After yoga, climb a tree to boost your memory 

Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam along with yoga exercises can dramatically improve cognitive skills in adults too.

Aug 03, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

All about Nabakalebara festival in Puri

Nabakalebar is the periodical renewal of the wooden images of Lord, Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshan.

May 12, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

French town pays Brits after death from falling `Napoleon` tree

A French seaside resort has paid out more than EUR 100,000 to compensate a British family after a 62-year-old woman was killed by a falling tree planted in honour of Napoleon`s son.

Apr 14, 2015, 16:21 PM IST
World's tallest, floating Christmas tree on display

World's tallest, floating Christmas tree on display

The world's tallest floating Christmas tree has been put on display in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

Dec 01, 2014, 13:22 PM IST

Missing Navodaya Vidyalaya student found hanging from tree

A school student, who had been missing for a week, was found hanging from a tree here on Saturday under mysterious circumstances, a senior official said.

Sep 14, 2014, 00:02 AM IST

Worm-like ancient `misfit` finds family in `tree of life`

The fossil of an ancient worm-like creature, which had legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail, has finally been placed in the evolutionary tree of life.

Aug 18, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

Artist creates `magical` tree that bears `40 different fruits`

Artist Sam Van Aken has created a single tree that could produce 40 different stone fruits with the help of technique called `grafting`.

Aug 03, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

George Harrison memorial tree destroyed by beetles in LA

A memorial pine tree that was planted in honour of the late Beatles guitarist George Harrison was recently destroyed after being consumed by beetles.

Jul 23, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Anne Frank memorial tree planted at US Capitol

A sapling grown from the tree that Anne Frank wrote about while in hiding has been celebrated at the US Capitol as a "living testament" to one of the Holocaust`s most cherished victims.

May 01, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

`Live fast, die young` strategy could be behind Amazon`s high tree diversity

Scientists suggest that a "live fast, die young" life history strategy could have been a key factor behind today`s high tree diversity in the Amazon.

Mar 05, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

Nitish ties rakhi to tree for protection of environment

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday utilised Raksha bandhan festival for creating awareness about environment protection by tying rakhi to trees for their protection.

Aug 21, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

Teenager`s body found hanging from tree in J&K

Body of an 18-year-old youth was found hanging from a tree in Ramban district leading to protests and blockade of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Sunday, police said.

Aug 04, 2013, 17:25 PM IST

Youth`s body found hanging from tree in J&K

Body of a 27-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a tree in Gadala area of Udhampur district, police said.

Jul 27, 2013, 20:00 PM IST

Punjab govt encourages plantation of saplings in institutions

Punjab government today stressed on plantation of saplings on vacant land in the state`s 20,600 government educational institutions to create awareness among students on environment.

Jul 08, 2013, 18:18 PM IST

Instead of playing computer games, students can plant trees: HC to PMC

Bombay High Court suggested Pune Municipal Corporation to take help of school and college students for replanting trees which shall be cut for road widening project on Mumbai Bangalore highway.

Apr 16, 2013, 18:17 PM IST

JK govt suspends three forest guards for illegal tree felling

Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended three forest guards for their alleged failure to check smuggling of forest timber and chopping of trees in Bhaderwah belt of Doda district.

Mar 24, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

1 in 3 kids prefer watching TV than climbing a tree

An expert has warned that a generation of children are in danger of growing into dysfunctional adults because they do not play outside.

Jul 09, 2011, 14:30 PM IST

Bihar panchayat poll candidate found hanging from tree

The body of a candidate contesting the ongoing Bihar panchayat polls was found hanging from a tree Friday morning, police said.

Apr 29, 2011, 14:06 PM IST

S Korean soldiers on guard to protect Christmas tree

South Korean marines were on guard on Tuesday to protect a Christmas tree, the latest focus of
tensions with North Korea following Seoul`s artillery drill
near the disputed sea border a day earlier.

Dec 21, 2010, 20:46 PM IST

Compound extracted from tree can help fight leukemia

A new compound is showing promise against some forms of cancer like leukemia.

Dec 14, 2010, 17:26 PM IST