Relationship

  • Was your marriage 'love-cum-arranged' by family? The 7 new rules of Indian arranged marriages 19-04-2014 10:20 AM

    28, female, smart, b'ful, tall, Delhi. That's the print version of a/s/l in Yahoo! chatrooms - the matrimonial columns. The wedding business has taken over the Internet from shaadi dot com to kundli dot com and finally an album of 400 wedding plus honeymoon pictures on facebook dot com. Indian...
  • Girls are more negetively affected by bad romantic relationships than boys, study finds 16-04-2014 01:37 PM

    Caught in a bad romantic relationship? Do not give a damn if things go wrong especially if you are a girl. Else, you may suffer mentally when romances unfold differently than you imagined. According to research, for adolescent girls, such a situation would lead to negative implications for their mental...
  • I don't want a guy who will push me down: Alia Bhatt 12-04-2014 05:24 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt, who has been often linked to her co-stars including Arjun Kapoor of '2 States', says she is very much single. Alia, 21, was also romantically linked to her 'Student of the Year' co-star Varun Dhawan. The newbie insists she has still not found the man whom...
  • Addicted to Twitter? You may be causing harm to your relationship and killing romance in your life 12-04-2014 11:20 AM

    New York: Are 140 characters coming between you and romance in your life? You are not alone. A study contends that those addicted to Twitter are likely to have problems with their partners than those who are not. The more time you spend on Twitter, the more harm you are...
  • Very hopeful about future of ties with India: US 18-03-2014 11:39 AM

    Seeking to distance itself from US prosecutor Preet Bharara securing a re-indictment of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, the US state department says it's "very hopeful about what the future holds" for India-US relationship. "Obviously, this is in the hands of the Department of Justice," spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters on...
  • Khobragade re-indicted in US visa fraud case 15-03-2014 12:23 AM

    Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest and stripsearch soured Indo-US relations, was on Friday re-indicted on US visa fraud charges, a day after a US court dismissed an earlier indictment. In fresh trouble for Khobragade, federal prosecutors re-indicted the Indian diplomat on charges of visa fraud and making false statements...
  • Couples who use language similarly likely to stay together, finds study 27-02-2014 02:42 PM

    Washington: Looking for your ideal partner? Try matching your grammar! People who use the same kinds of function words are more likely to find a match, according to a new study. Function words include personal pronouns such as he, she, it, articles such as 'a' 'an' or 'the' and conjunctions...
  • Buy this snore-triggered nudging pillow if you're sick of your snorer partner 22-02-2014 04:05 PM

    New York: Trouble having sleep with a partner who begins snoring the moment he hits the sack - leaving you changing positions all night? Forget thinking about that sleep apnea mask and try a nudging pillow instead. The snore-triggered nudging pillow has a microphone that picks up the sonic vibrations...
  • How awesome is this? The elderly in Chennai get a second chance at companionship, select their own live-in life partners 17-02-2014 03:14 PM

    At a time when the world is revising its prejudices, India has shown signs of terrific openness and maturity by letting the elderly in Chennai get a second shot at happiness. Senior citizens were recently seen participating in a programme to get an another chance to select a live-in partner...
  • Facebook knows when you are about to enter a relationship 15-02-2014 01:45 PM

    New York: With 1.23 billion users in all the flavours and up-and-down stages of romantic relationships, Facebook knows a thing or two about love. For example, two people who are about to enter a relationship interact more and more on Facebook in the weeks leading up to making their coupled...
  • Valentine's Day: We wrote half a love story, you complete it 14-02-2014 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: On this Valentine's Day, we have come up with an idea to test your creativity. Here is the beginning of a story, but without an end. Now, the onus is on you to complete it in a believable way. Sam looks disturbed these days. He has been like...
  • 'My dating life explained' 11-02-2014 12:02 PM

    Three million views and counting...it seems a lot of people have their dating lives explained through this viral photo. ...
  • Two brothers recreate childhood photos as a gift to their mum 11-02-2014 11:46 AM

    Wondering what to get your mother for her birthday? These guys might be of some help. Two brothers recreate their childhood photos as a gift to their mother. Their adorable then-and-now photos are a testimony that they'd always be their mamma's boys and growing up definitely hasn't changed anything. Their...
  • 16 signs that your partner is a social media addict 10-02-2014 06:59 PM

    Like all other addictions, even addiction to social media includes five stages - denial, anger, grief, bargaining and acceptance. And, like all other addicts, even those addicted to social media remain in the denial stage the longest. They will do anything to prove that they are not addicted and don't...
  • Discussing movies good for marriage, says a new study 02-02-2014 01:56 PM

    New York: How frequently do you watch and discuss movies with your hubby? If you don't, you stand a higher risk of separation. A new study finds that watching and discussing movies about relationships is as effective in lowering divorce rates as other, more intensive early marriage counselling programmes. Discussing...
  • India, US should re-focus to strengthen ties: Wisner 30-01-2014 05:20 PM

