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Everest season ends with 150 reaching summit


A near-record number of climbers reached the summit of Everest as the season ended on Saturday without a repeat of last week's deadly accidents, which had raised fears of overcrowding on the world's h

Everest weekend death toll reaches 4

Climbers have reported seeing another body on Mount Everest, raising the death toll to four for one of the worst days ever on the world's highest mountain.

Nepali mountaineering official Gyanendra Sh

Three climbers die on Everest: Officials


Three climbers from Germany, South Korea and Canada have died on their descent from the summit of Mount Everest, tour agents and officials said on Monday, with two other mountaineers also missing.


Woman, 73, oldest to scale Everest

A 73-year-old Japanese has made history by becoming the oldest woman to scale the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, topping a record, she herself set a decade ago.

Father critical, daughters safe

A 40-year-old Indian man, who along with his two daughters survived the crash of a small passenger plane in northern Nepal, is in critical condition while the girls are out of danger, doctors said on

2 Indian girls lucky to survive

Two young Indian girls were lucky to survive the Nepalese airliner crash on Monday near high-altitude Jomsom airport in northern Nepal, being among the six who were rescued alive from the debris of th

13 Indians among 15 killed in Nepal

Thirteen Indian pilgrims were among 15 persons killed on Monday when a small plane with 21 people on board crashed in northern Nepal after hitting a hill top while attempting to land at a high-altitud

Bodies of Nepal crash victims to be handed over to families

The bodies of 13 Indian pilgrims who died in a plane crash in northern Nepal will be handed over to their relatives on Tuesday after the process of autopsy is completed.

The bodies were airlifted to

Nepal crash survivor recalls the horror


The aircraft that crashed in Nepal on Monday was coming in to land but "suddenly flew up and lost control after one of its wings hit the hill", said Emilie Joergensen, one of the survivors of the horr

Seven Indians die in Nepal plane crash

Seven Indians were among the 19 people killed Monday when their aircraft crashed in western Nepal, media reports said.

The aeroplane belonging to Agni Air crashed in Jomsom in western Nepal on Monday

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