Posts tagged: India
A bird attacks a kite designed like it during the International Kite Festival in Ahmadabad, India, Monday. Kite-flyers from 36 countries are participating in the festival which runs through Friday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
An Indian mahout sits atop his elephant as it carries branches amidst heavy traffic on a road in New Delhi, India, Saturday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
A person dressed as a giant condom walks past visitors standing in a queue to visit the Red Ribbon express train, background, at a railway station in Hyderabad, India, Thursday. The Red Ribbon express train is traveling across the country as part of a campaign to spread awareness on HIV and AIDS. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
“Boxers and wrestlers are being recruited by an Indian train company to intimidate thousands of ticketless travellers into paying up or getting off.” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/6538362/Indian-trains-recruit-boxers-and-wrestlers-in-fight-against-ticketless-passengers.html
I love this final paragraph: “A spokesman for the Northern Railways denied the boxers and wrestlers were being deployed to intimidate passengers. “The boxers and wrestlers are Railway employees and are expected to function like any other ticker-checkers. There is absolutely no intimidation involved,” he said.”
What’s the most miserable commute you’ve had to endure?