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Mount Everest
News  /  Published 12.09.22

Missing climbers from West Bengal traced by rescue team, declared safe

Four climbers from West Bengal who had been missing for nearly four days while scaling Mount Ali Ratni Tibba, a 18,000-feet-high peak in Himachal Pradesh, have been found by rescue teams sent by the H...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

North East  /  Published 09.09.22

Aerial search for mountaineers

“A mountaineer who accompanied Tapi Mra on an expedition to Mount Kyarisatam in 2021 was on board to help the army identify the campsites,” the official, who is coordinating the search ope...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.22

Peaking concern: pull of the highest peaks

“Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit,” a famous climber had once mused, “[lies] the answer to the mystery why we climb.” The search for this mystery has be...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 02.09.22

Army effort to rescue Everester

 Altogether 31 army personnel, three local mountaineers and 60 porters embarked on a mission to rescue Everester Tapi Mra and his assistant Niki Dao of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. The duo wen...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.08.22

Arunachal mountaineer missing

Tapi Mra, the first Arunachalee to conquer Mount Everest has reportedly been missing for the past seven days when he was on an official mission to explore the snow-capped Mount Kyarisatam, one of the ...
By PTI in Itanagar

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West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.22

Mountaineer Piyali Basak returns Chandernagore home

Piyali Basak, who scaled Mount Everest almost without supplementary oxygen, came home to Hooghly’s Chandernagore after two months on Saturday. People of Chandernagore gave  the 31-year-old...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.22

Piyali Basak scales Mount Lhotse, too

Piyali Basak of Chandernagore scaled Mount Lhotse on Tuesday, barely two days after she had conquered Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world. The primary school teacher from Chandernagore in Ho...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.05.22

To Everest summit, with rice and dal

Senior Congress MLA Suresh Kumar Routray’s son, Sidharth Routray, returned to the state on Sunday after scaling Mount Everest. He conquered the world’s highest peak on May 15. “It&r...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

Alumnus with Mount Hermon flag on Mount Everest

Pramod Shrestha “Goofy” did not goof up when he took the flag of Mount Hermon School atop Mount Everest in a bid to turn the spotlight on famous academic institutions in the Darjeeling hil...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

Test to track asteroid Tenzing

Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the first man to climb the highest point on the earth, along with Sir Edmund Hillary, continues to create records in the space, too. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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