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    Pakistan Flower Show 2013

  • Four-day flower show opens at KU

    KARACHI: A four-day flower show opened on the lawns of Karachi University’s botanic garden on Monday, featuring a number of seasonal ornamental varieties, mostly by commercial nurseries...

    Organised by the Plant Conservation Centre of the KU, the event had little to show for efforts made by the centre for plant conservation and propagation...

  • Spring flower show under way

    This was stated by the RCB Cantonment Executive Officer (CEO) while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of a five-day annual Spring Flower Show organized by Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) and Chaklala Cantonment Board (CCB) at Race Course Ground...

    The vibrant show featured excellent exhibits and stalls busting with colours and creative ideas thus making it an attractive spot befitting the spring season...

  • Chelsea Flower Show bemoans gardening ‘lost generation’

    Britain has a “lost generation” with no gardening skills, the Royal Horticultural Society warned on Monday, as its sprawling Chelsea Flower Show got under way with an inauguration by Queen Elizabeth II...

    This year’s Chelsea Flower Show in London features a “modern slavery garden” by the show’s first black designer, Juliet Sargeant, as well as a garden watered, lit and heated with a mobile phone app and an “acoustic garden” which...

  • Flower show highlights the colours of spring

    TAXILA: The annual Spring Flower Show commenced at the POF Sports Complex in Wah Cantt on Saturday...

    The show was organised by the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) administration, and featured participants from various organisations, institutions and educational institutions...

  • Annual flower show opens at Seaview

    KARACHI: Hundreds of floral exhibits turned the Seaview Park into a kaleidoscope of splendid colours on Thursday evening as the 65th annual flower show of the Horticultural Society of Pakistan (HSP) got under way...

    The event people in the city look forward to the whole year as there is hardly any other activity dedicated to flowers, the HSP show this year is the first in more than six decades to be held without the presence of Abdul...

  • Seven-day flower show gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABD: The seven-day annual flower show orga­nis­ed by the Canton­ment Board Hyderabad (CBH) got under way at Ziau­ddin Park, next to the old Eidgah ground, Saddar, on Friday...

    CBH president Brigadier Raja Mohammad Ijaz Azmat inaugurated the show featuring a gardening competition and children’s festival...

  • Flower wants Pakistan fans to see their heroes in action at home

    LEEDS: Andy Flower, coach of the ICC World XI team, is looking forward to being involved in a series that enables Pakistan fans to “see their heroes” after years of being “starved” of international cricket, he told AFP on Friday...

    The former Zimbabwe batsman and ex-England coach was named on Thursday as the man who will oversee a World XI that will play three T20 Internationals in Lahore next month in a bid to revive international...

  • Pakistan players inconsistent with the way they practice: Grant Flower

    Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower has raised serious questions on the national sides’ players’ ability to maintain the level of fitness which is required in the modern day game...

    A disastrous World T20 campaign, which followed Pakistan’s dismal show in the limited-over versions of the game since the last couple of years, spoke volumes of the players’ lack of fitness and intensity to catch up with the fast-changing game of...

  • Pakistan batsmen not consistent with their effort: Grant Flower

    ISLAMABAD: Batting coach Grant Flower feels Pakistan batsmen are very inconsistent with their effort in training for maintaining the required fitness level...

    According to Flower, the Pakistan batsmen remain in the illusion that whatever they have been doing in order to keep themselves fit is enough for them to excel on international circuit...

  • PSL can benefit Pakistan youngsters, says Flower

    DUBAI: Former Zimb­abwe captain and ex Eng­land coach Andy Flower said on Sunday the Paki­stan Super League (PSL) Twenty20 competition can benefit the country’s budding players in the same way Indians have benefitted from their league...

    The 47-year-old, who is now looking after Eng­land’s youth side and is serving as Peshawar Zalmi coach in the PSL, said: “I think this tournament will be very good for Pakistan’s youngsters in the way...

  • Pakistan players didn’t use their brains in death overs: Grant Flower

    WELLINGTON: In a frank post-mortem after the 70-run loss in the first ODI, Pakistan’s batting coach Grant Flower said the visitors “didn’t use [their] brains” towards the end of New Zealand’s innings, in which 71 runs were plundered off the final five overs...

    Pakistan had used the short ball well, to have New Zealand 99-6 by the 23rd over...

  • Pakistan looks forward to red ball, hard Melboure Cricket Ground pitch: Flower

    Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower says his side is looking forward to a return of the red ball and a hard Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pitch for the second test against Australia beginning Monday...

    Former Zimbabwe star Flower believes the Melbourne conditions will give his side a better chance of taking early wickets and exposing Australia's middle-order with reverse swing...

  • Foreign tourists to Pakistan more than triple since 2013

    As terrorism recedes in Pakistan, tourism appears to be on the rise, with more than thrice the number of international tourists travelling to the country in 2016 as compared to just three years ago, Bloomberg reported...

    Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) data showed that international tourists have more than tripled since 2013 to 1...

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