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Second BRICS Sherpas’ meeting convened

The second BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas’ meeting was conducted to discuss preparations for scheduled meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers on 1st June. Highlights The BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas meeting was convened under India’s Chair-ship from 25th to 28th of May. During the meeting BRICS partners negotiated key deliverables for India’s char-ship at BRICS ..




2019 edition of International Everest Day (IED)

The International Everest Day (IED) is observed every year on May 29 to mark the first successful climb to the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. On this day in 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa reached the zenith of the mountain and became the first humans to achieve the feat in memory of ..


Kami Rita Sherpa successfully scales Mt. Everest for record 23rd time

A renowned Nepali mountaineer, Kami Rita Sherpa has created history by successfully scaling the Mount Everest peak (8848m) for the 23rd time on May 14, 2019. He broke his own record of the most successful ascents of the world’s highest peak. Kami Rita, who is from Thame village in Solukhumbu district, scaled the Mount Everest ..


Nepal launchs 45-day ‘Mt Everest Cleaning Campaign’

The Government of Nepal has launched an ambitious 45-day ‘Everest Cleaning Campaign’ to bring back tonnes of trash from Mt. Everest from 14th April 2019. The campaign is led by Solukhumbu district’s Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality and aims to collect nearly 10,000 kgs of garbage from Mt. Everest. Every year, hundreds of climbers, Sherpas and ..


Sangeeta Bahl becomes oldest Indian woman to have scaled world’s tallest peak “Mount Everest”

Sangeeta Bahl (53), the former model and entrepreneur from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), has become the oldest Indian woman to have scaled the world’s tallest peak “Mount Everest” on 19th May 2018 with the help of two Sherpas. She also became the first woman from J&K to scale the mountain. She broke the record held ..


Nima Jangmu Sherpa becomes only woman in world to climb three highest peaks in Nepal above 8,000 meters in single climbing season

Nima Jangmu Sherpa, a 28 year old Nepali woman, has created a world record by scaling three highest mountains in a single climbing season. She made her historic ascent on Mt Kanchenjunga, third highest peak of the world, on May 23. With this, she has become only woman in the world to climb three highest ..