1. Zohra Sehgal, grand old diva of Indian cinema, dies at 102
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-11 at 00:25:32

    Zohra Sehgal, the grand old diva of India’s performing arts, died in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102.

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    101 twitter shares, 5073 retweets and 40 favorites
    151 shares and 113 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Delhi Becomes World’s Second Most Populous City
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-11 at 09:48:50

    Delhi has become the world’s second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report.

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    101 twitter shares, 2190 retweets and 25 favorites
    13 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Zohra Sehgal: An unmatched, unstoppable spirit
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-11 at 10:46:47

    Ageless and timeless in her over seven-decade-long theatre and film career, Zohra Sehgal’s zest for life, wit and charm will continued to inspire generations to come.

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    41 twitter shares, 1332 retweets and 36 favorites
    2 shares and 124 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. Lawyer Who Represented Amit Shah to be Elevated As Supreme Court Judge
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-11 at 10:30:13

    Lawyer Uday Lalit, who represented Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s close aide Amit Shah in two high profile criminal cases, will be elevated as a Supreme Court judge after the government controversiall…

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    101 twitter shares, 646 retweets and 20 favorites
    254 shares and 154 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Ganguly gets Centre’s clean chit in intern case
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-11 at 00:14:20

    The ministry of home affairs (MHA) has cleared the air about Justice (retd) Asok Kumar Ganguly , saying there is no case against him. It has referred to the Delhi Police’s feedback that there isn’t adequate evi dence to lodge an FIR against Justice Ganguly and no probe is on against him.

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    79 twitter shares, 786 retweets and 22 favorites
    24 shares and 48 likes on Facebook

  6. 5 injured in blast near Pune’s Dagdusheth temple
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-11 at 05:32:53

    Five people, including a policeman, were injured in a low intensity bomb blast near Pune’s Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati temple on Thursday.

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    81 twitter shares, 805 retweets and 32 favorites
    19 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  7. Maharashtra: How Political Ambitions Fuel Rising Onion Prices
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-11 at 10:02:39

    One of India’s biggest onion mandis, Pimpalgaon, is an hour’s drive from Nasik, the lush heart of India’s onion belt. Last year, an estimated four million tonnes of onions were traded here and in the …

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    103 twitter shares, 675 retweets and 32 favorites
    28 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
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  8. Delhi becomes world’s second most populous city
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-11 at 09:35:16

    The UN report said that India is projected to add the highest number of people to its urban population by 2050, ahead of China.

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    68 twitter shares, 600 retweets and 12 favorites
    8 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Zohra Sehgal, doyenne of Indian theatre, dies at 102
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-11 at 00:36:05

    Zohra Sehgal, a quintessential Bollywood diva who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning over seven decades in both theatre and cinema, died in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102…

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    36 twitter shares, 130 retweets and 13 favorites
    122 shares and 366 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Gaza death toll reaches 78 as Israel hints at invasion
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-11 at 07:30:45

    At least 78 Palestinians most of them civilians have been killed in Israels Gaza offensive Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv Jerusalem and other cities

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    39 twitter shares, 576 retweets and 20 favorites
    6 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. 10-Year-Old Raped On Village Headman’s Order In Jharkhand
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-11 at 10:17:11

    On Tuesday evening, a 10-year-old girl was dragged from her home, as the entire village watched, to a nearby forest, where she was raped by a 25-year-old man.

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    97 twitter shares, 316 retweets and 5 favorites
    12 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Immensely lovable: Amitabh Bachchan remembers Zohra Sehgal
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-11 at 10:02:08

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Thursday mourned the death of Indian cinema and theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal, remembering her as an “immensely lovable co-star”, who lived a journey of 102 years.

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    20 twitter shares, 224 retweets and 22 favorites
    6 shares and 118 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  13. Budget 2014: NDA’s please-all policy echoes manifesto promises
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-11 at 09:06:55

    Jaitley eased the tax burden of the middle class by raising the income tax exemption and investment limits by Rs 50,000, raised duties on cigarettes and sugary drinks, widened the service tax base and announced measures to spur growth manufacturing and revive investor confidence.

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    22 twitter shares, 225 retweets and 23 favorites
    6 shares and 107 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  14. Jaitley’s Rs 100 crore go viral on Twitter
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-11 at 09:33:15

    Jaitley’s Rs-100-crore allocations weren’t the only thing that the twitterati made fun of.

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    20 twitter shares, 42 retweets and 9 favorites
    28 shares and 264 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  15. Morning Bets: ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Friday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-11 at 08:27:07

    ET Now spoke to various experts and here’s what they have to recommend for today’s trade.

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

  16. Congress Fights Change in Law to Ease Bureaucrat’s Appointment as PM Modi’s Aide
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-11 at 10:10:29

    The Congress has said it will oppose in Parliament an ordinance promulgated by the Narendra Modi government, allowing former Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI) chairman Nripendra Misra to take over a…

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    89 twitter shares, 217 retweets and 6 favorites
    15 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. Headman ‘sanctions’ rape of Dalit girl, a village watches
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-11 at 02:46:19

    Nakabandi went up to the mukhiya and demanded that he be allowed to rape the girl.

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    52 twitter shares, 230 retweets and 16 favorites
    19 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Germany Kicks Out Top US Spy Over Espionage Claims
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-11 at 08:00:24

    Germany on Thursday demanded Washington’s top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of US espionage worsened the friction between the two allies.

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    79 twitter shares, 195 retweets and 8 favorites
    7 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  19. Eileen Ford, Founder of Ford Model Agency, Dies
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-11 at 07:42:33

    Modelling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation’s standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, h…

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    59 twitter shares, 197 retweets and 15 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. Jaitley announces new schemes to revive forgotten legacies of Hindutva icons
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-11 at 09:51:42

    Besides Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Deendayal Upadhyay and Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, the ruling BJP also sought to appropriate the legacy of Congress leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

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    14 twitter shares, 63 retweets and 10 favorites
    13 shares and 168 likes on Facebook

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