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India: Tourist From Britain Molested on Train by Drunken Passengers

A 28-year-old British woman tourist was molested in GT Express train after it left New Delhi station on Friday night.

Four of the accused, from Betul in Madhya Pradesh, were arrested by the railway police at Agra Cantonment station and sent to 14 days judicial custody after being presented in an Agra court on Saturday. The four men were allegedly drunk and they harassed the tourist when they found her alone in the compartment enroute from Delhi. Read Article

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INDIA: 22 Airports warned of possible terror attack

ndtv.com reported intelligence agencies have warned of a possible terror attack at airports in four states as well as Delhi. 22 airports in the four states have been sent detailed warnings and authorities have confirmed high security measures are being implemented. Read Article

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INDIA WARNING: Foreign female tourists advised not to wear skirts for their own safety

GANG RAPE EPIDEMIC dailymail.co.uk reported Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma said female foreign tourists in India should avoid wearing skirts for their own safety Minister Mahesh Sharma was discussing tourist security in the city of Agra He said female tourists should not ‘venture out alone at night’ Also said they should not ‘wear short dresses or [...]

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India: Man detained in attempted rape of German tourist at resort

Thiruvananthapuram: Kovalam police on Thursday arrested a 28-year-old man for attempting to rape a tourist from Germany at a resort here. The police identified the accused as Nizar of Cheruvathoor, Kasaragod. Police said the incident happened in the early hours of Thursday. He knocked at the door of the room occupied by the tourist and [...]

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Mumbai: No selfie zones to prevent drownings

sbs.com.au reported Mumbai police have identified 16 possible “no selfie zones” around their waterfront districts, in response to a recent drowning that took place. Ramesh Walanju, 37, drowned trying to save a girl who fell into the sea while taking a photo of herself. The girl, 18, and her two friends fell off the Bandra [...]

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Two tourists from Britain killed in train derailment

BBC.COM reported…One of the two British tourists killed after a train derailed in northern India has been named as Joan Nichols.A family member told the BBC the 71-year-old from South Shields was on a “once in a life time holiday”. Her husband John, 72, has been released from hospital. Their two daughters and son are [...]

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India: British Tourist Shot Dead, attacked by gunmen

dailymail.co.uk reported, David Green, an artist from Darlington, County Durham, was attacked by gunmen near the central Indian town of Orchha. His body was found in a nearby forest, local reports said. Mr Green had been a frequent visitor to the town over the last seven years to paint its medieval palaces and temples. He [...]

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India: British tourists found dead in hotel, Agra

hindustantimes.com reported A British couple was found dead in a linkhttp://transtech.pl/index.php?pcm-pharmacy-pfizer-viagra hotel on Tuesday morning with medicines strewn all over the room, indicating drug overdose as the cause of deaths. The deceased were identified as James Oliver Gaskell, 28, and Alexandra Nicole Louis Gaskell, 24. Authorities at the British Embassy in Delhi were informed about [...]

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Jaipur India: Japanese tourist robbed at hospital while visiting a patient

timesofindia.com reported JAIPUR: A Japanese tourist was robbed of cash and valuables, including an electronic dictionary, while visiting an ailing friend at a hospital here. IE Kamei, a native of Bunkyo-KU in Japan, was robbed of his bag containing 10,000 Japanese Yen, 15,000 in Indian currency, a sleeping bag, an electronic dictionary and other belongings, [...]

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India: 60 tourists missing on 20 day bus trip

telegraphindia.com reported the last time Haldia teenager Ali Akbar spoke to his father was on Thursday. Then the lines in flood-ravaged Kashmir snapped. Families of 60 tourists from Haldia, who had booked a 20-day bus trip of north India, remained on tenterhooks with no news of the group after the worst deluge to hit Jammu [...]

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