Stories Tagged 'Mount everest'
Sixty odd years since it was first scaled by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953, Mount Everest continues to occupy a prominent space in the human imagination.
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A Singaporean woman died of altitude sickness at Lobuche in Khumjung area of Solukhumbu on Friday.
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It’s official. The Hillary Step is still there. The government on Friday issued a statement confirming that the rock face located just below the summit of Everest is intact and covered with snow, refuting reports that it had fallen off, most likely following the 2015 earthquake.
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Mt Everest has claimed its fourth victim in 22 days after two mountaineers—an American and a Slovakian—died near the summit of the world’s tallest peak on Sunday.
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An Indian Navy team is to set out for the expedition of Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world.
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The influx of foreign tourists has increased in Sagarmatha area lately.
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