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Armed forces’ grievances need urgent attention (Comment)


August 12th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
The suicide of a soldier, V. Arun, from Kerala in Jammu and Kashmir was raised in parliament. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged MPs not to have a discussion. "This is ... Read more...

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Senior Conservative party councillor Gerry Forsbrey forced to apologise after using the ‘N-word’


June 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A veteran Tory politician, Gerry Forsbrey, has been forced to apologize after he made a racist remark during a council meeting held last week in Staines. ... Read more...

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Pursue dialogue, governor tells Jammu and Kashmir people


January 25th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Wednesday urged the people of the state to shed their inhibitions and join hands to seek resolution of issues confronting ... Read more...

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Congress condemns attempted attack on Kejriwal


October 18th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Congress, which is facing the brunt of Team Anna's anti-corruption campaign, Tuesday condemned the attempted attack on Hazare aide Arvind Kejriwal at a ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp apologizes for his comments


October 5th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Johnny Depp has apologized for the rape comment that he made in the November edition of the Vanity Fair magazine. The Pirates of Caribbean star ... Read more...

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Om Puri regrets remarks on politicians


August 29th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Om Puri has apologised for calling politicians "uneducated" and "incompetent" during his speech in Ramlila Maidan late and says his choice of words ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s Attempt To Pacify Her Critics Backfires With ‘Blood Libel’ Remark


January 13th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hogging the limelight for her fiery and more often controversial remarks is nothing new for former Alaska governor Sarah Palin. In a bid to refute ... Read more...

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Wilde appreciates Megan Fox’s ’strangle a mountain ox’ compliment


November 15th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 15 (ANI): It seems Olivia Wilde knows how to tackle awkward compliments.Despite being a PETA supporter, Wilde appreciated Megan Fox's compliment, "Olivia Wilde is so sexy, she makes me ... Read more...

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GOP candidate sorry for comparing gay marriage to marrying a dog


October 31st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wisconsin (US), Oct. 31 (ANI): Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Wisconsin Rebecca Kleefisch has apologized for the anti-gay comments she had made earlier this year.It may be recalled that she compared ... Read more...

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Chris Redfern drops the F-word about the Republicans


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The chairman of the Democratic Party in Ohio seems not to be bothered by remarks that he made about Republicans who he referred to with the F-word due ... Read more...

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Bill Maher Drops N-word In Larry King Show


September 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For Comedian Bill Maher Tuesday proved to be quite eventful. He had his star unwrapped in the coveted Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was also ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ Salman kicks off row with 26/11 comments, apologises (Roundup)


September 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Controversy seems to be second nature to Salman Khan. The star, whose latest film "Dabangg" has set the cash registers ringing, stoked a row with his remark ... Read more...

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Salman had no intention to hurt anyone: Arbaaz Khan


September 12th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan has defended his brother Salman Khan over his comments on the 26/11 attack and insists that he did not intend to hurting anybody's ... Read more...

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Salman is not articulate but should apologise: Dad Salim Khan


September 12th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Salman Khan's father Salim Khan has said that his superstar son "should not" have made the remarks on the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and should apologise. Salim ... Read more...

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Piers Morgan Officially Replaces Larry King


September 9th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'America's Got Talent' judge Piers Morgan is all set to replace the 'Larry King Live' slot with a yet-to-be named show. Though the news was circulating ... Read more...

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LA judge orders Mel Gibson to surrender all his firearms


July 18th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Los Angeles judge has asked the noted actor-director Mel Gibson to hand over all his firearms. The ruling was made by the judge ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg defends Mel Gibson and says that he is not a racist


July 13th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Finally actor Mel Gibson has someone who is speaking in his defense. He has faced criticism over his unflattering comments to his ex girlfriend ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart aplogises for rape statement


June 6th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 5 (IANS) "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart has apologised for her comments that she feels as though she is being raped when photographers hound her for pictures. "I really made an ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart apologizes for ‘insensitive’ rape comment


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Twilight actress Kristen Stewart has apologized for her "stupid" and "insensitive" comment about rape.The 20-year-old star came under fire when she referred to paparazzi intrusion in her life ... Read more...

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Teacher lands in trouble after ‘teaching maths class how to shoot Obama’


May 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Using examples didn't really suit a teacher in Alabama, who found himself at the centre of a US Secret Service investigation for using a hypothetical assassination of ... Read more...

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Alabama High School Geometry Teacher Teaches Obama Assassination!


May 19th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Corner High School teacher in Jefferson County Alabama was being investigated by the Secret Service after using a very bad example to teach his students all about ... Read more...

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Pak Army has scored `straight A’ in Waziristan operations: Ex-envoy


February 18th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.18 (ANI): Presentations often reveal as much about the thought processes and intellect and the professional competence of the presenter as the choice of words do his communication skills, says a ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Apologizes For Comments About President Barack Obama


January 12th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chicago, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Senator Harry Reid has something in common with former Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich, who has expressed his apologies for making racist ... Read more...

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Obama backs senator who used racist language against him


January 12th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) President Barack Obama has come to the rescue of embattled Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid saying, "This is a good man who has always been ... Read more...

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Reid apologetic for ‘Negro’ remarks over Obama


January 10th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Carson City (Nevada), Jan 10(ANI): US Senator from Nevada Harry Reid has said that he deeply regrets referring President Barack Obama as 'light-skinned' and as having 'no Negro dialect' in private ... Read more...

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Obama accepts Reid’s apology over racial remark


January 10th, 2010 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (DPA) The nation's first African-American president Saturday accepted an apology from his key Senate ally over a racially insensitive remark made during the presidential campaign. At issue was a ... Read more...

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International seminar on Peace and stability in Afghanistan held in New Delhi


October 6th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): A two-day international seminar on "Peace and stability in Afghanistan- The way ahead" began here today.It is being organised by the United Service Institution of ... Read more...

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“Green Dam Youth Escort” software was ‘not handled well’ in China


August 14th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 14 (ANI): A senior Chinese government official has said that the implementation of the "Green Dam Youth Escort" software, which filters online pornographic, was "not thoughtful enough".The government had demanded ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson ‘Indian giver’ Comment Controversy: Rocking the Popularity ‘Boat’


August 3rd, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
'Watch what you say' might be the catch phrase for today's politically correct global community,but every now and then, there is always the occasional shooter-off who manages to land his (or as ... Read more...

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Obama invites professor and sergeant for beer to end racial row


July 25th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): In a bid to diffuse the controversial racial row following his remark in the arrest of a Black Harvard professor, US President Barack Obama has telephoned and ... Read more...

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Obama tries dousing racial firestorm with regret and beer


July 25th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is seeking to douse a raging racial firestorm with an expression of regret for saying that police had "acted stupidly" in ... Read more...

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American police unions demand apology from Obama


July 25th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London. July 25 (ANI): President Barack Obama has been urged by American police unions to tender an apology after he accused an officer of "acting stupidly" by arresting leading Black scholar, ... Read more...

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Remarks of President Obama during surprise appearance at Friday’s press briefing


July 25th, 2009 - 3:21 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama made a surprise appearance during the daily press briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs in the James S. Brady Briefing Room of the White House ... Read more...

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No apology for ’stupid’ remark, but maybe a beer: Obama


July 25th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Friday moved to quell a racial firestorm over his remarks about the arrest of a black Harvard professor, saying he had called the ... Read more...

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Perez Hilton apologises to gay right groups over will.i.am outburst


June 24th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Homosexual celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has apologised to gay rights organisations for using an anti-gay slur during his recent confrontation with Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am.The flamboyant ... Read more...

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