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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......

Nepalese soldier wins Tenzing-Hillary Marathon on Everest

Nepali soldier Bed Bahadur Sunuwar won the world's highest marathon in the snow-covered foothills of Mount Everest. Sunuwar, who was among the 150 local and foreign runners in the race, completed a......

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......
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India and 21st century's most controversial book on global economy; check out the link

Piketty's book is a sweeping saga of wars and revolutions, the rich and poor, and love and loss French economist Thomas Piketty's Capital in the... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/india-and-21st-centurys-most-controversial-book-on-global-economy-check-out-the-link/297075
Adventure of stand up paddleboarding in Ganga

The adventure community is always on the lookout for exciting new expeditions and activities – if not to take part in, at least to follow and,... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/adventure-stand-paddleboarding-ganga-784
Himalayan Fake

So it has been announced that the prize souvenir Sir Edmund Hillary carried home from his yeti expedition is a fake. Since the alleged scalp of the... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/himalayan-fake/871323
It's all so deeply democratic

British climber and former serviceman Leslie Binns abandoned his own summit attempt, 500 metres from the top, to save the life of Sunita Hazra, an... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/it-s-all-so-deeply-democratic/147860.html
Post-Independence rare photographs on display at the IndiartGallery

An exhibition of rare photographs from India's post-Independence era will be held from June 6 to June 16 at the Indiart Gallery, Bhosalenagar, from... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/pune-post-independence-rare-photographs-082000736.html

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