Financial assistance to climber Sharmila Syangtan

Bhaktapur, April 09:The Thokar Films Pvt Limited has provided financial assistance of Rs 1,505,153 to Sharmila Syangtan who is on a mission to climb the Mount Everest second time from the Tamang community. She was handed the monetary assistance amidst a press conference held at the Rafat Sanchar Club today. The company launched a fund raising campaign to assist the daughter from Tamang community who is all set to start her journey towards the world’s highest peak with the...

Three Canadians missing from Annapurna Round Trek

Kathmandu, April 08: Three Canadian tourists visiting Nepal on an Annapurna Round Trek have gone missing from Milarepa Cave. The Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal was notified from Canada about the missing tourists, of whom 2 were female and 1 was male. The name of the male tourist is Joseph Peter Bteich. The tourists had registered TIMS on March 29 and their trek entry was on March 30. They had reportedly left for their trek without any guides. TAAN...

TBAN urges government to investigate tourist bus crimes

Kathmandu, April 06: Umbrella association of tourist bus businesses, Tourist Bus Association of Nepal, has called upon the government to stop crimes happening in the name of tourist buses. TBAN General Secretary Krishna Acharya has raised attention to an incident from Thursday in which a bus labeled as tourist bus with the number plate Ba 6 Kha 6302 was found to have been carrying illicit substances. TBAN has urged the government to immediately investigate such a practice where buses...

Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha climbing Everest to raise awareness on cervical cancer

Kathmandu,April 05:  Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha is going to climb the Mt.Everest to raise awareness about cervical cancer.   “Cervical cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths for women worldwide. Cervical cancer ranks as the first most frequent cancer among women in Nepal – between 15 and 44 years of age,” she said. She will also be organizing a photo exhibition right from the Everest base camp to the top of the summit to share the happiness of Nepalese...

Mountaineer Mr.Song arrives in Kathmandu to prepare the Everest expedition for this spring

Kathmandu,April 04:In China, Mr. Song Yujiang has been a well-know name for the last decade years. Most people have learned about him through various mountaineering news and endorsements of related brands. He is the first anaerobic summitter in China, GORE-TEX outdoor pioneer camp Gore hero,spokesperson of  8848 Titanium Phone (P.S.: This is a high-definition product combining technology and luxury) . In the Chinese climbing circle, he is the most influential representative. He is also Dingfeng Adventure team leader, 20...

Spring begins, climbers start flocking to mountains

Kathmandu, April 3 : With the onset of spring season, the most favourable season for mountain climbing in Nepal, mountaineers have started flocking to the mountains including Sagarmatha, the world’s highest peak. The Department of Tourism said that a total of 23 teams till Monday have been granted permission for the expedition to various peaks including the Sagarmatha (Mt Everest), Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Amadablam. Among the 23 expedition teams, 15 have got permission to ascend Mt Everest. The...

Construction of trails leading to world’s highest peak is passion for this 79-year-old

Salleri, Solukhumbu, April 2: He is now 79 years old and has been active in constructing trails beyond Namche leading up to the foothill of Sagarmatha (Mt Everest), the world’s highest mountain. This, he has been doing for the last 33 years continuously notwithstanding his age and other adversities. He is none other than Pasang Sherpa, more popularly known as Lama Seru. His passion for the construction of mountain trails is such that he is doing so despite his...

Man on the Everest, more than anyone in the planet

Kathmandu,April 1:Since the first ascent of Mt. Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on 29 May 1953 via S-Col SE Ridge approximately 5231 ascents are counted from Nepal side till spring 2017 and “Sherpa” from the very first to now witnessed almost all attempts on the world’s highest peak. Mt. Everest also known as Sagarmatha and Chomolungma is situated at an altitude of 8,8848m (29,029 ft.) in the MahalungurHimal Range between Nepal and China Border with the coordinates...

Trekking route for people with disabilities comes into operation

Kathmandu,April 1: A trekking route developed, targeting the people with disabilities at Annapurna Rural Municipality- 1 in Kaski has come into operation. The route developed with the financial assistance of Nepal Tourism Board and people’s voluntary labour stretches to 1.3 kilometers. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, inaugurated it amidst a programme here Saturday. People with disabilities have different types of talents and will power and activeness would help them explore such potentialities. On the occasion,...

TAAN Concludes Thamel Cleaning and Awareness Campaign

Kathmandu, April 1: Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized Thamel cleaning and awareness campaign on 31st March 2018. The Chief Guest Hon’ble Minister of Forest & Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet inaugurated the campaign. With the slogan, “Clean Environment for Sustainable Tourism”,   TAAN President Nava Raj Dahal welcoming all the participants at the campaign said that Cleaning Thamel area is the starting campaigns initiated by TAAN that will continue in other different tourism destinations and heritage sites including Dhaulagiri Himalaya Region. Speaking on the...

FreeCurrencyRates.com

© 2016 The Himalayan News. All Rights Reserved...