Mount Everest

Mount Everest region bans single-use plastic 

Melting glaciers caused by global warming are exposing bodies and litter that have accumulated on Mt. Everest since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first successful summit 66 years ago.

published on : 21st August 2019

Nepal mulls minimum Everest criteria after deadly season

The requirement is being proposed after a deadly traffic-clogged season saw 11 climbers die on Everest, which some experts blamed on inexperience.

published on : 14th August 2019

Eyes on Everest, Nizamabad youth starts crowdfunding to realise his dream

Recently, he along with a team climbed Stok Kangri peak, one of the highest peaks of the world at 21,150 ft and now he looks forward to scaling Everest by 2020.

published on : 12th August 2019

Telangana mountaineer Malavath Poorna’s biography unveiled

Back in 2014, Malavath Poorna captured the imagination of one and all when she became the youngest girl from Asia to conquer Mount Everest.

published on : 26th July 2019

This 50-year-old Delhi man conquered Mount Everest

Fifty-year-old corporate honcho, Aditya Gupta, describes his travails of conquering the world’s highest peak

published on : 14th July 2019

Nepal strives to convert Everest trash into treasure

The Nepal government collects garbage deposits from the climbers with a provision of refund after they bring back at least eight kg of garbage.

published on : 7th July 2019

Telangana’s Everest conqueror Amgoth Tukaram meets TRS working president KT Rama

In a brief interaction with the young mountaineer, Amgoth Tukaram, KTR enquired about the challenges he faced while scaling the peak.

published on : 15th June 2019

Poorna’s Everest climb a proud moment for Hyderabad welfare institutes

Well-known mountaineer, B Shekhar Babu, was brought on board to train 110 children, of which only 40 could leave a mark for further advanced training.

published on : 15th June 2019

World's highest operating weather stations installed on Everest

With team members from eight countries, including 17 Nepali researchers, the expedition team conducted trailblazing research in five areas.

published on : 14th June 2019

Congestion alone did not kill climbers on Mount Everest: Nepal government

The number of deaths on Mt Everest was put at 11 by the international media, making it the deadliest season since 2015. However, the Nepal tourism ministry maintained the death toll at 9.

published on : 13th June 2019

IAS officer summits Everest with gangajal to spread awareness on 'Swachh Ganga'

Ravindra Kumar, who is currently posted in Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Government of India, dedicated his expedition to India's water-related issues.

published on : 5th June 2019

Post-deaths, Nepal looks to limit Mount Everest access as doubts linger

For years, Kathmandu has issued permits to anyone willing to pay USD 11,000, regardless of whether they are rookie climbers or skilled mountaineers.

published on : 5th June 2019

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero

49-year-old Kami Rita reached Everest's 8,850-metre peak on Tuesday, the second time he had climbed to the summit in a week.

published on : 26th May 2019

Two more Indian mountaineers die on Mount Everest as toll of Indians rises to eight

Nihal Bagwan (27) and Kalpana Das (49) died along with two other climbers above the 8,848-meter Mount Everest while descending the summit due to 'traffic jam'.

published on : 25th May 2019

Nepali Kami Rita Sherpa climbs Mt Everest twice in a week, takes record tally to 24

The mountain guide first summited the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak, the world's highest, in 1994 while working for a commercial expedition.

published on : 21st May 2019
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