Everything you need to know about B.garden: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about B.garden: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A Danish science experiment by a group of 9th-graders has gained worldwide interest, after they showed that wireless signals can stunt plant growth.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): US actor Christian Slater is set to tie the knot with his long-time girlfriend in a small, intimate ceremony in their garden in Miami in July.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Uncertainty hangs over the future of the city's largest playground for the rich and famous - the Royal Western India Turf Club or Mumbai race course - as its 99-year lease draws to an end this month.
London, May 10 (ANI): Keira Knight's husband, James Righton, bought her an olive tree as a wedding present.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In a shocking new trend, young adults and teenagers are using the delicate and poisonous flowers of the 'Datura plant' to get high and hallucinate.
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Newlywed actress Keira Knightley reportedly got an unusual wedding gift from husband James Righton - an Olive tree with their name initials carved on the bark.
New York, May 5 (ANI): The World Naked Gardening Day event was held on Saturday which encouraged people to get in touch with nature while au naturale.
London, May 4 (IANS) Auction house Sotheby's is to put on sale May 14 a collection of photos on Beijing taken by Italian-British photographer Felice Beato in 1860.
Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): Auction house Sotheby's is to put on sale on May 14 a collection of photos on Beijing taken by Italian-British photographer Felice Beato in 1860.
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) City revellers may no longer need to travel to Darjeeling or the Western Ghats hills to see beautiful tea gardens, as the metropolis would soon get its own such plantation.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A 40-year-old Indian woman was kept prisoner for six months by the Obhrai family on their 2-million-pound estate in Middlesex.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Scientists believe life on Earth may have originated not in warm tropical seas, but with weird tubes of ice - called 'brinicles' or 'sea stalactites' - that grow downward into cold seawater near the Earth's poles.
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Sudden summer showers on a hot Tuesday late afternoon briefly halted the Indian Premier League (IPL) tie between hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Pune Warriors India (PWI) at the M Chinnaswamy stadium here.
Boston, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Echoes of Chechnya are everywhere at this small suburban Boston homestead. Traditional ram's wool hats hang on the walls, a computer monitor glows with the green of the Chechen flag, and the sapling of a medlar, an ancient fruit-bearing tree rare in America but common in the North Caucasus, awaits summer in a backyard garden.
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): One of the two brothers accused of the Boston Marathon bombing was questioned by US officials two years ago but was released after the investigators found he had no connection to terrorist activity.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index, as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese, than their non-gardening neighbours, a new study has found.
London, April 19 (ANI): A tortoise, who has been named after Adolf Hitler in honour of surviving the Blitz, is back from the dead -71 years after he survived a Nazi bomb attack in the Second World War.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Over 1,500 children from 25 schools in the national capital Thursday took a walk through the pages of history as they were taken on a guided tour of Isa Khan's Garden Tomb in the Humayun's Tomb complex during the unveiling of the restored monument.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The accomplishment of a Punjabi bride, her mother and the affluence of the family were traditionally judged by the number of 'phulkari' and 'bagh' textiles - two ancient thread crafts of Punjab and what is now Haryana - they made.
New York, Apr 11 (ANI): Guys might not care much about a woman's bikini line as it was earlier thought, a new study has found.
Nairobi, April 10 (IANS) The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) is building a rotating museum and a Hall of Fame here to commemorate the achievements of its Olympic heroes.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A new garden which boasts of exquisite flora, cloud forests and waterfalls, along with a fine dining and shopping experience - with the grand Marina Bay in the background - is all set to woo tourists, a Singapore Tourism Board official said here Friday.
Srinagar, Mar 30 (ANI): Picturesque and historic Mughal gardens have geared up to get a facelift ahead of tourist season in Srinagar.
Srinagar, Mar.27 (ANI): Asia's largest Tulip garden on the banks of Srinagar's Dal Lake opened on Wednesday for both tourists and local residents.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Until now most experimental vaccines against the highly lethal H5N1 avian influenza virus have been ineffective.
Srinagar, Mar 23 (ANI): Kashmir gear's up to give final touches to the picturesque Tulip Garden, which is the largest in Asia, as they introduced 26 new varieties of tulips, kick starting the sowing season in the valley.
