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History of Indian presence in Britain showcased


November 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A showcase that opened here Friday celebrates the often overlooked history of Indian presence in Britain with reproductions of posters, pamphlets, diaries, newspapers, political reports ... Read more...

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TV satire on Gillard triggers row


September 20th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) A TV satire on Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has triggered a controversy among political circles here, with many MPs finding it to be demeaning.Outraged MPs ... Read more...

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Comparing Gillard to Gaddafi ‘colourful’: Opposition leader


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, March 2 (ANI): likening Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is 'colourful', said opposition leader Tony Abbott.Responding to Liberal MP Sophie Mirabella's description of Gillard, as ... Read more...

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Oz at risk of developing parallel societies that buys livestock slaughtered “in the name of Allah”


February 9th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 9 (ANI): Senior Liberal MPs in Canberra have warned that Australia faces risks of becoming a country of "ethnic enclaves" that unknowingly buys livestock slaughtered "in the name of Allah."Former ... Read more...

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Oz faces ethnic divide over unknowingly buying livestock slaughtered “in the name of Allah”


February 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 9 (ANI): Senior Liberal MPs in Canberra have warned that Australia faces risks of becoming a country of "ethnic enclaves" that unknowingly buys livestock slaughtered "in the name of Allah."Former ... Read more...

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Sikh MP’s fury over Canadian political party’s parliamentary ban on kirpans demand


January 20th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Montreal, Jan 20(ANI): The Bloc Quebecois (BQ), a federal political party in Canada, has sought a parliamentary ban on the kirpan after four Sikhs, who refused to surrender their ceremonial daggers, were ... Read more...

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Wet T-shirt show not demeaning women, says Oz Senator Glenn Sterle


December 19th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): The wet T-shirt competition in Australia has got an unlikely supporter - Labour party Senator Glenn Sterle who said such contests do not demean women.Sterle has said that ... Read more...

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Canada’s first Sikh MP denies supporting Tamil Tigers


August 19th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 19 (IANS) Even as Canadians continue to protest the arrival last week in Vancouver of a ship carrying about 500 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers, Canada's ... Read more...

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Canada mulls crackdown on Tamil immigrant ‘refugee’ ships over security fears


August 18th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Aug 18 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned that his government would "not hesitate to strengthen" the laws in the country, if required, to prevent future ships with migrants ... Read more...

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Oz politician ’sick of being sexualised’ by female NSW Premier


May 20th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): Australian politician and member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly Adrian Piccoli is enraged over New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally's remarks about his hair and suits.The ... Read more...

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Indian-born Canadian Liberal MP says six months jail for LTTE fundraiser too lax


May 15th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), May 15 (ANI): Indian-born Canadian Liberal MP Ujjal Dosanjh has criticized the country's judicial system for failing to send a strong message of deterrence to fundraisers for terrorist groups when ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikhs condemn militancy, violence


April 24th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Ontario (Canada), Apr.24 (ANI): Though speculation is rife that Sikh extremism in Canada is getting worse, The Globe and Mail reports that the Canadian Sikh community isn't too thrilled with the recent ... Read more...

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Oz MP blames Lady Gaga for ‘coarse sexualisation’ of young girls


March 21st, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 21 (ANI): Australian MP Greg Donnelly has blamed celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Beyonce for making men think women are "fair game" for rape and abuse by promoting ... Read more...

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Oz Govt. recommended to end exploitation, alienation of international students


March 9th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar. 9 (ANI): In order to end foreign student exploitation in Australia, the Government needs to launch a major regulatory crackdown on "high-risk" education providers, a review of the international education ... Read more...

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Oz MPs consider Mugabe ‘forward-thinking’ and Hezbollah ‘good force’


December 27th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec. 27 (ANI): Australian MPs, who globetrotted for months to get an insight of world affairs, concluded that Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe is "forward-thinking", the Lebanon-based organisation Hezbollah is "not radical" ... Read more...

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Oz MP sparks-off row after calling for discussion on growing Muslim population


October 29th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 29 (ANI): An Australian MP and former Immigration Minister, Kevin Andrews, has sparked off a row after suggesting that Australia needs to have a serious discussion about the growth of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 74th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles assembled in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday to celebrate the 74th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. "Since early this (Monday) morning, thousands ... Read more...

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Celebrations planned for Dalai Lama’s 74th birthday


July 4th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 4 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles are expected to assemble in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday for celebrations to mark the 74th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai ... Read more...

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Australian MPs to visit Dharamsala next week


June 26th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 26 (IANS) Australian parliamentarians are visiting this northern India hill station next week to meet exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, a Tibetan official said Friday. "It will be the ... Read more...

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China irked by Oz MPs plan to meet Dalai Lama


June 6th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): Australian parliamentarians decision to meet the ailing Dalai Lama next month in Dharamsala is surely going to increase tensions between China and Australia.It will be the first such ... Read more...

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Filipina nanny quit India origin lawmaker’s service, made sham claims, says boss


May 28th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), May 28 (ANI): Filipina nanny Magdalene Gordo, who is one of two caregivers alleging that Indian origin Liberal MP Ruby Dhalla mistreated them, is likely to be exposed as a ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Canadian MP, nannies set to testify


May 12th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa/Toronto, May 12 (ANI): Indian-origin embattled Liberal MP Ruby Dhalla and the three Filipina caregivers who say they were mistreated while employed by her family are set to testify before federal politicians ... Read more...

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Canadian Indian origin MP cites political conspiracy behind nanny scandal


May 9th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa/Toronto (Canada), May 9 (ANI): Canada's Indian-origin Liberal MP Ruby Dhall on Friday described herself as a victim of a political conspiracy over allegations that she mistreated two Filipino caregivers."Who's really behind ... Read more...

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Oz navy commander in soup for bikinis to boost recruitment drive remarks!


January 15th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Feminists are calling for action to be taken after a newly appointed Australian navy submarine commander suggested that female sailors wearing bikinis would help boost recruitment.Commander Tom ... Read more...

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Rudd told to lay off abusing Lara Bingle ad campaign


June 26th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 26 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has been told to back off as far his comments relating to the Lara Bingle "where the bloody hell are you" tourism ... Read more...

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Oz MP has multiple orgasms in parliament!


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): An Australian MP was left red-faced after he substituted the word organism for orgasm while speaking in Parliament.Whats worse is that Liberal MP Jason Wood, who was ... Read more...

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Now, Oz politician Troy Buswell accused of grabbing MP’s testicles!


May 17th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 17 (ANI): Barely has the scandal of West Australian Opposition leader Troy Buswell sniffing a female colleagues chair and pulling another's bra strap died down that hes been accused ... Read more...

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Canada may face snap poll on immigration changes


March 24th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
Toronto, March 24 (IANS) A proposed amendment to Canada's immigration policies has triggered the possibility of fresh elections in the country. Though China is the top source of immigration to Canada, India ... Read more...

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WHO academic brands teen pregnancy greatest threat to mankind


March 14th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 14 (ANI): A World Health Organisation (WHO) academic has branded unwanted teenage pregnancies following bouts of binge drinking the greatest threat to mankind, saying that it is contributing to ... Read more...

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