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Mount Everest
Opinion  /  Published 08.01.22

Climb every mountain

Martin Luther King had dreamt that “one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low” for people of colour. That dream is about to come true as a team of ni...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.22

Covid threat to Everest trip

Uncertainty has wrapped Tata Steel Adventure Foundation's upcoming Mount Everest expedition. The Covid-19 pandemic, which has made a comeback to the world, has forced officials of the premier &nb...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 26.11.21

Everest beckons

Although mountain-dwellers would probably disagree with this unilateral depiction of “mankind”, Storti lays a finger on how advances in mountaineering in Europe, allied with the colonialis...
By Amit R. Baishya

Books  /  Published 01.10.21

Heeding a higher calling

Among the book’s long cast of “failed” heroes, Eric Shipton shines the brightest. In 1933, the year in which James Hilton was busy drafting the ridiculous contours of his Shangri-La,...
By Deeptanil Ray

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.08.21

Team of 15 for Sham Valley trek in Ladakh

Legendary climber Bachendri Pal will lead a 15-member team for the Sham Valley trek in Ladakh from August 24 to 29. The team, including six women, will arrive in Leh on August 24 before driving to Li...

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Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.21

Training climb for Everest-bound Asmita

The Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) has planned an acclimatisation trip for Asmita Dorjee who has been selected for next year's Mount Everest expedition. The 37-year-old Jamshedpur-based c...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

People  /  Published 08.07.21

Conquering Covid and Mount Everest

What do you eat once you are up in the mountains? Till the base camp, where we spend most of the time, supplies come on yaks or porters or helicopters. So, you get fresh vegetables and fruits to some...
By Saionee Chakraborty

World  /  Published 28.06.21

Himalayan Covid denial on Everest

In April at Mount Everest base camp, where climbers acclimatise to the extreme altitude before heading to the summit of the world’s highest peak, Jangbu Sherpa fell ill with a cough and fever. ...
By Bhadra Sharma, Emily Schmall in Kathmandu

States  /  Published 02.06.21

Everest aced amid pandemic

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By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

World  /  Published 31.05.21

Asia's first blind man to conquer Everest

The 46-year-old Chinese Zhang Hong has scaled the tallest peak in the world from the Nepal side, becoming the first blind man in Asia and the third in the world to climb Mount Everest. “No matt...
By Reuters and AP in Mount Everest, Nepal


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