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Bikers ride with Mandela’s message in Delhi

July 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Over 150 volunteers celebrated the 94th birthday of renowned South African anti-aparthied activist Nelson Mandela by riding on their motorcycles through the capital and spreading ... Read more...

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China issues report on human rights in US

May 26th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China, which termed a US report on human rights as "full of overly critical remarks" and "distortions" on China, has hit back with a report on ... Read more...

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Northeast students want CBI to probe deaths of Loitam, Sangma

May 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) More than 200 students from Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura studying here Sunday held a protest against the death of two northeastern students in Gurgaon and Bangalore ... Read more...

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‘Personal reasons may have driven Dana to suicide’ (Lead)

May 4th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Denying any evidence of racial bias against MBA student Dana Sangma, officials at the Amity University Friday said personal reasons could have driven the 21-year-old ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM demands law for safety of N-E students

April 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday called for a stringent law to address the safety concerns of students from the Northeast and to regulate the ... Read more...

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Human rights body protests atrocities on Lankan Tamils

April 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Thursday protested near the Sri Lankan High Commission here against what they termed as the Sri Lankan Army's ... Read more...

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Racism rising at the workplace in Italy

March 9th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 9 (IANS/AKI) Racism was increasing in Italy, particularly at the workplace, according to a new government report.The report by the National Office Against Racial Discrimination was presented Thursday ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims write to IOC against Dow

February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Two groups fighting for justice to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims Wednesday urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee ... Read more...

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Indian government doesn’t support us much: Overseas Indians

January 8th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Overseas Indians want the Indian government and public representatives of Indian origin in several different countries to play a more proactive role in resolving issues ... Read more...

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Invoking Gandhi to make Durban talks deliver

December 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) As negotiations at the UN climate change talks headed for a deadlock, Bangladesh Monday appealed to delegates that the Durban conference cannot fail as this is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ensure safety of northeasterns, Delhi Police urged

November 17th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The North East Support Centre and Helpline (NESCH) Thursday urged Delhi Police to ensure safety of people from the northeastern region in Delhi and Gurgaon.The ... Read more...

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Bollywood badshahs: 40-plus and reigning (Feature)

July 28th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood can't get enough of its good old, 40-plus actors - Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Ajay Devgn. They ruled the ... Read more...

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Civil rights leader Clara Luper died

June 10th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oklahoma City, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Civil rights activist Clara Luper has died at the age of 88. The daughter of Clara revealed the death of her mother and said she had ... Read more...

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Northeast group welcomes decision on hostels

June 3rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The North East Support Centre and Helpline, a NGO, Friday backed the proposal to set up two new hostels for northeastern women living in Delhi, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Muslim waiter at US hotel told not to reveal name

May 1st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) A Muslim waiter at a New York hotel has said he was told to work under a fake name so that guests would not be scared ... Read more...

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Northeastern women harassed, discriminated against in Delhi: Report

March 8th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Even as the world celebrated International Women's Day Tuesday, a report highlighted the everyday tribulations undergone by women from northeast India in the national capital.According ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific accused of racism after refusing job to Muslim worker

February 20th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.20 (ANI): Algerian born Salim Zakhrouf (38), a Muslim airport worker, has accused Cathay Pacific airline of racism, after he was denied an interview, only to be offered one two days ... Read more...

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UN official to Cuba: Heed events in Egypt, Tunisia

February 18th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The rapporteur of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has asked Cuba to take lessons from recent events in the Arab world to carry ... Read more...

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Maya Anegelou receives the ‘Medal of Freedom’

February 16th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American autobiographer, Maya Anegelou received the highest civilian award in the U.S. in a ceremony in Washington.Born Marguerite Ann Johnson in Missouri, U.S in 1928, ... Read more...

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Manipuri youth attacked in Gurgaon

February 14th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 14 (IANS) A 20-year-old youth from Manipur working as a sales assistant in a mall in Gurgaon was abducted and beaten up by three unidentified people late Sunday, a statement ... Read more...

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Asian-origin accountant sues UK firm for racial discrimination

January 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A Asian-origin employee in a British accountancy firm is suing the company for racism on grounds that the firm gave him inferior clients as he was not a ... Read more...

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Book on Mahatma Gandhi released at Delhi Book Fair

December 29th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.29 (ANI): The book titled 'Ek mahatma Ka Abhyudaya', the Hindi translation of renowned author and historian late J.N. Uppal's original English book 'Gandhi Ordained in South Africa' was released ... Read more...

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Chidambaram rules out division of Manipur

December 15th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 15 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said there was no question of dividing the boundaries of Manipur.While interacting the students here, Chidambaram said: " The Union ... Read more...

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I entered US as an illegal immigrant, says Salma Hayek

December 8th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Salma Hayek has confessed that she entered the United States as an illegal immigrant.The Mexican actress talks about her humble beginnings, her former undocumented immigrant status and ... Read more...

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Hindus criticize Helsinki for Roma repatriation

November 27th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 27 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized reported repatriation of about 40 Roma from Helsinki (Finland) and sending them to Romania.Prominent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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Arbitrary surveillance of Roma in Europe

October 31st, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): A newly published study on Roma (Gypsies) of Europe has expressed concern at the "arbitrary surveillance of Romani migrants and the violation of the related right to ... Read more...

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SRK’s birthday in Berlin with family, me: Karan Johar

October 29th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will celebrate his 45th birthday Nov 2 in Berlin with family and his best buddy director Karan Johar."I am flying to Berlin ... Read more...

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Oz funeral company dragged to court over racial discrimination claim

October 28th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 28 (ANI): The biggest player in the Australian funeral industry has been accused of racial discrimination over a secret business strategy targeting the lucrative Asian-Australian market.InvoCare Australia, which owns over ... Read more...

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Tommie Smith Puts Up Olympic Gold Medal For Auction

October 14th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tommie Smith, who is best known for his Black Power salute during the 1968 Olympics at the Mexico City, is putting up for auction ... Read more...

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India, its diaspora should strengthen economic ties: Vayalar Ravi

October 2nd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar Durban, Oct 2 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi has called upon the Indian diaspora in Africa to strengthen economic ties with the land of their origin."For Africans of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Carolina lawmaker Glenn McConnell defends ’slave garb’ picture

September 17th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of the South Carolina senate says that a photograph he took while wearing a military uniform used around the time of the US Civil War ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Muthiah can raise cricket board’s issue, apex court told

September 9th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Thursday told that former Board of Control for Cricket in India president A.C. Muthiah under the cricket body's rules was its administrator and ... Read more...

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Vishesh Films To Release ‘Crook- It’s Good To Be Bad’ On October 8

September 3rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt owned production house Vishesh Films is going to release "Crook- It's Good To Be Bad' on October 8, 2010.The movie deals ... Read more...

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UN human rights body claims racial discrimination “embedded” in Australia

August 28th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Aug 28 (ANI): The United Nations human rights panel has rebuked the Australian government over its treatment of Aboriginals, saying discrimination has become "embedded" in the Australian way of life.At ... Read more...

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Dr. Laura Expresses Remorse For Stating N-word On The Air

August 13th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 13, 2010 (Just Flashed): Dr. Laura Schlessinger happens to be a prominent host associated with talk radio. She has now released her admission of guilt for uttering an expletive, ... Read more...

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