Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

Expedition Everest


Bad weather triggered by Yaas, Tauktae, forces Indian climbers to abandon Mt Nuptse summit

June 12, 2021 10:58 am

Mt Nuptse was among four peaks including Mt Pumori (7,161 mts), Mt Lhotse (8,516 mts) and Mt Everest (8,848 mts), to be climbed as part of the one and half month long expedition. The remaining three peaks were scaled successfully.

‘Understanding what happens between 5,000-8,000 mts on Mt Everest will estimate how glaciers respond to future warming’

January 12, 2021 3:51 pm

The purpose behind the project was to perform a detailed scientific assessment of Mount Everest through establishing these weather stations, and crucially, through that, monitor climate variables at elevations critical for regional water resources.

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North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US VP Kamala Harris’ visit

September 25, 2022 8:32:06 am

South Korea's military said it was a single, short-range ballistic missile fired from near the Taechon area of North Pyongyan Province just before 7 am local time and flew about 600 km (373 miles) at an altitude of 60 km and a speed of Mach 5.

Delhi News Live Updates: Less intense rainfall likely today; AAP alleges scam in garbage collection

Updated: September 25, 2022 8:26:54 am

Delhi News Today Live, Delhi-NCR Rain News Live Updates, September 25, 2022: District administration officials said Gurgaon recorded 59 mm of rainfall between 8 am and 5 pm on Saturday; 3 officials of Delhi PFI unit sent to ED custody.

Revisiting Feroz Khan’s Qurbani: The stylish blockbuster in which the actor put in everything he had

September 25, 2022 8:21:07 am

Qurbani, which released in 1980, not only starred Feroz Khan, but was also directed, produced and edited by the late Bollywood star.

Jaya Bachchan on Guddi and fangirling over Dharmendra in the film: ‘He was the only hero…’| Scene Stealer

September 25, 2022 8:20:28 am

In today's edition of Scene Stealer, we revisit the sequence when Jaya Bachchan's character meets Dharmendra for the first time in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 1971 gem Guddi.

Delhi Crime: Changing the constructs of gender Indian content

September 25, 2022 8:19:36 am

Cinema and popular culture have always portrayed female cops more as diluted versions of male cops. They walk differently, act aggressive, wear dark glasses, and actively work towards distinguishing themselves from regular women with their mannerisms and attitude.

When Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith addressed rumours of an open marriage, discussed their idea of monogamy

September 25, 2022 8:18:42 am

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's unconventional marriage has often made for tabloid fodder.

‘They have nothing to lose’: Why young Iranians are rising up once again

September 25, 2022 8:12:39 am

Iranian protesters in dozens of cities have chanted “women, life and freedom” and “death to the dictator,” rejecting the Iranian Republic’s theocratic rule by targeting one of its most fundamental and divisive symbols — the ailing supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

UP Govt push for rural growth: Focus on cane, connectivity & power

Updated: September 25, 2022 8:10:53 am

According to the government, these steps will empower farmers and make them self-reliant.

Ayodhya airport: AAI picks up pace, infra by March next year

Updated: September 25, 2022 8:09:31 am

The Maryada Purshottam Shri Ram International Airport, located 8 kilometres from the Ram temple, is coming up on one side of the Gorakhpur-Lucknow national highway. In April this year, the state civil aviation department had signed a lease agreement with the AAI for transfer of 318 acres of land for the airport.

A Letter from Tonk (Rajasthan) | ‘Will Pilot get a chance to lead at least now?’ Among supporters, a glimmer of hope

Updated: September 25, 2022 8:02:54 am

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s possible election as Congress president is expected to set off a political churn in Rajasthan, where he is locked in a long-standing tussle with Sachin Pilot. Deep Mukherjee travels to Pilot’s Tonk, which is in the midst of guarded anticipation