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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 31 1

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 7

November 21, 2016 6:31 PM Hasan Sadpara dies: Pakistan mourns loss of 'hero' climber to blood cancer

Pakistan's prime minister Nawaz Sharif has led tributes to renowned mountaineer Hasan Sadpara, who has died at the age of 42. Mr Sadpara was the second Pakistani to summit five 8,000m (26,000ft) peaks in his home country, as well as Mount Everest, the Alpine Club of Pakistan said. "Sadpara's endeavours of winning laurels for the country will always be remembered 3

November 21, 2016 2:12 PM Renowned Pakistani mountaineer Hassan Sadpara passes away

RAWALPINDI: Famous Pakistani mountaineer Hassan Sadpara died on Monday. He was 53. Hassan Sadpara was a well known Pakistani mountaineer and an adventurer from the small village of Sadpara, 7 kilometres from Skardu in Gilgit Baltistan. He was the first Pakistani to have climbed highest peak Mount Everest (8848m) K2( 8611m), Gasherbrum I( 8080m), Gasherbrum 3

August 30, 2016 12:02 PM Spot the difference? Indian couple are banned from climbing in Nepal for ten years after they FAKED photos of themselves posing at the top of Mount Everest

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who faked photographs purporting to show them at the top of Mount Everest, an official said on Tuesday. Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod, both police constables in Maharashtra, India, said they reached the top of the world's highest mountain on May 23. But fellow climbers cast doubt on their 4

August 30, 2016 10:55 AM Nepal bans Indian police pair for 'fake' Everest climb

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on two climbers who claimed to be the first Indian couple to have climbed Everest, officials say. A government investigation concluded on Monday that photographs purporting to show the pair at the top of the world's highest mountain were faked. Officials say the ban is intended to deter other climbers from making 4

August 30, 2016 6:56 AM Nepal bans Indian police couple for faking Everest climb

KATHMANDU: Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who faked photographs purporting to show them at the top of Mount Everest, an official said Tuesday. Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod, both police constables, said they reached the top of the world’s highest mountain on May 23. But fellow climbers cast doubt on their claim, saying 4

June 14, 2016 6:35 PM High climbing: British mountaineers to go for records in K2 attempt

If succes­sful, one member of the team would become younge­st Brit to scale peak ISLAMABAD: The first British expedition to attempt to tackle K2 for 12 years, met the Acting British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Patrick Moody, in Islamabad to discuss their record-breaking mission. The seven-member expedition is led by Di Gilbert, from the Highlands 5 1

May 24, 2016 11:49 AM Hopes fade for Indian climbers missing on Everest

The missin­g climbe­rs were part of a team of four, one of whom -- Subhas­h Pal -- died after fallin­g ill on Sunday­ KATHMANDU: Rescuers searching for two Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest said Tuesday there was little hope of finding the pair alive after losing contact with them over the weekend. The two men — identified by the Indian embassy 4 1

February 9, 2016 4:52 PM Siachen avalanche: An air pocket may have saved trapped Armyman's life, say experts

NEW DELHI: It was nothing short of a miracle that Army soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was found alive six days after being buried under 35 feet of snow on Siachen glacier — and presumed dead. Health experts say not only the tough survival training modules that the soldier underwent to face natural calamities but also the ice may have played 3