Sir Edmund Hillary: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
29 May: International Everest Day observed
Published: May 30, 2020
The International Everest Day is observed every year on 29 May. The day is celebrated with processions, memorial events, and special events in Kathmandu, Nepal and the Everest region. Background The day is observed every year in memory of the first summit of Mt. Everest on 29 May 1953 undertaken by Sir Edmund Hillary from ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Deepa Malik wins New Zealand PM’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship
Published: April 12, 2019
Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was named as the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019 in recognition of her inspiring achievements. Deepa Malik had won the silver medal in shot put event in Rio in 2016. The citation states that the Deepa Malik exemplifies two values that make a great sportsperson: courage ..
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