good manners

Williams wants well-mannered daughter


September 21st, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams, who recently became a father to a baby girl, says he wants to raise his daughter to be kind and courteous to ... Read more...

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Ozomatli sings to kids in new disc


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Ozomatli, the band that gained international fame with its fusion of styles ranging from salsa, jazz, funk and reggae to rap, cumbia, merengue and hip ... Read more...

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Raju was an ideal officer, says Kaarthikeyan


June 21st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Former NIA chief Radha Vinod Raju, who died Thursday, was an ideal police officer, former CBI chief D.R. Kaarthikeyan said."One feels sad that such a ... Read more...

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Mobiles making Britons lose their manners


May 17th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Britons seem to be doing away with their traditional good manners, as a survey has found two out of three people in Britain wouldn't mind answering ... Read more...

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Drama, business and laughter on book shelf (IANS BOOKS THIS WEEK)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The book cart this week is exciting and educating. It includes Jeffrey Archer's fast-paced "The Sins of the Father" as well as Shital Kakkar Mehra's ... Read more...

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Under fire, Suarez gets support from Uruguayan president


February 17th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, Feb 17 (IANS) Uruguay's President Jose Mujica has expressed his solidarity with the country's world famous football player Luis Suarez, who has been an object of criticism ever ... Read more...

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Jennifer Garner uses fame for charity


February 8th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Garner says she uses her fame to do as much charity work as possible and make a positive difference in the world.The 39-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Controversy over Manik Sarkar’s refusal to don convocation robe


January 13th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) A controversy erupted Friday over Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's refusal to wear the regulation gown at the Tripura University convocation, with the opposition Congress saying ... Read more...

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Good manners are at the heart of good health


June 7th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) People with good manners , whether at office or home, are more than twice likely to have a good health, a study has found.Those who are ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro spreads safety message through games, bookmarks


March 24th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will sell indoor games and bookmarks carrying safety tips to educate young commuters, an official said Thursday."The youngsters' all-time favourite indoor games ... Read more...

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Women prefer men to be funny rather than flawless!


March 7th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 07 (ANI): A survey has revealed that women prefer funny men to flawless.Sixty five per cent of women surveyed said they are turned off by guys seeking physical perfection, with ... Read more...

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I don’t use ‘potty words’ in front of my kids: Heidi Klum


January 27th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Heidi Klum has revealed that she never uses foul language in front of her children.The 37-year-old supermodel, who raises four kids with her husband Seal, does not ... Read more...

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The English language has been Americanised, complains Penelope Keith


November 15th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): The Good Life star Penelope Keith is furious about the poor use of the English language in modern Britain.The actress believes our lives are diminished by poor elocution ... Read more...

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‘US should leave Afghanistan before it is defeated totally’


September 4th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The US is heading for a catastrophic rout in Afghanistan like in Iraq and should hurry to leave these countries "or for that matter, the entire Asian continent" ... Read more...

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Britons no longer well mannered, survey shows


August 24th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Britons, who have always prided themselves on being well mannered, are no longer so, a survey showed. Two-thirds of the respondents, in the survey carried out among 3,000 people, ... Read more...

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Ann Curry Apologizes For Mistakes At Wheaton College (FULL TEXT)


May 26th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ann Curry, world known journalist from 'The Today Show', who has braved such locations as Iraq, the Congo, and Darfur, should have had no issues at all ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Post Passes Away At 89


April 28th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Naples, Apr 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Etiquette expert Elizabeth Post who earned a reputation for composing and publishing books on manners has passed away in Naples. She was 89 years old ... Read more...

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Saturday Night Live makes fun of Fox News


February 9th, 2010 - 4:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The funny and the humorous show – SNL, that spares no one, poked fun at the news channels this time around. Saturday Night Live made ... Read more...

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Ashton Kutcher hosts SNL


February 8th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Ashton Kutcher was the host of SNL (Saturday Night Live) this weekend, and he set the ball rolling with his funny monologue. He ... Read more...

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Respect for elders is in our genes, says monkey study


January 7th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): We are always taught to respect our elders, but according to scientists, the affection might not just be good manners, it could be in our genes.A monkey study ... Read more...

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‘Nervous’ Dikshit warns tardy contractors of blacklisting


December 21st, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who has admitted to being nervous over the preparedness for the Commonwealth Games, Monday said contractors responsible for delay in games projects ... Read more...

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Richard Gere facing $50k fine for tree slaughter


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 2 (ANI): Richard Gere is reportedly facing a fine of up to 50,000 dollars for chopping down as many as 200 trees in Pound Ridge in Westchester.The 'Pretty ... Read more...

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Richard Gere to be fined for cutting down trees?


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Hollywood star Richard Gere could be fined up to $50,000 for cutting down trees on his property without first securing permission. The actor failed to seek the appropriate ... Read more...

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Habit of taking turns could be in your genes


July 9th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): The habit of taking turns is more than just good manners - it's down to evolution, say researchers.According to University of Leicester psychologists, there is an "invisible hand" ... Read more...

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‘Kal Kissne Dekha’ - a boring, indulgent debut (IANS Film Review; Rating:**)


June 13th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Kal Kissne Dekha"; Cast: Jaccky Bhagnani, Vishali Desai, Rishi Kapoor, Archana Puran Singh; Director: Vivek Sharma; Rating: **Kal Kiss....sounds like something we would rather do today. Since the ... Read more...

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No overdose of cricket, when money to be made (Comment)


June 4th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By K. Datta If there is a theory doing the rounds that the Indian team for the Twenty20 World Cup may be weary because of an overdose of cricket in the run-up ... Read more...

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Jones Brothers’ mother keeps them grounded


June 4th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 4 (ANI): Despite being international stars, the Jonas Brothers remain grounded - thanks to the efforts of their mom.In an interview to Good Housekeeping magazine, Denise Jonas says she ... Read more...

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‘Good manners’ guide to be given to Thailand’s gay monks!


April 28th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): A Buddhist leader in Thailand is planning to launch a 'good manners' guide to curb the flamboyant behaviour of homosexual and transgender monks.Upset by the reports, that monks ... Read more...

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Etiquette course launched for Thai monks


April 27th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 27 (DPA) Disturbed by reports that Thai monks have taken to wearing make-up, carrying pinks purses and other forms of public "homosexual expression", a leading preacher plans to launch a ... Read more...

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Less than a quarter Brits believe common courtesy is important


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Less than a quarter of British people believe that common courtesy is important, a new survey has found.The survey for bank First Direct revealed that simple ... Read more...

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Anna Faris pacifies mom with gifts


March 31st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Actress Anna Faris pacifies her mother by buying her gifts as she doesn't like her daughter's risque roles. Her parents are strict and they don't like her risque roles. ... Read more...

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Anna Faris ‘buys’ strict mum’s acceptance with posh gifts!


March 30th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Anna Faris confessed she often tempts her strict mum with posh gifts to buy her acceptance.The "Hot Chick" star jokingly dreads that she might have "created a monster" ... Read more...

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Anna Faris’s expensive gifts for her mother


March 30th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Anna Faris is buying expensive gifts to keep her strict mom happy as her mother is far from impressed with her daughter's raunchier roles in films like Scary Movie and The ... Read more...

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Clicking your fingers at waiter voted Biggest First Date Faux Pas


March 14th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Going for a date tonight? Well, make sure that you dont treat the waiter at the restaurant badly, for a new study has found that clicking fingers ... Read more...

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More Britons than Americans died in Titanic tragedy ”due to good manners”


January 21st, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): More Britons would have died aboard the Titanic than their American counterparts because of their good manners, according to an Australian study.English people were seven per cent ... Read more...

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