Foreigners climbed Mount Everest for the first time since Nepal's government reopened the mountain after it was shut last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, despite recent coronavirus cases at its base camp.
Lama Babu Sherpa has not been seen since May 14 and is presumed dead, Nepal-based Seven Summit Treks said.
Two Indian police officers who falsely claimed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest last year have been sacked, authorities said Tuesday.
Nepal said Wednesday it would deport a Polish climber who illegally entered the country by crossing from Tibet at the summit of Mount Everest.
Rescuers have retrieved the body of an Indian climber who died on Mount Everest and airlifted it to Kathmandu on Sunday, along with those of two others who perished last year.
An 85-year-old ex-Gurkha who was attempting to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest died of altitude sickness, the expedition organiser said on Sunday.