Corruption complaints surged 82 percent in 2014

An unprecedented over 64,000 corruption complaints were received by the Central Vigilance Commission last year, a rise of 82 per cent than the preceding year.

It's official: 2014 was Earth's hottest year on record

The unusually warm weather that you felt last year was experienced across most parts of the world, making 2014 the hottest year in recorded history, said a report based on contributions from 413 scientists from 58 countries around the world.

Bengal's transgender principal joins state panel on community

 India's first transgender college principal will work with West Bengal's transgender development board on a new policy for the third gender in the state, a minister said on Monday.

Juvenile Justice Bill likely to be introduced in LS this week

 A bill which seeks to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults is likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha this week.

India 5th biggest generator of e-waste in 2014: UN report

India is the fifth biggest producer of e-waste in the world, discarding 1.7 million tonnes (Mt) of electronic and electrical equipment in 2014, a UN report has said warning that the volume of global e-waste is likely to rise sharply by 21 per cent in next three years.

'Frozen' claims top spot as biggest selling album of 2014
'Frozen' claims top spot as biggest selling album of 2014

The soundtrack for Disney's Oscar winning film 'Frozen' sold 10 million copies last year, becoming the biggest selling album for the year 2014.

'Big Hero 6' named highest-grossing animated movie of 2014
'Big Hero 6' named highest-grossing animated movie of 2014

"Big Hero 6" has scored a new achievement as it has been named the highest-grossing animated movie of 2014, taking in USD 620 million globally.

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Ministry of Defence uncovered snooping in South Block last year: Reports

A report claimed on Monday that the Ministry of Defence had uncovered snooping in South Block in February 2014.

Odisha Lokayukta Bill big step towards transparency: Naveen

A day after President Pranab Mukherjee gave assent to the Odisha Lokayukta Bill, 2014, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said it was his government's "big step" towards transparency.

Noyonita Lodh looks forward to Miss Universe 2014
Noyonita Lodh looks forward to Miss Universe 2014

 Noyonita Lodh, the 21-year-old Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva Universe 2014, is excited to represent India at Miss Universe 2014 being held at Miami, Florida on January 25.

'Mockingjay' becomes 2014's highest-grossing movie
'Mockingjay' becomes 2014's highest-grossing movie

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" is now 2014's highest-grossing movie in the US.

2014 was Earth's warmest year since 1880: NASA
2014 was Earth's warmest year since 1880: NASA

According to two separate analyses conducted by scientists of NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the year 2014 ranked as Earth's warmest year since 1880.

'Interstellar' named most overrated film of 2014
'Interstellar' named most overrated film of 2014

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' has been voted as the most overrated film of 2014 by Metacritic users followed by 'Boyhood' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

Bollywood tweets 'Happy New Year' !
Bollywood tweets 'Happy New Year' !

With the year 2014 gone by and new year ushered in, several Bollywood celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter to extend their warm greetings. From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar—all decided to be active on the social media platform for directly wishing their fans and followers. Let's take a look at what these stars posted:

2014 named safest in 111 years of flight despite MH370, MH17, AirAsia disasters

The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) has named 2014 as one of the safest years in 111 years of flight despite the Malaysian Airlines` MH370, MH17 and AirAsia QZ8501 disasters.

A new low for Congress in 2014

New Delhi: Congress had a roller-coaster ride in 2014 from the commanding heights of power to the lowest depths of defeat as the Narendra Modi-led BJP juggernaut decimated it in Lok Sabha and successive assembly polls.

Jharkhand bids 2014 goodbye with stable mandate

After 14 years of uncertain and fragile alliances ruling Jharkhand, the electorate gave the BJP-Ajsu coalition an absolute majority in 2014 with new Chief Minister Raghubar Das saying the assembly election mandate was for stability and development.

Development of 100 smart cities saw push in 2014

Development of 100 smart cities and housing for all by 2022 were the mantra of Ministry of Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation in 2014.

Google bids goodbye to 2014 with animated doodle
Google bids goodbye to 2014 with animated doodle

It's New Year's eve and here comes a wish from the social media giant Google!