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Jay Z drops word ‘bitch’ from his songs


January 17th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Rappers Jay-Z has vowed not to use slangs in the lyrics of his songs. He dropped the word "bitch" from his song following the birth ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi gets apex court notice for poll speeches


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on a petition challenging his election from the Pilibhit ... Read more...

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Call animals ‘companions’ not ‘pets’, demand academics


April 28th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Animal right academics have called for a new animal language, insisting that animals be described as 'companions' and not as 'vermin', 'pests' or even 'pets'.According to animal ... Read more...

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Derogatory to call animals ‘pets’, say academics


April 28th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Don't call animals 'pets' as it is a derogatory term, say academics who suggest that owners should be called "human carers".Domestic dogs and cats should be ... Read more...

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Flintoff’s ’six-fingered dingles’ jibe angers disability campaigners


April 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 15 (ANI): Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has created an online storm with his derogatory "six-fingered" comments aimed at Burnley's townsfolk.Now, disability campaigners are demanding that he apologise for ... Read more...

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UK Muslim schools’ pupils taught Hindus have ‘no intellect’, they ‘drink cow p***’


February 13th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Secret filming at Islamic schools in Birmingham and Yorkshire has revealed that Muslim pupils as young as 11 years are taught an intolerant and highly anti-social version of ... Read more...

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US Navy probes top officer on aircraft carrier ‘making lewd videos’


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): The US Navy has launched an investigation after it emerged that a senior officer aboard a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier had made a series of raunchy videos and then ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invites Buddhadeb for discussion on Bengal situation


December 30th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday invited West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to discuss prevailing situation in his state.Chidambaram has sent two letters today ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court rebukes lawyer for high fee


December 15th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 15 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court pulled up an advocate for seeking Rs.1 lakh as fee from the family of a person killed in a road accident, saying his action ... Read more...

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Brit men refuse medical check-ups over fear of ‘manflu’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): More and more men are refusing medical checkups for the fear that they may get ridiculed over "man-flu", a new health survey has revealed.It showed that more than ... Read more...

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50 Cent’s derogatory remarks offend gay group


September 11th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 11 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent has upset officials of gay rights group "Glaad" by using derogatory term for homosexuals in a tweet attack aimed at blogger Perez Hilton. ... Read more...

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Fans tell Russian spy: Playboy will offer you a ton of money for pics


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 2 (ANI): It seems suspected Russian spy Anna Chapman has become a star back home, with fans on her social Web sites offering their support.While some suggested that ... Read more...

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Obama described Tea Partiers as ‘Tea-Baggers’, claims book


May 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A new book about US President Barack Obama alleges he once used the vulgar term "tea-bagger" to refer to the Tea Party movement.Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter, in ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd blasts Robin Williams for calling Aussies ‘English rednecks’


April 1st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): Australian Premier Kevin Rudd lashed out at Robin Williams after the funnyman took a dig at Aussies, calling them "English rednecks".During a recent appearance on the American ... Read more...

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Muslim leader issues public apology for calling Prince Harry ”a thug”


January 14th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A Muslim leader in Britain has made a public apology for accusing Prince Harry of being a thug.A video footage taken in 2006 sees Prince Harry ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’s ‘Paki’ comment unacceptable: Gordon Brown (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Monday condemned Prince Harry's use of racist language as “unacceptable” but said the apologetic young royal now deserves the nation's "benefit of the ... Read more...

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Army to take action as politicians slam Harry for ‘Paki’ remark (Lead)


January 12th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Prince Harry faces a stern army dressing drown as political criticism grew Monday after the young British Royal filmed himself calling an Asian fellow-cadet 'Paki'.The defence ministry indicated ... Read more...

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Santosh Sivan to make sequel to ‘Halo’


October 26th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) After working with child actor Purav Bhandare in the much-applauded "Tahaan", filmmaker Santosh Sivan is more than convinced he wants to direct children and animals again. He's all ... Read more...

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Fox News under fire for Obama terrorist fist jab jibes


June 13th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Fox News Channel anchor E.D. Hill has apologized for uttering the words terrorist fist jab, among others, in reference to the victory gesture Senator Barack and Michelle ... Read more...

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