WION morning news brief, December 28, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife's shoes were kept for inspection, while all other belongings, including jewellery, were returned. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 28, 2017, 03.26 AM (IST)

Jadhav's wife's shoes contained metal object, says Pakistan

Pakistan has now said there was a metal object in Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife's shoes, news reports said Thursday. The reports said Pakistan was claiming the object was either a hidden camera or a recording chip.

US, Russia agree to work on diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis

The United States and Russia have agreed to work together and continue diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis over North Korea's nuclear missile programme, the US State Department said on Wednesday. 

Government to present triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha today, BJP reportedly issues whip to MPs

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017, which criminalises triple talaq among Muslims, will be presented in the Lok Sabha on Thursday amid several Muslim organisations as well as opposition parties such as Congress, Left and BJD voicing their concerns. 

Obama, Hillary most admired man, woman in US: Poll

Former President Barack Obama has yet again topped the survey for the most admired man, by the Americans, for the 10th consecutive year, according to results by the Gallup poll. Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton was named the most admired women in a popular vote by almost 9 per cent of the Gallup poll respondents, edging out Michelle Obama. 

Virat Kohli: Getting married was much more important (than cricket)

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli who recently got married to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is ready for the upcoming South African tour. After hosting a lavish wedding reception party for the who's who of the Indian celebrity circle in Delhi and Mumbai, Virat on Wednesday spoke about his preparations for the South African series which includes three Tests, six One-Day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20 Internationals.