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52-yr-old Nepali Sherpa scales Everest for 26th time; breaks own record

A 52-year-old Nepali Sherpa has climbed Mount Everest for the 26th time, bettering his own record for most number of times to scale the world's highest peak, expedition planners said on Sunday.......

BJP tweets video of Rahul Gandhi at nightclub, triggers war of words

A video of Rahul Gandhi went viral on social media on Tuesday triggering a row, with the Bharatiya Janata Party alleging he was at a 'nightclub' when his party is 'exploding', evoking a sharp......

G20 leaders agree to strengthen WHO to fast-track EUA for Covid vax: Goyal

The G20 leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have agreed that the World Health Organisation would be strengthened to fast-track the process for emergency use authorisation for Covid-19......

India to host G20 summit in 2023; Goyal appointed Sherpa

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has been appointed as India's Sherpa for the G20, an influential grouping that brings together the world's major economies.   IMAGE: Union Minister......

France begins judicial probe into Rafale deal

A French judge has been appointed to lead a "highly sensitive" judicial investigation into alleged "corruption and favouritism" in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter jet deal with India, French......

Shaktikanta Das first RBI governor under Modi to get extension

The government has extended the term of Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das by another three years, up to December 2024, according to an official order. IMAGE: Reserve Bank of India......

US-China trade war is a great chance for India to woo MNCs: Panagariya

Arvind Panagariya, eminent economist and former vice-chairman of Niti Aayog, said, even though there were "some sticky issues" between India and the US, tariff cuts, sufficient labour and land......

From North Block to Mint Street, Shaktikanta Das has traversed a long way

From defending the shock announcement of demonetisation to spearheading the remonetisation drive that included the cumbersome process of printing and supplying new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes, his......

Shaktikanta Das named new RBI Governor

He will be the first bureaucrat to head the central bank in almost five years. Former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das, who spearheaded the post-demonetisation normalisation of the economy, was on......

Now, a start-up to track radio cab drivers

  Not only can the person behind the wheel be traced but also how he’s driving can be monitored Recently, there were reports that the Karnataka government had imposed strict rules on......

Bridge Of Spies, Carol dominate BAFTA 2016 nominations

The nominations for the 69th British Academy Film Awards -- or the BAFTAs -- have been announced, and it seems to be a Tom Hanks and Cate Blanchett show all the way! Their films -- Bridge Of......

10 movies you must see at MAMI

Satyajit Ray. Films from Italy, Iceland and Albania feature on Aseem Chhabra's list. Mumbai's own international film festival is back -- in a new incarnation, with a new team, infused by new......

Mountaineer Yadav's Everest summit climb fake

...Won't get Tenzing Norgay award: Ministry sources IMAGE: Narender Singh Yadav’s name had been withdrawn from the 2020 Tenzing Norgay Award list. Photograph: Mountaineer Narender......

Nepali Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 24th time

Kami has already climbed most peaks above 8,000 metres, including K2, Cho-oyu, Lhoste and Annapurna among others.   IMAGE: Kami, who had conquered the Everest for the 23rd time on May 15,......

This mother of teenagers conquered Everest 5 times

'When I am at the top, I always feel I am blessed and closer to god.' IMAGE: Anshu Jamsenpa on Mount Everest. All photographs: Kind courtesy Tsering Wange/Facebook There is something unattainable......

Did this Indian couple fake Everest summit photos?

Indian climbers banned from Nepal over fake Everest photos IMAGE: Police constables Tarakeshwari and Dinesh Rathod. Photograph: Facebook Nepal on Tuesday banned an Indian couple from mountain......

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......

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