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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Fear of sex attacks threatens tourism in India

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi After rise in visitors to India helped by ad campaign, a disturbing series of rapes have caused growing concern over safety of foreign women Fear of sex attacks threatens tourism Rising fears over the safety of female tourists in India are threatening to derail a marketing campaign that has boosted visitor numbers. The tourism ministry's ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India lifts ban on tiger tourism

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 11:26am by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi India’s top court lifted a ban on tourism in tiger reserves across the country but asked local governments to regulate visitors. The Supreme Court had ordered a complete ban on such tourism in July while the government formulated new guidelines. It lifted the ban late on Tuesday after the government announced new rules aimed at allowing tourism to co-exist ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    First Indian film museum to open in Bollywood city of Mumbai

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:05am by AFP

    ... visitors "through the journey of Indian cinema, from pre-cinema to the silent era to talkies to songs, the studio system, new wave and digital". Tourism officials have recently begun ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Move to relax visa restrictions to attract tourists India is looking at issuing visas on arrival for visitors from 40 more countries, a minister has said, raising hopes it will overcome national security fears to boost its tourism industry. A meeting of senior officials from the home, foreign and tourism ministries, as well as intelligence officers, ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Protests, resignations over new Indian state

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... confirmed that he had quit the cabinet in protest, while two others – Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi and Textiles Minister KS Rao – tendered their resignations, the PTI news agency reported. In Andhra ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Women tourists desert India after sex attacks

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... to the country,” said DS Rawat, secretary general at ASSOCHAM, which surveyed 1,200 tour operators from different cities. The figures contradict monthly estimates compiled by the Indian tourism ministry, ... place. Tourism becomes the first casualty,” he said. The ubiquitous “Incredible India” marketing campaign has helped raise the number of foreign visitors over the past decade to about 6.6 million ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Ethnic Chinese await apology for internment after Sino-India war

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... to boost tourism. But distrust persists, community leaders say. Many Chinese Indians remain wary of any official contact, with some panning the revitalisation plan as an ethnic amusement park. ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Playboy bunnies prompt hunger strike threat in Indian party town Goa

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Solanki, general secretary of the conservative Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (Hindu Awareness Society). Dilip Parulekar, Goa's tourism minister, has not yet given PB Lifestyle a licence. ...



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