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The news of Norgay and Hilary’s achievement reached the United Kingdom on the morning of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation

On this day in 1953, Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay scaled Mt Everest

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.
The Hindustan Times on Friday morning highlighted that Yadav’s Everest claim was under cloud over a ‘morphed’ photo.(HT Photo)
The Hindustan Times on Friday morning highlighted that Yadav’s Everest claim was under cloud over a ‘morphed’ photo.(HT Photo)

Haryana mountaineer’s Narender Singh Yadav award held for ‘fake’ Everest climb claim

Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 09:08 PM IST
Yadav attended the rehearsal of the national award ceremony in New Delhi on Thursday, but on Friday the ministry decided to withhold his award and an enquiry has been marked to validate his Everest claim.

Haryana man’s Everest claim in question

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 01:09 AM IST
Naba Kumar Phukon, who was the leader of the 14-member Everest expedition in 2016 with whom Yadav climbed, also said that photos of Yadav standing atop Everest are fake
There’s more to this beautiful hill station than just tea estates and a picturesque setting. Here’s a guide to the enchanting Darjeeling.
There’s more to this beautiful hill station than just tea estates and a picturesque setting. Here’s a guide to the enchanting Darjeeling.

Still Queen of the Hills: A guide to picturesque Darjeeling

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sneha Mahale
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 01:11 PM IST
There’s more to this beautiful hill station than just tea estates and a picturesque setting. Here’s a guide to the enchanting Darjeeling.
Tenzing Norgay(Illustration: Rushikesh)
Tenzing Norgay(Illustration: Rushikesh)

Tenzing Norgay: He who scaled the ultimate peak

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 12:00 PM IST
Tenzing Norgay: This Nepalese-Indian sherpa (guide) and mountaineer scripted history in 1953, along with fellow mountaineer Edmund Hillary when they scaled the world’s highest peak, the 8,848-metre Mt Everest
The view of Mountain Kala Patthar from the frozen bed of lake Gorak Shep(Milind Bhide)
The view of Mountain Kala Patthar from the frozen bed of lake Gorak Shep(Milind Bhide)

Travel: An ode to the Everest

Hindustan Times | By Milind Bhide
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Tales from a seven-time trekker to the Everest Base Camp
Three more climbers have died on Everest.(AP File Photo)
Three more climbers have died on Everest.(AP File Photo)

2 Indians climbers among 7 dead on overcrowded Mount Everest

Kathmandu | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 09:10 AM IST
Many Himalayan mountains -- including Everest -- are at peak climbing season, and have seen and drastic increase in the crowd this year as climbers increase.
Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, a Nepali mountaineer waves towards the media personnel upon his arrival after climbing Mount Everest for a 22nd time, creating a new record for the most summits of the world's highest mountain, in Kathmandu, Nepal.(REUTERS)
Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, a Nepali mountaineer waves towards the media personnel upon his arrival after climbing Mount Everest for a 22nd time, creating a new record for the most summits of the world's highest mountain, in Kathmandu, Nepal.(REUTERS)

Nepal mountaineer climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time

Kathmandu | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Sherpa, 49, reached the summit Wednesday morning, breaking his own record that he set last year, his expedition company confirmed.
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