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PICS: 60 years ago, these men conquered Everest

On May 29, 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first men to reach the top of Mount Everest. Since then, much has changed -- but not the enthusiasm -- more than 3,000 climbers......

'The journey is more important than the summit'

On the 60th anniversary of the conquest of Mt Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, Krushnaa Patil, one of the youngest mountaineers to scale not only Everest but most of the other......

Hillary sets up camp right on track

Hillary Clinton, who was named after Sir Edmund Hillary whom her parents admired, set out on her own hazardous expedition to India well equipped and well prepared. She could not have reached the......

Final farewell to Sir Edmund Hillary

Over 500 international dignitaries attended the state funeral for Sir Edmund Hillary at St Mary's Church in Auckland, New Zealand on Tuesday. Thousands across the nation paid their last respects to......

Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary is dead

We knocked that bastard off." That is what Sir Edmund Hillary said after he scaled Mount Everest in May 1953. And that probably sums up the man and his spirit. The 88-year-old New Zealander, who......

Shekhar Kapur's Paani to finally take off

Shekhar Kapur is all set to revive his ambitious project Paani in March. The film will highlight the world's fast changing climate, and its adverse effects.Kapur, who was in New Delhi recently to......

Arunima is first woman amputee to conquer Mt. Everest

In a show of indomitable spirit, zeal and grit, Arunima Sinha became the first woman in the world to conquer Mt. Everest in prosthetic legs. The 26-year-old successfully climbed the highest peak in......

Jharkhand climber conquers highest peak in the world

Susen Mahato, a rural youth from Jharkhand, climbed the Mt Everest this morning to become the fourth person from the state to conquer the highest peak in the world. Another climber in the......

Bedi bats for beleaguered Team India, slams BCCI

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi hit out at officials of the Board of Control for Cricket in India in the aftermath of the Test debacle Down Under, asking why those in power don'tquit when......

Twenty20 cricket goes to Everest

Twenty20 cricket is all set to touch a new high with some British amateurs gearing up to play a fund-raising match at Gorak Shep -- just 135 meters below the Everest base camp -- on April 21.The......

Tendulkar, Anand get Padma Vibhushan

Sachin Tendulkar and Viswanathan Anand added another feather to their caps after being selected for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian award.The 34-year-old......
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10 most powerful photos of history

Photo 1: John F Kennedy Jr, three year old salutes salutes as the casket of his father, the late President John F Kennedy while the coffin was... ...

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Resident Worked to Make Alaska the 49th State

From her apartment at Morning Pointe of Lexington, Kentucky, Irene Russell could share stories about how she began her career as an... ...

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Rage over rapes in Nepal too

Kalaiya, the headquarter of Bara district in Indo-Nepal border close to Bihar, remained tense for five days last week. The streets of this town... ...

http://blogs.hindustantimes.com/kurakani-in-kathmandu/2015/03/17/rage-over-rapes-in-nepal-too/
Plan to conserve Edmund Hillary's Antarctic hut

A plan to conserve New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist and one of the first persons to climb Mount Everest, Edmund Hillary's hut... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a536322.html
Tenzing hasn't been given enough recognition, says Edmund Hillary's son Peter

'Sachin is a genius, so is Tagore, but...' Hillary Jr baffled why the great mountaineer was not awarded Bharat Ratna. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-tenzing-hasn-t-been-given-enough-recognition-says-edmund-hillary-s-son-peter-2069113

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