1. Jammu and Kashmir Floods: Home Ministry Control Room Helpline
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-08 at 09:15:10

    Anybody seeking assistance pertaining to the flood crisis in J-K may approach Home Ministry’s control room in New Delhi.

    8424 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 8274 retweets and 35 favorites
    11 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. Today, an electrician earns as much as an engineer
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 03:51:43

    The starting income of an electrician, who is unskilled and perhaps has just cleared Class XII, is Rs 11,300 per month while a desktop engineer, who is an engineering graduate, earns only around Rs 3,500 more.

    3769 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 522 retweets and 32 favorites
    1033 shares and 2062 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares
    12 shares on LinkedIn

  3. J&K floods a ‘national disaster’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-08 at 01:20:32

    The flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir was declared a “national-level disaster” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday even as the Army alone evacuated 15,000 people from inundated areas acro…

    3513 Shares
    98 twitter shares, 3192 retweets and 66 favorites
    74 shares and 78 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. J-K witnesses worst floods in six decades, 160 feared killed
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-08 at 00:57:34

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who took an aerial view of the flood-affected regions, announced a special compensation package of Rs 1,000 crores. Helpline numbers – 23093054, 23092763, 23093564, 23092923, 23092885, 23093566, 23093563 | See Photos | Watch …

    3292 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 2418 retweets and 101 favorites
    80 shares and 541 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 41 plus ones and 2 reshares

  5. Six new submarines to be built in India in Rs 50,000 crore project
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 02:34:21

    Defence ministry sources said Navy has now agreed that all new submarines will be constructed in India with foreign collaboration under ‘Project-75-India’.

    2289 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2088 retweets and 58 favorites
    30 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. J&K flood fury is Kedarnath-2, Omar says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 06:40:12

    Drawing parallel between last year’s Kedarnath tragedy and the Jammu & Kashmir’s flood, chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday hoped that his government will be able to keep the death toll less by better and speedy rescue operation.

    2042 Shares
    49 twitter shares, 1936 retweets and 52 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  7. Hoping to buy time Cong for a BJP govt in Delhi
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-08 at 00:38:07

    The Congress appears to be in favour of a BJP government in Delhi as it believes this would help it regroup and revive and also shrink the political space occupied by the Aam Aadmi Party though it isnt saying so publicly

    1610 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 1505 retweets and 30 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  8. 48-year-old Shah Rukh Khan shows off his newly-sculpted 10-pack abs for Farah Khan’s ‘Happy New …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-08 at 07:46:13

    If you thought achieving the coveted 6-pack abs was difficult, this news may just break your heart.

    1277 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 1168 retweets and 24 favorites
    13 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Over 2.25 lakh posts lying vacant in railways
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 02:24:27

    Railways may be introducing hundreds of new trains every year but the number of employees required to handle the operations has been declining with 2.25 lakh posts currently lying vacant.

    1201 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1003 retweets and 35 favorites
    48 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  10. Yogi Adityanath makes another hate speech
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 06:22:42

    BJP MP Yogi Adityanath courted more controversy in Noida on Sunday when he equated the rise in communal violence in western UP with the increasing population of a particular community.

    1094 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 890 retweets and 25 favorites
    64 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  11. Why India’s Asiatic lions are dying in dozens
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-08 at 02:49:00

    Why India’s Asiatic lions are dying in dozens

    748 Shares
    58 twitter shares, 610 retweets and 25 favorites
    44 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  12. 12 from Karnataka stranded in flood-hit Srinagar
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 05:02:31

    Twelve tourists from Karnataka, 10 from two families in South Bangalore, are trapped in flood-affected Srinagar.

    709 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 675 retweets and 6 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  13. India loses more foresters than any other country
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 04:16:43

    As many as 72 forest rangers died in India in the past three years. Other countries in Asia, Africa and the Americas lost less than 10 rangers in the same period.

    666 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 467 retweets and 25 favorites
    54 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Arab governments agree to act against Islamic State
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-08 at 09:08:03

    At a meeting in Cairo on Sunday, the ministers agreed to cooperate to deny the extremist group any sort of access to financial support or political concessions.

    504 Shares
    23 twitter shares, 210 retweets and 16 favorites
    13 shares and 242 likes on Facebook

  15. After 15 years, BJP seems close to forming govt in Delhi
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-08 at 00:49:59

    456 Shares
    19 twitter shares, 120 retweets and 20 favorites
    7 shares and 287 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 reshares

  16. PM Modi offers all help to flood-hit PoK
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 02:05:48

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wrote to Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif offering all possible assistance for carrying out relief operations in flood-ravaged Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

    415 Shares
    50 twitter shares, 314 retweets and 28 favorites
    19 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Top 8 stocks which can return upto 74%
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-08 at 10:37:17

    Earlier this week, Goldman also revised its target for rupee. Its new 3, 6 and 12-month USD/INR forecasts are 61, 62 and 63, respectively, from 58.5, 61 and 63 earlier.

    403 Shares
    13 twitter shares, 12 retweets
    281 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  18. Air India crew faced 387 cases of passenger abuse in 5 years
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 04:25:22

    Tempertantrums, drunken rants, physical and verbal abuse by passengers are occupational hazards for flight attendants, especially women, of all airlines.

    393 Shares
    59 twitter shares, 306 retweets and 15 favorites
    12 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. Surinder Koli, Nithari killer, to be hanged today?
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 05:27:21

    Nithari killings convict Surender Koli, whose mercy petition was rejected by the President, may be hanged on Monday morning in the Meerut jail, sources said on Sunday.

    381 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 261 retweets and 23 favorites
    23 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  20. Govt to tighten rules on weight of packaged items
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 01:53:09

    Keeping in mind the trend of consumers buying more packaged items, the government will soon bring comprehensive change in the laws and rules governing weight of food packets.

    360 Shares
    29 twitter shares, 300 retweets and 28 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

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