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Sonia Gandhi and PM Manmohan Singh (a file photo of Reuters)

From Politics & Policy 2:46 am

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Modi is Power Hungry, Says Sonia Gandhi; Manmohan Singh Casts Vote in Assam

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on 24 April accused Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial nominee of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as mere power hungry, and also claimed that Modi's Gujarat government's debt stands at ₹1.75 crore.

Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). (Reuters file photo)

From Politics & Policy 2:38 am

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Modi Files 2nd Nomination from Varanasi, Vows to Develop it into World's Spiritual Capital

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on 24 April filed his second nomination to Lok Sabha from Varanasi constituency.

Asteroid 2012 DA14-NASA-15 Feb 2013

From Society 12:21 am

Doomsday Prediction: Pat Robertson Says Asteroid Will Destroy Earth Next Week

Pat Robertson, a renowned televangelist, predicted on Monday that an asteroid would destroy the Earth, and it will possibly happen next week.

According to a survey, 9 in 10 Indians feel rape is a 'very big problem' in the country. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Jim Ankan Deka)

From Society 10:43 pm

9 in 10 Indians Feel Rape is ‘Very Big Problem’ in Country: Poll

According to a survey, 9 in 10 Indians feel rape is a 'very big problem' in the country.

Animal rights activists gather to denounce controversial programme to cull sharks off coast of Western Australia. February 1, 2014.

From Society 10:41 pm

Western Australia Bid For 3-Year Shark Cull Under Scrutiny by Watchdog

Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority will be evaluating the country's plan to extend its shark cull policy for up to three years.

Ukrainian billionaire businessman Dmytro Firtash, the key accused in the corruption case.

From Politics & Policy 10:33 pm

US Seeks Provisional Arrest of Indian MP KVP Ramachandra Rao in Titanium Mining Case

The United States has sought India to keep KVP Ramachandra Rao, the Rajya Sabha member from Andhra Pradesh (AP), indicted by a US court in the titanium mining license scam, under "provisional arrest", till it (the US) pass on all the required documents for a possible extradition of Rao.

Video of a 'Ghost' appearing at a football stadium in Bolivia. (Image: YouTube screengrab)

From Society 10:16 pm

WATCH: ‘Ghost’ Appears at Football Stadium in Bolivia, Spectators Spooked

Watch the video of a 'Ghost' appearing at a football stadium in Bolivia.

The social media is marking the 99th Anniversary of  'Armenian Genocide', also known as the Armenian Holocaust. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

From Politics & Policy 7:41 pm

Armenian Genocide: Social Media Marks the 99th Anniversary of Massacres of 1.5 Million Armenians With Bold Messages

Armenian Genocide-- Social Media is marking the 99th Anniversary of Massacres of 1.5 Million Armenians With Bold Messages

From Society 5:49 pm

Mystery Bones: More Suspected Human Remains Discovered Near Seawall of Queensland's Gold Coast

More bones have been found in Queensland's Gold Coast seaway as authorities scour the area for what they suspect are human remains. Recreational diver Drew Valentine discovered what was believed to be a human bone in the previous week. After handing the first bone he found to police, he was found a second bone after diving into the south wall of the seaway.

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, reacts as she greets war veterans after laying a wreath with her husband, Britain's Prince William, at the war memorial in Seymour Square

From Politics & Policy 5:43 pm

ANZAC Day 2014: New Zealand Labour Vows Pension to All Veterans; PM John Key Questions Timing

New Zealand Labour has promised to give all war veterans pension. Labour Leader David Cunliffe announced at Avondale Returned and Services Association in Auckland that the party will adopt a recommendation by the Law Commission to make veterans eligible for veteran's pension.