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Indian teens felicitated in Nepal for climbing Mount Everest

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 00:47

Two teenage Indian mountaineers, including a 13-year-old girl, were on Sunday felicitated in Nepal for successfully climbing Mount Everest from the Chinese side of the world`s highest peak.

Nepal mulling ban on foreigners climbing alone on Everest

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:50

Nepal is considering banning foreign climbers from scaling Mount Everest alone in a bid to reduce accidents on the world`s highest peak, an industry official said today.

Mountaineers to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Mandela`s birthday

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 11:45

A three-member team of mountaineers on Sunday began their ascent to Africa`s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, aiming to reach the summit on the birthday of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela on July 18.

Mountaineers awarded in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 18:01

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Monday announced a cash award of Rs one lakh each to 13 members of the expedition which scaled 6488 metre Mt Gorichen, the highest peak of the eastern Himalayas.

Bodies of two US mountaineers found in Peru

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:51

The bodies of two missing US climbers were found on Palcaraju, a mountain that rises more than 6,200 meters in Peru`s northern Ancash region.

Two teams from Pune scale Everest

Last Updated: Saturday, May 19, 2012, 20:16

A dozen mountaineers from Maharashtra reached the summit of Mount Everest, the world`s highest mountain at 8,848-metres.

Civilian team from Pune leaves for Mt Everest expedition

Last Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012, 14:11

In a first of sorts, a 20-member all civilian team of mountaineers has left the city to scale Mount Everest, the world`s highest summit, embarking on an ambitious 70-day expedition.

Pak: Search for 3 missing mountaineers called off

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 23:19

Pakistani authorities called off search for three mountaineers who went missing during an expedition to the highest peak in the Karakoram range.

Six mountaineers die in French Alps

Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 16:26

The six mountaineers appeared to have died in an avalanche of snow and stones.

Three Indian Army mountaineers die after successful climb

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 09, 2010, 22:20

Three army soldiers, who were part of a mountaineering expedition, died today morning after falling ill due to cold and adverse weather conditions while returning from Mount Trishul in Garhwal.

IAF mountaineers` bid to scale Mt Aconcagua in South America

Last Updated: Thursday, February 11, 2010, 00:01

A team of mountaineers from the IAF will try to scale Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in S America, from tomorrow, the third attempt in their effort to set a record of conquering seven peaks in seven different continents.