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Why so many die climbing Everest

Long queues near the top prolonged the wait times this year, causing oxygen tanks and physical endurance to drain on the way down.The 'traffic jams' likely contributed to the death of 11 people......

Army claims to have spotted footprints of 'Yeti'

The Indian Army has claimed its mountaineering expedition team in the higher Himalayas had found "mysterious footprints" in the snow that they believe belong to the Yeti or the abominable snowman,......

Does the Yeti exist? Many 'sightings', but no proof!

On April 30, the Indian Army posted images of what they claim are the footprints of a Yeti. In their tweet, they mention that the mysterious footprint measured 32x15 inches and was found close to......

Anyone know what Modi and Xi discussed?

'Till today, we don't know what PM Modi discussed with Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, but we have been told that the relations have been reset.''We have no evidence from China to show that anything......

One of life's less remarked upon blessings...

... 'is long lives are generally the norm today,' says Rahul Jacob.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com When a childhood friend and I met Jan Morris just before a speaking engagement at a posh......

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......

Boxing legend Mary Kom to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan

MC Mary Kom is only the fourth sportsperson in the country to be given the Padma Vibhushan after chess wizard Viswanathan Anand, mountaineer Edmund Hillary and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who......

Padma Awards: Mary Kom, Sindhu in first all-women list

IMAGE: Six-time World Boxing Champion, MC Mary Kom has been recommended for the Padma Vibhushan by the Sports Ministry. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI The Sports Ministry sent its first-ever......

Sports Shorts: Indian women's hockey team wins Malaysia series 4-0

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Thursday IMAGE: India’s players celebrate after Navjot Kaur scores in the concluding match of the bilateral women’s hockey......

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......

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