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Toll in worst-ever Everest accident rises to 13

The death toll in the worst-ever mountaineering accident on Mount Everest on Saturday rose to 13 as rescuers dug out a body buried under piles of snow, a day after a massive avalanche struck the......

13 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

A massive avalanche on Friday struck Mount Everest killing at least 13 Nepalese Sherpa guides and injuring several others in the deadliest mountaineering accident on the world's highest peak. The......

Delhi boy becomes youngest Indian to climb Everest

A 16-year-old Delhi school boy on Saturday had a brief tryst with destiny, equaling the world record of being the youngest to step atop the world's highest peak, only to have his feat overturned......

First civilian team from Bengal scales Everest

Basanta Singha Roy and Debabrata Biswas, two members of the first civilian expedition from West Bengal by 'Mountaineers Association of Krishnanagar', reached the top of Mount Evereston......

Yeti mystery: Answer now lies in US lab

An American TV crew which claimed to have found footprints of the mysterious Yeti in the Himalayas plan to get castings from the prints analysed in the US, even as the Nepal Mountaineering......

3G network scales the Mount Everest!

With 3G network reaching the world's highest peak, making calls from the Mount Everest has become faster, easier and cheaper.Ncell, a mobile phone and internet operator in Nepal, has set up a 3G......

  People speak for khumbu

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Chanakya
Q. The Tibetan language is spoken in all three provinces of Tibet including U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo which has an area around six times that of England. The Tibetan language is also used in the Himalayan regions such as Walung, Solo Khumbu, Yolmo, Lho Manthang, Nyeshang, Limi, Humla, Jumla, etc. in Nepal, Ladakh, Zanskar, Lahaul-Spiti, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, etc in India, northern parts of Pakistan such as Baltistan, whole Bhutan, northern parts of Burma. Tibetan language is widely used in Mongolia, several parts of Russia.
Chanakya:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-tibetan-language-is-spoken-in-all-three-provinces-of-tib/27126533/answers/

Chanakya
Q. Who was the second lady from India who have climbed Mt. Everest after Bachendri Pal?
Chanakya:  A. Santosh Yadav The only woman in the world to climb Everest twice in two consecutive years -[12 May 1992, summer-1993]Yadav climbed Everest twice...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-the-second-lady-from-india-who-have-climbed-mt.-ever/27126533/answers/16775076

Rachana Sharma
Q. what is the country of mountains?
Rachana Sharma:  A. Know Why Nepal is Called Country of Mountains? Nepals Himalaya is the largest and highest standing 800 km across with eight peaks that soar above...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-country-of-mountains/16774838/answers/16632090

biswajit
Q. What do you know about Tenzing Norgay?
Biswajit:  A. Tenzing Norgay became the first man along with Edmund Hillary to reach the summit of Mount Everest He was born on May 29, 1914 and died on May...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-know-about-tenzing-norgay/16632026/answers/16566779

Francisco
Q. KHUMBU ICEFALL AND SOUTH COL LEAD TO THE SUMMIT OF WHICH MOUNTAIN?
Francisco:  A. Mount Everest more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/khumbu-icefall-and-south-col-lead-to-the-summit-of-which-mou/16565192/answers/12603201

  Web results for Khumbu
The Himalayan Times

KATHMANDU : The District Administration Office, Solukhumbu, today called on all the stakeholders to be on high alert after scientists and... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/rssReference.php?id=NDM3NzA2
Everest debut, 1953

Peak XV in the Himalaya was declared to be the highest peak in the world in 1856 and its height was estimated to be 29,002 feet. It was renamed as... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Everest-debut-1953-1006873
The Himalayan Times

KHOTANG/PHIDIM: Shivering cold triggered by snowfall has crippled life in hilly and mountainous districts, while incessant rainfall since last... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/rssReference.php?id=NDM3MDU4
Shrouded In Haze

Comment Under PM Modi's government, with his relaxed attitude towards industry as well as increased consumption of the aspirational middle class,... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Shrouded-In-Haze/292754
'Freak weather patterns making climbing hard'

KATHMANDU: Mountaineers who returned to Kathmandu after summiting Mt Baruntse (7,168 m), in Khumbu region, today said that unusual changes in... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/rssReference.php?id=NDMzNjA2

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