1. CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar beats Pak wrestler to win gold
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 09:50:04

    India’s Sushil Kumar took just 107 seconds to beat Pakistan’s Qamar Abbas to win the gold medal in the wrestling event.

    3412 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 2482 retweets and 113 favorites
    75 shares and 622 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 12 plus ones and 2 reshares

  2. UPA’s PMO swapped Dhyan Chand with Sachin for Bharat Ratna
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 09:08:12

    The dishonour meted out to Chand is visible in the mail trail, accessed by Headlines Today, involving the Prime Minister’s Office which shows how the government snubbed Dhyan Chand to favour Sachin.

    2643 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1548 retweets and 50 favorites
    191 shares and 747 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  3. Salman Khan to fund treatment of 100 kids with heart ailments
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 10:28:28

    Salman Khan who has often expressed his desire to take philanthropy to another level, announced that he will take care of 100 children with heart problems.

    1684 Shares
    40 twitter shares, 1157 retweets and 42 favorites
    24 shares and 421 likes on Facebook

  4. Flipkart’s Bansals eye $100-bn entity | Nearly as rich as Infy co-founders
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-30 at 09:56:43

    ‘We wish to be the first $100 bn internet company from India. Globally there are only five; three from US and two from China,” Sachin Bansal said.

    795 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 675 retweets and 23 favorites
    15 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    14 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Flipkart Gets Record Funding, Aims to Become $100 Billion Firm
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-30 at 08:32:35

    Flipkart is aiming big. India’s biggest e-commerce player on Tuesday announced it has raised over $1 billion (Rs 6,000 crore) in fresh funding from a group of investors. This is the biggest fund-raisi…

    731 Shares
    94 twitter shares, 8 retweets and 8 favorites
    211 shares and 337 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares
    62 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Kajol to make a comeback with hubby Ajay Devgn’s film
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 09:48:33

    Actress Kajol, who was last seen in Karan Johar’s 2010 movie My Name Is Khan, will be making a comeback with a woman-centric film to be produced by her husband actor Ajay Devgn.

    684 Shares
    10 twitter shares, 56 retweets and 6 favorites
    15 shares and 590 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares

  7. Congress MP Meets Amit Shah, Alarms His Party in Haryana
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-30 at 10:27:21

    When Rajya Sabha MP Birendra Singh met BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday, it underscored the growing troubles of the ruling Congress in Haryana, right next to the national capital.

    663 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 580 retweets and 24 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook

  8. Ransoming Citizens, Europe Becomes al-Qaida’s Patron
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-30 at 07:59:16

    The German official charged with delivering this cargo arrived here aboard a nearly empty military plane and was whisked away to a secret meeting with the president of Mali, who had offered Europe a f…

    658 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 496 retweets and 24 favorites
    31 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. The many shades of rape cases in Delhi
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-30 at 08:47:42

    The Hindu investigates behind the rape numbers

    586 Shares
    73 twitter shares, 229 retweets and 31 favorites
    136 shares and 116 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Rahul a ‘strategy consultant’, Modi a ‘social worker’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-30 at 02:10:16

    The profession-wise list of 539 members of the 16th Lok Sabha offers an interesting peek into how our netas prefer to project their identities beyond politics.

    585 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 80 retweets and 20 favorites
    125 shares and 254 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Ex-judges shouldn’t be made governors, lawyers say
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-30 at 06:50:37

    Former Supreme Court judges should not be appointed to political offices such as governors, the All India Bar Association (AIBA) has said. "Judges, both serving and retired, should be totally insulated from political positions," said AIBA chairman Adish C…

    568 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 411 retweets and 17 favorites
    35 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Delhi HC had red flagged CSAT in 2013
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-30 at 04:35:46

    The Delhi high court had red flagged errors in the current Civil Services Aptitude Test examination conducted by UPSC but left it to the central government to rectify these.

    499 Shares
    34 twitter shares, 446 retweets and 14 favorites
    4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  13. India’s economic strength is key to US: John Kerry exclusive to ET
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-30 at 07:02:51

    “US will work with PM Modi & his govt to promote open trade & investment, job training & closer strategic ties,” John Kerry & Penny Pritzker said.

    488 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 346 retweets and 26 favorites
    25 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    11 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Batra’s panel to ‘Indianise’ education
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-30 at 02:39:56

    Non-governmental body to submit report to the Centre after three years

    439 Shares
    20 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 1 favorites
    109 shares and 303 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Thieves selling stolen goods using popular transaction sites
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 08:58:18

    Things have got so bad-and bizarre-that two B.Tech students were arrested earlier this month by the Delhi Police when they were trying to sell a stolen iPhone on OLX.com to the same person who had lost it in Palika Bazaar.

    436 Shares
    24 twitter shares, 306 retweets and 12 favorites
    11 shares and 82 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. Is Rajasthan the next Gujarat?
    Published by Live Mint on 2014-07-30 at 00:07:31

    Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje is trying to transform her state into an economic powerhouse with a raft of reforms. A chronicle of the change that’s underway

    383 Shares
    66 twitter shares, 252 retweets and 28 favorites
    20 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. PM Narendra Modi may not get to address US Congress joint session
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-30 at 00:31:45

    The PMs proposed address to a joint sitting of the US Congress in September is unlikely to happen as the Republican Party wants a shorter session to enable early elections to the lawmaking body

    353 Shares
    32 twitter shares, 289 retweets and 21 favorites
    11 shares on Facebook

  18. Watch and laugh: Video of terrible Indian singer goes viral
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 10:11:35

    The video of Vennu Mallesh’s song, “It’s My Life” has gone viral two years after it was uploaded to YouTube not because he’s too good, but because the dude is terrible – but hilarious – when it comes to singing.

    353 Shares
    14 twitter shares, 49 retweets and 10 favorites
    88 shares and 186 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares

  19. Look who entered the Parliament
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 10:36:06

    The palm civet is locally referred to as the kabr bicchu.

    325 Shares
    30 twitter shares, 196 retweets and 16 favorites
    5 shares and 76 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  20. Delhi Police owes DTC Rs 70 crore
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-30 at 09:06:35

    The city government’s transport department recently wrote to the police brass for footing a bill of Rs 70 crore for the free rides that the police personnel take on DTC buses.

    289 Shares
    21 twitter shares, 182 retweets and 8 favorites
    4 shares and 70 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares

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