1. Narendra Modi’s $25 billion backs vow to unclog nation
    Published by Live Mint on 2014-07-15 at 09:49:27

    Modi is pledging $25 billion to unclog India’s choked transport links, spur power output and build cities

    7262 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 7112 retweets and 35 favorites
    7 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. Gaza death toll hits 192 on eighth day of violence
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-15 at 14:00:06

    The death toll from Israels weeklong campaign in Gaza rose Tuesday to 192 after another six Palestinians died four of them in strikes before Israel accepted an Egyptian ceasefire Israel approves Egyptianproposed Gaza truce but Hamas suspicious

    2987 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 2856 retweets and 42 favorites
    10 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  3. Akhilesh gets Mercedes, Land Cruisers, but cuts budget for women’s panel
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-15 at 14:18:56

    An activist has found that the Akhilesh govt in UP has drastically downsized the budget of the state women’s commission but has the money for luxury cars.

    2329 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1902 retweets and 26 favorites
    196 shares and 74 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 20 plus ones and 3 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Sleeping on the job? Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani and 17 politicians from across the world who …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-15 at 11:18:48

    Rahul Gandhi and Deve Gowda aren’t the only politicians who have been found sleeping the parliament. There are more!

    1633 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 1480 retweets and 40 favorites
    43 shares and 18 likes on Facebook

  5. A Father’s Last Words To His Son Before He Killed Himself
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-15 at 14:05:00

    “Don’t become a farmer.” Those were the last words that a farmer in a Telangana village said to his young son, shortly before he killed himself.

    1308 Shares
    91 twitter shares, 836 retweets and 39 favorites
    222 shares and 116 likes on Facebook
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Global jihad attracts Indian youths
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-15 at 06:54:27

    Indian security establishment has gathered evidence in recent times of Indian youths travelling to Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq to take part in jihad.

    1104 Shares
    57 twitter shares, 1006 retweets and 23 favorites
    4 positive votes on Reddit
    7 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  7. Ten People Dead in Moscow Metro Accident: City Authorities
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-15 at 14:30:36

    Ten people died on Tuesday after a Moscow metro train derailed, the city’s deputy mayor Pyotr Biryukov told journalists at the scene.

    965 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 845 retweets and 34 favorites
    3 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  8. IAS officer Ashok Khemka’s appointment at the Centre cleared
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-15 at 12:59:45

    Khemka had alleged that Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra was involved in illegal land deals.

    888 Shares
    104 twitter shares, 621 retweets and 70 favorites
    48 shares and 43 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  9. Won’t protest Modi’s visit to Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-15 at 07:06:53

    Hafiz Saeed has said they won’t protest Narendra Modi’s visit to Pakistan, as the organization doesn’t “participate in such ‘politics & protests’”.

    877 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 754 retweets and 33 favorites
    1 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. BSF troops get special shoes to ease steps at Wagah parade
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-15 at 17:07:41

    Indian paramilitary troops who perform the spectacular ‘lowering of the flags’ parade at the Indo-Pak border at Wagah near Amritsar can do so with an extra spring to their step — courtesy special…

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    17 twitter shares
    89 shares and 705 likes on Facebook

  11. Visakhapatnam to be IT capital of AP, says Minister
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-15 at 15:09:19

    The government would also create IT hubs in Vijayawada, Tirupati, Kakinada and Anantapur.

    799 Shares
    49 twitter shares, 705 retweets and 29 favorites
    10 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Jubilant crowds welcome home German World Cup heroes
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-15 at 15:03:59

    Crowds began massing in central Berlin before dawn and thousands more supporters gathered on a viewing platform under warm summer sunshine at Tegel airport to meet the plane a Lufthansa jet rebranded for the occassion Fanhansa on one side and Victors Plan…

    715 Shares
    38 twitter shares, 625 retweets and 46 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  13. Watch: Sex education, the ‘government’ way
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-15 at 15:31:27

    Following Union health minister Harsh Vardhan’s statement that sex-education should be banned in schools, East India Comedy took one long, hard sarcastic look at sex education as it is being taught in schools in India. Or at least that’s how they see it.

    651 Shares
    103 shares and 546 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. Major relief to citizens, govt to accept self-attested documents
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-15 at 16:27:01

    In a major relief to citizens, govt has decided to do away with the necessity of filing affidavits from a gazetted officer or a notary for a big chunk of govt-related work.

    646 Shares
    73 twitter shares, 265 retweets and 20 favorites
    188 shares and 67 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 26 plus ones and 3 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Israel Accepts Egypt’s Gaza Truce Plan, Hamas Says No
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-15 at 14:03:21

    Israel on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal to end a week of the deadliest violence in the Gaza Strip for years, despite a Hamas decision to reject the US-backed truce.

    635 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 466 retweets and 17 favorites
    47 shares and 21 likes on Facebook

  16. ‘Diplomatic misadventure of private man’: Govt on Vaidik-Saeed meet
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-15 at 13:31:58

    Journalist Vaidik’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan has sparked off a row with Cong seeking to pin down the Modi govt by asking if he was sent as an emissary.

    586 Shares
    89 twitter shares, 171 retweets and 32 favorites
    100 shares and 181 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 11 plus ones

  17. How an Air India Flight Made an Emergency Landing in US After its Engine Caught Fire
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-15 at 15:22:42

    A Mumbai-bound Air India flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Newark Airport in the US on Sunday seconds after take-off because of an engine fire. The Boeing 777 had 313 passengers on boa…

    582 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 382 retweets and 23 favorites
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    43 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Former US president Bill Clinton arrives in Jaipur
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-15 at 11:53:29

    Clinton landed with his delegation at the international airport at Sanganer from where they left for a hotel amidst tight security.

    558 Shares
    30 shares and 521 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares

  19. Modi meets Xi Jinping ahead of BRICS summit, says keen to discuss India-China border issue
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-15 at 12:12:33

    Underscoring the importance of the bilateral relationship, Chinese President Xi Jinping said: “When India and China meet, the whole world watches.”

    542 Shares
    58 twitter shares, 406 retweets and 38 favorites
    32 shares and 8 likes on Facebook

  20. AAP MP helps farmers get back money they paid as bribe
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-15 at 13:45:02

    The sales tax that the farmers were supposed to pay for the oil cake was just Rs 3,300, but the officials asked them to pay around Rs 46,000 as the bribe amount.

    533 Shares
    69 shares and 453 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 3 reshares

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