1. Centre given 5 weeks to decide on Delhi polls
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-06 at 07:47:15

    A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted five weeks time to the Centre to decide on dissolving the Delhi Assembly “one way or the other” and paving the way for fresh…

    6303 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 203 retweets and 8 favorites
    440 shares and 5602 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares

  2. Bihar girl cuts tantric’s penis off after attempted rape
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-06 at 10:03:57

    According to media reports, the girl had been taken to see the tantric by her parents and the tantric tried to ‘cure’ her illnesses by rape.

    5113 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 4898 retweets and 1 favorites
    39 shares and 62 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 3 reshares

  3. China City Bans Long Beards, Islamic Clothing on Buses: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-06 at 08:55:34

    A city in China’s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has banned people with large beards or Islamic clothing from travelling on public buses, state media said, prompting outrage from an overseas rights gro…

    3733 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3569 retweets and 26 favorites
    31 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  4. Cartoonist Pran, Creator of Chacha Chaudhary, Dies
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-06 at 09:43:25

    The creator of well known Indian comic Chacha Chaudhary, cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma has died.

    2711 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2364 retweets and 11 favorites
    137 shares and 97 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. For Rs 80 you can only buy tomatoes but MPs can buy dal, juice & fruit salad!
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-06 at 09:33:45

    The railways are supposed to run Parliament canteen on no-profit-no-loss basis. Any shortfall is met from budget allocation for LS & RS in 2:1 ratio.

    2586 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2408 retweets and 21 favorites
    42 shares and 14 likes on Facebook

  6. Twist in Meerut tale: Woman had surgery for ectopic pregnancy, says state DGP
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-06 at 02:03:35

    The woman has alleged that she was forced to sign the affidavit, dated July 30.

    2458 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 2159 retweets and 39 favorites
    134 shares and 22 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. New Hepatitis-C drug 99% cheaper in India
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-06 at 05:04:34

    US pharma firm Gilead Sciences has offered to introduce Sovaldi, the first breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C virus, in India at nearly 99% discount of the US price.

    2430 Shares
    89 twitter shares, 2264 retweets and 48 favorites
    14 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Cartoonist Pran, the creator of Chacha Chaudhury, dies at 75
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-06 at 09:35:28

    Cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma, better known as Pran, received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001 from Indian Institute of Cartoonists. He was also included in People of the year 1995 by Limca Book of Records for popularizing comics in India.

    2045 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 1894 retweets and 37 favorites
    32 shares and 28 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. Pran, creator of comic book character ‘Chacha Chaudhary’, dies
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-06 at 10:03:08

    The 75-year-old cartoonist was one of India’s best known cartoonists and also received a lifetime achievement award in 2001.

    1835 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 1584 retweets and 15 favorites
    99 shares and 33 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 18 plus ones and 2 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Cartoonist Pran, the man behind Chacha Chaudhury and other characters, dies
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-06 at 08:23:06

    Other of his famous characters include cartoons like Shrimatiji, Pinki, Billoo, Raman, Channie Chachi and many more.

    1604 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 1061 retweets and 10 favorites
    191 shares and 254 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. No jail for attempting suicide govt to scrap law
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-06 at 00:58:14

    The Narendra Modi government has started the process to decriminalise attempt to suicide a move that will ensure people driven to kill themselves do not end up in jail if they dont succeed

    1170 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 1058 retweets and 29 favorites
    11 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  12. PM Narendra Modi wants health insurance for all
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-06 at 01:27:04

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting on health reforms this week in which the format of the health insurance for all setting up medical colleges in each district and a threeyear BSc course in community health are likely to be discussed

    1113 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 964 retweets and 41 favorites
    20 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    9 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Young Indians joining ISIS call for jihad in West Asia
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-06 at 00:22:43

    Indian security agencies have identified at least 10 men who have left their lucrative jobs to fight alongside Islamic State of Syria and Levant ISIS terrorists to establish a panIslamic caliphate

    1044 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 910 retweets and 16 favorites
    28 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  14. Jeetbahadur had met his family in 2012, so why did Modi mislead Nepal?
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-06 at 07:40:58

    The Facebook profile of the Nepal boy has revealed that Sarumagar met his family two years ago.

    721 Shares
    78 twitter shares, 538 retweets and 27 favorites
    43 shares and 22 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 2 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  15. VHP leader gets bail in Naroda Patiya case
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-06 at 01:42:36

    The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday granted bail of seven days to Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Babu Bajrangi, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case.Mr. Bajrangi will be released fr…

    713 Shares
    59 twitter shares, 528 retweets and 14 favorites
    32 shares and 80 likes on Facebook

  16. Like it or not, you just can’t do without English
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-06 at 06:40:05

    The CSAT imbroglio has willy-nilly stirred up divisive language passions, and political brinkmanship.

    692 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 572 retweets and 40 favorites
    22 shares and 11 likes on Facebook

  17. New Cong poster says Priyanka is coming, but forgets Rahul
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-06 at 05:31:11

    A controversial banner has once again come up at the Subhash Crossing claiming that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would soon be joining active politics.

    625 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 431 retweets and 25 favorites
    60 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Kosi: a flood of praise for Modi
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-06 at 01:48:40

    Locals praise PM for the way the crisis was resolved

    556 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 329 retweets and 26 favorites
    42 shares and 86 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  19. School Cab Driver Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Abusing 5-Year-Old Student
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-06 at 09:34:37

    A private cab driver attached to a south Delhi school has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a five-year-old girl.

    444 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 344 retweets and 20 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. Russian Gang Amasses Over a Billion Internet Passwords
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-06 at 08:47:42

    A Russian crime ring has amassed the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, securi…

    420 Shares
    62 twitter shares, 303 retweets and 20 favorites
    23 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

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