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Updated:Jun 27, 2016 11:10 AM

"For me the national team is over. I've done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion" Ace footballer Lionel Messi on Monday announced retirement from International Football after Argentina's loss in Copa America final.

Updated:Jun 27, 2016 11:09 AM

A majority of the CRPF men who fell to militant bullets on Saturday were just days away from returning home to attend to pressing family matters. Sub-inspector Sanjay Kumar had promised his only sister that he would visit during Rakshabandhan, Constable Kailash Yadav hoped to tend to his ailing mother,...

Updated:Jun 27, 2016 11:08 AM

NEW DELHI: Despite China's claims that its opposition to India's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) was supported by several countries, these objections were more procedural in nature and would have swiftly melted away if Beijing had not ensured a lack of consensus on the Indian application.

Updated:Jun 25, 2016 05:01 PM

J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti won the by-elections from South Kashmir’s Anantnag assembly constituency by more than ten thousand votes. The victory was crucial for the chief minister as it was mandatory for her to get elected to the assembly within six months after taking oath as chief minister.

Updated:Jun 25, 2016 04:57 PM

NEW DELHI: Delhi's AAP Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "declaring emergency in Delhi" after an AAP lawmaker was arrested on charges of molestation.

Updated:Jun 24, 2016 11:49 AM

Britain has voted to leave the European Union to take greater control of its economy and its borders, shattering the stability of the continental unity forged after World War II.

Updated:Jun 24, 2016 11:43 AM

An unidentified militant was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in north Kashmir’s Kupwara on Friday, the seventh ultra to be killed in three encounters in the district since Thursday.

Updated:Jun 24, 2016 11:41 AM

BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy seems to be in no mood to relent on his opposition to Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian. Swamy’s latest tweets are pointed at the Centre which came out in strong defence of Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday.

Updated:Jun 23, 2016 10:29 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan capital Tashkent in an attempt to win Beijing's support for India's membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Updated:Jun 23, 2016 10:28 AM

With less than a year left for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has signalled zero tolerance towards corruption and candidates with criminal background. Soon after alleged gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s Quami Ekta Dal merged with Samajwadi Party (SP), Akhilesh Yadav is planning to take up the...

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