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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......

PM honours Sir Edmund

Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Tuesday paid glowing tributes to Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, who reached the summit of Everest on May 29, 1953.Delivering a speech during the gold......

Nepal honours climbers to mark Everest diamond jubilee

Nepal on Wednesday felicitated some of the top names in mountaineering, including an Indian, to mark the diamond jubilee of the first human ascent of Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world.......

Everest @ 60: 'Tenzing and Hillary inspire every mountaineer'

What is tenacity, one often wonders. Is it the ability to claw your way out of a difficult situation and stand tall despite all odds, or is the ability to embrace the challenges that life throws at......

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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Nepal tightens safety for Everest season

Nepal will arrange regular weather forecasts and tighten safety measures on Mount Everest to reassure climbers, an official said on Monday, after... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/nepal-tightens-safety-everest-season-609
Climb school gives up plan to shift Tenzing statueHMI heeds Sherpa grouse

Darjeeling, Feb. 22: The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute has decided to drop its plan to shift the statue of Everester Tenzing Norgay Sherpa... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150223/jsp/siliguri/story_4963.jsp
My father climbed Everest so that we wouldn't have to, says Tenzing's son

How many Sherpas does it take to carry an idiot down from Everest? At least 20, says Jamling Norgay, the son of arguably the most famous Sherpa in... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/mumbai/My-father-climbed-Everest-so-that-we-wouldnt-have-to-says-Tenzings-son/articleshow/46328458.cms
Nepal changes Everest route after avalanche deaths

Climbers scaling up Mount Everest (Photo: AFP) Kathmandu : Nepalese officials said Wednesday they are changing the route that climbers take up... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150218/nation-current-affairs/article/nepal-changes-everest-route-after-avalanche-deaths
In Dunedin, a slice of New Zealand's sporting legacy

I stumbled up New Zealand's Sports Hall of Fame almost by accident, and am grateful that I did. I entered Dunedin's spectacular Railway Station... ...

http://www.cricbuzz.com/cricket-news/70118/in-dunedin-a-slice-of-new-zealands-sporting-legacy

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