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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...

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Flower show with a touch of florists’ entrepreneurship lures visitors in Agartala


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Jan 23 (ANI): Admirers of colourful and fragrant flowers thronged the Tripura Legislative Assembly Garden to witness the annual flower show-cum-competition for floriculturists here on Saturday.The flowers, which bloom during the ... Read more...

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Ludhiana plays host to two-day Chrysanthemum exhibition


December 4th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Dec.4 (ANI): A two-day flower exhibition was organized here, showcasing varieties of chrysanthemum.The Department of Floriculture and Landscaping and the Punjab Agricultural University jointly organised the event in memory ... Read more...

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Delhi flower mart is a feast for the senses (Feature)


August 8th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The fragrance of roses and rajnigandha fill the air as temple bells ring in the background. A trip to the flower market in Connaught Place ... Read more...

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A 250,000-rose India Gate replica


August 4th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Ever imagined what the India Gate would look like if it was made of roses? A replica of the monument with 250,000 roses will be the star attraction ... Read more...

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Flower exhibition in Chennai wows visitors


May 9th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 9 (ANI): A grand flower show is held here showcasing different varieties of flowers.More than fifty varieties of flowers from India and over 150 varieties of flowers from other countries ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir floriculture department facelifts gardens to attract tourists


March 23rd, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar. 23 (ANI): With the arrival of tourist season, the floriculture department of Jammu and Kashmir has undertaken the task of upgrading almost all the gardens in the valley to attract ... Read more...

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Mughal Gardens to open for public Saturday


February 12th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) There's Christian Dior, Queen Elizabeth and First Prize. There's also Macho Man and Just Joey. Confused? These are the names of some of the flowers that ... Read more...

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Floral replicas of Taj, pyramids attracting visitors to Chennai flower show


December 28th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Jai KumarChennai, Dec 28 (ANI) : Floral replicas of Agra's famous Taj Mahal and the Egyptian pyramids are attracting visitors to an exhibition being held at the Wesley School Ground ... Read more...

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A colourful flower show in Bangalore


August 11th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 11 (ANI): A flower exhibition is underway at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden in Bangalore showcasing wide range of colourful varieties of flowers.The show will continue till August 16.The ... Read more...

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New look for Asia’s largest rose garden


July 9th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) The Zakir Hussain Rose Garden here, which the union territory administration says is Asia's largest rose garden, will soon have a new, refurbished look with new varieties of ... Read more...

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Colourful flower show draws many to Chennai


May 8th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Jai KumarChennai, May 8 (ANI): A flower show featuring a wide variety of flowers, arranged in vases and various designs, was organised in Chennai.Called as 'Chennai Flower Show,' the show opened ... Read more...

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Tulip festival begins in Kashmir


April 8th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal ButtSrinagar, Apr 8 (ANI): Seven-day long tulip festival being held here has given a boost to tourism in Kashmir.One of the largest tulip flower garden in Srinagar, 'Siraj ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s tulip garden opens to visitors Tuesday


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 23 (IANS) The sprawling tulip garden in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital is being thrown open to visitors Tuesday as thousands of flowers impart a mesmerising ambience to this ... Read more...

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Flower show at Lalbagh Gardens draws thousands in Bangalore


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjeev Bangalore, Jan.22 (ANI): Flower lovers are making a beeline at the ongoing week-long flower show at the historic Lalbagh Gardens in Bangalore city of Karnataka. Organised jointly by the Karnataka State ... Read more...

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Flowery message of peace attracts thousands to Bangalore’s Lalbagh


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangalore's famous garden Lalbagh is packed with visitors these days, all jostling for a walk through a flower show on the theme of world peace.Organised jointly by the ... Read more...

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Floriculture becoming popular in Himachal Pradesh


December 19th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant Chauhan Mahog, (Himachal Pradesh), Dec.19 (ANI): Hundreds of villagers in Himachal Pradesh, who took to floriculture, are benefiting by employing latest techniques for a better yield. The high altitude of ... Read more...

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Flower show in Ooty attracts tourists from across the country and abroad


May 19th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin
Ooty, May 19 (ANI): Hundred and twelfth flower show at the Government Botanical garden in Ooty attracted tourists from all over the country and abroad as well.Roses, daisies, lilies and orchids ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Asia’s largest tulip garden in Srinagar


March 29th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Mar 29 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi inaugurated Asia's largest tulip garden on the foothills of Zabarwan in Srinagar today. Known as 'Siraj Bagh', the garden has more than 60 ... Read more...

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Sonia dedicates Kashmir tulip garden to nation


March 29th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) United Progressive alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday threw open the Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden here to the public. The tulip garden, which authorities claim is Asia's largest, was ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to open Asia’s largest tulip garden in Srinagar today


March 29th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by admin
Srinagar, Mar 29 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate Asia's largest tulip garden on the foothills of Zabarwan in Srinagar today. Known as 'Siraj Bagh', the garden has more than ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police destroy opium crop


March 5th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Ghaghra (Jharkhand), Mar 5 (ANI): Jharkhand Police has destroyed large tracks of poppy cultivation, grown by Maoists rebels in the State. The operation was carried out in Ghaghra of Ghumla District after ... Read more...

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Kashmir to celebrate tulip festival


March 4th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
By Suhail Ahmad Srinagar, Mar 4 (ANI): One of the world's largest tulip garden '' Siraj Bagh'' which is spread over 600 kanals of land at the foothills of Zabarwan overlooking the famed ... Read more...

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