1. Girl raped by three youths in Muzaffarngar
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-06 at 14:50:39

    A 23yearold girl was allegedly gangraped and threatened by three youths at Balwakheri village under Charthawal police station in the district following which the accused were arrested police said on Sunday

    10248 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 10060 retweets and 56 favorites
    4 shares and 27 likes on Facebook

  2. ‘Modi is very focussed on what India needs’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-06 at 00:35:15

    Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week, tells The Hindu in an interview in Chennai that Mr. Modi was “focussed” in outlining the…

    3482 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3230 retweets and 92 favorites
    34 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  3. Harsh Vardhan wants 50 VAT on tobacco products
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-06 at 14:22:55

    In his bid to discourage smoking among youths Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has urged states and Union Territories to impose VAT of at least 50 on all tobacco products to make them less affordable

    2129 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 1976 retweets and 85 favorites
    6 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  4. Cyber crimes alone cost India Rs 24630 cr in 2013
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-06 at 12:34:09

    Cyber crimes have cost India awhopping about Rs 24630 crore 4 billion in 2013 alone as criminals used sophisticated means says a Delhi High Courtcommissioned report

    1348 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 1260 retweets and 35 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. DD Kisan channel for farmers soon Govt
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-06 at 13:01:22

    Farmers will soon have a 24hour TV channel dedicated to agriculture and related issues providing the farming community with information related to aspects like weather forecast and seeds

    1120 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 1038 retweets and 22 favorites
    2 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  6. Jacqueline thanks mom for naming her after Jackie Kennedy
    Published by ABP News on 2014-07-06 at 15:50:42

    Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has thanked her mother Kim for naming her after her idol former US First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.       

    1101 Shares
    8 shares and 1093 likes on Facebook

  7. Shariat Courts Unconstitutional? Supreme Court to Deliver Verdict Tomorrow
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-06 at 12:14:24

    The Supreme Court will deliver a judgement tomorrow on whether the Shariat courts are unconstitutional or not.

    952 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 805 retweets and 31 favorites
    14 shares on Facebook

  8. Mid-Air Drama as Air New Zealand Pilot Locks Co-Pilot Out of Cockpit
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-06 at 09:36:01

    Air New Zealand has stood down two pilots after a mid-air drama in which the airline said the first officer was locked out of the cockpit during a trans-Tasman flight.

    755 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 622 retweets and 23 favorites
    6 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  9. Don’t make clean Ganga a Hindutva project: Jairam Ramesh
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-06 at 14:37:44

    Cong leader Jairam Ramesh accused the NDA govt of turning the programme to clean Ganga as a “Hindutva project” by attempting to polarize politics through the river.

    710 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 469 retweets and 13 favorites
    92 shares and 35 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. BJP slams Akhilesh Yadav for his appeasement policy
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-06 at 09:15:23

    A BJP leader told that they sent a report to the Home Minister Rajnath Singh in which they have stated that there were 14 mosques on Kanth before Akhilesh took over as CM in March 2012 and since then six more have come up.

    620 Shares
    19 shares and 599 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  11. Harvard Campus Buildings Evacuated After Bomb Threat
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-06 at 12:27:14

    Several buildings in the Harvard University campus were evacuated and searched after an unidentified man told the university police over the phone that he had planted bombs on the campus.

    554 Shares
    95 twitter shares, 445 retweets and 3 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  12. EU wants to discuss illegal migration with Modi government
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-06 at 15:21:26

    The European Union hopes it will be able to discuss with the Narendra Modi government this year the issue of illegal immigration from India that has assumed worrying proportions.

    533 Shares
    63 twitter shares, 425 retweets and 34 favorites
    7 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Punjab high on illicit liquor from lizard skin for stronger kick
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-06 at 11:57:51

    Sources revealed that the liquor mafia is using lizard skins, alprazolam tablets and Iodex, besides intoxicating powders, to make the brew stronger.

    527 Shares
    162 shares and 363 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. Afghanistan looks to build new capital on Naya Raipur model
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-06 at 08:50:11

    A group of Afghan officials have been in Raipur to study planning, funding management and development of the city under Naya Raipur Development Authority.

    525 Shares
    41 shares and 481 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  15. Finance and commerce ministries to soon join Twitter
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-06 at 12:15:02

    Important ministries like finance and commerce will soon join Twitter as part of government’s effort to use social media in communicating with citizens.

    476 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 326 retweets and 40 favorites
    9 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Taliban men cut hair beards to flee Pakistan forces
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-06 at 15:15:47

    Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before a Pakistani army assault as refugees revealed details of life under the militants and their taste for imported luxuries

    459 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 400 retweets and 20 favorites

  17. Finance commerce ministries to join Twitter soon
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-06 at 13:20:54

    Important ministries like finance and commerce will soon join Twitter as part of governments effort to use social media in communicating with citizens

    455 Shares
    35 twitter shares, 386 retweets and 33 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  18. ‘No one knows how many Indians trapped in Iraq’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-06 at 11:23:15

    Adding another dimension to the human tragedy involving Indian workers stuck in strife-torn Iraq, the recruiters’ body has thrown a bombshell saying that no one can really say how many are trapped there and the count could be unimaginably higher.

    442 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 372 retweets and 20 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. 77-year-old man arrested for raping minor maid
    Published by ABP News on 2014-07-06 at 15:54:44

    A 77-year-old businessman was arrested for raping a minor maid in his home here, police said Sunday.

    429 Shares
    17 shares and 412 likes on Facebook

  20. Debt, low salaries pushed Kerala nurses to pick Iraq
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-06 at 15:25:23

    Parents of most of nurses, evacuated from Mosul, took loans to educate them. The young women were promised salaries above Rs 45,000 in Iraq but they returned empty-handed.

    413 Shares
    19 shares and 385 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares

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