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Many Britons don’t mind having kids without marrying


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) British family life appears to have undergone a major change as for the first time the number of unmarried couples with children has equalled those who ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Shanghai sperm bank has 100,000 samples


September 10th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A sperm bank in Shanghai, which has been in operation for nine years, now contains over 100,000 samples from a total of 3,289 qualified donors.The Shanghai ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Milan recognises gay couples


July 28th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, July 28 (IANS/AKI) The northern Italian city of Milan will now recognise same-sex unions.After a debate of more than 11 hours, 29 city councillors backed a by-law recognising common ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shared commute key to good marriage?


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A shared commute, just like shared dreams and ambitions, can help make a successful relationship, according to a study.Married couples are happier if they travel to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

British Asians warned of gold theft during wedding season


June 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Asian families in Britain have been warned by police to beware of criminals who could target their gold jewellery during the traditional wedding season in summer.Police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More Chinese wives get HIV from husbands


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) The number of spouses infected with HIV by their partners is increasing in China, and most of those infected by spouses are females, China Daily reported ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi government clears marriage registration bill


May 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With the government Monday clearing the draft Delhi Registration of Marriages Bill 2012, married couples in the capital will soon have to get their marriages ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama supports gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has announced his support for the same-sex marriage by making a complete U-turn on his well-known opposition to the subject.Obama described ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britons casual about wedding anniversary


April 28th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Only a third of married couples in Britain do something special to celebrate their wedding anniversary, a study has found.A quarter do remember the day but ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Heartbreaker’ - a sad, heartbreaker of a film (IANS Movie Review; Rating: * 1/2)


January 15th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Heartbreaker"; Actors: Romain Duris, Vanessa Paradis, Julie Ferrier; Director: Pascal Chaumeil; Rating: * 1/2Every country, no matter how cliched its cinematic culture, produces some great cinema. To see not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fighting once a week? It’s good for marriage


January 11th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Forty-four percent of married couples across India agree that the key to a long and happy marriage is having fights more than once a week, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Couples seeking divorces for falling out of love


August 31st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Extra-marital affairs have long been viewed as the most common reason for divorce among married couples. However, now an increasing number of people are seeking divorce ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Marriages killing joy of kissing


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) If you think the passion to kiss your partner is missing in your life, it could be due to your marriage.A survey in Britian has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

From closet to freedom for India’s gays, two years on


July 1st, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) What would you make of 377, 2/7, 730? Could be a code or a logical reasoning question. But, for queers, 377 is the Indian Penal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mahesh Bhatt plans ‘Murder’ franchise


July 1st, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Revealing that he never wanted to cast Mallika Sherawat for "Murder 2", filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says that he is planning to make "Murder" a franchise and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Heidi Klum love doing pole dance for hubby


June 30th, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum loves doing pole dance for singer husband Seal because she thinks it's important for married couples to have a healthy sex life.Klum, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Men shouldn’t retire before their wives: Study


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Married men should not retire before their wives because there will be no one at home to look after them, a study has said.While wives report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Punjab issues fresh guidelines to curb ‘honour killings’


June 9th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday issued fresh directions and guidelines to senior district officers to curb the growing incidents of "honour killings" in the state, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in World |

Married couples take turns to win arguments


April 19th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Husbands and wives take turns to win arguments while unmarried couples do not, a study has found.Rather than fighting it out among themselves to be the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Married couples ‘focus on maintaining fairness in their relationships’


April 18th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): A novel experiment has found that husbands and wives take it in turns to win arguments while unmarried couples do not.Rather than always battling it out to be ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Book implying Vatican OKs condoms temporarily suspended


April 13th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Copies of a new book on Catholic Church teaching have been pulled off by its Italian publisher after a translation error suggested the Vatican approved of contraception.The book ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rise in number of couples using the Internet to give details of marriage


March 21st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): The Internet has become such a powerful tool for communication that now more and more couples are using it to not only send out invites to their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bhopal gas leak activist awarded


March 19th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) He gave up a promising engineering career in metallurgy to tend to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. Satinath Sarangi's tireless crusade for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

1 in 5 youngsters in UK has television in their bedroom by the age of four


March 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A survey has found that one in five children in Britain aged four and younger ask for TV sets to be put in their bedrooms.The growing trend has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sarah Jessica Parker to star in ‘Married and Cheating’?


March 15th, 2011 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is in talks to star in the Raymond De Felitta-directed comedy "Married and Cheating" alongside Marisa Tomei.The film, set in New York ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indianapolis church puts up provocative sex billboards


March 13th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): An Indianapolis church has put up provocative, eye-catching billboards with the intention of helping married couples in keeping the spark alive in their love life.One of five is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Happiness key to longevity, well being


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) There is a "clear and compelling evidence" that happy people live longer and experience greater well being than their unhappy peers, a study says.The findings, based ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No kids ‘the secret to marital bliss’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 1 (ANI): Want your marriage to work? Then don't have kids, according to a major UK study.The research has found the magic formula for happiness in a relationship - and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brits angry over word ‘marriage’ being removed from birth statistics


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): In a new bid to avoid discrimination, the word "marriage" has been asked to be removed from the records of British women who become pregnant.Now Government statisticians will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jobless spouse can affect partner’s performance


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Stresses of an unemployed spouse can hurt the job performance of the partner but ignoring the stresses of a spouse's job search does not bode well for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US church’s ‘have more sex’ ads for married couples draws ire


February 13th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A church in the United States has left some people upset by putting up billboards urging married couples to have more sex.However, lead pastor Heath Mooneyham of Ignite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Walia releases report on ‘Housing Conditions in Delhi’


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Delhi Finance and Planning Minister Dr. A.K. Walia on Thursday released a report on 'Housing Conditions in Delhi' prepared by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Being close to spouse doesn’t help communicability


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) If your spouse does not understand you, the simple explanation is that you are too close to him. Psychologists believe that when two people know each other ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

For young couples, monogamy is a ‘complicated’ concept


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study that examined the concept of monogamy in young married couples found that for many, it's a 'complicated' issue."Couples have a hard time talking about these ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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