• Sat, 13 Apr 2019 14:05
    China to add ‘eco’ toilet to Mt Everest Read
    Beijing: Climbers with pressing needs on Mount Everest will soon find an “eco-friendly” toilet at a Chinese campsite 7,028m above sea level in an ongoing campaign to deal with the peak’s waste problem.
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  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    Disaster in the making
    Fighting climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest
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  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
    Taking the easy way down
    Mount Everest's chopper scam continues to thrive despite Nepal's promised crackdown
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  • Mon, 14 May 2018 15:07
    Australian breaks world record with Everest summit
    An Australian climber reached the top of Mount Everest Monday, becoming the fastest person to summit the highest mountain on each of the world's seven continents.
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  • Sat, 10 Jun 2017 20:50
    445 reach Mount Everest summit this spring: Govt
    More than 5,000 climbers have set foot on the summit of Everest from the Nepal side since Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa first conquered the world’s tallest mountain in 1953.
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  • Sun, 21 May 2017 14:34
    Indian woman tops Everest twice in week, breaks record
    KATHMANDU - An Indian climber Sunday reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in less than a week, her expedition team said, setting a women's record for a double ascent of the world's highest mountain in a single season.
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  • Sat, 13 May 2017 13:03
    Six Indian climbers make first Everest summit of season
    KATHMANDU - Six Indian climbers reached the top of Mount Everest on Saturday, the first group to summit the world's highest peak this season.
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  • Mon, 08 May 2017 01:00
    Deaths on Everest are inevitable, but more can be done
    Ueli Steck, one of the world’s most revered and respected mountaineers, died on the slopes of Mount Everest on Sunday morning.
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  • Sat, 06 May 2017 22:06
    85-year-old dies on Everest during world record bid
    KATHMANDU - An 85-year-old ex-Gurkha who was attempting to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest died at base camp on Saturday.
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  • Thu, 04 May 2017 13:38
    Legendary Swiss climber to be cremated near Everest
    TENGBOCHE, Nepal - The body of legendary Swiss climber Ueli Steck, who died on Mount Everest, will be cremated on Thursday at a Buddhist monastery that lies in the shadow of the world's highest peak.
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  • Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:27
    Doubt over Everest's true height spurs fresh expedition
    NEW DELHI - Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world's tallest peak.
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  • Sat, 21 May 2016 16:18
    Foreign climber dies after Mount Everest summit
    KATHMANDU - A foreign climber has died while returning from the summit of Mount Everest, expedition organisers said Saturday, the latest death to mar the ongoing climbing season in the Himalayas.
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  • Sat, 21 May 2016 09:33
    Myanmar’s mountaineers conquer Everest
    Two mountaineers from Myanmar have successfully scaled Mount Everest for the first time ever.
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  • Sun, 20 Mar 2016 07:34
    Google says Mt Everest lies in China
    KATHMANDU - In an apparent error, Google Maps has shown world’s highest peak Mount Everest as being located in China.
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  • Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:44
    Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake
    BEIJING (AFP) - 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.
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