Many cultural taboos in India have to do with touching objects or people. The ears are considered sacred, so boxing or pulling the ears is a serious insult.Continue Reading
Other Indian taboos concern the behavior of the sexes with each other and common habits.
Issues in the educational system, unequal opportunities for poor versus wealthy children, high dropout rates, lack of properly trained educators and poverty are all contributors to the illiteracy problems in India. India is home to 287 million illiterate adults, which is roughly the size of the entire U.S. population.Full Answer >
Indians, as in people from India, are considered Asian because their homeland is in Asia; Native Americans, sometimes called "Indians" for historical reasons, are not considered Asian. India is located on a peninsula in southern Asian, bound by the Himalayas to the north.Full Answer >
Cultural taboos in Spain include being overly friendly or engaging in close body contact with someone, such as hugging or patting someone's back, who isn't a close friend or family member. Standing too far away during conversation or moving the hands a lot while speaking is also not appropriate, even if the Spanish person models the behavior.Full Answer >
The nationality of people from India, the land of spiced curry, Kathak dance and the Taj Mahal, is Indian. With a country population of just over 1.2 billion as of 2014, Indians speak a host of tongues and have 15 official languages that include Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi and English.Full Answer >