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Beijing police crack down on prostitution


July 13th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Launching a crack-down on prostitution, Beijing police have detained 660 suspects while raiding 180 hair salons and foot massage parlours being used as prostitution fronts.Beijing ... Read more...

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Canada to ban sex trade from hiring foreign workers


July 5th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 5 (IANS) The Canadian government has announced that it will no longer allow sex trade-related businesses from hiring temporary foreign workers.The federal Citizenship and Immigration Department will after ... Read more...

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Travolta in legal trouble over alleged gay encounters


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) John Travolta has landed into another legal problem after an author who wrote a book about the Hollywood star's alleged gay encounters has filed a ... Read more...

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Islamist politics rages in sun-kissed Maldives, India worried (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The dramatic transfer of power in the Maldives has ripped the mask off a placid tourist paradise with sun-drenched beaches and global jetsetters. Behind ... Read more...

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Behind ‘coup’: Islamist politics rages in sun-kissed Maldives


February 13th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) While the debate rages on whether the resignation of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was voluntary or a coup, there is a larger churning going ... Read more...

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Man attacking call girls held


January 12th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) A Chinese man has been arrested on charges of attacking seven prostitutes in the name of maintaining public security and justice.The attacker surnamed Li allegedly injured ... Read more...

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Indian curry makes merry at eateries in Phuket


June 5th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patong (Thailand), June 5 (IANS) With over 25 Indian restaurants in this tourist town in Phukhet, eateries like Tantra, Indian Curry Club and Ali Baba are adding much variety ... Read more...

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Delhi turns HIV scanner on massage parlours


May 5th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In a bid to curtail the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Delhi government will assess the functioning of 1,050 massage parlours in the city after 18 ... Read more...

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Fiji’s massage parlours operating as brothels


February 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Suva (Fiji), Feb 28 (IANS) Police are keeping a close watch on massage parlours in Fiji's capital city Suva as many of them are suspected to be operating as brothels, a media ... 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...

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Dubai’s lewd massage parlours warned


January 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 26 (ANI): Parlours in Dubai have been warned by prosecutors that if they hire massage therapists to offer sexual services in the parlour it will be categorised as a human ... Read more...

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Young Malay men lured into life of vice by ‘massage parlours’


December 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 27 (ANI): Young men in Malaysia are being lured into a life of vice by massage parlours that are offering them "special services" on the side.Those frequenting these parlours ... Read more...

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Indonesian women trafficked to Goa spa, massage parlours


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Indonesian women are being trafficked into Goa's dozens of shady massage and spa parlours that dot the tourism-oriented coastline of the state, according to a letter to the ... Read more...

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Nude Indian dancers’ tale propaganda, say Nepal Police


October 25th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) Reacting to a Nepali TV channel's reports that hundreds of Indian women had been brought to Nepal to perform obscene dances in the nude, Nepal Police ... Read more...

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Girls lured to Delhi CWG for work being sold to brothels


September 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.30 (ANI): Under aged girls are being lured to Delhi for work at the Commonwealth Games, only to be sold to brothels.According to The Australian, the Indian Government has issued ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Police bans massage parlours


June 29th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) With massage centres in and around Hyderabad being used for flesh trade, Hyderabad Police has banned massage parlours where female employees massage male customers. Police Commissioner A.K. Khan told ... Read more...

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Nepal’s growing pornography trade preys on women


June 16th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Nepali women are increasingly being forced to work in the Himalayan republic's growing domestic pornographic industry, a report has warned. The US government's 10th Annual Trafficking in Persons report, ... Read more...

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Macao mulls ban on smoking in casinos


June 8th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Macao, June 8 (IANS) The government of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) has proposed a comprehensive tobacco ban in all local casinos in three years, as it was drafting an anti-tobacco bill, ... Read more...

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Aussie strip clubs safer than churches!


April 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 11 (ANI): Aussies are safer in a strip club than a church, suggests new government data.According to the latest figures compiled by the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics ... Read more...

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Nearly 150 students arrested in Nepal vice crackdown


March 19th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) In a massive crackdown on vice, police in Nepal Friday said they had arrested nearly 150 students from a discotheque here that has been raided in the past ... Read more...

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Liverpool Primary School at hub of city’s growing red light district


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): Liverpool Primary School is at the centre of the city's burgeoning red light district.Within a few streets of the school are 12 adult entertainment venues, which include brothels, ... Read more...

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Goa police hand-in-glove with organised sex mafia: Official (Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) A senior Goa police official Thursday admitted that the state is emerging as a den for the organized sex mafia in collusion with the local police. Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Goa police hand-in-glove with organised sex mafia: Official


February 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) A senior Goa police intelligence official has publicly admitted that the state is emerging as a den for the organized sex mafia and the local police are often ... Read more...

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Malaysian parlour offering naked orgies in guise of foot massages


January 19th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (ANI): Cops have arrested dozens of foot masseuses from China and Indonesia for being allegedly involved in prostitution racket.During the raids on various foot massage centres over the ... Read more...

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Goa laws to be amended to curb massage parlours: Minister


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane Thursday said that the state government would amend the public health act to crack down on unregistered massage parlours in coastal areas ... Read more...

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Joblessness driving youth to taverns in rural Goa: lawmaker


July 20th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Congress legislator Dayanand Narvekar Monday said the state government was not doing much to offset rising unemployment, which was driving youth to alcohol. Speaking at the Monsoon session of ... Read more...

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Malay women queuing for refreshing spa and salon services in jail


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 22 (ANI): Women are increasingly queuing up to go to the Kajang Prison (women's wing) in Malaysia, which has opened spa and salon services.Since it opened its doors ... Read more...

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Three Nepali women rescued in Uttar Pradesh


January 28th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Three Nepali women, promised lucrative jobs in Delhi, were rescued by the police in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh. Three men bringing them to the national capital have ... Read more...

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AFP bureau chief detained in Nepal for suspected drug possession (Lead, superseding previous story)


January 11th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The Nepal bureau chief of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has been detained by Kathmandu's drug squad on the suspicion of possessing drugs, police said.British citizen ... Read more...

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AFP bureau chief detained in Nepal for suspected drug possession


January 11th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The Nepal bureau chief of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has been detained by Kathmandu's drug squad on the suspicion of possessing drugs, police said.British citizen ... Read more...

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Cheat massage parlours cum brothels ripping off health funds Down Under


November 17th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): An undercover investigation revealed that about 80 massage services in Sydney were actually brothels in disguise, offering sexual services in the name of raunchy massages, and even ... Read more...

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Three Indians nabbed in Nepal’s anti-sleaze drive


October 6th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Three Indians were among the first foreigners to feel the pinch of the anti-sleaze drive begun by Nepal's new Maoist government, landing behind bars for allegedly having sex ... Read more...

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Koirala’s NC calls shutdown over ‘police brutality’ (Lead)


September 12th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist-led government faced its first opposition closure Friday with former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala's Nepali Congress (NC) party calling for a shutdown of the Kathmandu valley ... Read more...

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China chooses persuasion over fine to enforce smoking ban


July 19th, 2008 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 19 (Xinhua) Beijing health chiefs are insisting they will create public awareness and use persuasion to discourage smoking in public places, rather than use spot fines to enforce a ban ... Read more...

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Where Lhasa and Tel Aviv co-exist!


June 25th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamkot (Himachal Pradesh), June 25 (IANS) It takes just Rs.50 ($1) and a 10-minute auto-rickshaw ride to travel from Lhasa to Tel Aviv! Geographically, the two cities in Tibet and ... Read more...

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