Mountain Climbers
World  /  Published 21.09.20

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

Entertainment  /  Published 22.08.20

Scaling the heights

Age: 29 Education: Degree in journalism and mass communication. Certificate in Peace and Conflict Resolution from School of International Training in Vermont. They have also graduated in sport and...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.12.19

Young climbers eye new heights

Opportunity awaits budding climbers from Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) in the Tata Steel sport climbing championship that will unfold in the steel city for the first time on Saturday.The clim...
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

People  /  Published 25.05.19

Story of a young mountaineer

BREAKING: Heartbreak. This Wednesday, Piyali Basak was 500 metres away from the summit of Mt Everest when she had to abort her attempt and return to base camp. She had run out of oxygen. She had run o...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.19

Agile Anisha wins gold

The country’s top sport climber in junior-girls’ category, Anisha Verma, clinched gold in lead climbing at the ongoing Open National Sport Climbing Championship a.k.a Tata Steel Sport Climbing Cha...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.19

Sport climber girls impress German ace

Professional climber Chiara Hanke is very impressed with the participants, specially girls, who are here for the Open National Sport Climbing Championship organised by Tata Steel.Invited as a guest by...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.20

TSAF stint for tribal climber

Swarnalata Dalai is all set to scale a new high next month.The 22-year-old tribal woman from Jagadhia village in Jajpur district of Odisha, who climbed Mount Everest in 2018, will be joining Tata Stee...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

Snare traps could undo tiger conservation gains

Skewed balanceSir — Cricket has traditionally been a game that pits a batsman and a bowler against each other in conditions equally suited to both. However, with the advent of television and the gro...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 15.02.19

China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

China will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest from the north by one-third this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's highest peak, state media reported Mon...
By AP in Beijing


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