Australia resumes remote ocean search for plane debris

Australia resumes the search for possible wreckage from a missing Malaysian jetliner in a remote, stretch of the Indian Ocean, hoping for better weather as spotters seek to identify the objects shown on grainy satellite images. Duration: 00:44 Mar 21, 2014

Captain Amarinder Singh open to contest elections for Congress

New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Former Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh has stated that he is open to fight the elections if asked to do so by Congress president Sonia Gandhi. It has being speculated that the Congress will field Punjab's former chief to contest against BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who is contesting from Amritsar. Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said that the decision to field Amarinder Singh was under consideration. Mar 21, 2014

CPI (M) releases its election manifesto in New Delhi

New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Prakash Karat released the election manifesto in New Delhi, as CPI (M) gears up for the upcoming mammoth general elections. Karat said that the manifesto calls for people of the country to work towards forming a secular and democratic alternative against the Congress party. The left leader also appealed the nation to stand united against the communal forces such as the ideology of the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that allegedly disintegrate the world's largest democracy. Mar 21, 2014

Police destroy Maoist camp, seize arms and ammunitions in Odisha

Gajapati, March 21 (ANI): Following tip offs from rebels under police custody, the police in Gajapati district of Odisha destroyed a Maoist camp and seized a huge cache of arms, ammunitions and explosives. The police initiated a raid in Maoist hideouts in the forests of Salimagochha and Therubadi in Gajapati district after receiving primary information from three female Maoists under custody, Nikita, Anita and Susan who were arrested from a camp on February 28. Police seized three rifles, a tiffin bomb, two magazines and more than 160 rounds of live cartridges. Mar 21, 2014

South Sudanese army recaptures key oil town of Malakal

The South Sudanese army (SPLA) announced it had recaptured Malakal, one month after it had fallen into rebel hands. The fighting erupted after rebel forces apparently attempted to expand their positions outside the capital. Duration: 00:43 Mar 21, 2014

Clashes in Caracas after opposition mayors arrested

Demonstrators clashed with riot police in Caracas after a march against the arrest of two opposition mayors accused of failing to stop violence in protests that have rocked Venezuela. Duration: 00:56 Mar 21, 2014

Obama: Sanctions on more Russian govt. officials, bank

President Barack Obama announces new sanctions on more Russian officials, other individuals and a bank, and threatens to directly target the Russian economy over Moscow's absorption of Crimea. Duraion: 00:39 Mar 20, 2014

Tech startups taking off in Washington D.C.

Long a poor relation to west coast US cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles when it came to startups, Washington D.C. is now attracting them with readily available talent and close links to government. Duration: 02:32 Mar 20, 2014

Ukraine's illegal miners see Russia as chance to escape hole

The Donbas region is Ukraine's industrial heartland, but since the collapse of the Soviet Union the coal mining industry has fallen on hard times and dangerous illegal mines have sprung up to replace closing state pits. Duration: 02:28 Mar 20, 2014