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India's first gay marriage solemnised in Yavatmal

Nagpur, Jan 13 (UNI) In the first-ever gay marriage in India, a couple of youths, an Indian-American and a Chinese-American, have tied the knot in a traditional ceremony in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra.
According to sources, the ceremony took place on the night of December 30, 2017, at a hotel situated at State Bank square in Yavatmal.
A select gathering of 70-80 'baratis' from home and abroad attended the marriage.
One Rishikesh Sathawane, who hails from Yavatmal and is now settled in California for the past few years after getting a green card of United States, married a Chinese youth, named Vin.
Rishikesh, who holds an important post in a reputed electronic company in US, met and became friends with Vin, before falling in love with him and the two decided to get married, said sources.
As Rishikesh’s parents live in Yavatmal, the two decided to solemnise their marriage in his native town.
So, on December 30, the two came down here and booked a hotel for a get-together and they eventually got married in a ceremony in the evening.
Very few people from Yavatmal were present at the ceremony. Among them were their 50-60 friends from the US and China, including 10 gay couples.
The newly-married couple left for honeymoon the next day, while the news about the gay marriage left the people of Yavatmal shocked.UNI PK SS NP CJ 2227
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Hyderabad, May 23 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor E S L Narasimhan on Wednesday visited the residence of Bandaru Dattatreya, former Union Minister and Secunderabad MP offered condolences on the sudden demise of his son, B Vaishnav.

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Sonia says sorry to newly elected Congress Legislators for keeping them in Hotel

Sonia says sorry to newly elected Congress Legislators for keeping them in Hotel

23 May 2018 | 4:25 PM

Bengaluru, May 23 (UNI) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today offered apology to the newly elected Congress Legislators for confining them in the Hotel rooms for the last one week in view of the current political situation.

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Water situation grave in Marathwada

23 May 2018 | 4:23 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, May 23 (UNI) Water situation in Marathwada region in Maharashtra has become a cause of worry as water stocks in a total 867 dams including major, medium, minor and barrages have been fast depleting.

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Himachali Surgeon Vivek Bindal treats kid with 'Robot' in 1st ever Robotic surgery in India

23 May 2018 | 4:20 PM

Solan, May 23 (UNI) Bringing a laurel to this hill state, Dr Vivek Bindal, Consultant and Coordinator (Robotic Surgery), Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric, at Sir Ganga Ram hospital performed robotic surgery on a 14-year-old child and removed a large tumor from his left adrenal gland thus saving his life.

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Lalu Prasad in Mumbai for treatment

Lalu Prasad in Mumbai for treatment

23 May 2018 | 4:19 PM

Mumbai, May 23 (UNI) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad serving punishments in the fodder scam and presently on provisional bail, arrived here to undergo a treatment for heart-related problems.

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