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A ladder to Mount Everest?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 15:18

Climbers may soon be able to reach the top of the Mount Everest by merely climbing a ladder.

India`s Harshwanti Bisht wins Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 22:11

Eminent Indian conservationist and mountaineer Harshwanti Bisht has been selected for this year`s prestigious Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal for her environmental and community work in the Gangotri Himalaya area.

Sir Edmund Hillary epic to premier at Toronto Film Festival

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:36

A movie, based on Sir Edmund Hillary`s 1953 ascent of the world`s highest mountain, is set to make its debut at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.

Mexican twice summits Everest in one climbing season

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 12:39

Mexican David Liaño Gonzalez Sunday became the first climber to double summit on Mount Everest, the world`s tallest mountain, in the same season, the climb`s organizers said.

‘First man on Mt Everest was Hillary, not Tenzing’

Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 18:00

The book, by British author Mick Conefrey, is titled `Everest 1953: The Epic Story of the First Ascent` to be released next month.

Tenzing and Hillary monuments unveiled on Intl Everest Day

Last Updated: Sunday, May 29, 2011, 18:31

Today is the 58th anniversary of the conquest of Everest, the highest peak in the world (8848 metre) by Hillary and Tenzing.

Edmund Hillary`s Rolex goes under hammer

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 12:54

The Oyster Perpetual limited edition watch is valued at 12,000 pounds.

Plans dropped to scatter Sir Edmund Hillary`s ashes atop Everest

Last Updated: Friday, April 09, 2010, 21:30

A gesture by a Sherpa to scatter Everest hero Sir Edmund Hillary`s ashes atop the world`s highest summit has been dropped as Nepalese Buddhist lamas have ruled it may bring "bad luck" to the country.

Edmund Hillary`s ashes to be taken atop Mount Everest

Last Updated: Thursday, April 01, 2010, 18:40

More than 50 years after Sir Edmund Hillary became the first man to stand atop world`s tallest peak Mount Everest, the ashes of the world`s most famous mountaineer are to be carried there to make it his last resting place.