morality

Crime reports an anti-government campaign: Bengal minister


August 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A West Bengal minister Sunday termed the reports of alleged rapes as a "rotten campaign" against the government and denied that the law and order situation ... Read more...

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China to regulate bad behaviour, says no to spitting


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China wants to regulate bad public behaviour like spitting, littering and cutting in line, said a state-run Chinese daily Friday.An article in the Op-Ed section of ... Read more...

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New study challenges babies with moral core finding


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 16 (IANS) New Zealand researchers have challenged a landmark US study finding that suggested that even six-month-old children possess a moral core that permits them to judge people ... Read more...

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Chinese Olympic delegation probes shuttlers’ suspicious play


August 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chinese Olympic delegation has started investigations into allegations that some of its badminton players were deliberately losing in the group stage of the London Games."The ... Read more...

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Embrace education for progress, Muslims told


July 8th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Muslim students and youths should go for higher education and develop character to face life's challenges, a senior Muslim religious leader said Sunday."The Muslim community ... Read more...

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Chinese teacher sacked for sexual misconduct


June 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 29 (IANS) A teacher has been fired from a Shanghai school after some of his former students took to the Internet to break their 15-year silence on his ... Read more...

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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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Tough days ahead for new Indian Army chief (News Analysis)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) He surmounted blistering attacks and challenges to his elevation but Gen Bikram Singh, who Thursday assumed command of the 1.13 million strong Indian Army has ... Read more...

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Permit denied for Lady Gaga’s Indonesia show


May 16th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS/AKI) Pop star Lady Gaga may have to cancel a concert in the Indonesian capital after police declined to give a permit for the show amid protests ... Read more...

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Time for BJP to introspect: Congress on Bangaru conviction


April 27th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The conviction of former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman in a fake arms deal is an indication for the party to introspect, ... Read more...

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Rapist priest’s seven-year term upheld (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Noting that sexual violence was an assault on women's dignity, the Delhi High Court has upheld the seven years rigorous imprisonment given to a priest ... Read more...

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Katju favours strong Lokpal, but not in present form


March 31st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The demand for a stronger anti-graft Lokpal legislation found a supporter in Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju, who Saturday urged parliament ... Read more...

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60-year-old ’stud’ in pregnancy trouble!


March 21st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) A 60-year-old Chinese man is in trouble after being duped into believing that a young woman will pay him to get her pregnant.A court has ordered ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga fans told to return tickets for Indonesia concert


March 20th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 20 (IANS/AKI) The head of Indonesia's highest Islamic authority has asked Muslims to stay away from an upcoming Jakarta concert by American pop star Lady Gaga, who he ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga concert in Indonesia termed ‘un-Islamic’


March 20th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 20 (IANS/AKI) A member of Indonesia's highest Islamic authority has said Muslims should stay away from an upcoming concert by American pop star Lady Gaga, who he said ... Read more...

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Suppressing compassion might make you act immorally


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) You might feel like giving a beggar a coin when you are passing by him but then quickly suppress the feeling. This could put you at ... Read more...

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Chimps play cop to uphold peace in group


March 9th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Some of the high ranking chimps practically uphold the 'law of the jungle' and maintain peace among warring groups and individuals of their kind, says a ... Read more...

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Chinese college launches morality bank


March 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Students of a Chinese college can now open their accounts at a "morality bank" and earn virtual "coins" for doing good work. The initiative aims to ... Read more...

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Gadkari rules out immediate reinstatement of Yeddyurappa (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday rejected scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's demand for immediate reinstatement but said he will be ... Read more...

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Karnataka power struggle hits BJP ‘morality session’ (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka was Friday forced to cut short its brainstorming session to teach morality and discipline to its ministers ... Read more...

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Ahead of Gadkari visit, Karnataka BJP infighting intensifies


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) Factional fighting in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party intensified Wednesday ahead of party president Nitin Gadkari's arrival Thursday for a pep talk to partymen over ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for selling his three children


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling his three children.Huang Liang was sentenced Wednesday in a court in Fujian ... Read more...

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BJP plans morality lessons for Karnataka lawmakers


February 14th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) Faced with its ministers and lawmakers getting involved in various scandals in Karnataka, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to give them lessons in ... Read more...

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Despite diktats, Srinagar youths keep tryst with St Valentine (With Images)


February 14th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Despite the efforts of hardline separatists Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters Of the Faith) and a bitter winter chill, many youth kept their tryst with St. Valentine in Srinagar ... Read more...

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BJP should look inward before preaching morality: Sibal


February 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the issue of its legislators caught watching porn in the Karnataka assembly, Telecommunication Minister ... Read more...

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How barbaric is Pakistani society, wonders daily


October 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Terrible atrocities often go unnoticed, showing "just how barbaric a society we have become", Pakistani daily said Monday as it expressed shock over sexual assault ... Read more...

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Congress takes potshots at Hazare


July 19th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) With Anna Hazare announcing he was going on an indefinite fast from Aug 16 over his demand for a strong Lokpal bill, the Congress Monday ... Read more...

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Alliance with DMK stays: Congress (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Congress Thursday declined to comment on the resignation of DMK's Dayanidhi Maran from the cabinet and said its alliance with the Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Gowda family owns huge property by proxy: BJP


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) The family of former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda owns huge "benaami (by proxy)" property in and around Bangalore as well as their home district ... Read more...

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Jason Priestley’s ‘Call me Fitz’ premieres in the US


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, April 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jason Priestley’s latest television work “Call Me Fitz” premiered on Thursday in the United States. The show has been shown in the Canada since 2010.Jason ... Read more...

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Case against ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ for indecency


April 18th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) An advocate filed a case in the Allahabad High Court Monday seeking a ban on the film "Dum Maaro Dum" on account of its "obscene and ... Read more...

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Shoplifting is immoral but downloading music illegally is ok, say students


April 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has found that college students view shoplifting as immoral, but are not exactly motivated to follow the laws governing digital music piracy.The finding underscores ... Read more...

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PM greets the nation on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami and hoped the festival will "strengthen our faith in the ... Read more...

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Bill to put casinos out of bounds for Goans


March 25th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 25 (IANS) Casinos may soon be out of bounds for Goans. The leader of opposition in the state assembly Friday moved a bill seeking to amend the ... Read more...

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Escape blame by being a victim, not a hero: Study


February 17th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): To escape blame, one needs to be a victim and not a hero, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Maryland and Harvard University have found ... Read more...

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