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Australian tourist alleges rape in Himachal


May 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) An Australian tourist staying in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu Valley Monday lodged a complaint that she was raped by a fellow tourist, an Indian from Chandigarh, ... Read more...

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Australian tourist found dead in Jaipur hotel


December 15th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) The body of a 22-year-old Australian girl was found in a heritage hotel here early Thursday morning, police said.The cause of death is yet to be ... Read more...

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Taj sparkles as Yamuna flows full


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 22 (IANS) Hundreds thronged the Yamuna ghats to pray and perform 'aarti' as the river flowed full behind the Taj Mahal, providing a fascinating view to tourists. "The ... Read more...

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Two held in Mysore for raping Australian tourist


June 27th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 27 (IANS) Two young men were arrested Monday for allegedly raping an Australian tourist last week in a lodge at Channapatna, about 84 km from here, a police ... Read more...

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After 33 years, Australian tourist awarded compensation


March 4th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday awarded compensation of Rs.1.82 crore (Rs.18.2 million/$406,000), along with interest, to an Australian tourist who became fully paralysed after slipping ... Read more...

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Gujjar protest hits tourism at Sariska National Park in Alwar


December 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By PrasanthAlwar (Rajasthan), Dec.30 (ANI): Tourists are avoiding visiting Sariska National Park in Rajasthan Alwar district due to the prolonged stir by Gujjars for reclassification and reservation of jobs.Interacting with mediapersons, the ... Read more...

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Elephants get a retirement home in Kerala district


November 21st, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKottor (Kerala), Nov.21 (ANI): A unique retirement home for elephants in Kottor village in Kerala's Kozhikode District takes care of sick, old and injured pachyderms under the supervision of a ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts film floods Italian ice cream shop


August 6th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Lovelorn single women have flooded the tiny ice cream shop in Italy in homage to a best-selling book which captured the quest for self-discovery and has now been ... Read more...

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Agra heat fails to deter tourists


June 21st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 21 (IANS) Despite the heat wave that has sent day temperatures soaring to 40-45 degrees Celsius, there is no marked drop in the tourist inflow into the Taj city. "This time ... Read more...

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Man held for molesting Australian in train


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 2 (IANS) A 42-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting an Australian woman tourist inside a Mathura-bound train in Uttar Pradesh, an official said Tuesday. Shekhar Sharma, a resident ... Read more...

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Pongal celebrated with traditional fervour in Tamil Nadu


January 14th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan.14 (ANI): People in Tamil Nadu state celebrated Pongal, the festival of harvest, with traditional fervour and gaiety on Thursday.Apart from hailing the harvest, people in Tamil Nadu and other parts ... Read more...

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Foreigners mysteriously disappear in Himachal’s valley of gods (Feature)


September 11th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 11 (IANS) The picturesque Kullu valley in the Himalayas, also known as the valley of gods, attracts thousands of backpackers from abroad. But some never return ... Read more...

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Chandigarh continues to attract foreign tourists


August 20th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) The Mumbai terror attacks, the global financial meltdown and the swine flu scare have failed to deter foreign tourists from visiting Chandigarh in steadily increasing numbers, officials said ... Read more...

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Penury drove Australian to kill himself in Patna


July 16th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Nearly 45 days after an Australian tourist Osborne Michael David was found dead in a guest house here, the police said that he had not been murdered or ... Read more...

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Prince William lets slip plans for Oz tour


July 7th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Prince William has let slip his plans to go to Australia next year.The 27-year-old heir to the throne is believed to be planning to go to Australia ... Read more...

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Australian tourist found dead in Patna


May 31st, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, May 31 (ANI): Bihar Police on Sunday recovered a body of an Australian tourist from a guesthouse in Patna's Khagol area in mysterious circumstances.Police sources said that the man identified ... Read more...

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Australian found dead in Patna guest house


May 31st, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) An Australian tourist was Sunday found dead in a guest house in the Bihar capital, police said. Michael David, in his mid 40s, was found dead under mysterious circumstances ... Read more...

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Australian tourist found dead in Delhi hotel


April 20th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A 33-year-old Australian tourist has been found dead in a hotel in the capital's Paharganj area. Julian Stanford, a resident of Sydney, was found unconscious with froth oozing ... Read more...

