1. Is Indian cricket heading towards a Dhoni vs BCCI face-off?
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-26 at 08:31:31

    "Dhoni is no one to comment as to who is the boss of the team. It’s not his domain," a BCCI official reacted to Dhoni’s comment that Fletcher is still the boss.

    19617 Shares
    15 twitter shares, 20 retweets and 3 favorites
    103 shares and 19475 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. From swimming pools in Infosys to a driving range in TCS: 30 photos of the most extravagant …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-26 at 09:08:48

    This is exactly why engineering students should be glad they’re placed in Infosys, TCS and Wipro.

    6263 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 342 retweets and 31 favorites
    934 shares and 4894 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Twitterati corner BJP over ‘love jihad’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-26 at 17:55:38

    The Bharatiya Janata Party may have dropped the controversial phrase “love jihad” from its political resolution in Uttar Pradesh but that did not prevent social media users from censuring the part…

    4066 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 3887 retweets and 50 favorites
    16 shares and 11 likes on Facebook

  4. Bypolls a setback for BJP, morale-booster for Opposition
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-26 at 11:40:41

    ‘Grand Alliance’ of RJD, JD(U), Congress wins 6 of 10 seats in Bihar

    2850 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 2650 retweets and 32 favorites
    31 shares and 37 likes on Facebook

  5. Heaviest Cross-Border Firing Since 1971 War, Says Border Security Force Chief to NDTV
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 15:17:31

    In a fortnight of continuous firing by Pakistan from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir, two civilians have been killed and at least 15 injured.

    2658 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2483 retweets and 18 favorites
    46 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  6. ‘Achche Din?’ Ask Families as Army Jawans Killed in Kashmir are Cremated
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 14:39:48

    Two young Army jawans from Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh, killed over the weekend in fierce gun-battles with militants in Kashmir, were cremated in their villages today.

    2504 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2288 retweets and 24 favorites
    49 shares and 41 likes on Facebook

  7. Teso lauds Modi govt’s efforts to find political solution for Sri Lankan Tamils issue
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 16:10:18

    The Teso meeting demanded the government allow permission to a UN team to stay in India and conduct a probe into the allegations of human rights violation in Sri Lanka.

    2062 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 1980 retweets and 4 favorites
    5 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  8. No Advani, Joshi, Vajpayee in BJP Parliamentary Board, party makes Marg Darshak Mandal for them
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-26 at 15:52:17

    BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda have been included in the Board.

    2016 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1848 retweets and 46 favorites
    11 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  9. Doctors Remove Skeleton of Foetus Inside Indian Woman for 36 Years
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 15:20:34

    Doctors in Maharashtra have removed the skeleton of a foetus that had been inside a woman for 36 years in what is believed to be the world’s longest ectopic pregnancy, a doctor has said.

    987 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 765 retweets and 32 favorites
    73 shares and 16 likes on Facebook

  10. Advani, M M Joshi axed from BJP parliamentary board
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 15:48:54

    Amit Shah, Shivraj Singh Chouhan and party general secretary JP Nadda have been included in the party’s elite decision-making body.

    640 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 96 retweets and 1 favorites
    126 shares and 317 likes on Facebook

  11. Z+ security cover for Muzaffarnagar riots accused BJP leader Sangeet Som
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 12:47:46

    Several political leaders have questioned the Modi govt’s move to provide Z+ security cover to BJP MLA Sangeet Som, who is an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots case.

    616 Shares
    82 twitter shares, 400 retweets and 20 favorites
    79 shares and 34 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Plane Diverted after Passengers Fight over Seat Reclining
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 16:25:27

    A plane in the US had to be diverted after a man used a gadget to prevent the woman in front from pushing her seat into the reclining position.

    563 Shares
    84 twitter shares, 428 retweets and 28 favorites
    16 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Is Dhoni and Fletcher’s job in Ravi Shastri’s hand?
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-26 at 14:57:35

    "If Shastri observes [in his report] Fletcher isn’t up to the mark, it won’t be far-fetched to say we’ll sack him. Same goes for Dhoni," said a BCCI official.

    552 Shares
    19 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 2 favorites
    10 shares and 515 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  14. Shirdi Sai Baba should not be worshipped as deity, says Dharma Sansad
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-26 at 01:09:50

    Resolution passed at Dharma Sansad convened by the Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati of Dwarka Peeth.

    510 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 18 retweets and 2 favorites
    84 shares and 384 likes on Facebook

  15. Former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh made Rajasthan governor
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 12:15:33

    The NDA government on Tuesday named governors for four states, sending former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh to Rajasthan and C Vidyasagar Rao to Maharashtra.

    466 Shares
    88 twitter shares, 283 retweets and 28 favorites
    45 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. 6 years after the horrific 26/11 attacks, Mumbai’s Chabad House reopens
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 12:50:53

    Chabad House, tucked away down a narrow lane in the bustling area of Colaba market, was established as an open house for visiting Jews and the local community by the Holtzbergs after they arrived in Mumbai in 2003.

    438 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 318 retweets and 21 favorites
    16 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  17. Doctors confirm Lalu needs heart surgery
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 14:28:25

    Former Union minister Lalu Prasad will definitely need a heart operation, said doctors of Asian Heart Institute in central Mumbai on Tuesday.

    429 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 289 retweets and 31 favorites
    18 shares and 8 likes on Facebook

  18. After 22 ceasefire violations and two deaths, guns fall silent along India-Pakistan border in Jammu
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 14:01:34

    Guns fell silent along the India-Pak border in Jammu sector after fortnight-long continuous firing by Pakistani troops and shelling exchanges in which two civilians were killed and 17 others injured in 22 ceasefire violations.

    417 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 299 retweets and 33 favorites
    25 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. Shah Rukh Khan Given Additional Protection by Mumbai Police
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 13:08:07

    Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s security has been increased by the Mumbai Police after gunmen fired at the home of his close associate, producer Karim Morani.

    395 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 279 retweets and 22 favorites
    28 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Resigned as Kerala Governor Yesterday, Says Sheila Dikshit
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 16:36:30

    Sheila Dikshit has quit as Governor of Kerala, barely seven months after she took office.

    388 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 244 retweets and 11 favorites
    20 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

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