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

The collaboration of Nepal Tourism Board and ‘We Will Rise Foundation’ is sending Phurba Tenzing Sherpa to the summit of Everest for the promotion of tourism in Nepal. Sherpa already has a record of 13 successful Everest climbs.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: “When will I summit the peaks?” Young Ang Kami’s heart would fill with queries. The stories of scaling mountains and sharing stories of their expedition would induce a sense of envy onto his young heart. Born and raised at Gudel village of Solukhumbu, he was determined to scale on one of the highest summits. He would think, “I will certainly set my foot on one of those gigantic peaks someday”.

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 21: Out of the 346 climbers of 38 expedition teams who obtained permit to scale Mt Everest this season, 200 have successfully climbed the world's highest peak so far, according to officials. Meanwhile, AFP reported that a Macedonian climber died above camp 3 while making a final push for the summit.

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

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Three women mountaineers are set to scale the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, on coming April with a view to providing support to Dalit, single and oppressed women.

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.

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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.

Step off that scale

July 15, 2016 02:55 am

I was wondering how much you weigh, said a relative to my mother who promptly replied that she didn’t know because she hadn’t weighed herself in over a year. She told her that the only time she probably took her weight was when the nurse asked her to step on the weighing scale..