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  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Garden Club, Friends Club and City Sports win

    KARACHI: Garden Club, City Sports and Friends Club beat their respective rivals on Friday at the Abdul Razzak Arain Ramzan Night Rocball Tournament 2015 which is being played at the Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad...

    The event in which ten teams are competing is join­tly organized by Pakistan Rocball Federation and Sindh Rocball Association...

  • Sensory Garden for inmates’ children at Karachi's women jail inaugurated

    KARACHI: The children seated on checkered green, purple and pink cushions laid out on a colourful rug inside the wooden playhouse looked totally engrossed in the story of a hippopotamus being read out to them...

    There was so much to do for these children of women prisoners at the inauguration of the Sensory Garden at the Early Learning Centre for children in the Women Prison at Central Jail organised by the Committee for the Welfare...

  • 2 cops martyred in grenade blast at police headquarters in Karachi's Garden

    Two policemen were martyred while two others were critically injured in a grenade explosion inside the police headquarters located in Karachi's Garden area on Wednesday...

    Meanwhile, Karachi police spokesperson Shazia Jehan said city police chief Javed Odho had taken notice of the incident and ordered an inquiry to ascertain the circumstances which led to the explosion...

  • GARDENING: THE GARDEN AS A FRIEND

    Your garden can be your most valued and trusted friend or an implacable foe: the choice is entirely up to you...

    A garden is not simply an area of ground to be used, abused or pandered too at whim but is — or should be — a living entity that a gardener needs to spend time to get to know...

  • EXHIBITION: THE GARDEN OF ART

    A group exhibition Botany of Desire was organised at the Koel Gallery in Karachi recently...

    A fascinating study, the sepia print has eight drawings of garden walls and the same number of knots displayed for stringing branches...

  • Austrian ambassador hosts garden reception

    Ambassador Brigitta Blaha welcomed guests to a formal garden reception to celebrate Austria’s National Day on the eve of the actual day, which is celebrated on Oct 26...

    The bilateral trade is €260 million with a surplus in Pakistan’s favour...

  • Your vegetable garden

    Potatoes are usually grown from what are called ‘seed potatoes’ which are small tubers, often already sprouting, purchased from garden supply stores but, as long as you select blemish / disease-free, small / medium-sized, mature not freshly dug up, potatoes in the bazaar, you can obtain decent crops by planting these...

    Planting a few potatoes every two to three weeks throughout this recommended growing season will give you a...

  • Historic Gandhala Garden forgotten by time

    Arranging freshly plucked loquats, 44-year-old Mohammad Shakil said he leased the historic Gandhala Garden - nestled between two mountains and just a kilometre from Choa Saidan Shah – for a year and he has realised he will not recover the amount he paid as rent...

    According to celebrated travel writer Salman Rashid, there was a Buddhist stupa where the Gandhala Garden is now...

  • GARDENING: THE WINTER GARDEN

    Autumn colour is gone, spring is a colourful thought away and, on the whole, there is surprisingly little in bloom but if you have been a little conscientious, the vegetable garden should be bursting with scrumptious organic food and general well being...

    Winter doesn’t mean no work in the garden...

  • GARDENING: THE CLEAN AND HEALTHY GARDEN

    Garden care doesn’t begin — or end — with plants: or even with the obviously essential tasks of watering and weeding those plants...

    These are all an integral part of a highly-personalised garden designed for maximum usage and benefit for all family members...

  • GALLERY: The Eternal Garden

    Cicero famously once said, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need...

    ” Some of my best memories are of reading a book through the night, then going out in the garden to watch the sun come up as the birds awaken, the sun rays catching the dew drops on spider webs...

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