1. Israel assault in Gaza Toll passes 300 UN chief heads to region
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-19 at 07:42:51

    Fresh Israeli air strikes killed 11 people in Gaza on Saturday hiking the death toll above 300 as UN chief Ban Kimoon headed to the region to bolster truce efforts Full coverage

    76 twitter shares, 1446 retweets and 26 favorites
    13 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  2. Indians back after infernal year in Makkah’s prisons
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-19 at 03:33:36

    Neither Naushad nor his father can hold back the tears. Brothers Haroon and Naushad from Bihar’s Siwan district thought themselves to be lucky when they found work with a Saudi construction firm i…

    64 twitter shares, 904 retweets and 34 favorites
    96 shares and 168 likes on Facebook
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Woman raped, mutilated, left to die near Lucknow; SP says law and order just fine
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-07-19 at 09:19:45

    The gang rape and murder took place in a village school just seven km from village where former US president Bill Clinton was visiting on Thursday.
    The post Woman raped, mutilated, left to die near Lucknow; SP says law and order just fine appeared first …

    53 twitter shares, 1088 retweets and 5 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones

  4. Builders hunt for cheaper land & tech to offer affordable housing
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-19 at 03:37:23

    The builder needs to keep cost of construction in check, which can be achieved by adopting technology to speed up construction.

    64 twitter shares, 920 retweets and 45 favorites
    9 shares on Facebook
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Modi’s New York speech to go live across 20 U.S. cities
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-19 at 02:16:14

    Mr Modi will address 20,000 people at Madison Square Garden indoor stadium

    38 twitter shares, 298 retweets and 16 favorites
    95 shares and 577 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  6. President rejects mercy pleas of Nithari killer, 5 others
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-19 at 03:33:46

    It’s the gallows for Nithari serial killer Surinder Koli and five other death row convicts with President Pranab Mukherjee rejecting their mercy petitions as advised by the home ministry.

    100 twitter shares, 435 retweets and 42 favorites
    31 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  7. CAG files adverse report on PPP projects
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-19 at 04:57:34

    Violations found in Mumbai airport and several railway projects

    41 twitter shares, 295 retweets and 21 favorites
    24 shares and 139 likes on Facebook

  8. Barack Obama Condemns Russia After Malaysian Airliner Downed in Ukraine
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-19 at 00:14:22

    US President Barack Obama demanded Russia stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine after the downing of a Malaysian airline by a surface-to-air missile he said was fired from rebel territory rai…

    86 twitter shares, 326 retweets and 23 favorites
    19 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. US scrambles to determine who fired missile at Malaysian jet
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-19 at 05:38:24

    U.S. officials said authorities were trying to determine who fired the Russian-made missile, whether Russian operatives aided in the attack and how the weapon arrived on territory held by Ukrainian rebels backed by Moscow.

    32 twitter shares, 153 retweets and 10 favorites
    13 shares and 216 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  10. Flood alert sounded at Hogenakkal
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-19 at 01:08:35

    With more inflow from Karnataka, a flood alert has been issued at Hogenakkal, the popular tourist spot in Dharmapuri district. “As the inflow continued for the second consecutive day on Frid…

    20 twitter shares, 174 retweets and 6 favorites
    30 shares and 190 likes on Facebook

  11. Won’t help in state assembly polls: RSS to Amit Shah
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-19 at 03:22:02

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is learned to have told BJP president Amit Shah not to expect the organisation’s help in the forthcoming assembly elections in some states, including Maharashtra.

    98 twitter shares, 232 retweets and 21 favorites
    46 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares

  12. OMC’s overcharged customers, collected Rs 26,626 cr: CAG
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-19 at 10:06:10

    CAG questioned various components of the retail price and said inefficiency in marketing resulted in higher than necessary expenditure on several items.

    48 twitter shares, 258 retweets and 5 favorites
    56 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  13. Supreme Court reins in on illegal occupants of Lutyens’ bungalows
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-19 at 09:17:25

    The report explained how 22 former ministers, including Lalu Prasad, A. Raja, S.M. Krishna, Mukul Roy, Pawan Kumar Bansal, Subodh Kant Sahai, Mukul Wasnik and Harish Rawat, and retired bureaucrats were illegally occupying government accommodation.

    28 twitter shares, 355 retweets and 8 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  14. Andheri tower blaze: Fire department is playing with fire, and lives
    Published by Mid Day on 2014-07-19 at 06:38:01

    If you needed proof that ill-gotten money is more important to government officials than your life, look no further.
    Also read: Fire under control at Andheri’s Lotus Business Park, 1 firefighter dead
    Investigations carried out by mid-day in the wake of ye…

    20 twitter shares, 360 retweets and 4 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  15. Sheila’s development record takes a hit as report ranks Delhi behind cities in UP, Chhattisgarh
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-19 at 10:06:08

    The latest JNNURM report card, the last before it came to an end on March 31, 2014, puts Delhi at number 11 in the list of states covered by the initiative.

    35 twitter shares, 189 retweets and 5 favorites
    8 shares and 95 likes on Facebook

  16. Bangalore school rape: State government demands cancellation of school’s licence
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-19 at 08:55:20

    Members of BJP’s student wing joined protests outside the school on Friday while parents protested outside the state assembly.

    30 twitter shares, 272 retweets and 22 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  17. Malaysia PM asks Russian President Putin for access to MH17 crash site
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-19 at 09:14:41

    A Malaysian disaster response team including two air accident investigators was due in Kiev on Saturday after Malaysian PM Najib Razak appealed to Putin to help them gain access to the MH17 crash site Investigators struggle to reach site Unlike MH370 MH17…

    40 twitter shares, 250 retweets and 2 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. Lord’s Test: Bhuvneshwar strikes for India after Ballance ton
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-19 at 01:04:29

    England moved from 51-2 at lunch to 125-4 at tea as Gary Ballance and Moeen Ali put on a fifth-wicket partnership of 98.

    20 twitter shares, 48 retweets and 4 favorites
    6 shares and 216 likes on Facebook

  19. MH17 crash: How will 295 deaths change life of aviation? | Obama condemns Russia
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-19 at 07:01:07

    The Economic Times tracks how the business of flying people is yet again adjusting to threats from missiles and machine guns.

    37 twitter shares, 216 retweets and 15 favorites
    8 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  20. Interpol to help identify MH17 crash victims
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-19 at 09:46:53

    Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama has called on his counterparts seeking an impartial international investigation into the accident.

    32 twitter shares, 122 retweets and 8 favorites
    12 shares and 79 likes on Facebook

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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