SOLUKHUMBU, April 3: In less than two weeks, chief minister of Province 1, Sherdhan Rai, inaugurated the Khumbu-Pasang Lamhu road -- also known as the gateway to Mount Everest. The road links Salleri to Khari Khola of Khumbu Pasanglhamu-1 via Mapyadudhkoshi rural municipality.

SOLUKHUMBU, March 3: The main season of snow usually begins from the last week of January or the first week of February in the Khumbu area of Solukhumbu district. But this year, snow came late and it was less than usual. Much to the surprise of the locals, snowfall was not even enough to cover the mountains surrounding the area.

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 5: With the mercury dipping, locals from northern part of Solukhumbu district have left for low-lying areas including the capital city Kathmandu to escape biting cold.

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 24: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality has been able to raise Rs 44.07 million in tourist entry fee, since October this year.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 11: Flooded with tourists this season, hotels at Gorakshep and Lobuche in the Khumbu region of Solukhumbu are finding it hard to manage rooms for the tourists visiting the district. As a result, tourists are facing a tough time finding accommodation.

SOLUKHUMBU, July 20: Khumbu trekking route in Solukhumbu district that had remained obstructed for the past 10 days has now re-opened after locals cleared debris piled up as a result of landslides.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Everest Khumbu Judo Dojo has come into operation in Chaurikharka 1 of Solukhumbu.