1. India Under PM Modi May Be ‘Biggest Turnaround Story’: Nomura
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 16:48:15

    India may become the biggest turnaround story among emerging markets in five years, given the decisive mandate received by the pro-growth Modi government and the Reserve Bank’s actions, Japanese broke…

    3319 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 3140 retweets and 61 favorites
    21 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. Draft to amend Juvenile Justice Act ready, may be tabled in Parliament’s Winter Session
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-17 at 14:19:32

    Maneka Gandhi had recently said that juveniles who commit heinous crimes like rape should be treated at par with adults.

    2488 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 2313 retweets and 80 favorites
    9 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  3. Relief for Kandhamal victims a priority, not churches: SC
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 03:06:45

    Observing that “most churches get funds from foreign governments”, the Supreme Court said its primary concern was to ensure financial relief to the families of people killed in the Kandhamal riots…

    1392 Shares
    42 twitter shares, 1296 retweets and 26 favorites
    13 shares and 15 likes on Facebook

  4. Microsoft Expected to Announce Thousands of Job Cuts Soon: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 13:32:03

    What could be the deepest job cuts in the company’s 39-year history come five months into the tenure of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, who outlined plans for a “leaner” business in a public me…

    1349 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 1124 retweets and 37 favorites
    70 shares and 25 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Mid-day meal scheme amazes Bill Clinton
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 04:48:10

    Bill Clinton became a part the vast mid-day meal programme in Rajasthan on Wednesday by serving hot food to children in a government school — an experience that left a deep impression on the forme…

    1177 Shares
    9 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    133 shares and 1012 likes on Facebook
    22 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Monsoon covers entire country: Met department
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-17 at 12:40:43

    India’s monsoon has covered the entire country, the Met department said, two days behind the normal schedule in a year that is forecast to bring below average rains.

    1126 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 805 retweets and 33 favorites
    101 shares and 55 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 27 plus ones and 5 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Schools Not Responsible For Child’s Safety: Bangalore Parents Asked To Sign Bizarre Form
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 12:04:38

    Parents in Bangalore have reacted angrily at being asked to sign a form that says that schools and their staff are not responsible for the safety of students. The order comes days after the alleged se…

    1101 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 733 retweets and 14 favorites
    167 shares and 81 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Karnataka minister gets treatment abroad, govt decides to foot Rs 1.16 crore medical bill
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-17 at 16:05:40

    When asked about this, chief minister Siddaramaiah told reporters that “In special cases we can give. It is the discretion of the government.”

    963 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 721 retweets and 11 favorites
    86 shares and 29 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 4 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Bangalore: 2 staff members allegedly rape 6-year-old girl inside school
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-17 at 12:45:24

    After several hours of protests, the school authorities finally came out to address the agitated parents.

    741 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 633 retweets and 3 favorites
    27 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  10. Al Qaeda gears up for final jihad against India
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-17 at 12:51:20

    Information gathered by intelligence agencies on the Al-Qaeda’s India plans point to a mobilisation of its resources for jihad. The ideological goal of the group, as detailed in the report, is chilling: Ghazwa-e-Hind, or the final battle in India.

    716 Shares
    305 shares and 402 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares

  11. An auto driver who provides free WiFi. A doctor who charges Rs 2 for consultations: 15 Indians …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-17 at 09:45:31

    These Indians will make you proud for different reasons. They’re changing your lives for the better!

    695 Shares
    20 twitter shares, 19 retweets and 3 favorites
    269 shares and 384 likes on Facebook

  12. Rape of 6-year-old in Bangalore school sparks outrage
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-17 at 14:19:28

    Amid outrage, Vibgyor High school chairman says students will be provided with additional security.

    676 Shares
    124 shares and 538 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 4 reshares

  13. IIT—J offers starting salary 25 lakh to attract faculty
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 13:09:21

    Battling hard with acute faculty crunch, IIT—Jodhpur has now decided to encourage new faculty recruits by offering a starting salary of Rs. 25 lakhs per annum.“In our endeavours to recruit…

    618 Shares
    6 twitter shares
    134 shares and 476 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. What’s in store for INS Vikrant?
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 04:01:39

    Will India’s first aircraft carrier be scrapped or made a museum?

    531 Shares
    12 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    56 shares and 461 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. It is government’s job to protect the rights of gays: Health minister Harsh Vardhan
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-17 at 17:06:19

    “Everybody, including gays, have human rights. It is the job of the govt to protect their rights,” the health minister said. BJP had supported SC verdict criminalizing gay sex.

    458 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 331 retweets and 24 favorites
    21 shares and 11 likes on Facebook

  16. Committed to deepen Indo-Russian ties: Modi tells Putin
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 11:23:55

    Hailing Russia as “our country’s greatest friend,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Russian President Vladimir Putin that India was committed to deepening ties between the two countries and to ex…

    448 Shares
    15 twitter shares
    42 shares and 390 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Delhi Residents Will Now Have to Pay More for Power
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 17:07:01

    The three distribution companies (discoms) have been allowed to raise power tariff by 8.32 per cent.

    383 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 264 retweets and 12 favorites
    37 shares and 15 likes on Facebook

  18. India six-year-old ‘raped in school’
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-17 at 16:25:51

    A six-year-old schoolgirl is allegedly raped by two staff at a school in the southern city of Bangalore, the latest in a series of sexual assault cases that have made headlines in India.

    350 Shares
    5 positive votes on Reddit
    239 shares and 96 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  19. One month of Modi govt: What’s to celebrate on Street?
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-17 at 07:22:09

    A series of good data numbers have come out in recent days that suggest the economy is picking up from decade-low growth rates in the past two years.

    338 Shares
    240 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  20. Why are mothers ignored, asks SC
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 02:14:40

    Mothers hardly match the authority a father commands in official documents necessary to prove a person’s identity. While the father’s name prominently figures in government documents, the mother i…

    334 Shares
    15 twitter shares, 2 retweets
    99 shares and 218 likes on Facebook

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