Washington, Mar. 22 (ANI): Israel will not be uprooting the magnolia tree planted by President Barack Obama at the residence of Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) The Kerala government will install a rainwater harvesting plant, a waste water treatment plant and solar panels as part of an initiative to turn the state assembly complex green, Speaker G. Karthikeyan said Thursday.
Washington, March 21(ANI): A private expedition led by the founder of Amazon.com has successfully raised two massive Apollo Saturn V rocket F-1 engines, which launched astronauts to the moon more than 40 years ago, from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): The tree planted by President Barack Obama at the residence of Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday will be uprooted by the Israeli agricultural ministry because it had not passed proper testing.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Indian contemporary artist Jitish Kallat and a multi-discipline art collective Raqs Media Collective will represent India at the first Asian edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong.
New Delhi, 15 March 15 (IANS) A tribal woman moves to the city of lights - New York. Confidently, she looks forward to adapt the new lifestyle. She walks with poise and is ready to face the world. Designer Reynu Taandon beautifully narrated the story with her collection - Urban Goddess - at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week 2013 (WIFW) Autumn-Winter.
Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's pet hamster Pac, which he had gifted to a fan named Tori, has died.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The day two of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week 2013 Autumn-Winter seemed to be a perfect mix and match of summer and winter collection. While some designers showcased bold and dark gothic or vintage collection, others preffered to keep it light and simple.
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow feared she was suffering a stroke during a health scare at her London home.
New York, March 9(ANI): A Polish man who accidently slipped and jammed a screwdriver into his forehead above his right eye while working in his garden, says a smoke helped him relax after the accident.
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three political activists were detained on Moscow's Red Square for attempting to hold an unauthorised protest against President Vladimir Putin, police said.
Shimla, Mar 1 (IANS) After taking back possession of a prime land allotted to yoga guru Baba Ramdev for alleged violations of statutory provisions, Himachal Pradesh has begun another probe into permission granted to lawyer Prashant Bhushan to purchase land in the state, a minister said here Friday.
Vienna, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The new film "3096 Tage" (3,096 Days) tells the story of the kidnapping and eight years in captivity of Natascha Kampusch in Austria.
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) Less than three years after the then ruling BJP gave Baba Ramdev a chunk of prime land on lease in Himachal Pradesh, the state government Wednesday initiated the process to take it back.
London, Feb 20 (ANI): An Indian domestic worker in the UK was repeatedly raped and beaten by her employers who threatened to murder her if she complained, it has emerged.
Tel Aviv, Feb 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of Russian presidential property management department has confirmed that the Kremlin will be soon equipped with a helicopter landing pad to help top officials avoid Moscow's heavy traffic jams.
London, February 17 (ANI): Corrie star Ryan Thomas made a cheeky dig at Helen Flanagan and her pout by sending her a snap of his daughter imitating her.
Wellington, Feb 15 (IANS) Fuel purchases drove the highest quarterly rise in six years in the volume of New Zealand retail sales in the December quarter last year, the government statistics agency announced Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The warm spring sunshine graciously bathes the floral carpets of exquisitely manicured lawns of Mughal Gardens adorned with myriad flowers of every description. Rashtrapati Bhavan's treasured gardens are set to be opened to the public from Friday.
Various kinds of Dahlias and Roses from the glorious famed of Mughal Gardens from Rashtrapati Bhavan are all set to welcome the visitors from Feb 16. It is ready to welcome visitors to its famed Mughal Gardens to stroll among the dahlias, roses and cyclamens basking in the warm spring sunshine
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Rashtrapati Bhavan from Feb 16 will welcome visitors to its famed Mughal Gardens to stroll among the dahlias, roses and cyclamens basking in the warm spring sunshine.
Pune, Feb.10 (ANI): A group of private school students here, are practicing and promoting the management of waste to create awareness about the environment.
London, February 6 (ANI): Most mammals, including humans, see in stereo and hear in stereo, but now it's known that a ubiquitous garden critter can smell in stereo too.
