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Why anti-migrant rhetoric is all bluster, no action: Nudge and wink policy allows politicians, businessmen to reap benefits
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Why anti-migrant rhetoric is all bluster, no action: Nudge and wink policy allows politicians, businessmen to reap benefits

For all the Right-wing anti-migrant rhetoric now popular in many parts of the world, economic imperatives are powering migration flows that no amount of rule-making or wall-building can prevent.

Tourists will need COVID-19 certificate to enter Goa even after lockdown is lifted: State health minister
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Tourists will need COVID-19 certificate to enter Goa even after lockdown is lifted: State health minister

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday said air travellers will not be allowed to enter the coastal state without a health certificate, after the Centre opens up airports once the COVID-19 lockdown is eased or lifted

New Zealand’s White Island volcano: One dead, many missing; eruption sends plume of steam, ash about 12,000 feet into air
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New Zealand’s White Island volcano: One dead, many missing; eruption sends plume of steam, ash about 12,000 feet into air

Brad Scott, a volcanologist with GNS Science, said eruption was significant and sent plume of steam, ash about 12,000 feet into the air

Staring hard at a seagull will stop them from snatching your food: new study
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Staring hard at a seagull will stop them from snatching your food: new study

Researchers tested 74 seagulls but only 27 approached the food & 19 completed the “looking at & away” tests.

Bali cutlery-lifting: Let’s not overdo the India-shamed bit, there’s nary a traveller who hasn’t thought of it
India

Bali cutlery-lifting: Let’s not overdo the India-shamed bit, there’s nary a traveller who hasn’t thought of it

The Indian family caught in Bali with its loot of hotel cutlery has been pilloried for tarnishing India’s image.

Video of Indian family stealing accessories from Bali hotel goes viral; Twitter criticises people who 'erode credibility' of Indians
India

Video of Indian family stealing accessories from Bali hotel goes viral; Twitter criticises people who 'erode credibility' of Indians

In a video that went viral on social media, an Indian family was seen getting caught with after allegedly stealing accessories from a hotel in Bali, Indonesia.

Hong Kong sees 7% growth in tourist footfalls from India in January-March 2019
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Hong Kong sees 7% growth in tourist footfalls from India in January-March 2019

Hong Kong witnessed 7.32 percent rise in tourist arrivals from India during January-March 2019 at 82,955 visitors, helped by initiatives to promote local culture, outdoors and cruises, an official said

Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authority
India

Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authority

Hundred of tourists stuck in a landslide in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district have been rescued, a district official said Saturday.

Oh fish! Utah Division of Wildlife Resources uses a bizarre technique to restock its lakes
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Oh fish! Utah Division of Wildlife Resources uses a bizarre technique to restock its lakes

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources tweeted a video of an aircraft dropping fish including trouts into a lake in the US state.

Upon Varanasi's ghats: Magical realism in a city that lives in the past
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Upon Varanasi's ghats: Magical realism in a city that lives in the past

Varanasi is a strange city; one foot in the past, one in the present. The word ‘future’ feels out of place here, things just have been and continue to be

Two Mexican women molested by general manager of 5-star hotel in Jaipur; accused sent to 3-day police custody
India

Two Mexican women molested by general manager of 5-star hotel in Jaipur; accused sent to 3-day police custody

The general manager of a five-star hotel in Jaipur has been remanded to three-day police custody for allegedly molesting two Mexican women tourists at the hotel on Tuesday night.

Two Tamil Nadu tourists drown in North Goa beaches, both incidents occur near rocky outcrop
India

Two Tamil Nadu tourists drown in North Goa beaches, both incidents occur near rocky outcrop

One drowns in Baga beach, while the other in North Goa's Sinquerim beach. Two Tamil Nadu tourists lose their lives in separate incidents, that occurred near a rocky outcrop.

97% Indian travellers eye 'sustainable' tourism in 2018, do not mind paying a premium for it, finds survey
Business

97% Indian travellers eye 'sustainable' tourism in 2018, do not mind paying a premium for it, finds survey

The survey found that Indian travellers are the most willing to pay the premium closely followed by Brazilians and Chinese.

Bali volcano continues to rage for second day: Evacuation centres, hotels fill up as stranded tourists hunt for accommodation
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Bali volcano continues to rage for second day: Evacuation centres, hotels fill up as stranded tourists hunt for accommodation

Evacuation centres and hotels in Bali filled up with thousands seeking refuge as a volcano on the Indonesian resort island threatened to explode in a major eruption

Taj Mahal missing from tourist map will cause 25% drop in tourists, caution experts
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Taj Mahal missing from tourist map will cause 25% drop in tourists, caution experts

The Taj attracts around 8 million travelers a year and the government has a target of it cross 10 million by Year 2022

Barcelona attacks: Death toll rises to 16 as 51-year-old German woman dies in hospital
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Barcelona attacks: Death toll rises to 16 as 51-year-old German woman dies in hospital

The number of people killed in twin vehicle attacks in Spain last week rose to 16 on Sunday, local authorities in Barcelona said

Fed up with mass tourism, Spain takes away the welcome mat
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Fed up with mass tourism, Spain takes away the welcome mat

"Never again a summer like this": Exasperated with the hordes of visitors they blame for making their city unliveable, residents of Barcelona, Spain, have risen in protest.

Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outside homes fearing earthquake; two critical
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Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outside homes fearing earthquake; two critical

Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey