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`Using religion for vested interests a norm in Pakistan’


February 20th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is unfortunate that using religion for vested interests has become a norm in Pakistan, said a daily.An editorial in the Daily Times said that it ... Read more...

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More foreign women being trafficked to China


December 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) An increasing number of foreign women, mostly from China's bordering countries of Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, are being trafficked into the country on false promises of ... Read more...

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Here comes Sri Sri to Goa


September 20th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Otherwise known for beach parties and infamous for drug abuse and crimes against women, Goa will now have a touch of calm. Art of Living ... Read more...

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Mexican judge in hot water for racy Facebook postings


July 27th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 27 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican judge is under fire after filling his Facebook page with photos of bikini-clad women, accompanied by racy commentary."I appeal to the democratic ... Read more...

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Night vision cameras to monitor Goa beaches


July 25th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Beaches in Goa will get even safer for tourists round-the-clock this season, with the state's tourism department planning to install night vision cameras at more than ... Read more...

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Sex racket busted, foreign women arrested


July 19th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Police have busted another sex racket here and arrested seven woman, mostly from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and an Indian pimp, it was announced Tuesday.Acting on ... Read more...

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Scarlett Keeling murder retold on ‘Anjuna Beach’


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) The seamier side of Goa will unravel on the silver screen with "Anjuna Beach", a Bollywood film set on the 2008 murder and sexual assault ... Read more...

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With Wendell busy, Goa tourism scouts for designer to make uniforms


June 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 10 (IANS) With Wendell Rodricks preoccupied, the Goa tourism department is scouting for a designer to weave fancy threads for it's in-the-making Tourism Security Force (TSF), one of ... Read more...

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Unusual kinships: Foreign women in Gandhi’s life


March 29th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi and foreign women shared a complex relationship. His innate sensitivity drew several women from the West to the icon of non-violence who felt ... Read more...

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Malaysian men getting hitched to foreign women for a price


February 20th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 20 (ANI): Some Malaysian men are being paid to marry women from China, Vietnam and other neighbouring countries so that these women can obtain visas to stay longer in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Threat of violence against women in Egypt unfolds after attacks


February 18th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): The reported attack of a senior U.S. television correspondent during celebrations of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stepping down from office, has brought into the open the threat of ... Read more...

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Malaysian men hire themselves out as husbands


January 28th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (ANI): Many Malaysian men have been busted for hiring themselves out as husbands to foreign women who need a pass to remain in the country.It appears the men, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russian molested at Goa beach, one held


January 10th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) A 20-year-old man from Hyderabad was arrested for molesting a Russian tourist at Arambol beach in Goa Sunday afternoon, police said.The 20-year-old Russian tourist was sun-bathing at the ... Read more...

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Pakistani rights group condemns killing of British woman


October 29th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) A Pakistani women rights group Friday strongly condemned the brutal murder of a Pakistani-origin British citizen in the country and urged the government to take immediate action to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

A pledge for safe, green tourism


September 27th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Stakeholders of the tourism industry and the government Monday signed a pledge reaffirming commitment to a safe, honourable and sustainable tourism to mark the World Tourism Day. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sonia’s dilemma: To greet or not to greet (Capital Buzz)


September 19th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (AINS) To greet or not to greet non-Congress leaders is Sonia Gandhi's new dilemma. The moment the powerful Congress president dials their number - however innocuous the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Storeowners eye sales but sceptical about tourist flow


September 18th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) With the Commonwealth Games round the corner, most shop owners, at high-end stores as well as popular markets, are eyeing a boom in sales. Some, ... Read more...

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Tourism industry hopes for best as tar invades Goa beaches


September 1st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) The tourism industry in Goa has its fingers crossed for the forthcoming season as wave after wave of messy tar balls have begun invading the state's beaches, covering ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Foreign tourists looted at gunpoint in Goa


August 26th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 26 (IANS) More than 24 hours after two foreign tourists, including a woman, and a local resident were looted at gunpoint in Goa's popular tourist hub Calangute, police said they ... Read more...

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12,000 foreign ’sex slaves’ work in British brothels


August 19th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) As many as 12,000 foreign women were smuggled into Britain and forced to work as "sex slaves" so that crime gangs could earn hundreds of millions of pounds, ... Read more...

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12,000 foreign ’sex slaves’ working in British brothels: Report


August 19th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19(ANI): A new report has revealed that up to 12,000 foreign women are being forced to work as 'sex slaves' in British brothels by gangs running multi-million pound rackets.According ... Read more...

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Actress Prachi Desai to promote Goa tourism


August 11th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Prachi Desai has been roped in by Goa to promote tourism in the state, whose image has taken a beating due to attacks on foreign women ... 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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Peruvian sex workers protest against foreigners in business


August 4th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of Peruvian sex workers have asked the government to act against brothels having foreign prostitutes. Some 300 sex workers from El Trocadero, a well-known brothel in the Peruvian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New study exposes myth of the Latin lover


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 3 (ANI): The hoopla surrounding the so-called Latin lover is just a myth, and a new survey has now exposed it by finding that a majority of foreign female visitors ... Read more...

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Goa buildings need architectural makeover: Panel


July 21st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) An architectural makeover for unaesthetic buildings and an independently functioning eco-tourism enforcement wing have been recommended by a legislative panel to promote Goa's sagging tourism image. The panel's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Argentine female prisons in inhuman condition


July 11th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Prisons for female convicts in Argentina are in an "inhuman" condition and inmates are being subjected to ill-treatment and torture, a report by over a dozen human ... Read more...

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Consular officials to meet cops over Australian woman’s rape


April 20th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) Australian authorities will Tuesday meet senior police officials in Goa to discuss investigations into the alleged rape of a 28-year-old Australian near Palolem beach. "A consular official ... Read more...

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Taiwan immigration official charged with molestation


March 14th, 2010 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, March 14 (DPA) A Taiwan immigration official has been indicted for sexually molesting four foreign women, a newspaper reported Sunday. According to the United Daily News, Shih Pao-ning, 48, a National Immigration ... Read more...

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Tourist security to top minister’s agenda at Goa meet


March 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Security for tourists, especially foreign women, will top the agenda of Tourism Minister Kumari Selja at a meeting of seven western states and union territories in Goa ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spa sex racket in Malaysia busted


March 4th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, March 4 (ANI): Malaysian cops have busted a prostitution racket in Klang that was being run in the name of a spa.The spa, which was inside a hotel, had numerous ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Manmohan Singh touched by Saudi gestures


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is deeply "touched and humbled" by the gestures extended to him during his three-day visit to Saudi Arabia, which concluded ... Read more...

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Goa to raise special tourist security force


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) The Goa tourism department is in the process of raising a special tourist security force in the wake of crimes against tourists in the state especially foreign women ... Read more...

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Venkatprabhu’s ‘Goa’ has nothing much to offer (Tamil Film Review)


January 31st, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Film: "Goa"; Cast: Vaibhav, Jai, Premji Amaren, Pia, Sneha and others; Direction: Venkatprabhu: Music Director: Yuvan Shankar Raja: Ratings: **Venkatprabhu has established himself as filmmaker who can make meaningful ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kenyan wins Mumbai Marathon


January 17th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 17 (ANI): Kenyan sprinter Dennis Ndisso won the seventh Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) held here this morning while Bining Lyngkhoi stood first among Indian runners in the 42-km event.Ndisso ... Read more...

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