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Messi and Higuain are little girls, mocks Peru defender


September 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Peru defender Carlos Zambrano has labelled Argentina stars Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain "little girls" following the teams' 1-1 draw in Tuesday's World Cup ... Read more...

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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Ayatollah Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie


September 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US and Israel for the production of an anti-Islam movie that insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.In ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Yemeni protestors storm US embassy


September 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) Dozens of protestors were wounded Thursday morning in clashes with Yemeni security forces as the protestors stormed the US embassy in Sanaa.Protestors set fire to a ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray backs Trivedi, but raps him too


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday came out in support of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi but also gave him a sharp rap on the knuckles.While ... Read more...

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Thousands take part in bull-spearing fest in Spain


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tordesillas (Spain), Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people attended Tuesday in this northwestern Spanish city the festival of Toro de la Vega, during which young people spear a bull to ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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Stiff sanctions for Coentrao and Vilanova


August 30th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) The Disciplinary Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has handed out heavy sanctions to FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao.Coentrao ... Read more...

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Galliano stripped of French honour


August 26th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 26 (IANS) French designer John Galliano has been stripped of a prestigious French award following his racist and anti-Semitic remarks that he made last year.Galliano was arrested in ... Read more...

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Item number in ‘Joker’ raises activist’s heckles


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Hindi movie "Joker", scheduled for release Aug 31, could face legal hurdles over a raunchy item number that allegedly insults patriotic sentiments, an activist said ... Read more...

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UK couple jailed for beating daughter for dating black man


August 6th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A British couple has been jailed for punching their daughter while screaming racist insults because they said she had brought shame on their family by dating ... Read more...

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Indian woman kills mother-in-law in Britain, jailed


July 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after she bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death with a rolling pin.Rajvinder Kaur, 37, ... Read more...

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Racism row again hits an Indian on ‘Big Brother’


July 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) In 2007 actress Shilpa Shetty was the victim of racial remarks on "Celebrity Big Brother". Five years later, Indian British model Deana Uppal faced similar ... Read more...

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I’ve faced many insults: Dibakar Bannerjee


June 24th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Instead of being angry with Pitobash Tripathy for badmouthing him, Dibakar Banerjee says he understands the actor's frustration as he himself faced the same humiliation and ... Read more...

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Moscow tightens security for Polish embassy


June 16th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow police have stepped up security at the Polish embassy in connection with fighting and rumours of further clashes between Russian and Polish football fans ... Read more...

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Plea seeking action against Hazare, aides dismissed (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking directions to the government to initiate action against Anna Hazare and his two associates for allegedly ... Read more...

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Hazare insulted national flag, petitioner tells apex court (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Friday hear a petition seeking direction to the central government to take action against Anna Hazare and his aides Kiran ... Read more...

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Violent teens may be emulating parents’ example


April 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Teens who fight may be emulating adult relatives or have parents with aggressive attitudes, according to a new study led by an Indian origin researcher.Rashmi Shetgiri, ... Read more...

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Anxiety helps people sniff out danger


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Anxiety heightens the sense of smell in people when it comes to sniffing out a threat or danger, a study says.The sense of smell is an ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle lashes out at Ricky Gervais


March 5th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sensational singer Susan Boyle has hit back at comedian Ricky Gervais for calling her “mong.” To Boyle, replying to the insults of Gervais will be a waste ... Read more...

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Motorists circle Moscow in anti-Putin protest


February 20th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of cars with white ribbons and balloons drove around Moscow Sunday to protest the expected return of Vladimir Putin as the Russian president in ... Read more...

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Teens vocal with moms resist peer pressure to use drugs


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Teens who are more vocal with their moms, even if they disagree, are able to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink. This is the ... Read more...

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PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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Luis Suarez charged by FA for racial abuse


November 17th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) On a day when FIFA president Sepp Blatter said there was no racism in football, the Football Association (FA) charged Liverpool's Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for ... Read more...

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Resign or be hanged: PML-N warns Zardari


October 29th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been threatened by the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to be ready to be hanged "upside down" or "resign and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Puthra’ is ordinary fare (Kannada Movie Review)


October 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Puthra"; Cast: Diganth, Supreetha, Roopashri, Avinash, Sudha Belawadi, Sundar Raj and Tennis Krishna; Producer: Anthony Paul; Director: V. Umakanth; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; Music: Raja Ramesh; Rating: **"Puthra" is a remake ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin and Michelle Malkin slug it out on Twitter


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Alec Baldwin and FOX News Channel contributor Michelle Malkin clashed on Twitter following the execution of Troy Davis on Thursday. Davis who was sentenced to death ... 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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WWE Raw: Tag Team Champs and Mystery Text?


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As most who follow 'WWE Monday Night Raw' are aware, last week, Kevin Nash came out and attacked CM Punk, claiming that he had received a text message ... Read more...

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Case against Hazare for insult to tricolour


August 18th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) A case was filed in a Bihar court Thursday against social activists Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly insulting the national flag during a reality ... Read more...

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Twittering sparrows are actually swapping insults


August 12th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The twittering of sparrows can be uplifting for those who are feeling low, but mind you, the birds are actually swapping insults. Their cheerful sounds have ... Read more...

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Crimes against women up by 18 percent in Pakistan


August 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Crimes against women, including forced marriages and sexual assaults, have risen by 18 percent in Pakistan over a period of one year, reveals a report.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

WWE Raw: Triple H Reinstates JR, and Jim Morrison!’


July 26th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chief Operating Officer of the WWE, Triple H, The Game addressed the WWE nation last night on 'WWE Monday Night Raw'. He gave his “State of the ... Read more...

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