Dialogue on Divorce in Nepal

October 16, 2023 08:45 am

Divorce does not sound good because it means split, separate, and disunite. In its legal definition, it is the legal termination of the marital journey of a couple. In some cases, it may be desirable, but in most cases, it is tragic, and that disorganizes the family.

MIAMI, Sept 6: Joe Jonas filed for divorce from Sophie Turner on Tuesday after four years of marriage and two children.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 18: Sam Asghari, the husband of pop superstar Britney Spears, is seeking to divorce the singer he married last year after she was released from a legal conservatorship.

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are calling it quits. After seven years of marriage, the pair confirms to Page Six that they they have "made the difficult decision to divorce." ET has reached out to Vergara and Manganiello's reps for comment.

LOS ANGELES, May 3: Kevin Costner and his wife of nearly 19 years, Christine Baumgartner, are divorcing, a representative for the actor said Tuesday.

May 27, 2016, was the day that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s marriage went from private misery to public, career-killing spectacle. Heard, who had just filed for divorce, arrived at a Los Angeles courthouse that day to seek a temporary restraining order, showing up with a clear mark on her face, which she says Depp inflicted during a fight six days prior. Photographers captured the scene, and the allegations became tabloid fodder across the globe. Depp says he never hit her, and now he’s suing Heard for libel in Fairfax County Circuit Court. On Wednesday, jurors in the case heard from police officers who responded to the couple’s penthouse immediately after the fight. None of the officers saw the red mark that was so prominent six days later.

Kim Kardashian has asked a court to ignore Ye’s attempts to slow down their divorce and end their marriage as soon as possible.

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao announced their divorce on July 3, in a joint statement after 15 years of marriage. They shared a video message together on July 4, to their fans where they are seen holding hands. The former couple assured everyone that they are still a part of the same family. Even though their relationship has changed, they will still be there for each other, they said.

SEATTLE, May 4: Bill and Melinda Gates said Monday that they are divorcing but would keep working together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in the world.

Kanye West agrees with Kim Kardashian West that they should have joint custody of their four children and neither of them need spousal support, according to new divorce documents.

Its not easy to be going through a divorce, and rapper-music producer, Kanye West, is trying his best to keep himself occupied.

As “Kimye” becomes just Kim and Kanye with Kardashian filing for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, they do so with a prenuptial agreement in place, independent fortunes and a desire to share time with their four young children.

Cardi B has filed for divorce from Migos’ rapper Offset, claiming her marriage was “irretrievably broken.” The Grammy-winning rapper filed the divorce documents Tuesday in Atlanta, according to a Fulton County Courthouse filing. She said there are “no prospects for a reconciliation” for marriage with Offset.

Angelina Jolie asked Monday that the private judge overseeing her divorce from Brad Pitt be disqualified from the case because of insufficient disclosures of his business relationships with one of Pitt’s attorneys.

Actress Christina Ricci has filed for divorce Thursday from her husband of seven years, and is asking for sole custody of their son.

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife Aaliya Siddiqui has sent a legal notice to the actor claiming maintenance and divorce.

Oscar-winning music composer Hans Zimmer and his wife Suzanne have reportedly called it quits.

Former Miss Nepal 2000 Usha Khadgi updated her facebook status on Saturday informing about not to continue her conjugal life with Media personality GP Timilsina. She is going to end her 17 years of marriage.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are officially single. Court records show that a Los Angeles judge on Tuesday finalized the divorce that ended the brief marriage of the 27-year-old American pop star and the 30-year-old Australian actor.

Zooey Dechanel's husband Jacob Pechenik has filed for divorce after parting ways last month citing 'irreconcilable references'. According to court records obtained by People magazine, the divorce petition was signed on October 18 this year and was filed on October 22 in Los Angeles.

Alleged victim to end marriage

October 4, 2019 07:19 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The woman who had initially accused former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara of raping and assaulting her but later taken a U-turn has reached an agreement with her husband to end their 28-year-long marriage. On Thursday, her husband in a Facebook post shared the agreement between the couple to start the legal process to end their marriage.

Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver play a couple in crisis in “Marriage Story”, an emotional tale of a relationship falling apart and a project the Hollywood actress said she felt was “fated” as it came about as she went through her own divorce.

Miley Cyrus denied rumors Thursday that she cheated on her soon-to-be ex-husband, Liam Hemsworth. In stream-of-consciousness mode, the pop star concluded : “You can say I am a twerking, pot smoking, foul mouthed hillbilly but I am not a liar.”

Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years. The 85-year-old talk show host filed a petition to end the marriage Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.

More men seeking divorce in Chitwan

July 21, 2019 14:07 pm

CHITWAN, July 21: The number of men submitting applications at the District Court in Chitwan seeking a divorce since the new Criminal Code came into effect last year is more than that of women.

