1. Muslim youths sporting ISIS T-shirts cause a flutter
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-04 at 09:38:35

    Enquiries reveal that none of them has any link with the organisation

    3947 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 3278 retweets and 9 favorites
    221 shares and 339 likes on Facebook

  2. How PM Narendra Modis magical address wooed Nepals political forces
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-04 at 08:28:29

    In Kathmandu Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted the role of a concerned advisor but did not prescribe he gave a glimpse of the potential roadmap which can lift both Nepal and Indias economy

    3343 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 3143 retweets and 85 favorites
    11 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  3. China Earthquake: Toll Rises to 357, Says State Media
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-04 at 00:13:43

    The death toll from a strong earthquake that hit southwest China’s mountainous Yunnan province on Sunday has risen to 357, the official news agency Xinhua reported.

    2365 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2217 retweets and 20 favorites
    21 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  4. Google doodle celebrates Kishore Kumar’s 85th birth anniversary
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-04 at 09:34:45

    Google Doodle pays tribute to India’s iconic and most loved singer Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary.

    2097 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 1600 retweets and 26 favorites
    35 shares and 391 likes on Facebook

  5. Honda to set up world’s largest scooter plant in Gujarat
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-04 at 09:19:37

    The company, which leads the scooter market with a 53% share in domestic mkt, would have two assembly lines, which would create 3,000 more jobs.

    1523 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1338 retweets and 25 favorites
    31 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    9 shares on LinkedIn

  6. RR Patil using racecourse tax to fund his PR, NCP activities
    Published by Mid Day on 2014-08-04 at 07:43:56

    Charity begins at home for Home Minister R R Patil – literally. In a clear case of abuse of discretionary powers vested in him, Patil has been callously disbursing tax collected on horse racing in Mumbai to phoney public trusts and charity organisat…

    1400 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 1313 retweets and 21 favorites
    6 shares and 8 likes on Facebook

  7. Jayalalithaa announces Rs.50 lakh each for squash doubles gold winners
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-04 at 10:09:52

    Lauding the performance of Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa, who won the squash doubles gold at the Commonwealth Games, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday announced a cash award o…

    1091 Shares
    13 twitter shares
    66 shares and 1012 likes on Facebook

  8. 70% of young Gujarati women jobless: Census
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-04 at 06:04:33

    The state government may be celebrating the next two weeks as the ‘women’s empowerment fortnight’.

    1032 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 883 retweets and 26 favorites
    23 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Black economy now amounts to 75% of GDP
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-04 at 08:24:14

    Driven substantially by the higher education sector, real estate deals and mining income,

    730 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 216 retweets and 13 favorites
    205 shares and 223 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  10. After 17 years PM Modi resets historic IndiaNepal ties
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-04 at 00:06:07

    Narendra Modi became the first Indian PM to visit Nepal in 17 years when he arrived in Kathmandu early Sunday His Nepal counterpart Sushil Koirala received him at the airport where he was given a 19gun salute

    705 Shares
    54 twitter shares, 566 retweets and 42 favorites
    22 shares and 18 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  11. At least 367 Dead After Earthquake Hits Southwest China
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-04 at 07:38:19

    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southwestern China on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and leaving 1,881 injured in a remote area of Yunnan province, and causing thousands of buildings, including…

    662 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 557 retweets and 6 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Google doodles Kishore Kumar’s versatility
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-04 at 07:07:01

    Kishore Kumar (born Abhas Kumar Ganguly), was a multi-talented personality and the doodle also salutes his many abilities.

    572 Shares
    61 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 15 favorites
    88 shares and 102 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 1 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  13. PM Modi offers prayers at Pashupatinath temple
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-04 at 10:22:16

    Modi will get ‘prasad’ from chief priest Ganesh Bhatta, who hails from south India. There is a tradition of keeping four priests and one chief priest at the temple from among the Bramhins of south India for centuries.

    539 Shares
    31 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 12 favorites
    9 shares and 196 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  14. Israel Declares Seven-Hour Gaza Truce After Fury Over School Strike
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-04 at 09:06:19

    Israel announced it would be holding its fire in most of Gaza for seven hours Monday, amid world outrage over a deadly strike on a UN school in the Palestinian territory.

    450 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 328 retweets and 4 favorites
    16 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Syndicate Bank, Prakash Ind & Bhushan crack upto 20% in bribery case
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-04 at 09:44:38

    Prakash Industries, Syndicate Bank and Bhushan Steel plunged upto 20% in trade, after CMD of Syndicate Bank was arrested for allegedly taking bribe.

    377 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 4 retweets and 2 favorites
    255 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Amit Shah says no to VIP culture private jets
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-04 at 00:42:45

    In a significant departure from the past BJP president Amit Shah has decided to do away with the culture of its top leaders hiring out private jets for travel Leading by example Shah has already given up the perk party sources said

    319 Shares
    42 twitter shares, 218 retweets and 33 favorites
    18 shares and 8 likes on Facebook

  17. China earthquake death toll rises to 381, over 40,000 houses damanged
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-04 at 09:26:33

    The massive quake left a trail of destruction with more than 12,000 houses toppled and 30,000 damaged.

    294 Shares
    31 twitter shares, 259 retweets and 1 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Varun will be a better CM for Uttar Pradesh: Maneka Gandhi
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-04 at 09:55:16

    "There is BJP government in the Centre and SP government in UP. Ever since the BJP has won Lok Sabha elections, SP president Mulayam Singh Yadav has stopped all development works in the state. He wants to humiliate the BJP MPs by his mean action", she sai…

    269 Shares
    20 twitter shares, 48 retweets and 21 favorites
    14 shares and 166 likes on Facebook

  19. Review of schemes named after Gandhis begins
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-04 at 01:11:18

    In what could be the first step towards replacing the NehruGandhi dynasty names from a plethora of government schemes the Modi government has proposed changing the Indira Awas Yojna the rural housing scheme to National Gramin Awas Mission

    257 Shares
    35 twitter shares, 198 retweets and 12 favorites
    9 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  20. Sunni Extremists in Iraq Seize 3 Towns From Kurds and Threaten Major Dam
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-04 at 08:36:36

    Sunni extremists seized control of three towns in northern Iraq on Sunday after fierce battles with Kurdish security forces, sending thousands of people fleeing to the nearby mountains and threatening…

    239 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 150 retweets and 10 favorites
    12 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

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