1. Mary Kom mints over Rs 8 crore on opening day
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-07 at 09:29:07

    "Mary Kom", a biopic on the five-time boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom’s life, is directed by first time director Omung Kumar and co-produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

    1366 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 820 retweets and 77 favorites
    23 shares and 380 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones

  2. BJP will sweep all 4 upcoming state polls: Amit Shah
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 04:47:58

    "Formation of governments in these four states will be the achievement of the next stage of our agenda of Congress-free India (Congress-mukt bharat)," the BJP chief said.

    1007 Shares
    59 twitter shares, 872 retweets and 67 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  3. Soon, single RTO visit will be sufficient
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 05:48:01

    Within a year or two, you will need to visit the RTO only once for putting your signature rather than take repeated rounds of the place for a driver’s licence or to get your vehicle registered.

    874 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 703 retweets and 31 favorites
    30 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. After Syria and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in India and Pakistan
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 09:54:06

    Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al-Qaida.

    629 Shares
    98 twitter shares, 481 retweets and 23 favorites
    20 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  5. ‘Germany, India strategic partners with excellent economic relations’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-07 at 02:05:35

    Interview with Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Foreign Minister to The Hindu

    543 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 295 retweets and 6 favorites
    34 shares and 164 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Narendra Modi wants to be ‘radio active’, seeks people’s views
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 05:12:33

    Modi on Saturday invited suggestions from people to connect on radio, asking them to extend their ideas on government’s digital platform MyGov for this purpose.

    499 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 334 retweets and 42 favorites
    27 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  7. J&K will identify land for Pandits in 2 months: Rajnath Singh
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 06:40:22

    The land for rehabilitation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits, who migrated from the Kashmir valley in the early 1990’s due to militancy, can be identified in one or two months, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.

    425 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 341 retweets and 23 favorites
    12 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  8. J&K floods kill 11 more, toll tops 100
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 03:08:54

    Flood waters continued to inundate villages, smashed through homes and blocked access to several localities, taking the death toll to over 100.

    419 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 255 retweets and 5 favorites
    43 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. RSS delivers anti-love jihad lessons using anthropological research
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 06:20:13

    The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has turned to anthropology in its latest diatribe against cross-community love.

    388 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 276 retweets and 30 favorites
    21 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. Start-up boom: Why corporate honchos are leaving their jobs to turn entrepreneurs
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-07 at 06:07:04

    They’re not hot, young guns with fire-in-the belly. Rather, they’re grizzled corporate honchos who walked out of their cubicles to pursue dream ventures.

    318 Shares
    49 twitter shares, 181 retweets and 38 favorites
    32 shares and 14 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. J-K floods death toll climbs up to 160, PM Modi to visit state today
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-07 at 10:25:20

    Following incessant rains in Kashmir and increase in water level in Jhelum and other rivers, the government on Saturday issued fresh warning to the people living in the vicinity of these rivers to immediately shift to safer areas.

    303 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 120 retweets and 8 favorites
    14 shares and 122 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  12. Centre asks states to speed up trial against tainted politicians
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 02:44:32

    Home minister Rajnath Singh has urged the CMs to "immediately take steps through their directorate of prosecution to identify all (such) cases".

    298 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 119 retweets and 20 favorites
    53 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  13. Kerala gears up to celebrate Onam with songs, dance and Sadya
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-07 at 08:26:43

    Women in traditional Kerala attire dance to the tunes of the Thiruvathira songs and mouth watering traditional Onam Sadya is also made on the Thiruvonam day.

    270 Shares
    34 twitter shares, 216 retweets and 15 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Marin Cilic Overwhelms Roger Federer to Reach US Open Final
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-07 at 04:21:49

    Croatia’s Marin Cilic overwhelmed 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to book an unlikely US Open final against Japan’s Kei Nishikori.

    254 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 132 retweets and 6 favorites
    10 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Sonia Gandhi’s silence a message to anti-Rahul voices
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 04:53:32

    The silence of the Congress leadership on the pro-Rahul insurrection is being seen as an indication to the party leaders that the heir apparent be treated with the respect accorded to the "first family".

    253 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 119 retweets and 17 favorites
    24 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  16. Islamic State Beheads Second Captive Lebanese Soldier
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-07 at 00:18:59

    The mother of a Lebanese soldier held captive by the militant Islamic State group says that photographs posted online purporting to show his beheading appear real.

    249 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 125 retweets and 6 favorites
    13 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. PM Modi will visit flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir today
    Published by ABP News on 2014-09-07 at 09:11:29

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu and Kashmir today and personally assess the damage caused by floods in the state.

    243 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 196 retweets and 26 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  18. Drunk Brit breaches IGI security with streak show
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-07 at 00:58:51

    A drunk British passenger created quite a ruckus at IGIs T3 terminal early Saturday when he managed to get past security gates and run across the aircraft parking area where he took off his clothes and started dancing Though bizarre the incident was a maj…

    238 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 195 retweets and 18 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

  19. Mathematical model coming up to forewarn of floods, landslides
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-07 at 09:45:17

    A year after the devastating deluge in Uttarakhand, Central Water Commission (CWC) is developing mathematical models to "quickly" assess the extent of damage landslides may cause in the Himalayan states of the country.

    208 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 140 retweets and 21 favorites
    10 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. Nearly 150 Dead as Jammu and Kashmir Witnesses Worst Floods in 50 Years
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-07 at 02:19:56

    At least 150 have died and 9,000 have been rescued in Jammu and Kashmir which is witnessing its worst flood in 50 years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state today to review the flood sit…

    201 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 9 retweets and 1 favorites
    93 shares and 46 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

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