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Briton sets afire French man dressed as Mummy


August 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A French tourist who had wrapped himself in toilet paper to appear like an Egyptian mummy for a fancy-dress party in Sydney was allegedly set afire ... Read more...

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Bag made of entire iguana seized from British tourist


August 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A British woman, returning from a trip to Morocco, was stopped at a British airport after a handbag made out of an entire iguana - complete ... Read more...

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Sun shines on Goa’s tourism industry amidst monsoon rage (Business Feature)


June 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 26 (IANS) The warm sun may have gone into a slumber and monsoon winds and rain may be sweeping across Goa's beaches, but the cash registers in the ... Read more...

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Abducted British tourist released in Turkey


June 4th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 4 (IANS) A British tourist who was abducted by the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party in Turkey was freed Monday, a media report said.Citing the local Dogan news agency, ... Read more...

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Thrissur Pooram festivities begin


May 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), May 1 (IANS) Thrissur Pooram, one of Kerala's most famous festivals, began Tuesday morning as thousands of people gathered to witness the visual extravaganza.The festivities include participation ... Read more...

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Man held in Kenya for Briton’s murder


September 13th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A man has been arrested in Kenya on suspicion of being involved in the murder of a British tourist and the kidnapping of his wife at ... Read more...

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Briton killed, wife kidnapped in Kenya


September 11th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 11 (IANS) Suspected Somali militiamen shot dead a British tourist and kidnapped his wife Saturday night in a beach resort in Kenya, authorities said Sunday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Thousands lap up nail-biting Nehru Boat Race finish (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 13 (IANS) Kerala's famed Nehru Boat Race, which got off to a colourful start at the Punnamada Lake here Saturday, ended in a photo finish, enthralling ... Read more...

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Thousands gather to watch Kerala’s Nehru Boat Race


August 13th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 13 (IANS) Kerala's famed Nehru Boat Race got off to a colourful start at the Punnamada Lake here Saturday, watched by more than 30,000 people, including ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More foreign tourists go missing in Nepal


May 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) As frequent general strikes and political unrest hit tourism in Nepal, the government's plan to attract one million air travellers this year received yet another setback ... Read more...

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Brit tourist saves 2-yr-old girl in four-story fall at US hotel


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 22 (ANI): An unattended two-year-old girl miraculously survived a terrifying fall from a fourth-floor hotel balcony in the US after landing in the arms of a British tourist."It ... Read more...

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British tourist beaten to death in Dubai prison


April 14th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr 14 (ANI): A British tourist was beaten to death at a Dubai police station after being arrested over allegations of assault, intimidating behaviour and use of abusive language.Bradley Brown, ... Read more...

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‘Holi’ fever grips devotees across India


March 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Vrindavan/Mumbai/Varanasi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated across the country on Sunday and on Saturday with the usual gaiety, fevour and tradition associated with it.In Vrindavan, devotees gathered ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UK tourist ‘dies after receiving silicone bottom jabs’


February 9th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 09 (ANI): A British tourist who received silicone injections in her butt at a Philadelphia motel, has suddenly died, it has emerged.A preliminary medical examination revealed that the silicone went ... Read more...

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Briton, 74, nabbed in Nepal on suspicion of child abuse


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) A 74-year-old British tourist, identified as Peter James Sexton, has been arrested in Kathmandu on the suspicion of sexually abusing two street children after befriending them.Preliminary ... Read more...

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S. American drug gangs funding al-Qaeda terrorists


December 30th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by ANI
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Dec. 30 (ANI): South American drugs gangs are reportedly providing millions of pounds of funding to al-Qaeda terrorists to ensure the safe passage of cocaine across North Africa and ... Read more...

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Man arrested in connection with murder of Brit-Indian honeymooner’s wife in SA


November 17th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Nov 17 (ANI): South African police have reportedly arrested a 26-year-old man from Cape Town's Khayelitsha slum in connection with the slaying of Brit-Indian Shrien Dewani's wife, during their honeymoon ... Read more...

