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: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 09:55
`Brokeback Mountain` star Anne Hathaway`s wax figure has been unveiled by Madame Tussauds.
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 09:21
Bhagirath Manjhi and Basanti Devi, son and daughter-in-law of a man who single-handedly carved out a road by cutting through a hill in Bihar, are living in abject poverty.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 09:05
Investigators probing Michael Schumacher`s accident on Wednesday ruled out faulty skis, inadequate signage and excessive speed as possible causes of his life-threatening off-piste fall in the French Alps.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 03:55
Two men from Wisconsin and Pennsylvania are presumed to have died while climbing an Argentinian peak last week, their families said.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 16:45
Nilgiri Mountain Rail, which resumed its service today after 12 days, stopped half way, when a boulder fell on the track between Kallar and Hillgrove, putting the tourists into lot of hardship.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 13:47
Passenger train services between Mettupalayam and Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Rail sector have been cancelled for seven more days upto December 4 due to continued heavy rain and landslips.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 15:39
Seven skiers and mountain climbers were killed in an avalanche Saturday on the snowy North Alps mountain range in Japan`s Toyama prefecture.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:11
Reigning Olympic downhill champion and four-time overall World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn was injured in a crash during a downhill training run at Copper Mountain.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 00:11
Retiring Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was bowled over by the beauty of Dhauladhar mountain ranges in Dharamsala to the extent that he picked up his phone and rang up his wife Anjali describing the breathtaking scenic beauty to her.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 16:46
Sikkim government has given a fresh lease of life to dying mountain springs and lakes for ensuring water security in the Himalayan region.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 13:06
NASA`s mars rover Opportunity has begun scaling the tallest hill that it has yet encountered in its nearly 10 years of exploration.
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