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China shuts down Everest over coronavirus

The Nepal side remains open for now although some expedition operators have seen cancellations and climbers have been asked to submit a 14-day travel history and medical reports

Light illuminates Mount Everest during sunset. Photo: Reuters

Towards the blue waters of Lalakhal

The river Sari in Jaintapur, Sylhet is also well known as Lalakhal or Nilnod. There are hills on both banks of the river. It is situated just below Cherrapunji, a popular tourist destination in ...

Towards the blue waters of Lalakhal

Newly discovered lake in Nepal may be the world's highest

Newly discovered Kajin Sara lake in Manang district of Nepal is all set to become the world's highest lake replacing Tilicho lake (also in Manang), which currently holds the title.The Himalayan Times ...

Newly discovered lake in Nepal may be the world's highest

Italy's Etna volcano erupts on Sicily, closing two airports

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's biggest live volcano, erupted overnight with lava flows and explosive burps, vulcanologists said Saturday.A heavy emission of ash into the sky forced the closure of two ...

Italy's Etna volcano erupts on Sicily, closing two airports

Rescuers search for 8 climbers missing on Indian peak

Scores of emergency workers were battling bad weather Saturday to locate eight climbers missing on India's second highest mountain, an official said.Four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an ...

Rescuers search for 8 climbers missing on Indian peak

4 bodies and ten tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

Four bodies have been retrieved from Everest and some ten tonnes of garbage plucked from the mountain at the end of this year's climbing season, Nepal authorities said Monday.Global warming means ...

4 bodies and ten tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

Another climber dies on descent from Mount Everest

An American climber died on the descent from the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, a Nepalese official said, taking the number of dead or missing mountaineers on the world's highest mountain to nine ...

Another climber dies on descent from Mount Everest

Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" was blamed for two of four new deaths reported Friday, heightening concerns that the drive for profits is trumping safety on the world's highest ...

Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

Nepal mountaineer climbs Mt. Everest for record 24th time

A Nepalese Sherpa climber, who broke his own record by scaling Mount Everest for the 23rd time last week, on Tuesday climbed the world's highest peak for the 24th time, a government official ...

Nepal mountaineer climbs Mt. Everest for record 24th time

Everest braces for record year amid overcrowding fears

The tented city at the foot of Mount Everest is bustling as mountaineers brace for potentially the busiest year yet on the world's highest peak, prompting concerns about overcrowding and safety.Since ...

Everest braces for record year amid overcrowding fears
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