KATHMANDU, Aug 2: New Zealand has provided technical assistance for the ongoing effort by Nepal government to re-measure the height of Mount Everest.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has honoured the members of the First Women Journalists Everest Expedition -2018.

KATHMANDU, May 23: A Women Journalists Everest Expedition-2018 (FWJEE18) team has successfully reached the summit of Mt Everest today at 6 am on Wednesday.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 22: Journalist Doma Sherpa has scaled Mt Everest.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Mountaineers on Tuesday could not get to the top of Mt. Everest due to bad weather. Over 100 mountain climbers were making preparations to scale the Third Pol

KATHMANDU, May 14: A total of 40 climbers have scaled Mt Everest or Sagarmatha on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Italian mountaineer Simone La Terra, 37, died while climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8137m), officials said on Monday. This is the first fatality of the busy spring season.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Italian mountaineer Simone La Terra, 37, died while climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8137m), officials said on Monday. This is the first fatality of the busy spring season.

KATHMANDU, April 25: A record number of Nepali women are attempting Mount Everest (8848m) - the highest mountain on earth - this spring.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the highest peak of the world, Mt Everest, should not be made polluted under any reason.

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.

NAGARKOT, March 16: A cultural programme has been organized here to support Sharmila Syangtan who is set to scale the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, from the Tamang community.

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.

KATHMADU, Feb 9: In order to measure the height of Mt Everest on their own for the first time ever in Nepal's survey history, a team of surveyors will soon leave for Mirchaiya of Siraha district.

CHARIKOT, Jan 22: Two women have planned to scale the world's highest mountain peak Mount Everest with the objective of making the misconception regarding the birthplace of Gautam Budhha clear.

Govt to measure height of Mt Everest

December 21, 2017 12:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 20 : Nepal has taken steps to measure the height of world's tallest peak Mt Everest for the first time on its own.

Nepal to measure Mt Everest height

September 23, 2017 08:07 am

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.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Three foreign nationals have scaled the Mt Everest, the highest peak of the world, with an aim of supporting school children who are at risk.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Mountaineer Sushil Sherma from Limbu community has scaled Mt. Everest, the highest peak of the world, to disseminate messages that the nuclear weapons should be stopped right away.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Kanchhimaya Tamang scaled Mt Everest to become the first women from her Tamang community to do so.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 18: The permit of permission seeker to scale the Mount Everest has increased this year. 365 mountaineers have already got the permit to climb the highest peak of the world.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: A three-member women team is set to climb the third highest peak in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Junko Tabei, first woman to scale Mount Everest, has died at the age of 77.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has imposed a 10-year ban on an Indian police couple for morphing the photographs to obtain their Mt Everest summit certificates.

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.

SOLUKHUMBU, July 7: Tara Air has agreed to transport the trash collected from various places of the highest peak, Mount Everest, free of cost, it has been said.