- Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 12:51
A seven-member team has started combing through snow in Nepal's Himalayas in search of a missing mountaineer who has climbed Mount Everest 19 times, the Tourism Ministry said in a statement.
Chhewang Nima Sherpa, 43, went missing on October 23, after an avalanche on the 7,129-metre Mount Baruntse in the east of the country.
He went missing after his expedition had reached a height of 7,045 metres.
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- Sunday, December 6, 2009, 6:46
The cabinet meeting at Kala Patthar plateau near the base camp of world´s highest peak Mt. Everest has concluded successfully. The meeting done in order to draw international attention on effects of climate change on the Himalayas at an altitude of 5,242 meters surrounded by the world's highest peaks and glaciers has adopted a 10-point Everest Declaration.
The Everest-foot cabinet met on climate change attended by ... Full story
- Thursday, December 3, 2009, 6:16
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has honored the nineteen times Everest summitter Apa Sherpa along with Dawa Steven Sherpa with the WWF´s most esteemed "Leaders for a Living Planet" award amidst a function held at Gland, the WWF Secretariat in Switzerland on December 1st.
International Director General of WWF, Jim Leape felicitated the “Climate-for-Life Ambassadors” with the highest honor given to an individual by WWF.
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- Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 15:27
Just forefront of United Nations Climate Change talks in Copenhagen, Nepal government has now set to hold a cabinet meet at the shadow of highest mountain in the world, Mt Everest, on December 4th, Friday. The cabinet meeting will be held at the foothills of the 8,848-meter tall peak to draw the attention of the world community towards impact of climate change in the Himalayas.... Full story
- Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 10:16
World leaders have called for a comprehensive, ambitious and fair international climate change deal to be clinched at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, 7th-18th December this year.
Representing Nepal, PM Madhav Kumar Nepal is also going to participate in the meeting
On December 11th, which is marked as “Mountain Day” in the conference; mountaineers around the world are planning Copenhagen March in the leadership ... Full story
- Saturday, October 24, 2009, 5:36
- Nepal Tourism Year 2011, News
Many of us know Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to reach the summit of Everest, but we may not be aware of the fact how many days it took them to reach the summit.
It took more than 15 days for Tenzing Norgay and Sir ... Full story