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, June 16: For the first time, International Yoga Day was celebrated at the Base Camp of the Mount Everest, 17600 feet above the sea level.

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.

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KATHMANDU, May 22: HIV-infected Gopal Shrestha of Ratnachowk in Pokhara scaled the Mount Everest on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 22: A team of officials from the Survey Department has scaled the Mount Everest on Wednesday morning.

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75 climbers reach top of Everest

May 20, 2019 18:30 pm

KATHMANDU, May 20: Spring mountain climbing season is on the verge of entering its second week and so far some 75 climbers have reached the top of Mount Everest, world's highest peak.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than all but one other person. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow in his footsteps.

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.

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The Mount Everest base camp in Tibet will be closed to all tourists until further notice to clear the garbage that has piled up, Chinese officials say.

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.

A research expedition to Mount Everest has shed light on the unique physiological basis of adaptations seen in the native Sherpa people, which make them better suited to life at high altitude.