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

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.21

HMI honours Radhanath Sikdar

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) on Saturday dedicated a library after Radhanath Sikdar, the first person to reckon the height of Mount Everest whose contribution has often been overlooked...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.21

Glenary's plan falls through

The Darjeeling district administration is reportedly averse to Glenary’s plan to set up an isolation centre for Covid-19 patients in its restaurant on its top floor, as it is in the heart of the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.04.21

Adventure mentor gears up for Everest

Climbing mountains, running and stretching exercises at a height of 4,500 ft above sea level is a daily routine for Asmita Dorjee as she prepares for a Herculean task. The 37-year-old Jamshedpur...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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