    India and the US should put the "deeply regrettable" incident of arrest of an Indian diplomat behind them and re-focus on strengthening their relationship which has stagnated, a former American envoy to the country has said. Frank Wisner said diplomats from the two nations should meet and negotiate consular privileges...
  • Salman Khan: Since I'm single, I don't have to give explanation or lie to anyone 07-01-2014 08:01 AM

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says he is not interested in getting married and is happy being single. "I am not interested in getting married or having a girlfriend. I am loving my single status. In 30 years I must have been single...I am loving it. I am absolutely having a...
  • Focused on moving relationship with India forward, says US 03-01-2014 02:44 PM

    The US has said it is focused on moving forward its relationship with India and asserted that the legal procedure against diplomat Devyani Khobragade is separate from the diplomatic process. "What we're focused on at the State Department is moving forward with the bilateral relationship," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie...
  • Face-offs between Indian, Chinese troops can occur: Antony 16-12-2013 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Not ruling out the possibility of incidents such as face-offs between their troops, Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said India and China have now decided to resolve such issues amicably through the existing mechanisms. On the incident where five Indian nationals were apprehended by Chinese troops inside...
  • Actor Hrithik Roshan announces separation from wife Sussanne 13-12-2013 08:10 PM

    Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan on Friday announced that he and his wife Sussanne have parted ways after the latter decided to annul their marriage. "Sussanne has decided to separate from me and end our 17-year relationship. This is a very trying time for the entire family and I request the...
  • SC Decision on gay sex a step backward: UN 12-12-2013 10:35 PM

    New York: The United Nations rights chief on Thursday voiced her disappointment over the ruling by India's Supreme Court that re-criminalises consensual same-sex relationships, calling it "a significant step backward" for the country. "Criminalising private, consensual same-sex sexual conduct violates the rights to privacy and to non-discrimination enshrined in the...
  • Live-in relationship neither a crime nor a sin: Supreme Court 28-11-2013 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: Live-in relationship is neither a crime nor a sin, the Supreme Court has held while asking Parliament to frame law for protection of women in such relationship and children born out of it. The apex court said unfortunately, there is no express statutory provision to regulate live-in relationships...
  • US interested in developing business environment in the state 19-11-2013 09:42 PM

    US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell on Tuesday said her country was interested in developing a business environment and better education in Jharkhand. "The USA is interested in developing business environment and better education in Jharkhand," Powell said in her address to department heads during a visit to the...
  • TN: Girl commits suicide unable to bear separation from lesbian partner 16-11-2013 10:26 PM

    Unable to bear the forcible separation from her lesbian partner, a 20-year-old girl, on Saturday, committed suicide by hanging at her home. According to police Radha (20) in her death note had stated "I suffered insult in the society. I could not forget my friend. Hence I am leaving this...
  • Too much texting can create disconnects in relationships 31-10-2013 04:36 PM

    Washington: Texting may not be the best way for couples to solve disagreements, apologise or have serious conversations, a new study has found. Brigham Young University researchers Lori Schade and Jonathan Sandberg studied 276 young adults around the country and found that being constantly connected through technology can create some...
  • China hails Manmohan Singh's 3-day-visit as great success 24-10-2013 07:27 PM

    Praising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a renowned statesman, China, on Thursday, termed his three- day visit here a "great success" as it sent a "positive and powerful message" that the two countries are committed to work together. "The two sides sent a positive and powerful message that the two...
  • 37-year-old woman alleges being raped and assaulted by live-in partner 09-10-2013 12:55 PM

    A 37-year-old woman was allegedly raped and assaulted by a man with whom she was in a live-in relation in Shiv Colony in Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. Accused Kamlesh Sharma (44), a driver, was booked under various sections of the IPC for rape, assault and extortion on a complaint...
  • TN: Worker arrested for sexually torturing 10-year old girl 04-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Coimbatore: A construction worker was arrested today on charges of sexually 'torturing and harassing' a 10-year-old daughter of his female colleague for the last two years. Vijayakumar of Erode and working in Periyanaickenpalayam on the city outskirts, was allegedly having illicit affairs with a female worker for the last six...
  • Kollam: 20-year-old mother kills new born baby from her illicit relationship 24-09-2013 02:13 PM

    A new born baby girl was suffocated to death reportedly by her mother at Kulathupuzha in Kollam district, police said on Tuesday. The baby's 20-year-old mother has been taken into custody in connection with the incident, police said. Police said preliminary investigation revealed the woman delivered the baby at the...
  • How married India lives? IMRB-Shaadi.com survey has some answers 04-09-2013 04:38 PM

    Relationships are complex and married relationships more so because it isn't only about two individuals. A recent IMRB-Shaadi.com survey among married men and women across India attempts to throw some light on the what married India thinks, what their priorities are or who calls the shots. Key findings from the...