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Assam to join Himalayan mountaineering

For the first time, A mountaineer from Assam is set to scale the highest peak in the world — Mount Everest. Pranay Bordoloi, a senior journalist with a Guwahti based private satellite channel will join a 12-member international team on their mission to climb Mount Everest in mid-May. He will depart Guwahati in April. Talking to reporters on Friday, Bardoloi said that Wang Fu-Chou, an internationally acclaimed mountaineer of South Korea, will lead the 12- member team from Kathmandu, said Bordoloi. He will leave Guwahati for Kathmandu on 3 April to join the rest of the members of the team.

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