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Indian Couple Faces 10-year Ban for Faking Everest Climb

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who authorities said faked reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod, two police constables from Pune, claimed to have reached the peak in May, but many climbers argued their photos were faked.  The couple and their guides deny those arguments. Nepal's tourism department initially certified their climb, but later moved to investigate the photos. The investigation found that the couple...

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