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Darjeeling celebrates Tenzing Norgay's 101st birthday

The 101st birthday of Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary reached the summit of the Mount Everest first in the world, was celebrated here on Friday.

Nepal observes Everest Day to revive tourism

Seeking to revive its tourism sector hit by last month's devastating earthquake, Nepal on Friday observed the International Everest Day marking the conquest of the world's highest peak by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa, 62 years ago.

Phil Hughes' bat, jerseys head to Mount Everest

Phil Hughes' bat, jerseys head to Mount Everest

Chhurim Sherpa began her journey for a third ascent to Mount Everest on Sunday but this time some odd items were also part of her climbing gear.

Plan to conserve Edmund Hillary's Antarctic hut

A plan to conserve New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist and one of the first persons to climb Mount Everest, Edmund Hillary's hut in Antarctica was announced on Tuesday.

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

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

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

Edmund Hillary`s Rolex goes under hammer

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

Edmund Hillary`s ashes to be taken atop Mount Everest

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.