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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 award. Currently, she is posted as DIG in Indo Tibetan Police Force at Dehradun. This is the highest National award ..

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Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award

To recognize the spirit of adventure in the youth of India, the Government of India hands out the Tenzing Norgay Adventure Award every year. What are the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure awards? The Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards are awarded every year to acknowledge the achievements of citizens in adventure and risky activities. These awards ..

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2019 edition of International Everest Day (IED)

The International Everest Day (IED) is observed every year on May 29 to mark the first successful climb to the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. On this day in 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa reached the zenith of the mountain and became the first humans to achieve the feat in memory of ..

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Nepal launchs 45-day ‘Mt Everest Cleaning Campaign’

The Government of Nepal has launched an ambitious 45-day ‘Everest Cleaning Campaign’ to bring back tonnes of trash from Mt. Everest from 14th April 2019. The campaign is led by Solukhumbu district’s Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality and aims to collect nearly 10,000 kgs of garbage from Mt. Everest. Every year, hundreds of climbers, Sherpas and ..

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5th International “Sagarmatha Day” (Mount Everst Day) celebrated in Nepal

5th International Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) Day celebrated in Nepal. Objective: To mark the first successful climb to the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. The day is celebrated every year to propagate the message of Nepal across the world not only as a heart of mountaineering but also a centre of adventure activities. Mount Everest is ..

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