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Tag Archives: Mount Everest

Congestion didn’t kill climbers on Mount Everest: Nepal

Nepal’s Department of Tourism (DoT) claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion. The DoT’s statement has come at a time when it is facing immense criticism for issuing too many permits to scale the world’s tallest peak while ...

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Japanese man dies on 8th attempt to climb Mount Everest

KATHMANDU: A Japanese climber, who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in a previous expedition, died on Monday during an attempt to climb Mount Everest, an official said, the second person to die on the world’s highest mountain during the current climbing season. Nobukazu Kuriki, 36, was found dead while sleeping ...

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The worlds most expensive handbag sells for GBP 283,000

HONG KONG: A rare Hermès Birkin bag sold at auction at Christie’s in Hong Kong for a whopping $382,000 USD – (GBP 283,000),  setting a record for the priciest handbag ever sold at an auction. A similar style was scooped up at Christie’s for around $377,000 in 2016. The coveted ...

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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

NEPAL has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest – which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal ...

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Indian couple sacked for bogus Everest ascent

  LONDON: Two police officers have been dismissed after an investigative inquiry found their claims to be false for being the first Indian couple to have scaled Everest. Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod claimed to have climbed Mount Everest last year in May. The couple said that they had reached the ...

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