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Canada bank apologises after removing Asian face from note


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A bank in Canada has apologised after it removed an Asian woman from one of its bank notes in favour of a Caucasian, a move that ... Read more...

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Pakistani ringleader jailed for raping girl 30 times


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani, ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, has been convicted by a British court of raping a minor Asian ... Read more...

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Indian Americans top in income and education


June 20th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Indian Americans are the highest-income and best-educated people in the United States and the third largest among Asian Americans who have surpassed Latinos as the ... Read more...

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Diplomatic travails, airlines & odd balls on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 26th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) This week's bookshelf is way off the often-walked track, full of unusual tales and surprises. Browse with IANS...1. Book: "The Ambassadors' Club: The Indian Diplomat ... Read more...

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ADB aid to developing countries tops $21.7 bn in 2011


April 26th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, April 26 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $21.72 billion in financing operations to Asian developing countries in 2011, a 14.5 percent year-on-year increase, according to its 2011 ... Read more...

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People are tired of film promotion: Anil Kapoor


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who will soon be seen in Priyadarshan's upcoming film "Tezz", feels people are tired with excessive film promotions, and says he is ... Read more...

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‘Educated Asian Americans more likely to be jobless’


April 6th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Asian Americans with college degrees are more likely to be jobless than their white counterparts in this harsh economy, according to a report.A study by ... Read more...

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3.2 mn Indians are third-largest growing Asian group in US


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Asians are the fastest growing race group in the United States with Indians (3.2 million) making up the third largest Asian group after the Chinese (four ... Read more...

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11 Asian men face sexual abuse charges in Britain


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) A group of 11 Asian men plied five girls, as young as 13, with drink and drugs and had sex with them several times a day, ... Read more...

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Interracial marriages on the rise in US


February 17th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the US and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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Injury hampers Chowrasia’s chances at Avantha Masters (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian golfer and defending Avantha Masters champion S.S.P Chowrasia, has suffered a setback to his title defence. Chowrasia injured his wrist while practising for the tournament ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

White men find Asian women more attractive: Study


February 11th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Human beings find more attractive the faces of races other than theirs. White men preferred Asian women, while white women tend to go for black males, ... 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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Scarlett dating advertising executive?


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson is reportedly dating advertising executive Nate Naylor.The 27-year-old is said to have been secretly romancing the freelance creative director for the last ... Read more...

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‘Relaxation in n-liability necessary to attract suppliers’


November 24th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The liabilities notified in case of a nuclear accident should be relaxed so that the government can receive reasonable offers from foreign suppliers for equipment, ... Read more...

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I’m still a bad girl: Jolie


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who experimented with hard drugs and self-harming during her teenage years, says she still has those traits."I'm still a bad girl. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New measure raises American poor to 49 million


November 8th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) By American standards, more than 49 million or 16 percent of the people in the world's richest nation were living in poverty in 2010 under an ... Read more...

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Asians buck the trend as poverty rises in US


September 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Asians, including Indian Americans, were the lone exception as the number of poor in US rose for the fourth consecutive year across all racial and ethnic ... Read more...

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Asians, Hispanics drive joint family surge in US


August 31st, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Driven by economic imperatives, the United States is experiencing a surge in multigenerational joint families, with Hispanics and Asians driving the trend.The number of such households, ... Read more...

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Top official of Speak Asia detained by police (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The chief operating officer of Speak Asia, a Singapore-based firm that offers handsome rewards to registered members who participate in online surveys for clients, was detained ... Read more...

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Top Speak Asia official detained by police for questioning


July 29th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The chief operating officer of Speak Asia, a Singapore-based firm that conducts online surveys for clients using its own registered members, was detained Friday by the ... Read more...

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Indian firm in Britain asked Asians to use fake names


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) A firm in Britain owned by Indian-origin people has asked all Asians working there to use anglicised names as they said customers struggle with Indian names.The ... Read more...

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Indian TT players at ease with European trainers


June 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian table tennis players prefer training under European coaches because they are English speaking and, importantly, they have had more encouraging results under them ... Read more...

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ADB warns fast-growing Asian economies of middle income trap


May 4th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, May 4 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in its report on Wednesday that fast-growing Asian economies cannot afford to fall into the middle income trap when seeking to move ... Read more...

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Indian owned US businesses rake in $150 billion


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Owning nearly a fifth of 1.5 million non-farm US businesses owned by Asians operating the US in 2007, Indians raked in over $150 billion in revenue, ... Read more...

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Only 31 percent Latinos, Asians voted in 2010 US midterm elections: Report


April 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27(ANI): A record 14.7 million Latino voters sat out the 2010 U.S. midterm elections, a new report by the Pew Hispanic Center has said.According to the report on minority voting, ... Read more...

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Positive emotions don’t help Asians recover from stress and depression


April 26th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Psychotherapies emphasizing positives, which can relieve stress and depression in white populations, may not work for Asians, according to a new study.Thinking happy thoughts, focusing on the good ... Read more...

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‘Mastermind’ audition fails to attract Bradford’s Brit-Asians


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): 'Mastermind', Britain's 40-year-old successful quiz show, suffered a setback to broaden its ethnic reach, as it failed to gather Asian would-be participants to take part in the auditions. ... Read more...

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New York, Washington, 44 more US cities not white any more (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Whites in New York, Washington and 44 other metro areas in the US have been reduced to a minority, according to new census data. Hispanics account ... Read more...

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New York, Washington, 44 other US cities not white any more


April 15th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) New York, Washington and 44 other of America's 366 metro areas have flipped from majority white to majority populations of minorities during the last decade, according ... Read more...

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Three in ten New Zealanders think Asian newcomers are taking away Kiwi jobs


April 13th, 2011 - 7:56 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr. 13 (ANI): A majority of New Zealanders believe Asian immigrants are taking their jobs, a study has found.According to the annual Asia New Zealand Foundation study, by ... Read more...

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People in different cultures ‘make different assumption about people around them’


April 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A study has suggested that people in different cultures make different assumptions about the people around them.The researchers studied the brain waves of people with Caucasian and Asian ... Read more...

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Indian ‘chai’ a big hit in Dubai


April 4th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 4 (IANS) Tea made in Indian style has become a major attraction among the people of Dubai as 'karak chai' (strong tea) stalls have come up in every ... Read more...

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Sunderbans was the biggest challenge for tiger census: Ramesh


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) It was a big challenge for forest officials to count tigers in the Sunderbans mangroves, which has reported 70 out of a total of 1,706 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gambling problems ‘more common than drinking problems’


March 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions have found that after age 21, problem gambling is considerably more common among adults than alcohol dependence, even ... Read more...

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