Russian climber dies on Mt Lhotse as summit bids underway on different peaks

KATHMANDU: A Russian climber died of altitude sickness on Mt Lhotse yesterday, according a government official. Gyanendra Shrestha, liaison officer at the Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation, confirmed that Rustem Amirov breathed his last at Camp II of the world’s fourth highest peak. A facebook post by his family read, “Clever and strong …

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Bir Hospital starts treatment services for rheumatic diseases

Bir Hospital starts treatment services for rheumatic diseases

Dr Bhupendra Basnet, director at the hospital, said they felt the need to start treatment services after the number of patients suffering from rheumatic diseases increased at the hospital. “We began providing treatment services for rheumatic diseases since the Nepali New Year,” he said adding that although the number of patients suffering from such diseases …

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