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Pandit Jasraj sings in Antarctica


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) In a rare achievement, noted classical singer Pandit Jasraj, who is 82, gave a performance at the South Pole, becoming the first Indian to do so.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Australian covers world in 52 marathons


December 28th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) An Australian man, who ran one marathon a week across all seven continents, has completed 52 marathons in 52 weeks.Tristan Miller received a hero's welcome from supporters ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Meet the Oz man who finished 52nd marathon in one year!


December 27th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 27 (ANI): A Melbourne man has become the first person to finish 52 marathons in 52 weeks, which included all seven continents.Tristan Miller received a grand welcome from supporters and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, tour the earth on Google


October 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Google has now taken tourism to the next level by allowing people worldwide to watch from the comfort of their home monuments like Stonehenge, the streets of Italy's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian Air Force mountaineering expedition to Mount Denali


May 28th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): A seven-member team led by the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander R.C. Tripathi is all set to take on the challenge of the next mountaineering expedition ... Read more...

Posted in National |

California Teen Successfully Climbs Mount Everest


May 24th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 13-year-old Jordon Romero from Big Bear, California, has become the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest. The eighth-grader said that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

American Teen Jordan Romero Reaches Top Of Mount Everest


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nepal, May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jordan Romero, the 13 year old boy from Big Bear Lake has become the youngest boy to climb to the summits of Mount Everest on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

13-Year-Old Jordan Romero Becomes Youngest Person To Climb Everest


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jordan Romero became the youngest climber to climb the peak of Mount Everest. The 13-year-old American boy Jordan Romero was able to brave the extreme cold ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

American schoolboy youngest to conquer Everest at 13


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) A 13-year-old American schoolboy, whose bid to climb Mt Everest had landed him in the eye of a controversy, Saturday proved his critics wrong by becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

13-year-old American boy becomes youngest person to scale Mount Everest


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 22(ANI): A 13-year-old American boy, Jordan Romero, has become the youngest person to scale Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak.A spokesman for Romero's climbing team, confirmed that the boy achieved ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pune girl scales Europe’s highest peak, Mt. Elbrus


April 26th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 25 (IANS) Braving strong gales and temperatures below minus-20 degrees Celsius, Pune mountaineer Krushnaa Patil Sunday scaled Europe's highest peak, Mt. Elbrus (5,642 metres). Accompanied by a sole guide, Vladimir from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Norwegian, American celebrate successful ski across Antarctic


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Jan 22 (DPA) Norwegian Cecilie Skog and American Ryan Waters rested Friday after achieving the feat of skiing unassisted across the Antarctic. "It was fantastic to arrive, you can't describe it," Skog ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Record-breaking radio astronomy project to measure sky with extreme precision


November 17th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Astronomers will tie together the largest collection of the world's radio telescopes ever assembled to work as a single observing tool in a project aimed at improving the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U2 allows YouTube to stream LA gig for free


October 27th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): U2 has for the first time let YouTube stream a full live show for free.The Irish rock band's fans were permitted to watch their performance at the Pasadena ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

American cyclist pedals more than 5,000 miles for climate change


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Climate Rider Michael Proulx will cycle more than 5,000 miles this summer to promote Brita Climate Ride 2009 in the US, as well as raise awareness of climate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Johnny Strange Is The Youngest To Scale Seven Summits


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
Johnny Strange, a native of Malibu, California, has achieved a big feat in a very young age. The 17 year old kid has scaled the perilous terrains of the Mount Everest ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

250-mln-yr volcanic shutdown may have led to ’snowball Earth’


May 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that a 250-million-year shutdown of volcanic activity which is thought to have occurred early in Earth's history may be what turned ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Preacher Blessitt’s ‘World’s Longest Walk’ with cross turned into film


April 9th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9 (ANI): The life of American preacher Arthur Blessitt, who has spent the last 40 years walking across 315 countries carrying a cross, has been turned into a documentary.The 68-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nepal’s Everest heroines to break new ground in mountaineering


March 8th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Last year, they created history by becoming the first inclusive, all-women's team from Nepal to summit Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world. On Sunday, celebrated as the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brits call Grand Canyon greatest of worlds seven natural wonders


February 9th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): The awe-inspiring Grand Canyon has been voted as the greatest of the seven natural wonders of the world in a new poll of British public.In the poll ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IAF to become first to climb highest peaks in seven continents


January 20th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is all set to climb "Seven Summits", the highest peaks in the seven continents, and become the first air force in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Superplumes deep within Earth may have shaped the continents


December 16th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists have found that two superplumes of hot rock deep within the Earth are linked to the plate motions that shape the continents.The two giant plumes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

International project to track light pollution in atmosphere


October 26th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 26 (ANI): Amateur astronomers are collaborating on an international project to track urban light pollution in the atmosphere, which clouds our view of the stars.As urban light pollution grows ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Unity in Asia, the key to avoiding politics of confrontation: Nazarbayev


August 28th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok Dixit New Delhi, Aug. 28 (ANI): The recently concluded two-day Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) saw Kazakhstans President Nursultan Nazarbayev significantly dwelling on several points, ... Read more...

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Olympic Games five interlocking rings symbolize five different continents


August 5th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): The five rings of blue, black, yellow, red and green, which make up the Olympic symbol, traditionally represent the five different areas of the world involved in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Son dedicates seven-summit climb to Sir Edmund Hillary


June 19th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 19 (ANI): Adventurer Peter Hillary has dedicated his successful ascent of the highest mountain in North America to his father, Sir Edmund Hillary.Hillary completed his climb to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mother, daughter scale Everest, set record


May 24th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 24 (IANS) A mother and daughter team from Sydney Saturday scaled the world's highest mountain, Mt Everest, becoming the first such pair to have climbed the tallest peaks ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz mum, daughter climb Mt.Everest, achieve unique record


May 24th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): Two Sydney women -- a mother and her daughter -- have reached the top Mount Everest, creating history as the first mother-daughter team to climb the world's ... Read more...

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Australian mum, daughter within reach of Everest record


May 23rd, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Two Sydney women are just hours from the summit of Mount Everest, where they would create history as the first mother-daughter team to climb the world's tallest ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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