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Imran Khan

Someone in Imran Khan government is clearly angry with left-swipes on Tinder

Pakistan banned 5 dating apps: Tinder, Tagged, Skout, Grindr and SayHi for being ‘immoral’. But can it stop men sending ‘hello fraandship’ texts on LinkedIn?

Tired of virtual intimacy, young people are now turning to ‘date drives’

Without restaurants and bars to go to, young people seeking intimacy have turned to their cars — the latest 'it' place to meet a potential love interest.
The Tinder Inc. application icon | Sara Hylton/Bloomberg

Let’s talk first— Coronavirus is bringing in unheard of changes on Tinder and Hinge

A virus has slowed down the planet. And on online dating sites, people are filling time by seeking conversations with people who they earlier only swiped on.
People wearing protective masks embrace while standing against the city skyline at night in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong | Justin Chin/Bloomberg

How to date online in the age of coronavirus

The novel coronavirus that causes the malady has infected more than 200,000 people around the world and ushered in a fraught new era of online dating.
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Dating sites using AI to create fake people for ads is a problem

Companies use fake people in their ads to make their dating pools look more diverse. It might improve the sites’ diversity in the long run, but it will also likely stoke user distrust.
File photo of RSS chief (C) with BJP president Amit Shah at an event | @AmitShah/Twitter

Why RSS is reminding BJP of its contributions to the party’s election victory

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
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Does watching porn make us better lovers or shrink our brain?

Pornography viewership has sky-rocketed and is slowly distorting our experiences of intimacy without us even knowing it.
William Shakespeare

What we can learn from Shakespeare when it comes to online dating

While Shakespeare and other artists show lovers they must win their suitors by proving their courage and character, scientists tell us we’re in a “market model” of mating.

On Camera

File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Jaishankar’s moment to help Modi reset ties with Bangladesh, bury Shah’s ‘termite’ episode

Modi realises the India-Bangladesh relationship is special and wants to refurbish the bond that has been fraying since Amit Shah described illegal Bangladeshis as 'termites'.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Vivek Prakash | Bloomberg

MPC appointments delay is unusual, but vacancies at the top of RBI & banks almost a norm

In the last few years, delay in appointments has resulted in several posts in regulatory bodies and public sector banks lying vacant for months.

Defence

File photo of Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Indian Army equips troops with American assault rifles amid stand-off with China in Ladakh

The Defence Acquisition Council Tuesday accorded approval for procurement of additional 72,400 SIG 716 rifles at an estimated cost of Rs 780 crore.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.