1. Senior journalist Jehangir Pocha passes away
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-12 at 10:52:28

    Jehangir Pocha, editor-in-chief at NewsX channel passed away in Gurgaon this morning because of a cardiac arrest.

    4006 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 3844 retweets and 42 favorites
    20 shares and 15 likes on Facebook

  2. India becomes world’s largest consumer of antibiotics
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-12 at 12:42:15

    India has emerged as the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics with a 62% increase in popping habits over the last decade.

    2594 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 2458 retweets and 45 favorites
    14 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  3. Ban Cell Phones in Schools, Colleges to Stop Rapes: Karnataka MLAs’ Panel
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-12 at 17:18:09

    In a bizarre proposal, a Karnataka House Committee comprising a few MLAs has recently recommended that the state government ban mobile phones in schools and colleges to prevent rapes and other crimes …

    2527 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2374 retweets and 32 favorites
    19 shares on Facebook

  4. Air India, Indigo flights come close to collision in West Bengal
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-12 at 07:47:04

    An Indigo flight came close to a descending AI plane over Bagdogra, raising the spectre of a collision and giving scare to about 250 passengers on board two aircraft.

    1924 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1634 retweets and 31 favorites
    119 shares and 38 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  5. My son is not a rocket to be launched: Raj Thackeray
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-12 at 08:08:15

    MNS chief Raj Thackeray today dismissed reports that his son Amit would be joining politics and might be made the chief of the party’s student’s wing.

    1041 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 890 retweets and 50 favorites
    10 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Blast Near Manipur University in Imphal, Six Injured
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-12 at 13:54:51

    A low intensity blast took place in front of the Manipur University in Imphal around 9:30 this morning.

    924 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 788 retweets and 8 favorites
    21 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  7. I-T Act changes may herald fresh trouble for Sonia Gandhi and Rahul
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-12 at 06:39:43

    Young Indian, a company in which Sonia and her son Rahul hold majority stake, could be in fresh trouble over its takeover of the National Herald publication.

    770 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 467 retweets and 34 favorites
    105 shares and 54 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Seven Infants Die in West Bengal Hospital in 24 Hours
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-12 at 13:43:06

    Seven infants have died in the past 24 hours at West Bengal’s Malda Medical College and Hospital, which has witnessed frequent crib deaths in the recent past.

    761 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 630 retweets and 6 favorites
    23 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Himachal to launch house boat and shikaras to attract tourists
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-12 at 11:51:42

    Admitting that Himachal Pradesh lacks proper infrastructure to boost tourism in a big way, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Board (HPTDB) is now going to improve the infrastructure besides to develop new destinations to attract foreign tourists.

    704 Shares
    41 twitter shares, 607 retweets and 48 favorites
    5 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  10. BRICS summit: Narendra Modi leaves for Brazil on Sunday
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-12 at 13:38:52

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves on Sunday for Brazil for attending the five-nation summit of BRICS nations on July 14 and 15 which is expected to finalise the setting up of a development bank…

    673 Shares
    16 twitter shares, 6 retweets and 4 favorites
    50 shares and 588 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. American lawmakers intensify campaign for PM Modi to address US Congress
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-12 at 11:04:55

    Top American lawmakers have intensified their campaign to get Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress when he visits the US in September.

    630 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 504 retweets and 23 favorites
    16 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Now speak up, Mr Giriraj Singh
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-12 at 00:55:12

    The BJP MP is silent because the recovery of Rs 1.14 crore from thieves who supposedly stole it from his flat has landed him and his party into a spot of embarrassment.

    618 Shares
    140 shares and 476 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  13. Heads up! Supermoon coming
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-12 at 15:50:16

    Two other full moons this summer, on Aug. 10 and Sept. 9, are also supermoons.

    618 Shares
    91 shares and 525 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. Zohra Sehgal: The rebel who lived and died on her own terms
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-12 at 15:37:28

    Zohra Sehgal, the Grand Old Lady of Bollywood, passed away in the Capital on Thursday at the age of 102.

    577 Shares
    25 shares and 551 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Heads up! Supermoon to Appear Tonight; Three This Summer
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-12 at 16:53:02

    Tonite the full moon will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a “supermoon.”

    566 Shares
    87 twitter shares, 445 retweets and 10 favorites
    21 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  16. Hague raises Gujarat riots issue with Sushma
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-12 at 05:17:41

    U.K. nationals Saeed and Shakil Dawood, and Mohammed Aswat were allegedly killed by a mob in Prantij, near Ahmedabad, in 2002

    556 Shares
    54 twitter shares, 444 retweets and 27 favorites
    17 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Swamy wants Sudhir Gupta reinstated
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-12 at 04:26:29

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan to take appropriate steps to “set aside” the proceedings of the All India Institute of Medical Science…

    474 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 15 favorites

  18. Big-ticket reforms unstated in Jaitley’s Budget speech
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-12 at 10:27:02

    The fine print talks of disinvestment push

    443 Shares
    50 twitter shares, 351 retweets and 2 favorites
    22 shares and 18 likes on Facebook

  19. Yahoo Woman Executive Sued for Sexual Harassment
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-12 at 08:19:41

    A high-level woman Yahoo Inc executive has been sued in California by a woman who worked under her and is accusing her former boss of sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

    405 Shares
    48 twitter shares, 308 retweets and 20 favorites
    24 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. Harry Potter actor David Legeno found dead in Death Valley
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-12 at 13:33:57

    The 50-year-old actor’s body was discovered by two hikers on July 6 in a remote area of the California wilderness.

    392 Shares
    63 shares and 327 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

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