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India cash ban slims down big fat weddings

India cash ban slims down big fat weddings

Jatin Pal's wedding was just days away and his family were finalising plans for an extravagant multi-day celebration -- then Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned high denomination notes overnight ...

India eases cash rules for weddings

India eases cash rules for weddings

India announced new measures Thursday to allow farmers and marrying couples to withdraw more money from banks, as frustration mounted over a cash crisis triggered by the withdrawal of all high-value notes.

Pregnant woman, husband gunned down in Pakistan honour killing

Pregnant woman, husband gunned down in Pakistan honour killing

A pregnant woman and her husband have been abducted and shot dead by relatives who disapproved of their marriage, police said on Sunday, the latest in a surge of reported "honour killings" in Pakistan.

Pakistani couple murdered by family in 'honour killing'

Pakistani couple murdered by family in 'honour killing'

A Pakistani couple were murdered in Lahore on Friday for marrying without their family's consent, according to officials, the second so-called "honour killing" in the South Asian nation this week.

Pakistani teen 'burnt alive by her mother for choosing own husband'

Pakistani teen 'burnt alive by her mother for choosing own husband'

A Pakistani mother on Wednesday burnt her 16-year-old daughter alive for marrying a man of her own choice, before shouting on the street to neighbours that she had killed the teen for bringing shame on her family.

Phil Collins' ex-wife says she and singer planning to remarry

Phil Collins' ex-wife says she and singer planning to remarry

British rock star Phil Collins has gotten back together with his ex-wife and the couple aims to remarry, she said in an interview published on Sunday.

3,000 couples marry in mass ceremony in South Korea

3,000 couples marry in mass ceremony in South Korea

Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding Saturday by South Korea's Unification Church, with the widow of church founder Sun Myung Moon presiding over the event at a giant stadium.

Church accused of bending  marriage rules  for Pena Nieto

Church accused of bending marriage rules for Pena Nieto

The Catholic church in Mexico has been accused of bending its own rules on marriage to allow Enrique Pena Nieto to enhance his image ahead of his successful run for president.