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Spain raises marrying age from 14 to 16

Spain announced Friday it is raising the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 16 while opening consultations to increase the age for consent to sex, which now lies at just 13, so as to combat child abuse.

`13 BCAS employees have no consent for kin`s job`

Civil Aviation Minister
Vayalar Ravi said some relatives of officials of BCAS are
employed with aviation-related companies.

‘Rajiv Gandhi Trust got land with village consent’

The Government on Wednesday defended
the allotment of land to the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust in
Haryana, saying it was done with the "full consent" of the
village panchayat.

Land sold to Lavasa without consent: Farmers to HC

Two farmers on Thursday approached the
Bombay High Court alleging that their land was sold to Lavasa
Corporation without their consent.

No divorce if either spouse withdraws consent: SC

Divorce cannot be granted to a
Hindu couple if either of the spouse withdraws the consent
before the judicial decree is passed, the Supreme Court has

Adoption without wife`s consent is invalid: SC

Adoption of a child by the
husband is not valid if the wife does not give her consent to
it even though she might be been present at the ceremony as a
spectator, the Supreme Court has ruled.

WB govt gives consent to CBI probe into Sainthia rail accident

The West Bengal government on Wednesday
gave its consent to the Union Home Ministry for a CBI inquiry
into the July 19 Sainthia rail accident in West Bengal`s
Birbhum district that left 66 passengers dead.