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  • 16-year-old Shivangi Pathak becomes youngest woman to scale Mount Everest

    KATHMANDU: A 16-year-old girl from Haryana has registered her name as the youngest woman to scale the world highest peak.According to Seven Summit Treks, Pathak became India’s youngest woman to climb Mt Everest from Nepal side as she along with climbing guides – Dawa Sherpa, Nima Norbu Sherpa and Furba Dorchi Sherpa scaled the mountain. Born in Hisar of Haryana in north-western India, Shivangi Pathak climbed Mount Everest exploring a message that women could overcome every obstacle to achieve...

    Woman climber Lhakpa Sherpa breaks her own record…..

    Kathmandu,May 16: A Nepali woman climber today broke her own world record by scaling Mt Everest for the ninth time. Lhakpa Sherpa (44) stood atop the summit of world’s highest mountain for the ninth time from the North Col (Tibetan side) as a handful of climbers got a fair window to make their final summit pushes this morning, according to expedition organisers. Mingma Gelu Sherpa, Managing Director at Seven Summit Adventure told THT from the base camp that Lhakpa along with...

    Kami Rita Sherpa sets world record for most ascent of Mt Everest

    Kathmandu, May 16 : Kami Rita Sherpa today successfully scaled Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) 22nd times setting a world record for most ascents of Everest (male). He reached atop the world’s highest peak (8848 meters) at 8:30 am. More than 60 mountaineers including Sherpa successfully climbed Mt Everest so far since the beginning of spring climbing season this year, said contact officer at the base camp Gyanendra Shrestha.

    Mountaineering guide dies

      Salleri (Solukhumbu), May 15 (RSS): A guide for mountaineers was killed in course of scaling the Makalu Mountain today. Mountaineering guide Ang Dawa Sherpa of Solududhkunda-8 Kerung was killed in course of climbing the mountain due to high altitude sickness, said district police office information officer Pradyumna Adhikari. He died at around 2:00 am today. He was serving as a guide for a Chinese mountaineering group. The body has been brought to Kathmandu for post-mortem.

    40 climbers conquer Mt Everest in a single day

    Kathmandu, May 14: A total of 40 climbers have scaled Mt Everest or Sagarmatha on Monday. Liaison Officer of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Gyanendra Shrestha told RSS from Mt Everest Base Camp that 40 climbers including foreigners climbed Mt Everest on the second day of this expedition season. “As per the information received by us, 40 climbers have confirmed to have reached atop Mt Everest. Some more climbers are learned to have reached the peak but...

    Australian mountaineer sets world record to climb Seven Summits

    Kathmandu, May 14 Mountaineer and adventurer Steve Plain has summited the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest, on Monday morning. With this, he has climbed the Seven Summits, the highest mountains in each of the seven continents, in 117 days 6 hours and 50 minutes, the shortest time ever for the task. He has broken the previous record of 126 days held by Colin O’Brady as the climber to reach tops of Seven Summits in the shortest duration. He summited...

    As price comes down, risk goes up for Everest ‘trophy hunters’

    Kathmandu, May 14: Everest is the ultimate mountaineering “trophy”, but the rising number of inexperienced climbers attempting to tackle the summit are running huge risks to reach the top of the world. An Indian airline pilot, a builder from Ohio and a former online media sales executive are all waiting at base camp for a chance to scale the 8,848 meter (29,030 foot) mountain this climbing season. They haul themselves up the same ropes to the top and face...

    Important contribution to religious tourism: Modi’s visit to Nepal

    Kathmandu, May 11:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to nepal has been believed to have not only political and economic significant  but also  help  to promote religious tourism by visiting Janakpur, Pashupatinath and Muktiathath.  Modi has come to Nepal for invitation of  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Pashupatinath, Muktinath, is the center of Hindu faith around the world, as a land of worship of Mahadev .Keeping the main priorities of the faith of the Hindu, the Indian Prime Minister...

    Digital tourist information centre set up in Beni

    Beni, Myagdi, May 11 : A digital tourist information centre has been established in the district headquarters of Myagdi, Beni, with the aim to provide information about agricultural productions and religious and tourist destinations of the district. The information centre will provide all details about old and new path trails, photos taken six decades ago of the whole Myagdi, and the pictures that show identity of various aspects like economic, social, cultural and political of the locals. It also...

    Unexpected snowfall in Upper Mustang

    Thini, Mustang, May 10: Snowfall is taking place since Wednesday evening in Upper Mustang. Snowfall began in the night followed by the heavy rainfall in the evening, with the Muktichettra, Dalome and Lomantang rural municipalities affected by it. This is the first experience for many to see snowfall during mid-May, according to the local elders. Snow as high as half a feet has accumulated and snowfall continued as of its morning, according to Amit Tulachan from Chasang. The rain...

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