangements to evacuate 1.5 lakh people in eight districts along the Kosi as 10-metre high wave of water is expected to sweep down the Kosi River through Nepal

    508 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 363 retweets and 22 favorites
    12 shares and 64 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones

  13. UGC opens all its scholarships for third gender candidates
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-03 at 04:51:09

    Application forms for admission to Indian academic institutes have always defined an aspirant as either belonging to the male or female gender.

    474 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 292 retweets and 27 favorites
    49 shares and 33 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Senior members of Indias CWG contingent arrested in Glasgow
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-03 at 08:00:39

    In a major embarrassment two senior members of the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games were arrested by the police in Glasgow on Saturday official sources told HT

    431 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 382 retweets and 6 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  15. TTD deposits 1,800 kg gold with SBI
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-03 at 02:50:10

    The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), which is sitting on an enviable pile of gold deposits weighing 4,335 kilograms in various banks, on Saturday added a whopping 1,800 kg under the State Ban…

    425 Shares
    25 twitter shares, 93 retweets and 9 favorites
    71 shares and 227 likes on Facebook

  16. Reunion Between Parents, Son to be Highlight of PM Modi’s Nepal Visit
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-03 at 07:56:06

    When Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to Nepal today, there will be a special humanitarian aspect to look for — reunion of a child with his parents after years.

    385 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 225 retweets and 17 favorites
    31 shares and 12 likes on Facebook

  17. Modi tweets about his Nepal visit
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-03 at 02:15:14

    PM Narendra Modi is looking forward to his two-day visit to Nepal because Jit Bahadur, considered his foster son, will be reunited with his family during this visit

    367 Shares
    11 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    27 shares and 322 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones

  18. Govts key reform moves face Sangh resistance
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-03 at 01:59:00

    The BJPled central governments bid to pursue reforms for rejuvenating the flagging economy is facing opposition from affiliates of the partys ideological parent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

    323 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 263 retweets and 18 favorites
    1 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. BJD pledges support to insurance bill in Rajya Sabha
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-03 at 02:52:41

    Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has decided to support the reforms legislation designed to take the FDI cap in the sector.

    320 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 231 retweets and 32 favorites
    10 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  20. Israeli Soldier Thought Captured is Declared Dead
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-03 at 06:52:53

    An Israeli soldier the military feared had been abducted by Palestinian gunmen in a firefight that shattered a temporary ceasefire in Gaza has been declared dead, ending what could have been a nightma…

    289 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 184 retweets and 2 favorites
    7 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

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