1. ‘Frequent elections result in voter fatigue’, says Kiran Bedi
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-14 at 11:18:48

    Frequent elections in the country are resulting in voter fatigue, which eventually also impact voter turnout. This is what social activist and retired IPS officer Kiran Bedi said here on Saturday.

    3721 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 3394 retweets and 144 favorites
    16 shares and 67 likes on Facebook

  2. Laurels for young policewoman who saved teen in UP
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-14 at 11:48:31

    On Thursday, constable Suneeta, posted at the Mahila Police Station in Lucknow, was on her way home around 10 pm when she saw a teenager being eve teased by three men on a motorcycle. The inebriated men were teasing the girl and pulling her hands. Despera…

    3224 Shares
    319 shares and 2903 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  3. Over Rs 5,000 crore loss to J&K economy due to floods: Assocham
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-14 at 10:41:41

    Devastating floods in J&K have caused an immediate loss of Rs 5,400-5,700 crore to the state’s economy, according to initial estimates of industry body Assocham.

    2133 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1936 retweets and 21 favorites
    50 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. China on ‘track’ to develop Indian railways as Xi Jinping heads to meet PM Modi
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-14 at 08:33:52

    India and China are expected to sign a pact that will open the way for Chinese participation in new rail tracks, automated signalling for faster trains and modern stations that India’s British-built rail system desperately needs.

    1624 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1269 retweets and 133 favorites
    73 shares and 43 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  5. Jammu & Kashmir floods: Rain lashes valley, rescue operations affected
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-14 at 09:35:30

    Around 1.5 lakh people are still marooned in many parts of the valley after the worst floods in the state in a century unleashed a trail of death and destruction.

    1609 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 723 retweets and 28 favorites
    107 shares and 602 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 39 plus ones and 4 reshares

  6. CLT20: Star IPL players to watch out for
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-14 at 12:47:46

    Raina, Maxwell, Uthappa, Johnson or Narine, who do you think will shine in the sixth edition of the CLT20?

    1584 Shares
    41 twitter shares, 8 retweets and 3 favorites
    21 shares and 1508 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  7. J&K floods: Journalists who doubled up as rescue workers and saved lives
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-14 at 12:20:23

    Journalist Riffat Abdullah not just reported about the misery unleashed by J&K floods, but also rescued around 350 people with the help of locals.

    1461 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 976 retweets and 43 favorites
    32 shares and 336 likes on Facebook

  8. After beheading Foley Sotloff and Haines IS parades British aid worker Alan Hening
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-14 at 07:32:34

    The Islamic State jihadist group claimed on Saturday it beheaded British aid worker David Haines in what would be the third such execution in recent weeks after two US journalists were shown murdered

    1405 Shares
    96 twitter shares, 1211 retweets and 28 favorites
    50 shares and 20 likes on Facebook

  9. A Tale of Two Cities: Kyoto, Varanasi Partner to Preserve Heritage
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-14 at 10:40:28

    The two cities have signed an agreement to ensure greater co-operation in the fields of art, culture, conservation and modernisation.

    1269 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1104 retweets and 46 favorites
    14 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  10. PM to speak in Hindi at UN general assembly
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-14 at 14:24:08

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his speech at the United National general assembly in New York in Hindi, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.

    1184 Shares
    72 twitter shares, 968 retweets and 68 favorites
    54 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  11. Islamic State Video Shows British Hostage Being Beheaded
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-14 at 17:38:23

    The Islamic State group released a video Saturday of the third beheading of a foreign hostage, a British aid worker, according to SITE Intelligence, which tracks the jihadist groups.

    1076 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 855 retweets and 30 favorites
    63 shares and 23 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares

  12. PM to speak in Hindi at UN general assembly, Rajnath says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-14 at 14:24:08

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his speech at the United National general assembly in New York in Hindi, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.

    995 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 802 retweets and 51 favorites
    54 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. CLT20: Mumbai Indians face Southern Express in a must-win game
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-14 at 12:06:38

    The pressure will be on Mumbai as they will have to win their next two matches in order to make it to the main draw of the tournament.

    915 Shares
    26 twitter shares, 12 retweets and 6 favorites
    10 shares and 859 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. Many Companies Rejecting Job Applicants Due to Social Media Posts: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-14 at 11:53:33

    Social media has emerged as a major background check tool for employers and nearly 68 per cent of them decide against hiring individuals after finding negative details about them, according to finding…

    839 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 533 retweets and 37 favorites
    108 shares and 57 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  15. MH370 mystery 58 hard objects found in Indian Ocean
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-14 at 14:53:53

    The Australialed search team for the missing Malaysian flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed raising hopes of solving the over six monthslong aviation mystery

    813 Shares
    41 twitter shares, 756 retweets and 16 favorites

  16. JK floods Infrastructure damage in state could touch Rs 6000 crore
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-14 at 10:27:41

    Jammu and Kashmir has suffered massive damage to its public infrastructure due to the worst floods it has faced in more than a century and officials say that the state would need at least Rs 5000 crore to rebuild 150 lakh people still marooned JK floods i…

    738 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 650 retweets and 18 favorites
    17 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  17. J&K Floods: Weather Clears, Rescue Work Resumes in Kashmir
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-14 at 14:39:08

    With the weather condition improving in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue and relief operations resumed in flood-hit areas of the state. All the air operations were halted earlier today because of the rain, t…

    718 Shares
    42 twitter shares, 652 retweets and 17 favorites
    6 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  18. J-K floods: Valley was like an ocean, says IAF
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-14 at 17:22:33

    The IAF undertook rescue and relief operations in a massive scale in both Kashmir and Jammu regions since floods hit the two regions. In pics: Man vs Nature in flood-ravaged J-K

    702 Shares
    54 shares and 597 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 36 plus ones and 7 reshares

  19. Opinion: The BJP and Hindu-Muslim Romance
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-14 at 09:22:47

    In "love jihad", BJP sees predatory Muslim aashiqs everywhere, writes Mukul Kesavan.

    665 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 156 retweets and 15 favorites
    198 shares and 183 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Indiabound Malaysian flight returns after defect
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-14 at 11:50:42

    An Indiabound flight of Malaysia Airlines was forced to return due to an autopilot defect landing safely in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday said the carrier already hit by the twin tragedies this year

    600 Shares
    76 twitter shares, 492 retweets and 16 favorites
    15 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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