moral standards

China publishes books on morality of officials


June 18th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) As part of the government's efforts to promote integrity among civil servants, a four-book series on moral issues faced by officials was released for sale in ... Read more...

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Manto now: Irrelevant for young, icon for others


May 10th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Literary icon Saadat Hasan Manto finds few takers among young readers because the stories are dark, disturbing and reflect a time they cannot relate to. ... Read more...

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Chinese feel moral standards must for society


January 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) A study in China has found over 85 percent of the people advocating moral standards as a must for society.Conducted by the China Youth Daily Social ... Read more...

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Civil servants in China to get ethics training


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) China will launch an ethics training campaign for the country's civil servants over next five years that will focus on training senior officials and civil servants ... Read more...

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Why good guys aren’t preferred as tough leaders


September 28th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) When the going gets tough, people prefer a dominant power-hungry guy to lead them, rather than someone good or respectable, researchers say.Respectable people may be perceived ... Read more...

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China bans civil servants from ‘watching blue movies, extra marital affairs’


April 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 21 (ANI): Watching blue movies, having extramarital affairs, failing to do what is righteous and vandalizing public facilities will be a strict 'no-no' for public servants in China's Nantong city, ... Read more...

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Bollywood songs, dances banned in Lahore theatres


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 16 (IANS) The performing arts council in Lahore has decided to ban all song and dance performances based on Indian films because of the presence of "vulgarity" in them and ... Read more...

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Kuwait parliamentary committee rejects ban on bikinis


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 2 (ANI): A parliamentary committee in Kuwait has rejected a motion that aimed to ban bikinis, saying it was unconstitutional.The motion, submitted in November by members of the Development and ... Read more...

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Ex-Iranian female MP hails UN decision to keep Iran away from gender equality seat


November 16th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Dr. Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, an female Iranian MP who had to resign in 2004 after many fellow Reformist candidates for parliament were disqualified by Iran's Guardian Council, has hailed ... Read more...

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PM condoles passing away of civil rights campaigner S.R. Sankaran


October 9th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 9 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the passing away of civil rights campaigner and former IAS officer S.R. Sankaran.In his condolence message, Prime ... Read more...

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Supreme Court Appears Sympathetic To Snyder Family In Case Against Westboro Baptist Church


October 7th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The Supreme Court is agonized over the Snyder Family for its loss of a son in the case against the Westboro Baptist Church. The justices were deeply sympathetic towards ... Read more...

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Mary Bale, Woman Who Dumped Cat in Bin Charged With Animal Cruelty


September 21st, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who got caught dumping a cat into it’s owners wheelie bin has been charged with animal cruelty after she was seen on the security camera, dumping ... Read more...

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Anti impotence pill advertisement causes an uproar in Saudi Arabia


September 8th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a public uproar in Saudi Arabia over the content of a male potency drug advert.The advertisement, which is used to promote Snafi, which ... Read more...

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Why men cheat on gorgeous celeb babes


August 10th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): First it was Tiger Woods caught cheating on wife Elin, then Jess James on Sandra Bullock and now Peter Crouch, caught cheating on Abbey Clancy - men ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea for contempt case against Sibal (Lead)


July 15th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a petition seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal for criticising judicial functioning in a ... Read more...

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Court warns media against sensationalization


July 14th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday cautioned the media against sensationalizing court matters and quoting out of context the observations that are made during hearings. The media should ... Read more...

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Christian School Teacher Fired For Pre-Marital Fornication


June 12th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey St. Cloud, June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jarrestta Hamilton was elated when the pregnancy test proved positive. Moreover, she was engaged to be married to her long time boyfriend in the ... Read more...

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Raquel Welch feels the Pill has led to decline of institution of marriage


May 11th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Actress Raquel Welch, 69, believes the Pill has led to the decline of the institution of marriage, as it has made promiscuity easier.The 'One Million Years BC' star ... Read more...

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South Africa will export Aids globally: Van Ronge


April 25th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, April 25: Steyn Van Ronge, leader of the Afikaner Resistance party has expressed fears over the rampant presence of Aids in South Africa and said it could jeopardize the safety of ... Read more...

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CBI sets itself benchmark - one year for all probes


August 26th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Setting for itself the goal that all investigations would be completed within a year, the Central Bureau of Investigation Wednesday said the "weak criminal justice system" and ... Read more...

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Dead Indian Australian woman ‘hid relationship’ with her eventual murderer, claims father


August 17th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Aug.17 (ANI): An Indian Australian woman, who was found dead in her Brisbane home, is said to have lied repeatedly to her family about her ongoing relationship with her alleged murderer, ... Read more...

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Playboy setting shop in India!


August 6th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Playboy Enterprises, known for its adult magazine for men "Playboy", is reportedly planning to launch its accessories, apparel, etc., in India by year end "targeting young adults", and Indo-Americans are skeptical, calling ... Read more...

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Indian American leader objects to Playboy setting up shop in India


August 5th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevad (US), Aug.5 (ANI): Playboy Enterprises, known for its adult magazine for men "Playboy", is reportedly planning to launch its accessories, apparel, etc., in India by year end "targeting young adults", even ... Read more...

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50pct Oz men would get their willies enlarged


July 24th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): If the findings of a new survey are to be believed, half of Aussie men would love to get their willies enlarged.The 2009 AskMen.com Great Male Survey also ... Read more...

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Miss California Carrie Prejean may be stripped of her crown


May 7th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The directors of the Miss California USA pageant might snatch the title from this year's winner Carrie Prejean for violating her contract by supporting anti-gay marriage group, and ... Read more...

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Ancelotti to get a million pounds for every trophy he wins for Chelsea


April 11th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Carlo Ancelotti has been promised a million pounds for every trophy that he wins as Chelsea boss apart from his contract worth five million pounds a year ... Read more...

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Money power rampant in BJP: Shekhawat


March 26th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Adding to the woes of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that is attempting to curb in-house bickering, former Indian vice president and party veteran Bhairon Singh ... Read more...

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Madras High Court chief justice worried over lawyers’ stir


March 11th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Chief Justice of the Madras High Court H.L. Gokhale Wednesday expressed concern over the difficult situation arising out of lawyers agitating nationwide while a section of advocates here ... Read more...

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Edwards goes from Democrat presidential hopeful to pariah


August 8th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.8 (ANI): From being one of the Democrats'' strongest presidential candidates, John Edwards has virtually become a party pariah. Dogged by stories in the National Enquirer about an alleged affair ... Read more...

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I saved daughter from immoral life by imprisoning her: Dungeon dad


May 9th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
London, May 9 (ANI): After raping his own daughter for 24 years, sex beast Josef Fritzl has tried to justify his immoral deeds by saying that he was rescuing Elisabeth from ... Read more...

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Indian soap operas face the axe in Afghanistan


January 11th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 11 (ANI): The stereotypical Indian soap operas might represent the ideals and morals of the quintessential family in India, but in Afghanistan they are seen as the epitome of immorality. ... Read more...

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