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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......

Late Aus cricketer Hughes's bat, jerseys head to Mount Everest

Phillip Hughes of Australia. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Chhurim Sherpa began her journey for a third ascent to Mount Everest on Sunday but this time some odd items were also part of her......

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......
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Japan finger frostbite victim exposes Nepali desperation

KATHMANDU A Japanese man has become the unlikely face of Nepal's desperate efforts to revive its climbing industry, seeking to conquer Everest... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/25/nepal-everest-idINKCN0QU1AF20150825
Japanese climber to become first to attempt Mt Everest ascent since Nepal earthquakes

Kathmandu: A Japanese climber will be the first to attempt to scale Mount Everest since a massive earthquake in April triggered avalanches that... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150824/world-neighbours/article/japanese-climber-become-first-attempt-mt-everest-ascent-nepal
Japanese, who lost nine fingers, will be the first to climb

By Agencies | Posted 47 minutes ago The 33-year-old climber had lost nine fingers during his first four attempts at scaling the world's... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mount-everest-reopens-japanese-who-lost-nine-fingers-will-be-the-first-to-climb/16479163
The open water swimmer who conquered five oceans

Bhakti Sharma is a 26-year-old open water swimmer from Udaipur. brings you her inspiring story As a kid, Bhakti Sharma wasn't just happy... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-bhakti-sharma-the-open-water-swimmer-who-conquered-five-oceans-2108353
Incredibly hazy with flowing ice

Pluto is hazier than scientists expected and appears to be covered with flowing ice. The team responsible for the New Horizons flyby of Pluto... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/conditions-on-pluto-incredibly-hazy-with-flowing-ice/article1-1372893.aspx

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