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New attractions at Mughal Gardens draw huge crowds

March 6th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Impeccably manicured lawns and a host of colourful and rare varieties of flowers at the majestic Mughal Gardens in Rashtrapati Bhavan have always captured the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cactus exhibition in Kalimpong

December 17th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKalimpong (West Bengal), Dec.17 (ANI): Hundreds of visitors thronged a nursery to see a cactus show displaying unique varieties of the thorny plant in West Bengal's Kalimpong District.The cactus nursery ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

A Bihari menu awaits BJP leaders

June 11th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Come June 12 and leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will relish traditional Bihari dishes -- litti chokha, dahi chura and sattu sarbat along with jardalu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Haryana to have herbal parks in each district

April 28th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) In an effort to promote medicinal plants and ayurveda in Haryana, the state government has decided to set up at least two herbal parks in each district, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rhino, bison census conducted in West Bengal

February 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri, (West Bengal), Feb 27 (ANI): A two-day wildlife census of the One-Horned Rhinoceros and Indian Bison recently began in West Bengal.Forest officials began 2010 census at Jalpaiguri Wildlife Division-II.The West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

19th century Tamil Nadu breeding centre one of South Asia’s largest animal farm

December 2nd, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 2 (ANI): A 19th century breeding centre in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu has become one of the largest animal farm in South Asia.The cattle-breeding station was handed over ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mango festival starts in Haryana

July 4th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Lovers of the king of fruits thronged a Haryana town as the 18th edition of the mango festival started Saturday. Around 2,835 entries of mangoes from all across ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Organic mango festival held in Kochi

May 10th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, May 10 (ANI): To popularise organic food among the masses, a weeklong mango festival was held here this past week. It had over 150 rare varieties of mangoes, all ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

100,000 crop varieties to be saved from extinction in historys biggest biological rescue effort

February 16th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The Global Crop Diversity Trust has announced that it is on track to save from extinction 100,000 different varieties of food crops from 46 countries, making it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A visit to Harike Pattan bird sanctuary offers a joy of lifetime

February 4th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Harike Pattan sanctuary, Taran Taran (Punjab), Feb.4 (ANI): Spread over 93 square miles, Harike wetland in Punjabs Taran Taran District is the second largest bird sanctuary of India. Its ... Read more...

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