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According to China's measurement, the height of Mount Everest is 8844.43 meters which is four meters less than Nepal's calculations.
The base stations at 5,800 metres and 6,500 metres above sea level are temporary base stations to provide signal coverage over the climbing route to the summit.
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Mountaineer Vipin Chaudhary says he has already climbed 4 of the ‘7 summits’ of the world, and will scale the others also to spread the message of Hindutva.
The research, published in Global Change Biology, notes a significant increase in subnival vegetation across Hindu Kush Himalayan region, most likely due to global warming.
Products made out of this trash, like drinking glasses and light-fittings, are being used in hotels, restaurants and homes in Kathmandu.
Last week, the Nepal government initiated an inquiry against three Haryana climbers after allegations that they had “faked” their climb.
ThePrint speaks to Parth Upadhyay, 24, of Maharashtra, one of the climbers photographed in last month's viral photo of the Everest 'traffic jam'.
A 14-member sherpa team that undertook the cleaning mission collected nearly 6,000 kg of trash on way to Base Camp and over 5,000 kg between Base Camp and Camp 4.
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