BBC News, Venice -Long before and after its summit was first officially conquered in 1953, scaling Everest, the worlds highest peak, has been the ultimate dream of many mountaineers. Too often though, they have paid the ultimate price more than 250 climbers are known to have died on its slopes. On May 11 1996, eight […]

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KATHMANDU:Icefall doctors said on Monday that they would fix climbing route above the Mt Everest base camp in a day or two. According to leading Icefall doctor Ang Kami Sherpa, a team of four icefall doctors resumed route construction work on Monday afternoon after the region witnessed fair weather. Earlier, bad weather caused by rain […]

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Nepal is Safe, so is Everest Everest had been officially closed, but until this fall, Japans Nobokazu Kuriki will be the first person to attempt the summit with a six-person support team after Aprils earthquake. Ice doctors say Everest is safe and are busy setting up the safe and sound route. This shall be a […]

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MT EVEREST has reopened to climbers after the huge earthquake in April. Whether youre a keen climber, an occasional hiker or a complete novice, the authorities have hung the open for business shingle back on the doorway to Nepal. Why visit The capital city of Kathmandu, at the foothills of the Himalayas, is the gateway […]

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Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines has started daily flights on Chengdu-Kathmandu-Chengdu route via Lhasa from Wednesday.The airlines conducted had operated test flight on the route as per the rule of the Chinese government on Tuesday. Sunil Sharma, managing director of Society Travels the general sales agent (GSA) of the airline in Nepal, said Sichuan s Airbus […]

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Onthe morning of April 18, 2014,a massive avalancheroared off the mountains West Shoulder and swept down over the Khumbu Ice-fall above Base Camp, killing 16 Nepalese porters. Thirteen of them were ethnic Sherpas, who form the backbone of the Everest climbing industry. It was the worst accident in the history of mountaineering on the worlds […]

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