1. Ajay Devgn gifts two cars to Maharashtra cops
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-19 at 10:25:40

    Perhaps this was Ajay Devgn and Rohit Shetty’s way of saying thank you and doing something for the force, whose story they have exploited in their latest blockbuster.

    16504 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 1084 retweets and 100 favorites
    177 shares and 15084 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Big corporates illegally routing money abroad: CBI
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-19 at 02:50:46

    The CBI has sent copies of the communication to the SIT on black money.

    3927 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3719 retweets and 69 favorites
    21 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Family Captures 15-Foot Alligator in US State of Alabama
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-19 at 08:44:07

    A family in the US state of Alabama hauled in a monster alligator over the weekend, setting a new record for size in the southern state, media reports said Monday.

    2820 Shares
    72 twitter shares, 2650 retweets and 67 favorites
    19 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ call gets Rs 200 crore from TCS, Bharti
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-19 at 03:53:52

    Tata Consultancy Services and Bharti Foundation on Monday announced a total expenditure of Rs 200 crore to construct toilets in schools.

    1861 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 750 retweets and 44 favorites
    497 shares and 425 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 12 plus ones and 4 reshares
    18 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Chinese Troops Enter 25 km Deep Into Indian Territory: Sources
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-19 at 00:57:24

    Chinese troops have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area of North Ladakh, officials sources said. This is the same place where they had pitched their tents last year, which le…

    1799 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1561 retweets and 24 favorites
    85 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. 75% of schools lack decent science labs: Survey
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-19 at 06:15:13

    More than three quarters of schools in the country do not have fully equipped science laboratories for students in class 11 and 12, a survey of 2.4 lakh secondary and senior secondary schools has found.

    1798 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1549 retweets and 49 favorites
    37 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 28 plus ones and 3 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  7. PM Modis new decoy two routes a dummy convoy
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-19 at 00:21:40

    With Prime Minister Narendra Modi facing increasing threats from terrorists his security detail has started earmarking two routes with two cavalcades simultaneously for his road travel

    1685 Shares
    90 twitter shares, 1532 retweets and 49 favorites
    12 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  8. CAG seeks RTI powers to access govt records
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-19 at 03:28:49

    The Comptroller and Auditor General wants Modi govt to give it RTI powers as it has been facing problems in obtaining details relevant to its audits of government finances and decision making.

    923 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 467 retweets and 24 favorites
    85 shares and 244 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. BKS Iyengar in critical condition: Doctor
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-19 at 06:27:57

    Yoga guru BKS Iyengar continued to be in a critical condition at a city hospital on Monday. He was put on dialysis on Sunday due to renal insufficiency, a medical condition in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter waste products from the blood.

    868 Shares
    80 twitter shares, 732 retweets and 22 favorites
    24 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-19 at 08:28:23

    Intelligence agencies have confirmed forward movement of the People’s Liberation Army.

    802 Shares
    64 twitter shares, 713 retweets and 12 favorites
    6 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Islamic State Message to America: ‘We Will Drown All of You in Blood’
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-19 at 07:33:20

    The Islamic State militant group has warned the United States it will attack Americans "in any place" if the raids hit its militants.

    573 Shares
    79 twitter shares, 450 retweets and 15 favorites
    21 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  12. Modi doesn’t endorse Bhagwat’s stand: Goa BJP leader
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-19 at 00:56:49

    "I don’t think the government of India, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji, has consented to that," Lobo, who represents Calangute constituency in Goa, said on the sidelines of the legislative assembly session.

    555 Shares
    17 shares and 533 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  13. Andhra Pradesh has highest No. of pregnant HIV women
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-19 at 04:14:38

    Undivided Andhra Pradesh reported the highest number of pregnant mothers testing positive for HIV in 2013.

    541 Shares
    36 twitter shares, 484 retweets and 11 favorites
    10 shares on Facebook

  14. Modi wanted ties with Pakistan to be clearly demarcated
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-19 at 00:39:26

    It was a myth that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was eager for a deep engagement with Pakistan He wanted a relationship but ones marked by clear red lines and with minimal leeway for Islamabad

    479 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 387 retweets and 27 favorites
    13 shares on Facebook

  15. Floods kill 20 more in UP, Bihar
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-19 at 06:01:40

    Rampaging rivers claimed 13 more lives in Uttar Pradesh and at least seven more in Bihar on Monday.

    471 Shares
    26 twitter shares, 399 retweets and 32 favorites
    10 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  16. India-Pak. talks are off
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-19 at 01:25:17

    Angered by Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit’s decision to engage with Hurriyat leaders, the Narendra Modi government on Monday called off the Foreign Secretary-level talks scheduled for Aug…

    436 Shares
    16 twitter shares
    72 shares and 347 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Pakistan violates ceasefire again, villager injured
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-19 at 07:00:40

    Pakistani troops on Sunday night resorted to heavy mortar shelling and fired with automatic weapons at 20 border outposts and civilian areas along the international border in Jammu sector, leaving a villager injured.

    423 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 348 retweets and 15 favorites
    11 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  18. Over 45 Dead in Uttar Pradesh Floods, Rivers Flowing Above Danger Level
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-19 at 07:24:42

    20 people died in flood-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh on Monday with several rivers flowing above the danger mark and posing a threat to more than 1,000 villages in the affected districts. So far…

    366 Shares
    88 twitter shares, 252 retweets and 16 favorites
    9 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. Sensex, Nifty off record highs; top ten stocks in focus for today
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-19 at 10:27:08

    The 50-share Nifty came off from its intraday record high of 7918.55, weighed down by some bit of losses in TCS, HDFC, ONGC and Power Grid.

    361 Shares
    265 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  20. Jail officials await final word on Kolhapur sisters
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-19 at 02:16:53

    Curtains are finally set to come down on one of India’s most squalid crime sagas with President Pranab Mukherjee last month rejecting the mercy petitions of half-sisters Renuka Shinde and Seema Ga…

    343 Shares
    10 twitter shares
    43 shares and 290 likes on Facebook

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