racism row

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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Ikea’s racism row over employment of security guards


June 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Croydon, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Swedish company Ikea is now involved in a racism row after it employed a number of security officers to prevent “gypsies” from entering its car ... Read more...

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Liverpool goalkeeper involved in racism row


March 1st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has been caught in a racism row after he featured in a commercial for a Spanish insurance firm. The commercial was pulled ... Read more...

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FIFA president Blatter says racism row is over


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala lumpur, Nov 23 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said he has made his apologies for his comments on racism, insisting "zero tolerance" to racism and considers the matter ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian model in racism row with Oz modelling agency


March 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 16 (ANI): An Indian-Australian model has spoken out against a modelling agency in Australia after it told her that she had "limited" chances as she is not Caucasian.Kema Rajandran, who ... Read more...

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Toned down aggression following ‘Bhajjigate’ has hit Australia’s performance: Marsh


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): Fears of a backlash from Cricket Australia and the public following the bitter Sydney Test against India in 2008 has been exploited by rival teams touring Down Under, ... Read more...

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Casting agent sacked over ‘The Hobbit’ racism row in New Zealand


November 30th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 30 (ANI): A casting agent for the New Zealand-based production of 'The Hobbit' has been fired.According to the New Zealand Press Association (NZPA) reports, the agent was dismissed after placing ... Read more...

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Racism row over Brit Pak woman being ‘too brown’ to play Hobbit


November 29th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 29 (ANI): A racism row started on New Zealand film director Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' after a British Pakistani woman was told she was not white enough to play ... Read more...

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Racism row as British firm seeks Indian origin applicant


March 18th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) A British computer company's advertisment seeking an applicant "preferably of Indian origin" has been dubbed racist by campaigners. The advertisement for the 38,000 pounds a year post was branded ... Read more...

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British bus drivers in racism row after refusing to stop for girls in hijab


February 27th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 27 (ANI): British bus drivers have been accused of racism after they refused to pick up schoolgirls wearing the hijab in order to avoid trouble from their classmates over their ... Read more...

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Racism row erupts at Italian school


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 3 (IANS/AKI) A racism row has erupted at a high school located in the outskirts of the northern Italian city of Milan. According to the Italian daily La Repubblica, several ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 3 Episode 26-Sheryl out of house


October 31st, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today was the elimination episode and in it the 4 times consecutively nominated Sheryl was eliminated from the Bigg Boss house. The episode starts with Amitabh ... Read more...

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Racism row at Bigg Boss


October 30th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN News) There was a full-on racism row at the Bigg Boss house, which was blown out of proportion by Rohit Verma. Apparently, there was some fight and ... Read more...

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Big Brother in new racism row over Indian


July 10th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Britain's broadcasting regulator is to investigate complaints that an Indian student appearing on the British reality television show Big Brother was racially bullied. The programme, shown on Channel ... Read more...

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Big Brother in another racism row


July 10th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 10 (ANI): Reality television show 'Big Brother' is in hot water once again, as watchdog Ofcom has received almost 300 complaints that Marcus Akin racially bullied Indian contender Sree Dasari. ... Read more...

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Shilpa to marry Raj Kundra in October?


March 29th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty will probably tie the knot with beau Raj Kundra in October this year, the Daily Mail online reported Sunday. The couple have set a ... Read more...

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Russian advert featuring Obama sparks racism row


March 24th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.24 (ANI): A Russian company has been heavily criticised for creating a racist ice-cream advert featuring Barack Obama. According to Sky News, the advert for a chocolate and vanilla bar ... Read more...

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Jackie Mason in racism row after calling Obama a schvartze


March 16th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Veteran comedian Jackie Mason has come under fire for calling U.S. President Barack Obama a schvartze, a controversial Yiddish phrase used to describe black people that is ... Read more...

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Racist play lands UKs National Theatre in trouble


March 4th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.4 (ANI): A controversial play about immigration has landed Britains National Theatre in the midst of an anti-racism row. If the body continues to show England People Very Nice, a new ... Read more...

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Big Brother bosses plan to avoid Shilpa Shetty type race scams


December 31st, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 31 (ANI): Bosses of British reality show Celebrity Big Brother have ordered their new contestants to watch the last series, which was inflicted with racism row, to tutor them ... Read more...

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Allan Border warns players against writing books triggering controversies


November 21st, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 21 (ANI): Former Australia cricket captain Allan Border has reportedly strongly criticised the practice of cricketers writing books, which, according to him, were nothing more than a medium to ... Read more...

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Symonds reveals too much drinking had taken a toll on him


November 18th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 18 (ANI): Australian batsman Andrew Symonds, who was included into his national side after being sacked for having gone fishing in Darwin instead of attending an important team meeting, ... Read more...

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Hamilton keen to put racism row behind him


November 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.7 (ANI): Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said that he is keen to put the racism row that threatened to derail his bid for the world title behind him. However, ... Read more...

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Battle lines drawn in London police racism row


August 29th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) The racism charge levelled by the seniormost Asian officer of the London Metropolitan Police against its chief Ian Blair has grown into a full-blown public brawl with both ... Read more...

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Asian police officer faces sack for racism charge against boss


July 19th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) The racism row between London police chief Ian Blair and his seniormost deputy of Asian origin Tarique Ghaffur has taken another turn with the former threatening to strip ... Read more...

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Cricket must not obscure breadth of India-Australia ties (Commentary)


July 9th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 9 (IANS) The overwhelming success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Australia last month have helped inch India-Australia bilateral ... Read more...

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Top Asian police officer threatens suit on racism grounds


June 27th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) The Metropolitan Police of London is facing its worst ever race crisis with a top-ranking officer, an Asian Muslim, threatening to sue the force for racial discrimination. Assistant ... Read more...

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Another bully thrown out of British show ‘Big Brother’


June 19th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Controversies have been dogging British TV show "Big Brother" ever since the racism row involving Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty last year. This time, a female bank executive has ... Read more...

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Punjab police begins probe into IPL racism row


May 31st, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by admin
Mohali (Punjab), May 31 (IANS) The Punjab police have started a probe into the charges levelled by two British black cheerleaders that they were prevented from performing at an Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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IPL has brought Indian and Australian boards closer


May 8th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
By Veturi Srivatsa New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) has brought the cricketing ties between India and Australia to an even keel from an all-time low after the rancorous ... Read more...

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BCCI asks Harbhajan not to speak to the media


March 9th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India has asked Harbhajan Singh not to speak on the series Down Under after the off-spinner's remarks drew the ire ... Read more...

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India lodges ‘provoked’ complaint against Punter’s boys


February 25th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by admin
Hobart, Feb.25 (ANI): The Indian one-day cricket team today filed a written complaint against Match Referee Jeff Crowe about the provocative behaviour of Ricky Ponting's men, and threatened to take "befitting action" ... Read more...

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Symonds had complimented Ishant Sharma, not sledged


February 25th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 25 (IANS) If Andrew Symonds is to be believed, then the controversial all-rounder had congratulated Ishant Sharma after his stumps were rattled by him. And the rookie Indian bowler took ... Read more...

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Off field controversies affecting Ponting: Gilchrist


February 16th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) The recent controversies surrounding the Australian cricketers has taken a toll of the on-field performance of their captain Ricky Ponting, his retiring teammate Adam Gilchrist said Saturday. "I ... Read more...

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Team Indias Australian tour suspended


January 7th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): The Indian cricket board has suspended its team's tour of Australia pending the outcome of an appeal for spinner Harbhajan Singh. The International Cricket Council suspended Harbhajan for three ... Read more...

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