West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

HMI's breathe-easy aid easy on the pocket

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), Darjeeling, has come up with a low-cost innovation “for emergencies” amid the raging Covid-19 pandemic. At a time paucity of ventilators is m...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

NGOs cry out for Assam government help

As many as 73 NGOs are providing relief to the poor, stranded and marginalised families across the city with logistical backing from the Kamrup (metro) administration but there has been no direct gove...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

Stay home, win vacation to hills: HMI

In order to motivate people to stay indoors during the 21-days nationwide lockdown, a premier mountaineering institute in Darjeeling has come up with an innovative contest where participants can win a...
By PTI in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.20

Coronavirus cloud over Sikkim trek

The Covid-19 threat has put a question mark over a trek to be shepherded by Everester Premlata Agarwal next month.The pandemic has forced Premlata to keep her fingers crossed even though most of the s...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 12.03.20

Beijing cancels Everest permits

China has cancelled permits for Mount Everest because of the coronavirus, expedition organisers said Thursday, ahead of the spring climbing season on the world’s highest peak.Last year’s traffic-c...
By AFP in Kathmandu

North East  /  Published 23.02.20

Adventure sports at Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden

Adventure sports facilities are being set up on the premises of the Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden on Sunday.The installation of the adventure sport facilities is the result of a memorandum of u...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.20

TSAF gears up for summer thrill

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation, with its winter sojourn coming to an end later this month, has switched gears to conduct the annual summer outdoor leadership programme in the Garhwal Himalayas in Utt...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

60 join HMI climbathon

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling has finalised its plan to conduct the institution’s first-ever climbathon in which 60 participants will climb three peaks within nine days.In cli...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

TSAF climbers scale newer heights

Climbers of Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF), who donned Jharkhand jerseys, came up with excellent performances at the Open National Sports Climbing Championship that concluded here on Monday ev...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

HMI lines up climbathon

Marathon is passé, for those interested in checking their endurance ability, the test lies in Climbathon. Come April-May, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in Darjeeling will organise a ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Calcutta


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