Mount Everest: News

11 Jul 2023


Nepal: Helicopter carrying 6, including 5 Mexicans, crashes; all dead

A Manang Air helicopter, which went missing in Nepal near Mount Everest with six people on board, crashed at Lamjura of Likhupike Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu district on Tuesday, killing everyone onboard, reported Hindustan Times.

19 May 2023


Indian climber dies after falling sick at Everest base camp

Suzanne Leopoldina Jesus, a 59-year-old Indian mountaineer, died at the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal on Thursday, PTI reported.

29 Aug 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Aged Indian couple creates history by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro together

Ravi Kishore Mallapragada's childhood hobby of climbing small hills in Visakhapatnam became an obsession for him as he recently climbed Gilman's Point in Kilimanjaro along with his wife Sowdamini.

31 Jul 2022


6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Nepal, no damage, deaths reported

Nepal was rocked early on Sunday by an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale.

27 Jun 2022

Latest Tech News

Comet twice Everest's size heading toward Earth: How to watch?

A massive comet named C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) is heading toward Earth. It is twice the size of Mount Everest and will make its closest approach on July 14.

02 Jun 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

In a first, NIM-JIMWS mountaineers jointly climb Mount Everest

Three climbers from South Kashmir's Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports (JIMWS) on Tuesday brought laurels to Jammu and Kashmir by scaling Mount Everest.

11 May 2021


Bahrain prince-led team conquers new altitude of Mount Everest

A 16-member Bahrain Royal Guard team led by Prince Mohammed Hamad Mohammed Al Khalifa on Tuesday became the first international team to conquer the new altitude of Mount Everest.

23 Apr 2021


Coronavirus reaches Mount Everest as Norwegian climber tests positive

The deadly coronavirus has hit a new peak as it reached Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.

24 May 2019


"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

As mountaineers neared the summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, to enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire Himalayan range, they were welcomed by a traffic jam-like situation.

10 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Missing Italian, British climbers found dead on Pakistan's 'killer mountain'

The bodies of a British and Italian mountaineer were found yesterday in northern Pakistan, nearly two weeks after the duo went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat in the Himalayas, the Italian ambassador to Pakistan said yesterday.

20 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

They say impossible actually means "I am possible" and Aparna Kumar has proved it. Last Sunday, Kumar became the first female IPS officer to conquer the South Pole.

01 Nov 2018


Bachendri Pal-led 'Mission Gange' removed over 50 tons of garbage

Over 55 tons of garbage and waste were removed from the Ganga by a 40-member team during its month-long expedition in the river, said its leader Bachendri Pal, India's first woman who reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1984.

22 Oct 2018


China to ban 'eco-unfriendly' tourist vehicles near Mt. Everest base-camp

China is planning to ban polluting tourist vehicles at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet from next year as part of its efforts to reduce pollution in the area that has a fragile environment.

04 Sep 2018


Mumbai girl to trek Mount Fuji, first woman from Maharashtra

Taking inspiration from Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest in 1984, a 35-year-old woman is set to trek Mount Fuji in Japan.

26 Aug 2018


The inspiring story of the Indian teens who conquered Everest

In May this year, five Indian teenagers from the rural district of Chandrapur etched their name in history by scaling Mount Everest.

06 Aug 2018


This taxi driver's daughter became world's youngest to scale Kanchenjunga

This 22-year-old from Uttarakhand had the most overwhelming experience in her life two months back: she scaled the world's third highest mountain,Kanchenjunga.

28 Jul 2018


17-year-old Hisar girl scales Mount Kilimanjaro

It was another illustrious feather in the cap of 17-year-old Shivangi Pathak.

17 Jun 2018


Commercial mountaineering turns Mount Everest into world's highest rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering has turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump.

29 May 2018

Sudhir Mungantiwar

Five Everest summiteers awarded Rs. 25L from Maharashtra Government

The Maharashtra Government has announced a reward of Rs. 25 lakh each to the state's five tribal students who successfully scaled Mount Everest earlier this month.

28 May 2018

Mann Ki Baat

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

On Sunday, Sangeeta Sindhi Bahl, the oldest woman to scale Mount Everest met Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri.

18 May 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest

Around 4:30AM on Wednesday, when many of us were still rolling on our beds and were in our slumber, there was a Gurugram duo who reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming India's first father-daughter duo to achieve the feat.

19 Jan 2018

South Africa

INSV Tarini's historic all-women crew crosses 'Mt Everest of sailing'

In September'17, a six-member all-women Indian Navy crew set out on a global circumnavigation trip on board INSV Tarini.

08 Dec 2017


Moderate 5.0 earthquake jolts Nepal, no casualty reported

Two days after a strong earthquake shook north India, a moderate tremor measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Nepal today at around 8am.

13 Jul 2017


Maharashtra becomes first Indian state to criminalize social boycott

Maharashtra has become the first Indian state to criminalize social boycott. The Prohibition of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2016, prescribes up to three years in jail and maximum fine of Rs. 1L.

26 Jan 2017


India to send expedition to measure Everest

The Surveyor-General of India, Swarna Subba Rao stated that a 30 member team would be dispatched to Mount Everest to assess any changes in height that may have happened after the 2015 earthquake.

20 Dec 2016


Centre to revive 'Special Service Bureau'

The central government has decided to pursue revival of the Special Service Bureau (SSB) along its international borders.

25 Nov 2016

Narendra Modi

Money burning: "Worthless pieces of paper" can light up homes

The Centre would soon have a huge number of invalid notes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized the Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes.

31 Aug 2016


Indian Police Couple banned for 'fake climbing' Everest

A 10-year mountaineering ban has been imposed on a Maharashtra Police couple, after they falsely claimed to be the first Indian couple to scale Everest, on 23rd May 2016.