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Devotees pay obeisance at the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. Photograph:( PTI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 06, 2019, 06.44 PM (IST)

Pakistan Supreme Court tells army to stay out of politics, media

Pakistan's Supreme Court rebuked the country's powerful military and intelligence agencies Wednesday, calling for them to uphold free speech and stay out of politics in a country ruled by the generals for nearly half its existence.

Money-laundering case: Robert Vadra at ED office, is being questioned by team of 7

Robert Vadra arrived at the Delhi offices of the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday to be questioned in connection with a money-laundering case. the case relates to the alleged possession of illegal foreign assets.

Will not reopen Brexit deal, hope May has new proposals: European Union

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday he hoped British Prime Minister Theresa May would come to Brussels on Thursday with "realistic suggestions" on how to break the Brexit impasse as the EU would not re-open the Brexit deal.

India captain Rohit Sharma blames batsmen for 1st T20I loss to New Zealand

India skipper Rohit Sharma Wednesday said that a line-up with eight specialist batsmen should have chased down the 220-run target set by New Zealand, however steep it might have looked for a T20 match. 

Sabarimala Board tells Supreme Court: Support your verdict, will allow entry of women into temple

In a massive U-turn, the Travancore Dewasom Board, which runs Kerala's Sabarimala temple, told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it now supports the court's September 28, 2018 verdict allowing all women into the shrine.