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Bachendri Pal
Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.21

Fit@50 members to be trained at Garhwal

Members of the Fit@50+ Women’s Trans Himalayan Expedition will assemble in Garhwal Himalayas in October to train for the 4,500 journey. The expedition, which was scheduled in May, has been put ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.21

Women's Himalaya adventure put off

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) has postponed the FIT@50+ Women’s Trans Himalayan Expedition ’21 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. The expedition, organised in collaboration with t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.21

Steel city mom ready for Himalayan trip

Payo Murmu is working hard to strike the right balance between her age and family commitments. The 57-year-old mother of three grown up sons is keen to give a good account of herself when she joins t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.21

Bachendri to lead team of 50+ women

Chanakya Chaudhary, vice-president (corporate services), Tata Steel, said: “For more than three and a half decades, Tata Steel Adventure Foundation has played a pioneering role in creating an en...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Pupils' tribute to a mountaineer

A lash from her tongue can get even the dead back on their feet.Bachendri Pal grinned, her mouth hidden partially behind a handkerchief, as a protégé described the first Indian woman to climb Mt Eve...
By Bitan Sikdar in Jamshdepur

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Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.19

Steel city’s best Pal to bid goodbye, head to Dehradun

Bachendri Pal may bid goodbye to Jamshedpur and her employer Tata Steel after retirement, but will continue to strive for women empowerment. The legendary mountaineer, whose five-year extension at the...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.19

TSAF feels ‘absence’ of Bachendri Pal

Climbers looking to conquer the world’s tallest peak under the banner of the steel city’s premier adventure outfit may be in for a disappointment as it has not sent any climber to Mt Everest this...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.18

Clean Ganga drive on its last lap

The Mission Clean Ganga Haridwar-Patna expedition is on its last lap with the team from Tata Steel having collected 53 tonnes of wastes so far.The 40-member team — 20 men and as many women — led b...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

TSAF cancels Everest trek

No climber from Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) will annexe Mount Everest this year.The premier Jamshedpur-based adventure outfit has dropped plans to send a mountaineer (or mountaineers) to th...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.19

Padma winners superwomen for real

One has climbed peaks that no Indian woman before her dreamt of. Another has stood up to defend voiceless trees against powerful, unscrupulous men. Both Everester Bachendri Pal and green crusader Jamu...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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