DATES

  • China shuts down 65 dating, matchmaking websites for obscenity 1 week ago

    Beijing:China's Internet watchdog has shut down 65 dating and other match-making websites for allegedly spreading obscene content. "These websites allowed registration with false names,leaked customers' information, connived some users' fraud and spread obscene and lascivious content," the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said. "The circumstances were serious and the impact was terrible,"...
  • China shuts 65 'obscene and lascivious' dating, matchmaking websites February 17, 2015

    Beijing: China's Internet regulator has shut 65 dating and other match-making websites after accusing them of spreading obscene content and allowing registration with false names, Xinhua state news agency said on Tuesday. Sites closed included ones with names like "Get a one-night stand" and "Playing with you net", Xinhua said, citing...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Rihanna party together February 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and singer Rihanna continue to fuel dating rumours after they were spotted partying at a night club. The 26-year old singer and DiCaprio, 40, were spotted enjoying a night out together in New York City at Up and Down night club, reported Hollywood Life. They partied...
  • Dos and don'ts: 8 tips that can help you find a date online February 14, 2015

    Paris: Faces, bodies, status and humour are all important in Internet dating, but the biggest success factor of all could be your name. So say scientists who found that people whose online name began with a letter in the top half of the alphabet - A to M - get the...
  • People use Reddit to get online dating tips: Study February 13, 2015

    New York: Does signing up with an online dating site have a connection with Reddit membership? Many men and women head to Reddit after signing up for two popular dating web services, a new study has found. The study found that users on OKCupid and mobile-based Tinder aren't able to determine...
  • A new matchmaking service posts ads for you on Facebook to find you a date February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Singles have a reason to smile this Valentine's season as Lovebook, a UK-based new dating service, has taken Facebook's targeted ad feature to a whole new level by letting users find potential dates based on location, interests, gender, relationship status, education, age, etc. All one needs to...
  • A new dating app that helps break the ice on first date with intelligent conversation February 12, 2015

    New York:At a loss of words on your first date? You won't be, thanks to a new dating app that sparks conversation. The new app, called Willow, is seeking a different approach. Instead of swiping left or right based on the first selfie you see, you're prompted to answer a set...
  • Classy vs Creepy: How to ask out a Delhi girl January 19, 2015

    What was once believed to be rocket science combined with esoteric mystical knowledge has now been revealed. Straight from the horse's mouth, here, are tips on how to approach a Delhi girl when you want to ask her out.Remember guys, Be intelligent, classy, polite and funny, don't call anyone 'maal',...
  • 'Matlab you are a feminist?' The best dating advice from the Indian Twitterati January 15, 2015

    Good dates are just so overrated. Wake up from the monotony of perfect dates and spice things up - by ruining it! We discovered yesterday, on Twitter just how good everyone is at ruining dates. From gotras, to pet preference, almost anything can ruin your date if you have it...
  • Snapshot: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma spotted together in Sydney January 15, 2015

    So what if Virat Kohli is in Sydney for the Tri-Series between India, England and Australia? When it comes to being with his special someone he does everything to take time out of his busy schedule. Virat was spotted with Anushka in Australia recently. Take a look. ...
  • Are Katy Perry and John Mayer together again? January 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Katy Perry and John Mayer enjoyed a dinner date together over the weekend, sparking rumours that their romance could be on once again. After separating in February last year, it was rumoured Perry was still dating super-producer Diplo. But now it appears she could be back with Mayer...
  • 'Twilight' star Nikki Reed to get three houses after divorce from husband Paul McDonald January 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Twilight' actress Nikki Reed will be granted three houses, three cars and a dog in assets when her divorce from husband Paul McDonald is finalised. The 26-year-old will soon be celebrating the news that she is officially separated from her former spouse, after filing in May 2014 citing irreconcilable...
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Martin reunite for dinner date January 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence, who split from Chris Martin in October last year after a whirlwind romance, has been spotted several times visiting the Coldplay front man at his Malibu home. The duo have made their presence a bit more public, enjoying a dinner date at Kiwami Sushi in Studio...
  • It is official: Virat Kohli confirms he is seeing Anushka Sharma, says it is 'personal and should be respected' November 21, 2014

    Mumbai: India's top batsman Virat Kohli has asked the public to use common sense on his much talked about relationship with actress Anushka Sharma, saying they indeed are seeing each other and their privacy should be respected. "It is out in the open (Jo hai sabke saamne hai abhi). We are...
  • Bad first date: Woman scoots off with man's wallet! November 8, 2014

