"The Search for Andrew Irvine, 2004
Each year, I have the opportunity to re-tell the story of famed Everest pioneers Mallory & Irvine to audiences around the world. I was fortunate enough to be a part of the...
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"Everest conqueror Hillary returns to Antarctica
Tue Jan 16, 1:07 AM ET
WELLINGTON (AFP) - Mt Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary will return to Antarctica this week, nearly half a century after he led the first expedition to drive to the South Pole.
Hillary, famous for...
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"Tourists return to Nepal as violence makes an exit
By Vipul Goel
Pokhara (Nepal), Jan.16 (ANI): As peace returns to Nepal, the Himalayan kingdom, after the November peace deal between the interim government and the Maoists, thousands of tourists have started visiting...
"Cheshire hero set to conquer Hollywood
Dan McMullanTHE life of a legendary mountaineer who was raised in Cheshire and died on the slopes of Everest looks likely to be turned into a Hollywood blockbuster.
Mobberley-born George Mallory is thought by some to have been the first...
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"The roots of Dalit rage
The symbolism of Dalit politics is a tactical response to the threat of violence lurking beneath the surface of Indian democracy. The benevolent tolerance that caste Hindu society affects may well be misplaced.
by | Sukumar Muralidharan
"Theatre serves the nation
Another year of the Prithvi theatre festival brings all of India to the stage.
by | Uma Mahadevan-Dasgupta
Six decades ago, when Zohra Sehgal asked Prithviraj Kapoor why his traveling theatre company was called Prithvi Theatres, in the plural, he...
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"Eight Nepali laborers rescued
BY MURAHARI PARAJULI
KATHMANDU, Jan 13 - The government has rescued eight Nepali laborers who were languishing in a Malaysian prison for a year. It was the first such attempt involving Nepali laborers abroad.
“We will hand them over to their...
"Record holder Sherpa to climb Everest again
Jan 15, 2007, 4:45 GMTKathmandu, - A legendary Sherpa climber who reached the summit of Everest a record 10 times without the use of bottled oxygen said he will attempt the peak once again, newspaper reports said Monday.
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"Why Should Nepali Youth Matter? Because It's There
For a culturally nuanced understanding of ground realities in Nepal, the international community should mobilize the youth who comprise more than half the...
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"Artist turns Mount Everest's trash into treasures
The Associated Press
Published: January 14, 2007
BRUNSWICK, Maine: Thousands of adventurers have been drawn to Mount Everest by the challenge of climbing to the top of the world. Jeff Clapp was drawn by the trash they leave...
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"Sherpas to carry Olympic torch atop Mt Everest
Sunday, January 14, 2007 22:57 IST
KATHMANDU: The unveiling of a plan this week by Beijing to do a rehearsal this Spring for next year’s Olympic...
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"I find it more than hard to believe, but Expedition News is reporting in their latest newsletter that Bill Warren found a 1924 Everest film at a yardsale...and the film shows Mallory & Irvine reaching the...
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"In Search of George Mallory
by Ben H. Swadley
Sunday, May 2nd 1999.Conrad Anker stood in somber awe looking at a frozen body some 27,000 feet above the rest of the world and only 800 feet away from Everest's...
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"I heard the sad news of Bradford Washburn's passing this morning via a friend, and posted it on The MountainWorld Blog as well as NowPublic, but wanted to add this important remembrance from the Boston Globe. An amazing man he...
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In Memoriam: Bradford Washburn, 1910-2007 With great sadness I received the news this morning that Bradford Washburn, an inspirational man, climber, photographer, and academic with a resume which defies imagination, passed away last night, January 10, 2007.His dedication to...
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