Odisha imposes fishing ban for turtle nesting
Odisha imposes fishing ban for turtle nesting

The Odisha government Saturday imposed a seven-month fishing ban along its coast to protect endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles which come to the state beaches for mass nesting every winter, an official said.

5 things to do in Mangalore
5 things to do in Mangalore

Visit Mangaladevi Temple

MTDC to focus on Mumbai, Aurangabad, wildlife and beaches, says Jagdish Patil

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) plans to pep up their tourism industry by focusing more on the wildlife, heritage and beaches in and around Maharashtra.

Reckless remarks have dented Goa`s image: Tourism industry

Goa ministers` remarks on banning biknis and demanding a Hindu nation have "really damaged" the state`s reputation as a safe beach destination, said tourism industry stakeholders.

Drinking in the open out, CCTVs in on Goa`s beaches

Visiting Goa during the next tourist season? Here`s a heads-up. Drinking in the open on beaches and cooking in public is out, but CCTVs on all major beaches and courteous policemen eager to help out tourists might be in.

Bikinis can`t be banned, but stop drinking in public: Goa CM

Bikinis cannot be banned on beaches, but there could be a crack-down on drinking in public in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.

Sewage at the beaches, piles of garbage mar Gaza`s summer

When Palestinians in the Gaza Strip seek some relief from the grind of life in an enclave plagued by conflict and hardship, they usually need to look no further than their sandy beaches.

Fight flight anxiety with simple tricks

Relaxing on sun-kissed beaches or at lush green destinations may sound exciting, but taking a flight to get there may not be so thrilling.

Amitabh Bachchan enjoys Goa`s carefree world

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is trying to make the most of his professional tour to Goa by soaking in some fun at its picturesque beaches.

Goa rent-a-bike operators to boycott Nigerians

A collective of rent-a-bike operators in Goa resolved to boycott Nigerians and not accept their business, two days after a mob of Nigerians blocked a national highway and attacked locals and policemen.

Goa to spend Rs 17 crore for better facilities on beaches

The Goa Tourism Ministry will spend Rs 17.23 crore to spruce up beaches in South Goa, said Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Tuesday.

Goa to crack down on traffic cops harassing tourists

Admitting that needless harassment of tourists driving two-wheelers and cars in Goa was "creating a bad image", a senior police official said Wednesday that traffic policemen who flag down tourists needlessly and demand money will be punished severely.

Pamela Anderson hits the beaches of Portugal

Canadian actress Pamela Anderson spent the weekend on the tourist beaches of Algarve in southern Portugal as a guest at a birthday party.

Goa plans mechanised cleaning of beaches

Parulekar said that a public demonstration of the cleaning process would be held so that the fears of environmentalists are allayed.

Paris sunbathers face jail for topless act

Police in the French capital have warned people they could be jailed for sunbathing topless.

Beaches, babes, bikinis..here`s India Resort Fashion Week

Resort wear might have a niche market in the country, but the rules of the game are set to soon change with inaugural edition IRFW.

Heat and high humidity forces people to throng beaches in Goa

With soaring mercury coupled with high humidity hitting Goa, locals and visitors are thronging to the state beaches to beat the heat.

68% of beaches in New England, Mid-Atlantic region eroding

68 percent of beaches in the New England and Mid-Atlantic region are eroding.

After beaches, Kerala to showcase heritage

Kerala will soon showcase the glory of the 3000-year old Muziris port.

Goa allows vendors to operate on beaches

Vendors would now be allowed to do business on the beaches of Goa, a decision that has not gone down well with the state`s tourism industry.