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Jaws 2.0! Angry shark attacks cage full of people in this viral video
Life

Jaws 2.0! Angry shark attacks cage full of people in this viral video

In a video which seems like a scene straight out of <em>Jaws</em>, a great white shark suddenly attacked the cage of some people who had gone shark cage diving.

Climbing to resume on Mount Everest by next week: official
World

Climbing to resume on Mount Everest by next week: official

Climbing will resume on Mount Everest by next week despite an earthquake-triggered avalanche that left 18 people dead on the world's highest peak, a Nepalese government official said Thursday.

Fearful foreigners desperate to leave Nepal quake zone
World

Fearful foreigners desperate to leave Nepal quake zone

After spending the night huddled in a car with his family at the airport fearing for their safety, Michael Mackey is among thousands of tourists who flocked to Nepal for spring holidays and are now desperate to leave the quake-hit nation.

Behave! China to keep track of its tourists' unruly behavior abroad
World

Behave! China to keep track of its tourists' unruly behavior abroad

Chinese authorities are trying to convince their citizens to behave themselves while traveling abroad by requiring provincial and national authorities to keep records of any misconduct people are caught committing while in other countries.

Goa tourism: Beyond the sun, sand and sea, it is sleaze and sex
India

Goa tourism: Beyond the sun, sand and sea, it is sleaze and sex

The series of accusations and open soliciting around Baga and Calangute beaches have only reinforced the reputation of the state as a sex tourism destination.

Indian leg of IPTL begins, players want 'time off' to explore India
Sports

Indian leg of IPTL begins, players want 'time off' to explore India

The hectic scheduling of the inaugural IPTL event has put paid to their plans of exploring India and its diverse culture.

Yet again! Goa bags `favourite leisure destination in India' award
Economy

Yet again! Goa bags `favourite leisure destination in India' award

The fact that Goa offers so much for tourists makes it an easy choice when it comes to planning a holiday, Goa Tourism<br /> Director Ameya Abhyankar said.

Thailand: Murder of British tourists will hamper tourism, say police
World

Thailand: Murder of British tourists will hamper tourism, say police

The murder of two young British tourists on a Thai island will make many travellers think twice before travelling to the Southeast Asian nation on holiday, Thai police said on Monday.

Munich Oktoberfest: One million visitors consume one million litres of beer in two days
World

Munich Oktoberfest: One million visitors consume one million litres of beer in two days

The first weekend of the 181st edition of the Munich Oktoberfest has attracted about one million visitors, the German department of labour and economy said on Monday.

Thai military ruler apologises for suggesting attractive tourists in bikinis are unsafe on country beaches
World

Thai military ruler apologises for suggesting attractive tourists in bikinis are unsafe on country beaches

Thailand's military ruler apologised for suggesting that attractive foreign tourists might be unsafe on the country's world-famous beaches if they wear bikinis.

Thai police identify 'prime suspect' in gruesome murder of British tourists
World

Thai police identify 'prime suspect' in gruesome murder of British tourists

Thai police on Wednesday identified a man caught on security camera as the "prime suspect" in the murder of two British tourists on a resort island, as detectives raised hopes that a post-mortem examination would yield valuable clues.

Goa's new Rs.345 crore airport terminal becomes embarrassment to all parties
India

Goa's new Rs.345 crore airport terminal becomes embarrassment to all parties

Once vaunted and an object for appropriation of cheap brownie points for Goa's political parties while it was being constructed, Goa's 10-month-young new airport terminal, built at a cost of Rs.345 crore ($56.5 million), is suddenly "nobody's child".

Bodies of two British tourists found naked on Thai beach
World

Bodies of two British tourists found naked on Thai beach

Police say the bodies of two British tourists were found naked with gruesome head wounds on a beach at a popular island in southern Thailand.

Ill-equipped Goa may not be part of Modi's Clean India plan
India

Ill-equipped Goa may not be part of Modi's Clean India plan

Goa, one of the world's most popular beach tourism destinations, does not have a single efficiently functioning solid waste management plant

Increasing number of tourists may be a threat to Taj Mahal, say conservationists
India

Increasing number of tourists may be a threat to Taj Mahal, say conservationists

More than 200,000 people visited the Taj Mahal in two days over the weekend, causing alarm among conservationists who feel the ever-increasing human load on the fragile white marble wonder on the banks of the Yamuna could prove detrimental to the health of the monument to love.

Nigerians in Goa: Are we ignoring racism while blaming drugs?
India

Nigerians in Goa: Are we ignoring racism while blaming drugs?

Is the Goan state government acting in a racist manner by targeting Nigerians living in the state and accusing them of furthering narcotics trade?

Stranded in Kishtwar, Czech couple pleads with J&K government for help
India

Stranded in Kishtwar, Czech couple pleads with J&K government for help

A couple from Czech Republic, stranded in curfew-bound Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir since August 8, has sought Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's help to come out of the violence-hit town

UK says no final decision yet on £3000 visa bond for Indians
World

UK says no final decision yet on £3000 visa bond for Indians

The UK today said no final decision has been taken on the new cash bond of Rs 2.75 lakh for obtaining British visa,