Amal Alamuddin's parents footing the bill for her wedding to Clooney
Amal Alamuddin's parents footing the bill for her wedding to Clooney

 

Los Angeles: Amal Alamuddin's 'old fashioned' parents are reportedly paying most of the costs for her upcoming nuptials to Hollywood star George Clooney in Venice, Italy.

Bill on reservation in job for Pahari-speaking people passed

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly has passed four Bills including the one which will give five per cent reservation in jobs to Pahari-speaking people of the state.

Justin Bieber pays USD 10K bill for abandoning pet monkey

Justin Bieber has finally paid the bill for jet-setting the pet monkey he was forced to abandon in Germany last year.

Bill to amend securities law introduced in Lok Sabha

The government Monday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the securities market laws.

Bill on mandatory marriages registration to be brought afresh

Government is initiating steps to introduce a bill afresh for making registration of marriages compulsory.

Forum directs HPSEB to rectify electricity problem in 20 days

A consumer forum has directed the state electricity board to take effective steps to rectify electricity bills and the problem of low voltage and dim light in the house of a complainant here, within twenty days.

US lawmakers pass bill to curb NSA

The US House of Representatives approved late Thursday a bill that would restrict the electronic surveillance powers of the National Security Agency (NSA).

Russia says no gas talks until Kiev pays its bill

Russia on Monday said it would hold no further talks over gas until Kiev settled its bills and warned it would redirect exports if Ukraine tries to siphon off European supplies.

Human rights groups alarmed over anti-terrorism legislation during Brazil WC

Human rights campaigners have reportedly expressed their alarm over proposed Brazilian anti-terrorism legislation that they fear will be used to crack down on legal protests during the World Cup.

Parliament nod to Bill to protect rights of urban street vendors

Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to regulate street vending activities and protect the rights of urban street vendors besides ensuring steps against harassment by police and civic authorities.

Himachal govt brings bill to regularise illegal buildings

The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday introduced in the state Assembly a bill for regularisation of unauthorised buildings, under which the violators can get their illegal constructions regularised by paying a fee.

Bill for people with disability moved in Rajya Sabha

A bill that increases quota for disabled people in government jobs from 3-5 percent was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Friday.

Sharapova rebuffs waiter`s `selfie` request

An Australian waiter`s bold request for a "selfie" from Maria Sharapova has met with an icy response from the Russian world number three.

Grizzlies` Randolph fined $25,000

The Memphis Grizzlies centre Zach Randolph received a $25,000 bill from the NBA for publicly criticising referees.

Village chiefs reject bill to restrict entry of outsiders to Meghalaya

Tribal village chiefs today rejected the proposed bill aimed at containing entry of outsiders and illegal immigration by regulating tenancy in Meghalaya, saying it was not relevant to the issue.

Bangladesh passes bill to tighten control on Grameen Bank

Bangladesh has passed a bill to tighten control on Grameen Bank, triggering a controversy as its founder Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said the move would lead to the "ultimate destruction" of the microcredit lender.

Goa Assembly passes bill protecting medical practitioners

Goa Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill giving protection to medical and para-medical practitioners notwithstanding the reservations expressed by half a dozen members from the opposition as well as the ruling benches.

Facebook faces flak for paying pittance in tax in UK despite millions in profit

Facebook has been slammed for not paying corporation tax in the UK despite making millions in profits.

Parliament passes bill against manual scavenging

A bill seeking to prohibit employment of individuals as manual scavengers by prescribing stringent punishment, including imprisonment up to five years, to those employing such labour was passed by Parliament on Saturday.

Bill introduced in RS to repeal 1995 Delhi Rent Act

A bill to repeal the controversial Delhi Rent Act of 1995 was introduced today in the Rajya Sabha, passage of which will pave the way for bringing in a more comprehensive law.