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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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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. Which famous person set up the Himalayan trust in 1965 to help the Sherpas by providing the basic needs?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A.  more

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Nauty
Q. Who was the First Person to reach Mount Everest1) Stephen Hack2) Edmund Hillary3) Ranjeet Rao4) Bhadur Singh
Nauty:  A. Sir Edmund Hillary more

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Prem Chand
Q. vah phalaa insan jo evrest maunen par chda tha
Prem Chand:  A. Edmund Hillary more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/vah-phalaa-insan-jo-evrest-maunen-par-chda-tha/26087585/answers/26804772

sarojini mody
Q. Sixty years ago , -------, ---------, stood on mount ------.He had taken 4 ------,------,------,-------, with him. do u know them/?
Sarojini Mody:  A. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, together :) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sixty-years-ago--------------------stood-on-mount-------.he-/25860915/answers/26087594

pravin
Q. In which country was mountaineer and explorer Edmund Hillary born?
Pravin:  A. edmund HIllary, and Tensing EVEREST more

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PRWeb 2014-11-24 Geothermal Resources Council announces the best presentations showcased at the 38th GRC Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon... ...

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Dutch Adventurer Heads to the South Pole on Tractor

Dutch adventurer Manon "Tractor Girl" Ossevoort is setting out to fulfill a decade-long dream of chugging her way to the South Pole, after driving... ...

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Yeti Hunter

Did you know that the search for the Abominable Snowman led by Edmund Hillary had a strong Kolkata connect? The Yeti remained untraced, but we... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/Yeti-Hunter/articleshow/45235081.cms
MoS Defence assures to pursue demand for Bharat Ratna to Tenzing Norgay

Union Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh on Thursday said he would take up in earnest with the Union government the popular demand... ...

http://echoofindia.com/darjeeling-mos-defence-assures-pursue-demand-bharat-ratna-tenzing-norgay-71788
Do these creatures actually exist?

Loch Ness Monster: Popularly known as 'Nessie', the creature is reputedly a huge animal that inhabits the Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.... ...

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