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Mount Everest climber Pemba Sherpa missing in Karakoram

The administration in Darjeeling is also keeping a close watch on the developments, sources said. The team of mountaineers that Pemba was leading had begun its journey from Kolkata on June 20.

Scaling ambitions: India's Arjun Vajpai world's youngest to summit six peaks over

Vajpai, who took to climbing at the early age of 10, has so far scaled Mount Everest (8,848 mtr) in 2010, Mt Manaslu (8,163 mtr) and Mt Lhotse (8,516 mtr) in 2011, Mt Makalu (8,486 mtr) and Mt Cho Oyu (8,201 mtr) in 2016, according to the Himalayan Database.

BSF's Loveraj Singh Dharmshaktu sets national record, scales Mount Everest for seventh time

Before commencing the expedition, the team underwent 37-days of pre-expedition training at the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges of Manali in the month of January and February. 

Nepali Sherpa summits Mount Everest for record 22nd time

Ethnic sherpas, renowned for their endurance and experience at high altitudes, serve as guides for many foreign mountaineers attempting to climb the highest Himalayan peaks.


Four tribal students from Chandrapur scale Mount Everest

They are the first tribal students from India to have scaled Mount Everest. As earlier reported by The Indian Express, these students hadn’t even heard of Mount Everest before they were approached by the authorities with the idea.

Ten tribal students from Vidarbha set off to scale Mount Everest

During the actual ascent of the mountain, the students will be accompanied by Shekhar Babu, an Everester from 2007, who had trained 13-year old Dalit girl Poorna from Telangana — the youngest girl in the world to have scaled the mountain.

Nepal declares ban on solo, blind and double amputee climbers from Everest

This ban is likely to irk solo mountaineers, who enjoy the challenge of climbing alone.

Nepal rejects India's offer to jointly re-measure Mount Everest

Nepal will, however, seek help from India and China for getting crucial data for the exercise, Nepal's Survey Department's Director General Ganesh Bhatta told PTI.

Climbing Mount Everest may lead to psychosis: Study

The isolated high-altitude psychosis is most likely to occur at heights exceeding 7,000 metres above sea-level.

Simply put: Why Nepal wants to measure height of Mount Everest again, and alone

Two measurements done by India a century apart, then a later one by China with conflicting findings; Nepal prepares for solo mission of ‘national pride’