Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021

Edmund Hillary

Two More Indian Mountaineers Die During Expedition To Mount Everest, Death Toll Of Indians Rises To 8

May 24, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Nihal Bagwan, 27, and Kalpana Das, 49, died along with another Austrian climber above the high camp of 8,848-meter Mount Everest, while descending the summit.

Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary share smiles after their successful climb to the summit of Mount Everest.

Assignment Everest

May 29, 2013 Peter Jackson

First person account from the journalist who, 60 years ago, became the first to take and publish a photo of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay after their ascent of Everest

The Padma Awards

No Bharat Ratna as expected, but as many as 13 Padma Vibhushans, including many contenders for the top civilian award including Sachin Tendulkar, Vishy Anand, Ratan Tata, E. Sreedharan, while Pranab Mukherjee is the sole politician to have sneaked in

'Joy Is The End Of Life'

May 28, 2003 Ankur Nagar

Mallory and Irvine: the men who first took on the Everest, may have died in the process but they live on in history.

That Fabulous First Time At The Top

The first ascent of Everest means much more to India than merely recalling the triumph. It was the beginning of serious and organised mountaineering in India. But 'if God had not made the Sherpas, Everest might yet be unclimbed.'

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