Mt Everest getting a green cover, NASA satellite reveals more plants growing around world's highest peak

Researchers have found that plant life is growing and expanding around Mount Everest and across the Himalayan region as the area continues to experience the consequences of global warming. According to the study, published in the journal Global Change Biology, research team from University of Exeter in UK, used satellite data to measure the extent of subnival vegetation - plants growing between the treeline and snowline - in this vast area.

Jan 13, 2020, 16:00 PM IST

'Crazy Swede' scales the Everest after cycling 13,000 km from Sweden

Swedish mountaineer and adventurer Goran Kropp grabbed eyeballs across the globe when he cycled 13,000 km from Stockholm to the base camp of Mount Everest before sumitting the world's highest peak.

Feb 17, 2017, 21:49 PM IST

Nepal slaps 10-year ban on Indian couple claiming to have scaled Everest

Nepali authorities here on Tuesday slapped a 10-year ban against an Indian couple who claimed to have climbed the world's tallest peak Mount Everest.

Aug 30, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

'Everest' director recalls tough shoot

 The director of Jake Gyllenhaal's mountain movie "Everest," Baltasar Kormakur, says the cast braved avalanches, the world?s most dangerous airport and frozen nostrils to shoot the film about a doomed 1996 climbing expedition.

Sep 29, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

'Everest' to release in India on September 18

 Hollywood thriller "Everest", which is based on the real-life incidents that took place in the 1996 mount Everest disaster, is all set to hit theatres in India on September 18.

Aug 17, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

Everest movie to open Venice Film Festival

The film "Everest", based on the 1996 disaster in which eight people died in a blizzard on the world`s highest mountain, will open the 72nd Venice Film Festival, organisers said on Thursday.

Jul 10, 2015, 04:04 AM IST

Everest moved 3 cm but height not affected by Nepal quakes

Mt Everest moved three cms during the recent devastating earthquakes in Nepal but contrary to earlier reports the height of world's tallest mountain has not been affected, Chinese official monitoring agency said Monday.

Jun 15, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Trailer of 3D biography-disaster film 'Everest' released

 The official trailer of actor Jason Clarke's 3D biography-disaster film "Everest" has been unveiled.

Jun 09, 2015, 08:30 AM IST

Nepal earthquake: Dozens killed as 7.3 magnitude strikes near Everest

A new 7.3-magnitude earthquake and several powerful aftershocks shook Nepal on Tuesday killing at least 36 people and injuring more than 1,000 injured. At least 17 have also died in India.

May 12, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

Nepal earthquake triggers avalanche at Mount Everest, reports say 18 killed

Climbers on Mount Everest were caught in a deadly earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, an AFP reporter at the mountain said, with reports of a major avalanche hitting the world`s highest peak.

Apr 25, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Nepal adopting safety measures for Everest climbing season

 Nepal is adopting special safety and communications measures this year for climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest, the world`s highest peak, an official here said.

Mar 09, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

Shamata Anchan warns stalker of police action

 TV actress Shamata Anchan of "Everest" fame has warned a stalker, who has been harassing her by calling at odd hours from different numbers, that she will file a police complaint against him.

Jan 13, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Romantic-comedy 'Tu Mera Hero' launched

New TV show “Tu Mera Hero”, about a lazy lad, was launched here Thursday and the makers claim that it will be like a breath of fresh air when it goes on air Dec 22 on an entertainment channel.

Dec 04, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

I got my dream début with Ashutosh Gowariker: Sahil Salathia

Sahil Salathia, who is not a new face in the glamour business, has made his acting début in filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker’s maiden television show ‘Everest’.

Nov 20, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Delhi boy Rohan Gandotra to play lead in Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Everest'

Delhi boy Rohan Gandotra has been chosen to play the malelead in Ashotush Gowariker's TV debut show 'Everest'.

Oct 28, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

'Everest' about a girl's ambition: Ashutosh Gowariker

'Lagaan' filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker is venturing into television with upcoming show 'Everest', which is about a daughter's determination to gain her father's acceptance by climbing the highest mountain peak.

Sep 17, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

AR Rahman scores music for Ashutosh Gowariker's debut TV show

 After the success of 'Lagaan' and 'Jodha Akbar', A R Rahman has teamed up with Ashutosh Gowariker for the director's debut television show titled 'Everest'. 

Sep 17, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Ashutosh Gowariker unveils promo, poster of 'EVEREST'

The promo and poster of filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker's TV show 'EVEREST' was launched here Tuesday.

Sep 16, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

Government officials on Everest to pacify angry Sherpas

Nepal`s tourism officials today met agitated Sherpa mountaineers on Mount Everest in the wake of the deadly avalanche that killed 16 mountain guides in the worst disaster on the world`s highest peak.

Apr 24, 2014, 16:40 PM IST

Everest was born after Asia was squeezed like toothpaste

Researchers have claimed that Mt. Everest was born after Asia was squeezed like a tube of toothpaste.

Mar 24, 2014, 10:57 AM IST