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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 12:54
The Oyster Perpetual limited edition watch is valued at 12,000 pounds.
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.
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.
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