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Pune constable couple, who lied about climbing Mount Everest, suspended from force

Pune constable couple, who lied about climbing Mount Everest, suspended from force

Dinesh and Tarkeshwari had claimed on June 5, 2016 that they have become the first Indian couple to scale the Everest.

Heart-stopping plane crash video footage from Lukla Airport in Nepal

Heart-stopping plane crash video footage from Lukla Airport in Nepal

Lukla Airport also known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport was named after the first men to climb Mt Everest.

Nepal felicitates 1st Indian who scaled Everest six times

The first Indian man who scaled Mount Everest for a record six times was felicitated in Nepal.

 

This 47-year-old man with terminal cancer climbed Mount Everest

This 47-year-old man with terminal cancer climbed Mount Everest

47-year-old British man with terminal cancer is believed to have become the first cancer patient to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain. 

Rahul Jarngal, ONGC engineer from Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, scales Mount Everest

Rahul Jarngal, ONGC engineer from Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, scales Mount Everest

Rahul Jarngal, an engineer belonging to Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, has scaled the Mount Everest.

Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers

"Both the bodies are now in camp two in a place from where they can be airlifted. We are working out the logistics to bring them to Kathmandu," Sayeed Ahmeed Baba, an Indian official coordinating the operation, told AFP.

Hillary Step - Mount Everest's famous rock face named after climber has collapsed

Hillary Step - Mount Everest's famous rock face named after climber has collapsed

The Hillary Step is believed to have been damaged during the 2015 Nepal earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000. 

Former Miss India finalist among 6 evacuated from Mt Everest

According to the expedition organisers, 52-year-old Sangeeta S Bahl, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, Argentine climbers Andres Esteban Pariz and Ricardo Dario Birn were airlifted from Camp II.

'Swiss Machine' Ueli Steck dies on Everest

'Swiss Machine' Ueli Steck dies on Everest

In a video recorded in early April and posted on YouTube, Steck said he would judge the attempt a success regardless of whether he reached the top -- as long as he returned alive.

11 Indian climbers commence their expedition to Mt Everest's peak!

11 Indian climbers commence their expedition to Mt Everest's peak!

The team was selected after over 150 Everest aspirants underwent a strenuous selection process for over 15 months.

Dalai Lama flags off Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday flagged off Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa on her Mount Everest expedition.

 

Women superior to men, says Anupam Kher

Women superior to men, says Anupam Kher

Actor Anupam Kher, whose latest Bollywood release "Naam Shabana" features a woman as the protagonist, says he has always considered women superior to men.

Indian Navy's second Mt Everest expedition flagged off

Indian Navy's second expedition to the Mount Everest was today flagged off by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba, 50 years after the peak was first scaled by Navy climbers.

Mount Everest base camp received 113,000 tourists in 2016

Mount Everest base camp received 113,000 tourists in 2016

The Mount Everest base camp received more than 113,000 tourists last year, with a year-on-year increase of 91 per cent, the local tourist administration said on Saturday.

Amit Sadh keen to climb Mount Everest!

Amit Sadh keen to climb Mount Everest!

Actor Amit Sadh loves climbing and wants to scale Mount Everest for which he has already begun preparations. At the age of six, Amit started rock climbing and spent most of his childhood in hills trekking.

Has Mount Everest really shrunk after Nepal earthquake? Indian scientists to re-measure world's tallest peak

Has Mount Everest really shrunk after Nepal earthquake? Indian scientists to re-measure world's tallest peak

The development came in the backdrop of doubts expressed by section of the scientific community about the shrinking of the towering mountain peak, which officially stands at 8,848 metres (29,028 feet) above sea level.

Nepal bans Indian police couple for faking Everest climb

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who faked photographs purporting to show them at the top of Mount Everest, an official said Tuesday.

Did Pune police couple 'fake' it to the Mt Everest peak? Probe underway

Did Pune police couple 'fake' it to the Mt Everest peak? Probe underway

The two climbers had claimed to be the first Indian couple to have reached the top of the world's highest peak.

Five startling feats of 'Man vs Wild' star Bear Grylls!

Five startling feats of 'Man vs Wild' star Bear Grylls!

Grylls suffered a freefall parachuting accident in Zambia afer his parachute ripped at 16,000 ft during a skydive, partially breaking three vertebrae.

Search ops underway to locate two missing Indians on Mount Everest

Search ops underway to locate two missing Indians on Mount Everest

Officials in Kathmandu said that the two climbers were last seen near the Everest summit.