INDO-NEPAL ARMY EVER­EST EX­PE­DI­TION

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A joint Indo-Nepal Army Moun­taineer­ing Ex­pe­di­tion to Mt Ever­est was flagged off by Chief of Army Staff Gen­eral Bikram Singh from New Delhi. The ex­pe­di­tion planned to co­in­cide with the di­a­mond ju­bilee of the first as­cent on the Ever­est by Sir Ed­mund Hil­lary and Sherpa Ten­z­ing Nor­gay, aims to not only sum­mit the peak but also to clean it by bring­ing out as much non-biodegrad­able garbage which has ac­cu­mu­lated on the route to the peak over the decades as pos­si­ble.

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