1. Indian flag shown upside down on Masterchef Australia and Commonwealth Games’ official video; …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-24 at 15:47:16

    A new episode of Masterchef Australia also showed the tricolour perched upside down on a table.

    3731 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 3588 retweets and 30 favorites
    8 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-24 at 01:47:51

    India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel’s offensive on Gaza.India joined Brazil, Russia, China a…

    2366 Shares
    21 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    452 shares and 1884 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  3. Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board crashes into river Niger in Africa
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-24 at 17:17:23

    Air navigation services had lost track of the plane 50 minutes after its takeoff.

    2072 Shares
    82 twitter shares, 1962 retweets and 7 favorites
    21 shares on Facebook

  4. India ranks 135 in human development index: UNDP
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 10:40:54

    Improvement in human development measures has slowed down in the past few years, according to the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) released on 24 July in Tokyo.

    1759 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1407 retweets and 25 favorites
    136 shares and 76 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 1 reshares
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  5. 7-Year-Old’s Body Found Hanging From Tree In Bengal
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-24 at 14:42:03

    A young girl’s body has been found hanging from a tree in Bengal. Residents of her village have allegedly beaten to death a man they suspected of assaulting her. His house was also set on fire, said…

    1587 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1406 retweets and 22 favorites
    31 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  6. Life expectancy in India goes up by 7.9 years since 1990: UNDP report
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 10:40:02

    India’s human development index (HDI), a measure of health, education and standard of living, inched up by less than half a per cent between 2012 and 2013, the new Human Development Report 2014 says.

    1532 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 1412 retweets and 51 favorites
    16 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  7. I am an Indian and will always remain an Indian, Sania Mirza responds to Telangana BJP leader’s ‘Pak’s daughter-in-law’ barb
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 13:50:29

    “I am an Indian and will always remain an Indian. I strongly condemn any attempts by any person to brand me an outsider,” Sania Mirza said.

    1439 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1131 retweets and 51 favorites
    99 shares and 53 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Full schedule of all Indian athletes at the Commonwealth Games 2014
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-07-24 at 16:47:35

    All events that India is participating with timings in IST.
    The post Full schedule of all Indian athletes at the Commonwealth Games 2014 appeared first on Firstpost.

    1425 Shares
    58 twitter shares, 1275 retweets and 61 favorites
    3 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 21 plus ones and 2 reshares

  9. ‘Sania Mirza Is Pakistan’s Daughter-In-Law’, says BJP leader
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-24 at 13:02:42

    A local BJP leader has courted controversy by criticising the Telangana government’s decision to appoint tennis ace Sania Mirza as the new state’s brand ambassador. K Laxman contends that Sania is not…

    1191 Shares
    63 twitter shares, 1064 retweets and 19 favorites
    32 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  10. Air Algerie Plane with 116 On Board Crashes in Niger: Reports
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-24 at 17:05:38

    An Air Algerie plane with 110 passengers and six crew members on board that went missing after taking off from Burkina Faso has crashed into the Niger, according to reports in the Algerian media. The …

    1070 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 651 retweets and 4 favorites
    261 shares and 48 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Sania Mirza Condemns BJP Leader’s Comments: ‘I Am Indian, Will Always Remain One’
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-24 at 13:45:28

    Tennis star Sania Mirza today condemned a BJP leader’s comments describing her as “Pakistan’s daughter-in-law”, saying “I am Indian, I will always remain one.”

    1028 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 840 retweets and 25 favorites
    41 shares and 18 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  12. China plans railway link to India border by 2020: Report
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-24 at 12:57:28

    China has long mooted this plan, but the difficulty and expense of building in such a rugged and remote region has slowed efforts.

    1008 Shares
    155 shares and 850 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  13. Indian flag shown upside down in CWG official song video
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 15:42:44

    The official song titled “Let the Games Begin” is also the Glasgow children’s 2014 anthem for Unicef in which the Indian flag has been used upside down.

    1007 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 663 retweets and 12 favorites
    123 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 56 plus ones and 22 reshares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Air Algerie Loses Contact With Plane Over Africa
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-24 at 16:14:06

    Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday bound for Algiers.

    996 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 641 retweets and 10 favorites
    178 shares and 60 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  15. In Kerala, Ramzan dates leave bitter taste
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 05:39:10

    Many families breaking the Ramzan fast with the customary dates may be unwittingly consuming the fruit grown in Israel.

    931 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 10 favorites
    236 shares and 161 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Aadhaar gets a lifeline as Nandan Nilekani impresses Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 10:41:50

    Former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani met with the PM and finance minister Arun Jaitley and persuaded the new regime to persist with Aadhaar numbers.

    864 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 290 retweets and 17 favorites
    218 shares and 199 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 22 plus ones
    15 shares on LinkedIn

  17. 20 students killed as train hits school bus in Telangana
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 11:25:47

    The toll could rise as many of the injured are in critical condition.

    826 Shares
    44 twitter shares, 462 retweets and 19 favorites
    194 shares and 106 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. India takes sympathetic stand on Gaza violence at UN body, calls for lifting of blockade
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 05:22:02

    Days after fighting in Parliament to avoid a resolution seeking to blame Israel for the current conflict in Gaza, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday took a more ‘sympathetic’ stand at the UN human rights council in Geneva.

    740 Shares
    72 twitter shares, 510 retweets and 29 favorites
    92 shares and 36 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Aadhaar gets a lifeline as Nandan Nilekani impresses Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-24 at 10:41:50

    Former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani met with the PM and finance minister Arun Jaitley and persuaded the new regime to persist with Aadhaar numbers.

    659 Shares
    43 twitter shares, 151 retweets and 8 favorites
    218 shares and 200 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 22 plus ones
    15 shares on LinkedIn

  20. ‘How did the leopard enter IIT? Through spots quota!’ The funniest Twitter jokes about why the …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-24 at 11:47:36

    A million students wish to enter the IITs, but a leopard entered IIT Powai without taking any exam!

    649 Shares
    27 twitter shares, 552 retweets and 32 favorites
    15 shares and 23 likes on Facebook

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