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Aparna Kumar becomes first IPS Officer to complete ‘Seventh Summit’ Challenge

Aparna Kumar, a 2002 batch IPS officer from UP cadre, has created history by becoming the first civil servant and IPS officer to achieve the incredible and rare feat of completing ‘7 Summits’ challenge.She hoisted India’s tricolour on Mount Denali in Alaska, which is the highest peak of North America standing at 20,310 ft. She ..

Satyarup Siddhanta becomes first Indian and youngest man to climb seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents

Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta conquered the highest point Antartica ‘Mount Sidley’ on 19th of January 2019. With this feat, he became the first Indian and youngest man to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents. According to the in-Reach Satellite, Communicator Satyarup was carrying, he summited Mount Sidley at 6. 28 in ..

Satyarup Siddhanta becomes first Indian to climb Mt Giluwe in Papua New Guinea

Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta from Bengal has become the first Indian to climb Mt Giluwe – the second highest mountain in Papua New Guinea. He reached the summit of the mountain which is at an elevation of 4,367m on November 11, 2018. With this, Satya has scaled 5 of the 7 volcanic summits. In a ..

Indian mountaneer Shivangi Pathak scales Mt Kilimanjaro

Shivangi Pathak (17) from Haryana, who became the India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side, has recently scaled the highest peak of Africa “Mt Kilimanjaro”, which is located in Tanzania. The mountain is about 4,900 metres from its base to 5,895 metres above sea level. Her next target is to scale Europe’s ..