social mores

‘For women, toilets more important than mobiles’ (March 8 is International Women’s Day)

March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 7 (IANS) For a woman, a toilet is more important than a mobile phone, but men don't understand that, feels Anita Narre. She is the 20-year-old tribal whose ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Punjabi family comedy ‘Breakaway’ to premiere at Toronto

August 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Akshay Kumar co-production "Breakaway", a hilarious Punjabi family comedy on the lines of "Bend It Like Beckham", will have its world premiere at the Toronto ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Threat of violence against women in Egypt unfolds after attacks

February 18th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): The reported attack of a senior U.S. television correspondent during celebrations of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stepping down from office, has brought into the open the threat of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jane Austen fans celebrating Colin Firth’s triumph

January 30th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): To many Jane Austen fans, Colin Firth is Mr Darcy. Though he had been acting for years before, Firth became famous overnight when he starred in 'Pride ... Read more...

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Folk dances from Ecuador cast their spell

December 22nd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The ethnic cultural diversity of the South American nation of Ecuador came to life in the Indian capital with a colourful showcase of music and dances based ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to build park for lovers

November 5th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government is all set to build a park for romantic young couples who want freedom to be together without being victimised by police.Sri Lanka is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India’s ancient tribal art adapts to a modern market (With Images)

February 17th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Ethnic art from the tribal heartland of India is trying to strike a balance between modernism and tradition and experimenting with contemporary issues to adapt ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army strengthening links with Jamaat-e-Islami

January 18th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.18 (ANI): Even as the Pakistan Army continues with its offensive against remnants of the Taliban and Al Qaeda in South and North Waziristan, there is a feeling in certain ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vice President compliments contribution of Indian civil servants

April 21st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari here today said that the concept of civil service and notions of its role and responsibilities has evolved over time."Independent India inherited from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Genes ‘time virginity loss’

April 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): There's a genetic link to the age at which a person loses his or her virginity, says a new study.And the correlation can be explained by inherited behavioural ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When radio changed a Gujarat taboo

January 15th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 15 (IANS) There was a time not so long ago when kite flying was considered taboo in northern Gujarat, particularly in middle and upper class families. But what may have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian art set to make waves at leading French institute

November 24th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian art is set to make waves at one of Europe's most avant garde multi-disciplinary institute of arts and culture - The Centre Pompidou in France - ... Read more...

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Barbara Cartland’’s book of etiquettes to be re-issued after 46yrs

September 29th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Known for her mushy novels, legendary author Barbara Cartlands popular etiquette handbook will soon be hitting the shelves again, 46 years after its first publication.The book details ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malaysian girls’ uniform encourages rape comment sparks debate

May 23rd, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (IANS) A Malaysian student body's statement that the uniform worn by girls in government-run schools encourages "rape and pre-marital sex" has triggered a nationwide debate on social mores. ... Read more...

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