FAO warns India of locust attack, choppers pressed into service

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has warned India of major locusts attacks in the coming days, following which the government has intensified its efforts to tackle the

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Locusts unleash new lifeline for 'bandwallahs'

Lucknow |Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

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 Pra

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Locusts damage over 1,100 hectares of crops in Nepal

Kathmandu |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

Locust swarms that entered Nepal from India last week have damaged over 1,100 hectares of crops in the Himalayan country.

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Armed with WhatsApp, music, dupattas & firecrackers, Raj town fights locusts

Jaipur |Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST

Staying connected on WhatsApp, buying firecrackers in abundance, having a loud music system in your house, waiving dupattas or saafas when locusts attack and you sense danger, this Rajasthan town is w

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Agra survives locusts invasion

Agra |Tuesday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST

Swarms of locusts darkened the Agra skyline late Monday evening. creating panic and scare as people fled the markets and took cover in closed spaces.

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Threat of locust swarms looms over Delhi (Ld)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST

The locust swarms threatening crops in many states amid the coronavirus crisis have now reached the doors of the national capital. The locusts swarming areas in Haryana, bordering Delhi, could overrun

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Locust invasion has Rajasthan farmers in a tizzy

Jaipur |Saturday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

It's 6 a.m. in Rajasthan's Ganganagar city and the Gurdwaras are not resounding with the soothing sound of Gurbani, rather a warning bell for farmers could be heard from them, along with the warning:

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