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US comedian Jay Leno sued over Golden Temple joke


January 26th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) An Indian American has filed a lawsuit in California suing US comedian Jay Leno for what he calls "racist" comments on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.Leno ... Read more...

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India objects to US TV host’s joke on Golden Temple


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) India has objected to US television host Jay Leno passing off a visual of the Golden Temple in Amritsar as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's ... Read more...

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Terry questioned by Scotland Yard over racist comments


November 29th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Chelsea star John Terry was questioned by Scotland Yard at his Surrey home over his alleged racist comments against Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand.The Daily ... Read more...

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Johan Cruyff denies making racist remarks against Davids


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff has strongly denied he made racist remarks against compatriot and former Juventus star Edgar Davids.Cruyff allegedly told Davids that he was ... Read more...

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Wenger ridicules Blatter’s take on racism


November 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ridiculed FIFA president Sepp Blatter's comments on racism, saying that any player who is found guilty of racism should be ... Read more...

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Tory councillor Bob Frost suspended after racist comments on Facebook


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Frost, the Tory councillor who made racist remarks on his Facebook page about the rioters in London recently has been suspended. The 49-year-old who is also ... Read more...

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Houghton hires lawyer against AIFF, denies racist comments


April 11th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India's chief football coach Bob Houghton, in his reply to the showcause notice slapped on him by All India Football Federation (AIFF), Monday denied making ... Read more...

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Hilton may take legal action against author


March 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton's lawyers may take legal action against an author who has accused her of making racist comments in an interview.Contactmusic.com reports that Hilton ... Read more...

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Aussie man sues UK bosses claiming ‘G’day sport’ tag was racist


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): An Australian man, who has been working in the UK, has decided to sue bosses claiming colleagues made racist comments, including constantly greeting him with "G'day, sport".According to ... Read more...

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‘TVNZ breakfast show ratings remain steady after ‘India-race-slur’ hosts’ resignation’


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 18 (ANI): Television New Zealand (TVNZ) has reportedly turned down reports that viewership of its TV1 morning show Breakfast has dropped since the resignation of its popular host Paul Henry ... Read more...

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Hindus want Romania President to apologize for ‘racist’ Roma remarks


November 6th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 6 (ANI): Hindus have expressed disappointment at recent comments of Romania President Traian Basescu about Roma (Gypsies), which they say are disparaging to these communities.According to reports, Basescu, during ... Read more...

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Manmohan doesn’t hold any grudge against NZ over Henry’s ‘racial-slur’: John Key


October 30th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Oct 30 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh did not seem to hold any lingering resentment over the infamous 'Paul Henry ... Read more...

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Australia sacks four police officers for racist emails (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Four police officers in Australia have been dismissed while seven officers have been fined for circulating racist emails, including one that contained footage of a man being ... Read more...

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Key to test Henry’s ‘racial-slur’ fallout in meeting with Manmohan at East Asia Summit


October 28th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 28 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that a meeting with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh at the East Asia Summit this weekend will be an ... Read more...

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LeBron James Posts Twitter Messages To Show Racist Comments Hurled At Him


October 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The forward of Miami Heat LeBron James became the subject of angry backlash of the country after he left Cleveland Cavaliers for Miami Heat. The veteran ... Read more...

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Kiwi-Indian beauty queen accused of not looking Indian enough to win pageant


October 13th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 13 (ANI): After the Indian hate slur controversy over TVNZ host Paul Henry's 'racist' comments, Indians in New Zealand have now slammed a blonde, blue-eyed woman who won a Miss ... Read more...

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‘Indian-hate-slur’ host Henry’s departure doesn’t see drop in TVNZ viewership


October 13th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 13 (ANI): Despite the departure of the controversial and popular host Paul Henry from the Television New Zealand, the ratings of the breakfast show reportedly remains high, but experts claim ... Read more...

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‘India-racial-slur’ shows TVNZ dumping ‘ethics’ for crass ‘commercialism’


October 11th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 11 (ANI): TVNZ TV host Paul Henry's 'racial' comments against New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and his insult to the Indian-origin Governor-General in New Zealand, Sir Anand Satyanand, appears ... Read more...

