ethnicity

Pakistani gunned down in Copenhagen


September 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 12 (IANS) A 48-year-old man of Pakistani ethnicity was Wednesday killed in a brutal street shooting in the Danish capital, Xinhua reported.Police said the murder was committed in ... Read more...

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Macedonia arrests 20 murder suspects


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Skopje, May 2 (IANS) As many as 20 people suspected of murdering five men last month near a lake close to the capital city of Skopje have been arrested, ... 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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Five mn Russians fail to identify their ethnicity


December 21st, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 5.6 million people in Russia failed to identify their ethnicity during the 2010 census, according to a latest report.The census results showed the country's ... Read more...

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John Galliano found guilty


September 9th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) British designer John Galliano has been found guilty of racist and anti-Semitic behaviour by a Paris court.Galliano, who was facing charges of "casting public insults based ... Read more...

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Autopsy report to reveal how LRG’s Jonas Bevacqua died


June 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An autopsy report is expected on Wednesday to determine how Jonas Bevacqua died. The ex-clothing line tycoon was found dead in his home. Jonas died at ... Read more...

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Study reveals that breast feeding leads to lesser behavioral problems


May 12th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has identified that babies who are fed breast milk are less likely to have behavioral problems when they are compared with those who ... Read more...

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John Galliano sacked from own fashion label following anti-Semitic rant


April 16th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 16 (ANI): British fashion designer, John Galliano, has been fired from his own fashion label just weeks after an anti-Semitic outburst cost him his top job at French couture house, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan police recruits record number of Tamils in force


January 8th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan 8 (ANI): A record number of Tamils have reportedly been recruited by the Sri Lankan police force at a ceremony near Colombo.Currently, only a few thousand Tamils are a part ... Read more...

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We judge people by their accents: Study


December 18th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Psychologists from Jena University, Germany, have shown that people's accents play a crucial role in how we judge them."The accent is much more important than the way a ... Read more...

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New race policy ‘helps not hinders’ fight against crime: W. Australia police chief


November 29th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.29 (ANI): Police in Western Australia, have been banned from using details such as a suspect's nationality, race or religion when seeking public help, following an order to this effect by ... Read more...

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Childhood sexual, physical abuse linked to alcoholism in women


November 18th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women who suffered sexual or physical abuse as children are more likely to abuse alcohol than are others.According to the study, women ... Read more...

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Sociability ‘may lie in our genes’


November 11th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): How well a person performs in a group may be hereditary, according to a new study by University of Edinburgh researchers.They found that strong genetic influences have a ... Read more...

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Kiwi bar club owner, Indian student spar over racism, groping row


November 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Plymouth (New Zealand), Nov.10 (ANI): A high-profile New Plymouth nightclub owner is brushing off allegations of racism after an Indian student claims he was denied entry because of his ethnicity.According ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to build park for lovers


November 5th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government is all set to build a park for romantic young couples who want freedom to be together without being victimised by police.Sri Lanka is ... Read more...

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Study finds strong link between diabetes and air pollution


September 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): A new study has found a strong, consistent correlation between adult diabetes and particulate air pollution that persists after adjustment for other risk factors like obesity and ethnicity.Researchers ... Read more...

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Tomato diet can ward off cancer


September 9th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Tomatoes can protect people against prostate cancer and may even slow the growth of a tumour, say scientists. The study was done on mice and researchers found those fed ... Read more...

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Zardari orders probe into discrimination against Hindus in relief camps


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sukkur, Sept 2 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered a probe into the reports of discrimination in the flood relief camps. Media reports said flood victims were being treated on ... Read more...

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Atheist docs twice as likely to take end-of-life decisions as religious ones


August 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Atheist or agnostic doctors are almost twice as willing to take ethically controversial decisions that could hasten the end of a very sick patient's life as doctors who ... Read more...

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Arrests made in the San Francisco jetliner hijack threat case


August 20th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Detectives are looking for an anonymous caller who called and threatened a jetliner bound to take off. The airplane wasn’t allowed to leave the ... Read more...

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Rapper 50 Cent registers as a bone marrow donor


August 9th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hip-hop rapper and businessman 50 Cent is not as bad as he may seem, he has a humane side as well. The rapper turned ... Read more...

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New Jersey Governor isn’t very fond of the TV show ‘Jersey Shore’


July 27th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are many people across the US who are happy to watch the popular show "Jersey Shore" but the New Jersey governor Chris Christie does not ... Read more...

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How people from different cultures react to anger during negotiations


July 21st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Getting angry while negotiating with European Americans might just get you your way, but the same is not true with East Asians, according to a study.The study has ... Read more...

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Indian hunted, bashed and robbed, Australian court told


July 15th, 2010 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 15 (IANS) A 23-year-old Indian student was hunted before being robbed, bashed and left unconscious at a telephone booth in Melbourne by a group of three youngsters, an Australian ... Read more...

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Traditional apparels dominate fourth day of Chennai Fashion Week


July 11th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 11 (ANI): As a tribute to Indian ethnicity and heritage traditional wear were showcased on the fourth day of Chennai International Fashion Week here.The apparels were designed by Jyotthi, ... Read more...

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Zardari, a US national who suffers from depression, diabetes, claims US database website


June 14th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.14 (ANI): In what could probably add to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's string of troubles, a US database website has declared him as an American national.The website- Noteable Names ... Read more...

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Intl`community should work in unison to solve global problems efficiently, says Turkish President


February 8th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Noida, Feb.8 (ANI): Turkish President Abdullah Gul on Monday said that the world is presently undergoing a phase of change which is being felt globally and hence there is a need for ... Read more...

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Depressed mums-to-be more likely to have aggressive kids


February 6th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Pregnant women who are depressed are more likely to have kids who are physically aggressive as teens than other expecting moms, a new study finds.What's more, women who ... Read more...

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Blame teen rebelliousness on moms’ depression in pregnancy


February 6th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Children whose mothers suffer from depression during pregnancy are more likely to show rebelliousness, including violent behaviour, in life. Furthermore, women who are aggressive and disruptive in their ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes immersed in Indian Ocean


January 30th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Jan 30 (ANI): Over sixty years of his assassination, the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were immersed in the Indian Ocean by his family in the early hours of Saturday.Members ... Read more...

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“Austrayan” accent facing extinction?


January 26th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 26 (ANI): It maybe the end of the line for the distinctly Australian twang, suggest speech scientists.Experts explained that the melting-pot of multicultural voices and dialects may push the "Austrayan" ... Read more...

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Friendly teens use Facebook, MySpace to strengthen existing ties


January 26th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Sceptical about the ill effects of social media web sites like Facebook and MySpace on your kids? Well, it's time to get rid of such worries, for ... Read more...

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More than half of Aussies consider nation to be racist: Poll


January 24th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): A recent poll conducted in Australia has found that more than half of Australians consider the nation to be racist, reflecting the recent controversy over the violence being inflicted ... Read more...

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Three-day tribal fair held in Arunachal Pradesh village


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nampong (Arunachal Pradesh), Jan.23 (ANI): A three-day tribal-fair held this week was a major draw at the Nampong Village, located in Arunachal Pradesh.Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu inaugurated the 4th Pangsau ... Read more...

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Meet Markus, the first legal male prostitute in US


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A former US Marine has become the first legal male prostitute in America.Markus, 25, who has just been hired by the Shady Lady Ranch, a brothel in Nevada, ... Read more...

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