China says Nepal quake moved Everest southwest

The devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in April moved Mount Everest three centimetres (just over an inch) to the southwest, but did not change its height, according to Chinese research published on Tuesday.

Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake
Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake

The world`s tallest peak, Mount Everest, moved three centimetres (1.2 inches) to the southwest because of the Nepal earthquake that devastated the country in April, Chinese state media reported Tuesday.

One in four Sherpas involved in accidents: Study

One in four Sherpas are caught with occupational health problems while on their tough job to guide mountaineers up and down the dangerous peaks of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan peaks, according to a new study.

Nepal may extend Everest climbing permits after earthquake

Nepal may allow hundreds of mountaineers forced to quit their Everest expeditions last month due to an earthquake-triggered avalanche to use their $11,000 climbing permits next year, an official said Friday.

Darjeeling celebrates Tenzing Norgay's 101st birthday

The 101st birthday of Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary reached the summit of the Mount Everest first in the world, was celebrated here on Friday.

Mamata Banerjee remembers Tenzing Norgay on his birthday

West Bengal Chief Minister on Friday remembered Tenzing Norgay, one of the first two persons to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest, on his birthday.

Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100: Study
Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100: Study

Over 70 percent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new paper suggests.

Indian Army expedition team to Mt. Everest returns

 Their bid to scale Mount Everest to mark golden jubilee of the first Indian conquest of the peak might have been hit by the Nepal quake but members of an Indian Army expedition team are happy that they could help nearly 80 people at 17,500 feet.

April 25 earthquake deadliest in Nepal's recorded history

The death toll from the April 25 quake in Nepal on Sunday topped 8,500, making the temblor the deadliest of all times for the Himalayan nation, triggering as many as 240 aftershocks and injuring around 20,000 people.

Rescuers battle to reach survivors of new Nepal quake

 Rescuers battled Wednesday to reach survivors of a deadly new earthquake in Nepal that triggered landslides and brought down buildings, as the search continued for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

Death toll in new Nepal earthquake rises to 50; at least 44 dead in India
Death toll in new Nepal earthquake rises to 50; at least 44 dead in India

The death toll from Tuesday's 7.3 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal, India and other neighbouring countries has risen to 95, reports said on Wednesday.

Nepal earthquake: Dozens killed as 7.3 magnitude strikes near Everest

A new 7.3-magnitude earthquake and several powerful aftershocks shook Nepal on Tuesday killing at least 36 people and injuring more than 1,000 injured. At least 17 have also died in India.

Watch amazing video: Landslide captured 'Live' minutes after Nepal earthquake
Watch amazing video: Landslide captured 'Live' minutes after Nepal earthquake

Just weeks after more than 8,000 people were killed in the Himalayan nation following a massive quake, a huge earthquake hit Nepal again on Tuesday.

Earthquake measuring 7.4 rocks Nepal again; tremors felt in North India

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit Nepal on Tuesday at around 12.35 pm, sending strong tremors across major swathes of North India, including Delhi, at about 12.40 pm.

Nepal quake epicentre close to Everest

 The epicentre of the strong earthquake that shook Nepal on Tuesday was close to Mount Everest.

After Nepal disasters, more climbers eye Chinese route to top of world

 Climber Carsten Pedersen has not given up his childhood dream of scaling Everest, despite last month`s avalanche that killed 18 people at base camp after a devastating earthquake. But if he does try again, it may well be from China, not Nepal.

59-year-old woman with fractured leg airlifted from Gorkha

Nearly two weeks after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, a 59-year-old woman, whose leg was severely fractured, was airlifted from a remote village in Gorkha district, the epicentre of the disaster.

Prayers and ritual baths as Nepal ends quake mourning

 Dressed all in white and with their heads shaved, survivors of a Nepalese earthquake that killed more than 7,800 people ended 13 days of mourning Thursday as the broken capital began picking up the pieces.

Hundreds of bodies may be buried in Nepal avalanche, official says

Body parts are strewn on the slopes of a mountain in Nepal, and up to 300 people, many of them foreigners, are believed buried there by an avalanche set off by last month`s earthquake, an official said on Thursday.

Mount Everest may have shrunk due to earthquake: Satellite data analysis
Mount Everest may have shrunk due to earthquake: Satellite data analysis

The catastrophic earthquake that jolted Nepal and took away thousands of lives has also left the world’s tallest mountain a little shorter!