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David Arquette’s late-night party with ‘gorgeous, leggy Brit girl’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 16 (ANI): It looks like David Arquette has moved on from his split with wife of 11 years Courteney Cox.The actor, 39, partied until the early hours with a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British Woman Dies, Swept From Husband on California Beach


October 28th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A poor swimmer, British tourist Michael Hauffe could only look on in horror as his wife and her friend were swept away from their husbands by a huge ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

British tourist’s body found in Nepal lake


October 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) Three days after a British tourist fell into a Nepal lake from his boat, police Thursday managed to find his body.Graeme Budge, who had flown to ... Read more...

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British tourist feared drowned in Nepal lake


October 19th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) A 48-year-old British tourist is feared to have drowned in a Nepal lake after workers failed to find him even a day after his boat accident.The ... Read more...

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Day after shooting, Jama Masjid area bustles amid police presence (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Shops opened at their usual time, tourists came and rickshawpullers eagerly awaited customers. The area around the 17th century Jama Masjid Monday had few telltale ... Read more...

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Jama Masjid buzzes back to life day after shooting


September 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Jama Masjid and its surrounding areas in Delhi's old quarters was back to its bustling self Monday, a day after gunmen opened fire outside the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British tourist alleges molestation in Rajasthan


September 6th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bundi (Rajasthan), Sep 6 (IANS) Another incident of a foreign tourist being harassed in Rajasthan has emerged with a British woman alleging that she was molested by a schoolteacher here. Police, however, ... Read more...

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British tourist molested in Orissa


August 18th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) A waiter at a government-run hotel in Orissa's Puri district was arrested Tuesday after a British tourist complained he had molested her, police said. The 40-year-old waiter allegedly molested ... Read more...

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British tourist bags worth thrice their holiday cost


August 13th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) British holidaymakers pack their suitcase with clothes, gadgets and toiletries worth 3,000 pounds, almost three times the cost of their holiday, a survey has found. A traveller takes 325 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brit man seriously injured after sleepwalking off balcony


August 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 06 (ANI): A British tourist was in a serious condition in hospital in Majorca after he fell from a hotel balcony, possibly while sleepwalking.Aled Davies was admitted to a ... Read more...

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Rat menace may affect tourism in Hong Kong


July 7th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 7 (IANS) Rat attacks are becoming worse and worse in Hong Kong, which officials say might have an impact on the territory's image as a tourist haven. "I think reports ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Group travel? Charter a train to Shimla (With Images)


May 17th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Planning a break this summer with your clients or staff for company? A picturesque journey in a chartered train on the century-old Kalka-Shimla rail line could ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Foreign tourists in Delhi undeterred by terror alert


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Markets in national capital continue to witness normal inflow of foreign tourists despite western countries warning of terror attacks.Undeterred by the advisories large numbers of foreign ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brit tourist expresses outrage on finding swastikas in German hotel


December 31st, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 31(ANI): A British tourist expressed his outrage after finding his German hotel decorated with nine-foot long Swastikas. According to The Sun, Sebastian Wocker's "jaw hit the floor" when he saw ... Read more...

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British tourist traces family history in Kerala


October 17th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kochi, Oct 17 (IANS) Joseph Hammond, a 65-year-old British national, long dreamt of tracing the place where his parents first met and married in Kerala in 1943. His dream was ... Read more...

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‘Bruno’ causes British tourist boom in Austria


July 25th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) British tourists are flocking to Austria since the release of the controversial movie "Bruno". Tourism chiefs say that hotel bookings in the capital Vienna are up 120 percent since ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Partial eclipse seen through clouds in Himachal (Lead)


July 22nd, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) A partial solar eclipse was witnessed amidst partly cloudy skies across Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, officials here said. "The partial solar eclipse began at 6.24 a.m. and was seen through ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Matryoshka dolls in bailout queue, one for Obama too


July 7th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Matryoshkas, those Russian dolls within dolls, are the latest to be hit by the global financial meltdown and their survival depends on a bailout from the government ... Read more...

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