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Indian climbers get maximum permits to scale Mount Everest

Nearly 80 Indian climbers were allowed to scale Mount Everest this season, the highest in a list of 381 international expeditioners permitted to climb...

In a first, Taj Mahal to get breastfeeding room

The Taj Mahal, built in the memory of a woman who died in childbirth, is set to get a baby feeding room in a first for...

Nepali sherpa scales Everest 24th time, breaks own record within week

A Nepali sherpa reached the summit of Mount Everest a record 24th time on Tuesday, an official said, his second ascent in just a...

UK advises British-Iranian nationals not to travel to Iran

Britain advised all citizens holding dual British and Iranian nationality on Friday to avoid travelling to Iran, saying they faced an unacceptably higher risk...

Four mountaineers, all Indians, die in three days in Nepal

Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of...

Montenegro’s Portonovi marina set to lure tourists

An Azeri company opening a €1 billion superyacht marina in Montenegro this month expects the project to pave the way for at least two...

Nepali sherpa scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

A 49-year-old veteran Nepali sherpa has scaled Mount Everest for the 23rd time, breaking his own record in reaching atop the world's highest peak,...

Everest braces for record year amid overcrowding fears

The tented city at the foot of Mount Everest is bustling as mountaineers brace for potentially the busiest year yet on the world's highest...

Peru to limit Machu Picchu access

Peru announced on Friday a two-week restriction to three important areas at Machu Picchu to prevent greater degradation to the iconic Inca citadel. From May...

Thai bay featured in ‘The Beach’ to remain closed until 2021

The closure of the glittering Thai bay made famous by the movie The Beach has been extended for another two years to allow a full...