1. Quack held for raping, forceful conversion in Muzaffarnagar
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-03 at 10:07:48

    The police have registered cases against Kalam, a scrap dealer and also practices Unani medicine in the city for the past six years, under Sections 376 and 377 of the IPC.

    5498 Shares
    16 twitter shares, 75 retweets and 4 favorites
    335 shares and 5066 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  2. Kingfisher Airlines stays grounded, no legal bailout offered
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-03 at 09:26:29

    The apex court said that since the special leave petition has become "infructuous", KFA can go back to the HC challenging the GRC order.

    5437 Shares
    9 twitter shares, 24 retweets and 2 favorites
    335 shares and 5066 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  3. She Defied Kangaroo Court’s Order to Lick Spit, Her Naked Body Found Day After
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-03 at 10:16:43

    A teenaged girl who protested when her father was being beaten on the orders of a village court was found dead on Tuesday in Jailpaiguri district of West Bengal, her naked body lying near railway trac…

    2656 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 2482 retweets and 20 favorites
    39 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Centre fasttracks roads along China border eases green rules
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-03 at 00:21:14

    The government plans to embark on a major roadbuilding exercise to counter security threats both along the China border as well as in Maoistaffected areas in the country And it has relaxed environment norms to a great extent to facilitate this

    1682 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 1539 retweets and 47 favorites
    11 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Watch: Indiawaale song from Happy New Year makes a grand entry
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-03 at 10:08:12

    After creating waves with a grand teaser Happy New Year crew launched it’s theme song Indiawaale.

    1169 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 1023 retweets and 36 favorites
    3 shares and 68 likes on Facebook

  6. PM Modi ends successful Japan visit, leaves for home
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-03 at 10:12:45

    During the talks between Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, the two sides agreed to enhance their defence and strategic cooperation to a new level and also decided to speed up negotiations on civil nuclear deal that could not be concluded now.

    1098 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 787 retweets and 63 favorites
    14 shares and 169 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  7. Modi at 100 days: First milestone
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-03 at 10:53:05

    Rather than tinkering with policies, Narendra Modi’s focus seems to be more on clearing bottlenecks and expediting decision-making. What he will ultimately deliver is anyone’s guess, but success or failure, Modi will have nobody to sh…

    948 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 825 retweets and 35 favorites
    12 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  8. Dhoni lauds all after becoming India’s most successful ODI skipper
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-03 at 07:42:42

    "When I started leading the team, I got a fantastic team then, and I have got a fantastic side right now," said Dhoni, who now has 91 ODI wins as captain.

    728 Shares
    12 twitter shares, 10 retweets and 4 favorites
    9 shares and 687 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 2 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Whitewash in Tests, Team India regains ODI honour against England
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-03 at 01:05:48

    India won the 4th ODI by nine wickets to clinch the five-match series 3-0 against England.

    631 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 271 retweets and 69 favorites
    21 shares and 155 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 1 reshares

  10. Two Brothers Hacked to Death, Beheaded in Tamil Nadu
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-03 at 00:18:39

    Two brothers were hacked to death by an unidentified gang that beheaded them and threw their severed heads on the road near the Medical College in Chidambaram town of Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu,…

    616 Shares
    94 twitter shares, 484 retweets and 35 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

  11. Scanners show LoC tunnel stretches up to 150 metres: Army
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-03 at 05:34:52

    Almost a fortnight after a secret tunnel was discovered running underneath the India-Pakistan border at Pallanwalla in Akhnoor, the army authorities on Tuesday said it was 150 metres long.

    611 Shares
    59 twitter shares, 516 retweets and 25 favorites
    11 shares on Facebook

  12. PM concludes successful Japan tour leaves for home
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-03 at 08:57:33

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left for home after concluding his successful visit during which Japan promised to give USD 35 billion to India over the next 5 years for developmental projects

    498 Shares
    44 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 26 favorites
    7 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Vahanvati passes away
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-03 at 04:52:08

    The former Attorney General died in Mumbai following a heart attack.

    411 Shares
    25 twitter shares, 132 retweets and 6 favorites
    65 shares and 182 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Girl Who Fatally Shot Arizona Gun Instructor Said Weapon Was Too Powerful
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-03 at 07:34:54

    A 9-year-old girl who fatally shot a gun range instructor with an Uzi submachine gun last week told her mother immediately afterward that the weapon was too much for her to handle and had hurt her sho…

    401 Shares
    58 twitter shares, 311 retweets and 24 favorites
    8 shares on Facebook

  15. India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane’s glorious simplicity is making believers of us all
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-09-03 at 10:55:56

    Criticised for soft dismissals in the previous two ODIs, Ajinkya Rahane responded with a century of glorious simplicity to crush England and seal the series for India.
    The post India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane’s glorious simplicity is making bel…

    392 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 335 retweets and 23 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones

  16. Justice HL Dattu to be next Chief Justice of India
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-03 at 04:34:56

    Justice H L Dattu is set to become the next Chief Justice of India.

    387 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 191 retweets and 34 favorites
    58 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  17. ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Wednesday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-03 at 08:24:13

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

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

  18. Knowledge sector: Education gets a boost; scepticism on the rise too
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-03 at 05:20:22

    While the announcements to make education a powerful tool to fight poverty have been welcomed, government’s intent to ‘revitalise and reorganise’ the curriculum has met with scepticism

    363 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 290 retweets and 30 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. Rahul Gandhi Logs More Flying Hours Than Anyone Else, Says His Party
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-03 at 03:08:56

    Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "communicator who has changed the agenda" to avoid delivering on the promises he made in the run-up to the Lok Sabha …

    345 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 185 retweets and 26 favorites
    20 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. When PM Modi Met Netaji’s Oldest Living Associate
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-03 at 00:39:34

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Saichiro Misumi, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s oldest living associate in Japan, at a function in Tokyo.

    329 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 112 retweets and 7 favorites
    65 shares and 37 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

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