parks

Living closer to parks may benefit children with asthma

Living closer to parks may benefit children with asthma

Researchers, including those from Johns Hopkins University in the US, noted that children had one extra day when they suffered with asthma symptoms for every 305 metres between their home and the park.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Public functions in parks banned in Ghaziabad

The Ghaziabad municipal corporation Thursday banned organising of public functions in 22 parks that have been developed below high tension power lines.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:01 PM IST
Govt to notify more than 60 eco-sensitive zones this year

Govt to notify more than 60 eco-sensitive zones this year

The government aims to notify over 60 sanctuaries and national parks as 'eco-sensitive zones' this year to check the negative impact of industrialisation and unplanned development in and around protected areas.

Jan 18, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Where have all the green spaces gone?

Rutu Mody-Kamdar

“They took all the trees
And put them in a tree museum
Then they charged the people
A dollar and a half just to see 'em”

Oct 28, 2014, 17:11 PM IST

Smart ways to green cities: Kolkata shows the way

From reclaiming parks and open spaces to promoting carpools and empowering rag-pickers to manage waste -- denizens of this eastern metropolis are pitching in to make the city green.

Apr 21, 2014, 18:37 PM IST

NDMC to set up garden huts, fragrance park

In a bid to make the area under its jurisdiction greener and more eco-friendly, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has come up with a plan to set up `garden huts` and a `fragrance park`.

Feb 23, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

Parks and greenery can boost your mental health

Green spaces - such as parks and gardens - in towns and cities could lead to significant and sustained improvements in mental health, according to a new study.

Jan 07, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

Petition challenging renaming of districts, parks filed in HC

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday sought a reply from the Uttar Pradesh government on a writ petition challenging renaming of some districts, parks and schemes by the current Samajwadi Party regime.

Aug 14, 2012, 19:32 PM IST

‘Will set up schools, hospitals in Maya parks’

SP Supremo declared that if his party was voted to power, he would set up schools and hospitals on lands where parks have been built by Mayawati govt.

Jan 31, 2012, 21:19 PM IST

An electric car that beats traffic congestion and parks itself!

Scientists have designed an electric car that beats traffic congestion and parks itself.

Jan 09, 2011, 13:25 PM IST

An electric car that beats traffic congestion and parks itself!

Scientists have designed an electric car that beats traffic congestion and parks itself.

Jan 09, 2011, 13:25 PM IST

Mayawati to inaugurate two more parks on Ambedkar jayanti

To be named after the architect of the Constitution, both
the parks are coming up in the city`s Gomti Nagar locality,
where a grand memorial in the name of Amebdkar exists already.

Dec 02, 2010, 20:54 PM IST

New York to ban smoking in parks, beaches

Maine and California have already banned smoking in public parks and beaches.

Sep 16, 2010, 09:29 AM IST

Maya`s supplementary budget passed, 10% for Dalit memorials, parks

Cocking a snook at critics of Mayawati, Uttar Pradesh government will spend Rs 490
crore more for setting up parks and memorials for Dalit icons,
nearly 10 per cent of the supplementary budget passed by the
state assembly

Aug 11, 2010, 19:55 PM IST

We will continue to set up parks: Mayawati

The Uttar Pradesh government will continue to set up parks and memorials in the names of Dalit icons despite the criticism by political opponents of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party, Chief Minister Mayawati suggested Wednesday.

Apr 14, 2010, 14:34 PM IST

Sachin Pilot questions rationale behind money spent on parks in UP

Union Minister Sachin Pilot
on Wednesday questioned the rationale of Uttar Pradesh government
spending crores of rupees of public funds on parks and
memorials in the state when dalits are facing "immense hardship" in the state.

Jan 27, 2010, 23:59 PM IST