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  • BBC Rapped over Latest Top Gear 'Racial' Slur

    BBC Rapped over Latest Top Gear 'Racial' Slur

    Britain's broadcasting watchdog criticised the BBC today after Jeremy Clarkson, presenter of motoring programme Top Gear, used an "offensive racial term" in an episode on Myanmar.

  • United Kingdom Court Finds Two South Asian Men Guilty of Match-Fixing

    United Kingdom Court Finds Two South Asian Men Guilty of Match-Fixing

    Two men of South Asian origin were today found guilty of fixing matches in lower division leagues of English football.

  • Book on Motifs of 'Celestial Women' in Indian Temples

    Book on Motifs of 'Celestial Women' in Indian Temples

    A new book, authored by an Indian- origin curator of a museum here attempts to delve into the meaning of sculptural motifs of 'celestial women' in Indian temples, seeing them as more than aesthetic appendages decorating its walls.

  • British Asian girls 'hidden target of sex abuse gangs'

    The sexual abuse of British girls of South Asian origin is going unreported because authorities tend to focus on gangs that target white youngsters, according to a study released today.

  • 'Stalwart' NRI businessman dies in UK mishap

    An 85-year-old Indian origin businessman described as a 'stalwart' for his work since arriving in the UK in the early 1970s from Uganda, has died in a road accident in Leicester. Kantilal Shah died on Wednesday when he was hit by a lorry and a car as...

  • Euro 2012 will not be tainted by racism: Officials

    Euro 2012 will not be tainted by racism: Officials

    Ukrainian officials are denying that football fans of African and Asian origin will be the targets of violence by racist hooligans at the European Championship, and a top tournament organizer says stewards - and not police - will be the most visib...

  • Indian journalist elected as councillor in UK

    Philip Abraham, an Indian journalist from Kerala, has been elected as a Councillor in the UK, becoming the first person of Asian origin to be elected to Loughton Town Council.

  • Asian woman, kids beaten up in Britain

    Asian woman, kids beaten up in Britain

    In what is being termed as a racial attack, a woman of Asian origin was beaten up and her three daughters ill-treated by three people who tried to steal a packet of crisps from her shop in Britain.

  • Market Cues: Asian markets slide on Greece bailout delay

    Market Cues: Asian markets slide on Greece bailout delay

    Traders were concerned about euro zone officials delaying the second Greek bailout until April 2012 elections in Greece.

  • Can Indian-origin grocer make history at Cambridge?

    Can Indian-origin grocer make history at Cambridge?

    Over eight centuries of tradition will be swept aside this weekend if an Indian origin grocer in Cambridge is elected to be the first non-white, first Muslim and first Asian chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

  • MP Keith Vaz hails no NRI kids arrested for UK riots

    MP Keith Vaz hails no NRI kids arrested for UK riots

    Several Indian-origin people were among those attacked during the riots in London and elsewhere, but it is a matter of satisfaction for the community that so far none of the over 1,000 rioters arrested are of Asian origin.

  • Indian-origin grandmother is Trinidad and Tobago's first woman PM

    Indian-origin grandmother is Trinidad and Tobago's first woman PM

    Kamla Persad-Bissessar, whose forefather came here from India as an indentured labourer, has been elected the first woman prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago after the political alliance led by her emerged victorious and ended the ruling party's 43 years in power.Persad-Bissessar's People's Partne...

  • Sikh first Asian to join UK's right-wing party?

    Sikh first Asian to join UK's right-wing party?

    Rajinder Singh, a 78-year-old retired Sikh teacher, is expected to be first non-white member of the right-wing British National Party (BNP). The BNP, which openly says that all immigration into Britain should be stopped and those in UK should be sen...

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