Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Women can do everything

Says first Bangladeshi Everest princess on her return The first Bangladeshi woman to conquer Mount Everest said her achievement had proved women were not lagging behind and could do everything if they had confidence, determination and skills. “Conquering Mount Everest is the toughest task in the world. My success will inject confidence among Bangladeshi women ... Read more

Home beckons Nishat

Everest conquerors fly home today; Wasfia reaches Kathmandu After their successful ascent of Mount Everest, two Bangladeshi mountaineers Nishat Majumder and MA Mohit will return home today. They are scheduled to arrive in Dhaka at 1:40pm on a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. “Our flight will take off at 12:25pm [BST] from Kathmandu…. I am ... Read more

Nishat, Mohit accorded reception

Nishat Majumder and her fellow mountaineer MA Mohit were accorded a reception at Kathmandu yesterday for their successful ascent of Mount Everest. The Nepal chapter of Plan International hosted the reception around 11:00am at a convention centre in the Nepali capital. The duo, however, could not finalise till last night their schedule to return to Dhaka ... Read more

Bad weather forces Nishat, Mohit to wait at Lukla

Nishat Majumder and her fellow mountaineer MA Mohit remained stranded in Lukla for the third consecutive day yesterday due to bad weather while Wasfia Nazreen has been staying at Namche Bazar since Tuesday. “We have been stranded here for the last three days as flight services between Kathmandu to Lukla remain suspended due to

I ducked death several times

Everest conqueror Nishat tells from base camp; Wasfia waits for final push for the summit “I was close to losing my life several times. One time I was swept around 30 metres away from my tracks and almost into a crevasse.” Nishat Majumder–the first Bangladeshi woman to scale Mount Everest–described her brush with death during ... Read more