Everest News

Experience, training, insurance — recommendations by Nepal panel to climb Everest henceforth

A committee is recommending Nepal require would-be climbers to have experience climbing tall peaks, proper training, good health and rescue insurance to obtain a permit for Mount Everest.

Maharashtra to give Rs 25 lakh each to students who scaled Everest

The five were the among the 10 students of Ashramshalas (state-run residential schools for tribals) from Chandrapur district, selected for the Everest expedition as part of the tribal development department's 'Mission Shaurya 2018'.


May 22, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Uttar Pradesh Janata Crisis

On May 22, 1978, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ram Naresh Yadav said he would convene a meeting of the State Janata Legislature Party (JLP) sometime between May 30 and June 4 to seek a vote of confidence.

NCR father-daughter first from India to scale Everest

The preparation for the expedition began a year ago, with the two first watching their diets and building up fitness. They subsequently began undertaking high-altitude climbs, going to Ladakh, France, and Nepal between August 2017 and this February.

Everest climber accused of 'illegal' Tibet-Nepal traverse

Janusz Adam Adamski, the Polish climber had posted on Facebook that he had summited the world’s highest peak via the northern route in Tibet before descending on the southern side into Nepal.

Two more deaths take Everest toll to at least five in past month, one Indian missing

An Indian- Ravi Kumar, a climber from Moradabad of Uttar Pradesh, had gone out of contact with the balcony area, the final resting spot before climbers ascend the south summit of the mountain.


Indian climber Ravi Kumar goes missing on Mt Everest

Chhewang Sherpa, Managing Director at Arun Treks, said Kumar successfully climbed the 8,848 meters tall Mount Everest at 1:28 pm yesterday.

This Mumbaikar just climbed Everest, and he’s vegan

Software programmer Kuntal Joisher expedition to the top of the world’s highest mountain was powered by pav bhaji, vegan bread and dal-rice.

Everest movie review

Everest movie review: The film is shot beautifully, and in 3D, the dips and highs of the glorious peak are eminently watchable.

Hollywood thriller 'Everest' to release in India on September 18

Hollywood thriller "Everest", which is based on the real-life incidents that took place in the 1996 mount Everest disaster, is all set to hit theatres in India on September 18.