Stunt selfie lands man in jail

Stunt selfie lands man in jail

A tourist who took a selfie of himself on a beam of the Brooklyn bridge was arrested on Monday in his home state of Tennessee

Ban lifted on photos during White House tours

The White House on Wednesday lifted a 40-year ban on visitors taking photos, and much-prized selfies, on tours of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

French tourist shot dead, wife injured in Nigeria: Police, embassy

A French tourist was shot dead and his wife injured in a suspected robbery in southeastern Nigeria, police and the French embassy said on Thursday.

All India Badtameez: Social experiment on tourists' safety in India

This episode of All India Badtameez features a social experiment on tourists' safety in India.

AIB: Help the tourist in trouble

All India Badtameez Social Experiment on Tourist eve-teased, looted in public, did anyone help? Find Out?

No decision yet on e-tourist visas for Chinese nationals: Govt

 There is a proposal to offer e-tourist visas to Chinese nationals but no final decision has been taken as yet, the government said on Wednesday.

Around 550 Gujarati tourists stranded in Nepal; most are safe

 Around 550 tourists from Gujarat are stranded in Nepal which was hit by a massive earthquake on Saturday, but most of them are safe, the state officials said.

Man molests American woman in beauty parlour, arrested

 A 24-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman while giving her a head massage in a beauty parlour in Great Kailash area of south Delhi.

Egypt seeks bigger share of India's tourist pie

Egypt seeks bigger share of India's tourist pie

 Vegetarian food, attractive holiday packages and, above all, advertising the country through Bollywood and regional cinema are all part of an elaborate game plan chalked out by Egypt's tourism ministry, recovering from declining footfalls due to political unrest of the last few years, to woo the globe-trotting Indian traveller to the Land of Pyramids.

Two arrested for rape of tourist in UP

A hotel owner and his friend were arrested after they were accused of raping a tourist in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh Police said on Tuesday.

John Madden wants to explore India as tourist

 English director John Madden, who is smitten by the revelry and exuberance of big fat Indian weddings and its idiomatic representation in Bollywood, says he plans to return to the country to explore its treasures as a tourist.

Nine Tunisia tourist victims were on a cruise

Nine of the 17 tourists killed at a Tunisian museum on Wednesday were passengers on the MSC Spendida cruise ship, the tour company said on Thursday. 

Top 5 attractions near Connaught Place, Delhi!

Top 5 attractions near Connaught Place, Delhi!

Delhi - known as the capital city holds in its heart Connaught Place better known as CP.

Swiss woman dies of swine flu in Jodhpur

A 70-year-old woman from Switzerland Thursday died of swine flu at a hospital in Jodhpur, an official said.

Tourist killed as toy train derails in Darjeeling

A woman tourist from Kolkata was on Monday killed and several others were injured when the Jungle Safari special toy train derailed in Darjeeling district, police said.

Female suicide bomber killed in Istanbul tourist area attack

A female suicide bomber was killed Tuesday when she blew herself up in an attack on police in the main tourist district of central Istanbul that wounded two Turkish policemen, the city governor said.

Japanese student gang-raped in Bihar's Gaya, 2 arrested

In another shameful incident, a Japanese girl was allegedly confined and raped by two persons in Bihar's Gaya.

Sun, not snow, luring tourists to Himachal

If the plains of northern India are shivering and dense fog is spoiling New Year celebrations, head for the hills of Himachal Pradesh. There will be a lot of relief as the long sunny days have rendered the hills unusually warm.

Gambia launches Ebola-free campaign to attract foreign tourists

Gambia Tourism Board have launched a new Ebola-free campaign to help foreign tourists to have first-hand information about the country's public health situation.

Taxi driver rapes Delhi-based tourist; kills her, friend

A Delhi-based woman tourist was allegedly raped and murdered and her male friend killed by a taxi driver and his three accomplices here, police said on Tuesday.