1. Retro tax knot tough to untie FM
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-25 at 00:07:20

    Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said blamed the UPA governments adversarial tax policies for hurting Indias image as an investment destination

    15775 Shares
    8 twitter shares
    9979 shares and 5788 likes on Facebook

  2. Air Algerie plane with 116 passengers crashes in Mali
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-25 at 06:35:08

    “I can confirm that it has crashed,” an Algerian aviation official said, declining to give details of where the plane was or what caused the accident.

    4025 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 3643 retweets and 44 favorites
    4 positive votes on Reddit
    156 shares and 64 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Rajesh Khanna’s bungalow ‘Aashirwad’ sold for Rs 90 crore
    Published by ABP News on 2014-07-25 at 09:22:36

    Rajesh Khanna’s bungalow ‘Aashirwad’ has been sold for Rs. 90 crores. The sea facing 603 sq m property has been purchased by a businessman called Shashi Kiran Shetty, executive chairman of Allcargo Logistics.

    1708 Shares
    41 twitter shares, 1638 retweets and 24 favorites
    3 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. CWG 2014: Sanjita bags India’s first gold in Glasgow
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-25 at 03:02:15

    Manipuri girls Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom won gold and silver medals in the women’s 48kg weightlifting competition.

    1177 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 872 retweets and 31 favorites
    25 shares and 198 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  5. Man who got Wendy Doniger pulped is made ‘must reading’ in Gujarat schools
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-25 at 03:17:12

    To make students aware of Indian culture, Batra recommends his own three-language system to be followed in schools.

    1139 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 875 retweets and 33 favorites
    85 shares and 41 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. ‘Girls Not Safe on UP Roads After 6 PM’, Says Goa Chief Minister
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-25 at 09:55:04

    He meant to highlight the safety of his state, but Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has scripted a potential controversy by saying that girls “disappear” in Uttar Pradesh if they are out in the eve…

    857 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 716 retweets and 20 favorites
    19 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  7. Patients have a right to their medical records, says CIC
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-25 at 05:49:17

    Patients have a right to get their medical records from hospitals, both public and private, Central Information Commission has directed, ordering disclosure of information to a former RAW official.

    661 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 578 retweets and 18 favorites
    8 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Iraqi Jihadists Order Genital Mutilation of All Women
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-25 at 03:47:31

    Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 must undergo female genital mutilation, which could affect up to four million women and girls in the war-ravaged country, a …

    501 Shares
    48 twitter shares, 423 retweets and 6 favorites
    22 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  9. Narendra Modi: Is India’s PM avoiding the media?
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-25 at 05:56:32

    Indian PM Narendra Modi has more than five million followers on Twitter and 10 million Facebook likes, but is he avoiding the mainstream media?

    490 Shares
    43 twitter shares, 409 retweets and 16 favorites
    16 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. Congress, NCP ready to sever ties over seats
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-25 at 05:41:51

    The fate of decade-old alliance between the Congress and NCP hangs in balance with chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar drawing swords over sharing seats for assembly polls, threatening to break ties if there is “no respectf…

    471 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 370 retweets and 2 favorites
    20 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Movie Review: Kick is unimaginative and unoriginal
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-25 at 09:52:23

    Kick may as well be a sequel to Salman Khan’s attempt to clean up his image which began earlier this year with Jai Ho. Suhani Singh’s rating:

    468 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 242 retweets and 10 favorites
    23 shares and 171 likes on Facebook

  12. Soon, your grocery bags could be made from vegetable waste
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-07-25 at 10:40:54

    Scientists have developed an eco-friendly and efficient new bioplastic using rice hulls, cocoa pod husk, spinach and parsley stems as raw material to make grocery bags.
    The post Soon, your grocery bags could be made from vegetable waste appeared first on …

    434 Shares
    26 twitter shares, 386 retweets and 20 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  13. Big guns back at B-schools; campus hiring up 36.5% | E-tailers give tough fight
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-25 at 07:07:34

    Ten of India’s biggest recruiters hired a total of 774 MBAs from 21 top B-schools ET surveyed for the purpose of this study.

    431 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 252 retweets and 18 favorites
    34 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    42 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Campus hiring up by 36.5% as top recuiters back at B-schools
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-25 at 07:07:34

    Ten of India’s biggest recruiters hired a total of 774 MBAs from 21 top B-schools ET surveyed for the purpose of this study.

    431 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 252 retweets and 18 favorites
    34 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    42 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Wreckage of Air Algerie Plane, Carrying 116 People, Found in Mali
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-25 at 07:57:35

    An Air Algerie jetliner with 116 people on board crashed early Thursday in a remote area of Mali near the borders with Burkina Faso and Niger, officials said.

    418 Shares
    51 twitter shares, 324 retweets and 16 favorites
    25 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  16. India avoids downgrade; IMF retains growth forecast at 5.4%
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-25 at 09:46:04

    Barring India, all other BRICS members saw their forecast cut in the review, with Russia taking biggest knock — its likely growth is now pegged at 0.2%.

    395 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 331 retweets and 3 favorites
    12 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Bureaucrats who don’t file property returns will not get central deputation
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-25 at 05:43:51

    Bureaucrats who fail to file their annual immovable property returns will not be empanelled for central deputation in the year of default.

    389 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 324 retweets and 16 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  18. Facebook valued more than Coca-Cola, AT&T at $190 billion
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-25 at 10:17:00

    In the days after its infamously mishandled initial public offering in May 2012, it looked as if Facebook would struggle to become a must-own for fund managers.

    389 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 23 retweets and 2 favorites
    248 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  19. CWG 2014: India’s Navjot, Sushila win silver medals in judo
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-25 at 00:06:00

    Chana and Likmabam had to be contend with a silver medal each after they failed to clear the final hurdle in the men’s 60kg and women’s 48kg events, respectively.

    380 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 304 retweets and 11 favorites
    5 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Wreckage of Air Algerie plane carrying 116 passengers found in Mali
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-25 at 09:59:25

    The wreckage of the flight was discovered between the town of Gossi and the Burkina Faso border. President Ibrahima Boubacar Keita would visit the site of the crash today.

    376 Shares
    26 twitter shares, 162 retweets and 10 favorites
    6 shares and 163 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares

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