Spouses

  • US plans job authorisation to spouses of certain H-1B workers May 8, 2014

    Washington: As part of its efforts to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants from countries like India, the US on Tuesday announced two proposals, including a rule to extend employment authorisation to spouses of certain H-1B workers. Together these actions will help attract new businesses and new investment to the US...
  • Cheating spouses keep Pakistani private detective busy October 2, 2012

    Lahore: Twenty-three years of military service come in handy when Masood Haider gets a call from a suspicious spouse. He quickly dispatches a surveillance team to keep tabs on the partner believed to be heading off for an illicit rendezvous. In deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan where arranged marriages are common and...
  • New UK visa curbs on foreign spouses June 11, 2012

    London: Only those British nationals or residents with an annual income of at least Rs 16 lakhs will be able to bring spouses from the Indian sub-continent and other countries outside the European Union from July 9, the government announced on Sunday. The new restrictions are part of the David...
  • New Study: Don't forgive your spouse January 10, 2011

    Washington: Everyone may advice you to forgive your partner's bad behaviour, but in some cases, it may be better to hold a grudge against your transgressing spouse, a new study has suggested. Newlyweds who forgave their partner's bad behaviour were more likely to face additional bad behaviour the next day compared...
  • 65 pc of those engaging in cybersex cheat on spouse September 25, 2009

    Sydney: Sixty-five percent of people who engage in cybersex also cheat on their spouses or girlfriends, says a new research. The study, conducted by Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) doctoral candidate Marcus Squirrell, surveyed over 1,300 net users. The people frequented online sex, fetish and swinging sites to engage in online sexual...
  • Wife refuses sex, HC grants divorce June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Expanding the scope for mental cruelty, the Delhi High Court on Monday dissolved a 13-year-old marriage citing the the denial of sex by either spouse as grounds. Reversing a trial court's order dismissing Ajay Kumar's petition for divorce on the ground of cruelty by his wife, Justice S...
  • G8 leaders' spouses to hold a 2nd summit June 7, 2007

    Heiligendamm, Germany: As the leaders of the world's eight leading industrialised nations meet in northern Germany for a three-day summit expected to be dominated by differences over defence and climate policy, their spouses will come together for a parallel forum, with a less divisive agenda to pursue. The key event on...
  • PM's wife won't talk SAARC-astic April 5, 2007

    New Delhi: A grand and unusual show of ‘woman power’ on the sidelights of the SAARC summit in New Delhi was hosted by Mrs Gursharan Kaur—the woman behind Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s success. The summit became an opportunity for all the eight ladies of SAARC to get together for lunch....
  • SC fixes new ground for divorce June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: In an interesting judgment the Supreme Court has granted divorce to an IAS officer and his IAS wife for the wife refused to bear children for her husband. Expanding the scope for mental cruelty, the court has said that 'if the wife refuses to have/bear the child of her...