Climbers: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Nirmal Purja climbs 14 highest mountains in a record-breaking 6 months

Nirmal Purja, a Nepali mountaineer and former British army soldier, has  climbed all 14 of the world’s 8,000-metre-high mountains in a record-breaking 189 days.  He recently reached the top of his 14th mountain ‘Shishapangma’ in ..

Junko Tabei

Junko Tabei was the first woman to climb the Mt Everest. She was also the first woman to climb all the Seven Summits. The seven summits are the highest mountains in all the seven continents. ..

IPS Aparna Kumar to be bestowed with 2018 Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award

Aparna Kumar, a 2002 batch Uttar Pradesh Cadre IPS officer, has been honoured with the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018. With this, she became the first IPS officer to be bestowed with this prestigious ..

Saray Khumalo becomes first black African woman to conquer Mt. Everest in her fourth attempt

Saray Khumalo, a Zambia-born Johannesburg resident, has become the first black African women to conquer the summit of Mount Everest, with an elevation of 8,848m, in her fourth attempt. She uses her expeditions to raise ..

Sangeeta Bahl becomes oldest Indian woman to have scaled world’s tallest peak “Mount Everest”

Sangeeta Bahl (53), the former model and entrepreneur from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), has become the oldest Indian woman to have scaled the world’s tallest peak “Mount Everest” on 19th May 2018 with the help ..