KATHMANDU, April 8: As the spring season begins, mountaineers have started heading for the mountains, including Mount Everest. Disabled-abled climber Xia Boyu, a 70-year-old Chinese, is among the mountaineers aiming to climb Mount Everest this spring. This is going to be Xia’s fifth attempt to climb Everest. The Department of Tourism (DoT) has said that the Chinese climber set off for Mt Everest last week.
KATHMANDU, March 6: Visually impaired Chitra Bahadur Khatri alias Amit KC on Tuesday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) against the government saying that it barred him from scaling Mt. Everest.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nepal will measure Mount Everest afresh to settle a controversy over height of the world’s tallest peak, especially after some estimates suggested it became a little shorter in the wake of an earthquake two years ago, officials said on Friday.
KATHMANDU, July 12: He dresses himself in Daura Suruwal, with Patuka around his waist and a shawl across the shoulder. Slipping into the guises of Adikavi Bhanu Bhakta, he carries a Rayaman scripture in his hand and dashes off one litterateur's place to another as well as literary institutions in the same guise for promotion and propagation of Nepali literature.
POKHARA, July 30: Nepali paragliding pilot Sanobabu Sunuwar has become the first person to conduct tandem flight from the summit of Mt Elbrus (5642 meters) - the tallest peak in Europe. He achieved the feat on Wednesday morning.