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Officials at a clinic near the camp say more than 30 people have been flown off the camp in recent weeks. In picture - Mount Everest during sunset in Solukhumbu District also known as the Everest region.(Reuters)

Covid-19 scales Mt Everest: At least 30 evacuated in recent weeks

Agencies | , Everest Base Camp
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 02:52 AM IST
Nepal’s tourism industry suffered a devastating blow last year when the pandemic prompted a complete shutdown of its summits, costing millions in lost revenue.
PM Modi hilariously asks Milind Soman ‘are you really that old’(Instagram/milindrunning)
PM Modi hilariously asks Milind Soman ‘are you really that old’(Instagram/milindrunning)

PM Modi hilariously asks Milind Soman ‘are you really that old’ during Fit India Dialogue, praises his mother for acing push-ups at 81

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 04:09 PM IST
On the first anniversary of Fit India Movement, PM Modi reveals watching fitness video of Milind Soman’s mother on loop, takes a dig at Made in India star’s age during Fit India Dialogue
Advait reached the top of mountain on July 31. (Screengrab)(YouTube/Advait Bhartia)
Advait reached the top of mountain on July 31. (Screengrab)(YouTube/Advait Bhartia)

Pune boy trekked to Everest base camp at 6. Now, 9, he scales Mt Kilimanjaro

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 04:26 PM IST
Fondly called ‘Simbum ToTo’ (Little Simba), Advait Bhartia reached the top of mountain on July 31, under the supervision of his expedition leader Samir Patham.
Data from the weather stations will help communities respond to climate risks that threaten the lives and livelihoods of the more than one billion people in the region.(AFP File Photo / Representive image)
Data from the weather stations will help communities respond to climate risks that threaten the lives and livelihoods of the more than one billion people in the region.(AFP File Photo / Representive image)

World’s highest operating weather stations installed on Everest

Kathmandu | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 11:26 AM IST
The weather stations at Balcony area (8,430 m) and South Col (7,945 m), as well as three other weather stations on Mount Everest.
The view of Mountain Kala Patthar from the frozen bed of lake Gorak Shep(Milind Bhide)
The view of Mountain Kala Patthar from the frozen bed of lake Gorak Shep(Milind Bhide)

Travel: An ode to the Everest

Hindustan Times | By Milind Bhide
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Tales from a seven-time trekker to the Everest Base Camp
That death toll have raised concerns that inexperienced mountaineers are being encouraged to undertake the dangerous climb by unscrupulous guiding companies.(AP/Representative Image)
That death toll have raised concerns that inexperienced mountaineers are being encouraged to undertake the dangerous climb by unscrupulous guiding companies.(AP/Representative Image)

‘Incompetent climbers’ drive Mount Everest death toll, top mountaineer says

Maidenhead, England | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 03:47 PM IST
Nepalese officials say 11 people have died on Everest this season - nine on the Nepali side and two on the Tibetan side, making this the deadliest season since 2015.
Workers from a recycling company load the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Kathmandu, Nepal June 5, 2019.(Reuters Photo)
Workers from a recycling company load the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Kathmandu, Nepal June 5, 2019.(Reuters Photo)

Nepal finds 4 corpses, tonnes of garbage in cleanliness drive on Mount Everest

Kathmandu | By Pres Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 09:39 PM IST
Of the total 11,000 kg rubbish, 1,000 kg was brought down from the Everest on the first day of the cleaning campaign.
The government issued a record number of 381 climbing permits to the mountaineers representing 44 teams this spring season.(AP File Photo)
The government issued a record number of 381 climbing permits to the mountaineers representing 44 teams this spring season.(AP File Photo)

Mount Everest witnesses ‘traffic-jam’ as 200 trekkers attempt to reach summit

Kathmandu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 12:37 PM IST
Many of the climbers who were earlier stuck reached the top of the peak by Wednesday afternoon but the exact number was not yet known, says a liaison officer deployed by the Tourism Ministry.
Gopal Shrestha from Pokhara in Nepal became first HIV infected climber to ascend the Mount Everest.(Twitter)
Gopal Shrestha from Pokhara in Nepal became first HIV infected climber to ascend the Mount Everest.(Twitter)

Gopal Shrestha becomes first HIV-infected climber to scale Mount Everest

Kathmandu | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 09:28 AM IST
Shrestha, resident of Ratnachowk in Pokhara reached the summit on Wednesday morning as per the report of the state-news-agency, the Rastriya Samachar Samiti.
Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, a Nepali mountaineer waves towards the media personnel upon his arrival after climbing Mount Everest for a 22nd time, creating a new record for the most summits of the world's highest mountain, in Kathmandu, Nepal.(REUTERS)
Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, a Nepali mountaineer waves towards the media personnel upon his arrival after climbing Mount Everest for a 22nd time, creating a new record for the most summits of the world's highest mountain, in Kathmandu, Nepal.(REUTERS)

Nepal mountaineer climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time

Kathmandu | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Sherpa, 49, reached the summit Wednesday morning, breaking his own record that he set last year, his expedition company confirmed.
The Department estimates that around 23 million Nepalese rupees will be spent for the campaign.(AP file photo for representation purpose)
The Department estimates that around 23 million Nepalese rupees will be spent for the campaign.(AP file photo for representation purpose)

3,000 kg garbage collected from Mount Everest region

Kathmandu | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 02:15 PM IST
A total of 3,000 kg of solid waste has been collected from the Mt Everest region since the beginning of the Nepal government-backed Sagarmatha Cleaning Campaign on April 14, the media reported on Monday.
Climbers and porters are seen by their tents at Everest base camp, some 140 kilometres northeast of Kathmandu. The camp now boasts of modern conveniences, including Wifi and baked goods .(AFP)
Climbers and porters are seen by their tents at Everest base camp, some 140 kilometres northeast of Kathmandu. The camp now boasts of modern conveniences, including Wifi and baked goods .(AFP)

With Wi-Fi, coffee and cinnamon rolls, Everest base camp now offers peak comfort

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Everest Base Camp, Nepal
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 08:45 PM IST
The Everest base camp, once equipped only with the necessities for hardy climbers, has ‘evolved’ and now offers a host of modern conveniences to the increasing number of climbers.
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