The government, expedition workers and businesses are hoping foreign climbers who bring some $300 million annually to Nepal will return during the autumn climbing season that begins in September.
Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world’s third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday. The climbers were identified as Biplab Baidya, 48, and 46-year-old Kuntal Kanrar,
Bad weather hampered efforts on Monday to bring down the bodies of seven climbers from the upper reaches of the Himalayas, an Indian military spokesman said.
Two Indian air force helicopters conducted reconnaissance missions around the Nanda Devi mountain in the Himalayas for eight missing climbers without success on Sunday and survivors are unlikely to be found, two state government officials said.
Iyer, 52, died on Thursday at an altitude of 8,200 metres (26,900 feet), near the top of Mount Kanchenjunga.
The apps are "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order", the ministry of information technology said.
Recurrent disasters in the state of Uttarakhand are warnings that time to address the Himalayan region’s ecological issues is running out fast. Every passing year brings some calamity such as flood or landslides. The authorities deal with them in isolation in a routine manner. In one such action, the state government last week