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‘Everyone is in that fine line between death and life’: inside Everest’s deadliest queue

Nirmal Purja is someone who responds to a crisis by becoming completely calm. When the Nepalese mountaineer saw the line of about 100 people...

Nepali climbers and support staff destitute after Everest closure

Nepali climbers who earn a living supporting international mountaineering expeditions to summit Everest have been pushed into destitution by the cancellation of this year’s...

Monica Jackson obituary

My mother, Monica Jackson, who has died aged 99, was a mountaineer whose passion for the peaks was nurtured by her childhood in India...

UK urged to help Britons stranded abroad during Covid-19 pandemic

A cross-party group of more than 60 MPs has urged the government to arrange charter flights to bring home British nationals stranded abroad as...

India suspends domestic flights as coronavirus spreads

India has announced that it is stopping domestic flights and said the majority of the country was under complete lockdown to stop the spread...

Pakistan suspends international flights for two weeks

Pakistan has suspended all international flights for two weeks to limit the spread of coronavirus, as governments across densely populated south Asian countries ramp...

Nepal tourism hit hard as global coronavirus fears close Everest

The tiny airport at Lukla, perched on the edge of a mountain high in Nepal’s Himalayas, usually echoes with the roar of propeller planes...

Himalayan wolf lopes towards recognition as distinct species

Wolves living in the Himalayas are to be recognised as a subspecies of the grey wolf, with researchers predicting that the animals will soon...

How Nepal’s migration ban traps female ‘modern day slaves’ in the Gulf

Amita* knew she had to escape. After five months of being assaulted, starved and being forced to work for 20 hours a day as...

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