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"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

24 May 2019

"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

As mountaineers neared the summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, to enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire Himalayan range, they were welcomed by a traffic jam-like situation.

Missing Italian, British climbers found dead on Pakistan's 'killer mountain'

10 Mar 2019

Missing Italian, British climbers found dead on Pakistan's 'killer mountain'

The bodies of a British and Italian mountaineer were found yesterday in northern Pakistan, nearly two weeks after the duo went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat in the Himalayas, the Italian ambassador to Pakistan said yesterday.

Laureus Sports Award goes to Novak Djokovic, Simone Biles

19 Feb 2019

Laureus Sports Award goes to Novak Djokovic, Simone Biles

Novak Djokovic had left the sporting world stunned with his brilliant comeback from injury which saw him win the Wimbledon, US, and Australian Opens last year.

Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

20 Jan 2019

Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

They say impossible actually means "I am possible" and Aparna Kumar has proved it. Last Sunday, Kumar became the first female IPS officer to conquer the South Pole.

Bachendri Pal-led 'Mission Gange' removed over 50 tons of garbage

01 Nov 2018

Bachendri Pal-led 'Mission Gange' removed over 50 tons of garbage

Over 55 tons of garbage and waste were removed from the Ganga by a 40-member team during its month-long expedition in the river, said its leader Bachendri Pal, India's first woman who reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1984.

China to ban 'eco-unfriendly' tourist vehicles near Mt. Everest base-camp

22 Oct 2018

China to ban 'eco-unfriendly' tourist vehicles near Mt. Everest base-camp

China is planning to ban polluting tourist vehicles at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet from next year as part of its efforts to reduce pollution in the area that has a fragile environment.

Mumbai girl to trek Mount Fuji, first woman from Maharashtra

04 Sep 2018

Mumbai girl to trek Mount Fuji, first woman from Maharashtra

Taking inspiration from Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest in 1984, a 35-year-old woman is set to trek Mount Fuji in Japan.

The inspiring story of the Indian teens who conquered Everest

26 Aug 2018

The inspiring story of the Indian teens who conquered Everest

In May this year, five Indian teenagers from the rural district of Chandrapur etched their name in history by scaling Mount Everest.

This taxi driver's daughter became world's youngest to scale Kanchenjunga

06 Aug 2018

This taxi driver's daughter became world's youngest to scale Kanchenjunga

This 22-year-old from Uttarakhand had the most overwhelming experience in her life two months back: she scaled the world's third highest mountain,Kanchenjunga.

17-year-old Hisar girl scales Mount Kilimanjaro

28 Jul 2018

17-year-old Hisar girl scales Mount Kilimanjaro

It was another illustrious feather in the cap of 17-year-old Shivangi Pathak.

Commercial mountaineering turns Mount Everest into world's highest rubbish dump

17 Jun 2018

Commercial mountaineering turns Mount Everest into world's highest rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering has turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump.

Five Everest summiteers awarded Rs. 25L from Maharashtra Government

29 May 2018

Five Everest summiteers awarded Rs. 25L from Maharashtra Government

The Maharashtra Government has announced a reward of Rs. 25 lakh each to the state's five tribal students who successfully scaled Mount Everest earlier this month.

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

28 May 2018

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

On Sunday, Sangeeta Sindhi Bahl, the oldest woman to scale Mount Everest met Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri.

Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest

18 May 2018

Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest

Around 4:30AM on Wednesday, when many of us were still rolling on our beds and were in our slumber, there was a Gurugram duo who reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming India's first father-daughter duo to achieve the feat.

INSV Tarini's historic all-women crew crosses 'Mt Everest of sailing'

19 Jan 2018

INSV Tarini's historic all-women crew crosses 'Mt Everest of sailing'

In September'17, a six-member all-women Indian Navy crew set out on a global circumnavigation trip on board INSV Tarini.

Entertainment Wrap-up: Sara Ali Khan's debut film gets release date

06 Nov 2017

Entertainment Wrap-up: Sara Ali Khan's debut film gets release date

Sushant Rajput and Sara Ali Khan starrer Kedarnath will get a release date soon. The film is directed by Abhishek Kapoor and produced by Balaji Motion Pictures.

Missing Indian climber found dead on Mt. Everest

23 May 2017

Missing Indian climber found dead on Mt. Everest

The body of Ravi Kumar, an Indian climber who went missing on Mt. Everest 2 days ago, was discovered after a 36-hour-long intense search.

India to send expedition to measure Everest

26 Jan 2017

India to send expedition to measure Everest

The Surveyor-General of India, Swarna Subba Rao stated that a 30 member team would be dispatched to Mount Everest to assess any changes in height that may have happened after the 2015 earthquake.

Centre to revive 'Special Service Bureau'

20 Dec 2016

Centre to revive 'Special Service Bureau'

The central government has decided to pursue revival of the Special Service Bureau (SSB) along its international borders.

Modi asks BJP members to submit bank details

29 Nov 2016

Modi asks BJP members to submit bank details

PM Modi directed all BJP MPs and MLAs to submit details of their bank accounts so that suspicious transactions post November 8 can be tracked.

Money burning: "Worthless pieces of paper" can light up homes

25 Nov 2016

Money burning: "Worthless pieces of paper" can light up homes

The Centre would soon have a huge number of invalid notes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized the Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes.

Indian Police Couple banned for 'fake climbing' Everest

31 Aug 2016

Indian Police Couple banned for 'fake climbing' Everest

A 10-year mountaineering ban has been imposed on a Maharashtra Police couple, after they falsely claimed to be the first Indian couple to scale Everest, on 23rd May 2016.