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A unique, entertaining graphic novel about self discovery (Book Review - With Image)


April 11th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Samini Philip Book: "Indian by Choice"; Author: Amit Dasgupta; Publisher: Wisdom Tree; Price: Rs.395"Indian by Choice" is a unique graphic novel about Mandeep - a young Indian born in the US who ... Read more...

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Tourists in Rajasthan celebrate festival of colours


March 11th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 11 (IANS) Tourists from India and abroad joined people of Rajasthan in celebrating Holi Wednesday as they painted one another with colours and danced in the streets. "We came here especially ... Read more...

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Karnataka student held for rape of Australian woman


March 9th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Police in Karnataka have arrested an engineering student after a 28-year-old Australian woman tourist alleged he had raped her at the popular tourist spot Gokarna Friday night. However, the ... Read more...

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Le Corbusier, the creator of Chandigarh


October 29th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Oct 25 (ANI): Le-Corbusier, the Swiss-French architect, who designed Chandigarh in the 1950s has a museum dedicated to his name. Old Architects'' building in Chandigarh''s Sector 9, which ... Read more...

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Australian tourist acted strangely, muder accused tell court


October 13th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 13 (IANS) The three pub staffers accused in last week's murder of 65-year-old John Kelly have claimed that the Australian tourist's behaviour was very unpredictable on the fateful morning he ... Read more...

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Australian tourist’s death: knife recovered from Goa bar


October 12th, 2008 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) Police Saturday recovered a knife from a popular bar in Calangute, Goa, where 65-year-old Australian tourist John Kelly had a scuffle with waiters before his death this week.The ... Read more...

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Australian tourist racially abused waiters: Goa pub


October 11th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) Australian tourist John Kelly, who died after a pub brawl here Wednesday morning, had hulred racial abuses at Indian customers and waiters that might have provoked the scuffle, ... Read more...

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Goa police deny delay in action in John Kelly attack


October 9th, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 9 (IANS) Even as the death of Australian tourist John Kelly questioned Goa's credentials as a safe tourist destination, the Goa police Thursday claimed they had not delayed in taking ... Read more...

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Australian tourist’s son ‘glad’ Indian killers convicted


August 12th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Aug 12 (IANS) The son of Australian tourist Dawn Emelie Griggs, who was raped and murdered in India four years ago, is "glad" his mother's killers have been convicted ... Read more...

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Two cabbies get death term for murder, rape of Australian tourist (Lead)


August 11th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Four years after Australian tourist Dawn Emilie Griggs was raped and murdered by two taxi drivers upon her arrival here from Hong Kong, a city court sentenced ... Read more...

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Timeline in murder case of Australian tourist


August 11th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The following is the chronology in the murder case of 59-year-old Australian tourist Dawn Emilie Griggs: March 17, 2004: Griggs, who came to India from Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Death sentence to two taxi drivers for killing Australian woman


August 11th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 11 (ANI): A Delhi Court today awarded death sentence to two taxi drivers for killing 59-year-old Australian tourist Dawn Emilie Griggs after gang raping and robbing her in ... Read more...

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Two cabbies get death term for rape, murder of Australian


August 11th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Two cab drivers convicted for the rape and murder of Australian tourist Dawn Emilie Griggs in the Indian capital four years ago were Monday sentenced to death ... Read more...

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Tibetans exiles march to mourn the deaths in Lhasa ahead of Olympics


August 7th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, August 7 (ANI): Maroon robed Buddhist monks led thousands of Tibetan exiles on Thursday as they marched through the streets of Dharamsala to mourn the deaths of fellow countrymen in ... Read more...

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Death demanded for killer cabbies of Australian tourist


August 4th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Two cab drivers who have been convicted for killing Australian tourist Dawn Emilie Griggs here four years ago deserve the death penalty as their offence was a ... Read more...

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Slain Australian tourist’s friends relieved by assailants’ conviction


August 4th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) The close-knit community of Australia's Byron Bay town, which had been shocked by the brutal rape and murder of Dawn Emelie Griggs in India four years ... Read more...

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Cab drivers held guilty of killing Australian tourist


August 2nd, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS)) A city court Saturday held two cab drivers guilty of raping, killing and looting an Australian tourist in the Indian capital, a crime that had made headlines ... Read more...

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