Climbing Everest: Death of 9 climbers compels authorities to consider making changes

Nepal government is going to come up with new provisions regarding pre-requisites for aspiring Everest summiteers. The decision has come after 9 mountaineers died during their Everest expedition in 2019. Recently, Nepal... Read more »
Left: Kami Rita Sherpa holding a Nepalese flag after his 23rd summit; R - A file photo of Everest.

Kami Rita Sherpa breaks his own record – again! 24 Everest Summits (twice this week itself)

Kami Rita Sherpa has done it again – broken his own record of highest number of Everest summits. Early Tuesday morning, Kami Rita Sherpa stood atop the highest peak of the world... Read more »

Khumbu Pasang Lhamu to be connected to road network

The Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality of the district is coming under the road reach within this fiscal year. This is the only among eight rural municipalities of the district which has... Read more »
Background: Left: Mount Everest, Right: A section of the border wall. (Foreground: President Trump) All images sourced.

Trump ‘thinks’ Mt. Everest would be easier to climb than his wall

“And it’s a big wall. It’s a strong wall. It’s a wall that people aren’t going through very easy. They’re going to have to be in extremely good shape to get over... Read more »

Women of Nepal slay the skies and Everest

Mountains and the sky: Women of Nepal are slaying them all Yesterday Buddha air tweeted proudly their ‘all women’ flight – pilot, co-pilot, and cabin crew. They flew an  Buddha Air ATR... Read more »

Purnima Shrestha becomes first Nepali photo journalist atop Everest

At 8:10 a.m. yesterday morning, a 26 year old Purnima Shrestha, originally from Gorkha District became the first Nepali photo journalist to reach the summit of Everest. Before embarking upon the challenging,... Read more »

Chinese Double Amputee mountaineer scales Mt. Everest

43 years ago, during an attempt to climb the same peak, Chinese mountaineer Xia Boyu lost both his legs to frost bite. But that did not stop him, he, in his fifth... Read more »