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) A quaint garden named after a 16th century Portuguese Jewish physician and naturalist Garcia de Orta will host one of the Goa carnival's biggest samba parties this year.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Akhtar Ali has been part of Indian tennis for five decades -- first as a player and then as a successful coach. Now his son Zeeshan is following in his footsteps, doing everything he did, to make it the only father-son duo to coach Davis Cup teams.
Madrid, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) Chocolate is not only a food that allows artistic expression, but also a tool for defending biodiversity and sending the message that we have to take care of our planet, according to acclaimed French chocolatier Patrick Roger.
London, January 27 (ANI): A cat, who has become an instant internet sensation, has mystified animal experts by trekking 200 miles home after disappearing on a family road trip eight weeks earlier.
London, Jan 26 (ANI): After moving into the new abode last year, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have continued to add the finishing touches to their 20-million-dollar Brentwood pad.
London, Jan 26 (ANI): EL James has bought a 2.65-million-pound home, which looks almost as though it could have been inspired by the title of her bestselling erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Move over, monkey caps and skull caps. Stylish hats and caps, available in a wide variety of designs and colours, are a hit this winter. Designers suggest newsboys, berets and cloches to top up your style well.
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Citing farmer's suicides and starvation deaths, the CPI-M Saturday called the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government a "failure on all fronts".
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Kerala, which supplies nearly 99 percent of India's finished coir products, hopes to more than double its exports to over Rs.2500 crore ($450 million) in five years from Rs.1,084 crore ($197 million) in 2011-12, Revenue and Coir Minister Adoor Prakash has said.
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A 75-year-old retired British civil servant faces jail after he shot a squirrel five times with an air rifle because it was stealing bird food from his garden.
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Prince William and wife Kate have advertised for a servant to be able to perform multiple duties -- valet, personal assistant, cook and even chauffeur -- when the royal couple become parents this year.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Men make cautious buyers, but Indian men are even more conservative and traditional when it comes to their dressing style, feels British designer Fabian Lintott, who is currently in India to launch a new range of bags.
Gangtok, Jan. 13 (ANI): Sikkim is hosting an international flower fair from February 23 to 27 to showcase the floral potential of the himalayan state at international level, where more than 15,000 flowers of various species will be on display for international business community, floriculturalists and flowers lovers.
London, January 12 (ANI): Identical twin sisters, who went on to marry identical twin brothers and now have five children between them, have opened up about their unusual family set-up.
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) Used coffee grounds - the muck left behind in your percolator after brewing coffee - are a valuable source of bioactive compounds for producing dietary supplements, scientists report.
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) The sixth season of "Bigg Boss" is full of surprises, the latest being the midnight eviction of actress Delnaaz Irani.
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A Jew who grew up as a neighbour of Adolf Hitler has written a given a detail account of living next door to the man who would become one of history's greatest mass murderers.
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Katie Price and Jodie Marsh, who have been vocal about their dislike for each other, have reportedly put an end to their long running feud after four ponies turned up in Marsh's garden overnight.
London, Dec. 28 (ANI): Hundreds of people are visiting a botanical garden in southeastern Brazil to watch the world's smelliest and largest tropical flower Titan arum bloom.
Tinsukia (Assam), Dec. 27 (ANI): In a shocking incident, the owner of a tea garden and his wife were burnt to death by labourers on Wednesday in Assam's Tinsukia District for failing to address their issues.
London, December 27 (ANI): A UK man has been jailed after police found a text message he sent two hours before trying to break into a house which read: 'I've told you 20 times - don't ring me when I'm out robbing'.
London, December 26 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Bronze Age Roman theatre - dating back 2,000 years - in the back garden of an archaeological school in Faversham, Kent.
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) With the closure of several tea estates in West Bengal leading to destitution, their workers, led by a section of trade unions, Saturday demanded they be included in the below poverty line (BPL) list.
London, December 21 (ANI): A man, who has been Father Christmas at a garden centre in Oxford for 10 years, has been suspended from the grotto after he apparently told children Santa Claus wasn't real and went on to talk about the US school massacre.
