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January 3, 2019 12:00 AM Mountaineers scale 13,500 feet peak in Hazara

MANSEHRA: A team of mountaineers from across the country have conquered the 13,500 feet Ladai peak in Allai area in upper parts of the Hazara division. This is our second summit in upper parts of Hazara as we started out the journey from high mountains in Shinkiari and scaled Ladai peak within five days, Yaseen Rasheed, the group leader, told reporters 1

May 15, 2018 12:00 AM Australian breaks world record with Everest summit

KATHMANDU: An Australian climber reached the top of Mount Everest Monday, becoming the fastest person to summit the highest mountain on each of the world’s seven continents. Steve Plain conquered Everest 117 days after he reached the peak of Mount Vinson — the highest mountain in Antarctica — breaking the previous seven-summit speed record by nine days. “Steve 7

September 29, 2017 4:20 AM Implement generic policy to help reduce medicine price: activists

ISLAMABAD: A group of young pharmacists and lawyers have called on the apex drug regulator Authority of Pakistan to implement the generic policy to help reduce the price of medicines in the country. The Pakistan Young Pharmacist Association (PYPA), the Pakistan Drug Lawyers Forum (PDLF) and the Insaf Doctors Forum (IDF), in a joint news conference on Thursday 7

August 8, 2017 11:21 AM Indian police couple who 'faked' scaling of Mt Everest suspended from duty

KATHMANDU: Suspended police constable couple Dinesh and Tarkeshwari Rathod, who had faked about scaling Mount Everest in May 2016, have been dismissed from the police service, a senior official said. Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod, both police constables, said they reached the top of the world’s highest mountain on May 23, 2016 – but fellow climbers 36 1

June 17, 2017 8:22 PM Will Pakistan show heart in mother of all finals?

“If you have to fight and want to win, use the strongest muscles: Heart.” Pakistan will have to listen to this advice from Corina Abdulahm-Negura if they are to end their embarrassing losing spree against India and lift the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time at The Oval on Sunday (today). Less than a fortnight ago, Pakistan didn’t show any heart 32

May 30, 2017 3:59 AM Tribute paid to Mount Everest climbers

ISLAMABAD: Just days after Colonel (retired) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti became the fourth Pakistani to summit Mount Everest, tribute was paid to all the mountaineers who have scaled the world’s tallest mountain, especially those from Pakistan. Mount Everest Day 2017 was celebrated by the Nepalese Embassy at the Serena Hotels. Nepal has been celebrating Mount 7

May 30, 2017 1:46 AM Nepalese embassy, Serena Hotels celebrate Mount Everest Day

Islamabad - The Serena Hotels celebrated Mount Everest Day 2017 in collaboration with the Embassy of Nepal at Sheesh Mahal hall on Monday. Over 200 dignitaries including members of the diplomatic corps, government officials and others were present on the occasion. Nepal has been celebrating Mount Everest Day since 2008. Ambassador of Nepal Sewa Lamsal 8

May 21, 2017 7:11 PM Fourth Pakistani scales Mount Everest

ISLAMABAD: Col (retd) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti has become the fourth Pakistani to successfully scale Mount Everest. Col (retd) Bhatti achieved this remarkable feat at 14:30 local time on Sunday. He is the first Pakistani from Punjab to scale Mount Everest. The other three Pakistanis Nazir Sabir, Hassan Sadpara and Samina Baig to climb Mount Everest belong 1

May 16, 2017 8:37 AM MoU signed between Pakistan and Alibaba group

HANGZHOU: Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on Tuesday. Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastagir inked the MoU from Pakistan’s side, while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was a witness to the ceremony. Prior to the signing, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited the Alibaba headquarters 24

May 9, 2017 12:34 AM Everest climber is found hiding in a cave at 20,000ft to avoid paying the £8,500 fee to scale the peak

A climber was found hiding in a cave on Mount Everest after trying to evade the £8,500 fee to scale the world’s highest peak. Nepalese officials discovered South African Ryan Sean Davy in his hideaway after he had climbed more than 20,000 feet. He was ordered off the mountain, had his passport confiscated and will be fined £17,000 ($22,000), an official