1. BRICS bank a plus for China but what about India
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-17 at 00:59:23

    The BRICS bank is seen as a mixed blessing for India Touted as the first step towards an alternative financial order the concern is India is only replacing a Westcentric system with a Chinesecontrolled one

    95 twitter shares, 1784 retweets and 60 favorites
    16 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  2. BJP win blow to Muslim politics Singhal
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-17 at 00:37:54

    The recent LS polls had shown that an election could be won without Muslim support and it was time the minority community learnt to respect Hindu sentiments VHP chief patron Ashok Singhal has said

    106 twitter shares, 1653 retweets and 81 favorites
    26 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  3. 9-month food stock for N-E trains to wi-fi on all: Railways get 24 PMO ideas
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-17 at 03:02:17

    The railway board has segregated the action points according to the directorates concerned.

    104 twitter shares, 1613 retweets and 97 favorites
    24 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Karnataka Minister Gets Treatment Abroad, Taxpayers Pay Rs 1 Crore
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 09:29:22

    Karnataka’s film star-minister Ambareesh spent more than one crore rupees on his treatment in a hospital abroad. The tab was picked up by taxpayers.

    101 twitter shares, 862 retweets and 6 favorites
    54 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Relief for Kandhamal victims a priority, not churches: SC
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 03:06:45

    Observing that “most churches get funds from foreign governments”, the Supreme Court said its primary concern was to ensure financial relief to the families of people killed in the Kandhamal riots…

    35 twitter shares, 870 retweets and 24 favorites
    4 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  6. Israeli Strike Kills Four Boys On Gaza Beach
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 10:34:52

    A small metal shack with no electricity or running water, on a jetty in the blazing seaside sun, does not seem like the kind of place frequented by Hamas militants.

    62 twitter shares, 652 retweets and 10 favorites
    41 shares and 14 likes on Facebook

  7. Muslims think we are communal, corrupt: Police
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-17 at 02:27:54

    3 DGPs flag trust-deficit among Muslims, urge Centre to take measures to change image of police.

    83 twitter shares, 394 retweets and 52 favorites
    36 shares and 15 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 137 plus ones and 27 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Mid-day meal scheme amazes Bill Clinton
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 04:48:10

    Bill Clinton became a part the vast mid-day meal programme in Rajasthan on Wednesday by serving hot food to children in a government school — an experience that left a deep impression on the forme…

    6 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    94 shares and 635 likes on Facebook
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Al-Qaeda gears up for final jihad against India
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-17 at 10:56:42

    Information gathered on the Al-Qaeda’s India plans point to a mobilisation of its resources for jihad. The ideological goal of the group, as detailed in the report, is chilling: Ghazwa-e-Hind, or the final battle in India.

    71 twitter shares, 349 retweets and 16 favorites
    121 shares and 157 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares

  10. Govt formation in Delhi Would LG save his chair or constitution asks Kejriwal
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-17 at 10:03:57

    Amid reports that the BJP will take the final call on forming the government in Delhi after Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns from Brics summit in Brazil AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal posed a number of questions for Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung

    45 twitter shares, 548 retweets and 10 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  11. Sensex rangebound, Nifty holds 7600; top 15 stocks in focus
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-17 at 10:26:28

    The S&P BSE Sensex was at 25,570.20, up 20.48 points or 0.08 per cent. It touched intraday high of 25,610.47 and a low of 25,520.61 in trade today.

    48 twitter shares, 137 retweets and 9 favorites
    240 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  12. Israel and Gaza Set Cease-Fire; Invasion Still Seems Likely
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 08:21:42

    Israel and Hamas agreed to a UN request for a five-hour cease-fire on Thursday, but a senior Israeli military official said the likelihood of a takeover of Gaza was “very high.”

    46 twitter shares, 424 retweets and 6 favorites
    18 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  13. Woman doctor stripped for complaining against quality of food
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-17 at 09:03:30

    Though the victim lodged a complaint with the local police, no action has been initiated so far.

    26 twitter shares, 231 retweets and 15 favorites
    29 shares and 100 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Southern states more urbanized than rest: Govt
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-17 at 07:03:47

    The four southern states — Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh (undivided) — and five Union Territories are more urbanized than the rest of the country, urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu told Parliament.

    32 twitter shares, 314 retweets and 14 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  15. Microsoft Expected to Announce Thousands of Job Cuts Soon: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 10:12:52

    What could be the deepest job cuts in the company’s 39-year history come five months into the tenure of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, who outlined plans for a “leaner” business in a public me…

    59 twitter shares, 258 retweets and 12 favorites
    16 shares on Facebook

  16. What’s in store for INS Vikrant?
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-17 at 04:01:39

    Will India’s first aircraft carrier be scrapped or made a museum?

    12 twitter shares and 1 favorites
    31 shares and 291 likes on Facebook

  17. Terrorists attack Kabul airport, explosions and gunfire heard
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-17 at 08:53:21

    The attack on the airport comes at a time of great uncertainty for Afghanistan as votes from the second round of a disputed presidential election are to be recounted. The poll is meant to mark Afghanistan’s first democratic transfer of power.

    22 twitter shares, 132 retweets and 4 favorites
    8 shares and 96 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. Israeli Town’s Emergency Routine: 30 Seconds to Run for Cover
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-17 at 08:16:15

    The day-to-day life of residents of a seaside town is punctuated by sirens and rocket fire from Gaza City.

    57 twitter shares, 168 retweets and 6 favorites
    14 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  19. Karnataka government bends rules to pay minister’s Rs 1.16 cr medical bill
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-17 at 08:20:48

    As per government rules, ministers are reimbursed up to Rs 5 lakh for their medical treatment.

    24 twitter shares, 186 retweets and 6 favorites
    21 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. NTPC SOS to govt: No coal, plants running on empty
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-17 at 04:38:05

    Roy Choudhury did not respond to repeated calls and messages asking for the latest stock position.

    39 twitter shares, 174 retweets and 10 favorites
    6 shares on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

Here are some more stories that didn’t actually make the above list but still have a significant percentage of social shares of the total.


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