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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.22

Six from Jalpaiguri scale Lady Keylong

A team of the Nature & Trekkers’ Club of Jalpaiguri (NTCJ) successfully scaled the Lady of Keylong peak in the Himachal Himalayas on Sunday morning, Bhaskar Das, the team leader, said on Mon...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Places  /  Published 01.06.22

Stories from the summits: Kolkata-based forum documents epic mountaineering tales

Patra wants more mountaineering aficionados to be a part of their website and their community. He believes that it will help them cover a wide variety of mountain-travel related topics and document mo...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.22

Adventure calling at safari park

Animal lovers and adventure sports buffs will have more reasons to visit the Bengal Safari Park, the only wild animal safari park in the state located on the fringes of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, a...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.21

Rare feat for Himalayan Mountaineering Institute head: Adventure award twice

Group Captain Jai Kishan, principal of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling, will receive the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award, the highest honour in adventure sports in India, ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 29.10.21

Mountaineers point out challenges after Uttarakhand tragedy

Mountaineers from Bengal said restrictions on using good communication devices is a major challenge faced in the Indian Himalayas. The death of 10 trekkers from Bengal in two accidents in Uttarakhand...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.21

Bodies of 5 more trekkers reach Kolkata from Uttarakhand

The bodies of five trekkers from Bengal who died on a trekking expedition in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand arrived in Kolkata on Thursday. The bodies of Sagar Dey, 27, Sarit Sekhar Das, 37, and C...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.21

Venkaiah to visit Darjeeling on Oct 22

 Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu will visit Darjeeling on October 22. “A programme has been scheduled at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute the same day. The Vice-President will leave...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 27.07.21

Far from sustainable

The 70th general assembly of the United Nations called on countries “to ensure that all people have the same opportunities to live a better life without compromising our planet” as part of...
By Gautam Bhattacharya


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