1. Germany stun Brazil 71 without Neymar and Silva hosts cave in after 4goal blitz in 6 minutes
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-09 at 00:16:44

    Germany poured in the goals on Tuesday to hand Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever with an astounding 71 rout in the semifinals that stunned the host nation

    115 twitter shares, 7472 retweets and 279 favorites
    12 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  2. Ghaziabad 22yrold violently gangraped in car cops were negligent
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-09 at 00:38:59

    A 22yearold woman was allegedly kidnapped and gangraped in a moving car in Ghaziabad on Monday She was dumped in Noida around midnight with her hands and legs tied and a bottle shoved inside her

    102 twitter shares, 4763 retweets and 20 favorites
    42 shares and 38 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  3. Samsung smartphones, computers worth $6.3 million robbed in Brazil
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-09 at 09:57:51

    Bandits attacked a Samsung factory near Sao Paulo and held workers hostage while they robbed truckloads of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers.

    19 twitter shares, 6 retweets and 2 favorites
    3201 shares and 1578 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. ‘Drunk’ BJP threatens TMC MPs in Parliament after Rail Budget
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-09 at 07:42:47

    Trouble started as the House met following a break after presentation of the Railway Budget at 2.10 pm with Trinamool members demanding roll back of fare hike announced recently and accusing the government of giving nothing to West Bengal.

    103 twitter shares, 2667 retweets and 46 favorites
    29 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  5. Germany run riot, decimate Brazil 7-1 to reach World Cup final
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-09 at 06:20:26

    Klose, Kroos, Khedira, Schurrle and Mueller scored the goals for Germany against Brazil in the 1st Semifinal. Match Report | Match Photos

    107 twitter shares, 2172 retweets and 36 favorites
    6 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  6. Germany script seventh wonder of the world on Brazils soil hosts burried
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-09 at 04:04:05

    Brazils World Cup dream crumbled in spectacular fashion on Tuesday in a record 71 semifinal defeat Brazilians wondered how their team would cope without the injured Neymar but the absence of captain Thiago Silva such a reassuring presence at the back was just as big a blownbspHere is is a blowbyblow account of a Germanys night of triumph

    86 twitter shares, 1760 retweets and 49 favorites
    76 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  7. India’s green area grows 5,871 sqkm in 2 years
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-09 at 05:30:06

    India recorded an increase of 5,871 sq km in its forest cover in the past two years with West Bengal contributing over 60% of the total rise in green area.

    62 twitter shares, 852 retweets and 33 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  8. Indias onion crisis shortages after the bestever harvest
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-09 at 09:31:15

    India has produced a record harvest but many farmers in the onion bowl of Maharashtra have lost a large share of their crop damaged in storage adding to inflation woes A doubling in retail prices across major cities is especially troubling for staples such as onions

    46 twitter shares, 756 retweets and 20 favorites
    3 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  9. 4 held in Giriraj Singh’s house robbery, Rs 1.14 crore recovered
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-09 at 02:15:53

    Bihar Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shyam Rajak alleged that Singh had kept the money to give it to top BJP leaders to become a minister in the Union cabinet.

    46 twitter shares, 656 retweets and 24 favorites
    4 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. Rs 50,000 stolen from BJP MP’s home, ‘thief’ says he got Rs 1.14 cr
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-09 at 01:51:46

    The Income-Tax department has already started an inquiry into the recovery.

    68 twitter shares, 282 retweets and 12 favorites
    148 shares and 210 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Avoid media, seek donations from public: Kejriwal’s advice to party members
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-09 at 06:08:40

    Faced with the tough challenge of building his party, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal had sharp advice for the party’s 300-odd candidates who lost the Lok Sabha elections: don’t prepare strategy according to media coverage, seek donations from common people rather than fat cats and continue street protests to connect with the people.

    54 twitter shares, 490 retweets and 13 favorites
    5 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Korean student molested in Rajdhani Express while asleep
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-09 at 09:16:02

    The student, who hails from Busan, was on her way to attend a yoga course in Bangalore.

    32 twitter shares, 331 retweets and 6 favorites
    23 shares and 90 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares

  13. Amit Shah, Narendra Modi’s Trusted Aide, May Be Named BJP Chief Today
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-09 at 09:28:07

    Amit Shah, a close associate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, could be named the new president of the BJP today after a meeting of the top decision-makers of the ruling party, called the parliamentary…

    46 twitter shares, 362 retweets and 17 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. National calamity! German riot sends Brazil into mourning
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-09 at 09:18:39

    Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 loss against Germany in the World Cup semifinal has left the entire nation dazed and damp-eyed in disbelief.

    30 twitter shares, 288 retweets
    19 shares and 23 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Tarun Gogoi may finally be replaced as Assam CM this week
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-09 at 05:24:42

    Tarun Gogoi may be ejected as chief minister of Assam this week.

    66 twitter shares, 222 retweets and 23 favorites
    19 shares and 12 likes on Facebook

  16. FIFA World Cup: Germany Thump Hapless Brazil 7-1 to Enter Record Eighth Final
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-09 at 03:56:32

    Germany handed Brazil their worst international loss (1-7) to reach their record eighth final. Catch all the highlights here.

    16 twitter shares, 10 retweets and 5 favorites
    197 shares and 113 likes on Facebook

  17. Cabinet may clear Delhi-Meerut expressway
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-09 at 06:09:57

    The Union Cabinet is likely to clear the much awaited Delhi-Meerut expressway on Wednesday. This is one of the seven highway projects – all on the public-private-partnership (PPP) model — entailing investment of over Rs 16,000 crore which will be taken up by the Narendra Modi Cabinet.

    36 twitter shares, 279 retweets and 18 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. Railway stocks derail for second day in a row; Texmaco drops 19%
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-09 at 10:12:27

    Profit booking continued for second consecutive day in a row for most of railway related stocks which plunged upto 19% in trade on Wednesday.

    226 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  19. Hamas Rockets Land Deep in Israel as it Bombards Gaza
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-09 at 07:42:15

    At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets …

    72 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 6 favorites
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. FIR Over Morphed Photo of Goa Minister in Pink Swimsuit
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-09 at 10:20:04

    An FIR has been filed for uploading a morphed photo of Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar in a pink swimsuit which went viral on Facebook last week.

    86 twitter shares, 172 retweets and 6 favorites

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