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Senior Conservative party councillor Gerry Forsbrey forced to apologise after using the ‘N-word’


June 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A veteran Tory politician, Gerry Forsbrey, has been forced to apologize after he made a racist remark during a council meeting held last week in Staines. ... Read more...

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UN chief hails sacking of Russian official over racist remark


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the firing of a Russian migration service official over racial remarks he made in a television interview.Konstantin Poltoranin, ... Read more...

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India’s football coach Houghton denies racism charges


February 26th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's chief football coach Bob Houghton Saturday rubbished reports that he racially abused an Indian referee during an international friendly, even as the All India Football Federation ... Read more...

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Two Malaysian school principals suspended for making racist remarks


October 18th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 (ANI): Minister in the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has said that two school principals who uttered racist remarks were suspended immediately pending investigations."The principal ... Read more...

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Malaysian principal apologises to parents for making racist remark


August 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (ANI): The school principal, who allegedly made a racist remark to ten students at a school in Bukit Selambau near Sungai Petani in Malaysia last week, has apologised ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian MP arrested during protest meet


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Aug 23 (IANS) Ethnic Indian lawmaker M. Kulasegaran was arrested and handcuffed at a police station here while taking part in a protest meeting, reports said Monday. Kulasegaran and ... Read more...

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Malay Chinese chief says principal should go for counselling for non-Malay racist remark


August 17th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug.17 (ANI): The Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) has demanded that the school principal who had racially described her non-Malay and Malay Indian students as Penumpang (passengers) in the country ... Read more...

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Lawsuit Planned Over Racist Pizza Hut Receipt


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
St. Louis MO Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After finding what is, in his opinion, a racist remark on his Pizza Hut receipt, a St. Louis Missouri man has plans to ... Read more...

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St. Louis man gets a racist pizza receipt


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Mayberry is taking action against Pizza Hut for a racist remark on his pizza receipt. On his receipt, it was written ‘Big Black’. At ... Read more...

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Judge says Oz teens accused of attacking Indian men not to remain in custody


February 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.17 (ANI): Two teenage thugs, who served less than a year in youth detention for a terrifying racist attack on a group of Indian men, will not have to serve any ... Read more...

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ESPN suspends Bob Griese for a week for racist remark


October 28th, 2009 - 4:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ESPN college football analyst and an NFL Hall of Famer, Bob Griese, has been suspended for one week by ESPN for a racist comment that he made ... Read more...

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Victoria Police deny Indian bashing cover-up


September 16th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep.16 (ANI): Victoria Police has denied they had a plan to limit publicity about the bashing of four Indian men outside a Melbourne pub on Saturday night.Four men were arrested in ... Read more...

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Aussie tennis bad boy Klein regrets making racial remark


August 28th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug. 28 (ANI): Controversial Australian tennis player Brydan Klein has said that he deeply regrets making the racial slur that resulted in his suspension for six months.In July, Klein, 19, was ... Read more...

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BBC sacks Margaret Thatcher’s daughter for ‘racist’ remark


February 4th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has dropped journalist Carol Thatcher, daughter of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, from a popular television show after she referred to a tennis ... Read more...

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Anoop Desai : A desi in American Idol 8


January 15th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The eighth season of American Idol premiered on January 13, 2009. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson are judges along with Ryan Seacrest as host. This season introduced Kara ... Read more...

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Formula One boss Ron Dennis tells tribunal that he is not a racist


January 13th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.13 (ANI): The head of Lewis Hamiltons Formula One team today described allegations that he was racist as lies that have damaged my reputation. Ron Dennis, chairman of the McLaren ... Read more...

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Nintendo reprograms game whose character called players Nigga


December 7th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Video game company Nintendo has had to reprogram a computer game it produced after it was discovered that one of its characters called the players Nigga.The game, ... Read more...

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Austrian TV commentator claims Obama unfit to rule


November 8th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.8 (ANI): An Austrian television commentator has claimed that Barack Obama is unfit to rule because he is black. Klaus Emmerich declared: I do not want the western world being directed ... Read more...

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Watson hopes Symonds will opt for Australian team over IPL


September 2nd, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 2 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that he hopes that Andrew Symonds would return to the national cricket side and not commit himself to the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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New Zealand judge to hear Bhajjis appeal: ICC


January 9th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Jan 9 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday appointed New Zealand High Court Judge as Commissioner for Harbhajan Singhs Code of Conduct appeal hearing.Justice John Hansen has been appointed ... Read more...

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