By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 12:11 PM IST
- Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary both were part of British army officer John Hunt’s expedition and reached the summit, the highest point on Earth, at 11:30am on May 29.
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 12:41 PM IST
Edmund Hillary was a great explorer and mountaineer whose conquest of Mt Everest and the South Pole inspired generations of adventurers. His philanthropic activities too touched and benefited a large number of people across several parts of the world.
New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 06:37 PM IST
As a Sir Edmund Hillary Prime Minister’s Fellow for New Zealand, Deepa will travel to New Zealand and meet with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, undertake a series of visits to Paralympic sporting organisations, and engage with Kiwi athletes, students and the media.
By Mamta Banga
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 01:38 PM IST
Gruelling exercises at some of the highest mountain peaks while the scenic views take a back-seat. Walking miles on hilly roads all day long. Hiking in intense heat, sub-zero temperatures and heavy rains till the last living cell of your body begs you to stop. All this and more at this month-long mountaineering course can teach you some important life lessons.
Agence France-Presse, Kathmandu | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 02:22 PM IST
Melting glaciers caused by global warming are exposing trash that has accumulated on the mountain since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first successful summit 65 years ago.