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Centre gives Chandigarh Rs.31 mn for Garden of Spring


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) The union territory of Chandigarh is all set to come up with a Garden of Spring that would showcase over 150 species of plants and trees to attract ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Get Set Clean For Christmas


December 19th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is get set clean time for all, as Santa Clause is on its way. With the unwanted stuffs consuming half of the empty space in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ramesh cautions against use of biofuels in automobiles


August 26th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said use of bio-fuels in automobiles is not a sustainable option for India given the food security concerns in the country. "We should ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Avatar Likely To Have Two More Sequels


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The high budget sci-fi movie of 2009 Avatar received a tremendous response from audience. Even before its release, the movie lovers were excited to watch the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Friendship day’ being celebrated across the country


August 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Visakhapatnam, Aug 1 (ANI): Both young and old people across the country raised a toast to their friendships by celebrating 'Friendship Day' with full enthusiasm on Sunday.In New Delhi, a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Retired professor’s courtyard is haven for sparrows


April 5th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Meerut, April 5 (IANS) The numbers of house sparrows may be dwindling fast, but certainly not in the courtyard of a retired professor's house in this north Indian city where ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kolkata’s Green Mall aims to reverse global warming


February 6th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Feb. 6 (ANI): Green is in, and a mall has come up in Kolkata to further the cause of the Green brigade.Nine kilometres outside the West Bengal capital, the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sam Worthington to go blue again for ‘Avatar’ sequel


January 15th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): 'Avatar' star Sam Worthington is all set to go blue again and has signed for the sequel of James Cameron's CGI blockbuster.According to Entertainment Weekly, the 33-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Ants can be both friends and enemies of trees


November 7th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 7 (ANI): A new research has suggested that when tree-dwelling ants run out of space in their trees of choice, they can get destructive to neighboring trees.The research is the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How trees can be used to remove pollutants from environment


September 18th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Researchers at North Carolina (NC) State University, US, are working to demonstrate that through a unique process, trees can be used to remove pollutants from the environment.Through a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiny tots mark Friendship Day with animals and trees at Jamshedpur zoo


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaJamshedpur, Aug.2 (ANI): In a unique expression of love and friendship, many Kindergarten students tied ribbons as friendship bands to animals and trees at a Jamshedpur zoo to mark ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Now, plants can SMS when they”re thirsty!


March 18th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Israeli scientists have developed a new device enables plants to send a text message when they need a drink. According to a report by Fox News, Israel Agricultural ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Growing plants and trees on garbage dumps could help save the planet


November 25th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested that growing plants and trees on top of a landfill, a process known as phytocapping, could reduce the production and release ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jharkhands octogenarian turns arid land into mini forest


August 18th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Yadutand (Kaderma) Jharkhand, Aug.18 (ANI): At a time when global warming has become a major concern for all, an octogenarian in Yadutand Village of Jharkhands Koderma District has contributed in his ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UKs Vedanta comes under `tribal” fire over Orissa mining project


August 1st, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): Representatives of Orissas remote Dongria Kondh tribe have been successful in denouncing a mining project undertaken by Britains Vedanta Group during the latters annual general body meeting here. According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India will face water shortage sooner than expected


June 20th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) While an energy crisis is looming large on one side, a new study cautions that India's water demand will outstrip supply a few decades from now ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

1.2 million Tulips to delight visitors in Kashmir Valley


March 25th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, March 25 (ANI): Visitors to the Kashmir Valley can have a visual delight by watching 1.2 million Tulips which have bloomed in the capital city. With the spring setting in, ... Read more...

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