Couples

  • US: Lawyer wants independent probe in Indian couple's murder case 1 week ago

    Houston: The attorney for an Indian-origin couple, found dead under mysterious circumstances in a house in Texas, wants an independent investigation into their deaths. Attorney David Finn said yesterday he has no idea precisely what led to the death of Pallavi and Sumeet Dhawan last week but he knew they were...
  • Police yet to ascertain cause of Indian couple's deaths in US September 6, 2014

    Houston: Police probing the mysterious deaths of an Indian-origin couple in the US state of Texas have failed to achieve any breakthrough and conceded that they may never know all the answers in the case. Two bodies found in a house in Texas were on Friday identified as those of the...
  • Get pre-marital clinical tests to avoid impotency, STDs: Madras HC to couples August 28, 2014

    Chennai: In a landmark ruling, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday suggested that prospective couples should get pre-marital clinical examinations to avoid impotency and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) spoiling matrimonial lives. Justice N Kirubakaran, calling it an avoidable human tragedy, said: "If pre-marital clinical examinations by doctors are...
  • Bangalore: Couple arrested for ill-treating minor domestic help August 11, 2014

    A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for alleged assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help. Nikunj Todi and his wife, an urban couple with plush jobs, have been booked for assault and child labour. Police said that the girl was regularly beaten by her employers. The child is being treated at...
  • Bangalore Police records statement of minor domestic help, says she was beaten regularly August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police on Monday recorded the statement of 13-year-old domestic help, who was allegedly assaulted by her employers. The girl said that she wasn't fed well by the couple. She also told the police that she was tied up by her employers who had accused her of stealing food....
  • FIR filed against Bangalore couple for assaulting minor domestic help August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: An FIR was filed on Sunday against the Bangalore couple that was arrested on Saturday for brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help. Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR), chairperson Umesh Aradhya said, "We have filed an FIR against the couple." Aradhya also said that they are trying...
  • Bangalore: Child labour is the bigger crime, says NCW chairperson August 10, 2014

    In connection with brutal assault of minor domestic help, the National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma on Sunday said, "it is shocking that an educated couple was involved in this. Here, child labour is the bigger crime. This must be treated like a murder case so that it acts...
  • Bangalore: Minor is conscious and alert, says doctor August 10, 2014

    A couple was arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. HoD of Paediatric Department Gangadhar Belavadi said, " she is being treated for two fresh injuries....
  • Bangalore: Couple brutally assaults minor domestic help, arrested August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A couple has been arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. The girl is on life support and police reported that her condition is critical. The...
  • MH17 crash: Lucky escape for Scottish couple July 18, 2014

    London: A Scottish couple "loyal" to Malaysia Airlines escaped by the skin of their teeth when they were told that there were no seats available on flight MH17 to Kuala Lumpur, and were forced to switch to another airline. MH17, which crashed in Ukraine on Thursday killing all 298...
  • Will this US couple be the first humans to travel to Mars by 2021? July 12, 2014

    If all goes well, a US couple can become the first humans to travel to Mars by as early as 2021. Founders of an Arizona-based private space company called Paragon Space Development Corporation, Taber MacCallum and his wife Jane Poynter are planning a round-trip flyby of the Red planet for...
  • Couple attacked 10 years after they eloped with each other from Muzaffarnagar July 9, 2014

    A couple was allegedly attacked and their car set on fire when they returned from Delhi, 10 years after eloping from Muzaffarnagar, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday when the couple Zahid (27) and Nazma (26) returned from Delhi in a car, following which the woman's brother,...
  • Decision to expel IAS couple to be taken by the Centre: Lal Singh Arya July 8, 2014

    General Administration Minister of State Lal Singh Arya on Tuesday said that the decision on expulsion of IAS couple, Arvind and Tinu Joshi has to be taken by the Centre to whom the Madhya Pradesh government has already sent a proposal thrice, between April 2012 and May, 2014. Arya furnished the...
  • Fred Couples withdraws from US Senior Open July 4, 2014

    Edmond,Okla: Fred Couples withdrew from the US Senior Open on Thursday because of a back injury, and Craig Stadler and Graham Marsh also pulled out of the event next week at Oak Tree National. Couples, second in the 2010 tournament, was replaced by John Harris, the first alternate from the Byron,...
  • Newly-wed couple killed in public over love marriage in Pakistan June 29, 2014

    Lahore: A newly-wed couple was brutally killed in full public view by the family members of the girl for marrying a 'man of her choice' in Pakistan's Punjab province. According to an FIR, Muafia Bibi (23) of Satrah village of Daska tehsil, some 100km from Lahore, married Sajjad Ahmed (27)...
  • Couple held for cheating over 27 photographers June 20, 2014

