KATHMANDU, 23 May 2017: Three climbers died on Everest over the weekend and another is missing, officials confirmed Monday, in one of the deadliest episodes on the peak since an avalanche swept through base camp and killed 18 two...

Fast forward up Everest

KATHMANDU, 12 May 2017: As other Everest hopefuls were trudging up to base camp in April, Singapore-based Brooks Entwistle was at home, planning his daughter's 13th birthday party and preparing for his company's annual general meeting. But at night he...
KATHMANDU, 27 April 2017: Rescuers on Wednesday found two Taiwanese trekkers who went missing in a remote mountainous part of Nepal seven weeks ago, but only one survived the ordeal. Liu Chen-chun, 19,​ died just three days before the rescue...
LANGTANG, 25 April 2016: Langtang in Nepal is now little more than a graveyard. The once tranquil mountain village was obliterated last April when a massive earthquake shattered a glacier, raining tonnes of ice, snow and rock down into...

US trekker dies in Nepal

KATHMANDU, 9 February 2016: An American trekker has died of suspected altitude sickness after falling unconscious in Nepal, police said Monday. The 53-year-old was hiking with two friends to Nepal's remote Upper Mustang region, an alpine desert with a maximum...