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Henry’s resignation has closed “sad and regrettable” episode: Kiwi PM


October 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 11 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that the resignation of TVNZ presenter Paul Henry for his 'racist' comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has ... Read more...

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NZ TV host’s ‘India-racism-slur’ could affect FTA between two nations: Kiwi diplomat


October 11th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 11 (ANI): Raga D'silva, deputy chairman of the India New Zealand Business Council, has warned that the TVNZ presenter Paul Henry's 'racist' comments against New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit ... Read more...

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No ‘govt pressure’ behind ‘India-racism-slur’ TV host’s ‘resignation’, says Kiwi PM


October 11th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 11 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that his government did not pressurise TVNZ presenter Paul Henry to resign, and added that he was happy that ... Read more...

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Kiwi TV presenter Henry resigns for making racial slur against Sheila Dikshit


October 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 10 (ANI): The New Zealand TV presenter Paul Henry, who had been facing criticism for his 'racist' comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has resigned from his post, ... Read more...

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Zealand PM to continue to front ‘Indian racial-slur-hit’ TVNZ’s Breakfast show


October 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 10 (ANI): Despite calling the country's TV presenter's comments against New Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, as 'racist', that has embarrassed his country, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key ... Read more...

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Kiwi TV presenter Henry’s ‘job’s on the line’ following Dixit slur


October 9th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 9 (ANI): After being urged by many, including Maori Affairs Minister Pita Sharples, that controversial TV presenter Paul Henry's should be sacked for his 'racist' comments against New Delhi ... Read more...

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Australian envoy summoned over cops’ racist email


October 9th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese was Saturday summoned by the external affairs ministry over a racist email police made in Victoria state, officials said.Varghese was summoned over ... Read more...

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Kiwi-Indian students’ facebook page protesting Dixit slur bombarded with racist hate messages


October 9th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 9 (ANI): The Facebook pages of two Kiwi-Indian students, which they set up to condemn the TV presenter for his 'racist' comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, have ... Read more...

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Racist email scandal hits Australian police


October 9th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Police officers in Australia's Victoria state have been caught joking about the electrocution of a train passenger in India in a racist email, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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TV presenter’s ‘racist’ remarks on Sheila Dikshit have embarrassed New Zealand: PM


October 9th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 9 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that the 'racist' comments by one of the country's TV presenters about New Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, has ... Read more...

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Frequent Facebook users more likely to lose friends


October 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) People glued to Facebook for hours are more likely to lose friends on the social networking site. Researchers found that friends' frequent posts about nothing in ... Read more...

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Why people get ‘unfriended’ on Facebook


October 6th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Facebook has become the best platform where friends meet to share photos, news and gossip, but when relationships sour, another phenomenon often occurs - unfriending.And now, in ... Read more...

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North Carolina woman reads “N-word, Don’t Tip” on pizza delivery receipt


August 25th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) -- A North Carolina woman says she found racist comments printed on a pizza delivery receipt and now claims to be receiving harassing phone calls, local ... Read more...

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School principal under probe over racist remarks against Malay Indian students


August 16th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kulaijaya, Aug 16 (ANI): The police are investigating a school principal here over reports that she used racist remarks against Malay Indian students during a Merdeka celebration held at the school recently.Kulaijaya ... Read more...

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Woman Backtracks On Kidnapping Allegations Against Rand Paul


August 14th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The woman who had accused Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul of kidnapping her and forcing her to do drugs has backed away from the claims saying ... Read more...

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Youth prison guard fired over his racial comments on Facebook


August 7th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cuyahoga County, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For posting racial abuse comments on Facebook, a youth prison guard has been fired from his job. The guard - Matthew Azzano is 33 years old ... Read more...

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Bravo Unleashes A New Set Of Real Housewives


August 6th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest offering from Bravo promises to be another drama filled reality series. With 'The Real housewives of DC' premiering on the network on August 5, ... Read more...

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