December 28, 2012
City’s 260 leisure spots to open at 5 a.m., scrap afternoon closure. Minister for municipal administration and rural development K.P. Munusamy, had set a deadline of December 31 for the Chennai Corporation to finalise tenders and start work on developing parks »
April 24, 2012
People dump garbage in a collection bin set up by municipal corporation »
June 22, 2011
Acknowledging the great revival story, UNESCO has removed the ‘danger tag’ imposed on the famous Manas National Park of Assam 19 years ago, following significant improvement in w...
June 10, 2011
A special South African police outfit which dealt with security during the 2010 FIFA World Cup has joined the country's fight against the scourge of rhino poaching which has seen 173 of the...
October 23, 2010
If all goes according to plan, the city could soon have a sprawling botanical garden on its outskirts to amble in and learn a thing or two about biodiversity.After inaugurating the Karnatak...
June 20, 2010
Union Minister M.K. Alagiri inaugurated a public park at TVS Nagar here on Saturday in the presence of Shobana Ramachandran, Managing Director of TVS Srichakra and Dinesh Ramachandran, Joint Managi...
June 1, 2010
Is Bangalore's biggest lung space, the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, on the verge of losing its character? From a biodiversity-rich walker's paradise, is it in danger of becoming a kitschy &ldq...
May 31, 2010
Bryant Park here will be beautified and new tourist attractions such as para jumping and elephant safari introduced to mark the 50th summer flower festival in 2011, Collector M. Vallalar has...
May 5, 2010
The sea calmed on Tuesday, helping efforts to fight a massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico but providing scant comfort for people along beaches and bayous waiting anxiously to find out when and...
April 10, 2010
It happens to be one of the oldest green stretches and most popular lung space in the city that has gained unprecedented hues of a concrete jungle in the last few years. And having retained...
June 16, 2012
As the Khoirbari area of Jalpaiguri district (West Bengal) have been experiencing heavy rains, the river Kuchidiana is overflowing and around 500 houses has been inundated by the flooded waters, o...
February 10, 2012
We walk down the main path of the Madras Crocodile Bank as we've done countless times before. But this time I ask Rom to narrate how the place took shape. “The process took 10 years at least,” Rom...
June 15, 2011
An eco-park, developed by Department of Environment and Remote Sensing (DERS) as a potential tourist attraction, was thrown open to visitors in Ganderbal district, an official spokesman said...
March 25, 2011
Four more mega parks on the lines of city landmark Cubbon Park would come up in four areas here, Karnataka Forest Minister C H Vijayashankar said today.
“We have identified the l...
July 20, 2010
A team of experts constituted by the Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority (KCZMA) on Tuesday visited the controversial mangrove theme park on the northern bank of the Valapattanam River to ass...
June 4, 2010
Oil giant BP has succeeded in placing a containment cap over the ruptured well head that is gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, but was to spend Friday sealing the cap and closing valves be...
June 1, 2010
Unlike the Lalbagh, which is a gated garden, the 190-acre Cubbon Park is vulnerable to encroachment. In fact, it has fallen victim to several encroachments in the form of government and private bu...
May 23, 2010
After Lalbagh, it is now the turn of the 190-acre Cubbon Park, one of the city's prized lung spaces, to be targeted for a facelift by the Horticulture Department.Horticulture Minister Umesh...
April 11, 2010
Even as the public opposition to the construction of the National Military Memorial (NMM) inside the Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park here has increased, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP and Chairman of...
March 30, 2010
Work on Mahatma Gandhi Garden — where the Indira Glass House is located — will be completed in 8 to 10 months, Jagadish Shettar, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister, has said...