TV AN­CHOR FIRED FOR ‘11’ G AFFE

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NEW DELHI — A ne ws an­chor f or In­dia’s s tate TV chan­nel has been fired af ter she r eferred t o Chine se Pres­i­dent Xi Jin­ping as “El even” Jing­ping — app ar­ently mis tak­ing his name f or a R oman nu­mer al, an of­fi­cial at the s tation said y ester­ day.

The an­chor f or the Door dar­shan news chan­nel made the g affe on Wed­nes­day whil e she r ead a l ate night ne ws bull etin. She w as fir ed after the blun­der w as dis cov­ered, the o fficial said. — Sap a­AP.

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