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  • Indian student hacked to death for intercaste marriage

    NEW DELHI: An Indian student from the lowest Dalit caste was hacked to death and his wife critically injured in southern India in a suspected “honour killing” by relatives angered by their marriage, police said Monday...

    Local police commissioner N Manjunatha said the 19-year-old woman's relatives were angered by the couple's marriage...

  • Woman arrested for killing pregnant daughter over love marriage

    ISLAMABAD: Police say they have arrested a woman who is accused of killing her pregnant daughter for marrying against the wishes of her family near Gujranwala...

    Violence against women is not uncommon in Pakistan where nearly 1,000 women are killed each year in so-called “honour killings” for violating conservative norms on love and marriage...

  • Benazir and Zardari: The marriage that shook the political scenario

    Since she grew up in a liberal environment, her friends wondered why her marriage had been arranged...

    As per the press release issued from London by the PPP, Benazir said: “Conscious of my religious obligations and duty to my family, I am pleased to proceed with the marriage proposal accepted by my mother, Nusrat Bhutto...

  • Underage marriage bid foiled

    “The bride is a Class-I student while the groom is a labourer at a farmhouse in Green Acres, Nawab Town,” the ASP said adding that parents of the bride and the groom were among seven persons arrested for arranging the marriage...

    A child rights activist had alerted the Nawab Town police about the marriage ceremony...

  • Call to make CNIC compulsory for marriage

    KARACHI: Production of the computerised national identity card (CNIC) and birth registration certificate at the time of marriage be made mandatory to effectively implement the law against underage marriage, said speakers at a media training and consultation session held at a local hotel on Wednesday...

    They also underlined the need to bring about uniformity in the legal age for marriage across the country to prevent child marriages......

  • Call for broadening traditional views of love, marriage

    Although the attendance was thin, she kept the audience connected and hanging on to her every word as she candidly spoke about her views on society’s fixation on marriage, which was the genesis of her novel...

    “We come from a religious culture that places restrictions on open dialogue between man and woman before marriage...

  • Swat girl honoured for raising voice against underage marriage

    NEW YORK: A 13-year-old Pakistani girl, Hadiqa Bashir, has been honoured with ‘Mohammad Ali Interna­tional Humanitarian Award’ in the US for her struggle against underage marriages...

    Hadiqa belongs to Swat and she was honoured for raising voice and her struggle against the underage marriages in Pakistan
  • Man confesses to setting wife alight for refusing to permit second marriage in Tank district

    The police had registered a case on the complaint of Mohammad Khan, father of the woman, saying that her husband, Faiz Mohammad, “doused my daughter in petrol and burnt her alive” after she refused to allow him for a second marriage...

    The complainant said the deceased had told her mother when she visited her in the hospital that she had been burnt by her husband after she refused to allow him a second marriage...

  • Woman seeks protection from family after conversion, freewill marriage

    SUKKUR: A woman, Mahwish, along with her husband, Ameer Bukhsh Wassan, filed a petition in the Sindh High Court here on Monday to seek protection for the couple’s life from her parents and close relatives after she embraced Islam and contracted a freewill marriage...

    Ms Mahwish, whose original name is Aarti Kumari, appeared before local journalists outside the court and stated that she served as a teacher at a private school in Gambat...

  • Couples to undergo thalassaemia, hepatitis voluntary screening before marriage in KP

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to start pre-marriage screening of would-be couples for thalassaemia and hepatitis on voluntary basis to apply brakes on the rapidly increasing incidence of both preventable ailments...

    They said that local government department would ensure the basic role of Nikah registrar, in line with the Muslim Family Law Act, 1962, to make it sure that would-be couples undergo pre-marriage...

  • Five arrested for involvement in child marriage to 'settle gambling debt'

    Shahid Ali, the father of the minor girl and a resident of Khandhani village, was amongst those taken into custody after he was suspected of having contracted the marriage between the underage girl and boy in order to settle a Rs40,000 gambling debt, police saidPolice said that Shahid had lost the money in a gamble to the 15-year-old child groom, a relative of his...

    After receiving information about the marriage, Senior...

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