Delhi girl in cyber
A BACHELOR is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction, Sholom Aleichem, a Russian author, once said. And the Internet is giving bachelors enough leverage to date and get 'attached.' Probably this is what prompted a New Delhi girl, Anju Gulati, now an NRI living in Washington D.C. area, to create Singlesburg.com, a portal for bachelors and singles.
www.singlesburg.com, which specialises in match fixing of a different
kind, was launched last week. Anju, who has done her bachelors degree
in speech communication from George Mason University and likes to call
her portal a virtual city of singles, says: "Our portal and
singles database currently serves over 125 singles and partner sites
on the Internet. New members can register online and search for that
someone special. The membership approach is simple. A new profile can
be added to the network for free. Paid memberships enable the members
to receive e-mails in their inbox when found during online searches by
Memberships on site exist for one-month, six months, a year, and lifetime. New members can also add their profile for free, upon which they receive a numeric password that is used with their e-mail address to log in. This way, members can use the portal and understand its offerings before making a financial commitment to upgrade.
For Indians, a rupee payment plan by demand draft has been made available for individuals not having international credit cards or the ability to pay in US dollars.
This 'single' site is an international
portal accessed from over 125+ different sites on the Internet, each
site marketed to a specific ethnicity or geographic location. It also
provides a detailed index of its partnering sites covering many
different regions and ethnicities, including African, Australian, Indian