    Wilsonville, Ore.: Oregon police agree it was a bad first date. They say a 23-year-old man met a woman for the first time in person Monday night after they talked online. She hopped into his vehicle at a drive-through restaurant in Wilsonville, south of Portland, and suggested he buy her a...
  • Gender of a potential partner? Unimportant while dating, says Harry Styles November 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: One Direction singer Harry Styles believes that the gender of a potential love interest doesn't matter when it comes to dating. The 20-year-old star revealed it in an interview with On Demand Entertainment where he was accompanied by his bandmate Liam Payner, reports femalefirst.co.uk. When asked about what traits they...
  • Schedule for J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls 2014 October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for the elections of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Jharkhand Legislative Assembly. The 5-phased assembly election in both the poll bound states will take place as follow: Jharkhand Assembly Constituencies going to polls in Phase-I on November 25: ASSEMBLY...
  • Orlando Bloom denies dating Selena Gomez October 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Orlando Bloom has denied reports that he is dating singer-actress Selena Gomez. There were reports that the two were seeing each other, after they were spotted together at the LAX airport. The 37-year-old 'The Lord of the Rings' star and Gomez, 22, who apparently split with on-and-off boyfriend...
  • DDA extends new housing scheme submission dateline to October 15 October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After receiving an overwhelming response to its new housing scheme and due to intervening festive season, DDA has extended the last date of submission of application form to October 15, a senior official of the housing authority said on Wednesday. The 'DDA Housing Scheme 2014', offering over 25,000 flats...
  • Court fixes defamation case against Smriti Irani for February 28 September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed February 28 next year for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam against Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani. Metropolitan Magistrate Dheeraj Mittal, who had earlier summoned Irani as an accused asking her to appear on Saturday,...
  • Government extends assets declaration date for public servants till December 31 September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has extended the assets declaration date for public servants till December 31. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) extended the date after a lot of unease in the bureaucracy as they were under compulsion to declare the assets of their family, including wife and children. The declaration...
  • It's official! Justin Bieber dating Selena Gomez again September 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Justin Bieber, who shares an on and off relationship with singer Selena Gomez, has confirmed he's dating her again. The singer admitted their onagain status to attorney Mark DiCowden when he was questioned Thursday during a followup deposition. The questioning stemmed from Bieber's March 2014 deposition in...
  • Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections on October 15, counting on October 19 September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The crucial Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on October 15, announced Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Friday. It will be a single phased election in both the states and counting of votes will take place on October 19. While Haryana has 90 Assembly...
  • What? No way dude. Oh, really it's been written? Haven't read: Nargis Fakhri on dating Varun Dhawan August 25, 2014

    Actress Nargis Fakhri has denied reports of dating her "Main Tera Hero" costar Varun Dhawan, saying she is romantically linked with herself and not anyone else. "What? No way dude. Oh, really it's been written? I haven't read that. I don't have any idea about that. People just right stuff, right....
  • Actress Anushka Sharma rubbishes reports of wedding plans with cricketer Virat Kohli August 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's representative has rubbished reports that she is planning to tie the knot with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. There were reports that BCCI had allowed the 26yearold actress to stay in the same hotel as Kohli, the vicecaptain of Indian Cricket Team, during the tour of England...
  • Still stalking Facebook profiles? You need to see the 10 biggest online dating websites in India that could help you find the best match! August 14, 2014

    Remember long ago when you were in school and had to find undiscoverable locations to go on a date? It was Murphy's Law the day you decided to go on a date to a local caf, a relative or family friend would definitely meet you at the same place!...
  • Dating site OkCupid admits to Facebookstyle experiment to find love formula July 29, 2014

    San Francisco: OkCupid on Monday said it messed with members' minds a bit in a bid to refine the formula for finding love at the online matchmaking service. OkCupid cofounder Christian Rudder made a case for the practice in a blog post titled "We Experiment on Human Beings" which came on...
  • Device that scans your drink for safety July 27, 2014

    New York: Next time you go to a party in a bar, do not hesitate if someone offers you a drink. Just dip this little stick clandestinely in the glass and get to know if the drink is spiked or not. Called pd.id (personal drink ID), just stick the pocketsized...
  • Young at 70, Mick Jagger is on a dating spree July 7, 2014

    Stockholm: Singer Mick Jagger reportedly took two women to his hotel room in 48 hours after a concert here. The Rolling Stones legend is said to have chatted up an attractive duo at a party following a concert here July 1, before inviting them to his room at different times during...
  • Tinder dating app cofounder suspended after sexual harassment suit July 2, 2014

    San Francisco: IAC/InterActiveCorp has suspended a cofounder of its popular dating app Tinder in the wake of a lawsuit accusing him of sexually harassing a female executive of the company. The lawsuit, filed on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims that Tinder's founders engaged in "atrocious sexual harassment and sex...