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TOPIC: Discovery to premiere ‘Everest: Indian Army Women’s Expedition’

Discovery to premiere ‘Everest: Indian Army Women’s Expedition’ 7 years, 2 months ago #399

Continuing its commitment to present India and its multiple manifestations, Discovery Channel has partnered with the Indian Army to present a complete account of one of the most challenging and successful Everest expeditions undertaken by seven Indian Army women officers.

The most extensively filmed Everest expeditions of an Indian contingent, Discovery Channel will premiere the exclusive one-hour program ‘Everest: Indian Army Women’s Expedition’ on the eve of India’s Republic Day, Friday, January 26, 2012 at 9 PM with a repeat on Saturday, January 26 at 9 PM.

Covering the entire expedition from all dimensions, right from the team’s selection, training and preparation to the ultimate raising of the national flag atop Everest, the program chronicles the Indian Army women officers’ daunting journey and all the challenges the team faced in achieving the greatest mountaineering goal. The program will give viewers the most personal insight of an Everest expedition and never-seen-before experience of courage, disappointment and glory. The viewers will also get to appreciate the long tradition of mountaineering within the Indian Army and its distinguished spirit of adventure and challenge.

A rare and remarkable 100 per cent successful expedition, a Discovery Channel cameraman, while covering the entire journey through all challenges like avalanche, turbulent weather and crevasses, scaled the summit of the peak along with the seven women officers making the expedition even more distinguished.

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