Nepal man shatters record for scaling world's highest peaks

More Sports Oct 30, 2019

Nepal man shatters record for scaling world's highest peaks

A Nepalese man shattered the previous mountaineering record for successfully climbing the world's 14 highest peaks, completing the feat in 189 days. Nirmal Purja scaled the 8,027-meter (26,340-foot) Mount Shishapangma in China on Tuesday, which was the last of the 14 peaks that are more ...

Nepal's monsoon floods and landslides leave at least 50 dead

Asia Pacific Jul 14, 2019

Nepal's monsoon floods and landslides leave at least 50 dead

Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal, and dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday. Northeast India has also been hit by floods, with 11 deaths recorded as rivers burst their banks. Heavy rains since Thursday have ...