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Woman judge sacked in Tripura


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) A judge in Tripura has been dismissed from service for making derogatory remarks against the judges of higher courts, an official said Sunday. Sampa Nath's dismissal ... Read more...

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New Zealand apologises to Finland over remark


March 27th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) The Finnish government has accepted an apology from New Zealand Prime Minister John Key over derogatory comments made about Finland by a senior New Zealand ... Read more...

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India objects to US TV host’s joke on Golden Temple


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) India has objected to US television host Jay Leno passing off a visual of the Golden Temple in Amritsar as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's ... Read more...

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Lawyer questioned for criticising Shivani case judge (Lead)


October 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday sought a reply from lawyer Ashok Arora on a plea seeking contempt proceedings against him for criticising the judge ... Read more...

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Remove Tripura minister equating Vande Mataram with dogs: Congress


June 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 14 (IANS) Tripura's opposition Congress Tuesday demanded removal of Higher Education Minister Anil Sarkar for his reportedly derogatory comments about India's national song and MPs. The minister, however, ... Read more...

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AIFF comes down hard on Pradeep


May 6th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided to come down hard on N.P. Pradeep and asked the India midfielder to appear before the ... Read more...

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Bengal parties urged against violating poll code


April 29th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) With more complaints pouring in, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi has cautioned political parties in West Bengal against violating the poll code, a senior ... Read more...

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Poll panel notice to Anil Basu on comments


April 27th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Wednesday sent a show cause notice to Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Anil Basu for making disparaging comments against Trinamool ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader apologises for comments on Mamata


April 24th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Bowing to a public outcry over some obscene remarks made by a prominent party leader against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, the Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Indian football team coach Houghton resigns


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): Indian football team coach Bob Houghton resigned from his post on Saturday, two years before his contract with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) was to end.Houghton, ... Read more...

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Hindus decry derogatory remarks against Roma in Hungarian Parliament


February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 18 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized reported recent derogatory comments against Roma (Gypsy) community in the Hungarian Parliament.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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Racial harassment complaints on the rise in Western Australia


February 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 17(ANI): Figures released by Western Australia's Equal Opportunity Commissioner show that racial harassment complaints have increased considerably in the state.According to WA Today, there have been 23 formal complaints so ... Read more...

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Crowd gives sexism-row referee Massey unwelcoming chants on return to Premier League


February 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 14 (ANI): Assistant referee Sian Massey, who became a subject of a sexism scandal over Sky News presenters' comments during a game between Wolverhampton and Liverpool last month, has reportedly ... Read more...

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Manchester City Groundsman Ordered to Close Facebook Site


February 11th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being employed as a groundsman by Manchester City for fifteen years, Ged Coyne posted expletives and derogatory comments on his Facebook site about Manchester United just before ... Read more...

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Sky Sports ’sexism row’ presenters sign Talksport radio deal


February 9th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): Former Sky Sports presenters Andy Gray and Richard Keys, who were accused of sexist comments against a British female referee during a Premier League match last month, will return ... Read more...

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Sky News ’sexist row’ presenters close to joining Al Jazeera TV


January 29th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Sky News presenters Richard Keys and Andy Gray, who were accused of sexist comments against a British female referee during a football match last week, have reportedly quit ... Read more...

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Sky Sports football presenter Richard Keys resigns over role in sexism scandal


January 27th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27(ANI): Sky Sports football presenter Richard Keys has resigned from his 500,000 pounds-a-year job over the sexism scandal after admitting that he had behaved in a 'prehistoric' way towards women.Keys ... Read more...

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Complaint filed against Swamy for comments on Rahul Gandhi


January 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A complaint has been filed in a court here against Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy for making derogatory comments against Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, a lawyer ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger says he’ll never marry again


December 6th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger, who has been married twice, has said that he is not interested in marrying again."To be honest, I don't really think much of ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh Congress protests Sudarshan’s remarks


November 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 12 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders finally woke up and came out on to the roads here Friday to protest against the derogatory remarks made by former Rashtriya Swayamsevak ... Read more...

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‘British press, complaint against Russia may nix England’s WC 2018 bid chances’


October 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30(ANI): England's prospects of hosting World Cup 2018 has suffered a significant blow due to the British press' recent investigative report into alleged corruption among FIFA's executive committee, a FIFA ... Read more...

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England 2018 World Cup bid team to withdraw FIFA complaint against Russia


October 29th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid team has decided to withdraw a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.It comes after Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko apologized for ... Read more...

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Russia brands England ‘primitive’ for its 2018 World Cup bid complaint to FIFA


October 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): A senior Russian football official has described England 2018 World Cup bid as "absolutely primitive" for making a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.England had ... Read more...

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England camp furious over Russian WC 2018 soccer bid chief’s derogatory comments


October 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27(ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid has filed a complaint with FIFA after the head of Russia's campaign made derogatory comments about London's crime rate and alcohol problems.Alexei Sorokin, the ... Read more...

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YouTube sued for ‘derogatory’ video by Toronto cop


October 18th, 2010 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 18 (IANS) Posting online comments or YouTube videos anonymously may soon be over if some recent cases are anything to go by.A Toronto cop, who was mocked after videos of ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods, Roger Federer manager sued over alleged shady betting


October 14th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A lawsuit has been filed against the company that manages Roger Federer and Tiger Woods, it has emerged.The lawsuit alleged that the owner of the company bet ... Read more...

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Doordarshan apologizes to Malawi for derogatory remarks, says it’s not deliberate


October 10th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): India's public broadcaster, Doordarshan, has tendered an unconditional apology for derogatory remarks made by its commentator during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on October 3.Malawi ... Read more...

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DD apologises for Malawi comments


October 9th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India's public broadcaster Doordarshan has apologized for comments made on Malawi during the opening ceremony on DD Sports channel and underlined that these remarks about the southeast ... Read more...

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Docs ‘mocking’ patients on Facebook


September 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 26 (ANI): Their job is to treat and care for patients, but lately doctors have been mocking patients and disclosing their sensitive medical information on Facebook.The New South Wales ... Read more...

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‘Aakrosh’ Comes Under Censor Cuts


September 24th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bipasha Basu and Ajay Devgn starrer 'Aakrosh' is facing the cuts from Censor Board. The film has been suggested multiple cuts by the censor.However, this has not ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne Slams “Devil” Dannii Minogue- Twitter War Again!


September 21st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Twitter once again proved to be the perfect platform to facilitate celebrity slamming. Establishing itself more as a battle ground of the tinsel town ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim leaders criticise Islamic cleric’s ‘call for beheading’ Dutch politician


September 6th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 6 (ANI): Australian Muslim leaders have condemned Islamic preacher, Feiz Mohammad, for his hate speech suggesting beheading the Dutch anti-Islamic politician Geert Wilders, who is on trial for "inciting hatred" ... Read more...

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Rosemary Port’s Case Revisited In Carla Franklin’s Complaint


August 19th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Carla Franklin controversy heats up, people all over the world are reminded of the Rosemary port controversy that saw Google face the heat year. ... Read more...

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NASSCOM slams US Senator’s ‘chop shop’ jibe


August 13th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Som Mittal, the president of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) on Friday criticized derogatory comments made by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer with regard ... Read more...

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Pak rulers should have promptly reciprocated Cameron’s insulting remarks: Imran Khan


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 1(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has termed British Prime Minister David Cameron's remarks as insulting, and said that it was not for the first time that such ... Read more...

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