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Mount Everest
Jharkhand  /  Published 16.04.21

Adventure mentor gears up for Everest

Climbing mountains, running and stretching exercises at a height of 4,500 ft above sea level is a daily routine for Asmita Dorjee as she prepares for a Herculean task. The 37-year-old Jamshedpur...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

People  /  Published 22.03.21

Radhanath Sikdar: A past we must preserve

Radhanath Sikdar was the first person to calculate the height of Mount Everest, in 1852. The brilliant student of mathematics at Hindu College had mastered Newtonian mathematics and physics and inven...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.02.21

Everest climb plan in 2022

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) has planned to send candidates for Mount Everest expedition next year after a three-year hiatus. The premier Jamshedpur-based adventure outfit could not find a ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 12.02.21

Nepal bans 2 Indian climbers for 6 years

Nepal has banned two Indian climbers and their team leader from carrying out any mountaineering expeditions in the country for six years after a probe found that they had faked their Mount Everest sum...
By PTI in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 09.12.20

Everest now taller by 2 feet

China and Nepal on Tuesday jointly announced a new height of Mount Everest at 8848.86 metres, or about 29,031 feet, two feet higher than what Chinese surveyors had measured 15 years ago. China’...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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World  /  Published 22.09.20

Everester Ang Rita Sherpa dead

Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died of a lengthy illness on Monday, his family said, an event that fellow sherpas called a major loss to Nepal and the climbing communi...
By Reuters in Kathmandu

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Watching Yuvraj back in form is exhilarating

Sir — Watching the southpaw, Yuvraj Singh, playing like he used to at his peak was exhilarating. As a player for the Mumbai Indians in a match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian P...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.19

Edmund Hillary @ 100: tales of man on mission

On Saturday, Edmund Hillary turned 100.Calcutta remembered him with stories and anecdotes of not only as the mountaineer who became the first to climb Mount Everest in 1953, but a person who went on t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

In his father’s footsteps to the Himalayas

Mountaineers consider the Hillary Step the last hurdle before they make it to the summit. It is more than 50m from the summit.“Above all I think there is something special about Hillary Step, that i...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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