Mumbai, Dec.18 (ANI):The Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has reportedly accepted a proposal forwarded by the Shiv Sena to create a garden memorial for their late leader Balasaheb Thackeray in the 28-acre Shivaji Park.
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) A beautiful, landscaped garden dedicated to the memory of the late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray will bloom at Shivaji Park, where he was cremated last month, an official said here Tuesday.
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Researchers have discovered two new species of lizards, which are small skinks belonging to the genus Carlia, in tropical Australia.
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes has reportedly spent 30,000 pounds on buying Christmas gifts for daughter Suri.
Washington, Dec. 17 (ANI): A school in California is avoiding chanting Sanskrit words, "Om," or clasping hands in the prayer position in yoga, so as to steer clear of any religious controversy.
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) If one robot can accomplish a singular task, then much more could be done with hundreds of them, including cleaning up huge oil spills, shows a study.
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Irish actor Colin Farrell says he wanted to be a football player like his father Eamon Farrell.
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec. 2 (ANI): Women workers of tea gardens in Siliguri District, West Bengal, are facing poverty.
Srinagar, Nov.28 (ANI): Srinagar's famed Tulip Garden is gearing up for the annual Tulip Festival, which will be held in spring.
Washington, Nov. 27 (ANI): Days after the release of the 'Red Dawn' remake, hateful, fearful and mocking messages have begun popping up on Twitter.
London, Nov 25 (IANS) You think discipline and a regimented schedule is best for a workplace? Here's cause to rethink: Scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, have shown that daydreaming is key to problem?solving.
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A kitchen garden inside your room? Yes, that's what the new concept of 'vertical landless farming' promises where you can grow tomatoes, chillies and small plants inside rooms - and without any hassles too.
Wellington, Nov 3 (ANI): An Auckland-based munitions collector has put an original MK 84 500lb (227kg) bomb and a New Zealand New Seacat missile up for auction.
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) The metamorphosis of Bangalore from a garden city into a garbage city drew the ire of Wipro chief Azim Premji, who Friday termed the problem a health hazard.
Siliguri (West Bengal), Oct. 31 (ANI): Labourers working in tea gardens in West Bengal's Siliguri District have complained of suffering from several forms of skin diseases and other ailments due to the injudicious use of agrochemicals and pesticides.
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has eight family members helping him and his wife Ayda Field look after their newborn daughter Theodora.
Melbourne, October 24 (ANI): Kylie Minogue, who is celebrating 25 years in the music industry, has been thinking about when she might step away from the limelight.
London, October 22 (ANI): A seven-year- old girl has become a classical music sensation after she composed her own opera, which was highly commended by the English National Opera.
Washington, October 19 (ANI): Kristen Stewart, who is no stranger to the camera but is still finding her footing as a spokeswoman, answered fan-submitted questions for a live promotional interview of Balenciaga fragrance Florabotanica.
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.17 (ANI): The Department of Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir organised a daylong festival with an aim to provide an impetus to the tourism industry and restore the glory of old tourists spots.
New York, Oct 16 (ANI): Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were spotted together for the first time, since the actress admitted to having an affair with married director Rupert Sanders in July.
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston was spotted wearing a giant sparkling rock, while she enjoys a romantic night out with fiance Justin Theroux.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) He had never swept the floor, cleaned a toilet or washed utensils, but six days in "Bigg Boss 6" have taught him all these household chores. Bhojpuri film star Dinesh Yadav says the reality show is an "institute", which proves how "no work or no person is small".
London, October 11 (ANI): If you want your plants to thrive, talk to them in a Geordie accent, a gardening expert has claimed.
London, October 11 (ANI): Francois Hollande "shared" his mistress Valerie Trierweiler with a minister from Nicolas Sarkozy's government in a 'Jules et Jim'-style relationship, a new biography has claimed.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Taking note of the nuisance caused by stray dogs in Lodhi Garden, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the civic agency to catch them and remove them from the area within two weeks.
Lonavala, Oct 7 (IANS) From modern facilities to natural feel - the spacious "Bigg Boss" house promises to give a home like experience to the inmates, says National Award winning art director Sabu Cyril, who has designed it for the sixth season going on air Sunday.