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 25.02.21

Celebrate Women's Day with adventure

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF), in line with its commitment and motto to empower women, has planned multiple events to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. These events are o...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.21

Mission Indian capitals, on cycle

On a mission to make a world record to visit every Indian capital, 25-year-old mountaineer Uma Singh had started his journey on November 30 from Lucknow, and is currently in Jharkhand to achieve his g...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.11.20

Trekking team makes history

However, this did not keep the members from starting to prepare for the next challenge to climb the  Bali Pass on October 17. With several exposed sections on the way, the journey was not easy. B...
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


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

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.18

Wildlife conservation must be a high priority

By The Telegraph in

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

India  /  Published 22.05.19

Kashmir's first woman Everester

Nahida Manzoor, 23, on Wednesday became the first woman Everester from Kashmir, a feat that brought cheer back home.Transcend Adventures, a Hyderabad-based organisation that conducts expeditions, anno...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.19

Why third is more difficult than first

A mountaineer from Bengal died hours after scaling Kanchenjungha (8,586m) a few days ago, while another breathed his last on his way to the peak.Two other members of the team suffered altitude sicknes...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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