KATHMANDU, May 16: An international expedition abandoned its attempt to scale Mount Everest on Saturday, citing risks posed by an increasing number of COVID-19 cases at the base camp, the organisers said
KATHMANDU, May 27: It may take two to three months for scientists to calculate and release the exact height of Mount Everest, China's state-owned Xinhua News Agency said on Wednesday referring to the Ministry of Natural Resources of China.
KATHMANDU, May 12: Measurement of the height of Mount Everest, that began two years ago, has completed. According to the Department of Survey, the task of data processing is underway and is already in the final stage.
KATHMANDU, May 1: China Mobile and Huawei have jointly taken 5G connectivity to a new height by bringing the network to the summit of Mount Everest upon the completion of world’s highest 5G base station at an altitude of 6500 meters.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal has said that the preparation of a revised political map of Nepal that includes territories encroached upon by India is in the final stages.
DOLAKHA, June 30: In their policies, the local, provincial, as well as the federal government, have prioritized tourism. But an actionable strategy and plan to achieve the goal remains elusive for most of the local and provincial governments except in the case of Dolakha district. Due to its focus on building infrastructure to support its ambition to grow the local hospitality industry, locals say that the district is validating titles given to it: Nepal’s Switzerland and gateway to Mount Everest.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Nepal’s bid to settle the dispute surrounding the height of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, has achieved an important milestone with the successful ascent of the peak by a team of survey officials in the wee hours of Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, May 17: More than 200 runners, including 155 from foreign countries, are set to take part in the 17th Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon 2019 to be held on May 29. A total of 30 countries are featuring in the marathon.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Two Nepali Sherpa women hope to conquer Mount Everest next month, finishing off the job their husbands started in a bid to empower fellow widows and prove there is life after death.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The widows of two Sherpa climbers, who died on Mount Everest, will try to climb the world’s highest mountain to complete the unfinished ascents of their husbands and hopefully inspire other single women, the pair said on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon has conferred the 'Mount Everest Marathon Goodwill Prize' on Namgyal Yangmo of Kargil – the winner of women's category in Half Marathon event of Kargil International Marathon.