Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Dating

Do those viral ‘36 questions’ actually lead to finding love? Here’s what we know

To answer the question of whether the '36 questions' is a scientific hoax or not, we need to go back to the original research paper.

Modern Love: Mumbai is all about ‘ishq, mohabbat, pyaar’. But it’s not that ‘modern’

Modern Love: Mumbai's attempt to create a desi version of the US series is worth it. But choosing to not show how Covid changed love is too big a miss.

Ghosting to ‘backburner’ love, why people behave badly on dating apps

The convenience and choices in online dating encourage a culture of ‘disposability’ – being able to abandon a partner more easily.

Why millennials are relating hard to Netflix India’s ‘Eternally Confused & Eager for Love’

Finally, an Indian OTT show that shows self-sabotage and self-doubt in all its messy details.

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.

No kissing, sex or food on first date — survey shows how pandemic changed dating in India

According to survey by SeekingArrangement, while 85% respondents were willing to go on in-person first dates, 75% did not want to kiss or have sex.

Mumbai is hotbed of sugar dating, Delhi close second — website says unemployment is reason

According to a leading sugar dating website, growing unemployment rates and loans are leading young Indians to seek other means of funding.

‘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.

Thanks to Tinder, Indian women can finally ignore men without consequences

Decoding love and consent in the age of #MeToo and Tinder.

What Tinder is doing to India’s mating habits

It turns out that unpleasant experiences on Tinder are far fewer than happy dates. This could be because of our mating instincts from centuries ago.

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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.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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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.