politeness

Gurdwara shooting: Lone bullet hole left as grim reminder


August 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) As the Sikh gurdwara where six worshippers were killed reopened after being swept, scrubbed and painted, a lone bullet hole was left unrepaired as ... Read more...

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Politeness can be disastrous - sometimes!


October 12th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Your friend solicits your opinion about a fancy haircut he has had at an upmarket saloon, expending a small fortune. Since truth hurts, what do you ... Read more...

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Are Britons more civil than the rest?


October 11th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Britain remains a well-mannered and courteous country despite reports of rudeness and anti-social behaviour, a study has found.According to the survey, published by the Young Foundation, ... Read more...

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I’m no marketing guru: Shah Rukh


September 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan is neck deep into the promotion of his upcoming mega-budget sci-fi movie "RA.One". He is appearing on TV shows, collaborating with various ... Read more...

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I would never use marriage trouble to sell cookbook, says Eva Longoria


April 6th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 06 (ANI): Eva Longoria has slammed allegations that she is using her marriage failure to boost publicity for her new cookbook, 'Eva's Kitchen'.The actress-turned-culinary star insisted that she's only fielding ... Read more...

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Study examines how being nice helps


March 10th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): An act of politeness shows respect. But a new study suggests that courtesy may have a more practical, though unconscious, shared motivation: to reduce the work for those ... Read more...

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Is TV triumphing over conversation in modern life?


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): It's often said that getting the whole brood around the dining table is an important way to nurture a tightly knit family. Beyond health and nutrition, it provides ... Read more...

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Air travellers are paragons of politeness: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 22 (ANI): It looks like air rage stories are nothing but a myth, for travellers portrayed themselves as paragons of politeness in a new study.In an anonymous survey of over ... Read more...

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Big B Shakes A Leg For His Bahu Aishwarya Rai Bachchan


November 8th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Big B is still making waves despite nearing the seventh decade of his life. His ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati-4’ has been garnering TRPs rapidly, leaving almost all the ... Read more...

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Gyllenhaal acquired British accent for new movie


May 24th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal used to turn down roles involving a British accent in the past fearing he can't do it but says he rose to the challenge ... Read more...

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Vir Das scolded during ‘Badmaash Company’ shoot (Film Snippets)


May 1st, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Stand-up comedian and actor Vir Das experienced a not-so-comic situation in real life when he got a scolding from "Badmaash Company" director Parmeet Sethi. Vir has a ... Read more...

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Leave a lasting impression on Commonwealth Games guests: Sheila Dikshit


March 19th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): As New Delhi gears to host the Commonwealth Games (CWG), Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has asked citizens to put their best foot forward and leave a lasting ... Read more...

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Help reform rude Delhi, Dikshit urges private sector (Lead)


March 18th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday called for a public-private partnership of a different kind -- to develop a package to change Delhi residents' "rude behaviour" so that ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit for changing Delhi residents’ mannerisms


March 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday called for a public-private partnership to develop a "package to change behavioural patterns of Delhi residents towards each other and guests ... Read more...

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Londoners are rudest people in Britain: Poll


March 15th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Londoners have emerged as Britain's most unwelcoming people in a new poll conducted recently.They have been branded by visitors as being nothing like the legendary chirpy Cockney image ... Read more...

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Lalu Yadav questions Mamata on budget facts


February 24th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Former Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said that he would like to ask Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee that ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Speaks Her Mind On Oprah


November 13th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey San Francisco, Nov. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oprah is going to have as a guest on her show someone with whom she is likely to get into some disagreements, considering that ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s first withering put-down was at his mum’s hat!


October 21st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell's first withering put-down has been revealed to have been aimed at his mum's hat.Julie Cowell, 82, who described her son as being "a determined ... Read more...

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Prince pleasantly surprised by ‘respectable’ French fans


October 13th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Pop superstar Prince has admitted that he was surprised when fans at his recent concert in Paris, France, agreed to honour his request not to use camera phones ... Read more...

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Prabhudeva plans to take Nayanthara to Bollywood


July 22nd, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai July 22 (IANS) After Asin Thottumkal and Trisha Krishnan, Nayanthara is set to enter Bollywood as Prabhudeva is planning to make a Hindi film with her in the lead. Prabhudeva, who is ... Read more...

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Posh’s chat-up line kicked off her love story with Becks


July 4th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): It was a chat-up line that sparked off David and Victoria Beckham's relationship, which went on to become the most iconic partnerships in celebrity history.After watching Manchester ... Read more...

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Politeness makes dieters break low-fat regimes while with friends, family


May 19th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Dieters often fail to stick to low-fat regimes due to politeness while they are out at some restaurant or social gathering with their friends or families, according to ... Read more...

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Well-mannered Britons took big Titanic toll, research shows


January 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 28 (DPA) Politeness might help explain why Britons were 10 percent more likely to be among the 1,517 who went down with the Titanic than those aboard who held United ... Read more...

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US researchers fight claims of Brit Titanic victims being more polite


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new controversy has come up regarding the lives that were lost in the Titanic tragedy, with American researchers putting down claims of politeness being made by ... Read more...

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Indian girls learn from Vietnam football festival


June 30th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Twenty-two under-13 Indian women footballers who landed here last night after taking part in the seven-nation Asian Football Confederation (AFC)Festival in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, are ... Read more...

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German town bans road signs for safer streets


June 25th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 25 (ANI): Always thought traffic signals and road signs help in managing traffic and averting accidents on road. Well, a German town believes quite the contrary they are ... Read more...

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Cricket bowls over Toronto city


May 27th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Ontario (Canada), May 27 (ANI): Cricket has become a booming passion in Canadas Toronto District. School cricket is big in the area, as about 150 schools in the Greater Toronto Area offer ... Read more...

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