Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.19

TSAF climbers eye national platform

A 10-member team from Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) will compete in the All India Sport Climbing Competition (speed and bouldering) in New Delhi on April 20 and 21.The two-day event is being ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

HMI lines up climbathon

Marathon is pass√©, 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 ‚Ä...
By Vivek Chhetri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Tenzing‚Äôs ‚Äėtoughest‚Äô peak falls to civilian team

September 15 was a Sunday. Around the time Calcuttans were gearing up for festive shopping after a late breakfast, a team from the city and its outskirts conquered a 24,000ft Himalayan peak that Tenzi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.05.19

Festival aims to soar high over mountains

A Mountain Film Festival, with screening of films on climbing, adventure sports and culture of the Himalayan region selected by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF), is being organised here by t...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

Adventure tourism over ecological concerns

Sir ‚ÄĒ The Union home ministry recently lifted mountaineering restrictions on 137 Himalayan peaks, including the Kanchenjunga. This has particularly miffed Sikkim, as 12 of the peaks are considered s...
By The Telegraph


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


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