Hopes fade for Indian climbers missing on Everest


Rescuers searching for two Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest said on Tuesday there was little hope of finding the pair alive after losing contact with them over the weekend. The two men—identified by the Indian embassy as Paresh Nath and Goutam Ghosh—were near the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain on Saturday when they lost contact with the rest of their team. The missing climbers were part of a team of four, one of whom—Subhash Pal—died after falling ill on Sunday. The fourth team member, a woman, was rescued and taken to hospital. “We are trying to locate them…

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