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Mount Everest deaths: Nepal govt says 'traffic jam' not sole reason, claims factors like sickness of climbers also responsible
India

Mount Everest deaths: Nepal govt says 'traffic jam' not sole reason, claims factors like sickness of climbers also responsible

The large number of deaths of climbers on the Mount Everest this season is not solely due to the 'traffic jam' on the world's highest peak, the Nepal government claimed, citing factors like high altitude sickness, other health reasons and adverse weather.

Facebook ranks Kerala Tourism as the Best FB page in 2017; J&K comes second, Gujarat takes third place
India

Facebook ranks Kerala Tourism as the Best FB page in 2017; J&K comes second, Gujarat takes third place

Facebook recently released the data on the top-ranked Facebook pages of government bodies, ministries and political parties in India

Government launches pre-loaded BSNL SIM cards for tourists travelling to India with an e-Visa
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Government launches pre-loaded BSNL SIM cards for tourists travelling to India with an e-Visa

The pre-loaded SIM card facility was announced in association with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, (BSNL) where the network operator will distribute these SIM cards to foreign tourists on their arrival in India.

Protests over Venkatappa Art Gallery may sully culture, and a revered institution, in Karnataka
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Protests over Venkatappa Art Gallery may sully culture, and a revered institution, in Karnataka

The Karnataka state government’s ‘Adopt a Destination’ scheme involving the corporate sector in 46 of the state’s 319 tourist attraction spots, has run into rough weather. One of the MOUs signed, for the Venkatappa Art Gallery (VAG), has raised the hackles of a section of the artist community to the extent that they have been on a war path for the past several days.