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What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
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Following Shah Rukh Khan, Paytm’s founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella have become angel investors in the United States’ first-ever T20 cricket league, the Major League Cricket (MLC).

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Additionally, starting January 18, all returning Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents from the United Kingdom and South Africa will be subject to an additional 7-day self-isolation at their place of residence, following their 14-day SHN.

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Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in the 608-year-old world heritage city is in a class of its own.

Five breathtaking Himalayan summer trekking destinations in India Five breathtaking Himalayan summer trekking destinations in India

Gone are the days when people used to like luxurious holidays. it is now the age of nature lovers and expeditions. Here are some choice locations to go for a summer trek in the Himalayas.

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5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore 5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore

Singapore touts itself as a food haven, and when it comes to vegetarian food, you will be spoilt for choice.

Singapore world’s second safest city: Report Singapore world’s second safest city: Report

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Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore

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Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead

The Biden-Harris ticket’s victory in the US 2020 Presidential elections was celebrated across the country which had been eagerly awaiting the result for the past week.

Luxury homes worth INR 500  crore sold  in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report Luxury homes worth INR 500 crore sold in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report

Beginning the festive quarter on a distinct upbeat note, South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 crore last month (October). In 2019, the corresponding period saw luxury sales worth approximately INR 150 crore, thus improving by >230% in the year.

Poll

What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
Answer
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Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials

A conversation with Anuradha Gupta, matchmaker and Founder CEO of the global matchmaking service - Vows for Eternity, discussing the challenges of finding a friend, soulmate, and confidante, all in one person.

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

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50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits 50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

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