    Mangalore: A couple hailing from Mysore has been arrested for allegedly cheating over 27 photographers by promising them American visa to take part in a photography exhibition, police said on Friday. An FIR was registered against the couple on the complaint of a city-based photographer who alleged that the duo...
  • Chinese couple sentenced in rape and murder case of a minor June 16, 2014

    Beijing: A Chinese couple were on Monday sentenced to death and life imprisonment respectively in a rape and murder case in which the husband and wife were accused of raping and killing a minor girl. The Jiamusi Intermediate People's Court of north-east China's Heilongjiang province, sentenced Bai Yunjiang to death...
  • US: Indian couple sentenced for using unapproved cancer drugs June 14, 2014

    New York: A US court has sentenced an Indian oncologist and his wife for using unapproved chemotherapy medications at their cancer institute for three years. Anindya Kumar Sen (65) and his wife, Patricia Posey Sen (66), of Tennessee were sentenced by US District Judge Ronnie Greer on charges of introducing misbranded...
  • Rich Swiss couple robbed churches 'for thrills', says police May 28, 2014

    Geneva: Two wealthy Swiss seniors arrested for robbing from church collection boxes, told police that their crime spree was just for thrills, justice authorities said on Wednesday. In a statement, prosecutors in the central region of Lucerne said that the married couple, aged 70 and 73, had admitted stealing money on...
  • Couple names twin sons 'Narendra' and 'Modi' May 19, 2014

    In awe of BJP leader and PM-elect Narendra Modi's personality, a couple have named their twin sons born on May 16 as 'Narendra' and 'Modi'. "I and my civil engineer husband are hugely impressed by the personality of our future prime minister Narendra Modi and have decided to name our sons...
  • Couple commits suicide by jumping before train near Dariyabad station May 13, 2014

    A 25-year-old man and a 22-year-old married woman on Tuesday committed suicide by jumping before a train near Dariyabad station in Barabanki district, police said. The victims were native of Bhasauli village, they said, adding the bodies were recovered from the railway tracks near Dariyabad station signal. The couple is said to...
  • 'Awful break-up happening beside me in cafe': Author live tweets heartbreaking break-up of a couple sitting next to him May 7, 2014

    You are at a coffee shop. There is a couple next to you obviously distressed about something. With a rising sense of disquiet you realise the couple is having their last conversation together. They are breaking up.Faced with a situation such as this, what would you do? Author Dave...
  • US couple married for 70 years die 15 hours apart April 20, 2014

    Nashport: An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. Helen Felumlee of Nashport in central Ohio died April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died April 13. The couple's children say the two met as teenagers...
  • Cricket in 3-inch heels, racing her husband: 11 photos of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, that charmed people of New Zealand April 15, 2014

    Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has twice beaten her husband Prince William during friendly racing in America's Cup sailing boats on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Both had some high-powered teammates - Kate was paired with Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker while William raced with Grant Dalton, the team's manager and a...
  • Gurmeet Choudhary, Drashti Dhami voted TV's hottest couple March 27, 2014

    London: Small-screen stars Gurmeet Choudhary and Drashti Dhami, who starred together in hit serial 'Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi', have been voted as the hottest on-screen couple of all time on Indian TV. Fans around the world voted via social networking sites for a poll conducted by UK based newspaper...
  • Mumbai train accident: One dead, three injured March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: One person died while three others were injured when the coupling between the bogies of a local train broke in Mumbai on Thursday. The incident happened between the Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More details are...
  • Mumbai: Coupling between bogies of train breaks, 3 injured March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Three passengers on board a local train were injured when the coupling between its bogies broke. The incident reportedly happened between Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More details are awaited. ...
  • Five reasons why couples argue on holiday March 2, 2014

    London: Vacations are supposed to be a time for enjoying a perfect time with your significant other. But sometimes you can end up having arguments. GetYourGuide.co.uk, an online platform for tours and activities, has found that one in four couples argue almost four hours daily while holidaying, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Here are the...
  • Bodies of elderly couple found in well February 28, 2014

    The bodies of a panchayat sevak and his wife were on Friday found in a well at Tankadih village in Khunti district of Jharkhand, the police said. The police recovered the body of Loharsi Manki (55) and his wife Subodhini (50), who were missing from February 25, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Deepak...
  • Issue birth certificate to elderly couple: Court to Delhi government February 26, 2014

    The wish of an elderly couple to meet their children living in New Zealand may now come true with a court in Delhi directing the Delhi government to issue their birth certificates which are required for immigration purpose. The court directed the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Kalkaji in South Delhi to...