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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......

'Scaling Everest was like a pilgrimage'

Image: Captain Manmohan Singh Kohli and his team at the summit of Mount Everest, May 20, 1965 Exactly 50 years ago, the first Indian team led by Manmohan Singh Kohli reached the summit of Mount......

Nepal quake: Don't rush to Everest just yet, warn experts

The majestic Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, holds an intense attraction for climbers and trekkers from across the world. Perhaps it's these "fatal attractions" that have failed to deter......

'Flying is in my blood'

CORRECT!How does one describe a man like Mr Vijaypat Singhania? An industrialist? An aviator? An adventurer? Well he is all that and much more.Singhania, the chairman emeritus of the Raymond Group......

Revisiting Dev Anand-Asha Parekh's frothy romance, Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Dev Anand and Asha Parekh's Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai (1961). Speckled in song, dance and romance, Nasir Hussain's......

IMF to honour Hilary, Norgay

The Indian Mountaineering Foundation will honour Everesters Sir Edumnd Hillary and the late Tenzing Norgay at a function to be held at Vigyan Bhavan on May 20.A statement from the IMF said the two......

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......

Paes, Gopichand get Padma Bhushan; Yuvraj Padma Shri

Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award while cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among seven sportspersons named......

Sports ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna

The clamour may have been for Sachin Tendulkar, but the Sports Ministry has recommended hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civillian honour. "The letter......
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Indians caught the climbing bug late in the day

For a country that had the most magnificent mountain range in the world in its backyard, India was remarkably uninterested in any sort of... ...

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Stories behind watches

"I love the true story behind that (watch)," Walti said. According to the company's website, the watch was launched to mark Ferrari's Formula 1... ...

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The timeless hill stations of West Bengal

Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong. West Bengal's trinity of hill stations offer the best value-for-money summer vacation in the Eastern Himalayas.... ...

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Bagdogra to felicitate Everesters,...

The Gorkha community of Bagdogra and its environs will felicitate Everest climbers Sulaxchana Tamang and Trishala Gurung as also Siliguri police... ...

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SJDA to conduct assets' survey

Siliguri, July 12: The Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority has taken up the task of checking the status of all properties it owns, including... ...

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