Indian ‘semi-bullet train’ sets new national speed recordPublished by Times of India on 2014-07-03 at 16:17:34
An Indian passenger train set a new national speed record of 160 kilometres an hour (100 miles an hour) on Thursday during a test between the capital and the Taj Mahal city of Agra.
100 twitter shares, 1159 retweets and 22 favorites
251 shares and 1363 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
In Big Infrastructure Push, PM Modi Is Watching Four MinistriesPublished by NDTV on 2014-07-03 at 14:27:59
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has outlined a plan to put four infrastructure ministries on top gear with his own office keeping regular tabs on their progress through monthly meetings.
104 twitter shares, 2147 retweets and 52 favorites
46 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
11 shares on LinkedIn
Sena MLA Booked for Threatening to ‘Strip And Thrash’ WomanPublished by NDTV on 2014-07-03 at 15:18:36
An FIR has been registered against Shiv Sena MLA Prakash Bala Sawant for allegedly threatening to “strip and thrash” a woman following an argument over a fight with regards to the redevelopment of a h…
100 twitter shares, 995 retweets and 15 favorites
17 shares and 23 likes on Facebook
31 ACs were installed at Sheila Dikshit’s official residence as CMPublished by Times of India on 2014-07-03 at 17:11:13
As many as 31 air conditioners and 25 heaters were among a number of electrical appliances installed in the official bungalow of Sheila Dikshit in Delhi when she was chief minister.
99 twitter shares, 1028 retweets and 2 favorites
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Lost in Kumbh Mela? Where did 800 Cr Go, Opposition asks UP GovernmentPublished by NDTV on 2014-07-03 at 16:12:17
The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has been accused of misusing around Rs 800 crore rupees meant for the Kumbh Mela, the world’s largest spiritual gathering held at Allahabad.
92 twitter shares, 903 retweets and 28 favorites
14 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
Slip of tongue happens, Tapas Pal should be forgiven: President’s sonPublished by IBNLive on 2014-07-03 at 15:50:36
Abhijeet Mukherjee said Pal’s MP status can only be cancelled by the Speaker but then many other MPs should also lose their jobs for their remarks.
69 twitter shares, 602 retweets and 28 favorites
29 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
Monsoon hits parts of north India, met department saysPublished by Times of India on 2014-07-03 at 14:03:11
Monsoon has hit several parts of Haryana, Punjab, western Uttar Pradesh and the national capital, the Indian Meteorological Department today said.
88 twitter shares, 600 retweets and 30 favorites
2 Google+ Shares
3 shares on LinkedIn
When Delhi sweltered, 31 ACs and 15 coolers kept Sheila cool on govt expensePublished by FirstPost on 2014-07-03 at 16:30:08
If Sheila will have to explain for her pompous living on public expenditure, some other UPA benefactors who still continue to live with walking symbol of VVIP culture, Z Plus and Z category security will get anxious moments in days to come.
The post When Delhi sweltered, 31 ACs and 15 coolers kept Sheila cool on govt expense appeared first on Firstpost.
46 twitter shares, 650 retweets and 6 favorites
9 shares on Facebook
Narendra Modi says Facebook a tool for governance, better interactionPublished by DNA India on 2014-07-03 at 15:51:11
With the government using social media like never before, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg that direct communication with people is critical for governance. The Prime Minister said on his Facebook page that he had a very fruitful meeting with Sandberg, who called on Modi to discuss her ideas about connectivity.
Modi, describing himself as an avid user of social media, said on his page that "a platform such as Facebook can be used for governance and better interaction between the people and governments. I also talked about how Facebook can be used to bring more tourists to India."
Sandberg is on her first visit to India after becoming COO of the world's most popular social networking site. "He told us how he believes that direct communication with people all over the world is critical to effective governance and he plans to continue using Facebook and other social media to communicate with the people of India and the world," she wrote on her Facebook page after the meeting.
Digital diplomacy can change national and international dialogues and that is why Modi "plans to champion the free and open Internet on the world stage," she wrote in her post. Sandberg, who is on a five-day visit, met Modi along with Facebook's Global Public Policy Vice President Marne Levine and India Head of Public Policy Ankhi Das. She had visited India in 1991 as part of a World Bank health initiative and said it was "special" to be back here.
During her visit, she met small and medium enterprises and large businesses to discuss opportunities to leverage Facebook as an important business tool. She is scheduled to meet Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad this afternoon. "India is important to the global economy, as well as to Facebook, and we look forward to working together on internet.org to bring the next billion people online," she said.
Sandberg added that access to the Internet would create more economic, social and political opportunities for the people of India.
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36 twitter shares, 498 retweets and 50 favorites
6 shares on Facebook
Actor Jiah Khan’s Suicide Case Transferred to CBIPublished by NDTV on 2014-07-03 at 16:54:01
Bollywood actor Jiah Khan’s suicide case was today transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation by the Bombay High Court. Actor Suraj Pancholi, son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, is…
100 twitter shares, 383 retweets and 6 favorites
8 shares on Facebook
Hope Centre will not squeeze J&K for petty politics: OmarPublished by The Hindu on 2014-07-03 at 11:31:51
An alliance with the BJP is not happening, says Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. In an exclusive interview with The Hindu’s Suhasini Haidar, he speaks about…
34 twitter shares, 210 retweets and 20 favorites
54 shares and 171 likes on Facebook
Forgive Sharapova, guess who else didn’t know TendulkarPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-07-03 at 14:13:09
When asked, another well-read and well-travelled celebrity with India connection was unaware of Sachin Tendulkar. That, while watching a cricket match. The person is the Dalai Lama.
70 shares and 363 likes on Facebook
Bipasha Basu wants more lovePublished by ABP News on 2014-07-03 at 15:53:15
It seems actress Bipasha Basu hopes for love and genuine happiness to spread across the world.
5 shares and 377 likes on Facebook
Samsung Galaxy F press render leakedPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-07-03 at 14:14:58
The Galaxy F is expected to have a ‘premium’ metal chassis in stark contrast to the criticised plastic body of the Galaxy S5.
22 shares and 343 likes on Facebook
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Happy Hijri Birthday Salman Khan, 7 things about Hijri calendarPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-07-03 at 16:47:49
Bollywood actor Salman Khan turned 45 on Monday, according to the Hijri calendar. In the English calendar, Salman Khan was born on December 27, 1965, but fans and followers of the actor took to social media to wish the actor on his birthday that’s based on a calendar followed in Islam.
16 shares and 333 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones
Preserving childhoodPublished by The Hindu on 2014-07-03 at 11:02:07
It’s the duty of the State to ensure that crimes against children come down. A society where even a single case of crime against children will not be tolerated must be the target.
30 twitter shares, 200 retweets and 9 favorites
17 shares and 99 likes on Facebook
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