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How Priyanka Mohite made history as the first Indian woman to scale 8,000-metre-high Mt Makalu
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How Priyanka Mohite made history as the first Indian woman to scale 8,000-metre-high Mt Makalu

Priyanka Mohite, a 26-year-old mountaineer from Maharashtra's Satara, became the first woman in India to scale Mt Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,485 metres. Mohite achieved the feat on 15 May this year.

Mount Everest deaths: Nepal govt says 'traffic jam' not sole reason, claims factors like sickness of climbers also responsible
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Mount Everest deaths: Nepal govt says 'traffic jam' not sole reason, claims factors like sickness of climbers also responsible

The large number of deaths of climbers on the Mount Everest this season is not solely due to the 'traffic jam' on the world's highest peak, the Nepal government claimed, citing factors like high altitude sickness, other health reasons and adverse weather.