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Sexual grooming of white girls an Asian problem: Official


June 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Gangs that rape and sexually exploit vulnerable young white girls in Britain is a "particular problem" in Asian communities, one of the country's top prosecutors has ... Read more...

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US Hindus to donate blood on 9/11 anniversary


July 9th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Hindus in the US plan to donate blood to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this year.The Hindu Mandirs Executive Conference (HMEC), an apex body of ... Read more...

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Cricket overshadowing other sports in India: Sebastian Coe


April 28th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Lord Sebastian Coe, who is organising committee chairman for the 2012 London Olympics, believes cricket is overshadowing other sports activities in India.In an ... Read more...

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I address my anxieties by writing: Pakistani author


January 15th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistani writer H.M. Naqvi of the acclaimed novel "Home Boy", a story about the ravaged lives of young Asians in 9/11 New York where he ... Read more...

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‘Harold & Kumar’ star Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn was held at gunpoint and robbed, in the early morning hours on Tuesday. His representative has also confirmed the incident. The actor ... Read more...

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Actor Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn has been robbed at gunpoint in Washington DC. The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning. He was pretty rattled ... Read more...

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Brit Muslims stigmatised and alienated”, says Commons report


March 30th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): A key government policy on countering extremism in Britain has "stigmatised and alienated" Muslims and undermined community relations, a Commons report has said.According to The Independent, many Muslims told ... Read more...

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FBI honours Indian-American for community leadership


March 20th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 20 (IANS) Manohar "Mike" Vaswani, an Indian-American who has worked for integrating all Asian communities into one strong and cohesive entity, has received Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ... Read more...

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New Zealand Police erects billboard to get breakthrough in Indian cabbie’s murder


February 10th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb. 9 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, New Zealand Police, investigating the killing of Indian-origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini, has put up a bill board in downtown Auckland appealing people for ... Read more...

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Police erect billboard to trace killer of Indian taxi driver


February 10th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 10 (IANS) New Zealand Police hunting the killer of Indian taxi driver Hiren Mohini are putting up a billboard in downtown Auckland, media reports said Wednesday. It is the first time ... Read more...

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Police seek identification of Indian taxi driver’s killer


February 9th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 9 (DPA) New Zealand police investigating the murder of an Indian taxi driver in Auckland appealed Tuesday to the city's Asian communities for help in identifying the passenger who stabbed ... Read more...

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Hiren Mohini murder: Auckland police reveal new evidence


February 9th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Feb.9 (ANI): West Auckland Police hunting for the killer of Indian origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini today released details of a new piece of evidence.Detective Senior Sergeant Hywel Jones ... Read more...

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The rise of the Indian American (Flashback 2009)


December 17th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) If Indian Americans had helped transform India-US ties into a "strategic relationship" in the Bush era, 2009 was a year of consolidation as Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Asian school students being used by drug peddlers in New Zealand


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 22(ANI): In what is seen as a new trend, Asian school students as young as 16 are being used by drug peddlers in New Zealand to illegally import drugs.The ... Read more...

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Air India to launch daily Washington-Delhi-Kolkata flight


October 10th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Air India has announced the launch of a daily Washington-New York-Delhi-Kolkata flight from Dec 1 putting the US capital on its map. The daily flight would have stops in ... Read more...

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Kal Penn Begins His Job In White House


July 7th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
Kal Penn, the American film and television actor has finally arrived at the White House in order to begin his work as the Associate Director of the White House.The actor started his ... Read more...

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Kal Penn will now be Kalpen Modi at the White House


July 7th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 7 (IANS) Kal Penn, Indian American star of Mira Nair's "The Namesake" and a long time supporter of President Barack Obama, has started his new job ... Read more...

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Bollywood promoter in US jailed for mortgage scam (Repeating for all needing)


February 1st, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) An Indian-American mortgage broker and Bollywood film promoter has been sentenced to seven years in prison for defrauding banks of $33 million and cheating fellow Indian immigrants with ... Read more...

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Bollywood promoter in US jailed for seven years for mortgage scam


January 31st, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) An Indian-American mortgage broker and Bollywood film promoter has been sentenced to seven years in prison for defrauding banks of $33 million and cheating fellow immigrants from Indian ... Read more...

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British Army takes up kabaddi to avenge cricket losses to India


January 2nd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): While England has not been winning any major cricket or football events, the British Army is working hard on the ancient Asian sport of kabaddi to defeat ... Read more...

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British Army takes up Kabaddi to beat Indians


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): The British Army has taken up the ancient Indian sport of kabaddi in an attempt to find a game at which they can beat the Indians.Initially adopted ... Read more...

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Oz Conservative MP proposes topless beach ban to protect Muslims, Asians


December 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, December 30 (ANI): Australias Conservative MP Fred Nile wants topless bathing banned in New South Wales (NSW) in order to shield Sydney''s Muslim and Asian communities.The Reverend Nile claimed that ... Read more...

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Pansy Wong first Asian minister of New Zealand


November 17th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Pansy Wong, the first ethnic Chinese member of New Zealand's parliament, Monday was appointed the country's first Asian minister holding the cabinet portfolio of ethnic and women's affairs.Fiftythree-year-old ... Read more...

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Domestic ‘honour’ violence cost Britain 25.3 billion pounds (Lead)


June 13th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 13 (IANS) Domestic violence cost the British government 25.3 billion pounds in 2005-06, a parliamentary report has said, even as an influential Muslim group admitted the linked ... Read more...

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British mental health services accused of racism


May 27th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 27 (IANS) British South Asians suffering from depression and other mental health problems are missing out on treatment because of "institutional racism" in the state health service, ... Read more...

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Britain launches helpline for victims of forced marriages


April 11th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (IANS) Worried about the spread of the controversial practice of forced marriage and honour-based violence among Asian communities, the British government Friday launched a national helpline for such victims. ... Read more...

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Desperate Asian women faking virginity in Britain


March 4th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 4 (IANS) Some Asian women in Britain are going to great lengths to fake their virginity, driven to desperation by concepts of 'honour' in a community where ... Read more...

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Eating large fish may make kids vulnerable to mercury poisoning


January 7th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, January 7 (ANI): Eating large fish like swordfish, marlin, and shark may make young children vulnerable to mercury poisoning, say health experts.This proposition comes amid reports that high levels of ... Read more...

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