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President flags-in Indian Army’s Everest team


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday flagged in a mixed Indian Army team that scaled Mount Everest, creating history by putting 17 climbers on the world's ... Read more...

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Palak paneer to tandoori - Indian food a hit in Helsinki (Feature) (With Images)


June 28th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 28 (IANS) When one thinks of this Land of the Midnight Sun, the first thing that comes to one's mind is reindeer meat. But this capital city of ... Read more...

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Nepali runner wins world’s highest marathon race


May 29th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmanu, May 29 (IANS) Nepali runner Phurbu Tamang regained the title in the world's highest "Qomolangma Marathon" race Tuesday at the foothills of Mount Qomolangma -- the Tibetan name for ... Read more...

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Bachendri Pal’s brother, 2 others scale Mt. Everest (With Images)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, from Jharkhand scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest early Saturday, the company sponsoring the expedition said here. Among the three ... Read more...

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Japanese lady, 73, awarded for scaling Mt. Everest


May 26th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) A 73-year-old Japanese lady who climbed Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, this past week has been awarded by the Guinness World Records.On Friday, Asian ... Read more...

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Student is youngest British woman to climb Everest


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 21-year-old student has become the youngest British woman to reach the summit of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest.Mollie Hughes, from Bristol, and her team ... Read more...

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First Bangladeshi woman to climb Everest


May 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A 31-year-old Bangladeshi accountant Saturday became the first woman from her country to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.Nishat Majumder, who began her adventure ... Read more...

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73-year-old woman climbs Mount Everest


May 19th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) A 73-year-old Japanese woman Saturday broke her own record to again become the oldest woman to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, a media report ... Read more...

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Assam mountaineer set to scale Mount Everest


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) A mountaineer from Assam will be trying to scale the highest peak in the world - Mount Everest.The mountaineer, Pranay Bordoloi, will join a 12-member international ... Read more...

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Many Britons think that Mount Everest is in UK


March 16th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Study reveals that many Britons think that the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest is in their own country – UK, rather than Nepal.The study ... Read more...

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Indian Army women’s team to again attempt Mt. Everest (Lead, superseding prervious story)


March 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Women in the Indian Army may not be deployed on combat roles but they will soon prove they are good enough for any challenge when ... Read more...

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(VM) Indian Army women’s team to scale Mount Everest


March 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Women in the Indian Army may not be deployed on combat roles but they will soon prove they are good enough for any challenge when ... Read more...

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Many Britons think Mount Everest is in Britain!


March 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) A study in Britain has found that a lot of people here are completely ignorant about some of the basic facts related to their country such ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to support injured servicemen


February 13th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Prince Harry is to support a group of injured servicemen as they attempt to climb the world's highest peak, the Mount Everest."Walking With The Wounded has ... Read more...

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World’s tallest peaks most vulnerable to climate change


December 4th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Dec 4 (IANS) The Himalayan region which is home to the world's tallest peaks, including Mount Everest, is particularly vulnerable as rising temperatures disturb the balance of snow, ice ... Read more...

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Media is putting pressure on Tendulkar: Dhoni


November 9th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday requested the media not to put pressure on Sachin Tendulkar for scoring his 100th international century and said ... Read more...

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Nepal Army to use helicopter to rescue stranded tourists


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Nepal Army agreed Saturday to use its MI-17 helicopter to rescue stranded foreign tourists in northeastern Nepal.More than 100 flights have been cancelled due to bad ... Read more...

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NASA telescope discovers youngest pulsar to date


November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) NASA has announced the discovery of a pulsar estimated to be less than 25 million years old, the youngest ever found.NASA said in a press ... Read more...

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IAF’s women skydivers jump to fame


October 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 8 (IANS) It was a plummeting debut... the all-woman skydivers team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) announced their arrival with a 8,000-foot parajump from a ... Read more...

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Nepal plane crash: If only it had been Monday


September 26th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) The plane crash that led to the loss of 19 lives Sunday might have been averted had it been Monday, sorrowing relatives and friends feel.A steady ... Read more...

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Four selected for Tenzing Norgay Award


August 12th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The sports ministry Friday selected four from adventure sports for the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu, Mamta Sodha, Dilip Donde and the late ... Read more...

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Mountaineers conquer ‘the devil’s red wall’


July 30th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A strenuous ascent of around 15 days and gashes due to falling rocks could not deter nine mountaineers to successfully scale Mount Thalay Sagar, which ... Read more...

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Armed forces considering greater role for women officers: Antony


June 10th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India Friday said women will play a greater role in its armed forces, which are in the process of opening up more streams for them ... Read more...

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Pinnacle of triumph - Arunachal women summit Everest


May 24th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 24 (IANS) India's mountainous northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh is on top of the world with two tribal women, including a mother of two, summiting the world's highest ... Read more...

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Mother of two becomes oldest Indian woman to climb Everest (with Image)


May 20th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) A mother of two, 45-year-old Premlata Agarwal Friday became the oldest Indian woman -- and the first woman from the Marwari community -- to conquer Mount ... Read more...

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Martin Crowe set to make a first-class comeback at 48


May 19th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe is planning a return to first-class cricket after 15 years and sees it as an opportunity score the 392 ... Read more...

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Pakistani mountaineer climbs Mt. Everest


May 12th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Hassan Sadpara, a Pakistani mountaineer and adventurer, reached the summit of the world's tallest peak Mount Everest Wednesday, it was reported here.The Pakistani expedition was launched ... Read more...

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82-year-old’s death on Everest can’t dampen ‘old’ climbers


May 10th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) The death of an 82-year-old intrepid Nepali climber and veteran statesman on the slopes of Mt Everest has saddened the climbing community but not deterred other ... Read more...

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Prince Harry eyes Everest expedition for charity


April 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Prince Harry, who is patron of the charity 'Walking with the Wounded', has hinted that he would like to take part in its next charity expedition to Mount ... Read more...

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IAF team to scale Mount Everest


April 13th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A 20-member Indian Air Force (IAF) mountaineering team, with 11 women officers among its members, will attempt to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest peak.The ... Read more...

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Army to scale world’s eighth highest peak


March 8th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) In a first of its kind effort, the Indian Army will attempt to scale Mount Manaslu, the world's eighth highest peak, between March and June, ... Read more...

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Blind English pensioner, 76, ’sees again after kissing pic of late wife’


February 18th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A 76-year-old blind pensioner in England, who was told he would never see again, has baffled eye specialists when he regained his sight after kissing a photograph of ... Read more...

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Dadri wetland faces destruction: Environmentalists


February 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Feb 5 (IANS) The Dadri wetland area in Greater Noida, which is home to over 220 species of birds, including the very rare Bristled Grassbirds, is facing destruction from encroachers ... Read more...

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How hearts adapt and recover from low oxygen


February 1st, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): From the highest mountaintop comes a new study that sheds light on what happens to the hearts of people when exposed to low-levels of oxygen, such as those ... Read more...

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UK climber who survived 1000-ft plunge determined to climb Everest


January 31st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): A UK climber, who survived a 1,000ft fall from a Scottish mountain, has said that he is determined to go ahead with the planned Mount Everest expedition.As he ... Read more...

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