Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: sex

Most youths turn to porn to seek information about sex, says rights activist Vithika Yadav

At a Democracy Wall event, human rights activist Vithika Yadav says her website ‘Love Matters’ is blocked by most social media platforms as it talks about sex.

Is #MeToo casting a shadow on sexual pleasure?

Bodies and sexual pleasures have always been entangled in public, moralising discourses.

Male contraceptive pills — a step towards equality or will it make women cede reproductive rights again?

A new male contraceptive pill has passed the safety and tolerability test when tried on healthy males for a month, a recent US study showed.

Bears having sex with women: Folklore or fact, it catches the fancy of rural India’s imagination

Anthropologist Radhika Govindrajan explores why tales of bears having sex with women tell us more than just about feminine expressions of desire, in her book 'Animal Intimacies'.

Why people with good looks view sex differently than others

Good-looking people on average have more sexual opportunities and partners, enjoy larger benefits when it comes to romance.

Humility may be tricky to measure but could be key to your lasting romance

It’s probably a good idea to find someone who recognises that making mistakes is part of being human.

Sex is set to get intense, and unreal

Sex robots, virtual reality (VR) environments and feedback devices are being developed that could take the place of human partners.

In charts: India is getting richer, but still hoping for a boy

On top of 63 million missing women, a recent govt report reveals an even more pervasive pattern of sexism in recent demographic data.

10 apps to take you from casual sex to marriage vows

From Tinder to BharatMatrimony, Bumble to Gleeden, AI will get you whatever you're looking for. It is India's new matchmaker.

Indians are ready to fix their sex lives and are looking for the right sexologist

Indians are now queuing up to discuss infertility, low sperm count or just dissatisfaction.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.