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Ahmedabad : Benhur Samson, an NRI settled in the US has started a matrimony website for homosexuals to find their life partners in India.

He works in the field of medical tourism and helps gay couples have children through surrogacy. He decided to start the service arrangegaymarriage.Com for homosexuals to get life partners after requests from his clients, after, Obama declared marriage equality rights.

His website has already got about 250 requests from gays, mostly Indians, and the agency has helped around 29 couples to get married till now.

The idea of the website came up because of the several of his gay clients, who were opting for surrogacy services, were visiting India to get their babies where they’d find partners and would like to stay together. After the clients get enrolled, the portal gives them a one year time and promises them to find them a suitable partner within that time frame.

The portal has been doing this since last eight years and has been successful in making around 29 gay couples tie the knot.(inputs from agencies)

  • Annesha Das Gupta

    Yes, many will find hope in this story and will think that one is stepping away from the culture of homophobia. Though it is need to be noticed that the term ‘arranged’ and ‘marriage’ which have applied to the heterosexual couples for centuries had bring on the surface hordes of the internal prejudices like casteism and discrimination based on religion and ethnic communities, not to mention the skin color; another of the ‘ideal type’.

  • Arranged Gay Marriage specialize in “Arranged marriages” between same sex couples internationally. More info@www.arrangedgaymarriage.com/

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  • Annesha Das Gupta

    Yes, many will find hope in this story and will think that one is stepping away from the culture of homophobia. Though it is need to be noticed that the term ‘arranged’ and ‘marriage’ which have applied to the heterosexual couples for centuries had bring on the surface hordes of the internal prejudices like casteism and discrimination based on religion and ethnic communities, not to mention the skin color; another of the ‘ideal type’.

  • Arranged Gay Marriage specialize in “Arranged marriages” between same sex couples internationally. More info@www.arrangedgaymarriage.com/

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Xiaomi Drops Down Smartphone Prices in India

This is the first time when the smartphone market is at par with the feature phone market, each contributing 50 per cent to the overall mobile phone market

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Xiaomi cuts prices of 5 smartphones in India.

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Friday announced that it was permanently cutting the prices of five of its handsets in India, a day after the International Data Corporation (IDC) declared that the company was the market leader in the third quarter of 2018 in the country.

“We are delighted to share that we have seen a reduction in component costs of some of our best-selling phones. We were announced as the number one smartphone vendor in India for the fifth consecutive quarter, as per IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.

“As a celebration of that, Xiaomi is announcing price cut for five smartphones,” the company said in a statement.

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Friday announced that it was permanently cutting the prices of five of its handsets in India.

The 4GB+64GB variants of Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi A2 and Redmi Y2 are now available for Rs 13,999, Rs 15,999 and Rs 11, 999, respectively while the prices of 6GB+128GB variants of Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A2 have dropped to Rs 15,999 and Rs 18,999, respectively.

According to the IDC report, the Chinese handset maker shipped 11.7 million units and became the top brand in the Indian market with 27.3 per cent share in the third quarter this year.

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This is the first time when the smartphone market is at par with the feature phone market, each contributing 50 per cent to the overall mobile phone market. (IANS)