Stories By 'KUMBHA RAJ RAI'
A group of youth have been “illegally” collecting Rs500 as an accommodation fee in the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality from foreign trekkers visiting the Everest region in the name of Khumbu Hotel Association.
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Bhim Bahadur Gurung won the Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon title in Solukhumbu on Tuesday.
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A bridge connecting Khotang and Okhaldhunga came into operation on Friday, after eight years in limbo.
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Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality has started charging a tourism fee from foreign trekkers despite objections from travel trade entrepreneurs.
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Suman Kulung and Nirkala Rai of Solukhumbu claimed the titles of the Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon held on Monday at the Everest Region.
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Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck, who had set a string of records for making quick solo ascents of mountains, died on the slopes of Mt Everest on Sunday morning while attempting to climb Mt Nuptse.
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