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.
Last month, the internet fell in love with Pakistani tea-seller Arshad Khan because of his rugged good looks. Now there’s another star who’s emerge on social media.
Kusum Shrestha, a vegetable seller in Nepal, became an overnight sensation after photos of her carrying vegetables surfaced online. Hashtags #Tarkariwali and #Sabjiwali, both of which mean “vegetable seller”, started trending on social media praising Shrestha for her beauty. The photos were taken by photographer RupChandra Maharjan at the Fishling suspension bridge between Gorkha and Chitwan.