Kalpana Dash

Kalpana Dash’s Mortal Remains Brought Home

Bhubaneswar: The mortal remains of Odisha’s first Everester, Kalpana Dash, arrived in Bhubaneswar from New Delhi today. Dash, 53, passed away while descending from the Himalayan summit on May 23 at a height of around 8,600 feet. Her body was first brought to Delhi from Kathmandu, Nepal, and then was flown to Biju Patnaik International Airport. Hundreds […]

Death Of Kalpana Dash: Activist Moves To Nepal NHRC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s social activist Akhand filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal, seeking a thorough probe into the mysterious death of mountaineer Kalpana Dass and other 13 climbers on Mount Everest in this spring season. Akhand, a member of Civil Society Forum on Human Rights at Bhubaneswar, alleged, The NHRC […]

Odisha’s Kalpana Dash Dies On Everest

Kathmandu: International climber and first Mt Everest climber from Odisha, 49-year-old Kalpana Dash, died above the balcony area on Mt Everest this afternoon, bringing death toll to 14 on different mountains above 8,000 m in the spring climbing season. According to Meera Acharya, Director at the Department of Tourism, Kalpana Dash, who was a member of […]