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  • A committee formed to control fake insurance claims

    Kathmandu, June 06: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has formed a 5 member investigation committee to examine the  fake insurance claims in the trekking and mountaineering sectors. The team is headed by Joint Secretary at MoCTCA Ghanashyam Acharya. Other members of the commission includes DG. Tourism Department,  Manoj Neupane,  Shuvas Jha,  Prakash Sharma Dhakal. The examine committee was formed amid rising complaints related to fake insurance claims in the name of trekkers and mountaineers suffering from different...

    Climber Sherpa wants to fulfill Swiss Machine’s dream

    Kathmandu,June 04:On May 24, Tejni Sherpa, 27, summited Mount Everest for the fourth time as he and alpine photographer Johnathan Griffith became the last people to summit the highest peak of the world this spring season. Unlike his previous three accents of the world’s highest mountain, this would be a completely different experience. This time, he wasn’t guiding anyone to the top of the mountain–in contrast to other Sherpas, he was climbing for himself. Before heading to Everest, Tenji...

    Climber Diki Sherpa honors by Tourism ministry

    Kathmandu, June 1:  Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Prasad Adhikari said that Nepal Mountain Academy would be developed as a university for mountaineering education. Addressing a programme organized to honour Mt Everest climber Diki Sherpa in the Capital City on Thursday, Minister Adhikari said that international level curriculum should be developed on mountaineering and the academy should be managed professionally. On the occasion, Minister Adhikari said that this season around 400 mountaineers scaled Mt Everest and...

    Mr.Sun summits Mt. Everest twice

    Kathmandu,June 01:Mount Everest, a mountain peak that is closest to the sky, is sacred but dangerous, pure and mysterious. Summitting Everest has become a dream for almost all climbers.This hardest road on the planet leads to not only the sky, but fearless and  final destination of soul. Ten years ago, when mountain climbing accidentally crashed into the life of artist Sun Yiquan of Shenyang, China, a real and upward sensibility was integrated into his life, which opened up a new journey in his life. In 2013, it was the...

    Photo Exhibition: Glimpses of the Top of the World

    Kathmandu, May 30: The Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in New York and the Consulate General of Nepal in New York organized a photo exhibition entitled. ‘Glimpses of the Top of the World and Its Surroundings’ at the United Nations Headquarters in New York Tuesday. The programme was organized to commemorate the first scaling of Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953. The exhibition includes 30 photos that highlight...

    Managing trash in Everest region is tall order

    Kathmandu, May 30:  Managing the trash has become a tall order in the Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) region. The volume of waste has significantly climbed at Camp 2 and Camp 3, above the Base Camp on Mt Everest as the mountaineering expedition teams have failed to abide by the rules. It is found that even climbers who went on mountaineering expedition to Mt Everest in this spring climbing season have not followed the rules and regulation. Both Nepali and foreign mountaineers...

    International Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) Day observed

    Kathmandu, May 29 : The International Sagarmatha Day main celebrations committee awarded various people and organisations having contributions to the mountaineering sector amidst a programme here today. Nepal Mountaineering Instructor Association was awarded the ‘National Sagarmatha Prize’ carrying a purse of Rs 100,000 while the ‘Tenzing Hillary Award’ carrying a purse of Rs 500,000 each was presented to professional climber Kami Rita Sherpa who holds record for the most ascents to the world’s highest peak. The 48-year-old Sherpa guide...

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