Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) Mountaineering legend Apa Sherpa Wednesday consolidated his record of summiting the 8,848-metre Mt Everest 17 times as part of a unique 'Super Sherpa Expedition' designed to highlight the role of the intrepid Sherpa community in mountaineering.
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 12:51:08 PM
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Six members of an Indian Army expedition team Tuesday conquered the Mount Everest, world's highest peak, along with six Sherpas, as another Indian Army team was readying to begin its climb later in the night.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 4:05:10 PM
Kathmandu, May 15 (Xinhua) Nepal is all set to have a new cricket academy as the foundation stone for the National Cricket Academy was laid at Mulpani here, it was reported by the local media Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 1:48:18 PM
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Tenzing Norgay, a struggling high-altitude guide and porter from Solukhumbu in mountainous northern Nepal created history on May 29, 1953, along with New Zealander Edmund Hillary, conquering the world's highest peak Mt Everest for the first time.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 1:10:33 PM
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) An impoverished labourer's family in south Nepal is being stigmatised for having given birth to a child of indeterminate sex.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 11:49:44 AM
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) Nepal's parliament was disrupted again Monday as protesting MPs have blocked house proceedings for nearly a month, forcing Speaker Subhash Chandra Nembang to adjourn it till Wednesday.
Monday, May 14, 2007 5:21:16 PM
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) Nepal's Crown Prince Paras has hit the headlines anew, with a boxer claiming he bailed out the royal but was rewarded with accusations for his act of good samaritanism.
Monday, May 14, 2007 12:34:58 PM
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) Tragedy struck Sunday as two Spanish mountaineers were swept away by an avalanche while they were climbing Mt Dhaulagiri in Nepal, the seventh highest peak in the world.
Monday, May 14, 2007 11:52:25 AM
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Gen Pyar Jung Thapa, a former chief of Nepal's army who had supported the royal coup in 2005, was Sunday prevented by the new government from flying out of the country with his wife.
Sunday, May 13, 2007 2:27:33 PM
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) India may be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the 1857 uprising, but no one has bothered to hail a man here who has helped preserve the memory of one of the leaders of the Sepoy Mutiny all these years.
Saturday, May 12, 2007 7:27:25 AM
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