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'Icefall Doctors' become first climbers reach summit of Mt Everest in 2 years

'Icefall Doctors' become first climbers reach summit of Mt Everest in 2 years

 This year, 289 climbers are in a bid to climb Mount Everest.

Temple ban on some women is unacceptable: Supreme Court

Temples that deny or restrict women`s entry undermine the fight for gender equality and have no constitutional right to do so, the Supreme Court said, in the latest boost for women demanding equal access to places of worship.

Nepal extends Everest permits for climbers put off by earthquakes

Nepal has extended the climbing permits of hundreds of foreigners forced to abandon the Himalayas after last year`s twin earthquakes, the government said on Tuesday, to encourage them to return to the mountains.

Record-breaking Arunima Sinha conquers Mt Aconcagua in Argentina

Record-breaking Arunima Sinha conquers Mt Aconcagua in Argentina

Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia, at 6,960.8 metres, and by extension, the highest point in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere.

Glaciers in Mount Everest shrink 28% in 40 years: Report

Glaciers in Mount Everest shrink 28% in 40 years: Report

The glacier area on the south slope of the world's highest mountain, in Nepal, has decreased 26 per cent since the 1980s, the report said.

DNA: Today in History, December 01, 2015

Know all the historical facts happened on December 01 in this episode of DNA.

Mountaineer Krushnaa Patil part of international trek along Ganges to raise awareness

 Krushnaa Patil, the youngest Indian mountaineer to have scaled Mount Everest, says she has an "awesome responsibility" as part of an eight member international team that set off from Goumukh on a 55-day, 1,500 mile trek along the Gangesh to raise awareness, incide​ advocacy and ignite action for the global water crisis.

Take this flight to reach closest to the majestic Mount Everest

Take this flight to reach closest to the majestic Mount Everest

In less than 60 minutes of the flight, you can fly close to Mt. Everest, the world's highest peak in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal.

Everest summit wired up with Internet

Climbers at the top of Mount Everest can now make video calls and surf Internet on mobile phones.