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Hang on! No quick divorce in Chinese city


July 26th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) In China couples can get divorced in less than half an hour, but a city in east China's Zhejiang province has introduced a policy requiring couples ... Read more...

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Divorce rate hits 40-year low in Britain


June 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Divorce cases in Britain have fallen to their lowest level innearly 40 years, Daily Mail reported Saturday.There was a one percent fall last year and a ... Read more...

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Divorce rate of elderly Britons increasing


November 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) More and more elderly people in Britain are getting divorce, a media report said.In 2009, about 11,500 people, over the age of 60, were granted divorce, ... Read more...

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UK divorce rate statistics show Wills, Kate have better chance at marriage


April 29th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 29 (ANI): Prince William has a better chance of making his marriage to Kate Middleton work than his parents ever did, reveals data from the UK statistician.When Charles married ... Read more...

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Divorced parents protest in Pakistan city


March 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 6 (IANS) A group of divorced parents, mostly fathers, held a protest in this Pakistani city over delay in legal proceedings that denies them access to their children.The ... Read more...

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Love really can last a lifetime


January 26th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has challenged popular beliefs that love is destined to flicker and flame out in course of time.Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York have ... Read more...

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Russia ‘leads the world in divorce’


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 22 (ANI): Marital relationships in Russia seem to be on the rocks as new figures have revealed that the country has the highest divorce rate in the world.According to ... Read more...

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Divorce is good for man’s health


December 9th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Getting a divorce may actually boost man's health, claims a study.Women who divorce are likely to become less fit, the Daily Express reported citing experts.The latest findings suggest ... Read more...

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Skyrocketing divorce rate in Iran leaves officials concerned


December 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 7 (ANI): The skyrocketing divorce rate in Iran has left concerned officials looking at it as a national threat.According to official figures, over a decade, the number each year ... Read more...

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Quick marriages among young Muslim couples up divorce rate in Malaysia


November 18th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 18 (ANI): The divorce rate in Malaysia is increasing, and one of the contributing factors has been put down to quickie marriages among young Muslim couples.According to statistics, about ... Read more...

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Earthquake blamed for rise in divorce cases in China


November 8th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) More people are getting divorced in China's Sichuan province than in other areas of the country and experts blame a devastating earthquake for this.The civil affairs ministry said ... Read more...

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Earthquake blamed for divorce rise in southwest China


November 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): More people got divorced in Southwest China's Sichuan province than in any other part of the country in the first three quarters of this year, with some experts ... Read more...

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More and more youngsters in China opting for divorce


October 21st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, 0ct 21 (ANI): Experts have revealed that China is witnessing a rising divorce rate among youths belonging to the "post-1980s generation", single children who are the product of China's 1979 ... Read more...

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Divorce cases in China skyrocketing


October 4th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): More than 848,000 couples registered for divorce at civil affair bureaus across China in the first six months of the year, according to statistics published by the ... Read more...

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Rise in divorces among Malaysian Indians: Survey


September 12th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 12 (IANS) The divorce rate among ethnic Indians and the Chinese has registered an appreciable rise in Malaysia, a survey has revealed. The national rate has registered a 105 ... Read more...

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Parents of grown kids with autism ‘more likely to divorce’


August 4th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 04 (ANI): A new data from a large longitudinal study of families of adolescents and adults with autism has found that the parents of grown children with autism are more ... Read more...

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Getting engaged before moving in can cut break-up risk


July 24th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): It might seem outdated, but getting engaged before moving in with your partner could be the secret to staying together, according to a University of Denver research.A ... Read more...

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An Egyptian woman’s crusade against divorce


June 28th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) In traditional Egyptian society where women are blamed for divorces, a young divorcee has launched an online radio station to help out fellow women overcome the stigma of ... Read more...

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Divorce rate among love marriages couples is on rise in Rawalpindi


June 14th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 12 (ANI): There has been a rise in cases of divorce seeking love marriage couples during the last six months in Pakistan's Rawalpindi district, revealed a survey of various family ... Read more...

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One in five marriages end in divorce in China


June 12th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) One in every five marriages in China ends in divorce, with the rate "likely to soar" in coming years, an official report said. The report released by China's ministry ... Read more...

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One in five marriages in China ends in divorce


June 11th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): One out of every five marriages registered by civil affairs authorities in China, ends up in divorce, according to a Ministry of Civil Affairs report released in ... Read more...

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What makes a healthy, happy marriage?


June 1st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): A new book has once again enlivened debate over marriage and marital life. A 30-year study on divorce in the US, by E. Mavis Hetherington, identifies five types ... Read more...

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Divorce rates rising for long-term couples


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Old married couples tend to divorce after their children grow up and move out of their family homes, figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics suggest.According to ... Read more...

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Autism does not ruin parents’ marriage: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Autism does not ruin relationships, says a new study, challenging the popular perception that an autistic child wrecks 80 percent of marriages as a heavy burden is imposed ... Read more...

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Having a child with autism doesn’t put stress on parents’ marriage: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has debunked the myth that having a child with autism can put stress on the parents' marriage.The study by researchers from Kennedy Krieger Institute in ... Read more...

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Couples calling it quits for petty reasons, divorce rate rising in Malaysia


May 11th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (ANI): The Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is alarmed at the rising rate of divorce in Putrajaya, a district in Kuala Lumpur. The divorce rate has been increasing by ... Read more...

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Alarming rate of divorce among non-Malays in Malaysia


February 25th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 25 (IANS) The divorce rate among non-Malays increased from two percent to eight percent in the first five years since 2000 and was expected to reach 13 percent this ... Read more...

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Older couples more in love than younger couples


February 14th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 14 (IANS) Valentine's Day may be for young couples, but love ripens with age, says a new Canadian study. The study by researchers at the University of Montreal shows that older ... Read more...

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Store In U.K. Offers Gift Registry Option After Divorce


January 20th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new and unique service has been opened in the United Kingdom, promising to make things a little easier for those who will be obtaining a ... Read more...

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‘Marriage becoming elite middle-class institution in UK’


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Increasing family break-ups could see marriages in Britain becoming an elite middle-class institution, a senior British politician warned Wednesday. David Willetts, the opposition Conservative party' shadow cabinet member responsible ... Read more...

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Marrying dancers, choreographers - ‘an invitation for divorce’


December 7th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Dancers, choreographers, bartenders, massage therapists, are more likely to divorce than vets, agricultural engineers and teachers, says a new research.Dr Michael Aamodt, an industrial psychologist at Radford University ... Read more...

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Even Australasian gannets divorce: Study


November 24th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 24 (ANI): Defying previous beliefs about Australasian gannets, researchers at Auckland University have said that these seabirds are not monogamous, but have a significant "divorce" rate.Research leader Steffi Ismar said ... Read more...

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Sea birds as fickle as humans


November 24th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Australasian gannets are as fickle as humans when it comes to fidelity but risk breeding failure with a new partner, says a new study. "It's always been assumed that ... Read more...

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Government to help obese woman in Malaysia


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 23 (IANS) Malaysia's Penang state government will send a dietician and counsellor to visit obese Nurhaniza Ahmad, weighing 170 kg, to offer her help. Penang State Health, Welfare, Caring Society ... Read more...

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Math formula says date at least 12 times to find the perfect mate!


August 24th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 24 (ANI): Want to find your one and only? Well, then the best chances of finding the perfect partner is to date at least 12 people before even thinking of ... Read more...

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