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Three Britons held for running over Asian-origin kids (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Three men have been arrested after two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - were knocked down by a car in Britain's Leeds, police said ... Read more...

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Briton held for running over Asian-origin kids


August 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Briton has been arrested after he ran over two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - with his car in Leeds.Cops found CCTV ... Read more...

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Asian-origin kids run over by car in Britain


August 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - are in critical condition after they were run over by a car in Leeds.Raham Saleem and his ... Read more...

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Asian jailed in Britain for framing innocent man


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) An Asian-origin estate agent has been jailed in Britain on charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice after he framed an innocent client for ... Read more...

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Asian brothers convicted of grooming schoolgirls for sex


August 9th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Asian-origin brothers have been found guilty by a British court of grooming teenaged schoolgirls for sex and selling them as prostitutes.Ahdel Ali, 24, groomed a ... Read more...

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Asian Muslim brothers groomed teenage girls for sex


July 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Two Muslim brothers of Asian origin have been charged with grooming a pair of teenage girls for sex and persuading them to work as prostitutes for ... Read more...

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British woman cop writes erotic letters to inmates, jailed


June 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A woman prison officer in Britain -- reportedly of Asian origin -- admitted writing erotic letters and making phone calls to four convicts, and has been ... Read more...

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UAE arrests illegal immigrants


April 15th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE authorities have arrested 41 illegal immigrants from different parts of the country, it was announced Saturday.One group of immigrants, mostly Asian origin, was ... Read more...

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Asian-origin girl, paralysed in shooting, faces tough life


March 26th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Thusha Kamaleswaran, a five-year-old Asian-origin girl once dreamt of growing up as a dancer. But her dream has been dashed by a murderous attempt which left ... Read more...

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Asian woman, kids beaten up in Britain


March 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) In what is being termed a racial attack, a woman of Asian origin was beaten up and her three daughters ill-treated by three people who tried ... Read more...

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Asians most discriminated against in New Zealand: Study


February 11th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 11 (IANS) People of Asian origin -- including those from India and China -- are the most discriminated against ethnic group in New Zealand, a survey has found.The ... Read more...

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School with Indian kids named Britain’s best


December 16th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) A primary school in Britain where the majority of students are of Indian and Asian origin has achieved the best exam results in the country.Students at ... Read more...

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South Africa remembers Indians with postage stamps


November 30th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 30 (IANS) South Africa has launched a series of postage stamps commemorating the arrival of Indian labourers to the country 150 years ago, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.Two ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for raping drunk women


September 24th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) A 21-year-old man of Asian origin has been jailed for raping drunk women students, a media report said Saturday.Dubbed the "Night Rapist", Asim Javed preyed on ... Read more...

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Calm down and go home: Riot victim’s father urges rioters


August 11th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The father of a 21-year-old Asian-origin man, who was allegedly killed while trying to defend businesses from rioters, has urged those involved in the violence to ... Read more...

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Navy base attackers seem to be Central Asians: Pakistani daily


June 20th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The four men who attacked the karachi naval base in May were foreigners, possibly of Central Asian origin, a Pakistani paper said Monday, adding the ... Read more...

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Rana jury selection faces bias against Muslims


May 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 18 (IANS) From a tooth and shoulder pain to displaying a clear bias in favour of the government, there was a diversity of reasons why some 20 potential ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi BA computer engineer convicted on terror charges


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): Woolwich Crown Court has convicted Rajib Karim, an Asian-origin British Airways computer engineer who had plotted to blow up a plane, of four terror charges, including sharing information ... Read more...

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Asian-origin accountant sues UK firm for racial discrimination


January 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A Asian-origin employee in a British accountancy firm is suing the company for racism on grounds that the firm gave him inferior clients as he was not a ... Read more...

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Jack Straw under fire over Pakistan ‘easy meat’ remark


January 9th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A prominent UK politician has been accused of 'stereotyping' a whole community after suggesting that some British Pakistani men regard white girls as 'easy meat' for sexual abuse.Jack ... Read more...

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Indians getting preference over black students at Oxford University


December 7th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A report prepared by the UK admissions body, Ucas, has claimed that Indian students are getting preference compared to black candidates for undergraduate courses at Oxford and Cambridge ... Read more...

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Indian men, women paddlers face tough challenge (TT preview)


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Indian men Monday begin the campaign to defend their Commonwealth Games table tennis gold with an easy outing against minnows Vanuatu while women have their ... Read more...

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Indian men seeded second, women fourth in CWG TT


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) India were seeded second in men's and fourth in women's team competitions of the table tennis event at the Commonwealth Games.India, who are defending champions in the ... Read more...

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Australian Aborigines reachedmerica first?


October 1st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists have discovered hundreds of skulls in Central and South America, some dating back to over 11,000 years ago, that have cranial features distinctive to Australian Aborigines.The oldest ... Read more...

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Roman Catholic school could be handed over to a mosque in UK


September 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.25 (ANI): A Roman Catholic primary school could become the first in England to be run by a mosque after a dramatic rise in the number of Muslim pupils.According to a ... Read more...

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Asian origin players form core of Canada’s table tennis squad


September 17th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 17 (IANS) Asian orgin players form the core of the eight-member Canadian table-tennis team that will take part in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Olympians Pradeeban Peter-Paul and Mo ... Read more...

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One in seven Americans living in poverty


September 17th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): One in seven Americans was living in poverty in 2009 with a family of four living on less than 21,954 dollars a year, according to the US ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills seven militants in Pakistan


September 5th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Sep 5 (DPA) A US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles into Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border Saturday, killing seven militants, a Pakistani security official said. The missiles targeted a ... Read more...

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Pak manager wants betting scam-hit England tour to continue


August 30th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30(ANI): Pakistan Team manager Yawar Saeed insists that the forthcoming Twenty20 and one-day internationals against England should go ahead despite the alleged match-fixing scandal.The Pakistan team is in the midst ... Read more...

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AIFF says only three foreigners in playing eleven


August 17th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) said Tuesday that I-league clubs can register four foreigners, including one of Asian origin, but can field only three in the ... Read more...

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Asian and diaspora fiction not very different: Monica Ali (Interview)


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) British novelist of Bangladeshi origin Monica Ali, who is a judge for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2010, says the English language is evolving in ... Read more...

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Canadian Mountie charged for killing wife active in Sikh community


July 12th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Edmonton (Canada), July 12 (ANI): An Asian origin constable of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), has been charged with the murder of his wife, who was active in the Canadian Sikh ... Read more...

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Asians top in Australia’s high school entrance test


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 3 (IANS) Children of Asian migrants outperform their English-speaking counterparts in the entrance test of selective top high schools in Australia. Analysis shows that 42 percent of children from non-English speaking ... Read more...

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Asian pupils top the entry tests for selective schools in Australia


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 3 (ANI): Children of recent Asian migrants are outperforming students from English-speaking households to dominate the ranks of the top selective high schools in the country.According to the Sydney Morning ... Read more...

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South Carolina factfile (To go with Nikki Haley wins, in line to become South Carolina governor)


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The following is a factfile on South Carolina, the eastern coastal state in the US that may soon see Indian-American Nikki Haley as governor. Population: 4.5 millionCapital: ColumbiaMajor ... Read more...

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