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JAMMU:  National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today asked the Centre to set up a commission to look into the condition of war widows and table a report in Parliament. He also asked Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to look into …

MUMBAI:  Former chief election commissioner S Y Quraishi today called for setting up of a collegium system to appoint election commissioners, including the poll panel chief, to keep “perception of neutrality” intact. He said election commissioners get an “unwanted tag” …

CHENNAI: Defence Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman  today said all the guidelines were followed and the deal for purchase  of French Rafale fighter jets was finalised in a transparent manner. Asked about the controversy over the deal as alleged by the …

NEW DELHI: Pakistan on Saturday confirmed receiving Indian Government’s response on Islamabad’s offer to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife.  “Indian Reply to Pakistan’s Humanitarian offer for Commander Jadhav received and is being considered,” Dr Mohammad Faisal, spokesman in …

NEW DELHI:Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Jammu and Kashmir Government to move all juveniles, arrested for pelting stones and other unlawful activities, from jails to remand homes and review their cases sympathetically, officials said. The decision is considered …

KOLKATA: Sri Lanka reached 165 for four at stumps after bundling out India for 172 on the third day of the opening Test at the Eden Gardens here today. At the draw of stumps, Dinesh Chandimal (13) and Niroshan Dickwella …

#Kashmir:  Encounter starts between terrorists and security forces in Hajin’s Chandergeer. 2 terrorists trapped. More details awaited.

WASHINGTON: A computerised brain training program reduces risk of dementia among older adults by 29 per cent, a 10-year study claims. The exercise is referred to as “speed of processing training”, “useful field of view training,” or “UFOV training”. It …

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