News  /  Published 02.09.22

Make some space in your garden for Butterfly Orchids

Arijit Poddar, GD Block resident and secretary of Bidhannagar Horticultural Society, shares innovative tips on gardening ...
By Arijit Poddar in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 15.05.22

War & Pieces

This story can begin any place, with anything. Let’s begin with Egypt then. It does not have enough wheat for its staple bread, or aish, given that 80 per cent of its wheat imports come from Rus...
By Upala Sen

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.21

Mili Dutta's garden has kept her busy, peaceful and hopeful during the pandemic

Mili Dutta’s flat has one of the most beautiful views of the township — her veranda oversees the Metro viaduct. But then daily commuters using the Metro may just as eagerly be waiting to p...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 11.09.20

Rare orchid found in Uttarakhand

Liparis Pygmaea, a rare variety of orchid, has been found for the first time in the western Himalayan region in Uttarakhand. A team of Uttarakhand forest department spotted the flower at an altitude ...
By PTI in Dehradun

North East  /  Published 13.02.20

How to win Rs 10000? Spot a rare orchid

Spot the yellow Spathoglottis Arunachalensis, a rare orchid species in Arunachal Pradesh, and take home Rs 10,000.The award has been announced by Jambey Tsering, the in-charge of Orchid Research Centr...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

2 orchid species at Ziro

Two new orchid species have been discovered at Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh.The two new species — Thrixspermum japonicum and Gastrochilus platycalcaratus — were found by Khyanjeet Gogoi, an or...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 05.12.18

Orchid hub for Meghalaya

Meghalaya, home to around 300 orchid species, will have a state-of-the-art Orchidarium and an orchid production unit here, which, according to chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, will be a game changer f...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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