Mont Blanc

Showing of 1 - 20 from 5 results
Mont Blanc - Total results - 5
Mt Everest tragedy is proof that boom in climbing tourism is both dangerous and unsustainable
World

Mt Everest tragedy is proof that boom in climbing tourism is both dangerous and unsustainable

After witnessing 11 deaths on the Everest, one is faced with the fact that with the increasing commercialisation of mountaineering, safety measures and caution are taking a back seat.

Body parts of passengers killed in Air India crash more than 50 years ago found in French Alps
India

Body parts of passengers killed in Air India crash more than 50 years ago found in French Alps

Body parts that could belong to passengers killed in one or other of two Air India plane crashes more than years ago have been found on Mont Blanc

Google doodles to celebrate 229th anniversary of Mont Blanc ascent
News & Analysis

Google doodles to celebrate 229th anniversary of Mont Blanc ascent

Today, the Google Doodle celebrated the 229th anniversary of the Mont Blanc ascent. Compared to the several Doodles done by Google so far, today's Doodle is rather plain and simple. But before we could write it off, we wondered what all the hype was about.

Major blaze at South Mumbai's Kemps Corner high-rise kills seven
Mumbai

Major blaze at South Mumbai's Kemps Corner high-rise kills seven

A major fire broke out on the 12th floor of a high-rise residential building in the southern part of the Mumbai Friday evening. Multiple cylinder bursts in an apartment on the 12th floor is said to have caused the fire.

 Indian diplomatic bag found after 46 years
India

Indian diplomatic bag found after 46 years

The Alpine diplomatic pouch was part of the wreckage of the Kanchenjunga, an Air-India Boeing 707 flying from Mumbai to New York that crashed on Mont Blanc.