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Mount Everest

Nepal reopens Everest for trekking season despite pandemic uncertainties

A nationwide lockdown was lifted last week, and Nepal is now open 'for tourism activities, including mountaineering and trekking'

31 Jul 2020 3:31 PM

Following China's suit, Nepal too suspends permits to Mount Everest

The development comes after coronavirus was declared a global pandemic by WHO

13 Mar 2020 11:05 AM

Waste products from Everest turn into usable objects

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life.

22 Oct 2019 8:30 PM

Google celebrates Junko Tabei's 80th birth anniversary, who advised never to give up

She was also the first and only woman to climb all the highest peaks on each continent including Mount Everest.

22 Sep 2019 2:27 PM

Close to death

In a candid chat, Vamini reveals about going to and being greatful to make it alive from Everest, the challenges she faced and near-death experiences.

20 Jun 2019 12:03 AM


Avalanche in Ishkoman Valley leaves Pakistani climber dead, 2 injured

Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo confirmed the incident happened in northern district of Ghizar in Pak, but gave no further details.

18 Jun 2019 1:40 PM

When thrill turns into peril

An increasing number of novice climbers are attempting Himalayan mountaineering expeditions.

17 Jun 2019 1:05 AM

Congestion didn't kill climbers on Mount Everest: Nepal

Nepal's DoT faced a lot of criticism for issuing permit in excess to climbers.

13 Jun 2019 2:08 PM

Reaching the top

Delhi-based entrepreneur scales Mt Everest to beat & smash stereotypes as he sets new fitness goals even at the age of 50.

10 Jun 2019 4:34 AM

23-year-old Boy from Hyderabad scales Mount Everest

Total cost of expedition was around Rs 25 lakhs. With support of his relatives, he managed to raise enough money through crowdfunding.

07 Jun 2019 5:53 PM


Sherpas clean up 24,000 pounds of garbage from Mount Everest

A crew of 20 sherpas spent two months cleaning up the massive amounts of garbage on the Everest left by climbers.

07 Jun 2019 11:56 AM

With a message to clean river Ganga, IAS officer scales Everest

Kumar, who is currently posted in Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Government of India, scaled the peak on May 23.

05 Jun 2019 8:29 AM

Don’t crowd Mount Everest

Nepal is wrestling with the problem of around 100 dead bodies, to which this climbing season may have added another 11.

04 Jun 2019 12:05 AM

4 Indian victims of deadly climbing season of Mount Everest

Nepalese officials said Wednesday that they were considering changing rules about who was allowed up Everest.

31 May 2019 10:17 AM

Everest Day observed in Siliguri, condolences expressed over deaths

At least 20 climbers including few Indians died during the Mount Everest expedition in the last few days.

29 May 2019 4:49 PM


Mumbai-based climber dies while descending from Mount Everest

The Mumbai climber, identified as Anjali S Kulkarni, breathed her last above the Camp IV of Mount Everest at an altitude of 7,906 metres.

24 May 2019 9:26 AM

Everyone dreams of climbing Mount Everest once; this man has done it 23 times!

Kami Rita started the climb from the Nepal side of the range, which is one of the two routes to get up top, the other being Tibet.

15 May 2019 12:00 PM

Everest set to face busiest year yet amid safety concerns

Everest braces for record year of mountaineering amid overcrowding fears.

11 May 2019 11:06 AM

Army Colonel is felicitated for scaling ‘seven summits’

Colonel Jamwal has scaled Mount Everest thrice and recently he has been to Mount Vinson in Antarctica.

30 Jan 2019 1:58 AM

Born again on a mountain: Arunima Sinha in a candid chat

Arunima Sinha recently completed her final summit of Mount Vinson in Antarctica on 4 January 2019.

24 Jan 2019 2:08 PM