Nepal's government is close to extending the permits for individuals who had to abandon their attempts to climb Mount Everest after last year's deadly avalanche, a mountaineering official said on Thursday.
Nepal will station doctors on Mount Everest and upgrade weather forecasting systems on popular trekking and climbing routes after a snowstorm and avalanches killed dozens last year, officials said Monday.
Comedy king Kapil Sharma has drawn flak from people, after one of his errors put him in a tight spot. Apparently, during one his stage shows in Australia, Kapil said that Mount Everest is located in India.
The parents of five-year-old Harshit Saumitra, the youngest climber to reach the base camp of Mount Everest, are trying to register their son's name in the Guinness World Records and Limca Book of Records.
Dehradun based mountaineers, who scaled the Mount Everest last year, recently visited the city to interact with students on how to follow their passion for adventure and promote the cause of Indian girl child. Patricia Mascarenhas reports
In a significant find, an expedition to Mount Everest by Italian researchers has shown for the first time that blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.
Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday met Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik, two 23-year-old twin Indian sisters who have scaled summits of six of the highest mountains across six continents.
Missing mountaineer Chhanda Gayen`s family requested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to send another rescue team to expedite the search for the mountaineer, citing inefficiency of the first team that was dispatched.
Two foreign mountaineers have returned to Everest after a deadly avalanche effectively ended the climbing season, flying by helicopter partway up the peak before starting their ascents, an official said Tuesday.