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World’s top archer Deepika is now manager at Tata Steel


July 14th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, July 14 (IANS) World No.1 recurve archer Deepika Kumari has joined Tata Steel as a manager in the company's sports department.Many eminent sportspersons have been employed by Tata Steel ... 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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Spaniard dies after reaching Everest’s summit


May 24th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Spanish mountaineer Juan Jose Polo Carbayo died on the weekend as he was descending from Mt. Everest after reaching the summit of the world's tallest mountain, ... Read more...

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Indians rewriting Everest story


May 19th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) India has begun rewriting mountaineering history.Four bravehearts from Maharashtra became the first Indians to summit Mt Everest this climbing season while another 80 Indian climbers are ... Read more...

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Women achievers spotlight Haryana’s irony (Haryana Newsletter)


May 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) When Shena Aggarwal from the small town of Yamunanagar in Haryana topped the most sought after all-India civil services examination last week, her feat put women ... 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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Plane crash victims’ kin to travel to Nepal


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A small group from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu will Monday travel to Nepal to bring back the bodies of the Indians killed in Sunday's air crash ... Read more...

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Nepal quake fails to jolt India’s youngest Everest hero


September 21st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) The major temblor that unleashed death and devastation in northeastern India and affected parts of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan Sunday, killing over 80 people in the ... Read more...

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Great idea but pass our bill first, Team Anna tells Rahul


August 26th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Team Anna Friday appreciated Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's suggestion that the Lokpal be elevated to constitutional status. They, however, stuck to their demand that ... 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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Delhi teen sets out to be king of Himalayas


July 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Wonder teen Arjun Vajpai, who last year became the youngest Indian to conquer Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world, is now seeking to become ... Read more...

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Nepali blogger uses Everest to unleash cyber mayhem


July 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 20 (IANS) A Nepali blogger, who claims to be based in Massachusetts has unleashed cyber mayhem in the name of Mt Everest, with the victims including Nepal's prime ... Read more...

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Nepal moves to measure its biggest revenue earner - Mt Everest


July 19th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) From the new Nepali financial year that started Sunday, Nepal's government began an ambitious two-year project to survey Mt Everest - the highest mountain in the ... Read more...

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Indians among top Everest conquerors


July 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) Indians are the third highest conqueror of Mt Everest this season and the second regarding the lesser Himalayan peaks, a surveyrevealed here Friday.The survey released ... Read more...

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Forget Indian Idol, Arunachal has Everest Idols (With Images)


July 8th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, July 8 (IANS) For a long time, India's northeastern Arunachal Pradesh state had trouble naming home-grown celebrities who could be immediately recognised by other states and beyond.There was ... Read more...

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China lowers Everest guard for Mumbai teen (With Images)


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) Last year, when two veteran climbers from West Bengal, Basanta Sinha Roy and Debashish Biswas, wanted to climb Mt Everest from Tibet, they were forced to ... Read more...

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Nepal red tape threatens India’s Everest heroine


May 29th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) A hero's welcome and red carpet await Anshu Jamsenpa, the first Indian and the second woman to conquer Mt Everest, the word's highest peak, twice in ... Read more...

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‘Super Sherpa’ hangs up Everest boots after 21st summit


May 27th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) The best-known Sherpa climber in the world after Tenzing Norgay Friday announced he was hanging up his Everest boots after having created an incredible record of ... Read more...

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Nepali guru performs 32-hour miracle - on Mt Everest


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) A 30-year-old Nepali guru, believed by his followers to be a divine being with supernatural powers, has created a record in the spiritual world by meditating ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee gets towering gifts - from the Himalayas


May 21st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) When Elizabeth II was being crowned in London in 1953, the celebrations received an extra boost with the news arriving in London that Mt Everest ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force team conquers Mt Everest


May 21st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) A 27-year-old officer became the first woman from the Indian Air Force to conquer Mt Everest Saturday as more of her peers from the 14-member expedition ... 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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Haryana couple takes love to great height - Mt Everest


May 20th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) While the average couples plan families and buying a new car and house on bank loans, Sushma and Vikas Kaushik planned something unusual to take their ... Read more...

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Indian schoolboy rewrites history on the Himalayas


May 20th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) A 17-year-old schoolboy from a New Delhi suburb, who became a climbing sensation last year by becoming the youngest Indian to conquer Mt Everest, created a ... Read more...

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After Arunachal, Orissa shows way to top of Mt Everest


May 18th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) After two gritty women from India's mountainous Arunachal Pradesh became the first Indians to summit Mt Everest this spring, a 39-year-old from the plains of Orissa ... Read more...

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Nepal civil servants create history - on Everest (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) Nepal's civil servants Wednesday created history by summiting Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world.Nine civil servants, accompanied by 15 Sherpa guides, stood on the ... Read more...

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Nepal civil servants show top performance - on Everest


May 18th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) Nepal's civil servants came up with top performance Wednesday, creating history by summiting Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world.Nine civil servants, accompanied by 17 ... Read more...

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Haryana’s youth lead the way to Everest


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) After proving their mettle in the sporting arena, including bagging the lion's share of medals at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games, men and women from Haryana, ... Read more...

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Third climber dies on Mt Everest


May 13th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) A 59-year-old Japanese climber who had scaled Mt Everest twice in the past died while attempting to summit a third time, making the death toll this month ... 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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First woman from India’s northeast conquers Everest


May 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) As new records begin to be written on Mt Everest, a 25-year-old woman from India's Arunachal Pradesh state has become the first Indian to peak the ... Read more...

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‘Super Sherpa’ breaks Everest record with 21 summits


May 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) A 51-year-old legendary Nepali climber and high-altitude guide broke his own awesome record of summiting Mt Everest 20 times to conquer the world's highest peak for ... 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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Everest waits for Indian tricolour


May 9th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) With efforts mounted to create new records on Mt Everest and the first summits having already started last week, the world's highest peak is now awaiting ... Read more...

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