RUKUM, July 17: In the last one year, 117 women and 37 men filed cases for divorce at the district court in Rukum (west). According to Judge Atmadev Joshi, the number is alarming. When couples are married at a young age, they are least likely to handle the married life smoothly, he said.

RUKUM, June 4: Twenty-one-year-old Sapana(name changed) of Bhume Rural Municipality in Rukum (East) got married to a boy of her own locality at the tender age of 16.

Former Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie has filed for divorce from actor Josh Duhamel almost two years after their separation. The former couple announced their split in September 2017 after eight years of marriage.

Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie have agreed on a record-breaking divorce settlement worth an estimated $36 billion. Ms Bezos will keep a 4 percent stake in Amazon and give up her interests in the Washington Post and space travel firm Blue Origin. The deal dwarfs the previous biggest divorce when Alec and Jocelyn Wildenstein settled for $3.8 billion.

TV anchor Lauren Sanchez, who is in a relationship with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, filed for divorce the day after Bezos’ divorce was finalized. Sanchez and talent agent Patrick Whitesell, her husband of 14 years, both filed divorce papers Friday. They’re seeking joint custody of their two kids.

Denmark has a reputation as one of the happiest countries in the world — but it also has the highest divorce rate in western Europe.

Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas are not having a good time with each other and the couple is already headed for a divorce, claims a magazine.

Jan 10: Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and his wife MacKenzie Bezos are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said on Twitter on Wednesday.

New law helping men file divorce cases

December 15, 2018 08:21 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: Amid reports of growing number of men seeking divorce across the country after the new civil code came into effect, Sindhupalchowk has not remained an exception in this regard. In the last four months since the code came into effect, 19 men in the district have already filed for divorce. According to the court officials, the number is constantly on the rise.

DAILEKH, Oct 26: Following the implementation of the new civil codes which allow husbands to file for divorce, the District Court, Dailekh has been receiving lots of divorce cases filed by men.

SURKHET, Oct 24: A year ago, Prem Rokaya of Chingad Rural Municipality of Surkhet submitted an application at the ward office demanding divorce from his wife. The case was forwarded to the judicial committee later. After repeated discussions at the ward office and judicial committee, the issue was settled temporarily through reconciliation.

6 men file for divorce in Okhaldhunga

September 30, 2018 06:29 am

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 30: Six men in Okhadhunga have filed applications at the District Court seeking divorce after amendment in the civil code, which allows even the men to file application for divorce at courts. Section 94 and 96 of the Muluki Civil Code enforced about a month ago allows men to file cases for divorce directly at the court. Previously, men had to file cases for divorce at the local level first in order to register the cases at the court.

BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 25: In the past women used to initiate for divorce more than men did.  However, with the new law in practice, a number of men seeking divorce have increased suddenly. Against the average 40 to 45 divorce appeals filed per month in the past, this month the volume of such appeals reached 74 the district court of Rupandehi during the month of Bhadra. Experts ascribe the sudden surge to the newly enacted law.

DAILEKH, Aug 21: With the Muluki Ain (Civil Code) 2017 coming into force on August 17, a number of cases for divorce filed by males have suddenly gone up.

LONDON, Aug 3: A British court recognized Sharia law for the first time after a judge made a landmark ruling on a divorce case, which could have far reaching effects on Islamic marriage in the UK.

What grounds do people give for wanting a divorce?

ROLPA, July 25: In the past, marriage used to be a sacred bond for lifetime. But these days, this seems nothing more than a myth for the youths of Rolpa. This has been proved by the unexpectedly high number of divorce cases in the district.

July 24: Stormy Daniels, the adult-film actress suing President Donald Trump and his former attorney Michael Cohen, is divorcing her husband, Glendon Crain, her lawyer announced on Monday.

TULSIPUR, July 18: The Dang District Court, Deukhuri last fiscal year registered 640 cases related to divorce and the figure is the highest among the cases filed at the court in the period.

Divorce cases up in Salyan

July 13, 2018 10:24 am

SALYAN, July 13: Divorce cases have gone up in the district in recent years.

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KATHMANDU, April 10: Ganga of Sindhupalchowk got married at the age of 14. Her husband was very cruel. He used to beat her and have forceful sex. Raising voice against it was not possible, as her in-laws would not heed to her voice. At a very tender age, Ganga became a serious victim of sexual and domestic violence, she says.

Decoding divorce

March 2, 2018 08:19 am

One gets to hear news of divorces between couples from the Indian subcontinent who have settled abroad so often that unfortunately it doesn’t surprise anyone anymore.

Brexit-Britain's divorce issues

LOS ANGELES, Nov 4: Court records show Laurence Fishburne has filed for divorce from his wife of 15 years.