ADVENTURE SPORT

  • Watch: Parachutist base jumps out of a moving ski lift after forcing its doors open midair February 14, 2014

    A man forced open the doors of a ski lift midair and illegally base jumped out causing 10,000 pounds worth of damage. Police are hunting the daredevil who jumped from the amazingly high Peak 2 Peak Gondola in Whistler Blackcomb ski resort, Canada. Apparently, the man took the leap of...
  • We cannot be held responsible for arbitration impasse: BCCI May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Wednesday rejected Sahara Group's claim that it had failed to expedite the arbitration process to reduce franchisee fee, saying that it has acted as per the rules and was not responsible for the situation. A day after Sahara Group pulled out of the IPL, citing BCCI's...
  • Greater Noida mall tragedy: 1 dead, actress hurt April 7, 2012

    Greater Noida: Adventure sports on Saturday turned fatal at a Greater Noida mall as one man died after he fell from a height at a shopping mall in the national capital region. The man plunged to his death while rappelling down a glass wall during an adventure carnival held at...
  • 1 dead, actress hurt at Greater Noida mall opening April 7, 2012

    Greater Noida: In a tragic incident in Greater Noida, one person died on Saturday after falling from a height while taking part in an adventure sport in a mall that was being inaugurated. The person fell from a height while climbing down a glass wall, which was a part of the...
  • Ladakh festival, onestop destination for revellers September 7, 2009

    The ongoing Ladakh festival offers opportunities to witness mystical dances, exciting polo matches and gruelling motorcycle expeditions in the Himalayas. The ongoing season lasts till September 15. Ladakhis, dressed in traditional costumes, dance and sing to mark the beginning of the 15daylong annual Ladakh festival while welcoming revellers. Every group belonging to...
  • Adventureseekers hit bumpy roads, go offroading August 3, 2009

    Mumbai: While commuters in Mumbai find that the rains hinder their travel within the city, a group of adventure sports lovers have hit the worst roads with zeal roads that are bumpy and rocky. ...
  • Luxurious adventure, the new buzzword in tourism June 8, 2009

    New Delhi: An adventure sojourn during the day and the evenings filled with luxury and indulgence. Yes, that's the new mantra travel operators across the country are offering to woo domestic as well as international travellers. The trend which has become much sought after by the jetset corporate honchos is now...
  • Chennai boy plunges to death while bungee jumping April 13, 2009

    Bangalore: A 25yearold marine engineer, Bhargav, plunged to his death as the harness snapped while he was attempting bungee jumping near Bannerghatta on Saturday. Bhargav had come all the way from Chennai to have some fun over the weekend, but he ended up paying a heavy price for it. Bhargav was...
  • Marine engineer dies while bungee jumping April 12, 2009

    Bangalore: A 25yearold marine engineer died while doing a reverse bungee jump as the latch of his safety belt snapped near Bannerghatta National Park, 25 km from here, police said on Sunday. "Chennaibased V Bhargava fell headlong from a height of over 40 feet when the latch of his safety belt...
  • Mountaineers climb Everest, Sikkim on top of world June 22, 2008

    Team from state mountaineering institute conquers worlds highest peak. ...
  • Nepal kicks out Everest climber for supporting Tibet April 23, 2008

    Kathmandu: An American, who had enrolled in a muchhyped research expedition to Mt Everest, has been kicked out by Nepal's security forces after searches unearthed a proTibet banner in his luggage, media reported on Wednesday. Both Nepal and China have stepped up vigilance to prevent antiChina protests in the Himalayan region...
  • Adventure sports to rescue J&K tourism April 28, 2007

    Srinagar: Shepu Pokey from Nepal is getting ready for rafting. For terrorstricken villagers of Doda district, this is novel sight, for they are finally getting a glimpse of the lighter side of life. The administration is introducing adventure sports on the swift waters of the River Chenab in a bid...
  • This bubble doesn't burst, it rolls December 28, 2006

    New Delhi: New Zealand is a hotbed for extreme sports with adrenaline junkies from all over the world travelling there to get their fix. "Hands up in the air, here we go. Three, two, one, bungee!" That's a bunjee jumping instructor letting go of an eager, perhaps scared, adventure seeker. New...
  • PM out for a Siachen adventure November 13, 2006

    Siachen Battle School: While the Indian Army is clear that demilitarisation of Siachen is a proposition India can do without, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has another unique idea to bring a thaw on the freezing frontier. Manmohan Singh wants to convert world's highest battlefield into a mountain of peace...