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International Mountain Day: 10 Indians Who Scaled Mt Everest

Dec 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

International Mountain Day 2021: The United Nations has designated December 11 to be marked as International Mountain Day to highlight the importance of preserving the lives in mountains

COVID-19 Spreads To Mount Everest: Over 100 Coronavirus Cases Despite Nepal Denials - Guide

May 23, 2021 Agencies

In late April, a Norwegian climber became the first to test positive for coronavirus at the Everest base camp


In A First, China To Draw 'Separation Line' On Mount Everest Peak To Contain Covid Spread

The ‘separation line’ aims to prevent climbers ascending the north side of the mountain from China from coming into contact with anyone or any objects on the south, or Nepalese, side of Everest

Nepal Bans 3 Indian Mountaineers For Faking Their 2016 Everest Summit

Feb 11, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

With this, as many as five Indian mountaineers have been punished by Nepal for making false claims of scaling the world’s tallest point


Mount Everest New Height: World's Highest Peak Is More Than Two Feet Taller, Announce China And Nepal

The revised height of Mt. Everest puts an end to the decades-long dispute between the two neighbours on the height of the world's tallest mountain that straddles their shared border

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08 December, 2020

Standing Tall: Nepal, China Announce Revised Height Of Mount Everest

PTI

Mt Everest is 8,848 metres high, according to the last measurement done in 1954 by Survey of India.


21 September, 2020

Nepal's Legendary Mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa Dies

PTI

Ang Rita Sherpa, who was nicknamed the 'Snow Leopard' due to his adventures, climbed Mt Everest 10 times without bottled oxygen


06 May, 2020

Snow-Capped Himalayas Visible From Bihar Village After Decades, Pics Go Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

The picture of the stunning Himalayan peaks was shared on Twitter by Ritu Jaiswal, Mukhiya of Gram Panchayat Singhwahini, a village in Bihar's Sitamarhi district.


29 March, 2019

Sherpa Widows In Nepal Break Down Taboos As They Eye Everest

Outlook Web Bureau

For generations climbing has been firmly the realm of men among the legendary Sherpas of Nepal, tradition dictating women care for the home while their husbands conquer the Himalayan peaks.




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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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