Giant London glasshouse with world's rarest plants to reopen

Giant London glasshouse with world's rarest plants to reopen

The botanical gardens glasshouse will house around 1,500 species split into geographical areas: Africa, the Americas, Australia, the Himalayas and Asia.

Contaminated agricultural products destroyed

Contaminated agricultural products destroyed

These included plants, products and materials necessary for agriculture production, which entered the country through various customs clearance entry points.

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

With moss-covered seats and an explosion of lush plants and flowers throughout its interior the "forest bus" offers a fragrant leafy ride for passengers used to crammed public transport in Taiwan's capital.

Sensex rises further; rupee strengthens

Sensex rises further; rupee strengthens

India’s benchmark stock gauge capped its best week in four years as foreign investors increased their holdings and the rupee strengthened.

Qatar Airways unveils first aircraft in oneworld livery

Qatar Airways unveils first aircraft in oneworld livery

Qatar Airways’ first-ever aircraft decorated in the oneworld alliance livery was unveiled at a mega event held at the Hamad International Airport yesterday.

Ranbaxy taking ‘stringent steps’ to end US FDA ban

Ranbaxy taking ‘stringent steps’ to end US FDA ban

India’s biggest drugmaker by sales, Ranbaxy Laboratories, has assured shareholders it is taking “stringent steps” to resolve a US ban on imports of medicines ...

A story of American slavery unearthed by British director

A story of American slavery unearthed by British director

Set in the plantations of sweltering southern Louisiana and based on the 1853 memoir of a free black man sold into slavery, 12 Years a Slave is unmistakably an American story.

Dozens more die in Egypt standoff

Dozens more die in Egypt standoff

Islamist protests descended into yet another bloodbath across Egypt yesterday, with around 50 killed in Cairo alone on a “Day of Rage” .