General Motors Co on Wednesday announced six recalls covering 717,950 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons, although none were related to ignition switch issues.
A purportedly pristine copy of the first Superman comic book could fetch millions of dollars when it goes up, and away in an auction at online marketplace eBay.
Using tunnels, mines, booby traps and snipers, Hamas fighters have inflicted record casualties on Israeli troops waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, applying years of training in urban warfare with a new tactical acumen and suicidal resolve.
Facebook Inc's fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 percent increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street's financial targets and sending shares to a record-high in after-hours trading on Wednesday.
The government is considering large-scale use of radiation technology developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for improving the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables especially onion, potato and tomato in order to address supply shortages and check price rise.
U.S. publisher DC Comics, Inc. celebrated "Batman Day" on Wednesday with a free special edition, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the dark knight's first appearance.
Google is offering a million-dollar prize for a breakthrough that would make solar or wind generated electricity more enticing for everyday uses.
Uber, a U.S. car service whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button, has been told to stop running in Hamburg, the German city, adding to resistance the company has faced globally from local regulators and taxi drivers.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced terrorism charges on Wednesday against a 25-year-old Canadian for allegedly travelling to Syria to fight alongside Islamist fighters.
The iconic piano from Hollywood romance "Casablanca", the highlight of more than two dozen collectors' items from the fabled war-time classic, goes on sale at auction in New York in November this year.
Two planes carrying the first bodies from Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine last week, arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday, an AFP correspondent reported.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised Chinese President Xi Jinping on the need for respecting each other's "interests and concerns, including in the shared neighbourhood", amid worries in Delhi over China's bid to increase influence in countries like Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told World Bank President Jim Yong Kim that India requires ideas, knowledge and expertise "rather than dollars" as there is a need to focus on developing a base of skilled people keeping the future in mind.
Prominent builders and businessmen have been named in an FIR filed by Pune police in connection to a massive land scam allegedly worth hundreds of crores. Among those named in the FIR are 2G case accused Vinod Goenka and Shahid Balwa of DB Realty and builder Atul Chordia of the Panchshil Realty Group.
Three more people have died due to suspected Encephalitis at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri, taking the death toll to 70 in the last two weeks.