1. Which actress is tallest? Govt exam asks
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-21 at 04:56:24

    Our reporter takes an SSC test and is stunned by the sexism and inanity on offer.

    2894 Shares
    98 twitter shares, 2466 retweets and 44 favorites
    193 shares and 85 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Chetan Bhagat’s next novel about rural boy, urban girl love story
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-21 at 10:27:20

    Celebrated author Chetan Bagat says his next book is quite challenging, as it is a love story of a rural boy and an urban girl. His new novella will hit the stands in October.

    1901 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 1720 retweets and 121 favorites
    3 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  3. Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Hits Off Japan’s Northeast Coast: US Geological Survey
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-21 at 01:11:06

    A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

    1547 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1415 retweets and 13 favorites
    16 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Celebrity MPs are a rare sight in House
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-21 at 07:40:01

    Celebrity MPs simply give a royal miss to Rajya Sabha – the upper House of Parliament – where they find place as ‘nominated’ members due to their outstanding performance in their respective professions.

    1139 Shares
    88 twitter shares, 978 retweets and 49 favorites
    14 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Modi ready to make a fashion statement in US | Team PM to meet team Sharif
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-21 at 07:02:37

    PM has roped in Mumbai-based fashion designer Troy Costa. The designer’s clients include the Bollywood Khans and members of the Ambani family.

    1100 Shares
    104 twitter shares, 878 retweets and 73 favorites
    30 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Morning Bets: ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Monday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-21 at 08:07:28

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

    969 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 459 retweets and 67 favorites
    243 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  7. Bangalore rape accused watched videos of school kids being raped
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-21 at 08:41:28

    The 30-year-old skater accused of sexually assaulting a six-year-old student in a Bangalore school will be produced in court today.

    913 Shares
    68 twitter shares, 821 retweets and 17 favorites
    6 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  8. Tamil Nadu youth joins ISIS, family recalls his journey into insurgency
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-21 at 05:10:13

    In March this year, Usman Ali of Paranagipettai near Cuddalore, a picturesque coastal village north of Tamil Nadu, was shaken out of his stupor.

    873 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 567 retweets and 45 favorites
    87 shares and 70 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Indian Plane Tried to Contact Downed Malaysia MH17: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-21 at 09:55:10

    An Air India plane flying less than 25 kilometres from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 when it was downed had tried to make contact with the pilots, a newspaper said Sunday.

    719 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 532 retweets and 11 favorites
    59 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Acid attack victim fights back after 43 surgeries to realise her dreams
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-21 at 08:19:31

    Monica Singh has now got admission to her dream fashion designing institute in New York, but needs $50,000 to fund her fees.

    693 Shares
    65 twitter shares, 585 retweets and 35 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Allegedly Raped and Pushed Into a Well, She Survived 15-Hour Ordeal
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-21 at 08:39:59

    A 17-year-old girl, allegedly raped and pushed into a well in Rajasthan, survived by hanging on to a ledge for 15 hours till she was rescued.

    552 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 411 retweets and 16 favorites
    22 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. After Kick, Jacqueline to make special appearance in Bangistan
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-21 at 10:03:18

    Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez is excited about her next project “Bangistan”, a film about two terrorists.

    467 Shares
    11 twitter shares
    20 shares and 433 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  13. Relief for Apple, Gucci: 30% rider on single brand FDI may go
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-21 at 07:53:35

    Dept of Industrial policy and promotion is considering a move to scrap the 30% domestic sourcing clause, which could result in higher FDI inflows.

    462 Shares
    50 twitter shares, 364 retweets and 11 favorites
    13 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    13 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Korea, Japan seek industrial zone in Rajasthan’s Neemrana
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-21 at 05:24:40

    South Korea has approached the Rajasthan government for an industrial zone in Neemrana while Japan has asked for a second unit in the same area.

    444 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 348 retweets and 29 favorites
    12 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  15. Prisoner Shot Dead in Indore Hospital by Man Dressed As Doctor
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-21 at 08:48:39

    A prisoner admitted to a hospital in Indore was shot dead at point blank range by a man dressed as a doctor early on Monday morning.

    399 Shares
    94 twitter shares, 269 retweets and 25 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  16. Banner calls to give Congress reins to Priyanka
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-21 at 05:46:25

    Yet another banner has been placed in Allahabad urging the Congress high command to bring Priyanka Gandhi into active politics.

    364 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 233 retweets and 30 favorites
    24 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  17. Modi’s fashion statement at BRICS Summit grabbed eyeballs globally
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-21 at 10:01:50

    During the recently-concluded BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, Narendra Modi’s look in brown silk pants, a full-sleeved white shirt, black formal shoes and a long cream hued scarf caught the attention of his fans globally.

    361 Shares
    23 twitter shares, 323 retweets and 12 favorites
    2 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  18. Lord’s Test: India in command as England ends Day 4 at 105/4
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-21 at 00:45:53

    Chasing a daunting 319, England at one stage lost three wickets for two runs – including that of struggling captain Alastair Cook for 22 – on the fourth day at Lord’s.

    361 Shares
    15 twitter shares, 6 retweets and 1 favorites
    8 shares and 328 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  19. RIL rallies 3% as Q1 net beat Street estimates; reclaims Rs 1000 level
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-21 at 09:27:25

    The net profit in April-June rose to Rs 5,957 crore, on back of higher refining margins, better petrochem earnings and surge in US shale gas business.

    349 Shares
    34 twitter shares, 305 retweets and 1 favorites
    7 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. A rare orchid blooms in Kerala
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-21 at 09:10:43

    It is also known as the Giant Orchid because the flowers become massive on attaining maturity.

    326 Shares
    5 twitter shares
    44 shares and 275 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

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