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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.

Feb 25, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
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.

Jan 25, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

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.

Aug 30, 2016, 12:54 PM IST
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.

Jun 30, 2016, 07:56 AM IST
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.

Jun 07, 2016, 19:02 PM IST
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.

May 23, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

DNA : Indian Army team led by Lieutenant Colonel Ranveer Jamwal scales Mount Everest

Contingent of Indian Army personnel and Maharashtra Police reached the top of Mount Everest. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

May 21, 2016, 00:31 AM IST
'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.

May 12, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2016, 18:24 PM IST

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.

Mar 01, 2016, 12:15 PM IST
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.

Jan 02, 2016, 22:42 PM IST
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.

Dec 08, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

DNA: Today in History, December 01, 2015

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

Dec 02, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
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.

Oct 14, 2015, 12:34 PM IST

Indian children say very excited to reach Mt Everest base camp

The two Indian siblings who successfully reached the base camp of the world's highest peak Mount Everest, becoming the youngest climbers to reach the destination, on Saturday said the experience was "very exciting".

Aug 15, 2015, 16:27 PM IST
Nepal opens trekking on Mt Everest in September; 4 sections damaged

Nepal opens trekking on Mt Everest in September; 4 sections damaged

Mount Everest will be open to trekkers from September, the Nepal government announced on Friday, though a report it commissioned found that four sections of the route to the world's highest summit were damaged by the devastating temblor in April.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:25 PM IST
Risk of west Nepal quake still high: Researchers

Risk of west Nepal quake still high: Researchers

Large quakes in Nepal this year only partially relieved stress on a major Himalayan fault line, and chances for a big tremor are as high as before, researchers said Thursday.

Aug 06, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

China says Nepal quake moved Everest southwest

The devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in April moved Mount Everest three centimetres (just over an inch) to the southwest, but did not change its height, according to Chinese research published on Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 18:17 PM IST
Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake

Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake

The world`s tallest peak, Mount Everest, moved three centimetres (1.2 inches) to the southwest because of the Nepal earthquake that devastated the country in April, Chinese state media reported Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

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