Eight members of a polling team, including five jawans of the Jharkhand police, were killed this evening when a bus carrying them was blown off after hitting a landmine allegedly planted by the Maoists near Asnajore village in the Shikaripara police station of Jharkhand's Dumka district.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the internet a "CIA project" and warned Russians against making Google searches.
A fire broke out at a software company's office located in a three-storey building in Nehru Place today. No casualty was reported, a fire department official said, adding that the blaze had started due to a short-circuit.
Japan's NTT DoCoMo Inc will unload its 26 percent stake in its loss-making Indian mobile phone joint venture, Tata Teleservices Ltd, and withdraw from the country, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari's rally in Ahmedabad this evening was cancelled as he could not reach the venue before 10 PM.
Google's top social networking executive is leaving the Internet company after a nearly eight-year stint highlighted by an audacious challenge to Facebook.
The United Nations Security Council asked for an urgent investigation on Thursday into the ethnic massacre of hundreds of people in South Sudan's oil hub Bentiu and expressed its willingness to "take additional measures" if there are more attacks on civilians.
Russia ordered new military exercises on the border of Ukraine Thursday and warned of "consequences" after Kiev launched a deadly assault against pro-Kremlin rebels occupying the flashpoint town of Slavyansk, in an escalation of the crisis.
Just how damaging can corruption be as a political issue has been put to the test in the Niligiris, the popular summer tourist destination in Tamil Nadu which is also famous for its tea. Contesting from this Lok Sabha constituency is former Union Telecom Minister A Raja, the prime accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam who is presently out on bail.
Western fashion brands faced pressure Thursday to increase help for victims of the world's worst garment factory accident, as mass protests marked the one-year anniversary of the Bangladesh disaster that cost 1,138 lives.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel recovered 10 kg heroin following a shootout with smugglers from Pakistan in the Amritsar sector, BSF officials said on Thursday.
A clash between villagers and police that also left many media persons injured in Rajasthan's Dausa marred voting even as nearly 60 percent of the eight million-plus electors cast their ballots in five constituencies in the state's second and final phase of polling.
The top White House national security aide Susan Rice will meet Malaysia opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim when President Barack Obama's regional tour reaches Malaysia, a senior US official told AFP Thursday.
Dr Abdullah Abdullah holds on to his nearly 11% lead over his nearest rival Dr Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in the Afghan Presidential polls. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced the third round of partial results.
A fire broke out on the seventh floor of the 13-storey Maker Chambers at Nariman Point in south Mumbai this evening, fire officials said.