Nepal fetes 64th anniversary of Everest conquest

May 30, 2017

Nepal fetes 64th anniversary of Everest conquest

Nepal’s mountaineering community celebrated the first conquest of Mount Everest 64 years ago on Monday, as well as this year’s climbing season, during which hundreds scaled the world’s highest peak. Several mountaineers and others who have contributed to the climbing industry were honored during ...

Indian climber goes missing after reaching Everest summit

May 21, 2017

Indian climber goes missing after reaching Everest summit

An Indian climber went missing while descending the “death zone” after scaling Mount Everest, officials said Sunday, following the death of two climbers over the past month. Ravi Kumar, 26, was climbing down from the 8,850-meter-high (29,035 feet) summit and got separated from his ...

Jun 20, 2016

Nepal police arrest 36 fake doctors in raids nationwide

Police in Nepal have arrested 36 people who were working as doctors with fake credentials and education certificates in a sweeping operation across the Himalayan nation. Central Investigation Bureau official Dibesh Lohani said Monday that those arrested were working in reputed hospitals, health clinics ...