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Mount Everest.(HT file)

How math and tech helped size up a mountain

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Learn how modern GPS and the centuries-old rules of trigonometry helped measure Mt. Everest.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor co-produced the recent OTT release Laxmii.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor co-produced the recent OTT release Laxmii.

Tusshar Kapoor on Bollywood’s negative image: The industry has crossed many mountains, isse bhi zyaada dekha hai

By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Actor Tusshar Kapoor says the current vilification of the film industry is something that “too shall pass”.
Taapsee Pannu poses for the camera.
Taapsee Pannu poses for the camera.

Taapsee Pannu shares pic as she climbs a mountain: ‘All we actually need is some peace, smile and a deep fresh breath’

PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2020 06:30 AM IST
As she gears up for the shooting Rashmi Rocket, Taapsee Pannu has shared a new picture where she seems extremely happy. Check it out here.
“I mix it up to keep exercising interesting — yoga, kickboxing, freehand exercises, weight--training, a gym routine and even dance ,” says Divya Khosla Kumar.
“I mix it up to keep exercising interesting — yoga, kickboxing, freehand exercises, weight--training, a gym routine and even dance ,” says Divya Khosla Kumar.

Mountains always rejuvenate me: Divya Khosla Kumar

Hindustan Times | By Purnima Goswami Sharma
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2020 06:15 PM IST
The actor-director believes in the power of positive attitude and thinks that harmony between one’s inner and outer self is true fitness
Clouds flowing down the mountains look like waterfall.(Screengrab)
Clouds flowing down the mountains look like waterfall.(Screengrab)

Clouds or waterfall? What do you think this incredible video captures

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 10:48 AM IST
The 47-second-long video shows a stream of cloud flowing down a mountain.
Neil MacGregor in conversation with Pramod Kumar KG.(Mountain Echoes)
Neil MacGregor in conversation with Pramod Kumar KG.(Mountain Echoes)

Magic in the mountains: A look back at the stimulating sessions of the Mountain Echoes Festival 2019

Hindustan Times | By Manjula Narayan
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 01:02 PM IST
Stimulating sessions and interesting conversations were part of the 10th edition of the Mountain Echoes festival in Thimphu, Bhutan.
Our first hurdle was luggage. All we had space for was a saddlebag, and she was not happy when she found out.(Mohit Khushalani)
Our first hurdle was luggage. All we had space for was a saddlebag, and she was not happy when she found out.(Mohit Khushalani)

Travel: ‘What I learnt on my biker road-trip honeymoon in Nepal’

Hindustan Times | By Mohit Khushalani
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 07:47 AM IST
I’m a motorcycle enthusiast, she’s not... here’s how our first post-wedding trip panned out.
Panoramic beautiful view of mount Ama Dablam with beautiful sky on the way to Everest base camp, Khumbu valley, Sagarmatha national park, Everest area, Nepal(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Panoramic beautiful view of mount Ama Dablam with beautiful sky on the way to Everest base camp, Khumbu valley, Sagarmatha national park, Everest area, Nepal(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

‘It will keep mountains clean long term’: Everest region bans single-use plastic

Kathmandu | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2019 03:11 PM IST
Environmentalists are also concerned that the pollution on Everest is affecting water sources down in the valley.
Mountaineer Priyanka Mohite at the Mt Makalu, the fifth-highest peak in the world.
Mountaineer Priyanka Mohite at the Mt Makalu, the fifth-highest peak in the world.

