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Indian teens felicitated in Nepal for climbing Mount Everest

PTI 01 Jun 2014, 23:41:15 IST
Kathmandu: Two teenage Indian mountaineers, including a 13-year-old girl, were today felicitated in Nepal for successfully climbing Mount Everest from the Chinese side of the world's highest peak.

S Anand Kumar (16) and Malavath Poorna, who hail from Andhra Pradesh, had made it to the world's highest summit from China's Tibetan side on May 27.

The Jagaran Media Centre (JMC) felicitated the two teenagers belonging to the Dalit communities.

With the ascent, the 13-year-old Poorna had succeeded in setting a new world record as youngest female to scale the world's highest peak.