Is first mission for Priyanka Gandhi bringing Varun into Congress fold?

Varun, who is Sultanpur MP, is reported to be unhappy in the BJP

By Midhun M. Kuriakose
After CJI Gogoi, now Sikri recuses from hearing Nageswara Rao case

Ranjan Gogoi had withdrawn from hearing the plea against Rao's appointment

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CBI: High-powered panel to meet today to pick new chief

As many as 14 officers are being considered for the coveted post

PTI | New Delhi
US may offer FTA to Pakistan to assist in ending Afghan war: Report

US Senator Lindsey Graham is said to have discussed this idea with Pakistani leaders

PTI | Islamabad
Trump to give State of the Union Address after shutdown ends

The government shutdown now into its 34th day

PTI | Washington
North Korea says Kim ordered preparations for 2nd Trump meet

North Korea observers say Vietnam is likely a venue for a second summit

PTI | Seoul
Chinese institute creates gene-edited monkeys for research on diseases

The cloned monkeys make better models for research on diseases like Alzheimer's

PTI | Beijing
Can exercise help prepare you for surgery?

Research shows exercise can help prevent muscle, nerve damage

PTI | Washington
Quit smoking forever using your smartphone

Smoking-induced ageing acceleration reverts back to normal after smoking cessation

PTI | New York