When the mountains call, be responsible, says Satara-based mountaineer Priyanka Mohite

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 08:44 PM IST
Mohite who recently climbed Mt Makalu, the fifth-highest peak in the world, talks to us about her achievement, receiving praises from Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and importance of maintaining a clean environment on the mountains.
File image of Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)
File image of Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic concedes he has mountain to climb at French Open

Belgrade | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 11:42 PM IST
Djokovic’s exploits on clay came after several months of patchy form following his January triumph at the Australian Open in Melbourne where he beat Nadal in straight sets.
Coming Round the Mountain is the third installment of Bond’s award-winning memoir series for children that includes Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By.(penguin.co.in)
Coming Round the Mountain is the third installment of Bond’s award-winning memoir series for children that includes Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By.(penguin.co.in)

Ruskin Bond launches new memoir titled Coming Round the Mountain on 85th birthday

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Coming Round the Mountain is the third installment of Bond’s award-winning memoir series for children that includes Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By.
Two men were arrested for allegedly stealing high end bikes to enjoy trips with their girlfriends outside Delhi. (Representative Image)(AP)
Two men were arrested for allegedly stealing high end bikes to enjoy trips with their girlfriends outside Delhi. (Representative Image)(AP)

Two men steal bikes to enjoy trips to mountains with girlfriends; arrested

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Police said the two men decided to steal good high end motorcycles to drive into mountains and have an impressive outing with girlfriends.
Sevilla's Ben Yedder celebrates after scoring during a Spanish Copa del Rey soccer match between Sevilla and FC Barcelona.(AP)
Sevilla's Ben Yedder celebrates after scoring during a Spanish Copa del Rey soccer match between Sevilla and FC Barcelona.(AP)

Copa del Rey: Barcelona left with mountain to climb after defeat by Sevilla

Seville | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 11:14 AM IST
Lionel Messi was rested and Luis Suarez left on the bench as Kevin-Prince Boateng made his debut for Barca.
Earlier this year, Samanyu Pothuraju, along with his coach and his mother, among others, had scaled Uhuru peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the highest peak in Africa.(ANI/Twitter)
Earlier this year, Samanyu Pothuraju, along with his coach and his mother, among others, had scaled Uhuru peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the highest peak in Africa.(ANI/Twitter)

Eight-year-old Hyderabad boy climbs highest mountain in Australia

Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 02:05 PM IST
After scaling the highest peak in Africa, Hyderabad boy Samanyu Pothuraju has now added another record to his name by climbing the highest mountain in Australia, Mount Kosciuszko. The eight-year-old boy achieved the feat on December 12.
Darwan Singh Negi fought in the trenches in the Battle of Festubert..(Photo courtesy Darwan Singh Negi’s family)
Darwan Singh Negi fought in the trenches in the Battle of Festubert..(Photo courtesy Darwan Singh Negi’s family)

Darwan Singh Negi, World War 1 Victoria Cross winner from the mountains

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 08:41 AM IST
Darwan Singh Negi, born in 1883 in Kafarteer village, in the Chamoli district of the United Provinces (present-day Uttarakhand) in British India, joined up as a 19-year-old sepoy in the 1st Battalion of the 39th Garhwal Rifles.
A team ofJapanese experts that is carrying out surveys at three places in Uttarakhand.(HT photo)
A team ofJapanese experts that is carrying out surveys at three places in Uttarakhand.(HT photo)

Govt seeks Japan’s help to treat landslide-prone mountains

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi, Nainital
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2018 11:59 PM IST
The state govt will float global tenders later this year to gain expertise in the subject
Heart health tip: Heart function is found to be reduced at high altitudes.(Shutterstock)
Heart health tip: Heart function is found to be reduced at high altitudes.(Shutterstock)

Want to keep heart healthy and strong? Avoid travelling to high altitudes

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 02:27 PM IST
Here’s how to keep your heart healthy. A new study suggests that if you exercise at high altitudes, it puts extra pressure on your heart. Lower amount of oxygen in the air in the mountains leads to a decrease in the volume of blood circulating in the body.
Airborne radar data were also collected to enable mapping of the bedrock topography hidden beneath the ice sheet.(Shutterstock)
Airborne radar data were also collected to enable mapping of the bedrock topography hidden beneath the ice sheet.(Shutterstock)

Hidden valleys and mountain ranges discovered under Antarctica ice

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Although there are extensive satellite data that help image the surface of the Earth and its deep interior, there was a gap around the South Pole area.
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