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Virus despair forces girls across Asia into child marriage

Tens of thousands of girls across Asia are being forced into marriage by desperate families plunged into poverty because of the coronavirus pandemic, as campaigners warn years of progress tackling ...

A recent UNICEF reports reveals that Bangladesh has the highest child marriage rate comparing to other South Asian countries.

Netflix show on Indian matchmaker stokes debate on wedding culture

A new Netflix show about an Indian matchmaker catering to the high demands of potential brides and grooms, and their parents, has stoked an online debate about arranged marriages in the country.

The Netflix logo is pictured on a television remote in this illustration photograph taken in Encinitas, California, US, 18 January 2017.

Most people have no insight about their ideal partner: Study

Do you know what kind of an ideal partner you seek in life? Perhaps a funny, attractive or down-to-earth one, but a new study suggests that people's ideal partner preferences do not reflect any ...

Most people have no insight about their ideal partner: Study

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Soumya takes break from action to tie the knot

Bangladesh star cricketer Soumya Sarkar has taken a break from the national team duty for the home series against Zimbabwe starting on 22 February with a one-off Test to tie the knot, reports ...

Soumya takes break from action to tie the knot

The matchmaker of Beijing: Grandfather plays cupid for generations

Zhu Fang's living room walls are plastered with hundreds of headshots of hopeful singles, some of them faded and featuring bouffant hairstyles and outdated outfits.For almost 50 years he has been one ...

The matchmaker of Beijing: Grandfather plays cupid for generations

Pamela Anderson, Jon Peters split in second week of wedding

Actress Pamela Anderson and producer Jon Peters decided to part ways just 12 days after saying "I do" in Malibu.A source said the pair hadn't yet filed the legal paperwork for a marriage certificate ...

Pamela Anderson, Jon Peters split in second week of wedding

Man jailed for marrying a 12-year-old girl

A mobile court in Sherpur sentenced a man to one and a half years imprisonment for marrying a child on Tuesday, reports UNB.The convict was identified as Shohag Mia, 27, son of Shah Ali of Saluatala ...

Man jailed for marrying a 12-year-old girl

Daughter, friends charged with killing woman

A daughter with the help of her friends killed her mother as she refused to marry off the daughter in Manikganj, reports UNB.Joyoti Akter strangled mother Mahmuda Begum, 45, to death with the help of ...

Daughter, friends charged with killing woman
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