1. Imran Khan, supporters march to Pakistan Parliament, army on alert
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-20 at 09:30:08

    Khan and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri have been protesting for the last six days demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation, putting the PML-N-led government on the backfoot.

    10416 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 10143 retweets and 133 favorites
    11 shares and 22 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  2. Exclusive: BCCI Secretary allowed Anushka to stay with Kohli
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-20 at 08:25:33

    A senior BCCI official confirmed that it was the secretary who called the management in England during a tour game and requested them to grant permission to Kohli to have Anushka with him.

    5791 Shares
    91 shares and 5699 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  3. Yoga guru BKS Iyengar passes away
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-20 at 07:32:38

    Yoga guru BKS Iyengar passed away at a private hospital in Pune on Wednesday.

    4828 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1891 retweets and 28 favorites
    1220 shares and 1566 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 10 plus ones and 1 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Irom Sharmila – A simple girl forced into sainthood
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-20 at 02:29:22

    It has been nearly 14 years and India still hasn’t listened to Irom Sharmila. She has held on to her belief steadfastly; she has remained unshaken.It is not easy to commit to an indefinite…

    3562 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 2797 retweets and 58 favorites
    111 shares and 509 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dies at 95
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-20 at 10:28:36

    Yoga guru BKS Iyengar, founder of Iyengar Yoga, died at a hospital in Pune this morning. He was 95-years-old.

    2952 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2288 retweets and 18 favorites
    295 shares and 244 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Imran Khan, Cleric Qadri Lead Thousands of Protesters to Islamabad’s ‘Red Zone’
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-20 at 00:58:55

    Pakistan Opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri on Tuesday night marched with thousands of their supporters to enter the heavily fortified ‘Red Zone’, Islamabad’s diplomatic and politi…

    2340 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2169 retweets and 55 favorites
    12 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. Murders of right-wing leaders in Tamil Nadu linked to terror group Al Ummah
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-20 at 04:12:17

    As per Bangalore police, arrested trio claimed they were motivated into carrying out crimes by Siddique.

    1757 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1605 retweets and 38 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  8. Censor Board chief took bribe from Bollywood biggies
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-20 at 10:31:04

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has gathered information that producers of movies starring Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Vidya Balan and Ajay Devgn allegedly approached Kumar and offered bribes to get clearances as they feared item numbers and ot…

    1337 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 1263 retweets and 19 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. UP rivers still flowing over danger mark; death toll rises to 67
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-20 at 07:32:24

    More than five lakh people living in nearly 1,000 villages on the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh remained hit by spiralling rivers on Tuesday, with the death toll due to floods rising to 67.

    822 Shares
    39 twitter shares, 762 retweets and 16 favorites
    3 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  10. Trinamool MP Tapas Pal Admitted to Hospital After Suffering Brain Stroke
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-20 at 00:26:59

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was today admitted to a super-specialty hospital in Kolkata after suffering a brain stroke.

    623 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 315 retweets and 54 favorites
    63 shares and 87 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. Indian Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 96 in Pune
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-20 at 08:19:24

    Iyengar was diagnosed with heart pumping failure and had suffered two heart attacks in 1998 and 2000.

    575 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 402 retweets and 6 favorites
    60 shares and 66 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Yoga guru B. K. S. Iyengar critical
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-20 at 09:58:35

    World-renowned yoga guru, B.K.S. Iyengar, undergoing treatment at a Pune-based hospital, is said to be in a critical condition. Mr. Iyengar (96), founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga, w…

    521 Shares
    19 twitter shares, 4 retweets and 2 favorites
    157 shares and 338 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Dubai is most preferred by Indian travellers
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-20 at 07:11:44

    The political crisis in Bangkok seems to have brought down the popularity of this city among Indian tourists as the destination now holds the third spot after Dubai and Singapore.

    473 Shares
    28 twitter shares, 426 retweets and 15 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  14. India considers magnetic levitation technology for high speed trains
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-20 at 02:32:28

    India has taken the first step towards running a truly high speed train by opting for magnetic levitation (Maglev) technology under which the screech of the wheel hitting the track is obviated as t…

    440 Shares
    20 twitter shares, 44 retweets and 11 favorites
    90 shares and 269 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Did top defaulter divert Rs 6,500 crore loan funds abroad?
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-20 at 07:09:03

    Winsome Group has accumulated defaults of Rs 6,581cr on loans from 15 public sector banks — bringing it in competition with Kingfisher Airlines for the tag of India’s highest NPA.

    416 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 258 retweets and 8 favorites
    60 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Pakistan Crisis Puts Army Back in the Driving Seat
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-20 at 06:38:16

    Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country’s military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who …

    412 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 265 retweets and 24 favorites
    17 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Wednesday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-20 at 08:11:11

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

    363 Shares
    267 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 3 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  18. Now, Maharashtra CM doesn’t want to share stage with Modi
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-20 at 10:04:56

    He made this announcement after Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was booed away by the crowd in Kaithal while he was sharing the stage with PM Modi.

    332 Shares
    28 twitter shares, 258 retweets and 32 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares

  19. Israel Hits Gaza, Suspends Cairo Talks After Rocket Fire
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-20 at 03:11:03

    Israel and Palestinian militants resumed fire across the Gaza border on Tuesday, sparking panic across the war-torn enclave and halting truce talks.

    328 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 255 retweets and 13 favorites
    7 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. Court orders attachment of Rs 863 crore worth of Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates’ property
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-20 at 07:39:06

    A special court on Tuesday confirmed the attachment of properties worth Rs 863 crore belonging to YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with Enforcement Directorate’s probe into alleged corruption and money launde…

    324 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 236 retweets and 27 favorites
    8 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

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