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13 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

A massive avalanche on Friday struck Mount Everest killing at least 13 Nepalese Sherpa guides and injuring several others in the deadliest mountaineering accident on the world's highest peak. The......

Monsoon havoc claims more lives in north, toll over 138

Flash floods and landslips triggered by the monsoon fury left eight more persons dead, taking the number of people killed in calamity-hit Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh to 138 even as 2700......

BBC director-general quits over false child abuse report

The director-general of the BBC George Entwistle has resigned a day after it emerged that it's flagship current affairs programme wrongly accused a former Conservative politician of child sex......

Diplomatic bag found after being buried for 46 years!

Creased but readable newspapers with headlines like Exchange of captured air crew today (between India and Pakistan) and government calenders are the contents of a jute "diplomatic bag" that was......

Siachen issue to be primarily settled by dialogue: US

The Siachen issue between India and Pakistan is to be primarily resolved through dialogue, but the United States is willing to help the two neighbors in whatever way it could, a State Department......

The truth about Swiss bank accounts

A large number of Indians may have parked funds in the Alpine country, but, says Somasroy Chakraborty, getting a Swiss bank account is not an easy affair. Opening an account in a Swiss bank, if......

This is how Swiss banks plan to woo rich clients

As Swiss banks lose their secrecy tag, some bankers here are coming up with innovative ideas to lure rich clients from India and other countries by providing services like 'cash courier' as well as......

125-member Indian delegation heads for Davos

A 125-member strong Indian delegation will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos, Switzerland this week, where they will highlight efforts being undertaken to turn around the......

Switzerland ready to discuss tax info-exchange with India

Intensifying efforts to address Indian concerns over alleged stashing of illicit funds in Swiss banks, Switzerland will send a delegation to India to discuss the ‘current situation’ and......

Swiss scramble to get banks off US tax hook

The Swiss government is expected to make a last-ditch attempt to protect its banks from criminal charges in the United States by issuing an executive order allowing them to pass data to US......

Looking forward to last Harry Potter film?

The trailer of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 is out, evoking mixed emotions among the fans of the blockbuster series around the world. While there's palpable excitement......

Santosh Sivan makes Malayalam cinema global

Ace cinematographer and director Santosh Sivan will take Malayalam cinema to the international audience with the magnum opus, Urumi. The title of the film comes with the tagline, The......

Did Neetu Chandra pull off a Yana Gupta?

Is Neetu Chandra going Yana Gupta's way?   The Czech hottie made headlines when she was clicked without her panties at an event. She later claimed that it was unintentional.  ......

First look: Spider-Man is back!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here!   There's good news for fans of Spider-Man.   The first look of the new Spider-Man movie is out. The still......

Coming up: 3D horror movie by Anurag Kashyap

This year, director, writer, producer (and sometimes actor) Anurag Kashyap had the unique experience of having his films play in three major international film festivals. In May, his home......

Himanshu Thakur ready for flag to fly at closing ceremony

India's only Olympic Alpine skier Himanshu Thakur finished last in the men's giant slalom on Wednesday and cannot wait for the Sochi Games to end. Not because he is homesick or fed-up with his......

Skiiers Jansrud, Samkova mine gold in Sochi mountains

Norway's Kjetil Jansrud sped to Olympic gold in the men's Super-G alpine skiing on Sunday and Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic won the women's snowboarding cross on the testing course where a......

The HOTTEST Sporting Buzz is here!

Olympian Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, who recently got a knee surgery, ditched her crutches to make a splash at New York Fashion Week. The most accomplished skier in US history dressed herself in a......

Tiger Woods' girl Lindsey Vonn says watching Sochi Olympics would be hard

Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, who will not be competing in 2014's Sochi Olympics as she's recovering from a recent knee surgery, has confessed that watching the winter games will be hard for her now......

Alpine skiing top official sees Michael Schumacher recovery chance

Michael Schumacher's helmet almost certainly saved his life and leisure skiers should always wear head protection, said the man behind the main safety measures in Alpine skiing. -Michael Schumacher......
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Q. in mountaineering : what are the terms Unzip (Zipper Fall, Zip Out): ?
Stalin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-mountaineering--what-are-the-terms-unzip-zipper-fall-zip-/25590084/answers/

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Q. What is meant by Alpine Start in mountain climbing terms ?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. A fall where one piece of protection after another is pulled out by the force of the fall. Often refers to the failure of intermediate protection...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-alpine-start-in-mountain-climbing-terms-/25590020/answers/25590095

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Q. What is Alpine Style in mpountain climbing terms?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. An early morning start in order to ascend before the snow becomes soft from the sun or in order to return before nightfall. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-alpine-style-in-mpountain-climbing-terms/25590021/answers/25590034

  Web results for Alpine
70 protesters killed, 500 wounded in Ukraine clashes

Kiev, Ukraine: Tossing firebombs, protesters advanced upon police lines on Thursday in Ukraine's embattled capital. Government snipers shot back,... ...

http://spaceviewtimes.com/global/item/7825-70-protesters-killed-500-wounded-in-ukraine-clashes
Best destinations you can still visit this summer

By: Rashmi Henriques Discounts came and flung by, friends asked you to join them, hours of research were spent online or at various holiday shops... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/features/travel/best-destinations-you-can-still-visit-this-summer/articleshow/34049268.cms
No Current Need for ECB to Act on Low Inflation, Nowotny...

There is no "urgent" need for the European Central Bank to act against slowing inflation, a member of the central bank's governing council said in... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_No-Current-Need-for-ECB-to-Act-on-Low-Inflation-Nowotny-Says_61935707.html
Climate change likely to make Everest even riskier

Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/climate-change-likely-to-make-everest-even-riskier-news-environment-and-nature-oexqJcdddig.html
Golfer Jeev Milkha Singh wins Asian Tour Lowest Putting Average award

The 42-year-old was also nominated for the Player of the Decade (2004-13) award but lost out to Thai star Thongchai Jaidee. Thongchai bagged two... ...

http://post.jagran.com/golfer-jeev-milkha-singh-wins-asian-tour-lowest-putting-average-award-1398249820

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