Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shail Desai
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 06:30 PM IST
Eleven people died trying to climb Everest this year, one of the worst seasons on the mountain. Why the drive to stand on top of the world is proving lethal.
Agence France-Presse, Kathmandu | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2018 08:13 PM IST
69-year-old Xia Boyu first attempted to summit Mount Everest in 1975, but was thwarted by bad weather. He became stuck near the top of the Everest and suffered severe frostbite, losing both his feet.