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Nepal quake: Avalanche kills 10 mountaineers on Everest, Twitter Goes Viral

A total of 10 people, including foreign climbers, were reportedly killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, a Nepal tourism ministry official said. However, BBC quoted officials and reports as saying that the avalanche on Mount Everest killed at least eight people, and another five in Tibet. ...

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September records 4 lakh foreign tourists

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in September 2011 was 4.01 lakh compared to 3.69 lakh during the month in 2010 and 3.31 lakh in August, 2009. There has been a growth of 8.7% in September, 2011 over September, 2010 as compared to a growth of 11.6 % registered in September 2010 over September, 2009. The growth of 8.7% in September 2011 ...

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