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  Search Resumes For Bodies In Everest Avalanche
       Associated Press  
    KATHMANDU, April 19 : Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world´s highest peak.

Seven of the 12 bodies pulled out and brought down Friday have been handed over to their families in the Everest region, while the other five were taken to Katmandu.

  Everest Avalanche: 5 Dead Bodies Brought To Capital
    KATHMANDU, April 19: The dead bodies of five climbers among 12 killed in an avalanche near Everest Base Camp on Friday morning have been brought to Kathmandu on Saturday by a Nepal Army helicopter.

According to the NA Directorate of Public Relations, the bodies of seven others killed in the tragedy at the world’s highest peak, would be handed over to the respective families in Solukhumbu.

  Annapurna Circuit Opts For Alternative Trek Route
    POKHARA, April 18: Fearing the real possibility of a gradual fall in the number of trekkers opting for the Annapurna Circuit due to the problem of pollution posed by the Beshishahar-Chame road track, an alternative trekking route is being developed to keep tourists interested. The 35-kilometer route is expected to be completed at a cost of Rs 3 million.

“Most parts of the earlier trekking route have now been covered by the roadway. Vehicles plying the road release smoke and dust,” said Sudeep Adhikari, chairperson of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). “This obviously affects tourists who come here to trek. So we are looking for an alternative route.”

  29 INGOs Not In Contact With SWC
    KATHMANDU, April 18: A total of 29 international organizations have remained out of contact with the Social Welfare Council after signing a general agreement with the Council some ten years ago.

As these organizations have stopped communicating with SWC after pledging to work for various purposes, their status remains fuzzy.

  'I Feel I'm Just Out Of The Jaws Of Death'
       Dawa Sherpa  
    We were exactly like between the devil and the deep blue sea. There was a huge cliff and a narrow ladder behind us. In front of us was a little path and we were queuing up to cross the scary trail.

I was in the penultimate position in the queue and we were on our way to set up camps and fix the routes and ropes on the slopes above.
Suddenly, a huge avalanche started to fall upon us. There was no space for us to run or escape. So we huddled together, holding one another tight. But within a very short time we were all buried.

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