Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan army rescues 2 injured British climbers

    Islamabad: An official says Pakistan’s military has recovered the body of an Austrian mountaineer and rescued two British mountaineers who were injured last week when an avalanche hit their tent. The British mountaineers, Bruce Normand and Timothy Miller, were rescued yesterday from the Ultar Sar Peak in Hunza Valley. Christian Huber’s body was recovered.

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Mountaineers Nungshi and Tashi Malik feel mountains do not discriminate based on gender!

    The twins Nungshi and Tashi Malik are a well-bonded team who have achieved many global landmarks in mountaineering. In 2013, barely 21 years old,they became world’s first female twins to scale Mt Everest. Now they have dedicated their adventure mission to Indian girl child with the motto ‘Gender Equality Now: Fight Female Foeticide’. Last year they started ‘NungshiTashi Foundation’ with the twin objectives of promoting Outdoors Leadership and girl empowerment through outdoors.

  • Seven climbers killed in the Alps

    Rome: Seven climbers fell to their deaths in two separate incidents in the Austrian and Italian Alps, officials said.  The two incidents took place on Sunday.

  • 4 dead bodies found on Mount Everest

    Kathmandu : Bodies of four climbers, including two foreigners and a woman, have been found at a high-altitude camp on Mount Everest, taking the total number of fatalities on the world’s tallest peak to 10 this season.

  • Canada snow slide kills five SKoreans

    Montreal : Five climbers from South Korea fell to their deaths from a snow ledge that gave way near Vancouver, police said. Weather conditions in the area, north of Vancouver, have been harsh and unstable since Friday.

  • Mount Everest, Rescue Operation

    Around 200 rescued from Mount Everest

    Kathmandu: Around 200 people have been rescued from the Mount Everest, Nepal’s tourism ministry said on Tuesday and added that 19 people are dead. After the weather conditions improved, four helicopters were deployed on Monday to evacuate the mountaineers stranded due to avalanche.  “Almost all climbers and high-altitude guides have descended from Camp 1 and 2 and everything is fine,” Director General of the Ministry of Tourism Tulsi Prasad Gautam told Xinhua news