prejudices

Purge hate-filled textbooks: Pakistani daily (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily wants hate-filled school textbooks purged after an official panel said they entrenched prejudices against minorities and distorted history.An editorial in the News International ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gay festival begins in Prague


August 14th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Prague, Aug 14 (IANS) The Second Prague Pride festival of homosexuals began here in the capital of the Czech Republic Monday, Xinhua reported."Our goal is to present the community of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Youth ready to watch people like me on TV: Sunny Leone


August 9th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) She has no regrets for what she does, and knows her work as a porn star goes against Indian culture. But Sunny Leone says its ... Read more...

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Spike Lee to be honoured at Venice film fest


August 4th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Spike Lee will be honoured at the 2012 Venice Film Festival for his contribution to cinema.The "Do The Right Thing" director will be conferred ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We suffer prejudices in Bollywood: Ekta Kapoor


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) She describes "Kyaa Kool Hai Hum" series as Bollywood's answer to "American Pie" series. But Ekta Kapoor is miffed that the censor board has ... Read more...

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Hindus promote electric cremation in Taj city (Letter from Agra)


June 1st, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 1 (IANS) Motivated by ecological concerns, enlightened Hindus here are promoting electric cremation of the dead."Each year we need a minimum of 55,000 trees to burn bodies in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cinema needs to wean society from prejudices: Kunal Kohli


May 26th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Kunal Kohli has made Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra's characters in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani" switch religious identities during the narration. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Bheema Theeradhalli’ - far from true biopic (Kannada Movie Review)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bheema Theeradhalli"; Cast: Vijay, Praneetha, Prajwal Poovaiah, Sharath Lohithashwa, Suchayeendra Prasad, Sreenivasa Murthy, Uncle Lokanath; Screenplay-Direction: Om Prakash Rao; Producer-Cameraman: Anaji Nagaraj; Dialogues: M.S. Ramesh; Music: Abhiman Roy; Rating: ... Read more...

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Sophie sends out love to Yuvraj Singh (Movie Snippets)


February 14th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sophie Choudry tweeted love and best wishes for cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant tumour in ... Read more...

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Psychologists propose solution against prejudice


January 29th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Girls are not as good as boys in playing soccer, nor are they clued into cars, but they know how to dance better and stay away ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Make Chai Not War’: Indian American show spreads harmony


December 29th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Three Indian American comedians are heading to India next month on a State Department sponsored seven-city tour to promote better relations among diverse nations and spread ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IIT Bombay’s Mood Indigo festival goes global


December 14th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) For the first time in its 41-year history, IIT Bombay will open its doors to four international folk dance groups to take part in the four-day ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Follow Tagore’s message to meet world’s challenges: President


November 29th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan (West Bengal), Nov 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said challenges like injustice and repression can be met through Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's message of fortitude, openness of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

South African-born England all-rounder Basil D’Oliveira dead


November 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) South African-born English cricketer Basil D'Oliveira passed away early Saturday morning. D'Oliveira, 80, was not keeping well for some time. He came into the limelight in ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani greet nation on Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Ali Zardari greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha Monday, urging the people to adopt values ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I always take criticism in my stride: Dev Anand


October 18th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) His last few directorial ventures, including the latest "Chargesheet", may have bombed at the box-office, but the evergreen Dev Anand says he takes criticism ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government needs to pull up its socks: John Abraham


September 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) In the wake of the Delhi High Court blast, Bollywood actor John Abraham feels the government needs to pull up its socks and find ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zardari, Gilani greet Pakistanis on Eid


August 30th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday greeted the people of the country on the occasion of Eid, and urged ... Read more...

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Olga Segura, Hector Jimenez shine in `White Knight’


August 17th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Olga Segura and Hector Jimenez are proud of their work in "White Knight", a comedy in which two Mexicans manage to change the mentality of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Not enough women in Indian justice system: UN Women official


July 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) There aren't enough women in the Indian judicial system and police and that is "disappointing", says UN Women assistant secretary general Lakshmi Puri calling for ... Read more...

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Jagjivan Ram Foundation member resigns


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A member of the Babu Jagjivan Ram National Foundation Tuesday said he has resigned in protest after not even one general body meeting was held ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chhattisgarh government should have applied mind better: Moily


April 15th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Friday said the Chhattisgarh government should have applied its mind "objectively" before bringing a sedition case against social activist Binayak ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Monkeys too are racists: Study


April 10th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): We know that many people are prejudiced towards others based on group affiliations - be they racial, ethnic or religious.Now, a new research, using monkeys and led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Natalie Portman slams Dior’s John Galliano over anti-Semitic remarks


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 02 (ANI): Natalie Portman has slammed Christian Dior's creative director John Galliano over anti-Semitic remarks that he made in a video leaked online.The Oscar-winning actress, who is the face of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John Galliano sacked from Dior


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Designer John Galliano has been sacked from Christian Dior after his alleged anti-Semitic remarks last week.Sidney Toledano, Dior's president and chief executive officer, said in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Portman disgusted by Galliano’s anti-Semitic remarks


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Oscar winner Natalie Portman has lashed out at fashion designer John Galliano for his anti-Semitic remarks."I am deeply shocked and disgusted by the video of John ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A journey of a different kind in Ladakh


February 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Kunzang Dolma Leh, Feb 21 (ANI): It has been a long journey for me, growing up in Ladakh and having all the aspirations of any ordinary girl who wants a happy ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Videogame sparks controversy


February 9th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) A videogame that will be in the stores this March, and which invites users to drive a pickup truck full of undocumented immigrants without losing any while trying ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hindus welcome “World Interfaith Harmony Week”


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 3 (ANI): Hindus have applauded the launching of "World Interfaith Harmony Week" by United Nations (UN).Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pending criminal cases to be fast-tracked: Moily


January 30th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 30 (IANS) All criminal cases pending before lower courts across the country will be fast-tracked within the next three months, Union Law Minister M. Verappa Moily said here Sunday.Addressing a ... Read more...

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A woman director faces many biases: ‘Turning 30′ filmmaker


December 15th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Women work in almost every department of filmmaking in Bollywood these days but still have to face prejudices, says debutant director Alankrita Srivastav who is ready with "Turning ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bob Marley ‘blacked up with shoe polish in a bid to appear more African’


December 5th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Bob Marley was so angst-ridden over his race that he used shoe polish to blacken his hair, a new book has revealed.'I&I: The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

West Bengal CM concerned over soaring education costs


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov 23 (ANI) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has expressed concern over the high cost of education, as underprivileged can't afford it.Speaking at a function here on Monday, Bhattacharjee said ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US report says international interfaith initiatives growing


November 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 21 (ANI): "International interfaith initiatives are growing in many parts of the world", according to United States Department of State issued "International Religious Freedom Report 2010", which came out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus welcome Uzbekistan President’s call for strengthening inter-religious accord


September 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 6 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed Uzbekistan President's call for strengthening inter-religious accord.In his address at the festive ceremony dedicated to the 19th anniversary of Uzbekistan independence, President Islam Karimov ... Read more...

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