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  • Tourists claim sexual assault by guru at Thai retreat

    Bangkok: Fourteen female tourists have claimed that they were sexually assaulted by a guru at a yoga retreat in Thailand’s picturesque Koh Phangan island, a media report said on Friday. Agama Yoga embraced ancient tantric teachings under its charismatic leader, the guru Swami Vivekananda Saraswati whose real name is Narcis Tarcau, the Guardian report said. Tarcau, who is from Romania, set up Agama in the island in 2003 after leaving Rishikesh in India when

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    Thailand: With rising sea levels, Bangkok struggles to stay afloat

    Bangkok: As Bangkok prepares to host climate-change talks, the sprawling city of more than 10 million is itself under siege from the environment, with dire forecasts warning it could be partially submerged in just over a decade. A preparatory meeting begins Tuesday in Thailand’s capital for the next UN climate conference, a crunch summit in Poland at the end of 2018 to set rules on reducing greenhouse emissions and providing aid to

  • GoAir to launch international operations; first flight on Mumbai-Phuket route

    Mumbai: Wadia group-owned budget carrier GoAir is all set to fly international from October, with the first flight to operate on the Mumbai-Phuket route, a source privy to development said. The bookings for the maiden international flight will commence soon and an announcement to this effect is expected to be made by Thursday, the source said.

  • Ladies Special! Embarq India solo women’s drive to Thailand

    Overland touring company Embarq, helmed by Sujal and Medha is organising a solo women’s drive from October 20, 2018 to November 4, 2018, starting from Guwahati, India and ending in Bangkok, Thailand. Covering a total distance of 2800 km, this will be a pioneering trip as it is the first all women trip, conceptualised and planned by women. Interested?

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    Indian man arrested for raping 14-year-old girl in Thailand

    Bangkok: An Indian man has been arrested in Thailand for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl last month after meeting her in an online platform, according to a media report. Bennur Yatheesha, 28, was arrested at his condo room in Klong Toei district under an arrest warrant issued yesterday, The Nation reported. He denied raping the girl and said he simply took her to his room for drinks, it said. The girl told her

  • Model claiming Trump secrets pleads not guilty

    Pattaya : A Belarusian model who sparked global intrigue after claiming she had evidence of Russian efforts to help Donald Trump win office pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of running an illegal “sex training” class in Thailand.

  • Thai caves: Rescued Wild Boars football team to leave hospital on Thursday

    Bangkok: Twelve young footballers and their coach rescued from a Thai cave will be released from hospital on Thursday, health officals said, offering pychological support and urging the group to avoid media interviews despite huge interest in their against-the-odds survival story.

  • Thai cave where Wild Boar football team was trapped to be turned into a museum

    Bangkok: A cave complex in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped for more than two weeks is set to be turned into a museum, a media report said on Thursday. Rescue officials said the museum would showcase how the operation unfolded in the Tham Luang cave, adding that it would be a “major attraction” for Thailand, reports the BBC.

  • Thai cave rescue: A miraculous rescue

    Miracles do happen, don’t they? One such the world witnessed in northern Thailand when a young football team of boys between 11 and 16 along with their 25-year-old coach found itself trapped deep inside a cave in shoulder-high rain waters but was most miraculously saved by a daring rescue act undertaken by a multinational task force of specialist cave divers. As the world sat on the edge, glued to the television screens

  • Mission Impossible Ends

    Mae Sai (Thailand) : A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped deep within the labyrinth, ending a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced volunteer diver and riveted people across the globe.

  • Thai Cave rescue: All 12 boys, coach evacuated on Day 3 of rescue ops

    Mae Sai (Thailand): The final five members of a young football team were rescued from a flooded Thai cave today after spending 18 harrowing days trapped deep inside, completing an astonishing against-the-odds rescue mission that captivated the world.

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    Thailand Cave Rescue: Nearly half of trapped soccer team brought out alive

    Bangkok: It was a rigorous test of human endurance. Sixteen days after being trapped 800 metres below ground, which is the equivalent of two Empire State Buildings on top of one another, nearly half of the football team holed up inside a flooded Thai cave has been brought out alive.