Pages tagged with Customs

The kind of money people are willing to spend on Indian weddings and funerals is mind boggling. If we have that much money within the country, why do we go around with begging bowl for foreign aids?
Mary "Mollie" Derry told the locals their fortunes, removed hexes and curses while casting her own curses. It is believed that in Mollie's early days, the young wife and mother lived an enchanting life filled with magic that quickly made her become known as a witch to all who encounte...
St David's Day every March 01st, stirs the heart of every Welshman , woman and child, however far away they may be from home.. There is a pride and sense of community within the Welsh Valleys that flows through the blood uniting each and every soul to the beloved country of their bir...
Critical handling of Cruise line troubles that began last year and have hit virtually all the major crusie lines in the world. My father and experienced seaman due to his military service would not have made same mistake the Captain of the Laguardia did by running aground off Italian ...
In early December 2013 the member countries of the WTO agreed on a package of measures that is expected to give a further boost to world trade. The agreement known as the Bali Package contains a set of issues that have been under consideration as part of the larger Doha round of negot...
We can easily see hanged at the entrance of shops and homes, 5 to 7 chilli and lemon tied with a string in India
How much do you know about the culture of Tanzania? I came across this book about cultured states,youth and gender written by Andrew Ivaska. I have never been to Tanzania but upon reading this book,i feel like i have already been there.
A funny thing happened one night at work to some very hungry people.
an essay on dealing with difficult customers, written by a customer service professional for customer service professionals.
Every year Holi festival was celebrated in several parts of India mostly in West Bengal and Punjab and now it is popular in most of the state capitals celebrate it.
We are all living here with different culture, religion and have areas to promote lots of variations.
The modern India is still having some of the social evils such as the caste system, dowry system, female infanticide and childhood marriage etc.However, it is gradually shedding of its evils.Two recent episodes of childhood marriage are examples.
Today customer is king, hence you have to give them good experience when they visit or deal with you.
An insight into the traditions and cultures experienced when travelling to Sri Lanka.
Mardi Gras is fun and interesting time of the year. It is also known as Fat Tuesday. It is celebrated before Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season.
There is a part of us that just wants to get out there for a nice vacation. Taking yourself to that far away destination can be a great idea however; there are few things we can do to make it a little better for us in the long run especially if we are going to another country.
The poem depicts the pains of a social relationship, say marriage, that we sometimes endure against our inner-most desire. There is a revolt against the conformity of civilization and a desire to ‘live’ a life free of bondage. It depicts the tension between the old customs of trad...
Some of the strange customs, still practiced by people in many countries in spite of the advancement of civilization, is very interesting to know about.
While head hunting is a practice documented in many areas of the world including ancient China, Mesoamerica, India, Japan, and Africa, the only known head shrinkers are a group of people from the northwestern region of the Amazon rainforest collectively known as the Jivaroan.
The essay shows the importance of the comparative method within sociology . It also shows how this method works .
This free verse is a translation of what my friend Sri Sowbhagya penned in Telugu, and published in a poetry compilation titled "Krityadyavastha". Many thanks to him for the kind permission to translate it. (Here 'men' connotes humans, in general.)
Among men, friendship is gratuitous. Whether we are relatives or neighbors, we are not forced to become friends. Friendship is a relationship that cannot be imposed by circumstances, shared aspirations or working association. This is also true with God’s love for us. His friends...
Today Kyongju is called Korea’s “Culture City” or Museum without Walls.” Kyongju City, with a population of 100,000, still maintains the traditional Korean architectural style of housing, which is hard to find in other regions of the country. Farmers work in the fields where...
A story about love and sacrifice that was bound by its culture.
Adultery has been one of the oldest atrocities of ‘man’. Most religions, traditions and cultures abhor the act of adultery and slams great penalty on perpetrators when exposed. For example, the Holy Bible and Qur’an condemn it out rightly with stiff penalties attached to punish ...
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