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Trekkers on Nepal's mountains pressured into 'unnecessary rescues' for profit

Dodgy operators scam tens of thousands of dollars from insurance companies by pushing trekkers to accept airlifts for minor illnesses.

28 Jun 2018 2:27 PM

A life at high altitude shapes human body, but how?

The bodies of people born into the rarefied atmospheres of the Andes, Himalayas react and adapt in real time, probably from foetal stage.

20 Jun 2018 11:58 AM

Mount Everest has turned into 'world's highest rubbish dump'

Fluorescent tents, discarded climbing equipment, empty gas canisters, human excrement litter the well-trodden route to summit of the peak.

17 Jun 2018 1:08 PM

Like father, like daughter

Ajeet and Deeya Bajaj, open up about becoming India’s first father-daughter duo to successfully reach the summit of Mount Everest.

03 Jun 2018 6:02 AM

Muri Linggi, mother of 4, is third Arunachal woman to scale Mount Everest

Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein congratulated her and said she has made the state proud.

17 May 2018 7:20 PM


First Indian father-daughter duo create history as they scale Mount Everest

Father-daughter duo were the first Indians to traverse Mt Elbrus (5642 m) from the North side to the South Side (via the summit) in 2012.

17 May 2018 11:31 AM

Gurgaon’s Bajajs first Indian father-daughter to scale Everest

As proud as she is of the two of them, she admits being worried while they are on their expeditions, more so for her daughter.

17 May 2018 5:22 AM

Veteran Sherpa guide scales Everest for record 22nd time

A government official at the base camp, Gyanendra Shrestha, says Kami Rita reached the summit on Wednesday and is safely descending.

16 May 2018 1:26 PM

Australian breaks world record with Mt Everest summit

Steve Plain conquered Everest 117 days after he reached Antartica's highest peak Mount Vinson breaking previous summit record by nine days.

14 May 2018 4:53 PM

Icy ponds on Himalayan glaciers influence water flow: study

Water flowing from glacierised catchments in the Himalaya is a critical water resource for mountain dwellers in particular.

29 Jan 2018 8:37 PM


Don't need India: Nepal declines offer to jointly re-measure Mt Everest

India is being requested to provide the levelling data while China has been asked to provide the gravity data.

27 Dec 2017 5:10 PM

Climbing Mount Everest may lead to psychosis: study

Climbing highest mountains in the world such as Mount Everest can actually cause psychosis, according to a study.

19 Dec 2017 2:33 PM

Monarchy, Maoist blasts, hopes for Federal Republic: Nepal votes after 18 years

More than 15 million eligible voters will pick a 275-member legislature, the first under a new constitution agreed after years of wrangling.

26 Nov 2017 12:56 PM

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner, and the art of not getting killed

After a lifetime of seeking out the next frontier, he believes filmmaking will be his final project.

15 Oct 2017 10:57 AM

Adventure is in my blood, says Satendra Sangwan

Captain Satendra Sangwan led an expedition up Mount everest, with sheer grit and a prosthetic leg to help him up to the second camp.

01 Oct 2017 10:45 PM


Pune Police constables dismissed from force for faking Mount Everest expedition

On June 5, 2016, they went public with their claim that they were the first Indian couple to reach the Mount Everest summit.

08 Aug 2017 10:07 AM

Do not cry if I don’t return one day, celebrate my death: Anshu Jamsenpa

Anshu Jamsenpa made the fastest double ascent of Mount Everest becoming the first woman to reach earth’s highest point twice in five days.

08 Jul 2017 6:34 AM

Nepal honours Indian climber who scaled Everest 6 times

The veteran mountaineer climbed the 8,848-metre high mountain peak, the world's tallest, for the sixth time on May 27.

09 Jun 2017 7:11 PM

Venkaiah Naidu lauds underprivileged Andhra students for climbing Everest

19 youngsters started out for the summit on April 8 after a 6-month-long training, but only 14 completed the climb successfully.

06 Jun 2017 1:46 PM

Indian Army men climb Mount Everest without using oxygen cylinders

The four soldiers have become the first team to climb earth's highest peak without supplementary oxygen.

03 Jun 2017 4:50 PM