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  • IndiaLocust effected 3.5 lakh hectares of agricultural land

    Locust control operations carried out in Rajasthan, Gujarat

    New Delhi: Locust Circle Offices (LCOs) carried out locust control operations at 36 places in nine districts–Jaisalmer, Barmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Nagaur, Jhunjhunu, Hanumangarh and Sriganganagar of Rajasthan and one place in…

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    Locusts still active in various Rajasthan, UP districts

    New Delhi: Swarms of immature pink locusts and adult yellow locusts are still active in Rajasthan’s Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Pali and Sikar districts and Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur and Bahraich districts,…

  • IndiaLocust effected 3.5 lakh hectares of agricultural land

    Locusts still active in various Rajasthan, UP districts

    New Delhi: Swarms of immature pink locusts and adult yellow locusts are still active in Rajasthan’s Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Pali and Sikar districts and Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur and Bahraich districts,…

  • IndiaLocust effected 3.5 lakh hectares of agricultural land

    Locusts unleash new lifeline for ‘bandwallahs’

    Lucknow: Every cloud has a silver lining, and this holds true for a particular community these days with locusts swarms descending like plague across states. The ‘bandwallahs’ in several districts of Uttar…

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    Locust attack in Hyderabad

    Locust blankets Gurugram, Delhi IGI airport on high alert

    Gurugram: The skies over many parts of Gurugram turned dark on Saturday as swarms of locusts descended on the town, but the migratory pests are likely to spare the national capital, for now,…

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    Locust clouds over Gururgram, likely to spare Delhi

    Gurugram/New Delhi: The skies over many parts of Gurugram turned dark on Saturday as swarms of locusts descended on the town, but the migratory pests are likely to spare the national capital…

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    Locust swarm headed towards Banda

    Banda: A swarm of locusts was headed towards Banda city after attacking crops and plants in a village in the district, an agriculture department official said on Saturday. District agriculture officer Pramod…

  • HyderabadLocust effected 3.5 lakh hectares of agricultural land

    Telangana on high alert over possible locust attack

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government, here on Wednesday, sounded a high alert in the districts bordering Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh over possible locust attack. Courtesy “twitter/timesofindia” [Representational Photo]Vegetables, fodder crops hit by locust swarms.(Photo: Pramod…

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    Another locust attack likely in few weeks

    Jaipur: Centre’s Locust Warning Organization will press into service 25 drones and buy 60 more vehicle-mounted insecticide spraying machines to counter the attack of locust swarms in the near future, an official said…

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    Dr. Zakir Naik extends support to Zaira Wasim

    NEW DELHI: Dr. Zakir Naik, who is currently based in Malaysia joins Twitter debate after the star of the Bollywood movie Dangal Zaira Wasim being trolled for quoting from the Quran while talking…

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    Locusts enter Chhattisgarh forest area from MP

    Raipur: Swarms of locusts have entered a forest area in Chhattisgarh’s Koriya district from the neighbouring Madhya Pradesh state, prompting authorities to intensify efforts to tackle the menace, officials said on Monday.…

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    Zaira Wasim explains why she deactivated social media accounts

    New Delhi: The ‘Dangal’ actor Zaira Wasim, who recently made an Internet stir after deactivating her social media accounts, on Saturday explained the reason behind her move. Zaira had earlier on Friday…

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    #ZairaWasim trending on Twitter after she quits social media

    Kashmir: Zaira Wasim is treading on Twitter after the actress deleted her Twitter and Instagram account. It may be mentioned that the actress had deleted her social media account after getting trolled…

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    Zaira Wasim

    Zaira Wasim deletes social media accounts after getting trolled

    Kashmir: Dangal actress Zaira Wasim ultimately deleted her Twitter and Instagram accounts after getting trolled over her locust attack post. In the post, the actress quoted Qurani verse to justify recent locust…

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    Delhi govt organises awareness camp on desert locust attack

    New Delhi: Following directions from Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai, authorities on Friday organised a campaign to create awareness among farmers to prevent a probable attack of desert locusts in the national…

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