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“The Help” - Poignant, Gutsy, Topical and Important (IANS Movie Review -Rating:****1/2)


November 26th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Help", Director: Tate Taylor, Actors: Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, Rating: ****1/2The history of the world is the history of the billions of brutalities perpetrated on millions ... Read more...

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South African Police probe controversial Facebook photo figure


August 29th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The South African police are hunting for a person who posted a disturbing picture of a white man dressed like a hunter on the side of what ... Read more...

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Young South African women told to be independent


August 12th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 12 (IANS) A popular South African gospel artiste has asked young women to become educated, independent and avoid taking financial support as well as being abused by men, ... Read more...

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South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Monday celebrated his 93rd birthday in his home village in South Africa, where millions of children joined the celebration ... Read more...

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Today is the anniversary of the Tulsa race riot


May 31st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tulsa, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today- 31st of May 2011- is the 90th anniversary of the Tulsa race riot that left at least 300 black Americans dead. The riot is one of ... Read more...

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Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India: Expats


January 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India's inclusiveness, cultural plurality, ethnicities and in the spirit of freedom, members of DilliNet, ... Read more...

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David Beckham Unites North Korea And England!


December 31st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, a film made on a teenage girl’s idol David Beckham, has become an instrumental part of television and diplomatic histories. The movie was broadcast on North Korean television screens four ... Read more...

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World Cup team captains to speak out against discrimination


July 1st, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 1 (DPA) The captains of the eight teams will read out statements condemning all forms of discrimination before the start of the World Cup quarterfinals, FIFA said Thursday. Teams and match ... Read more...

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More Chinese and Tamil language teachers to be recruited from 2011


July 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Malaysia, July 1 (ANI): Eyeing upon putting into operation the Pupils Own Language (POL) policy in around 7,000 primary schools nationwide, more Chinese and Tamil language teachers will be recruited from the ... Read more...

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Arizona Governor criticized for her ‘drug mule’ comments


June 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The governor of Arizona - Jan Brewer has been highly criticized for her comments about illegal immigrants from the Mexican border.Senator John McCain said he disagreed ... Read more...

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Arizona cracks down on Teachers with heavy accents


May 25th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arizona is in the news again. And this time around the critics say that the State's Department of Education is discriminatory. The Department of Education in Arizona ... Read more...

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela to receive honorary doctorate degree from six universities


May 7th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) – Nelson Mandela will be receiving an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Laureate International Universities (LIU) network, LIU said Thursday.Mandela, the first president of South Africa to be ... Read more...

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Ronald Harwood to script Martin Luther biopic for Dreamworks


January 20th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Oscar winning screenwriter Ronald Harwood will pen the screenplay for the civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. biopic that will be made by DreamWorks Studios, ... Read more...

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Hundreds hurt in 11-hour California prison riot


August 10th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US): A 11-hour riot, at the Reception Center West at the California Institution for Men in Chino, about 40 miles east of Los Angeles, on Saturday night and Sunday morning, ... Read more...

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Son of cab driver is new British speaker


June 23rd, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 23 (IANS) The son of a taxi driver has been elected the new speaker of the British House of Commons, the world's oldest parliament.John Bercow, an opposition ... Read more...

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After 1829, two US churches seek to end racial divide in Washington


January 19th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.19 (ANI): Two Methodist churches, which have stood on the same block on Capitol Hill for close to two centuries -- one congregation black and the other white, will create ... Read more...

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Motown Records turns 50 - the KISS music legacy


January 12th, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Detroit, Jan 12 (DPA) The story is like a fairytale. In 1959, Berry Gordy founded the Motown Records. Within a few years it became one of the most successful music labels in ... Read more...

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Flight of white middle class increasing: UK race relations chief


January 15th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The British Governments race relations chief, Trevor Phillips, has said that the flight of the white middle classes from the inner cities is accelerating.Trevor Phillips said so-called ''white ... Read more...

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