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 guide ...

Taiwan trekker missing 47 days rescued from Nepal gorge; partner dead

Apr 27, 2017

Taiwan trekker missing 47 days rescued from Nepal gorge; partner dead

A Taiwanese trekker who went missing over six weeks ago in the Himalayas of Nepal was rescued on Wednesday, but his Taiwanese girlfriend who was with him died earlier this week, a Nepalese mountaineering official said. The 21-year-old man, identified as Liang Sheng-yue, told rescuers ...

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 and ...