Free Press Journal
  • 5 Nepalese female journalists to climb Everest

    Kathmandu: Five Nepalese female journalists on Wednesday left on an expedition to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. The team, “First Women Journalists Everest Expedition 2018”, will climb the 8,848 metres high peak starting next month under the slogan “Unified Voice for Equity”, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • 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.

  • T. G. L. Iyer

    Man is what he believes — T.G.L. Iyer

    JOHN STUART MILL once wrote: “One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.” Belief is a one-man-army which can break an impregnable wall, win a battle against a rag tag crowd without faith or conviction. Beliefs help us to tap our hidden potential deep within us, creating and directing them to support our desired outcomes. Beliefs are the maps and compasses which guide us

  • Indian children youngest to reach Everest base camp

    Kathmandu : Two children from the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have set a record for being the youngest climbers to reach Mount Everest base camp, a media report said on Tuesday.

  • Techie returns from Everest base camp with horror tales!

    New Delhi/Hyderabad : A 28-year-old techie, who was stranded while trekking to Mount Everest base camp when an earthquake hit the region, has returned home safely but with tales of horror she witnessed on her way back.

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    Nepal mountaineer sets off to place Hughes’ bat on top of Everest

    Johannesbur: A Nepalese mountaineer has set off on a journey to scale Mount Everest for a third time in order to pay homage to former Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes by taking the late batsman’s bat and jersey to the pinnacle.

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    Google launches virtual tour of Nepal’s Everest region

    Kathmandu, Mar 12 (AFP) Google launched a virtual tour of Nepal’s Everest region today, allowing armchair tourists a rare glimpse of life in one of the toughest and most inaccessible places on earth, home to the world’s highest mountain. The Street View project takes viewers into the heart of the stunning Sagarmatha national park, where icy blue rivers run below snow-capped peaks, monks play music and yak-herders navigate precipitous stone-strewn trails.