25 New Delhi: Renowned Indian mountaineer Bachendri Pal will lead a 10-member all women team to an expedition to Annapurna range in Nepal beginning October 14. First Indian women to summit the top peaks of seven continents, Premlata Agrawal and
Two years ago in April 2011, she lost her leg after she was pushed out of a moving train near Bareilly. Photos of her writhing in pain had evoked nationwide sympathy...On her return to Lucknow after becoming the first woman amputee in the world to
Arunima Sinha, who achieved a world record feat of becoming the first woman amputee to scale Mt. Everest, wants to set up a multi-facility sports academy for physically challenged athletes and has requested the state government to help realise her
Orissa's Kalpana Dash, the first woman to climb the Everest from the state, is another experienced climber in the team. Kalpana had scaled the Mount Everest in 2008 in her third attempt after tr... MORE.
So over the course of 9 days listeners will get a chance to listen to Sudha Murthy , Bachendri Pal, Mary Kom, Kiran Bedi to name a few. These interviews will be aired many times during the day between shows. Commenting on the initiative ...
In an interview with The Wall Street Journal's India Real Time, Bachendri Pal talked about the struggles she's faced as a female explorer, the ego of male mountaineers, and her sense that climbing Everest is losing its charm.
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