A finalist at this year’s Miss Universe Nepal is making history whether or not she takes home the crown on Wednesday night.
A Nepalese man who broke records for climbing Mount Everest 10 times without an oxygen mask has died at the age of 72.
Major loss: Ang Rita Sherpa passed away in his home in the Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Monday after a long battle against liver and brain ailments, his grandson, Phurba Tshering, told Reuters.
Nirmal “Nims” Purja, a 36-year-old former soldier from Nepal, has broken a world record after climbing the 14 highest mountains in the world in just over six months.
Purja reached the 8,027-meter-high (26,335 feet) summit of Mount Shishapangma, Tibet on Tuesday, officially knocking the previous record out by a difference of over 7 years.
Nepalese-American fashion designer, Prabal Gurung, has announced his casting of all Asian models for his fall 2018 “Stronger in Color” ad campaign.
Nine — that’s the number of times Lhakpa Sherpa has braved the chilling heights of Mount Everest, the tallest point on Earth towering 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level.
She holds the women’s world record for Everest summits, and her plan to trek the mountain for the 10th time next year would only extend her feat.
She’s taking on the fashion world with her photogenically unique features.
A Japanese climber who lost 9 fingertips during a previous climb at Mount Everest was recently found dead in his tent while attempting to reach the summit of the Earth’s tallest mountain above sea level.
The climber, identified as 35-year-old Nobukazu Kuriki, was found dead while sleeping by Sherpas at a camp located at around 7,400 meters (24,278 feet) of the 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) tall mountain, according to Nepal tourism department official Gyanendra Shrestha, Reuters reported.
In Nepal, there is a holiday that celebrates dogs.
Called “Kukur Tihar“, it falls on the same day as the Hindu holiday, Choti Diwali.
A British mother found herself running from a Nepalese woman wielding a pair of wooden clubs after a dispute over the price of the tea she was selling.
The horrifying chase took place at Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit, a trek within the Annapurna mountain range north-central of the country.
A 19-year-old Nepali woman has died after being bitten by a venomous snake in a shanty designated for menstruating women and girls, according to CNN.
Tulasi Shahi, from western Nepal’s Dailekh district, was exiled to the so-called “menstruation hut” while on her period due to the ancient custom of chhaupadi, which forces anyone menstruating to live separately from the rest of the village. Shahi’s chhaupadi took the form of her uncle’s shed where his cattle lived; it was during this time that she was bitten by a snake “twice, on her head and leg,” the local district mayor Surya Bahadur Shahi told CNN.
A Nepalese man’s bid to regain his title as the oldest person to climb Mount Everest came to a fatal end while attempting the feat.
Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, passed away on Saturday at the Everest base camp, according to the Associated Press. In the report, Nepal’s Tourism Department chief Dinesh Bhattarai revealed that the cause of Sherchan’s death was not immediately known. It was speculated, however, that the octogenarian mountaineer may have suffered cardiac arrest, as suggested by a mountaineering official present at the base camp.
A Taiwanese hiker was recently rescued after spending 47 harrowing days stranded on a mountain in Nepal. The 21-year-old man, named Liang Sheng Yueh, was with his 19-year-old girlfriend Liu Chen Chun who died just three days before he was found on Wednesday. Liang reportedly survived on only salt and water.
The couple got lost in a snowstorm while hiking the Ganesh Himal trail, according to The Associated Press (via ABC news). In hopes of getting to a village, the pair apparently followed a river but accidentally fell over a waterfall and landing on a rocky ledge.