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18 held for parading couple naked

18 held for parading couple naked

Kachru (20) and his 18-year-old cousin, with whom he had an affair, had married against the wishes of their families. The couple who are in their early 20s had fled to Gujarat after facing opposition to their marriage. Instead of lodging a complaint after they went missing, their families began searching for them.After tracking them down, the couple was brought back to the village and thrashed publicly, before being paraded naked throughout the village.



Equity in Focus: The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV)

SRB Corp boosted its stake in shares of Travelers Companies by 6.9% in the third quarter. SRB Corp now owns 1,341 shares of the company's stock worth $154,000 after buying an additional 86 shares in the last quarter. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/04/16/travelers-companies-inc-trv-expected-to-announce-quarterly-sales-of-6-82-billion.html.


USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

If FIFA is satisfied with the proposal then the tournament would be awarded straight to the US -led bid, potentially avoiding the recriminations that have dogged FIFA since the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were controversially awarded to Russian Federation and Qatar respectively.


United States accuses Iran of 'alarming ongoing provocations'

United States accuses Iran of 'alarming ongoing provocations'

In a letter to Rep. Paul Ryan, speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the administration has undertaken a full review of the nuclear accord known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).



Early British election won't affect Brexit talks, says Germany

If approved by parliament, the election will be Britain's third general election in seven years, and it comes less than a year after the referendum that decided the United Kingdom would withdraw from the EU. Senior lecturer in politics at the University of York, Dr. Sofia Vasilopoulou, said: "It is a good opportunity to put Conservative party divisions on ice in the interest of winning the general election ".