Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Topic: Bumble

Sober swiping? Sanskaari Indians are ditching matrimonial sites for dating apps

In a survey by Bumble, 51% Indians said they are more likely to go on a ‘dry date’ now than they were before pandemic. Sanskaari people have moved out of matrimonial sites.

Bumble and Tinder are talking consent. But it isn’t just about the ‘N’ word

Online dating in 2021 has expanded the conversation about consent.

How Bumble, dating app Priyanka Chopra invested in, made its CEO a self-made woman billionaire

Bumble debuted its IPO Thursday at $43. It soared over 70% on trading in New York, valuing CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd’s stake at over $1.5 billion.

Priyanka Chopra too Indian for US — despite attempts to fit in — and too American for India

Karwa Chauth couture to Jonas Brothers groupie, Priyanka Chopra is Modi’s India success story.

‘I don’t f**k fascists’: How politics is shaping the dating lives of Indians on Tinder, Hinge

Politics has entered our love lives & bedrooms in a way it never has before. In these sharply polarised times, it's affecting people’s chances at love.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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