June 02, 2022 7:56 am
It took Sunil Nataraj, a product marketing official, nearly 600 km of cycling, two mountains, about Rs 40 lakh and 11 years to achieve his dream of climbing Mt Everest.
May 13, 2022 12:31 pm
Everest has been climbed 10,657 times since it was first scaled in 1953 from the Nepali and Tibetan sides. Many have climbed it more than once, and 311 people have died.
May 05, 2022 2:42 pm
The newly-established weather station will help collect and study meteorological data from the world's highest peak that will yield crucial insights about the conditions of the local glaciers
May 04, 2022 10:42 pm
Nott informed members of Parliament, “A further sortie was made to render the airstrip unusable for light supply communications and ground attack aircarft operating within the islands.
March 15, 2022 11:59 am
Andrew Hughes, an endurance athlete and adventurer, hosted the party along with his teammates as they sat down to have the hot beverage and snacks at a height of 21, 312 feet above sea level
January 16, 2022 9:38 am
🔴 At the age of 26, Major Ahluwalia was part of the first Indian expedition to summit Mount Everest in 1965.
October 07, 2021 12:11 pm
The Malik sisters are among the 400+ women from across the world who have taken on the 'Women Peak Challenge' in Switzerland, where they are representing India
July 09, 2021 1:47 pm
The Everest had just reopened after a gap of a year because of the pandemic and climbers from around the world, with their Sherpas, had crowded the camp waiting for a window to trek to the world's highest peak.
June 28, 2021 10:52 am
Few Sherpas or other Nepalis had access to vaccines while the climbing season was underway; even now, as the government pleads with wealthy nations for doses, less than 3% of the population has been fully inoculated.
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.
May 31, 2019 1:38 pm
This year, permits were issued to 381 people, the highest number ever, according to the government. They were accompanied by an equal number of guides from Nepal’s ethnic Sherpa community.
March 08, 2019 6:56 pm
Arunima Sinha, 30-year-old national level volleyball player lost her leg in 2011 after she was pushed out of a moving train while resisting thieves who tried to snatch her gold chain. Two years later, she climbed the world's highest peak, Mt Everest.