A bride and groom exchange rings during a traditional Indian wedding ceremony. Although most marriages in India are still arranged, a growing number of women are taking matters of the heart into their own hands, using social networking clubs and matrimonial websites. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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In India, More Women Are Playing Matchmaker For Themselves

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Nawaz Sharif Expected To Win Pakistan's Elections

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Early Results In Pakistan Point To Ex-Premier

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Election workers count ballots at a polling station in Lahore, Pakistan, on Saturday. The election marks the first time in the country's history that an elected government will hand over power to another elected government. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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A supporter greets Imran Khan at a campaign rally on May 6, in Multan, Pakistan. Pakistan's parliamentary elections will be held on Saturday, and Khan's party is hoping the large, enthusiastic crowds at rallies will translate into a strong showing at the polls. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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One of the few women competing in Pakistan's parliamentary election on Saturday is Naz Baloch, 33, a first-time candidate. She's the daughter of a politician, but is running for a different party than her father. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Pakistani Women Still Struggle For A Voice In Politics

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Violence Mutes Campaigning Ahead Of Pakistani Elections

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Pakistani police officials examine the bloodied, bullet-riddled car of slain government prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali after an attack by gunmen Friday in Islamabad. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dozens Die In Run Up To Pakistan's Elections

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Pakistani vendors in Lahore fix posters of candidates taking part in the upcoming May parliamentary elections. Pakistani officials have provoked both laughter and criticism in recent days as they vetted potential candidates in the country's upcoming national elections with questions that veered between the controversial and the bizarre. K.M. Chaudary/AP hide caption

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Pakistan's Campaign Season Is In Full Swing

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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf (center) arrives in court in Karachi on Friday. An angry lawyer threw a shoe at Musharraf, who was not hit. He faces legal charges following his return to the country after four years in self-imposed exile, police said. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption

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Passengers travel in a train car reserved for woman in Mumbai on March 8. The cars are offered in New Delhi and other places as well. Women say they like the security that the cars offer, but say men's attitudes need to change. Rajanish Kakade/AP hide caption

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On India's Trains, Seeking Safety In The Women's Compartment

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