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Swiss footballer expelled from Olympics for racism


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss footballer Michel Morganalla has been sent home Monday from the Olympics by his country's officials following a racist tweet.A message posted Sunday on Morganella's ... Read more...

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Student jailed for offensive Muamba tweets


March 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A Swansea University student was Tuesday jailed for 56 days after he posted offensive comments on Twitter about the on-pitch collapse of Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice ... 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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Mexico complains about offensive slurs expressed on BBC’s Top Gear


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico on Tuesday sent a letter in protest over the offensive comments expressed on BBC's Top Gear, EL Universal newspaper reported on Wednesday.Eduardo Medina Mora, Mexico's Ambassador ... Read more...

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Mexico’s Ambassador Complains About Offensive Slurs On BBC’s “Top Gear”


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Award-winning British television series "Top Gear"s presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have come under scanner after Mexico's ambassador to Britain, Eduardo Medina Mora ... Read more...

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TNT Apologizes After Tracy Morgan Calls Sarah Palin ‘Great Masturbation Material’!


January 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedian Tracy Morgan's rather unflattering remarks about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has earned the funnyman the ire of the TNT network officials. The '30 Rock' ... Read more...

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Case against Facebook for hosting ‘I hate Gandhi’ group


January 25th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) A case was registered here against social networking site Facebook and others for hosting a group called 'I hate Gandhi' and posting offensive remarks against Mahatma Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Indian hate slur host Henry tipped to replace Barry


December 11th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 11 (ANI): Sacked breakfast TV broadcaster Paul Henry, who made offensive comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Indian origin New Zealand Governor Geranal, has been tipped to replace ... Read more...

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UK bishop apologises for ‘deeply offensive’ Kate, Wills’ marriage slur


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A bishop who suggested that Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage will fall apart after seven years has apologised for his 'deeply offensive' comments.The Rt Rev Pete ... Read more...

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Peter Varghese welcomes action against Victoria police officers involved in racist e-mail


October 29th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese has welcomed the strong action taken by the Victoria Police in dismissing four officers following disciplinary hearings in relation to the circulation ... Read more...

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TVNZ upholds hundreds of complaints over Henry’s “India race slur” comments


October 18th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 18 (ANI): Television New Zealand has reportedly upheld hundreds of complaints over "offensive" comments by its former Breakfast host Paul Henry.According to Stuff.co.nz, TVNZ received at least 600 complaints after ... Read more...

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Brit woman asked by millionaire boss to call him before she took shower


September 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A woman in Britain has sued her ex-boss for sexual harassment, sexual discrimination and victimisation after he called her a 'sexy nurse' and told her to call him ... Read more...

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Australian cops face dismissal in racist e-mail probe


August 24th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 24 (IANS) More than 20 police officers in Australia are facing dismissal following an investigation into their involvement in circulating pornographic and racist e-mails through the Victoria police computer system. ... Read more...

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Sikh wins case against world’s top home goods retailer (Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) A Sikh security guard here, who moved the Ontario provincial human rights commission for being forced to wear a hard helmet by Home Depot, has won ... Read more...

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Sikh wins discrimination lawsuit against Canadian employer


July 1st, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) A Sikh security guard here, who moved the Ontario provincial human rights commission for being forced to wear a hard helmet by Home Depot, has won ... Read more...

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Carly Fiorina Mocks Barbara Boxer’s Hairdo, Accidentally On The Record


June 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Debates between opponents are a part of the political campaign just before an election. However, one cannot be certain if the same can be said about the mocking of ... Read more...

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Prabhjot apologises for finger-wagging incident


March 20th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Senior hockey player Prabhjot Singh Saturday apologised for his finger-wagging incident after India's World Cup match against Argentina. The forward said he was instigated by the "prvocative ... Read more...

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After ‘N’ word, Jessica Simpson scandals, John Mayer vows to ‘clean up’


February 27th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 27 (ANI): John Mayer has vowed to "clean up" his act and start all over again after stirring controversy with his offensive comments about his African-American fans and former ... Read more...

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Conan O’Brien Signs Off The Tonight Show With ‘Freebird’


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conan O'Brien, a late night show host of NBC network, who has gained immense popularity in around seven months of his tenure, has ultimately ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas manager apologizes for hitting celeb blogger Perez Hilton


November 20th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Black Eyed Peas manager Liborio Molina has expressed regret and apologized to celebrity blogger Perez Hilton for attacking him in June this year.Molina had punched the writer ... Read more...

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Court orders Google to pay woman over comments on Orkut


October 9th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 9 (EFE) A Brazilian judge has ordered Google to pay 5,000 reais ($2,847) to a woman for not removing offensive comments about her posted on the Orkut website. Judge ... Read more...

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Currys staff brands customers retards and t**ts via Facebook!


September 6th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 6 (ANI): Employees at PC World and Currys used Facebook to abuse their customers.Many past and present staff members hurled abuses to their customers on discussion boards.Some of the ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt, Amar Singh in trouble for ‘insulting’ Mayawati


May 6th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Sanjay Dutt is in trouble again for making "insulting" remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. Dutt and Samajwadi Party (SP) general secretary Amar Singh have been ... Read more...

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Politician booked for insulting remarks on Sonia, Mayawati


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh president of the Peace Party of India was booked Wednesday for making offensive comments against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and state Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt booked again for remarks against Mayawati


April 21st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary and Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has been booked for the second time for allegedly making offensive comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes dinner treatment for people rude to her family


March 4th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 04 (ANI): Hollywood actress Katie Holmes has her own ways of dealing with people who pass rude comments on her family, for she has decided to invite them ... Read more...

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Your Facebook status reveals much more about you than you think


December 1st, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): If you are among those who update their status message on social networking sites like Orkut, Facebook, regularly, then people can easily know what kind of a ... Read more...

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Andrew Sachs deeply hurt by Russell Brands obscenity


October 27th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Comedian Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross have deeply hurt Andrew Sachs by their obscene comments on the latters radio 2 show, where Andrew was set to take ... Read more...

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