KATHMANDU — As many as 17 climbers scaled the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest (8848 m), on Sunday.
With this, the number of Everest conquerors this year reached 62.
An official deployed by the Department of Tourism at the Everest Base Camp, Gyanendra Shrestha, said 10 Nepalis and seven foreigners climbed up the Everest today, the fifth day since the climbing began for this season.
Earlier, on Saturday, three persons had stepped onto the top of the world.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.