Tag: Marriage

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Here’s why Odisha man chose to marry sans Band, Baaja & Baraat

Kendrapara: Avoiding all the grandeur & glitter associated with a modern-day marriage ceremony, a man from Odisha walked on foot for 5 kilometres to marry a woman in a unique procession. The groom Amitabh Chaudhary started his walk from Narayanpur to marry Pratibha Jena in Kendrapara. Despite a strong financial background, Chaudhary avoided a big […]

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Cash incentive for inter-caste marriage increased to Rs 2.5 lakh

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to encourage inter-caste marriage among the Hindu community in the State, the Odisha government has increased the incentive from the present Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh. The SC and ST Development Minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi said the hiked incentives would be implemented with retrospective effect from September 14, 2017 […]

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Dad Rishi Kapoor wants son Ranbir and his 'best friend' to get married

Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor may be enjoying the blockbuster opening of his film “Sanju”, but his father Rishi Kapoor now wants him get married. The 65-year-old veteran actor today said it is “high time” that Ranbir and his best friend Ayan Mukerji think about getting hitched. “Best friends! How about you both getting married now? High […]

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Himesh Reshammiya to marry television actress Sonia Kapoor

  Mumbai: Singer, composer and actor Himesh Reshammiya will tie the knot with actress Sonia Kapoor on Friday at his residence here. Sonia is a television actress who was part of TV shows like “Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai”, “Jugni Chali Jalandhar”, “Yes Boss” and “Remix”. An official statement released by the actor reads: “Himesh Reshammiya […]

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Neha Dhupia ties knot with Angad Bedi

New Delhi: Actress and former beauty queen Neha Dhupia had a hush-hush wedding with actor and “best friend” Angad Bedi, son of ex Indian cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi here on Thursday. She has called it the “best decision of her life.” The newly wed couple got married in an Anand Karaj ceremony attended by close […]

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Two couples make marriage memorable by donating blood

Cuttack: In a bid to promote voluntary blood donation among people, two newly-wed couples donated blood by organising a blood donation camp to inspire relatives and others in Daraghapatna area of Cuttack on Wednesday. Sai Prakash, son of Pramod Behera, got married to Pranati and the couple organised the blood donation camp on their marriage […]

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'Murdered' by in-laws, woman returns after five years!

Kendrapara: In what came as a shock to the villagers and family members alike, a married woman of Khandeipada village in Kendrapara, who was allegedly murdered by in-laws five years back, was caught by her husband while getting married to another youth at her ancestral village. Surprisingly, the parents of the woman, identified as Mamata […]

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Pregnant class 7 student forced to marry her rapist

Nabarangpur: In a shocking incident, a class 7 school girl was forced to marry a minor boy who allegedly raped and impregnated her in Raigarh block of Nabarangpur district. As per sources, the minor girl was a student of a Khuduku Sevashram school. During summer holidays, she went to her house at Kukurtofa Village in […]

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Unmarried people with heart disease face higher risk of death

New York: If you often get nostalgic thinking about the joys you had when you were single, new research suggests that being married also has its merits. Researchers have found that unmarried heart patients face higher risk of death. Compared to married heart disease patients, being unmarried was associated with a higher risk of dying, […]

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Virat weds Anushka in Italy

Florence (Italy): Team India skipper Virat Kohli tied the knot with Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma here on Monday, watched by family members and close friends. “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever,” Kohli tweeted. Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever. We are truly […]

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Comedy queen Bharti finally gets hitched with Haarsh Limbachiyaa

Goa/Bhubaneswar: ‘Finally hitched!’ was the phrase displayed on the Instagram and twitter handle of comedy queen Bharti Singh after she tied the nuptial knot with Haarsh Limbachiyaa in presence of family and friends in Goa. After yesterday’s Mehendi ceremony and cocktail party, the couple were ready for their big day. While Bharti was seen sporting […]

Woman ends life days before marriage

Hyderabad:Three days before her marriage, an engineering student committed suicide here, police said on Thursday. Pujita, an M.Tech student, hanged herself at her house in Attapur. According to police, the woman ended her life when she was alone at home as her parents and other family members had gone for shopping. The body has been […]

BJP leader in trouble over cheating in marriage

Bolangir: State coordinator of BJP’s Skill India campaign, Hitesh Sahu has landed in controversy after his wife levelled charges of polygamy against him and lodged police complaint here seeking justice. Sahu is absconding, said police sources. “My suspicion ran high after I found his photo with another woman posted on Facebook. I approached my in-laws […]

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Marry your children into tribal families, BJP leaders told

Panaji: Criticising the trend of BJP leaders taking a meal at the homes of tribal families, former Goa Chief Minister Ravi Naik on Wednesday urged them to offer their sons and daughters in marriage to members of Dalit and tribal families. Naik also told the media that most homes of tribal families had tables and chairs […]

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A Tale of Two Love Stories

As I read about the ‘honour killing’ of Amrita Singh, the Rourkela girl strangulated to death by her relatives for the ‘crime’ of marrying a Muslim man, my mind inevitably went back 30 years in time when another inter-faith love story blossomed in the same Steel City but later went horribly wrong. Little, it seems, […]

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