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Nepal's Kami Rita climbs Mt Everest for 26th time, sets new world record
Nepal's Kami Rita climbs Mt Everest for 26th time, sets new world record

Kami Rita has climbed most of the peaks of mountains above 8,000 metres in the world, including K2, the second highest peak in the world, and Annapurna. He holds the record for 'Most climbs over 8,000 metres', with 38 climbs.

World's Tallest Peak Mt Everest New Height Stands At 8,848.86 Meters

Kathmandu: It’s official. The height of world’s tallest peak is slightly higher than it was measured earlier. Nepal and China jointly announced On Tuesday that Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world measures 8,848.86 metres. 8848.86 metres is the newly-measured height of Mount Everest, announces Nepal Foreign minister pic.twitter.com/LSn9s7W5lk — OTV (@otvnews) December 8, […]

Odisha Mountaineer Kalpana Das dies during expedition on Mt Everest

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, 49-year-old mountaineer from Odisha, Kalpana Das died on Mt Everest today afternoon while descending from the peak. Kalpana Das was an esteemed member of the “Three Women Expedition” group which was locally managed by Dreamers Destination Treks. Kalpana died in the balcony area while coming down from the peak, informed […]

3 killed, 3 hurt in Nepal chopper-plane collision

Kathmandu: As many as three people were killed and three others injured on Sunday morning when a 19-seater plane crashed during takeoff at Lukla Airport in Nepal, officials said. There were no passengers aboard. The Summit Air plane lost control and skidded to the right side of the runway while preparing for takeoff, Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan […]

Eight Indians among 60 women get permit to climb Mt.Everest

Kathmandu: Sixty women including eight from India, have received permits to summit Mount Everest this spring, an increase from the total number in 2017, Nepal’s Department of Tourism (DoT) said on Friday. As many as 59 women received permits last year. Of them, 33 women had succeeded in conquering the world’s tallest peak, reports Xinhua […]

Nepal to re-measure Mt Everest height on its own

Kathmandu: For the first time, Nepal will re-measure the height of the Mt Everest on its own, amid reports that the height of the world’s highest peak has changed after the deadly 2015 earthquake in the Himalayan nation. The height of the peak was last determined at 8,848 metres in 1955, by an Indian survey. […]

Indian Navy's mountaineering team scales Mt. Everest

New Delhi: The Indian Navy’s mountaineering team has scaled Mount Everest, braving adverse weather that forced the team to camp on the way for five days after starting the final climb, an official statement said. The Naval mountaineering team comprising 24 members under Cdr Sanjay Kulkarni, followed the route from Jiri and trekked to Everest […]

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Nepal's Kami Rita becomes third person to scale Mt. Everest 21 times

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Kami Rita became the third person to scale Mount Everest 21 times after he reached the summit of the world’s tallest mountain on Saturday morning, Nepal’s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation confirmed. Gyanendra Shrestha, a liaison officer at the ministry, confirmed to Xinhua news agency that Kami Rita reached the top […]