- Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 7:52
On Monday, local media reported that preparations for Tenzing Hillary Everest
(also know as Qoomolangma) Marathon 2010, the biggest marathon in the world is in full speed.
"Inspite of snowfall or any other bad weather condition, we'll held the marathon on 29th May," said Krishna Bahadur Basnet, coordinator for the marathon and also the coach of the National Sports Council.
"This event is a collaboration of technical, ... Full story
- Friday, April 2, 2010, 0:14
More than half a century after Edmund Hillary first stood on the top of Mount Everest, the ashes of the world-famous mountaineer are to be carried to the summit by a Nepalese Sherpa.
Apa Sherpa, who has scaled the world's highest peak a record 19 times, said on Thursday he will carry Hillary's ... Full story
- Friday, February 5, 2010, 9:57
Hearbeat, a group of local artist and youth social workers is hosting fundraising event for 'Peace Expedition, Spring 2010'. The expedition is led by world cyclist Puskar Shah who traveled 150 countries from 1998 to 2009 with message of 'World Peace'. He will carry the flags of the countries that he had visited to top of the Mount Everest as a declaration of World ... Full story
- Thursday, October 15, 2009, 17:41
Nepal has presented a rare honor to revolutionary climbers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who pioneered to subjugate Mt. Everest by installing their statues in Kathmandu.
The statues of brave climbers Tenzing Norgey Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary and Boris Lidanevich, a Russian national who made significant contribution to Nepal's tourism sector by establishing the first tourist hotel, were unveiled by Tourism and Civil ... Full story